International Articles

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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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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