Radical Resistance Tour

“The Radical Resistance Tour is an autonomous project by a group of Occupy Wall Street organizers. We’re touring the United States and interviewing activists, people participating in direct actions, and people working to create a dual power model. We want to show people who aren’t on the ground how people are being directly affected by decisions being made by corporations and governments that put profits over people and the environment. We want to inspire more people to fight back by featuring people who are already fighting back, and hopefully gain some shared wisdom by listening to how others are resisting.

All videos were shot on an iPhone 4S and an iPod Touch.

Contact: radicalresistancetour[at]gmail[dot]com

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Radical Resistance Tour Episode 01: Coal River Valley, West Virginia

Episode 01: Coal River Valley, West Virginia focuses on the grass-roots struggle against Big Coal’s destruction of mountains and communities throughout West Virginia, poisoning the land and people’s health by blowing the tops off mountains in order to mine tons of coal.


Radical Resistance Tour Episode 02: Chattanooga, Tennessee

Episode 02: Chattanooga, Tennessee takes a look at the fight to maintain affordable public housing in the face of racist policing being used to intimidate and drive off communities of color and working class, low-income resident.


Radical Resistance Tour Episode 03: East Texas

Episode 03: East Texas joins landowners and climate justice activists on the front lines of the fight against the next wave of extraction industries trying to prevent the Keystone XL pipeline from carrying destructive tar sands “oil” from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico.


Radical Resistance Tour Episode 05: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Episode 05: Albuquerque, New Mexico examines colonization, oppression, privilege, & power from the perspective of indigenous people working with white allies, struggling for consensus and redefining “Occupy” by renaming to “unOccupy.”


Radical Resistance Tour Episode 07: Los Angeles, California

Episode 07: Los Angeles, California looks at queer resistance within the Occupy Movement, a more radical and inclusive struggle than the mainstream LGBT movement’s fight for marriage equality.


Radical Resistance Tour Episode 09: Montana

Episode 09: Montana continues looking at 2012 Summer of Solidarity resistance against the extraction industry focusing on the fight against Big Coal in Montana and the railroad links that would be built throughout the Pacific Northwest for transporting the coal for export.

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