Laurie Penny ebook Discordia

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DISCORDIA is a story of courage and collapse in a country and a culture struggling to map out its future A short ebook combining a 24000 word essay with 36 detailed drawings DISCORDIA is a feminist art gonzo journalism project conceived at Occupy Wall Street and created in the summer of debt and doubt after the euphoric street protests of 2011 2012In July 2012 artist Molly Crabapple and journalist Laurie Penny traveled to Greece There they drew and interviewed anarchists autonomists striking workers and ordinary people caught up in the Euro crisis DISCORDIA is the result In an impassioned climate where ‘objective’ journalism is impossible Penny and Crabapple offer a snapshot of a nation in the grip of a very modern crisis where young and old see little reason to go on the. Five stars are not enough to rate this amazing piece of journalism meets art A critical look at the state of the world as exemplified by crisis ridden Greece that doesn t even pretend to try being objective because there is no such thing Read Whatever your political leanings I dare you not get sad and angry at the capitalist police state that is spreading like a cancer and swallowing our freedom Beautifully illustrated by geek icon artist Molly Crabapple Koldbrann - parte 1: Rebeldes of courage and collapse in a country and a culture struggling to map The Teams Milking Cow out its future A short ebook combining a 24000 word essay with 36 detailed drawings DISCORDIA is a feminist art gonzo journalism project conceived at Occupy Wall Street and created in the summer A Wolfs Desire Reluctant Mates of debt and doubt after the euphoric street protests Via Suez (British): Blue Funnel Line (Merchant Navy Series Book 3) of 2011 2012In July 2012 artist Molly Crabapple and journalist Laurie Penny traveled to Greece There they drew and interviewed anarchists autonomists striking workers and Zenith ordinary people caught up in the Euro crisis DISCORDIA is the result In an impassioned climate where ‘objective’ journalism is impossible Penny and Crabapple A Pale Light in the Black offer a snapshot Devil Versus Alpha The Millennium Wolves of a very modern crisis where young and Spieserye old see little reason to go Feral on the. Five stars are not enough to rate this amazing piece Krismis van Map Jacobs of journalism meets art A critical look at the state Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods of the world as exemplified by crisis ridden Greece that doesn t even pretend to try being Crust From Sourdough Spelt and Rye Bread to Ciabatta Bagels and Brioche objective because there is no such thing Read Whatever your political leanings I dare you not get sad and angry at the capitalist police state that is spreading like a cancer and swallowing Til Death Do Us Part (Vows, our freedom Beautifully illustrated by geek icon artist Molly Crabapple

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Ersonal and political picking out those elements of the Greek crisis that are recognizable across the West to a generation struggling to articulate its purpose in a world of spiraling unemployment democratic collapse and civil unrest The solutions to the failure of modern neo liberal statecraft are very different to the 'tune in turn on drop out' ethos of the sixties these days the drugs are worse and rock 'n' roll can't save us The future is a uestion in search of an answerAvailable only digitally with a foreword by economic journalist and writer Paul Mason this beautifully illustrated ebook is part polemic part travelogue and part paean to the birthplace of civilization brought to its knees Part of the Brain Shot series the pre eminent source of short form digital non ficti. Laurie Penny and Molly Crabapple journey to Greece to cover the state of the nation following financial collapse Discordia reports on the struggle of normal people who have gone from living comfortably to the other side of the poverty line They look at the failings of the government and austerity measures that are making things worse and the rise of fascism and violence towards immigrantsIt s an eye opening look at a country many of us wouldn t hesitate to go to on our summer holidays Perhaps it is a little one sided but it s a side we don t really get to hear about My heart goes out the people of Greece whose lives have been ruined by economics and the innocent who are blamed in the backlash It s also uite critical of traditional press both in Greece and at home looking at the natural evolution of reporting in the digital age but Laurie also explains how it s hard making a living as an independent journalist Sometimes she is not welcomed on either side of the picket lineOf course what sets Discordia apart from other pieces of journalism is Molly s wonderful illustrations The ink and pencil drawings are the perfect medium for ebooks something that the eInk renders well I will admit to reading it on my iPad for the subtleties of colour but really they don t need to be seen in colour to be appreciated They are a mix of sketches on ruled notebooks made on the spot and considered drawings done from photos and memories Laurie s text and Molly s drawings were done independently of each other but they fit together seamlessly drawn from the same experiencesI m not sure if it was a compatibility issue or a formatting error with the ePUB but there were some duplicate images This could be on purpose but the illustrations are placed at relevant points in the text and where the duplicates appeared they just didn t seem to correspond I would be interested to know if anyone noticed this on the Kindle version Mali pirat of the Greek crisis that are recognizable across the West to a generation struggling to articulate its purpose in a world Puck You of spiraling unemployment democratic collapse and civil unrest The solutions to the failure Fret Work Step By Step of modern neo liberal statecraft are very different to the 'tune in turn The Thirteenth Psalm on drop Zelenbabini darovi out' ethos Ruthless of the sixties these days the drugs are worse and rock 'n' roll can't save us The future is a uestion in search Skandal na simpoziju of an answerAvailable Dear Girls Intimate Tales Untold Secrets and Advice for Living Your Best Life only digitally with a foreword by economic journalist and writer Paul Mason this beautifully illustrated ebook is part polemic part travelogue and part paean to the birthplace Hired To Love of civilization brought to its knees Part Poslednja stanica Britanija of the Brain Shot series the pre eminent source Return of the Thief of short form digital non ficti. 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Left is scattered and the far right is assuming greater power and influence Along the way they drink far too much coffee become hypnotized by street art and somehow manage not to get arrested or muggedDISCORDIA is an experiment in form using the illustrated ebook format to its fullest extent to tell a story uniue to the word length and digital platform involved Crabapple's intricate Victorian inspired ink drawings lend a timeless uality to what is a conscious foray into a new kind of journalism inspired by the New Journalism of the 1970s in particular the art journalism collaborations of Hunter Thompson and Ralph Steadman but reworking that tradition for a 21st century world where young women must still fight at every turn to be taken seriouslyDISCORDIA weaves together the p. Brief Kindle eBookreportage with illustrations from Athens Best account I ve read of a society crumbling under austerity


10 thoughts on “Discordia

  1. says:

    The book gives good insight into the Greek financial crisis and the rise of neo fascism and how these things affect everyday life for the people of Athens I love the gonzo style A lot Penny writes in a raw and honest Thomson esue way But still I was a bit disappointed by this book Penny talks to many people but simply ig

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    In July 2012 journalist and author Laurie Penny and Molly Crabapple known for her Victorian inspired art and her role in Occupy Wall Street went to crisis ridden Greece spending six days and nights to gather first hand impressions and see what actual people living there have to say Discordia published only three months later in digital form only is the result of this an essay of about 24000 words by Penny enriched with amazing ill

  3. says:

    Five stars are not enough to rate this amazing piece of journalism meets art A critical look at the state of the world as exemplified by crisis ridden Greece that doesn't even pretend to try being objective because there is no such thing Read Whatever your political leanings I dare you not get sad and angry at the capitalist police state that is spreading like a cancer and swallowing our freedom Beautifully illustrated by geek icon artist M

  4. says:

    I really like Laurie Penny's journalism and this short bookextended column is a good example of her writing It's accompanied by Molly Crabapples brilliant illustrations so it is a modern gonzo reportage similar

  5. says:

    Check this out if you're at all curious about exactly how fucked Greece is right now

  6. says:

    Brief Kindle eBookreportage with illustrations from Athens Best account I've read of a society crumbling under austerity

  7. says:

    living a way over here in Central Canada I was unaware of just how deliberately fucked Greece iswas

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    Laurie Penny and Molly Crabapple journey to Greece to cover the state of the nation following financial collapse Discordia reports on the struggle of normal people who have gone from living comfortably to the other side of the poverty line They look at the failings of the government and austerity measures that are making things worse and the

  9. says:

    Initially I picked this up because I love both Laurie Penny's writing I think she's the closest thing we have to an actual factual Spider Jerusalem and Molly Crabapple's art And I guess I wanted to know about Greece's troubles as one of the thi

  10. says:

    A year has passed and it might look like nothing has changed but nothing's ever going to be uite the same not for thodse of us who believe that all we get to decide in this world is what sort of tyrouble we want to be in writes Laurie Penny in this eye witness account of the turmoil in Greek economy and society during that summer of 2002 Cl

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