The G8 Summit at Camp David, MD is currently underway with minimal protesters and a shit ton of mainstream press with nothing to cover. Tomorrow there is a Bloc Party. If you're not in Chicago... it's not too late.
1950 Born WINSTON JEROME LINDSLEY
A direct descendant of Mayflower colonist John Alden
Great grandmother was first cousin to the mother of Prime Minister Winston Churchill.
Homeless at age 15
Quit high school during the 10th grade and enrolled in night school to study auto mechanics
1969 Drove his GTO to Woodstock at age 18
1978 Parlayed automotive training as a Journeyman Master Technician into a successful global automotive business International Technological Information Consultants (ITIC),
Occupy DC, Occupy the Hood, Chuck D, M1 from Dead Prez, Rebel Diaz, Ramona Africa and a bunch a rowdy Justice seekers rally at the Department of Justice and March on The White House for Mumia Abu-Jamal's birthday. 20 some arrests are made.
Occupy DC marches on hotels harboring delegates from the IMF / World Bank Spring Meeting. 4-21-12
A rally of mostly women and children in Washington DC to seek more support for the Free Syrian Army, defectors from the Dictators army who defend their countrymen from their government. Bashar al-Assad is accused of using rape and torture as weapons against his people especially women and children.
Live Stream of this event will be here http://mobilebroadcastnews.com/NewsRoom/FluxRostrum/Fluxview-USA-LIVE
Nagia is a Syrian American who has been working w/ the Syrian American community to organize the Syrian Women and Children Rally across from the Saudi Arabia Embassy (at the Watergate Hotel) on April 13th at 11am as a thank you to the Saudi government for supporting the Syrian resistance against the brutal dictatorship of Bashar al-Assad
Trayvon Martin March for Justice Washington DC April 7th.
Occupy DC at McPherson Square celebrated their 6 month anniversary by switching sides and marching in support of the 1%. The Black Bloc Infiltrates the march halfway through and refrains from eating any of the 1% ers for lunch. Thank you Food Not Bombs.
The initial action of NOW DC ( http://NOWDC.org ) 100 or so people marched from Franklin Square to the Environmental Protection Agency to tell them to do their job for a change. Whistle blowers and industry insiders spoke to culture of STFU that has allowed corporations to rape the planet of resources for immediate financial profit with no consideration of the health of the future generations.
This is an in intimate discussion with Lisa Fithian & Jason Ahmadi conducted Oct 31st 2011 over coffee, early in the morning. None of us had had much sleep in the previous 6 weeks. Get Lisa's insight on the history of violent and non violent protest. Also, a detailed analysis of the potential pitfalls of the Occupy Wall Street movement and how they can be avoided.
Lisa Fithian has been working for nonviolent social change since the mid 1970's. Over the years she has been a student, labor and community organizer on a broad range of issues. From environmental justice to student and worker rights, from peace and global justice to immigration and housing, Lisa continues to use a wide range of strategies and tactics and encouraged nonviolent direct action as one of the most effective strategies for change.