Intelligence Operations Threaten Democracy – Restore the Fourth

June 25, 2013
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  The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be...

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Food not Bombs at odds with Pioneer Square Residents Council over park feedings

June 8, 2013
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Food not Bombs at odds with Pioneer Square Residents Council over park feedings

On Sundays, local community members come together in Pioneer Square to give food to the homeless, but not everyone is happy about this. Run by Food not Bombs, the group holds unpermitted feedings, and its the lack of permits that has some residents riled up. From the January minutes of the Pioneer Square Residents...

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Free Skool 1 Month Recap

June 2, 2013
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Free Skool 1 Month Recap

June means that the Food Not Bombs Free Skool has been in operation one whole month. By my count, about 14 people have come as students, farmers, and activists to learn here in May, not including the permanent Free Skoolers. So far, people have come as far as Florida, Texas, California, etc., as well...

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May 24, 2013 – Thirty three years of Food Not Bombs taking action to end hunger, poverty and war.

May 24, 2013
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Several thousand determined anti-nuclear activists made our second attempt to occupy the construction site of the Seabrook Nuclear Power Station in the marshes on the coast of New Hampshire on May 24, 1980. Surprising considering how brutal the authorities had been when we tried to take down the chain link fences and take the...

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victory against family dollar in El Prado

May 18, 2013
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On may 14th a few of us with the local  food not bombs chapter in taos and a whole lota members of the El Prado community came out to the city council hearing that was discussing the building permit for a brand new family dollar to be built in El prado.  El Prado is...

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1st Week of FNB Free Skool’s 2013 Summer Session

May 7, 2013
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1st Week of FNB Free Skool’s 2013 Summer Session

Around a dozen people have been camping in tents, busses, and vehicles at the Food Not Bombs Free Skool in Taos, New Mexico this week. So far activists have done workshops on non-violent direct action, puppetry, screenprinting, and more. We’ve also provided free food at our weekly Taos FNB sharing spot as well as...

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750,000 homeless Americans

April 20, 2013
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750,000 homeless Americans http://blog.foodnotbombs.net/750000-homeless-americans/ I just read a quote of Erica Eichelberger’s from Mother Jones. Her quote was kind but she made a claim “of the country’s roughly 643,000 street folk” which is often repeated by people supportive of the rights of the homeless. Tavis Smiley and Dr. Cornel West quote this figure in...

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