Date: Tue, 15 Aug 2000 12:58:00 -0700 (PDT)

Protest update

Irvine -- This afternoon edition's of Subversity, a KUCI public affairs program, features an update on last night's action, with police engaging in a baton-waving, chemical-weapon shooting onslaught on concert goers, protesters and news media, after a Rage against the Machine Concert outside Staples Center in L.A. We'll also feature highlights from Sunday's Mumia rally, including an interview with lead Mumia attorney Leonard Weinglass.

Subversity airs from 4-5 p.m. on KUCI, 88.9 fm in Orange County, Calif., and is Web-cast at simultaneously.

Among the speakers at the anti-death penalty march and rally Sunday were Mumia's lead attorney Leonard Weinglass, and Mumia's son, who brought greetings from his father. We'll also bring you music from the rally and march, including the stirring lyrics and beat of Revolutionary Change.

Listen also to Alternative News this Friday, 5-6 p.m. on KUCI for more on the protests.

Today, queers and allies march in L.A. and tomorrow, youth march against the criminalization of the "justice" system, as well as supporters of Wen Ho Lee. Yesterday's New York Times western edition carried a full-page ad against the demonization of Wen Ho Lee, with signatories comprising several from UCI (including this writer). Today's NY Times carries another full page ad taking California Governor Gray Davis to task for not signing a bill to collect data on racial profiling by law enforcement.

On Saturday, a Washington Post reporter was voted out of a meeting of the North American Anarchist Conference discussing demonstration tactics. His report:

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