Tomorrow (Tuesday) Occupy CEHKC (the Campaign to End Homelessness in King County) is having a rally in Westlake Plaza downtown Seattle from 5PM to 7PM. Members of SAFE will be attending as part of the coalition. Some will be occupying Westlake for the night. Wednesday morning at 7:30AM members of Occupy CEHKC will march to […]
I spoke with an activist from the 60s who said that change won’t come til there are massive protests like those that happened during the Civil Rights movement and the anti-war movement of the 60s. She also said that the FBI and other government entities harassed protesters and infiltrated the movements, so don’t expect it […]
Commentary by Bryce Phillips (a SAFE Member) SAFE’s roots are in the Occupy movement which emerged in 2011. The roots of SAFE can also be found in struggles of workers and the unemployed in the 1930s, where eviction blockades and move back-ins were common. There was a moratorium on bank evictions in 25 states and […]
According to the Pulitzer Prize winning book Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond, the transition from a society based on hunter-gathering to a modern state progressed hand-in-hand with the development of agriculture. Government protections and laws enabled trade, storage, and distribution systems. Surpluses resulting from agriculture funded government. Farm labor could be enlisted for […]
Youtube video of news report here: MTC FSRN Report_0001 Originally broadcast April 4, 2013 @ Free Speech Radio News on the Pacifica Network. FSRN broadcasts on 110 stations globally! Link to news report @ FSRN: News Report For Free Speech Radio News on the Pacifica Network fsrn.org pacifica.org Reporter: Mark Taylor-Canfield “Seattle’s city council questioned […]
Federal Judge Richard Jones orders activists released from solitary confinement in Seattle Federal Grand Jury case, ruling that the prisoner’s treatment was inhumane.
“It’s nice to see Bloomberg finally getting on board with the Occupy Wall Street message that the big banks are raiding our economy.” (from DailyKos) Bloomberg reports: Why Should Taxpayers Give Big Banks $83 Billion a Year?
By Mark Taylor-Canfield (From Mark’s Syndicated Monthly Column – “Weapons of Mass Distraction”) Thank you to the editors for allowing me to tell the truth without censorship! Here’s another of my honest efforts to do just that. I only hope this piece doesn’t get me into trouble with my own publishers at other websites and/or […]