fix articles 391403, standing rock
The torrefied pellet plant will not be built on the Limousin mountain! (tags)
This is an invitation from the Limousine Mountain to all potential accomplices who oppose the industrial offensive currently taking place under the veil of an ‘ecological transition’...
Women's March L.A., 2018 (tags)
There was emphasis on the importance of voting and being engaged in society, sexual harassment and assault, equal pay, and a variety of other issues including LGBT, racism, hate crimes, global warming, and war. ...... Last year's march was supposed to open with a ceremony involving the Tongva, L.A.'s first people, but things went wrong. This year, however, it happened (and there were references to the Tongva by speakers in the ensuing rally).
2017 Reflection: Palestine Teaches Us We Must Unite Around a Common Vision for Liberation (tags)
2017 Reflection: Palestine Teaches Us We Must Unite Around a Common Vision for Liberation
The Trump Election (tags)
The democracy crisis, the neoliberalism crisis and the crisis in the Democratic Party led to the Trump victory. Capitalism is largely deregulated with a comparatively meager public sector except for the defense industry.. The legitimation crisis of neoliberalism helps the emancipatory left.
COINTELPRO tactics used on Red Fawn Fallis and NoDAPL protesters (tags)
COINTELPRO all over again - COINTELPRO tactics used on Red Fawn Fallis and NoDAPL protesters
Activists Mark 150 Years Since Chimney Rock Massacre (tags)
Sunday, February 12, 2017
LUCERNE VALLEY - Nearly one hundred-fifty years after the tragedy, a group of activists gathered at the site of what was likely the largest massacre in the recorded history of Southern California.
Visitors from the Pomona and San Bernardino Valleys joined High Desert locals for a quick visit to the dual monuments marking the location, and subsequently for lunch, conversation, and prayer for the dead nearer to the "Chimney" rock formation.
Jane Fonda Divests From Wells Fargo (tags)
The actress-activist celebrated her birthday by joining #BankExit. “Don't forget how successful the divestment movement was in bringing down Apartheid,” she said. Later, a round dance took place in the busy intersection of Sunset and Vine, paralyzing traffic in all directions for several minutes (pictures following article).
Anti-Mall '16: Buy Back the Farm! / Stop DAPL / Free Peltier (tags)
The winter 2016 Anti-Mall was in solidarity with Stop the Dakota Pipeline and Buy Back the Farm! (and there were multiple ways for guests to support them). Clemency for Leonard Peltier was also promoted. And as always, the Anti-Mall was a chance for shoppers to put their money into the activist-artist community and practice sustainable living (e.g., repairing more and throwing away less).
Trump and the Hospice of Hope (tags)
That the political culture in the US could wash up a television star and notorious racist to the top of the country was not entirely bizarre. Voter turnout in the US was always low. Politico.com lists the names of all 538 electors who vote on Dec 19. If 37 change their minds, Trump could be blocked.
Nominate NoDAPL for the Nobel Peace Prize (tags)
NoDAPL may well be the model for resistance in the era of Drumpf/Trump.
Standing Rock Solidarity Action (tags)
Community groups picket Safariland- a manufacturer of police weapons in Ontario, CA.
Large Turnout for Dakota Pipeline Protest (tags)
At the time of this writing there was no official estimate, but turnout appeared to be in the hundreds. The only mainstream media said to be present was Channel 11, which interviewed Gloria Arellanes, et al live. ….... Multiple speakers advised people to take money out of banks invested in the Dakota Access Pipeline. Jay Ponti identified HSBC, Wells Fargo, Chase, Bank of America, and Citi Bank as such investors. Besides closing accounts, he suggested reporting it on social media. #BankExit. Actress-activist Susan Sarandon, one of the delegates to go into the building, reiterated this and cited the role of boycotts in affecting South Africa.
Duterte's Strike Against the US Empire (tags)
Commentary on western news media's demonizing of President Duterte and the rub-out of history of US imperialism.
Help Needed at Standing Rock (tags)
Lawyers and legal observers needed at StandingRock
Protesters Block Construction on Dakota Access Pipeline (tags)
The Standing Rock Sioux and their supporters temporarily blocked construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline. The protest in Canon Ball, ND is ongoing and activists are being arrested as they become more effective in slowing the construction.
Lakota Nation declares independence from U.S. Empire (tags)
Lakota Nation tribes withdraw from treaties with U.S. government, citing numerous treaty violations on part of U.S. and loss of cultural identity resulting from forced assimilation programs..