Archive • November, 2012

Sunday Nov. 25th GA

Achtung! GAs will be Sunday only in December, January, & February. The regular Thursday GA will then be Scheming & Scholarship, for discussion, radical imagination, and as-needed action-prep. (So your Thursdays are still booked. You’re welcome.) Times are just as before: Sun@1p and Thurs@6:30p. Locations will be warmer. Sunday GAs from Dec. 8th – Feb. […]

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Walmart Black Friday Strike: Stand up, Live better.

Poster: Melanie Cervantes On Black Friday there were over 1,000 protests across the US, and hundreds of employees walking-out, all in support of Walmart workers striking for fair wages and good working conditions. OccupyWallSt.org has a good overview of the struggle, with follow-up. OUR Walmart‘s site is also a good resource. There’s a photo essay […]

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Banner Drop at UNM Pres. Frank’s Inauguration

We will fight for free education for all. Will you? It was hung five stories up a bit after 3pm, asking a simple question as people began exiting the coronation at Popejoy Hall. It was up for over an hour before we took it home to await more excitement. (Also, we didn’t want to make […]

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Sunday Nov. 18th GA

Announcements The new UNM president was inaugurated today at Popejoy Hall. A wonderful group that will remain unnamed put up a banner that said “We will fight for free education for all. Will you?” to greet the guests when they exited Popejoy. Friday Nov 23rd at 9am there is an action against WalMart at Carlisle/Menaul […]

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How does it suck? Keystone XL & the Tar Sands

Fort McMurray, Alberta / Kris Krüg / CC-NC-SA PDF Flyer version here. The Keystone XL pipeline is TransCanada Corp.’s expansion to the Keystone 1, to bring Alberta Tar Sands crude to the Texas coast for export. Tar sands oil is filthy, using 2 tons of tar sand and 2-5 barrels of water for a single […]

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Thursday Nov. 1st GA & Work Session

Notes below, but first, the important times & dates for our action in the Dia de los Muertos – Marigold Parade: Saturday – 1pm – Yale Park Finessing the pipe, making or finishing signs, banners, etc. for the parade. Collecting all the supplies in one place, loosely figuring out roles, timing, etc. Sunday – Parade […]

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