Live stream and other information from Occupy Central in Hong Kong Continue reading
Move To Amend Barnstorming Event.
ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN US FOR THE FULL DAY OR ANY PORTION OF IT
In order to have enough food to eat and chairs, reservations are required. Continue reading
Sports as metaphor for human solidarity, or sports as vehicle for human greed?
Mega sporting events such as the Olympics are increasingly used to redevelop cities, displace populations, and quash internal dissent. Meanwhile, international governing bodies like the IOC and FIFA turn blind eyes to human rights violations by host countries, instead considering only who can provide them with the best party favors. The Sochi Winter Olympics, as well as the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil and upcoming World Cups in Brazil and Qatar, represent prime examples of this trend toward what Jules Boykoff calls “celebration capitalism.” Continue reading
STRUGGLING TO WIN : Anarchists Building Popular Power in Chile Chileans Gabriel and Pablo will speak as part of a panel on Tuesday Jan. 21 2014 at The New School , 55 W. 13th, 2nd floor at 7 P.M. PABLO … Continue reading
A Patriotic Reform of the Fed
A Petition to the
Chairman of the Federal Reserve System
U.S. Representatives and Senators
we have just learned from Elane Spivak-Rodriguez of the Alliance for Global Justice (AfGJ) that, “There was big raid on a LIBRE headquarters in Tegucigalpa last night. Police came in with guns. There were international observers there….” [LIBRE is the opposition political party whose candidate, Xiomara Castro, is leading polls in the presidential race.] Continue reading
Weds, Nov 13, I’m bringing Broadcast Blues to Washington DC, courtesy of the New America Foundation. The event is called “Putting the Public Back into the Public Interest,” and will include panelists from Free Press, Common Cause, and the National … Continue reading
People in the Occupy Movement will not need much explanation. They have discovered that the only coherence left to their movement is the reward that comes to us by serving others: see, for instance, reports from http://interoccupy.net/blog/occupy-sandy-new-jersey-needs-your-help-now/. Eat your heart out, New York Timex and Wall Street Journal. Continue reading
Protesters will gather in downtown Naperville at 10AM, Staging and meeting area is in front part of the Free Speech Pavillion, corner of Jackson Ave. and Webster St., across from the Naperville Library to show Anti-TPP messages through signs and Chants. At 11AM, Occupiers will hold their General Assembly in the Pavilion or amphitheater. All are welcome. Continue reading
The Campaign for the Establishment of a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA) is a global network of parliamentarians and non-governmental organizations advocating citizen’s representation at the United Nations. Continue reading