Reflections on Occupation: "The Battle of the...
October 3rd, 2011. Day 16. Despite the rain and ever-creeping cold, activists continue to occupy Liberty Plaza; slowly coalescing demands, continuing to debate and love and dance. The sheer energy of this movement is utterly undeniable. Occupations, though mostly small in scale, have sprouted up in multiple cities around the country and more are planned as October rolls into the end of 2011....
Reflections on Occupation: “Now this is real”
9/26/11 – 11:13pm The occupation of Wall Street is in its 10th day. Our numbers have bolstered and momentum continues to build. Occupants continue to work around the clock making media, cleaning, meeting, discussing and dreaming. On Saturday 9/24 over a thousand people marched in solidarity from Liberty Plaza to Union Square. We are drawing members from organizations and movements from...
Reflections on Occupation
9/23/11 – 12:23am I’m sitting at a table in what used to be Zucotti Park. For the past 6 days, activists of all stripes have staged an occupation of this park, changing its name to Liberty Plaza and declaring it essentially an autonomous zone. The police presence on the perimeter has been constant, resulting predictably in clashes and arrests. On the whole, however, things have gone over...
Science is organized knowledge. Wisdom is organized life– Immanuel Kant (via damnhipsterguy)
Torture Officially Permanently Legal →
shanksinatra: Torture crimes officially, permanently shielded By Glenn Greenwald In August, 2009, Attorney General Eric Holder — under continuous, aggressive prodding by the Obama White House — announced that three categories of individuals responsible for Bush-era torture crimes would be fully immunized from any form of criminal investigation and prosecution: (1) Bush officials who...
Radio Provocateur: (A) Jewish Voice For Peace →
As the 37 activists aboard the US BOAT TO GAZA return home after being stopped by Greek authorities from sailing to Gaza to deliver humanitarian aid and solidarity letters: a revisit to our interview with Rebecca Vilkermerson of Jewish Voice for Peace, an organization dedicated to a peaceful ending to the seemingly eternal Israeli/Palestinian conflict.
FCKIN NRDS: What A Closed Internet Would Be... →
A lot of people seriously underestimate the impact this will have on the internet as we know it. fuckingnerdrage: Imagine a commercialized internet. Okay, well maybe that doesn’t sound too bad to you. But listen to this: Imagine logging onto the internet on day discovering you cannot access Google, YouTube, Tumblr, or Facebook. Instead your access to websites have been sold to the highest...
Sweatshop-Produced Rainbow Flags and Participatory... →
spacebaw: iraqi-grrrl: adailyriot: The Assimilation Success Story As legends go, San Francisco is the place for sexual debauchery, gender transgression and political deviance (not to mention sexual deviance, gender debauchery and political transgression). The reality is that while San Francisco still shelters outsider queer cultures unimaginable in most other cities, these cultures of...
Stop asking "Should ____ be legalized?" and start...
Hey Gary Sinese - you’re a sweetheart and all - but you want to know how you can REALLY help the troops? End the war(s)!
Amy Goodman To Host Discussion With Julian Assange... →
Oh, to be in London….
Question for you Tumblr experts...
I noticed that some of my posts have “answers enabled” and others don’t. Right now this seems totally random…how can I make all posts “answerable”? PS - I don’t know how you will answer this question.
Adbusters: Will the Revolution Begin in London? →
Struggle! To struggle is to live, and the fiercer the struggle the in-tenser the...– Pëtr Kropotkin (via lukershmer)
Guardian: Climate sceptic Willie Soon received $1m... →
Confirming what we already knew…
Inside Greece’s General Strike: Video Report From... →
Great reporting from Democracy Now! on the streets of Athens during Greek General Strike.
HuffPo: Shocking Undercover Video Of One Of The... →
Shocking? NEWSFLASH: Almost all of the meat you consume is produced this way.
The problem with capitalism is that it best rewards the worst part of us: the...– Michael Parenti (via via-incognita)
OVER THE RAINBOW
While I do feel elated that the struggle for marriage equality is won in New York State, and am aware of how profoundly this legislation will change the lives of hundreds of thousands – possibly millions – of people, there are two caveats I’d like to add to the celebration. The first is the struggle for marriage equality itself. This is a relatively new goal for the LGBT-rights movement, one...