Noam Chomsky denied entry into Israel and West Bank

  • Posted on: 16 May 2010
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>Professor Noam Chomsky, an American linguist and left-wing activist, was denied entry into Israel and the West Bank on Sunday.

No reason was initially given for the decision, but the Interior Ministry later said immigration officials at the Allenby Bridge border crossing from Jordan had misunderstood Chomsky's intentions thinking initially he was also due to visit Israel.

Chomsky, who is on a speaking tour in the region, was scheduled to speak at Bir Zeit University in the West Bank on Monday.

Grandview Park Party Against Re-development Was a Smash - Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories

  • Posted on: 16 May 2010
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>From <a href="http://vancouver.mediacoop.ca/blog/oshipeya/3428">Vancouver Mediacoop</a>

Last night's anti-redevelopment party at Grandview Park in Vancouver went from 8:30 at night until almost 3:00 in the morning, coming to an end not long after the cops pushed people off the street in response to some masked marauders who smashed-up and paint-bombed the front door and windows of the nearby probation office.

Court Update from the Fifth Day of RNC 8 Hearings

  • Posted on: 16 May 2010
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>On Friday, we heard the testimony of Chris Dugger, Ramsey County Sheriff's Deputy.

Dugger started attending Welcoming Committee meetings in November of '07. He was told to "listen and figure out what they were up to." He didn't start getting paid until spring of '08, and was deputized at the Ramsey County Sheriff's Department after the RNC.

UK Politics: The "Liberal Conservative Coalition" - An Anarchist Perspective

  • Posted on: 16 May 2010
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>Within the Anarchist Studies Network the question was raised about what an anarchist reading of the current political situation in the UK would be following the 2010 election, and the formation of a Liberal Democrat/Conservative coalition government. I posted the following response below, and was recommended to post it here on Anarchist News for all…

Dear Chicago Inquisitors...

  • Posted on: 15 May 2010
  • By: worker

<table><tr><td>It seems as though you have started some Anarcho-Inquisition while your statements and critiques are running about as deep as grade school insults. I say all I am going to say to try to engage in a dialogue that requires thought from both sides. I expect that you are going to nitpick a few statements, throw the rest out wholesale, then continue your circle jerk of feeling good about yourselves.

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