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Jasper Bernes

Jasper Bernes teaches in the English Department at UC Berkeley. He is author of We Are Nothing and So Can You (2015) and The Work of Art in the Age of Deindustrialization (2017).

Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me

Supply or demand, chicken or egg? Which is the cause of the current surge in dollar prices, and prices worldwide? Should we fault the COVID-19 pandemic, which has interrupted production of crucial goods and provision of vital services, leading to planetary shortages of labor and capital?

Deeds and Propaganda

If you want to learn how to blow up pipelines, you would do better to read about the movement to Defend the Atlanta Forest or the French struggle to stop construction of a massive water reservoir in Sainte-Soline (which has also featured sabotage emerging from the matrix of a mass movement), or the occupation of the town of Lützerath in Germany to stop the expansion of a coal mine, or the dozens of actions taking place monthly by land and water protectors in Mexico, to give only a few possible examples.


The Brooklyn Rail

NOV 2023

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