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Title: ConSpiracy Tour Coming to Cleveland!
START DATE: 7/19/2010
Duration: 3 Hours
Location: cleveland area
Location Details:
4427 Franklin Boulevard @ W. 45th Street
Cleveland, OH
Event Topic: speaker
Event Type: once only
Contact Name: Cleveland ABC
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 216-223-8632


ConSpiracy Tour Coming to Cleveland!

The 2010 Conspiracy tour features a presentation filled with
up-to-minute info on the cases and upcoming trials of the
RNC 8, Scott Demuth and Hugh & Tiga, as well as info on
state repression, how to support people facing it an how to
protect your community from it. Learn about current legal
struggles, and get some insight about how to deal with
future ones! Come find solidarity, strategizing, resistance
and community that the state could only dream of . This will
be a roadshow to remember even before you read about it in
your FBI file.

Thursday July 29, 2010 - 7PM
at St. Pauls Community Church
4427 Franklin Boulevard, Cleveland

$5-15 suggested donation, no one turned away for lack of funds, All
proceeds go to Legal Support

Sponsored by: The Cleveland Anarchist Black Cross, Kent Anti-Racist
Action, Kent Food Not Bombs
INFO: 216/223-8621 / <>
For more details, <>


The State of Minnesota alleges that organizing a convergence
space for protesters to have meetings, eat free meals, and
check teh interwebs (on computers that an FBI informant
helpfully set up!) makes the RNC 8 guilty of conspiracy. The
Federal government claims that Scott DeMuth's writings and
associations suggest that he is an anarchist and therefore a
domestic terrorist, making him guilty of conspiracy under
the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act.

We say organizing resistance to state repression isn't
conspiracy. It's survival. We say living our lives according
to our principles isn't terrorism. It's our right. We say
we'll continue organizing no matter how much the state tries
to destroy us and our communities.

So if this is conspiracy, we say to you...Join the

This summer, the Conspiracy Tour is going on a whirlwind,
month-long excursion across the continental United States to
raise awareness of and solidarity for political activists
from Minneapolis, MN who are facing severe state repression.
Come join us in raising political support and much-needed
legal defense funds for the RNC 8 and Scott DeMuth.

It's been alleged that the Tour will include a musical
puppet show, a scintillating presentation on the charges the
activists are facing, and various (some would say nefarious)
ways you can join the Conspiracy to support targets of state
repression. In addition to the usual perks of joining a
conspiracy, co-conspirators will be learning ways to
strengthen and protect their communities from future
incidences of state repression. You know, just in case.

Come find solidarity, strategizing, resistance, and
community that the state could only dream of! This will be a
roadshow to remember even before you read about it in your
FBI file.

Find out more about the Tour: <>.
Questions? Wanna help out?
Hit us up at <>.

About the RNC 8
The RNC 8--Max Specktor (who will be speaking on the West
Coast stops of the tour), Erik Oseland, Eryn Trimmer, Garret
Fitzgerald, Luce Guillen-Givins, Monica Bicking, Nathanael
Secor, and Rob Czernik--were preemptively arrested in a
series of raids by heavily armed SWAT teams and other
targeted arrests on the weekend before the Republican
National Convention in 2008. The criminal complaints are
based on the allegations of confidential reliable informants
and an undercover Ramsey County Sheriff's deputy, who
infiltrated the RNC Welcoming Committee and conducted
surveillance on the activists for about a year. Ramsey
County Attorney Susan Gaertner initially slapped them with
"terrorism" enhancements in the first known use of
Minnesota's version of the PATRIOT Act. After a successful
pressure campaign against Gaertner's gubernatorial bid, she
dismissed the terrorism enhancement charges. The 8 still
face felony charges of conspiracy to commit riot in the 2nd
degree and conspiracy to commit criminal damage to property
in the 1st degree. Their joint trial will begin on October
25, 2010 and could last up to two months. More info at

About Scott DeMuth
In November 2009, Scott DeMuth and Carrie Feldman were
subpoenaed to a federal grand jury in Iowa investigating a
2004 Animal Liberation Front raid at the University of Iowa.
Though they had no information about the incident, they both
refused to cooperate with the grand jury on principle and
were jailed for civil contempt. Carrie was held for four
months before being released, and will be speaking about her
experience on this tour. Two days after being jailed, Scott
was indicted for conspiracy under the Animal Enterprise
Terrorism Act. He has been released with conditions pending
trial and has been re-indicted twice in response to his
attorneys' motions to dismiss. In March 2010, the Utah house
of well-known animal rights activist and former political
prisoner Peter Young was raided on a federal search warrant
from Iowa. The raid happened only days before Carrie's
release and lists Scott and others by name. More info at

Tour Schedule (more updated info with locations on our website)
Winona July 25
Madison J26
Milwaukee J27
Chicago J28
Cleveland J29
Pittsburgh July 30 + 31
Buffalo August 1
Philadelphia A3
Carrboro A6
Asheville A7
Louisville A8
Bloomington, IN A9
St Louis A10
Omaha A11
Denver A12
Salt Lake City A13
Bay Area A14 +15
Santa Cruz A16
Portland A18
Tacoma A19
Seattle A20
Rock Island A23
Iowa City A24
Minneapolis A26

This tour is part of the We Are Everywhere campaign, a month
of decentralized anarchist activities and events to promote
visibility and outreach in August 2010.

Looking forward to seeing you there!
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