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Archive for May 2007

Public Terror: Escalating the War on Migrants

20 May 2007

by Juan Santos and Leslie Radford “War is nothing but a continuation of politics by other means.” – von Clausewitz _______________ “Politics is war without bloodshed, while war is politics with bloodshed.” – Mao _______________ (LOS ANGELES) Immigration activist Roberto Lovato was there when the Los Angeles Police Department launched its brutal assault on a […]

Public Terror: Escalating the War on Migrants

12 May 2007

The mass public assault on the May 1st rally and a public raid on migrants at a shopping mall in Chicago shortly before May 1st mark a brutal and highly public escalation in the ruling class’s war on migrants. Increased resistance like the upcoming May 17th march to MacArthur Park is exactly what the situation calls for.

Police Terror in the Park

1 May 2007

Reporter: “What’s the police’s excuse going to be?”Witness: “Besides racism?” MACARTHUR PARK, May Day 2007–Police stormed a workers’ and immigrants’ rally at 5:30 p.m. this afternoon in MacArthur Park, sending thousands of families running in terror as they cleared MIWON Immigrant rally and festival with foam and beanbag bullets, batons, and, according to some observers, […]