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Berlusconi wins vote, loses youth

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Milano – Alla vigilia della manifestazione di domani 15 ottobre, i Collettivi studenteschi di Milano e provincia tornano in piazza. Un corteo partito alle dieci da largo Cairoli ha attraversato il centro del capoluogo lombardo cantando slogan contro banche e governo. Prese d’assalto le vetrine di molte filiali del credito, come Intesa Sanpaolo e Unicredit. Durante la mattinata è stata tentata anche l’incursione nella sede milanese della agenzia di rating Goldma Sachs, dopo gli episodi che nelle scorse settimane avevano coinvolto Moody’s e Standard&Poors. Il corteo ha poi raggiunto piazza Cadorna dove verso mezzogiorno, all’angolo con via Paleocapa gli studenti hanno lanciato ortaggi e frutta marcia contro la polizia, impegnata a bloccare l’accesso al palazzo che ospita gli uffici della Fininvest. “La nostra fiducia non l’avrai mai, ladro mafioso”, hanno gridato gli studenti all’indirizzo del premier Berlusconi.

Which translates to something like this:
(via Google Translate- if you speek Italian, please feel free to provide a better one in the comments)

Milan – On the eve of tomorrow’s event on October 15, Collectives student of Milan and the province back to the streets. A procession started at ten from Largo Cairoli passed through the center of Milan chanting slogans against the government and banks. Stormed the windows of many branches of credit, such as Intesa Sanpaolo and Unicredit. During the morning was also attempted in the raid Milan offices of rating agency Goldma Sachs, after the events in recent weeks had involved Moody’s and Standard & Poors. The procession then walked Piazza Cadorna where about noon, corner of Via Paleocapa students threw rotten fruit and vegetables against the police, agreed to block access to the building housing the offices of Fininvest. “We trust you will never have, thief mafia”, the students shouted at the Prime Minister Berlusconi.


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October 14th, 2011 at 3:27 pm

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#OWS Short Film: I’m not moving

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October 13th, 2011 at 11:14 pm

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SØKKØMB: Ikea style Guillotine

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Unpack, put up, chop off – DIY instant justice with Sokkomb, the Ikea-style Guillotine (* some assembly may be required).

Sokkomb is a new low-cost product designed specifically for all those citizens who are so interested in Do-It-Yourself Justice. Are you full of energy? Have you lots of things to do and too little time to do them? Are you increasingly annoyed by all those criminals, immigrants and petty people who should just be got rid of? Your dynamic, active rhythm demands quick, summary justice and you are the person to do it, but too often you just don’t have the time and your family is increasingly in danger. Then you are the person we thought of when we designed “Sokkomb”, an easily-assembled guillotine for the whole family, the practical solution, quick and clean, perfect for all your security needs. By assembling Sokkomb in the comfort of your own living room, you can relax safe in the knowledge that the punishment will fit the crime. So you can finally be your own boss in your own house. Sokkomb is made from the best solid pine and comes equipped with a sturdy blade in stainless steel. It is light and versatile and is guaranteed effective for up to 100 executions a day.”

(Thanks to rebel:Art and Gizmondo)

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October 11th, 2011 at 12:43 pm

More than 700 arrested on Brooklyn Bridge

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So that’s what the land of the free and home of the brave has become… According to the NY Times City Room the NYPD now has arrested hundreds of US citizen for protesting “disorderly conduct and blocking vehicular traffic”.

Updated, 3:35 a.m. Sunday | In a tense showdown above the East River, the police arrested more than 700 demonstrators from the Occupy Wall Street protests who took to the roadway as they tried to cross the Brooklyn Bridge on Saturday afternoon.


I’m sure that will calm the protesters down and not incite even more protest against the top 1% and organizations who protect them. After all, it took 50,000 people on Tahrir Square to begin the Eqyptian revolution while Occupy Wall Street is only up to about 2000 on their third weekend – at the current rate of growth it will take at least… a month or two before the protests turn into riots.

Written by mo

October 2nd, 2011 at 11:45 am

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