Of, by, and for the People!
Photo of Don DuPay
I'm sharing a link to this video about global poverty, which also includes the "Dream Act" and dreamers taking action. Thought, creative, humorous, provocative, it asks "Will Hope end poverty?" It's an animation of wonderful drawings. One of my photos of the Mayday civil disobedience action by the dreamers was used in this video---towards the end, you can see it in a nanosecond. I believe Dulce and Leon were 2 of the 4 in my photo who were arrested that day.
Bette Lee Portal
Updated on Thursday · Taken at St John's Bridge....Cathedral Park
What an awe-inspiring, daring and utterly breath-taking direct action by Greenpeace activists at the St. John's bridge in Portland, OR. 13 courageous and determined GP activists rappelled from the bridge, and were suspended for over 40 hours in their attempt to stop or delay the Fennica, an ice-breaker owned by Shell Corp., bound for the Artic to be used for oil-drilling. They were supported by the "kayaktivists" who bravely tried to block the Fennica from sailing past the bridge, but were overwhelmed by the coast guard in their motorboats. We will always remember the beautiful image of this remarkable direct action of these activists hanging from the bridge, with their colored flags flying in the wind.
see this link! https://www.facebook.com/bette.lee.71/media_set?set=a.10204767677173275.1073741853.1277992985
Video link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmtfIWLvt_Q&feature=youtu.be
The #GlobalPOV Project: "Will Hope End Inequality?" With Genevieve Negrón Gonzales
"People have only as much liberty
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BREAKING NEWS AT THE ALLIANCE:
The two officers who had been disciplined in the brutal beating death of James Chasse, Jr. were ordered to have their records expunged and back payments made for the 80 hours each was suspended.
As long as we continue without police accountability in Portland,http://www.ThePortlandAlliance.org/policeaccountability
avoidable killings of innocent people will continue.
For all we can know
in each of us,
in the reach of our own hands.
~From Time on Our Hands, by Max Linden Levy
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Driver -- voice presentation poetry
Charlie's Dad-- voice presentation fiction
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