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Indybay Journalists Charged with Felony: Conspiracy to Make Media (tags)

SANTA CRUZ, CA — District Attorney Bob Lee has embarked on a full frontal assault against independent media in Santa Cruz by including four regular contributors to the independent news website Indybay.org amongst the eleven people charged with multiple felonies and misdemeanors after the occupation of a vacant bank building on November 30th, 2011. District Attorney Lee apparently believes it is his duty to dictate how events such as the occupation of the vacant bank at 75 River Street should be reported on by the media, and if he does not approve of the coverage, then journalists risk the DA bringing charges against them.

The Struggle for Net Neutrality (tags)

struggle for a free and open Internet

Indymedia Los Angeles 10th Anniversary Event! (tags)

On Saturday, November 14th, 2009, Los Angeles Indymedia will celebrate 10 years since the first Independent Media Center (IMC) opened its doors in Seattle to cover and support the demonstrations against the meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO). LA IMC is hosting an all day event, open to the public, encouraging current and former IMCistas to come out. There will be workshops, food, music, and community groups sharing their knowledge.

Bush Nazi! You Can Stay Here No Longer! (tags)

Even if some dumkopf has convinced them that they were good Samaritans; they will hear; ""Go away! You are unclean!" people cry to them. "Away! Away!.." When they flee and wander about, people say, "They can stay here no longer.""(James 5:6; Lam. 4:15) 1/29 Bush Nazis bluffing blind men.

Is Bush's Stupidity Worthy of Death? (tags)

In his farewell address Dumb Boy "W" once again repeated the demented ruminations of the SERPENT that wants you to believe that the fabricated conflicts of religious fanatics are the principle terrorist threat while the Bush Nazis murder millions with toxic "harmless" stuff.

Bush Legacy - Stupidity Worthy of Death (tags)

If Dumb Boy "W" falsely claimed that he was a college graduate when he never graduated from anyplace, he is is guilty of treason and shall suffer death. There is no point in letting him live, for he will just continue trying to manipulate things with his professed intelligence and his sweet-talk.

Do You Love Your Obama More than Huck Finn Loved Jim? (tags)

Seven Billion Jews Died!..and a suicide bomber did it! Ivy League-style Salvation - If you were convinced that stupidity was intelligence, would your Lord tell you He was bringing a sword? 1/10 Do you love your Obama as much as Huck Finn loved Jim?

Indymedia On Air for May 12, 2008, part 2 (tags)

Indymedia On Air for May 12, 2008, Part 2 (27:55)

Indymedia On Air for May 12, 2008, part 1 (tags)

Indymedia On Air for May 12, 2008, Part 1 (27:05)

US Patents for HIV AIDS and Patent for CURE (tags)

Here it is the proof... along with this there is thirty years of documentation of the developement and distribution of AIDS as will as who worked on the project..just google the patents...

Film Night at Flor y Canto: March 2003-September 2005 (Part 1 of 2) (tags)

To mark the five-year anniversary of the Eagle Rock Peace Vigil, here is a list of films shown at Flor y Canto over a two-and-a-half year period. These almost-weekly screenings were an outgrowth of the Eagle Rock Vigil. (A link to the rest of this list can be found below in "comments.")

'Old Europe' Bails Out Idiot-run Free-Market US Government - Again (tags)

Right now, the entire world's banking system is being pressed to the limit of what it can do to prevent a worldwide crash of the capitalist system due to what one European banker called "a complete evaporation of liquidity" [Source: "ECB reportedly weighs dollar swap with Fed", MarketWatch.com, 13 August, 2007]. In layman's terms, that means that the world's banking system is running out of the funds needed to keep the capitalist credit system running.

IMC-Binghamton, Not L.A. Times, Broke Story on DoD Media Scandal (tags)

The breaking story about the U.S. military’s planting of prepackaged stories in foreign media – a “scoop” attributed to the L.A.. Times – has overlooked one critical factor: the Independent Media Center of Greater Binghamton, and not the L.A. Times, was the first media outlet across the globe to report on this propaganda-production endeavor, the brainchild of the U.S. Special Operations Command.

Scott's Heavily Censored News Blog (10/15/05) (tags)

DC Indymedia Center censors news blog FOUR MINUTES after it is posted.

News Junkie Scott's Blog (10/14/05) (tags)

White House, Congress plans for major cuts in social programs.

Race and National Origin at Pacifica Why You Should Care (tags)

Turn on your radio. Spin the dial. Companies like clear channel and Cox own well in excess of 3000 broadcast outlets. That's how most of us get our information. Pacifica exists to counter that. It has only 5 stations, but in major cities, With $400,000,000 in assests and 16 million in yearly budget the foundation is the single most valuable asset of the left. Under one vision it would move to the right, under another it would recruit activists to actually create media.

MASSACRE IN BRAZIL!!! (tags)

The links below (in Portuguese) are on the slaughter of workers uncovered by the Brazilian military police. volunteers of the indymedia arrested during massacre in Brazil.

JOIN THE INDEPENDENT MEDIA CENTER FOR A SCREENING OF THE DOCUMENTARY FILM "OUTFOXED" (tags)

JOIN THE INDEPENDENT MEDIA CENTER FOR A SCREENING OF THE DOCUMENTARY FILM "OUTFOXED".

The Realities of MOVE (tags)

What is the reality of the far left's favorite cult?

J20 International General Strike & Bush Inauguration Day Protest (diverse links) (tags)

Collected, reposted, and forwarded everywhere -- the volume of protest information becomes the story (the media becomes the message) and then the protest itself is better understood even if the mainstream corporate journalists don't give it the attention it deserves. Cut, paste & please forward in solidarity -- everywhere!

Five Years After WTO Protests: Seattle Weekly Trashes Anti-Globalization Movement (tags)

The media spin cycle leading up to major anti-globalization protests has become so predictable that activists have been forced to come up with better media strategies to keep up with the lies and disinformation. The mainstream media starts the cycle several months in advance with articles and coverage about the upcoming summit and accompanying protests.

COAST TO COAST - AMERICANS ARE PROTESTING (tags)

Recently, I was involved in a project that required a visit to every Independent Media Center in the country. I learned of an enormous movement happening across the United States that literally astounded me. There are protests and marches in every major city in the country.

Spartacist League/PDC Protest Crackdown on IndyMedia (tags)

The Spartacist League, revolutionary Trotskyist party, and its fraternal political prisoner defense organization, the Partisan Defense Committee have protested the assaults on IndyMedia through their newspaper, Workers Vanguard. "...We stand in fullest solidarity with those courageous journalists who struggle to tell the truth against the repression and lies of the American imperialists." Here is the article. ---- Varlet http://www.icl-fi.org/ENGLISH/2004/Indymedia-834.htm

Call to Action: Stop Government Repression of Indymedia (tags)

Call for Indymedia Solidarity

DETAILS OF FBI SEIZURE OF GLOBAL IMC SERVER. (tags)

Here are 3 articles posted by Truthout on the Oct. 7 raid, in the UK , on the servers of Global Indy Media and several local IMC's, apparently instigated by one IMC's posting of a photo of an undercover agent in Europe.

Anarchy is Everywhere (tags)

These days it seems like anarchy is everywhere. Of course, we’re not talking about chaos breaking out everywhere, since anarchism has never been about chaos. No, there seem to be more and more signs that anarchy is afoot, above and beyond and below the anarchist movement. We anarchists are used to thinking about anarchism in narrow terms: anarchists are people who call themselves anarchists and belong to something called “the anarchist movement.”

Bob Avakian Talk on Revolution Now Available (tags)

This talk, followed by questions and answers, is a wide-ranging revolutionary journey, covering many topics. It breaks down the very nature of the society we live in and how humanity has come to a time where a radically different society is possible. It takes us deep into the heart of the horrors we see around us - from the oppression of whole peoples and parts of the world to what underlies brutal wars of domination; why we live in a world where profound poverty, starvation and exploitation co-exists with unprecedented wealth. From the American nightmare to a sweeping vision of a whole new world, he breaks it all down, and shows how and why a radically different world can be brought forward.

IndyMedia at the DNC '04 (tags)

Boston Independent Media Center - Democratic National Convention Projects

Are you coming to Boston for the Democratic National Convention this July? Are you planning to work with the Independent Media Center?

~100 Dissapeared in Guadalajara (tags)

This is a fowarded e-mail from a contact in Mexico city ( el D.F.). It is concerning the arrest and possible dissaperance of nearly 100 anti globalization acitvists.

Truckers – On the Road to Empowerment (tags)

****LAIMC Report Back**** South Gate CA May 8th 2004 Caught in an economic ripsaw of rising prices and no representative voice harbor independent truckers met at a park in South Gate. Approximately two hundred truckers had gathered around an amp and microphone as many in the group came forward to express their thoughts in dealing with the deepening hardship griping their profession.

Tonight! We Interrupt This Empire... film screening in Chinatown! (tags)

Friday, Oct 11, 8PM $5-10 Sliding scale, suggested donation at C-Level (http://www.c-level.cc)

Oct 10, 11 'We Interrupt This Empire...' Film Screenings (tags)

Thursday Oct 10, 7:30PM at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood Friday Oct 11, 8PM at C-Level in Chinatown Some of the filmmakers will be present at the screenings for Q & As.

Continue contacting Microsoft about George Bullock. (tags)

If Microsoft employes KOBE, and KOBE posts while at work, then Microsoft is responsible for KOBE's crimes.

Please welcome Beach Cities Independent Media Center to the Los Angeles area (tags)

We have opened a new Independent Media Center covering Los Angeles, the Beach cities, and Southern California. Please stop by and pay us a visit!

Al Giordano interviews Latuff (tags)

Exclusive interview with Brazilian cartoonist Latuff for Al Giordano's Big, Left, Outside.

A Bright Shining Lie (tags)

I was inspired to come to Iraq by the experience of reading “A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam.”

Flor y Canto Film Fridays (tags)

Film Night at Flor y Canto...bring a snack to share.

SOLICITING SUBMISSIONS FOR PHOTO ESSAY (tags)

The New York City Independent Media Center (IMC) has a feature - a  one†to two page photo essay -†to its bi-monthly free paper, The Indypendent. The Indypendent has a print circulation between 15,000 and 20,000 copies, most are distributed in the greater metropolitan area.

Al Sharpton (tags)

Why you should vote for Al Sharpton.

War on terrorism is a fraud (tags)

These are two fine articles from earlier that have been published on Independent Media Center. The first one is about the war on terrorism and the second one is about the oppressive system and what we can do together to make a real change. They interrelate. The first article lay out facts about the violent hegemony of US and the second article present concrete solutions to the situation. Please, take time to read them, print them and distribute them.

The Pentagon Papers: Opening the Public Debate on War and Secrecy (tags)

The Pentagon Papers

Busted for Peace (tags)

That's not always how police were meant to function. Indeed, urban policing came into being in the 1820s, when Sir Robert Peel formed the British "bobbies" precisely to shield protesters from a military that was violently putting down peaceful demonstrations of the unemployed, rallying for jobs. But today, local police are being drawn ever more fully into the endless global war on terror. Who will protect the dissenters now

Publish Yr Photo Essays w/ nyc-imc (tags)

The New York City IMC will start publishing photo essays in its free monthly paper. We need your images!

Was This [Pacifica] Network Worth Saving? Counterpunch article by Bob Buzzanco (tags)

Was This Network Worth Saving? A harsh look into a smear campaign set-up against Prof. Bob Buzzanco, a KPFT/Pacifica programmer in Houston. Pacifica Caves in to Smear Campaign.

LA IMC TV 9.11 (tags)

The LA IMC TV collective's second show, featuring the documentary short "9.11", will be on public access cable TV on Wednesday, September 11. It will be on AT&T channel 43 at 5:00pm. It will be on Adelphia Channel 77 at 6:30pm.

Protest War and Resident Bush with Sidewalk Chalk (tags)

Call for Anti-war, anti-terror, Chalking Action!

2nd Call for Info Chalking Action (tags)

Sidewalk Chalk and a message!

Newsletter of the Salzburg-antiwef-coordination (tags)

This newsletter summerises the International meeting from activists to prepare the activities against the WEF in Salzburg (12th to 19th september). The meeting took place from the first to the second of July in Vienna The people who came to the meeting came as well from eastern european countries as from EU-countries. The next international meeting should be in early August in Salzburg. Invitations will be spread through the mailinglists (look for point 6 Communication).

Fighting back against the debt: Today on Radio IMC-LA (tags)

“Those who are forcing our governments to find ways to repay the debt are planning our own life and our own death.... We need to stand up at least as forcefully and as purposefully as those people who every day work to ensure that this unjust and illegitimate debt will be repaid.” --Miguel Gil, Dominican Republic

Transcript of militarized police forum (tags)

In light of recent Bush administration efforts to expand the domestic role of the military, "Declassified Radio" is re-releasing the transcript of a past program on the military's growing influence on domestic policing. This program, initially released in October of 2001, includes material from a September 25, 2001 symposium on militarized policing held at Judson Church in New York City. Speakers included Paul Richmond of the National Lawyer's Guild, "Covert Action Quarterly" writer Frank Morales, and Sam Smith, editor of the "Progressive Review".

Emergency Protest for Atenco! (tags)

July 16th, Tuesday, from 3 to 5 pm in front of the Mexican Consulate, 2401 W. 6th Street (and Park View) near MacArthur Park.

Acticist arrested in Brazil on May 1st: Accused of being a terrorist (tags)

Activist illegally arrested and in São Paulo, Brazil. This is an exact and full translation of a front article in the Brazilian IMC which has not yet been published in English. Please pass it on...

IMC NEWS BLAST: "PALESTINIANS UNDER SIEGE" (tags)

IMC NEWS BLAST: a selection of important news summaries, stories, opinions and media found on a variety of the Independent Media Center websites.

Jello Biafra Praises Indymedia: The Progressive Interview (tags)

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Chumbawumba Fund Indy Media with Corporate Money (tags)

Reuters News Agency reports that Anarcho Punk Band, Chumbawumba, has been highly paid by none other than General Motors. The Band has given half their money to the Independent Media Center.

Drought Murders Economics and Lives in Central American Areas (Beans+Coffee Hit) (tags)

Much of Guatemala, large portions in Honduras, Nicaragua and approximately 40% of El Salvador are under brutal weather definitions that meet "Drought." Beans, maize, and coffee 3 mainstays and economic indicators are being decimated.

Oakland FBI Contacts Indymedia Volunteer (tags)

Information about FBI contact with Indymedia volunteer today, Nov 2 2001

News you'll never hear on CNN (a parody) (tags)

What was once a respected news program has debased itself to not much better than a mouthpiece for a propaganda-spewing government. Maybe it's time we held their feet to the fire with a bit of satire.

False Information (tags)

Increasingly the Independent Media Center is used to distribute not news but some other category. The article which purports to name a company which makes kitchen equipment is the best example tonight. We cannot make kitchen equipment from APC's. This claim that they manufacture both was checked. 40 sites searched no results.

Borderhack 2.0 (tags)

The full story.

IMC NEWS BLAST | THE UNITED STATES' PRISON-INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX | AUGUST 20, 2001 (tags)

A compilation of notices, stories and opinions posted to the Independent Media Center network about the United States' prison-industrial complex, inspired by the Philadelphia IMC's coverage of last week's protests at the American Correctional Association's yearly convention.

Communique From NYC-Ya Basta! & NYC-DAN In Genoa (tags)

Concerning the attack on the Independent Media Center and Fascist/police coordination during the G8 Summit

Long Beach May Day Legal Support Meeting Summary (tags)

50+ people attended the meeting in support of the Long Beach May Day demonstrators, many of whom were arrested. Contact information for support is included. A march and vigil on July 24th is scheduled.

San Diego Independent Media Center in Full Effect (tags)

Friday and Saturday the San Diego Independent Media Center, we're getting ready for the BioJustice and Bio Conference Action coverage..... Here's a picture of the Journalists who are ready or at the scene now....

Special Webcast: Monday 6AM-10AM ET: KPFA/Democracy Now! WBAI WAKE-UP CALL (tags)

This morning, a special broadcast of WBAI's WAKE-UP CALL, In Exile, live from New York City. WBAI is a Pacifica Radio station, which is the last remaining left-wing radio network in the country -it is under corporate attack and we are fighting to save it.

$25,000 REWARD - La Raza Defense Committee (tags)

$25,000 REWARD for information leading to the arrest and conviction of cyber terrorists

San Diego IMC Extravaganza, Poetry, --CLICK HERE! (tags)

IMC EXTRAVAGANZA! VIDEO, MUSIC, DANCE, POETRY, FOOD Featuring the following films: Free America-Trade Bush!: the FTAA protests at the SD/TJ border Storm from the Mountain: the Zapatour to Mexico City Bodies and Boundaries: families divided by the border Praha 2000: The World Bank and IMF Under Siege

GAG ORDER LIFTED; IMC IN FREE SPEECH BATTLE IN WAKE OF FBI /SECRET SERVICE VISIT (tags)

On the evening of Saturday, April 21, a day during which tens of thousands demonstrated against the FTAA in the streets of Quebec City, the Independent Media Center in Seattle was served with a sealed court order by two FBI agents and an agent of the US Secret Service. The terms of the sealed order prevented IMC volunteers from publicizing its terms; volunteers immediately began discussions with legal counsel to amend the order. This morning, April 27, Magistrate Judge Monica Benton issued an amended order, freeing us to discuss the situation without the threat of being held in contempt.

IMC NEWS BLAST | WORLD SOCIAL FORUM -- WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM (tags)

A compilation of photos, video, and audio and text reports from the Independent Media Center's coverage of the World Social Forum in Porto Alegre, Brasil, and the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Released Thursday, February 1, 2001. Check the www.indymedia.org newswire for upcoming translations of this News Blast.

J20: Bring Bananas? (tags)

Those arguing con criticized the banana's squishy texture, mediocre taste (unless fried in butter), the possibility that stormtroopers will make preemptive arrests of the "terrorists leaders" who carry bananas, and a concern that an excessive reverence for the banana could lean The Revolution backward toward a patriarchal society.

Bush Media outtakes/commentary/reporting (tags)

Pretty good composite from numerous international print sources.... an example below....

Crashing The Party: The IMC Documentary (tags)

Promo for the 90 minute documentary 'Crashing The Party' on the Democratic Corporate Convention in Los Angeles. Videos are available for purchase. Buy a video! Support the IMC.

THE Independent Media Center's FUNDRAISER AND FLEA MARKET (tags)

Help us fund our new documentary by giving us your "stuff".

WHY DOES THE INDEPENDENT MEDIA CENTER ALLOW THE PIGS TO USE YOUR WEBSITE AS A FO (tags)

WHY DOES THE INDEPENDENT MEDIA CENTER ALLOW THE PIGS TO USE YOUR WEBSITE AS A FORUM FOR THEIR LIES ?

Another 1996 Flashback (tags)

Here is another anecdote from the 1996 anarchist Active Resistance conference. Plenty of other activist stuff happened that same week, in conjunction with the DNC convention. Stuff like the Independent Media Center movement and puppets at protest parades pretty much originated during this hot Chicago week in 1996.

Alleged Bomb Threat Blocks IndyMedia Satellite Transmission (tags)

The Los Angeles Police Department has informed the Independent Media Center, Shadow Convention, and other occupants of the Patriotic Building in downtown LA of an alleged bomb threat. The IMC, which occupies the 6th floor of the building, was informed of the threat around 5pm on Monday afternoon. The police have cordoned off the building's parking lot, which is preventing the IMC from broadcasting the satellite transmission of its daily live TV show, Crashing the Party. LAPD have also mentioned a possible evacuation of the building.

Organizers call for investigation into indiscriminate police violence (tags)

Organizers from the IMC, Shadow Convention, ACLU, Green Party, D2KLA, Global Exchange and others band together to call for an investigation into last night's outrageous use of police force against demonstrators and concert-goers.

Police Intimidation Tactics Escalate (tags)

Police tactics during the first days of the convention.

Alternative Journalism- Seattle to L.A. (tags)

Dan Merkle is one of the organizers of the original Independent Media Center in Seattle. He graciously took the time to respond, via email, to a list of questions regarding the thoughts behind creating the IMC and the process of creating it.

Fwd:PhillyIMC what about the non activists? (tags)

Excerpt "Without hesitation, he said that he did not feel that demonstrations accomplish anything and that politicians, who make the decisions, respond to whoever gives them the most money. He further contended that the demonstrators had no business blocking traffic, that if they wanted to demonstrate, they should do it in a place where the demonstration would not disrupt peoples’ lives. "

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