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Hans; UC Plays Central Role in Thermo-Nuclear Weapons R&D

On May 6, I joined the Demilitarize faction of Students Against War (SAW) for a weapons inspection tour of UC Santa Cruz. This was the third week of the ongoing weapons inspection tour which meets every Friday, 12:30pm, at the Baytree Plaza.

Students Against War (SAW) meets every Friday in Conference Room #C above the Baytree Plaza at 5pm. SAW's demilitarization working group meets every Sunday in Cowell's fireside lounge at 7pm.

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LOCAL Announcement :: Alternative Media : Arts & Culture : Civil & Human Rights : Environment & Food : Globalization & Capitalism

Tent University at Colorado College

This article is both an invitation and an announcement of Tent University at Colorado College, a 24 hour social forum and arts festival to be held from noon on May 13th through noon on May 14th. The event will also be held in solidarity with the Santa Cruz comunity.

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LOCAL News :: Education & Youth

Photos from 3rd Weekly UCSC Weapons Inspection Tour (Part 2)

Part 2 of UCSC Students Against War's Demilitarization working group's 3rd weekly Weapons Inspection Tour.

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LOCAL News :: Education & Youth

Photos from 3rd Weekly UCSC Weapons Inspection Tour (Part 1)

UCSC students marched for the third weekly Weapons Inspection Tour on Friday.

Complete with costumes and characters such as UC President Dynes, Hans Blix and Arnold, the march through Science Hill, organized by Students Against War (SAW)'s Demilitarization working group, highlighted UC's management of Los Alamos and Lawrence Livermore (where every nuclear weapon in the U.S. arsenal has been produced) as well as the large amount of weapons research currently underway on UCSC's campus.

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News :: Peace & War


There has been a venue change for the support events in San Diego, the original venue fell through.

We hope that people from Santa Cruz will organize caravans and come down to support Pablo!

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LOCAL News :: Environment & Food : Police State : Resistance & Tactics

Support Jeff "Free" Luers, eco-defence prisoner

freefree.jpgOn May 6, California Anarchist Prisoner Solidarity (C.A.P.S.) screened a documentary about Jeffrey "Free" Luers at the Next Door in Santa Cruz.

Audio from the film. (34:36 minutes / 11.9 MB)

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LOCAL News :: Civil & Human Rights : Peace & War : Resistance & Tactics

PIX: War Resister Camilo Mejia Speaks at SC Vets Hall

camilo_mejia_3.jpg05-04-05 -- Photos by MATT FITT -- On Wednesday evening, war resister Camilo Mejia spoke to a full house at the Santa Cruz Veterans' Hall.

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

How to End the War (by Naomi Klein)

The lie that the United States invaded Iraq to bring freedom and democracy not just to Iraq but, as it turns out, to the whole world, is tremendously useful—because we can first expose it as a lie and then we can join with Iraqis to try to make it true. So it disturbs me that a lot of progressives are afraid to use the language of democracy now that George W. Bush is using it. We are somehow giving up on the most powerful emancipatory ideas ever created, of self-determination, liberation and democracy.

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LOCAL Announcement :: Labor & Economics

Solidarity Rally With Sunshine Villa Workers (5/12)

Thursday, May 12, 2005
5:00PM -6:30 PM
80 Front Street, Santa Cruz

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LOCAL Commentary :: Civil & Human Rights

Letter to D.A. Bob Lee

The following letter was delivered to Bob Lee today (May 6th) in hopes of getting some clear documentation of what's going on with the Drug War locally. It might then be possible to get the ACLU off its well-funded butt to look at our local jails, our local prosecutor, and our local lawmakers instead of ignoring all these "liberal" politicians in favor of national fundraising.

I encourage others to call Lee at 454-2400. Roger Mentch of The Hemporium, recently harassed by Lee's office for a year and a half, is only the tip of the iceberg.

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