Saturday, August 18, 2012


Yesterday in Moscow.
Below is the video for the song Pussy Riot released yesterday after being sentenced to 2 years in
a Russian prison for anti Putin "hooliganism".  
                Here is the link to the post I published on August 10, 2012 with Yekaterina Samutsevich's 
extremely eloquent closing statement in her trial. I also included the links for you connect
t with if you would like to stand up and put your name on the petition by Amnesty International protesting the Russian persecution of these political artists.
But this is not isolated, this is an ongoing purge of artistic political dissent in Russia today. I have written about the Russian Political Art Movement,  Voina and there work and persecution. Most of the members are now facing Putin/Stalinist show trials or now in prisons because they have dared to create politically "incorrect" art which challenges Putin's regime. Why should you be concerned? Aren't you paying attention? Wake up...this is the thin line,  the tight rope you are walking on in America. It can't happen here? IT IS HAPPENING HERE! And it will only get worse if you let it happen in November......

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