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Bassam Aramin & Elik Elhanan: Palestinian and Israeli Combatants for Peace

Update 2/12/08: You can now listen to the whole program, available for free download from Indybay.org/santacruz. Please Click Here to visit the Indybay article which contains the evening divided into 9 MP3’s of all the speakers numbered and presented in order of how they spoke. Special West Coast Speaking tour appearance in Santa Cruz! Wednesday…
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Feb. 24 “A Political Reading of the Life of Jesus,” with George Baldwin

Sunday, Feb. 24, 2 p.m., at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 420 Melrose, Santa Cruz George Baldwin is author of “A Political Reading of the Life of Jesus.” Baldwin was a local pastor for twelve years and a seminary professor for fourteen years. He felt called to live in voluntary poverty and lived in Nicaragua from 1984…
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Active Nonviolence: A reading and discussion group on the principles of nonviolence with Scott Kennedy

Wednesdays, 7:30p.m.: Jan. 16, 23, Feb. 6. Please join Scott Kennedy, RCNV Middle East Program Coordinator on Wednesday evenings in January and the first Wednesday in February for a series of reading and discussions focusing on Nonviolence. Topics will include Gandhi’s Truth – The power of Active Nonviolence; Ends and Means; hating the sin, not…
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“DISSENT: VOICES OF CONSCIENCE” Col. (Ret.) Ann Wright Sunday, January 20 3:00 pm

Update! Click Here to download Ann Wright’s talk at the Vets Hall or check the whole article from SC Indymedia with additional MP3’s of Neal Coonerty, Diane Rejman, and the Raging Grannies. “DISSENT: VOICES OF CONSCIENCE” a book-reading and public presentation by COLONEL (Ret.) ANN WRIGHT. Sunday, January 20th 2008 3:00 p.m. Songs by “The…
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Jan. 18 and 19: RCNV Benefit Concerts w/ John McCutcheon

Friday, January 18, 7:30p.m., First Congregational Church, 900 High St., Santa Cruz. Tickets $16-25 sliding scale Advance; $17-25 Door. Sat. January 19, Children and Family Concert, 10:a.m, First Congregational Church, 900 High St., Santa Cruz. Tickets $8-15 sliding scale Advance; $10-15 Door. Tickets NOW available at: STREETLIGHT RECORDS, 941 Pacific Av., hours 10-10 daily; **SYLVAN…
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South Africa: Building Civil Society and Resolving Conflicts

Update: You can now download for free a copy of Boatamo’s talk including introductions and the Question and Answer portion of the evening. Please Click Here to visit the Indymedia article and download the separate segments. Dr. Boatamo Yvonne “Ati” Mosupyoe, African Studies Program Director, California State University, Sacramento, will be the special guest of…
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Audio of Sharon Delgado’s talk at Capitola Book Cafe available for free download.

On Wednesday December 12th 2007, Sharon Delgado read selections from her new book “Shaking the Gates of Hell: Faith led resistance to Corporate Globalization” at the Capitola Book Cafe. Delgado is a former organizer with the Resource Center for Nonviolence, a Reverend of Earth Justice Ministries, and a global justice activist. Sharon walked us through…
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Pablo, Agustin, Camilo, Robert speak in Watsonville

Four young men speak out out against war in Watsonville. They spoke in Watsonville on May 14 at the First Presbyterian Church on Beach Street. Please see the Indybay article for more information. For more information about war resisters and support networks for them, please check out Courage to Resist. Photo Credit Jeff Paterson Iraq…
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Phyllis Bennis Spoke In Santa Cruz

Phyllis Bennis spoke in Santa Cruz on April 30, 2007 on the subject of “Challenging Empire: How People, Governments and the UN defy US power”, also the name of one of her books. Phyllis Bennis is a fellow at the Institute For Policy Studies in Washington DC and the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam. She is…
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