Join concerned U.S. citizens on October 6, 2011 in Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C. to demand that America’s resources be invested in human needs and environmental protection, not war and exploitation. It is no longer possible to hide the truth from the people. We are aware that the earth has provided us with abundance. Resource … Continue reading History is Knocking, Will You Answer the Door?
“Perhaps we cannot prevent this world from being a world in which children are tortured. But we can reduce the number of tortured children. And if you don’t help us, who else in the world can help us do this?” Albert Camus Six brave congressional representatives heeded Camus’ call. Dennis Kucinich [OH-10], William Lacy Clay … Continue reading Brave Enough to Make a Stand
A Matrix of Mind Control Deadens the Heart, Mind, and Soul of Congress, But Not Civil Society “As indigenous people one of the things we learned about colonialism is that you never ask the oppressor for permission”. Robert Lovelace~former chief of the Ardoch Algonquin First Nation James Wall asks us to “ponder what really happened … Continue reading Matrix of Mind Control
A local woman’s experience aboard the Audacity of Hope. Originally published in Good Times by April Short Addendum to August 28, 2011 Post The article below, first published in the Good Times on July 20, 2011, did an excellent job of capturing part of my experience aboard the Audacity of Hope, with the exception of … Continue reading Santa Cruz to Gaza
I shared coffee and conversation with a member of the Hellenic Coast Guard who less than 24 hours ago had turned us back to port. The day after the Hellenic Coast Guard and heavily armed commandos escorted our boat, The Audacity of Hope, back to port, I, was up at dawn walking the compounded shipyard. … Continue reading Coffee and Commandos
Written by Free Gaza Team | 19 July 2011 For Immediate Release Dignité on the last leg of voyage to Gaza: Small French ship carrying message that cannot be silenced [ ATHENS] The Steering Committee of Freedom Flotilla II: Stay Human can confirm, that after anchoring in international waters overnight, the French-flagged ship Dignité / Karama has … Continue reading Dignité on the last leg of voyage to Gaza
Kristin Szremski, Special to the Mercury News, 05/18/2011 Free speech and the unimpeded exchange of ideas are under attack on America's college campuses. Federal funding for institutions of higher education, including moneys for research and academic conferences, may be hanging in the balance. In March, federal authorities from the Office of Civil Rights within the … Continue reading Re-interpretation of Civil Rights Act threatens free speech at UC Santa Cruz
Nora Barrows-Friedman The Electronic Intifada 2 March 2011 Students hold a protest outside the offices of the district attorney of Orange County in solidarity with the Irvine 11. Photo: Craig Norris Eleven University of California students face criminal charges and possible jail terms for protesting and disrupting a speech by an Israeli official as the … Continue reading US students face jail time for disrupting Israeli official’s speech