What Comes Next?: Thinking Beyond the Conventions

  • Posted on: 22 July 2008
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>Among all the buzz surrounding the upcoming convention protests in the United States has been a palpable silence surrounding the question we will inevitably face: after the delegates are blockaded from the conventions, after the tear gas, the arrests, the media spectacle, trauma and recovery, what will happen next? I am writing this essay with the hope that we begin trying to answer this question now and through discussion over the coming months, rather than wait for the day after expecting that momentum will carry us forward.

Unconventional Conventions

  • Posted on: 21 July 2008
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>From <a href="http://www.dailycamera.com/news/2008/jul/20/unconventional-conventions/"... Camera</a> - By Bob Greenlee

That Rock Star Rally otherwise known as the Democratic National Convention will be held in Denver a month from now. It might be something my friend John Hickenlooper may wish he had never heard of although it could turn out to be an event the city can be proud of. But I'm not holding my breath.

Anarchist group meets in Waldo woods

  • Posted on: 21 July 2008
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>From <a href="http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=773869">JS Online</a> - By ERICA PEREZ

Waldo - Some 150 anarchists from throughout the United States and Canada descended on a strip of private land this week in this Sheboygan County village for four days of workshops, including some focused on strategizing for demonstrations at the upcoming Democratic and Republican national conventions.

Greek police station attacked with firebombs; no injuries

  • Posted on: 21 July 2008
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>A police station west of Athens came under firebomb attack early Thursday, police said, leaving several vehicles damaged but causing no injuries.

A group of youths drove past the police station in the Perama district, about 20 kilometers west of the Greek capital, throwing several firebombs at the building, police said.

'Thank You' Letter From Pitch Pipe Infoshop

  • Posted on: 17 July 2008
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>To the anonymous ninjas,
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Us here at the Pitch Pipe Infoshop would like to thank you from the very bottom of our hearts for removing the surveillance camera that was pointed at our house. You are beautiful and amazing, whoever you are. We are all extremely grateful for your vigilance in defending our community from the onslaught of the police state.
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Dispatch from a Midwestern City

  • Posted on: 17 July 2008
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>To anyone who has ever dreamt of a world beyond the boundaries imposed upon the one we currently inhabit. To all who cringe with disgust at the thought of another month’s work to pay for another month’s rent. To anyone who has dared to notice the glaring inadequacy of this walking death sold to us as life: These words are for you.

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