3 Things About the Trans-Pacific Partnership You Need to Know and Share

By: Thursday June 20, 2013 7:00 pm

The Obama administration is brokering a secret global deal that combines all of the worst elements of NAFTA and Citizens United, shoots them up with steroids, sprinkles in a speedball and codifies these principles into a trade agreement that is in fact much more than a trade agreement. The trade agreement is the Trojan horse to bore you and put you to sleep so that when you wake up a global corporate coup will be in place creating a parallel system of justice where three private attorneys would oversee a kangaroo court set up to defend corporate interests that the laws all countries signing on to what is known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership would be subservient to.

Video: Webinar with Dr. Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese on Plans for October2011 Occupation of Freedom Plaza in DC

By: Monday October 3, 2011 9:40 am

Dr. Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, two of the principle organizers of the October2011 protest in Washington DC, discussed their plans for the upcoming occupation of Freedom Plaza with FDL members at our recent webinar. The demonstration will start on Thursday October 6, and continue until they believe the government responds in a meaningful way — “symbolic gestures” are not enough.

Help Us Bring Kevin Gosztola to DC for the October 6 Protest

By: Thursday September 29, 2011 9:46 am

Kevin Gostzola has been tirelessly liveblogging the Occupy Wall Street protests each day since they began on September 17, and we want to bring him to DC on October 6 when the Occupy Wall Street protesters make their way to DC to join the October 2011 protest in Freedom Plaza.

FDL Membership – Webinars Past, Present, and Future

By: Friday August 26, 2011 8:40 am

I just finished compiling all the great questions and sending out answers to guests of the conference call last week with Lt. Dan Choi.

What a riveting and passionate event!

October2011.org Urges People to Join Tar Sands Protests

By: Monday August 22, 2011 2:00 pm

Critical action is being taken right now to stop the machine and create a new world. We are writing to urge you to participate.

From now until September 3rd in Washington DC, Stop the Pipeline!-The Tar Sands Action is fighting to stop what will be an ecologically destructive Keystone XL pipeline, a pipeline also with great potential for massive leakage, that would run through the United States from the tar sands in Canada to refineries on the Gulf of Mexico. Protestors are demanding that President Obama reject any permit for the pipeline. The pipeline will send 900,000 barrels a day of the world’s dirtiest oil to US refineries, allowing further development of the Alberta tar sands. If this is allowed to occur it could mean ‘game over’ for the climate in the word of the nation’s leading climate scientist, NASA’s James Hansen. -October.2011

Live from Quantico: Protest for Bradley Manning

By: Sunday March 20, 2011 11:08 am

At 2pm EDT we’ll begin broadcasting live from Quantico Marine Base in Virginia, where a protest for accused WikiLeaks whistleblower Bradley Manning will take place with veterans and supporters, including former Pentagon whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg.

Photos from White House Rally in Support of Bradley Manning

By: Sunday March 20, 2011 7:37 am

Daniel Ellsberg, Kevin Zeese, Margaret Flowers, David Swanson, Medea Benjamin, Mike Malloy and over a hundred others were arrested in front of the White House today to protest President Obama’s torture of Bradley Manning.

Daniel Ellsberg at White House and Quantico This Weekend for Bradley Manning

By: Saturday March 19, 2011 7:35 am

I’m on chauffeur duty again this weekend, driving Dan Ellsberg to the White House for a rally today at 12 noon. Tomorrow we’ll be at Quantico for the demonstration, and FDL will be live streaming the event.
I’ll be live tweeting the events. You can follow me here.

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