We had a server outage, and we're rebuilding the site. Most of the site features won't work. Thank you for your patience.
imc indymedia

Los Angeles Indymedia : Activist News

white themeblack themered themetheme help
About Us Contact Us Calendar Publish RSS
Features
latest news
best of news
syndication
commentary


KILLRADIO

VozMob

ABCF LA

A-Infos Radio

Indymedia On Air

Dope-X-Resistance-LA List

LAAMN List




IMC Network:

Original Cities

www.indymedia.org africa: ambazonia canarias estrecho / madiaq kenya nigeria south africa canada: hamilton london, ontario maritimes montreal ontario ottawa quebec thunder bay vancouver victoria windsor winnipeg east asia: burma jakarta japan korea manila qc europe: abruzzo alacant andorra antwerpen armenia athens austria barcelona belarus belgium belgrade bristol brussels bulgaria calabria croatia cyprus emilia-romagna estrecho / madiaq euskal herria galiza germany grenoble hungary ireland istanbul italy la plana liege liguria lille linksunten lombardia london madrid malta marseille nantes napoli netherlands nice northern england norway oost-vlaanderen paris/Île-de-france patras piemonte poland portugal roma romania russia saint-petersburg scotland sverige switzerland thessaloniki torun toscana toulouse ukraine united kingdom valencia latin america: argentina bolivia chiapas chile chile sur cmi brasil colombia ecuador mexico peru puerto rico qollasuyu rosario santiago tijuana uruguay valparaiso venezuela venezuela oceania: adelaide aotearoa brisbane burma darwin jakarta manila melbourne perth qc sydney south asia: india mumbai united states: arizona arkansas asheville atlanta austin baltimore big muddy binghamton boston buffalo charlottesville chicago cleveland colorado columbus dc hawaii houston hudson mohawk kansas city la madison maine miami michigan milwaukee minneapolis/st. paul new hampshire new jersey new mexico new orleans north carolina north texas nyc oklahoma philadelphia pittsburgh portland richmond rochester rogue valley saint louis san diego san francisco san francisco bay area santa barbara santa cruz, ca sarasota seattle tampa bay tennessee urbana-champaign vermont western mass worcester west asia: armenia beirut israel palestine process: fbi/legal updates mailing lists process & imc docs tech volunteer projects: print radio satellite tv video regions: oceania united states topics: biotech

Surviving Cities

www.indymedia.org africa: canada: quebec east asia: japan europe: athens barcelona belgium bristol brussels cyprus germany grenoble ireland istanbul lille linksunten nantes netherlands norway portugal united kingdom latin america: argentina cmi brasil rosario oceania: aotearoa united states: austin big muddy binghamton boston chicago columbus la michigan nyc portland rochester saint louis san diego san francisco bay area santa cruz, ca tennessee urbana-champaign worcester west asia: palestine process: fbi/legal updates process & imc docs projects: radio satellite tv
printable version - js reader version - view hidden posts - tags and related articles

Lock Down at Gores HQ-OXY OUTA UWA LAND

by who knew? Thursday, Sep. 21, 2000 at 2:12 PM

Happening Right NOW---- Oly Earth Firsters and other activists and rabble rousers have occupied the Gore Headquarters in Olympia, Washington (USA) since about 11:30 this morning.

Date: Wed, 20 Sep 2000 00:11:00 GMT

Subject: Lock Down at Gores HQ-OXY OUTA UWA LAND

Happening Right NOW----

Oly Earth Firsters and other activists and rabble rousers have occupied the Gore Headquarters in Olympia, Washington (USA) since about 11:30 this morning.

-11:00am rally and march which led people to Gore's headquarters.

-At about 11:30 people occupied the building

-A party was had and (of course) a meeting was held.

200 took the building

100 are still there (5:00pm-The ROCK!!!)

3 people locked down with U-locks

Eight support people

Police are moving in...

Statement of purpose from the people currently being arrested by the Olympia police for occupying the Thurston County Democrats Headquarters:

US, Columbian, and all other colonialist governments are

illigitemate. They are artificially super imposed, brutaly and violently exploiting the earth, animals and people. We do not recognize you as having any authority over us, But unfortunately, you have "power" only because the masses defer it to you in socialized allegiance. So we demand you

acgnowledge the illigitemacy of your power by RECOGNIZING THE EXISTING SOVEREIGNTY OF INDIGENOUS CULTURES. Take a stand, Gore! Put the Earth, Animals and People before your profit. STOP THE MASSACRE OF THE U'WA NOW. Then resign. Wake up and work for fundamental change or disapear

in shame.

For our unstable culture and economy to survive, we have continually consumed, preyed upon and devoured the Earth, assuming its existence solely for its use; Animals, taking their bodies as slaves; and Humans, as the hands for labor and the extraction of profit. This imbalance requires

chronic and systematic oppression and exploitation; this is evident today in the foreboding potential of the U'WA MASSACRE . It is evident that today, and everyday, WE ARE ON INDIAN LAND. How many finite slashes of combustion cycles, how many miles of driving, how many acts of

frivelous consumption can ever warrant or justify the destruction of any culture. Is 1.5 billion barrels of oil enough? (Editors note: This is the quantity of oil underneath the U'WA land, which they are currently defending against drilling incursions of Occidental Petroleum.) NEVER!

We challenge ourselves to realize our worth is not how much we conquer, consume or hoard, but that our value is inherent. That the Earth is our Mother and what we do to it we do to ourselves. We must shut off these tyranical constricting skins of government and culture. We must eat,

work and live lightly, in cooperation, because it is mutually beneficial for others and ourselves. Take action in the creation of your community, in shelter, food, water and warmth! Live fully. Live well.



Press conference will be held tonight at six pm.

Stay tuned...



Also in other places:

-Des Moines Iowa today - lock down to barrel of oil, spilling blood, outside Gore Headquartes.

-Madison Wisconsin, Gores daughter was speaking and protestors picketed and asked "important" questions...

-Last Saturday in Portland 150 participated and 4 were arrested for not leaving the Gore headquarters!!!!!!!

-OXY OUTA U'WA LAND!!!!!!!!!!

Report this post as:

© 2000-2018 Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by the Los Angeles Independent Media Center. Running sf-active v0.9.4 Disclaimer | Privacy