TLDR: it’s okay to make babies b/c over-consumption & not overpopulation is the main problem; it’s okay for me to have babies & ask for support from my friends & family because otherwise capitalism wins; University is organized crime; the Hawaiian Kingdom still exists & its freedom from colonial occupation can help save many Earth(lings) […]Read More Against the anti-“breeder”/eugenics ethic & for a world in which many babies fit well
I haven’t written much regarding any of my feelings or even analysis in awhile. This is my attempt to express some of my thoughts, feelings, and proposal for “what is to be done.” I haven’t done any drafting and barely any editing since it was mostly meant for myself to begin with, but I decided to share it out anyways. Let me know if it does anything for you!Read More Chthonic Commitments and the Embrace of Mass Extinction
A portal will open with the new moon on 25 May 2017 according to one calendar of what you call “Earth.” That portal will be accessible at http://www.immw.info and allow for an unprecedented degree and form of collaboration and creativity for Life on the third planet in your time. Registration opens // May. 25, 2017 […]Read More 25 May 2017: Intergalactic Multiversity for Magic and Wonder: Earth Portal Opens
Hello dear reader(s), I initially decided to write this post to share this piece I wrote and which I am sharing with students (high school) where I am teaching in order to explain my participation in the Day of Silence (Día de Silencio). Today is the last day of school before Spring break and so […]Read More Day of Silence + UH Mānoa Update + Playing to Live 2.0 coming soon!
So…ya that is happening. Still not sure if I will actually end up going or not but if you are curious to know more please read my Statement of Intentions and my Writing Sample “Playing to LIVE, NOT Living to Pay: Abolishing/Decolonizing Education and Cultivating (Under)Commons [Preliminary Notes]” (PDF; ODT; DOCX). Still going to be […]Read More Finished UH Mānoa graduate school application!
[READ IN ENGLISH] Lo siguiente es un boceto de un ensayo que va a ser parte de un libro que será una compilación de varios ensayos que tratan de la adicción, el alcohol, la contrainsurgencia, las drogas, el imperio y la revolución. Los comentarios son bienvenidos… De la Necesidad de Vengar el Suicidio de mi […]Read More De la Necesidad de Vengar el Suicidio de mi Padre: Adicción, Educación, Imperio y Dinero
[LEER EN ESPAÑOL] The following is a working draft of a piece that will appear in book that is a compilation of essays on the subject of addiction, alcohol, counterinsurgency, drugs, empire and revolution. Comments welcome. On the Need to Avenge My Father’s Suicide: Addiction, Education, Empire and Money (Cody Lestelle) “In a consumer society […]Read More On the Need to Avenge My Father’s Suicide: Addiction, Education, Empire and Money
[UPDATE: See letter to WA State politicians from Cecile Hansen, Chairwoman of the Duwamish Tribe of Indians sent November 1st, AFTER the passing of Indigenous Peoples’ Day resolution. Click link for .pdf or see text at bottom of post] Last Monday, Indigenous Peoples’ Day resolution passed unanimously 9-0 in Seattle, WA. If you want […]Read More Indigenous Peoples Day; Toward the Abolition of Colonization and an End to All Genocides