Writer, publisher, and journalist Adam Parfrey passed away on May 10 at the age of 61. Here is an interview from a few years ago with Parfrey, whose publishing companies Feral House and Process showcased the most fascinating underground culture and lost history for decades.
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Nat Turner was a teacher in New York when the plight of the lower 9th
ward in hurricane ravaged New Orleans moved him to drive a blue school
bus there. Nat turned the ruin of a grocery store into an alternative
school for at-risk youth. While teaching his students he pays them to
grow food, which he sells to local restaurants to support the school.
Call me a hippie, but I've always had a vision of a better world. Of
people living in love peace and unity. And I believe that change begins
in ourselves, in our hearts. When I discovered raw foods, I knew I had
found a way to facilitate that change both in my own personal life, and
to influence others to make that change. It's this vision that propels
At the beginning of Trudell the documentary there is a quote from an
FBI memo: "He is extremely eloquent…therefore extremely
dangerous." For years John has portrayed law
enforcement as the security force for corporations, allowing them to cheaply extract natural resources at a high cost in life. He reminds us the war against natives is ongoing.
I thought women's
religions were a thing of the past, blown away a long time ago by whatever means necessary. So I wondered, how would
women make religion if left to their own devices? And I realized the answer was
staring us all in the face. The great women's religions of India or China were standing there, popular as ever, in the modern world.