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U.S. Concentration Camps: Operation Garden Plot
14 Nov 2001
Operation Garden Plot is the Army's code name for military plans to put down civil disturbances. It was most recently activated during the 1992 riots in Los Angeles, the 1999 WTO meetings in Seattle, the 2000 Philadelphia Republican National Convention, and the 2000 Democratic National Convention in L.A. Well over 100 concentration camps have been designated and are maintained for use under Operation Garden Plot. With the sweeping new police powers ushered in since 9-11, and the possible more to repeal or amend the Posse Comitatus act, the Federal Government is now taking aim at dissent at home rather than terrorism abroad.
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Engaged Buddhist Sit for Peace
14 Nov 2001
Those activists attending the weekly peace vigils in Copley Square may have seen something a little unusual in the past few weeks. Across the street from the main vigil, near the Boston Public Library, a group of Buddhists have been meditating for peace, sitting in the cold on the sidewalk in silence, holding up a banner reading “Sitting for Peace”.
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If You Understand Policy-Makers' Mind-set, You Can Better Do Mass Jiu-Jitsu
14 Nov 2001
Here are two extremely crucial links, in my estimation, to understanding the *bigoted* mind-set of policy-makers (and those who own society). Both come from the trenchant institutional analysis of Noam Chomsky, in his book _NECESSARY ILLUSIONS: Thought Control In Democratic Societies_ which is available online in full!
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Picket DNC breakfast Tueday Nov. 20
14 Nov 2001
Until the Democratic National Committee pledges not to accept any contributions from the Schusters…the Nov. 20 DNC breakfast picket is still on!
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Nursing home workers’ union to picket DNC breakfast
14 Nov 2001
SEIU Local 285 and several other labor and community groups will picket a Democratic National Committee (DNC) breakfast hosted by millionaire fundraisers Gerry and Elaine Schuster, the owners of the Wingate at Wilbraham nursing home.
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Legal Aspects of the War on Terror
14 Nov 2001
A frequent theme in the war against terrorism has been the reference to the US and her allies as the "civilized world". The rest of the world is then classified into two camps; firstly, those who, whilst not themselves part of the "civilized world", are, to quote Tony Blair's reference to the Saudis, "good and dependable friends of the civilized world". Then, to use the parlance of the Romans, the barbarians - the lawless "other" who want to destroy civilization.
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Australian Muslim leader talks about Ramadan and terrorism
14 Nov 2001
An interview on Radio National and Radio Australia, where IISNA president, Samir Mohtadi, speaks about rasting, fighting during ramadan, and who are the real terrorists...
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Fuehrer Bush OKs Military Trials for Civilians
13 Nov 2001
President Bush signed an order Tuesday that would allow the government to try people accused of terrorism in front of a special military commission instead of in civilian court. Compare and contrast with the rise of Hitler's poer in Nazi Germany.
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Demonstrator Explores Pioneering New Strategy For Public Anti-War Demos
13 Nov 2001
solo challenger, Carin Elliot, messed excellently with the reigning "patriotic" hysteria today when he showed artsigns and passed out fliers to hundreds of people in Albuquerque, New Mexico which were VERY unlike the kind one mostly sees, perhaps even **pioneering** in their chosen strategy! Analysis of some of the crucial problems in what passes for the "anti-war" milieu included. See also, text of *in-the-heart* artsigns! (see one artsign here, for those who've seen "The Matrix": http://urbana.indymedia.org/front.php3?article_id=2821&group=webcast )
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Poster for Al Giordano's 11/19 talk at BU
13 Nov 2001
This is a poster to invite you to the Narco News Teach-In, "War on Terrorism/War on Drugs," with Al Giordano (the former Boston Phoenix writer now in Mexico) and Catherine Austin Fitts (former US asst HUD secretary), Monday, November 19th, 7 p.m. at Boston University's Morse Auditorium, 602 Commonwealth Ave. Please distribute.
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