Trinity – The first detonation of a nuclear weapon

July 15, 2015
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Trinity was the code name of the first detonation of a nuclear weapon, conducted by the United States Army on July 16, 1945, as part of the Manhattan Project. The White Sands Proving Ground, where the test was conducted, was in the Jornada del Muerto desert about 35 miles (56 km) southeast of Socorro, New...

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Why Food Not Bombs Pilsen Has Transformed An Abandoned Police Station Into A Community Garden

May 12, 2014
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Why Food Not Bombs Pilsen Has Transformed An Abandoned Police Station Into A Community Garden

The Pilsen neighborhood has been forced to live with an abandoned and decaying police precinct at the corner of 23 rd and Damen for 8 years. The building, which is still owned by the Chicago Police Department, is covered in debris and features steel plates over every door and window-a security feature reminiscent of...

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San Francisco Food Not Bombs Assaulted & Arrested on May Day

May 2, 2014
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San Francisco Food Not Bombs Assaulted & Arrested on May Day

May Day in San Francisco saw several hundred protesters marching through the Mission district for various causes, including against targeted evictions, and for Alejandro Nieto, who was killed last month in the city by a police officer. Here’s a couple of accounts on the situation: From San Francisco Food Not Bombs: Because today’s Mission...

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Activists at Russian Food Not Bombs Attacked and Kidnapped Over Crimean Conflict

March 17, 2014
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Activists at Russian Food Not Bombs Attacked and Kidnapped Over Crimean Conflict

Russian anti-war activists kidnapped and seriously injured Organisers of a demonstration against the war in Ukraine in Petrozavodsk, Russia were kidnapped and seriously injured by unknown people in masks according to the Food Not Bombs group in the city. On 9th of March, along with the traditional Food Not Bombs action, demonstration “Against the...

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Update from Food Not Bombs Minsk

February 10, 2014
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Update from Food Not Bombs Minsk

The repressions against Food Not Bombs have started again in Belarus. The first distribution of food took place in 2005. Today there are 3 points of Food Not Bombs in Minsk, we give out about 100 portions of food every week. We were pursued by police many times. In 2011 the special police troops came...

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Food Not Bombs Kicks Off The FTAA+10 on November 15 in Miami

October 27, 2013
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Food Not Bombs Kicks Off The FTAA+10 on November 15 in Miami

Fort Lauderdale Food Not Bombs is inviting people hungry for justice and delicious vegetarian food to come out to Government Center in downtown Miami Friday, November 15th, at 7 pm. Food Not Bombs is a global movement for the end of institutionalized poverty and hunger; something the free trade agenda plays an increasingly large...

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THE WORLD SERIES OF HUNGER The nationwide campaign to hide hunger goes into extra innings.

October 24, 2013
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Just as soon as I think the authorities may be backing down on their effort to stop people from feeding the hungry in public I am reminded that the state never sleeps even if it shuts down at times.  I received an email on October 23, 2013, from the Director of Environmental Health Division...

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