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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!

Saturday, February 20, 2010
6:00pm – 9:00pm
The Wingnut


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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12/21 Prisoner Letter Writing Event

1 Dec

RVA ABC Presents: Prisoner Letter Writing Party

Monday, December 21, 2009
7:00pm – 10:00pm
The Wingnut House
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!

On Eco-‘terrorism’ and the ELF

13 Mar
 Welcome to Infoshop News
Thursday, March 13 2008 @ 09:09 AM PDT

 This article from did such a good job talking about the ELF and the recent action against McMansions outside of Seattle, WA that I had to repost it. I will add more commentary later…

Eco-Terrorism: There’s No Such Thing

My Senior Thesis/ Division 3

19 Sep

Mo Karn
Division III Proposal
September 16, 2007

Contemporary Radical Activism in Richmond, Virginia

My Division III will be looking at the modalities of contemporary radical activism in Richmond, Virginia. The time period I will be looking at is roughly 1990-2006. I want to find out where these movements came from, how they are enacted in Richmond, how Richmond responds, and what the impact has been locally. Where is there anarchism in Richmond and what does this mean. Continue reading

Animal Liberation Reading List

14 Sep

Animal Liberation Reading List
If you are interested in learning more about issues concerning animals, animal liberation, animal rights, speciesism, or veganism these are some titles worth checking out. Titles with astriks are available through the 5 college library system:

* Speciesism by Joan Dunayer

* The Dreaded Comparison by Marjorie Spiegel

* Animal Liberation by Peter Singer

* Free the Animals: The Story of the Animal Liberation Front by Ingrid Newkirk

Animal Ingredients A to Z by the EG Smith Collective

* The Case for Animal Rights by Tom Regan

* Animals Like Us by Mark Rowlands

* Terrorists or Freedom Fighters? Reflections on the Liberation of Animals by Steven Best

* The Pornography of Meat by Carol J. Adams

* The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory by Carol J. Adams

* Neither Man Nor Beast: Feminism and the Defense of Animals by Carol J. Adams

Vegan with a Vengeance : Over 150 Delicious, Cheap, Animal-Free Recipes That Rock by Isa Chandra Moskowitz

The Complete Vegan Cookbook: Over 200 Tantalizing Recipes, Plus Plenty of Kitchen Wisdom for Beginners and Experienced Cooks by Susann Geiskopf-Hadler and Mindy Toomay

How It All Vegan!: Irresistible Recipes for an Animal-Free Diet by Sarah Kramer and Tanya Barnard

Hot Damn and Hell Yeah! Recipies for Hungry Banditos and the Dirty South Vegan Cookbook by Ryan Splint and Vanessa Doe

This barely scratches the surface of the material that is available. Try searching under vegan, animal rights, animal liberation or speciesism. There are plenty of books at libraries and bookstores as well as heaps of websites that can help you to learn more about this interesting subject.