July 2000. 40 pages, normal size. This magazine from Minneapolis is very cool with a definite uber-political stance. In fact this magazine is so awesome that they offer free subscriptions to prisoners. http:///www.profaneexistence.com has the latest copy of the magazine in a .PDF format. Events worldwide are listed for the next few moths. A very interesting piece is one the following page, detailing the crackdown of Skuld Records, a German label, for allegedly not paying import taxes. Also chronicled are the events that occurred on May Day 2000, with a very intelligently written piece. An article about the Anti-OAS march provides the magazine with more excellent writing, and the sidebar lists the various collections of anarchist websites. 2 pages are laid out for anti-WTO articles, which all paint different views of the events of that week in Seattle. A treatise on getting groups together is very laudably written, with the final bit of news focusing on the international news of the day. 3 pages of letters follow, then 2 pages of ads. After these 5-easily passable pages, the best part of the rag lies in the middle-a wonderful interview with Aus-Rotten. Adrienne, a part time member of Aus-Rotten, actually had an article in Slug & Lettuce, further showing how widespread Slug & Lettuce is. Another of the high points of Profane Existence is the report entitled â€œAmerican Eugenics and the Nazi Regimeâ€, about Americaâ€™s involvement with eugenics during the 1930â€™sand the later assimilation by the Naziâ€™s. Danâ€™s column properly the reason the stopping of Profane Existence, in another amazingly written article. A duet of articles put the FPO of Austria in a cold, cynical light. Reviews are short, as they should be, and the reading public is given an idea about Bougainville
Ph.D. in Political Science, Kent State University.
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