Archive for the 'Grassroots Activism' Category

Dennis Kucinich, Move To Amend

Posted by Suzanne on March 31st, 2017

Dennis Kucinich Speaks to “The Otherside Of The News” with Dr. Robert Fitrakis

Spook Air

Posted by Webmaster/Moderator on March 24th, 2016

Orig Published Columbus Alive 4-22-1999 4/22/1999 FEATURED ARTICLE Spook Air by Bob Fitrakis Something’s rotten at Rickenbacker Port Authority. Maybe it’s just the stench of the bankrupt corpse of Southern Air Transport, or the moldering smell of the $3 million the state pumped into the notorious airline before it folded. Ohio taxpayers are among the […]

Fight Back – Episode: 03/27/15 Columbus City Council Candidate Will Petrik

Posted by Webmaster/Moderator on April 1st, 2015

Dr. Fitrakis Interviews Fight Back – Episode: 03/27/15 Columbus City Council
Will Petrik Guest

Bob talks with Bernardine Kent about her campaign for Columbus School Board and her whistleblowing on the No Child Left Behind tutoring scandal

Conference on the PUCO carbon-nuke bailout in Ohio

Posted by Webmaster/Moderator on March 28th, 2015

Join us at the conference on the PUCO carbon-nuke bailout in Ohio Sunday April 12, 2015 1-5:30PM STOP THE CARBON-NUKE BAILOUTS!!! Win a Carbon/Nuke Free Ohio Move to Renewables and Efficiency Mini Conference – SUNDAY APRIL 12, 2015, 1-5:30pm Free and open to the public Columbus State Community College Center for Teaching and Learning Innovation […]

Free Press Free Fourth Tuesday Film Night “Black Lives Matter”

Posted by Webmaster/Moderator on March 17th, 2015

Black Lives Matter Newsreel: Why Columbus Needs a Citizens Review Board
Tues, March 24, 7:30pm, Drexel Theater, 2254 E. Main St.
Police shootings of citizens in Columbus are almost always ruled as justified, the Columbus Dispatch reported. “Of seven cities surveyed by The Dispatch — all similar in size to Columbus — Columbus had the second-highest rate of police shootings, both fatal and nonfatal, in 2013. Last year, the city ranked fourth, at 1.1 shootings per 100,000.”
To highlight the need for a civilian review board to investigate officer-involved shootings, videographer Will Delphia has compiled a newsreel of footage from the local and regional #BlackLivesMatter movement.

Free Press Second Saturday Salon, Saturday March 14, 2015

Posted by Webmaster/Moderator on March 7th, 2015

March Free Press Second Saturday Salon
Saturday, March 14, 6:30-11pm @ 1021 E. Broad St.
Free. No RSVP necessary.
Socialize and network with progressive friends for hors-d’oeuvres, drink, art and music. Showing “Maestra” [Teacher] about Cuban literacy program and music by Solartopia.

To Cuba With Love

Posted by Bob Fitrakis on February 22nd, 2015

He proudly pointed out that Cuba’s Parliament is 48.8 percent female and the governments of the local provinces elected 46 percent women. Currently the U.S. Congress had 19.4 percent women.

The Other Side of the News December 29, 2014 – 2014 Year in Review

Posted by Bob Fitrakis on December 31st, 2014

Bob Fitrakis discusses the important issues that happened during 2014 in central Ohio and the world

Don’t miss these two Free Press films

Posted by Webmaster/Moderator on November 19th, 2014

Free Press free fourth Tuesday Movie: Racing to Zero, In Pursuit of Zero Waste Tuesday, Nov 25, 7:30pm Drexel Theater, 2254 E. Main St. Racing To Zero (59 min) is a quick-moving, up-beat documentary that presents new solutions to the global problem of waste. Although waste may create garbage, garbage is in itself a resource, […]


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