Third Party Movement
|By: David Swanson Saturday October 16, 2010 3:14 am|
“It’s not meant to ridicule activism,” Jon Stewart tells NPR, speaking of his planned rally on the National Mall. But you can see where someone might have gotten that impression.
|By: CTuttle Saturday October 9, 2010 5:20 pm|
A look at the recent FBI’s raids on antiwar, left-leaning orgs…
|By: Miep Saturday October 9, 2010 2:58 am|
A post about compost, 10/10, urine, potatoes, carrots, and soup.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Wednesday October 6, 2010 10:15 am|
Weeks after the FBI raided their home, two Chicago
activists, Stephanie Weiner and Joe Iosbaker, stood before a crowd of about 150
Chicagoans gathered outside the Dirksen Federal Building and declared during a
press conference they, and twelve others who were subpoenaed, have no intention to go before any grand juries and participate in a “fishing expedition.”
|By: KevinZeese Wednesday September 29, 2010 12:58 pm|
Since the the presidency of George W. Bush and continuing throughout the presidency of Barack Obama more and more Americans who are politically active are finding themselves monitored, harassed and searched. It is a trend that we must stand up to or we all my find ourselves on a government list merely for writing a letter, signing a petition or attending a protest.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Wednesday September 29, 2010 10:38 am|
Over a thousand Appalachian residents and activists participated in a rally and march in Washington, D.C. on Monday, September 27th. The action was the culmination of a multi-day convergence that had been put together by a coalition known as Appalachia Rising, which organized the activity to advance the movement to abolish mountaintop removal coal mining in the United States.
|By: Kevin Gosztola Monday September 27, 2010 5:07 am|
The coal industry, especially corporations like Massey Energy, have an interest in using the agencies of counterterrorism to target activists for conspiring to commit acts of “domestic terrorism.” Corporations like Massey Energy have lobbied for support from federal law enforcement so that they can be protected from the threat posed to them by a movement to end mountaintop removal.
|By: Rayne Tuesday September 21, 2010 1:05 pm|
I’ve already published a 50,000 foot view, a personal look back, and a personal account of getting to this point in the road. But here’s a “road map” used along the way, stripped down for use by any local Democratic Party, third party entity or activist organization which wants to start their own journey.
|By: Rayne Sunday September 19, 2010 5:30 pm|
The next leg of the journey on the road to activism was harder and the challenges steeper.