Category Archives: zilch

On essence, memory and media

“So much still to give, so many joys of life to taste, all cut short by some cell gone wrong. Life is so very unfair.” — Douglas Hofstadter, Le Ton beau de Marot For a couple of days now, I’ve … Continue reading

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Something new for the house

Those who know me well are quite familiar with my penchant for Soviet-era artwork. Over the course of the past decade or so, my burgeoning collection of posters, banners, paintings and sculptures has filled my library room and, probably to … Continue reading

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Site updates

Despite outward appearances that this site hasn’t been updated in some time, a lot of new material has been added to our new Special Collections section. This area houses a number of unique documents and archives, most of which were … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day 2012

International Women’s Day, as described by Alexandra Kollontai, began as “a day of international solidarity, and a day for reviewing the strength and organization of proletarian women.”  Established through the determination of radical activist and organizer Clara Zetkin and a … Continue reading

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