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News Vines is ANIMAL’s reoccurring series in which we retell current events in six-seconds or less. Are you wondering what the world leaders are doing at the G20 Summit in St. Petersburg? […]

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No week of busting the skulls and tear-gassing of world economic summit protesters is complete without a trophy photograph. Everyone knows this. So, naturally, the fellas doing the skull-busting and tear-gassing in Pittsburgh at the G20 couldn’t pass up an opportunity to pose Lyndie England-style with a protester they’d put in cuffs. […]

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In addition to the tear gas, cruising cops, kidnap-style arrests, and fake newsmen, G20 protesters must also contend with Pittsburgh’s bat-wielding residents. |Daylife| […]

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You know there’s a lot of law enforcement personnel patrolling the streets of Pittsburgh for the G20 when some of them are forced to drive around in Ryder vans. Still, they’re a lot less ominous looking than their camo-clad counterparts kidnap-style arresting protesters in unmarked cars. Photo by Joey Kennedy […]

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Having you paying attention to any of the coverage of the security crackdown at the G20 summit in Pittsburgh? Because these people, whoever they are, ain’t playing around! Basically, the entire city is engulfed in a giant cloud of tear gas, which I suppose is better than having the streets filled with blood from police […]

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Although the The Daily Show isn’t on tonight, you won’t have to wait till next week to see some footage of Senior British Correspondent, John Oliver, reporting from the protester-filled streets of Pittsburgh during the G20. Watch a clip of the fake newsman dropping “F” bombs while rehearsing a segment in front of a wall […]

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Oxfam International activists staged a mock football match among G20 leaders to highlight their poor game against global poverty. |Daylife| […]

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Earlier today I found myself wondering aloud on Twitter, “Why the hell is the G20 being held in Pittsburgh?” Not to slight the fine Western Pennsylvania town, but global economic summits and Pittsburgh don’t really seem to go together. Usually these sort of things take place in places like New York, Washington D.C. and Los […]

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Obsessed with Legos and “very, very pissed off about how this War on Terror is being prosecuted,” Legofesto uses the toy blocks to diorama everything from prison conditions at Abu Ghraib and Guantanamo Bay, to waterboarding interrogation torture and even the recent London Police killing of an innocent bystander during the G20 conference. Click through […]

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Damning footage was released today showing that a 47 year old man who died of a heart attack during G20 protests in London last week, was assaulted by a police officer. Ian Tomlinson, who was apparently uninvolved in protests, is shown calmly walking away from police with his hands in his pockets, heading home from […]

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