US Chamber Shuts off and Websites of Hundreds of Other Activist Groups

  • Posted on: 28 October 2009
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>From <a href="">Interactivist</a>

Hundreds of activist organizations had their internet service turned off last night after the US Chamber of Commerce strong-armed an upstream provider, Hurricane Electric, to pull the plug on The Yes Men and May First / People Link, a 400-member-strong organization with a strong commitment to protecting free speech.

Seattle: Three police cars and RV set on fire

  • Posted on: 26 October 2009
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>Three Seattle police cars and an RV that's used as a mobile precinct were torched early Thursday in a city maintenance yard, according to police.

Just before 5 a.m., city workers spotted a suspicious-looking man walking through a parking lot at 714 S. Charles St., where police, fire and other city vehicles awaiting maintenance work are stored, said police spokesman Detective Jeff Kappel.