[in German; use Google translate!] On a Greek island near Athens tax investigators have been attacked by an angry crowd. When they arrested the owner of a restaurant, the demonstrators threw stones and fireworks. The riot police had to move up.Read more »
Lemonade Freedom Day, will take their raw milk and lemonade to the lawn of the US Capitol to celebrate their right to “voluntary exchange.”
By offering raw milk and lemonade for sale or barter, which is illegal in many places including Washington DC, these mothers and other activists risk criminal charges, and possibly jail.Read more »
Liberty activists need to learn how to win people over before they'll start seeing real success in New Hampshire (and elsewhere). A critique of Free State Project civil disobedience activism and an analysis of its effect on the trial of Ademo Freeman.Read more »
Deputies say 23-year-old Nicholas Joseph Caputo had 57 signs from 18 different candidates in his SUV. When asked about them, Caputo said, he was, "Cleaning up the neighborhood". He told deputies he didn't think it was right for the signs to be out because he considered it littering.Read more »
198 methods of non violent protest from the Albert Einstein institute.Read more »
29-year-old Susan Mortensen allowed her daughter to draw on rocks on Belle Isle with chalk.
Mortensen will now serve 50 hours of community service in order for the judge to dismiss her charge.
Outside the courthouse, people support Susan Mortensen with their own chalk on the sidewalk. However, in court, the officer who reprimanded her back in March says she responded with an attitude and curse words.Read more »
LAGUNITAS, Calif. - Four decades ago, Hoffman started some home improvements on his house in the wooded hills of the Marin County town of Lagunitas. He harbored ideas and theories of how people could live more sustainably. He started building. “I guess you could say I had a vision,” said Hoffman. “I had a dream.”
But Hoffman’s vision had one very fatal flaw. He never got permits for any of his projects. His fines have run up to over $200,000, and he’s been ordered to tear down all 30 of his illegal structures by Aug. 1.Read more »
Humarock Mass residents interested in seceding from Scituate, MARead more »
A man who stopped for 73 seconds to read a parking sign has been fined £110.
Mike Housden, 64, from Wimbledon, was driving through Raynes Park when he stopped outside Lloyds Bank cash machine on Coombe lane for 1 minute 13 seconds to read the sign and determine what parking restrictions were in placeRead more »
The military glorifies the giving and obeying of orders as somehow something good for its own sake, something called "discipline" or "character." I can't judge whether I have either of those things, but I do know the last place I would ever have thought to turn for a career was an institution in which I would have had to do what a bunch of mean bastards said to do simply because they said to do it. That wouldn’t have worked. I'd have ended up a conscientious objector even in peace time.Read more »
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