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LOCAL News :: Education & Youth

Coming Together to Save the Salinas Libraries - Sunday

Photos from Sunday afternoon at the Cesar Chavez Library in Salinas.
 

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LOCAL News :: Peace & War

Support Libraries / Stop War: 24-Hour Salinas Read-In Photos

1-crowd.jpgHundreds joined and propelled a 24-hour festival to save the Salinas libraries this weekend, 1 pm April 2 to 2pm April 3, 2005*.
 

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LOCAL News :: Civil & Human Rights : Education & Youth : Labor & Economics

THE PEOPLE CELEBRATE CHAVEZ BIRTHDAY

Photos of Cesar Chavez Birthday celebrations -- Davenport Resource Center, Watsonville Brown Beret Youth Empowerment March and Rally.
 

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LOCAL Commentary :: Education & Youth : Globalization & Capitalism : Labor & Economics : Peace & War : Poverty & Urban Development

Making Sense of the UCSC Crisis

Last year, the UC made $786 million more than it spent. Yet all we hear about is the “budget crisis.? This doesn’t sound like a budget crisis to us. Our university is in crisis, it’s true, but the main issue isn’t the budget. The main issues are priorities and power. Our resources are being extracted. The space we have to live and learn in is contracting. What all of us really need is a say in how the university distributes its vast resources. What we need is democratization.
 

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News :: Globalization & Capitalism : Labor & Economics : Resistance & Tactics

Morales Gains Credibility in Bolivia

Map of Bolivia indicates pipeline and travel routesIn October of 2003, Evo Morales led an uprising in Bolivia that ousted former president Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada. In a vain effort to retain his position, Lozada had ordered his troops to shoot to kill. In spite of this, the US State Department assured Lozada of support in his "effort to restore order". More than 80 protesters died, and Lozada fled in disgrace to the US, where he has been in hiding since.
"We want to charge him with economic damages and crimes against humanity," Morales said. "We are soon going to see him in prison."
Morales may yet prevail, since the Bolivian congress has recently voted to put Lozada on trial
 

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LOCAL Announcement :: Education & Youth

Renowned civil rights lawyer to speak at Veterans' Hall. If you care about freedom in America, don't miss this event!

ANN FAGAN GINGER, Founder and Executive Director of the Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Institute, Berkeley, CA will speak on "CHALLENGING U.S. HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS SINCE 9/11."
Friday, April 15, 8:pm - Veterans' Hall, 846 Front St.(next to P.O.), Santa Cruz.

Co-sponsored by SC 9/11 Truth Network, Womens' International League for Peace and Freedom(WILPF), National Lawyers Guild.
 

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LOCAL News :: Education & Youth

Coming Together to Save the Salinas Libraries

Photos from Saturday evening at the Cesar Chavez Library in Salinas.
 

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LOCAL Announcement :: Alternative Media : Media Criticism : Peace & War

Dahr Jamail event audio PSA

A three minute audio PSA produced live in the studios of Free Radio Santa Cruz by that global local, Agusto Cesar Sandino Segundo.
 

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Announcement :: Arts & Culture

Film: Why I Love Shoplifting From Big Corporations

subMedia completes second short film inspired by crimethinc's manifesto
 

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LOCAL News :: Arts & Culture : Education & Youth

Book Lovers From All Over California Join Locals in a Historic “24-HOUR READ-IN?

Authors Maxine Hong Kingston, Poet Gary Soto, Actor Hector Elizondo, and Dozens of Others Join Effort to Stop Closing of Public Libraries in Salinas, CA

CONTACT: Peter Kwiek, 831-261-2297 Medea Benjamin (415) 235-6517
 

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