Content of The Utopian Vol. 7 - 2008

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  • Some Thoughts on Obama

    Aug 18, 2008

    These thoughts will focus on what I think is unique about Barack Obama's campaign for the presidency, as well as on why I don't plan to change my long-standing practice of not voting in order to vote for him.

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  • The Tragedy and Triumph of Lester Young

    Aug 18, 2008

    To anyone more than a little familiar with the life of Lester Young, the great African American jazz tenor saxophonist, the title of my essay must seem ironic. For Young's life is more often described, when it is described at all, as a triumph followed by tragedy.

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  • The Economy and Anarchy

    Aug 18, 2008

    The economic events of the last few months have raised a lot of questions about where the US and world economies are headed and what this means for the political climate in the United States.

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  • Something Smells Different in Cuba | Algo huele diferente en Cuba

    Aug 18, 2008

    With respect to the situation in Cuba these past few weeks, the Cuban Libertarian Movement (MLC--affinity group of Cuban anarchists in exile) speaks up to answer the unknowns and the challenges facing Cuban society. Ours is the voice of uncompromising commitment to freedom, equality and solidarity that the Cuban anarchists have always upheld.

    Ante la coyuntura vivida en la isla en los ultimos tiempos, el Movimiento Libertario Cubano--MLC (grupo de afinidad del anarquismo cubano en el exterior) se hace oír para dar respuesta a interrogantes y retos que hoy se plantea la sociedad cubana, con una voz que es la del indomito compromiso con la libertad, la igualdad y la solidaridad que historicamente han sostenido los y las anarquistas

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  • Leninism Without Lenin | Aproximaciones al Leninismo sin Lenin

    Aug 18, 2008

    Before beginning, I would like to make it clear that I am writing these modest lines with the intention of encouraging reflection, more in the search for the Truth than with the idea that I am somehow the repository of it.

    Ante todo, quiero hacer constar, que escribo estas modestas lineas con el animo de exhortar a la reflexion, mas desde la busqueda y el desasosiego que desde el pulpito de la Verdad, de la que no me siento depositario.

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