North Korean workers shut down factories

renovultion
DATE: APRIL 1st, 2009
TIME: 9:43 PM

MESSAGE: WE ARE A GROUP OF WORKERS AND SOLDIERS ASSEMBLED AT TWO FACTORIES OF THE PYONGYANG GENERAL DOMESTIC FOWL CORPORATION STOP OUR COMMON CAUSE IS THE IMMINENT LAUNCH OF A TAEPEDONG MISSILE BY THE DPRK MILITARY JUNTA IN ORDER TO JUSTIFY INTERNAL REPRESSION WITHIN THE COUNTRY AND ‘VOLUNTARY SPEED-UPS’ ENFORCED IN INDUSTRIAL FACTORIES STOP WE HAVE SOME COPIES OF CAPITAL BY KARL MARX HERE AND BASICALLY WE ARE LIVING WORSE THAN BARBARIC 19TH CENTURY ENGLAND STOP NOT COOL WE ARE NO LONGER CONVINCED STOP

NOW WE ARE BEING REQUESTED TO MOBILIZE FOR AN INTER-IMPERIALIST BLOODBATH BETWEEN THE DPRK MILITARY JAPAN AND THE UNITED STATES STOP WE WILL NOT TAKE PART STOP WE HAVE SEEN THROUGH THE THUGGISH LIES OF OUR OWN GOVERNMENT AND WE ARE TIRED OF CHANTING FOR FOOD RATIONS STOP NO MORE BEGGING STOP WHAT OTHER COUNTRIES REFER TO AS CULTS WE NOW RECOGNIZE AS OUR OWN SOCIETY STOP ALTHOUGH WE HAVE LIMITED ACCESS TO HISTORIES OF OTHER COUNTRIES WE RECOGNIZE OUR STRUGGLE NOT ONLY IN THE GLOBAL DISCONTENT OF WAGED WORKERS AND MILITARY DEFECTION BUT MORE DIRECTLY IN THE STRUGGLE OF REASON THAT ARISES IN DISAGREEMENT AND THE CLASH OF IDEAS STOP ALTHOUGH THEY CONTAIN BOTH THE TENDENCY TOWARDS REASON AND FUNDAMENTALIST BARBARISM THE BOURGEOIS DEMOCRATIC SOCIETIES AT LEAST PRESERVE THE POTENTIAL FOR REVOLUTION BECAUSE THEY PROMISE THEIR CITIZENS HAPPINESS BUT DO NOT DELIVER STOP

THIS TENSION TENDS NOT TO EMERGE IN A SOCIETY BASED ON TOTALITARIANISM WHERE WORK IS THE CENTRAL RITUAL AND THE NOISE OF THE MACHINE IS ENOUGH TO DROWN EVERYTHING ELSE OUT STOP INSTEAD WE PUSH THE TENSION TO THE BREAKING POINT STOP WE MODEL OUR STRUGGLE UPON THE AMERICAN HERO JANET RENO WHO SO RESOLUTELY FOUGHT AGAINST A SIMILAR APOCALYPTIC FUNDAMENTALISM IN WACO TEXAS STOP WE WILL NOT COMMIT MASS SUICIDE FOR THE WORK REGIME STOP MS RENO WE WILL MAKE YOU PROUD OF US WE ARE IN CONTROL OF THE TANKS STOP SOCIALISM IS THE AGGREGATE REDUCTION OF WORKING TIME AND THE FREEING UP OF LEISURE TIME OR IT IS NOTHING STOP WE 600 ASSEMBLED MACHINE OPERATORS SOLDIERS AND HOUSEWIVES ANNOUNCE OUR DEFECTION FROM THE CULT SOCIETY STOP INSTEAD OF WAR ON ANOTHER NATION WE DECLARE WAR ON THE CULT PRINCIPLE AND THE SOCIETY IT PROTECTS STOP WE AWAIT WORD FROM JAPANESE AND AMERICAN WORKERS WHOSE STRUGGLES ARE NO DOUBT SIMILAR TO OUR OWN STOP ALSO SEND CHEEZBURGERS AND INTERNETS PLZ STOP

Everybody talks about the weather…We don’t:

The writings of Ulrike Meinhof

edited by Karin Bauer, afterward by Bettina Röhl. New York: Seven Stories Press, 2008. $19.95/£9.99

This book is the first translation in English of a collection of Ulrike Meinhof’s column articles that she wrote for the West German Left magazine konkret between 1959-1969. Compiled are 24 texts by Meinhof that read well in English, although the accuracy of the translation hasn’t been confirmed yet.
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SECESSIONIST OUTERNATIONAL

Secession from the whole gamut of generalised categories as these thread through from molar notions of Nation, Class and Gender through Institutional entities to notions of identity and desire.
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Secessionist Outernational: Self-Exile & Poetry

“Still today I am only counting on what comes of my own openness, my eagerness to wander in search of everything, which I am confident, keeps me in mysterious communication with other open beings, as if we were suddenly called to assemble.” – André Breton

It has been the practice of groups to expel, to exercise the ‘sovereign ban’.These groups take kudos from expulsions, they rehone their position, and grow closer together. The one expelled is normally a one that troubles the group; the unconscious anxiety of the group is personified in the expulsed one. Cohesion grows in such cases because the group, based to a large extent on shared belief and an interest-consensus, can, once the anxiety is expelled, untroubeledly continue believing and idealising in the same way.
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OURGANISATION vs SECESSIONIST OUTERNATIONAL

TO: OURGANISATION
FROM: SECESSIONIST OUTERNATIONAL
DATE: 1ST MAY IN DECEMBER

Hello the err,

Threerrre’s a problem in aimswering your quests: coherence is burnished sick…

I/We/They are tempted back to mammyfestos filled with teste textual psychosis. The big boy balls of the prepubic intellefectuals are already too booted with cloacal-birthedwords, but we thank you for attesting to us something word-clad as ‘experience’ (= words are eezeh but breaths remembered and insufflated among I/We/They is a challenge).

Let us try to ex-communicate with some more ventriloquising:
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