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#j18 internet blackout

January 16, 2012


First of all,  if you haven’t heard of sopa or pipa… go research for a sec or understand that its about internet censorship and the powers that be wanting to maintain power and control over the last bastion of unfettered information – which is a challenge to their authority. We have seen the ways in […]

My Little Tracking Device

January 14, 2012


It took me a very very long time to upgrade my cellphone to a smart phone (and it wouldn’t have happened if my parents weren’t so Rad – thanks mom!). I didn’t *really* want one for all of my socioeconomic-political-hippie-resistance reasons.. but now that I have one.. can I just say how impressed I am!?!?! […]

The occupy movement, 2 things

October 11, 2011


first I think it’s important to highlight what’s going on to our brothers and sisters in boston: Boston Police Brutally Assault Occupy Boston | Occupy Boston: Following the raid, Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis made no mention of veterans, organized labor, students, or families, nor did he issue an apology for his department’s aggressive tactics. Since […]

Unions, Lawsuits, and Tea Partiers, Oh MY! (Occupy Wall Street)

October 4, 2011


Oh my stars, Occupy Wall Street is the half-sister and antithesis of the Tea Party.  From CNN (like, omg! Is the media blackout fizzling out? I guess after 2 weeks and accusations of perpetuating no/misinformation this situation gets hard to ignore): In New York City, several unions endorsed the two-week-old Occupy Wall Street movement and plan […]

Feministe on OccupyWallStreet

September 27, 2011


Occupy Wall Street protestors face police violence — Feministe.  Over the last, 4-5 days (when people actually started to pay attention or even know what was happening) I’ve heard a lot of different sentiments.  One common one is dismissal.  “there’s only x amount of people there”  “they’re not making a difference” “it’s just a bunch […]

Video/News/pics Roundup of #OccupyWallStreet

September 24, 2011


I wish I was in New York!!!! Solidarity from Hawaii from a Bay Area native. “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.” -John F. Kennedy Here’s a petition for the White House to recognize those occupying wall street:  This article was particularly informative, imo:  For someone who has been following this […]

How You Can Help #OCCUPYWALLSTREET (and a roundup on it)

September 23, 2011


First, How You Can Help #OCCUPYWALLSTREET | Adbusters Culturejammer Headquarters. Here’s the good news – you can help, right now today – no matter where you are. Spread the word – there’s something going on. People have started a movement – they’re occupying Wall Street. Hundreds of people have been camped out in lower Manhattan for […]