Lotus Gait

Failed States, Propagandhi

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I have this recurring nightmare: flailing pigeon, her broken feet frozen solid to the freezing pavement. I turn away as if I do not see. I have this childhood memory of my old man screaming from the driver’s seat to turn away from an unfolding horror, but he could not undo what I had seen. We never spoke of it again. Two more hapless citizens of the new post-traumatic stress worldwide disorder. A stockholm syndrome fifth estate, desperate to batten down the mounting horrors and shuffle on in a global lotus gait. Content to marinate in the plasma glow of the home entertainment prisons we commune before like dime-store shrines. Are these but votive lives? It’s a strangled, twisted truss that shores-up each of us. So anything to dull the pain of a splintered lotus gait. As for me a filigree of psychic police tape tends to cordon-off off the darker scenes. But the wandering mind stumbles through it and relives them all eventually. Pries open wide your eyes and shines a painful light on the guilt, the fear, the shame. The courage never came from the plasma glow of the home entertainment prisons we cling to like dime-store shrines. Are these but votive lives? Conservative at heart. A conformist from the start. A stockholm syndrome fifth estate. A staggering lotus gait. It’s a strangled, twisted truss that shores-up each of us. So anything to dull the pain of a self-inflicted, crippling lotus gait.

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Propagandhi

Propagandhi

Since forming in Manitoba in 1986, Propagandhi have brought an emphatic anti-fascist message to their music. Along with addressing a number of personal losses suffered ...

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you should probably read this and then pass it along to your friends and neighbors, especially those clamoring for… https://t.co/mHYstqRnJO

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@propagandhi

The song in question — and pontificating about it — so many years later makes me uncomfortable but as we see today… https://t.co/pIUnjVqFn5

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@propagandhi

Corporations DO NOT CARE about the long term well being of the communities from which they extract their wealth.

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@propagandhi

so if you live in North America, that means it’s probably in my blood and it’s probably your blood. it’s probably i… https://t.co/DmAkZPdmqA

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When you’re thinking about proposed pipelines and who really benefits and who ultimately does not, keep in mind the… https://t.co/UOMYHAKBKB

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it uses a water activated gel cleanser, then a honey almond body scrub, and on the LP version an exfoliating gel sc… https://t.co/R6FZWD2fCj

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