Take Back The Tech

November 30th, 2008 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

Take Back the Tech: take action – online and off – to end violence against women Whether its through community radio, posters, sms, emails, audiocasts or websites, creative and informed use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) helps get the word out on violence against women (VAW). We have to know about technology to best […]


September 2nd, 2008 by Geoffrey Hing | 2 Comments

Reported from the Defiance, Ohio site: Two nights ago, at our show in Bloomington, I talked about why I’m voting in this election and why I’m frustrated that many of my punk and activist friends feel like not voting somehow changes all the things that are wrong in our world and all the things that […]

technology and activism

May 2nd, 2008 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

Here are two new instances of technology (both via boingboing) that seem to really aid social justice movements. Cause Caller is a VOIP tool that lets you define a cause and contacts related to that cause (for instance, congressional representatives on a panel investigating a particular issue).  Users can then enter their phone number and […]

balancing beam

April 25th, 2008 by Geoffrey Hing | 1 Comment

I was responding to a friend who asked me about balancing my work life and my involvement in community activism.  As I wrote my response, I realized that it was something that I wanted to save as a reminder to myself: Although I only work 20 hours a week or so, having a job that […]

ACLU immigration forum @ MCPL Auditorium.

February 6th, 2007 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

According to a Jan. 2 ACLU news release from the ACLU, the discussion will contain a “panel consisting of specialists on central aspects of the current national debate over immigration to the United States and their rights and responsibilities.” Link to a Bloomington Alternative article about the forum

Turn off your lights to draw attention to the release of the IPCC’s much awaited latest report on climate change! 7:55 – 8pm.

January 30th, 2007 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

From a Yahoo! news article: “By turning off lights and also electrical gadgets that are in stand-by mode, “citizens, the media and decision-makers will get the message about energy waste and the urgent need for action,” the Alliance for the Planet said on Friday.” The Alliance for the Planet is an umbrella of about 50 […]

No I-69 benefit show @ Max’s Place. 7p.

January 28th, 2007 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

February 8 (Thursday) No I-69 benefit show 7 pm Max’s Place (109 W. 7th st.) Featuring: Cellmates Sarah Grain Cool Conductor More tba! by donation

No I-69 roadshow @ Boxcar Books. 6p.

January 28th, 2007 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

Critical Mass (Against I-69) @ Sample Gates (Kirkwood and Indiana). Meet 4:30p. Ride 5p.

January 28th, 2007 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

The last Friday of every month.

daniel mcgowan

March 3rd, 2006 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

Friends in DC want Defiance, Ohio to play a benefit show for Daniel. I’m inclided to do this. Reading the court documents regarding and FBI informant who closely followed the Crimethinc. scene and was even in Bton this summer for the convergence hit a little close to home. Unlike that sting, however, where the defendents […]