From: Van oost Kenneth (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu 02 Dec 2004 - 20:48:08 GMT
All the fuzz aside, here is a new chapter of how people react to the change
of the seasons....
<< Last year Italian activists raided atleast 11 supermarkets.
During those raids they fill up grocery carts and walk out without paying.
Outside the goods are, in a direct Robin Hood style distributed to ignorant
What can you do, being a cashier, when 200 strangers walk into the store,
fill up their carts with food, CD- players and computers and cheerful walk
out again !?
On the 6 th. of November a shop was raided in the surburbs of Rome.
While shouting slogans like " everyhting costs too mush ", the activists
The group behind this all, are called the Disobbedienti [ the disobedients],
a radical anti- globalist organisation and one of the worst in Italy.
The Disobbedienti are well known to be specialists in breaking thru' tight
security lines around political and economical top- meetings.
The past year they expanded however their actions towards a battle for
getting gain for the poor in Italy.
The group calls their raids " proletarian expropriations ", and argues that
everyone should be allowed to get access to luxery comsumption goods.
It isn 't however the first time that such- like actions take place in Italy.
In the late 70s there was already a tradition of demonstrations ending up
in warehouse lootings.
Italian politicians are divided about the issue. Most comdemn the actions
but an environmentalist noted that those are conducted within a context
of a high unemployment risk and rising prices.
A communistic member of parlement praised the initiative skyhigh and
compared the activists with the legendary Robin Hood.>>
Some comment !?
Why Italy !? Can 't recall any such actions from a other country...
And see, politics is again peeping, remark the difference in approach
to the issue if you were an environmentalist or communist...
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