Playing to LIVE, Not Living to Pay

What else do you think should be on this playlist? Please check it out and let me know what other videos you would add to it. The initial video is for my new Patreon campaign to support the cultivation of creative commons gameful learning artifacts and systems against collective suicide, my creative works in general, […]

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13 year anniversary

Suicide. We just passed the 13 year anniversary of my father, Steven Joseph Lestelle, being killed by way of suicide on September 13th, 2003. I write this from the same island he was born on but which I have only recently come to know. I say he was killed by suicide and not that he […]

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De la Necesidad de Vengar el Suicidio de mi Padre: Adicción, Educación, Imperio y Dinero

[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 […]

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On the Need to Avenge My Father’s Suicide: Addiction, Education, Empire and Money

[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 […]

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Indigenous Peoples Day; Toward the Abolition of Colonization and an End to All Genocides

[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 […]

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