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In case you haven’t heard, a big protest march in Washington DC is being planned for October 26, 2013. The demand: for the U.S. government to stop its massive warrantless surveillance programs that spy on the activities of hundreds of millions of innocent, law-abiding people.
In recent years, the organization Code PINK shifted from protest actions to educational meetings and discussions as people stopped showing up for demonstrations. But last night Code PINK started an encampment outside Congress that will be ongoing, at least until Congress votes one way or
We Act Radio in Washington DC is throwing aside the once-subversive, now-staid “hey hey, ho ho” mode of protest, replacing it with a NSA Mix Tape Bike Ride that is framed in jarring terms: Does that depiction of a massive surveillance plan sweeping up all
Occupy Our Homes will be holding a demonstration in Washington DC during the week of May 20 2013 in the latest focus of the Occupy movement: foreclosures on struggling Americans while banks roll in profit. Not quite “dead,” is it?
Because President Barack Obama has not bothered to open a web page for the underfunded, unstaffed and unchaired Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, the only way for members of the public to know about its activities is to pay close attention to this website
Oh, the follies of billionaires. Last week, an organization called The Can Kicks Back posted the following to its Facebook page: The silly geese. How surprised can “The Can Kicks Back” be about the activities of “Fix the Debt” when the two organizations share the
“The Delegates — and the rest of the American people — are the true boss of Americans Elect.” — Americans Elect, “About,” April 2011 “We will never promote any candidate of our own — and the ultimate winner is decided only by the American voters.”
A national march in Washington DC against Torture on June 24 2012 is said to be cosponsored by 28 social movement organizations. Cosponsorship denotes support, and the very least an organization could do to support an event is to promote it. Perhaps the simplest, lowest-cost
No Labels, May 18 2012: “The fight to solve our country’s problems goes on — that’s why you should support #NoLabels”. No Labels, May 19 2012: “Listen up #Washington: Stop fighting. Start fixing! Plz RT if you agree.” And yes, in case you were wondering:
If you say enough with the earthquakes (yes, earthquakes), enough with the spills, enough with the carcinogenic drinking water, enough with plans for drill rigs on campus, enough with cozy insiderism going all the way up to the Obama administration, rally July 28 in Washington,