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“The billboard with a young woman guzzling liquid with a radioactive warning on it under the phrase: “Don’t Frack My Water, Protect Columbus” set the stage for one of the most important public forums in the city’s history.”

Recent FightBack Radio shows with Dr. Bob Fitrakis from Talktainment

Posted by Webmaster/Moderator on August 17th, 2013

Fight Back – Episode: 08/14/13 Why We Shouldn’t Trust Computerized Voting

Fight Back – Episode: 08/07/13 “Washington March” 50th Anniv./ Whistleblower Wednesdays

Ohio election officials cover up for illegal voting by police

Posted by Webmaster/Moderator on August 7th, 2013

My, my. The coverup begins in the Metro section lead which begins, “County election officials say they think a clerical error is to blame for 19 Columbus police officers having their voting addresses listed as the Downtown police headquarters.”

Is there fracking fraud and lease flipping in Kasich’s Ohio? +Podcast

Posted by Webmaster/Moderator on April 20th, 2013

The FBI and the state Inspector General’s office are investigating mineral rights lease flipping and falsification of public records in Noble County. Environmentalists claim this is a precursor to massive fracking planned in the rural Ohio area.

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.

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.

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.

Anti-Democratic Fever Sweeps The Nation

Posted by Webmaster/Moderator on February 19th, 2013

“Voting Rights Act is Challenged as Cure the South Has Outgrown” cries the New York Times front page headline from February 18, 2013. In my diagnosis, not only does the South remain sick while retaining a race and class based system of voter suppression, the rest of the nation including my home state of Ohio is infected with the same illness.

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