Some rob you with a six-gun, and some with a fountain pen
This is making people angry, unsurprisingly. Us anarchists usually get stick for being extreme and violent. But who’s this discussing the return of the guillotine for bankers? Economists on the BBC, that’s who (via BoingBoing). Strange days.
With all the talk of “worst economy for a 100 years”, there is some cheer. Classic Depression-era songs like this one are now copyright expired, meaning you can do anything with them. Here’s Woody Guthrie singing “Pretty Boy Floyd”:
Well you say that I’m an outlaw, you say that I’m a thief
Here’s a Christmas dinner for the families on relief[…]
Now as through your life you travel and through your life you go – o
You will never see an outlaw drive a family from their home