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Christopher Rice, author of the "Anarchist Vegan Cookbook" and producer of the movie "Truth, Justice and the American Way," has published articles on uprisings occurring in Egypt, Thailand, Greece, Iceland and around the globe in several leading online journals. He lives in Riverside, Ca. And currently publishes General Strike USA (blog) here-
Former Interrogator Rebukes Cheney for Torture Speech
"At the prison where I conducted interrogations," responded Alexander, "we heard day in and day out, foreign fighters who had been captured state that the number one reason that they had come to fight in Iraq was because of torture and abuse,...
Sunday, July 1, 2012
Police Officers on Meth
The arrest of a Bakersfield police officer suspected of using methamphetamine last week has stirred up questions about how law enforcement police their own for possible drug use.
Wednesday, June 27, 2012(2 comments)
How They Stole Your Pay/Job
Seventy-eight of the 280 companies paid zero or less in federal income taxes in at least one year from 2008 to 2010. Twenty-five of these companies enjoyed multiple no-tax years, bringing the total number of no-tax years to 108. In the years they paid no income tax, these companies earned $156 billion in pretax U.S. profits. But instead of paying $55 billion in income taxes as the 35 percent corporate tax rate seems to require
Thursday, June 21, 2012(1 comments)
Extreme Civil Disobedience 2012 Organizing NOW
This would guarantee a balanced budget. Voting has only served to ensure the continuation of one corrupt party or the other. Occupying parks is NOT an effective protest. SHUT IT DOWN! They won't listen any other way. Join these local protests taking place...
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
Strike Updates: Saudi Arabia
Some Saudi Men are considering going out for a drive while wearing women's Abayas to confuse the police!
It may be difficult to judge the success or otherwise of today's action, since it's not intended as a mass demonstration in a single place -- more a case of individuals asserting their rights here and there.
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Strike Updates: UK General Strike
Mr. Maude told the BBC any "general strike" would, in any case, be illegal.
Dave Prentis, general secretary of Unison -- which has 1.4 million members employed by the state -- described plans for waves of strike action, with public services shut down on a daily basis, rolling from one region to the next and from sector to sector.
Wednesday, June 1, 2011(1 comments)
This is your brain on SEX
Searching all the porn on the Internet might not seem like the most scientifically productive activity, but computational neuroscientists Ogi Ogas and Sai Gaddam did it anyway.
For their new book, A Billion Wicked Thoughts: What the World's Largest ExperimentReveals about Human Desire, Ogas and Gaddam analyzed the results of 400million online searches for porn and uncovered some startling insights into what men and...
Traitors (How Congress Profits from War)
WHY ARE WE STILL AT WAR? FOLLOW THE MONEY....
Republican and Democratic lawmakers invested $161.3 million in companies under contract with the DoD
When you're the world's sole superpower, and you've been bogged down for eight years by pismire adversaries who don't have an air force or a navy or an army or even a defense budget, you're not fighting a "war on terror", you're getting fleeced by Congress and...
Welcome to the movement. Welcome to action.
When our so-called leaders in Washington play "chicken" with our future by threatening government shutdowns and drastic cuts to vital services, it's time for the people to remind them that they work for us. It's time to let them know that if they will not represent us, then we the people have the power to shut them down.
Despite all the marches, protests, and movements, Washington is still bowing to special intere
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Strike Updates: SYRIA
Monday, April 25th Razan Zeitounia, a human rights activist in Damascus, said electricity, water and mobile phone services were cut. Security agents armed with guns and knives conducted house-to-house sweeps, neighborhoods were sectioned off and checkpoints were erected....