Activism

Why OWS Has Already Overcome

Police Repression, Official Mendacity and Why OWS Has Already Overcome Until recent events proved otherwise, the hyper-commercialized surface of the corporate state gave the appearance of being too...

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Rome Wasn’t Burned In A Day: Wall Street 2011

Replacing Liberal Timidity With Leftist Passion Why is it that self-termed progressives are in full retreat (and have been for decades) from the witless army of angry clowns and hack illusionists of...

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Occupying the Heart of the Beast: Wall Street Protest 2011

Occupying the Heart of the Beast: Observations, Amid the Multitudes in Liberty Plaza where both the winged spirit of commitment and the rag and bone shop of the heart abide. The ongoing exercise in...

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Ultra-Thatcherite Ultra-Violence

As even Britain's kleptocratic party leaders have now been forced to admit, various modes of corruption and anti-social criminality are not confined to gangs or underclasses. Context There's...

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Life in an Age of Looting: London 2011

Life in an Age of Looting: "Some Will Rob You with a Sixgun and Some with a Fountain Pen" As the poor of Britain rise in a fury of inchoate rage and stock exchanges worldwide experience...

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The Arts of Life They Changed Into the Arts of Death

As of late, Pat Robertson has been waxing apocalyptic regarding mankind's imminent reckoning with wrathful divinity… …while liberals have been sharing scary bedtime stories by the...

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René, Can We Begin A Dream Collaboration Project?

Human language is like a cracked kettle drum on which we beat out tunes for bears to dance to, when what we long to do is make music that will move the stars to pity. -Gustave Flaubert Descartes,...

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Leaving The Church of Free Market Miracles

Where does one find succor and seeds of renewal in times such as these? Everything that everyone is afraid of has already happened: The fragility of capitalism, which we don't want to admit; the...

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“Crack makes me feel like Jesus ought to”

Drugged under one Crack nation - The United States of Dixieland: Corporatism, empire, Jesus, and the death genes....

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Interstates and States of Grief

On US Interstates, we meet the US empire coming towards us. In this evocative video, we meet confederate ghosts and demons of consumer emptiness. We travel down the highway, propelled by engines of...

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The Politics Of Revenge And Submission

Transmuting Lead into Gold: America's Politics Of Revenge And Submission. When the individual feels, the community reels Osama Bin Laden is dead. And so is the U.S. republic. We had to destroy...

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Why Are Americans So Easily Conned?

Our blind optimism allows us to live in comfort zones, but it turns vast spaces of the world into death zones. The technologies that inflicted upon the world the ongoing tragedies in both the Gulf of...

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Among the Ciphers of a Declining Empire

Among Ciphers, Barn Burners and Confidence Artists: A Comb-Over Treatment for Declining Empire. Like postmodernist architecture, in which the aesthetic criteria of a structure's exterior often...

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On the Brink of Democracy

Nigeria is a confusing country for the stranger, and the situation only gets worse when you start looking at politics.  As such I’m not going to try and give you a nicely crafted or...

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Fighting Bias with Bias: The David Pakman Show.

Reaching millions across the globe, David Pakman is the head of a non-corporate political talk show recorded from a small studio in Massachusetts. Predominantly syndicated across the US through...

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Day Of Rage: Diary of a Female Protester

On a day when thousands took to the street and hundreds took up arms against capitalism, one woman marched, chanted and ran alongside them. I recorded my journey through the streets of London, where...

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To Hell with Centrism: We Must Reclaim the Inspired Edge

During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act. – George Orwell I don’t want to be part of your revolution if I can’t dance. – Emma Goldman...

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Amnesia As A Way Of Life: WikiLeaks Amid The “Careless People”

As many wags have noted, the disclosures of Wikileaks have subjected the US Empire and its operatives to a full-body scan. Turnaround is fair play, because, until now, in the US, the powerless masses...

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Consumer News: Rejecting a product may actually make you buy it.

Consumer 's make purchasing decisions by choosing between alternatives or by rejecting certain options....

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No smoke without Fire: Innocent Criminals

Portia claims that there are over 3000 people falsely imprisoned in the UK and yet the general public remain largely unaware. Stretched organisations across the UK help the families of those...

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Legal Aid in Danger: Cuts to Penalise the Poor.

The consultation period for the proposed changes to legal aid is set to close on the 14th of February. The Miscarriages of Justice website MOJUK lists the importance of legal aid and how the proposed...

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Forget the Art World in the Oubliette Art House

Art house squatters the Oubliette transform a Soho ex-nightclub into an emporium of delights. The Oubliette is a curious initiative. When I first encountered it two years ago it was in an old embassy...

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Bees Poisoned by Drugs Giant Bayer

The petion to stop chemical manufacturer Bayer selling Clothianidin, A.K.A 'Poncho' is gaining momentum as the the link between the use of the pesticide and it's effect on Bee populations...

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Climate Change Trial Collapses as Undercover Officer Testifies

The trial against six climate change protesters collapsed today when a former undercover officer who had been with the group for a number of years testified for their defense....

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Henry Rollins: Student Protests Are Great

Henry Rollins talks to Trebuchet about politics and protest ...

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Protest: People with learning disabilities take part in ‘Activity and Action’

People with learning disabilities take part in ‘Activity and Action’ day to help Westminster City Councillors to understand the effect of their services being ‘reclassified’....

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Wikileaks: Full Allegations against Assange

The Guardian has published what it claims are the full set of allegations against wikileaks Assange....

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Wikileaks : Assange Released on Bail

Wikifever is back on track with the release of Wikileaks spokesperson Julian Assange on bail despite pressure from Swedish government indicating that Assange might prove to be a flight risk....

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For Sale: Future Trophy Wife

Parents to clamp down on the sexy child market. The UK Government is setting up a governing body to assess and prevent over-sexualisation of children in marketing, advertising and product sales....

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World AIDS day

Today is World Aids Day and in support Trebuchet would like people to get involved in the following events and if possible make a contribution to finding a solution. ...

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