Monthly Archives: March 2015

Wage Slaves, The Slave Trade and Railways

March 25 2015. Today is the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade  and I’m reminded of the connection between railways and slavery: not just in America, where jumping trains offered one possible … Continue reading

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Shifting the Dial

I came across a recording recently of the composer Morton Feldman in conversation with the artist and composer John Cage in 1966. Feldman was complaining that when he went to the beach he suffered torments from innumerable transistor radios, blaring … Continue reading

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