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FSRN: California Considering Death Penalty Moratorium

The New Jersey legislature passed a measure this week to cease executions statewide while a state commission conducts a study of death row cases. At least 12 other states have approved similar measures. In Illinois, then-Governor George Ryan put a hold on all executions in that state in 2000, and although Maryland also halted their death penalty, it has since resumed executions. Now California, the state with the largest death row, is also considering a moratorium on executions, even as it prepares for the second execution in as many months. FSRN's Vinny Lombardo has more.
 

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News :: Media Criticism

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 1/13/06 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY!

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Netherlands, Spain, Cuba, and Russia.
 

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Commentary :: Civil & Human Rights : Government & Elections : Peace & War : Resistance & Tactics

Populist #20

 

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News :: Civil & Human Rights : Peace & War : Police State

The Arrests of 11 January 2006—A Preliminary Account

Last night twelve Papuan suspects in a 2002 murder of Americans were arrested in West Papua--the Indonesian-occupied half of New Guinea. There is evidence of Indonesian military involvement in the 2002 killings, but the Bush administration and Indonesian authorities are attempting to pin the blame on Papuan “terrorists?.
 

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News :: Civil & Human Rights : Resistance & Tactics

Four Directions Principals of Solidarity And Respect with Bayou Tribes

Four Directions would like to share our Principals for Solidarity and Respect that we are using to coordinate our efforts with the bayou tribes.
 

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News :: Resistance & Tactics

December - Activists Very Active

Dispite cold temperatures, last month was a
very active month for activists around the
country and the world.
 

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Announcement :: Government & Elections

Download Recall Arnold Petitions On-line, NOW!

Recall Arnold Schwarzenegger!
 

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LOCAL Announcement :: Civil & Human Rights : Globalization & Capitalism : Government & Elections : Poverty & Urban Development

Fighting Mass Evictions in New Orleans (1/17)

PLEASE FORWARD:

Fighting Evictions in New Orleans

Hundreds of people have been evicted everyday from their houses in New Orleans. Investors and developers are rushing to take advantage of the crisis, overshadowed by a criminal negligence by the Bush Adminstration.

Come hear Jeremy Prickett, an organizer with Labor's Militant Voice, speak about the work he has been doing in New Orleans fighting evictions through direct actions, and how people here in Santa Cruz can help these efforts.

Jan 17, Tuesday 8pm, at the Women Center, UCSC.
 

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LOCAL News :: Civil & Human Rights : Police State

FSRN: Irate Citizens Denounce SCPD Surveillance of Last Night Meetings

Recent revelations that plainclothes police officers infiltrated planning meetings for a New Year's parade, has citizens in Santa Cruz, CA irate. Nearly one hundred turned out last night to express their outrage at the public comment portion of the Santa Cruz City Council meeting. FSRN's Vinny Lombardo reports.
 

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Commentary :: Civil & Human Rights : Government & Elections : Peace & War : Resistance & Tactics

Advice From An Old Man

 

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