Archive | December, 2012

Occupy Phoenix protesters in Bisbee makin a music video. A guitarist sits cross-legged, 2 protesters stand behind him holding a sign with the word "Occupy", all three protesters are in all white. Two more protesters, not in white, flank them on both sides.

Mining Protests in Bisbee

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN On Saturday, December 15, a group of Occupy Phoenix members drove down to Bisbee to take part in protests against the ALEC-affiliated mining company Freeport McMoran, whose pollution of the local groundwater is forcing some Bisbee residents out of their homes. On the way, they also stopped off in Tucson where they […]

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Painting of three men, arm in arm, the man in the middle holding a hammer. The faces of George W Bush, Dick Cheney, and a third are roughly superimposed onto the three men. At the bottom reads, "Oil Men Drill It Deeper"

Do the Texas one-percenters rule our nation?

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN For all the talk of the one percent, there is surprisingly little discussion of exactly who constitutes this privileged group. They are all very rich, to be sure, but there are considerable divisions and differences among them: the Kennedy brothers (JFK, RFK, and Teddy), for example, clearly had different political outlooks and […]

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Obama speaking at podium at The White House for the Tribal Nations Conference on December 5, 2012

Countering Fantasy: Obama’s Second Tribal Nations Conference

CENSORED NEWS SHIHAB RATTANSI INTERVIEWS OFELIA RIVAS, PATTY TALAHONGVA, and BRIAN PATTERSON, Al Jazeera; with COMMENTARY BY BRENDA NORRELL — Aljazeera responded to Censored News article, ‘The Uninvited: The White House Tribal Nations Conference.’ Aljazeera’s guest Ofelia Rivas, O’odham, countered the superficial summit, and the voice of Obama politics and the fantasy of wealthy politicians. […]

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