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)
A lot of activists seem to be caretakers … not sure if we are born with something in us that gives us an extra caring gene… But I also find a lot of care takers who become activists because they see issues that are wrong … It may be elder abuse, trying to deal with issues that a family member on social security or school issues due to a disibility… It may be simply trying to get a medication needed for a love one… If anything good comes out of dealing with a pandemic is that so many people are … Continue reading life as an activist – being a caretaker
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….
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 ???
So most of what I do as an activist is pretty public… from the moment my photos showed up on CNN … it has been a different world … I had no clue what this journey would be and to be honest sometimes have not enjoyed it … but life is what you make of it … the good, the bad, and ugly. I was doing photography before the spill … it just changed directions and now I have decided to change it back … So Tracy and I bought an RV 36 foot long 20 year old that we … Continue reading life as an activist … what … a vacation ???
Please join us for a fun night to help stop the Pilgrim pipelines on Thursday, March 30th anytime from 7:00 – 9:00 pm at the cozy Valley Stables Tavern, 588 Ramapo Valley Road (Route 202), Oakland,… Source: CAPP Fundraiser in NJ – March 30 Continue reading CAPP Fundraiser in NJ – March 30
Nearly 2,000 New Yorkers swamped Governor Mario Cuomo’s telephone lines between January 23rd and 28th to state their strong opposition to building the Pilgrim pipelines. This coincided with … Source: Thousands of New Yorkers Declare Opposition to Pilgrim Continue reading Thousands of New Yorkers Declare Opposition to Pilgrim