On Thursday, December 27th, in Houston, TX, residents of Manchester gathered with allies to issue new demands on Valero. “We demand to know what you are forcing us to breathe! ¡Exigimos saber lo que nos están obligando a respirar!”
The community came together in a celebration of unity and strength. Manchester is populated almost completely by Latin@s, and surrounded on all sides by industry.
A massive Valero refinery looms over the community’s only park and its smokestacks poison the people who live there 24 hours a day 365 days a year. Manchester is plagued by a long list of diseases and ailments including asthma, respiratory disease and inflammation, infertility, birth defects, and a myriad of deadly cancers. The National Disease Clusters Alliance reports (pg. 2) that children living within two miles of the Houston Ship Channel have a 56% higher likelihood of developing leukemia than those who live more than ten miles away. Continue reading
Yesterday 25th Sept tens of 1000s surrounded the Spanish Congress demanding it be dissolved to begin a new system and Constitution. The police attacked without provocation and brutally injured and arrested many. Another demo will follow today at 7 pm.
How many police does it take to torture one boy?
Anonymous was there
15 M Take the Streets group arriving
Battle of Neptune Square (we lost)
The Government publicly congratulated the police actions
Las empresas y los políticos nos envenenan poco a poco. -
Hace decadas que lo sabemos, pero el poder y dinero del Capitalismo ha hecho que se lo ignora..La hérbicida estrella de Monsanto, el Roundup, causa el cancer, y también los cultivos tratados con ella, sobre todo el maíz transgénico. España es casi el unico país de la EU que deja plantar el maíz transgénico, así que probablemente el ganado y nosotros mismos se enferman ya. Continue reading
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Non-Hierarchical Occupation of Monsanto Everywhere
Whether you like it or not, chances are Monsanto contaminated the food you ate today with chemicals and GMOs. Monsanto controls much of the world’s food supply at the expense of food democracy worldwide. This site is dedicated to empowering citizens of the world to take action against Monsanto during the week of September 17th, 2012.