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The 2010 Chicago Indymedia Year in Review

The 2010 Chicago Indymedia Year in Review
Another year passes, and Indymedia is there to chart the year that was in political activism and what a year it was.

We present Indymedia's annual Year In Review for 2010 a collection of the local links to Indymedia's newswire, sorted by theme.

The links are listed chronologically within each of 10 categories. The categories this year are as follows:

Civil Rights, Civil Liberties, and Human Rights
Education and Youth Organizing
Electoral Politics and Local Government
Environment and Health Organizing
International Affairs and Immigrant Rights
LGBT Organizing
Labor Organizing and Economic Justice
Media Democracy
Peace Organizing


Independent Media Before Indymedia
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-- IGC (LaborNet, PeaceNet ...), AInfos, Infoshop News
IGC 1998:  http://web.archive.org/web/19990209035731/http://www.igc.org/igc/services/pwn.html
IGC Now:

Ainfos 1998:  http://web.archive.org/web/19980503023637/http://www.ainfos.ca/A-Infos/
Infoshop News Kiosk 1999:  http://web.archive.org/web/19990429163206/http://www.infoshop.org/news.html
--CounterMedia (August 1996 DNC Coverage)
 http://www.cpsr.cs.uchicago.edu/countermedia/

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Indymedia's Birth In SanFrancisco  http://sf.indymedia.org/
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First Indymedia coverage
 http://www.indybay.org/news/2004/12/1710027.php
current global site
 http://www.indymedia.org/

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Indymedia spreads

Nessie makes the creation of a global linking of imc's a reality. a great step forward has been taken for the liberation of all man kind. history will record this as the day that information was made available for the common pepole all over the world.
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DC
 http://web.archive.org/web/20000706230331/dc2.indymedia.org/
by June 2000  http://web.archive.org/web/20000621122119/http://www.indymedia.org/
belgium, Europe
boston, US
calgary, Canada
hamilton, Canada
italy, Europe
los angeles, US
mayday, US site
mayday, UK
philadelphia, US
-Seattle US
 http://www.infoshop.org/octo/wto-pix.html
washington d.c., US
windsor, Canada
and
eventually all over the world
Europe, Australia, Caneda, S America

Seattle US had gone on line but experienced numerous computer problems. it was toutch and go for a while but nessie finaly came through for them as well. this story is so typical of nessie's selfless efforts in founding indymedia.

 link to portland.indymedia.org
Istanbul
 http://istanbul.indymedia.org/
Cyprus
 http://cyprus-imc-ellinika.nysindy.org/
Argentina
 http://argentina.indymedia.org/
Nigeria
nigeria.indymedia.org
Chiapas
 http://chiapas.mediosindependientes.org/
Basque
 http://euskalherria.indymedia.org/
and now US and topic based sites
 http://us.indymedia.org/
 http://biotech.indymedia.org/
all these sights where possible thanks to nessie's guidance. carefully mentoring each sight training it's staff. guiding the leaders untill they where ready to stand on their own.
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Indybay Born
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August 2000:
 http://web.archive.org/web/20000815064912/http://www.indybay.org/
September 2000:
National Association Of Broadcasters Conference:
 link to web.archive.org
October 2000:
 http://web.archive.org/web/20001019020757/http://www.indybay.org/

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Housing Page/Media Alliance
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Media Alliance in 2000
 http://web.archive.org/web/20010201155400/http://www.media-alliance.org/
Housing Project (later snapshot but mostly same content as in 2000)
 http://web.archive.org/web/20030818184752/http://www.media-alliance.org/housing/
-street newspaper conference
Poverty & Housing Page Archives:
 link to www.indybay.org
Poverty and Housing Page (no deals with many other issues effecting poor people):
 http://www.indybay.org/poverty/
Mission Anti-Displacement Coalition Storms Live/Work Conversion Project
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_week_redirect.php?category_id=16
Street Newspaper Conference (NASNA)
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=367&category_id=16
More recent housing news:
Newsom and Gentrification
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=1020&category_id=16

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Indymedia and Indybay in 2000
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A16 in DC/ IMF and World Bank Protests
 http://web.archive.org/web/20000819151132/http://www.dc.indymedia.org/
S26 Prague/Praha
 http://web.archive.org/web/20001018063633/prague.indymedia.org/
Indybay December 2000
 http://web.archive.org/web/20001205121700/http://www.indybay.org/


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Indymedia and Indybay in 2001 (before 911)
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Snapshot of Indybay coverage FTAA, May Day, RTS
 http://web.archive.org/web/20010330185322/http://www.indybay.org/

Bush inaguration

Quebec FTAA

local globalization coverage:
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_display_by_date.php?category_id=
our new globalization page:
 http://www.indybay.org/globalization/

environment and forest defense
forest page in July 2001
 http://web.archive.org/web/20010702115319/indybay.org/features/forest/
- environment page
 http://www.indybay.org/environment/  http://www.indybay.org/environment/  link to groups.yahoo.com
g8 genoa
-italy coverage
-local coverage

WCAR and indymedia coverage
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=1584&category_id=15
South Africa Site
 http://southafrica.indymedia.org/
race page
 link to www.indybay.org

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Indymedia and Indybay in 2001 (after 911)
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9/11

-first pictures on DC and NYC sites
 http://web.archive.org/web/20010918123208/http://www.dc.indymedia.org/
 http://web.archive.org/web/20010916223430/http://nyc.indymedia.org/
 http://nyc.indymedia.org/media/all/browse/index.php?limit_start=12648
 http://nyc.indymedia.org/media/all/display/1420/index.php?limit_start=12
 http://nyc.indymedia.org/media/all/display/1439/index.php?limit_start=12


Antiwar coverage
-first Afghan war protests
-Antiwar action
-antiwar page
 http://www.indybay.org/antiwar/

Afghanistan
-war starts
-Afghanistan page
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_display_by_date.php?category_id=

police state coverage
-attacks on protesters
-police brutality
-patriot act
-police page
 http://www.indybay.org/police/




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Indymedia and Indybay in 2002
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immigrant roundups
-INS roundups
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_display_by_date.php?category_id=
-immigrant page
 http://www.indybay.org/immigrant/

palestine coverage
-protests at UCB
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_display_by_date.php?category_id=


-QUIT
 link to www.indybay.org
-palestine site
 http://jerusalem.indymedia.org/
-Palestine page and more local coverage
 http://www.indybay.org/international/palestine/


Insolent Youth incorporated
-post
 http://www.indybay.org/news/2002/11/1545326.php
-mainstream coverage

Labor Protests
-early coverage (day labor, SEIU, May Day...)
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_display_by_date.php?category_id=
-ILWU lockout
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=993&category_id=19
-Safeway lockou and strike
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=1681&category_id=19
-hotel strike
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=2414&category_id=19
-page
 http://www.indybay.org/labor/

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Indymedia and Indybay in 2003
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Iraq War
-helicopter pictures
 http://www.indybay.org/news/2003/01/1562069.php
-arrests and black bloc
-war starts/ city goes crazy
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_week_redirect.php?category_id=18

Iraq page
-local reporters in iraq
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=2009&category_id=48
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=1727&category_id=18
-iraq news
 http://www.indybay.org/international/iraq/
-need for international page
 http://www.indybay.org/international/
(for stories without pages such as) Aceh:  http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=2773&category_id=44

Miami Ftaa
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=1463&category_id=22

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Indymedia and Indybay in 2004
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Central Valley
Spying On Peace Fresno
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=1628&category_id=35
Peace Fresno
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=1822&category_id=35

Reclaim the Commons (Biotech and globalization)
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=2187&category_id=22
the war for animal rights  link to sf.indymedia.org
Drug War
-med marij
 http://www.indybay.org/news/2004/10/1697215.php
Gary Web (CIA, Contras and Cocaine)
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=2723&category_id=27
-page
 http://www.indybay.org/drugwar/

Haiti coverage
-local coverage
 link to www.indybay.org
-haiti page
 http://www.indybay.org/international/haiti/



Womyn's page (only updated by women)
-due to problems in the network with representation
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=1608&category_id=32
-abortion coverage
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=2804&category_id=31
-page
 http://www.indybay.org/womyn/

Queer Coverage
-Gay Shame & antiConsumer pride protests
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=1495&category_id=29
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=1482&category_id=29
-Gay marriage
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=1810&category_id=29

education coverage
-student protests
-school closures
 http://www.indybay.org/education/

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Indymedia and Indybay in 2005
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 http://www.ecologycenter.org

Government
-Diebold
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=2268&category_id=45
-RNC (2004)
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=2389&category_id=45
-Counter inaguration
 http://www.indybay.org/archives/archive_by_id.php?id=2635&category_id=45
-page
 http://www.indybay.org/government/

animal lib
 http://www.indybay.org/animalliberation/