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“WHEELER 9” STANDING TRIAL THIS WEEK FOR PRO-EDUCATION DEMONSTRATIONS AT UC BERKELEY

DATE: Sept. 16, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Graham Archer, National Lawyer’s Guild – graham@garcher.com “WHEELER 9” STANDING TRIAL THIS WEEK FOR PRO-EDUCATION DEMONSTRATIONS AT UC BERKELEY OAKLAND — A group of 9 students and pro-education activists are beginning trial … Continue reading

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El Vivo desde el Otro Lado

Grooves Grooves No. 2: En Vivo Desde El Otro Lado Latin America is united in its struggle against oppression, whether it is inflicted by foreign powers or from a minority military regime. In the US we are taught as school … Continue reading

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Independence Cha-Cha

ParisDjs.com in a recent podcast mix focusing on contemporary African music, state that “Africa is the future” and while I believe this is an undeniable truth, the future wont sound like a Fela Kuti record released in 1975, but rather … Continue reading

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Nuestra Tierra: A Revolutionary Song

My guitar is not for the rich no, nothing like that. My song is of the ladder we are building to reach the stars. For a song has meaning when it beats in the veins of a man who will … Continue reading

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Aprendar a Nadar

Jards Macalé – Aprender a Nadar (Phillips, 1974) Macalé is an interesting character in the Brazilian music scene of the late ’60s and ’70s. He was involved in the developing Tropicalia movement by writing music for such musicians as Gal … Continue reading

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