Science Insider (@SciInsider) Tweeted: 227 environmental activists were murdered last year, a new report found. That’s more than 4 people per week. https://t.co/kQ6JORum1N https://twitter.com/SciInsider/status/1437563272295759874?s=20 Continue reading Tweet from Science Insider (@SciInsider)
Another Day and another oil spill… This time off the coast of California … I wonder how many times its going to take before people wise up as my father use to say…. (the actual phrase was”Don’t you think you should smarten and wise up ???” after I had done something really stupid like most teenagers) I use to live in Orange County which for those who haven’t lived there, is one of the most diverse communities in Cali … I actually loved living there for the weather and diversity… and I loved the beaches and would of course escape … Continue reading Life as an activist and here we go again… California Oil Disaster…
Michelle BarlondSmith (@barlondsmith) Tweeted: company official overseeing crackdown on pipeline resistance cut teeth at Amazon and Exxon https://t.co/CFXpwpW746 by @AlleenBrown https://twitter.com/barlondsmith/status/1443394997403848706?s=20 Continue reading Tweet from Michelle BarlondSmith (@barlondsmith)
The verdict just came in on the George Floyd Case …. I have been crying …. crying for the Floyd’s family…. crying for relief … This case was a hard one for me … Its a personal reflection pehaps tainted with a bit of PTSD … My partner Tracy was in a similar situation almost 5 years ago and as I stood there in shock (cops are not suppose to act this way) I was screaming for the cop to stop and filming the interaction… but in that moment I heard him saying I can’t breath and watching the cop … Continue reading Sometimes Justice Prevails…. and why I always film cops….
Anyone who has been following me for a while…knows that I am a pretty big loudmouth and one who doesn’t back down easily… sometimes not a good thing. Recently wrote about our plans and future and what we had planned on doing … Big Mistake. I once was told by an activist who worked with Nelson Mandela …. that one of his favorite sayings was … Sometimes, You lead from Behind. Meaning you don’t have to always be out front and loud… It did change me from being out front to doing lots of things more behind the scenes. But … Continue reading Life as an Activist – when is it time to leave???
Some background info … I have been an activist for the last 10 years… started with an oil spill and as you learn the world isn’t quite what you thought it was … you learn about new issues …human health, failure of goverments to protect the people, human rights… But tonight I am pissed … and not the British pissed … I am a raving angry angry pissed off activist … How did my country get this bad that we have 17 year olds driving to another state and murdering people. I want to scream at his parents … Continue reading Life as an Activist – Where do we go from here ???