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Live Broadcast at Treasure City Thrift's 25 cent sale - Free Beer, Food, and Fun!

KPWR (People Will Radio) will be broadcasting live from Treasure City Thrift 2142 East 7th Street Austin, TX 78702-3424 on Saturday, June 18th, with fun, prizes and free BEER! The 18th will a 25 cent sale - you won't want to miss this one.

25 cent Sale Saturday, June 18, 11-4 - The Radio Broadcast Edition
Come out to our 25 cent sale and get some treasures for only a quarter.
There will be amazing clothes, shoes, bags, books, toys, dishes, bric-a-brac, knick-knacks and random weird things, some taken straight off the racks.

Plus, this month you'll also get to enjoy music from KPWR djs and free beer! Need we say more? See ya there!

Arrive early for the best picks, but no worries if you're late to rise, we'll be bringing out new bins throughout the day.

There is additional Treasure City parking available behind Los Comales restaurant and on Prospect St.

Support Political Prisoner Alvaro Luna Hernandez

March 14, 2011 Infoshop News

http://news.infoshop.org/article.php?story=20110314164523431

Texas political prisoner ALVARO LUNA HERNANDEZ (http://www.freealvaro.net)
needs mobilized support and solidarity to protest the unlawful censorship
of his mail by HUGHES UNIT prisoncrats and mail-room officials. Because of
Alvaro’s persistent criticism of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice,
and because of his insistence on having his First Amendment Rights
respected, Hughes Unit mail-room officials are now threatening to place
supporters of Alvaro on a “negative mail” list to be censored/blocked from
correspondence with him. Already, Hughes Unit, among other prisons, has a
de facto policy of obstructing legal publications such as Prison Legal
News for the purpose of keeping prisoners powerless against abuses. This
is a major attack on the rights of political prisoners and must be dealt
with swiftly by all freedom and justice loving people. If we fail to
respond to these attacks then we are simply paving the way for more
repression. Alvaro deserves our solidarity and support!

Please make PHONE CALLS to Hughes Unit and the TDCJ and tell them what you
think: 254-865-6663 and 1-800-535-0283

Please send LETTERS OF PROTEST to Hughes Unit Warden Edward Smith and
express the following:

Edward Smith
Hughes Unit Senior Warden
Route 2, Box 4400
Gatesville, TX 76597

Dear Warden Smith:

I am writing to you to express serious concerns regarding possible
violations of inmates’ constitutional rights at Hughes Unit prison by
mail-room officials.

On 18 February 2011, Alvaro Luna Hernandez (TDCJ-CID #255735) was denied
the right to receive a book, Defying the Tomb, sent to him by the
publisher, Inside Out Books, on the grounds that pages 112-113, and
120-121 of the book violated prison mail rules because the said pages were
allegedly “construed and written solely for the purpose of communicating
information designed to achieve the breakdown of prisons through offender
disruption, such as strikes, riots or security threat activity….” (TDCJ
Denial Notification Form, 2/18/11).

However, within a matter of several days, Inside Out Books mailed Mr.
Hernandez actual copies of the said pages, which were received by Mr.
Hernandez without incident or restriction, illustrating the arbitrary and
unjust nature of the original censorship of the book. Moreover, the said
pages did not at all bear resemblance to the initial claims made by
mail-room officials. Additionally, Inside Out Books was never served with a
“notice of denial of publication”—an inaction which is a flagrant
violation of federal law.

Worse yet, in response to Mr. Hernandez’s filed complaint, Mail-room
Supervisor, G. VANDIVER threatened further First Amendment violations
against Mr. Hernandez, noting that his correspondents may “be put on a
negative mail list” ostensibly as retaliation for Mr. Hernandez’s
criticism of mail-room policies, and more broadly, his continued human
rights activism directed at enforcing the constitutional rights of
prisoners.

I strongly urge you to conduct an investigation into this matter, and to
swiftly terminate mail-room officials Y. MCDONALD and G. VANDIVER for their
egregious incompetence and for the malicious and unlawful threats issued
against Mr. Hernandez for exercise of his First Amendment Rights.

I trust you will ensure that inmates’ constitutional rights are upheld and
that any and all recalcitrant and unprofessional employees of the TDCJ and
Hughes Unit in particular are dealt with accordingly. I will continue to
follow this case and am confident in your commitment to carry out your
duties in accordance with all state and federal laws.

Thank you for your prompt attention to this matter.

Very truly yours,
(signature)

PLEASE ALSO SEND COPIES TO:

Brad Livingston
Executive Director, TDCJ
3009A Highway 30 West
Huntsville, TX 77340
936-437-4271

TDCJ Office of Inspector General
P.O. Box 4003
Huntsville, TX 77342
936-437-8035
fax: 936-437-8067
email: ombudsman@tdcj.state.tx.us

CID Ombudsman Office
P.O. Box 99
Huntsville, TX 77342
936-437-6791
fax: 936-436-6669
email: ci.div@tdcj.state.tx.us

Reagan Duncan
Access to Courts Dept.
Program Supervisor II,
2405 Ave. I, Suite J
Huntsville, TX 77340
936-437-5374

TDCJ Director’s Review Committee
P.O. Box 99
Huntsville, TX 77342

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IN MEMORY OF JONATHAN "FLEE" HALL

Jonathan Hall – “Flee” – May 2, 1983 – December 24th, 2010


 

FLEEFLEE

Our beautiful and sincere friend "Flee" was senselessly murdered on Dec. 23, 2010.  He will dearly be missed by all who were blessed to know him.  Not too much to say now, we're still too much in shock, but we'll sorely miss the uniqueness of your soul.   If you ever had  the chance to listen to the hopes,  dreams, aspirations and the many jokes that "Flee" would share then you would know how deeply affected we all are by this loss.     


       "if you aint a pirate, then you aint shit"                                                                                                                                                                                                            , TOUGH GUY FLEE   TOUGH FLEE

Flee was always there to make peace, but he had a look that said Don't fuck with me.  Flee left home early and spent much time on the road and had to develop this look early and fast, but Flee was the sweetest person and would always be there if you needed him, Loyal to the end.  Thank you Flee for the memories....and being who you were.  We will miss you Dearly

FLEEFLEEFLEEFLEE

 

Globulicious

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Uh-Oh, Plutonium!

Two weeks ago you might have heard this song (or rant) ((or magick spell)) by Anne Waldman on the Sector Phy. 

Recently Repeat discovered this delightful détournement of early music video in the name of anti-nuclear feminist Power!

Goes out to Bob, of course.

 

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Thanks

I just want to say on behalf..the other half of the TTYS...I really hate accranims (only cuz I can't spell it)  "The Tomorrow's Yesterdays Show", that I thank all of you three listeners that like our show.  THANK YOU!!!!  we do it for you...

Ballad of the Black Gold

Reflection Eternal - Ballad Of The Black Gold (Live @ Amoeba Records, San Francisco, CA. 5/24/2010)

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COUNTERPROTEST: RALLY AGAINST SUPPORTERS OF SB 1070

http://www.ournewanahuac.net/austin-rally-against-supporters-of-sb-1070/2010/06/03/http://nuevaraza.wordpress.com/2010/06/01/austin-counterprotest-rally-against-supporters-of-sb-1070-june-12/

Saturday, June 12, 12:00 – 3:00 PM
COUNTERPROTEST: RALLY AGAINST SUPPORTERS OF SB 1070
On Saturday, June 12th, white supremacists and supporters of SB 1070 will hold a rally at the Capitol and call for a similar racist law to be passed in Texas. SB 1070 is an attack on immigrants and people of color and we need to send a clear message that we will resist similar legislation in Texas. Join us in solidarity with those who are resisting SB 1070 in Arizona and across the U.S.!

Location: State Capitol, E 11th and Congress
Organized by the Democratic Solidarity Committee
For more info: atx.dsc@gmail.com

RSVP on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=121737531196392&ref=mf

 

Anyone who isn't super busy Saturday morning should try and make it out to this counter-demonstration.  From what I hear the people supporting SB1070 are going to make a big showing and we need as many people as possible to show them Austin DOES NOT SUPPORT SB1070!

Code Pink Houston Bares Naked Truth About BP

 

Code Pink HoustonCode Pink HoustonAbout 100 protesters, some wearing cowboy boots and little else, took to the sidewalk outside the U.S. headquarters of BP Plc on Monday to "bare the truth" about the giant oil spill that is threatening an environmental disaster for the Gulf of Mexico.

On a hot Texas afternoon, protesters marched to BP's Houston "campus" from a nearby park chanting phrases like "Hey, hey, Lamar McKay, how many fish did you kill today," a reference to BP's top U.S. executive.

 

The protesters -- many of them women from the activist group Code Pink -- wore little clothing, while others were costumed to resemble the fish and birds that have been injured or killed by the spreading massive oil slick caused by the deadly April 20 oil rig explosion.

"What do you get when you drill, drill, drill?" chanted protester Medea Benjamin, wearing a bright pink wig, pink tape covering her breasts and skin-colored spandex shorts covered by a fishing net. "The naked truth, spill baby spill."

The Houston event was one of many staged by environmental groups in recent weeks.

In Port Fourchon, Louisiana, Greenpeace activists boarded a ship contracted to drill for Royal Dutch Shell in Alaska and wrote the words "Arctic Next?" in oil. Seven activists were arrested, Greenpeace said.

 http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSTRE64O00N20100525

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