Warren Zevon's dynamic daughter Ariel takes on Fannie and Freddie using 1950s doo-wop as her weapon of choice. This music video was created as part of the Doo-Occupy Bail Out America Project, a collaboration organized by the Backbone Campaign to spread best practices in community organizing for eviction protection, student debt relief and other economic democracy causes, and combine them with the strategic thinking and tactical tools used by Backbone Campaign and others. To register or for more info go here and Ariel promises there's much more to come (yes!).
In a move that could have repercussions on the fracking industry nationwide, Manchester in northwest England has announced that it is effectively banning the practice.