Today's Autonomedia Jubilee Saint – ANNETTE RUBINSTEIN

New York Marxist School co-founder, radical educator.

*Christian Easter
*Guatemala: Cuchumatan Indians have ceremony to preserve corn from frost by using prayers to chase the frost into a crack in the mountain and sealing the crack with mortar.

1790 — Richard Steele publishes first issue of The Tatler
1961 — Russian cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin is first man to orbit Earth.
1971 — Women’s peace march on Pentagon, Washington, D.C.
1975 — Black American dancer Josephine Baker dies, Paris, France.
1981 — First U.S. Space shuttle launched.
1988 — Harvard University patents gene-altered mouse.
1989 — Yippie activist Abbie Hoffman commits suicide, New Hope, Pennsylvania.

Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective

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About Jay Babcock

I am an independent writer and editor based in Tucson, Arizona. In 2023: I publish an email newsletter called LANDLINE = Previously: I co-founded and edited Arthur Magazine (2002-2008, 2012-13) and curated the three Arthur music festival events (Arthurfest, ArthurBall, and Arthur Nights) (2005-6). Prior to that I was a district office staffer for Congressman Henry A. Waxman, a DJ at Silver Lake pirate radio station KBLT, a copy editor at Larry Flynt Publications, an editor at Mean magazine, and a freelance journalist contributing work to LAWeekly, Mojo, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Vibe, Rap Pages, Grand Royal and many other print and online outlets. An extended piece I wrote on Fela Kuti was selected for the Da Capo Best Music Writing 2000 anthology. In 2006, I was somehow listed in the Music section of Los Angeles Magazine's annual "Power" issue. In 2007-8, I produced a blog called "Nature Trumps," about the L.A. River. From 2010 to 2021, I lived in rural wilderness in Joshua Tree, Ca.

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