Monthly Archives: February 2013

#OpValentine and #OpPenPal (Firedoglake)

As activist movements spread and grow in strength, so does the government’s repressive reaction to them. Political prisoners are not new to the United States, but recent times have seen an unprecedented and growing crackdown on whistle blowers, online activists, even on journalists and lawyers. On Firedoglake, I wrote about Operation Valentine (#OpValentine), an effort […]

Tents Up for Occupy Austin Eviction Anniversary

On February 3, 2012 Occupy Austin was evicted from their City Hall encampment which they held for nearly 5 months. On the one year anniversary we gathered again to honor that day and our first home. I wrote about it for Firedoglake: Austin’s occupation gathered again at their first home to honor the day and […]