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BAAM Issue 36 August 2010
baam36final-1.jpgThe BAAM newsletter enters its fourth year. Help our monthly publication survive by donating an article or maybe some money. Contact baam.newsletter (at) for more info.
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03 Aug 2010 | Filed under: News / Organizing
Latest Update from the IMF Resistance Network
The IMF Resistance Network is an East coast-based anti-authoritarian group dedicated to organizing resistance to the International Monetary Fund and World Bank.
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31 Jul 2010 | Filed under: News / Globalization : Organizing
An Open Letter from Midnight Special
Dear Friends,

Midnight Special has been engaging in months of discussion and critical
analysis about the role of law collectives, both amongst ourselves and
with other members of the law collective movement. We have also been
looking at our own internal process as an anti-authoritarian collective.
We have reached various conclusions: that we have been unable to break out of the service provider model; that we are dissatisfied with jumping from action to action, and leaving little infrastructure behind; that we often emulate the oppressive structures we seek to change; and that these problems are much harder to solve than we had believed.
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23 Jul 2010 | Filed under: Announcement / Organizing
USA Mental Health Agency Cancels Journalist Robert B. Whitaker as Keynoter of Alternatives 2010
Bob Whitaker's Book "Anatomy of an Epidemic" Criticizes Psychiatric Pharmaceutical Claims

A major annual conference funded by the US government since 1985 advertises itself as "organized by and for mental health consumers and survivors." The goal of this popular "Alternatives Conference" is to support empowerment, self-determination and choice by mental health clients.

But MindFreedom International News discovered that after Alternatives 2010 organizers confirmed their choice of keynote speaker as journalist Robert B. Whitaker, author of a new book with a scathing critique of psychiatric pharmaceutical claims, upper-level federal officials objected.
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22 Jul 2010 | Filed under: News / Social Welfare
COINTELPRO and the Omaha Two --An interview with Michael Richardson
Since 2007, local Boston journalist Michael Richardson has been writing a series of articles about Ed Poindexter and Mondo we Langa, who are two Black Panther political prisoners known as the Omaha Two. Richardson argues that they were framed for the 1970 murder of a policeman as part of the FBI’s notorious counterintelligence program, dubbed “COINTELPRO.”
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22 Jul 2010 | Filed under: Interview / Human Rights : Race
Marie Mason: Victimized by Green Scare State Terrorism
fighting for justice in America now criminalized
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19 Jul 2010 | Filed under: Commentary / Human Rights
IMF Resistance Promo Video
A short promo video for the upcoming mobilizations against the IMF meetings this fall in DC.
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14 Jul 2010 | Filed under: Announcement / Globalization
Boston Protests For Immigrants Rights
New_7-10-10 immigrants rights 034.jpgArizona Gov. Jan Brewer Met by Protestors During
the National Governor’s Association Meeting in Boston.


more photos:
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11 Jul 2010 | Filed under: News / Human Rights
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