Sunday, April 28, 2019

The Ghosts Of Cable Street

"And so we learn from history, generations have to fight. And those who crave for mastery, must be faced down on sight. And if that means by words, by fists, by stones, or by the gun. Remember those who stood up for their daughters and their sons. Listen to the sound of marching feet, and the voices of the ghosts of Cable Street."

Monday, April 22, 2019

Never Explained

A damaged sonic masterpiece, channeling the Byrds through a haze of chip shop fumes, spilled lager, and total despair.

Friday, April 19, 2019

Attainment Of Social Freedom

"How can people in general — and young people in particular — develop a sense of mission which will inspire them with a new joy in living and give dignity to their existence? There is no other way than that of devoting ourselves to the realization of great impersonal tasks, such as that of attaining a new stage in the human condition, until now degraded by its division into the privileged and the dispossessed."

Words from Salvador Allende's first speech to the Chilean parliament after his election, 1970