Activist Alert Interview with Brian Flagg of Casa Maria and the Bus Rider’s Union

Brian Flagg addressing members of the Bus Riders Union on February 5

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Brian Flagg has been an activist with Catholic Charities in Sacramento and Tucson, and with Casa Maria for upwards of thirty years. For the last year and a half he has been working with a mainly poor group of residents, the bus riders in Tucson and Pima County, to form a union …

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Those Left Behind

Black splatter dominates a subtle pattern in the background. In red letters, centered over splatter: "OCCUPY"

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN It is the natural check on intolerance and privilege provided by assembling with all comers in a full out urban encampment that distinguished Occupy Tucson (OT) from the mainstream left/progressive organizing that has dominated the blue political space in the corporate sponsored red/blue show for more than a generation.  All comers include …

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Occupy Boot Camp: El Paso

Protester with Guy Fawkes mask holding sign that reads, "Comfort the Disturbed + Disturb the Comfortable"

OCCUPIED TUCSON CITIZEN Occupy El Paso, Mid October 2011 Day One 1 a.m. – in San Jacinto Plaza, downtown El Paso: Three sleepless hours gone by since I crawled into the tent; in for a very long night. Every few minutes someone on a skate board roars near my head. Few sleeping; most enjoying themselves …

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