If you're in trouble, and can find them, the A-Team might just cover your story. This is a special tribute to the folks I've been riding around with for the last week and a half. You guys are the A-Team!
Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign "March for our Lives" demanding human rights, an end to the criminalization of the poor and homeless and foreclosures. August 27, 2012 at the Republican National Convention.
On August 30th, 2012, seven members of Earth First! locked down at the Teco Big Bend Station, Florida's dirtiest coal power plant. Teco gives copious amounts of money to Republicans and the RNC allowing Teco to avoid cleaning up its act. One member locked down to a truck with a u-lock. The other six hooked themselves into sleeping dragons and blocked the main road. Six hours later, all seven were released with no charges, tickets, or arrests.
Where would we be without Vermin Supreme? Probably a lot more cynical. Thanks Vermin!! Rochester Indymedia does not endorse political candidates. This video should not be interpreted as an endorsement to vote for Vermin Supreme.
Demonstrators gather outside of the Monroe County Republican Committee headquarters on State Street on August 30, just as Presidential nominee Mitt Romney makes his acceptance speech at the national convention. Many believe that economic proposals championed by Romney and running mate Paul Ryan would be detrimental to working families, union members, children, the poor and the environment.
Loria has successfully sued the City of Rochester and various members and former members of the Rochester Police Department four separate times in Federal Court back in the 1990’s for violating his civil rights.
Submitted by SusanGalloway on Tue, 2012-08-28 02:49
On Thursday, August 23, 2012 after almost a year Adam McFaddan, chair of the commission and City councilman, presented the recommendations of the Civilian Review Board commission to public. The committee was formed after the community's outcry about police misconduct and lack of accountability in the Emily Good case and her video of a young African American Man being racially profiled. The public however, was not pleased with the report and spoke out against the charade that was presented as a change to the review process at the meeting. Although there were some changes, t
Rochester Against War, Band of Rebels, Progressives in Action and Metro Justice activists returned to the 12 Corners in Brighton on Wednesday August 22 to once again call attention to the costs and carnage of drone warfare. About 30 people were in attendance and the message war largely well received. A major failure of mainstream media was demonstrated when many passers-by asked "What is a drone?"
Submitted by Citizens Against Police Brutality & Misconduct on Thu, 2012-08-23 21:42
Loria has successfully sued the City of Rochester and various members and former members of the Rochester Police Department four separate times in Federal Court back in the 1990’s for violating his civil rights. Loria currently has a 5th, 6th, and 7th lawsuit against the City and certain members of the Rochester Police Department pending in Federal Court.
What: A Press Conference immediately following the Public Hearing on (“status of one year”) Reform of the Civilian Oversight Committee of the Rochester, N.Y. Police Department.
Submitted by SusanGalloway on Wed, 2012-08-22 23:54
With all the coverage of Todd Akin's statement about rape and abortion, we need only look at two local Congressional members, who share similar beliefs. Both Ann Marie Buerkle and Thomas Reed cosponsored the bill H.R.
Submitted by Rochester Citizens Against Police Brutality and Misconduct on Sun, 2012-08-19 12:22
Theodore “Teddy” Loria has successfully sued the City of Rochester and various members and former members of the Rochester Police Department four separate times in Federal Court back in the 1990’s for violating his civil rights. Loria currently has a 5th, 6th, and 7th lawsuit against the City and certain members of the Rochester Police Department pending in Federal Court
Submitted by Valerie K Lazarus on Fri, 2012-08-17 09:51
So, getting back to the single African American mother around the age of 21 I wrote about July 8: let's call her Sherry. Sherry gets money from DHS for housing. In late June, I got this correspondence from DHS (also called DSS) shown below:
A group of demonstrators gathered at the 12 Corners in Brighton on Wednesday afternoon August 8 to hand out flyers and raise public awareness of the drones that are being flown out of nearby Hancock field in Syracuse. Many of the people contacted by the group were unaware that the drones existed, that they were used so extensively or that we may face a future of them being used here at home.
Submitted by SusanGalloway on Tue, 2012-08-07 22:33
Questions that should be asked about Israel "Izzy" Andino
While everyone is talking about the death of Israel “Izzy” Andino in regard to the shooting itself. The questions that need to be asked and answered are being ignored.
Based on what I have read in the media and heard from a variety of people, Izzy had a mental illness. He had been acting erratic before the day of the shooting. Some of the reports said he was bipolar and he had been off his medication. The questions that come to my mind are: