The Internet hasn’t improved voter turnout, hasn’t advanced the cause of peace, hasn’t helped the environment, and has made economic inequality worse. Indymedia’s last major post was in 2013.
The season is changing, and people are staying inside now more often as it gets cold. But still the world keeps turning, and still there are injustices that need to be raised and addressed. Have you caught wind of any upcoming political protests or demonstrations
Looking around the interwebs and fishing through activist discussion boards, these are the protest events I see coming together in November 2015: Dignity Day protest in London against austerity and racism in politics, November 1 Demonstration for Free Education, London, November 4 Peace and Unity
The following is a list of protests, rallies and demonstrations in the month of October 2015 of which I’m aware: Students for a National Health Plan Medicare-for-All demonstrations on 31 college campuses and counting across the U.S., October 1 People’s Assembly Against Austerity at the
Actions on September 11, 1906 eventually led to the British Empire’s decision to allow independence for India.
On Saturday, September 12, a rally will be held in London to show support for refugees escaping conflict and arriving in Europe. Two days ago, 30,000 people were expected to attend. By yesterday, the count of registered attendees reached 62,000. This morning, as I began writing this post,
So, President Barack Obama is taking a hike on a melting glacier in Alaska this week. That’s nice. He’s giving speeches about the urgency of addressing climate change. That’s nice. In 2008, though, Obama promoted ridiculous “clean coal” propaganda from the fossil fuels industry. In
This summer, Google bragged about its latest generation of server technology: “From Firehose, our first in-house datacenter network, ten years ago to our latest-generation Jupiter network, we’ve increased the capacity of a single datacenter network more than 100x. Our current generation — Jupiter fabrics —
The other day, when I looked at my change from the grocery store, one bill stood out in particular. It was a one dollar bill, and right next to the face of George Washington, there was printed, in red ink, the message: Stamp Money Out
What do Amnesty International USA, CODEPINK: Women For Peace, and the Bill of Rights Defense Committee have in common? They are among the activist organizations that are gathering in front of the Department of Justice in Washington, DC at 4 pm on Friday, June 26 to
This weekend saw the biggest anti-pipeline protest in Minnesota history, organized by Tar Sands Resistance. It’s not just about the Keystone XL pipeline. Many other pipelines are being planned to bring crude oil from the Alberta tar sands into the United States to be processed