Archive for March, 2013

First, we were desensitized to water-boarding at Gitmo and electrical shocks to the genitalia at Abu Ghraib. Now torture has trickled down to elementary schools in the U.S. with the “body sock” for autistic kids.

Green Party endorses public financing and end to the Nationwide Arena tax bailout in Columbus
The Franklin County Green Party officially and unanimously endorsed the Columbus Coalition for Responsive Government’s initiatives to end the tax bailout for the Nationwide Arena and to create public financing for Columbus city elections on March 21, 2013.

Re-Examining the Lucasville Uprising Conference, April 19-21, 2013

Posted by Webmaster/Moderator on March 23rd, 2013

I have been working with Staughton and Alice Lynd and a group of people from all over the state of Ohio to organize the “Re-Examining the Lucasville Uprising Conference” at Columbus State Community College which will be held April 19-21, 2013.

Bipartisan Voter Repression In Ohio Masquerades As Reform

Posted by Webmaster/Moderator on March 18th, 2013

A bipartisan Ohio election panel released its recommendations for “voting reforms.” An early indicator of how bad these “so-called” reforms came when Ohio’s controversial Secretary of State Jon Husted immediately endorsed the panel’s proposals.

Free Press Free Movie: Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal

Posted by Webmaster/Moderator on March 18th, 2013

Free Press Free Movie – “Long Distance Revolutionary: A Journey with Mumia Abu-Jamal
Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Fitrakis and Gadell-Newton The Other Side Of The News Radio Feb 25, 2013

Posted by Webmaster/Moderator on March 9th, 2013

Bob Fitrakis and Connie Gadell Newton discuss the upcoming Free Press movie, a film about ALEC the American Legsislative Exchange Council, provisional ballots, fracking activists arrested in Ohio and Bill Moss

Free Press Second Saturday Salon

Posted by Webmaster/Moderator on March 8th, 2013

Welcoming progressive friends with refreshments, music, art, networking, presentations, and socializing.
Presentations on Re-examining Lucasville conference, efforts to reform Columbus City Council and more.

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