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Alex Ansary, Outside the Box TV 28.03.2006 23:54
2006 Portland March against the war.
This link will take you to a short indy media clip featuring Protestors from Sunday's March

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pinkokatie 27.03.2006 16:56
ACTION ALERT: call/fax Wyden daily
To keep the pressure on Senator Wyden to end the occupation of Iraq various groups are mobilizing a phone/fax/letter campaign to his Portland office. Below is included a letter that you can use as a template to fax/mail to his office, or as a script for phone calls. This is a decentralized campaign empowering individual citizens to contact their senator with a coordinated message.

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Adam Sanchez 27.03.2006 11:42
Call to Action: Follow-up to Wyden sit-ins!
It seems natural that in the March 19th protest rally in Portland, which was one of the largest in the nation, was followed up by two acts of civil disobedience, also the largest in the nation. But let's not stop here! On every 20th of every month, we should continue to occupy Senator Wyden's office and use the downtime to make sure every month more and more people are involved in the action.

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Laura 24.03.2006 13:34
War Protest Portland OR 03-19-06
War Protest Video

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Lynda Llamas 24.03.2006 12:59
In Solidarity From Los Angeles
Monday March 20th Actions of Civil Disobedience resulting in 19 arrests in Portland and 8 in Los Angeles
We support your actions!

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tsalagi_red 22.03.2006 12:06
Sunshine at Last?
Sunday, here in Portland, the sun showed its face with no hint of shyness for the first time in months. No hide-and-seek with the clouds, just pure, glorious, unadulterated sunshine. On such a day you expect life to be good and to be rewarded with further soul-lifting support from the cosmos, so it should have been no surprise that the afternoon march and rally against the Iraq war would have a large turnout. But the actual size of the crowd was indeed a nice surprise.

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Maxjulian 22.03.2006 10:37
Your March Accomplished NOTHING! Now what?
Doing the same thing over and over again expecting different results is a sign of addiction. Peaceniks who claim to want to "End the War" have a habit worse than the junkie: using the same, bankrupt tactics that make them feel warm and fuzzy while the killing proceeds unabated. When you gonna kick?

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Fraeda Scholz 22.03.2006 09:19
Citizens Demand Smith, Wyden, DeFazio Vote Against War Funding - 18 Arrested
Today the Eugene Civil Resisters group succeeded in shutting down the entrance to the federal building, and local offices of Senator Wyden and Representative DeFazio to make clear their message, "We as citizens demand our congress people vote against any and all future funding for the Iraq war."

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Dan Denvir 22.03.2006 01:12
An Open Letter to the Anti-War Movement
Everyone on Sunday felt good being around so many other people who seemed to share the same basic rationality of opposing the war. Big permitted demonstrations provide an important space for a variety of people to see the size of their movement. Maybe the experience will even move some people from being mere marchers to being committed activists and organizers. But I must say that these marches mean next to nothing if they are not part of a broader and more confrontational (not violent) strategy centered on direct action.

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bloc9 21.03.2006 19:24
Protest Analysis
An interesting comparison btwn the 'peaceful' protests of the weekend in the US and the student reaction to proposed labor legislation in France.

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pdx kboo unofficial archive project 21.03.2006 19:03
tue mar 21st 'Get This' kboo News [!] and other programs now PODCAST
http://www.radio4all.net Today's kboo News and Public Affairs + RADIO FREE IRELAND + music of the ASIAN PACIFIC ISLAND diaspora + EARLY MORNING GUMBO--Diane Karl's folk music weekly
 http://www.radio4all.net/proginfo.php?id=17228
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MARCH 2006 Week At A Glance program schedule
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Joy Ellison 21.03.2006 13:43
19 Oregonians Deliver Anti-War Petitions to Senator Wyden's Office: Delegates Arrested, Me
On March 20th, a delegation of 19 Oregonians took the call for peace to U.S. Senator Ron Wyden's office where they engaged in nonviolent civil disobedience to urge the Senator to introduce legislation ending the occupation of Iraq. Members of the media were turned away when they attempted to enter the federal building where delegates were eventually arrested and charged with failure to comply with a federal officer.

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D. Burbeck 21.03.2006 11:23
BRILLIANT ACTIVISTS TAKING IT TO CONGRESSIONAL OFFICIAL'S DOORSTEPS
This past weekend saw demonstrations all around the world with
hundreds of thousands taking to the streets to protest the third
anniversary of the War in Iraq. But something new is happening.

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Danny Malec 21.03.2006 09:22
Global Nonviolent Resistance Marks Third Anniversary
Marking the third anniversary of the U.S. occupation of Iraq, thousands of activists from all parts of the globe engaged in nonviolent demonstrations and direct action focusing on disrupting business as usual at some of the symbolic "Pillars of the War in Iraq" - US government installations, military bases, congressional offices, recruitment centers and war profiteers. Actions took place in cities around the world, including Atlanta, Belfast, Boston, Buenos Aires, Chicago, Detroit, Los Angeles, Madrid, Managua, New Orleans, New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Rome, San Francisco, San Salvador and Washington, DC. These actions demonstrate increasing boldness to challenge the mechanisms of the war in Iraq through coordinated, global nonviolent resistance.

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StevetheGreen 21.03.2006 07:42
Report from inside Wyden's office
A group of 19 committed peace activists came to the office of Ron Wyden to speak with him regarding his sponsoring of legislation to bring the troops home.

The group was made up of a diverse collection of people, both politically and in age. They ranged from 20 to in their 60's. The group was almost evenly split between men and women (with a couple more women).
While many in the group had differing political philosophies, we managed to stay unified in solidarity when it came to tactics. I.E. Peaceful, non-violent, and unified.

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pdx kboo unofficial archive project 21.03.2006 01:33
mon mar 20th 'Get This' kboo News [!] and Public Affairs www.radio4all.net
http://www.radio4all.net/index.php?op=producer-info&uid=1848&nav=& today's news and Public affairs broadcasts complete
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MARCH 2006 Week At A Glance program schedule
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Witness 20.03.2006 22:12
Report Back from Wyden Sit In
Mollie 20.03.2006 21:07
Olympa Peace Rally
Over 700 people gathered on Saturday here in Olympia to demand an end to the Iraq war.

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Lynn Porter 20.03.2006 20:49
Eugene Civil Resistance activists arrested after sit-ins
Sit-ins at the Eugene offices of Senators Wyden and Smith, and Rep. DeFazio, were to protest their continuing votes for funding the war. We want them to vote no on war appropriations, and so far they have been unwilling to do that.

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PLDN (Portland Legal Defense Network) 20.03.2006 19:01
PLDN - protesters at federal bldg released
The protesters who went to Wyden's office to demand that he introduce legislation to end the war in Iraq have been released.

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mia 20.03.2006 17:17
go to the federal bldg at 5:30
the protesters at wyden's office have been told that they will be removed from the building at 5:30 pm

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PLDN (Portland Legal Defense Network) 20.03.2006 16:09
PLDN - arrests at the federal building now
We have just received a report that the 19 protesters who have occupied Wyden's office are being arrested.

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dan 20.03.2006 13:58
Code Pink and Dogmatism
So...

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PLDN (Portland Legal Defense Network) 20.03.2006 13:50
URGENT call Wyden now
Right now there are 19 protestors at Senator Ron Wyden's office at the federal building. Authorities are refusing to allow legal observers in the building to observe the action. Please call Wyden's office to demand that legal observers are allowed to enter the building. Numbers to call are below:

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Wee Raven can I have a press pass yet? (lol) 20.03.2006 13:47
The Rest of the Pictures from Eugene M20
Pretty self explanitory... in the hallway between the two offices. The rest of the pictures

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Wee Raven can I have a press pass yet? (lol) 20.03.2006 13:24
M20 Actions in Eugene
Coffins This is my overveiw of what happened today in the city of Eugene, OR.

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anon 20.03.2006 12:54
Right now! about 15 folks occupying Sen. Wyden's downtown office
Right now! about 15 folks occupying Sen. Wyden's downtown office. Please go support them. It's in the fed building by the Justice center. Also, there are 2 Legal Observers, but the marshalls won't let the observers up. The activists would really like some LO's up there, and the LO's have asked that folks call Wyden's office and ask that they be let up. The number is below (and address if you'd like to go check it out).

1220 SW 3rd Avenue, Suite 585
Portland, OR 97204
(503) 326-7525

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Someone 20.03.2006 12:40
The Most Beautiful Fireworks I Have Ever Seen: Remembering M19
March 19, 2006 was a beautiful sunny day. So sunny I decided to leave for the rally early. When I reached the waterfront a little after one o'clock, I was surprised to see a crowd already around one to two thousand people. I saw some familiar faces and made my rounds. Everyone I spoke to felt the rally was not going to get us out of Iraq any sooner, but everyone seemed to be enjoying the sunshine.

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Brian Thomas 20.03.2006 12:30
m19 (3) photo essay
Rally before Vets feeder march From the 3rd anniversary of America's ill-conceived and immoral invasion of Iraq, photos and captions from the Veterans for Peace feeder-march rally and Portland's main rally & march.

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Aunti War 20.03.2006 11:45
Lars Larson Spreading Lies, Again
Listening to Lars Larsons Show today, it is clear he is lying once again to further his own pro-Bush/pro-War agenda.

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Zippo 20.03.2006 08:41
Burning flags
I could care less if you burn the flag, after all the Bush Administration has done much worse to the Constitution.

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Chris Leck 20.03.2006 02:46
M19 Rally and March Photos, 3 of 3
Images from the rally and march

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Chris Leck 20.03.2006 02:21
M19 Rally and March Photos, 2 of 3
mages from the rally and march

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Chris Leck 20.03.2006 01:53
M19 Rally and March Photos, 1 of 3
Images from the rally and march

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Jim Lockhart 19.03.2006 23:05
AUDIO FILE: Rally and March, March 19, 2006
Today Waterfront Park and the streets of Portland were filled with voices rising up for an end to the U.S. Occupation of Iraq and the policies which make war upon other nations inevitable.

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PDX Dragon 19.03.2006 22:41
Report from the M19 Rally and March
I attended the rally today, listened to the speakers, and marched with the thousands of people who did the same. I surely appreciate the creative spirit of all those who made costumes, signs, banners, danced, drummed, and chanted. I hugged friends and comrades, shared moments of recognition with other activists who have also attended many rallies and protests, who have worked long hours, and who have felt the heavy hand of police repression.

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news breaking 19.03.2006 20:47
breaking news for m19
List of breaking news items posted on m19 2006 concerning the march and rally in Portland Oregon.

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Robert Ted Hinds 19.03.2006 19:58
Oregonian's BIG weekend editorial section on Iraq War
The Oregonian sank to new depths this weekend marking the third anniversary of the U.S. War in Iraq. As hundreds of thousands marched around the world protesting peacefully against this war, The Oregonian led off its Opinion section with the huge type, "Crossroads or dead end?" Below were imbedded two, supposedly alternative views along the line of that heading, with a third innocuous title of an opinion piece on page B5, "Are we losing an unwinnable, unjustified war?"

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Jim Lockhart 19.03.2006 19:39
Photogs of M19 March and Rally
Photographs of the extremely well attended anti war rally and march this day, March 19, 2006, the third anniversary of United States continuing aggression against the world..

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Phil 19.03.2006 19:20
M19 Pics and Report
The Rally I showed up a little bit late, around 2:00 or so. On the way into town on the MAX, I noticed something I never see on my way to protest: other protestors on the move! Comming in from suburbia, there were about 10 other people on the train on their way to the rally. All through town people were converging. When I finally arrived at the waterfront, I couldn't belive my eyes: there were thousands upon thousands of people; more than I had ever seen at a rally anywhere. My initial estimate was about 10,000-15,000 but people kept flooding the park while the speakers spoke so by the time we marched there must have been 20,000-40,000 people. It was amazing.

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CG 19.03.2006 19:08
Peace Rally & March Photos, 03/19/06
Photos from the 03/19/06 Peace Rally & March.

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PDXIMCRADIO 19.03.2006 18:37
PDX IMC Radio: Your Voicemails
Here we share your voicemails when you leave a voicemail at 503-715-0994.

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pdximcradio 19.03.2006 18:24
New Content on PDX IMC Web Radio
A list of new content that you can stream is available in the text of the article. To get your own show o publish audio content send an e-mail to "pdx-audio(at)lists.resist.ca" with the subject line "RADIO" preferably. Check out the link to the radio page on this article.

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Navy Dad 19.03.2006 16:55
Waterfront Park Rally
Photos from todays Peace March and rally

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Olwen 19.03.2006 15:46
Spontaneous action in the burbs
Two of us decided to stand for Peace outside of Portland today.

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Truth 19.03.2006 13:43
March 18, 911 Truth Movement Contingent in SF
Truth on the March No. California 911 Truth Alliance and supporters were out spreading the word at the March 18 Anti-War Rally in San Francisco. Holding Signs saying "Neo-Con Jobs: Iraq and 9/11" and passing out information cards, the truth movement hopes to dispell the 911 lie that got the "war on terror" started. By providing well-researched papers, books and websites we hope to discredit the official narrative and the rational for permanent war.

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19.03.2006 12:46
Radio Call-ins to PDX IMC Web Radio on March 19th
Radio call - ins to pdx imc web radio on March 19th Day of Action. All call times are for west coast/portland.

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Wester 19.03.2006 03:47
Photos From Daechuri, South Korea March 19, 2006
Photos From Daechuri, South Korea March 19, 2006

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You 19.03.2006 01:32
Instead of Marching - Let's find Common Ground
Ok, Ok, So there has been much discusion for /quite/ some time now about what we should "do" as a neo-liberal moevement now that we have consensus the system is corrupt

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mambo 18.03.2006 19:08
More Eugene Demo photos
OCF board member Joseph with his sign More Photos

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Wee Raven 18.03.2006 19:04
The Rally in Eugene
The protest from afar The rally was dry and the liberals wanted money, but a democrat called for class war and a young voice inspired me momentarily with a poem. Here are the pictures...

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mambo 18.03.2006 16:26
Eugene Demo M18
Code Pink led the way beneath the Ferry Street Bridge A photo from Eugene

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Paul O'Hanlon 18.03.2006 15:51
Round up report of worldwide anti-war demonstrations March 18th 2006
This is a 560 word round up of the main anti-war demonstrations around the world on Saturday March 18th. 8 labelled photos are attached.

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sts 18.03.2006 15:04
Pictures from Friday
Some images from friday actions

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sts 18.03.2006 14:54
actions friday continued
Thanks for the comments and pictures about the banners on Friday morning. There was also an action down burnside that morning with some strong signs about the war dead. Props to Code Pink and the lobbying!

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Born 18.03.2006 13:41
Video link for demos in Sweden
USA OUT OF IRAQ

Stockholm Sweden 18 March 2006 - a video(1.5 Mb)

 http://ia310141.us.archive.org/1/items/usaoutofiraq2006/usaoutofiraq.mov

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Average Citizen 18.03.2006 12:22
Self Defence at the M19 Protest
Don't let this happen to us. We must defend ourselves tomorrow IF we are attacked by the blood thirsty police.

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the WSWS Editorial Board 18.03.2006 09:57
For the immediate withdrawal of all US troops
As the war in Iraq enters its fourth year, opposition to the US occupation has never been greater. A clear and growing majority of the American people is opposed to continuing the bloody attempt to subjugate 26 million Iraqis to the interests of the US corporate elite.

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catherine portland legal defense network 17.03.2006 20:32
2 Numbers to Have for the March 19th Anti-War Rally
#'s to carry or sharpie on your arm:

* Jail Support: 503-234-4518 (Portland Legal Defense Network)
* CALL-in from the street: 503-715-0994 (Indymedia Audio)

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Earl 17.03.2006 19:50
Blumenauer Introduces Bill to Redeploy U.S. Troops from Iraq
Congressman Blumenauer introduced legislation on March 16th to direct the President to redeploy United States Armed Forces from Iraq, beginning with the National Guard. The bill, H.R.4983, is known as the "First Step to Redeployment Act of 2006."

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Friends of Dave 17.03.2006 15:12
“Hey you! Stop!”
NYC activist Dave Segal reported to prison Monday, where he will serve six months for actions he took to protest the war in Iraq. These are his words about the experience that took him there.

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Peacenik 17.03.2006 10:34
Banner drops for Peace!
Photos of peace banners displayed today!

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Just passing thru 17.03.2006 09:20
Early Morning Awareness on the Overpass
Some early risers took to the Everett Street overpass this morning, hoisting anti-war, anti-imperialist banners high above the freeway. Great job! (And me without my camera.)

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Den Mark, Vancouver 16.03.2006 20:47
Vancouver WA Peace Action
Vancouver WA joins world-wide actions for justice & peace & against war.

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Jim 16.03.2006 20:00
Salem Peace Walk-SUNDAY
Salem will hold it's PEACE Walk on Sunday. Please join us if you can.

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Raney 16.03.2006 19:54
Corvallis Peace March and Rally
This Saturday
in Corvallis
In the streets!

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pdxd 16.03.2006 15:33
What I will be doing this Sunday
I am going to the march on Sunday. I am going to listen to the speeches, and then walk in the streets to support an anti-war effort. Bring the troops home now. Get out of other people's countries and stop killing them. Impeach the man in the White House, then try him for Treason. I believe it is important for all people of conscience to march, to educate, to engage in outreach. I hope everyone reading this will go out there.

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PCASC & JwJ 16.03.2006 13:45
M19 Labor Feeder March
"End the war in Iraq. Hands off Venezuela."

Sunday, March 19th, from 1 to 2pm, labor activists, members of a recent delegation to Venezuela, students, and others will rally at the Federal Building to denounce US intervention in Iraq and Venezuela. This event will be a "Feeder" March to Sunday's Peace Rally. Luis Primo, a leader in Venezuela's largest labor federation—the National Workers' Union, will be the keynote speaker.

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emmett grogan 15.03.2006 19:14
March 18th: 3rd Anniversary March Against the War
Demonstrate to Stop the War on the 3rd Anniversary of the US Invasion of Iraq ;Saturday, March 18, 2006--Rain or shine!

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Sean T Lewis 15.03.2006 13:07
M19 Vets for Peace Feeder March
The Veterans for Peace feeder march will assemble at the site of the future Vets' Peace Park, at the intersection of N Interstate and NE Oregon St. at 11 a.m. on Sunday, March 19. The park is at the east end of the Steel Bridge, one block south of Rose Quarter TC.

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CodePink 15.03.2006 09:36
M19 Women's Convergence & Feeder March
Sunday, March 19, 12:15pm
South Park Blocks (SW Madison & Park in front of the Art Museum) and marching past Pioneer Square to Waterfront Park

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Baabs 14.03.2006 23:40
FBI Witch Hunt; Pay no never mind to the man behind the curtain.
Keeping our resolve is the best choice of action in this needless witch hunt and harrasment of activists.

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Dr. Todd Huffman 11.03.2006 22:52
George's War: Three Years On
Three years ago George Bush launched a war of choice - and all for what cause?

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emmett grogan 11.03.2006 16:40
March 18th: 3rd Anniversary March Against the War
Demonstrate to Stop the War on the 3rd Anniversary of the US Invasion of Iraq &#8232;Saturday, March 18, 2006--Rain or shine!

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Joshua Peace Seeker 11.03.2006 11:41
MARCH 19th Protest Portland
Where is the protest on March 19th? Why is it not posted on Indy Media?

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sts 11.03.2006 10:57
Opposed to Empire? Got kids?
Looking to coordinate some powerful street theatre and we need to exploit your children. If you want your kids co-opted into the anti-war, anti-world ownership/world slavery movement, then have we got a deal for you.

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Posted by Wilhelmina 10.03.2006 00:52
No more blood for oil--- DEMONSTRATE MARCH 18 & 19!
The newest leaflet from the Seattle Communist Study Group. Perhaps it will inspire more people to take a hand in building the kind of anti-war movement necessary to put an end to this era of militarism, cold-blooded slaughter and heinous torture: a class movement against imperialism.

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Todd Huffman 09.03.2006 23:09
Iraq -- Three years on
Anthony Vicari 09.03.2006 16:58
3rd Anniversary March against the War
3rd Anniversary Seattle March Against the War in Iraq.

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m 06.03.2006 15:35
March 19 Women's Feeder March
Women for Peace

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Anthony Vicari 01.03.2006 20:45
3rd Anniversary of the invasion of Iraq
March 18th marks the 3rd anniversary of the start of the illegal war in Iraq...as always, thousands of anti-war, anti-Bush folks will be out in force in Seattle...

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Danny Malec 27.02.2006 18:15
Nobel Laureates and Religious Leaders Call on World to Resist Iraq Occupation
As the third anniversary of the United States-led invasion of Iraq approaches, Nobel Peace and Literature Laureates are joined by religious leaders, writers, human rights activists, former government officials, peace activists and others in calling for ongoing campaigns of nonviolent civil resistance to end the U.S. led occupation of Iraq. On March 20, 2006, the first of five days of action throughout 2006, there will be nonviolent civil resistance actions at US and British diplomatic missions, military bases, recruitment offices and war profiteers in at least three continents.

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X20 26.02.2006 14:27
March 20th Oil Boycott
March 20th begins the first one-day-a-month boycott of "all things oil". George Bush is right, we're addicted. Everything we buy is coated in oil. We are literally fueling the war and all of the other U.S. atrocities with our contributions to the economy.

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xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxox 23.02.2006 14:50
Preparing for a War on Iran
Please attend the Sunday March 19 rally & march at Portland's Waterfront Park to protest the war in Iraq on its 3rd anniversary.

Don't accept the continuing Amerikan war crimes.

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Eliot Weinberger 18.02.2006 13:32
What I heard about Iraq in 2005 - ( paragraphs included for easier reading )
In 2005 I heard that Coalition forces were camped in the ruins of Babylon. I heard that bulldozers had dug trenches through the site and cleared areas for helicopter landing pads and parking lots, that thousands of sandbags had been filled with dirt and archaeological fragments, that a 2600-year-old brick pavement had been crushed by tanks, and that the moulded bricks of dragons had been gouged out from the Ishtar Gate by soldiers collecting souvenirs. I heard that the ruins of the Sumerian cities of Umma, Umm al-Akareb, Larsa and Tello were completely destroyed and were now landscapes of craters.

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ccc 17.02.2006 10:40
March next month to stop 2 wars
last year's PDX March 19th protest Next month's March 19th third anniversary of the invasion of Iraq coincides with the Bush administration's plans to extend the war into Iran.

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edgarm 10.02.2006 09:34
TOY SOLDIER PROJECT
Toy soldiers are being deployed nationwide, bearing the message "Bring Me Home Now!" Join the effort that began in Chicago, see www.mouthswideopen.org

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