Tag Archives: Act-Up

Supreme Court hears Arizona’s controversial ‘papers’ argument, Occupy interrupts shareholder meetings

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie talk about the Occupy/ACT UP protest in New York, the Supreme Court appears to favor Arizona on its controversial immigration law, Occupy protesters disrupt corporate shareholder meetings, Netroots decides to play nice with President Obama, the feds make the first arrest following the BP oil [...]

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Occupy and ACT UP join forces, 10 more years of Afghanistan

Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Allison and Jamie talk about Occupy and ACT UP joining forces, 10 more years of Afghanistan, Wal-mart being Wal-mart, ALEC losing even more support, rampant youth unemployment and under-employment, this crazyass story, and 40 years of solitary confinement. Special announcement: Check out Thrive Food Direct, and use the code “CitizenRadio” [...]

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Creative political protest done right

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It’s difficult to grab the public’s attention during a political protest because most such gatherings are uninspired. Oftentimes, participants hoist cardboard signs. There may be a chant or two. Penned inside city-approved cages, citizens rarely slow their gait when passing such a non-spectacle. Then, there are the times protesters use brilliant displays of creativity and [...]

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