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Barricade the War Machine

Cleveland, 03.03.2007 08:37

Pittsburgh Action Group Shuts Down the National Robotics Engineering Center

II Protesto Internacional Anti-Peles

Brasil, 03.03.2007 07:12


Acampamento diante da prefeitura é desmontado após acordo

Brasil, 03.03.2007 07:12


&quot;Na minha reunião ninguém vai fazer Baderna&quot;

Brasil, 03.03.2007 07:12


Despejo da Ocupação Prestes Maia é adiado por 60 dias

Brasil, 03.03.2007 07:12


Ato pela libertação de Marcelo Buzzeto e Benedito &quot;Magrão&quot; Cardoso

Brasil, 03.03.2007 07:12


Praça do Ciclista completa um ano

Brasil, 03.03.2007 07:12


Senado manobra a favor de ruralistas e aprova MP que libera plantio de transgênicos

Brasil, 03.03.2007 07:12


Em Floripa, mais um processo contra militante do Movimento Passe Livre

Brasil, 03.03.2007 07:12


Trabalhadores ocupam fábrica em Caieiras

Brasil, 03.03.2007 07:12


Ministro da Justiça devolve processo das terras indígenas para FUNAI

Brasil, 03.03.2007 07:12


Carnaval de rua em São Paulo

Brasil, 03.03.2007 07:12


Ativistas do Haiti farão caravana pelo Brasil

Brasil, 03.03.2007 07:12


Polícia despeja o centro social Ungdomshuset em Copenhague, Dinamarca

Brasil, 03.03.2007 07:12


Aotearoa Indymedia Boot Camp 9-11 March in Wellington

Aotearoa, 03.03.2007 05:13

What is it?
The Boot Camp is a 2-day 'retreat' for indymedia activists to have a skill-share on a range of tech issues. On day one we will be covering basic programming (html, php, css, javascript…). On the second day we will look at the current cms of (called dada) and the likely new one (drupal). Open to everybody!

Where is it?
Oblong/Freedom Shop, Left Bank (off Cuba Mall) in Wellington, Aotearoa.

When is it?
Fri-Sun, 9-11 March 2007. We will meet up on Friday night at 7pm at Oblong at the Freedom Shop social and start geeking on Saturday morning and finish on Sunday evening.

More: imc-aotearoa-tech email list | AIMC development site | W3 schools

Rice Questioned on Pre-9/11 Statements that Iraq Had Not Rearmed

DC, 03.03.2007 03:39

Outside the Capitol Hill studios of Fox News, Sam Husseini asked Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice about claims she made — as National Security Advisor with then Secretary of State Colin Powell in 2001 — that Saddam Hussein’s “military forces have not been rebuilt.”

Alta adhesión de docentes y no docentes

Argentina, 03.03.2007 03:38

Paro educativo en Santa Fe

Alta adhesión de docentes y no docentes

Argentina, 03.03.2007 03:38

Paro educativo en Santa Fe

Impeachment in Olympia

Portland, 03.03.2007 01:39

Over 300 people lined the stairs to Washington's Capitol in Olympia today and then filled three rooms for the hearing on SMJ 8016. Another memorial calling on Congress to reject the troop surge (SMJ 8003) was also heard. It was an excellent pairing, since the war in Iraq was premised on the deceptions perpetrated by Bush/Cheney. Those deliberate deceptions are one of the major impeachable offenses. photos from impeachment rally


Contact FDA to Stop Sale of Dangerous Cloned Milk &amp; Meat! during public comment period

Portland, 03.03.2007 00:41

Why Cloned Food Should Be Inedible and Unacceptable: The mission of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is to protect the public's health through assuring the safety of our nation's food supply. The FDA's purpose is NOT to facilitate the dumping of dubious food products onto people's dinner plates for the sake of corporate profit.

FDA first unveiled the commercially motivated lie of "substantial equivalance" back in 1993 when it railroaded through approval of recombinant Bovine Growth Hormone (rBGH). Now we know from a real scientific study (May 2006 Journal of Reproductive Health) that milk induced through genetic engineering is NOT the same...but, because of FDA's irresponsible rubberstamping, U.S. consumers now suffer reproductive problems from...rBGH dairy products with elevated levels of Insulin Like Growth Factor - 1 (IGF-1).

That is why it is so disturbing to hear about the FDA's Dec. 28, 2006 determination that cloned livestock byproducts are indeed safe for human consumption, and to read a subsequent wave of editorials clamoring for fullblown commercialization of cloned milk and meat. Once again , it seems the FDA is over eager to become an accomplice in the corporate forcefeeding of questionable byproducts to an unwitting populace. Whether it is genetic engineering, biopharming, nanotechnology, irradiation, or cloning, it is hard to escape the thought that U.S farmers and consumers are now guinea pigs caught up in some massive frankenfood experiment that the rest of the world is wise enough to watch from a safe distance. Deadline for public feedback: April 2nd, 2007. Refer to Docket 2006P-0145.

Why Cloned Food Should Be Inedible and Unacceptable
related: Cloned Meat is NOT a clone: up to 5% expressed differently, clones more deformed,cancerous

Movilizaciones del 3 de marzo

Canarias, 03.03.2007 00:10

Estas son las de Tenerife y Gran Canaria

Grassy Narrows Travel to Seattle to Protest Weyerhauser

Portland, 02.03.2007 23:39

Indigenous Activists from Grassy Narrows Kick off 3,000 Mile Journey to Evict Weyerhaeuser from Their Land

For Immediate Release: February 23, 2007 GRASSY NARROW, ONTARIO - On Friday, Feb. 23, community members from the Grassy Narrows First Nation will begin a journey from their traditional territory in Northwest Ontario to the headquarters of logging giant Weyerhaeuser in Federal Way, Wash. Despite years of community opposition, Weyerhaeuser continues to produce and sell building materials made from wood clear-cut and taken without community consent from Grassy Narrows land.

The "Road to Seattle" tour will feature presentations from community members and organizing workshops hosted by activists working locally and nationally to defend forests and promote Indigenous rights. Stops on the tour include Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Regina, Edmonton, Vancouver and Victoria before culminating in Washington state. |

Help support people who will be asking Sen. Smith to defund the Iraq war!

Portland, 02.03.2007 22:39

For Immediate Release: March 2, 2007
What will happen today when people want to talk to Senator Smith? Two constituents will try to go to his office to talk with the Senator or his staff about why he should vote to not approve funds to continue the Iraq war. Will they be denied access to his office? Will they be arrested? If the past is an indication, they will suffer the same fate as five other groups and end up going to jail.

Whereas Senator Smith said, "I, for one, am at the end of my rope when it comes to supporting a policy that has our soldiers patrolling the same streets in the same way, being blown up by the same bombs day after day. That is absurd. It may even be criminal. I cannot support that anymore", we are asking Senator Gordon Smith to agree to defund the Iraq war. We are simply asking him to walk his talk. It is anticipated that people will be stopped at the elevators in the lobby and be arrested there. If they are able to go to his office, they will ask him to vote in a consistent manner with his statements about the absurdity of the Iraq war. If he will not agree to do so they will refuse to leave until they have that assurance.

Audio from and earlier press conference to Defund the War at Gordon Smiths office.

Comment: Kudos to these people who are so persistant and seem to never give up! They inspire us all! (Saturday, March 3, 12 noon to 1 pm, Oak Grove Peace Vigil

Nationwide Protests

Cleveland, 02.03.2007 21:09

Nationwide Protests Against Proposed Coal Power Plants

Green Mayor?

Pittsburgh, 02.03.2007 20:41

Pittsburgh's Green Mayor?

Caso Martín Quintana

Argentina, 02.03.2007 20:40

Tolerancia Cero e Impunidad Policial

Video: The Invasion of Nablus

NYC, 02.03.2007 18:09

The IOF focused especially on the Yasmine and Qariyon neighborhoods in the old city. During the first day of the operation, tens of thousands of people were confined to their homes. The Israeli army raided dozens of houses, detaining and arresting scores of people. This military operation is one of the biggest of its kind in the last two or three years that happenend in Nablus.

Here are the links to short video clips done by indypendent media activists in Nablus. This short film is produced by the Research Journalism Initiative (RJI) and the anarchist film collective "a-films". We're trying to keep up with the current happenings as far as the circumstances allow us to do so.

Videos: Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 4

Stale anti-war movement you say? Ya Basta!

NYC, 02.03.2007 17:09

We are the moderate multitude that has marched, chanted, and testified against an imperial project of brutality and arrogance for 4 years. We are the nameless ones who have seen the powerful unmoved by millions marching, chanting and crying out. This journey has brought us to a question: Is there nothing more? and an answer: There is, and we must make it ourselves.

Tragic Fire Highlights South Korea's Inhumane Treatment of Migrant Workers

NYC, 02.03.2007 17:09

A recent fire that killed 9 migrant workers at a detention center in South Korea has brought attention to this country's brutal crackdown on undocumented migrant workers and the conditions that all migrant workers face in South Korea, where they do much of the "3D" (Dirty, Dangerous and Difficult) jobs.

US Congress Demands Answers in Murder of Brad Will

NYC, 02.03.2007 17:09

The Friends of Brad Will attended the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Oversight Hearing Overview of U.S. Policy Toward Latin America on March 1st to press for the appropriate investigation of the murder of US journalist Brad Will in Oaxaca, Mexico in October of 2006. The Friends of Brad Will is a national network working with the Will family for justice and accountability in his murder, and for an end to the impunity of human rights violations in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Campagna anti SUV: freniamo l'ipermotorizzazione contemporanea!

Switzerland, 02.03.2007 16:07

Si chiamano SUV, ovvero Sport Utility Vehicles, meglio noti come "i gipponi". Sono le fuoristrada da città, veicoli sovradimensionati (originariamente pensati per scopi bellici) che consumano quantità impressionanti di carburante e che mettono a repentaglio la vita di chi sceglie la mobilità lenta (soprattutto pedoni e ciclisti) in particolare a causa delle pericolose bull-bar. Ma che senso hanno questi emblemi dell'ipermotorizzazione contemporanea?

Il 27 febbraio è stata lanciata dai giovani verdi, un'iniziativa che vuole obbligare la Confederazione ad operarsi per una mobilità più sicura e con un minor impatto ambientale.

> Scarica il formulario per la raccolta di firme (pdf)

Risorse: Il sito della campagna | Blog anti SUV | | campagna anti SUV | adesivi | legambiente |

Выселение сквота Ungdomshuset

Belarus, 02.03.2007 14:07

Movilizaciones del 3 de marzo

Canarias, 02.03.2007 12:09

Estas son las de Tenerife y Gran Canaria

Eviction of Danish social centre fuels anger across Europe

United Kingdom, 02.03.2007 12:08

The occupied house in Copenhagen, Denmark named 'Ungdomshuset' has functioned as a very important political and social cultural centre since 1982. It had been involved in a long political and legal battle for its existance. But yesterday morning at around 7am Danish police made an end to this by entering the roof of the building using a helicopter and start an unannouced full scale eviction. Riot-police sealed off nearby streets quickly and attacked the building using teargas. As the whole area was closed off, so documenting the action and police-behaviour was difficult. Some witnesses say that teargas and police violence was plentiful, although the eviction happened swiftly and according to police in a ‘relatively calm manner’.

At the moment everything is but calm. Over 1000 people are reported to be back onto the streets last night and (burning) barricades blocked off some major roads in the city. Over 160 people have been reported to have been arrested, including 17 of non-danish nationality. Some people have been admitted to hospital. Riots have continued throughout the day and night and solidarity actions spontaniosly broke out in cities across europe: Berlin (300+), Köln, Hamburg (700+), München, Karlsruhe, Göttingen, Frankfurt, Bremen (300+), Magdeburg, Hannover, Vienna, Heidelberg, Gothenburg, Oslo, Helsinki, Stockholm (100+), Flensburg, Göttingen, Marburg, Potsdam and Leipzig. Over the next few days many more demonstrations and actions are planned and Danish activists have called for people to make Saturday 3rd March an international day of action.

An action has been annouced to take place at the Danish Embassy in London on Friday 2nd March.

Links: Indymedia Denmark | Indymedia Germany | | German Blog | UK Indymedia timeline

Articles: Ungdomshuset evicted - Protests everywhere! | Pics of the brutal eviction of Ungdomshuset, Denmark | Police evicts social centre 'Ungdomshuset' in Copenhagen | Ungdomshuset Solidarity Demo Friday London

No Justice - No Peace! It's time for action

Aotearoa, 02.03.2007 10:13

The rapists Rickards, Schollum and Shipton were found 'not guilty' on Thursday and it is now official: Shipton and Schollum are convicted rapists. And just tonight another womyn has come forward who was forced to perform oral sex on Brad Shipton in 1995. "The legal system does not deliver justice for women, but more than that - this should never have happened in the first place. Many people knew that these cops were abusive, and no-one did anything about it, and these are not the only police who have used their power to rape and abuse. We must hold onto our outrage, because it is out of that outrage that the hope for a something better can be built," wrote Maia on her blog.

It is now time for action! The Christchurch District Court was spraypainted on Thursday night and a picket was held there on Friday morning. In Wellington, around 50 people showed up to a vigil outside the High Court. Many bus drivers responded to the "toot for support" sign and not a single cop showed up. The pavement was covered in chalk.

Thursday 8th March - International Women's Day
March to demand justice for rape survivors, 5.30pm, Civic Square
Auckland: March against police rape, 7pm, Aotea Square

More: JUST ONE MORE THURSDAY IN BLACK | The suppressed information | Rapist cops found not guilty - but Schollum and Shipton are convicted rapists!

Medical Marijuana Card Fee Increase Decreased

San Francisco Bay Area, 02.03.2007 09:39

The state of California had been planning to increase the fees that it charges to organizations that it licenses to issue medical cannabis ID cards on March 1st. However, at the last minute, the Department of Health announced that the fees would be raised by $66 on April 1st, rather than by $142 in March. The new fee for Medi-Cal patients will be $33 dollars, but people such as seniors and veterans will still have to scramble to pay the more expensive fee because they receive federal- rather than state- benefits. Americans for Safe Access says, "It is important now to encourage Boards of Supervisors in counties that have not yet implemented ID card programs to implement (them) immediately, so that there is equal protection across the state regardless of where one lives."

Critical Mass Shark Valley Moonlight Ride

Miami, 02.03.2007 08:07

Critical Mass Shark Valley Moonlight Ride

Bush visitara Uruguay

Argentina, 02.03.2007 06:38

Un genocida del otro lado del río

Closed Doors; Open Democracies?

Oklahoma, 02.03.2007 06:08

Sunshine Week Webcast in OKC Access to government information, including the effect of government suppression and manipulation of scientific information on public health and safety, will be the focus of a panel discussion webcast free for the public at the downtown Oklahoma City library on March 13. "Closed Doors; Open Democracies?" is scheduled for 7-8:30 p.m. in the 46th Star Auditorium on the fourth floor of the Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library, 300 Park Ave. Access to government information, including the effect of government suppression and manipulation of scientific information on public health and safety, will be the focus of a panel discussion webcast free for the public at the downtown Oklahoma City library on March 13. "Closed Doors; Open Democracies?" is scheduled for 7-8:30 p.m. in the 46th Star Auditorium on the fourth floor of the Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library, 300 Park Ave. Access to government information, including the effect of government suppression and manipulation of scientific information on public health and safety, will be the focus of a panel discussion webcast free for the public at the downtown Oklahoma City library on March 13. "Closed Doors; Open Democracies?" is scheduled for 7-8:30 p.m. in the 46th Star Auditorium on the fourth floor of the Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library, 300 Park Ave. This national event will begin with a discussion of the issues at the federal and local levels and end with ideas for action by the public. Speakers include Francesca Grifo, senior scientist and director of the Scientific Integrity Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, and Rick Piltz, former senior associate, U.S. Climate Change Science Program, who blew the whistle on the Bush administration's manipulation of scientific reporting related to global warming. Originating from the National Press Club, the program is organized by and is part of national Sunshine Week activities spotlighting the public's right to know what its government is doing. Freedom of Information Oklahoma Inc. and the Metropolitan Library System are sponsoring the local webcast of the program. “Oklahomans can hear from national experts how the suppression of scientific information for political purposes is endangering our health, safety and environment,” said Dr. Joey Senat, FOI Oklahoma Inc. president and an Oklahoma State University associate journalism professor. FOI Oklahoma Inc. is a statewide nonprofit organization educating the public and elected officials about openness in government and the rights guaranteed by the First Amendment. For more information, contact: Joey Senat, Ph.D. 405-744-8277

Bristol Indymedia Film Night: Middle East Focus – Palestine

Bristol, 01.03.2007 23:08

A Film night to Mark 40 years of Occupation A Film night to Mark 40 years of Occupation, 5th March @ Cube Cinema This year Bristol Indymedia Film Night will be taking a deeper look at the history and stories behind the headlines of the middle east. The region is rarely off the headlines with bombings, shootings and killing and yet has around 60% of the worlds oil supply.Monday March 5th 2007 @ Cube Cinema. Doors open 7.30pm, film starts at 8pm. £3/4 though nobody turned away for lack of funds. A special film night on Monday 5th March will be the first of a series of events in Bristol to mark the 40-year occupation of Palestine. 2007 marks the 40-year anniversary of the Six Day War, in which the Israeli army took military control of the Gaza Strip and West Bank, including East Jerusalem...The evening will include eyewitness accounts of recent visitors to Palestine together with short films made by UK peace workers. The main film will be THE IRON WALL..a historical summary of the 1948 Nakba followed by the occupation in 1967. It then follows the timeline of the illegal settlements in Palestine and the launch of the latest project by Israel to protect them - the building of the "Separation Wall". It documents the geography of the Wall together with its devastating effects on agriculture, education, health, travel, and the viability of the Palestinian state. Containing shocking & moving footage, this film made in Palestine and released in 2006, is the most comprehensive and up-to-date film explaining the injustice of Palestine. Money raised from the evening will go to peace and human-rights monitoring projects in Palestine. Full article. Venue: Cube Cinema: Dove St South (off Kings Square), Bristol - Map| Bristol Indymedia Film Night: Middle East Focus – Palestine | Cube Cinema Directions | Related News: Bristolians support Palestine | DON’T FLIRT WITH THE OCCUPATION | Bristol couple's eyewitness reports from Palestine 'Who told you where to get the bus to Bethlehem?' | Related Links: | |Contribute An Article | How To Contribute Articles - A Brief Guide | Add To The Calendar

Tonight's Leftover Crack Benefit for Daniel McGowan CANCELED

NYC, 01.03.2007 22:39


eksmisja Ungdomshuset

Poland, 01.03.2007 22:11

dzisiaj około godziny 7 rano policja rozpoczęła atak na skłot
Ungdomshuset, w ataku udział brały jednostki antyterrorystyczne, używając helikoptera i kontenera na podnośniku (co jest standardową metodą np. Amsterdamskich jednostek eksmisyjnych), media korporacyjne początkowo informowały że skłot przejęto odrazu jednak według duńskich indymediówdo
godziny 8 z budynku dobiegały odgłosy świadczące o dalszej obronie. W
budynku zatrzymanych zostało 35 osób, obywateli dani oraz osoby z
"brygad międzynarodowych Ungdomshuset" w tym dwóch polaków.

Scott Ritter to speak at UNH about Iran on March 7

New Hampshire, 01.03.2007 22:11

Thursday, March 8, at 7 pm: "The Case for Engagement with Iran" a talk by Former UN Chief Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter, in the Strafford Room of the Memorial Union Building (MUB), UNH, Durham.

On objectivity, neutrality, and integrity in covering the Atlantic Yards

NYC, 01.03.2007 19:39

[From my remarks at the Grassroots Media Conference. A lively crowd of about 50 came to listen to and question the panel, organized by Stuart Schrader of Picketing Henry Ford. Also participating were Lumi Rolley of NoLandGrab and Candace Carponter of Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn. Attendees might notice that this version differs slightly from that delivered orally.]

I’m the most mainstream person sitting on this panel, and I don’t think there’s a contradiction between using mainstream training and experience in the service of grassroots media.

In fact, I think that grassroots media, held to professional standards, can be more intellectually honest and more responsible than the mainstream media.

I try to read everything. I read all the press. I read the documents regarding Atlantic Yards. There's lots of information in documents. That was the lesson from I.F. Stone in the 1950s and that's still true today.

City Council Set To Vote on Pedicabs, New Regs Will Crush Industry

NYC, 01.03.2007 19:39

What started as a very positive process to bring much desired regulation to the growing pedicab industry has been completely turned on its head, and this afternoon city council is scheduled to vote on a bill that has become so twisted that the sponsor took his name off it and another cosponsor has done the same.

Ungdomshuset in Kopenhagen geräumt

Germany, 01.03.2007 18:10

Am 01. März um 7 Uhr begannen Einsatzkräfte der Polizei das Ungdomshuset in Kopenhagen zu räumen. Es gibt viele Verletzte, einige unter ihnen auch schwer. Die Polizei spricht von 75 Festnahmen (Stand: 12:00 Uhr). Weltweit werden heute Solidaritätsaktionen stattfinden, auch in jeder größeren deutschen Stadt sind Demonstrationen für 19.00 Uhr geplant.


Artikel auf Indy DK, und Indy De: 1 |2 |3 |4 |5 |6 |7 |8 |9 |10

Video auf

Kernafvaltransport Mol

Antwerpen, 01.03.2007 18:08

Protest tegen hoog-radioactief afval te Mol

VOTTEM et tous les centres fermés: déni des droits humains avec la complicité de la médecine

Liege, 01.03.2007 17:07

VOTTEM et tous les centres fermés: déni des droits humains avec la complicité de la médecine


Portland, 01.03.2007 16:39

There will be little, if any, remembrance of the men and women who fought for freedom in far more aggressive, and militant ways. While some may hear the occasional names, usually they too are softened and sweetened with time, to make them safe historical morsels for white, and corporate consumption.

For years, decades now, folks have celebrated Black History Month, with a plethora of events. There will be movies, book readings, poetry events, concerts and the like. Coming, as it does, on the heels of the nation's celebration of the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., much of what will be heard will no doubt echo that event.

But Black History is far richer, and far deeper than King.

"When a cause comes along and you know in your bones that it is just, yet refuse to defend it--at that moment you begin to die. And I have never seen so many corpses walking around talking about
justice." - Mumia Abu-Jamal

Announcing Wildlands Defense Skillshare

Portland, 01.03.2007 16:39

Mattole Wildlands Defenders invite you to join us at our skillshare this spring. Tentative dates are from March 11th to 18th. Workshops will include; Direct Action Training, Backwoods Skills, Tree Climbing, Plant Identification, Fire Building, Shelter Building and Blockading (and more!). The gathering will be in Humboldt County, exact location to be announced. People planning to attend are encouraged to call ahead of time.

We will be preparing to defend the Old-Growth Forest and waters of the North Fork Mattole River from Maxxam/Pacific Lumber. The company is expected to try and get the watercourse protections weakened this summer to allow logging closer to streams. (call for directions and carpooling info.) | Background

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