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Indigenous Peoples Day Sunrise Gathering - by International Indian Treaty Council
Pier 33, Alcatraz Island San Francisco, CA 94124
Event Date:Mon Oct 12, 2015 4:30AM
Posted: Fri Oct 9, 2015 12:27PM
Four Years Later: Occupy Oakland 4th Anniversary Lunch and Party! - by
Oscar Grant Plaza Amphitheater 14th & Broadway, Oakland, CA
Event Date:Sun Oct 11, 2015 12:30PM
Posted: Tue Oct 6, 2015 8:45AM
Stop Oakland Monopoly!! - by Daron A.
We are a group of motivated and inspired youth activists who have come together around the True People Collective and Bookshop in the Temescal area. We aim to confront the continued gentrification of Oakland, and through our work we aspire to spread and produce knowledge from within our community, and to create a space in which youth can come together to create, collaborate, and organize.
Posted: Mon Oct 5, 2015 6:08PM
"Backlash" Japan Abe's Denialist Supporters Attack Korean Ex-Comfort Woman Grandma Yongsoo - by Labor Video Project
Japanese Prime Minister Abe's supporters in San Francisco attacked Korean Ex-Comfort Woman Grandma Yongsoo Lee as a "liar" and opposed the establishment of a memorial for the 200,000 sexual slaves used by the Japanese Imperial Army. The Japanese government is pushing to re-militarize and move toward war with China and other countries in Asia.
Posted: Mon Sep 28, 2015 9:07PM
Zuckerberg: Get Your Greedy Hands Off Our Public Education System! - by United Public Workers For Action
Zuckerberg's Mansion 3450 21st St./Fair Oaks St., San Francisco, CA
Event Date:Mon Oct 5, 2015 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Sep 28, 2015 8:31PM
Protesters Enact Symbolic "Die In" to Unwelcome Narendra Modi to Silicon Valley - by Alliance for Justice And Accountability
Over 2000 vibrant protesters from many different Indian American communities joined together outside the SAP Center in San Jose to counter Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of "Digital India" and Hindutva. They raised many issues with Modi's leadership, ranging from forced conversions to Hinduism, Internet surveillance, arrest of political bloggers, harassment of human rights activists, blind eye to rapes, dispossession of small farmers, rewriting of Indian history, and the 2002 Gujarat ...
Posted: Mon Sep 28, 2015 3:41PM
Mission Carmel Vandalized Days After Pope Francis Canonizes Junipero Serra - by Monterey County News
Today, as a parish celebration of the sainthood of Junipero Serra was scheduled to take place at the Carmel Mission Basilica, a statue of Serra was toppled over and paint was smeared on two grave sites, as well as on signs with the name of Serra, and on the doors of the mission. One mission artifact was inscribed with the statement, "Saint of Genocide". As founder of the California mission system, Junipero Serra oversaw the enslavement and torture of tens of thousands of Native Americans. Ser...
Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2015 3:45PM
Indian Prime Minister Modi to Face Mounting Protests in Silicon Valley Visit - by Sharat G. Lin and Kaleem Kawaja
Opposition to Narendra Modi's visit to San Jose mounts as Indian-American groups and human rights organizations announce more protests and joint action. Modi's failure to address burning social issues, blind eye to attacks on minorities and women, and shielding of corruption is called into question. Scores of buses from across California are set to converge on SAP Center in San Jose.
Posted: Sat Sep 26, 2015 9:00PM
Seattle Socialist Kshama Sawant Cheered in Oakland - by Jonathan Nack
Kshama Sawant speaking in Oakland, CA Photo credit: Peter Manchini First Unitarian Church of Oakland September 19. 2015
Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2015 9:21PM
Chris Hedges Slams Bernie Sanders On Failure To Defend Palestinians - by Labor Video Project
Chris Hedges speaking in Oakland, California at a rally to support Kshama Sawant attacked Bernie Sanders for refusing defend the Palestinian people against attacks from Israel
Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2015 11:25AM
2 Black Self-Determination Grand Openings and a Forum - by Jeanine
Friday, Oct. 9 from 6-9pm – Akwaaba Hall grand opening at 7911 MacArthur Boulevard in Oakland. Saturday, Oct. 10 from 10am-6pm – Uhuru Furniture grand opening of store expansion at 3742 Grand Avenue in Oakland. Sunday, October 11 from 1-3pm – Community forum on black economic self-determination at Akwaaba Hall, 7911 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland.
Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2015 10:37PM
Interview with Kevin Keating on the housing crisis and the Bay Area's anarchist subculture - by Tibor Szamuely
Some reflections on what's happening now -- and what needs to happen instead...
Posted: Sat Sep 12, 2015 9:36PM
Mapping Displacement and Gentrification in the San Francisco Bay Area - by Urban Displacement Project
The Bay Area’s booming jobs and housing market necessitates a careful look at the causes and consequences of neighborhood change to protect residents that are most vulnerable to potentially being displaced. Wages for the Bay Area’s low income residents have not kept pace with the sky-rocketing housing prices resulting in massive demographic shifts in the area.
Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2015 6:48PM
Flood Wall Street West-- Mass March & Action to Shut Down Climate Profiteers - by firstname.lastname@example.org
Justin Herman Plaza 1 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105
Event Date:Mon Sep 28, 2015 8:00AM
Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2015 6:17PM
Notes From Technotopia: On The Cruelty Of Indifference - by Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Gentryfuct
(In his most recent philosophical tantrum, performance artist and poet Guillermo Gómez-Peña reflects on the dangers of the ultimate “creative city,” and what it means to become a foreigner in his own neighborhood, waiting for the much touted eviction notice.)
Posted: Tue Aug 18, 2015 6:28PM
Unlike the So-Called Left, Government and Industry Really Get Animal Rights - by The Rancid Honeytrap
While many on the ostensible Left continue to point and laugh at animal rights activism, the US government continues to regard it with deadly seriousness.
Posted: Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:28PM
Another Contribution to the Dicussion of the Artists' Role in Gentrification - by Anonymous
A response to "A Critique of the Critiques" by the original author of "Rock Beats Paper."
Posted: Mon Jul 27, 2015 2:55PM
City of Oakland Declares Humanist Hall a Neighborhood Nuisance, Issues Huge Fines - by Tulio Ospina, Oakland Post
The Humanist Hall, home to the Fellowship of Humanity on 27th Street in Oakland, is being attacked by newcomers who live in condos built right next door only about ten years ago. The Humanist Hall has provided space for countless radical and under-served organizations over the past 75 years, from the Black Panthers to Mexican baptisms, from transgender weddings to Oscar Grant movement events. The Humanist Hall is not some sketchy speakeasy with rave music bumping until 5am. It's an importan...
Posted: Sun Jul 26, 2015 3:43PM
A Defense of the RPS Collective and a Critique of the Critiques - by and by
This is in continuation of the ongoing discussion regarding the impending displacement of the Rock Paper Scissors collective from their 11-year home on the 2200 block of Telegraph Avenue in Oakland.
Posted: Sun Jul 26, 2015 3:31PM
Rock Beats Paper: On the Connections Between Art and Development - by FireWorks
A recent statement released by the Rock Paper Scissors Collective announced that they will be moving by the end of the summer. The arts space will no longer be found on Telegraph Ave, where it has been for over ten years.
Posted: Sat Jul 25, 2015 2:15PM