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Friends hanging out complaining about a bicycle cop who had been scolding them about bicycle safety.
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In the year 2000, Brussels was the cultural capitol of Europe and an event called Cultural Resistance was organized by Guy Van Belle, who invited a variety of artists and thinkers like Ray Thomas of Rtmark and Agent Zai of Etoy. This is a speech/performance from that night given by Steev Hise of Detritus.net about "resisting the cooption of resistance."
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On the outskirts of Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, just south of the border at the Mariposa port of entry, volunteers meet undocumented migrants that are deported by the U.S. Border Patrol. Often these deportees were picked up in the desert and the Border Patrol never gives them enough water, food, or proper medical care.
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On a trip to Europe in May 2000, this was recorded on my first day outside of the U.S. (other than brief forays into Canada) after a long flight from San Francisco to Brussels. I'm trying to find my w
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This is the beginning of Defiance, Ohio starting to play at the Dry River Radical Resource Center.
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Though he now lives in Seattle, Desert Rat is a Tucson native. This is his song about his home town.