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Joe Biel is a self-made autistic publisher and filmmaker who draws origins, inspiration, and methods from punk rock. Biel is the founder and CEO of Microcosm Publishing, Publishers Weekly's #1 fastest-growing publisher of 2022 and #3 in 2023. Biel has been featured in Time Magazine, Esquire, Art of Autism, Reading Glasses, Bulletproof Radio, Spectator (Japan), G33K (Korea), and Maximum Rocknroll, as well as on NPR and PBS. Biel is the author of A People's Guide to Publishing: Building a Successful, Sustainable, Meaningful Book Business, Good Trouble: Building a Successful Life & Business with Autism, and dozens more. Biel is the director of five feature films and hundreds of short films, including Aftermass: Bicycling in a Post-Critical Mass Portland, $100 & a T-Shirt, and the Groundswell film series. Biel lives in Portland, OR. Find out more at joebiel.net.

Pin #068: Your Heritage is Hate

Pin #068Your Heritage is Hate

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The so-called Confederate flag has come to be a symbol of racism and white supremacy nationwide. This one-inch round…

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Pin #065: Anti-Nazi

Pin #065Anti-Nazi

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This one-inch round pinback button shows a swastika with a red slash through it, the universal symbol for "hell no, not…

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Pin #117: Question Authority

Pin #117Question Authority

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There's no doubt what the message is: Question authority! Remember that all power is arbitrary with this 1" round…

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Pin #097: Direct Action

Pin #097Direct Action

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Direct Action is a form of political activism which seeks immediate remedy for injustice, as opposed to petitioning or…

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Sticker #050: Standardized Healthcare

Sticker #050Standardized Healthcare

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Republicans will be quick to tell you that the national debt is a result of welfare mothers leeching off of the system.…

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Sticker #067: Something Smells Like Gentrification

Sticker #067Something Smells Like Gentrification

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Gentrification is the process of turning old, decaying neighborhoods (normally housing minorities) into new, exciting…

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Sticker #299: Evolution Gal

Sticker #299Evolution Gal

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As we ride more modern and practical citybikes, sometimes it's important to let your hair flow, put on your skirtguard,…

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Sticker #012: If We Aren't Supposed to Eat Humans

Sticker #012If We Aren't Supposed to Eat Humans

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 From the mouths of stickers, come very logical questions. (Sturdy vinyl sticker with black print on a white…

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Pin #020: Real Men Don't Use Violence

Pin #020Real Men Don't Use Violence

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 Real men don't use violence. Remind your friends with this 1" round pinback button handmade in the USA.

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Pin #051: Viva Zapatistas

Pin #051Viva Zapatistas

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The Zapatistas are a group of indigenous Native Americans living in Chiapas, Mexico. They are constantly being…

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Sticker #043: Fight Patriotism

Sticker #043Fight Patriotism

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We've all got battles to fight. And Patriotism is really not all that far off from Fascism. (Sturdy vinyl sticker with…

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Pin #005: Get Off Your Ass

Pin #005Get Off Your Ass

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Ride a bike. Cycling is good for everyone, including the environment. Remind yourself and others with this 1" round…

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Pin #018: Question Everything

Pin #018Question Everything

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Ignorance is merely complacency. Take nothing at face value. Get curious! Everything should stand up to questioning,…

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Pin #109: Punk Rock Changed My Life

Pin #109Punk Rock Changed My Life

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Sincerely, Punk Nation. Prompt others to ask where the local punk shows are with this 1" round pinback button handmade…

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Pin #145: Put The Fun Between Your Legs

Pin #145Put The Fun Between Your Legs

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Do you love bicycling so much that you want to wear it on a 1" round pinback button? Let's celebrate fun and raciness.…

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Sticker #072: When Bicycle Wheels Turn

Sticker #072When Bicycle Wheels Turn

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Literally and figuratively!  (Sturdy vinyl sticker with black print on a white background. Reads: "When the bicycle…

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Sticker #062: If schools were funded as well as the military, would people join the military?

Sticker #062If schools were funded as well as the military, would people join the military?

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Could the continued existence of the military industrial complex be connected to an education deficit? If our youth had…

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Sticker #089: Wanted: Christopher Columbus

Sticker #089Wanted: Christopher Columbus

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Grand theft. Genocide. Racism. Rape. Torture. Destruction of an entire culture. We can't believe the US government has…

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Sticker #074: More Shopping Malls than High Schools

Sticker #074More Shopping Malls than High Schools

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America really does have more shopping malls than highschools. And don't get us started on the funding disparity. How is…

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Sticker #066: TV Transmitters Require Passive Receivers

Sticker #066TV Transmitters Require Passive Receivers

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Don't become a zombie watching your favorite zombie flick. If you're going to watch TV, be an active viewer. (Sturdy…

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Sticker #003: Jesus Didn't Teach Hating Gay People

Sticker #003Jesus Didn't Teach Hating Gay People

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 Love makes the world turn, people.  (Sturdy vinyl sticker with black print on a white background. Reads: "Jesus…

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Sticker #049: Keep Driving Cars and We'll Keep Fighting Wars For Oil

Sticker #049Keep Driving Cars and We'll Keep Fighting Wars For Oil

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A hard pill to swallow, but truth nonetheless. We've gotta stop these aweful, greedy wars over oil. (Sturdy vinyl…

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Sticker #057: Internal Combustion is not Revolutionary

Sticker #057Internal Combustion is not Revolutionary

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Let's get back to the historic meaning of the word- the wheel.  (Sturdy vinyl sticker with white print on a black…

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Sticker #121: One More Bike

Sticker #121One More Bike

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"Slow and steady wins the race" may be a proverb, but we've got something the tortoise never had: wheels.  (Sturdy…

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Sticker #122: One Less SUV

Sticker #122One Less SUV

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Making the world better, one less ridiculously unnecessary vehicle at a time. This one's for your bicycle, your electric…

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Sticker #124: To Stop Terrorism, Stop Terrorizing the World

Sticker #124To Stop Terrorism, Stop Terrorizing the World

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Somehow, the definition that the US government uses for "terrorism" ignores the terror that is caused by US imperialism.…

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Sticker #059: Freedom of Speech

Sticker #059Freedom of Speech

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We supposedly live in a society where freedom of speech is a basic right. But all of the platforms where you can share…

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Sticker #098: Fascism

Sticker #098Fascism

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This sturdy vinyl sticker defines fascism: "Concentrated private control of wealth, control of information, massive…

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