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Argentina, 31.05.2007 05:38

Que la memoria siga viva y la justicia llegue


Uruguay, 31.05.2007 04:40

¡Tierra Sí! Desalojos No!


Uruguay, 31.05.2007 04:39

Presentación de Agora TV en Montevideo

EMERGENCY ALERT! Slaughter of Yellowstone Buffalo Calves Planned by Montana

Portland, 31.05.2007 04:39

The last wild buffalo need your help today! Please take a moment to read this alert and contact the three decision-makers listed below, demanding that they cease plans to capture and slaughter approximately 300 wild buffalo, including little calves, their moms, and families. The Montana Department of Livestock (DOL) has set up a bison trap near the West Yellowstone airport, on state land and they intend to begin capturing approximately 300 wild buffalo - including tiny newborn babies and their whole families - starting Thursday. Little buffalo calves between one month to a week old will be captured, separated from their moms, and join their family members at the slaughterhouse.

HERE'S WHAT YOU CAN DO: PLEASE CONTACT these three decision-makers TODAY demanding that they cease plans to capture and slaughter the buffalo who are trying to live wild and free! Contact each by phone, fax, and email and let's not let them forget that the world is watching! BOYCOTT BEEF! It's what's killing wild buffalo. Speak Out! Contact politicians and involved agencies today: Write a Letter to the Editor of key newspapers: Help the buffalo by recycling your used cell phones & printer cartridges: It's free and easy:


Colombia, 31.05.2007 00:39



Uruguay, 30.05.2007 23:13

Presentación de Agora TV en Montevideo

Preparing for Martial Law, Part 2: Enforcement and Infrastructure

Miami, 30.05.2007 21:38

Preparing for Martial Law, Part 2: Enforcement and Infrastructure

Cindy Sheehan's resignation letter as the &quot;face&quot; of the American anti-war moveme

Miami, 30.05.2007 21:38

Cindy Sheehan's resignation letter as the "face" of the American anti-war moveme

Pace Denies SDSers Degrees on Political Grounds

NYC, 30.05.2007 20:11

After walking at the Pace University undergraduate commencement on May 23rd, 2007, Pace University adminstration officials have decided to withhold Lauren Giaccone's and John Cronan's degrees pending the resolution of criminal and disciplinary charges stemming from their arrests at a protest in November 2006.

Actividades por el Día de Acción por la Salud de las Mujeres

Argentina, 30.05.2007 17:39

En todo el país se exigió el aborto legal

Começam as mobilizaçons contra o G8. O espectro antagonista percorre Europa

Galiza, 30.05.2007 17:11

Aproxima-se a data. A maquinária antagonista está de novo à vista, esta vez na Europa. Milhares de pessoas derom a saida em Hamburgo (info: e fotos as mobilizaçons contra o G8 nas que activistas procedentes (sobretodo) de diferentes pontos da Europa trataram de fazer frente ao espectáculo que os poderosos do planeta desenvolvem com calculado interesse.

Actividades por el Día de Acción por la Salud de las Mujeres

Argentina, 30.05.2007 17:09

En todo el país se exigió el aborto legal

Bicycles and the Global War on Terror

Austin, 30.05.2007 17:09

A few minutes later, probably close to 15 minutes after I was first stopped he comes back and says “I’m going to have to ask you to go ahead and dismount your bike and have a seat on the curb.” A sick feeling comes over me. I know this can’t be good...Then he asks “Are you a member of any group or organization that would give you cause to be on the terror watch list?”

What to Do About Barry Bonds?

NYC, 30.05.2007 17:09

Barry Bonds sucks. He could be the last great African American baseball player for a generation as many African American youth turn to basketball and football as their sport of choice but he still sucks.

Protest At Representative Susan Davis's Office

San Diego, 30.05.2007 17:09

Protest against US occupations of Afghanistan and Iraq, war funding, US threats to attack Iran, the US police state, etc. Speak out against US environmental policies.

The Impeachment Committee of San Diego is inviting all who are concerned to protest the Democratic Party's continued funding of these illegal, immoral wars of colonial occupation.

Susan Davis' Office
Fri June 1 4-6PM
University and Fairmount, City Heights

Signatures for Petition to Stop the Raids on Immigrants Flow in from Other States

Boston, 30.05.2007 16:09

Last May 1st. the Boston May Day Coalition launched two petition campaigns to provide an outlet for people to express their outrage about the way the United States government is dealing with undocumented migrant workers. The injustice, abuse and mistreatment of people who risk their lives to come in search of work to the United States is so clear that it is not even necessary to explain it. While the Senate debates a military fortification of the southern border and unfair and exploitative guest worker programs, the Immigration and Customs Enforcement police continue to raid work places and neighborhoods throughout the country.

From the Newswire

Perth, 30.05.2007 11:09

Pine Gap 4 on Trial

Immigrant Family Day at SF City Hall

San Francisco Bay Area, 30.05.2007 09:39

Members of the San Francisco Immigrant Legal and Education Network (SFILEN) entered San Francisco's City Hall on Thursday, May 24 hoping to influence the 2007-2008 city budget. SFILEN's request, entitled the Immigrant Rights Budget Proposal and also known as the "People's Budget", asks for city money to go towards workforce development and employment, housing assistance, and family support, all of which they contend will strengthen the city's communities and add to economic growth.

G8 Summit protests begin in Germany

San Francisco Bay Area, 30.05.2007 09:39

The G8 summit will be held in northern Germany this year from June 6th through June 8th and massive direct action as well as mainstream marches are planned. Convergence centers and camps are being set up. On May 28th, there was a large march against the summit held by European Union and Asian economics ministers from ASEM. The march had 4,000-6,000 participants and there were up to 5,000 cops.

Trial of Ed Rosenthal Continues

San Francisco Bay Area, 30.05.2007 09:39

The re-trial of Ed Rosenthal on charges related to his growing medicinal cannabis in Oakland is nearing an end- the jury was sent home on May 29th after several hours of deliberations. Several members of the local medical cannabis community have refused to testify against Rosenthal. These individuals had been told that they might be held in contempt by the court, but on Tuesday, May 29th, they were told that they would be excused. Judge Breyer has revealed that the jury has been asking questions about medical marijuana.

Cindy Sheehan Calls It Quits

San Francisco Bay Area, 30.05.2007 09:39

Cindy Sheehan published an open letter on Memorial Day whereby she announced her decision to return to a non-activist life apart from the anti-war movement. Cindy Sheehan first rose to prominence in the summer of 2005 when she set up a camp outside of George Bush's Crawford, Texas ranch and held vigil in order to meet with the President and ask him what noble cause her son had died for. Since then, she has been villified by war supporters and Democrats as she continued to campaign for an end to the war.

Eco-sabotage Cases: Second Week of Sentencing Begins

Portland, 30.05.2007 06:38

The second week of sentencings in the Oregon federal eco-sabotage cases began on Tuesday, May 29, when Darren Thurston was sentenced to 37 months (3 years, 1 month) for his part in an arson at Litchfield, California's BLM Wild Horse Corral. The terrorism enhancement was not applied in this case. Complete court notes are here. Reports from last week's sentencings may be found here. Upcoming sentencing hearings this week are: Thursday, May 31: Suzanne Savoie (9AM) and Kendall Tankersley (1:30) Friday, June 1: (non-cooperating defendants) Nathan Block and Joyanna Zacher


Colombia, 30.05.2007 01:38

Agresiones contra los campesinos del Nudo de paramillo por parte del ejército nacional.

Bean Bagged 2X, Tasered 2X while unarmed

Portland, 29.05.2007 23:41

On April 3rd, a brief aquaintance in Michigan called the Oregon State Cops, saying I was gonna commit suicide and might confront cops if they were sent to my room. The funny thing is, I had plane tickets for Omaha the next morning to take a week to relax and think things over. A state cop called me and egged me on, harassing me over the phone, then he said cops were waiting at the door ready to break it in and get me.

Antikapitalismus von rechts - Versuch und Irrtum

Germany, 29.05.2007 23:09

Der G8-Gipfel ist das beherrschende Thema in den Nachrichten. Wenn neuerdings selbst die Bundeskanzlerin von erwünschten Protesten spricht, wird klar dass Themen wie Globalisierung, Klimawandel, soziale Gerechtigkeit ein breites Echo in der Gesellschaft finden. Wenig überraschend also, dass auch die rechte Seite versucht mit dem Thema zu punkten. Natürlich kann man die Parolen der anderen Seite schnell mit Begriffen wie Rassismus, Antisemitismus und Chauvinismus umschreiben und so tun als gehe einen die Problematik weiter wenig an.
Es kann sich aber auch durchaus lohnen, sich näher mit den Vorstellungen und Mythen des rechten Randes zu beschäftigen. Welche Vorstellungen über wirtschaftliche Gesetzmäßigkeiten herrschen vor, mit welchen Konzepten glaubt man aktuelle Probleme lösen zu können und vor allem wie antikapitalistisch, wie sozialistisch sind die vermeintlichen Revolutionäre aus der rechten Ecke tatsächlich?

G8 in 2007

Antwerpen, 29.05.2007 22:38

De G8 en hun agenda voor 2007

Le Darfour entre chiens et loups

Liege, 29.05.2007 21:37

Depuis 2003, le Darfour est le théâtre de massacres sans précédent. Les milices janjawid aidées par les forces gouvernementales soudanaises massacrent la population. Plus de 400 000 morts, 3 millions de déplacés, 300 000 réfugiés au Tchad. Ces chiffres augmentent tous les jours, et malgré toutes les résolutions adoptées par le conseil de sécurité des nations unies (envoyer 20.000 casques bleus), la communauté internationale ne bouge pas (Omar el beshir dictateur du Soudan refuse l'intervention-évidemment et l'ONU plie à ses volontés).

Proteste beim ASEM-Gipfel in Hamburg

Germany, 29.05.2007 21:09

Mindestens 5,000 Menschen versammelten sich am Pfingstmontag in den Strassen von Hamburg um gegen das siebte Asien-Europa Treffen (ASEM) zu protestieren. Das Polizeiaufgebotüebertraf fast die Zahl der DemonstrantInnen. Die Demo wurde mehrmals gestoppt und von Polizeiseite provoziert während Eingreiftrupps versuchten in die Demo vorzudringen. Wassserwerfer , Pfefferspray und Knüppel wurden eingesetzt. Deshalb entschieden sich die OrganisatorInnen die Demo zu beenden und die Menschen zestreuten sich. Ein grosser Teil der Demo wurde jedoch gekesselt, andere bis ins Schantzenviertel gejagt. Es gab mindestens 86 Festnahmen, einige Menschen sind immer noch in Gewahrsam.
Ticker (de) | Berichte: 1 | Berichte (en):1 | 2 | Bilder: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | Audio (en)


Colombia, 29.05.2007 21:08

Cerrada indefinidamente la Universidad Nacional por primera vez en 23 años

Happy Birthday Camp Titnore!

United Kingdom, 29.05.2007 20:39

CAMP Titnore in Worthing, West Sussex, has this weekend been celebrating its first anniversary.

And as well as celebrating the achievement of the last year, it is looking ahead by calling for more people to join the occupation and for solidarity action against the businesses threatening to destroy the countryside location.

It was at dawn on May 28 2006 that a determined group of environmentalists moved onto ancient woodland off Titnore Lane in Durrington, near Worthing, in protest at plans for an 875-home estate, massive Tesco superstore and new access roads.

After many years of local campaigning had failed to persuade Worthing Borough Council to oppose the development, they said direct action was now the only way they could continue the fight.

They didn’t really think the camp had any chance of lasting more than a few days, or weeks at the most.

How MEMRI fooled the U.S Media with its Mickey Mouse Translation

DC, 29.05.2007 19:12

For years, MEMRI, started by a former Israeli intelligence officer, has been supplying the media with its own "translations" from Arabic and Farsi. Now, several native Arabic speakers have produced their own translations of MEMRI's "Mickey Mouse Translation" that reveal just how Israeli "translations" distort media reporting. See also: Selective MEMRI The Lies of MEMRI Yet Again

&quot;Peace Mom&quot; Sheehan Renounces Democrats, Is Smeared In Liberal Blogs

DC, 29.05.2007 19:12

Mon May 28, 2007 at 09:57:01 AM PDT I have endured a lot of smear and hatred since Casey was killed and especially since I became the so-called "Face" of the American anti-war movement. Especially since I renounced any tie I have remaining with the Democratic Party, I have been further trashed on such "liberal blogs" as the Democratic Underground. Being called an "attention whore" and being told "good riddance" are some of the more milder rebukes. Cindy Sheehan's "Resignation Letter" at Democratic blog "Daily Kos"

Resist Atlantica

Maritimes, 29.05.2007 18:38

Resist Atlantica! Mobilize on Halifax vs. Atlantica Congress: June 13 - 16

A 38 años de la rebelión en mameluco, recordamos aquella gesta.

Argentina, 29.05.2007 17:39

Un ejemplo para la historia

Iraq Vet marching laps for every dead US soldier in Iraq

San Francisco Bay Area, 29.05.2007 17:09

An Iraq veteran was greeted early on the morning of May 28th by nearly one hundred fellow veterans, parents of US troops in Iraq supporters - including the father of Casey Sheehan, who was killed in Iraq - and other as he began a round-the-clock effort to march around the State Capitol for all U.S. troopers killed in Iraq.

Parliament Square Peace Campers in Court

United Kingdom, 29.05.2007 15:39

At least 12 activists have now been charged under SOCPA in connection with the No More Fallujahs Peace Camp and Naming the Dead actions in Parliament Square and Whitehall on 29-30 October 2006. Reports from the actions here.

In a planned act of civil disobedience against the occupation of Iraq, campaigners set up an unauthorised camp in Parliament Square for 24 hours last October. In all, over 100 people took part in workshops and discussions and held 'Naming the Dead' remembrance ceremonies in Parliament Square and Whitehall during the action.

Most of the defendants have been in court over the past two weeks, with the judgements to date illustrating the arbitrary nature of British "justice".

Read on...

Annie's Cabin Groundtruthing Blitz Saturday, June 2nd

Portland, 29.05.2007 15:38

The Decision Notice for the Annie's Cabin Timber Sale is scheduled to be released in late May or early June. This Bureau of Land Management (BLM) timber sale threatens to log approximately 500 acres around the Molalla River Shared-Trail System used for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. Recent groundtruthing expeditions have discovered red tree vole nests, Oregon slender salamanders, and other types of nests. Bark needs your help to groundtruth the entire sale to ensure every acre is covered.

Please RSVP by May 31st with Joseph at so teams and ground-truthing assignments can be created ahead of time. Please let us know if you can drive, your vehicle clearance and number of people with you. No previous groundtruthing experience necessary. A quick training will be held before we split up to groundtruth.

We will be meeting at the Daily Grind (4026 SE Hawthorne Blvd) at 8:50am. Carpools will be leaving no later than 9:15am. We plan to try to get people back to Portland by 5pm. For people outside of Portland, we plan to meet at the Hardy Creek Trailhead at 10:15am. If you need directions, e-mail Joseph at okuni(at)

USFS dumping its most profitable campgrounds

Portland, 29.05.2007 15:38

The USFS is rapidly moving to privatize the operation of its most popular, highest revenue producing, campgrounds. Less-developed campgrounds and those incapable to producing a positive revenue stream will be closed or their seasons of operation severely curtailed. Those facilities that will be privatized will in many cases be heavily developed by the concessionaire in an effort to maximize revenues. Nothing I've just said is new, as you will see below. What's new is that the pace of this privatization / commercialization has accelerated to the point where it is possible to see the process occurring on a almost daily basis.

Pasted below are newspaper articles published in the past two days. One is from Arkansas, the other from Georgia. They are explicit and they should serve as a warning to everyone. Neither, however, mentions the Recreation Site Facility Master Planning Process --- the process now taking place nationwide and threatening to bring privatization, outsourcing, decommissioning, and/or shorter seasons of operation of your favorite Forest Service campground no matter where you live.

Here's the warning we offered in April 2005. The good news is that Congress is none too pleased with what the Forest Service is doing.

especulación (es)

Barcelona, 29.05.2007 14:40

desalojan miles de viviendas!

Un herido por la policia durante la concentración + Descuelgue sin seguridad por parte de los mossos + A las 6 de la mañana han llegado los mossos

18h Concentración a la Pça del Mercat de la Barceloneta

Para entender un poco más todo lo que ha ido pasando en miles...

la suculenta barceloneta: veïns de la Barceloneta se manifiestan para reclamar alternativas al plan de ascensores ::: 21 abril manifestación en la Barceloneta ::: otro plan es posible y la barceloneta sale a la calle para demostrarlo ::: El voto de protesta en la Barceloneta supone case un 10% de los votos y la abstención del 58% de los vecinos

Més info a sección espekulació + web de miles + + okupesbcn

Freedman's Town Bricks

Houston, 29.05.2007 14:40

Freedman's Town: Last brick street to be removed

NYPD Spied on Tejas Bloc

Houston, 29.05.2007 14:40

Houston's own Tejas Bloc one of dozens under surveilance by NYPD during the RNC


Athens, 29.05.2007 14:39

Εκκένωση της κατάληψης Μυλλέρου και Γερμανικού

speculation &amp; squats (en)

Barcelona, 29.05.2007 13:09

miles de viviendas evicted!

One seriously injured by police during the gathering + Lowering without security by the mossos + Mossos arrived at 6am

18h Gathering at Barceloneta's Market Sq.

To know more about what's going on in miles...

the succulent barceloneta: neighbours from la Barceloneta demonstrate to reclaim alternatives to the "lifts plan" ::: April 21st demonstration at la Barceloneta ::: another plan is possible and la barceloneta goes to the streets to prove it ::: The protest vote at la supposes almost the 10% of the votes and abstention from the 58% of neighbours

More info in section speculation & squatting + miles' website + okupesbcn

especulació (ca)

Barcelona, 29.05.2007 12:39

desallotgen miles de viviendas!

Un ferit greu per la policia durant la concentració + Despenjament sense seguretat dels mossos + A les 6 del matí han arribat els mossos

18h Concentració a la Pça del Mercat de la Barceloneta

Per entendre una mica més tot el que ha estat passant a miles...

la suculenta barceloneta: veïns de la Barceloneta es manifesten per reclamar alternatives al pla dels ascesors ::: 21 abril manifestació a la Barceloneta ::: un altre pla és possible i la barceloneta surt al carrer per demostrar-ho ::: El vot de protesta a la Barceloneta suposa quasii un 10% dels vots i l'abstenció del 58% dels veins

Més info a secció espekulació + web de miles + + okupesbcn

From the Newswire

Perth, 29.05.2007 12:09

Swanbourne Marina Not Wanted!

Police Repression at ASEM Protest in Hamburg

Germany, 29.05.2007 12:08

At least 5,000 people gathered on the streets of Hamburg on Monday, 28 May, to protest against the 7th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM). There was a massive police presence (almost outnumbered protesters!) and the march was surrounded by thick riot police lines. The procession was repeatedly stopped and provoked by cops, while snatch squads and other units tried to penetrate the mass. Water cannons, pepper spray, kicks and punches were used repeatedly. So the organisers eventually decided to call the demonstration off and participants then dispersed in small groups. A large part of the demonstration, however, was 'kettled' by police while other were 'hunted down' as they headed back to the Rota Flora social center. At least 86 people were arrested, some still detained.

Complete Timeline (de | Pics: 1 | 2 | 3 | Audio)

Masowe blokady G8

Poland, 29.05.2007 11:09

W dniach 7-8 czerwca w Heiligendamm odbędzie się kolejny szczyt przywódców najbogatszych państw świata, zwany w skrócie G8. Szczyty G8 odbywają się corocznie od 1975 r., za każdym razem w innym miejscu. Dla polityków decydujących o obliczu współczesnego świata są okazją do rozmów w nieformalnej atmosferze. W skład grupy wchodzą od 1975 roku USA, Wielka Brytania, Niemcy, Francja, Japonia i Włochy, rok później przystąpiła Kanada, a od 1998 roku także Rosja.

Immigration Activists Clash at Queer Democratic Club

San Diego, 29.05.2007 09:41

Immigration-rights attorney Lilia Velasquez and Mary Moreno Richardson, reverend canon of St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral, were brought in to speak at the predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club May 24. While they largely agreed on the need to protect immigrants' rights against abusive Border Patrol enforcement and private Minuteman vigilantism, they disagreed dramatically on the merits of the current "compromise" immigration bill before the U.S. Senate. Richardson hailed the bill as a start for a long-needed discussion on the issue, while Velasquez denounced it as repressive and said that no bill at all would be better for immigrants than the one being proposed now.

Mass Murderers Not Welcome at our University! Former Indonesian Foreign Minister Ali Alatas' visit protested

Aotearoa, 29.05.2007 08:09

Last Saturday demonstrators picketed the ASEAN at Forty conference, while it was being addressed by former Indonesian Foreign Minister, Ali Alatas, at the University of Auckland. Alatas was the Foreign Minister for the brutal US backed Suharto dictatorship. He was the regime's key apologist for the genocidal occupation of East Timor, which killed one third of the tiny nation's population. Protesters considered it rather strange that he had been invited to a university when he was from a regime that killed masses of students in Indonesia, East Timor and West Papua. At a dinner two nights earlier Prime Minister Helen Clark described Alatas as "one of Asia's most respected statesmen, and a good friend of New Zealands for many years." New Zealand, like most other Western capitalist nations, was a huge supporter of the murderous Suharto dictatorship. More

Luego del festival solidario

Argentina, 29.05.2007 04:09

Se radicaliza la lucha de los afectados por Yacyretá

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