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UC Strike Called for January 27th - by via UAPD
The Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD) has given the University of California Office of the President (UCOP) notice that doctors employed by its student health centers will hold a one-day Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike on Tuesday, January 27th, starting at 7:30 am.
Posted: Mon Jan 26, 2015 1:55PM
Changing Our Union, Not Just Our Leaders: Proposals for the UESF election - by Adrienne Johnstone and Andrew Libson
Elections are approaching for the leadership of United Educators of San Francisco. Here we offer a platform for a new leadership and, more importantly, for a new kind of union.
Posted: Sat Jan 24, 2015 11:12AM
HSU Students Take Over Native Forum - by Unified Students
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 1/20/15
Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2015 11:12PM
Exercise your 1st Amendment 'rights', expect to be spied on?! - by G
Rule Of Law is a Farce.
Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2015 2:29PM
DPR Recommendations Leave Schoolchildren, Rural Communities At Risk from Pesticides - by via Californians for Pesticide Reform/MBCLC
Sacramento, CA – Today the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) announced new “recommended restrictions” on the use of chloropicrin, a cancer-causing pesticide used widely on California strawberries. Health, environmental and rural advocates say that DPR ignored its own scientists in developing today’s proposal, and that the recommended restrictions fall far short of protecting schoolchildren and rural residents from harmful exposures to the toxic pesticide.
Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2015 8:01PM
UC’s Largest Union Responds to Release of Governor Brown’s 2015-2016 Budget Proposal - by via AFSCME 3299
Oakland: California Governor Jerry Brown today released his proposed 2015-2016 State Budget. The proposal includes a $120 million increase in state funding for the University of California---$100 million less than the system requested in order to prevent a 25% tuition hike from beginning to take effect next year.
Posted: Fri Jan 9, 2015 2:09PM
Alfonso Hernandez Speaking at the Chicano History Revisited event - by Mike Rhodes
Posted: Thu Jan 8, 2015 4:20PM
Kwanzaa 50th Anniversary Legislation ~ Sacramento, California - by Khubaka, Michael Harris
The 150th Anniversary of the beginning of the end of chattel slavery in California and throughout the nation upon us. Preparation for the 50th Anniversary of Kwanzaa begins this morning as the world celebrates our "California Grown" holiday season. Ancient Pan African Agriculture Sacred Science is fundamental to any "First Fruits of the Harvest." Habari Gani?
Posted: Fri Dec 26, 2014 12:28AM
California State Capitol Kwanzaa Umoja Celebration - by Michael Harris
The annual California State Capitol Kwanzaa Celebration continues... on the horizon is tangible support from the first two members of African ancestry representing the Central Valley in history of the State of California.
Posted: Mon Dec 22, 2014 12:47PM
Setting the Record Straight on the Peter Thiel Protest at UC Berkeley - by Berkeley Sousveillance
On Thursday, Dec 11, an article from Counterforce was posted (on Indybay), which would lead readers to believe the group calling itself CounterForce organized and led the protest against Peter Thiel. In the article, CounterForce takes credit for the protest with phrases "we shut down" and "we found it opportune to direct the current energy", etc. This article contains disinformation. CounterForce did not organize the protest against Thiel, and did not lead the marchers into the Wheeler Co...
Posted: Sun Dec 14, 2014 9:51PM
Berkeley: How We Shut Down Peter Thiel And Ended Up With Guns In Our Faces - by Counterforce
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Posted: Thu Dec 11, 2014 7:24PM
UC Student-Worker Union Members Vote to Support Divestment from Israel - by via UAW 2865
HISTORIC: UAW 2865, UC STUDENT-WORKER UNION, BECOMES FIRST MAJOR U.S. LABOR UNION TO SUPPORT DIVESTMENT FROM ISRAEL BY MEMBERSHIP VOTE.
Posted: Wed Dec 10, 2014 11:45PM
UCSC Student Walkout Ends with Rally on Roof of Administration Building - by Alex Darocy
In a continued series of actions to oppose the tuition hikes approved by the University of California Regents in November, students at UC Santa Cruz left their classes on December 8 and marched around campus and to the administration building. Some administrators and staff scurried out of Clark Kerr Hall as hundreds of students marched through the building; others stayed in their offices as the demonstrators walked by, pounding on the hallway walls. Many students also stopped to pound at the ...
Posted: Tue Dec 9, 2014 3:18PM
Saturday night in Berkeley - by Daniel Borgström
Dec. 6th. -- A small army of militarized police lurked in the shadows of a tree-lined residential street, ready charge out and to turn our neighborhood into a war zone, while peaceful protesters chanted, "I can't breath!" -- the last words of Eric Garner.
Posted: Mon Dec 8, 2014 4:53PM
Police Harassment of Peaceful Protesters @ UCB Student Hike treesit (video/mp4 24.9MB) - by Payton & Darin
Police approach protesters at the peaceful treesit and threaten arrest if the tree tent fort is taken down, and refuse to engage in meaningful conversation regarding the politics of the protest, and the symantics of the actions of the police and UC administration.
Posted: Wed Dec 3, 2014 9:07PM
A new contract for UESF? Why we’re voting NO. - by Adrienne Johnstone & Andy Libson
two SF educators make the case for members of United Educators of San Francisco to vote NO our proposed contract settlement
Posted: Wed Dec 3, 2014 6:01PM
UC Berkeley police raid protest on 50th Anniversary of Mario Savio's speech - by Berkeley NewsWire
At 2AM, Dec 2nd - the morning of the 50th anniversary of a historic Berkeley free speech protest, a protester was removed from Wheeler Hall on UC campus. Wolfie, a houseless protester who has been assisting OccupyWheeler, was asleep inside Wheeler Hall with the supplies (art material, pamphlets, snacks). Wolfie chose to sleep indoors because of the rain and to maintain the continuity of Wheeler as an open space. At 2AM, UC Berkeley police came, and removed Wolfie from the building, without...
Posted: Wed Dec 3, 2014 12:35AM
Minority Children More Likely to Attend School Near Fracking, Face Higher Health Risks - by Californians Against Fracking
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – A new analysis released on November 18 on the distribution of California oil and gas wells in relation the state’s public schools finds that minority children are at a much greater risk of health problems related to fracking and other methods of oil drilling than white children (See PDF).
Posted: Tue Dec 2, 2014 8:38PM
Group says Bechtel-funded water storage study is 'half-baked' - by Dan Bacher
"We really worry about the framing of research, and the pollution of its intent and findings, when it is wholly funded by those with a massive financial stake in the outcome," said Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Executive Director of Restore the Delta. "We also find it equally disturbing that academic leaders in water spend such little time studying, developing, and creating plans for implementing water technologies that could help alleviate problems with drought. Instead, they continue to promo...
Posted: Tue Dec 2, 2014 8:13AM
Speak Out and Noon Rally Against Tuition Hikes on Sproul - by The Open UC
Sproul Plaza in UC Berkeley's campus
Event Date:Tue Dec 2, 2014 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Dec 1, 2014 9:05PM