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Mexico 2006: Florida all over again?


Members of Mexico's losing leftist party are invoking America's recent electoral scandals to convince the world that last Sunday's presidential election was fixed.

By Eliza Barclay

July 8, 2006 | MEXICO CITY -- "Ciberfraude," or cyberfraud, is not a word in the average Mexican's vocabulary. But most Mexicans have heard of the extraordinary electoral debacle that befell their neighbors to the north in 2000, and Martí Batres, the head of the Democratic Revolutionary Party's Mexico City chapter, was going to capitalize on that knowledge. At a press conference Friday afternoon at PRD headquarters, the close advisor to Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the leftist politician who lost an exceedingly close election here this week, nodded to an aide to turn on his laptop. "And now I'm going to show you a video," he told the roomful of reporters.

Stealing Mexico


By Greg Palast

Friday 30 June 2006
Bush team helps ruling party "Floridize" Mexican
presidential election.

George Bush's operatives have plans to jigger with
the upcoming elections. I'm not talking about the
November '06 vote in the USA (though they have plans
for that, too). I'm talking about the election this
Sunday in Mexico for their Presidency.

It begins with an FBI document marked,

Atenco: Breaking the Siege


A Documentary by Canal 6 de Julio and Promedios (47 minutes)

This video analyzes the events in San Salvador Atenco during the first days of May, 2006 and denounces the violation of the civilian population’s human rights by state and federal police forces. The documentary deconstructs the mass media’s operating methods, which were responsible for creating a climate of fear and an information blockade on the events in San Salvador Atenco, in the midst of an especially delicate situation: the 2006 process of presidential succession in Mexico.

The Class of the New - Richard Barbrook


Download the pdf here:

Netizens, elancers, cognitarians, swarm-capitalists, hackers, produsumers, knowledge workers, pro-ams... these are just a few of the monikers that have been applied to the new social class emerging from the networked workplace.

In this short book, Richard Barbrook presents a collection of quotations from authors who in different ways attempt to identify an innovative element within society – ‘the class of the new’. Announcing a new economic and social paradigm, this class constitutes a ‘social prophecy’ of the shape of work to come. From Adam Smith’s ‘Philosophers’ of the late 18th century, down to the ‘Creative Class’ celebrated by sociologist Richard Florida today, the class of the new represents the future of production within and beyond capitalism.

Rebeldia,Interview with Subcomandante Marcos, 1 of 4


The Extra Element: Organization
An Exclusive Interview with Zapatista Subcomandante Marcos: Part I

By Sergio Rodri'guez Lascano
Rebeldi'a Magazine
May 30, 2006

This is a translation of the first part of an interview that appears in the current issue (#42) of Rebeldi'a magazine, a special edition about Atencothat is available throughout Mexico and will soon be available online at its website

CALIT2 atacking the Mexican Presidency


----- Original Message -----
From: "Juan Antonio Ruiz Zwollo"
Sent: Sunday, May 14, 2006 9:12 PM
Subject: CALIT2 atacking the Mexican Presidency

> Dear Sirs.:
> It has come to our attention that a site hosted on your servers is
> instigating an attack on the web-site of the Mexican Presidency
> (
> The attack is orchestrated through this URL:

NYC Mayor Advocates Worker DNA Database


NYC Mayor Advocates U.S. Worker Database
May 24 6:49 PM US/Eastern

Associated Press Writer

Republican Mayor Michael Bloomberg thrust himself into the national immigration debate Wednesday, advocating a plan that would establish a DNA or fingerprint database to track and verify all legal U.S. workers.

The mayor also said elements of the legislation moving through Congress are ridiculous and said lawmakers who want to deport all illegal immigrants are living in a "fantasy."

Marching Plague by Critical Art Ensemble


Critical Art Ensemble is "Marching Plague : Germ Warfare and
Global Public Health," the long-awaited book initially taken into
evidence by the FBI!

"Marching Plague" examines the scientific evidence and the rhetoric
surrounding biological warfare, particularly the development of
anthrax and other bio-weapons, and makes a strong case against the

*911 Loose Change 2nd Edition with extra footage


*911 Loose Change 2nd Edition with extra footage

"This is the best damn 9-11 documentary out there."
-Dave vonKleist

Producer of "911:In Plane Site" Loose Change is an extremely hard hitting, heavily referenced documentary. It has the best footage that I have seen to date, of all the bombs and explosions going off at the World Trade Center. He covers each individual aspect of 9/11 in keen detail, and after watching 'Loose Change' it is almost impossible to walk awayand not believe that 9/11 was engineered, not by Osama, but by our own Government. Heres a quote from Tom Flocco regarding Dylan Avery's brand new 911 documentary; "...The best packaged DVD footage for sharing actual TV coverage & interviews shown only once during WTC / Pentagon attacks--evidence strangely removed from repeat broadcasts ...striking visual and narrative analysis--shown frame by frame--pointing to government-linked mass murder and a new Pearl Harbor ...every school class should see ! "Loose Change 2nd Edition" is the follow-up to the most provocative 9-11 documentary on the market today. This film shows direct connection between the attacks of September 11, 2001 and the United States government. Evidence is derived from news footage, scientific fact, and most important, Americans who suffered through that tragic day.

Marcos Reappears in Atenco


Thanks to all the 100,342 People join Cinco de Maya VR Sit-In!
Todos Somos Antenco!

Update - Friday May 5, 10:00 pm

Marcos has just arrived in Atenco with 4000 individuals representing students, workers, farmers, teachers and and community organizations. Mexican mainstream media is reporting agression on the part of the marchers - the truth appears otherwise . The Other Campaign will stay in Mexico City indefinitely. A peaceful meeting is scheduled in Atenco tomorrow at 12 noon.

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