Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps recently issued cease and desist letters to top "organic" soap manufacturers in an effort to stabilize an industry bubbling out of control.
Many remember Yippie! founder Abbie Hoffman for pranks like the levitation of the Pentagon during a 1967 march against the Vietnam War (witnesses insist that it really did happen). As the new film Chicago 10 brings Abbie's brilliance to a new generation, it's good to recall, as this interview shows, that the left's leading trickster figure was a sober, serious strategist who grounded his antics in theory. [An RS Encore Presentation]
Industrialized food is detrimental to both our personal health and the natural world. But history may hold the answer to healing both.
Deepak Kumar, Sub Swara, Damanhur, Church of Craft, Wavewhore, and One City are all in store for New Yorkers this week.