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News :: Government & Elections

The American Voting System in Shambles

The King County Housing Authority, in Washington state, serving the communities surrounding Seattle, sent out controversial letters encouraging people to vote recently. The offer letters were received by Section 8 and housing assistance recipients on approximately Sept. 10, 2004. The letters came with a voter registration card, and said if you filled out the voter registration card, and returned it to the Housing Authority, you would be entered in a drawing for $100. So, people began to fill out and mail the voter registration cards under this premise.

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Commentary :: Poverty & Urban Development

New Reality TV: Homeless People Trade Places With Home Owners!

In areas around Seattle, Wa., there are clusters of homeless people living in “tent cities.? Groups work with cities to find available land, and move tents onto sites. Every time a tent city is proposed in the suburbs around Seattle, there are protests and nasty articles in the local papers. Wild and untrue stereotypes of the homeless fly rampantly without restraint in the media. Before Tent City 4 recently moved to Woodinville, Wa., the local paper ran an article by owners of a Woodinville bed and breakfast. These people claimed a tent city in Woodinville would threaten “agriculture? and “tourism,? would endanger children and schools, and would cost the city money...

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Announcement :: [none]

Mike Ruppert: The Truth and Lies of 9/11

Mike Ruppert founded the print newsletter and website From the Wilderness in March 1998. FTW is now read by more than 16,000 subscribers in 40 countries. Since 9/11/01, he has been the point man in breaking major stories involving government foreknowledge, corruption, and violations of the Constitution. He has also pioneered the effort to educate the world about the consequences of Peak Oil - the fact that the world is running out of hydrocarbon energy and what this might mean for human civilization.

On Wednesday, October 20, Mike Ruppert gave a presentation on The Truth & Lies of 9/11 and The Consequences of Peak Oil.

Audio: Recording of Mike Ruppert at the Vets Hall in Santa Cruz

related audio: Indymedia interviews Mike Ruppert - transcripts (April 2002)

[ From the Wilderness I Peoples Investigation into 9/11 ]


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LOCAL News :: Environment & Food : Globalization & Capitalism : Peace & War

Recording of Mike Ruppert at the Vets Hall in Santa Cruz

On October 20, Mike Ruppert spoke in Santa Cruz for the first time. His presentation at the Vets Hall was on The Truth & Lies of 9/11 and The Consequences of Peak Oil - the fact that the world is running out of hydrocarbon energy and what this might mean for human civilization.
(Duration = 1 hour, 36 minutes)

Audio: [ Listen to the Stream or Download the mp3 ]

This event was part two of the three part RELEVANT TO NOW lecture series.

see also: Oct. 6 Helen Caldicott and Oct. 27 Kevin Danaher


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News :: Peace & War

An Iraqi's View Of The War

"The world would be much better off and a safer place for billions of people and their children without the US developing its nuclear programs, launching its horrific wars and bombing millions from Hiroshima to Nagasaki to Cambodia to Vietnam to Granada to Yugoslavia to Iraq."

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LOCAL Announcement :: Civil & Human Rights

Sister Helen Prejean Talks in Aptos 10/28

Dead Man Walking
The Journey Continues

Speaker: Sister Helen Prejean
Author of Dead Man Walking

Thursday, October 28
Resurrection Church
7600 Soquel Dr., Apton
(Next to Seacliff Inn)

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
$20.00 per person

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Commentary :: Government & Elections

Let's Boil it Down, Mr. Republican

Are you "really" a republican?

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News :: Education & Youth : Government & Elections : Media Criticism

Corporate Media Controlled By The Republicrats

Article and the videos Bush doesnt want you to watch!

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News :: Media Criticism

Wireless World: Fighting terror wirelessly

Great story about fighting terrorism wirelessly.

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News :: Civil & Human Rights : Environment & Food : Gender & Sexuality : Government & Elections : Peace & War


In his new book, "Cruel and Unusual: Bush/Cheney's New World Order," Mark Crispin Miller paints a sobering picture of the American extreme right and its campaign to dismantle Constitutional government and replace it with a pseudo-religious, "Christo-fascist" theocracy in which Old Testament law--and the Ten Commandments--would be brutally enforced. Death by stoning for adultery, for abortion, for homosexuality, and even for disobedient children. Could it happen here? Is the Bush administration already pursuing this vision? And will we vote to reject this vision on November 2? Yes, we will!

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