Debbie Schlussel on Pete Seeger’s death:
It’s yet more proof of Billy Joel’s trademark song, “Only the Good Die Young,” as Pete Seeger is dead at age 94…. The only surprise for me about this stale refugee from the folk/hippie/yippie crowd is that he did not convert to Islam. He was definitely a halal granola [...]
The Occupy Chicago website appears moribund; the last blog post was in early July 2013 and the last YouTube video was posted two years ago.
On the other hand, near Taksim Square in Istanbul, Istiklal Street is still occupied by thousands of protesters who have gathered to oppose efforts by the government to track [...]
Keep your eyes on s17ows.org. Something’s coming:
SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY: Tuesday September 17, 2013 @ 8am until 10pm
8:00am – 11:00am Gather in Zuccotti Park for autonomous actions
11:00am – 12:00pm March to Washington Square
12:00pm – 2:00am Rally in Washington Square Park
2:00pm – 4:00pm Money Warz Street Theater in Times Square
This morning, as I looked to the popular headline service Twitter for accounts of secular protest across Turkey, what struck me first was the humor in a pair of photographs from Ankara and Adana:
What whimsy, I thought. What fun. But then I thought about why some of these largely peaceful protesters are [...]
Each time we sell a made-in-the-USA liberal political t-shirt at Skreened, we set aside one dollar to donate to a liberal political cause and another dollar to better the economic condition of poor people outside the United States.
This month, our domestic political donation goes to The Partnership for Civil Justice in recognition of [...]
Sometimes, it’s useful to look backward for a sense of scale and perspective.
A year ago today, I [...]
Occupy Denver has just issued a call to protest at the first presidential debate between Mitt Romney and Barack Obama.
The first of the three Presidential “debates” will take place in Denver, Colorado on October 3rd. We have no doubt that this charade will produce plenty of false promises, lies, empty platitudes and misleading statements. [...]
Some people schedule their summers around expensive megaconcerts. Some people schedule their summers around beach parties. Some people schedule their summers around protest. If you’re in the last category, here’s your heads-up for the end of Summer 2012:
Big protest #1: March on the Republican National Convention, Tampa FL, August 27-30
Big protest #2: March [...]