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image ILWU Rank and File Back Picket Of Zim ship Piraeus At Port Of Oakland 120_zim_from_israel_to_sa.jpg original image ( 4320x3240) - by Labor Video Project
ILWU Local 10 and ILWU Local 34 rank and file backed a picket line at the Port Of Oakland SSA terminal operator to stop the work on the Zim Line ship Piraeus for four days. Longshore workers talk about why they supported the picket line and the role of Oakland police and Alameda County Deputies in their effort to stop the solidarity action
Posted: Sat Aug 30, 2014 10:51AM
text Where Ferguson and Occupy Meet... - by Joan Annsfire
The police are racist. Their job is to protect the interests of the one percent and secure the interests of capitalism. And, in Ferguson as well as Occupy Oakland, they were just doing their job.
Posted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 12:03PM
text Berkeley Housing Authority faces termination if a merger occurs - by Lynda Carson
It's probable that the BHA may be gobbled up and merged with the Oakland Housing Authority (OHA). The OHA is an experimental MTW housing authority, which means that Berkeley's section 8 tenants (Housing Choice Voucher Program tenants) would lose many of their existing rights as section 8 tenants if the merger takes place, or if Berkeley's section 8 tenants do not rise up in anger to block the merger from happening!
Posted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 4:02AM
calendar Unity Demonstration with Sisters and Brothers in Ferguson! 120_nationalmarch.jpg original image ( 537x960) - by Bakari Olatunji
In the front of the Grand Lake Theatre
Event Date:Sat Aug 30, 2014 8:00AM
Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2014 9:28PM
document EASTWEST #3: An Anarchist Newspaper newa-3.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by EASTWEST
New issue of EASTWEST that was released and distributed at a benefit for those arrested in Ferguson. Includes articles and report backs on recent actions against police terror in Oakland. at the Port of Oakland against Israeli attacks on Gaza, updates on the West Oakland Specific Plan (WOSP), and a feature on the Chevron Refinery in Richmond, CA.
Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2014 2:27PM
image Protesters should be Given a little more Time at CHSWC Meetings 120_injured_worker__22you_broke_your_promis___ruin_our_lives_22.jpg original image ( 640x480) - by reposted
The Commission on Health and Safety And Workers Compensation which is run by Ca AFL-CIO Legislative Director Angie Wei has tried to prevent the public and injured workers from speaking out and asking questions at the commission meetings.
Posted: Wed Aug 27, 2014 10:10AM
image United States Port Actions End Business as Usual For Israel 120_aaa_clarence_thomas.jpg original image ( 322x450) - by Steven Argue
“An injury to one is an injury to all! Tear down the Israeli Apartheid wall!” Declared third generation Oakland ILWU member Clarence Thomas at a rally of 2,000 to 3,000 people that marked the beginning of pickets and demonstrations that drove the Israeli Zim Piraeus ship from the Port of Oakland with only about 2% of its cargo unloaded. The call for these pickets and strike actions originally came from the Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions (PGFTU) which has asked worke...
Posted: Tue Aug 26, 2014 7:05AM
calendar Stop Urban Shield Oakland: RALLY @ MARRIOTT! - by Kamau
Oakland Marriott City Center - 1001 Broadway, Oakland, California 94607
Event Date:Fri Sep 5, 2014 4:00PM
Posted: Sun Aug 24, 2014 2:07PM
image Oakland City Council Member Rebecca Kaplan On Healthcare & Zim Line Picket 120_zim_workers_can_stop_apartheid_la_protest8-23-14.jpg original image ( 960x720) - by Labor Video Project
At the national conference of Labor Campaign for Single Payer, Oakland City Council member Rebecca Kaplan who is also a mayoral candidate supported single payer and also supported the protests at the Port of Oakland against the Zim Line ship Piraeus. She also called for an end to US military aid not only to Israel but all other countries.
Posted: Sun Aug 24, 2014 12:29PM
text Israeli Ship Blocked in Oakland - by Steve Martinot
The Palestine solidarity movement in the East Bay successfully blocked an Israeli ship from being fully unloaded. In the process, serious malfeasance by the Port of Oakland occurred in its collusion with the ship, and against the community and the longshore union (ILWU).
Posted: Fri Aug 22, 2014 2:32PM
text Greedy nonprofit housing developers have minimum income requirements - by Lynda Carson
Meanwhile, many executives in the so-called nonprofit housing industry are raking in some hefty salaries and wage compensation at the same time they discriminate against the poor with their minimum income requirements!
Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2014 8:03PM
image Longest Blockade of Israeli Ship in History - ZIM ship turned away from SSA in​ Oakland​! 120_mabrukoakland.jpg original image ( 803x636) - by AROC
For four days straight the San Francisco Bay Area community blocked the Israeli ZIM ship from unloading at the SSA. And today, we salute the rank and file workers of ILWU local 10 for standing with us against Israeli Apartheid by honoring our pickets and letting the ship go from the SSA terminal yesterday afternoon!
Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 10:30PM
image The Oakland Palestine Solidarity Mural Unveiled on 26th Street 120_oaklandpalestinesolidaritymural_20140810_01.jpg original image ( 800x533) - by Dave Id
A great number of Oaklanders have long felt a strong bond with the people of Palestine. Solidarity from Oakland residents has been displayed repeatedly over the years, in words and deeds. On August 10, a massive new mural on 26th street, in between Telegraph and Broadway, was officially unveiled and celebrated with a street party that drew hundreds of attendees. This new mural cements the bond between Oakland and Palestine in an inescapable and visually stunning way. Appropriately, the wo...
Posted: Wed Aug 20, 2014 12:18AM
image Major Victory Against Israel Apartheid Regime-Zim Lines Ship Piraeus Forced To Leave Port 120_zim_twsc_pickets.jpg original image ( 4320x3240) - by Tansport Workers Solidarity Committee
In a major labor victory against the Israeli Zim Lines, their ship the Piraeus was forced to leave the Port of Oakland after a mass march, picketing of berth 57 and the refusal of ILWU Local 10 and ILWU Local 34 to work the ship under armed police from the Oakland police department and Alameda County deputies.
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 4:51PM
image Israeli Ship Continues to be Successfully Blocked at the Port of Oakland 120_block_the_boat_gaza.jpg original image ( 600x800) - by Steven Argue
The call for this strike action originally came from the Palestinian General Federation of Trade Unions (PGFTU) which has asked workers around the world to refuse to handle Israeli goods.
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 2:45PM
image Keep The Israeli Zim Ship Stranded-Zim Ship Stuck In Port Of Oakand 120_zim_from_israel_to_sa.jpg original image ( 4320x3240) - by Transport Workers Solidarity Committee
Labor and community pickets from Oakland won the support of ILUW workers at the Port of Oakland on the evening of August 18 when they refused to cross the picket line. Over 100 police were there to escort the longshore workers in but most union members refused to cross and were later sent home. More support is needed to keep the racist Israeli government's ship stranded in the port of Oakland
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 5:36AM
image Zim Ship Stranded In Oakland! The Labor Community Picket Against Zim Ship In The Port 120_zim_labor_boycott_of_lines_b.jpg original image ( 4320x3240) - by Transport Workers Solidarity Committee
All Out At Pier 57 in the Port Of Oakland to Stop The Israeli Zim Ship Piraeus. Support needed on the docks to stop the ship from loading and unloading. The Transport Workers Solidarity Committee was able to picket and stop ILWU Local 10 and ILWU Local 34 members from crossing the solidarity picket line to stop any work on the Israeli Zim Line Piraeus. it is now stranded in the Port of Oakland. The unions of Palestine and South Africa have called for an international labor boycott of Israe...
Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 4:15PM
image Mass March & Picket At Oakland Port To Stop Israel's Zim Line Ship Piraeus To Protest Crimes In Gaza 120_zim_piraeus.jpg original image ( 800x600) - by Labor Video Project
Thousands marched on the Port of Oakland to stop the Zim Line ship Piraeus from loading and unloading cargo at the port.
Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2014 5:01AM
calendar Cease and Desist: It Ends Today 120_stop-grunge-rubber-stamp-12623886.jpg original image ( 400x400) - by Cat Brooks
We will gather at 5:00 pm in FOUR locations: - Oscar Grant OG Plaza - Oakland Main Library (659 14th Street, Oakland Ca 94612) - African American History Museum (125 14th Street, Oakland CA 94612) - Jack London Square (near Waterfont Hotel)
Event Date:Wed Aug 20, 2014 5:00PM
Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 11:57PM
image 8/16 Video And Audio On Protest Against Zim Line Ship In The Port Of Oakland 120_zim_piraeus.jpg original image ( 800x600) - by KPFA
This is audio from a special KPFA program on the campaign to block the Zim ship landing in Oakland and the picket line at Pier 57 at the Port Of Oakalnd
Posted: Sun Aug 17, 2014 10:03PM

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