Re: NEWS: Genoa riots

From: Anders Sandberg (
Date: Sat Jul 21 2001 - 13:00:53 MDT

On Sat, Jul 21, 2001 at 07:55:52PM +0100, scerir wrote:
> > Seeing one's hometown trashed with also leave a bad taste in the
> > mouth. They may just have gone too far this time.
> One shot dead, yesterday. About 200 injured. About 200
> protesters arrested (also from CH, D, F, USA). Tomorrow
> the final battle. But this is the last G-8 summit, for sure.

One of the effects of this is of course an increase in distance between
the public and the elected. Security is beefed up, meetings are held
discreetly or in secret and getting access to information is hindered.
Lovely if you are a technocrat or elitist.

Anders Sandberg                                      Towards Ascension!                  
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