Symbolism of an Anchor

Some people think of an anchor as something that ties you down, but I prefer to think of it as something that helps you weather the stormy seas. It grounds you through the wind, the rain, and the waves. Your ship may toss around in the sea, but you know you’ll make it through the storm.…

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We are here to laugh at the odds and live our lives so well that Death will tremble to take us.

Charles Bukowski

Appalachia Rising Day of Action

Today outside of the Environmental Protection Agency in Washington DC today during the Appalachia Rising day of action. They placed jugs of dirty, toxic tap water and water from streams in areas near mountaintop removal sites around the US at the entrance of the EPA. They sat there until Mary Stoner, acting assistant administrator for…

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The Solidarity Arrest-A-Long

The Solidarity Sing Along has been happening at the Wisconsin State Capitol every week day since March 2011, but last week, Capitol Police began declaring it an unlawful assembly and have been arresting participants and even have been threatening tourists with arrest who are just observing. So far, 121 citations and 6 misdemeanors have been…

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Clashes in Gazi Mahallesi, Istanbul

Clashes between protestors and police in Gazi Mahallesi, Istanbul on June 8th, 2013. Protests have spread all over Turkey since the first few brave activists resisted the demolition of Gezi Park in Istanbul, and many of these protests have been met with extreme police force. Click here to find more information on the protests in…

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#BrooklynProtest – 3/13/13

This week, there have been vigils and marches in response to the NYPD shooting and killing Kimani Gray in Brooklyn. I was there on Wednesday, and although the vigil and march started out peacefully, the cops decided to block us from using a crosswalk while we were on the sidewalk, and continued agitating the whole…

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