The Big Chill by Marty Burstiner

Back in April 2007, some 3,500 people peaceably gathered in Redwood Park in Arcata to celebrate weed. I wrote about it in this column, noting how amazed I was that in a county of 130,000 the two daily newspapers we had back then skipped the event. I get high on large, peaceful gatherings. It is … Continue reading The Big Chill by Marty Burstiner

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Protect 1st Amendment Rights Rally – March 24th – Occupy Civil Liberties Working Group, Humboldt County

Bit-by-bit, piece-by-piece, our precious civil liberties are being whittled away Warrantless Wiretapping • USA PATRIOT Act • National Security Entry/Exit Registration System (NSEERS) • Real ID Act, Military Commissions Act • No Fly and Selectee lists • Abuse of Material Witness Statute • National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) • Attacks on academic freedom • Monitoring … Continue reading Protect 1st Amendment Rights Rally – March 24th – Occupy Civil Liberties Working Group, Humboldt County