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Rockin' the Boat: Percy Schmeiser vs. Monsanto

Today on RTB, we hear from Percy Schmeiser, the Canadian canola farmer whose bitter, 7 year legal battle with Monsanto, was decided May 21 by the
Canadian Supreme Court. I spoke with Percy Schmeiser on March 12 when he was in Santa Cruz. 28:30

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News :: Environment & Food

Scientists find bacteria living in toxic soil


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News :: Gender & Sexuality

Girls Angered Over Fake Girls Gone Wild Cameraman

woman's rights

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Commentary :: Peace & War

And Remember, Honey, Don't Forget the PNAC

Just what, exactly, is PNAC? Some kind of soft drink? A new type of snack? Unfortunately, PNAC affects our well-being much more adversely than could any junk food. To see why, and also for details on other oddball groups with strange agendas of which we should be aware, read on.

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Announcement :: Alternative Media : Alternative Media : Civil & Human Rights : Education & Youth : Education & Youth : Environment & Food : Globalization & Capitalism : Government & Elections : Health & Drugs : Labor & Economics : Peace & War : Police State : Police State : Poverty & Urban Development : Poverty & Urban Development : Resistance & Tactics : Transportation

911: the Road to Tyranny

Explosive documentary "911: the Road to Tyranny" is now on the Internet Archive.

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News :: Education & Youth

March 4 Education Introduced on Assembly Floor

The Fast for Education was introduced on the Assembly floor on Friday It is currently entering its 21st day!

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LOCAL Announcement :: Globalization & Capitalism : Peace & War : Police State : Resistance & Tactics

Protest The Invasion of Iraq This Saturday in SF

San Francisco: Sat, June 5th Gather 11 am UN Plaza Market between 7th & Hyde, Civic Center BART.

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News :: Police State

Las mujeres iraquíes en las cárceles de la ocupación: objetos e instrumentos de violaciones

"De todas las historias narradas anteriormente, y de muchas otras, se desprende obviamente que las mujeres iraquíes están siendo usadas como objetos e instrumentos de violaciones. Se utilizan contra los hombres. Utilizar el valor del honor en su contexto árabe e islámico para quebrarlo significa que a través de estos abusos se pretende quebrar la estructura psicológica y cultural de la sociedad iraquí. Los abusos se están utilizando para romper la imagen que los propios iraquíes tienen de sí mismos, la imagen que tienen las mujeres en la sociedad y la que tienen de sí mismas" .

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Commentary :: Civil & Human Rights

BTL:Filmmaker Ken Burns Condemns Bush Policies on War and Civil Liberties

Speech excerpt by Ken Burns, filmmaker and historian, produced by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

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UCSC Students Step Toward Peace

dop.jpgOver twenty Santa Cruz activists are walking from San Jose to San Francisco from May 29 to June 1 to dramatize the need for a U.S. Department of Peace (DOP). Comprised of 16 UC Santa Cruz students, five other city residents, and Cody the Peace Dog, the group set out from Larry Marcelli Park on El Camino Real on Saturday morning. They intend to continue on El Camino until reaching the office of Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, where they will deliver a petition bearing over 1,000 signatures that indicate support for the creation of the DOP.

The concept of the walk was conceived by first-year student Yoel Kirschner. Kirschner was inspired by Indian activist and author Satish Kumar, a former Jain monk who, at the instigation of Vinoba Bhave, Mahatma Gandhi’s chief disciple, walked all over the world for two years in the 1960s to plea for the elimination of nuclear weapons. Kirschner co-organized the walk with fourth-year student Will Parrish.

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