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California Leads the Way in the “Block the Boat” Movement - by Ben Norton, Counterpunch
Fighting the Occupation on the West Coast
Posted: Fri Oct 17, 2014 1:27PM
Block The Boat for Gaza - SUNDAY (date change) - by @BlockTheBoat
Port of Oakland 1717 Middle Harbor Road, Berth 57 or meet at West Oakland BART
Event Date:Sun Oct 26, 2014 5:00AM
Posted: Thu Oct 16, 2014 6:42PM
Kobanê Solidarity Graffiti in West Oakland - by anonymous
Graffiti expressing solidarity with Kobanê appeared in multiple locations across West Oakland.
Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2014 9:29PM
UCSC Student Withdraws from University Citing UC's Connection to War Profiteering - by via CognitiveLiberty.net
Shortly before the Fall 2014 quarter was to commence at the University of California Santa Cruz, undergraduate student Marjorie Langdon decided to take a leave of absence from her studies. In a letter to administrators explaining the decision, Marjorie strongly denounced the UC system's connections to the military industrial complex.
Posted: Mon Oct 13, 2014 6:11PM
SF Demonstration in Solidarity with Kobane and Rojava Revolution 10/11/14 - by BIJI YPG
Members of the Kurdish diaspora in the Bay Area joined local anarchists today for an afternoon demonstration in solidarity with the Rojava Revolution and the Kurdish resistance in Kobane fighting off a brutal siege by ISIS. Over 50 people took over Powell and Market in San Francisco with powerful banners and thousands of leaflets throughout the afternoon today.
Posted: Sat Oct 11, 2014 8:53PM
Defend the Kobanê Resistance! - by
Powell and Market Street in San Francisco
Event Date:Sat Oct 11, 2014 2:00PM
Posted: Thu Oct 9, 2014 10:21AM
Protest Obama at his SF fundraiser to say "No War!" - by ANSWER Coalition
‘W’ Hotel, 3rd & Howard Sts.
Event Date:Fri Oct 10, 2014 4:00PM
Posted: Sun Oct 5, 2014 11:17AM
Stop ZIM Action Committee Thanks Supporters of Zim Shanghai Pickets and ILWU Local 10 - by Longshoreman's Daughter
The Stop ZIM Action Committee thanks participants and supporters of the Zim Shanghai blockade on Saturday, September 27, and salutes ILWU Local 10 longshore workers for honoring the picket lines.
Posted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 12:44AM
Liverpool Dockers Solidarity with ILWU Local 10 and Oakland Community Picket of ZIM Ships - by Longshoreman's Daughter
Following the successful blockade of the Zim Shanghai at the Port of Oakland on Saturday, September 27, Liverpool dockworkers both past and present sent the following statement of solidarity to ILWU Local 10 longshore workers, for refusing to cross community picket lines against the Israeli-owned ZIM ships. All day Saturday the Zim Shanghai was prevented from doing business in the Bay Area and sent back out to sea with all its cargo untouched. For several days in August another ZIM ship, ...
Posted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 12:21AM
Bay Area activists again prevent unloading of Israeli ship - by Charlotte Silver, Electronic Intifada
Labor and Palestine solidarity activists in the San Francisco Bay Area came together again in the pre-dawn hours of Saturday morning, September 28, to greet a cargo ship from the Israeli line Zim at the Port of Oakland.
Posted: Sun Sep 28, 2014 9:31PM
Israeli Zim Shanghai At Standstill In Oakland By ILWU Action & Picket Line - by Labor Video Project
ILWU Local 10 longshore workers refused to work the Israeli Zim ship Shanghai on September 27, 2014 and over 200 picketed the SSA terminal 57 in solidarity with Palestinian trade unionists and people against the military attack on Gaza
Posted: Sat Sep 27, 2014 4:01PM
We Are Not World Cops - by Bay Area Reaction to airstrikes on Syria
On the evening of September 23rd the airwaves were filled with reports of strikes by the United States and its allies against targets in Syria. Quick response by the Peninsula Peace and Justice Center called on SF Peninsula residents to gather and protest. Demonstrations were held in San Francisco and San José as well.
Posted: Fri Sep 26, 2014 2:23AM
UK Film-makers Ken Loach & Paul Laverty Statement Of Solidarity With Zim Picket In Oakland - by Ken Loach, Paul Laverty
UK film-makers Ken Loach and Paul Laverty have sent greetings to the community and labor activists who are picketing the Zim ships in Oakland. They have just returned from a tribunal on war crimes by Israel and Ken Loach has also protested the bias by the BBC in covering the war on the Palestinians.
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 3:22PM
Emergency Protest "Stop the U.S. bombing of Syria!" - by ANSWER Coalition
Powell and Market Sts.
Event Date:Wed Sep 24, 2014 5:30PM
Posted: Tue Sep 23, 2014 9:24AM
Threat of lawsuit from James Baker of Cytel Group / Urban Shield - by Lynda Carson
James Baker failed to mention why his wife Anne Marie Baker signed some contracts involving the Sheriff's Office and Urban Shield that were approved by the Alameda County Board of Supervisors that repeatedly mentioned the name Cytel Group, LLC on them. Instead he chooses to blame the County legal department for this situation, and repeatedly claims that I tried to slander him for reporting on the situation, as he continues to threaten to sue me in three different emails!
Posted: Mon Sep 22, 2014 11:51PM
Anti-Apartheid Group Announces Campaign to Block Zim Ships to Oakland - by GA Gaza
We are people of Oakland who hate apartheid, racism and genocide in all its forms. We were inspired by the historic actions that occurred on August 16th and afterward that delayed the Zim Piraeus for five days, eventually forcing it to leave after unloading only a fraction of the cargo destined for our city’s port. We seek to aid and augment the actions by the organizations and individuals that took to the streets to block the Zim Piraeus in August. Our goal is to support and enhance effo...
Posted: Sun Sep 21, 2014 12:31AM
Corruption in the Urban Areas Security Initiative Training Services? - by Lynda Carson
The Alameda County Sheriff's Office requested the Alameda County Board of Supervisors to approve and authorize the Purchasing Agent to execute the fully negotiated contracts for Master Contract No. 900926, with the following pool of vendors, to provide Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) training services for the Alameda County Sheriff's Office (ACSO) at an estimated total pool amount of $2,300,000.
Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 9:18AM
Reply From Sheriff's Office Regarding Cytel Group, LLC / Urban Shield - by Lynda Carson
James Baker of the Cytel Group has not responded to my email request regarding questions about the Alameda County Board of Supervisors voting to approve an agreement with the Sheriff's Office and Cytel Group, LLC, regarding Urban Shield. However, a copy of the email to James Baker was also sent to Alameda County Sheriff Gregory J. Ahern, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, the Oakland City Council members, and a number of other individuals.
Posted: Thu Sep 18, 2014 12:33AM
Rally Against the Drone and Militarization of the Police! - by Shelby Minister
In Front of Martin Luther King Library 150 E. Santa Clara St. San Jose, CA 95112
Event Date:Fri Oct 3, 2014 5:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 16, 2014 6:05PM
The Privatization of Urban Shield by the Cytel Group - by Lynda Carson
It was back on July 31, 2007, that Urban shield was turned into a money making venture when the Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted to authorize the Alameda County Sheriff's Office to accept cash sponsorship funds from individuals and corporations to support the militarized training event Urban Shield!
Posted: Fri Sep 12, 2014 3:38AM