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June, 2005 Volume 30, Number 06

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ARTICLES:
Bad stuff for Black Box The Life and Tragic Times of An American Activist By Carol Sterritt
On May 12th, Andy Stephenson believed that he was heading for life-saving surgery. Who stopped his needed medical operation from taking place? And why
Gathering For Jim Scanlon June 15 BY Staff
Friends and associates of Coastal Post writer Jim Scanlon will gather on June 15, 5 p.m. at the Juvenile Service Center on Lucas Valley Road north
Remembering Jim Scanlon By Friends
While preparing this installment of The Citizen Scientist, an e-mail arrived from Don Deane, editor of the Coastal Post, reporting the death of Jim Sc
Britain faces big chill as ocean current slows By Jonathan Leake, Science Editor
The Times Online (UK) May 08, 2005 CLIMATE change researchers have detected the first signs of a slowdown in the Gulf Stream - the mighty ocean curren
Shipwreck Causes Reef And Environmental Damage By Don Deane
A sixty-five foot retired army picket boat, Christopher M, hit Duxberry Reef on Saturday, May 14, after a driveshaft malfunction began ripping the
SPECIAL ELECTION - SCHWARZENEGGER'S NUCLEAR OPTION by Sandy Leon Vest
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is "seeking to win through a special election, unilateral power to make cuts in health and other vital services..." Thi
Firehouse That Doesn't Fall Down; A Clinic That Doesn't Close Down BY People
The new Firehouse and Coastal Health Alliance Clinic in Bolinas are in the last stages of development before construction starts. But thereŐs a pro
STATEMENT OF SENATOR BARBARA BOXER FISCAL YEAR 2006 BUDGET CONFERENCE REPORT By Senator Barbara Boxer
Mr. President, I oppose this budget and will vote against it. All of my colleagues should. It sets the wrong priorities. It breaks promises to the
The Bush-Bolton Plan to Bomb Bushehr By Jude Wanniski
Memo to: Republican senators Buried down in Saturday's New York Times report on President Bush reaffirming his unqualified support for John Bolton
The Environmental Forum of Marin held it's Annual Meeting at the Spinnaker Restaurant on Thursday, May 12, 2005. BY Friends
At the meeting Green Fusion Design Center in San Anselmo was presented the Golden Acorn Award by outgoing President Susan Rusche. The Golden Acorn Aw
The Hidden Truth By Karen Nakamura
one and the same." A line from Fox's thriller "24". The recent skirmish over the nomination of John Bolton to the United Nations didnt examine an int
RE: Governor's revised May budget release this date (5/13/05) BY
REACTION: Governor's budget revise 'shorts kids,' charges Green Party of California SACRAMENTO (May 13, 2005, 3:51 p.m.) Đ A spokesperson for the Gre
Western Coalition Beats Enviro Groups Again On Proposed Endangered Species Listing BY Eviro
A decision not to add the Pygmy rabbit to the Endangered Species list is being called a major victory for Western states. A Western coalition of
THE QUIET LITTLE MEGA-MERGER OF SBC AND AT&T by Sandy Leon Vest
This month across the state, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) will hold its little-publicized public participation hearings on SBC's
Soldier Lifts Lid on Camp Delta By Paul Harris in New York
For the first time, an army insider blows the whistle on human rights abuses at Guantinamo Sunday May 8, 2005 The Observer An American soldier has
Monsanto Documents Reveal Serious Hazards of Genetically Engineered Corn BY Gene Corn
A May 22 headline news story in the London Independent has rocked Monsanto and the biotech industry and fueled the controversy over the safety of g
U.S. Troops Killing Journalists By President of Newspaper Guild Echoes Claim of Ex-CNN Exec
World Net Daily 19 May 2005 www.globalresearch.ca 20 May 2005 The URL of this article is: http://globalresearch.ca/articles/505A.html Echoing a clai
Community Calendar: Arts and Events BY Community
Tennessee Valley Orchestra presents its spring concert series with the theme of American Music: The Known and The New. The program includes CoplandŐs
What Is Depleted Uranium? BY Iconoclast
CRAWFORD The Lone Star Iconoclast last week conducted a test by asking 20 Texans, representing all walks of life and from different territories of th
Greenpeace: Help Us Save Dugongs BY Greenpeace
It is 8:30 a.m. and I, along with 30 activists, have been sitting on drilling platform #4 for an hour and a half. We can see workers gathering at
Invisible Poisons By Katharina Sandizell
Unfortunately, after having endangered our birds and other wildlife with the nationwide spraying of DDT, we have moved on to something bigger and b
U.S. smuggles wounded troops home: Report BY The Independent
Sunday, April 10, 2005 - 12:00 AM News -- Middle EastThe Independent on Sunday (IOS) reports that the Pentagon has been accused of smuggling wounded s
STUDENT PRESENTATION ON PALESTINE BY People
On Monday May 23d at 6:30 at the Community Center of San Geronimo Students from New College of San Francisco along with Palestine activist Kate Hart w
Their God Is Not On Our Side BY Frank Scott
In the political battle between America's brainless and its gutless, agreement seems clear on one issue. They demand we remain in Iraq until the horri
Light Rail Is The Answer By Edward W. Miller
Back in 1997 Marin voters were offered Measure A, a 20-year transportation plan, funded by a _ cent increase in our sales tax which promised to
The Skeptic's Journal Coming Soon: The Water Wars By Jeanette Pontacq
August, 2004, Coastal Post (Jeanette is on CP vacation) You are watering your garden on a warm, summer day and note that you have only half the normal
Connecting The Dots BY Staff
We can have democracy in this country or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of the few. But we can't have both. --Louis D. Brandeis,
OUR "FORTUNATE PRESIDENT" BY ANTONIO R. SERNA
It is encouraging to know that there is indeed a security network in place to protect our key establishments in Washington D.C from terrorist attacks
RICHARD III by Jeffrey R Smith
Anyone, who has maintained a steady critical gaze on Shakespeare at Stinson since its inception, will agree that StinsonŐs initial opus for this seaso
OFFERING NO APOLOGY BY ANTONIO R. SERNA
President Fox of Mexico should be admired for his courage and rectitude by not offering an apology for the statement he made about the fact that the l
Letters To The Editor BY Readers
The and poor, exorbitant tax cuts for the rich, minimum wage for the underprivileged, viaducts and sidewalk grates are the home for tens of thousands,
Quran Desecration: Far Worse than Abu Ghraib BY M. A. Muqtedar Khan
The reports in the media that Americans at Guantanamo facility allegedly desecrated the Quran to torture prisoners has unleashed an intense wave of an

 
 
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