Mothers Breastfeed and Protest at Facebook’s HQ in Palo Alto

Mothers breastfed their babies and displayed photos removed by Facebook as part of a coordinated and widespread campaign in support of the rights of breastfeeding mothers and their children everywhere.

M.I.L.C. (Mothers International Lactation Campaign) reports that recently, Facebook has started ‘pulling a myspace’ by not allowing people to post profile pictures of babies nursing. The pictures have been reported as ‘obscene’ and have been removed- their posters warned not to repost or fear being kicked off of Facebook.

On December 27, M.I.L.C. demonstrated in front of Facebook’s headquarters in Palo Alto, CA in response to Facebook designating breastfeeding photos as obscene, removing them from member albums and profiles, banning and restoring user accounts without explanation, and not answering emails from users. Mothers breastfed their babies and displayed photos removed by Facebook as part of a coordinated and widespread campaign in support of the rights of breastfeeding mothers and their children everywhere.

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Anarchist Action in the streets of Palo Alto

On the evening of June 25, several hundred people took to the streets of downtown Palo Alto to march against war, empire and capitalism.

I really wonder how much money the police state spent before and during this march in downtown Palo Alto… Palo Alto police were joined by police from many other agencies, including Gilroy, Milpitas, Moutain View, Santa Clara County sheriffs, California Highway Patrol and especailly the San Jose police. Many cops wore riot gear and carried big guns, while some carried tear gas guns and other ‘non-lethal’ weapons.

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