Peacesmiths Coffeehouse 1/8/16

Music by Zack Reyes and Poetry by Steven Schmidt plus… Open Mic!

Presidential Candidate arrested at Tar Sands protest

Jill Stein arrested for supplying Keystone XL blockaders

Another police killing: What if there were no police?

The latest police failure is the story of a police officer in Houston, Texas, who shot and killed a man, who was a double-amputee, who was in his wheelchair. [Story at CNN: here] The man had been threatening the officer with what turned out to be a pen. Below is my essay, previously published at […]

Boog City 73 Occupy @ 1 #S17 Issue

online pdf of Boog City 73, our Occupy at One issue, our biggest non-Portable Boog Reader issue ever,

Tues April 17th in Suffolk: Protest the fact of an Earth Summit at the home of the polluter

A protest against fake environmentalism and “green-washing”… __________________________________________ Protest Demonstration at BNL’s so-called Earth Summit Who: Renew Community Earth [and Long Island environmentalists, anti-nuke activists, concerned citizens, and civic leaders] When: Tuesday, April 17, 2012 11 am – 1 pm Where: Entrance to BNL – bring anti-nuke signs Why: Demand closure of BNL’s Nuclear Power […]

This Saturday – March 24 – Occupy in NYC

Also, Sat. March 24th on Long Island: A peace, justice, occupy event 12:15 in Port Jefferson Info: here. ____________________ Let Freedom Spring! NYPD Police Commissioner Ray Kelly must resign! The 1%’s police proxies have been attempting to suppress our peaceful protests, sparking a response we haven’t seen since last September. But we need your help! […]

Occupy Wall Street update: (Who did NYPD target last night?)

Sunday morning, January 1, 2012: I think this site is now streaming live in NYC: http://www.livestream.com/occupynyc2 Occupy Wall Street folks were definitely active until 5am on the streets. I think they are still gathered as of late morning, Sunday, January 1, 2012. Last night was a busy night in NYC. Hundreds of thousands of people […]

Famous WBAI caller passes away: RIP Monroe

Like Elvis or Madonna, some people are famous and prolific enough to be known by only one name. If you ever listened to WBAI 99.5FM in NYC, or attended board meetings, you couldn’t help but brace yourself when you heard the name “Monroe”. Monroe Litman was a constant presence on community radio station WBAI. He […]

99% Choir Goes Caroling and Forecloses on Bank of America

OWS & Brooklyn community reclaim a vacant Bank of America house

Some great photos of the event at someone’s Imgur: here. ________________________________ Follow on Livestream: Occupy NYC LiveStreaming Global Revolution TV Online updates & multimedia: http://occupyourhomes.org Location: East New York — Vermont Street, Brooklyn (3 train to Pennsylvania, L train to Livonia) Brooklyn, NY — In a bold new phase for the 99% movement, a vacant […]

Occupy Wall St Librarians Address Blooomberg For Destroying Books: 11/23/ Press Conference

See a funny story about the book PeaceSmiths donated to Occupy Wall Street: here. ______________________________________________ Posted at OccupyWallSt Occupy Wall Street Librarians Address Bloomberg for Destroying Books Nov. 23, 2011 Over 4,000 Books, Documents, Were Trashed by NYPD & Dept. of Sanitation in Raid OWS Library Staff Recovers Books and Supplies, Less Than One-Fifth is […]

Occupy Oakland update

Here are some reports I gathered by observing news reports and activist LiveStreams last night and this morning: The overall Occupy Oakland General Strike was peaceful. During the afternoon and early hours, there were some reports of people ahead of the march doing graffiti, etc. But, it seems that peacekeepers from the march actually stopped […]

“Keep DC Walmart Free” by Head-Roc

Walmart has plans to establish four stores in DC by 2012. Notorious for threatening small businesses, causing the loss of more jobs, and bringing lower wage standards for all workers to communities, concerned District of Columbia citizens and social justice advocates are coming together to spread the news and resist the potentially disastrous implication for the District. This […]

Occupy Wall Street update: Eviction averted, march to Wall Street, handful arrested

A good place to stay in tune with the action is through Twitter. Some of the tags are #ows or #OccupyWallStreet. Also, there is a NYC Live Stream at www.livestream.com/occupywallstnyc Even if the streaming video is down, there are often people in the chat room who know what is going on. (excerpt from) OccupWallSt.org website: […]

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