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Santa Cruz Indymedia Newsletter (5/21/04)

Santa Cruz Indymedia Newsletter (5/21/04)

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FCC Visits Free Radio Santa Cruz

santacruz.indymedia.org/feature/display/9168/index.php

At 10:15 a.m. on Thursday, May 13, agents from the Federal Communications Commission attempted to gain entry into the studio of Free Radio Santa
Cruz. Skidmark Bob approached the pair to ask if they had received complaints of interference. Both agents said the only problem was the station isn't licensed. As they left, Agent Hartshorn threatened to return with a warrant if FRSC did not shut down.

Free Radio Santa Cruz FCC visit at new location
Audio here:
images.indymedia.org/imc/santacruz/audio/2/frsc_visitfcc051304.mp3

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Concerned Citizens Form Santa Cruz Copwatch

santacruz.indymedia.org/feature/display/9041/index.php

Copwatch, a group to observe and monitor police activities, is being formed by Santa Cruz citizens concerned about police misconduct and abuse of power in the Santa Cruz community. Following examples set by other Copwatch groups across the nation, members of Santa Cruz Copwatch concerned with the lack of police accountability will launch observation patrols and "Know-Your-Rights" trainings in order to increase the community's oversight of police activities.

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Occupied Territory: Anarchist Gathering in Fresno June 18 - 21

santacruz.indymedia.org/feature/display/9125/index.php

Occupied Territory is no longer just a conference. The organizing collective has decided to take the final step, and make the gathering the most interactive and self-managed gathering we could think of. Early this year calls were put out on Infoshop.org, local Indymedias, and other sites
across the state and got a huge response. But instead of creating another conference that would revolve around trying to get the usual band of well known speakers that are usually seen at conferences, we have decided to make you the participant decide what the direction of the gathering will be.

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Catastrophic Anarchy

santacruz.indymedia.org/feature/display/9085/index.php

The closest thing to a Utopian society I have been in is the aftermath of major earthquakes. For a brief moment, people are humbled, and there is a
thankfulness for life, itself. Possessions are seen as transitory in this light. The homeless are not arrested, police seem to disappear...Santa Cruz and Northridge Earthquakes taught me a lot...


* * * UPCOMING EVENTS * * *


We Are Everywhere: The Irresistible Rise of Global Anti-capitalism
www.radicalendar.org/group/SC-IMC/all/display/15611/index.php

Saturday, 22 May 2004
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Organizer: Resource Center for Nonviolence and Santa Cruz Indymedia
Resource Center for Nonviolence
515 Broadway (at Ocean)

Jennifer Whitney and Andrew Stern, two of the books producers on a national tour, will be joined in Santa Cruz by David Martinez and Jo Wilding to
present a multimedia performance with:

* hard-hitting images from the streets of Baghdad

* A video of hopeful resistance movements around the world

* An exhibition of beautiful photos and illustrative quotations from their book

* a discussion of the current situation in Iraq and the connections between the anti-war movements and the global anticapitalist / global justice
movements.

Jo Wilding and David Martinez just returned from Fallujah, Iraq, where they worked with injured civilians, were fired on by US Marines and captured (and released) by Iraqi resistance.

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Reclaim the Commons - Teach-In and Mobilization Update
santacruz.indymedia.org/newswire/display/9202/index.php

Tuesday, 25 May 2004
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Reclaim the Commons - Teach-In and Mobilization Update

Resource Center for Nonviolence
515 Broadway (at Ocean)
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Palestine: Present Reality And Historical Necessity
www.radicalendar.org/group/SC-IMC/all/display/15433/index.php

Thursday, 27 May 2004
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
The Resource Center for Nonviolence
515 Broadway, SC

Reports from Palestine by local solidarity activists recently returning from the Middle East.

Mahera Silmi- The Arab-American Anti-Discrimination Committee,
SUSTAIN!(Stop US Tax-Funded Aid to Israel Now!) and the International
Solidarity Movement; and Luke Newton- SUSTAIN! (Stop US Tax-Funded Aid to
Israel Now!) and the Global Intifada.

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Community Conversations
www.radicalendar.org/group/SC-IMC/all/display/14659/index.php

Saturday, 05 June 2004
09:30 AM - 12:30 PM
WomenRise for Global Peace

First Saturday morning of every month
Location: Community Room by the fountain, Santa Cruz Police Department 155 Center Street, at Laurel, Santa Cruz

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Santa Cruz Indymedia meeting

Sunday, 30 May 2004
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

Santa Cruz Indymedia currently holds general meetings every other Sunday,

7:00 PM, at the Resource Center for Nonviolence.

If you would like to get more involved with Santa Cruz Indymedia, you can contact us by sending an email to: --> scimc (at) indymedia.org


MORE EVENTS HERE:
Santa Cruz Radicalendar
www.radicalendar.org/group/SC-IMC

Add your event to the Santa Cruz Radicalendar
www.radicalendar.org/group/SC-IMC/all/new/index.php

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