On March 21th, Greek anarchists Ce Ce and Tasos from the VOID Network in Athens, along with Peter, an American who has been living in Barcelona, Spain for the last four years, spoke about the Greek uprising of December 2008 at the Blackrose Collective
Peter is also the author of How Nonviolence Protects the State. Ce ce and Tasos are also two of the editors of the book We Are an Image From the Future, which delves into the December insurrection and its aftermath through interviews with those who witnessed and participated in it, alongside the communiqués and texts that circulated through the networks of revolt.
April 20, or 4/20, is the day when protests against punitive marijuana laws will take place around the country. Bill Piper is director of national affairs at the Drug Policy Alliance Network, and makes this plea to everyone, smoker or not, to get involved in repealing these laws. Tom Becker reads from this piece which can be found here.
Host Stephanie Potter speaks with Peter Lumsdainewho will be speaking in Portland tonight, Monday, April 19.Veterans for Peace Chapter 72 is bringing in Peter to the Friends Meeting House at 43rd and SE Stark, 7-9PM. $5-10 donation. No one turned away for lack of funds.
Near deadly error: An interview with exonerated death row inmate Juan Melendez-Colon
Near-Deadly Error: An interview with exonerated death row inmate Juan Melendez-Colon
It is hard to imagine spending over 17 years on death row for a crime you did not commit. Juan Melendez-Colon did just that following his 1984 conviction and sentencing to death in the killing of Auburndale, FL beauty salon owner Delbert Baker.