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audioAccounts of Police Violating Civil Rights of Students in Watsonville on 3/27 (audio/mpeg 6.4MB) by students
On Monday, March 27th, 2006, high school students went on strike to protest against HR 4437. In Watsonville, police responded by violating the civil rights of students, including detaining students at 2:00pm for "walking out of school" even though their school, Renaissance High School, had gotten out at 1:15pm. Another student at Renaissance was arrested after refusing to get on a bus. She was already out of school and did not walkout. (Audio is 18 minutes and 30 seconds)...
Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2006 5:34PM
audioFRSC: Jenn and Ramiro of the Brown Berets discuss Student Walkouts, HR 4437 and more (audio/mpeg 4.2MB) by from the Global Local show, 101.1FM
Agusto Cesar Sandino Segundo talks with Jenn Laskin and then Ramiro Medrano. Jenn and Ramiro called into the Global Local program on Freak Radio Santa Cruz, 101.1FM on Monday, March 27 to discuss the student walkouts which took place at local high schools....
Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2006 7:49AM
audioRamiro talks to Sandino (Attachment On: FRSC: Jenn and Ramiro of the Brown Berets discuss Student Walkouts, HR 4437 and more) (audio/mpeg 3.7MB) by from the Global Local show, 101.1FM
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Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2006 7:49AM
audioSweat-Free Campus Campaign Heats Up (audio/mpeg 4.0MB) by Vinny Lombardo
United Students Against Sweatshops have been organizing on college campuses around the US, to pressure school officials into adopting policies that strengthen the rights of garment workers who produce university apparel. A clothing optional rally drew about three dozen students to the base of UC Santa Cruz on March 1. Vinny Lombardo has more....
Posted: Thu Mar 2, 2006 2:19PM
audioIslam and Social Justice: Race, Class, Culture & Shirk (audio/mpeg 16.8MB) by Ytzhak
"Islam, Activism, and Social Justice: Solidarity with the Mustadifin The primary goal of this session is to educate Muslims about the role Islam should play in their lives with regard to social justice activities."...
Posted: Sun Feb 12, 2006 5:53PM
audioBreakdown FM: An Interview w/ Snoop Dogg & Stan Tookie Williams mp3 download (audio/mpeg 17.7MB) by Ytzhak
Today December 8th the Governor of California is holding a private hearing for Tookie Williams to hear him out and will later make a decision…we caught up with Snoop who held an impromptu press conference as he was leaving San Quentin and asked him what he thought about the whole situation… He spoke about the spirit of Tookie and how he was moved by him. he talked about what Tookie meant to fellow gang bangers and why he would be better alive then dead....
Posted: Thu Dec 8, 2005 11:31AM
audioFoothill Anti-Capitalist Action Committee Shuts Down Military Recruiters by Default (audio/mpeg 1.9MB) by ~Bradley
The Foothill Anti-Capitalist Action Committee spread the word of a protest on November 1, 2005 against the military recruiters who table in the quad every Tuesday at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, California. However on this Tuesday, the military recruiters failed to show up. It looks like the military learned about the protest and thought it would be a better idea to stay away from it, rather than be the focus of the demonstration. About 15 people marched from the Smithwick Theate...
Posted: Thu Nov 3, 2005 5:30PM
audioInterview with James, Greg and Megan (Attachment On: Foothill Anti-Capitalist Action Committee Shuts Down Military Recruiters by Default) (audio/mpeg 5.1MB) by ~Bradley
Students at Foothill College who oppose the military on their campus (11:08 minutes / 5.1 MB)...
Posted: Thu Nov 3, 2005 5:30PM
audioBerkeley School Board Votes Against School Name Change (audio/mpeg 5.5MB) by Kellia Ramares/KPFA News
The Berkeley School Board has voted not to change the name of Jefferson school to Sequioia. The vote culminated an effort begun by some Jefferson parents two years ago to change the name of the elementary school because Thomas Jefferson owned slaves. (5:57)...
Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2005 7:21PM
audioOakland Activists Protest "Fiscal Recovery Plan" For Schools (audio/mpeg 1.1MB) by Ed Rippy
IN OAKLAND ON 5/25/05 TEACHERS, STUDENTS, AND PARENTS DISRUPTED THE SCHOOL BOARD MEETING, PROTESTING STATE-APPOINTED DISTRICT ADMINISTRATOR RANDOLPH WARD’S “FISCAL RECOVERY PLAN.” THEY BLASTED THE PLAN AS PART OF A NATION-WIDE RIGHT-WING ATTACK ON CIVIL RIGHTS AND IMMIGRANT RIGHTS – AND VOWED TO KEEP UP THEIR NATION-WIDE FIGHT TO DEFEND THEM....
Posted: Thu May 26, 2005 2:31PM
audioInterview with Nick (Attachment On: 48 Hour Hunger Strike Ends) (audio/mpeg 3.6MB) by Mike Rhodes
This is a 4 minute interview with Nick deGraff, a spokesperson for the Campus Peace and Civil Liberties group. The interview was conducted in the last hour of ...
Posted: Fri Apr 29, 2005 5:35PM
audioInterview with AIDE :: 4/20 Statewide Student Walkout (audio/mpeg 8.2MB) by ecr@indymedia.org
Today Enemy Combatant Radio spoke with Robin and Vicente from AIDE (Action in Defense of Education), a statewide student organization which has called for a walkout from public schools and colleges across the state on Wednesday, April 20th. 17m 51sec MP3....
Posted: Mon Apr 18, 2005 9:05PM
audioRockin' the Boat: UCSC Counter-recruitment protest (audio/mpeg 4.9MB) by V-Man
On April 5, some 300 students and community members held a raucous demonstration at the UC Santa Cruz campus, where US military recruiters had a booth at the school's Job and Internship fair....
Posted: Tue Apr 12, 2005 11:40AM
audioMike Farrell at the 24-Hour Read-In in Salinas (audio/mpeg 5.8MB) by ~Bradley
On April 1, Mike Farrell shared some of his feelings about the closing of the Salinas Libraries during the 24-Hour Read-In which took place at the Cesar Chavez Library in Salinas. Mike also read some of his favorite quotes and passages from books. We hear words from great authors and activists such as Cesar Chavez and John Steinbeck as well as Maya Angelou on the life and death of Ossie Davis. Mike also read important words about racism and dissent written by Thurgood Marshall, Supreme Court ...
Posted: Mon Apr 11, 2005 6:32PM
audioPeter Kwiek of the Salinas Action League speaks about Saving our Libraries (audio/mpeg 4.1MB) by ~Bradley
On April 1, I spoke with Peter Kwiek of the Salinas Action League. Peter has been a core activist in the struggle to Save the Libraries in Salinas. (9 minutes)...
Posted: Mon Apr 11, 2005 12:10PM
audioUC Berkeley- academic freedom forum- w/ Ward Churchill (audio/x-wav 44.1MB) by cp
on March 28th, a forum on the topic of academic freedom was held at UC Berkeley. There was a disproportionate focus on the case of Ward Churchill at University of Colorado at Boulder, and he and Natsu Saito were on this panel along with Prof. Carlos Munoz, dean of arts and humanities Ralph Hexter, and the head of the ethnic studies department Ling-chi Wang. This was the day right after Spring break, and the student newspaper did not advertise the event, so there were relatively few students,...
Posted: Mon Mar 28, 2005 6:30PM
audioSaito and Munoz (Attachment On: UC Berkeley- academic freedom forum- w/ Ward Churchill) (audio/x-wav 27.7MB) by cp
Both are good clear speakers...
Posted: Mon Mar 28, 2005 6:45PM