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(en) US, Philly NEMA gathering more details

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Date Tue, 22 Jun 2004 06:53:37 +0200 (CEST)

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Calling all anarchists, autonomistas, anti-authoritarians, and Zapatistas!
Friday July 9 Potluck Picnic and Movies in Clark Park 43rd and Baltimore Ave 6:30 PM
Saturday July 10 Organizing Meeting Philadelphia Ethical Society
1906 S. Rittenhouse Square Breakfast and Registration 9:30am Meeting 10am
Sunday July 11 Workshops and Followup LAVA Space 4134 Lancaster Ave. 11am
info, housing, want to help? email: phillynemagathering@resist.ca or 732.319.0966
site for the philly gathering: HYPERLINK

About NEMA

North East Mutual Aid is an informal network of anti-capitalist
anti-authoritarians. Our purpose is to open lines of communication so
that existing groups and individuals throughout the Northeast can
better coordinate support for each other in our local actions and

A call for a national anticapitalist, antiauthoritarian network was
put out on the internet. The aim was for a continental network in
the style of the People's Global Action (PGA). Regional networks got
started and endorsed the PGA hallmarks.

Out of that came SEANet (south east anarchist network) and NEMA (north
east mutual aid). A large meeting took place at the National
Conference on Organized Resistance in DC, which was followed by
others in Hartford and NYC, the latter 2 being where NEMA took on
its currently recognizable form. At the NYC meeting we agreed to
take on the People's Global Action Hallmarks, which tie us in to a
global anti-capitalist direct action network (see www.agp.org). As
it stands, NEMA holds a lot of potential to take up some of the
slack and continue the hands on learning process left off by
anti-authoritarian anti-capitalists since the disappearance of
activist formations like DAN (Direct Action Network) and PDAG
(Philadelphia Direct Action Group who co-ordinated the direct action
element at the RNC protests before last election) as well as the
opportunity for working with an inspiring global network of

Currently people involved in NEMA are involved in a variety of
different projects including for more background info, check out
these links:

Draft Proposal for a Continental Anti-Authoritarian Anti-Capitalist
Network - the first document many of us saw and discussed about
intitating part of what is now NEMA:

The People Global Action Hallmarks which we adopted at the NYC meeting.
(The general PGA site is here:

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