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LUMPENPROLETARIAT—This article was originally published at MediaRoots.org on 27 JAN 2012.  We have tried to archive it here at Lumpenproletariat.org.  Unfortunately, it seems to have been deleted.  Unless MediaRoots have dramatically changed their politics since 2013, when we last spoke with Abby Martin[*], we doubt they have deleted the article.  Unfortunately, we’ve lost contact with MediaRoots since Abby went to work for RT.

We will work to re-establish contact with Abby to recover as many of Messina’s articles for safe archival and preservation at Lumpenproletariat.org.  (Otherwise, we will have to reconstruct—after final exams—a historical report of the brutal killing of Kenneth Harding by SFPD police.  Warning:  Video of Kenneth Harding’s murder, at the very bottom of article, by SFPD in San Francisco’s Bay View Hunter’s Point district is very graphic.)

-Lumpenproletariat

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MEDIA ROOTS—You’ve likely heard of Scott Olsen, the Iraq War veteran shot in the head by a police tear gas canister at point blank range during the nationwide crackdown on the Occupy Movement. The tragic event transformed him into an international symbol of police brutality, and it continues to be an important story signifying state repression. Yet, you …

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Press Conference: SFPD killing of Kenneth Harding

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Muni Shutdown Kenneth Harding Jr. Vigil – Alana Turner 7/16/12

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[*] I haven’t spoken with Abby since I left for university (or scarcely any human beings, given the academic isolation of the proverbial academic reading room).

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