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Valparaiso, 28.09.2006 16:08

Jueves 28 Septiembre 2006

Declaración Pública

The US Government's Usage of Atomic Bombs - Domestic - WTC

Miami, 28.09.2006 15:37

The US Government's Usage of a Hydrogen Bomb at WTC

Montaje Policial

santiago, 28.09.2006 14:09

Allanan Casa Okupa y detienen a 6 personas

No a la LOCE

santiago, 28.09.2006 13:39

Marcha contra la educación de mercado

Immigration Forum at Rice

Houston, 28.09.2006 13:39

New Center at Rice Sponsors Immigration Forum

Gaztetxe Itzubaltzeta: 2 a�os enredando... y que cumpla muchos m�s!

Euskal Herria, 28.09.2006 11:39

Situazione Sgomberi

Italy, 28.09.2006 11:09

Un anno di Sgomberi

New Content on PDX IMC Web Radio

Portland, 28.09.2006 10:38

On September 14, 2006 Michael Shuman gave a presentation in Portland, Ore. sponsored by the Sustainable Business Network of Portland and the Northwest Earth Institute. Michael Shuman, an attorney and economist, is vice president for enterprise development for the Training & Development Corporation (TDC). He has written, co-written, or edited six books, including Going Local: Creating Self-Reliant Communities in the Global Age, and, most recently, The Small-Mart Revolution: How Local Businesses Are Beating the Global Competition. He is currently on the Board of the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies also known as (BALLE).

Following his presentation, I had the honor of speaking with Mr. Shuman on September 26, 2006 - stay tuned afterwards to hear that interview.

Protester Arrested at U.S. Capitol Asks: What About the First Amendment?

Portland, 28.09.2006 10:38

A rally against the Iraqi War at the U.S. Capitol, on Tuesday, September 26, 2006, led to the arrests of 71 protesters by the police, according to a spokesperson for one of the organizers. The passionate demonstration was co-promoted by the "National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance" (NCNR) and the "Declaration of Peace" organizations. These conscience-driven advocacy groups, antiwar and/or religious based, endorse the laudable principle of nonviolent resistance to and noncooperation with "the U.S. government, the military, the corporate merchants of war, and all institutions that feed" the War, Mayhem and Death Machine of the Halliburton-challenged and Big-Oil-oriented Bush-Cheney Gang. The specific focus of the activists today was on pressuring the U.S. Congress to "develop a comprehensive and rapid peace plan" for ending the Iraqi conflict and for bringing the troops home.

One of the protesters arrested was Max Obuszewski of Baltimore. He's with the NCNR. He demanded to know from the police before being cuffed by them: "What about the First Amendment?" Obuszewski, with eleven other activists, was arrested on the west side of the Capitol for trying to deliver a symbolic coffin to the U.S. Congress. As they were carrying the coffin along the sidewalk, the activists were yelling out slogans like: "This is what democracy looks like!" "We demand an end to the occupation of Iraq!" "No more killing!" "No more war!""We are not afraid!" and "No more war in the name of 9/11!" Prior to the start of today's event, Obuszewski told me: "We want to bring the war home to the Congress. Unless you cut off the funding, the war is going to continue. More money for the war means more dead U.S. soldiers and more dead Iraqis. We are taking this coffin to the Capitol because they [the Congress] are the people responsible for all the deaths."

Bicycle Film Festival in SF From Thursday Through Saturday

San Francisco Bay Area, 28.09.2006 09:08

The Bicycle Film Festival (BFF) will be in San Francisco from September 28th through 30th. The weekend will open on Thursday night with a 21+ "Bikes Rock" Party at Boca (414 Jessie, off of 5th St.), from 9pm to 2am. Films will be shown on Friday night, Saturday afternoon, and Saturday evening at the Victoria Theatre in the Mission. Complimentary valet bike parking will be provided by the SF Bicycle Coalition. Friday the 29th is also the monthly SF Critical Mass bikeride.


Argentina, 28.09.2006 08:38

"No admitimos que se nos diga que puede estar perdido debajo de un puente"


Argentina, 28.09.2006 08:38

"No admitimos que se nos diga que puede estar perdido debajo de un puente"

Bristol Indymedia Film Night: Paths of Glory

Bristol, 28.09.2006 08:07

Monday October 2nd 2006 @ Cube Cinema Monday October 2nd 2006 @ Cube Cinema. Doors open 7.30pm, film starts at 8pm. £3/4 though nobody turned away for lack of funds. Monday October 2nd 2006 @ Cube Cinema. Doors open 7.30pm, film starts at 8pm. £3/4 though nobody turned away for lack of funds. With the recent news that over 300 British soldiers executed for cowardice are to be given pardons, this months film night turns it's attention to war, duty and humanity with a rare screening of the classic anti-war film 'Paths of Glory'. Made in 1957 by legendary director Stanley Kubrick (Spartacus, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Full Metal Jacket & Eyes Wide Shut) and staring Kirk Douglas. The film tells the loosely true story of five French soldiers executed for mutiny during World War I; their families sued, and while the executions were ruled unfair, two of the families received one franc each, while the other three received nothing. Full ArticleVenue: Cube Cinema: Dove St South (off Kings Square), Bristol| Bristol Indymedia Film Night: Paths of Glory | 300 WWI soldiers receive pardons (BBC) | Also Of Interest: Critical Mass called for this FRIDAY 29/9/06 | Bristol in Manchester: A last goodbye to war-monger Bliar? | Benefit Gig/Goodbye Party 28th September @ Plough 2pm till 2am |Contribute An Article

Desalination and War Profiteering in the City of Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA, 28.09.2006 07:38

Anyone who lives in California for any length of time realizes that the water supply for our state is a contentious issue. Along the Central Coast, the most recent issue is the use of desalination - an energy-intensive process that removes salt from seawater. The technology in use is called reverse osmosis and involves using powerful pumps to force water through specialized membranes which exclude charged ions (salt, for example) but allow water and other neutral species to pass through.

The City Council of Santa Cruz and the Water Department have moved forward with a proposal to build a trial desalination project plant on the Westside of Santa Cruz at the Long Marine Lab site. In November of 2005, the City Council approved a contract with the global engineering firm Camp Dresser and Mckee, INC (CDM) in the amount of $3.2 million. No construction has yet taken place, but the proposal is moving forward.

While most proposals on the table for desalination in the Monterey Bay area involve the construction of 'research pilot plants' in Santa Cruz and Moss Landing, this may simply be a deceptive maneuver whose real intent is to use the permits for the 'research plants' as a gateway to building large-scale desalination systems. Read more

TokyoProgressive Newsletter Sept 28 2006

Japan, 28.09.2006 07:07


Read it here
with an essay by film maker David Rothauser on Article 9

The New Japanese Prime Minister aims to throw out
Article 9 of the Japanese Constitition.

His Education Minsister and "Gender Equality Advisor"
both seek to maintain the second class status of women.

Also 2 dozen news articles and commentaries, such as:

Forced to ‘Choose’ its Own Subjugation: Okinawa’s Place in U.S. Global Military Realignment

George Bush is the Devil?  Chavez is only saying what much of the world has been saying all along:




The World Can't Wait - Drive Out Bush Oct. 5

Rogue Valley, 28.09.2006 05:09

The World Can't Wait - Drive Out The Bush Regime ~ Oct 5th ~ New Forum for Discussion of Ashland Rally Please read and share with your networks

Día por la despenalización del aborto en América Latina y el Caribe

Argentina, 28.09.2006 04:39

Las que mueren son mujeres


Argentina, 28.09.2006 04:14

Gran festival - 1° Ciclo de cine okupa @ Casa del pueblo, America libre

Día por la despenalización del aborto en América Latina y el Caribe

Argentina, 28.09.2006 04:14

Las que mueren son mujeres

Intento de desalojo (Actualizacion)

Argentina, 28.09.2006 03:38

Primer intento de desalojo del Centro cultural " Casa del pueblo, America libre"

inminente desalojo

Argentina, 28.09.2006 03:38

Tinta Roja existe y resiste

AWOL Iraq Veteran Agustin Aguayo Speaks Out Against War, Turns Self In

San Francisco Bay Area, 28.09.2006 03:08

After escaping a second forced Iraq deployment via a window in Germany, medic Agustin Aguayo reported to a Mojave Desert army base to continue his fight for a conscientious objector discharge. He applied for the discharge in February 2004 - before he was sent to Tikrit, Iraq, for a year as a combat medic. He has unsuccessfully fought the Pentagon for a discharge ever since. Photos


Manila, 28.09.2006 01:39

Manila Indymedia Videos Now Showing

Black Imprisonment and Carceral Studies

DC, 28.09.2006 01:09

An interview with Johonna McCants of the University of Maryland Audio || (streaming)

Are you being Taken for a Ride?

Rochester, 27.09.2006 22:07

trolley/a> On September 29th (This Friday!) at 7PM, Rochester Indymedia, in conjunction with TV Dinner, will be screening Taken for a Ride, which "reveals the tragic and little known story of an auto and oil industry campaign, led by General Motors, to buy and dismantle streetcar lines. Across the nation, tracks were torn up, sometimes overnight, and diesel buses placed on city streets."

"The highway lobby then pushed through Congress a vast network of urban freeways that doubled the cost of the Interstates, fueled suburban development, increased auto dependence, and elicited passionate opposition. Seventeen city freeways were stopped by citizens who would become the leading edge of a new environmental movement," states the website.

The film is 52 minutes long and was directed by Jim Klein. It will be showing after Critical Mass.

What: A screening of Taken for a Ride
When: September 29th at 7:00PM
Where: St. Joseph's House of Hospitality at 402 South Avenue
Why: After event for Critical Mass

What is Critical Mass?
"Critical Mass is a monthly bicycle ride to celebrate cycling and to assert cyclists' right to the road. The idea started in San Francisco in September 1992 and quickly spread to cities all over the world. Critical Mass has no leaders, and no central organization licenses rides. In every city that has a CM ride, some locals simply picked a date, time, and location for the ride and publicized it, and thus the ride was born. CM is an idea and an event, not an organization."
Find out more at about Rochester Critical Mass here.

Burlington Janitors Fast for Workers Rights

Boston, 27.09.2006 21:08

Burlington, Mass. — Several janitors began a 5-day fast on Monday to show awareness on worker rights violations by three cleaning contractors, Resource One and Jani-Solutions, hired by real state development agency Gutierrez Co., and American Housekeeping, hired by one of its tenants. Every day of this week the group of fasters, monitored by a team of nurses, will be sitting on Wall and Cambridge Streets and are planning to hold a prayer vigil on Thursday.

109 Rounded Up In Sacramento Area for “Immigration Violations”

San Francisco Bay Area, 27.09.2006 21:08

On Monday, September 25, federal authorities asserted U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers have arrested 109 people on suspected immigration violations, throughout the Sacramento area, including 12 in Lodi. The raids were part of the government's "Operation Return to Sender" campaign of cracking down on undocumented immigrants. The raids are strikingly similar to the recent roundups in Santa Cruz on September 7th and 8th, where 107 were arrested by ICE officials in a move that infuriated the community.
Condemnation of the raids


Colombia, 27.09.2006 20:38

Misión Internacional de Verificación para visibilizar la situación de los pueblos indígenas

Canárias: mais de 10000 imigrantes detidos

Portugal, 27.09.2006 20:08

Canárias: mais de 10000 imigrantes detidos

Stop the Illegal Logging of Eight Mile Meadow

Portland, 27.09.2006 18:08

In response to this week's controversial decision to log Eight Mile Meadow, possibly as early as next week, Bark will be leading an emergency hike to the area. If we are unsuccessful in halting plans to log Eight Mile Meadow, hike attendees may be the last visitors to this sensitive region before logging begins. We remain hopeful that this forest can be spared from the continually destructive logging on Mt. Hood. The hike will include a strategy discussion on what options are left to protect Eight Mile Meadow. By witnessing a standing forest, you can become its most effective advocate.

Hike this Sunday (Oct 1st). Meet at the Daily Grind, located at 4026 SE Hawthorne at 8:45 am.

Huge Gathering Planned for Indigenous Peoples Day

Portland, 27.09.2006 18:08

This year's Indigenous Peoples Day events in Blaine, WA promise to be bigger than ever. Events include:

A march to the Peace Arch and subsequent rally with speakers, a potluck and raffle, and the arrival of the 7th Annual NW AIM Spirit Run in honor of Alvin Littlehead.

All events begin at noon, Saturday, October 7th.

<A HREF=" Full" href="">Full">link to Alvin Littlehead</A>

FELCO no Rio, de novo!

Brasil, 27.09.2006 17:08


From the Newswire

Perth, 27.09.2006 15:39

CALL TO ACTION Rally for the Noongar Nation Thurs 28 Sept

ekologio (eo)

Barcelona, 27.09.2006 15:09

Fiŝegoj predantaj la teritorion

La fiŝegoj: transnacia kompanioj, koruptaj politikistoj, bienuloj, estroj de dungistaj organizoj ktp... pretas senpune por riĉiĝi je la kosto de mortige predadi nian teritorion, sed la multobliĝo de denuncplatformoj kaj de lokaj kaj ĉieaj kolektivaj agoj malfaciligas ĉiutage ilian filaboron

teritoripredanta urboplanado: la naĝejeto: korupta iniciato de P.J Ramírez ::: kaj pli... ::: somera kampanjo kontraŭ la sovaĝa kaj alitempa urboplanado en la Costa Daurada ::: Majorko 'flamo-agas' kontraŭ la privatigo de la marbordo ::: trokonstruo: marbordo malaperadas ::: Savu la marbordon! ::: Haltigu la urboplanon de Mandraval ::: [caufec] bienetuloj ekkoleras ::: Galegio: la batalo kontraŭ la fajro ::: La andalusa registaro malfermas la sezonon por la teritoripredado
degenerigaj instalaĵoj: Montilla avertas ke li favoras la MATn (elektrolinio je tre alta tensio) kaj la 4an rondŝoseon! ::: S.O.S Portbou ::: Platformo Llorens kontraŭ la kaŝrubejo en Maldà ::: Vandellós2 denove haltas pro paneo ::: Golfejo en Tortosa, for la spekulado!
energio je kioma kosto? Nukleaj centraloj, ĉu jes aŭ ne? ::: La nukleaj centraloj ne garantias la elektroprovizon kiun Katalunio bezonas ::: la futuro de la nukleaj centraloj ::: REPSOL-YPF ricevas la premion 'Atila' por la plej grava medidetruo dum 2006
transnaciaj kompanioj transgenaĵamikaj: Transgenaĵoj for de la planedo! Denunco de la ŝtatan dekreton por kunekzistado. ::: Solidare kun la membro de 'assemblea pagesa'

rilataj novaĵoj: INCENDIO EN COLLSEROLA: Can Masdeu laboras de antaŭ monatoj por bontenadi la arbaron ::: la lupo kaj la urso indikas la vojon ::: Bomboj kontraŭ la nuboj, kial ne pluvas en la regiono de Lleida ::: aliĝu malgrandigi vian petroldozon ::: Ilo bruligas karburaĵon kun preskaŭ nula elspiro ::: bicimarxa itoiz


Universal Health Care Passed: Schwarzenegger Promises Veto

San Francisco Bay Area, 27.09.2006 06:38

SB 840, the 'Universal Health Care' bill, was passed by the California State Senate on Aug. 31, and would provide health care coverage to all California residents through a state-run, single-payer system, ending the need for private insurance companies.

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's promise to veto Senate Bill 840 ensures that the health care system of California will remain privately run.

Interrogantes y desafías tras el rechazo al proyecto Navarro

Argentina, 27.09.2006 06:09

Maniobras de Benetton para no pagar por un juicio perdido

Argentina, 27.09.2006 06:09

Ingenio Tabacal: esta vez, sus guardias torturaron y mataron a un joven ladrón de naranjas

Argentina, 27.09.2006 06:09

Masacres indígenas: demandas por genocidio

Argentina, 27.09.2006 06:09

Etnocidio en Colombia

Argentina, 27.09.2006 06:09

Comunidad mapuche inicia recuperación de fundo El Notro

Argentina, 27.09.2006 06:09

Piquete por becas estudiantiles en Rosario

Argentina, 27.09.2006 06:09

Marcha contra un ducto de Celco en el sur de Chile

Argentina, 27.09.2006 06:09

Piquetes tobas por las tierras

Argentina, 27.09.2006 06:09

Torture Survivor Disappeared in Argentina

San Diego, 27.09.2006 05:38

This past August Argentina celebrated the first conviction of the many perpetrators of torture during that country’s military dictatorship. “El turko Julian” was sentenced to twenty-five years in prison. Now, just over a month later, the population awaits the results of DNA testing to confirm the first disappearance of Argentina’s democracy – Julio Lopez - and the first in over 30 years.

Fellow survivor Patricia Indiana Isasa has also been tirelessly pursuing justice against nine torturers. She and other torture survivors are receiving strange and threatening phone calls, but Patricia will not be deterred.

Julio Lopez’s Disappearance | Conviction of “El turko Julian” | Patricia Isasa’s Struggle for Justice: 1 2 3

2006 Disorientation Guide

Santa Cruz, CA, 27.09.2006 05:38

The Disorientation Guide is a radical resource published by an open collective and distributed for free at the beginning of Fall quarter. It's for new students, for the Santa Cruz community, and for everyone who wants to get more informed, active, or involved in the radical history of the campus and the rich networks of organizations and coalitions at UCSC and in Santa Cruz.

This is the fourth consecutive year that the Disorientation Guide has been distributed on this campus, adding to the lineage of others, published in 1977, 1982, and 1984. Similar guides are also circulated at universities such as Berkeley, MIT, Yale, U of Texas, Austin, and Concordia, among many others. It was baked lovingly by a collective of students who are excited to see new faces joining us in our tradition of thoughtful resistance. Read more and download the Disorientation Guide

Rally in Defense of Women's Right to Choose!

Houston, 27.09.2006 03:39

Rally in Defense of Women's Right to Choose

Mapuches reiniciaron movilizaciones por los presos políticos

Argentina, 27.09.2006 03:08

Asamblea anual de Ocastafe

Argentina, 27.09.2006 03:08

Misiones: el pueblo guaraní se redujo en un 20 %

Argentina, 27.09.2006 03:08

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