Krist reflects on Seattle WTO protests, 9/11 and their affect on civil liberties

In his latest blog post, Krist reflects on the anarchist pamphlet You Can’t Blow Up A Social Relationship published in 1979 that notes violence and social disobedience only invites authorities to constrict civil liberties.  In the pamphlet it is evident that meaningful work, through association & peaceful collaboration is a greater tool for social/cultural change than violence.  Specifically, Krist identifies and elaborates on two events that exemplify the teachings from the pamphlet:  the 1999 Seattle WTO protests and 9/11.

To read more, visit Krist’s blog entry here

For more information about Krist’s musical & political involvement in the WTO protests, you can visit The No WTO Combo page.

Krist comments on the recent capture of ex-Serbian leader Radovan Karadzic

Krist has added a entry to his weekly blog at The Seattle Weekly discussing the recent capture of one of the world’s most wanted war criminals, ex-Serbian leader Radovan Karadzic.  Karadzic commited unspeakable acts of violence in areas of Serbia during the 1990’s.  Serbia was formerly part of Yugoslavia.  Also formerly part of Yugoslavia is Croatia which is where Krist’s family immigrated from.  Krist also lived in Croatia for a brief period of time during the 1980’s.  In his blog entry, he discusses how his experiences living and visiting Croatia has shaped his world view.

To read more, visit Krist’s blog entry.

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