Monthly Archives: November 2004

Zine Reviews: “Footloose” and “go by bicycle”

Two zines recently made their way to the IMC that I thought would be perfect to review together, because both take different approaches to the subject of travel. “Footloose,” a locally-produced zine by Sarah Lazare, is a travel journal that … Continue reading

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Indymedia Siezure Search

On October 4, 2004, Rackspace, a web-hosting provider based in San Antonio, was issued a secret court order, apparently in accordance with the International Mutual Legal Assistance Tr e a t y, that required them to surrender two servers. The … Continue reading

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What is Anarcho-Syndicalism?

Anarcho-syndicalism combines movement for political liberty with the movement for economic liberty. Anarcho-syndicalists believe that formal democracy is not enough. Citizenship rights do not mean much when elections can be bought by wealthy campaign contributors and the media is controlled … Continue reading

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The 2004 Election Legal Challenges: We All Lose, Not Because He Won

Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.” – Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy “The United States is a nation of laws: badly written and randomly … Continue reading

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Senator Kerry used anaphora, a rhetorical strategy in which the same word or phrase is repeated at the beginning of a phrase, clause, or sentence, throughout the debate to emphasize his points about the failures of the Bush presidency. One … Continue reading

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Distinct Rhetorical Styles

In regurgitated statements against Kerry, Republicans often included zingers like “flip-flop.” Democrats often referenced the line “consistency when wrong is no virtue.” Although it would be easy to dismiss these words as political posturing by biased individuals, a more interesting … Continue reading

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