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SUNY Brockport Students for Peace and the Women's Center are co-sponsoring a screening of the film
Going Upriver: The Long War of John Kerry on Tuesday.

Tuesday 10/26 6:30
in Edwards Room 105

for more info on the film check www.goingupriver.com

the film is really interesting. it is about Kerry's war and anti-war experiences but isn't about the campaign.

birds - owl

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As many of you know, PETA is currently campaigning against KFC, trying to get the company to adopt some minimal animal welfare guidelines for the chickens who are raised and killed for their restaurants. To learn more about the campaign, please visit http://www.KentuckyFriedCruelty.com.

As part of this campaign, PETA will be holding a demonstration in Rochester this coming Friday, August 20th. I hope you all can make it!

Here are the details of the demo:

Friday, August 20th
12:00-1:00 PM
KFC located at 600 E. Main Street
Rochester, NY

We will provide all the leaflets, posters, and stickers needed for the demo, so all you’ll need to bring is yourself! For more information, please contact Joe Hinkle at JoeHinkle@peta.org or 757-693-8333. I hope you can make time to attend this important demonstration and send a strong message to KFC that their cruelty to animals will not be tolerated.

Thanks for everything you to do help animals.


I definitely will be there! Please pass this around to anyone you might think is interested! :)
fanning vigorously

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Massive Demonstration Against the WTO

Saturday 3:30pm

gather in Washington Square Park, Rochester

(in front of Geva Theater)

Join union members, environmentalists, human rights activists and students as we do a Tour of Shame- marching by the headquarters and offices of corporations that have been pushing for and shaping global trade deals, stopping at the Federal Building on our way to Kodak.


Seattle, 1999

While the WTO will be meeting in Cancun people all over the world will be engaging in a Global Day of Action Against War and Corporate Rule.

People from all over Western New York will be converging on Rochester for the Rochester Social Forum.

Rochester Social Forum

School Without Walls

480 Broadway, Rochester

Friday, Sept 12


Opening Plenary

8pm, Film, Rochester Labor Film Series

Dryden Theater, Eastman House, East Ave.

IL POSTO (THE SOUND OF TRUMPETS/THE JOB, Ermanno Olmi, Italy 1961, 93 min., Italian with subtitles) This simple, comic, yet insightful story follows a young man through the initial months of his first job in a large, impersonal corporation. Director Olmi's (The Tree of Wooden Clogs) early documentary training is abundant in this late neorealist gem. The non-professional male and female leads won prizes for the film at both the 1961 Venice and London film festivals. For the full schedule go to http://www.rochesterlabor.org/filmschedule.html

Saturday, Sept 13



See you in the streets,

-Jon Greenbaum, Metro Justice Organizer
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I am so happy that I found a local anti-war group.

I was in anti_war but it just isn't doing it for me.

I think I needed something more local.

I come to say hello. I'm from Churchville, but go to school in Brighton, and was hoping there was still information on any protests happening (if there still are). I was in the Peacemakers of Schoharie County back when I went to school out there, and we did a protest every Saturday at like 11amish, and spent a good hour or two out there picketing. I was hoping that they still have them around here.

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Hey guys if your into emoXcore, punk, or screamo, you should check out this show on sunday
featuring tons of local bands from NY
Counter Offensive
Driven From Silence
The creation of Nothing
Alternate Ending
and moreeeee
Its Sunday May 4th
from 230-8pm
Tickets are only 10 bucks and the concert is practically all day and will prolly run later.
If u need directions or anymore information gimme an email or im at eyesmade4crying@hotmail.com

occupy the streets!

this friday the ... 25th after the free style fridays at 3 and the rally at 4, there will be a critical mass meeting at the liberty pole at 5 30 to ride downtown. if anyone is interested in finding out more, check these links out. otherwise... hope to see you down there with your bikes... AND for those of you who don't ride, there will also be a critical thrash, so bring your boards as well.

for info about critical mass :

and while this is not an rcan event, we will be calling it together friday.

for those of you going to see Angela Davis, by best wishes to you. yet i am only going to add... i know where she is eating dinner afterwards, mwwwaaa! looks like were biking ___________, to see Angela. Miss Davis, i bet you didnt know you were going to be occupying the streets of Rochester!!

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*crossposted in rochester*

for those interested and planning on attending the antiwar rally 4pm today at the liberty pole-

it is the position of RCAN that we will NOT be taking the streets during the march (which will be going to the genessee valley hospital). because the message for this demonstration is about healthcare, and how we should be taking care of the healthcare crisis at home (more than 11 million children about healthcare) instead of bombing iraqi civilians, and we feel that this is a very serious issue. we are not backing down from taking the streets entirely, we just do not feel that that is the best tactic for this particular rally.

sorry for the crosspost.

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did anyone see the Channel 8 news tonight?

the rochester police are complaining about the protests and asking us to stop having them because we take up "valuable police resources." which is retarded because we are not asking them to be there, and we certainly don't need them to be. my friend pat was on there for a bit explaining why we would not stop.