OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN The day of our last solstice, in the Maya Long Count Calendar, is the day the previous creation ends. The people of the land of the Maya, direct descendants, in Ciapas, Mexico, 40,000 strong wearing masks and flying Mexican and Zapatista flags, silently took 5 cities before marching back into the jungle […]
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MENNONITE CHURCH CANADA Winnipeg, Man. — It started with a few women in Saskatchewan. Now, it has spread across Canada and the U.S, all the way to France, New Zealand and Palestine. Idle No More is an indigenous ‘resistance’ movement supported by a broad range of non-indigenous people – including some Mennonites – who are […]
THE REAL NEWS Unionized women workers do better than those unorganized. All working women need access to universal daycare.
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 The distinguished sociologist Imannuel Wallerstein recently wrote of the “rapidly and constantly shifting geography of protest” that has been sweeping the world since the onset of the Great Recession. In his reckoning, one protest “pops up here and then is either repressed, co-opted, or exhausted,” after which another protest pops up somewhere […]
OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN ATHENS (May 29) — Voters in Greece sent tremors across the Eurozone on May 6 by recording a massive protest vote against EU-dictated austerity. Parties that had participated in an emergency government tasked with passing deeply unpopular belt-tightening measures in return for rescue loans to prop up the near-bankrupt Greek economy were […]