Saturday, 8 December 2018
A Utah bobcat named Mr. Murderbritches was just released back into the wild — and the video is going viral
quote [ A Utah bobcat now known as Mr. Murderbritches is rapidly gaining notoriety on social media as a video circulates of Murderbritches snarling and swiping at wildlife officers who try to free him from a cage near Kanarraville. ]
We are all Mr. Murderbritches.
Wednesday, 5 December 2018
quote [ Comedians Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds examine Black Panther spokesman Fred Hampton ]
On this day in 1969, the Chicago PD with backing from the FBI, basically committed a political assassination.
Was Fred Hampton Executed? | The Nation
The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution Trailer Netflix
Tuesday, 4 December 2018
quote [ SOLVING OUR CLIMATE CRISIS: This is the fight of our lifetimes. Join our national town hall to discuss how we can address the global threat of climate change and explore solutions that can protect the planet from devastation and create tens of millions of good-paying jobs.
Tonight I'm joined by 350.org founder and author Bill McKibben; actress, activist and Our Revolution board member Shailene; CNN host and author Van Jones; Congresswoman-Elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY); Earth Guardians Youth Director Xiuhtezcatl Martinez; Union of Concerned Scientists Director of Climate Science Dr. Brenda Ekwurzel; Dale Ross, mayor of Georgetown, Texas; and Dr. Camilla Bausch, President of Ecologic Institute. ]
Going Live now at 19:00 eastern
Tuesday, 27 November 2018
'Corporate Greed at Its Worst': After Reaping $514 Million From GOP Tax Scam and Billions in Public Subsidies, GM to Fire Nearly 15,000 Workers
quote [ "General Motors' decision to gut its workforce epitomizes the bad corporate behavior Republicans in Congress have incentivized for generations." ]
One of the plants being closed is in an area of Detroit once known as Poletown. It was an immigrant community claimed via eminent domain. Picture Gallery: Poletown, the Detroit neighborhood demolished for GM plant
Saturday, 17 November 2018
quote [ Thousands of protesters occupied bridges across the Thames over extinction crisis in huge act of peaceful civil disobedience ]
EarthStrike - organizing for a General Strike September 27, 2019.
Wednesday, 7 November 2018
quote [ From an alternate dimension, it's the beloved late 90s/00s show about the Crystal Gems who scam Homeworld for jawbreakers, it's "Gem, Gemm n Gemmy"! ]
Wow, that's really well done.
Election results in the extended.
Monday, 8 October 2018
quote [ A landmark United Nations report paints a far more dire picture of the immediate consequences of climate change than previously thought and says that avoiding damage requires quickly transforming the world economy. ]
Direct link to the IPCC Report which it should be noted, is considered to be largely conservative in its estimates.
Trump administration predicts a 7°F (~4°C) global temperature rise. Its policies assume planet’s fate is sealed.
In case you were wondering how that 'not going extinct in a hundred years' thing was working out for us. #YourMomIsAnEndangeredSpecies
Friday, 21 September 2018
quote [ One of the few things that could raise anger — real, intense anger — in Mister Rogers was the willful misleading of children. Superheroes, he thought, were the worst culprits. ]
51 years ago today Fred Rogers began recording the first episode of Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.
Google Doodle: Celebrating Mister Rogers | Behind the Scenes
Thursday, 20 September 2018
quote [ Motorcyclists block roads outside HQ for second day asking for £5 per delivery minimum ]
Wetherspoon's and McDonald's staff to strike together
“This is a Struggle to Save Public Education”
Disneyland Resort reaches tentative contract agreement with hotel workers
Will UPS Teamsters Vote No?
Tuesday, 18 September 2018
quote [ Since Sept. 7, over 6,000 housekeepers, cooks, doormen, bartenders, servers and dishwashers with UNITE HERE Local 1 have been picketing outside 26 hotels, including the Palmer House Hilton, Hyatt Regency and Sheraton Grand. Spirits are high as striking workers and supporters maintain loud and energetic picket lines at all hours of the day. ]
McDonald's workers walk out in 10 US cities over 'sexual harassment epidemic'
Almost 4K nurses authorize strike at University of Michigan
I've got like 5 versions of the Which Side Are You On song stuck in my head at any given time. :P
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