Aretha: “Disturbing the Peace”

Disturbing the peace “Black people will be free. I’ve been locked up (for disturbing the peace in Detroit) and I know you got to disturb the peace when you can’t get no peace. Jail is hell to be in. I’m going to see her free if there is any justice in our courts, not because …

3:am magazine – “suffer the little children: Sessions zero-legality policy”

Please circulate this: https://www.3ammagazine.com/3am/suffer-the-little-children-sessions-zero-legality-policy/ The article is better with the photos that did not reproduce here. suffer the little children: sessions’ zero-legality policy By Alan Gilbert. Hearing the voices of children separated from their parents at the US border calling for their mothers and fathers in secret detention centers makes any decent person, in the …

Dehumanization in Gaza and mass nonviolent resistance against it

This piece from CNN below this morning – a “neutral” corporate cable station – makes clear, maybe for the first time in “mainstream” American media, why the ethnic cleansing and experimentation with weapons (“butterfly bullets,” drones) in Gaza repels anyone who looks at it. The nonviolent resistance of Palestinians is heroic. And even empty racist …

The right to rest

This past Wednesday, I went to testify for the right to rest bill at Colorado State Legislature – this is a bill which would enable people to sleep in their cars without being rousted or ticketed or arrested by the police, to feed people in public (some churches still do this though it is outlawed), …

Circle

November 25, 2017 As I hurried across campus early to a gathering on a brightbrightSaturday Otto Braidedhair first of the runners waves me over gets out the beautifulbue Cheyenne flag white rectangle 4 spike directions a campus once of John Evans Methodist butcher John Chivington at Sand Creek today a site of healing Provost Gregg …

Join the emergency DACA walkout and rally at the Tivoli Quad, 11AM, Auraria campus, tomorrow (Feb. 5)

The authoritarian in the White House plans to attack those who were born in this country, extract them from their families, schools and communities, and send them back to places where they never lived. Given protest from below, Obama brought dreamers out of the shadows on the promise that America would not then turn on …