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“Holiday Thoughts” by Mumia Abu-Jamal

December 11, 2012

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(a passage from the book Death Blossoms) In each year’s wintery season comes the great festival in the West alleged to celebrate the birth of Jesus of Nazareth some two thousand years ago. To many, however, it is a time of utter hypocrisy. To those many millions mired in poverty, it is a time of […]

Remember, Remember the 5th of November (A Call to action from Occupy Fast Food)

October 23, 2012

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This past September, Workers at the Hot n Crusty coffee shop on 63rd St and 2nd Ave. In New York successfully struck for better wages and working conditions.Two weeks ago, 88 Walmart workers around America went on strike in response to the conglomerate’s history of retaliation against anyone that expresses a desire to organize; which […]

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 […]

UPCOMING CENTRAL FLORIDA ACTIONS & EVENTS:

July 26, 2012

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July 27 – Critical Mass Daytona Beach, Meet at City Island Library at 6:00 PM, ride at 6:30 PM, potluck dinner after ride (bring a dish to share). July 27 – Orlando Critical Mass: July Critical Blast!, Meet at 5:30 PM, ride at 6:00 PM, Loch Haven Park/Orlando Science Center, 777 E. Princeton St., Orlando […]

The Frontline of #occupy is coming to FL, A Call to Action

June 28, 2012

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In late August, the Republican National Convention (RNC) is coming to Tampa, where Mitt “1%” Romney will accept the Republican nomination for President of the United States of America. Along with this pompous celebration of plutocracy; the police state will be in full force, ready and willing to curb more than the enthusiasm of any […]

Solidarity First: Filling the Intentional Holes of Plutocracy

June 27, 2012

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After the completion of last months Occupied Daytona News Journal a new experiment in news began in Daytona Beach Florida. With the support of occupiers around the area, Solidarity First was born. Well what is Solidarity First? Taken from the Facebook: “Welcome to your go to source for grassroots independent analysis of all issues of […]

Why we shouldn’t be surprised at the Supreme Court

June 27, 2012

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For legal scholars who still presumed the court as unbiased institution, free from influence of big money, the upholding of Citizen’s United may have been the final nail in the coffin. For hundreds of years the country’s elected officials and judges have continuously drifted away from public opinion by creating laws and upholding laws in […]

Revolutions… Revolutionary Theory…

June 26, 2012

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Revolutions… Revolutionary Theory… Occupy Wall Street September 17th 2011 Occupy Wall Street liberated Liberty Square, formerly known as Zuccotti, and the “Occupy Movement” was born, or was it? First what is “occupy”? Well, it is important to notice that occupying is a direct action tactic of protesting and reclaiming space with roots as far back […]