In Putla de Guerrero, Oaxaca, a popular movement against the corruption and violence of their mayor operating with the compliance of the state government unites politically diverse groups to empower the populace.
No War On Iraq
Activists from 23 area peace groups oppose the Bush war on Iraq 9/9/02. Among the voices, Mary Johnston, Intl League of Peace and Freedom: "George Bush is about to ignite a firestorm in the Middle East from which there will be no returning. This is a crime against humamity." 17 min.
An aggressive federal offensive targeting medical marijuana providers,
growers and patients in California is rapidly energizing common
citizens and elected officials alike in support. The raid September 5
against the Santa Cruz Wo/Men's Alliance for Medical Marijuana
(http://www.wamm.org) may mark the beginning of a real anti-federal
mobilization in California.