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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

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

Sticker #062: If Schools were Funded as well as 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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Sticker #089: Wanted: Christopher Columbus

Sticker #089: Wanted: Christopher Columbus

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Grand theft. Genocide. Racism. Rape. Torture. Destruction of an entire culture.

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Sticker #091: Bike Punx

Sticker #091: Bike Punx

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How do you make bikes better? Add some punk. How do you make punk better? Add bikes. 

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Sticker #092: A Profile for Mass Shootings? How About White Suburban Male.

Sticker #092: A Profile for Mass Shootings? How About White Suburban Male.

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There's so much political resistance and debate around guns. While gun violence has been on tremendous decline for …

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Sticker #097: My Only Car is a Bicycle

Sticker #097: My Only Car is a Bicycle

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For when you don't have a car to put a "my other car is" sticker on. 

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Sticker #098: Fascism

Sticker #098: Fascism

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

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Sticker #101: Gentrification is

Sticker #101: Gentrification is

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.. the destruction of a community when it is referred to as "development". It is characterized by adding …

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Sticker #102: I heart My Bike

Sticker #102: I heart My Bike

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This sticker is pretty self explanatory. If you love your bike, perhaps you need a sticker to make sure everyone else …

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Sticker #121: One More Bike

Sticker #121: One 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. 

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Sticker #122: One Less Suv

Sticker #122: One Less Suv

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Making the world better, one less ridiculously unnecessary vehicle at a time. 

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Sticker #146: Who Would Jesus Bomb?

Sticker #146: Who Would Jesus Bomb?

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 WWJB doesn't quite roll of the tongue like WWJD. 

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