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US Attack On Iran Set For June

On Friday evening in Olympia, former UNSCOM weapons inspector Scott Ritter appeared with journalist Dahr Jamail. -- Ritter made two shocking claims: George W. Bush has "signed off" on plans to bomb Iran in June 2005, and the U.S. manipulated the results of the Jan. 30 elections in Iraq....
 

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39 Cities on the California Coast Call for Peace

Peace groups in over 40 California coastal communities staged a synchronized rally on February 19 along an 800 mile stretch of Highway 1, from the Oregon border, all the way to San Diego. Despite intermittent rains, and a moderate wind, fifteen Santa Cruz residents stood for two hours on the Branciforte overpass; facing the north and south bound lanes of Highway 1 traffic with their peace flags, and banners.

Local peace activists have decided to move their weekly vigil to the Branciforte overpass, and will meet there each Friday at 5 pm for similar demonstrations.

Reportback and Photos: 39 Cities on Calif. Coast Call for Peace
Audio: California Peace Highway
Peace Protesters & CHP: Updated Discussion Thread
 

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LOCAL News :: Peace & War

California Peace Highway

Peace groups in over 40 California coastal communities, staged a synchronized rally Saturday, along an 800 mile stretch of Highway 1, from the Oregon border, all the way to San Diego. Despite intermittent rains, and a moderate wind, fifteen Santa Cruz residents stood for two hours on the Branciforte overpass; facing the north and south bound lanes of Highway 1 traffic with their peace flags, and banners. Local peace activists have decided to move their weekly vigil to the Branciforte overpass, and will meet there each Friday at 5 pm for similar demonstrations.

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News :: Environment & Food

California Safe Schools Executive Director Named One Of Nation's Top Hometown Heroes

Volvo for Life Awards
 

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United States government, 2005: If it walks like a goose⦠(Part I)

To see how the Bushies stack up against former regimes of a particular bent, read on.
 

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LOCAL News :: Peace & War

Peace Talks: Naomi Klein at UCSC

Cultural analyst, Naomi Klein is perhaps one of the most perceptive writers and thinkers of the global justice movement. The author of two books, No Logo and Fences and Windows, Klein's dispatches are read internationally, appearing in the Nation Magazine, the London Guardian, and Toronto Globe and Mail. On Feb. 16, 2005 at UC Santa Cruz, Naomi Klein presented her talk, "War and Fleece: Economic Shock Therapy in Iraq," in which she also shared her analysis of the January 30 Iraq election. Self-contained for broadcast: 59:37

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Commentary :: Arts & Culture

Art of War : Black History Month

Black History Month
 

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LOCAL News :: [none]

Community Celebrates Memories of Walter Guzman

At a memorial today, friends and family shared memories, poetry and song, celebrating the generous spirit of Albert Walter Guzman, the patron of many community programs for supporting positive lifestyles in an era of increasing urban decay.
 

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News :: Peace & War : Technology

Iran Provides Explanation for Unnerving Blast

Amid speculation about whether Iran's nuclear program is soley for peaceful uses, a blast was heard from the the general area of Iran's recently completed nuclear power plant. A plane was seen flying over the area at the time, and early reports said a missle had been fired.
Iran's most recent explanation is that an empty fuel tank may have fallen from the plane.
 

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Announcement :: Arts & Culture

Riot-Folk! Anti-capitalist Folk Tour coming your way!

Riot-folk, an anti-profit, radical folk record collective is storming both the Northwest U.S. and the East/Midwest U.S. with 2 tours. 4 of us out west, 4 of us and a friend out east. We're hooking up with rad organizers, venues, events, and friendly faces to instigate rebellion and spread good tunes. See below for show listings!
 

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