Ya, there are a large number of groups, on the west coast, northeast,
and northern midwest, which are heavily networked. www.tao.ca is a
significant website to investigate, its an 'anarchist' groups in Toronto
that is branching out across Canada and the US with Japanese money and
is building grassroots members via many old Wobbly/USCP/60's Protest
bookstores and on college campuses, using the Sierra Club and Greenpeace
chapters founded there in the past 6 years as recruiting grounds. They
are essentially the same people, using different front organizations in
order to deflect public criticism of SC and GP which have gained much
public credibility in recent years...
"Michael M. Butler" wrote:
> But note that ELF has "no members". I suppose that the front office is
> manned by a random collection of sympathetic strangers, people who just
> wandered by?
> I've always wondered by what strategeries Sinn Fein mouthpieces kept out
> of gaol. If they did. Anyone have a set of recommendations for reading
> (no synoptic stuff, or multiples) about the Troubles from the
> perspective of how that particular objective was accomplished?
> PS: I've heard it said that, at its peak, active IRS membership at any
> one time never numbered more than about 200--including all splinter
> groups such as the Provos and the Real. Food for thought re ELF.
> Michael Lorrey wrote:
> > ELF does have a public front office that releases press releases, and
> > they have a mail list which they use to post statements about actions
> > taken.
> > Spike Jones wrote:
> > >
> > > Michael Lorrey wrote:
> > >
> > > > http://www.knoxstudio.com/shns/story.cfm?pk=EARTH-LIBERATION-03-13-01&cat=AN
> > > >
> > > > FBI now considers the Earth Liberation Front to be the top domestic
> > > > terrorist threat in the US, which the ELF has responded by declaring
> > > > war
> > > > on FBI offices and officials, stating that action will be taken
> > > > against
> > > > the FBI on April 5th.
> > >
> > > How do we know ELF really did this? I do *hope* ELF is
> > > responsible for both the fires and threatening the FBI, but
> > > how do we know it wasn't farmer Brown posing as an ELF? spike
> > >
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