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Commentary: Temporary Autonomous Zones

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Commentary: Temporary Autonomous Zones

Commentary: Temporary Autonomous Zones

Commentary: Temporary Autonomous Zones

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Commentator Andrei Codrescu discusses a theory conceived by philosopher Hakim Bey. He proposed the concept of temporary autonomous zones — a poetic fancy. It's about enclaves of poets and artists found throughout the world in places where there are crash pads and cafes.