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Fort Lauderdale City Officials’ Love-Hate Relationship with the Homeless Continues

February 22, 2012
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Tuesday, February 21st, saw the unanimous passing of a homeless ordinance that to city officials was an important step towards helping homeless problems, and to many activists at the hearing, an important step towards fascist discrimination against the homeless for the sake of profit. One side would have you believe that the dozen activists...

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South Florida Food Not Bombs Joins Prison Resistance Campaign

February 17, 2012
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South Florida Food Not Bombs Joins Prison Resistance Campaign

As Food Not Bombs (FNB) of South Florida we are declaring our opposition to the proposed private Immigration detention center to be built in Southwest Ranches.  It is obvious who is profiting off of said facility, the Corrections Corporation of America (CCA). The residential communities of Southwest Ranches and Pembroke Pines want nothing to...

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Stop Scripps in 2012

February 13, 2012
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Stop Scripps in 2012

For years the communities of Palm Beach county, along with many determined environmental activists, have stood in front of many of South Florida’s worst developmental excesses. This has included campaigns against the expansion of nuclear and natural gas plants and overreach into the Everglades that have gone on for a decade or more. If...

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And Now…The Forums

February 6, 2012
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forum.foodnotbombs.net is now available! We’ ve got sections for chapters to discuss and post their news, and most importantly a tab for planning for the 2012 Gathering in Tampa! It’s new and small and won’t stop crying at the moment but give it a chance and it will grow on you…

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Peace City, Miami, Days 1 & 108

February 1, 2012
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Peace City, Miami, Days 1 & 108

For some reason, the weekend of October 15th was the weekend all the cool kids decided to Occupy stuff in Florida. It didn’t seem to rely on this new “direct democracy” or on people’s actual ideas on how to change the system, everyone just kind of knew it had to happen. Almost as soon...

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Make food, not war: Food Not Bombs collective nourishes Boston

January 30, 2012
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When Sarah McMullen opened the door to her apartment — home to a 12-person collective that cooks and serves food as part of the global Food Not Bombs network — I was greeted by three things: an amiable face,...

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Occupying the barracks: make art, not war

January 28, 2012
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Occupying the barracks: make art, not war

When former socialist military spaces become new temples of alternative culture, not everyone is happy about it. Whereas in Slovakia the art squatters become institutionalized, in Serbia they get evicted All across former Yugoslavia, military property owned by the Yugoslav...

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Non-Profit Crises: Often Avoidable Tragedies

January 24, 2012
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Non-Profit Crises: Often Avoidable Tragedies

It’s almost hard to tell the difference between Food Not Bombs & Peaceful Uprising. Both are committed to non violent direct action to stop environmental destruction, militarism, and oppression by the ruling class. Both have members who have made great sacrifices for causes they believe in. Then why is Food Not Bombs as strong...

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Welcome to The Food Not Bombs Blog!

January 23, 2012
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Welcome one and all to the new blog presence for Food Not Bombs! While we are just getting started you can expect to find stories from FNB chapters from all over the place as well as news and events for events that Food Not Bombs chapters are hosting and supporting. We hope that it...

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