[taken with permission from the Facebook page of former Occupied Tucson Citizen working group member Shannon Cain, now residing in Paris. For those who don’t already know, the French flag filter places the image of a French flag over your profile picture on your Facebook page or, as the company itself puts it, “Change your […]
KAFR KANNA, a village near Nazareth, is probably the place where Jesus – according to the New Testament – turned water into wine. Now it is the Arab village where the Israeli police is turning stones into blood. On the fateful day, the police was confronting a group of young Arabs protesting against the Israeli […]
The following is a satirical piece from the German television program Die Anstalt about the media’s managing of the news concerning the war in Ukraine. The fact that media coverage in Germany of the Ukrainian situation appears very similar to our own does not reflect well on German mainstream media. The skit does, however, raise […]
OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN After five years of bureaucratic delays and internal contradictions in the Peruvian judiciary system, the trial of 53 protesters in the northern Peruvian jungle town of Bagua has begun. The indigenous protesters, opposed to a dozen decree laws that truncated indigenous territorial rights that had been promulgated by then President Alan García. […]
OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN whoa, srsly??? — G S Bierce (@GSBierce) September 4, 2013 just heard #traitor say Assad’s chemical attacks in #ghouta are a setup #dumb — G S Bierce (@GSBierce) September 4, 2013 cause gas attacks in Syria were a few km from recently arrived UN investigators #stupidhippie #naive — G S […]
OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN [Ed. Note: This article contrasting two Occupy encampments on two different continents – Occupy Tucson and Occupy Prague – by Occupied Tucson Citizen working group member Greg Evans recently appeared in the Czech cultural-political journal A2. Below we present the English language version of the article.] A Tale of Two Occupys With […]
TED TALKS Savory offers a solution to desertification (and thus climate change) that can be accepted by the main stream. There’s an option that Savory doesn’t consider: allowing herds and pack predators to live freely. Of course, this unconsidered option is politically unacceptable (as well as economically unthinkable) to most.