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News From Iceland
Mirroring France’s Tarnac 9, nine people have been charged in Reykjavík for ‘attacking parliament’ in December 2008, when they entered public benches, unarmed and without any violent intent or effort, to shout at congressmen: ‘Get the fxxx out! This building does not serve its purpose any more!’ Which was, in all respects, true. 40 days later public protest outed the government.
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09 Jun 2010 | Filed under: News / International
Anarchy Summer Camp 2.0
Hello Campers,

We are pleased to announce that we are taking applications for the second annual Anarchy Summer Camp, August 6 – 9, 2010, in northern Virginia. The specific location will be given after the application has been approved.

The Anarchy Summer Camp will help you prepare for the upcoming International Monetary Fund demonstrations this fall in Washington, D.C. The camp will also feature a variety of DIY workshops, physical training exercises, and important discussions.
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06 Jun 2010 | Filed under: Announcement / Globalization : Organizing
The Rift between Teachers and Democrats Widens
The corporate media is brutally honest on rare occasions. Take for example a recent article in The New York Times Magazine, titled The Teachers’ Union’s Last Stand (05-23-10).

The title itself is surprisingly sincere, since it admits that the nation’s teachers are being targeted for attack by the Obama Administration, through his “Race to the Top” education reform. And although the article has an inherently corporate bias, it contains many revelations that have been otherwise ignored in the mainstream media.
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04 Jun 2010 | Filed under: Commentary / Education
Boston Condemns Israel's Military Attack on Humanitarian Flotilla
F3s.JPGBoston, MA, June 3, 2010 – Approximately 500 demonstrators gathered in downtown Boston on Memorial Day to protest the Israeli government’s massacre of unarmed peace activists aboard the Gaza Freedom Flotilla, a convoy of ships bringing humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip in an attempt to break Israel’s 3-year blockade there. The following day, protesters staged a die-in in front of the Israeli Consulate to commemorate the fallen activists and demand an end to the siege of Gaza.
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04 Jun 2010 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : Politics : War and Militarism
photos/video -Veterans for Peace Anti-War Memorial Day
New_Memorial Day-VFP 5-31-2010 004.jpgBoston: May 31, 2010:
Veterans for Peace, Military Families Speakout, Iraq Veterans Against the War, AFSC,and members of the Iraqi community gathered on this Memorial Day to protest the US wars on Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan.
video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZsPfyjjSsOQ
more photos:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/protestphotos1/sets/72157624177537464/
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01 Jun 2010 | Filed under: News / War and Militarism
Israeli Navy Attacks Gaza Aid Flotilla, at Least 14 Dead
Early Monday morning, the Israeli navy attacked a flotilla of six ships in international waters attempting to bring food and medicine to the besieged residents of the Gaza Strip. The attack was carried out with tear gas and live ammunition, and Israeli commandos boarded the flotilla and took control of the ships. Binyamin Ben-Eliezer, the Israeli trade minister, told an Israeli television station that 14 to 16 people had been killed in the attack. Dozens more were injured.
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31 May 2010 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : War and Militarism
Protesters Condemn Israeli “Ambassador of Apartheid” Michael Oren + Activists Protest Jerusalem Day Event at BPL
P2.JPGActivists Protest Brandeis Commencement, Jerusalem Day Event at Boston Public Library.
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26 May 2010 | Filed under: News / Human Rights : International : War and Militarism
Reportback From the Anticapitalathon Games
downsized_0424001326.jpgOn the weekend of April 23 - 25, the Anticapitalathon Games were held Washington, DC to protest the International Monetary Fund/World Bank spring meetings. The "Games" were organized by the Self Described Anarchist Collective (http://selfdescribed.org), a regional anti-authoritarian group. While this year's protest was smaller than in years past, tremendous energy and enthusiasm was demonstrated by all who took part.
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24 May 2010 | Filed under: News / Globalization : Human Rights : Organizing
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