Members of Orlando Food Not Bombs were arrested Wednesday when police said they violated a city ordinance by feeding the homeless in Lake Eola Park.Read more »
Escalation of the situation in Europe:
"Lately, there seems to have been a pullback in EU elite ambitions, a cessation of confidence in the idea that Eurocrats could slam their collective, Orwellian boot endlessly in the face of a resentful populace. [...] If Spain goes, so goes the EU – and we will gladly wave it goodbye. One more dreadful, authoritarian celebration to pile on the junk heap."
The underground market seeks to encourage food entrepreneurship by helping young vendors avoid roughly $1,000 a year in fees -- including those for health permits and liability insurance -- required by legitimate farmers markets. Here, where the food rave -- call it a crave -- was born, the market organizers sidestep city health inspections by operating as a private club, requiring that participants become "members" (free) and sign a disclaimer noting that food might not be prepared in a space that has been inspected.Read more »
At this quasi-clandestine monthly event, a tribal gathering of young chefs, vendors and their iron-stomached followers are remaking the traditional farmers market as an indie food rave. In a sense it is civil disobedience on a paper plate.Read more »
A funny thing happened on the way to a trial in Missoula County District Court last week.
Jurors – well, potential jurors – staged a revolt.
They took the law into their own hands, as it were, and made it clear they weren’t about to convict anybody for having a couple of buds of marijuana. Never mind that the defendant in question also faced a felony charge of criminal distribution of dangerous drugs.Read more »
Join the largest U.S. veteran-led civil resistance to war December 16.
Rally at Lafayette Park, Washington, D.C., at 10 am
March to the White House for civil resistance actionRead more »
Steve Pruner, Outlaw Hotdogs, sells hotdogs without permit until cops come to shut him down. He then serves cop with Violation of Civil Rights.Read more »
John Kurtz illegally Panhandles in the core of downtown Orlando. The Police run away. John Kurtz asks the police officer to arrest him and informs him that he is breaking the law.Read more »
After Witnessing a black Homeless man being removed for panhandling. John Kurtz and Jason Christopher do some panhandling of their own in front of the same officer to see if they will treat well dressed white people differently from poor black people. Very Interesting results.Read more »
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