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LOCAL Announcement :: Police State

October 22nd Protest in San Jose

Start: 2005-10-22 11:00
End: 2005-10-22 15:00
Timezone: Etc/GMT+7

11:00 assemble Emma Prusch Farm Park
11:30 march- into neighborhoods
12:30 rally Emma Prusch Farm Park
647 S. King (near Story Road)
San Jose

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News :: Arts & Culture : Health & Drugs : Poverty & Urban Development

Common Ground audio history by Malik Rahim and Scott Crow

this is a really excellent talk given by the founders of common ground in new orleans...

The project here is truly showing the potential of a grassroots collective to effect major change and there is real hope that this and other progressive projects can be a powerful force in NO against gentrification and for positive changes on so many fronts.

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Commentary :: Civil & Human Rights : Government & Elections : Peace & War : Resistance & Tactics : Womyn

Behind the veil and beyond the hijab

By simplistic Western standards, Muslim women come with two labels: "subjugated" and "quasi-subjugated"

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Announcement :: Civil & Human Rights

50 American Revolutions You’re Not Supposed To Know

Kristen Henderson of Antigone Rising says "50 American Revolutions You're Not Supposed to Know" is: "A reminder that complacency is (so) not sexy. It inspires one to stand up to the things that don't pass the tummy test. Those of us who choose the middle of the road will only get hit by a car."

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LOCAL News :: Arts & Culture

DIY Guide to Santa Cruz


Meaningful projects begin with people who are motivated to put into action their desires for the kind of world in which they want to live. The more we create our own projects that are apart from and in some cases pose a direct challenge to the dominant institutions, the more vital and meaningful our world(s) will be for us. Here is a short list of some of these kinds of projects in Santa Cruz.

[ Anarchist Library || The Bike Church || Food Not Bombs || Free Radio Santa Cruz || Free Skool Santa Cruz || Guerilla Drive-In || Santa Cruz Indymedia ]

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Announcement :: Civil & Human Rights

Organize to counter the Minutemen vigilantes in Sacramento on Oct. 29


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News :: Resistance & Tactics

Zionist Black Propagandist exposed

IndyMedia subject of Zionist Black Propaganda campaign.

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Announcement :: Resistance & Tactics

Rob Los Ricos: Why November 11?

212586.jpg"I want November 11 to be a day when
everyone-and anarchists in particular-examines
the conditions of their lives and how they compare
to the wealthiest 5% of the population."

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LOCAL News :: Labor & Economics : Transportation

Students, Workers and Community Unite to Support Bus Drivers

Students and Workers Take Protest to Sentinel's Door

Friday, Oct. 7, 2005 - Continuing the hard-fought struggle to support local bus drivers on strike, hundreds of students and workers from UC Santa Cruz, as well as many community members, held a brief rally at the base of the UCSC campus before embarking upon a highly visible and chant-filled march to the downtown Metro Center.

Once at the Metro Center, a rally and speak-out was held to discuss the bus drivers' struggle and the great deal of solidarity between various sectors of the community. After many complaints of the Santa Cruz Sentinel's poor coverage of the strike, the community marched over to the Sentinel's offices to greet the origins of their frusteration.

Friday's action, organized by the Student and Worker Coalition for Justice (SWCJ), has been the strongest show of support in the almost two week-old strike.

Photos: Solidarity Rally at Campus || Solidarity March || March from UCSC to the Metro Center || Community Response to UTU March || Solidarity Rally at Metro Center || Rally at the Metro Center to Support Bus Drivers || Students and Workers Take Protest to Sentinel's Door || March from the Metro Center to the Sentinel

Early last week, students and workers descended on Mike Rotkin's office, leading to his denouncement of the Transit Board's decision that led to the strike. A few days later, a College Republican attempt at an anti-worker rally sank amidst overwhelming UTU solidarity.

Rotkin has called for an emergency Transit Board meeting Tuesday.

see also: Metro Rally Turns Out Well Oct 7, 2005

previous coverage: Students and Workers Teach Republicans a Lesson in Solidarity

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News :: Environment & Food : Poverty & Urban Development

Guatemala: Government Declares National Emergency

guatemala.jpgRemember Hurricane Stan? It has hit all over Central American and reached it peak now, at Guatemala. The situation is truly desperate. Roads and highways have been washed out, bridges collapsed by overflowing rivers and scores of communities in the Western Highlands and the South (Pacific) Coast are cut off from the capital, with no communication, food or water. Others communities are completely gone, buried in mudslides. We're talking thousands of people, ALL over the coast, drowning. All the crops are destroyed, there is no food and El Salvador heavily depends on Guatemala for crop exports.
My article is going to consist of a compilation of emails from a man, Elmer who is experiencing this disaster first hand and who is down in Guatemala with a non-profit organization "World Neighbors". Please don't hesistate to help this people out and donate some money. Like I said, the situation is incredible. Unlike anything close to what we have seen with Hurricane Katrina.

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