INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2019 in Brazil: Women Rise Up!

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2019 in Brazil: Women Rise Up! On March 8, women all over Brazil honor Marielle Franco and attack Bolsonaro Thousands of demonstrators took to the street in all states 50,000 gathered in São Paulo   Thousands of Brazilians took to the streets this Friday,… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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‘We are not bots!’ In Berlin, Thousands Protest Proposed EU Regulation on Internet Upload Filters

‘We are not bots!’ In Berlin, Thousands Protest Proposed EU Regulation on Internet Upload Filters By Filip Stojanovski An estimated 5,000 people gathered in Berlin on March 2 to protest a proposed EU copyright rule that could radically shift the dynamics of posting and sharing content online. Among other provisions, Article 13 of the draft EU Copyright Directive would require internet platforms like YouTube to install “upload filters” — a technical mechanism that would block users from uploading copyright-protected content, effectively imposing a system of “prior censorship” on major internet…

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EU SCARED: Attempts to Move ACTA 2 Vote Before Protest Date — See Protest Map To Save Your Internet

EU SCARED: Attempts to Move ACTA 2 Vote Before Protest Date — See Protest Map To Save Your Internet By Aaron Kesel Protests all over Europe have been planned by Anonymous, as well as activists and politicians behind Pirate Parties International (PPI) for March 23rd, to fight against copyright companies and EU bureaucrats seeking to destroy the Internet with their proposed upload filter and link tax, (Article 11 and Article 13.) Meanwhile, the Bureaucrats are trying to push the vote before there is wide-scale outrage for their proposals for the…

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Stop ACTA 2: Protests, Internet Blackouts and Hacktivist Actions To Lead Up To Final Vote On Dystopian Articles 11 and 13 In EU

Stop ACTA 2: Protests, Internet Blackouts and Hacktivist Actions To Lead Up To Final Vote On Dystopian Articles 11 and 13 In EU By Aaron Kesel After a short delay, European Union lawmakers are continuing their journey to censor the Internet and have agreed on changes to the text of Articles 11,12 and 13, The Independent reported. Meanwhile, Anonymous and Pirates are planning on-the-ground and online actions against the proposed Copyright Directives. Germany and France agreed on a horrendous “compromise” version of Article 13 following heated debated, which claims to…

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Yellow Vest Movement Starts a New Form of Protest – Burning Banknotes

Yellow Vest Movement Starts a New Form of Protest – Burning Banknotes By Jamie Redman For well over two months, the Yellow Vest movement in France has continued to keep itself illuminated with fervent protests against taxes, the banking system, and the region’s bureaucrats. On Feb. 1, a group of Gilets Jaunes working at the bill printing factory explained their plan to show the world they mean business by burning pallets of bills, starting with Israeli banknotes. Yellow Vests Burn Stock of Foreign Bills The grassroots Yellow Vest movement in…

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Fearing Yellow Vests, Macron Attacks French Civil Liberties

Fearing Yellow Vests, Macron Attacks French Civil Liberties By Bill Wirtz In a desperate attempt to push back against the “yellow vest” demonstrations in France, President Emmanuel Macron and his party are restricting the right to protest. The “Anti-Troublemakers” Bill A majority in the French National Assembly approved the Loi anti-casseurs (Anti-Troublemakers Bill) on January 31. However, it wasn’t Macron’s own “La République En Marche” (“The Republic on the Move”) party that came up with the new rules on protests, but rather, the Republican right (the centrist party of former…

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Photos: Major intersection blocked by Extinction Rebellion Buffalo

Photos: Major intersection blocked by Extinction Rebellion Buffalo Direct Action to Raise Awareness of the Climate Crisis and the Sixth Great Extinction Caption: Protester chanting, “Whose streets, our streets,” in front of vehicle. Extinction Rebellion Buffalo blocked intersection Buffalo’s Elmwood Village shopping district. photo: Langelle By… Read More Global Justice Ecology Project Global Justice Ecology Project (GJEP) explores and exposes the intertwined root causes of social injustice, ecological destruction, and economic domination.

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Journalist Given Six Months in Prison for Organizing Yellow Vests Protest on Facebook

Journalist Given Six Months in Prison for Organizing Yellow Vests Protest on Facebook By Elias Marat As the Yellow Vests gear up for their tenth consecutive week of protests, dubbed “Act X” by the grassroots social movement, President Emmanuel Macron’s government appears to be raising the stakes of repression in an attempt to quell protests and chill French constitutional guarantees of free speech. Such appeared to be the case after 28-year-old Frenchman, journalist and movement leader Hedi Martin was sentenced last week to six months’ imprisonment after publishing a Facebook…

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Anonymous, Pirates and Activists Challenge Articles 11, 12a, 13 With Stop ACTA 2 Protests January 19th Across Europe

Anonymous, Pirates and Activists Challenge Articles 11, 12a, 13 With Stop ACTA 2 Protests January 19th Across Europe By Aaron Kesel The European Union is attempting to censor the Internet with several new initiatives called Article 11, 12a, and 13 while numerous other Articles are pending to be drafted that could affect your Internet freedom rights. These Articles will have legal implications that will break the Internet as we know it. Not only will they include an “upload filter” if passed to block copyrighted (or unwanted) content from being uploaded on…

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Bashir’s Government Forces Are Brutalizing Protesters In Sudan

Bashir’s Government Forces Are Brutalizing Protesters In Sudan Op-Ed by Joziah Thayer Late last month al-Bashir’s government began restricting access to popular social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter which have been used by demonstrators to coordinate protest in major cities across Sudan. President Omar al-Bashir has ruled over Sudan for 30 years after coming to power during a military coup in 1989. According to Reuters, there are 40 million people in Sudan, and 28 million of them have mobile phones, which has made the Internet a vital tool in…

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