Posts Tagged ‘Anti-Capitalism’

April 2012- Maple Spring- Student Strike Rocks Montreal

In the spring of 2012, a massive student strike in opposition to a tuition hike, rocked the streets of the Montréal for over six months. Protests and militant street actions became part of the daily and nightly reality of this Canadian metropolis. Several times during this tumultuous spring, the numbers in the streets would reach…

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April 3rd, 1967 MLK gives “Beyond Vietnam” Speech

A year and a day before the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr, He gave a speech titled “Beyond Vietnam.” The speech called for an end to militarism, materialism, and racism… A worldwide movement towards peace placing life above profit. This is an excerpt from this famous speech, QUOTE  “The words of the late John…

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March 25, 1911 Triangle Shirt Waist Fire

March 25th is the anniversary of the 1911 Triangle Shirt Waist Company fire. The fire was the deadliest industrial disaster in New York City, killing one-hundred and forty-three people, mostly immigrant women and young girls, age thirteen to twenty-three. They were working in sweatshop conditions, locked inside the building by the company owners in order…

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March 20, 2003 SF shut down to Protest Iraq Invasion

In 2003, the US invaded Iraq. Big oil corporations desired Iraq’s nationalized oil and corporate globalizers wanted to force Iraq and the entire Middle East into the corporate globalized marketplace. Global protests—the biggest in history— took place on all seven continents, and in more than one-hundred nations in February in protest of the coming war.…

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2014-03-11 – Eco-Defense Radio News

Transcript (with links) from the 2014-03-04 Broadcast of Eco-Defense Radio on WRFI.org– Today, we be spoke with Joseph Campbell from Gas Free Seneca. We talked about tonights community forum in Watkins Glen called Seneca in the Balance. The forum focuses on the proposed Liquified Natural Gas Storage Facility in the Salt Caverns underneath Seneca Lake. The event will feature health…

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