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News :: Civil & Human Rights

The UNsupreme Court Rules To allow The Theft of the Peoples Property!

The Supreme court ruled to allow local governments to STEAL the Peoples property when it is in the governments best intrest!

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News :: Animal Rights : Education & Youth : Environment & Food : Globalization & Capitalism : Health & Drugs

Monsanto's Bt corn Disaster: Burden not Boon to Agriculture

The Greenpeace report challenges Monsanto's claim that Bt corn is the answer to poverty.
How bad is it for your health?

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Announcement :: Peace & War

A Communique From the Organizers of the J25 Anti-War March

A Communique From the Organizers of the J25 Anti-War March

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Announcement :: Civil & Human Rights

Youth Against Hate (ARA Network Conference) 2005!

From August 5th – 7th, ARA Toronto will be hosting Youth Against Hate (ARA Network Conference) 2005!

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LOCAL Announcement :: Animal Rights

Support Accused Animal Liberationist : Peter Young

A benefit for Peter Young will be held Thursday June 30th 7:30-10 pm @ the Resource Center For Non Violence, 507 Broadway, (near Ocean St.)

Peter is facing a potential 82 year prison sentence for alleged involvement in 5 mink liberation actions on fur "farms" in 3 different states in the midwest, that occured in the late 90's.

Peter has been a fugetive for 7 years and on the FBI's WANTED list. He is in great need of financial support for his upcomming trial, please see: to find out what you can do to help.

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Commentary :: Government & Elections : Media Criticism : Peace & War

he mujahedeen and al Qaeda are one in the same folks!

For those who might remember back in the 1980's when Russia tried invading Afghanistan and had to fight the Mujahedeen?

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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, Cuba, Spain, and Russia.

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LOCAL Commentary :: Civil & Human Rights

Brown Act Demand Letter Sent to Mayor Mike Rotkin

The following letter formally demands Mayor Rotkin correct (through re-doing) an agenda item on the last City Council where he had me arrested rather than allow me to speak at the podium for 2 minutes, like every other speaker on that item.

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LOCAL News :: Animal Rights : Environment & Food : Globalization & Capitalism

Hydroelectric plant proposed on the South Fork of the Pit River

Local land developer, Barry Swenson, is a controlling stakeholder in the organization that regularly drains this Modoc County river which is habitat to endangered and threatened species.

Modoc County, CA - Modoc CountyUnder Federal Energy Regulation Commission Application P-12053, Nicholas Josten of Idaho filed an application to construct a hydroelectric plant upon the South Fork of the Pit River, located in rural Modoc County. This project proposes to generate electrical power for a maximum of 2,200 households.

As partners, the South Fork Irrigation District of Likely, California and Barry Swenson of Alturas Ranches who is financing the studies and arranging for the financing of the million plus dollar project, propose to divert 100 cubic feet from a river that hardly runs 45 cubic per second during average years along a three mile stretch of scenic roadway that runs alongside Jess Valley Road. The river is home to the endangered red band trout and the project site is proposed to sit on a 31 acre piece of BLM property, situated between two private residences and in the midst if a small residential area.

Swenson, a multimillionaire Silicon Valley Builder and Land Developer, dba Green Valley Corporation, and a sixty percent stakeholder in the South Fork Irrigation District, owns much property in Santa Clara, Monterey, Marin, Alameda, Fresno, Contra Costa, San Joaquin, Yuba, Sutter, Sonoma and Modoc Counties and builds major hotels and commercial buildings. He started acquiring property in Modoc County in 1997. Read More

Two fiery and heated scoping sessions were held Wednesday, June 15th in Likely, California, with FERC officials and representatives of the National Forest Service and BLM on a proposed small hydropower project on the South Fork of the Pit River in Modoc County. Swenson's representative threatened landowners and opponents, "You people will find yourselves living in a community that hates you if you continue this!" (meaning opposing the project)

[ What's the Price of This River? || Endangered River || Stop the West Valley Power Project || Photos: South Fork Pit River ]

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Announcement :: Civil & Human Rights : Peace & War : Resistance & Tactics

Cumann na Saoirse Náisíunta re-launches website

Cumann na Saoirse Náisíunta re-launches website

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