TACTICAL BRIEFING #26 | Adbusters Culturejammer Headquarters

TACTICAL BRIEFING #26 | Adbusters Culturejammer Headquarters.

Hey you wild cats, dreamers, redeemers, horizontals, The stage is set for a climactic showdown in Chicago.

The crisis of capitalism is deepening. Youth unemployment has reached 50% in Spain and Greece… 30% in Portugal and Italy… 22% in the UK… almost 20% in the US. Hundreds of millions of people around the world are waking up to the fact that their future does not compute… that their lives will be a never ending series of ecological, financial, political and personal crises… and that if we don’t rise up and start fighting for a different kind of future, we won’t have a future.

That struggle ignites again May 1.

#OCCUPYCHICAGO will be the focal point of this global spiritual insurrection… 50,000 of us will converge on the windy city and confront the G8 and NATO leaders with an ultimatum. We will set up impromptu encampments throughout the city and wage a full-spectrum memewar backed up by new tactics of anarchic swarming. Our militant in-your-face nonviolence will inspire thousands of towns, cities and campuses around the world to rise up in solidarity just like they did last October.

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Political Therapy | Adbusters Culturejammer Headquarters

What if society can no longer resist the destructive effects of unbounded capitalism? What if society can no longer resist the devastating power of financial accumulation?

Politics and therapy will be one and the same activity in the coming years. People will feel hopeless and depressed and panicky because they are unable to deal with the post-growth economy, and because they will miss their dissolving modern identity. Our cultural task will be attending to those people and taking care of their insanity, showing them the way to a happy adaptation. Our task will be the creation of social zones of human resistance that act like zones of therapeutic contagion. The development of autonomy is not totalizing or intended to destroy and abolish the past. Like psychoanalytic therapy it should be considered an unending process.
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Political Therapy | Adbusters Culturejammer Headquarters.

Report on the Occupy Helena Celebration Rally held January 21, 2012

Montanans celebrated our Supreme Court’s defiance of the US Supreme Court’s Citizens United ruling at the Occupy Helena Rally on January 21 — thanking the Montana Supreme Court for its December 2010 decision keeping Montana elections free from corporate domination.On Saturday, January 21, at noon on the steps of the Capitol, Montana organizations including Occupy Helena, Occupy Bozeman, Occupy Butte and Reclaim Democracy held a public celebration of the Montana Supreme Court’s Dec 30, 2011 decision in the Western Tradition Partnership v Montana case by upholding Montana’s 1912 Corrupt Practices Act. Continue reading