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Creative Destruction - by Rudolf Hickel
The exodus from the casino capitalism producing ever faster and ever deeper crises cannot succeed without a broad and powerful democratic base. Parliamentary democracy is urged to finally take up the struggle around the primacy of politics against the financial markets. Financial markets have nothing to do with the idylle of market competition. Dethroning the financial markets means reducing the speculation businesses. Speculation shopping represents 80% of the world economy while their busin...
Posted: Mon May 20, 2013 4:26AM
SF Protest At GAP Shareholder's Meeting - by repost
GAP Headquarters, 2 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Event Date:Tue May 21, 2013 9:30AM
Posted: Sun May 19, 2013 1:28PM
$8000 A Week Scabs At Sutter Alta Bates Hospital As CNA NNU Nurses & Techs Strike For 9th - by Labor Video Project
For two years, Sutter CNA NNU nurses at many facilities in the East Bay have been fighting against concessions. On May 17, 2013 they launched their 9th strike and $8,000 a week scabs were brought into replace the workers.
Posted: Sat May 18, 2013 11:42AM
Love For $ale: Hookers with Hearts of Gold, A Hooker Show Tunes Extravaganza - by Carol Leigh
Center for Sex & Culture, 1349 Mission St., SF 94103
Event Date:Sun May 19, 2013 7:30PM
Posted: Fri May 17, 2013 7:07PM
Fast Food Justice – From the Fields to the Stores! Direct Action - by Elisa Oceguera
Wendy’s (1185 San Leandro Blvd, San Leandro) – marching to Subway (1295 Washington Ave, San Leandro) at 12 noon
Event Date:Sat May 18, 2013 11:00AM
Posted: Fri May 17, 2013 3:24PM
More Attacks On SFUSD UESF School Staff and Bullying Of Teachers, Students and Parents - by Labor Video Project
The corporate controlled San Francisco Unified School District Board and Mangers including Superintendent Richard Carranza are laying over 100 para professionals, counselors and librarians despite having a surplus of over $50 million. At the same time they are brining in more union busting Teach For America teachers who are being pushed by Obama and US Education Secretary Arnie Duncan. Parents, teachers and students also complained again about the systemic bullying of them by Carranza's mana...
Posted: Thu May 16, 2013 10:29AM
Lot Lizard (dir. Alexander Perlman, 2013) Screening at SF Sex Worker Film & Arts Festival - by Professor Kevin Heffernan
Inspired by his hitchhiking trip across the country, Perlman’s film looks closely at figures he first barely glimpsed in the shadows of the nighttime truck lots. Over the course of the film, we come to see them in their fully complex humanity and as participants in an equally complex and interlocking economy of which we all are a part. Lot Lizard will screen at the SF Sex Worker Film & Arts Festival, May 25, 10:30 PM at the Roxie
Posted: Thu May 16, 2013 2:22AM
SF Labor: Calls on Labor Movement to Mobilize in Washington, D.C. August 24 - by San Francisco Labor Council
In Support of the SCLC and King Center call for a March and Rally in Washington, DC on August 24, 2013 and in Support of the July 2 Northern California Demonstration to Demand a Massive Federally Funded Jobs-Creation Program and No Cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid
Posted: Thu May 16, 2013 12:21AM
May Day 2013-Oakland (video/mp4 79.9MB) - by Eric Louie
Video of the May Day march for immigrants in Oakland's Fruitvale.
Posted: Wed May 15, 2013 10:15PM
The Elite Look Down on Democracy - by Jens Berger and Hans Springstein
The thought-models of the economy have conquered practically all other social sciences. The person in these models is a homo oeconomicus, a rational agent whose only drive is maximizing his benefits. In this view of the person, only an action with the driving force of egoism is rational. The rational action of individuals who must sell themselves on the labor market has an irrational moment. People carry out repressions that they cannot see because of the irrationality of the whole. The conse...
Posted: Wed May 15, 2013 4:24AM
Privatization And The Attack On Public Services And Public Education In the East Bay - by United Public Workers For Action UPWA
Oakland Public Library 81st Ave Branch Conference Room 1021 81st Ave Oakland
Event Date:Sat May 25, 2013 1:00PM
Posted: Tue May 14, 2013 9:52PM
Stop Attacking Unite Here Local 2 SF AT&T Ballpark Centerplate Workers-Workers Vote To St - by Labor Video Project
Over 500 Unite Here Local workers voted for strike action if they do not get a contract at AT&T ball park who work for Centerplate food services.
Posted: Sun May 12, 2013 11:05PM
Trouble (video/quicktime 9.7MB) - by p von boeger
Todays workers collide with yesterdays workers.
Posted: Sat May 11, 2013 6:11PM
Philippines: Solidarity on May Day with Venezuela's revolution - by DeLPhi
On this May 1, a day of international working class solidarity, we in the Philippine labor and progressive movement, stand with the Venezuelan working class and the people of Venezuela in their struggle to elect the government of their choice to pursue their demands and goals for Socialism of the XXI century.
Posted: Sat May 11, 2013 6:11AM
Who Bombed Judi Bari? - Environmentalism and Labor Forum and Movie Screening - by Steve Ongerth
Sudo Room, 2141 Broadway, Oakland, CA
Event Date:Sat May 25, 2013 7:00PM
Posted: Fri May 10, 2013 3:36PM
Environment and Labor Unite! - by Scarlett Russell
Berkeley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship 1924 Cedar at Bonita in North Berkeley
Event Date:Sun May 19, 2013 4:00PM
Posted: Wed May 8, 2013 2:43PM
La Playa Carmel Boycott Rally - One Year of Protest Against Grossman - by
La Playa Carmel, Camino Real & 8th Ave, Carmel
Event Date:Fri Jun 7, 2013 5:00PM
Posted: Tue May 7, 2013 10:52PM
Karl Marx Birthday - by WorkersAction
May 5th was the birth date of Karl Marx, one of humanity’s most influential theorists.
Posted: Tue May 7, 2013 8:49AM
James Connolly - Songs of Freedom - by
518 Valencia (16th and Valencia in San Francisco)
Event Date:Fri May 10, 2013 7:30PM
Posted: Mon May 6, 2013 12:00AM
May Day: A Perfect Day for a March. A Perfect Beginning For The Fight For $15 - by JP Massar
It was a perfect day for a march; it was the perfect crowd.
Posted: Sat May 4, 2013 4:38PM