REBEL YELL: ‘From Alcatraz to Standing Rock’, The 50-Year Arc of Native Activism – By Shoshi Parks

Source – yesmagazine.org – “…Genocide and federal assimilationist policies had cut the “tree of life” off at the base…When the Indians of All Tribes seized Alcatraz on November 20, 1969, the tree had once again begun to grow. Fifty years later, the sprouts that first germinated on Alcatraz Island have matured into a broad canopy…

REBEL YELL: ‘Rebel Priests’, The Curious Case of the Brother’s Berrigan

Source – patrickmurfin.blogspot.com – “….Unlike other well-known anti-war figures of the Vietnam era, Philip knew war—and injustice—first hand…He witnessed the stark horror of war first hand as an artilleryman in the Battle of the Bulge and…as a Second Lieutenant in the infantry. He was the recipient of combat decorations…After the war…Philip decided to enter the…

REBEL YELL: Albert Camus, 20th Century Rebel

Source – academyofideas.com – “…In our day freedom in many areas of life is dwindling, and governments across the world are rallying people to sacrifice personal freedoms for the promise of future harmony and security. If such a trend continues, Camus had some prescient advice for those who refuse to walk this line, but rather…

FOOD FRAUD: Guerilla Gardener Ron Finley – ‘Drive-Thrus are Killing More People Than the Drive-Bys’ (Flashback)

Source – ronfinley.com – …”Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA — in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs. Why? For fun, for defiance, for beauty and to offer some alternative to fast food in a community where “the drive-thrus are killing more people than the drive-bys”  Drive-Thrus and Drive-Bys “South Central…

KILL THE MESSENGER: 40 Years Ago, This Chilean Exile Warned Us About the Shock Doctrine, Then He Was Assassinated – By Naomi Klein (Flashback)

Source – thenation.com – “… He argued that the junta wasn’t pursuing two separate, easily compartmentalized projects—one a visionary experiment in economic transformation, the other a grisly system of torture and terror. There was, in fact, only one project, in which terror was the central tool of the free-market transformation. “Repression for the majorities and…

THE MEDIA MONOPOLY: John McAfee Has Some Questions About This Weekend’s Mass Shootings

Source – nationandstate.com – “…McAfee – who is on the lam from the IRS – asks a few rhetorical questions: “Immediately people jump on their soapboxes…first its gun control…then immigration…then race issues…this was racially motivated, psychologically motivated…before we even know what happened we are jumping on our soapboxes.”…more important questions – is what is wrong…

DEAD MEN DON’T TALK: Comedian & Activist Bill Hicks – Murdered American Hero? (Flashback)

Source – suspiciousdeaths.blogspot.com – “…The world is like a ride in an amusement park, and when you choose to go on it you think it’s real because that’s how powerful our minds are. The ride goes up and down, around and around, it has thrills and chills, and it’s very brightly colored, and it’s very…

REBEL YELL: 5 Reasons Independence Day is for the Anti-Government Rebels – By Joe Jarvis

Source – thedailybell.com – “… These are self-evident truths made explicit in the Declaration of Independence that we celebrate today. 1. It is your right, and DUTY to ABOLISH a government that no longer represents you. The entire point of governments is to protect your life, liberty, and property and whenever any Form of Government…

REBEL YELL: How to Rebel Against Corporate Food (…& Why You Should) – By Daisy Luther

Source – freedomoutpost.com – ‘… More than 70% of food in America is processed and almost two-thirds of the food available comes from only 4% of the farms. This means that a very high percentage of the food consumed in America was somehow provided by a corporation whose main goal is profit, not nutrition” How…

DIVINE PRESENCE: ‘Hope Restored’, Views on the World & the Universe – By Paul Hellyer

Source – hopedance.org – ‘…Hellyer demonstrates that God is alive, well and everywhere, and that humanity’s choice is between the Dark and the Light. To follow the Light means giving up atomic weapons, replacing the oil economy with clean zero-point energy developed by Americans in the 1960s, having governments create 34 percent of all new…

REBEL YELL: ‘Rules for Radicals’, Who Was Saul Alinsky?

Source – theburningplatform.com – “…The main theme throughout Rules for Radicals and Alinsky’s work was empowerment of the poor.[5] Alinsky used symbol construction and nonviolent conflict to create a structured organization with a clearly defined goal that could take direct action against a common enemy” Who Was Saul Alinsky? Many of the tactics of the…

REBEL YELL: Extinction and Rebellion – By Rex Weyler

Source – greenpeace.org – “…Rees emphasizes that capitalist economics reinforces our short-term, selfish instincts by presuming endless growth on a finite planet. Many ecological economists have pointed out that such growth is a biophysical and thermodynamic impossibility…The youth movements, exemplified now by Extinction Rebellion, Greta Thunberg, and others, offer the potential for a deep change…