Posts Tagged with "police"

BREAKING: Wisconsin Police Have Joined Protest Inside State Capitol

Friday, February 25, 2011

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From inside the Wisconsin State Capitol, RAN ally Ryan Harvey reports: “Hundreds of cops have just marched into the Wisconsin state capitol building to protest the anti-Union bill, to massive applause. They now join up to 600 people who are inside.” Ryan reported on his Facebook page earlier today: “Police have just announced to the [...]

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The Raging Grannies Show a Reporter from China What Free Speech Means in America

Friday, January 28, 2011

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The Raging Grannies Show a Reporter from China What Free Speech Means in America

The Change Chevron team recently went down to Lafayette, CA to congratulate Chevron CEO John Watson on his company’s induction into the Corporate Hall of Shame, and the Bay Area chapter of the Raging Grannies rolled with us. Granny Ruth filed this report about how the group of elderly activists was questioned by police while [...]

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No Blood for Palm Oil

Friday, January 21, 2011

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No Blood for Palm Oil

The land grab crisis in Indonesia is getting worse — with tragic consequences. On Tuesday, six unarmed villagers were shot while harvesting palm oil fruit on their own land. Jakarta Globe’s Jan. 16 article reports the villagers had an ongoing conflict with Kresna Duta Agroindo, a palm oil subsidiary of Sinar Mas, when they were [...]

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HSBC Ad: Police Attacking Forest Activists

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

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I have almost nothing to say. this is mostly just bizarre. And disgusting. The giant bank HSBC has a new ad depicting a violent police disruption of a forest protest. Just strange. Oh, and I like Joanna Newsom, WTF?

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This Is What A Police State Looks Like

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

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Ever seen the film Children of Men? Post-apocalyptic film where England is a police state and grayish activists represent an underground trying to overthrow the government and spark the revolution. All the media is state controlled and immigrants and dissidents are rounded up and put in walled cities to keep them away from “normal” society. [...]

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Cattle permitted to march in Detroit, students blocked.

Sunday, January 13, 2008

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Today we marched through the streets of downtown Detroit towards the Cobo convention center where the North American International Auto Show launched into the first day of glitz, glam, and greenwash. More than sixty students from a half-dozen campuses around Michigan carpooled (for lack of another option) to Detroit to send a clear message to [...]

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ADM Protest: Stench, Soy, and Severe Security

Friday, November 9, 2007

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I’ve just returned from a quick trip helping our Rainforest Agribusiness team organize a protest the ADM annual shareholders meeting in Decatur, IL. If you haven’t yet, check out Leila’s post about all the action inside the meeting. My job was to help put together our outside action. I’ll give you the summary first and [...]

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