Today's Autonomedia Jubilee Saint — AMADEO BORDIGA

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June 13 — AMADEO BORDIGA

Italian left communist, Prometheus Group leader.
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JUNE 13, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
*U.S.: Children’s Day.
*National Juggling Day.

ALSO ON JUNE 13 IN HISTORY…
1865 — Irish poet William Butler Yeats born, Dublin, Ireland.
1889 — Italian left communist leader Amadeo Bordiga born, Resina, Italy.
1963 — Civil rights activist, martyr Medgar Evers dies, Jackson, Mississippi.
1979 — Sioux awarded $17.5 million for land taken in 1877.
1980 — Guyanese historian, activist Walter Rodney assassinated, Georgetown.
1986 — American Big Band leader Benny Goodman dies.

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 the co-founder and editor of Arthur Magazine (2002-2008, 2012-13) and curator of 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 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 one of five Angelenos 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. Today, I live a peaceful life in the rural wilderness of Joshua Tree, California, where I am a partner in JTHomesteader.com with Stephanie Smith.

One thought on “Today's Autonomedia Jubilee Saint — AMADEO BORDIGA

  1. The Lakota were actually awarded *interest* on the principal in 1979, for a total of $106 million. They refused the money. By 2002 it was worth $700 million.

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