Two ways of dealing with tear gas grenades from comrades in Turkey: Either submerge them in water. Make sure you can close off the container cause the gas will still spread for a while. Or throw them in the fire so the gas burns off before it can spread.
- no, this isn’t over; - no, these aren’t from earlier in the week; - no, everything isn’t alright now; - no, the police haven’t stopped brutalizing peaceful protesters; - no, police haven’t intervened to stop the looting; - no, police haven’t responded to emergency 911 calls for people injured by rubber bullets or children hit by cars; - no, michael brown’s shooter still has not faced any consequences for murdering an unarmed teenager 9 days ago
So I have one uncle who is some kind of important justice in DC (I know his cases usually involve low-level workers making claims against their employers of some sort?) and he is one of the most interesting voices to hear on legal issues because he’s conservative and also knows the laws really…
Hedy Epstein, a 90-year-old Holocaust survivor was arrested on Monday during unrest in Ferguson Epstein, who aided Allied forces in the Nuremberg trials, was placed under arrest “for failing to disperse.” 8 others were also arrested.
"I’ve been doing this since I was a teenager. I didn’t think I would have to do it when I was ninety," Epstein told The Nation during her arrest. “We need to stand up today so that people won’t have to do this when they’re ninety.” Epstein is currently an activist and a vocal supporter of the Free Gaza Movement.