fix articles 86434, witness video
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
The RNC’S Outrageous Assault on Amy Goodman, Democracy Now!, and Alternative Media... (tags)
Revolution Newspaper writer Larry Everest takes on the attack on alternative media at the RNC. This is what imperialist democracy looks like!
Vying To Be Toughest (tags)
Both candidates promise permanent imperial wars.
DNC Reflections: This Is What Activistism Looks Like (tags)
The two main protest groups – Unconventional Action and Recreate ‘68 – did not have an easy task with the local police and media spreading scare stories for months and with Barack Obama and the Democrats widely perceived as a reforming alternative to eight years of Republican rule. However, there was little effort made to bridge the comprehension gap.
Welcome to Minnesota: Out of town activists pulled over by police at gunpoint (tags)
Civil Rights Suspended in the Twin Cites: The crack down on free speech, Free Press, Freedom to assemble peaceful is under way with raids and arrests going on throughout the area. The right to be secure in your own home from unreasonable search and seizure has been violated all day long. And many other civil and human rights have effectively been suspended in the Twin Cities. Independent journalists, activists and all the citizens of Minneapolis-St. Paul, whether they know it or not, are going to be living in a police state for the next week during the RNC
Statement from I-Witness Video on Raids in St Paul (tags)
This is Eileen Clancy, one of the founders of I-Witness Video, a NYC-based video collective in St. Paul to document the policing of the protests at the Republican National Convention.
The War on Journalism (tags)
6 min video of me getting attacked by NYPD
Tapes key in protesters' fight against tactics of N.Y. police (tags)
The NYC Indymedia Video Team was very effective at defending civil liberties at the Republican National Convention. Here is a recent story about our success.