Guerrilla grafters secretly graft fruit-bearing branches onto San Francisco trees

Submitted by Freedomman on Fri, 09/18/2015 - 18:55

SAN FRANCISCO, Kalifornia (PNN) - September 17, 2015 - We’ve heard of guerrilla gardening, and we’ve heard of grafting plants - but guerrilla grafting? That’s new to us. For the past two years, a group that calls themselves Guerrilla Grafters has been secretly grafting fruit-bearing scions onto ornamental, non-fruiting trees in San Francisco. City officials contend that Guerrilla Grafters is breaking the law, but its actions have been celebrated by proponents of urban agriculture. It has been included in the US pavilion’s Spontaneous Interventionsexhibit at the Venice Biennale.

A dozen libraries want to host Tor nodes to protest government fear mongering

Submitted by Freedomman on Fri, 09/18/2015 - 18:53

LEBANON, New Hampshire (PNN) - September 17, 2015 - As so often happens, a government attempt to quash the use of technology it doesn't like has made that tech more popular than ever. A week after the Amerikan Gestapo Department of Homeland Security division intimidated a New Hampshire public library into shutting down its Tor relay, about a dozen other libraries nationwide have shown interest in running their own Tor services.

Hundreds of thousands take to the streets in Brazil anti-government protests

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 08/19/2015 - 19:41

BRASILIA, Brazil (PNN) - August 16, 2015 - Brazilians took to the streets Sunday in anti-government protests as President Dilma Rousseff tries to rebuild her coalition and outlast a political crisis.

Tens of thousands of demonstrators came out by mid-afternoon in the country's largest cities to denounce corruption and economic mismanagement, in many cases demanding impeachment or Rousseff's resignation.

Armed militias celebrate victory in Montana mine stand-off with federal government

Submitted by Freedomman on Fri, 08/14/2015 - 05:53

LINCOLN, Montana (PNN) - August 13, 2015 - The Oath Keepers and other militia groups are celebrating a victory after a conflict over surface rights for a mine in Montana was taken to court. The militias were brought in to protect mine owners from federal interference.

Armed Oath Keepers spark unrest during Ferguson protest

Submitted by Freedomman on Fri, 08/14/2015 - 05:44

ST. LOUIS, Missouri (PNN) - August 12, 2015 - Oath Keepers showed up in Ferguson in November after a grand jury declined to indict former Ferguson terrorist pig thug cop Darren Wilson in Michael Brown’s death, saying they stationed themselves along several downtown rooftops to protect businesses from rioting and looters.

Worthless by Agnes Török

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 07/29/2015 - 21:25

Poem by Agnes Török on the news of a new Conservative budget. Based on experiences of living in Britain under austerity as a young, unemployed female immigrant student - and not taking it any more.

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Young girl explains what’s wrong with mandating vaccinations

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 07/29/2015 - 21:24

Young Olivia, a Kalifornia native, explains why SB.277 – the fascist Kalifornia seeking to force all children to receive poisonous vaccinations in order to attend public or private school – is fundamentally wrong and unconstitutional. This is a law that should be disobeyed. This is the reason why parents should homeschool their children. Revolution Now! Independence Forever!

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This idyllic valley in Switzerland could soon change the world

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 07/29/2015 - 21:12

ZUG, Switzerland (PNN) - July 24, 2015 - I’m sitting here on a park bench with my friend and colleague Johann Gevers overlooking an absolutely serene lake in Zug, Switzerland.

With the elegant and imposing mountains behind, it’s as quintessentially Swiss as you can get.

Commentary: Safety and civil liberties: is corporate clout calling the shots?

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 07/29/2015 - 21:06

By Jim Carrey

July 20, 2015 - Let me be clear: I fully support the use of vaccines and believe they play a vital role in protecting the health of individuals and the public at large. That does not mean, however, that every vaccine is healthy, imperative, or right for every individual in every circumstance.

Pope calls on world youth to rise up against global capitalism

Submitted by Freedomman on Wed, 07/22/2015 - 19:26

ASUNCIÓN, Paraguay (PNN) - July 17, 2015 - The latest call for a youth uprising against global capitalism came not from grassroots groups, but from the leader of the Catholic Church, who on Sunday gave a rousing speech during which he told a crowd of young people in Paraguay that it is their time to “make a mess.”