FDL Movie Night: Who Bombed Judi Bari?

By: Monday November 26, 2012 5:00 pm

Tonight’s documentary, Who Bombed Judi Bari?, takes an in depth look at the events surrounding the attack on Earth First! organizers Judi Bari and Darryl Cherney. Bari and Cherney–who is one of our guests tonight, along with director Mary Liz Thomson–were visible, vital forces in the fight to end over-logging of redwood forests.

Who Bombed Judi Bari? is riveting. The film unfolds through Bari’s deposition in the civil suit she and Cherney filed against the Oakland Police Department and the FBI in the wake of their 1990 arrest for transporting an explosive device, and utilizes news footage and on-the-scene videography of Earth First! rallies and protests to create an exciting and moving film.

 

Occupy Littleton: Been underground for so long…..

By: Friday February 17, 2012 5:00 pm

A small group of concerned people, most of whom had been working with Occupy Denver, ten miles to the north, met in the basement of our local public library. It was the first General Assembly of Occupy Littleton …. and we had a reporter present; Kelsey Whipple who writes a blog for Denver’s alternative newspaper, Westword. Here’s what she had to say about our suburban Occupy.

Occupy LA: “Oh No! We Won’t Go!” Mayor Says “11/28 at 12:01am Park Will Be Shut Down”

By: Saturday November 26, 2011 1:05 pm

At a press conference this afternoon broadcast live on ABC 7 (a truncated version here), Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said. “The Occupy encampments have changed the one-sided conversation, the movement has awakened the country’s conscience…After this initial success the movement is now at cross roads. It is time for Occupy LA to movement from this piece of parkland.”

He cited public health, public safety and the security of encampment.

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