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calendar Theory & Philosophy Reading Group IX: Nadezhda Tolokonnikova & Slavoj Zizek 120_reprint-pussyriot-650.jpg original image ( 645x394) - by Steph
Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, downtown Monterey
Event Date:Thu Apr 23, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2015 11:23AM
text Open letter to Berkeley's John Caner - by Thomas Lord
A recently shared video shows a downtown Berkeley "hospitality ambassador" showing aggression towards and then repeatedly hitting a man who offered no provocation. Poor people, including unhoused people hanging out in Berkeley are considered by the Downtown Berkeley Association to be a problem and the "ambassador" program is run by the assocation as a "solution". John Caner who is CEO of the association sent a letter to the Berkeley homeless commission. I've quoted his letter and openly ...
Posted: Sat Mar 28, 2015 6:14PM
text Washington Wants Its Big Lying Machine Revved Up - by Stephen Lendman
propaganda
Posted: Sat Mar 28, 2015 11:34AM
text Israel Uses Lethal Force Against Palestinian Children - by Stephen Lendman
Israel
Posted: Sat Mar 28, 2015 11:17AM
calendar Out In The Night - Film Screening 120_out_in_the_night-01.jpg original image ( 620x348) - by Sacramento Prisoner Support
The Sol Collective, 2574 21st St, Sacto
Event Date:Wed Apr 15, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015 9:25PM
text People's Park under Siege, Call for Support! - by Defenders
More support needed! People will be meeting at the People's Park stage at 9 PM this evening to discuss possible next steps. We strongly encourage everyone to come by People's Park tomorrow at 6 AM to prevent further damage to the park. Everyone is encouraged to come to People's Park tomorrow throughout the entire day, as the scheduled tree cutting will last until 3.
Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2015 6:39PM
image The Unmanageable University 120_expel_the_regents.jpg original image ( 853x576) - by Autonomous Students UCSC
Before dawn on Tuesday, March 3, a group of six students at the University of California Santa Cruz went to the fishhook connecting Highways 1 to 17. Evoking the practice of highway blockades popularized during the Black Lives Matter movement, they chained themselves to aluminum trashcans filled with cement and blocked traffic for nearly five hours. The traffic jam this caused stretched over the hill to snarl Silicon Valley commutes, an act of peaceful civil disobedience that has since become...
Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2015 11:54AM
text Statewide Coordinated Actions To End Solitary Confinement Begin - by Willow Katz
Statewide Coordinated Actions To End Solitary Confinement (SCATESC), began March 23, 2015. Actions were held in California from San Diego to Arcata (Arcata/Eureka, LA, Oakland, San Diego, San Jose, Santa Cruz) and in Philadelphia, PA. More locations to come on April 23rd and the 23rd of each month. Below is a report from just one locality, Santa Cruz, which took a creative approach. 
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 7:13PM
text Utah move on firing squads latest attempt to "fix" the unfixable - by Amnesty International
Utah’s decision to turn to the firing squad if it is unable to secure drugs for lethal injection is the latest attempt by a US state to keep alive a punishment that should have long ago been consigned to the history books, said Amnesty International om March 24.
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 2:24PM
image New Cannabis Prohibitions in Santa Cruz County 120_santa-cruz-county-board-of-supervisors_3-24-15.jpg original image ( 1000x563) - by Bradley Allen
On March 24, the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors voted to ban the cultivation of cannabis in all unincorporated territories of the county, with limited exceptions.
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 2:52AM
image Shutting It Down For Alex 120_blocking_ebay_bus.jpg original image ( 1128x651) - by Patricia Jackson
March 23, 2015, on the one-year anniversary of the police killing of Alex Nieto, and as none of the four cops involved Alex’s death faced any charges, Stop Police Impunity held a peoples’ court in front of Mission SFPD Station.
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2015 4:51PM
image Coastside Vigil in Santa Cruz Protests Use of Solitary Confinement 120_solitary-confinement-protest-santa-cruz-1.jpg original image ( 1000x668) - by Alex Darocy
On March 23, coordinated actions were held statewide in California to oppose the use of solitary confinement in prisons and jails. Protests were planned for Eureka, Los Angeles, Oakland, San Diego, San Francisco, and San Jose. In Santa Cruz, community members gathered on West Cliff Drive for a rally and candlelight vigil. "We have decided to hold this gathering on the coast because so many people locked up in solitary confinement talk about their desire to see and be near the ocean," an event...
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2015 3:40PM
text The Clinton Crime Family - by Stephen Lendman
Clintons
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2015 10:45AM
image Indigenous Land conflict in Brazil – Support needed NOW 120_p3210136.jpg original image ( 1632x1224) - by Ardaga - Huu-té Dschaam Dscheu
The once ~5 to 6 million Indigenous People in Brazil are down to less than 1 million. And those brave survivors of a genocide machine of half a millennium are still being brutalized and deceived by state and parallel authorities. And while the media reports nothing on it, Indigenous people are fighting for survival, their legal lands and against spree killings right now. This is a brand new eyewitness report. And a plea for YOUR support!
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2015 10:06AM
text Reelecting Israel's Greatest Con Man - by Stephen Lendman
Israel
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2015 5:38AM
calendar Mario Marazziti: 13 Ways of Looking at the Death Penalty - by
Berkeley Hillside Club 2286 Cedar St Berkeley, CA 94709 510-848-3227 http://www.hillsideclub.org
Event Date:Wed Apr 15, 2015 7:30PM
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 11:52PM
calendar Rally To Protect The Ché Café 120_protect-che-cafe-ucsd.jpg original image ( 2000x2000) - by
Ché Café Collective 1000 Scholars Drive, La Jolla, California 92093
Event Date:Tue Mar 24, 2015 5:00AM
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 11:30PM
image SF Mission Police Street Occupation-On Anniversary Of The Death Of Alex Nieto 120_nieto_rally_in_street.jpg original image ( 2048x1536) - by Labor Video Project
Activists and family members rallied at the San Francisco Mission police station on the anniversary of Alex Nieto's murder. They held a mock trial.
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 5:01PM
image Santa Cruz City Council Session on the BearCat 120_scram_bearcat_santa_cruz_city_council_meeting.jpg original image ( 850x1100) - by via SCRAM!
On Tuesday, March 24th, at 7PM the Santa Cruz City Council will reconsider the purchase of a BearCat Armored Vehicle for the Santa Cruz Police Department, and a proposed policy of use if the vehicle is received.
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 3:03PM
image Santa Cruz City Council to Revisit Issues Surrounding BearCat Purchase 120_bearcat-protest-santa-cruz-1.jpg original image ( 1000x668) - by Alex Darocy
On Tuesday night, the Santa Cruz City Council will revisit issues surrounding the council's decision in December to approve the police purchase of a $250,000 Lenco BearCat (Ballistic Engineered Armored Response Counter Attack Truck) with Department of Homeland Security grant funds. The BearCat is on the council's March 24 agenda and will be addressed at 7pm. The agenda report for the meeting states that the vehicle's use policy will be discussed, as well as a proposal to clarify the process o...
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 12:28PM

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