Well it was a grand time out at the Empire Polo Fields – Coachella was exciting and presented a line-up that could please anyone who loves music. Cage the Elephant, The Replacements, Bryan Ferry – loved the Roxy Music songs – Love is a Drug was incredible.
Pet Shop Boys, Fat Boy Slim, Empire of the Sun, Broken Bells, Lorde, Calvin Harris and Beck all made great music. The weather was perfect but…
His goat-fucked naked causality would never stretch all the way over to you, no matter how much you cry, yell and piss in your trousers, accept the laws of Satan, or the Satan that lived in your bedroom for so many years as you dreamed of flayed skin and the torture of a thousand days…
Do you know of the Spanish 15M movement, the indignados? Thousands of people are involved in this movement; they have been organising amongst each other to resist evictions, defending tenants from cops and are having many victories. Recently they have taken the struggle to the politicians themselves, persecuting them in public. For example, if a politician goes out for dinner they will stand outside the restaurant with megaphones denouncing their involvement in legislation that supports foreclosure, or even go and stand outside their houses. We think this is good. We are also interested in the global occupy movement which takes a similar form to this.
Wu Ming interview 3am Magazine
For those of you who don’t want to read the transcript of the oral argument in Hollingsworth v. Perry, which is all of 82 pages long, or whose heads exploded when you tried to read it, I’ve written a helpful summary. It’s available below the jump.
This summary is still fairly long, but it’s shorter and I’ve worked to make things as accessible as possible to those without legal training.
As a result, there are some places where I might have oversimplified the legal argument. My summarizing might be partially colored by my personal viewpoints, but this is basically what happened, plus or minus the aliens eating children.