Today's Autonomedia Jubilee Saint — JOSÉ CARLOS MARÍATEGUI


Marxist theorist of indigenous Latin American liberation.
View José Carlos Mariátegui internet archive.

*Flag Day
*Black Flag Day.
*Baha’i: Race Unity Day.
*Pop Goes the Weasel Day.

1811 — American abolitionist Harriet Beecher Stowe born.
1894 — Marxist theorist José Carlos Maríategui born, Moquegua, Peru.
1905 — Battleship Potemkin mutiny, Odessa, Russia.
1926 — American impressionist painter Mary Cassat dies.
1933 — Polish-born novelist Jerzy Kosinski born.
1940 — German troops march into Paris, lowest point of the Second World War.
1951 — First UNIVAC computer installed in U.S. Census Bureau office.
1965 — Jewish mystic, philosopher Martin Buber dies.
1982 — Argentina surrenders Falkland Islands to Great Britain, ending war.

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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