Monthly Archives: January 2013

Indigenous Women Take the Lead in Idle No More

By Kristin Moe, YES! Magazine 19 January 13   Motivated by ancient traditions of female leadership as well as their need for improved legal rights, First Nations women are stepping to the forefront of the Idle No More movement.   … Continue reading

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Can the Occupy Movement and Organized Labor Strengthen Ties in 2013?

By Peter Rugh, Occupy 19 January 13   n a cold December morning, before sunrise in New York’s Chinatown, about 60 activists gathered in front of Dunkin’ Donuts along Canal Street. Gripping steamy styrofoam cups of joe, they stepped on … Continue reading

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Idle No More — Think Occupy, But With Deep Deep Roots

Bill McKibben   I don’t claim to know exactly what’s going on with #IdleNoMore, the surging movement of indigenous activists that started late last year in Canada and is now spreading across the continent — much of the action, from … Continue reading

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State of Fear

Chris Hedges, Truthdig Hedges writes: “The FBI documents are not only a chilling example of how widespread this surveillance and obstruction has become, they are an explicit warning by the security services to all who consider dissent.” READ MORE  

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The Strange Conflict Between Steubenville and Anonymous

Caroline Bankoff   New York Magazine 06January2013   n response to a growing uproar over their handling of the August Twitter and Instagram-documented gang rape of an unconscious 16-year-old girl by two high school football players, officials in Steubenville, Ohio have launched a … Continue reading

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FBI Knew of Assassination Plot Against Occupy But Gave No Warnings

Brett Wilkins, Digital Journal 02 January 13   he Federal Bureau of Investigation knew of a plot to assassinate members of the Occupy Wall Street at protests around the United States but did not inform the potential victims of the … Continue reading

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Occupy float to follow Rose Parade

The 15-foot-high float, with “Mr. Monopoly” riding a red wagon, is designed to draw attention to foreclosures and “illegal bank practices,” an organizer says. Occupy protester Raymond Castaneda hoists a banner displaying the preamble to the U.S. Constitution during a … Continue reading

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