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WTUL News and Views Speaks with Organizer Gahiji Barrow (audio/mpeg 75.3MB) - by WTUL News
WTUL News and Views speaks with our own Gahiji Barrow, community and non-profit organizer in New Orleans about his experiences working for racial justice and his new horizons moving forward.
Posted: Mon Nov 30, 2015 5:04PM
As Eugene OR restores Right to Sleep at Night, Freedom Sleepers Plan for 21st Night Out - by Robert Norse
At Ye Olde City Hall 809 Center St. in the public commons area until it becomes privatized at 10 PM, and then onto the sidewalks! The actual event time extends through the night and begins in the afternoon when unhoused folks are gathering (often to be harassed by police and security guards). The time can extend into late Wednesday morning when the harassment has often renewed. City authorities have banned the public from using the grassy areas to rest on during the day, and the entire ...
Event Date:Tue Dec 1, 2015 6:30PM
Posted: Mon Nov 30, 2015 3:45PM
David Sheen’s lecture “the Bullet, the Ballot, and the Boycott” (Part 2) (audio/mpeg 29.9MB) - by WTUL News & Views
Part 2 from journalist David Sheen’s lecture “the Bullet, the Ballot, and the Boycott” at University of New Orleans on Tuesday, November 10, 2015.
Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2015 5:49PM
Native Americans Swim Alcatraz to Fight Diabetes - by Pete Verral
The annual PATHSTAR Alcatraz Swim Week is a component of a year-round program to encourage healthy eating and a stay-active lifestyle among American Indians and Alaska Natives who have the highest rates of Type 2 diabetes in the United States, according to the Indian Health Service (IHS).
Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2015 10:50AM
No to Urban Shield! Come Demand an End to Militarization in Berkeley - by
Longfellow School 1500 Derby, Berkeley, CA
Event Date:Tue Dec 1, 2015 6:30PM
Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2015 9:17AM
Rally and March in Berkeley, Support the Homeless & BlackLivesMatter - by
Allston Way & MLK Jr Way, Berkeley, CA. March ends at the Longfellow School, Derby & California.
Event Date:Tue Dec 1, 2015 4:00PM
Posted: Sat Nov 28, 2015 6:29PM
People’s Radio in Fresno (audio/mpeg 16.6MB) - by Mike Rhodes
Street Heat on KFCF 88.1 FM (Free Speech radio in Fresno) featured two important community issues this week. The effort to save the art and integrity of the Fulton Mall is heard first and the struggle against slumlords in Fresno is on the second half of this 58 minute .mp3 audio.
Posted: Sat Nov 28, 2015 3:51PM
7th year vigil for Oscar Grant III - by Wanda Johnson
Grant Station (Fruitvale Station) in Oakland, Ca.
Event Date:Fri Jan 1, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2015 9:53PM
Humans In Between Homes (Art Show) - by Nancy Tubbs, firstname.lastname@example.org
Omni Oakland Commons 4799 Shattuck Avenue Oakland, CA 94609
Event Date:Sat Dec 5, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 27, 2015 1:20PM
Richard Perkins: 1,000th Person Killed by Cops in the US This Year; OPD Mum on Video (video/mp4 16.5MB) - by Anti Police-Terror Project
Thirty-nine year-old Richard Perkins, father of two, was the 1,000th person killed by police in the United States this year according to the Guardians's The Counted Project.
Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2015 11:11PM
Police make one arrest at Freedom Sleepers protest #20, confiscate belongings (video/mp4 120.2MB) - by zh
Police arrest a sleeper at the 20th Freedom Sleepers protest in front of city hall and take his belongings. Video is included in this article.
Posted: Thu Nov 26, 2015 4:35PM
Climate March and Free Documentary Screening about Climate Change & Diet - by Cheryl
Santa Cruz Public Library, Downtown Branch 224 Church St. Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Event Date:Sun Dec 6, 2015 1:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 12:21PM
Letter to Berkeley: You Are Being Scammed by Your City Council. - by JP Massar
If the Berkeley City Council wanted to help the homeless they would be providing the money, a timetable and the plans to create the facilities they say they want to create. They didn't. They don't. They just want you to believe they are.
Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 10:44AM
Presidential Candidates Criticize Pfizer Merger - by Jubilee USA
Presidential candidates from both parties criticized pharmaceutical giant Pfizer's merger with Allergen, claiming Pfizer's goal is to move its headquarters to Ireland on paper where it will pay a lower tax rate without changing its US business activities.
Posted: Wed Nov 25, 2015 7:47AM
TBSC members caught lying again: The RV ordinance and "faking" locality - by TBSC Watcher
Up before the Santa Cruz City Council tonight is a proposed ordinance that would prohibit the overnight parking of RVs and Motor Homes on public streets within the city limits. The City Council has been pressured by members of the so-called public safety group Take Back Santa Cruz (TBSC), which has lobbied extensively for the ban and has called for stricter anti-RV measures. During the process, TBSC created an online petition form its members could use to send a form letter automatically to t...
Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2015 12:45PM
Share your Thanksgiving Meal With the Homeless - by
Old Berkeley City Hall Allston & MLK Jr. Way, Berkeley, CA
Event Date:Thu Nov 26, 2015 1:00PM
Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2015 7:53AM
Protest Songs to support Homeless protest on Berkeley City Hall Steps - by
Old Berkeley City Hall Allston & MLK, Berkeley, CA
Event Date:Mon Nov 30, 2015 3:30PM
Posted: Tue Nov 24, 2015 7:39AM
Reggae Giving Thanks CAA Fundraiser - by
The Sandbar 211 Esplanade Capitola, CA 95010
Event Date:Fri Nov 27, 2015 7:30PM
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 10:30PM
Porter Ranch Area Residents Testify and Rally about SoCalGas Misconduct - by Dan Bacher
"Residents are upset that SoCalGas initially lied about the source of the leak, and then misled the public about the health risks to the community," said Alexandra Nagy of Food and Water Watch. "In addition to the investigation, in light of recent reports that the leak has resulted in staggering emissions of methane and carbon dioxide – two potent greenhouse gases – residents also recommend shutting down the aged Aliso Canyon Storage Facility."
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 8:08PM
Freedom SleepOut #20: City Council Chatters While Folks Freeze - by Robert Norse
In front of City Hall and in the sidewalks around City Hall at 809 Center St. Freedom Sleepers will be on hand from midafternoon Tuesday to mid-morning Wednesday to deter or document new SCPD harassment tactics used to discourage homeless people from protesting the City's Sleeping Ban--and to establish the usual (sort of) Safe (from Citation) Sleep Zone.
Event Date:Tue Nov 24, 2015 3:00PM
Posted: Mon Nov 23, 2015 12:02AM