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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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News :: Health & Drugs : Poverty & Urban Development : Resistance & Tactics

AUDIO: Common Ground Wellness Center in Algiers, New Orleans

herbs_9-14-05.jpgOn September 14, I visited the Common Ground Wellness Center at 1401 Teche St. in Algiers, New Orleans and had the opportunity to speak with Noah, a volunteer medic from Providence, Rhode Island. (22:02 minutes / 9.4 MB)

Audio Interview: Download the mp3 or Download the torrent

Audio PSA: Download the mp3

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Commentary :: Government & Elections

RCP: Three Fundamental Lessons of Katrina

Three fundamental things to be learned from what has been happening, including the role of the government, in relation to hurricane Katrina

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News :: Poverty & Urban Development : Resistance & Tactics

Community Support in Algiers, New Orleans

barnraising_9-13-05.jpgOn September 13, the Common Ground collective in Algiers, New Orleans began the day with a meeting to discuss everything from staying healthy to the difference between martial law and a state of emergency. A medic at the wellness center said that the best way to maintain to the health of the community is be sure that everyone washes their hands often and to not share plates and utensils.

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Announcement :: Peace & War

George Galloway/Christopher Hitchens Debate Live! (9/14)

Moderated by Amy Goodman
Wed., September 14th
Time 4pm - 7pm

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News :: Civil & Human Rights

just woke up

Rise up rise up
Oh rise and show your power
Rise up rise up
Everybody dance into the sun
Rise up rise up
It's time for celebration
Rise up rise up
The spirits time has come

Talkin' 'bout the right time to be workin' for peace
Wantin' all the tension in the world to ease
Watch the love run wild in the streets
We want to be free, we want to be free
Talkin' about a new way to talk about changing our names
Talk about building the land of our dreams
This tightrope's gotta learn how to bend
We're makin' new plans
Gonna start it again

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News :: Resistance & Tactics

Protests In Aug Show Peace Movement Growing

A woman in NYC disrobes to display "Stop the War" painted on her body, and a man in Binghamton places 1,800 US Flags in is yard to protest the War in Iraq. But there were many, many more who devoted a few hours to show dissent against the war.

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News :: Arts & Culture : Poverty & Urban Development : Resistance & Tactics

Creativity, Solidarity and Mutual Aid in Algiers, New Orleans

transmitter_9-12-05.jpgOn September 12, Vinny, Blank and I arrived in New Orleans. We are staying in the Algiers neighborhood. Community members and volunteers from coast to coast and Europe, are providing people in New Orleans with food, medical aid and health supplies.

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LOCAL Announcement :: Labor & Economics

Solidarity Rally With Sunshine Villa Workers (9/15)

Solidarity Rally With Sunshine Villa Workers on Thursday, September 15, 2005 from 5-6 PM at 80 Front Street in Santa Cruz.

Sunshine Villa is an Assisted Living facility in Santa Cruz. Sunshine Villa Residents have been suffering from short suffing. 80% of Sunshine Villa Workers voted to join SEIU-Local 415 on July 2004. The National Labor Relations Board certified SEIU as the Workers' Union representative on October 2004 since then Sunshine Villa has refused to start negotiating with the Union in good faith .

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News :: Labor & Economics : Poverty & Urban Development

UFW Files Complaint for Giumarra Workers

The United Farm Workers formally filed
objections to the Sept. 1, Giumarra election. Giumarra workers
traveled to Sacramento today to demand the Agricultural Labor
Relations Board investigate the objections and invalidate the
election. Currently the official outcome of the election cannot
be determined until state officials resolve 171 challenged

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LOCAL News :: Arts & Culture : Civil & Human Rights : Gender & Sexuality

PIX: Protest Against Catalyst and Sizzla's Hatred

Sunday, Sept 11 -- Holding signs and distributing literature, several dozen people protested in front of the Catalyst nightclub where reggae artist Sizzla was playing that evening. In his songs and stage dialogue, Sizzla has repeatedly called for buring and shooting queers and he brags of doing it himself.

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