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text When Robots Pay Taxes - by Sabina Jeschka
The US government faces a revenue crisis after giving billions to banks and big corporations. Corporations save billions through automation, labor-saving technology and workers working at home. An estimated $8 trillion of corporate profits is shielded in tax havens. Corporations are sitting on $2-3 trillion; banks distrustful of one another are not lending. The neoliberal model promotes profits and speculation, not investments and job creation.
Posted: Mon Dec 22, 2014 4:55AM
text Free Internet Book: After Neoliberalism: The Kilburn Manifesto - by Soundings
Although the neoliberal economic settlement is unravelling, its political underpinning remains largely unchallenged. Our manifesto calls into question the neoliberal order itself, and argues that we need radical alternatives to its foundational assumptions.
Posted: Sat Dec 20, 2014 12:40PM
calendar 2015 Western Workers Labor Heritage Festival - January 16-18 120_wwlhf_image_1_1.jpg original image ( 1800x1111) - by Kendyll
Machinists Hall. 1511 Rollins Road Burlingame, CA 94010 (January 16th, 17th, 18th)
Event Date:Sun Jan 18, 2015 9:00AM
Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2014 4:20PM
calendar 2015 Western Workers Labor Heritage Festival - January 16-18 120_wwlhf_image_1.jpg original image ( 1800x1111) - by Kendyll
Machinists Hall. 1511 Rollins Road Burlingame, CA 94010 (January 16th, 17th, 18th)
Event Date:Sat Jan 17, 2015 9:00AM
Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2014 4:13PM
calendar 2015 Western Workers Labor Heritage Festival - January 16-18 120_wwlhf_image.jpg original image ( 1800x1111) - by Kendyll
Machinists Hall. 1511 Rollins Road Burlingame, CA 94010 (January 16th, 17th, 18th)
Event Date:Fri Jan 16, 2015 6:00PM
Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2014 4:08PM
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
calendar Understanding China and its Unions icss-fly-2015-01-11-china.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Gene Ruyle
Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library 6501 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland (just North of Alcatraz Ave.)Oakland, CA 94609
Event Date:Sun Jan 11, 2015 10:30AM
Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2014 3:26PM
calendar SF Protest Systemic Corruption At California PUC-Jail Peevey and Crooks At CPUC And Pub 120_peevey_michael_fire.jpg original image ( 658x358) - by United Public Workers For Action
California State Building CPUC Van Ness And McAllister San Francisco
Event Date:Thu Dec 18, 2014 8:30AM
Posted: Tue Dec 16, 2014 1:14PM
calendar Climate Change & Supply Chains: Workers’ Strategies for the Ecology Movement 120_el-rwulogos.jpg original image ( 754x194) - by Sam Francisco
Redstone Building Room 302 2940 16th Street, San Francisco
Event Date:Thu Dec 18, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Dec 15, 2014 10:58AM
calendar Speak Out To Stop Vulture Capitalist Wendy Paskin-Jordan To Five Year Term On SFERS 120_paskin_jordan_wendy3.jpg original image ( 262x216) - by UPWA.info
San Francisco City Hall Polk & McAllister Supervisor's Chamber
Event Date:Tue Dec 16, 2014 3:30PM
Posted: Sun Dec 14, 2014 1:22PM
image Cops And IFPTE 21 Push Hedge Funds While CCSF City Workers Unite Against Hedge Funds 120_ccsf_pension_bord_walk_lynch.jpg original image ( 920x632) - by Labor Video Project
SF City And County Workers and Retirees protested the attempt to use city worker pension funds for purchase of hedge funds. The IFPTE Local 21 run by Bob Muscat and the Police Officers Association representatives were pushing for the use of city pension funds for these hedge funds. There are systemic conflicts of interests since some board members including Mayor Lee's appointee Wendy Paskin-Jordan has investments in hedge funds and actually sells them.
Posted: Fri Dec 12, 2014 12:06PM
text Posner Sets Office Hours for Input Around Street Performer & Other Pacific Avenue Stuff - by Robert Norse
After some delay Micah Posner has agreed to be in his office 11 AM to noon every Friday to hear take input on the new (goes into effect December 25th) "Performer Pens" law. He asks that folks call in advance if they're planning to come in on his office line at 831-420-5028. For this Friday only, Posner says he'll be in the office at 3:30 PM. Lest there be any confusion or false hopes raised, Posner is not promising (or likely) to introduce changes to the ordinance or even speak out pub...
Posted: Thu Dec 11, 2014 8:58AM
text UC Student-Worker Union Members Vote to Support Divestment from Israel - by via UAW 2865
HISTORIC: UAW 2865, UC STUDENT-WORKER UNION, BECOMES FIRST MAJOR U.S. LABOR UNION TO SUPPORT DIVESTMENT FROM ISRAEL BY MEMBERSHIP VOTE.
Posted: Wed Dec 10, 2014 11:45PM
calendar Join Picket Line for Contracted Building Cleaners - by Karl Kramer
One Kearny St, SF (between Geary and Market)
Event Date:Thu Dec 18, 2014 11:00AM
Posted: Wed Dec 10, 2014 11:34PM
image Corrupt Conflicts Of Interest In SF City Workers Pension Fund By Managers 120_lee__ed_corrupt_politician.jpg original image ( 500x333) - by repost
San Francisco managers of the San Francisco Employee's Retirement System (SFERS) have a corrupt relationship with hedge fund operators as advisors on where to invest the funds $10 billion. Corrupt Ed Lee is appointing hedge fund speculators and salespeople to the board like Wendy Paskin-Jordan who sells hedge funds.
Posted: Tue Dec 9, 2014 8:28AM
image "The Turning Point" The San Francisco State '68 Strike 120_sf_state_strike_no_police_state.jpg original image ( 639x426) - by Labor Video Project
This video shows the strike of students and unions at San Francisco State in '68 and '69 for open admissions and ethnic studies.
Posted: Tue Dec 9, 2014 6:22AM
calendar Contract Rally at Dream Inn! 120_santa_cruz_dream_inn_rally.jpg original image ( 2518x1167) - by
Santa Cruz Dream Inn 175 W Cliff Dr, Santa Cruz, California 95060
Event Date:Fri Dec 12, 2014 4:30PM
Posted: Mon Dec 8, 2014 4:58PM
image From Ferguson To SF And The Murder Of Alex Nieto With Adriana Camarena 120_nieto__alex_justice_march_in_bernal3-29-14_heights.jpg original image ( 800x600) - by Labor Video Project
At a conference called from Ferguson To San Francisco on December 6, 2014 at the Bayview Library Adriana Camarena discussed the murder of CCSF student and worker Alex Nieto.
Posted: Mon Dec 8, 2014 2:59PM
image Nurses at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital Ready to Strike to Stop Erosion in Patient Care 120_salinas_valley_memorial_hospital.jpg original image ( 600x286) - by via California Nurses Association
Registered nurses at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital (SVMH) authorized a strike, if necessary, to protest management's refusal to address issues that are fundamental to quality patient care at the facility and answer basic questions regarding their proposed restructuring plan. (Photo: Nurses attending the SVMH Board meeting in August.)
Posted: Fri Dec 5, 2014 11:13PM
calendar FORUM: 30th Anniversary '84 Anti-Apartheid Longshore Boycott 30anniversary_13dec_1_.pdf_140_.jpg original image ( x) - by Richard Chen
Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 7pm La Peña Cultural Center 3105 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, California 94705 (two blocks from Ashby BART)
Event Date:Sat Dec 13, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Dec 5, 2014 4:42PM

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