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image BA Protests Visit Of Turkey Tech Minister Fikri Isik 3/17 To 3/23 -Stop Attack On Rights 120_turkey_bans_twitter.jpg original image ( 2499x1666) - by Turkish American Gezi Platform (TAGP)
Protests will be held against Fikri Isik, the Republic of Turkey’s Minister of Science, Technology and Industry for suppressing democratic communication rights.
Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 11:00PM
image Hewlett Packard Protest: The People's Shareholders Meeting 120_hp15testifierindy.jpg original image ( 4608x3456) - by R. Robertson
A coalition of organizations for Palestinian rights took their protest directly to HP headquarters in Palo Alto, California today. They started planning for their demonstration following Hewlett Packard’s February 4 announcement that it would replace its in-person annual shareholder meeting with an online-only meeting. Top photo: Delit Baum, an organizer for American Friends Service Committee and an Israeli citizen, stands in front of HP board members at a mock Hewlett Packard podium. Sh...
Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 2:58PM
text Scientists Sign On to Support the Phase Out of the California Drift Gillnet Fishery - by Joanna Nasar
Oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle and 230 scientists signed on to a letter opposing the deadly California drift gillnet fishery for swordfish, which has some of the highest bycatch rates in the world. The letter specifically requests that immediate action be taken to phase out the fishery and protect the ecological integrity of California’s coastal waters.
Posted: Tue Mar 10, 2015 12:58PM
image Rally for Buena Vista in Palo Alto 120_abuenasaveourhomes.jpg original image ( 4608x3456) - by R. Robertson
More than 400 people rallied in front of Palo Alto City Hall on March 9th. Their fight is to preserve Buena Vista Mobile Home Park which provides affordable homes for about 100 families. Housing advocates, residents of the mobile home park, and their supporters swarmed the City Hall chambers after the rally.
Posted: Tue Mar 10, 2015 2:14AM
image Where to protest foie gras in the Bay Area 120_foiegras-protest-losangeles-jan2015.jpg original image ( 1688x778) - by foa
The fuckers listed below had extremely cruel and inhumane foie gras on their menus within days of a rotten federal judge overturning California law banning the forced-fed duck and goose meat. At least one of the restaurants never stopped serving foie gras, even with the ban in place.
Posted: Sat Mar 7, 2015 8:08PM
image Logging Industry Fails Again to Strip Threatened Seabird of Protections 120_marbled_murrelet.jpg original image ( 800x880) - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— The DC Circuit Court of Appeals last Friday rejected yet another attempt by the timber industry to remove federal endangered species protections from the marbled murrelet, a unique coastal bird found in the Pacific Northwest. The appeal was the timber industry’s fifth attempt in the past decade to eliminate protections for the old-growth forests that marbled murrelets call home, despite undisputed scientific evidence that has shown murrelets are continuing to disappear from th...
Posted: Mon Mar 2, 2015 6:26PM
image San Mateo County Nurses Contract Strengthens the County Health System 120_san_mateo_medical_center.jpg original image ( 600x258) - by via California Nurses Association
Registered nurses have reached a tentative contract agreement with San Mateo County that they say will lead to improved patient care and strengthen the County health system. Nurses secured wage improvements that will help retain experienced nurses, added workplace violence protections, and expanded a committee of RNs tasked with addressing patient care concerns, among other gains.
Posted: Mon Feb 23, 2015 10:08PM
document Lawsuit Seeks to Halt Offshore Fracking in California complaint_offshore_fracking_2_19_15.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO— The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Interior Department today (see PDF) for violating three federal laws by rubberstamping offshore fracking off California’s coast without analyzing fracking pollution’s threats to ocean ecosystems, coastal communities and marine wildlife, including sea otters, fish, sea turtles and whales.
Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2015 1:57PM
calendar Silicon Valley Mysogyny Protest - by Andrea C.
SILICON VALLEY MYSOGYNY PROTEST Stand up against the abuse of women by Silicon Valley Executives Thursday February 19, 2014 1:00 PM at Reed Smith 1510 Page Mill Road, Suite 110 Palo Alto, CA 94304
Event Date:Thu Feb 19, 2015 1:00PM
Posted: Wed Feb 18, 2015 3:40PM
image Nurses to Rally At Attorney General’s Sacramento Office Tuesday 120_daughters_of_charity.jpg original image ( 600x254) - by via California Nurses Association
Dozens of Daughters of Charity registered nurses, joined by other hospital workers, will rally outside the offices of Attorney General Kamala Harris calling on her to approve the sale of six endangered California Daughters of Charity Health System (DCHS) hospitals to Prime Healthcare without conditions that would likely scuttle the sale and force the hospitals to close.
Posted: Mon Feb 16, 2015 5:32PM
image March for Justice: End US State Terrorism Against People of Color 120_studentssign.jpg original image ( 3456x4608) - by R. Robertson
Familiar names? Oscar Grant, Salvador Allende, Victor Jara, Che Guevara, Eric Garner, Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, Aiyana Stanley Jones, Darrien Hunt. High School students in Mountain View rallied in front of City Hall on Wednesday June 28th, with the faces of these people on placards, asking that they not be forgotten.
Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2015 2:16AM
image Students hear about Pan-Africanism/US Imperialism at Rally in Mountain View 120_studentsstokleycbobbys.jpg original image ( 3456x4608) - by R. Robertson
Top Photo: On the left is Pan-African activist Stokely Carmichael, at right Black Panther co-founder Bobby Seale. Speaker Akubundu Lott displayed the photo at a student rally yesterday in Mountain View. Lott praised students for bringing to light issues of international law. He spoke about US imperialism and decried the fact that the US government is exempt from the International Criminal Court.
Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2015 2:32PM
image Stanford Students Shut Down San Mateo Bridge on MLK Day, 68 Arrested 120_standford68-sanmateobridge.jpg original image ( 640x640) - by Silicon Shutdown
Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2015
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2015 12:27PM
image XL Pipeline Decision at Critical Junction 120_xljan2015water.jpg original image ( 3264x2448) - by Report from Palo Alto, CA
Last week the Nebraska Supreme Court cleared the way for the XL pipeline to cross that state. On January 12th the U.S. Senate advanced a Keystone XL pipeline bill, while the House passed its version of a pipeline bill just a few days earlier. In Palo Alto, California, members of the Stanford University community joined a protest in which they expressed their concern and raised voices against further degradation of the environment.
Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2015 1:35AM
text Lawmakers & Conservation Groups Call for Phase Out of California Drift Gillnets - by Joanna Nasar
With the full support of Turtle Island Restoration Network, OCEANA and other marine conservation organizations, California Assemblymember Marc Levine (D-San Rafael) and Assemblymember Mark Stone (D-Monterey Bay), Assemblymember Das Williams (D-Santa Barbara), Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica), Senator Bill Monning (D-Carmel)  today called on the Pacific Fisheries Management Council and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Service to transition away from ...
Posted: Mon Dec 22, 2014 3:33PM
image Nurses to Issue Impact Report, Urge State Officials to Save Daughters of Charity 120_nurses-oconnor-hospital-san-jose.jpg original image ( 600x300) - by via National Nurses United
Registered nurses who work in five Daughters of Charity hospitals across California will hold a Sacramento press conference Wednesday to urge Attorney General Kamala Harris to approve the sale of the hospitals to a buyer that has pledged to stop the threatened closure of the hospitals and preserve critical healthcare services. Photo: Registered Nurses held a vigil on Dec. 12, in front of O'Connor Hospital in San Jose supporting the sale to Prime Healthcare.
Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2014 6:11PM
image Comfort Women or Sex Slaves? More Photos from Redwood City Event 120_commikewongvfp.jpg original image ( 3456x4608) - by SF Peninsula Report
Leaders of Nadeshiko Action spoke in Redwood City to an audience of San Francisco Area based Japanese reporters last evening. One of their objectives was to get the word out to Japanese living in the US that the building of Comfort Woman memorial statues in Palisades Park, New Jersey and Glendale, California serves only to hurt US/Japan relations and paint Japanese in an unfair light. Outside the event, protesters said the goal of Nadeshiko Action is to whitewash the real history of 200,000 s...
Posted: Sun Dec 14, 2014 2:46AM
image Comfort Women or Sex Slaves? In Redwood City, Two Sides Express Views 120_combest.jpg original image ( 3264x2448) - by SF Peninsula Report
Leaders of Nadeshiko Action spoke in Redwood City to an audience of San Francisco Area based Japanese reporters last evening. One of their objectives was to get the word out to Japanese living in the US that the building of Comfort Woman memorial statues in Palisades Park, New Jersey and Glendale, California serves only to hurt US/Japan relations and paint Japanese in an unfair light. Outside the event, protesters said the goal of Nadeshiko Action is to whitewash the real history of 200,000 s...
Posted: Sun Dec 14, 2014 1:08AM
image Stop Racist Police! High School Students March on San Francisco Peninsula 120_lahsenterpark.jpg original image ( 3264x2448) - by R. Robertson
Part of nationwide protests against racist killings by police, more than a hundred students marched through the cities of Mountain View and Los Altos, California on December 10.
Posted: Thu Dec 11, 2014 6:38PM
image Strikes by California RNs Kick Off Actions for Patient Safety and Ebola Precautions 120_national_nurses_united.jpg original image ( 600x310) - by National Nurses United
Two-day strikes starting Tuesday that affect nearly 20,000 registered nurses at 86 Kaiser Permanente hospitals and clinics, a Sutter hospital in Tracy, and Watsonville Community Hospital kicking off a wave of protests at 15 states and the District of Columbia over eroding patient care conditions symbolized by inadequate Ebola safeguards at most U.S. hospitals.
Posted: Tue Nov 11, 2014 5:07AM

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