As Arabs rise up, US activists must too persevere →
redguard: By Maureen Clare Murphy, Managing Editor of The Electronic Intifada and an organizer with the Palestine Solidarity Group-Chicago Government oppression of peoples’ democratic rights is not something endured only in the Middle East, however. Here in the United States, there has been a long history of repression of peoples’ struggles. Today that repression is keenly felt by members of...
The Two Crabs
THE TWO CRABS Adapted from Aesop One fine sunny day, two Crabs came out from their home in the deep blue sea to take a walk on the yellow sand. There was one Big Crab and one Little Crab. “Child,” said the Big Crab, turning his eyes this way and that to see who was looking at them, “you are walking very awkwardly twisting all the time from side to side. I don’t like...
Follow me, my Love.: Same-Sex Civil Unions... →
followmemylove: Governor Pat Quinn will make same-sex civil unions official in Illinois on Jan. 31, according to openly gay state Rep. Greg Harris. Harris was lead sponsor of the bill legalizing civil unions, which passed the state’s legislature late last year. The new law affords gay and lesbian couples…
Spaghetti for a little friend.
doesyourmamaknow: eternaljamaisvu: can-i-slyther-in:unfathomable-dreams:scorpianparty: this is the cutest thing ever. Omg it looks sooo happy! Another for Rachel. Aww that is even tinier than my tiny foods. Also, I’ve been eating tiny ice cream from that little monster bowl you gave me. It is so perfect for that.
Super Relax.: doesyourmamaknow: Committee to Stop... →
doesyourmamaknow: Committee to Stop FBI Repression NATIONAL CALL-IN DAY to Fitzpatrick, Holder and Obama Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 Over 50 cities, hundreds of groups, and thousands of people protested against FBI and U.S. Grand Jury repression on Tuesday January 25. The…
Trade Union Poster Design: A Very Mini History →
There are some very cool designs in this article.
Activists Defy Orders to Testify →
A nice little WBEZ (Chicago Public Radio) piece about the ongoing FBI fishing expedition and ensuing protests.
Memphis lawmen say high-profile visit to protest... →
When a police SWAT team and an FBI anti-terrorism squad showed up Tuesday at a Memphis church where peace activists were staging an event, a scene reminiscent of the turbulent 1960s ensued.
Activism Is Not a Crime: Why I Will Not Testify... →
redguard: by Maureen Murphy I have been summoned to appear before a federal grand jury in Chicago on January 25. But I will not testify, even at the risk of being put in jail for contempt of court, because I believe that our most fundamental rights as citizens are at stake. I am one of 23 anti-war, labor and solidarity activists in Chicago and throughout the Midwest who are facing a grand jury...
Lynne Stewart’s message to Jan. 25 protests →
Fight Back News Service is circulating the following message by Lynne Stewart to the Jan. 25 protests against the FBI and Grand Jury witch hunt that has been unleashed on anti-war and international solidarity activists. Lynne Stewart, a heroic and long-time progressive lawyer, is serving a ten-year prison sentence in Fort Worth, Texas for allegedly helping terrorists. Her courage and determination...
Who was Karen Sullivan? Minnesota activists... →
redguard: Prosecutors investigating more than a dozen Minnesota anti-war activists recently confirmed that the charges rely on an undercover agent who spent two and a half years infiltrating their organization. This is how the woman who called herself Karen Sullivan insinuated herself into the lives of local protesters, and how she mysteriously vanished just before FBI agents raided their...
Jan. 25: Take Action to Protest FBI and Grand Jury... →
I possibly posted something about this before, but too bad. Frankly, my idea of a gentle suggestion feels more like a punch in the face, but this isn’t about me. There are protests and actions all over, so check one out.
Super Relax.: policing femme identity, in response... →
deliciouslysubversive: dressupbox: summary of question from xicanagrrl: how do you feel about het cis women identifying as femme, and about queersexual femmes asserting that it is appropriative for het cis women to identify as femme? these are SOME of my ideas about femme…