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Candles were lit as families prayed for their loved ones

From the Streets to the Grave holds candle lit vigil

By K. Austria Last Saturday, November 14th, a candle light vigil was held in front of San Jose City Hall to commemorate the lives lost in acts of violence.  The vigil did not only pay tribute to victims of violence, but also the families of these victims who were mourning…

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Ground the SJPD Drone!

The SJPD Drone – Return It and Get Our Money Back! Last November the San Jose City Council authorized the purchase of an $8K drone for the Police Department.  This budget item was slipped into the consent calendar and we the people never got a chance to debate whether we…

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DIRT! The Movie

SJPJC Events and Programming Intern Patrice Halcrombe Over humanity's long history, we have lost our connection with dirt and doing so, we are destroying the very thing that gives us life. Dirt the Movie explores humanity's connection with dirt and how to restore our connection back with dirt. The documentary…

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Restrict secrecy more than data collection

Restrict secrecy more than data collection Spencer Graves      Popular US rhetoric supports democracy. However, US actions have often done the opposite and manufactured enemies in the process. Although downplayed by the mainstream media, there is ample documentation that the US helped destroy democracy in several countries and supported tyranny…

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International Conference For A WMD-Free Middle East

International Conference For A WMD-Free Middle East Betsy Wolf-Graves Background Haifa was the unlikely setting for the first multinational conference on Israeli soil to plan the elimination of weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East. The conference was held on December 5-6, 2013. The next day, December 7, Arab…

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We Did It!

Let’s be proud of it (even though there is a lot more to be done). By Sharat G. Lin     Yes, for the first time in U.S. history, we stopped a war before it could happen!  Of course, we had a little help from the Russians and the British…

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Are US National Security Policies Counterproductive?

Reports in the US media about either verbal or violent attacks upon the US rarely include background to help a reader to understand what might motivate such attacks. There are hundred, probably thousands, of cases where US government officials have secretly opposed democracy at home and abroad, though you wouldn't…

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An Examination of Israeli-Palestinian Ceasefire Agreements   Exemplified by Pillar of Cloud, November 14 to November 22, 2012 and the Ceasefire Process Surrounding It by Betsy Wolf-Graves A candid look at the most recent attack by the Israeli Defense Forces on Gaza shows how Israel’s well-oiled propaganda machine manipulates the…

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