Progressive political leaders are still going down in flames following "crowd politics" rather than engaging the multitudes in true democratic politics, in which the people are the leaders. Cynthia McKinney (D-GA), was only the last one defeated by ruthless investor driven politics.
On August 9, about twenty activists from UNITE and Union Summer picketed outside the Gucci store in Copley Place mall, protesting union-busting and use of sweatshop labor by Gucci's parent company, PPR. Store managers responded by locking their doors, keeping out both activists and potential customers.
Our comrade "Teacher J is missing since it was arrested by the forces policemen of South Africa in the airport Joahnnesburgo, previously it had been deported of Asis, city of Italy where attended the Anti-imperialist Field 2002.