And While You're At It, Could We Borrow One of Those Neat Black Masks?
Never let it be said that the federal Katrina relief operation has refused all assistance from the outside. Some anarchists who set up a clinic in New Orleans say they've received a surprising request:
The situation in Algiers got a bit more surreal this week when the U.S. military asked the anarchists for help in providing basic services to local residents. A medical military clinic commander asked the folks running the Common Ground Clinic if they could lend a few medics and doctors to the military until the military sets up a "permanent" health clinic on Newton Avenue on Monday.