The Gainesville iguana


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The Gainesville iguana
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v. : ill. ; 28-29 cm.
Place of Publication:
Gainesville, Fla
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May - June 2013
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Newspapers -- Gainesville (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Alachua County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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United States of America -- Florida -- Alachua -- Gainesville


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Began in 1986.
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Editors: Jenny Brown and Joe Courter, <1991-1996>.
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Description based on: Vol. 5, no. 10 (July 1991).

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University of Florida
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University of Florida
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All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
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oclc - 25027662
lccn - sn 96027403
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INSIDE ...From the Publisher . . . . 3 Editors Picks ............. 3 Directory . . . . . . 101 Event Calendar . . . . 12 CMC Events . . . . . . 15 GRACE Marketplace . . . 21 GROW Radio schedule . . 22 Radical Rush . . . . . . 24 On a rainy and dreary August 14, Gainesville activists gathered in front of the Gainesville Police Department to participate in the National Moment of Silence in response to the recent killings of black boys and young men by the hands of police Gainesville stands against police brutality and targeted, systematic killing of black bodies. Photo by Nathalie Dortonne. DVictory for Graduate Assistants United Graduate Assistants United (GAU), the labor union representing all UF graduate ing up to the administration at the negoand an increase in the minimum stipend and an increase in the minimum stipend graduate assistants, another burden that GAU urges Iguana readers to participate in its campaigns on these issues during DGainesville joins National Moment of Silence The GainesvilleIguanaSeptember 2014 Vol. 28, Issue 9


SEPTEMBER 2014, IGUANA PAGE 3 PAGE 2, IGUANA, SEPTEMBER 2014 Gainesville Loves Mountains 1) posting more details about the meeting on our 2) See MOUNTAINS, p. 18 DFrom the publisher: Rekindling Tribal Feelings D Hullabaloo See PICKS, p. 9 Subscribe! The Gainesville Iguana is Gainesville's progressive (or more if you can) P.O. Box 14712 Gainesville, FL 32604Comments, suggestions, contributions monthly or bimonthly by volunteers for more than 25 years. Circulation for this issue is 4,500. Pierce Butler Beth Grobman Scott Camil Candi Churchhill Robbie Czopek Erica Merrell Nailah Summers Marcus Dodd Bill Gilbert Anita SundaramAuthors & photographers have sole credit, responsibility for, and rights to paper.


SEPTEMBER 2014, IGUANA PAGE 5 PAGE 4, IGUANA, SEPTEMBER 2014 By Cheryl Kaplan, & Radha Selvester, help them, get more time tacked onto creating an increased likelihood that these Opportunities, Mentoring, Intervention, in our communities programs that are duce violence, save lives, and reduce inprecursors to criminal acts like breaking rules, cutting school, substance use, and shelter and participate in a social skills All statistics are from Nell Bernsteins D Devices, Gainesville activists gathered in protest at the corporation's grand opening zation for Women. D Welcome to Gainesville D As a trigger, our presence on the Arab D


SEPTEMBER 2014, IGUANA PAGE 7 PAGE 6, IGUANA, SEPTEMBER 2014 Rev. William Barber is the catalyst of the Moral Monday movement in North Caro of his talk at Netroots, made available at poor and middle class in order to cut gether to stand against the dangerous agenD recover the moral dialogue in this naWhere health care advocates stand up D coming to Gainesville need a voice in the process to keep mation check out our Facebook page D Subscribe $30/year All truth passes through three stages. First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as being selfevident. Arthur Schopenhauer


SEPTEMBER 2014, IGUANA PAGE 9 PAGE 8, IGUANA, SEPTEMBER 2014 Dr. Mutaz al-Khatib Religion, Media, and Socio-Political Change: The Case of Islam and Daily Life ProgramWednesday, October 8, 2014 Gannett Auditorium Weimer Hall 6:15 p.m.Open to the public by Diana Moreno ists are doing here in Florida to make a to pick up proven strategies to improve to Gainesville, by Mary Savage D DPICKS, from p. 3D Love, Joy, Feminism analyzes Christian patriarchy from inside and out.D Why Nicaraguan Kids Arent Fleeing to the U.S. heading north like those in El Salvador, Guatemala and D Bill Ayers, Bernadine Dohrn and Jeff Jones at Oregon Country Fair July 2014 D A Nation of Cowards? D The Mother of All Blowback D Monsanto and Ukraine The corporate grip on opinion in the United States is one of the wonders of the Western world. No to eliminate so entirely from its media all objectivity much less dissent. -Gore Vidal


SEPTEMBER 2014, IGUANA PAGE 11 PAGE 10, IGUANA, SEPTEMBER 2014 you are connected to an organization listed here, please check and update so others can be accurately informed about your contact Art Lab Alachua Conservation Trust, Inc. Alachua County Green Party Alachua County Labor Coalition meets American Civil Liberties Union Amnesty International UF campus chapter Avian Research and Conservation Institute (ARCI) Citizens Climate Lobby Civic Media Center Alternative reading room The Coalition of Hispanics Integrating Spanish Speakers through Advocacy and Service (CHISPAS) Code Pink: Women for Peace Women-led Conservation Trust for Florida, Inc. Democratic Party of Alachua County Meetings Edible Plant Project Local collective to create Families Against Mandatory Minimums Work The Fine Print Florida School of Traditional Midwifery A Florida Defenders of the Environment are Gainesville Area AIDS Project provides Gainesville Citizens for Alternatives to Death Penalty Gainesville Food Not Bombs Local chapter Gainesville Interfaith Alliance for Immigrant Justice (IAIJ) Gainesville Loves Mountains palachian allies to end mountaintop removal coal Gainesville NOW Gainesville Socialists consider themselves socialists, are interested in Gainesville Womens Liberation Gainesville Zen Center & Hostel A Zen Graduate Assistants United Union represents Grow Radio Harvest of Hope Foundation Home Van A mobile soup kitchen going to Humanist Society of Gainesville Humanists on Campus Industrial Workers of the World Local Interfaith Alliance for Immigrant Justice International Socialist Organization Kindred Sisters Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program MindFreedom North Florida Move to Amend, Gainesville National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare National Lawyers Guild NCF AWIS Occupy Gainesville is about engaging local Our Santa Fe River and Ichetucknee Alliance environmentalist groups campaigning to protect PFLAG (Parents and Families of Lesbians and Gays) Planned Parenthood Clinic Full-service health Pride Community Center of North Central Florida Protect Gainesville Citizens Group River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding and provides services like mediation, communication skill building and restorative Sierra Club Sister City Program of Gainesville links Stand By Our Plan Student/Farmworker Alliance Students for a Democratic Society MultiUF Pride Student Union United Faculty of Florida Union United Nations Association, Gainesville Florida Chapter United Way Information and Referral Veterans for Peace WGOT 94.7 LP-FM Iguana Directory


SEPTEMBER 2014, IGUANA PAGE 15 PAGE 14, IGUANA, SEPTEMBER 2014 433 S. Main Street (352) 373-0010 or after 7 p.m. at the courthouse Civic Media Center events September 2014 "Paramount among the responsibilities of a free press is the duty to prevent any part of the government from deceiving the people." -Hugo Black Supreme Court Justice by Nancy Parkinson electoral process, because corporations can spend unlimited D WATCH ROLLER DERBYSaturday, Sept. 13, 6 pm (doors at 5 pm) Roller Rebels vs Dub City Derby Girls Saturday, Oct. 4, 6 pm (doors at 5 pm) Roller Rebels vs Tallahassee Capital Punishment Alachua County Fairgrounds


SEPTEMBER 2014, IGUANA PAGE 17 PAGE 16, IGUANA, SEPTEMBER 2014 Interested in writing or editing for the Iguana? D We need YOU! Help make Gainesvilles longest running progressive rag happenContact Editor Jessica Newman for more details at: the passage to America, the enslavement on August 2014.are not enough, elective choices are not es that tell them that black children cannot D SEPTEMBER 5 Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Tribute: by Other Voices 12 Heavy Petty: Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Tribute 19 The Impostors: Beatles Tribute Band 26 Tropix: Latin Fusion OCTOBER 3 GramFest: Gram Parsons Tribute/Various Artists 10 Relics & Erasables: Woodstock Era Music & Originals 17 Dixie Desperados: Southern Country Rock 24 UF School of Music Ensembles: World Music THINKINGABOUTTHEMILITARY? MAKEAN INFORMEDCHOICE. ADVICEFROMVETERANSONMILITARYSERVICE ANDRECRUITINGPRACTICESAResourceGuideForYoungPeople ConsideringEnlistment Gainesville Chapter14 ACAAHTF Town Hall Meeting October 26, 2-4 pm Downtown Public Library 401 E. University Ave. Gainesville "For two years I was LBJs press secretary. When I left it took me awhile to get my footing back in journalism. I had to learn all over again that whats important for the journalist is not how close you are to power but how close you are to reality." -Bill Moyers


SEPTEMBER 2014, IGUANA PAGE 19 PAGE 18, IGUANA, SEPTEMBER 2014 of Stand By Our Plan, that the request to amend the Countys more about the proposed Plum Creek development in Alachua County, visit derneath this article, and vote for Ken Cornell for County Com D General Overview General Overview Natural Resources Transportation/Economic Development D MOUNTAINS, from p. 2 3) D Sheila Payne announces Alachua County Labor Coalitions annual Labor Day breakfast Saturday,August 30 at the CWA


SEPTEMBER 2014, IGUANA PAGE 21 PAGE 20, IGUANA, SEPTEMBER 2014 GRACE Marketplace Update D door shelter, storage, meals and supmoved out there, and targets mid cluding training on bike mainteAll has not been smooth, as can be that led to a problem as there is limAnother problem has been bogus to keep making this resource, at D Volunteers, support needed 104 SE 1st A ve., Gainesville, FL MTh: 11a.m.8p.m. F: 11a.m.10p.m. 104 SE 1st Avenue Gainesville FL 377-5828Open: 7 am 10 pm Mon Fri 9 am 10 pm Sat Sun DRIVE THRU & CALL-INS Two locations: 407 NW 12th St. and 5011 NW 34th St. Paramount among the responsibilities of a free press is the duty to prevent any part of the government from deceiving the people. -Hugo Black, Supreme


SEPTEMBER 2014, IGUANA PAGE 23 PAGE 22, IGUANA, SEPTEMBER 2014 DPrimary is over, on to November "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." -Martin Luther King programming schedule Gainesville-based Internet radio and manage engaging, educational, musical and visual arts and to change, and not all programs Mon Wed Fri WGOT 94.7 LP FM Gainesville's Progressive Community Radio Station WGOT is on the airSunday: 1-4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 1 4 p.m.. 8 p.m.-midnight Tuesday, Thursday: midnight-5 a.m.,14 p.m., 8-9 p.m. Saturday: 19 p.m.Check out for upcoming events and a detailed schedule. WGOT stream under the Shoutcast directory. To listen from your iOS, Android, or Blackberry mobile device, you can use any radio streaming apps such as Tune In. We are listed in iTunes Radio under the Eclectic category. Direct feed at 94.7 is a Low Power FM station with a transmitter at NW 39th Ave and I-75, so best reception is within 5 miles, but many people are able to pick up the station in their car. Questions? Comments? E-mail us at Democracy NOW! airs What you can do: For information: Radical Press Coffee Shop in the CMC: 433 S. Main St., Gainesville 32601 Grassroots support keeps it going What the Civic Media Center does:


PAGE 24, IGUANA, SEPTEMBER 2014 D The Gainesville Iguana is Gainesville's progressive Subscribe! (or more if you can) P.O. Box 14712 Gainesville, FL 32604 Comments, suggestions, online (complete issues are available as PDFs) at The Gainesville Iguana