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more m19 photos
by dem anarchists Sunday, Mar. 20, 2005 at 12:28 PM

march 19 pictures

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carrying the storybox up murray after a treturous battle from 2.5 miles away.

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radical cheerleaders
by dem anarchists Sunday, Mar. 20, 2005 at 12:28 PM

radical cheerleaders...
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radical cheerleaders preform
by dem anarchists Sunday, Mar. 20, 2005 at 12:28 PM

radical cheerleaders...
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side of storybox
by dem anarchists Sunday, Mar. 20, 2005 at 12:28 PM

side of storybox...
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back of storybox
by dem anarchists Sunday, Mar. 20, 2005 at 12:28 PM

back of storybox...
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let our resistance be as global as their capital

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anarcho-syndicalist flag
by dem anarchists Sunday, Mar. 20, 2005 at 12:28 PM

anarcho-syndicalist ...
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people marching with flags
by dem anarchists Sunday, Mar. 20, 2005 at 12:28 PM

people marching with...
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building the storybox
by dem anarchists Sunday, Mar. 20, 2005 at 12:28 PM

building the storybo...
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working together on the storybox
by dem anarchists Sunday, Mar. 20, 2005 at 12:28 PM

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front of the storybox
by dem anarchists Sunday, Mar. 20, 2005 at 12:28 PM

front of the storybo...
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pulling the storybox
by dem anarchists Sunday, Mar. 20, 2005 at 12:28 PM

pulling the storybox...
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...
by ... Sunday, Mar. 20, 2005 at 1:23 PM

text of the flyer that people were handing out with the art project.

Resistance is Necessary! Resistance is Fertile!

We, Pittsburgh Organizing Group (POG), have organized a “resistance is fertile” contingent within today’s anti-war march as part of our continuing effort to put forth a systemic critique of capitalism, the state, and the wars they spawn. We also wish to articulate a piece of our vision of the society we’re working to create.

As part of this contingent we’ve brought flags, signs, drums, flyers and other educational materials to further these goals. We invite you to march with us or come over and talk. We’ve assembled ourselves by “the story box”, an art project we created to represent a living version of our past, present, and desired future. People have written on its two sides. The first represents everything we value, care about, and hope to create in society; it’s what we’re fighting for. The second is the world we must confront; it’s injustices and horrors. Whether these are people, events, ideas, etc feel free to come and add your voice.

Resistance is Fertile! We take inspiration from the incredible history of meaningful resistance here in this geographical area called the United States and from around the world. We take inspiration from the millions of people right now resisting in whatever way they can and find appropriate. From Argentina to Palestine to Pittsburgh our resistance must be as global as their capital. Resistance however, beautiful as it is, can not be an end into itself. Action is nothing if not in the service of a larger vision. We dare to dream and believe that communities and neighborhoods can organize and chart their own destiny. The homogenous marketplace that corporations
crave can not be countered by any one size fits all “draft program”. As the Zapatistas say, we seek a ‘world of many worlds’ living in harmony and cooperation with justice and dignity. We believe no one can represent us but ourselves. We believe that our bosses need us more than we need them. We believe that our worth is not based on selling our labor or on monetary value. We believe that we can build homes not jails and a free society based on mutual aid, true direct participatory democracy, dignity, and respect. We, the workers, artists, revolutionaries, lovers of freedom, and hopeful, declare that we are opposed to the poor killing the poor while the rich profit from war, and that there is no Peace until we are all truly free of capitalism, hierarchy, the state, and all forms of oppression. Long live the Classless Free Society. Long live Solidarity. Long live Anarchism!

Resistance is Necessary! We march together today because we are not just against bombs dropping in this Presidents war. We are, and must be, consistently against all forms of state violence, oppression, and coercion. War, violence, and exploitation are not mere by-products of our current system; they are necessary in order for its survival. There is no Peace so long as Capitalism forces human beings to compete with each other to live. There is no Peace as long as human beings are divided along arbitrary lines or “borders” and view each other along shallow nationalistic lines. There is no Peace as long as there are some who have the authority to make decisions that affect and dictate the lives of others. There is no Peace until there are no bosses, no borders, and no one else profiting off the fruits of our labors. There is no Freedom for anyone as long as any remain in jail or oppressed. Simply ending this war, although necessary, will not end the system that gave rise to it and the endless wars in our future. For true peace and freedom to exist we must also end capitalism while disarming authority, coercion, and wage slavery. Resistance is our duty, it is our obligation, and it is our right. The system is rotten, no more replastering!

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Does anyone have pictures?
by endlessMyk Tuesday, Mar. 22, 2005 at 1:20 PM
endlessmyk@hotmail.com

I'm hoping to find pictures of two individual protesters. The guy had a sign that said "How Many Lives Per Gallon" on one side and the other had a painting of the flag with "These Colors Don't Run the World" over it. The girl had a sign saying "NO WAR" on one side and "KNOW PEACE" on the other. She was standing infront of the frat boys giving them the peace sign for a while. If anybody has pictures of them please e-mail them to meat endlessmyk@hotmail.com. Thank you!

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Storybox
by -- Thursday, Mar. 24, 2005 at 3:20 PM

this is the storybox holding up its left hand.

this is the storybox holding up its right hand.

this is the storybox holding up both hands...

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