24 September 2009
I was just told by an officer to get my bike out of a barricaded area. Time will tell whether I am mistaken, but it seems that the police have been allowing the Free Tibet protest to carry on for a period of time but perhaps now are...
24 September 2009
A perhaps random thought that crossed my mind as an African - American man walked pass me is that this type of protest action would register on a somewhat higher key in the collective psyche of Pittsburghers and Americans in general if...
24 September 2009
About 30 feet away from me, about a half dozen people are shouting "a little bit of weed is all we need." As a group of police in riot gear walked past, one of these people shouted out to the officers who were about a few feet away, "damn...
24 September 2009
A guy who is providing housing for me while in Pittsburgh played an audio recording of various scare tactics regarding G-20 protestors. Some of that involved the claim that protestors are storing human waste to be used for throwing at...
24 September 2009
While in Pittsburgh for the G-20, I have bee hearing about the US Social Forum. Being here for the G-20, I am convinced that meeting with other activists around the nation and around the world , face to face has value. As I type, I am at...
24 September 2009
In this beautiful church, Emanuel Episcopal Church, the speaker is talking about building alliances across many boundaries, based on worker's concerns.

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