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Homes not Jails: Santa Cruz City Council votes to continue the sleeping ban

April 4, 2016
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Homes not Jails: Santa Cruz City Council votes to continue the sleeping ban

By Food Not Bombs co-founder Keith McHenry for Spare Change News Homes not Jails: Santa Cruz City Council votes to continue the sleeping ban The crackdown on the homeless took another ugly step in Santa Cruz, California. On March 8, 2016, the city council voted 5 to 2 to continue to criminalize sleeping. This...

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Before Soup Lines were a Necessity. Food Not Bombs shares it’s first meal in protest to capitalism. March 26, 1981

March 27, 2016
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Before Soup Lines were a Necessity. Food Not Bombs shares it’s first meal in protest to capitalism.  March 26, 1981

Before Soup Lines were a Necessity. Food Not Bombs shares it’s first meal in protest to capitalism. March 26, 1981 During the late 1970s, I was active with the...

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Helping Humans is Bad for Business?

December 22, 2015
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This article is in response to Helen Anne Travis’ “Helping the Homeless isn’t helping downtown Tampa businesses on Franklin Street” published recently in the Tampa Bay Times, See the...

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Parks, Permits, and Riot Police: San Francisco Food Not Bombs and Autonomous Occupations of Space

November 3, 2015
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Parks, Permits, and Riot Police: San Francisco Food Not Bombs and Autonomous Occupations of Space

New Political Science, 2015 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07393148.2015.1056430 Parks, Permits, and Riot Police: San Francisco Food Not Bombs and Autonomous Occupations of Space By Sean Parson, Northern Arizona University, USA Abstract Mayor...

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DEFENDING PUBLIC SPACE – More on why driving artists off of Pacific Avenue in Santa Cruz is a crime.

August 31, 2015
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DEFENDING PUBLIC SPACE – More on why driving artists off of Pacific Avenue in Santa Cruz is a crime.

By Food Not Bombs co-founder, author and artist Keith McHenry August 30, 2015 The Santa Cruz Police arrested my partner and I during a sleep out at city hall...

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Trinity – The first detonation of a nuclear weapon

July 15, 2015
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Trinity was the code name of the first detonation of a nuclear weapon, conducted by the United States Army on July 16, 1945, as part of the Manhattan Project....

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Why Food Not Bombs Pilsen Has Transformed An Abandoned Police Station Into A Community Garden

May 12, 2014
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Why Food Not Bombs Pilsen Has Transformed An Abandoned Police Station Into A Community Garden

The Pilsen neighborhood has been forced to live with an abandoned and decaying police precinct at the corner of 23 rd and Damen for 8 years. The building, which...

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