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Anarchist Potluck and Networking Session at LPC September 7th
Come to the Lucy Parsons Center for food, and a nice social atmosphere, where anarchists around Boston can get to know one another and begin to work on new projects for the fall, and revive existing ones. The LPC is at 549 Columbus Ave. in the South End.
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02 Sep 2010 | Filed under: Announcement / Organizing
Update From the IMF Resistance Network
Greetings from the IMF Resistance Network! With five weeks to go, interest in the October demo is increasing around the world. Sign up for our announcement list at http://imfresistance.org/?page_id=22

- The nice people at Occupied London have reposted our call. Check it out at http://www.occupiedlondon.org/blog/2010/08/27/351-call-for-global-anti-i/
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28 Aug 2010 | Filed under: News / Globalization
Black is Back Response to the Drawing Down of US Troops in Iraq
President Obama has recently pulled approximately 90,000 US troops out of the Republic of Iraq, leaving about 50,000 there. The Obama administration has referred to this move as an end to the “combat mission” there and is hailing this drawdown as an achievement. The Black is Back Coalition for Social Justice, Peace and Reparations calls for the complete withdrawal of all US and foreign troops and security forces out of Iraq.
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28 Aug 2010 | Filed under: News / International : Organizing : War and Militarism
Washington Orders Shahbaz Airbase Saved, not Pakistan's Flood Victims
Washington letting thousands of Pakistanis perish
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23 Aug 2010 | Filed under: Commentary / Human Rights
A Permanent Housing Collapse?
The recent chaos that erupted when 30,000 people waited hours in the Atlanta, Georgia heat to receive applications for subsidized housing is a mere symptom of a worsening national problem.

The housing market appears to be on a never-ending downward spiral, with the much-discussed "recovery" always around the next corner.
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18 Aug 2010 | Filed under: Commentary / Social Welfare
Demonization 101: Why There's No Such Thing as Bad Publicity
Whatever our disagreements about priorities, strategy, organization and more, the one thing all anarchists can agree on is that hierarchies suck. Any organizational structure that privileges a handful of unaccountable leaders to make unilateral decisions for an entire group will be unhesitatingly condemned by virtually anybody who calls herself an antiauthoritarian. Yet fewer of us realize that in addition to being inherently oppressive, hierarchies don't work very well. In spite of the enormous amount of evidence of the inefficiency of bureaucracies, many anarchists seem to believe that corporate and governmental organizations are nearly invulnerable.
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13 Aug 2010 | Filed under: News / Globalization : Media : Organizing
Government to Restart Program to Watch Peaceful Civilians
by Joseph Caye

TALON(Threat and Local Observation Notice) was a program ostensibly created to track the activities of those deemed potential terrorist threats. The aim was to gather loads of raw, unfiltered data from citizen reports, and use it to stop disruptive or violent activity. The TALON program grew out of Eagle Eyes, a program created by the Air Force Office of Special Investigation that called on the denizens of each air force base to keep an eye on their scheming neighbors and report suspicious activity. TALON was essentially the same thing, but it was run under the Department of Defense, and so was no longer specific to Air Force bases, and it required hundreds of people and more than a billion dollars to collect and catalog the thousands of reports they received every year. While it existed, if you had reason to believe someone was involved in any activity you deemed “suspicious,” you could call the toll free number, 1800-CALL-SPY, and leave an anonymous, unverified voicemail for the Pentagon. Like many government programs created in response to 9/11, it attacked our personal freedoms and instilled anxiety and distrust in many people. This is the program they’re going to revive.
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12 Aug 2010 | Filed under: News / Technology
IMF Resistance Network Update
Greetings from the IMF Resistance Network! Preparation for the October mobilization continues at a rapid pace. Here are the latest developments.
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11 Aug 2010 | Filed under: News / Globalization
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