(Pittsburg punks Aus-Rotten "The System Works for Them")
G20 is happening 5 hours away. UPitt students are getting blasted with sound canons, shot with rubber bullets, and beaten by riot police. God Bless America!
Here is a first hand account from Reddit:
... There was a dumpster lit on fire further up the road, so I went up there to see what I could see, and suddenly there were tons of people sprinting down the sidewalk away from the fire. SWAT vans and six or seven major police cars pulled up to Schenley Plaza.
Reddit, the next two hours were complete chaos. My campus was invaded by armored police officers. They threw actual tear gas into crowds of students. They SHOT students with rubber bullets. They beat slower-moving students with a baton. I saw a group of cyclists being herded down the sidewalk. A cop reached out and pushed a woman on a bike. She turned around and pushed her bike at the cop. Next thing we knew, he grabbed her by the face and slammed her down on the concrete. Read the rest >
- Real News "G20 - Make or break?"
- Crime Inc "Why & How to Confront the G20 in Pittsburgh"