31 Dec 2012

Liveblog: #IdleNoMore in DC

Drummers are at the Canadian Embassy in DC now: http://www.ustream.tv/occupycarlisle Video streaming by Ustream Come by and Chat! Update 1: Here are some photos by way of the Twitter posts announcing them: YourMediaTeam ?@OCCUPYCARLISLE “@krzyndn13: http://instagr.am/p/T60JFoD7g3/ ” #IdleNoMore DC photo 3:47 PM – 31 Dec 12 · Details YourMediaTeam ?@OCCUPYCARLISLE

24 Dec 2012

#IdleNoMore Liveblog– Breaking: Nobel Women In Solidarity w/ Chief #TheresaSpence | #RoundDanceRevolution in Progress

Update: What is the goal of the Idle No More protests? @Pam_Palmater explains on @CTVNews (can’t get this to display; notice attitude of corporate Canadian media) *** Breaking: Nobel Women ?@NobelWomen Solidarity for Chief #TheresaSpence – peacefully protesting Indigenous Treaty Rights in Canada & inspiring #IdleNoMore: http://ht.ly/gkQ7G 12:35 PM –

22 Dec 2012

#IdleNoMore Liveblog PostScript

Wendy has a great video she’s brought to my attention in the comments of #IdleNoMore: Liveblog of Peaceful Protests Today Across Canada (Friday December 21, 2012 11:09 am PST): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w90g36WafQI Elliot commented  here’s a writeup in the Guardian Here’s a repost of my response to Elliot: Given the history of

21 Dec 2012

#IdleNoMore: Liveblog of Peaceful Protests Today Across Canada

This is the 10th day of Chief Theresa Spence fast for the Canadian govenment to uphold the First Nations’ treaties. CUTV Montreal has a live stream up in Ottawa at Parliament Hill (French and English): http://cutvmontreal.ca/broadcasts/2012/12/21/2434

14 Dec 2012

#SJNow: Now who has 65 amendments ready for an “emergency” #Oregon legislative session?

Hannah Hoffman ?@HannahKHoffman There are at least 65 amendments that are going to be proposed today. Legislators bringing some before the committee now. #sjnow #orpol What’s going on down at the state house in Salem, Oregon? Tell us in the comments!

16 Nov 2012

Harassment Updates— #NoMoreEvictions: “Sheriff Knocking = Banks Profiting”

Multnomah County, Oregon to sue MERS over mortgage recording fee evasion Join us via live stream in a rally now for #NoMoreEvictions: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/kmmoregon#utm_campaign=unknown&utm_source=10297814&utm_medium=social Updates in comments.

09 Nov 2012

#NoMoreForeclosure: Rally at Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office #Portland #Oregon

Will it take a #RollingJubilee to stop the foreclosures and evictions? The Statesman-Journal notes that more than 10,000 homes have been foreclosed upon in Salem in the last five years alone in its detailed report on Oregon’s capitol city. In a follow up to the Sirotak family’s eviction (see “[Update]

07 Nov 2012

[Update] #NoMoreForeclosure and Your Town P?o?r?t?l?a?n?d?,? ?O?r?e?g?o?n?

You may have been following the liveblogging of Portland, Oregon’s latest military-style evictions conducted by Portland’s police union, Multnomah County police and others (unmarked vehicles observed at the event) which occured on October 30, 2012 at the Williams’ home in the South East quadrant of the City. go ?@cccaliope @mz_chief

30 Oct 2012

[Updated] LIVE Portland, OR #homedefense now. Possible arrest under way! Follow http://www.opdxlive.org

http://www.opdxlive.org/ “#homedefense people requested at The Williams home! 12028 SE Pardee. Numbers win, get there if you can. Community picket happening now.” ~ @kochkari Update: #PDX live streamer @JessEHadden was also on the scene and gave this pointer to archived videos of the action: Jess E. Hadden ?@jessehadden .@kmt_63’s footage

26 Jul 2012

Rally For Housing Justice in Portland, OR

“Activist Cameron Whitten on his Hunger Strike for Housing Justice in front of Portland, OR City Hall” (documentary film by Dave Love) PILCH (Public Interest Pro Bono Clearinghouse, Melbourne, Australia) and NCH (National Coalition for Housing Justice, Washington, DC) acknowledge that: Global trend of criminalizing #homelessness MT“@Ntl_Homeless: “You don’t solve