Biodemocracy Teach-In, June 18 – 20

This 3-day teach-in will offer something for everyone. There will be workshops and panel discussions on Genetic Engineering in Agriculture, Pharmaceuticals and Human Genetics, Biowarfare and Bioweapons, Sustainable Alternatives, and the Corruption of Science, plus a special screening of the film The Future of Food introduced by filmmaker Deborah Koons Garcia, along with some of the key people interviewed in the film. Confirmed teach-in speakers include Medea Benjamin, Ignacio Chapela, Percy Schmeiser, Anuradha Mittal, Sheldon Krimsky, Carmelo Ruiz, Judy Wicks, Brian Tokar, and many more!

By ISE | February 22nd, 2011 | Current Movements, Philadelphia 2005 | 0 Comments |

Summer Solstice Day of Action: Tuesday, June 21st

On the Summer Solstice, rise up in Philadelphia’s streets and gardens for the “Longest Day (of Action) of the Year!” Shine a light on biotech and pharmaceutical hotspots in central Philadelphia and spark non-violent resistance to business as usual at BIO 2005.

Food Not Bombs 25th Anniversary Gathering

Founded in 1980, Food Not Bombs is now celebrating its 25th Anniversary! The Anniversary Gathering will begin on Thursday and Friday, June 16th and 17th, with workshops, discussions and skill-shares. We’ll also brew scrumptious foods for everyone who attends BioDemocracy! Full details at: www.foodnotbombs.net/philly_gathering.html

By ISE | February 22nd, 2011 | Current Movements, Green & Food Politics | 0 Comments |

Green and Black Urban Gathering

sous les pavés, la plage!

Philadelphia’s Under the Pavement Collective will strengthen this mobilization’s perspective of critiquing biotechnology in the context of our resistance to all forms of domination. Monday, June 20th will include a full day of skill-shares for sustainable, post-capitalist urban living.

By ISE | February 22nd, 2011 | Current Movements | 3 Comments |

Mobilization Website and Updates from Sacramento

For detailed reports from the Sacramento mobilization, June 20-25th, 2003, see the Indymedia Portland website. Additional images and updates are available from Biotech IMC.
Followup from Sacramento: Photos and Community Garden victory!

Z Magazine cover story: Countering Biotech and “Free Trade” in Sacramento

By ISE | February 16th, 2011 | Current Movements, Sacramento 2003 | 0 Comments |