Against Obedience

Obedience is the bedrock of authoritarian systems: you do what you are told.  In this post I put the case for bucking obedience and building a different world based on freedom. I Won’t Do What You Tell Me Conservatives tell us that in the past everyone just did what they were told and everything was…

A Touch of Sadness

I am feeling sad.  La Cantonera was a beautiful project in the Canaries run by charismatic and committed school leaders.  We were not working with them directly but they were friends.  Now the government is pressuring to close the school down. The town hall tells them that the land their school is on does not…