people stand up to racial profiling on the border. bfp, flip flopping joy (2011-03-04).
VIDEO: John Quinones goes undercover on the US/Mexican border as a Big Brown Man Speaking Spanish. Surprisingly–when a security guard (an actor) begins to harass John–people actually intervene, to the point of offering to help John and his companion escape when the security guard actor calls ICE. My favorite was…(Linked Saturday 2011-03-05.)
Social Justice Matters: The Myth of Cushy Prisons. s.e. smith, this ain't livin' (2011-03-03).
I recently re-encountered one of the more bizzarely pervasive myths about prisons when I was talking about the prison abolition movement with a friend: The idea that prisons are @@e2;20ac;2dc;cushy.' This person was trying to argue that because conditions in prisons are so terrific, prisoners have it better when they're…(Linked Saturday 2011-03-05.)
The Conscience of an Anarchist. PermaKent, PermaKent Permaculture Ideas of J. Kent Hastings (2011-03-04).
(From Mike Everling) KARL HESS CLUB MONDAY MARCH 21, 2011 [Award: The SEK3 Memorial Chauntecleer] Gary Chartier "The Conscience of an Anarchist" BOOK TOUR Dinah's Family Restaurant 6521 S. Sepulveda Blvd. (at Centinela Avenue) in West Los Angeles (310)…(Linked Saturday 2011-03-05.)
The Revolution Is Not Over (Continued) Jesse Walker, Jesse Walker: Reason Magazine articles and blog posts. (2011-03-05).
The BBC reports from Egypt: Egyptian protesters have stormed the headquarters of the secret police in Cairo, demanding that the organisation be dismantled. It followed rumours that officials were destroying documents that could be used in court to prove human rights abuses. On Friday, some 200 protesters stormed the agency's…(Linked Saturday 2011-03-05.)