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A Message From Your Jewish Comrade

Let’s just begin with a few easily accessible statistics from wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jewish_population_by_country https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Jews#Demographics https://en.wikipedia.org/…/History_of_the_Jews_in_the… Jews are a multi-ethnic group totalling only 14.8 million, 0.2% of the 8 billion worldwide population. Two countries account for 81% of those recognised as Jews: the United States with 51% and Israel with 30%. In the United States, Jews make up about 2% of the population, which is about 5-6 million people. Most of the Jews in the United States are ethnically Ashkenazi (something like 90%), with 12%-15% identifying as Jews of Color. Although Jews have been in the country since the times of Columbus,

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The Elite Academic Experts Propagating the Police State / Alec Karakatsanis

This Is Hell!
unknown
2022-11-08
https://soundcloud.com/this-is-hell/the-elite-academia-experts-propgating-the-police-state-alec-karakatsanis
Alec Karakatsanis joins Chuck Mertz to discuss his piece "Warning to Journalists About Elite Academia" published at https://equalityalec.substack.com/ . Alec is the founder and executive director of Civil Rights Corps and Author of Usual Cruelty. New responses to the Question from Hell and this week in Rotten History.

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Part One: Why is the Rent So Damn High?

Behind the Bastards
unknown
2022-11-08
https://omny.fm/shows/behind-the-bastards/part-one-why-is-the-rent-so-damn-high
Robert is joined by Samantha Mcvey to discuss what is going with the rental market. 

(2 part series)

Footnotes:

https://www.google.com/amp/s/arstechnica.com/informationtechnology/2022/10/rent-going-up-one-companys-algorithm-could-be-why/%3famp=1 

https://www.multifamilyexecutive.com/property-management/revenuerevolution-pushing-rents-becomes-the-norm_o  

https://extranewsfeed.com/a-history-of-landlords-rent-the-feudal-origins-of-a-nonworking-class-e718e6c82e2f  

https://popular.info/p/death-by-eviction  
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/rcna52111 
https://www.nytimes.com/2004/12/08/nyregion/queens-landlordconvicted-in-plot-to-kill-two-tenants.html 

https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/world/2002/may/02/worlddispatch.oliverburkeman 

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.laprogressive.com/.amp/homeles sness/studies-find-rent-control-works  
https://www.housinghumanright.org/is-billionaire-landlord-sam-zellthe-quintessential-corporate-vulture/ https://www.investopedia.com/articles/investing/102915/how-sam-zell-madehis-fortune.asp  

https://www.agriculture.com/news/business/risk-and-reward-aconversation-with-sam-zell  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-09-27/steve-schwarzman-buys-80-millionenglish-country-estate   

https://www.google.com/amp/s/m.jpost.com/50-most-influential-jews/article-717735/amp   

https://fintechmagazine.com/venture-capital/stephen-a-schwarzman-the-billionare-who-builtblackstone   

https://www.investopedia.com/articles/investing/090915/how-stephen-schwarzman-built-blackstonegroup.asp   

https://www.invitationtenants.com/blackstone-profits-from-the-foreclosure-crisis/   

https://www.institutionalinvestor.com/article/b14zb99vmk6h6n/blackstones-stephen-schwarzman-onnot-wasting-a-serious-crisis 

https://www.google.com/amp/s/qz.com/2118625/corporate-landlords-are-benefiting-frominflation/amp/ 

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/02/rich-investors-make-easy-scapegoat-risingrents/606607/ 

https://archive.ph/TjPXE  

https://www.npr.org/2022/03/29/1089174630/housing-shortage-newhome-construction-supply- 
chain#:~:text=The%20Housing%20Shortage%20Is%20Significant,nearl y%2020%25%20last%20year%20alone  

https://constructionphysics.substack.com/p/is-there-a-housing-shortage-or-not
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Kevin Carson’s The State: Theory and Praxis on Amazon

Center for a Stateless Society
C4SS
2022-11-07
https://c4ss.org/content/57580
We’re excited to announce that Kevin Carson’s latest book, The State: Theory and Praxis is now available for purchase on Amazon!  Adding to Carson’s large body of work, this book covers many important topics for anti-capitalists of all stripes. In this new manuscript, Carson: … examines the class nature of the state, navigates between the contending…

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ANews Podcast 287 – 11.4.22

Anews podcast
rocinante
2022-11-07
https://podcast.anarchistnews.org/2022/11/anews-podcast-287-11-4-22/
Welcome to this week’s podcast. This podcast is on anarchist activity, ideas, and comments from the previous week on anarchistnews.org. Notes: Nothing’s New A reading from theanarchistlibrarySilvia Federici – Caliban and the Witch (excerpt) Read & sound edited by Max Res A discussion prompted by Anti-Commuter Aktion, gentrification in Exarcheia, Ukrainian anarchists mad at European … Continue reading "ANews Podcast 287 – 11.4.22"

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The ACLU’s Drift From Radical to Neutral Tells the Story of Modern American Liberalism

Jacobin
Laura Weinrib
2022-11-07
https://jacobin.com/2022/11/laura-weinrib-interview-taming-of-free-speech-aclu-liberalism-labor-iww/
When Americans think of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), most imagine an organization committed to defending free speech regardless of its content. The ACLU will defend a leftist’s right to burn a flag, a Nazi’s right to march in the streets, and, astoundingly, even a corporation’s right to “speak” through campaign donations, as seen […]

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Left Electoralism, Fascist Direct Action, and Anti-Fascist Resistance : The Brazilian Elections of 2022

CrimethInc.
unknown
2022-11-06
https://crimethinc.com/2022/11/06/left-electoralism-fascist-direct-action-and-anti-fascist-resistance-the-brazilian-elections-of-2022-and-their-implications-1
The 2022 elections in Brazil offer a glimpse of the future as the far right reorganizes itself while the institutional left continues to bet on a collapsing social order.

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CrimethInc. – Kazakhstan

The Anarchist Library
unknown
2022-11-06
https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/crimethinc-kazakhstan?v=1667747146
Author: CrimethInc.
Title: Kazakhstan
Subtitle: Anarchist Reports and Assessments
Date: 2022
Source: Retrieved on November 6, 2022 from https://crimethinc.com/zines/kazakhstan-anarchist-reports

I. The Uprising in Kazakhstan
A full-scale uprising has broken out in Kazakhstan in response to the rising cost of living and the violence of the authoritarian government. Demonstrators have seized government buildings in many parts of the country, especially in Almaty, the most populous city, where they temporarily occupied the airport and set the capitol building on fire. As we publish this, police have recaptured downtown Almaty, killing at least dozens of people

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Anarchist antimilitarism and myths about the war in Ukraine

libcom.org
Guerre de Classe
2022-11-05
https://libcom.org/article/anarchist-antimilitarism-and-myths-about-war-ukraine

We consider the following text from the blog antimilitarismus.noblogs.org to be one of the most important contributions of Czech anarchism against war and all warmongers, who, unfortunately, are also abundant in the anarchist movement.

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Submitted by Guerre de Classe on November 5, 2022

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The way how the text presents the various arguments against the myths about war that prevail in the anarchist movement and how it gathers them together into an organic complex of a revolutionary defeatist position, the vigor with which it opposes various pseudo-reasons why the anarchist movement should support war

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Parts of Georges Bataille’s library for sale (and a fascinating downloadable catalogue)

Phenomenology and Existentialism
stuartelden
2022-11-05
https://progressivegeographies.com/2022/11/05/parts-of-georges-batailles-library-for-sale-and-a-fascinating-downloadable-catalogue/
Parts of Georges Bataille’s library are for sale – story here. As you’d expect, things are rather expensive… A catalogue is available to buy – La bibliothèque de Georges Bataille – and to download as pdf here. petit in-4, broché, … Continue reading →

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New communication infrastructure for anarchists

anarchistnews.org
thecollective
2022-11-04
https://anarchistnews.org/content/new-communication-infrastructure-anarchists-0
From From Embers

Interview with the author of the PET Guide, a zine discussing secure digital communication tools from an anarchist perspective. We discuss Signal and its critics, and some new tools being released that incorporate peer-to-peer communication, end-to-end encryption and the Tor network.

Further reading:

How the U.S. Military buys location data from ordinary apps

The challenge of cracking Iran’s internet blockade

Catholic bishop / Grindr / App data scandal

Signal

Interview with new Signal president Meredith Whittaker

Signal Warning? Why Moxie’s Departure Is Not The End Of Signal

Signal Fails

PET apps

Briar Project

Cwtch

Tags: communicationinfrastructure

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Individual who threatened synagogues in New Jersey identified by law enforcement

The Forward
Beth Harpaz
2022-11-04
https://forward.com/fast-forward/523767/threat-individual-identified-synagogues-new-jersey-law-enforcement/
The individual who threatened synagogues in New Jersey on Thursday has been identified and “neutralized,” officials said Friday. A man who holds “radical extremist views” was identified as being behind the threat and “no longer poses a threat to the community at this time,” the agent in charge of the FBI’s Newark office told state…

The post Individual who threatened synagogues in New Jersey identified by law enforcement appeared first on The Forward.

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Bloody Sunday: The 1916 Everett Massacre

Industrial Worker
Tuck x331980
2022-11-04
https://industrialworker.org/bloody-sunday-the-1916-everett-massacre/
EVERETT, WA – On November 5th, 1916, twelve IWW members were shot dead in cold blood by a vigilante posse of drunken business owners and their flunkeys commanded by Snohomish County Sheriff Donald McRae. Twenty-seven other union members were wounded by gunfire. This was the most murderous crime committed again Wobblies in our Union’s history. … Continue reading "Bloody Sunday: The 1916 Everett Massacre"

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