Red Tide #03 (April 1972)(Searchable Text)

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The issue of Indian mascotts

at Uni was brought up

in Student Court recently.A .

woman from leadership brought

the issue to the Court. The

Student Court made a recomendation

to the Student senate

that t~ey take some action

in this question. The Student

Senate,in their normally

efficient manner postponed

making any decision, therefore

no change has been made.

The Red Tide believes that

the Student Senate should take

immediate .action in changing

·the mascotts of Uni to names

other than Indian ones, and

that since Uni has helped distort

the truth about the

Indians, that the Senate take

·action to initiate programs

that will tell the truth about

the Indians.

America has not always been

the polluted, ugly, shit-hole

that it is today. Nor is the

area where Uni stands always

been the disgusting travesty

of the word “education” that

it is now. For Uni used to

belong to the Indians, and .

all of the u.s. was once inhabited

by Indians. At Uni

mascotts are called the

•warrior”, “Chief Mud-in-theFace•

and other degrading

symbols of America’s racism

and contempt for a race which

did not believe ·in owning

land or food or water, but

one that shared and one in.

which there was room for all,

which lived without destroying

the world around it.

The Indians were not the

•murdering, theiving, savages”

that are portrayed on TV, but

r~ther were a people who\;

l1ves were not selfish or

centered around. individuals

but rather were a people who

cared for each ether, _the

sick, the old, the helpless;

all worked for each other.

·A person can have no idea

as to how grotesque the

Uni hi stereotypes of

Indians really are,· until

you have looked at the ideas

and ways of life of White

American society; and that

of the Indfans. White society

is geared to make peopae

selfish and individualistic.

The whole basis of .our society

is exploitation:•screw any.



one you have to-as long as

you make money.• People

give others as little as

possible regardless of what

they can afford. All of these

things and many more have

been drilled into us by way

of TV, magazines, the pape~

and most of all by the

schools. It is not hard tosee

that these aspects create

unhealthy people, both ·

mentally and physically.

Thousands of people have

nervous breakdowns and go

insane everyday as a result

of this system.White society

does not care at all for the

earth and. recklessly destroys

it for profit. These are many

of the things that compose

a Capitalist society, an

example of which America

readily provides.

The Indians had a primitive

communist society in which

the land was for people to

use, but not to abuse. There

was a balance of nature and

tnere was ‘food and clothing

for all. Co-operation was the

~ssence of this society and

the Indians were a strong

pe~le living happy lives.

These two societies are

completely contradictory

to one another. For Uni Hi

to use Indians as mascotts

and names is a rascist

mockery of all that the

Indians were. ·

The u.s. broke almost

every treaty that it made with

the Indians. The Indians

trusted the whites as people

and the whites destroyed

them as gratitude. So the

Indians finally learned

that they could not trust

the whites and that all

the whites wanted was their

land. They· fought to the

end to preserve their

culture, way:of life and

lvies. Who can say that

this was unjustified?

The media has for years

along with the textbooks,

portrayed the Indians as

the “bad guys•, but what

made the Indians “bad guys”?

The fact that they like the

oppressed peoples of Viet

Narn, Cuba, America and


with the paper · making a

The staff of the Red Ti~e. the grou~

as recieved ~ lot o~ crit1c1sm gelu!ral.pal.itics and can be

bout·our att1tudes 1n dealing found to work well with the

ith people and.the paper. Some different people on the staf~

f these criticisms are that will hopefully work with the

e are a closed. group and that staff in setting up activities,

e are not communicating wit~ classes, and actions.

any people. . we had a hard time reaching

We have been e~aluat1ng ~ur- the decision of how the paper

elves, and ~ find that many is to be run. we did not·

·f the critic1sms are true.. want to be above other people

·e have many ~ings to cons1der · or seem •superior• to them,

hile ev.aluat1ng ourselve’:’, our We. are trying to vi;w: the

olicies and attitudes. F1rst staff as no more “heavy than

.hat we are a revolutionary anyone else, but · there

roup, ~ttempting to: put out a must be a controlled gr?UP

·evolut1onary paper. We have of people close enough 1n all.

.ecided that the pape:1;. is not ways to put out a paper. ·

.o be an open forum.Many people ·Another criticism that we

.ay th~t we dori’t present have found to be true in so~

~oth sides•. We do not deny

this. We feel that the •other’

side” is “amply presented in

the TV, radio, paper, and

nost of all in school, and

11e feel that 12 pages of our

side is not even a beginning

to tip the balance.

We rea!ly want to include

as many people as possible in

the paper, but we must remember

that we are a group

with specific ideas which

the paper was created to express.

This is where the idea

of the staff comes in. The

staff is·the group which makes

the actual decisions about

the policy of the paper, how

it is run, and_ the actual

arti.cies that go. in. -This

does not mean that others

cannot be involved in the

paper, but rather that there

must be a defined group making

decisions. Our_intention is

that the staff be as small a

ipart of the paper as possible,

that hopefully many people

‘will write arti!=les, draw

ar·a~nlcs, distribute and get

ved in the paper.

be having many meetwhere

all are welcomed

discuss articles~ politics,

actions. We are also

study groups for

who wihes to join them.

will deal with our societ!

‘how it can be changed.

present the staff cons:i,_s;t$_

10 people who agree closely

about their poiitioal

be able to represent

r and to work totowards

common goaJfo

common ideas. The st,ff

closed in that peqple

are not in the s•aff ·and

·are interested in working

cases is that we tend to wr1te

for ourselves. We sometimes

get into writinq long essays

for articles as journalistic

pieces ra~er then trying

~o explain our ideas to people

·in a comprehensable manner.

We are trying to deal w~ t~ .

these any many other cr1t1c1sms

by criticizing ourselves and

others in a constructive way

to make the paper better, and

to make us into better people.

The administration has

said that the paper is controlled

and influenced, and

even written by people oth7r

than Hi school . students. Thl.S·

is a lie (not slander, ttuthl

that was intended to make us

look like •tools•”of the .

“commie conspiracy•. The adlllinist:

r.ation cann~t possibly

understand that kids who

have been “educated” in their

schools would be capable of

writing anything that re- .

sembled intellegence. Luck1ly

we did npt rely on classro?m

‘curriculums for our educat1on.

The only adults involved with

the paper are our printers

Karl ~arx and our lawyers who

are presently taking the

school board to court. The

adress for letters in our

last paper was that of a nonhi

school person as we feared

and figured that if

we .. another· adcfress t;hat

_the person would not be hassled.

We were wropg. The. pe~son Wtio•s-aaaress·we used has been

·hassled by PAl!ce about the

Red· ·Tide. This person has

also been teaching clas~s

on· different days at school

and several attempts have

been made by the’administrati

to remove him from campus.

“They .want him off the· campus

because he is rea~ly educating

people, about soc1ety and_the

role that school plays in it.

Be was being effective and

the school· cannot tolera~e

this when the truth eXPoses

them for what they are.

We hope that this article

has explained some of the

unclear .1′.hinas_about the Red

Tide. We will continue to

evaluate ourselves and to explain

what we are going ~ough

as we feel that it is an l.mportant

part of understanding

the Red Tide •.


l).On page 2 of our last issue

we made the mistake of saying

that Bomer Gansz or Junhke

have the power to keep the

pigs off our campus. The administration

does not have

the actual power to keep the

pigs off campus, but we believe

that they have enough influence

to a~k the pigs to

stay off campus, and that if

they do come on that they

·would be notified in advance.

We are not talking about. ·the

uniformed pigs that are easy

to see, but rather the narcs

and informer& that have busted

numerous people at school

·this past school year.

2). On page 10 it was stated

that the principal of Hami is

a token chicana. This is not

true. She is a tokeri CUban

refugee. We apologize for this

bit of racism on our part,

~rid we feel it shows that all

of us have been brainwashed

to the point where we view

all Spanish speaking people

in this area as Chicano.

· /

Vel. 1 No.5


I had thought that even

though the social studies,

health-guidance and gym classes

are full of propaganda, that

the pigs could not possibly

inject it into every aspect of

school, for example to carry

get the textbooks”. This

obvious intimidation was meant

to ridicule a movement which

is trying to allow Women to be

treated like people. What this

shows me had no respect for

people that are fighting for


write about rubbers and foam

because we can get these witnout

a prescription from

arug stores. l Rubbers(condom or prophy-

You can also get condoms made

it into the Drivers Ed. class. out of lamb membrane·. Rubber

However I am now taking that

class, and it seems incredable

to the biggest function

that the class serves is not

If and when a woman is

mentioned it is only in the

context of a stupid person, a

~ationalizer” for instance.

Almost all the people that I

¢bserv~takinq this class are

totaly unaware of all of this

conditioning and therefore

some of it cannot help but rub

off on them. Aside from this

propaganda little else takes

place in the class or in homework.

We are assigned reports

lactic). The rubber, a sheath

worn on the penis during sexual

intercourse, is a widely

used, effective contraceptive.

Mbs~ rubbers are made of a I thin, strong, latex·rubber.

. condoms are aboqt 0.0025 in. I thick, 1 inch wide and 7 in.

long. At the open end the

rubbe.r is thicker, forming an

elastic ring which deeps the

rubber from slipping off the

penis. Rubbers come either

plain ended or with a nipple

at the end to hold sperm and

to te;,ch about driving. Instead

it talked about about the same

stuff that we would expect to

receive in almost any class.Aside

from being another advertising

agency for General Meters

In driver training car manufacturers

donate cars so that people

will see how “nice” they

are and also for advertising

as the manufacturers put a sign

on the side of the car stating

their name in HUGE letters.),

and other car manufacturers,

the teacher and textbook will

explain, not at all subtley,

that everybody should obey

all laws (not just traffic laws)

“about to do with

that the government is really .driving”, and homework is assby

and for us,that one should igned about what attitudes make

accept what~e rulers say and a good driver. The entire course

do.Drunken driving is denounced is dragged out for 10 tedious

in favor of power under control, weeks, when it could be condensed

a missile and a B52 bomber.Per- into 2 weeks at the most. The

haps the most effective propa- teachers know this but for the

::a~d~ is ;he, constant use of sake of beaurocratic simplicity,

~J.m or he w~en the t.eacher we are forced to sit through

gJ.ves examples J.n class or when the shit for half a semester!

the textbook mentions different This is only another example

situations,This sexism is very of Amerika’s destruction and

subtle,however it has a great disregard for peoples lives

impact on people, so that they and minds. The purpose of such

tend to think in terms. of men a class is clear once we stop

instead of people.This is not and lobk at it. It is full of

at ‘;111. so trivial as. it ~eems .nothing, except the :myth of the

as J.t J.s very J.n re- Amerikan dream. I think that if

enforcing. the myth that only students who have taken and

men are important and worth ··· · are taking Driver’s Ed. look

making examples of.Practically at what they learned from the

the first thing that our teacherclass they will see that this

said to us on the first day was is true. We have to try to

“due to the rising amount of see through as much of Amerika’s

ferv~r for Women’s Lib, the ·bullshit as possible to save

first irl in each row will go :ourselves and others. BiR.,.,_.


with various mechanical and

chemical sterilants. The zero

population growth movement is

a racist, sexist movement supporting

forced sterilization

of Third World people in order

to keep white supremists in

Birth control has been used the majority. These and other

for many years both for and methods of forced·sterilization

against women. Ideally, con- (such as tying a women’s falltraceptives

give us the free- opian tubes when all she comes

dom to enjoy making love with- in for is an abortion) are a

out the fear of pregnancy and form of genocide that must be

give us alternatives to the stopped. Learning about what

mother-hood role. But they goes on inside our bodie.s and

have been used against sisters what different forms of birth

in Southeast Asia, Africa, control are available to us is

Black women in the south, a good place to start explod-

.Los Angeles ghettoes, etc. ing the myths about our bodies

~ have been given 150 ~gs. and to have a say in controllof

a potent, synthetic pro-‘ ing our bodies instead of

gesterone which will produce having to say yes to a doctor’s

infertility for 8 to 24 months. decision when we don’t even

For some women sterility is understand the medical terms

permanent. Women recieving this he uses.

“contraceptive” are told that This article will be the

the drug is 100% effective for first i~ a series of artiCles

only 3 months. This is an ex- ‘dealing with birth control,

ample of how scientists use anatomy, and sexuality. In

Third World women for experiment this· firs.t arti le wan to

prevent bursting.

HOW TO USE IT- unroll the

rubber on an erect penis j·.tst

before intercourse, not just

before ejaculation. The first

few drops of semen ofte~ contain

enough sperm to cause

pregnancy. When the penis is

withdrawn, the man must hold

onto the rim of the rubber.

If the rubber slips off during

intercourse, hold the open

end shut and then take it otr· ..

If the rubber is not prerolled

it should be rolled before ‘

use and leave ~ in. at the end

to collect sperm. When insertin

the penis the man should avoid

catching the extension or teat

on the outside of the vagina,

since it is possible to thrust

a hole through the side of the

rubber if the tip becomes

caught. Occasionally there is

insufficient moisture in the

vagina to allow for easy entry

<:;f the penis, expecially it it

~s covered by a dry rubber.

Forcing the penis into a rel~

atively dry vagina can be uncomfortable

and irritating for

the woman. Such problems can

be avoided by the use of a

lubricant or a pre-lubricated

rubber, permicidal foam,

cream, or jelly. Other non

greasy jellies, such as sur•

gical jelly can be used. Saliva

is the most readily available

and cheapest lubricant

there is. Vaseline or any

kind of petroleum jelly or oil

should never be applied to

rubber condoms, since these

materials destroy rubber. Unless

a pre-lubricated rubber is

used the lubricant is applied .

to the outside of the sheath

after it has been unrolled onto

the penis. This is the only

birth control that is a VD


Many men claim that the condom

dulls sexual Jeasure.

Vall r . No.~


. 111\.(tOkA


Viet Nam is not unique.• Not

only do the well-publicized

troop withdrawals have very

little meaning to the Vietnamese

people who are still faced

with an· increased air war, but

they also do not represent ·

any significant change in how

America intends to relate to

the rest of the world.

T.he only lesson the imperialists

have really learned is

this- keep tighter control

· · i{edilde. colonies enc-o-u-r-a-g-e-s -a-s-s-i-mal- But more· andh m obr e·. Ango~d ans ·

a “‘•orl’ or .blending into Port.- are rejecting t e a1t an go-

~ k ing after the fishermen. After

ugese culture, thus attac 1ng world war II, secret political

native culture. Until 1961 organizations were formed dadthere

was actually a legal · icated to resistance. Many of

distinction between asimilados these consisted of the very

(those who had assimilated) college-educated intellectuals

and indigenas {those who that the Portuguese were counthadn’t)

• ·· · ing on to betray their people.

Indigenas worke,d for lower Other groups consisted of high

wages and had less job opper- school students like ourselves,

tunities, political rights, and still others were formed

and property rights. To be- by workers. IN 1956 the police

come citizens, Africans had to arrested 3 nationalist leaders,

prove that t~ey could speak, and hundreds more were arrested,

read, and wrJ.te P~r~ug~es~~mi- secretly tried, and sentenced

they could .supper • e 1r to prison in 1959.

lies, they were of good conduct During June .of 1960, the

of the media so they won’t

publicize any more messy activities.

But these activities

are going on, in .Angola· and

other places, :an·d since the

straight media has somehow

managed to neglect to tell

,you about it, we will try to

People’s Movement of the Liberation

of Angola (MPLA) , what

was at the titile a nationalie;t ,.

party. and is now a guerilla

army dedicated to armed struggle,

sent a memorandum to Port- I

ugal requesting a peacful sol- i

ution to the problem. In res- 1

ponse, the Portuguese arrested I

52 Jl.fricans including MPLA ·

·leader, Agostinho Neto.. Vil- I

lagers from Neto’s region who I·,

went to demand his release were

do that·here.

The history of struggle in

Angola began during the 15th ·

century when Portugese invaders

fi.rst attacked from the coast.

Even since then, there has

been resistance to foriegn fired upon and thirty were

domination, but during the killed.

middle of the 20th century early 196l,.a group of cot-

Angolan defences were so weak- ton workers in southern Angola

ened that the Portugese were . . protested low wages and bad

~~le to achieve total control. that they were able to fl.t 1ntoworking conditions. The Port-

…., i 1 • er Portuguese culture • They had uguese bombed their villages.

An9ola is now an off ca ov . to get approval from the local When, in March, morthern Angoseas

province~ of Port- administrative authority and. lans revolted against their emugal.

The entire economic and district•get ass1m-ployer after he had killed other

cultural life of the country ilado status, and some go’;’ern- workers, 20,000 Africans were

has been war!>ed to ai.d exploit- ers forced them to stand. 1n , reported killed by the Portugation.

Angola is an aqricul- the public square of the1r V11-usese. After a police station

tural nation and has trad- lage and rejec~ their A£ri~an in Luanua, the capital of

itionally produced enough for heritage and b1rth. By mak1ng Angola,, was attacked by outraged

the population to live on, assimilation necessary for ec- Angolans, the Portuguese kil~ed

with little emphasis on ~- onomic survival, the Portuguese 3000 people in that city alone.

change production. But Port- were able to divide Angolans By the end of 1961, military

ugal has forced Angola to mass against each other, and by operations against Portugal

produce cash crops for ex- ·encouraging them ~o no longer had begun to move.

port at fixed prices on for- identify with the1r true cul- The struggle ha<; gone well.

eign-owned plantations, and ture, they attempted to rob ·The eastern half of the·country

often, the· people who used to the Angolans of the will to and some northern regions are

own the land are forced to fight for their people. no longer under Portuguese conwork

on it for mini~l wages An Jl.frican high school ‘trol. And in the liberated·

paid by plantation. owners.The student tells of the ef~ects zones the living conditions

average land occup1ed by Eur- of this kind of oppress1on on are already improving. ·

opeans is 6 times that owned himself: People’s schools. have been

by Africans. “By the end of secondary set up ~ith the help of the~~~A.

The people are forced to school, I was almost the only The most urgent emphasis is on

work for foreign countries African left in the class. I skills necessary to create a

in Order to pay taxe.s ).evied used to get lower marks than new society, such as teaching

by the colonial regime. They the Portuguese boys for the. and medicine, as well as the

either produce the cotton and same work. My white compan1onsneeded military and political

sell·it to the Portugese or could not see anything wrong ·training for revolutionary

hire themselves out to plant- . · ·fighters. · · ·

ations. If they do not pay their’with this. At the. same time women are coming forwar~

taxes, they can be sentenced they used to ta;~ 1n front of .and playing a strong_part 1n

to forced labor, and Portugal me about those 1g~o~ent blacks building the new soc1ety. OMA.

still gets what it wants: Here referring to unass1m1lated Afare

some of the ways Afr1cans ricans, and they could not see

are forced into labor: how this might be p·ainful to.

1} correctional labor: Being me as an assimilado.~

sentenced to work for not The assimilation p~ogram

paying taxes. turned out to be a fa1lure.

2} Obligatory Labor: Natives By 1960 only .7% of the Angolan

can be forced to work six population was assimilated.

months out of the year for Now the legal distinction bethe

state, a company or an tween assimil~dos and,indigenas

individual if such· labor is is. gone, but 1t is st1ll socdecided

to be necessary to ially enforced. By so-called

•redress ·economic .:ills• .. •treforms” in e~ucation the Port”‘

3 E t labor· Ani:'<olans · · uguese are to create an

· k~ors th Afric~n mines. elite class of Westernized

wor l.n ‘?u a s Portugal a Angolans .. wlio ·will serve the South.~:=l.~af~eyof 6 dollars interests.of Portuga~ over

recru1 …. =n of their own people.- · ‘

oer worker • d ·· ·

• The Portugese policy ~owar

Angola and its other AfrJ.can



The NextDAY

~—-~——————.——,rc;~~~~~~U:~~;niii~~~–1 On Weds, we meet in ·the

I morning as we had pJ.:anneC! the

Enerqv was really hiqh, and

. it seemed ·tha.t everyone was ·

feeling good. We sat down and S“h”A’ ·talked some more until Homer

‘” uu . and Junhke came. They talked

for a while (the old run-around

· trick) ana then told us

to aplit or else!. We stayed •.

He threatend us with suspension.

· We stayed. He threatened to

cancel IPS. We stayed. And

··alas he declared us an illegal

assembly, and threatened to

call ‘the pigs. we .stayed. The

only ‘thing·· that was carried out.

was the unfair suspensions of

a few people who happened to

be near the front. They offe-red

to meet with three or four

Red Tide people to discuss the

·paper, but ~-refused. We have

had coun tles·s talks with them

but-they·continually refuse

Feeling like new peo~e, we

came to school Weds. March.B,

armed with copies of _this new

law which had just come into

effect, with the idea of distributing

the paper openly.

Immediately Homer suspended

two people.

That night we had another

meeting with some lawyers and

legal workers to talk about

the fate of the paper. Out of

the meeting came a letter

written to Bomer and Junhke,

stating our dem!lllds. We also

made an emergency issue tl

and distributed it on Monday,

for all to see. On Tues. we

all preparing for Bomer

and Junhke’s field debut. A

big crowd gathered and for a

while we talked about the law

and the paper, and ~en decided

that Since “t:hey woUldn’t

come to us that we would go

to them; It was really exciting

for us to have the support

of the student body. We

didn’t expect such a big crowd

to say the ·least. We all charged

· to the administration

“we want

to listen to_just a ~ew of us.

He had to listen to all of us

together.. He didn’ t have much

choice. Junhke called a meeting

in the ·cafe-teria. About

100. people_went, and wrote a

petition asking the Board of

Ed. to set definite guidlines

about distribution and almost

everyone signed. This is ·

typical of beaurocrats atti

in never accepting any of the

blame and passing it on to

others so they do not have to

deal with it themselves.Someone

took a bullhorn from.the office,

so that we could hear each

other better, alld cut down on

the chaos. Bomer and JunhKe

asked to use it and promised

us.that it would be returned.

So we naivly handed it over,

and they ripped it off. The

bells had been turned off to

keep people from seeing (and

joining) the demonstration.

some poor people had to sit

·l.n second period class from

10:30 to 12:30. They were

that scared of letting students

see the truth. About 2:30 we

decided to adjourn and meet

again on the field the next

at nutritionday.

A few hundred

pspple _showed up, and we de””

cided to break up commttees,

to deal with different

things that had to· be dealt

with such as leaflets, legal

things, media, etc. We al1lo

elected.pepple to represent

us at the Board of Ed.the

day ~d three people

cllosen. After the

·~rrr•n~·~ began to settle down,

and JunhRe suspend~d

for -“disruption

• and •open defiance•.

stration was blatto

get rid of

as they knew

could not suspend

We found out that

we had been much to

l(iepen<:iaJlt. on our leaders,

the people got susrest

of the people

On Thursday Sftother

was suspended for

~AKln~ part in TUesday’s

, as he was also viewCalifornia

State law, chapter

947 reads as -follows: .

The people of the state of

California do enact as follows:

Sec•ion 9012 of the Education

Code is repealed.

Section 9013 of the Ed. Code

is repealed,

Sec. 3. Section 10611 is added

to the E4. Code to read:

10611. Students of the public

schools have the right to ex9

erciae free,expression including,

but not limited to ,

the use of bulletin boards,

the distribution ·of pri_n ted

~aterials or peitions, and

the wearing of buttons, badges

and other insignia, except

that expression which is obscene,

libelous, or slanderous

according to current legal

standards, or which so incites

studeDts as to create a clear

and present danger of the

commission of unlawful acts

on school premises or the .

violation of lawful school

reg~lstions, or the substantial

disruption of the orderly

operation of the school,

shall be prohibited.

Each gove~ning ~oard oi a

school district and each county

superintendent of schools shall

adopt rules and regulations

relating to the exer~ise of

free expression by students

upon the premises o~ each school

within their respective jurisdictions,

which shall include

reasonable provisions

for the time, place and manner

for conductin~ such activities.

This statute makes no mention

of the administration

being able to censor any publication.

This is what the ac~

inistration and local school

board are telling us that

we must do. That in order for

~s to distribute the Red Tide

legally, on campus.

~ must submit the paper in

advance to the .principal so

that he can censor it, based

6n “obsce~ity, lible, slander,

and creat~ng a clear and present


can be largly expanded to

cover anything especially when

the person censoring knows littleor

nothing about the law, and

is somewhat hostile to the

paper to begin with,

The State school Board in

its directive guidlines to

local boards, stated blatantly

in its preface that there

shall be no prior censorship.

It did however provide that

material must be shown to the

administration within a cer- ·

tain amount’of hours before

distribution. This is what the

local boards interpret·s to ,..-..J’U.l”-t:;;JIUI

mean that they have licence . · !.’!arch 16, P.oLi,.,··Prentiss

to censor, even though it is IIJ.chael Letwin and Rav Shields

definetly stated by the State had an .appointment with the

board that they can not. Aside B?ard of Ed. to express their

from local laws we believe the v~ews.and that of many students

idea of “prior censorship” is at Un~. They spoke for a. few

un-Consitutional and we are minutes each, discussing the

going to take the issue to above points. After they were

court. finished they were told by the

J.ust look at it logically·- Board and their attorney that

why. should Junhke have the they spoke very well, that

aay over.what goes into a · they ought to become lawyers.

paper that is highly critical They also said that ·they ,were

of his lii.Chool? · not willing to change these

There is another issue in- rules or to erase the illegal.

volved; that of· sale. The suspensions from the reco~ds.

~n~~l board and our admin~ The Board also said that we

istration say that even if would ·to take the issues

·our . paper ml’ it through· ,, to court. . ·.,.:

-their obstacle course, that· l So folks, were back wh~re

we can not ask money for it.. w.e starte.d from without th.. ~ .·s

We have to charge money in new law. We are taking both

order-for the Red Tide to the issues of sale and of ,.

survive. It costs $150 an iss- prior censorsh~ to court.

ue to put it out, and although Unless we win these things,

theoretically we should make we have not gained anything

our money back we have lost by working within the system.

$60 on the last issue, mainly But meanwhile, we, like

due to the fact that we can’t many other revolutionaries in

reach many people due to these the world, will have to p~t

restrictions put on us. We out and distribute our paper

don’.t make any profit, but. in any way that we can legal

oniy enough to pay for the

costs of putting out a paper.

If we stay within these

·restrictions in producing and

distributing our paper, we

will not be able to continue

to put out.the Red Tide and

distribute it legally. We are

not rich people who can give

$150 out of their own pockets

every month, and why.should

people have to be rich to exor

not, until such a

our rights are


Does it dry up

like a raisonin the sun?

es itdry !’P

li!-:e a rais.fn i~– t!”‘.e s•Jn?

r fester like a sore– ·

d then run?

es it stink like rotten meat?

.Or ~’rust and sugar over—

a syrupy sweet?

it just sags

a heavy load.

does it explOde?

— La_!lS;’St\:I: ?’!::>



BaL\\ \\

TIDE FftOM Containeri;ation-“the wave


IT’S WASHINGTON D.C. CORREi- 0 e. ut’;lre ~n the transwhen

the board took the longshore

action, the farce had

become so clear that they could

not stay on, and expect to be


~he union leader!

·only represent a small percentage

of the American work force.

only 30% of workers belong to

unions. For this reason, although

Nixon’s new economic plan is

V&ry anti-worker, they were.

willing t;o

portat~on 1ndustry- would even-

PONDENT– tually reduce the needed man ==–;;~;;-:-.,..,!

4 of the 5 labor represen- hours by %90. The bosses hope

tatives walked off Nixon’s pay this would do away with all

board because of it’s re~~sal “unneeded” workers from the

to authorize the negotiated payrole with only steady men

settlement betw~~n the long- such as crane operators remainshoreman

and the~r emplovers. ing. · .. ,,. To the longshoremen

‘ Meany, president of the AFL-Cio·, ···· · · ·· · · _

charged that the board was R this is totaly unacceptable.

~ ~ of big business, serv~ng

~the interests of big business”

not of the workers. ·

The settlement be.tween the

International Longshoreman and

Wherehousemen’ s Union (ILWU)

and the bosses-represented by

the Pacific Maritime Ass. (P¥~)

carne after 2 long strikes.

During the strike, the workers

had to live off their savings

which were mostly depleted

after the strike~ Many also had

to take part-time shit jobs.

Repossion of belongings always

becomes a way of life for

striking workers. The lQngshoreman

are still trying to

recover losses they suffered

during the strike. When the

workers first walked off the

job in July Nixon ordered

the workers back to work.

The issues were deteriorating

working conditions, and long

term un~ployrnent, due to

1(1;_., 1Jll; GOI.CE

Rlll.l!’•·· WE MUST AU. uve Ill’ 11-11!’ 6<lUlll!H



They feel neither a decrease

in the number of workers, nor

a decrease in the takehome pay

they recieve is acceptable. If

just as much, or more, work

is getting done, thea they

should recieve as much pay. A

4 .. hr. day at $10 an hr. is

reasonable if that it what it

takes to insure all of the present

workers a decent standard

of living.

The international leadership

which was lead by

Harry Bridges, president of

“the ILWU, were in favor of

signing a contract that would

(in his words) “give them(the

bosses)i.all the steady men. they

want• aE the expense of the

other workders. When he proposed

this settlement, the

rank and file voted to strike,

and turned down his proposal.

When the workers struck,

they paralized the west coas~ *gJ( W \lAT;Ilr£3 llfil% ~ -rna



Wl 1nflat1on. ·

Lay the lou ·Off-Makes More S.n ..

“:ntil it became v>l.<‘ y clear

that they could not even appear

to be serving the interests

of the workers by remaining on

the board.

Now· that labor has left the

board, liberal ·Democratic candidates

for president are attacking

Nixon’s labor policy.

This is pure political opportunism,

if you remember that

it was the Democrats that passed

the bill allowing for the

wage price freeae, In fact,

they were demanding that the

president use the controls before

he did. Now that it hC’.s

been exposed as a tool of big

business, the Democrats come

back, a friend of labor. This

is nothing new for the schiz~

nic Democrats, to change

their mind.when it becomes

politicly wise. Although their

approach may be somewhat different,

the 2 parties solution

to the economic crises is the

same: Increase profits for the

bosses, lower the wages of the

workers. Once again the owners

are saved off the workers.

lt is·very likely that the

west coast longshore strike

will resume now that the settlement.

was turned down. It is

not known if the west coast

workers can sustain another

long strike, but it is high-

·ly dependent on the International

leadership’s support, or

lack of, the striking workers.

Bridges must end his acceptance

of the bosses plans to destroy

.the union and it’s men~ers.




80 pigs were

the school and

eight people while

were arresting 31 students

The next day over 200 people

d~nstrated in front of

Hollenbeck police station

protesting the brutal arrests.

On Monday, March 9, ·over 400

students at Roosvelt demonstrated

against the arrests

on March 6th. Police tried

intimadation. The next day

were again called

0 students and comle


were chased and beat.

le were arrested. All

came to a climax when

students boycotted class-

Nena Huffsteter reported

on March 11, she and

r Chicana college students

marching with the Rooslt

students very peacefully.

“We had been marching since

lOa.m. to lp.m. Abeut

the began to jeer

gun their

to make a

we heard glass

across ·the street and a

hit a police car. Then

ice went toward the

~·~~·nnPn~=, not toward the bottle

ICJI”lrower. we tried to keep

kids calm, but they ran

the police chased them, .heads. The people astreet

opened their

to the kids to protect

from the police. The stuwere

followed onto the

and porches. The peeknow

Fourth and

is part of a armed camp.”

Why were the pigs so readicalled

for at Roosvelt and

at Uni? There must have

at least 500 students at

in the ls

ing, refusing to go to class,

chanting, yelling and disrupt-ing

everthing. Wasn’t this as

of a threat as the other

·demonstrations at Roosvelt?

·shouldn’t it have been dealt

with in the s=.e ~Jay;, Not

really, when you look at it

Uni. RnOSVel’t ‘- ·nor~.ev, t’ev

erly, etc, we’re all Hghtinr

2’Jainst the sa’lte system. Don; t

.cive up. Join toghether and do

sor:lething about changing thin<‘~.

from the poin~ of view.of the

pigs and administration,, 0111!

parents at unl” are predominately

the lawyers, the doctors,

the rich buissinessmen, the

people with money and influence.

Our parents would raise

hell if the pigs tried any-

~•rt your not a 9art of

the solution, vou’re

part of the pr~blem.”




thing on us. They could never FROM FIRST PAGE

get away with beating in our . n~ Hi,.’ to mention a f!”e”‘w”‘,’–‘”–t

heads. Our parents have the Esis. ted an.d are resisting

money to sue, to take things erica•s death and o~c:ression.

to .court, etc. But in east L.A. Every tribe of Indians

the police can get away with. as been lied to by the Whites

almost anything seeing that ~0r years, and most of the la~

the people don’t have the mon- that the Indians once used

ey or influence to do any-· – has been stolen from them

thing abol:’t it. . . and given to the Whites

. Also, 1n our soc1ety the to mine, or timber or just

l1fe of a poor person, generally destroy for profit.

non-white, is less Of course the govermment

than that of a rich pe~son. was kind enough to give

Since money and position is the land that could not

whats important in this society be farmed, or used for any

and poor people obviously don’t purpose except to infest

have either of these things disease, to the Indians

portant as rich people.

does it matter if some potential

factory worker gets his/

her head beat in.

Possibly another reason why

the pigs were never called at

Uni was because they actually

didn’t see the demonstration

as that much of a threat. They

figured t.hat things would just

blow over. It’s true. thats how

its been almost all the time

with upper middle class schools_.

There is an outburst and then

after a few threats everything

cools off. It’s pretty easy;

all we have to do is go home

to our comfortable houses, and

nice neighborhoods and forget

about everthing. But there is

no escape for the people living

in the slums. Police repression

is an ~very day constant

in their lives -whether

their homes.

and to give them corrupt

Indian agents to steal

the provisions “meant”

for them, and to give them

blankQts deliberatly infected

with measles and

malaria, in order to

kill them. · ‘

For the Indians it was

a struggle for survival,

which for most practical

purposes they lost. They

lost to a society which

has built Attica, San

Quentin, the Pentagon,

Hi school and countless

other monstrosities, and

which makes them everything

that they are.






















~– Black Elk of the

1-‘.innecounj ou Lakota (Souix)

•One of the few survivors

of the Massacre at Wounded

Knee, South Dakota, December

29th 1890., in which’the

S. army 7th cavalry ambushe

murdered 310 of the Lakot

a partially sucessf

extermin.ate the

is not efficiantly·

–1r—rlnr—r—;~~~:~~::a ailnsoto p tuhtes ba logordesattr esatmra. in

1on heart and circulation.

There’s a high-coincidence of

heart attacks among smokers.

The only wise solution is •

to quit, and I know it ain’t

~~ ~~~~~~mote–=~w~o!ke· up I toq uwith awt hae n chIu mfipn aI llwya s

Cigarettes are the perfect for letting those billboards

capitalist product. Millions of your lungs. and commercials get to me. I

of dollars are laid out for Smoking makes your epithelium used smoking as a crutch –

advertising to convince us that reproduce imperfect new cells I thought they somehow made it

to smoke. That we can called squamae. This is calledeasier for me to talk with

sexy, feminine, virile, metaplasia and it’s the first people. What it really was,

etc. -if we have a cig- step in the cancer process. was something for me to hide

dangling from our lips. squama cells are squashed look1behind, to make me look cool,

This is only a small price for ing cells that are incapable to keep up an image that wasn’t

thses pigs to pay as compared of moving mucous and foreign really me.

to the huge P’I’Ofits which they matter out of your lungs. One way to quit is through

making Once That’s why smokers cough so team quitting or quiting with

start, you feel the need much – they’re trying to force a friend. You can help each

smoke every day- so you go out that crud that can’t move other through those rough

out and buy a pack or two for naturally. The end result of times. Try chewing some gum

only about 80~ or so. Now this metaplasia can be emphys- or suckers whenever you feel

think of everybody you know ema, a disease that cripples like a cigarette.

does the same thing, and It 1 s best to keep away from

about those who you don 1 t your lungs. If you stop smok- your usual smoking places’ for

Wow! It sure ads up. ing, the ripply cilia will grow awhile~ After about a week

It seems that our health is back and IOU will regain heal- you should be able to feel your

rather insignificant where money tl:)y epithelium, though some · · .

concerned. . o~ack gun~ tha~ accumulates need for nicotine

As a matter of fact, all riom w1.ll remain for- and it will steadily become

smokers have detectable health eveL. . easier and easier to resist.

:iamage. Consider youi respir- Nico-cine is one of the IJIOSt ,~ ~-~’lo. “?f-T o.'<‘\ i6.o.o., 1.\\

atory epithilium, the cilia- poisonous substances known. 1 ~~ o..~ ._.,.\\._\\-out,._ .. …,.._._

shaped cells that line your Theri! • s enough nicotine in one – ·o.. \. .,. OJ..

. Healthy epithelium sway cigarette to kell 6 adults. ~o.ofÄ~ “!:,q,.’t o..””‘ o…, ‘~”‘

and forth in beautiful The only reason that smokers C..’C?~O.'<” eÄÄ~, o……O. ~'<‘C!:f’l i\-

motions like long gras- don’t drop dead on the spot is -.&. ~ … ,, …… –

United States reversed its !?osition

that same year by

· against a UN resolution condemn~

ing Portugal and banning th~

sale of arms to it. Ever SJ.nce

then the united States has

the Organization of ~gala~ in help~d Portugal militarily.

women haf been create to r g M ct of this aid comes from

Angolan women into the fight N~TO ~military alliance of

for their own liberation. west~rn nations for purposes

Defying western steryotypes of “defense•. . • Th~

. . “th

rival tribes now work together UnitedGeStatyes s’upapl~~:sw~r-

. · th on enemy and West rman ,

agaJ.nst . e comm ‘ d raft and jetfighters for use

people are rieliyingi metred~£ ~gainst Angola. These planes

more on med c ne ns ea · thi napalm

religious ma~ic to cure bullet ~~~ ~::gvill~~!;; and

wounds and dJ.sease casin~s from these napalm

How does the United St~tes bombs have been found marked

fit into all this? iconomJ.cally •property of US Air Force.•

and militarily it helps the ·Wh~ are the Portugese coleconomicly

unstable country th

of Portugal to hang on to its onies so important to emil-

African colonies and in the American government? Are

process makes Portugal itself itarY bases in the Azores that

a sort of colony of _the u.s. necessary? Probably not any

by making iteconomicall~depend- But major

ent on the u.s.

In l962;”the Unl.ted ~ta-ces

helped to pass a U.N. resolution

saying that the Angolan

people had a right to be free.

Portugal threatened to cut

off ti.s. rights to military

Azores, The

mpanies have

in Angola and the other Portgeuese

colonies in Africa

(Mozambique a~~ Guinea-Bissau)

that they must protect. The

United States is second only

to Portugal in the amount of


foreign owned ‘

~ny of which resemble a~d

camps,. surrounded by secur1.ty

guards, barbed wire, searchliqhts,

and dog~s~————-.

ing imperialism in Angola are

Singer Machines, ChaseManhattan

Bank, General Electric,

Gulf Oil, IBM world Tr~de

Corp., Mobil Oil, Standard Ol.l.

one of the most 1.mportant

of these companies is Gul~

Oil, whose diligent

against liberty for the Angolan

people deserves special recognition

as an example for

imperialists ev7rywhere. ?ulf

has the major o~l concess1.on

in Angola which in 1970 brought

in 150,000 barrels a day. Of

this, the Portuguese govern.

ment got over $20 million in

Jrarious fees.

Portugal has an agreement

with Gulf”to take ‘such

as be nece

I wanted to write

a poem that rhymes .

but revolution aoesn’t

lend itslef

my neighbor

who thinks I hate

asked- do you ever write

tree po~ms- I like trees

so I thought

I’ll write a beautiful gre~n

tree poem.

peeked from my window

to check the image

noticed the school yard ~as

with asphalt

no green- no trees grow in

Then well, I thought the sky-

·I • ll do a big blue sky poem

but all the clouds have winged lo><

since no-dick was elected.

So I thought again

and it occured to me

maybe I shouldn’t write at all

but clean my gun

and check roy kerosene supply

Perhaos these are not poetic times

– at all.



. our schools really do a

good job of teaching us to

think with competitive ~nds.

In order to preserve our present

capitalistic system the

young people are taught to see

the Bystem in a way that Will

convince them to support it.

We see nothing wrong with making

prof~t off of other people.

Capitalism is based on profit.

controlled by competitive

conditions and privat~ enterprise

as opposed to collective ownership

of buisness and or corporations.

Basically the school

system isolates us from each

other and this is the first

step to having us compete with

each other. Th.e classroom is

a good example of this when

each student is assigned her or

his own seat. Our territory

is .designated by the cubical

we sit in. usually the teacher

puts you in a place.where you

dont want to be. You end up

amoung people you’d rather not

be around so you wont taik to

anybody. Talking supposldly

disrupts the educationa~ process.

Students dent learn to educate

amongst themselves. The only

real ~ducation you learn to

:regard as satisfactory is that

‘>ihich you get when you consult

the teacher. So you learn to

compete with fellow students

for the teachers attention.

Because nobody feels what anybody

else has to say is importand

everybody talks at once and

nobody listens to the other

~erson. Sense everybody is try~

ng to talk to the teacher the

teacher chooses who she or he

wants to listen to. This i·s

where raising your hands comes

in. This is so the teacher

recognises all those students

who are competeing for her or

his attention and can choose


I r<oiE111ber all thoBe

thrusan1s of row;,

that I spent :in grade

s~l watdling the clod<,

Wlllti.nq fcs: recess or l.Jmch

or to qo hane1

Waiting• for anything rut sch:>ol . ‘1¥ oquld have easily •

ridden with Jesse J….. fur

all – time they stole fran ne.

amoung them. Aln•ost all the

functions of the classroom

are decided by the· teacher.

You begin to look at the class

as being the teachers class

How many times have you hea~d

from the teachers something

like “this is my class if you

dent like it ~hen leave~ What

happened to all the power the

people had. You learn you have

no power at all. Just as in

society you learn to put up

with the shit cause “thats·the

way it is’: What happened to

the possibilities of changing

what you dent like. They are

hope’less. rou support the

capitalistic system as it is

when you don’t try to change


Any cfecisions: which the

class is allowed to make were

made by the voting process.

Most of us were never givin

any alternative’ to the voting

process of making decissions.

We JUSt accept the idea that

the ~alority wins and thats

good while the minority gets

screwed over so who caret

And then when we vote we get

to vote for whos gonna be

president of the class and

w~os ~onna be secretary. Just

l1ke 1n big society where

theres a president and sec-·

retary and stuff. We never

l7arn to funtion in a way

d1fferent from the American

way. We learn to see the

American way as the only way

Even grading is competative.

could gi ‘Ita ·a damn

other students in

In order to get a

you have to learn

with~!! class.

is what breeds

IC:ornti>e•t'”‘t1t ….. on.~<><L We need to

isolating ourselves. we

to talk with one another

each other as a

of learning. And most

1 we need to question

competative way that

been extablished in our

of thought. Is it. the only

to live together? Demand

taught a different way

the American way. See

is nice about societies

·other than ~ours.-·.we’ve·only

been shown the bad sides of

most other societies. We

learn that China and N. Viet

Nam as evil words and ways

of life with out really understanding

what they mean.

We are the people.· We should

.dete~ne our education. We

should expose ourselves to

other views, to other ways

.of life.

everyone is trying to do

better than everyone else. We

are taught to see the different

classes that our capitalistic

system establishes and we

learn that those good grades

will get us somewhere in the

higher class •. We all want to

be something big. We regard

with high respect those well

paid citizens like lawyers,

doctors, arch 1 tects, vetrin-.

arians and so on. We fail to

see the importance of women

and men who contribute very

essential functions like

garbage people, plumbers,

farmers, mechanics, janitors,

etc. Probably if it wasn’t

so established in our brains

to•move up~in the world some

of us would be satisfied

doing these jobs.. ~~

could learn to dig on the

importance of a job instead

of the social status the job

conotates. A·trash collector

is needed a lot more by society

than a bussinessman or

a banker. Imagine what would

happen to the city of Los

Anteles if the garbage collectors

no longer worked,

or if the plumbers no longer

worked; or if the farmers no

longer workf!d. The schools

consistantly m~ke you aware

of those higher positions

or lower·society. Consistantly

you are tested on your

abilities to retain information

that will send to forward

to a college that will

lead you to the most profitable

job. We are all taught.

to be little pigs considering

how to get into bussiness

and make the most money off

of any type person you can

make money off of. .

There are ways that this

can change. There are alternnatives

to competativeness

and capitalism. Many people

think that to be competative

is human nature, If you study

collective societies you can

A,B,C,O, or F. Each student see a different attitude.

is out to learn for themself.


I”‘CÄ~ \.\

V I. I e,.

e;Ä~-Ä¥1 C~oÄ C.Ont’

· · · duced off the labor of ex-

Physiologically this claim l.S freely and effl.cJ.antly, \c plaited Africans. The question

highly questionable. Modern arry out tnat agreement Port- for anyone born in America is

rubbers are extremely thin ~ gal has begun “rural re- no longer whether or not to

transmit sen<~ation very welb • grouping proJ’ects” in Cabinda. get involvea. We are_ involved.

M h ‘ns<st that the rub er _ .

en w 0 l. ~. . • • h In Viet Nam they call them strat- Its simply a question of whose

lnterferes sJ.~nJ.fJ.cantly WJ.t egic hamlets, and the purpose side we are on. We_ can not

sexual sensatJ.on are usual~y is the same- to drive the

refusing to accept responsJ.b- population out of their homes trust the government to clean

ility for birth cnntrol. to destroy the guerillas base up the situation for us. Ther

. Vaginal aerosol foam comes of operations. In its contract actions, in Angola, and all

Ln an aerosol can with plunger ith Portugal G~lf a!~ows – over the world, demonstrate

type app~icator. Be sure to ge ;ortugal, to take all the crude that they are too close to

the the first time. oil that is produced, or its big bussiness to be concerned

Foam mechanJ.cally bl<;>cks the equal in refined products, with the lives of ordinary

entrance to_ the cervJ.s and . should it need it for military people. It is up to us to

chemically kills sperm. Put J.t purposes. we see that atop the oppressive actions

in no more than 15 min. before S<;> tied to of capitali$ts around the

making love. Shat.e the_ can Gulf is unquestJ.onal_lly . world, by attacking them here

about 25 times. Put the app- an oppressive reg~me, at home, in solidarity with

licator on top. When applic~ both militarily and economJ.cally,Angolans and all other people

ator is pushed down(Emkol or and so are we. The g~s tha~ who are fighting for freedom

tilt:edlDelfin), the pressure , makes our cars run, l.S pro and hUm • v

triggers the release valve and

a column of white foam is forced

into the syringe, forcing

the pl1,mger out. insert_ ·applic

ator 3-4 in. into your vagina

and push plunger in. do this

lying down, if possible. If

you aren’t using foam with a

rubber(which isn!t very safe

and has a 20% pregnancy rate)

use two applications. Delfin

is more effective than Emko.

They both cost abouc ~3.00

for a loz. bottle (25 applications).

Many people like using rubber

and foam because the responsibility

is both on the man

and the woman. The man can

put the foam into the woman

and the woman can put the

rubber on the man, therfore

integrating it into making


Maybe you’re thinking that

this can get to be a real bass

le. Knowing that reliable birth

control is as close as the

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