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Published: 2008-03-09T04:03:01+00:00


March 19th Vigil and Forum Mark 5th Year of Iraq War


On March 19th the Virginia Anti-War Network (VAWN) will sponsor a Vigil and Forum. The theme will be: "Bring the Troops Home Now! Money for Jobs and Education, not for Wars and Occupations"

William and Mary Organizes - Audio program


A few weeks ago, President Nichol, of the College of William and Mary, was fired. It was largely based on political controversy, in part over his support of the right to host the Sex Workers Art Show. He was a progressive leader of the university and the daily student protests of hundreds and over a thousand people sparked much broader concerns about participatory democracy and who has control over our education system. The students? the teachers? Or the same old-money white men and capitalist business interests that run just about anything else? Listen to the audio program documenting community response and discontent.

Activists Disrupt Supreme Court Demanding Trials for Guantanamo Detainees


Eighty-two people, including three Virginia activists, were arrested on Friday, Jan11th, protesting in and aroud the Supreme court. Over 300 people joined the 2nd annual protest that went from the national Mall to the Spreme Court in Washington, DC. Listen to WSQT Guerrilla Radio coverage |

Massive Uranium mine planned in Chatham, VA


Uranium mining has been illegal in Virginia for years, but with growing interest in nuclear power as a phoney alternative to coal, mining companies will try to change that law this year.

No Coal for Christmas: Tell Bank of America, “Divest from Coal. Invest in Clean Energy.”


Activists with Blue Ridge Earth First! (BREF)and VCU SDS (VCU Students for a Democratic Society) gathered at noon Tuesday inside the Bank of America branch on the downtown mall in Charlottesville to tell bank management “Divest from Coal. Invest in Clean Energy.” As carolers sang coal-themed versions of Christmas classics such as I’m Having Nightmares of a Coal Christmas to the tune of I’m Dreaming of A White Christmas, Santa delivered a sack of coal to the bank, checking off the naughtiest corporation on his list.