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Grassroots Support for Aristide's Return (tags)
RNC 8 National Call-In Days of Action (Dec. 16 and 17) (tags)
RNC 8 National Call-In Days of Action: Tuesday, Dec 16 (9-5) and Wednesday, Dec 17 (8-1) - all Central Time
Seyed Mousavi - Guilty of Being Muslim in Police State America (tags)
viciously persecuting innocent Muslims.
The Battle Of The River (tags)
The Ground Noise and the Static: A Chronicle of the Battle of Saint Paul (Illustrated) (tags)
“Please, please, my friends, my dear friends, please, please don’t be diverted by the ground noise and the static”—John McCain, on being interrupted just before he can accept the GOP’s nomination, 9/4/08
Fascistic New Normal in St. Paul (tags)
August 29, St. Paul, Minnesota. Police in full riot gear raided the “RNC Welcoming Committee” (which described itself as “an anarchist/anti-authoritarian organizing body preparing for the 2008 Republican National Convention”) This raid, referred to in the media as a “pre-emptive strike,” marked the beginning of a weekend of terror and intimidation brought down by the state on activists, organizers, protestors, and journalists throughout the four-day span of the Republican National Convention.
Vying To Be Toughest (tags)
Both candidates promise permanent imperial wars.
RNC 8 Charged with "Conspiracy to Riot in Furtherance of Terrorism (tags)
In what appears to be the first use of criminal charges under the 2002 Minnesota version of the Federal Patriot Act, Ramsey County Prosecutors have formally charged 8 alleged leaders of the RNC Welcoming Committee with Conspiracy to Riot in Furtherance of Terrorism. Monica Bicking, Eryn Trimmer, Luce Guillen Givins, Erik Oseland, Nathanael Secor, Robert Czernik, Garrett Fitzgerald, and Max Spector, face up to 7 1/2 years in prison under the terrorism enhancement charge which allows for a 50% increase in the maximum penalty.
Terrorism charges lodged against 8 protesters at GOP convention (tags)
REPOST--Prosecutors in Ramsey County, Minn., have formally charged eight alleged leaders of the RNC Welcoming Committee -- one of the groups organizing protests at the GOP convention in St. Paul -- with terrorism-related charges
A dangerous country USA - Minn. protestors intimidated already (tags)
This is reposted from Salon.com to insure all in LA also become aware of the dangers of "planning to protest" in this US of Anger and Intimidation. Now for Minneapolis.....watch out !!!
Campus Antiwar Network's Alternative Education in the Streets of Sector 6! (tags)
The Republicans have conveniently decided to hold their convention during the first week of school. So to take advantage of the amazing learning opportunity, CAN wants students and youth to converge on Sector 6 of the RNC Welcoming Committee's map to receive an alternate education in a wide array of topics.
CRASH THE RNC: Call-out to Individuals, Affinity Groups, and Regional Clusters (tags)
Bay Area, Santa Cruz, and other Northern California radicals have banded together as "Unconventional Action (UA) in the Bay" and collectively chosen to adopt SECTOR 4 in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota — in alliance with thousands of others nationwide who are collaborating to swarm the Republican National Convention on day one, September 1st.
Direct Action for Direct Democracy: Shut Down the Republication National Convention (tags)
POG adopts Sector 1 and will blockade 7th and Wall Streets
Solidarity to Sara Jane Olson from RNC Welcoming Committee and Arise! in the Twin Cities (tags)
The RNC Welcoming Committee and the Arise! Books and Resources Collective would like to extend their sympathies and solidarity to former St. Paul resident Sara Jane Olson and her family. While some call into question the actions of the Symbionese Liberation Army, the only way to avoid criticism is to remain silent, and so we find the words and actions of the SLA inspirational. The everyday violence of the state, of which the murder of several SLA members was only a part, is immense. Sara Jane Olson spent and continues to spend her life in accordance with her conscience, bravely resisting systems of oppression. We regard her a hero and history will as well.
anti-RNC tour coming to LA Area (tags)
Organizers from the RNC Welcoming Committee are traveling on tour to talk to activists about resistance to this fall's political conventions.
RNC 2008 Call to Action (tags)
a call to action against the 2008 RNC in Minnesota
Cancun Confrontation: Thousands Protest the WTO and Capitalist Globalization (tags)
WTO CANCUN - latest updates (tags)
The next ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organization will take place in Cancun, Mexico on September 10-15. From the 8th on, a huge mobilization will greet the meeting with creative protest and visions of alternatives. Below is our report on some of the preliminary organizing we did last week in Cancun and Mexico City.
Resist the FTAA Consulta (tags)
Resist the Free Trade Area of the Americas Anti-capitalist consulta: JUNE 7-8 This is a call for an anti-capitalist coordinating/planning meeting to begin preparations for actions against the FTAA ministerial meeting being held in Miami, Florida on November 20-22, 2003. We hope that this consulta will be an opportunity to build a broad based, diverse anti-capitalist response to the ministerial.