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calendar Centennial of the Armenian Genocide - by BALB
San Francisco City Hall Facing Van Ness
Event Date:Fri Apr 24, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2015 10:38PM
calendar Wave Goodbye to Nukes 120_nptwave.jpg original image ( 409x123) - by sacpeace
Federal Building, 501 I St. Sacramento
Event Date:Fri Apr 24, 2015 3:00PM
Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 11:55PM
text Association for Chicana/Chicano Studies Supports Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions - by via NACCS
The National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies Annual Conference took place in San Francisco from April 15-18, 2015. The business meeting, open to all members, took place on Saturday evening at the close of the conference. At the business meeting, the membership gave unanimous support to the Resolution to Support the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions. In addition, individual FOCOS (regional caucuses) and interest group Caucuses all voted to support the resolution.
Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 2:24PM
image Tax Day Protest in Fresno 120_dsc_1731.jpg original image ( 3008x2000) - by Mike Rhodes
The Women's International League for Peace and Freedom distributed fliers today at the U.S. Post Office at Blackstone and Griffith today, protesting tax money being used to support militarism.
Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 4:57PM
image Santa Cruz City Council Session on the BearCat 120_scram_bearcat_santa_cruz_city_council_meeting.jpg original image ( 850x1100) - by via SCRAM!
On Tuesday, March 24th, at 7PM the Santa Cruz City Council will reconsider the purchase of a BearCat Armored Vehicle for the Santa Cruz Police Department, and a proposed policy of use if the vehicle is received.
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 3:03PM
image Santa Cruz City Council to Revisit Issues Surrounding BearCat Purchase 120_bearcat-protest-santa-cruz-1.jpg original image ( 1000x668) - by Alex Darocy
On Tuesday night, the Santa Cruz City Council will revisit issues surrounding the council's decision in December to approve the police purchase of a $250,000 Lenco BearCat (Ballistic Engineered Armored Response Counter Attack Truck) with Department of Homeland Security grant funds. The BearCat is on the council's March 24 agenda and will be addressed at 7pm. The agenda report for the meeting states that the vehicle's use policy will be discussed, as well as a proposal to clarify the process o...
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:28PM
text This is the Moment We Have All Been Waiting For - by Steve Pleich for SCRAM!
SCRAM! Calls Community to Action: Let Council Hear Your Voice on Tuesday Night
Posted: Sat Mar 21, 2015 6:30PM
calendar Tell Santa Cruz City Council To "Send Back the BEARCAT!" - by Steve Pleich for SCRAM
6pm: Rally in the Courtyard of City Hall 7pm: City Council Meeting City Hall 809 Center Street, Santa Cruz Overflow seating for the City Council meeting will be available at: Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium 307 Church Street, Santa Cruz
Event Date:Tue Mar 24, 2015 6:00PM
Posted: Thu Mar 12, 2015 4:57PM
text SCRAM! Statement of Support Issued by Homeless Persons Legal Assistance Project - by Steve Pleich
We Support SCRAM!
Posted: Wed Mar 11, 2015 12:05PM
image Congressman Farr releases letter questioning Santa Cruz City process re: BearCat purchase 120_santa_cruz_bearcat.jpg original image ( 2550x3300) - by via Sherry Conable of SCRAM!
In a letter dated March 10th, 2015, Congressman Sam Farr questioned the process of the Santa Cruz City Council and Police Department in their rushed purchase of a Lenco BearCat, an armored personnel carrier.
Posted: Tue Mar 10, 2015 12:58PM
document Democratic Central Committee of SC County calls for New City Council Action on the BearCat bearcat_-_don_lane.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by via SCRAM!
The Democratic Central Committee (DCC) of SC County has rejected the militarization of local law enforcement and is calling for a new action by Santa Cruz City Council on the BearCat and grants procedures.
Posted: Wed Mar 4, 2015 11:38AM
calendar "No to US Policy of Endless War!" Protest on 12th Anniversary of U.S. Invasion of Iraq 120_iraq.jpg original image ( 800x525) - by ANSWER Coalition
Powell & Market Sts.
Event Date:Sat Mar 21, 2015 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 2, 2015 10:46AM
image In Memory of Fallen Officers, Activists Postpone Rally Opposing Attack Vehicle Purchase 120_harry-meserve-santa-cruz.jpg original image ( 534x800) - by Alex Darocy
Activists organizing to oppose the police purchase of a $250,000 Lenco BearCat (Ballistic Engineered Armored Response Counter Attack Truck) postponed a rally scheduled to occur during today's Santa Cruz City Council meeting. Members of SCRAM! (Santa Cruz Resistance Against Militarization) changed plans when they found out the Santa Cruz Police Department officers who were killed in 2013 might be honored at the same time as their rally. [Photo: Harry Meserve of SCRAM! speaks to council members.]
Posted: Tue Feb 24, 2015 10:30PM
image Peter Dale Scott and David Talbot on the U.S. Deep State 120_pdscott-dtalbot.jpg original image ( 720x480) - by Ed Rippy
U.C. Berkeley Professor Emeritus Peter Dale Scott and journalist David Talbot talk about the hidden transnational network of government officials and private businesses that shape U.S. politics behind the scenes. Audio: 1 hr 23 min.
Posted: Sun Feb 15, 2015 7:30PM
image BearCat Battle Moves Forward in Santa Cruz, City Council May Revisit Issue in March 120_santa-cruz-bearcat-1.jpg original image ( 800x534) - by Alex Darocy
February 10 marked the fourth consecutive Santa Cruz City Council meeting where residents have protested the police purchase of a $250,000 BearCat (Ballistic Engineered Armored Response Counter Attack Truck) funded by two Department of Homeland Security grants. As with the previous protests, community members again rallied in the City Hall courtyard and entered Tuesday's council meeting as a group to speak out against the purchase of the armored attack-style vehicle during the open communicat...
Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 4:46PM
text Local Activists Continue to Press the Issue on the BearCat and Militarization - by Steve Pleich for SCRAM
Community Concern Over BearCat Purchase Continues to Grow
Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 3:14PM
calendar Protest War Criminal Netanyahu’s Speech to Joint Session of Congress 120_netanyahu_warcriminalsticker.jpg original image ( 958x536) - by ANSWER Coalition
Israeli Consulate, 456 Montgomery St., at California St.
Event Date:Tue Mar 3, 2015 5:00PM
Posted: Wed Feb 11, 2015 3:19PM
text Dear City Council, Santa Cruz Does NOT Want a BEARCAT - by Sin Barras
Sin Barras, Without (Prison) Bars, wants the Santa Cruz Police Department to rescind its agreement to purchase a Bearcat (Ballistic Engineered Armored Response Counter Attack Truck).
Posted: Mon Feb 9, 2015 3:12PM
image Forum: IMPERIALISM GONE CRAZY? Imperialism, Inter-Imperialist War and Labor 120_odessa_fascist_massacre.jpeg original image ( 266x189) - by IDG
A forum was held on 2/7/15 in San Francisco with the title Imperialism, Inter-Imperialist War, Labor And Capitalism Are We Headed Toward An Imperialist World War? As the presenters pointed out the US has a long history of intervention in Central and Eastern Europe and Asia.
Posted: Sun Feb 8, 2015 11:44PM
calendar Rally to GIVE BACK the BearCat Military Vehicle 120_scotts_valley_police_swat.jpg original image ( 2048x1152) - by
Santa Cruz City Hall, 809 Center Street, Santa Cruz
Event Date:Tue Feb 10, 2015 4:30PM
Posted: Thu Feb 5, 2015 5:59PM

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