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More sights and sounds from Reclaim the Streets against Prop 98
by awbr
Sunday Jun 1st, 2008 3:04 PM
On May 31st, Reclaim the Streets SF reclaimed the streets of the Mission with an unpermitted street party to spread the word "vote NO" on 98, the measure funded by landlords to end rent control in California.
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Originally formed in London in Autumn 1991 as huge anti-car street parties, RTS is a worldwide "dis-organization" promoting the ideal of community ownership of public spaces, and a part of the resistance movement opposing the dominance of corporate forces in our communities and globally.
§Brass Liberation Orchestra
by awbr Sunday Jun 1st, 2008 3:04 PM
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§Flags
by awbr Sunday Jun 1st, 2008 3:04 PM
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§FM transmission
by awbr Sunday Jun 1st, 2008 3:04 PM
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Bicycle sound systems were synchronized via micropower FM transmission.
§Wireless PA
by awbr Sunday Jun 1st, 2008 3:04 PM
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A wireless PA system, built with a cordless phone, allows anyone in the crowd to speak and chant.
§FM receiver
by awbr Sunday Jun 1st, 2008 3:04 PM
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Other sound systems have portable radios to relay the music.
§Bicycle sound systems lining up
by awbr Sunday Jun 1st, 2008 3:04 PM
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§On the air at 100.3 FM
by awbr Sunday Jun 1st, 2008 3:04 PM
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§Road reclamation ahead
by awbr Sunday Jun 1st, 2008 3:04 PM
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§No en 98
by awbr Sunday Jun 1st, 2008 3:04 PM
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§What if the streets were paved with carpet?
by awbr Sunday Jun 1st, 2008 3:04 PM
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§No on 98
by awbr Sunday Jun 1st, 2008 3:04 PM
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§Raise the roof not the rent
by awbr Sunday Jun 1st, 2008 3:04 PM
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§The George W. Bush Sewage Treatment Plant
by awbr Sunday Jun 1st, 2008 3:04 PM
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Conservative talk radio will love San Francisco's latest ballot measure.
§Brass Liberation Orchestra
by awbr Sunday Jun 1st, 2008 3:04 PM
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§Double dutch
by awbr Sunday Jun 1st, 2008 3:04 PM
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§Putting the blacktop to good use
by awbr Sunday Jun 1st, 2008 3:04 PM
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§Sounds from RTS
by awbr Sunday Jun 1st, 2008 3:04 PM
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§Loyd Family Players
by awbr Sunday Jun 1st, 2008 3:04 PM
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§Street party
by awbr Sunday Jun 1st, 2008 3:04 PM
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§One flower pot refused to leave the scene
by awbr Sunday Jun 1st, 2008 3:11 PM
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§Cops and flowers
by awbr Sunday Jun 1st, 2008 3:20 PM
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This flower pot was apparently screw-gunned into the pavement.
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Ok...No 'NeMonday Sep 29th, 2008 2:20 PM
How many?hellroaringMonday Jun 2nd, 2008 9:08 AM
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