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Ten reasons why the London 2012 Olympics are worth protesting

May 16, 2012 by

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The Space Hijackers are proud to announce we are the Official Protesters of the London 2012 Olympic Games. To this end, we would like to release our top ten reasons …

Transport for London in Tony Blair censorship climbdown

May 15, 2012 by

Transport For London has reinstated a banned ad campaign for London’s Mosaic Rooms gallery featuring an image of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair photographing himself on a mobile phone …

The Iran conundrum

April 27, 2012 by

With intelligence disputes regarding the validity of Iran's nuclear program being either non-existent, or pending, a look at the idea of fundamentalist theocrats attaining nuclear weaponry. …

A shadow people’s economy grows in the US

April 27, 2012 by

Lori Hutchins, 30, from South Portland, Maine is self-employed and has fallen on harder times since the recession. Over the last couple of years, in order to obtain essential paid-for …

Egyptian secular left that led the revolution hung out to dry in presidential elections

April 26, 2012 by

The best left candidates, like Khaled Ali are running as independents, giving them scant chance. Young leftist heroes of the revolution like Alaa Abd El Fattah or his sister Mona …

The Armenian Genocide – 97 Years On

April 24, 2012 by


An article that addresses Turkish state denial of the Armenian Genocide on the 97th anniversary. …

[Video] Metropolitan Lice

April 10, 2012 by


The Vacuum Cleaner is an artist/activist collective of one. Some people take half an hour out to do yoga everyday – he modifies police logos. Usually a solitary creature, he’s …

[Video] Eyes on Syria: One year on

March 21, 2012 by
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A film by Leah Borromeo for Amnesty International on the one year anniversary of the Syrian uprising. For more information: …

An Eye from History and Reality: Woeser and the Story of Tibet

March 7, 2012 by
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Dechen Pemba, Editor of High Peaks Pure Earth, interviews Tibet's foremost poet Woeser. Woeser is currently under house arrest in Beijing. …

[Video] Reverend Billy and the Church of Earthalujah

March 5, 2012 by


What do you get when you cross an Elvis impersonator with an evangelical preacher and throw in a protest against corporate sponsorship of the arts? Reverend Billy, his choir and …