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image Parade down the Embarcadero to say NO to Monsanto 120_monsanto_vets_flags.jpg original image ( 3264x2448) - by R. Robertson
The World Health Organization's International Agency for Research on Cancer announced just two months ago that glyphosate, a key ingredient in Monsanto's pesticide RoundUp, is probably carcinogenic to humans. The time was ripe to demand a ban on the herbicide with protests internationally on March 23.
Posted: Mon May 25, 2015 3:20AM
calendar Free Puerto Rican Political Prisoner Oscar López Rivera 120_oscar_l__pez_rivera.jpg original image ( 340x574) - by
Market & Powell Streets, San Francisco
Event Date:Fri May 29, 2015 5:00PM
Posted: Sun May 24, 2015 2:59PM
video Animal Rights Protest in San Francisco (video/x-flv 110.1MB) - by D. Boyer
The animal rights activist group Direct Action Everywhere held their May Day of action in downtown San Francisco on Saturday May23rd. The activists traveled from cities in the US, Canada and even Denmark, to once again bring their “It’s Not Food It’s Violence” campaign to the streets of San Francisco.
Posted: Sun May 24, 2015 11:42AM
audio Favi Estrella Interview on Setting the Standard (audio/mpeg 85.6MB) - by paz
Born and raised in San Francisco, Favi began singing at an early age. Now Flores Verdes "Green Flowers" is a Vocalist group based out of San Francisco and Berkeley, California. These Queens have combined their unique styles of singing by, infusing Spanish and English lyrics over hip-hop/reggae beats. Their angelic vocals transform healing waters inside our souls. Expressing different reflections of womyn-hood, bringing back old traditions of honoring our sacred lands, supporting our elders, o...
Posted: Fri May 22, 2015 2:02PM
text AFSCME 3299 & CLF Call on UC to Support Equal Pay for its Subcontractors - by via AFSCME 3299
San Francisco: As State and Federal lawmakers struggle to address the growing problems of poverty and income inequality, AFSCME 3299 President Kathryn Lybarger, California Labor Federation Secretary-Treasurer Art Pulaski and others today publicly called upon UC President Janet Napolitano to support SB 376 (Lara)—a measure that would guarantee that the employees of private firms providing contract services to the University are paid commensurate wages as career UC employees performing the sa...
Posted: Thu May 21, 2015 8:00PM
text UC Students Address UC Regents on Sexual Violence - by via nowUCSB
SAN FRANCISCO, CA—On Thurs. May 21, 830AM, at the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center, nowUCSB and UC students will address the UC Regents regarding college sexual violence and students’ struggles for justice with Title IX.
Posted: Tue May 19, 2015 5:01PM
audio Anti-Eviction Mapping Mural Project interview on Settingthestandard (audio/x-wav 263.0MB) - by paz
JUST IN from the amazing folks at the Anti-Eviction Mapping Project. The long-awaited "Narratives of Displacement" is an oral history project map featuring the stories of the displaced upon a background of no-fault evictions in San Francisco and foreclosures in Alameda County. "The audio and video stories are embedded on the map, often in short and long format, so that viewers can engage in different clips of stories, or at times delve into deeper stories of loss and resistance." Check it ou...
Posted: Tue May 19, 2015 1:38PM
image OUTSIDE THE FRAME: Radical Queer Film Festival June 19-21 120_outside-the-frame.-logot.jpg original image ( 2738x2058) - by QUIT!
Outside the Frame: Queers for Palestine Film Festival, June 19-21 at Brava Theater in San Francisco, brings together filmmakers, performers and activists opposed to Israeli policies in Palestine and in protest of the pinkwashing of the SFLGBT film festival through the Israeli Consulate’s cash donations.
Posted: Tue May 19, 2015 12:15AM
document CSU Teaching Staff in a "Race To The Bottom: Losing Ground and Losing Faith" race_to_the_bottom_-_losing_ground_and_losing_faith_.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by California Faculty Association
Both the quantitative and the qualitative data reveal a significant economic precariousness in the lives of many CSU faculty. From these responses (and from the salary data provided in our first paper), it is undeniable that significant numbers of faculty teaching in the CSU today are among California’s “working poor.” Many others are financially hanging on by a thread through a variety of means...
Posted: Mon May 18, 2015 11:40AM
image APWU Postal Workers And Supporters Rally On "I Stand With Postal Workers" Day 5/14/15 120_apwu_sf_contract_protest5-14-15.jpg original image ( 2560x1920) - by Labor Video Project
American Postal Workers Union members and supporters rallied for a contract and against privatization on May 14, 2015 in San Francisco
Posted: Fri May 15, 2015 9:21PM
text Long-time UNITE HERE Local 2 President Mike Casey Stepping Down - by Marc Norton
What’s ahead (and behind) for San Francisco’s iconic hotel workers union, and an interview with Casey’s successor, Anand Singh
Posted: Tue May 12, 2015 9:49AM
audio Anarchy on the Shop Floor: Anarchists in Contemporary Labor Struggles (audio/mpeg 59.3MB) - by FireWorks
Militants talk about organizing happening at various workplaces around the Bay Area and beyond. Recorded at the Bay Area Anarchist Bookfair, 2015.
Posted: Sun May 10, 2015 12:22AM
video Housing Activists Take Over SF City Hall (video/x-flv 62.1MB) - by D. Boyer
On Friday, May 8, 2015, approximately 300 people took over San Francisco City Hall to deliver their messages about the untenable evictions that are now occurring in the City. The protest included an ethnic ritual, chants, testimonials by victims of the evictions, and a walk around San Francisco City Hall’s political chambers to deliver their messages personally to the Supervisors and Mayor. The protest was loud and was peaceful. The sheriff deputies did confiscate the protesters banners.
Posted: Fri May 8, 2015 8:15PM
image Last Black Man in San Francisco Campaign 120_title_card_-_last_black_man-social.jpg original image ( 2560x1440) - by Maria Judice
We need your support getting the word out about our indie movie LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO.
Posted: Tue May 5, 2015 6:48PM
image May Day 2015 in San Francisco 120_01_mayday2015_hannaquevedo_2015.jpg original image ( 800x1200) - by HANNA QUEVEDO
Over 200 activists, union members, and community groups marched peacefully from City Hall through the Mission on Friday to mark International Worker’s Day. The march, which coincided with San Francisco’s citywide minimum wage increase to $12.25 an hour, snaked down Mission Street to a final rally at the 24th Street Bart Plaza. Protesters spoke out against police violence, economic inequality and violence against migrants, and urged unity among workers.
Posted: Tue May 5, 2015 12:31AM
image Demonstration at Mission Dolores Opposes Sainthood for Junipero Serra 120_san-francisco-mission-dolores-junipero-serra-demonstration-1.jpg original image ( 1000x668) - by Alex Darocy
On May 2, Native American community members and Interfaith supporters, including clergy leaders, demonstrated outside of Mission Dolores in San Francisco to oppose the impending canonization of Junipero Serra by the Catholic church. Pope Francis has reaffirmed his decision to name Junipero Serra a saint, despite strong opposition from Native Americans who say the man is responsible for the killing of hundreds of thousands of Indigenous people when he helped to establish and then presided over...
Posted: Mon May 4, 2015 10:06PM
audio 2015 SF Tenant Rights Fair – Tenants speak out on eviction fights (audio/mpeg 39.8MB) - by Rubble
A tenant’s rights conference was held at the Tenderloin Community School all day last Saturday, April 25. The event was sponsored by the San Francisco Anti-Displacement Coalition, which is a joint collaboration of most or all of the housing rights organizations in the city. The Coalition is together to continue a multi-pronged campaign to turn around the escalating epidemic of big money-oriented evictions aimed at driving the price of housing out of reach of mostly everyone except wealth...
Posted: Sun May 3, 2015 10:59AM
calendar No Keystone XL: Hillary's Donor Dinner Demo - by Amy Allen
Steiner St & Jackson St, SF
Event Date:Wed May 6, 2015 4:00PM
Posted: Sat May 2, 2015 12:29AM
image Native Lives Matter Banner Drop at Mission Dolores 120_native_lives_matter_mission_dolores_san_francisco.jpg original image ( 960x960) - by #NoSainthoodforSerra
A 'Native Lives Matter' banner was displayed at Mission Dolores in San Francisco in advance of the protest planned there for May 2.
Posted: Fri May 1, 2015 11:45PM
calendar The Mission Takes City Hall! :: May 8 :: (((12Noon SHARP))) 120_sf_cityhallsquare.jpg original image ( 900x751) - by Andy
SF City Hall (enter through ANY entrance: Grove, Van Ness, or Polk)
Event Date:Fri May 8, 2015 11:30AM
Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2015 2:49PM

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