When Peaceful Means are Met With Force
rosinhabela: My name is Kelly Schomburg, I’m the girl with the red hair in these pictures. I was protesting at the Occupy Wall Street march yesterday when I and several other women were sprayed with mace and subsequently arrested. Many have already seen the video, which has been spreading like wildfire over twitter, Facebook, tumblr, and other video feeds, along with hundreds of other photos...
CRYPTIC MYSTIC: occupations →
crypticmystic: FLOOD THE INTERNET! reblog the shit out of this and all occupywallstreet news and information you come across. force this country’s media to pay attention. force your brothers and sisters within the 99% to wake up! also, add any additional items you are aware of (non-facebook pages included). …
Yes, This is Class Warfare
It seems very fitting to me (in a weird sadistic way, not in a “justice is served” kind of way) that the Occupy Wall Street protests are being shunned by the media. I am not certain if this is because the media is owned by big business which profits when Wall Street profits or if there is another cause possibly more evil than financial that is behind this. In a world where the...
We Must Do Better
Cross posted from Perfectly Cursed Life Last night, the State of Georgia killed a man. Troy Davis was executed for a crime that many believe he did not commit. He was executed in the name of justice. He was killed in the name of ending violence. Despite overwhelming evidence that the prosecution and jury may have gotten the wrong man, his execution went forward. Despite the fact that ...
Troy Davis: 10 reasons why he should not be... →
I Am Troy Davis
In less than six hours, the State of Georgia will execute a man for a murder that most are uncertain he committed. Those of us who do not believe in the death penalty as a legitimate state action are appalled and saddened. Those of us who have any knowledge of or experience in the justice system are not surprised. And yet, time and time again men and women are put to death—the ultimate...
I have to admit, I love the Terrible Teacher meme. I mean…we’ve all had teachers that pull these stunts to retain power and control. But on the other hand, it bothers me that Terrible Teacher is a person of color and the one time I saw a cool teacher meme it was a white woman. Of course, I cannot find it now.
Save an Innocent Man: Troy Davis
It is no secret that I am vehemently opposed to the death penalty as it provides no true purpose either in deterring crime, making a victim whole or rehabilitating the criminal. I realize that many people do not share my opinion for various reasons. That debate is for another day. The problem with the conviction of Mr. Troy Davis is that he is an innocent man on death row who will be...
The last day for the first Borders →
What a sad day for Michigan.