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SCPD Jails Homeless Activist for Vandalism Chalking

Police jail homeless activist for *Vandalism* chalking in new escalation of war on poor downtown; Erasable chalk user finds jail conditions grim and abusive.

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Commentary :: Civil & Human Rights

The Manufacture of Consent: Santa Cruz Style

How do YOU feel about the new Downtown Ordinances? Santa Cruz has imposed severe space and time restrictions on street performers, artists and musicians, solicitation signs and political speech.

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News :: Civil & Human Rights

Crackdown On The Mall

On June 9th I was cited by Santa Cruz, police as I played classical harp music on Pacific Avenue. It took no less than one patrol car, two beat-officers and one very aggressive sergeant to issue this simple citation. I had no idea how scary classical music must be for the Santa Cruz police.

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News :: Civil & Human Rights

Downtown Ordinance Protest

A spirited rally of 150 people gathered at City Hall to express their outrage against the new downtown ordinances. Musicians, poets, chalk writers, and clowns were all in attendance. Protesters then marched down Pacific Ave. targeting those merchants who are supporting the crackdown. They then returned to city council chambers to give their input.

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Announcement :: Civil & Human Rights

Mammary Manifesto

The Mammary Manifesto is dedicated to the opposition of newly proposed Santa Cruz ordinances. - Jacksons Shoes' business owner Candi Jackson seeks to rid Santa Cruz streets of not just poor people but artists, musicians, hippies, bare breasted women, groups greater than five, and anyone engaged in "Hackeysack or any other sports" or recreational activities that she cannot profit from.

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Articles

Announcement :: Civil & Human Rights : Globalization & Capitalism : Poverty & Urban Development

National Day of Mourning in Plymouth dedicated to Leonard Peltier 11/24/05

Forwarded from LPDC:

Since 1970, Native Americans have gathered at noon on Cole's Hill in Plymouth to commemorate a National Day of Mourning on the US thanksgiving holiday. Many Native Americans do not celebrate the arrival of the Pilgrims and other European settlers.
 

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Commentary :: Civil & Human Rights

WE NEED A MOVEMENT OF MILLIONS by Mumia Abu-Jamal

Published Oct 13, 2005

The following transcript is taken from an audio commentary.
 

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

The Day America Died

 

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Commentary :: Civil & Human Rights

This civilization is rotten to the core...

Most people have no idea that the common-denominator math of all the world's currencies forms an endless loop that generates debt faster than we can ever generate the value to pay for it. Those who scoff at this analysis have simply failed to do the math. Consequently, this civilization is verifiably based on purposeful and institutionalized deception, coercion, and exploitation. The time is long overdue to change the human equation and end the root causes of most injustice and suffering
 

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Announcement :: Civil & Human Rights : Government & Elections : Peace & War

A Patriot's Letter

A call to action to Americans from an American. Please distribute as much as possible by any means.
 

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