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“Predatory industry hijacked the US regulatory system in 2019, placing ancient food systems and a fifth of the world’s freshwater in imminent danger.”
If changes are to come there are things that must be done…
“Finally, we must recognize that our struggle is global. What the United States government has done to its people by denying them what they need to live a life of dignity is what the United States has imposed upon people around the world…”
“Following are images from my time at the George Floyd Memorial Site and the Prayer Tree on the afternoon of Friday, January 1, 2021. I experienced my time at both of these places as holy, grounding, and renewing.”
Rise Up Times is admittedly and consciously eclectic with a focus on media analysis and antiwar, propeace activities but inclusive of many movements that coalesce and weave in and out of each other.
“This is our moment. This is the time to make demands that the government take action to address the people’s needs.,,,It is up to us to bring the crisis to members of Congress and demand immediate action.”
A View from the Ground: Why Drop the Charges Against ALL I94 Arrestees in Minneapolis Post-Election Demonstration?
To go forward with this charade of justice is absurd.
“Israel, the Occupying Power, has systemically and unlawfully appropriated Palestinian public and privately owned land, exploiting Palestinian natural resources, while forcing the transfer of and creating coercive environments [sic] to forcibly displace the protected Palestinian population.*
“The governing elites, when truly threatened, turn the rule of law into farce. Dissent becomes treason. They use the state mechanisms of control – intelligence agencies, police, courts, black propaganda and a compliant press that acts as their echo chamber, along with the jails and prisons, not only to marginalize and isolate rebels, but to psychologically and physically destroy them.”
General Mills/Pillsbury complicit in occupation of Palestine.
The 75th anniversary of the dropping of a nuclear bomb in Japan: Hiroshima, Nagasaki. Never again.
“Then there was the powerful visual statement of Marine Corps veteran Todd Winn, twice wounded in Iraq, who stood for hours outside the Utah state capitol in the sweltering heat in full dress uniform with the message ‘I Can’t Breathe’ taped over his mouth.”
Democracy Now! Trump Threatens Protests with Troops, But Police Have Already Been Militarized — With Deadly Results
We look at the increasing militarization of the police with Stuart Schrader, author of “Badges Without Borders: How Global Counterinsurgency Transformed American Policing.”
“President Trump’s speech almost amounted to a declaration of war on Americans, on peaceful Americans who are out right now exercising their First Amendment right to speak out, and here to speak out against the long-standing problem of police violence and racial violence which has beleaguered our nation.”
Conversion for a peaceful, green, & just future