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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 News :: Civil & Human Rights

Brazen Attack on Homeless Man in Downtown Santa Cruz


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News :: Globalization & Capitalism

G8 solidarity: Barricades in Streets of San Francisco, Police Officer Beaten

Capitalism is global, so to is resistance.

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Commentary :: Peace & War

Impeach Bush protests in Salt Lake City

Protesters gathered in Salt Lake City throughout June to call for U.S. President Bush's impeachment for "High Crimes" such as international lawbreaking, killing innocent civilians in Iraq and the like.

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News :: Peace & War

New CD Builds Culture of Peace Through Music; "Ignites" Next Generation of Resistance to the Bomb

The Seeds of Change CD documents some of the voices, music and poetry of six decades of resistance to nuclear weapons. The CD includes contributions from: Utah Phillips, Spearhead, Mumia Abu Jamal and more! The CD party is to expand participation in the August 6 rally and march to the Livermore nuclear weapons lab.

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LOCAL Commentary :: Globalization & Capitalism : Peace & War : Resistance & Tactics

Declaring Indepedence from the Dominant Paradigm on July 4th

During the past Independence Day weekend, several concerned residents bipassed picnics and fireworks in favor of a more thoughtful approach to the 229th anniversary of the United States' independence from Great Britain.

On Friday, locals gathered at Seabright Beach for an old-fashioned flag burning party, complete with a bonfire and a large improv band. They saught to draw attention to the current bill pending Senate approval that would outlaw flag burning. More..

Local college students gathered Sunday in downtown Santa Cruz amid pleased onlookers in a demonstration against the corporatization of our culture.

An unusual parade entry in the Aptos World's Shortest Parade generated both applause and boos as members of the MediaWatch and Art and Revoltion project simulated a global power struggle --- with George and Laura Bush behind the wheel of a massive truck and the majority of the world pushing it from behind. More..

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Commentary :: Media Criticism

Rank Speculation' - Disinformation and the Taboo Against 9/11 Truth

Editorial remarks: "I don't care to single any particular wingnut outfit out for ridicule, but moderating this site has made me something of an expert on various 911 groups and raps. They are virtually all hysterical."

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Commentary :: Resistance & Tactics

Johnny Got a Gun - Protest Song

By: Johnny's Dad (Please distribute freely)

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News :: Education & Youth

Join California Safe Schools at the Lotus Festival (7/9)

Learn about environmental health and safety. Fun for the entire family.

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News :: Media Criticism


A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Spain, Cuba, and Russia.

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LOCAL News :: Health & Drugs : Labor & Economics : Transportation

FSRN: Santa Cruz Transit Workers Rally for Health Care & Wages

Transit workers around the nation have been facing off with employers over health care and wages. In Oakland, CA a strike of 2,300 Bay Area Rapid Transit workers was derailed early Wednesday morning, after union officials, and BART management agreed to contract terms. Elsewhere, union officials in Phoenix, AZ put the brakes on a June 30 bus strike, and in Philadelphia last month, SEPTA (transit) workers agreed to stay on the job without a contract until Sept 5. Meanwhile, Santa Cruz Metro workers, are ramping up pressure for a fair deal after their contract talks reached a stalemate. FSRN's Vinny Lombardo looks at how rising health insurance costs leave both workers and employers unable to foot the bill.

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