Tuesday, 1 September 2020


Via the always excellent Kottke, we learn more about the lifeboat that Banksy (previously) has financed to patrol the Mediterranean waters and come to the aid of those in distress.
The M.V. Louise Michel (her namesake being the author and grand dame of feminism, social justice and anarchy, *1830 – †1905) is a retired French naval vessel outfitted for rescue operations and is professionally crewed—with a flat hierarchy and a vegan diet. From their mission statement: “We answer the SOS call of all those in distress, not just to save their souls—but our own.” Learn more at the links above.