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Mobe & BOOM to blame for Oct. 3rd scuffles, not unions.
07 Oct 2000
Repost of a message originally posted to the "realdebate-announce" listserv--run by the Task Force to Expand the Debate, the largest Boston Oct. 3rd debate organizing coalition--in response to another post by a Green Party member worrying about how union/protestor scuffles at the debate protests would effect labor-community solidarity.
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Information about the Commission on Presidential Debates Board of Directors
07 Oct 2000
Detailed information about the Commission on Presidential Debates Board of Directors. It is an outrage that this handful of CEOs have the authority to deny the public access to a vital part of the presidential election. This information is to be available freely; copy it at your discretion. I am still researching the CPD, more information
will be forthcoming...
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Mistreatment Panics Horse
07 Oct 2000
This photo shows a panicked horse nearly stepping on protesters.
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Panic may have caused horse's heart attack
07 Oct 2000
This second photo shows seated protesters in front with other horses and riot police in back leaving horse nowhere to go.
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Victory In Victoria BC.
07 Oct 2000
NATO meeting canceled.
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UMass Student Journalist Assaulted by Police
04 Oct 2000
Modified: 07 Oct 2000
UMass Junior Chris Garner had worked hard on the student newspaper to get his press pass for the Presidential debate on his campus. When he photographed police confronting protesters outside, one officer grabbed his neck and shoved him. Another pushed him against a metal guardrail. A third told him, "so, is this your press credential? Well, consider it revoked," and ripped the cord from his neck. Then police hit a young woman with a club.
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06 Oct 2000
The Homeless People's Network was the big news when the North American
Street Newspaper Association (NASNA) met in Edmonton this past summer. By
unanimous vote, HPN - a discussion list exclusively for homeless and
formerly homeless people - became the first online member to join the ranks
of the scrappy, ink-stained papers that make up the association.
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Police brutality at the debate protests
04 Oct 2000
Modified: 06 Oct 2000
Similar scenes proceeded most of yesterday's arrests.
Police hit protesters with batons, used pepper spray, confiscated a few backpacks.
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As U.S. tunes out the "debates", Nader rises in the polls
06 Oct 2000
While interest in the "debate" was near an all-time low, Nader has seen a "surge" of support following the debate where third-party candidates were excluded.
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Rally at Dudley, March to UMass Boston
06 Oct 2000
At 5:00pm on October 3, about two thousand people gathered at the Roxbury District Court building in Dudley Square to protest the death penalty and the exclusion of Ralph Nader from the presidential debate.
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