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Katrina's Destructive Aftermath (tags)
willfully inflicted harm on many thousands
Important info on 2008 RNC lawsuits (tags)
The Community RNC Arrestee Support Structure (CRASS)'s campaign for civil litigation is up and moving! Workshops, actions, and deadlines are rapidly approaching, so look below for important information. Civil litigation is a great way to hold the state accountable for the police violence and repression during the RNC, and has the potential to strengthen our movement through community organizing and political victories.
Thoughts on Pride (tags)
Thoughts on the recent Queer [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender] Pride events in San Diego.
Mardi Gras: Sexual Terrorism at State College (tags)
The history of Mardi Gras in the U.S. and around the world is marred with violence and sexual assault. This week in New Orleans at least nine people were wounded by gunshots at and near the festivities. In San Jose, CA in 2006 there were multiple stabbing incidents. In the 2001 Seattle Mardi Gras riots women were sexually assaulted, intimidated, coerced and raped, much of which was caught on tape. This week at Cal State Long Beach, we just couldn't ignore it's influence.
when CELEBRATIONS go BAD (tags)
Shocking Video: Protestor Shot With Rubber Bullets (tags)
Shocking Video: Protestor Shot With Rubber Bullets view video: http://www.jonesreport.com/articles/170806_rubber_bullets.html
Car Caravan Demands No Katrina/Rita Evictions (tags)
Katrina Solidarity Committees nationwide will be pointing out that FEMA and the Bush administration are mandated by the Stafford Act to provide housing for disaster victims for 18 months - their attempt to cut off housing and rental assistance is illegal and criminal. Protests will demand Katrina/Rita evacuees be granted an indefinite extension in federal, state and local housing assistance until such time as they obtain affordable and adequate housing.
KATRINA HOTEL EVICTIONS - TURN UP THE HEAT (tags)
Just as we feared, most of those evicted on the 13th did not have alternative housing. Some were arrested for trespassing as they sought shelter in abandoned buildings, and many dispersed throughout the country, refugees once again. This cannot be allowed to happen again. March 1st will be the final battle for thousands of NOLA families facing homelessness.
"President Bush Doesn’t Care About Black People..." (tags)
Damn Right! And That's Not The Half Of It
ISRAEL TO AMERICA, I WARNED YOU... (tags)
This article warns of the danger to America because of Bush's support for a Palestinian state.
Thousands Protest Bush's Inauguration (LA Photo) (tags)
Thousands of people in dozens of cities across the nation walked out of work and school, held mock coronations, intoned the names of the Iraq war dead and held candlelight vigils to show their disapproval of President Bush as he was sworn in for his second term. PHOTO: Protesters, wearing bags on their heads, kneel as police look on during an inaugural protest Thursday, Jan. 20, 2005, in Los Angeles. The protest remained peaceful and no arrests were reported. The bags are a reference to the Abu Ghraib prison scandal. (AP Photo/Ken Marchionno)
Bike Block NYC recap F-15 (tags)
NYC protest news