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Support the AETA 4- Spaghetti Fundraiser! Feb. 20th

14 Dec

Spaghetti for the AETA 4!!!

Eat Spaghetti and Offer Solidarity- Legal Support Fundraiser!

Type:
Network:
Global
Date:
Saturday, February 20, 2010
Time:
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Location:
The Wingnut

Description

Come the The Wingnut on Saturday February 20th a 6pm to eat some awesome vegan spaghetti dinner and donate money to the legal defense fund for the AETA 4, who were arrested last year at this time. Please bring some money to donate to the AETA 4 legal defense fund, and then enjoy a delicious dinner with friends and new friends. Maybe musical entertainment too? (contact me musicians!)

Who are the AETA 4?- On February 19-20, 2009, Joseph Buddenberg, Maryam Khajavi, Nathan Pope, and Adriana Stumpo, were arrested by the FBI and charged with violating the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act. They are now facing a maximum of ten years in prison for their alleged crimes, which include attending demonstrations and other First-Amendment protected activity. They will need your support as they face a long trial process to prove their innocence.
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Why Is May Day Important to You?

14 Dec

Planning for the 2nd annual Richmond May Day Parade is already underway. If you missed the meeting last night, no worries, try and make the next meeting on January 10th at 7pm (after Food Not Bombs) in Studio 3 at Plant Zero on Southside. Or ask Kenneth Yates for more details etc.

I wanted to start thinking about why May Day is important to me, because I have a bad memory and forget details easily. I’m doing some research to remind myself. I would much rather celebrate holidays like May Day than ones like Christmas.

May Day is important to me because it is one of the few radical holidays we have. Continue reading

Important Struggle in RVA- ALERT!!!

1 Dec

Check out this super important organizing happenin in Richmond right now around Public Housing:

http://www.rephrame.blogspot.com

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 2009

Print & Distribute! RePHRAME Propaganda!

We understand that everyone who cares about any given cause can’t always take to the streets and be directly involved with the many many campaigns going on through out their community, but one quick and easy thing we can all do is print out a couple fliers and place them in strategic locations. ie. the office, coffee shop, bulletin board, or even in their own home. Please print and distribute freely any fliers, posters, pamphlets, leaflets, etc found on this site.


Download Printable [8.5x11] Version: HERE


Download Printable [11x17] Version: HERE



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12/21 Prisoner Letter Writing Event

1 Dec

RVA ABC Presents: Prisoner Letter Writing Party

Network:
Global
Date:
Monday, December 21, 2009
Time:
7:00pm – 10:00pm
Location:
The Wingnut House
Street:
2005 Barton Avenue

Come hang out at the Wingnut and learn about writing letters to political prisoners!
Talk about experiences writing to prisoners.
Then we can all write letters together.
Learn what a political prisoner is, and what is up with political repression these days.

We need prisoner support for folks who are locked up. You know you would want letters if you were in prison!

We will provide: paper, envelopes, pens, addresses of prisoners, tea and vegan snacks!

Please bring: Friends, money for stamps or stamps!

The Richmond Anarchist Black Cross is an autonomous Collective committed to prison abolition and prisoner support. As anarchists we are oppossed to all systems of oppression and repression and have concluded that prisons serve no positive function in society. We actively seek to abolish the institutionalized slavery of the Prison Industrial Complex. We are dedicated to working in solidarity with prisoners and drawing connections between a multitude of struggles. Continue reading

Cuddle Puddles and Hot Pants #4

9 Nov

If you want an issue of Cuddle Puddles and Hot Pants # 4, please send 3 dollars to
Mo Karnage
PO Box 6025
Richmond, VA 23222

It is a super long issue, about Richmond activism, about my life, about silly stuff. Includes book and movie reviews, funny pictures etc. Definitely worth checking out!

I also still have back issues #1 and #3. Issue 3 is 2 bucks and Issue 1 is 1 buck.
Thanks for your support!
Mo

Free Movie Screening and Workshop- March 12th

9 Mar

Prison Town U.S.A. Movie Screening and Letter Writing
The Anarchist Black Cross Movie Series
Host:
Richmond Anarchist Black Cross
Type:
Meetings – Club/Group Meeting
Network:
Global
Date:
Thursday, March 12, 2009
Time:
7:00pm – 10:00pm
Location:
The William Byrd Community House
Street:
Cherry Street
City/Town:
Richmond, VA

Phone:
8043000023
Email:
xveganarchistrvax@gmail.com
Description
Come join the Richmond Anarchist Black Cross every other Thursday to watch movies related to the topics of the prison industrial system and political prisoners. This event happens at the William Byrd Community Center in Oregon Hill, near Cherry and Idlewood.

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Kick the Circus out of Richmond in February!

19 Jan

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Kick the Circus out of Richmond!!!!

Circuses are no fun for animals!!
Event Info
Host:
Richmond Animal Defense League
Type:
Network:
Global
Time and Place
Start Time:
Wednesday, February 18, 2009 at 6:00am
End Time:
Sunday, February 22, 2009 at 8:00pm
Location:
Richmond Coliseum
Street:
601 E Leigh St
City/Town:
Richmond, VA
Contact Info
Phone:
8043000023
Email:

Description

Ringling Brothers and Barnum Bailey Circus is coming to Richmond again this February, and we can make this their last visit to our city.

They will be having 11 different showtimes over 4 days, which gives all of us an opportunity to make it out before a show at least once, to hold signs, to pass out leaflets, to try an convince people to not go to the circus and to not expose their children to that type of animal cruelty.

If we go out about an hour before each showing we can probably catch people going in before each show, and convince them not to go in.

If we could also get things like letters to the editor of local papers, press releases etc. written we can make sure that our opposition to the circus get noticed.

If you know anyone or any group who would want to help out with this protest please show them this event page.

There are so many really cool human-only circuses around that it is high time the animal circuses ended.
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New Richmond Radical News Site!!!!

14 Jan

Check out http://www.radicalrichmond.com for regional news, articles, pictures, events and opinion related to radical topics!!!!

We take submissions for posts!

This is a group to connect a lot of different people, movements, organizations, actions, events etc. in Richmond of the radical vein. We don’t have indymedia here anymore, but now we do have a new and developing tool- radicalrichmond.com a news/opinion/event blog about radical stuff in Richmond. Please check it out, let people know, spread the word, and if it gets big enough we can save eachother some time by using that site to share information.

I think that all of the projects that folks are working on will benefit by more networking and communication. It would be great to see what is going on with queer groups, with anarchist groups, with pro choice groups, with immigration issues, with homeless issues, with prison issues, with food issues, with local politics etc. All in one place. This project was started by Jeremy and Kontra, with Mo helping too. But now the project needs everyone.

Help Stop Virginia’s 103rd Execution on Feb. 19th

14 Jan

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HELP STOP VIRGINIA’S 103rd EXECUTION – February 19th, 2009

2009 does not need to be another banner year for Virginia Executions- we can all help stop them.

There will be a protest on Broad Street in Richmond on Thursday February 19th from 4-6 p.m. at the intersection of Broad and 11th (outside of the Governor’s office). Please come help show that Virginians are not for the Death Penalty. We will have some signs but feel free to bring your own. Bring your phones too so we can call the Governor’s office to ask him to stop the execution.

If the sentence is not commuted, there will also be a vigil outside of the prison where the execution is taking place that night. Details are at the bottom of this article.

http://www.myspace.com/richmondabc

Edward Nathaniel Bell is scheduled to be killed by the Commonwealth of Virginia at 9 p.m. on February 19th, 2009 for the shooting death of Sgt. Ricky L. Timbrook, 32, from the Winchester police Department during a late evening police chase on Oct. 29, 1999.

At a time when most of the country is turning away from the death penalty, Virginia has already scheduled her first execution of 2009. We are second only to Texas in the number of prisoners killed, and if this scheduled execution isn’t halted, Bell will be the 103rd person killed by the Commonwealth since 1977. Please take a few minutes to say “Enough!” and help us fix this broken system.

Please take one or more of the following actions – Details below: Continue reading

January Really Really Free Market

5 Jan

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January Really Really Free Market

www. myspace. com/rvafreemarket

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Event InfoHost:
RVA Free Market
Type:
Other – Festival
Network:
Global
Time and PlaceDate:
Saturday, January 31, 2009
Time:
12:00pm – 5:00pm
Location:
Monroe Park
Street:
Corner of Laurel and Main Streets
City/Town:
Richmond, VA

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Contact InfoPhone:
8045198724
Email:
rvafreemarket@yahoo.com
Description
come share and help build a community

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