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.
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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.
The Occupy DC camps were both given notice to comply with anti Camping laws by noon Monday 1-30-12 or face enforcement of those laws. The Occupy Freedom Plaza camp openly agreed to comply while the McPherson Square camp consolidated their tents under an enormous tarp stretched over the Square's statue of McPherson and awaited the Park Police's response. The Police did a couple of walk through during the day but made no attempt at enforcing any laws because several hundred additional supporters and media peoople descended on the camp. This morning the police came through an
I am A Meme
song by Vermin Supreme
Democratic Candidate for President
Available on iTunes
music: Inge Berge
closing artwork by http://carlricke.com
Presidential Candidate Vermin Supreme speaks of his relationship with the occupy movement. Then crashes the victory parties of Newt and Ron Paul.
Vermin Supreme placed 3rd in the Democratic Primary in New Hampshire.
mo'fo' Re: Vermin http://VerminSupreme.com
mo'fo' Re: ONHP http://OccupyNH.org