Monthly Archives: April 2014

4-14-14 TESC ‘Town Hall Meeting’ a Bust

Olympia, WA @ TESC (4-14-14) — The ‘Town Hall’ meeting called by Professor Peter Bohmer and several supporting campus sanctioned student organizations proved to be anti-climactic. Fewer than 2 dozen attended, possibly closer to 15, among which were this reporter, Ray … Continue reading

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GCC: Grand Strategies & Creative Tactics

When: Thursday, April 24 at 6:00pm – 9:00pm Where: Media Island International 816 Adams St. SE, Olympia, Washington 98501 What:  6-9 PM: Grand Strategies! This will be an awesome event that every activist and organizer will learn a lot from! The Backbone Campaign‘s Bill Moyer … Continue reading

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GCC: Anti-Oppression Workshop

When: Saturday, April 26 at 11:00am – 3:30pm Where: Media Island International 816 Adams St. SE, Olympia, Washington 98501 What:  Backbone Campaign believes (and our 10 years experience of movement-building work underscores this belief) that Anti-Oppression skills, practices, and framework are essential for bringing … Continue reading

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NV Direct Action & Blockades Training for Earth Fest! @ TESC

When: Wednesday, April 23 at 2:30pm – 5:30pm Where: TESC Longhouse What:  Join us for Earth Fest at Evergreen! This 3-hour training will entail a history of direct action and civil disobedience in the history of social and environmental movements, and how … Continue reading

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Kristi@n Willi@ms @ TESC: “Policing and Counterinsurgency”

Kristian Williams is the author, most recently, of Hurt: Notes on Torture in a Modern Democracy (Microcosm, 2012). His first book, Our Enemies in Blue: Police and Power in America, was initially published in 2004, and has been re-released by South End. His work … Continue reading

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I Am Troy Davis’ Sister Speaks @ TESC

Olympia, WA @ TESC (4-9-14) — The event kicked off with a faculty adviser addressing the audience like they were junior high school developmentally challenged remedial education students, warning them a member of press was there and how they were not … Continue reading

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Robert King of the Angola 3 Speaks @ TESC: Buried Alive

(a work in progress) Olympia, WA @ TESC (4-8-14) — Mr. King had uncommon grace, poise, insight and confidence for a man who has struggled to survive, let alone one who spent decades in solitary confinement being tortured with sensory deprivation … Continue reading

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Immigration Reform @ TESC: ACAP Terrified of Press

Olympia, WA @ TESC (4-7-14) — Abolish Cops And Prisons (ACAP) is an Evergreen State College sanctioned student organization on campus. Many of its members, students privileged enough to afford the the liberal arts school’s tuition, have an affinity for … Continue reading

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TESC’s Flaming Eggplant Cafe ‘S@fer Place’ Policy

SAFER SPACE POLICY THE FLAMING EGGPLANT SAFER SPACE POLICY Approved at Employee meeting Jan. 23rd 2012 One of the goals of The Flaming Eggplant Cafe is to provide a “safer space” for community participation, engagement, and enjoyment. Our Safer Space Policy exists to, as … Continue reading

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Black Panther Richard Aoki: FBI Informant 1961-1977

Whether armed self defense remains effective in an era of increased militarization of the cops today is open to question. A guiding light for the Black Panthers from its earliest days, Richard Aoki certainly promoted the idea it was and … Continue reading

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