Tag Archives: Hunger Games

The RNC, Koch Habits, and Uprisings in District 12

28 Aug

Everglades EF! and the EF! Journal take the stage before the March on the RNC to express solidarity with the growing rebellion in District 12 (hell yeah, that’s a Hunger Games reference.)

by Clinton Tyree, reporting live from the streets of Tampa Bay.

So Hurricane Issac didn’t blow the political elite and their flock far into the oil-slicked, algae blooms of Florida’s dismal Gulf Coast, like we had hoped. As it turns out, those of us who showed up in spite of the storm (or enthusiastic to witness its beauty and fury) have have had to do a little hell-raisin’ of our own.

While numbers have been small, the pain in the ass which protests have inflicted thus far has not gone unnoticed. Thanks to the over-reaction of the police state swarming the city, life in the Tampa area has been a glimpse at the true face of industrial-strength democracy.

Despite the rain and cops, rabble-rousing wingnuts of the 99% (yeah that’s us, and y’all) have marched in the militarized streets. And despite the extreme paranoia, folks have consistently breached security to disrupt business-as-usual for politicians that pave the way to growing corporate control over the planet.

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Can you tell real biotech nightmares from Hunger Games fiction?

26 Apr

Monkeywrench the Capitol! No Compromise! Make the Odds Be Ever in Our Favor!

A month ago, we here at the Earth First! Newswire exposed our nerdiness by publishing what some have called a hyperbolic claim that the Hunger Games trilogy could bring the eco-revolution. Well, we’re following up on that by re-posting a great quiz from our friend over at Food and Water Watch. Check it out:

Hunger Games? Or Real Life?

“Can you tell your real-life facts from Hunger Games fiction? In the arena, your life may depend on it. For each question, tell us whether it’s true in the Hunger Games books, or in real life… or both.”

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Earth First! News, Eostar 2012, OUT NOW!

12 Apr

Here's what the first page looks like. Click here for the full PDF... Yes, there are some Hunger Games dorks in the EF!J office.

Hey folks! Here is the latest PDF version of the EF! News, Eostar 2012, a publication for all to use freely in tabling and EF! outreach, just in time for spicing up the abundance of boring, liberal Earth Day events on the horizon.

As usual, please let us know if you are helping us circulate this, so we can get a sense of where it is being distributed. Also, for those who want to promote the upcoming Round River Rendezvous in the Marcellus region this Summer, check out this PDF, a basic quarter sheet flyer about the Rondy and the EF! Journal. It might also make a nice addition to your tabling.

If you want to receive more trinkets for tabling, you can contact nettle [at] earthfirstjournal.org

Thanks, and “Make the odds be ever in our favor!”

Against the Capitol, For the Wild,

—Earth First! Journal collective