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Panel Discussion at Pop-Up GI Coffeehouse 2/22/14 (video/x-flv 19.5MB) - by Ed Rippy
Panel discussion from Saturday night. Video highlights: Alex Bacon (5:35); Malachi Muncy (5:59); Meike Capps-Schubert (6:12); Lori Hurlebaus (5:42); (almost) complete audio (1:06:04) Alex Bacon
Posted: Fri Feb 28, 2014 5:37PM
Pop-Up GI Coffeehouse (video/x-flv 10.2MB) - by Ed Rippy
Brief report of Fri/Sat event welcoming GI/veterans' rights activists on West Coast tour. Interviews: Meike Capps-Schubert (2:53); Malachi Muncy (2:41)
Posted: Mon Feb 24, 2014 1:08AM
alameda sherrif deputy kills man with baseball bat who was having ''seizure'' - by again
cops kill again
Posted: Tue Feb 18, 2014 3:16PM
Bill to Regulate Toy Guns Advances in CA Senate - by Justice for Andy Lopez
SANTA ROSA, CA – Legislation authored by Senators Kevin De Leόn (D-Los Angeles) and Noreen Evans (D-Santa Rosa) to regulate the appearance of toy, imitation or “copycat” guns passed out of its first policy committee on January 14 with a 4-1 vote. In an effort to stem a reoccurring tragedy involving toys being mistaken for real firearms Senate Bill 199, the Imitation Firearm Safety Act, would amend California law to define what an imitation firearm is and what those imitations must lo...
Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2014 11:59PM
Peace Soldiers Cross America For Veterans Rights - Part 2 - by carol harvey
Two Occupy veterans, Stephen Michael Clift (Army) and James Cartmill, (Navy), radicalized and humanized by their military service and their Occupy experience, began a self-described 'epic' 'Trans-national mission to wage peace,' Code Name: March Across America, a quest to end veterans' homelessness by preventing and healing the spiritual wounds vets incur from their war experience and military service, and to carry a Veterans For Peace dove flag signed by many veterans to their model and guid...
Posted: Sat Dec 21, 2013 9:25AM
Hot Spots: Radioactive San Francisco - by Michael Steinberg
This story is important in and of itself, but also because it once again unearths the region’s role in the birth of the atomic age, and also highlights the radioactive legacy that continues to haunt us.
Posted: Thu Dec 12, 2013 9:33PM
Peace Soldiers March Across America for Veterans' Rights - by Carol harvey
Two San Francisco Occupy veterans, Stephen Michael Clift (Army) and James Cartmill, (Navy), radicalized and humanized by their military service and their Occupy experience, began a self-described 'epic' 'Trans-national mission to wage peace,' Code Name: March Across America, a quest to end veterans' homelessness by preventing and healing the spiritual wounds vets incur from their war experience and military service, and to carry a personally crafted flag signed by many veterans to their mode...
Posted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 10:06AM
Obama Protest SF (audio/mpeg 35.5MB) - by Rubble
President Obama was in San Francisco for another major fundraiser at the SF Jazz Center in Hayes Valley on Monday, November 25th around noon. Activists from numerous groups were out in strong force to meet and protest the president on a number of policies. Hear audio from the streets. (20 minutes)
Posted: Sat Nov 30, 2013 8:16PM
Vets 4 Peace in Veterans Day Parade - by Daniel Borgström
Veterans 4 Peace marched in the San Francisco Veterans Day Parade. It’s a yearly event when pro-military types come out of the woodwork to celebrate their wars. A group of antiwar veterns was there to advocate for peace.
Posted: Fri Nov 15, 2013 8:04PM
Protest Against Drone Criminal, Barack Obama! - by CODEPINK
Assemble at Patricia’s Green on Octavia and Hayes at 11AM in Hayes Valley.
Event Date:Mon Nov 25, 2013 11:00AM
Posted: Sat Nov 9, 2013 10:04AM
New Ad Campaign Explains Drones to Skeptical American Public - by The California Department of Corrections
The California Department of Corrections (CDC) has unveiled a new series of advertisements to defend America’s drone policy amidst mounting public scrutiny from lawmakers and human rights groups.
Posted: Wed Nov 6, 2013 7:11PM
Urban Shield: "The Epitome of State Repression" Coming to Town Near You - by CommonDreams/Sarah Lazare
Meeting of SWAT teams and military contractors from around the world faces local opposition in Oakland, CA
Posted: Thu Oct 24, 2013 10:03PM
Peaceful SF Indigenous People's Weekend - by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
We enjoyed a beautiful October 13, 2013 in sunny San Francisco in peace, a welcome change from the 4-day strafing of San Francisco by the Navy’s Blue Death that has caused tremendous grief with their thundering roar over heavily populated San Francisco since then mayor Dianne Feinstein, the current war profiteering Democratic US Senator, invited this military recruiting show to San Francisco in 1981. Hopefully, this change, due to sequestration budget cuts, is permanent.
Posted: Sun Oct 13, 2013 6:55PM
Protest "Urban Shield" - by Facing Urban Shield Action Network
Marriott Hotel, 11th & Broadway, Oakland
Event Date:Fri Oct 25, 2013 9:00AM
Posted: Wed Oct 2, 2013 6:50AM
After Protest, One "No" Vote on Urban Shield from Public Safety Cmte; Full Council Votes Oct 1 - by Dave Id
On September 24, in what would have ordinarily been a "rubber stamp" vote of Oakland City Council's Public Safety Committee to approve an Oakland Fire Department request for reimbursement related to their participation in Urban Shield 2013, a new coalition of concerned citizens and organizations rose up to protest the annual law enforcement war games hosted by the Alameda County Sheriff's department (full audio below). Urban Shield is the largest urban "SWAT" exercise in the US.
Posted: Tue Oct 1, 2013 5:35PM
Court Rules Federal Agency Failed to Protect Whales and Dolphins From Navy Sonar - by Center for Biological Diversity
EUREKA, Calif.— A federal court has ruled that the National Marine Fisheries Service failed to protect thousands of whales, dolphins, porpoises, seals, and sea lions from U.S. Navy warfare training exercises along the coasts of California, Oregon and Washington.
Posted: Fri Sep 27, 2013 1:28AM
Watsonville's 19th Annual Peace and Unity March - by Yovanna
Watsonville City Plaza
Event Date:Sat Nov 2, 2013 10:00AM
Posted: Thu Sep 26, 2013 10:34PM
IVAW SF Statement in Support of California Prisoners' Resistance - by Iraq Veterans Against The War
In this powerful statement of solidarity, Bay Area members of Iraq Veterans Against the War and the Civilian-Soldier Alliance--who organize within U.S. active duty military and veteran communities--highlight the links between resistance to the prison-industrial-complex and struggles against U.S.-led war, militarism, and empire, declaring they have much to learn from these "fellow resisters."
Posted: Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:02PM
San Jose Chicana/o Moratorium - by Victor Vasquez
San Jose State University 1 Washington Sq San Jose, CA 95112 285 Engineering Room (For Panel Discussion) @5:30pm MLK Student Center (for Film Showing) @ 2:30pm
Event Date:Thu Sep 26, 2013 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Sep 16, 2013 3:27PM
Come to the first-ever anti-war Bay Bridge Walk - by Curt
NEW EASTERN SPAN OF BAY BRIDGE
Event Date:Sat Sep 14, 2013 1:00PM
Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 10:58PM