ELF Activist Daniel McGowan Released After 7 Years in “Little Guantanamo”

By: Tuesday December 11, 2012 6:08 pm

Earth Liberation Front activist Daniel McGowan, who was the subject of last year’s Oscar-nominated documentary “If A Tree Falls,” has been released from federal prison after seven years. McGowan was one of a dozen underground environmental and animal rights activists with the ELF and its sister movement, the Animal Liberation Front, who were swept up in [...]

Activists Protest Juicy Couture Founders for Use of Fur in New ‘Skaist Taylor’ line

By: Saturday December 1, 2012 10:28 pm

Juicy Couture, the brand that built a fashion empire out of rhinestone-studded velour track suits with “Juicy” emblazoned across the ass, became a darling of animal lovers in 2008 when it pledged to go fur-free. But on Saturday, Juicy Couture co-founder Pamela Skaist-Levy found the street outside her Beverly Hills home the site of a [...]

Resister Turns Cooperating Witness in Grand Jury Investigation of 2008 UCSC Firebombings, According to Report

By: Sunday November 4, 2012 2:06 pm

The government has secured the cooperation of a reluctant witness in a grand jury investigation of two 2008 arsons targeting faculty members at UC Santa Cruz, according to IndyBay.org. The witness had earlier invoked her Fifth Amendment rights, but agreed to testify after being threatened with contempt charges, according to the report. Early in the [...]

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