This site has been shutdown and rebuilt a few times over the years. Many of the earliest posts have yet to be retrieved and republished. If you are trying to navigate the early years in the archives be sure to click the "tags" on posts to deliver all the materials that were published on the topic because some of them may have been reAdded to the site years later.
Sorry for the mess. Our lives are under construction, the best we can expect is a few Detour Signs along the way. ;~)
9/1 Protests at the RNC. The atmosphere in St. Paul is best described as a war zone. This video attempts to show some of why people are protesting. Reporters from the AP, NY Post, Indy Media Center, Pepper Spray Productions and 3 producers from Democracy Now have been arrested, including Amy Goodman.
Interview with a Portland IndyMedia reporter who was snatched from the Poor People's March Tuesday at the RNC in St. Paul mixed with footage from the incident and the march.
MEDIA ADVISORY September, 4, 2008
For Immediate Release:
Contingent of Lawyers, Activists, and Media Take Concerns of Police
Brutality at RNC to Mayor Coleman's Office
- WHAT: Attempt to meet with Mayor Chris Coleman about
escalation of police brutality in St. Paul
- WHO: Lawyers, activists, and members of the media
- WHEN: September 4, 2008 @ 4:00 p.m.
- WHERE: St. Paul Mayor's Office, 15 W. Kellogg Blvd.
The WBZ Massachusetts senate debate between Ed O'Reilly and John Kerry.