John Maenpaa

@ritchiepage2001

Christian/Patriot/Libertarian-Socialist and I support: AFL-CIO & IWW & ACLU & Occupy & Declaration Of Independence & Constitution #union #iww #WIUnion #occupy

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#union #iww #occupy #ows #p2 #p21 #tlot #tcot #TeaParty 

Blood, Tear Gas, and Twitter: On the Front Lines With Turkey’s ‘Occupy’ Kids http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2013/06/on-the-front-lines-with-turkeys-occupy-kids.html 
When all hell finally breaks loose in Gezi Park in the early hours of Tuesday morning, after days living in a dreamlike tranquility in their Zuccotti-style camp, the young, hip protestors spilling out of their tents into the darkness are still half-asleep. Clouds of tear gas billow all around. A line of riot police waits in Taksim Square, just outside the park’s walls.The young people mill around, increasingly roused by adrenaline, and try to organize themselves. A girl hands out lemons — apparently they help with the effects of the gas. At first it’s just the kids who have been camping in the park, but as word spreads, crowds of supporters materialize out of the night. Soon there are tens of thousands of people in a tense standoff with with the cops. Some people are throwing rocks and Molotovs at the police, and volleys of tear gas...

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#union #iww #occupy #ows #p2 #p21 #tlot #tcot #TeaParty

Blood, Tear Gas, and Twitter: On the Front Lines With Turkey’s ‘Occupy’ Kids http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2013/06/on-the-front-lines-with-turkeys-occupy-kids.html
When all hell finally breaks loose in Gezi Park in the early hours of Tuesday morning, after days living in a dreamlike tranquility in their Zuccotti-style camp, the young, hip protestors spilling out of their tents into the darkness are still half-asleep. Clouds of tear gas billow all around. A line of riot police waits in Taksim Square, just outside the park’s walls.The young people mill around, increasingly roused by adrenaline, and try to organize themselves. A girl hands out lemons — apparently they help with the effects of the gas. At first it’s just the kids who have been camping in the park, but as word spreads, crowds of supporters materialize out of the night. Soon there are tens of thousands of people in a tense standoff with with the cops. Some people are throwing rocks and Molotovs at the police, and volleys of tear gas...

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