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Italy, 02.03.2006 13:09

Sassuolo chiama Ferrara...

Tolleranza Zero

Italy, 02.03.2006 13:09

Repressione contro i consumatori di sostanze

Carnaval à serviço do poder

Brasil, 02.03.2006 07:39


Catadores/as de Anápolis vencem queda de braço com a prefeitura

Brasil, 02.03.2006 07:39


&quot;What have you done to Costa Mesa?&quot;

LA, 02.03.2006 06:38

"What have you done to Costa Mesa?"

Coalition calls for Costa Mesa boycotts and mass protest

LA, 02.03.2006 06:09

Coalition calls for Costa Mesa boycotts and mass protest

Checking in on Bush's Unchecked Presidential Power

Philadelphia, 02.03.2006 05:39

“The Bush administration is not content with some power. They want absolute power,” historian and PA Senate candidate Chuck Pennacchio told an audience at the forum: Our Crumbling Democracy: Unchecked Presidential Power that examined Bush's unprecedented executive muscle and the threat to freedoms and civil liberties.

The Project: February 2006

San Francisco Bay Area, 02.03.2006 05:12

The purpose of The Project, a student organized newspaper from UC Santa Cruz, is to document and inspire strategic radical actions that are relevant to local, regional, and global socioeconomic justice. The Project Collective believes independent media plays a crucial role in facilitating dialogue, organizing mass mobilizations, and encouraging daily acts of resistance.

The February 2006 edition of The Project is now available online at Santa Cruz Indymedia.

The Project: February 2006

Santa Cruz, CA, 02.03.2006 04:38

The purpose of The Project, a student organized newspaper from UC Santa Cruz, is to document and inspire strategic radical actions that are relevant to local, regional, and global socioeconomic justice. We believe independent media plays a crucial role in facilitating dialogue, organizing mass mobilizations, and encouraging daily acts of resistance.

The February 2006 edition of The Project can be found at various locations on and off campus, such as cafes, mailrooms and libraries, and is now available online at Santa Cruz Indymedia.

Front and Back Covers with 16 articles: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16

Gay Marriage Ban Would Violate Constitution

Tennessee, 02.03.2006 04:09

The US Constitution was constructed by our Founding Fathers to protect the rights of all Americans. Although an imperfect document, the Constitution has mechanisms built in to increase individual rights and freedoms. That historical arc of justice is bending the wrong way these days, though, and no where is it further askew than recent discussions concerning a constitutional amendment in Tennessee to ban gay marriage.

International Women's Day

Aotearoa, 02.03.2006 02:39

International Women's Day (IWD) is being celebrated across Aotearoa and the world on Wednesday 8th March. IWD goes back to 1908 when women workers in the needle trades marched through New York City's Lower East Side to protest child labor, sweatshop working conditions, and demand votes for women.

Full Aotearoa events listing | Origins of IWD | From Anarchists | Cherry Bomb Comics | | Global Women's Strike

Manifestantes são reprimidos/as em Cuiabá

Brasil, 02.03.2006 02:38


education (en)

Barcelona, 02.03.2006 01:08

Conference for Public University

Conference "let's get to the point: get undressed for public university" February 28th and March 1st & 2nd at University of Barcelona(UB)'s Biology Faculty

Tryptic +++ Poster +++ Social Presentation

Other news:

"Education systems in capitalism" +++ "Petition of 3000 social workers around the schools (UNAD)" +++ "Video forum: Alternative Education Experiences. Organized by XELL" +++ "Communique of CEPC in front of the latest proposition of the Spanish Ministry of Universities about the new catalogue of university degrees"

+info : >>>education + pmdup + CEPC + Alternativa Estel + AEP

Richmond Protest to mark the 3rd anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.

Richmond, 02.03.2006 01:08

Bring the Troops Home Now! Money for Jobs and Education Not for Wars and Occupations! Hot off the press. The leaflet attatched gives the logistics for the March 17-19 events in Richmond surrounding the third anniversary of the U.S. invasion/occupation of Iraq. Everyone is encouraged to mark their calenders and print out copies of the leaflet to give to their friends, strangers and anyone else who will listen. Do not let this anniversary pass in silence.

Call To Action! Mothsquad Presents…

Richmond, 02.03.2006 01:08

Street Theater with the Moths! A demonstration to educate the people on the psychological warfare right here in our homes with sexual and domestic abuse influenced by the militarization of American culture and patriarchal terrorism.

Rally to Save the Historic Murphy Hotel!

Richmond, 02.03.2006 01:08

We need people to gather at 9th and Broad Street on Wednesday at noon to show the state legislators (who do not live in this town but are from everywhere else in the state) that we city dwellers refuse to allow for the demolition of our downtown landmark buildings – especially when an alternative to demolition is supported by a State funded study. This study concluded that the best this building should be saved and reused for a number of development options(one includes a VCU/UR urban law school partnership) The State’s parking and office space needs can be met by using the vacant lot located between 8th and 9th street. Please see the attached flyer and share it with neighbors, friends, family members and anyone interested in improving our city. Would it be possible to post this on the calendar? I’m going to send this out to some RVA blogs and see if they too will post this “call to action”. Thank you so much for your help! Again, if you have any questions, please call or email me. Thanks again! Mary Anne Conmy 2502 East Leigh Street Richmond, VA 23233 804-248-8547

Town Hall Meeting on Police Brutality, thursday, March 2nd 6:00 pm

Richmond, 02.03.2006 01:08

thursday at 6 at tropical soul (314 n. 2nd st.) there will be a town hall meeting on police brutality and how it impacts a community. this event is sponsored by radio one, kiss fm 105.7, power 92.1, praise station 104.7, defender and voice newspapers, naacp, youth for social change, alpha inc. speakers include salim khalfani, naacp executive director of virginia; david hicks, former virginia commonwealth attorney; phil wilayto, defender editor; daryl holland, executive director-youth for social change. for more information go to

net and freedom (en)

Barcelona, 02.03.2006 00:09

Shaping nuances for Big Brother

Brussels pass the data retention law ::: Dec-14-2005/Passed the European Data Retention Directive + E.U.- Judges for Democracy warn that phone and internet data should be used only under judicial control + Spanish Royal Order 424/2005. about users' traces + Campaign against private traces without judicial control ::: Interviews with David Ugarte and Alberto Navarro

Electronic ID card enters the last stage ::: About the laws of INFORMATION TRACKING on internet and the new ELECTRONIC ID card ::: Pentagon is prepared to fight the Net (internet) ::: [Greece] Detected wire taps to several activists

Companies: Sony puts an anti-copy system that can damage the computer into 2 million discs + EFF states color printers hide data to identify the user + Printer manufacturers admit they put a hidden code

Initiatives: GPL 3 could become the best tool for public protection + The use of cellular phones for activism + Internet investigators try to expose "spyware" companies

Related news: SGAE honours the Police with a commemorative plaque for fighting digital piracy effectively ::: The Grid net 'watchmen' meet at UAB ::: Conference against knowledge monopoly and intellectual property, Esquerdes de Resistència (Resistance Cracks)

+info:: >>>net & freedom

retoj kaj libero (eo)

Barcelona, 01.03.2006 21:09

Profilante nuancojn por la Granda Frato

Bruselo aprobas la leĝon pri datumreteno. ::: 14an dec 05 / Aprobiĝas la eŭrop-unia direktivo pri datumreteno. + Eŭropa Unio - Juĝistoj por la Demokratio avertas, ke la telefonaj kaj interretaj datumoj devas esti uzataj nur sub juĝa kontrolo + Hispania Reĝa Dekreto 424/2005 pri la spurserĉado de la geuzantoj + Kampanjo kontraŭ la privata spurserĉado sen juĝa kontrolo ::: Intervjuoj al David Ugarte kaj Alberto Navarro

La elektronika identigilo kuŝas en lasta fazo ::: Pri la leĝoj de INFORMA SPURADO en interreto kaj la nova ELEKTRONIKA IDENTIGILO ::: Pentagono celas kontraŭŝtari Interreton ::: [Grekio] Detektiĝis telefona subaŭskultado al kelkaj aktivuloj de sociaj movadoj

Entreprenoj: Sony ekuzas en du milionojn da diskoj kontraŭkopian sistemon danĝeran por la komputiloj + Electronic Frontier Foundation asertas, ke koloraj printiloj kaŝas datumojn por identigi la geuzantojn + Printil-fabrikantoj konfesas uzi sekretan kodon

Iniciatoj: Uzado de poŝtelefonoj por la aktivismo + Interret-esploristoj klopodas diskonigi la firmaojn varbantajn por spionaj programoj

Rilataj novaĵoj: La Aŭtora Societo donacas insignon al la polico pro ĝia efika lukto kontraŭ la cifereca piratado ::: La 'gardantoj' de la reto Grid kunvenas en la Aŭtonoma Barcelona Universitato ::: Labortagoj kontraŭ la monopolo de la kono kaj la intelekta proprieto, Rezisto-Fendoj

+infoj:: >>>retoj kaj libereco

Al Askari Mosque Destroyed, Sparking Sectarian Violence

San Francisco Bay Area, 01.03.2006 20:39

On February 22nd, 2006, a bomb destroyed the dome of the Al Askari Mosque in the northern Iraqi city of Samarra. The destruction of the mosque brought tens of thousands of Shiite youth onto the streets, vowing to exact retribution on Sunnis and the US-led occupation forces. Shia militias took over entire suburbs of Baghdad, Basra, Amarra, Najaf, Karbala, Nasiriya, and other southern Iraqi cities. By February 28th, As many as 1,300 people had died in the wave of sectarian violence that had swept Iraq.
Read More On Indybay's Iraq Page

Schoolteacher Conducts Weeklong Vigil in Oakland

San Francisco Bay Area, 01.03.2006 20:39

On Monday morning, February 20th, Hyim Jacob Ross unfolded his camping chair in Splash Pad Park across from the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland, California,. He started a five-day, around the clock one-person vigil and juice fast to oppose the war on Iraq, and for peace and education. On the night of Thursday February 23rd, fifty people gathered at Grand and Lake Park Avenues to join Hyim Jacob Ross on the final evening of his five-day protest.

Read More On Indybay's Anti-War And East Bay Pages

Indy-Radio @ Reconvilier

Switzerland, 01.03.2006 18:07

Am Samstag dem 04.03.06 wird es einen internetradio-stream aus dem neueröffneten Sozialen Zentrum in Reconvilier geben. Der Stream wird auf (im moment noch offline) ab ca. 14.00 zu hören sein. Von 18.00 Uhr - 19.00 wird die Sendung komplett in Deutsch sein und von Radio Lora übernommen. Ansonsten wird die Übertragungssprache gemischt sein. Aktive mithilfe ist vor Ort beim offenen Mikrofon (Open Posting!) möglich oder via IRC auf dem Server im Kanal #switzerland (siehe Kontakt für genaueres zum IRC).

INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNAL on HAITI - 3rd Session to be held in Miami

Miami, 01.03.2006 17:07

INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNAL on HAITI - 3rd Session to be held in Miami

Radica Radio Wednesday March 1st

San Diego, 01.03.2006 15:08

Alright alright so a couple of weeks ago was our first experience back on the air with our new format, new vision, new style and new lovers.... syke. hehe. It's a work in progress... you know, this journey of independant media and all. And the ladies of Radica Radio are pretty fucking excited. So, what's happening tomorrow?

Angela Davis speaks live at UCSD tomorrow evening at the UCSD PRice Center Ballroom. The event is free and it starts at 6:00pm. Tune in to tomorrow night at 8:00pm to hear a rebroadcast of her talk. It's going to be rad ass.


Chances are the audio won't be that great, for reasons beyond what I can provide =). But we will be doing our best to bring you some of her words. So tune in tomorrow night, and if you aren't already planning on it, join us for the event. We'll be the crazy ones up front with Angela Davis stenciled t-shits and handbags... no im kidding, but we will be up front.

Info on Angela and the event:

“Women and Social Justice Movements: Then, Now, Tomorrow”
Wednesday, March 1, 2006 at 6pm
Price Center Ballroom
Tickets Available at the Price Center Box Office

Angela Y. Davis is known internationally for her ongoing work to combat all forms of oppression in the U.S. and abroad. Over the years she has been active as a student, teacher, writer, scholar, and activist/organizer. She is a living witness to the historical struggles of the contemporary era. Professor Davis will be discussing women and social justice movements looking retrospectively at women’s involvement in struggles for justice as well as looking at the current state of feminist and other social justice struggles, with thoughts on the future of women’s work around social justice.

Free and open to the public. Ticket required for entry. Please visit the University Events Box Office to obtain your free ticket for this event. Please arrive early. Seating is not guaranteed.

Phiippine-US Women Launch Sustained Protests

San Diego, 01.03.2006 15:08

Women in US launch sustained protests against de facto martial law in the Philippines. GABRIELA Network USA, a Philippine-US women's solidarity mass organization, launches rolling national mobilization that will see daily protest actions in major cities in the US until the Philippine state of national emergency is lifted.

Nuova occupazione

Italy, 01.03.2006 12:39

Occupata l'ex mensa in San Donato

Fred Meyer Destroys Good Food

Portland, 01.03.2006 11:09

It seems that Hollywood Fred Meyer has not learned its lesson from two years ago and stills disgards HUGE pounds of perfectly good food while telling the community otherwise.

On Friday, February 24th I personally witnessed a fellow employee of the meat department tossing into the garbage compacter at least 130 packages of meat products with an expiration date of Feb. 28th. The fellow employee told me they needed to make room for fresher meat coming in.

I went immediately to the FOD (Food operations Director)and wanted to save some for my dog but no deal. I then suggested somehow getting it to a homeless shelter freezer but no deal. Apparently Kroger makes for money "writing it off" than giving it away or even selling it at 50% off to an employee.

Willamette Valley Alternative Media Project announcement

Portland, 01.03.2006 11:09

This project will collaborate on developing alternative media via radio, web-based site, blog, video, streaming archiving of radio and video project. We will also emphasis the building of cooperative relationships and links between Willamette Valley communities. We hope to establish physical locations for a center in each community. We may at first share resources and create virtual space only. We hope to share the stories, visions, and just causes with other communities. We wish to document efforts to create sustainable and just communities located in the Willamette Valley of Cascadia.

The first meeting of a proposed Alternative Media project for the Willamette Valley of Cascadia will be held on Saturday, March 4th at 10:30 AM at Westminister House. (Corner of 23rd and Monroe across from OSU) 101 NW 23rd Street, Corvallis, Oregon.

Council Cuts Public Transport

Bristol, 01.03.2006 11:08

"Good public transport is clearly not a priority for the Lib Dems" 'Good public transport is clearly not a priority for the Lib Dems' As climate scientists issue a dire warning, locally Cat Hobbs reports that Lib Dem group on Bristol City Council voted at yesterday's budget meeting to cut the local rail subsidy and to reduce overall spending on buses and trains. 'Good public transport is clearly not a priority for the Lib Dems' said campaigner Julie Boston. Bristol City Council, led by Lib Dems, voted to scrap the entire local rail subsidy for the Severn Beach line. This will mean a reduction in service, with trains starting later and finishing earlier and a bus service replacement for the train from Avonmouth to Severn Beach. Rail campaigners point out that it also represents a lost opportunity. The £136,000 subsidy could have been used to fund a half hourly service at peak times. The Lib Dems also cut 5 bus routes, in an overall reduction of the transport budget for buses and trains. Full Article | Lib Dem councillors cut rail subsidy | | Rail campaigners call on councils to maintain subsidies | South Gloucestershire Council keep rail subsidy! | Friends of Suburban Bristol Railways | The Great Commuter Train Robbery | The Great Sports Racket |

Toma forma a Convenção Paralela da Via Campesina

Brasil, 01.03.2006 08:08


Federico Aldrovandi: A Minority Report

Italy, 01.03.2006 07:43

Dying 18 in the hands of the police

Aboriginal Sovereignty

Perth, 01.03.2006 04:39

Stolenwealth Games Official Website Launched

INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNAL on HAITI - 3rd Session to be held in Miami

Miami, 01.03.2006 04:07

INTERNATIONAL TRIBUNAL on HAITI - 3rd Session to be held in Miami

Detención de militantes Anarquistas

Argentina, 01.03.2006 01:38

Marcha por la liberacion de lxs presxs en Barcelona

IBU Holds Rally Against Union-Busting on the Bay

San Francisco Bay Area, 01.03.2006 01:09

Masters, Mates, and Pilots and the Inlandboatmen’s Union of the Pacific (IBU) will hold a 4pm rally on Wednesday, March 1st in front of the San Francisco Ferry Building. They will be joined by the ILWU Drill team, members of Locals 10, 34, 6, Teamsters, the Sailors Union of the Pacific, the SF Labor Council, and other supporters. They will be protesting the National Parks Service’s (NPS) illegal and union-busting bidding process for a new contract for the Alcatraz Ferry service with the anti-union company Hornblower Yachts, Inc.

Read more on Indybay's Labor and Workers' and San Francisco News Pages

Notts IMC publishes print version - print out and distribute!

United Kingdom, 01.03.2006 00:38

Nottinghamshire Indymedia has published a printed version of showcasing recent articles and the website. It reflects our active community with a selection of articles and photos on varying campaigns and issues. Also in the print out are large refences to the website and versions of our newswire and diary. We hope this will attract readers to engage with the site. Four hundred copies were prepared for the recent peace conference event in the city - remaining printouts will be distributed elsewhere. Attached is the PDF version of the publication.

Print out and distribute around!

>> Download PDF here (14MB)

Southampton Seed Swap

United Kingdom, 01.03.2006 00:38

Building on the success of the Seedy Sunday event in Brighton(1), a similar event is being organised for Southampton. Southampton's very own Seedy Saturday is happening next Saturday (4th March) at the Edmund Kell Hall. Bringing together home growers from all over the region to swap seeds and advice. The event is organised by Active Arts Community a not-for-profit group that aims to promote healthy living and ecologically sustainable lifestyles through the arts. The seed swap event is an extension of the other more arty based work though it complements well the ethos behind the group.

Schumacher Furs Protest Report, February 25

Portland, 01.03.2006 00:38

Colorful red and yellow tulips and daffodils adorned the display windows of Schumacher Furs this Saturday. Usually symbolizing spring and rebirth, these flowers were perhaps more representative of funeral flowers, as if placed there in remembrance of the 40 million animals killed each year by the fur industry. A pink rabbit fur purse hung gaudily in one of the windows. Hey Schumacher: dying fur pink does not change the grim reality of cruel death and needless suffering. Millions of animals, including dogs and cats, are bludgeoned, boiled, strangled with wire nooses, and bled to death before they are skinned for their fur. See for info and videos about how animals are used in the fur industry.

From inside the funeral parlor called Schumacher Furs, old Mr. Schumacher himself pathetically held a sign calling one of the protesters a whore (she was one of the people arrested recently which is likely how he knows her name). An act of desperation by a desperate man. We have been told that protesters have actually been offered money to stay away from the protest by someone claiming to be a friend of one of the Schumacher employees. The Schumachers are likely quite surprised that our protests did not end at Christmas. In fact, the protests continue to get bigger and livelier as more and more people get educated about the fur industry and decide to join us. This week, a Schumacher call to the police only resulted in a police officer politely reminding us to keep the sidewalk clear.

May this spring see a rebirth of compassion and kindness towards all living beings. Come join us this Saturday in front of Schumacher Furs at SW 9th and Morrison from 12:30ish until 4:00 or later. Signs, leaflets, and vegan treats provided.

Reopening of Rossport Resistance Resort welcomed by Residents

Ireland, 01.03.2006 00:38

the solidarity camp is back... Thirty people trave ...

City Ordinance to Ban Taquerias Indefinitely Deferred

Tennessee, 01.03.2006 00:09

Nashville, TN, February 24, 2005 - Taqueria owners and employees in the Nashville area expended tireless efforts to avoid a ban of these businesses. The proposed local ordinance, 2005-860, introduced by council people Buck Dozier, Tommy Bradley, and Amanda McClendon has been indefinitely deferred according to Nashville City Council minutes from Tuesday, February 21, 2006.

WC-tv STREAMING (apaga la tele, enciende tu mente)

Euskal Herria, 01.03.2006 00:08


Argentina, 28.02.2006 23:38

Apremios ilegales, torturas, infiltrados y hostigamiento parapolicial


Argentina, 28.02.2006 23:38

Apremios ilegales, torturas, infiltrados y hostigamiento


Argentina, 28.02.2006 23:08

Apremios ilegales, torturas, infiltrados y hostigamiento parapolicial


Argentina, 28.02.2006 22:38

Apremios ilegales, torturas, infiltrados y hostigamiento parapolicial

Difusión de problemas ambientales

Argentina, 28.02.2006 21:08

Mar del Plata: Jornada en defensa de la Tierra

Strijd voor behoud van Lappersfort en Chartreuse: overzicht en update

Oost-Vlaanderen, 28.02.2006 21:07

Strijd voor behoud van Lappersfort en Chartreuse: overzicht en update

Gözetlenmeye karşı eylem

Istanbul, 28.02.2006 20:39

Gözetlenmeye Karşı Uluslararası Eylem Günü: 19-20 Mart 2006

Migrant March Arrives Today, 4:00pm Tijuana

San Diego, 28.02.2006 19:08


March for Migrants returns home Tuesday February 28th 400pm @ Border Monument @ Playas de Tijuana

March/Caravan members return to the site of the start of the Historic March but now will plant the final of 4000 crosses on Mexican side (by the bullring at the sea, monument across from Border State Park on Tijuana side).

On February 2, 2006 two dozen vehicles left the site of the assassination of Guillermo Martinez Rodriguez in San Ysidro California to march/caravan across the country to hear and listen to the voices of the Migrant Community before reaching Washington DC to meet with legislators including the offices of Clinton, Kennedy, Filner, Gutierrez, Pelosi, Feinstein, Boxer, Specter and others to gain support against HR 4437 as well as other anti immigrant legislation that has been on the rise under the current administration...

Read More @

Related Blogwire Entry: Racist AmeriKKKan Renaissance Conference protested in VA

Escola de Samba Mangueira defende transposição do rio em desfile

Brasil, 28.02.2006 18:16


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