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4th Tuesday Films presents:
 
Hawaii - A Voice for Sovereignty
 

 
This film explores the culture of Native Hawaiians and their connection to the land. It discusses the history of opposition to US occupation and the social, economic and ecological issues that have developed in Hawaii since the takeover by the US in 1893. From sacred sites to indigenous language, Hawaiians are fighting hard to protect their traditions -- and their future.


Tuesday, September 23, 7:00pm
909 12 Street, Sacramento

 
For more information:
916-448-7157


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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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COMING UP on Media Edge:
 

Episode 486
(initially on cable access TV:
  August 30 - September 5, 2014)

 
Segment 1: "Peak Moment"
(23 minutes)

Watch Brian Kerkvliet cut thick grasses easily and quickly with his hand-built scythe — a far cry from a noisy weed whacker! He demonstrates three tools whose design he has honed over the years: the scythe, grass rake and U- bar or broadfork. "It took a few years to get the right methodology, the right blades, the right sharpening technique, and the ergonomic setup so it's effortless," he says of the scythe. The U-bar gently aerates soil and doesn't compress it like a rototiller. "I used to rototill, run my tractor. The beauty of this is you don't have to do the whole area. You just do the beds you need to do. It might take me 15-20 minutes to do these beds, and I'm good for three years."


Segment 2: "An Evening with Amy Goodman"
(1 hour, 34 minutes)



In 2012, Amy Goodman spoke to a capacity crowd of about 500 people at St. Mark’s United Methodist Church in Sacramento. She discussed the winds of change blowing across the globe at that time, from Tahrir in Egypt to the Occupy Movement throughout the United States. Amy Goodman is a progressive broadcast journalist, syndicated columnist, investigative reporter and author. She is the principal host of Democracy Now!, an independent global news program broadcast daily on radio, television and the Internet. After graduating from Harvard in 1984 with a degree in anthropology, she spent 10 years as producer of the evening news show at WBAI, Pacifica Radio’s station in New York City. Democracy Now!, which began in 1996, now airs on more than 225 stations across North America. Goodman has received dozens of awards for her work, including the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award and the George Polk Award
.
 

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replayed Mondays, noon - 2:00pm and
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Davis, CA:
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Cambridge, MA:
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  Saturdays, 8:00 - 10:00pm
replayed Wednesdays, 12:00am - 2:00am

Ashland and Jackson & Josephine Counties, OR:
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Mondays, 6:00 - 8:00pm

Palo Alto, E. Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Atherton, Stanford, CA:
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Mondays, 9:00 - 11:00pm
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West Sacramento,CA:
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Daily
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