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Licking Your Elbow

July 19, 2012

A couple weeks back I read an interesting story in the New York Times, about a nascent protest movement in Sudan, inspired by Tahrir Square and Occupy, and struggling against unbelievably repressive forces in Khartoum. The protestors, who began mostly as students but have expanded to a broader movement, have been naming their protests, but unlike our dull names based on months and dates, aka J18 and S17, etc, they’ve got a knack for a turn of phrase. One of the best protest names is “Licking Your Elbow,” a great reference to accomplishing the impossible. I made this poster in support of the protesters in Sudan, and in defense of utopia!

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