Support the Human Right to Water—Detroit!

On behalf of the residents of Detroit and the Michigan Welfare Rights Organization (MWRO), allies and supporters are asking individuals, organizations, and human rights defenders to sign a petition asking President Obama, Michigan Governor Rick Synder, and Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan to intercede immediately and tell Detroit Water and Sewage Department to stop the massive water shutoffs in Detroit. Continue reading

FORWARD 13: WAKING UP THE AMERICAN – NYC Premiere at Rated SR Film Festival On March 18

FORWARD 13: WAKING UP THE AMERICAN, a documentary film about the mortgage crises and its aftermath, will have both a Festival Premiere and National Broadcast premiere this week. The 8500 mile trek across the U.S. took Lovell and his cameraman sidekick to big cities, small towns, rural areas, and suburbs where they interviewed those hardest hit by the collapse as well as those who benefited from it. Coinciding with the exponential growth of the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement, Lovell’s eye-opening journey shakes his faith in the Founding Fathers’ ideals of freedom, equality and democracy. Continue reading

Return The Murray’s To Their Home

At 3pm on Friday May 24th, the Murrays will be joined Majyck radio, Occupy Kalamazoo, and others to demand this illegitimate action is overturned. Matthew and Beverly Murray found themselves the victim of an illegitimate eviction on Tuesday May 14th. The Murrays were kicked out of there home faced with arrest only to watch their locks get changed, and told they would face arrest if they tried to go back into their home. Continue reading

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Visioning Session: Debt, Privilege and Common Struggle – January 21, 2013 and Beyond!

On Martin Luther King Day, January 21st at 2pm EST, Strike Debt NYC will hold a discussion titled “Privilege, Debt, & Common Struggle: Where Do We Go From Here?” In NYC, we will deepen our understanding of Dr. King’s legacy, enrich our analysis of the debt system, consider ways to build alternatives, and begin to pave a way forward based on unity, solidarity and common struggle. Continue reading