Imagine you live in a town that is on the verge of bankruptcy—something similar to what Scranton, PA is going through. Your town is at the point where they are reducing the pay of all public employees. Even the town council and mayor are reducing their pay to minimum wage. What’s next to occur is […]
Sometimes the best type of activism is the legal kind. For decades this is what the Southern Poverty Law Center did and they were quite successful. Also, the Center for Constitutional Rights has had a few victories against the Bush administration. Thursday, members of Occupy Wall Street took a step toward forcing the city of New […]
First TED wanted to keep this video unpublished, but due to the pressure on the Internet they’ve relented.
It’s the oddest thing. A new law being proposed in Oregon would stop people from using electronic media to promote activities that can be considered illegal. Those activities include anything pertaining to acts of civil disobedience. It would appear this is directly aimed at Occupy Portland as Mother Jones is reporting. The bill, SB 1534, would make […]
I did not know that Greyhound was a political firm. After reading about how some Occupy Wall Street protestors were kicked off of a bus traveling to Washington D.C. this weekend; I see now that they do have an ideology. The driver, Donald Ainsworth, allegedly called the Occupiers “you people” and told them they […]
So far the powers that be in China have clamped down on elements that would spark a version of the Arab Spring from happening in their own country. As this story shows however, there are cracks that are beginning to form in the authoritarian control structure. Villagers in Wukan are fighting to prevent the government […]
I know they can….I know they can. Sure they don’t have the media market of NYC or even Oakland for that matter, heck, even the tundra went viral. Nonetheless, Harrisburg has a cause that is worth occupying for. They are organizing to protest the pending eviction of the owner of 100 acres in Lewisberry, […]