Daily Archives: February 13, 2012

New Mexico Street Medic

Long-time street medic and founder of New Mexico Street Medics Collective (EMT-Basic) will be in Bay Area Feb. 25-29. Would like to know how best to hook up with other medics. “Buddy” is untrained so would like to join “clinic” crew. Alt e-mail is wintersweb@gmail.com.  Not on twitter. Have a couple good walkies and big box of supplies. 19479


A Globe of Villages: Interview Institute for Local Self-Reliance, Washington, D.C. by Willi Paul

A Globe of Villages: Interview Institute for Local Self-Reliance, Washington, D.C. by Willi Paul  http://planetshifter.com/node/1990 excerpt: “We believe in the ARC of community: Authority, Responsibility, Capacity. Without authority, democracy is meaningless. Without responsibility, chaos ensues. Without a productive capacity we are helpless to manage our affairs and determine our economic future. International, national, state and local policies should be evaluated on the basis of how it strengthens all three cornerstones of strong communities.” NS 19475


Occupy Oakland and West Coast Coalition Help Win Union Fight in Longview WA

reposted from the Daily Kos Mon Feb 13, 2012 at 09:21 AM PST EGT Bets. Occupy Raises. EGT Folds. by jpmassar For months EGT, a wholly owned subsidiary of multinational corporation Bunge, Inc, kept ILWU Local 21 members from working the Port of Longview, WA. They had been replaced by other grain elevator operators in violation — as claimed by the ILWU — of a contract EGT had signed with the Port. On December 12th, the Occupy Movement again demonstrated its ability to mobilize by shutting down the Port of … Continued


Message from a Occupy Oakland kitchen cook

Hello Fellow Occupiers and Supporters, As some of you know, I have been bringing home-cooked food to Occupy Oakland since the OccupyOakland MoveIn Day on Jan 20th. On that day I brought food to serve 160 people, of which I myself prepared a greens, squash and bean stew and a pork, squash and bean stew. On the 5th of feb, for the GA, I brought a vegan Indian spiced rice with vegetables, an Indian spiced rice with beef, and a “daal” (lentils) with rice. I have similarly taken cooked food … Continued


National Occupy Day in Support of Prisoners

Monday, February 20 2012 (President’s Day) Demonstration at San Quentin Prison – East Gate – 12noon-3pm END MASS INCARCERATION *Abolish Inhumane Conditions and Torture *Abolish Unjust Sentences including the Death Penalty, Life Without Possibility of Parole, Three Strikes *Solidarity with Prisoner Movements for Human Rights *Free Political Prisoners *End Repression of Activists *Development of People Not Prisons Join us in listening to the voices of people in prisons and those who have had first-hand experiences within the prison industry. There will be a full program based on the reading of statements … Continued