As the War On Terrorism fails to yield anyone responsible for the 9-11 attacks, the witchhunt turns on American citizens. Congress has sent a letter to various environmental organizations (Greenpeace, Sierra Club, NRDC, WWF, etc.) 'requests' that they publically denounce groups such as ELF and ALF, calling them terrorist cells.
59 Amory Street is made up of activists and artists who have been too successful in improving their neighborhood and community. The recent sale of their building is bringing this to light. Eviction notices have been spotted in mailboxes foreshadowing the new owners' intentions. (article 1)
In the past 12 months or so taxpayers have footed the bill for the Government's inhumane treatment of asylum seekers to the tune of more than $100 million. Refugees have been paying with their liberty, dignity, families and lives. The drowning last week of 353 mainly Iraqi refugees bound for Australia has been used as a political football by both Liberal and Labor Parties.