Remembering a Radical

by Derek Scarlino/Love and Rage Many commemorate the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. without paying much tribute at all to the intellect and ideas of the man. We settle for a whitewashed history that erases much of the man himself and his radical, even revolutionary, […]

The Limits of the City – Utica

by Derek Scarlino/Love and Rage Gone are the days when the Brooklyn-tinged voice of philosopher Murray Bookchin could be heard entertainingly berating the likes of right-libertarians and trumpeting the causes of social ecology and egalitarian municipalism. His analyses, though, are not lost to us. Best-known for Post-Scarcity Anarchism, […]

The Lead Catastrophe in Utica

by Lana Nitti/Love and Rage Two years ago I was sent a very interesting piece of investigative journalism from USA Today entitled, “Ghost Factories”. This article looked at the societal impacts of formerly unknown lead smelters throughout the United States. It also detailed ongoing and intentional failure on […]