A collection of links for pedestrian activism, because simply using your own feet to get around is the most radical of acts in our car culture. [...]
Marking the 20th anniversary of the 1992 United Nations “Earth Summit” on global development, the international Occupy movement is calling for protesters to gather in Rio de Janeiro from June 20-22 to stage social movement pressure on the invitation-only participants in Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development.
Countering last year’s (fair) criticism of [...]
Don’t let the media blackout convince you that the Occupy movement is done. It isn’t — not by a longshot. ReOccupations for this American Spring are happening in:
Atlanta Boston Chicago Detroit Minneapolis New York City Raleigh San Francisco
And be on the lookout for reoccupations on May 1.
Where else are reoccupations happening? Share [...]
Darcy Richardson is on the ballot as a Democratic presidential candidate in New Hampshire. If you’re a Democrat or a political independent looking for a solid, serious alternative to Barack Obama, Richardson would be a reasonable choice. [...]
New Hampshire Citizen Action has assembled a bird dog list of all the appearances of all the Republican presidential candidates. The list has been made available so that activists know where to place their protests. [...]
As Irregular Times writers, we’ve pledged to donate a dollar to international relief for every shirt we sell, but we also donate another dollar to good political causes within American borders. Our donation this month isn’t headed to some Democratic politician. For years the Democrats convinced us to vote them into office on the premise [...]
“Congress shall make no law… abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” – First Amendment to the United States Constitution
Number of people confirmed to have been arrested in America, most for nothing more [...]
Tonight at 8:00 pm Pacific Time, Green Party presidential candidates Kent Mesplay and Jill Stein will make a joint appearance at a candidate forum in Los Angeles, California. If you live in Los Angeles, you can attend for free (RSVP and location details are here). If like most people you don’t live in Los Angeles, [...]
From Citizens for Legitimate Government:
General Strike: November 28, 2011!
The only thing we have left is our labor. This is what we must withhold.
The debt “super committee” makes its budget recommendations on Wednesday, November 23rd, the day before Thanksgiving.
We know that the recommendations will include deep cuts to Medicaid, Medicare, and Social [...]