The FBI used informants inside the groups, yet the charges are bogus. Thus the raids were clearly coming from the federal government and were meant as political intimidation.
So here we have a massive assault led by Federal Government law enforcement agencies on left-wing dissidents and protesters who have committed no acts of violence or illegality whatsoever, preceded by months-long espionage efforts to track what they do.
Twincities Indymedia has been doing a stellar job of reporting what’s happening with their Live Wire instantaneous news on the home page.
PS “Those in Twin Cities still going ahead with plans to stage massive civil disobedience on the 1st”, they say.