Anonymous’ #OpFlint is a Go Ahead. Gov. Synder in the Cross Hairs

ANONYMOUS admits that our contribution to support Flint locals during the water crisis has come a little too late. But nevertheless, #OpFlint has been activated, with a released statement from Anonymous Intelligence Group accompanying it.
Anonymous acknowledge that Michiganians have suffered long enough without support. With the ongoing Flint crisis barely reported on by mainstream media until recent events, the residents of Flint no longer stand alone. “We will amplify your voice where the mainstream media will surely fail you, as it has in the past. We will also join you in calling bullshit on any spin that the corporate media is prepared to put on this.”
Since the coverage of Flint at AnonHQ on the 12th, a state of emergency has been announced andmillions in aid have been granted by the Obama administration; singer Cher has donated water to the city, and Muslim groups with other charities are offering their support.
#OpFlint will ensure the residents of Flint will be known around the world, and potentially highlight other communities suffering similar fates. Michigan Governor Rick Synder, who originally claimed there was no problem with the water supply, as part of the bigger cover up against the health of the children in Flint, will remain in the crosshairs of Anonymous.
Again, Anonymous apologize for the oversight, but we as a collective will continue the fight for those whose rights have been continuously violated, and to fight against Mainstream Media’s insistence to bury these stories in the sand. Anonymous will fight for justice, and for Synder to face criminal charges on his actions. Anonymous are calling Synder and his associates on their guilt. It all stops now. Everyone responsible for this crisis will be held accountable.
“We are the citizens of #OpFlint” We are the 99%. Governor Synder…you should have expected us.


Alan Rickman Was Also An Activist Who Once Said That “Actors Are Agents Of Change”

Today the world is mourning the passing of another great cultural icon, Alan Rickman, the famous actor who died of cancer at age 69. Rickman is best known for his roles in Harry Potter, Die Hard, Robin Hood, Dogma, and other films, but many people don’t know about his life of activism. 

Rickman understood that people who are in the public eye have a responsibility to use their influence to create positive change.
Rickman was once quoted as sayingActors are agents of change, a film, a piece of theater, a piece of music, or a book can make a difference. It can change the world.”
He also once said that “Talent is an accident of genes, and a responsibility.”
As Rickman became more financially successful throughout his life, he began to reach out and get involved in charitable causes. Among many causes, Rickman was extremely active with the charity Saving Faces, which helps those with facial disfigurements and cancer. He also made sizeable contributions to the International Performers Aid Trust, which channels the power of art to empower people in poverty-stricken countries.

Rickman was also involved in efforts that were more bold and controversial, like directing a play about a peace activist that was killed by an Israeli bulldozer while protesting settlements inPalestine. The play was called My Name is Rachel Corrieand told the real story of activist Rachel Corrie, who was villainized after her death for speaking out against the injustice of occupation in the middle east.
As expected, Rickman was heavily criticized for making such a bold political stance.
Rickman responded to the critics by saying, This isn’t a play about Palestine or Israel, it’s about being a citizen of the world.”
News of Rickman’s death comes days after the passing of David Bowie, another cultural icon, and activist who also died of cancer at the age of 69. As we reported earlier this week, Bowie was once given an opportunity to be knighted by the Queen of England and turned down the offer, despite the fact that many other rock stars went along with it.