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The requested content was deleted with notes: An article carried on your web page and dated Dec 17 is a hoax. Apparently an article published elsewhere -- and based on events that occurred at Dartmouth -- has been doctored and my name substituted for that of a professor there. Please remove the offending, dishonest piece immediately and post an explanation. Thank you. Bruce Levine Professor of History Stevenson College Academic Center University of California, Santa Cruz


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Announcement :: Environment & Food

Stop Mountaintop Removal! A call to action March 31st!

Down with King Coal! Save Appalachia - Stop Mountaintop

Take Action on March 31!
Our demand is simple – stop mountaintop removal and all forms of surface mining for coal.

Groups and individuals across Appalachia are rising in united nonviolent protest against the increasing cultural and environmental devastation caused by this most destructive form of mining. Mountaintop removal results in loss of life, loss of employment, destruction of homes, and elimination of communities throughout the coalfields.

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News :: Government & Elections

Bush sending propaganda to local news

This is an article from the NYC IMC by
Stop the propaganda sent by the Bush administration to your local news channels!

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News :: Civil & Human Rights : Environment & Food : Resistance & Tactics

Watch a Biscuit Protest video from 3-7-05

This short video features footage of Joan Norman, the 70+ year old who was the first to be arrested.

Also shown is the break-up of the second blockade further up the road that day, which featured people locked to and under an abandoned truck in the middle of the road.


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Announcement :: Civil & Human Rights : Education & Youth : Globalization & Capitalism

Global Day of Action on the 2nd Anniversary of the Invasion of Iraq: Saturday, March 19, 2005

Global protests are planned for the second anniversary of the Iraq invasion.

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News :: Peace & War : Police State : Resistance & Tactics

Cindy Corrie, mother of Rachel Corrie, speaks about her daughter

George Cadman of Free Radio Santa Cruz 101.1 fm interviews Cindy Corrie about her daughter Rachel Corrie.

Cindy talks about what kind of person Rachel was, why she did the work that she did, how Rachel's killing has affected her family and how they are continuing her work. Cindy also reads a few short clips of Rachel's writings and talks about their efforts to get an independent investigation into Rachel's killing.

Rachel Corrie, a volunteer with the ISM, was killed by a D-9 Caterpillar bulldozer driven by Israeli soldiers on March 16th, 2003 while non-violently attempting to prevent the demolition of a family home in the refugee camp of Rafah, Occupied Gaza. (57:44 / 52.9 MB)

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News :: Peace & War : Police State : Resistance & Tactics

Joe Carr, an eyewitness to Rachel Corrie's killing speaks about what happened March 16, 2003

George Cadman of Free Radio Santa Cruz 101.1 fm interviews Joe Carr, an eyewitness to Rachel Corrie's killing. He speaks about what he saw on the day that Rachel was run over by an Israeli bulldozer.

She was killed on March 16, 2003 by Israeli soldiers who ran her over with a D-9 Caterpillar bulldozer while she non-violently attempted to prevent the demolition of a Palestinian doctor and his family's home. There has never been an independent investigation into her killing. He also talks about what kind of person Rachel was, what motivated her to do the work she had done and how he and others are continuing her work. He also answers criticisms of the International Solidarity Movement, the movement that both he and Rachel were a part of.

Joe Carr is an anti-oppression activist from Kansas City, Missouri and worked with the ISM in Rafah for four months in 2003 and is now an activist with Christian Peacemaker teams. He has also worked with Food Not Bombs, Earth First and Arts in Action. He is also a performance artist, musician and poet and has written a song about Rachel called A Dove's Last Song. (31:29 / 21.6 MB)

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News :: Civil & Human Rights : Peace & War

Israel's 'Nuremberg' Laws: Apartheid Targets Palestinian Home-owners Inside Israel

You won't hear about the story of my Palestinian friend Ali Zbeidat and the threatened demolition of his "illegal" home, either from the hundreds of international correspondents in Jerusalem or from the Hebrew media - not even from those remarkable Israeli journalists Amira Hass and Gideon Levy, two lone beacons inside Israel in the campaign for justice for the Palestinians.

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LOCAL Commentary :: Education & Youth

Santa Cruz Professor Attacked as Lesbian After Removing Hate Literature

Nationally prominent University of Santa Cruz professor Nancy Stoller was attacked on a SF Chronicle -linked website as a "lesbian" who was ganted tenure "because she was a lesbian."

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Commentary :: Civil & Human Rights : Education & Youth : Government & Elections

Backing Up in Parking Lots

Why is it that drivers almost always dodge behind someone backing out of a parking space?

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Announcement :: Environment & Food

save tennessee mountains with a call

Phil Bredesen, the 48th governor of Tennessee, took office in 2003, with a promise be the "environmental governor" and "to make government work on behalf of its citizens for the betterment of the entire state." Instead Bredesen and his administration have flung open the door to mountain top removal mining in clear violation of the laws they swore to uphold.

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