September 1st, 2010
|pozor_vostoka||12:20 pm - A CALL FOR INTERNATIONAL DAYS OF ACTION|
A Call for International Days of Action in Support of Alexei Gaskarov and Maxim Solopov
September 17–20, 2010
On July 28, 2010, more than two hundred young antifascists and anarchists carried out a spontaneous demonstration outside the town administration building in Khimki, a suburb of Moscow. They demonstrated in defense of the Khimki Forest, which was at that time in the process of beings cutting down for the needs of big business. The demonstration, during which several windows were broken, received a great deal of public attention. The authorities responded with a wave of repressions. The day after the demonstration, two well-known social activists, Alexei Gaskarov and Maxim Solopov, were arrested. They are now threatened with up to seven years in prison for disorderly conduct, although there is no evidence of their complicity in illegal activities. Meanwhile, the police continue to hunt down and harass other activists, especially those involved in the antifascist movement.
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We ask you to hold protests outside of Russian Federation embassies, consulates, trade missions, and cultural centers, as well as at public events and concerts connected to Russia. We also ask you to send faxes, e-mails, and protest letters to the court, the prosecutor’s office, and the country’s political leadership. In the very nearfuture we will inform you of addresses where you can send these protests as well as more details about the ongoing repressions in Russia. Look for this information on our website http://khimkibattle.org in English, German, Russian, and French.
Join our campaign!
Campaign for the Release of the Khimki Hostages
+7 (915) 053-5912 * firstname.lastname@example.org * http://khimkibattle.org
November 10th, 2009
|pikake||06:27 pm - Help fund viable MTR alternatives in Appalachia with 1.25 minutes of your time!|
i just voted three times for this awesome project which will help move Appalachia away from MTR mining and towards a sustainable, locally-owned, decentralized model [by utilizing timber industry byproducts.]
the project will entail "feedstock feasibility studies and Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification to ensure sustainable forestry."
please vote today! signing up for brighterplanet.com only takes about 75 seconds. they are in second place and the prize is a $5000 grant!
other suggestions on how to win this thing:
- blog about it!
- send the link and description out to list serves
- make it a point of process at any meetings which might relate
[eco-advocates? new college climate justice squad? alliance of concerned students? everglades earth first? black manatee collective? st. pete for peace?]
- send a LTE [letter to the editor] in your local paper
- etc etc!!
xoxo and THANKS!
as follows is the full project description:
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The current voting period ends on SUNDAY the 15th of November, so please don't put this off!
Also, you do not have to be a U.S citizen to vote.
Thanks, and please do repost... :)
October 27th, 2009
October 22nd, 2009
|power_deviation||10:18 am - Environmental Event|
Hi all! I just wanted to give people in the central Florida area a heads up about a cool event that's going to be happening at the University of Central Florida. If this violates any of this community's guidelines, please feel free to let me know. Thanks!
Here's the info:
In February, Power Shift 09 brought 12,000 young people to Washington to hold our elected officials accountable for rebuilding our economy and reclaiming our future through bold climate and clean energy policy.
As an attendee, I can say it was an amazing experience to see so many young people come together for climate change.
This week, Power Shift '09 is coming to Florida and 5 other regions across the country.
Hundreds of activists from all backgrounds working to bring about a better future will come together to discuss the global environmental challenges we face and the actions we can take to solve these issues.
The conference will engage attendees in two days of workshops, panel discussions, trainings and lobbying activities. The Energy Action Coalition includes 50 leading climate, energy and social justice organizations.
The cost is only 20 bucks.
Here are the details for Florida Power Shift:
Power Shift Florida
Friday October 23 - Sunday October 25
University of Central Florida
50 North Gemini Blvd
Orlando, FL 32816
Click here to sign up for Power Shift Florida.
If you're no longer in Florida, you can find a Power Shift near you at: http://www.powershift09.org/Regional
Thanks so much!
October 6th, 2009
|ventrec||01:05 pm - Wildlife Benefit- Release the Bats!|
Oct. 9th, The Heart of Darkness, a non-profit social club, will be hosting a benefit to
help The Florida Bat Conservancy at The Attic, 233 W. University Avenue (above The Venue) in Gainesville.
Release the Bats will be a night of fun and dancing, all for a good
cause. The night will have local DJs in a nightclub atmosphere, with The Florida Bat
Conservancy hosting, helping raise awareness of the plight of the many bats in Florida.
There will also be a silent auction, with everything from signed books and comics to
mini-bat houses and handcrafted jewlery. Doors open at 10pm, with a $5 donation. All proceeds will go to The Florida Bat Conservancy. So, come dance the night away for a good cause and Release the Bats. For more information, go to www.heartofdarknessclub.org or www.floridabats.org
August 21st, 2009
|idiolatry||12:55 pm - Please Sign This Petition!|
The Sabbath Memorial Pet Rescue here in Miami, FL is in trouble and due to some issues with the landowner having a lean put on his house, they have to shut down temporarily. However, they currently have nowhere to house these animals. They were given just 12 days to evacuate and have about 10 or 9 left. We're petitioning Miami-Dade County to give them an extension on evacuating so that these animals don't have to end up being euthanized. Some of these pets are of people who recently lost their jobs and needed help taking care of their pets and they still come to help with their pets and whatnot. If you can take a second to sign the petition we made below, it would help a lot. And let me know if you'd like to help us out with spreading the word!
Please Sign This Petition! Saves these dogs from being euthanized!
July 30th, 2009
|misterc||10:55 am - Discrimination Just Doesn't Pay Like It Used To, I Guess!|
According to the Human Rights Campaign:
Exxon Mobil is the only U.S. employer that has ever rescinded both a non-discrimination policy covering sexual orientation and domestic partner benefits, and is the only Fortune 10 company that does not have a non-discrimination policy covering sexual orientation.
I, for one, would rather run out of gas completely than spend one red cent at Exxon Mobil!
July 23rd, 2009
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