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Joshua Clover on Poetry and Revolution June 25, 2013: It's here! It's real! It's *this* Global Voices for Justice interview with poet and scholar, Joshua Clover, brought to our attention by A Fiery Flying Roule. We're linking to Part 2, which is centered around the subject of culture, but Part 1 looks pretty delicious too: that half of the interview is centered around the subject of [...] by

UC Davis Dozen Case Resolved, Protestors Walk! May 7, 2013: This just in: The Davis Dozen (AKA The Banker's Dozen) walk! Poet and University of California-Davis professor Joshua Clover and the eleven UCD students charged with a possible 11 years in prison and a million dollars in fines for protesting a campus branch of USBank--we were following this when all went down last January--are free to move on [...] by

Joshua Clover & Jasper Bernes on ‘What Was Neoliberalism?’ March 5, 2013: We're attentive when poets delve into politics, as Joshua Clover and Jasper Bernes do frequently--this time in the form of a joint letter to the editor in response to Michael Clune's recent article in  the Los Angeles Review of Books, "What Was Neoliberalism?" It's a heady, dense piece, but if you're curious about what a critically-engaged [...] by

Jean Day, Joshua Clover, Mary Burger & More Full-Timers at Winter’s Poetic Labor Project February 1, 2013: January at The Poetic Labor Project features writing from Jean Day, Marie Buck, Joshua Clover, Jen Coleman, Rachel Zolf, Mary Burger, William Cloud, and Tim Shaner. We're constantly in awe of the clear-eyed takes on poetry and labor that PLP's editors manage to publish, and this issue is no different. All good reads, from Day—"Everybody [...] by

Joshua Clover Intros Sean Bonney & David Lau as Part of U.S. Poetry’s New Insurrectionary Turn November 28, 2012: Over at The American Reader is an excerpt from a portfolio of political poetry curated by Joshua Clover (the entire bit is published in their current print edition). "The Insurrectionary Turn" features a brief essay/intro from Clover; and poems from Sean Bonney and David Lau. Clover's piece uncovers a certain turn for U.S. poetry, citing both [...] by

An International Open Letter Protesting Charges Against The Davis Dozen May 25, 2012: A letter is being circulated internationally on behalf of The Davis Dozen as they approach their hearing date of June 1. Read it below. UK poet Danny Hayward writes: We want to get as many signatures as possible, especially from [American], British or European poets, writers, critics and public intellectuals, so that the letter can be [...] by

Davis Dozen Rejects Plea Deal, Sets New Court Date for June 1 May 11, 2012: An update on Joshua Clover and the Davis/Banker's Dozen: Rejecting a plea deal for 80 hours of community service, calling the charges against them "a sham," the group entered their not-guilty pleas yesterday in Yolo County Superior Court and now have a new court date set for June 1 at 8:30 a.m., with the legal assistance of San Francisco [...] by

Some Context for Joshua Clover’s Poetry & Politics May 9, 2012: Though it seems the only mainstream news source to pick up (sorta) the story of the so-called Davis Dozen is the Chicago Tribune, the arraignment for Joshua Clover and the eleven students facing serious jail time in the wake of the UC Davis/US Bank debacle is still set for tomorrow. So let's maintain some connections between poetry and [...] by

Poet Joshua Clover and 11 Students May Face Prison Time and $1 Million in Damages for Shutdown of US Bank May 7, 2012: If you haven't heard: The administration of UC Davis is holding poet and professor Joshua Clover and 11 students accountable for their alleged role in protests that led to the shutdown of a campus US Bank. "District Attorney Jeff Reisig is charging campus protesters with 20 counts each of obstructing movement in a public place, and one count [...] by