Posts Tagged with "organizing"

Greetings From Cairo, Where The Egyptian Revolution Is Still Underway

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

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Greetings From Cairo, Where The Egyptian Revolution Is Still Underway

I’ve heard the phrase “The more things change, the more they stay the same” many times since I got to Cairo two days ago. But the hope for a better future that gave rise to the revolution is far from dead. Mubarak may be out, but the Egyptian revolution is not over. I’m here in [...]

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Egypt’s Youth Revolution

Thursday, February 17, 2011

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Egypt’s Youth Revolution

On what has become known as “The Day of Revolt” — January 25, 2011 — thousands of Egyptians took to the streets to protest the regime of authoritarian leader Hosni Mubarak, and so began one of the most successful and influential peaceful protests in history. Inspired by the effective Jasmine Revolution in Tunisia earlier in [...]

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RBC Tar Sands activists have a posse

Friday, February 12, 2010

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I just finished spending two weeks with some of my favorite organizers in Toronto. In the midst of strategizing to have an impactful presence at the Royal Bank of Canada‘s Annual General Shareholder’s meeting (AGM), we went on a training tour to reach out communities all over Ontario. The response has been tremendous. RAN Toronto [...]

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Freedom From Oil Tour Diary #10 – THE END!

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

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Check out the final glorious episode of the 10 day adventure of RAN and Substance educating and mobilizing people to stop the Tar Sands, with rock bands Propagandhi and Strike Anywhere In this one we talk to bands, Chrissy Swain from Grassy Narrows, RAN activists, and talk about how YOU can get involved with the [...]

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Climate Ground Zero Action Camp: Day 2

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

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I’m sitting in front of the Greenpeace communications van, the pride and joy of Richard “Sky King” Dillman. Despite our relatively remote location, can transmit live audio, video or text just about anywhere in the world using a combination of radio, satellite, or cellular networks. I’m joining Richard and colleague Mike Johnson for “tactical communications” [...]

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Rebirth of a Dream

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

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I coauthored this with Amy Ortiz, a student activist from the RAN network, who also works with Southern Energy Network. This past weekend, April 4-6th, something historic took place in Memphis, Tennessee. During the same few days where people from across the nation gathered in the place where Martin Luther King Jr’s was assassinated forty [...]

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