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Press Release and Concert Listing for:

Dave Mason/Danny Nova
In Concert
The Baker Theater
Dover, NJ
Wednesday, November 8, 2006
Doors at 7:00PM

Future Now Music and Musical Poets in Motion, in conjunction with Global Reach Int'l., Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice and Tramontin Motorcycle, presents in concert Grammy Award Winner, Dave Mason, formerly of Fleetwood Mac & Traffic, performing his hits "We Just Disagree," "Feeling Alright," and many more.  Also presenting "2006 Timmy Award" recipient for Best Singer, CO-headliner Danny Nova, the latest in acoustic rock music, featuring songs from his upcoming national debut CD, "Crushing the Stone."  Concert being held at The Baker Theater, 41 West Blackwell St., Dover, NJ 07801.  Buy tickets online at or call (201) 507-8900.  Enter raffle to win a 2006 Harley Davidson Road King Motorcycle, courtesy of Tramontin Motorcycle, proceeds to benefit Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice.  For more information see

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Posted: Nov 5, 2006 9:11am
Nov 5, 2006's November 2006 Newsletter

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1. ARTICLE: Is raw agave nectar really raw?
2. TRAVELOGUE: Scouting tropical islands for a future raw foods community
4. INTRODUCING OUR BRAND NEW "Cute Raw Foods" Shop: Tees+ with original artwork!
5. RAW FOODS HUMOR in mainstream media!

The Details

1. The Big Debate: Is Raw Agave Nectar Really Raw? A scientifically researched article by John Kohler.

2.  Roman & Antje's Island Quest, Parts 1 and  2. The young couple behind GeneFit Nutrition paint a beautiful word picture of their travels to exotic Fiji as they search for an island to buy for their planned raw food community.

3.  RFNM'S LITTLE BOOK of RAW THANKSGIVING RECIPES--Our special Thanksgiving Recipes newsletter of several years ago is now a little e-book!  We've updated and expanded it with recipes from: Bonobo's Restaurant in NYC, Matthew Kenney’s The Plant, Roxanne Klein and Charlie Trotter, and Judy Pokras of, and there’s now a total of 32. Plus we’ve added some ideas for making your Thanksgiving even more fun! Order your copy now.

4.  We’re excited to announce our new Cute Raw Foods Shop featuring a brand new crop of exclusive T-shirts and other items adorned with cool original artwork by Judy Pokras. These drawings, paintings and cartoons are sure to bring a smile to people on your holiday gift list.

5. HUMOR—Here are two morsels of raw foods comedy we couldn’t resist:

We saw this Robert Mankoff cartoon in The New Yorker and thought it was great!  A man in a business suit stands beside a guy sitting at a desk. The standing man is looking at three picture frames on the desk, the type office workers use to display photos of family members. But these frames contain pictures of a bunch of grapes, two apples, and three bananas. The guy sitting at the desk looks up at the visitor and says: "I love fruit." 

On Halloween, TV funnyman Craig Ferguson appeared on his talk show dressed as a banana. He said when he was a boy, his mother was always telling him he would turn into a banana if he kept eating so many of them. (If that’s the case, he must have eaten a lot of jokes, too!)

6. Have you visited our worldwide map of raw foodists?  See who lives where!  Add yourself to the map!

ASK US how you can be a sponsor and help deliver the raw foods message to more people.
Thanks for being a member of the community.
Best wishes for a warm, loving--and delicious!--holiday season.

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Posted: Nov 5, 2006 7:45am
Oct 15, 2006
Focus: Business
Action Request: March
Location: United States
This November 23, for 24 hours, we remember that no one was born to
shop, we make a small choice to participate by not participating. We
call it Buy Nothing Day, and judging by the huge successes seen all
across the globe last year - with thousands of activists and fed-up
citizens taking part in dozens of countries - this year's festival of
restraint could be the biggest yet.

If you've never taken part in Buy Nothing Day, or if you've taken part
in the past but haven't really committed to doing it again, consider
this: 2006 will go down as the year in which mainstream dialogue about
global warming finally reached its critical mass. What better way to
bring the Year of Global Warming to a close than to point people in the
direction of real and effective alternatives to the unbridled
consumption that has created this quagmire?

Right now, were putting together our web campaign headquarters for BND
2006. Email us at as your plans, posters and photos
start to come together. We'll try to feature the best and brightest as
this year's BND takes shape.

In the meantime, take a moment to check out our wrap-up of BND 2005, and
see if anything there inspires you to act come this November 23 (November 25
outside North America):

We'll keep you posted.

The Adbusters Team
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Posted: Oct 15, 2006 1:56am
Jun 14, 2006
Focus: Freedom of Expression
Action Request: Visit - in person
Location: United States
Hey folks,

I wanted to let you know about this awesome event I'm
helping to spread the word on.

The upcoming Vegan Vacation gathering was inspired by
the great folks from who
have yearly meet-ups. These meet-ups have generally
happened over in Europe and so Robert Cheeke of decided to organize a
gathering based in the united states.

This event will be taking place from August 3-9 in
Portland, Oregon USA

The basic idea is to have a get-together of the Vegan
Bodybuilding & Fitness forum members to hang out and
meet in person, but everyone is welcome! You dont even
have to be Vegan or into bodybuilding & fitness - just
come out for good times and to see what this is all

While the Vegan Vacation gathering is still in the
planning stages, there will definitely be a variety of
activities focused on fitness, great food, veganism &
generally having fun! Most events will be free or
low-cost. Organizers will provide as much free housing
and food as possible. YOUR assistance and ideas are

Originally, the Vegan Vacation location was going to
be Los Angeles, California. For a variety of reasons,
the gathering location has been switched to Portland,

So Why Portland?

Here's just a sampling of what Portland has to offer:

- Portland is the #1 Vegan Friendly City in America
- Portland is one of the most beautiful and clean
cities in America
- Portland is one of the fittest cities in America
with all kinds of outdoor activities during the
beautiful summer for athletes to take part in
- Portland is only an hour from the Pacific Ocean so
we can still "hang out on the beach"
- Portland has more vegan and vegetarian restaurants
per capita than pretty much anywhere
- Portland actually has vegan soft serve ice cream
that comes out of the machines (kinda like a Dairy
Queen, but vegan)
- There are many forum members in Portland and around
the region so we are sure to have a nice turnout and
lots of local tour guides
- Portland has lots of other attractions such as being

located near Mt. Hood and Mt. Saint Helens, Seattle,
Olympia, Eugene, Vancouver & Victoria plus all kinds
of great wild nature, rivers and mountains.
- Did I mention that we have Food Fight!, the ALL
VEGAN 7-11 type convenience store?1?

If you have any questions, please email Robert Cheeke

Check out the Vegan Bodybuilding & Fitness website
here: and the forums

I hope to see you at the Vegan Vacation week!

For more information visit this Vegan Vacation forum

In Solidarity & Struggle, For Love & Liberation!
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Posted: Jun 14, 2006 10:50am
May 26, 2006
Focus: Civil Rights
Action Request: Protest
Location: United States

Call for Weekend of Resistance Against the "Green
Scare" June 9 - 11, 2006

by Jeff Free Luers

This June marks my 6th year in prison. From behind
these walls I have strived to remain an active part of
this struggle; from contributing to the dialogue and
discussion of tactics, to furthering the debate on
climate change in the public. Perhaps most importantly
I am proof that prison cannot crush the spirit of

This year has seen an increase in state repression
against activists and radicals alike. It is truly a
scary time. We all know about the "Red Scare" - the
government's attempt to justify repression by labeling
dissidents "communists" back in the 1950's. Today we
see their "Green Scare" attempt to crush resistance by
labeling them "eco-terrorists."

For the last three years, June 11th has been
celebrated as an international day of solidarity with
me, Jeffrey Luers. I have been overjoyed with a sense
of love & pride at the support I have received from
around the world. My deepest and sincerest thanks go
out to all of you.

Right now there are more than a dozen people sitting
in American jails (or on strict bail release) accused
of Earth/Animal Liberation Front actions. Six people
were originally arrested. These arrests were based
almost entirely on the testimony of one police
informant, Jacob Ferguson. Bill Rodgers - accused of
multiple arsons - took his own life in a jail cell.
Unfortunately, several of those arrested are now
cooperating with the state.

These defendants are facing ridiculous charges and a
draconian amount of time.

This June, I ask you to show them the solidarity that
you have shown me. I ask that foremost in your mind be
the thought that the state is trying to break this
struggle with repressive and intimidating arrests and
sentences. I hope you understand that it's not just
those of us in prison being punished with these
sentences; they are designed to be examples to you, to
frighten you into compliance. This June I'm asking you
to demonstrate that you can't be intimidated.
Celebrate your dissent, give it voice. Be loud. Be
visible. If you have the ability, organize a reclaim
the streets party or a critical mass.

If you are going to host a fundraiser or venue event,
I ask that you donate all proceeds to the legal
defense of those recently arrested who maintain
integrity in the face of repression, whether they are
innocent or guilty.

This June, show the world that the voice of truth will
not be silenced by fear.

Contact Friends of Jeff Luers, PO Box 3, Eugene, OR
97440 USA or email for
organizing resources.

June 9 - 11, 2006, is a Weekend of Resistance Against
the Green Scare. There is no central organizing body
or group to check in with but the Jeff Luers Support
Network can help by providing you with flyers,
graphics, and merchandise such as videos, zines and
stickers about Jeff and allies in the struggle. Begin
planning your event now. Read more about the Green
Scare defendants here. Plan an action that makes sense
for your area: a demonstration, treesit, music
festival, teach-in, stenciling campaign, rally,
protests at an American consulate/embassy overseas or
public forum. Circulate petitions. Contribute to the
legal defense for the defendants. Do what you think is
appropriate. But please remember when planning an
action or event think about how it could affect the
upcoming court cases. Ask yourself: does this help or
hurt the defendants? Does this strengthen the movement
or weaken it in the long-term?

East Coast contact:
Friends of Jeff 'Free'

West Coast contacts:
Free's Defense Network -PO Box 3, Eugene, OR 97440, or
San Francisco Jeffrey Luers Support Network-

European contact:
Brighton Anarchist Black Cross- PO Box 74, Brighton,
East Sussex, BN1 4ZQ, UK,
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Posted: May 26, 2006 8:53am
May 14, 2006
Focus: Education
Action Request: Visit - in person
Location: United States
Health Science 1 Workshop - May 19-21, 2006 in New Jersey
Presented by Dr. Timothy Trader, NMD (retired), PhD, DD

Are you ready to have the truth revealed?
Find out what the medical industries do not want you to know, and why.
See the evidence: treating illness is not working…but building health always works!

For those who are experienced health enthusiasts who want the evidence to show others real health,
For those who want to take their health practices up a notch or two,
For those who want to learn about true health and have no idea where to start,
Journey with Dr. Tim on a whirlwind weekend of science and knowledge— a multimedia experience that will Rock Your World!

If raw food is the healthiest diet on the planet, then why do so many raw foodists fail in health or fail to maintain their diet? Find out the truth that will set you free!
Explore the science: see the journal articles, textbooks, and newest research that doctors do not even know about!
* How does the digestive tract really work?
* Why cooked foods don’t work.
* Vitamins, minerals, and caloronutrients—what do they do in our bodies?
* The truth about what we do to our food and how it affects our health.
* How we unknowingly sabotage our health practices.
* What are the ignored nutrients?
* Protein: how much do you really need? Can too much harm you?
* What’s all the hype about enzymes?
* Supplements are not needed! That’s right…not needed!
* What poisons are in our “health foods”?
* Antioxidants, free radicals—what do they have to do with our food?
…and much MORE!

Be prepared for an entertaining and an accidentally educational time!
Return home with tools in hand to create Extreme Health in your own life.
With every subject presented, you will have the scientific proof to take home with you.
On Saturday, you will receive a workshop manual, with ample space for personal note-taking.

Times: Friday, May 19th, 7–9 pm
Saturday, May 20th, 9 am–5 pm;
Sunday, May 21st, 1–5 pm
Location: At the Ranzi family home, Ramsey, NJ. Address will be given to registrants.
40 minutes from New York City

Investment: $250. Includes lunch Saturday + a manual to take home.
Please pre-register! (We must have a lunch count!) Please ensure your check arrives by Tuesday, May 16th.
To register or for information, Call Karen Ranzi: 201-934-1758, or e-mail

Dr. Tim Trader is a retired naturopathic physician who has a doctorate in nutrition as well as other advanced degrees. Most of his education Dr. Trader has found to be false, disproven by the very textbooks that he was taught from—and by the leading edge of today’s science. Today, Dr. Trader no longer &ldquoractices medicine,” but he coaches “health partners” to recover their own health.

With the same methods he teaches in this workshop Dr. Tim long ago eradicated his own severe allergies and asthma. Today at 45 years old, as a 15-year “living foodist,” Tim can keep up with or outperform athletes half his age.

No treatment of disease is necessary; all we need to do is build health. Then, the body’s own intrinsic healing powers take over—repairing, rebuilding, reversing illness and trauma. There are no pills to pop, no tinctures to drink…just science, and common sense.
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Posted: May 14, 2006 7:40am
Apr 30, 2006
Focus: Politics
Action Request: Visit - in person
Location: New York, United States

At the Auburn Public Theater
108 Genesee St. Auburn, NY
Time and Price TBA
check out or

Suffocate Faster
In this Defiance
xBring it Downx
Aftermath of a Trainwreck
Eyes to the Sky
Blood of the Martyr
Deal With It
Element of One
Cool Your Jets!
Gaining Ground
xTo this Dayx
Nobody Left Behind
xOur Revengex
With Our Strength (last show)
xEnough is Enoughx
Sacred Pledge
+ couple TBA

@ The Auburn Public Theater
108 Genessee St Auburn,NY
Time and Price TBA for more info
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Posted: Apr 30, 2006 12:22pm
Apr 15, 2006
Focus: Civil Rights
Action Request: Visit - in person
Location: United States

Veggie Pride : May 20th 2006 in Paris

Are you veggie for the animals ? Come to the Veggie Pride !


Meeting in Paris, Saturday the 20th of May 2006 at 2 pm, in front of the Beaubourg Centre
(Centre G. Pompidou, Paris 4th city district ; Subway station Rambuteau, Line 11).

Details on the course of this day are at the end of this message!


Manifesto of the Veggie Pride

Veggie Pride, festival of vegetarian and vegan pride

Our aims :
To declare our pride at refusing to have animals killed for our consumption
To refuse to rob sentient beings of their sole possessions, of their very flesh, of their very lives; to refuse to take part in a concentration camp system which turns their short lives into perpetual torment; to refuse to do all of this for the mere pleasure of the palate, for the satisfaction of a habit, of a tradition: To refuse to do such things should be just plain decency.

However, history does show how difficult it is, when barbarity is the social norm, to simply say No.

We wish to declare our pride at saying No.

To denounce vegephobia
Instead, they want us to feel ashamed. Vegetarianism is concealed, ignored, mocked, marginalized and even defamed.

Vegetarianism challenges the legitimacy of the confinement and slaughter of billions of animals. Just by existing it breaks the law of silence. This is the reason behind vegephobic mockery and hatred.

Of course vegetarianism is tolerated when it is the harmless sort that claims to be no more than a private choice, a matter of distaste for meat or of concern for personal health or the environment. But woe betides us if we openly challenge the barbarous order!

At first we are laughed at. Caring about chickens and cows is supposed to be ridiculous. Laughing at a disturbing idea is a way to get rid of it without having to find logical arguments against it.

But if we do not give in, the laughter turns sour. At first they found us funny, now they call us monsters. We are traitors to the human species since we would limit its rights. We are unworthy parents for not teaching our children the joys of dead flesh. If we care for animals we must be Nazi sympathizers since Hitler too loved dogs. Our ideas are those of an intolerant cult since they are different from what others believe.

We are called terrorists; accused of worshipping nature or of breaking its laws. No argument is too farfetched when it comes to misrepresenting our ideas, putting us to shame and symbolically
rejecting us from society.

We refuse to apologize for our compassion. We are proud to declare that we are vegetarians. We are no longer willing to feel shame for refusing to kill. We are here; we are well alive and thinking and
will speak out.

To proclaim our existence
All over the world we are millions of humans saying No to this carnage. Few civilizations have actually taken for granted that eating animals is justified. But when do you hear about those debates? Mentions of vegetarianism are systematically missing in textbooks and biographies.

"The man who eats meat or the hunter who agrees with the cruelties of Nature, upholds with every bite of meat or fish that might is right." - Isaac Bashevis Singer, Nobel prize in Literature.

By stepping forth we also prove that it is possible to live without meat. We live without eating cows or pigs, chicken or fish or prawns. And we are as alive and healthy as anyone else, despite those media-promoted "specialists" whose science consists of denying the facts. Neither vegetarianism nor Veganism (which rejects all animal products, including milk and eggs) has any particular negative effects on health - indeed; current studies tend to show the opposite!

There is no spell that says that to live one must kill. We are not obliged to do so, neither individually nor collectively. Animal husbandry does not provide food, since farm animals eat much more than their dead flesh can render. Despite this, massive public funding supports animal farming and fishing.

To defend our rights
No rights are granted to the animals that are raised and killed for food; but we who stand on their side do have rights, in principle. We are determined to exercise our rights in full, because they are our rights, and because they are theirs - the only rights that they may today, indirectly, enjoy.

We have the right to receive decent meals at school, at work and wherever meals are served to groups of people. We have the right to raise our children without forcing upon them the products of the

We are not willing to have our taxes used to support the raising and killing and the fishing for the tastes of others.

We are no longer willing for our actions and our ideas to be systematically silenced. We no longer accept that the only public voices should be those of the corporations and intellectuals who defend the consumption of flesh.

We demand an open debate.

"We are the mirror of your guilty consciences
and this mirror will no longer hide"

Faced with images of heaps upon heaps of animals "destroyed" for case of bird flu, BSE or foot-and-mouth disease, we alone felt no shame. We were not shameful for ourselves. But we felt shame for all

Above all, we were sad. However much we insist on asserting our pride in saying No to barbarity, this brings us no satisfaction. The animals are slaughtered by the billions. They are held to be dumb, their cries do not count. We shall speak out for them until the massacre halts.

We are animals
and stand in solidarity with all animals!


Practical details and other informations

The Veggie Pride is a demonstration open to any person who does not eat the animals. Concerning this restriction, check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

• 2.30 pm : start of the demonstration
We ask that the slogans, signs and streamers be exclusively centred on the vegetarianism or vegetarianism for the animals. The Veggie Pride being a demonstration of individuals expressing their pride to be vegetarians or vegans for the animals, we ask that no initials or name of organization be reproduced on the streamers and signs.

• 4 pm : Arrival at the « Fontaine des Innocents » (fountain of the innocent ones).
End of the procession and installation of a "happening" symbolizing the ocean of suffering and death imposed daily on the animals.

• 4.30 pm - 5 pm : Happening.
The demonstration and the happening will be declared in prefecture in accordance with the law.

• From 5.30 pm : Various activities.

• 7.30 pm : Start of the after-pride.
A party will take place, further details will be given subsequently on our website. Possibility of accommodation or housing amongst inhabitants of Paris.

To come to the Veggie Pride :

The SNCF (the French Railway company) proposes worthwhile tariffs for the tickets taken two months in advance.

To know if a grouped departure is planned from your area, you can contact our regional delegates.

A small ads service is also at your disposal for your requests of car sharing, accommodation, etc. Do not hesitate to use it.

Sign the Manifesto of the Veggie Pride ! Independently of your participation in the Veggie Pride, we invite you to read the text of the Manifesto (see below) and, if you agree with it, to declare that
by signing it.

You can sign it on the Web:
You will also be able to sign it yonder, during the demonstration.

To make a donation to the Veggie Pride:
Any donation, even minor, will be very welcome.

You can also subscribe to the circulation list by sending a blank email to or on the website

Help us to make known the Veggie Pride by broadcasting this message to your contacts!

By wishing you numerous with us on May the 20th,

The organizers of the Veggie Pride.
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Posted: Apr 15, 2006 5:31am
Apr 3, 2006
Focus: Environment
Action Request: Meeting
Location: California, United States
EarthFair 2006
Sunday, April 23, 2006
10am - 5pm
Balboa Park
San Diego, CA

For Details About EarthFair:

Our annual EarthFair in Balboa Park is the largest free annual environmental fair in the world. EarthFair 2006 will be our 17th anniversary. Each year, the EarthFair draws around 60,000 visitors.

Produced by 400+ volunteers, EarthFair features more than 200 exhibitors, special theme areas, a Food Pavilion, a special Kids’ Activity Area, five entertainment venues, the Children’s Earth Parade (All Species Welcome) and Alternative Fuel Vehicle Parade and Show.

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