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Stop Privatization of Public Education & Union Busting! No More Public Money To Charters, - by United Public Workers For Action
On December 9, 2013 the AFT and NEA along with over organizations called for a national day of action to "reclaim education". The call included support for making the "common core" pushed by the Gates Foundation and other privatizers. At the same time the call for the rally did not mention privatization and the use of charters to destroy public education.
Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2013 2:24PM
A Critique of San Francisco's Mission Yuppie Eradication Project - by ---
A re-examination of an anti-capitalist effort against the gentrification of San Francisco in the late 1990's.
Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2013 11:11AM
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
Will UESF fight for a Living Wage? - by Andy Libson & Adrienne Johnstone
This article summarizes the major issues around UESF's upcoming contract fight and argues that the issues surround the wages and work hours of our poorest members must be central to our fight this year. It also makes the case for the need to prepare for a strike.
Posted: Fri Dec 6, 2013 8:53PM
SA Ambassador Ebrahim Rassol Presents Mandela Award To Honor Leo Robinson & ILWU Local 10 - by Labor Video Project
The ILWU Local 10 was the only union in the United States to take direct labor action to oppose the South African apartheid regime in 1984 when they refused to move South African cargo at Pier 80 in San Francisco. Their action was recognized by Nelson Mandela when he came to Oakland after release from prison and also the Local and ILWU Local 10 member Leo Robinson who was honored by the South African government with the Mandela award.
Posted: Fri Dec 6, 2013 7:40AM
Mayor Lee asked to lower Milk Plaza rainbow flag for Nelson Mandela - by Michael Petrelis
Let's display San Francisco's LGBT solidarity with our South African brothers and sisters, as they mark the passing away of Nelson Mandela, and fly the rainbow flag at Harvey Milk Plaza at half staff, for as long as President Obama has ordered U.S. flags to fly in that respectful position for Mandela.
Posted: Fri Dec 6, 2013 12:31AM
Over 3500 People Attend Indigenous Peoples Annual Sunrise Gathering - by Dan Bacher
“As we gather today to celebrate, we do not celebrate the re-write of history that has become Thanksgiving," said Andrea Carmen, Executive Director of the International Indian Treaty Council. "We celebrate our survival as indigenous people. In reality, on this day so long ago, 700 men, women and children of the Pequot Nation were slaughtered during their sacred Green Corn ceremonies by Pilgrims they had saved during the winter months with their own food." Photo of Radley Davis, Morning ...
Posted: Wed Dec 4, 2013 5:48PM
Single Payer Now Conference – Doctors Report on America’s Health 11/7/13 (audio/mpeg 116.2MB) - by Rubble
On November 2 & 3, hundreds of Doctors attended the Physicians for a National Health Care Program’s (PNHP) annual conference in Boston. Single Payer Now held a report back panel discussion in San Francisco on 11/7/13 .Hear six doctors who attended the 11/7/13 San Francisco meeting provide short speeches on various problematic aspects of the current system and steps to take to implement o government-based system of care for all. (63 minutes)
Posted: Sun Dec 1, 2013 2:34PM
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
Open Letter to SFSU President Wong Concerning Student Celebration of the Edward Said Mural - by National Lawyers Guild San Francisco Bay Area
President Wong: We are writing on behalf of the National Lawyers Guild San Francisco Bay Area Chapter (NLGSF), to express our serious concern about your statements regarding the November 7 student celebration of the Edward Said mural, and to urge you to uphold academic freedom by Palestinian students and faculty against outside political pressure. AMCHA’s call for investigation and discipline and false accusation of anti-Semitism against GUPS and AMED is a politically motivated attempt to s...
Posted: Sat Nov 30, 2013 12:58AM
IUOE Local 39 St Francis Hospital Engineers Strike Dignity Health To Defend 40 Hr Week - by Labor Video Project
IUOE Local 39 stationary engineers have been on strike against Dignity Health formers Catholic Care West since early October 2013 and the company is demanding the end of he 40 hour week and other concessions. The CEO Lloyd A. Dean is the CEO and is also on the Board of Directors of Wells Fargo Bank. He makes over $5 million a year.
Posted: Thu Nov 28, 2013 12:49PM
Occupy San Francisco Reunion: Family is Forever Celebration!!! - by
Gather at Justin Herman Plaza (Chelsea Manning Plaza) at the end of Market St. at the Embarcadero
Event Date:Sat Dec 7, 2013 2:00PM
Posted: Tue Nov 26, 2013 11:12PM
Toxic: Flash Mob Against Fracking in California (video/ogg 84.0MB) - by mark
Flash mobbers targeted a Jerry Brown event in San Francisco to send a message: Ban Fracking Now!
Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2013 7:12PM
Stop The Bullying And Union Busting! UCSF AFSCME 3299 Workers Strike - by Labor Video Project
UCSF service workers who are members of AFSCME 3299 went on strike on November 20, 2013. They have faced bullying and union busting.
Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 7:55PM
Interview with Carmen of Eviction Free San Francisco - by FireWorks
Interview of Carmen of Eviction Free San Francisco.
Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 12:23PM
Glass War - by Tech Antagonist
New article from FireWorks, a "bay anarchist counterinformation project" about the new google glass barge and its implications.
Posted: Thu Nov 21, 2013 12:10PM
Protest against San Francisco Police Beating of DJ Williams and Witnesses - by
17th and Valencia at the Mission Street Police Station
Event Date:Tue Nov 19, 2013 5:30PM
Posted: Mon Nov 18, 2013 9:05PM
Arctic Sunrise 30 benefit concert streamed live from San Francisco - by indyradio.nu
Portugal, The Man and the Greenpeace Rainbow Warrior were in San Francisco Saturday to rally support for the Arctic Sunrise 30, who remain imprisoned in Russia.
Posted: Mon Nov 18, 2013 3:27PM
D'Paris Williams and Witnesses beaten by San Francisco Police - by WeCopwatch
D'Paris Williams and several witness's beaten by SFPD. If you know anyone present at either attacks please contact WeCopwatch@gmail.com
Posted: Sun Nov 17, 2013 12:32PM
Petition Seeks to Gag San Francisco Supervisor at Annual Harvey Milk Memorial - by David Francisco
San Francisco Group for Accountable Government (SFGAG) seeks to prevent media hungry SF Supervisor from hijacking the annual Harvey Milk Candlelight Memorial.
Posted: Sat Nov 16, 2013 7:22PM