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Joe Biel is a self-made autistic publisher and filmmaker who draws origins, inspiration, and methods from punk rock. He is the founder and CEO of Microcosm Publishing and co-founder of the Portland Zine Symposium. He has been featured in Time Magazine, Publisher’s Weekly, Art of Autism, Utne Reader, Oregonian, Broken Pencil, Punk Planet, Bulletproof Radio, Spectator (Japan), G33K (Korea), and Maximum Rocknroll. He is the author of People's Guide to Publishing: Building a Successful, Sustainable, Meaningful Book Business, Good Trouble: Building a Successful Life & Business on the Spectrum, Manspressions: Decoding Men's Behavior, Make a Zine, The CIA Makes Science Fiction Unexciting, Proud to be RetardedBicycle Culture Rising, and more. He 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. The Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy described Biel as "not trained in pedagogy." He lives in Portland, Ore and his work can be found at joebiel.net

Revolution Between the Lines Typewriter enamel pin

Revolution Between the Lines Typewriter enamel pin

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What you write matters. What you read matters. Understanding the subtext and context of what you write and read matters …

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Scarcity vs Abundance Thinking

Scarcity vs Abundance Thinking

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Put things into perspective and make sure you're on the right track. Life's too short not to be the best person …

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Share the Road

Share the Road

by Joe Biel Author and Matt Gauck Author

Personally, I'm not a communist and don't believe that the public should continue to subsidize automobiles on …

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Stagnating vs Effective Leadership

Stagnating vs Effective Leadership

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Figure out which kind of leader you are (and then, if needed, become the one you want to be)!*Have your poster shipped …

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Stay Solid!: A Radical Handbook for Youth

Stay Solid!: A Radical Handbook for Youth

by Joe Biel Author, Matt Hern Author and Cristy Road Author

It ain't easy being a kid these days. For the first time in generations, today's teens have worse prospects …

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Sticker #001: Critical Mass

Sticker #001: Critical Mass

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Critical Mass is an event typically held on the last Friday of every month in cities around the world where bicyclists …

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

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

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 Love makes the world turn, people. 

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Sticker #008: Don't Support Wars

Sticker #008: Don't Support Wars

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 Support humanity. 

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

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

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 From the mouths of stickers, come very logical questions.

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Sticker #014: Revolution Begins with an Individual

Sticker #014: Revolution Begins with an Individual

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 And another, and another, and another, and another, and.....

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Sticker #036: Minimum Wage: The Latest Gateway Drug

Sticker #036: Minimum Wage: The Latest Gateway Drug

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I miss when pot was the gateway drug.

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Sticker #041: You Can't Trust the Government

Sticker #041: You Can't Trust the Government

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 Just ask any Native American. 

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Sticker #043: Fight Patriotism

Sticker #043: Fight Patriotism

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We've all got battles to fight.

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

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

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A hard pill to swallow, but truth nonetheless. 

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Sticker #050: Standardized Healthcare

Sticker #050: Standardized 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 #057: Internal Combustion is not Revolutionary

Sticker #057: Internal Combustion is not Revolutionary

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Let's get back to the historic meaning of the word- the wheel. 

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Sticker #059: Freedom of Speech

Sticker #059: Freedom of Speech

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There's a ticket price for being heard. 

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

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

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A child's post secondary plan shouldn't be to go kill people. 

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Sticker #066: TV Transmitters Require Passive Receivers

Sticker #066: TV Transmitters Require Passive Receivers

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Don't become a zombie watching your favorite zombie flick. 

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Sticker #067: Something Smells Like Gentrification

Sticker #067: Something 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 #072: When Bicycle Wheels Turn

Sticker #072: When Bicycle Wheels Turn

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Literally and figuratively! 

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Sticker #074: More Shopping Malls than High Schools

Sticker #074: More Shopping Malls than High Schools

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And don't get us started on the funding disparity. 

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Sticker #075: Celebrate Efficiency over the Automobile

Sticker #075: Celebrate Efficiency over the Automobile

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Bikes are more energy efficient than cars. In other news, the sky is blue.  

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Sticker #077: Vote Republican

Sticker #077: Vote Republican

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Sometimes stereotypes are true...

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Sticker #086: If Money Were No Object

Sticker #086: If Money Were No Object

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The root of all evil is deep and suffocating. 

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Sticker #087: Evolution

Sticker #087: Evolution

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Of course evolution went this way; exactly.

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