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* “Party Like It’s 1929!” [editorial] * “The Disasters of Disaster Capitalism” – Don LaCoss * “Nest Defense: For Marie Mason” * “Absolutely Marie Suite” (poem) – William R. Boyer * “The Green Scare Goes On” * “Police State Emerges Further at Republican Convention: Organizers Face ‘Terrorism’ Charges” * “Long Haul Infoshop Regroups After Police Raid” – Jesse D. Palmer * “Notes on Play” – Peter Lamborn Wilson

The first screening of this new film on the militant shack dwellers' movement Abahlali baseMjondolo — which has set up a series of linked communes across Durban & Cape Town — will be in London on 24 November 2008.

A Place in the City a film about Abahlali baseMjondolo, the shackdwellers' movement that started in Durban, South Africa

30 minutes long filmed and directed by Jenny Morgan

Monday 24 November 2008 London International Film School (which is in Shelton Street, WC2, but the entrance to the viewing theatre is around the corner in Langley Street)

6.15 for 6.45pm

Subversive Action Films presents a documentary about the legacy of the military dictatorship in the territory known as Chile—from the student revolt and neighborhood conflict to the Mapuche resistance in Wallmapu. The collective tells a story about fallen combatants in struggle, a narrative about yesterday and today.

People with an older system may need to turn HD off, but we recommend keeping it on if you can.

The trailer


Terrorizing Dissent, New Documentary on RNC Repression Release

The Glass Bead Collective, Twin Cities Indymedia, and other independent media activists will release a new film, Terrorizing Dissent: Election Cut, an expose of events at the 2008 Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Journal of Aesthetics & Protest issue #6, theory in 3 acts

Over 300 pages of Contemporary action and thought.

check out the website -http://www.joaap.org/6/index.html get a copy -http://www.joaap.org/6/issue6.htm

An Atlas of Radical Cartography and others available for purchase here -http://www.joaap.org/press.htm


"From the Edge of the Blade" New Documentary on Oaxaca

On June 14th 2006, when police forces attacked thousands of striking teachers in Oaxaca, Mexico, the annual strike turned into a widespread popular rebellion, demanding the governors' resignation. A broad social movement of teachers, social organizations, unions, students, activists, and indigenous communities took over the city in an effort to change the devastating conditions imposed on them by international trade agreements and corrupt politicians.

Kittichai Restaurant Stops Serving Wild Edibles Seafood Over Workers' Rights Concerns

New York, NY- Kittichai, the popular Thai restaurant in Soho, has stopped serving seafood from wholesaler and retailer, Wild Edibles, Inc. over concern for employee rights. Wild Edibles workers and their allies have been campaigning for almost a year to reclaim stolen overtime pay; to compel compliance with workplace laws including the right to support a labor union; and to win a more livable wage as well as a health care and retirement plan.

ephemera 8.2. ‘Alternatively’ released

ephemera 8.2., ‘Alternatively.’ is now online: http://www.ephemeraweb.org. In its focus on alternatives, the latest ephemera issue addresses one of the main tasks that critique has (to) set for itself: to counter political paralysis of any kind, construed by the right and left, by pointing at the false logic behind it, indeed, by means of the formulation and practice of alternative logics.

Letter from Steve Kurtz to His Supporters July 12, 2008

From the CAE Defense

Dear Supporters,

FIFTH ESTATE #378 (Summer 2008) now out!



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