Archive | February, 2013

Image of text from Tucson City Council Resolution 22006: "NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF TUCSON, ARIZONA, AS FOLLOVVS: SECTION 1. That the City of Tucson Mayor and Council hereby recognizes and supports the missions and long term viability of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base and the leadership of Davis-Monthan to make the appropriate decisions when balancing National Security and community needs when it comes to their existing and future military mission and assignments. SECTION 2. The various City officers and employees are authorized and directed to perform ali acts necessary or desirable to give effect to this Resolution. SECTION 3. WHEREAS, it is necessary for the preservation of the peace, health and safety of the City of Tucson that this Resolution become immediately effective, an emergency is hereby declared to exist and this Resolution shall be effective immediately upon its passage and adoption. PASSED, ADOPTED AND APPROVED BY THE MAYOR AND COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF TUCSON, ARIZONA, February 20, 2013"

Tucson’s Mayor and Council declare emergency and abdicate responsibility to Air Force

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN This is a letter that Lee Stanfield emailed to the mayor and each council member in response to resolution 22006 adopted on February 20, 2013. Note that our link keeps breaking because the URL keeps changing. Assuming this link to view all February 2013 legislation is not temporary, you can search for […]

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A yin yang sign made from flora

Environmental Justice and the Psychology of Occupy

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN I was invited to participate on a panel led by indigenous activist, author and poet Dorinda Moreno of Fuerza Mundial Global/Pueblos en Movimento, “Indigenous Psychologies and the Occupy Movement: Building Synergies for Social Change, Inclusion and Solidarity from Tahrir and Time Square to Chiapas and Beyond.” This was the opening plenary panel […]

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Department of Army Photo of Private First Class Bradley Manning

Bradley Manning 1000 Days in Jail and more Government Crackdown on Transparency

THE REAL NEWS Worldwide support for Manning as trial of alleged Stratfor hacker Jeremy Hammond takes bizarre twist QUOTES: RATNER: “[Bradley Manning] has now been in pretrial detention, as we’re speaking, 1,003 days. It’s a big anniversary. That means he has been in detention almost three years without a trial. He’s not been convicted of […]

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Has the conspiracy gone out of the Food Co-Op?

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN It is hard to believe, after its recent renovation, that not too long ago the Food Conspiracy Food Co-Op on 4th Avenue was a hippy kind of place. A place where vegetarians, vegans, food activists and the like went and felt at home. Where the food products which might contain GMOs were […]

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John Kane smiling with headphones on and a microphone in front of him as he does his radio show.

The Governor’s “New” Good Ideas

LET’S TALK NATIVE PRIDE New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo recently gave his State of the State Budget address. In it he proposed a couple of brand new ideas to stimulate the economy and raise revenue for the State of New York. The first of his innovative ideas is to create retail establishments in areas […]

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To Be Free

VAN’S GUARD A protest song inspired by the Occupy Movement and the 99% around the world who are hitting the streets and taking a stand against greed and injustice. Van’s Guard is a 7-piece activist band who uses their talents & original music for positive global change.  Visit their website for more music videos and […]

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