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The Battle of Saint Paul: Gallery 2 (RNC Blockaded)
by Mike & James
Tuesday Sep 2nd, 2008 11:04 PM
A photo essay in three parts. Part 1: Rally & Breakaway. Part 2: RNC Blockaded. Part 3: Battle for the Streets.
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"Thank you to the thousands of people who courageously faced 10 ton buses, concussion grenades, tear gas, pepper spray, batons, charging horses, gas masks, rubber bullets, and all of the tools of repression and intimidation that were used yesterday to repress the public in this supposed democracy.
Your direct actions stand in stark contrast to the conventioneers inside the Xcel Energy Center, passively dragging the party line and the rest of this world down with it.
We are inspired by the extraordinary people who stopped buses, blocked highway ramps, and breached concrete barriers to reclaim the streets and recapture the space of downtown St Paul" - From RNC WC, September 2, 2008

Full report to come. Here, find a photo essay in three parts. Part 1: Rally & Breakaway. Part 2: RNC Blockaded. Part 3: Battle for the Streets.
§Stormtroopers Advance
by Mike & James Tuesday Sep 2nd, 2008 11:04 PM
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§Delegates Arrive
by Mike & James Tuesday Sep 2nd, 2008 11:04 PM
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§Who Do You Serve?
by Mike & James Tuesday Sep 2nd, 2008 11:04 PM
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§Delegates Confronted by Dance Party
by Mike & James Tuesday Sep 2nd, 2008 11:04 PM
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§Made in the USA
by Mike & James Tuesday Sep 2nd, 2008 11:04 PM
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§Barricades Go Up
by Mike & James Tuesday Sep 2nd, 2008 11:04 PM
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§Blockades Go Up
by Mike & James Tuesday Sep 2nd, 2008 11:04 PM
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§Freedom or Death
by Mike & James Tuesday Sep 2nd, 2008 11:04 PM
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§Get Back!
by Mike & James Tuesday Sep 2nd, 2008 11:04 PM
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§Encircled
by Mike & James Tuesday Sep 2nd, 2008 11:04 PM
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§Taking I-94
by Mike & James Tuesday Sep 2nd, 2008 11:04 PM
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§Blockade at 7th & Wall
by Mike & James Tuesday Sep 2nd, 2008 11:04 PM
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§Car Blockade
by Mike & James Tuesday Sep 2nd, 2008 11:04 PM
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§Dance Party at St. Peters
by Mike & James Tuesday Sep 2nd, 2008 11:04 PM
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§The Cossacks Are Coming
by Mike & James Tuesday Sep 2nd, 2008 11:04 PM
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§Blockade on Kellogg
by Mike & James Tuesday Sep 2nd, 2008 11:04 PM
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§Mounted Police Charge Protesters
by Mike & James Tuesday Sep 2nd, 2008 11:04 PM
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§The Blockade Holds
by Mike & James Tuesday Sep 2nd, 2008 11:04 PM
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§The Showdown
by Mike & James Tuesday Sep 2nd, 2008 11:04 PM
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