A Dan Carlin Podcast talking about common mistakes of protest movements (using the occupy movement as the main example) not directly related, but very applicable to FSP participants, especially groups like Free Keene that use public demonstrations and media relations.Read more »
Yuba County prosecutors said the case against Benjamin and Russell Bartholomew was not a free speech issue and that it is really about the brothers not following law enforcement instructions on April 28, 2011, when questioned by Yuba County Sheriff's Deputy Kenny Sowles.Read more »
A group of Iranian women have stripped off for a new video in a protest against sexual oppression in their native country. The ladies, who are living in exile in Europe, pose naked in front of the camera as they each deliver a defiant message.Read more »
Just when you thought the government couldn’t ruin the First Amendment any further: The House of Representatives approved a bill on Monday that outlaws protests in instances where some government officials are nearby, whether or not you even know it.
The US House of Representatives voted 388-to-3 in favor of H.R. 347 late Monday, a bill which is being dubbed the Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011.Read more »
Wrapped up against Russia's midwinter in vivid balaclavas, brightly coloured minidresses and not much else, eight members of an all-girl punk group stood on a platform in Red Square and started an impromptu show. "Riot in Russia!" they screamed, before taunting Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and urging Russians to hit the streets in protest. The band, Pussy Riot, has been gaining Internet notoriety after their January 20 gig of sorts, the latest in a string of impromptu performances to protest Putin's candidacy for the presidency.Read more »
Sopa: Sites go dark as part of anti-piracy law protestsRead more »
"Two studies conducted in the Netherlands showed that pepper spray was useful for subduing violent subjects, but actually caused non-violent situations to escalate into violence" ... "‘The use of spray may not necessarily be an alternative to force, but provides officers with options to use more force — perhaps unnecessarily. In other words, if it is there, they will use it.’"Read more »
A fairly well-known NH liberty supporter in Tokyo is moving against Keene's police department. His plan involves paying bitcoins to unemployed New Hampshirites...hiring them to stand in front of unpopular cops' houses. On November 12 he took out a Craiglist ad to that effect.Read more »
Fresh video from the Occupy movement. 10/15/11
The following events happened just prior to this footage being captured:Read more »
People march past the homes of some of the wealthy....Read more here:Read more »
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