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An Open Letter To Those Against LGBT Rights (And those who think consuming fast food accounts for legitimate protest…)

August 9, 2012

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Let me begin by saying, I can’t say I’ll be addressing a certain category of consumers in detail because of the fact that I said the parenthesized portion of my title out loud, and then let it process in my head. Anyhow, to the rest of those against gay marriage & LBGT rights- I really […]

UPCOMING NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL DAYS OF ACTION & SOLIDARITY:

August 3, 2012

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August 9 – #A9 – Occupy LA’s Global Day of Action – Chalkupy the World – “A Better World is Possible” August 30 – #A30 Shut Down Bain Capital! Occupy Tampa & the Tampa Bay Regional General Assembly passed through consensus, “Shut Down Bain Capital!”, a national call to action on the day that Mitt […]

UPCOMING CENTRAL FLORIDA ACTIONS & EVENTS:

August 3, 2012

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August 3 – National Same-Sex Kiss Day – People around the nation will show Chick Fil A their thanks for Chick Fil A’s support of love, equality, and the real definition of marriage, at 8:00PM Eastern (7:00 PM Central; 5:00 PM Pacific) at your local Chick Fil A. Twitter: @ntlsamesexkissday August 4 – Hands Across […]

JULY ROUND-UP

August 3, 2012

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The White Plains, NY police officer accused of calling 68 year-old Kenneth Chamberlain Sr. a racial slur in the moments before Chamberlain was fatally shot in his own home by police, has been suspended without pay. Chamberlain’s family has filed a $21 million civil rights lawsuit against the City of White Plains, the White Plains […]

A Weekend of Shootings Leaves Communities Across the Country Wounded

August 3, 2012

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The weekend of July 21, 2012, amounted to be a tragic one. At the midnight showing of the latest Batman film in Aurora, Colorado, 24 year old James Holmes allegedly tear gassed and opened fire on a theater full of people, some of which were children. At the end of Holmes’s rampage, 12 people – […]

The Olympic’s Global 1% Agenda VS. Local Residents and Athletes Who Dare to Dissent

August 3, 2012

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The Olympics are often characterized as a time where politics ends and the games being. Where borders seize to exist and the world comes together to watch athletes compete on fair and level playing fields free of daily injustices imposed upon them for corporate greed. NBC this year has offered 16+ hours a day of […]

Chalktivists in LA Refuse to Allow the Police State Deter Them from ‘Assembling and Seeking Justice’ for Their Community

August 3, 2012

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On the evening of July 12, 2012, some Occupy Los Angeles participants met at DTLA Art Walk, a monthly art-walk in Downtown Los Angeles. The Occupiers met with the intent to raise awareness of the unlawful arrests of activists that had been protesting a local lobbing group, Central City Association (CCA). Many of the arrests […]

Rising Tension

August 3, 2012

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Everything around us moves at the speed of light leaving not much more than a dim blur quickly fading away. Since #S17 so much has happened in the world around us but the media still strategically ignores us and somehow still can’t get the message. We have change the discussion of politics yet it is […]

Piccadilly Circus Protest

August 3, 2012

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July 29th, 2012 the Piccadilly Circus came to the Daytona Beach Ocean Center. The circus was met by a group of 20 or so protesters who braved the heat all day to hold informative signs, hand out literature, and engage in enlightening conversation with circus goers. One protester would ask people, “Please make this your […]