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May 13, 2007
Focus: Racism
Action Request: Visit - in person
Location: Germany
While thousands of anti-G8 activists will held a mass demonstration in
Rostock at the 2nd of June, the fascist party NPD announced that at the same time
they are going to demonstrate in Schwerin. Up to 1500 neo-nazis will try to
present themselfes as the “only real anticapitalists” to media and
population. That has to be averted.

Anti-fascists in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern are confronted with a strong and
good-organised fascist scene. At the last elections in 2006 60.000 people
voted for them, so they gained six seats in parliament. Recently they place
emphasis on anti-G8 activities such as handing out leaflats or organising
demonstrations against globalization. Behind their “anticapitalism”
stands the supremely anti-Semitic and nationalist idea of a “world-wide
Jewish complot”, which threatens all nations, especially Germany.

Such ideologies are absolutely contradicting to our thoughts of an
emancipated society, where all people regardless of their age, sex, skin
colour or origin are equal. To point out the antifascist character of the
anti-globalization movement, it’s necessary to come to Schwerin and to take
part in actions against the fascist demonstration. It’s highest time to show
fascists in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern that they won’t be tolerated in the
streets of Schwerin on the 2nd of June, as well as anywhere else anytime.

Fight antisemitism & capitalism!

for more infos check:

www.demo-schwerin.tk
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Posted: May 13, 2007 6:48am
May 26, 2006
Focus: Civil Rights
Action Request: Protest
Location: United States
http://www.freefreenow.org/june2006.htm

Call for Weekend of Resistance Against the "Green
Scare" June 9 - 11, 2006

by Jeff Free Luers

This June marks my 6th year in prison. From behind
these walls I have strived to remain an active part of
this struggle; from contributing to the dialogue and
discussion of tactics, to furthering the debate on
climate change in the public. Perhaps most importantly
I am proof that prison cannot crush the spirit of
resistance.

This year has seen an increase in state repression
against activists and radicals alike. It is truly a
scary time. We all know about the "Red Scare" - the
government's attempt to justify repression by labeling
dissidents "communists" back in the 1950's. Today we
see their "Green Scare" attempt to crush resistance by
labeling them "eco-terrorists."

For the last three years, June 11th has been
celebrated as an international day of solidarity with
me, Jeffrey Luers. I have been overjoyed with a sense
of love & pride at the support I have received from
around the world. My deepest and sincerest thanks go
out to all of you.

Right now there are more than a dozen people sitting
in American jails (or on strict bail release) accused
of Earth/Animal Liberation Front actions. Six people
were originally arrested. These arrests were based
almost entirely on the testimony of one police
informant, Jacob Ferguson. Bill Rodgers - accused of
multiple arsons - took his own life in a jail cell.
Unfortunately, several of those arrested are now
cooperating with the state.

These defendants are facing ridiculous charges and a
draconian amount of time.

This June, I ask you to show them the solidarity that
you have shown me. I ask that foremost in your mind be
the thought that the state is trying to break this
struggle with repressive and intimidating arrests and
sentences. I hope you understand that it's not just
those of us in prison being punished with these
sentences; they are designed to be examples to you, to
frighten you into compliance. This June I'm asking you
to demonstrate that you can't be intimidated.
Celebrate your dissent, give it voice. Be loud. Be
visible. If you have the ability, organize a reclaim
the streets party or a critical mass.

If you are going to host a fundraiser or venue event,
I ask that you donate all proceeds to the legal
defense of those recently arrested who maintain
integrity in the face of repression, whether they are
innocent or guilty.

This June, show the world that the voice of truth will
not be silenced by fear.

Contact Friends of Jeff Luers, PO Box 3, Eugene, OR
97440 USA or email freefreenow@mutualaid.org for
organizing resources.

June 9 - 11, 2006, is a Weekend of Resistance Against
the Green Scare. There is no central organizing body
or group to check in with but the Jeff Luers Support
Network can help by providing you with flyers,
graphics, and merchandise such as videos, zines and
stickers about Jeff and allies in the struggle. Begin
planning your event now. Read more about the Green
Scare defendants here. Plan an action that makes sense
for your area: a demonstration, treesit, music
festival, teach-in, stenciling campaign, rally,
protests at an American consulate/embassy overseas or
public forum. Circulate petitions. Contribute to the
legal defense for the defendants. Do what you think is
appropriate. But please remember when planning an
action or event think about how it could affect the
upcoming court cases. Ask yourself: does this help or
hurt the defendants? Does this strengthen the movement
or weaken it in the long-term?

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East Coast contact:
Friends of Jeff 'Free' Luers-freefreenow@mutualaid.org

West Coast contacts:
Free's Defense Network -PO Box 3, Eugene, OR 97440,
breakthechains02@yahoo.com or
freefreenow@mutualaid.org
San Francisco Jeffrey Luers Support Network-
freejeffreyluers@resist.ca

European contact:
Brighton Anarchist Black Cross- PO Box 74, Brighton,
East Sussex, BN1 4ZQ, UK, mail@brightonabc.org.uk
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Posted: May 26, 2006 8:53am
May 25, 2006
Focus: Consumer Rights
Action Request: Protest
Location: United States
PROTEST STARBUCKS: Frankenbucks National Week of Action June 19th-25th
Despite years of grassroots pressure, Starbucks continues to serve milk from cows that are injected with Monsanto’s controversial genetically engineered recombinant bovine growth hormone, also known as rBGH or rBST. Virtually every industrial country, except for the United States, has banned the use of rBGH. Milk produced from cows injected with rBGH poses serious hazards to human health, including increased risks for cancer. The time has come to kick rBGH off the market, once and for all. If Starbucks, a major buyer of milk, were to ban rBGH dairy products in its coffee beverages other major corporations would likely do the same.  Join OCA and allies June 19-25, to protest or leaflet at Starbucks cafes in your neighborhood. Help us reach our goal of 300 actions!
Click here to leaflet Starbucks or for more information http://organicconsumers.org/Starbucks/
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