Sally Kohn Goes to Jail: Another Way to Take On SXSW

By: Saturday March 15, 2014 7:45 am

Why do folks go to SXSW?

Film, music, interactive– the festival is broken up into different portions so you can select when to show up based on what you want to spend your time doing. No matter when you go, there are parties aplenty and there’s even a real life Mario Kart!

But not Sally Kohn.

 

#OpValentine: Show a Prisoner Revolutionary Love

By: Saturday February 9, 2013 8:30 am

Valentine’s Day: some people love the romance, others decry it as an obligatory expression of love or lament the misery of being single on a day devoted to coupledom. If being single on February 14 seems unbearable, imagine if you were not just alone but locked away from everything — your family, your friends, the outside world.

Watch: Full-Length OccuDoc, American Autumn

By: Thursday June 28, 2012 7:19 pm

What would a world look like that had a culture and an economic system that places human need above corporate greed, and how do we bring that world into being? Who cares what it is called. Call it Socialism, Call it Real Democracy Now, and Call it Chunky-Monkey-Cherry Garcia. The world needs to change radically, it needs to change dramatically, and it needs to change fast.

American Autumn: an Occudoc is an invitation for you to participate in that positive change.

Occupy Jail Cells

By: Sunday October 2, 2011 5:45 pm

Last night I was arrested for the first time. Why? Because I took part in Occupy Wall Street by showing up to document this historic event. I’m only one of over 700 that were arrested. I can’t speak for everyone there, but I can speak for myself. What follows is my account of what happened yesterday afternoon along with photos that I took during the march. But first let me preface this by saying that while supportive of the Occupy Wall Street event, and inspired by the actions of ordinary people standing up to demand an end to corporate greed and corruption, as a busy student I was not “mobilized” into action. Yesterday’s actions by the NYPD, however, have turned me into one pissed off and mobilized person, as I’m sure it has many.

Bill McKibben Talks About Tar Sands and the D.C Sit Ins on Countdown

By: Wednesday August 24, 2011 11:10 am

Bill McKibben, head of 350.0rg and a principal organizer for the White House demonstrations against the Tar Sands extraction and Keystone XL pipeline, was interviewd Tuesday night by KO on Countdown. McKibben’s quietly understated message to the President was direct, personal and moving.

California Voters Overwhelmingly Support Reduced Penalties for Illegal Drugs

By: Tuesday April 12, 2011 4:25 pm

Three out of every four California voters support reducing the criminal penalty for possession of a small amount of illegal drugs for personal use, according to a new poll from Lake Research Partners.

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