Documenting Arizona’s Autumn of Resistance Against the Border Patrol

Protesters holding signs, one in particular is featured that reads, "Has Any Check Point, Anywhere, Ever Made This A Better World?"

BORDER WARS While southern Arizona continues to be ground zero for the most extreme measures of border militarization today, it is also home to powerful nodes of civil resistance. On December 8, local residents from Arivaca and the surrounding area held their first protest at a Border Patrol checkpoint—one out of about a dozen located …

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OCCUPY UNEDITED; The 4th and final installment of our series on the Occupy Movement

Occupy Congress protestors on January 17, 2012 hold a large yellow banner with black stencil-stylized text "OCCUPY WALL ST"

THE HOBO DISPATCH After waves of protest in other parts of the world, it all kicked off in the U.S. on Sept. 17, 2013 with Occupy Wall Street, which became ground zero for the movement. This final installment is just to present all our remaining photos and video footage of Occupy encampments and events. By …

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There Is No Fall: Looking Back and Forward From The Rise of Occupy

Occupy Tucson circa Winter 2011-2012: group of about 30 meeting around a table in the dried up pond at Veinte de Agosto park with onlookers.

HOBODISPATCH.BLOGSPOT.COM Many think the Occupy movement is history as it lacks the high profile it enjoyed in 2011 and early 2012. Whether Occupy returns to its glory days is not the most important question, but rather the fate of the struggle Occupy brilliantly helped raise to a new level. However before looking forward it is …

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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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