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Politically persecuted painter of the disasters of war.
Van Gogh painted furiously & "The Starry Night" vibrates with rockets of burning yellow while planets gyrate like cartwheels. The hills quake & heave, yet the cosmic gold fireworks that swirl against the blue sky are somehow restful.
See the Anarchist Encyclopedia page, http://recollectionbooks.com/bleed/Encyclopedia/SabateFrancisco.htmSabater Llopart
— From 'Howl (for Carl Solomon)' by Allen Ginsberg
"... who threw potato salad at CCNY lecturers on Dadaism & subsequently presented themselves on the granite steps of the madhouse with shaven heads & harlequin speech of suicide, demanding instantaneous lobotomy ..."
Over the next five years, at least 476 workers, mostly migrant blacks from the South, die from silicosis. Some of the dead are buried in a mass grave to hide the actual number of casualties. Fifty years later, one study places the death toll as high as 764, making it the worst industrial disaster in US history.
[See Martin Cherniack, Hawks Nest Incident: America's Worst Industrial Disaster, & Tim McKinney, Elkem Metals: Ninety Years of Progress in the Kanawha Valley.]
Descended from the Chief Seattle family. The Tulalip comes from fishing people & their legends are linked to salmon. Salmon to the Tulalip are like corn to the Iroquois, or buffalo to the Sioux. She became a political activist for threatened Native Fishing Rights. Arrested with others others for a 1965 "fish-in" on the Nisqually River, they were all found not guilty in 1969.
After being imprisoned for several weeks in Genoa, he is transferred to solitary confinement in an outdoor wire cage near Pisa. Meanwhile the US government is rehabbing Nazi's (especially police & spies) all over Europe & helping others escape to South America & the US with new identities.
"Go swallow a bottle of Coke & let it fizz out your ears."
— William Carlos Williams, to fellow poet Ezra Pound
French author, anarchiste, director of éditions Grasset, where he published proletarian authors, & the journal "Le nouvel âge littéraire," promoting worker literature & gained him the enmity of the Communist Party. See the Anarchist Encyclopedia page,
During his lifetime, van Gogh sold one painting.
Inspires a resurgence in sunflower seed sales.
1989 -- Gladys Knight performs solo for the first time since grammar school without The Pips during a gig at Bally's in Las Vegas. Pips down.
1991 -- NY Times editorial today claims
"America's victory in the Persian Gulf war...provided special vindication for the US Army, which brilliantly exploited its firepower & mobility & in the process erased memories of its grievous difficulties in Vietnam."
Black poet June Jordan, like many other Americans, thinks otherwise:
"I suggest to you it's a hit the same way that crack is, & it doesn't last long."
1996 -- US: First annual Bay Area Anarchist Book Festival held.
In celebration of their 20th anniversary, Bound Together Bookstore Collective presents the First Annual Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair, Frisco, California.
1996 -- US: 500 march in Sunnyside, Washington in a United Farm Workers-sponsored commemoration of Cesar Chavez.
2001 -- US: Seattle raconteur & Blue Mooner Ross Lavroff (1936-2001), "voice" of the historic 1975 Apollo-Soyuz docking among other assignments as an interpreter, dies.
Ukraine-born interpreter who served numerous US government & international agencies. A long-time houseboat resident on Lake Union & a regular at the Blue Moon Tavern, where he delighted in entertaining Soviet guests & annoying the KGB.
2002 -- US: 7th Annual Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair, Frisco, California. Admission is free. Includes The Emma Goldman Papers Project with project literature & Emmarabilia.
"You know the world is going crazy
when the best rapper is a white guy,
the best golfer is a black guy,
France is accusing the US of arrogance,
& Germany doesn't want to go to war."
— Alexandre de Oliveira Kappaun,
Central European University, Department of Gender Studies
If we feel the least degradation in being amorous, or merry or hungry, or sleepy, we are so far bad animals & miserable men.
— William Morris
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