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In Defense of Graffiti and Those Who Write

“The ugliness of buildings excites vandalism” -Raoul Vaneigem “Society gets the kind of vandalism it deserves” -Banksy “The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress” -Frederick Douglass (from a wheat-pasted poster in Toronto) Take a walk through the heart of any American city and you will see two things: … Continue reading

Chicago Solidarity Demonstration In St. Louis Ends With Arrests After Police Scuffle

On the evening of May 24th, 30 to 40 people converge to voice their anger against the brutal repression of Anti-NATO protesters by the Chicago Police Department. Protesters from around the world met in Chicago the weekend of May 19, to confront the NATO summit. During this three demonstrators were arrested for an alleged terrorism … Continue reading

Between a rock and a hard place, thoughts on Larry Rice’s new homeless camp and following eviction.

Between a rock and a hard place, thoughts on Larry Rice’s new homeless camp and the following eviction. Larry Rice is not your friend. The police are not your friends. The city government is not your friend. The media is not your friend. May 16th, 5:00pm, the City gets word that a group of neighbors … Continue reading

General Occupy STL Links

Thoughtful Perspectives on other North American #Occupy Movements

Albany, NY: Ben Brucato
Atlanta: ATL IMC / Little Advances
Baltimore: bmorewomentrans
Bloomington, IN: Rififi
Boston: Boston Indymedia
Carbondale: Occupy SIUC
Chicago: selfactivity
Chapel Hill: triANARCHY
Davis, CA: Bicycle Barricade
Denver: Ignite!
Detroit: Third Coast Conspiracy
Gulf Coast: The Raging Pelican
Iowa City: Smooth Spaces
Los Angeles: UnpermittedLA
Miami: Autonomy & Solidarity
New York City: Malcolm Harris
Oakland: Bay of Rage / Hyphy
Philadelphia: radoccupyphilly
Phoenix: Fires never extinguished
Portland, OR: Grey Coast @ News
Richmond, VA: The Wingnut
Seattle: Puget Sound Anarchists
St. Louis: STL FTP
Toronto: ...To the Roots of Capital
Vancouver: Van. Media Co-op
Washington DC: BroadSnark