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Going Out of Business ride! A group bike tour of a failing economy....
Date Friday August 01
Time 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Location Details
Gather 5:30pm Pacific/Cooper, Ride 6pm
Event Type Other
a.k.a. Capitalist Clearance sale! Everything Must Go!

a.k.a. A Green Future & Peaceful Tomorrow's Ride!

The insatiable beast known as Industrial Capitalism is beginning to show signs of ill health - Food riots, inflation, skyrocketing gas prices, a lying trivial corporatized media, unemployment, undignified crappy jobs for the employed, endless wars, a subprime loan crisis, and the over publicized meltdown of Britney Spears.

Could it be a sign of a terminal illness? Or is this an opportunity for those outside of the dominant paradigm to articulate our desires for the future?

Join your fellow bike radicals as we ride through the streets of Santa Cruz, touring the damage done to local businesses as the American economy starts to skid and crash. We'll pay particular attention to the auto-dependent businesses that have failed in the wake of a 5 year old war in Iraq and record oil-company profits. Along fenced off "No Trespassing" signs, we'll erect our own artwork and signs foretelling a future not tethered to the needs of cars, compulsive consumerism, and property rights. A future of community gardens, plazas, and wild unclaimed spaces!

Things to bring: a bike, seeds, yourself, pretty things to decorate fences with, a sense of humor.

(At the end of the ride, we'll join the masses for some free subversive entertainment in downtown SC w/ the Guerilla Drive In's annual "subversive short film fest"
Added to the calendar on Monday Jul 21st, 2008 10:05 AM
by Anonimo Wednesday Jul 23rd, 2008 1:32 PM
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Yes - As a rich man once said..."I can hire one half of the working class"Thursday Jul 31st, 2008 8:44 AM
Please bring your humanity tooJack CainWednesday Jul 30th, 2008 9:05 PM
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