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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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LOCAL Announcement :: Civil & Human Rights

PIRC Demonstrates at SC Town Clock on Bastille Day

On Bastille Day, July 14, 11AM to 1PM, several members of Psychiatric Inmates' Rights Collective (PIRC) are demonstrating against forced psychiatric treatment at the foot of the Santa Cruz Town Clock (at the head of Pacific Avenue).

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Commentary :: Peace & War

- Art of War : France


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LOCAL Announcement :: Alternative Media : Resistance & Tactics

Wednesday: Santa Cruz Workshop for the FCC Public Hearing

FCC Workshop
Wednesday, July 14, 7-9 p.m.
Louden Nelson Center

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Commentary :: Civil & Human Rights : Police State

The sexual sadism of our culture, in peace and in war

The Abu Ghraib images have all the hallmarks of contemporary porn.

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LOCAL Announcement :: Resistance & Tactics

Let's Talk!

The Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries are sponsoring a series of community conversations on Patriot Day weekend, September 10-12.

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Justice for Palestine: Tear Down the Apartheid Wall

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, the Netherlands, gave its advisory opinion on the Apartheid Wall in Palestine on July 9th. In light of the recent opinion from the ICJ, the Israeli government is trying to manipulate the truth and disguise the colonial foundation of its racist apartheid policy. It has depicted a decision by its own High Court to move 30km of the Apartheid Wall as a Palestinian “victory�, but Palestinians see how, on the contrary, this decision validates Israel’s claim that the Wall is solely a security measure and how it states that the Wall can be built on Palestinian land.

The Palestinian Grassroots Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign calls on all people to remain critical of the ICJ opinion. Help bring the Palestinian grassroots struggle against the Apartheid Wall to the forefront of global action and amplify the claims of those resisting on the ground:

Tear Down the Apartheid Wall!
Stop the Occupation!
Sanctions and Boycott on Apartheid Israel!

Audio: Jamil Dakwar of Human Rights Watch speaks about the recent decision in the ICJ

[ International Court of Justice (ICJ) I Apartheid Wall I Stop The Wall ]

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What Motivates Solo Women Street Performers?

In 1992 (pre-google days), I spent 3 months in college doing individual study/research on the historical documentation of women street performers. Not only was there nothing on women street performers in library archives, sans a tale or two of women troubadours from long ago, but there was a serious lack of documentation of street performer (or “busker�) history altogether. The lifestyles of street performers are romanticized or shamed, but the fact remains: there is a mystique around street performance since so few know who we are, why we became street performers, and why we keep doing it. Solo women street performers are especially mysterious to the mainstream, as we break gender stereotypes. I have started getting firsthand interviews with all the street performers I have known in my 25+ year career as a busker, so that more documentation will exist for students in the future. This article evolved from interviews with two infamous women street performers that I have shared venues with over the decades.

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LOCAL News :: Alternative Media : Resistance & Tactics

Santa Cruz Indymedia's Open House at Barrios Unidos

On Saturday afternoon (July 10, 2004), about twenty people participated in the first ever Santa Cruz Indymedia Open House.

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Interview :: Peace & War

David Ray Griffin is interviewed about his book, "The New Pearl Harbor; Disturbing Questions about the Bush Administration and9/11"

George Cadman of Free Radio Santa Cruz interviews David Ray Griffin about his book, "The New Pearl Harbor; Disturbing Questions about the Bush Administration and 9/11". David Ray Griffin has been Professor of Philosophy of Religion at the Claremont School of Theology in California for over 30 years. He is the author and editor of more than 20 books.

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Interview :: Civil & Human Rights

Jamil Dakwar of Human Rights Watch speaks about the recent decision in the International Court of Justice regarding the Wall that Israel is constructing in the West Bank

George Cadman speaks with Jamil Dakwar about the recent decision at the Hague regarding the Wall that Israel is constructing in the West Bank. Jamil Dakwar is a research fellow at Human Rights Watch and formerly a senior staff attorney at Adalah, one of Israel’s leading human rights
The International Court of Justice ruled on Friday, July 9th that the separation fence contravenes international law, that it must be dismantled, and that compensation must be paid to the Palestinian owners of property confiscated for its construction.
( 20:40 minutes / 16.6 megabytes )

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