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EASTWEST #11: An Anarchist Newspaper - by EASTWEST
New issue of EastWest features anarchist analysis of the role of the police and the courts in this racist and capitalist system, as well as a look at the recent struggles of fast food workers in the Bay Area. Action and repression news discuss recent happenings, and an in depth report discusses the ongoing struggle at Knowland Park in Oakland. Happy May Day!
Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2015 12:51AM
May Day #SHUTITDOWN - Anticapitalist Rally and March! - by
LATHAM SQUARE - BROADWAY AND TELEGRAPH - OAKLAND - CA
Event Date:Fri May 1, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2015 12:48AM
The Problem with Development - by Steve Martinot
Plan Bay Area is foisting massive development on east bay cities. This article is about Berkeley, and the Priority Development Areas that plan has mapped out for it, to which the city has acceeded. The disruption and even destruction of the communities along these Development Areas will be unforeseeable, unless the entire process is democratized.
Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2015 9:54AM
AK Press Anniversary Party: 25 Revolting Years - by Charles
Omni Oakland Commons 4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland, California 94609
Event Date:Sun Apr 26, 2015 5:00PM
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 5:55PM
Anarchist Cafe - by
Omni Commons at 4799 Shattuck Avenue Oakland, CA, 94609
Event Date:Fri Apr 24, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 1:42PM
Opposition to anti-oppression protests in Berkeley reveal tensions - by Scope Berkeley
Since December of last year, there have been a series of Black Lives Matters and anti-police-oppression protests in Berkeley, both on campus and in the streets. There was a Black Student Union rally and march on Cal Day (April 18th), and another protest prior to that on April 14th organized by various equality groups. As part of both these actions, protesters blocked Sather Gate. During the blockage of Sather Gate on April 14th, there were some white students who actively tried to break th...
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 4:14AM
Defend Knowland Park! A development plan scouting hike and native plant walk! - by Defend Knowland Park!
Meet at the crossroad entrance of Snowdown and Malcolm Ave.
Event Date:Sun Apr 26, 2015 4:00PM
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 4:02AM
Labor Against Police Terror ILWU Port Shutdown and Rally - by orion
We will gather at the ALREADY SHUTDOWN port at 9am for an hour long rally which will be at the APL gate near berth 62 close to the overpass (parking is available along Adeline close to 6th & 7th). oakland ca,
Event Date:Fri May 1, 2015 9:00AM
Posted: Wed Apr 22, 2015 2:05AM
Former Political Prisoner Panel at 'No More Locked Doors' Conference - by No More Locked Doors
Four former political prisoners will address the crowd at the No More Locked Doors conference at Qilombo (2313 San Pablo) in Oakland on Saturday, May 16th. The former prisoners include Richard Brown (SF 8), "Bo" Brown (George Jackson Brigade), Linda Evans (Weather Underground), and Sundiata Tate.
Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2015 12:01AM
3 #FightFor15 Protests in 1 Day, Featuring Robert Reich - by Peter Menchini
Occupy the Farm activists joined in with allies in #FightFor15 to campaign for worker rights, healthier food and an increase in the minimum wage to $15 an hour. Peter Menchini documented the three actions with three short videos. The first video, "Fight for 15 #1 The McDonald's on San Pablo", has a duration of 4:08. The second, "Fight for 15 #2 Robert Reich Goes to McDonald's", is 7:02, and the third, "Fight for 15 #3 Gill Tract Farmers & #FightFor15 Go to Sprouts", is 6:33.
Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 2:15PM
OPD to Reveal Surveillance Video to Yuvette Henderson's Family After Community Pressure - by Anti Police-Terror Project
WE FORCED THE STATE TO CONCEDE!!!!
Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 1:26PM
Vigil, Caravan Demands Justice in the State-Sponsored Killing of Yuvette Henderson - by Anti Police-Terror Project
Black women are often the invisible victims of state-terror. On Sunday April 12th, the Anti Police-Terror Project and the family of Yuvette Henderson held a vigil and caravan demanding an open, public investigation into the killing of Yuvette Henderson. #JusticeForYuvette #QuestionTheNarrative
Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2015 10:28PM
Berkeley demonstration for $15 at site of 60’s Free Speech Movement - by Marilyn Bechtel, People's World
BERKELEY, Calif. - Low wage workers - fast food, child and home care, security and more - were joined by dozens of area unions and community organizations Apr. 15 in a massive demonstration for $15 and a union. The action began with a rally at historic Sproul Plaza on the University of California, Berkeley campus, site of the famed Free Speech Movement in the mid-1960s.
Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2015 6:13PM
Lawsuit Targets 30-year Plan for Marine Terminal Receiving Ships Full of Dangerous Crude - by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO— Environmental groups sued the California State Lands Commission on April 17 for approving a 30-year plan for refinery operations at a Suisun Bay marine terminal that will receive hundreds of tankers full of dangerous crude oil feedstocks, including highly explosive Bakken crude.
Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2015 5:30PM
Activists protest Sprouts Grand Opening - by Kelly Johnson
Gill Tract, Occupy the Farm Activists protest the San Rafael Sprout's Grand opening.
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:55PM
The fight for $15 takes Oakland by Storm - by Kelly Johnson
Activists from Oakland rallied and marched in the fight for a $15 minimum wage
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 8:16PM
Week of Success! Fight for Fifteen, Boycott Sprouts, and EIR Lawsuit! - by Occupy the Farm
Thank you for all of your support over the past month. From our first Boycott Sprouts action at Walnut Creek at the beginning of March, to the third (and fourth!) ones on April 15, this month has been packed to the gills with success stories and community mobilizations of support. There are still more big days coming up right around the corner — thank you for sticking with us for this ride!
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 1:52PM
Dante’s Inferno or the Twisted Saga of Dante Cano vs. Phil Tagami - by EASTWEST
Multi-millionaire developer Phil Tagami calls on friends like the DA and pro-gentrification activists to help him decide how to crush a young activist accused of breaking windows.
Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2015 11:49PM
"No Justice No Peace" Bay Area Workers & Unions Rally for $15 & A Union On April 15, 2015 - by Labor Video Project
Fast food workers and unionists rallied and marched in San francisco at the McDonald's 24th St. cafe and also rallied and marched from UC Berkeley on April 15, 2015
Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2015 8:05PM
Anti Police-Terror Project hosts vigil for Yuvette Hendersen and delivers demands to OPD - by April Thomas
On Sunday, April 12th, The Anti Police-Terror Project held a rally and vigil to continue demanding justice for Yuvette Henderson. Yuvette was gunned down with an AR-15 assault rifle in February by Emeryville Police after being assaulted by security guards at Home Depot.
Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2015 1:52PM