Protesters back in the streets Thursday

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Despite a week of police repression, violence and arrests, protesters were back in the streets Thursday to demand an end to war,

injustice, poverty and a government that is clearly not “for the people.” 

In yesterday’s actions:

  • Leadership

    of the antiwar committee was targeted and arrested at their evening march.

  • Codepink’s

    banners disrupted John McCain’s speech inside the Xcel energy center.

  • Democracy

    Now! reporters covered a protest and mass arrests on Marion

    Bridge where repression of

    journalists was deemed, “unprecedented in recent regional history.” Some examples: NBC Kare11’s cameraman and CBS WCCO’s cameraman Tom

    Aviles were arrested. Pioneer Press’ Ben Garvin and Uptake’s Susan were


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