Reject and Protect: Nebraska Landowner Explains Threat to Water Supply

Art Tandrup, a landowner from Nebraska, and lives along the proposed Keystone XL Pipeline route talks about the threat to the water supply in the area. Art is part of the Cowboy Indian Alliance that is camping out on the National Mall in Washington DC this week to tell President Obama to reject the Keystone Pipeline.  

Walk A Mile in Our Shoes: 17 Months After Sandy

On March 29th, 2014, 17 months after Hurricane Sandy ravaged the East Coast, many New York City residents have not received the help they need, despite the government promising assistance through various programs. Sandy survivors in Staten Island marched to demand the help needed to get them back into their homes.

103rd Anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Yesterday┬áin New York City, people commemorated the 103rd anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire where 146 workers died after a fire broke out. They had been locked in from the outside by the owners, so many people were unable to escape. It was mostly young immigrant woman who died. At the commemoration, a fire ladder was raised to the same height that a…

March for 15 – Brooklyn, NY

Yesterday, workers in cities across the US held protests to demand the minimum wage be raised to $15 an hour. Below is my video from the march in Brooklyn, NY: March for 15 – Brooklyn, NY from Jenna Pope on Vimeo.

Berkin Elvan Commemoration in NYC

On June 16th, 2013, a 14 year old boy named Berkin Elvan was going to the store to purchase a loaf of bread when he was swept up among the protests in Istanbul, Turkey. He was shot in the head with a tear gas canister, and ended up in a coma from a critical head injury. While in a coma, Berkin had become a…

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Photo taken in Taksim Square, Istanbul on June 11th, 2013.
Photo taken in Taksim Square, Istanbul on June 11th, 2013.

The US Government Doesn’t Give a FUCK About You

Focused on the upcoming food stamp cuts, with three versions, depending on how much convincing you need. Long version: For those of you who still think that the US government cares about us at all, there is no need to look further than the upcoming food stamp cuts to realize they actually don’t give the slightest fuck about us. Our government is run by…