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4th Tuesday Films presents:
 
On Sacred Ground
 

 
On Sacred Ground explores the battle to protect and educate about Bear Butte, a native sacred site in South Dakota, and the interruptions imposed by the annual Sturgis motorcycle rally held in August. Various perspectives provide insight about Bear Butte and other sacred sites, including a housing development in Huntington Beach, California and rock climbing at Bear Lodge, Wyoming.


Tuesday, August 26, 7:00pm
909 12 Street, Sacramento

 
For more information:
916-448-7157


Fed up with the propaganda pouring
out of the corporate media?
So are we, the people who make up
We the Media.
Our cable TV series -- "Media Edge" -- is our response to the need for independent information on TV.

 
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We the Media is an all-volunteer nonprofit group dedicated to bringing independent progressive video programming to community cable access channels.
 
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COMING UP on Media Edge:
 

Episode 482
(initially on cable access TV:
  August 2-8, 2014)

 
Segment 1: "The Story of Cap & Trade"
(10 minutes)

A fast-paced, fact-filled look at the leading climate solution being discussed on Capitol Hill. Host Annie Leonard introduces the energy traders and Wall Street financiers at the heart of this scheme and reveals the "devils in the details" in current cap and trade proposals: free permits to big polluters, fake offsets and distraction from what's really required to tackle the climate crisis. If you've heard about Cap & Trade, but aren't sure how it works (or who benefits), this is the movie for you
.
 

Segment 2: "The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz"
(1 hour, 45 minutes)

 

This feature film follows the story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz. From Swartz's help in the development of the basic internet protocol RSS to his co-founding of Reddit, his fingerprints are all over the internet. But it was Swartz's groundbreaking work in social justice and political organizing combined with his aggressive approach to information access that ensnared him in a two-year legal nightmare. It was a battle that ended with the taking of his own life at the age of 26. Aaron's story touched a nerve with people far beyond the online communities in which he was a celebrity. This film is a personal story about what we lose when we are tone deaf about technology and its relationship to our civil liberties.


Segment 3: "Catastrophic Pentagon Cuts? Not Really...."
(2 minutes)

A short video that illustrates the fact that after a $1 trillion cut over the next 10 years, the end of two wars, and accounting for inflation, we’d still spend more on the Pentagon than we did during most of Vietnam and the
Cold War, and much more than we spend on education
.
 

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Media Edge is now shown on these community
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Sacramento (City & County), CA:
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Sundays, 8:00 - 10:00pm
replayed Mondays, noon - 2:00pm and
Tuesdays, 4:00 - 6:00am

Davis, CA:
DCTV Ch. 15
Sundays, 8:00 - 10:00pm

Cambridge, MA:
CCTV Ch. 8
  Saturdays, 8:00 - 10:00pm
replayed Wednesdays, 12:00am - 2:00am

Ashland and Jackson & Josephine Counties, OR:
RVTV Ch. 15
Mondays, 4:00 - 6:00pm
replayed Thursdays, 4:00 - 6:00pm

Eureka, Arcata and Humboldt County, CA:
Access Humboldt Ch. 12
Mondays, 6:00 - 8:00pm

Palo Alto, E. Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton, Stanford, CA:
Media Center Cable Channel 27 

Mondays, 9:00 - 11:00pm
replayed Tuesdays, 4:00 - 6:00am and 12:30 - 2:30pm

West Sacramento,CA:
Community Access Ch. 21
Daily
, 7:00 - 9:00pm

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NCTV Ch. 11
Mondays, 10:30pm - 12:30am



 

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