OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN That HSBC bank officials knowingly helped Mexican drug lords launder their money is bad enough. That the Obama administration decided not to file criminal charges against the responsible bank executives and instead only fined the bank is just as egregious. But what might be worst of all, since we have already come […]
Archive | December, 2012
OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN View #IdleNoMore Events in 2012 in a larger map. Google Map by Tim Groves A movement is sweeping across Canada that has ignited over 100 rallies, blockades, flash mob dance circles and teach-ins. The actions are widely reported online to have been started by four indigenous women activists participating in a teach-in […]
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 […]
THE REAL NEWS France, US, and African Union push resolution for an African led military force to take northern Mali back from Tuareg secessionists and militant Islamic forces.
OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Tim Russo reported in Upside Down World that 40,000 indigenous people marched to five cities in the Mexican state of Chiapas on December 21, 2012. They marched in the unseasonable rain, masked and unarmed, out of the jungles, in silence. They occupied the city squares of San Cristóbal de las Casas, Ocosingo, […]
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 […]
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. […]