Resignation from Maximum Rocknroll

I am resigning from Maximum Rocknroll as of today, Saturday, July 25, 2020. My heart is breaking as I do so. I have been a member of MRR for almost 29 years. But I realize that my time is up here at MRR for no other reason than I need to get on with my life. I love Maximum Rocknroll and the time I spent there so dearly I am in tears. But my involvement in MRR must end now.

Utopia: reform or revolution, pt. 2: “What’s Left?” July 2020 (MRR #446)

It is our utopias that make the world tolerable to us.
—Lewis Mumford, 1922

Be realistic, demand the impossible.
—graffito, Paris 1968

For the master’s tools will never dismantle the master’s house. They may allow us temporarily to beat him at his own game, but they will never enable us to bring about genuine change. And this fact is only threatening to those women who still define the master’s house as their only source of support.
—Audre Lorde, 1984 Continue reading