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Fragments No. 2


Published July 2001

Fragments #2 features 48 mind-expanding pages of essays, stories, quotes, photos and original graphics. The theme is "Power," which I explore from a number of different perspectives. The central thesis is that leaders and elite groups can never possess absolute power, because their authority depends on the support of ordinary people.

The writing reflects my opposition to political violence, militarism, corporate hegemony, hierarchy and sexism. I think you will find this issue of Fragments to be challenging and thought provoking.

Here are the titles of the text pieces:

Absolute Power
Social Power
Reclaiming the Power of Community by Priscilla Boucher
Power Over Nature
Animals on our Minds by Jim Mason
The Power of One Life
The Funeral of Orlando Letelier
Institutional Power
Personal Power
Girl in the World by Maureen Milton
Power and Sex
The Power of Belief
The Power of Fear
Power and Violence
That Power is Weak That Seeks Omnipotence
Military Power
The Gulf War

Fragments No. 1


First published April 1996

Fragments #1 features 36 pages of essays, quotes, graphics and photos. The theme is "Disintegration"—social decay, the breakdown of authority, the breakup of mass culture, the decline of civilization, the end of the world. Ultimately, it expresses a tentatively optimistic view of humanity's future.

Fragments #1 takes the position that many of our most cherished social values and institutions have become obsolete: militarism, consumerism, nationalism, conservatism, hierarchy, patriarchy, political revolution. Our failure to adapt ourselves to new conditions results in alienation, social disruption and chaos.

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Here are the titles of the text pieces:

Disintegration and Dis-integration
Life and Dignity
New Ideas
Social Revolution
The Conservative "Revolution"
Living Out of Sync
Decay in L.A.
Breaking Up is Hard to Do

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