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27 Arrests at Secret Billionaires Meeting (tags)
RANCHO MIRAGE, CA -- Today, over two thousand everyday Americans from across the country – including San Diego, Los Angeles and Organce County - converged at the Rancho Las Palmas Resort in Rancho Mirage, CA to protest a secret right-wing strategy meeting held by billionaires David and Charles Koch.
October-November 2010 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Digest (tags)
In This Issue: 1) Obama Declines to Push Immigration Reform 2) Deportations of Immigrants Hit Record High 3) NLG Emergency Hotline 4) FBI Harassments of Anti-War Activists 5) DREAM Act Debates 6) Fall Calendar of Actions 7) Updates, Please Support NISN! Subscribe the Newsletter!
Protect Detroit and protect the nation. (tags)
"Protect Detroit and protect the nation. The following articles show what we’re up against. Also see reports on DemocracyNow.org (04/02/10)." "While the Mayor’s urban renewal plan has high-level backing, many have condemned it as a form of land-grabbing. I’m joined now by a vocal critic of the proposed downsizing of Detroit. Sharon “Shea” Howell is an activist and a professor of communication and journalism at Oakland University. She writes a weekly column for the Michigan Citizen."
ATK Summer Blow-Out Sale in Santa Barbara (tags)
The sidewalk in front of the downtown Santa Barbara office of Alliant Techsystems (ATK), a leading US war profiteer and the US government's primary supplier of depleted uranium munitions, was the site of an end-of-the-summer "blow-out sale" on August 20th.
The new domestic terrorists (tags)
Article in Rolling Stone about Bush cracking down harder than ever on radical environmentalists.
Protest Aesthetics- What the Left Can Learn from Las Vegas (tags)
From Issue 3 of The Journal of Aesthetics and Protest. Street Theater and the left in general needs a new relationship with "the truth".
Direct Action Training in Orange on Saturday (tags)
With various mobilizations going, this workshop will help those understand what direct action is and how to engage in it.
The Ruckus Society rethinks the U.S. anti-corporate globalization movement (tags)
“Close your eyes,” directs a young workshop facilitator. In the sticky heat of a secluded Florida campground, under a large open-air tent, a group of activists closes their eyes. “Now I want you to picture an anti-corporate globalization activist.” The campers furrow their collective brows. “Okay,” says the facilitator, after a brief pause, “how many saw a white person?”
Let's Build Liberation: A Conversation with Chris Crass (tags)
An interview with Chris Crass about anti-racism, anarchism, feminism and movement building
We Can Do This: Direct Action against Global Capitalism and US Imperialism (tags)
Ingrid Chapman has been involved in direct action organizing for the past 4 years. At 23, she has helped pull off successful mass actions, worked with thousands of activists around the country and bases her work in the question, "How do we build broad based movements capable of challenging global capitalism and US imperialism?" While it is easy to get depressed about the state of the world these days, those in power would also like us to forget that the largest anti-war movement in history was mobilized this past year and that global movements for justice are standing up against capitalism. Ingrid Chapman is one of the many younger generation radicals developing visionary politics and strategic practice to build our movements.
submission call- Journal of Aeshtetics & Protest iss.#3 (tags)
The Time for Nonviolence Has Come (tags)
As Robert Muller has said, there is not one superpower in the world today, but two: the militarized United States on the one hand, and the millions of ordinary people, including many Americans, who yearn to devote their energies to a humane future. Which will win?
Leftist Starving the Poor (a la Mao) (tags)
Science offers the poor bread. . . the left offers a circus. Continuing in its grand tradition of starving the poor to death. . . the left opposes advances in food sciences!
State of California monitored war protesters (tags)
Oakland Tribune: State monitored war protesters Intelligence agency does not distinguish between terrorism and peace activism
Mobilize for Total Liberation - Final Cut (tags)
The final, Completely updated schedule for the Mobilization Against Colonialism for Total Liberation in Denver, Colorado - October 9th - 13th.
BTL: Jim Hightower's Rolling Thunder Down-home Democracy Tour Organizes... (tags)
Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with Jim Hightower about the historical roots of the Democracy Tour.
Update on hearing by Subcommitee on Ecoterrorism (tags)
Question: Ben & Jerry's, Ford Foundation, PETA, Ruckus Society, RAN, and ELF ... what do they all have in common? Answer: They were all denounced today on Capitol Hill as either "terrorists" or "terrorist supporting".
John Seller, Director, Ruckus Society (tags)
John Sellers, Director of the Ruckus Society discusses his arrest and $1 million bail in Philadelphia during the RNC. Initially recorded on KBOO Evening News 8-11-00 www.kboo.org.
The LA Times Article (tags)
City Agrees to Let Protesters Use Area Closer to Staples (tags)
Convention: Officials yield to pressure from a judge and the Democratic Party. But demonstrators say they won't be confined.
Protesters Targeting DNC (tags)
Protestors who swarmed recent world trade and banking summits in Seattle and Washington are targeting the Democratic National Convention with plans for sophisticated acts of civil disobedience. Some demonstration planners, hoping to rally 30,000 protesters, are promising a carnival-like convergence of activists for the Aug. 14-17 convention.