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image CalPERS joins investors calling on banks to address concerns of Standing Rock Sioux 480_penny___crowd_1_1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
The announcement came four days after 150 people from a coalition of environmental and Native American Groups held a march and rally in front of the CalPERS office in Sacramento to tell the retirement fund to divest from its investments in banks backing the Dakota Access Pipeline....
Posted: Wed Feb 22, 2017 5:09PM
calendar California Disclose Act Grassroots Planning Meeting by Nancy Neff
Urban Adamah Farm, 1151 Sixth St, Berkeley CA 94710...
Event Date: Tue Feb 28, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:38PM
calendar Rain at Midnight? Freedom SleepOut #85 Faces Wettest Winter by Keith McHenry (story by Norse)
Back again to City Hall--still the dark center of Sleeping Ban law and enforcement under City Manager Martin Bernal and the Watkins-Terrazas City Council. Determined activists and a crew of homeless folks will be huddling beneath the eaves of the buildings at City Hall until being driven out into the rain , wind, and cold. Just looking for a night of community and relative safety from the Sleeping Ban, they'll be in sleeping bags, under tents, in vehicles, whereever they can, hoping to spar...
Event Date: Tue Feb 21, 2017 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:19PM
text Trump Trump Hate by Don Eichelberger
The hate divide in America is great and growing. Can we work toward a non-violent approach and deal with the Trump administration by building on areas we can find agreement on? Here are some ideas for modeling a more positive political process in the face of world insanity....
Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 9:51PM
image "Remembrance" On The 75th Anniversary of Roosevelt's Executive Order 9066 roosevelt_signs_internment_order.jpg by Labor Video Project
On the 75th anniversary of President Roosevelt's Executive Order 9066 which incarcerated 120,000 Japanese Americans and Japanese Peruvians, anniversary events were held throughout the US and in San Francisco....
Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 7:23PM
calendar What Is Fascism? Is It Here Now? 480_smash_racism_fascism.jpg by Workers World Party
Workers World Party 1305 Franklin St #411 Oakland, CA 94612...
Event Date: Wed Feb 22, 2017 6:30PM
Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 1:34PM
calendar Berkeley, Milo, & Free Speech icss-fly-2017-02-26-ucbv2-1.2.pdf_140_.jpg by Eugene E. Ruyle
Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library 6501 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland (just North of Alcatraz Ave.)...
Event Date: Sun Feb 26, 2017 10:30AM
Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 10:18AM
text Trans Adriatic Pipeline project stalled as Italian Apulia stays uncooperative by Rufus Hanni
The construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), a part of the Southern Gas Corridor, was started in May, 2016....
Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 5:05AM
video Sanctuary for All March In Fresno (video/mp4 25.3mb) by Mike Rhodes
About 500 people participated in the Sanctuary for All march in downtown Fresno on Saturday, February 18. Below is a 20 second time lapse video of the event....
Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 4:16PM
document Trump Administration's Plan to Use 100,000 National Guard Troops as Deportation Force trump-national-guard-draft-memo.pdf_140_.jpg by la resistencia
The AP revealed an detailed plan written by the Trump administration to use the National Guard in 11 southwestern states as a deportation force to kidnap and forcibly remove as many people as possible from the country. The states of California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana were included in the plan. Trump craves his very own Operation Wetback. Team Trump denies that they intended to carry out the plan and call the document a d...
Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 12:22AM
calendar Not My President Day in San José 480_not_my_president_day_-_oc_indivisible.jpg by OC Indivisible
San Jose City Hall 200 East Santa Clara Street San Jose, CA 95113...
Event Date: Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:00AM
Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 11:03PM
calendar Not My President Rally in Morgan Hill 480_not_my_president_-_south_county_resistance_1.jpg by South County Resistance
ICE 220 Vineyard Court Morgan Hill, CA 95037...
Event Date: Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:00AM
Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 10:47PM
image Municipal Ordinance Provides Force of Law Protection For Immigrants 480_img_2560_1.jpg by Steve Pleich
City Electeds Must Act Now...
Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 11:25AM
text Congress Moves Slowly on Bipartisan Puerto Rico Recommendations by Greg Williams
Congress has not acted on recommendations made by its Puerto Rico task force it implemented last year....
Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:18AM
text Another victory for Richmond rent control against the California Apartment Association by Lynda Carson
In a quote from Richmond Councilmember Gayle McLaughlin, she said, “I’m delighted that the Judge ruled against the CAA's motion for a preliminary injunction. This is another victory for the voters of Richmond who passed Measure L with a 2/3 vote, understanding the importance of protecting Richmond tenants and stabilizing our neighborhoods with this sound, constitutional ordinance.”...
Posted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 11:55PM
text Attempt the Impossible! Theses for a New Left Majority by Institute of the Solidarity Modern
The Brexit vote and the American presidential election have dramatically accelerated the crises of classical neoliberal policy. The exit from neoliberalism can only succeed in a social movement and cannot only be a matter of a government or of the parties... May we have courage to reverse our perspective! The failed elites will not give up without a fight any more than the forces of an authoritarian neoliberalism. "Only we ourselves can free ourselves from this misery."...
Posted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:01AM
image Trump Administration Waives Water-protection Rule for Three California Oilfields 480_proposed-exempt-aquifers_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Exemptions Will Allow Oil Companies to Dump Waste Fluid Into Aquifers...
Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2017 7:04PM
image Oroville Dam fiasco is a wake up call exposing absurdity of Delta Tunnels 480_c4fprjkvyaaxwcr.jpg-small_1.jpeg by Dan Bacher
On the afternoon of February 14, the Department of Water Resources announced the replacement of the immediate evacuation order with an "evacuation warning" for Oroville area residents. A press release from the Butte County Sheriff's Office stated: "Due to lower lake levels, further inspections, ongoing work to shore-up the Oroville Dam emergency spillway and updated weather forecasts, effective at 1:00 p.m. today, the Evacuation Order for the Oroville Dam Spillway Incident has been reduced...
Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2017 2:07PM
text Trump Voids Dodd-Frank 1504 Transparency Rule by Greg Williams
President Trump signed into law Congressional action to void requirements that the oil, gas and mining industries report financial activity in countries where they operate....
Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2017 1:42PM
calendar Valentine's Day for Freedom SleepOut #84 by Keith McHenry (story by Norse)
Covering Up Warmly at City Hall 809 Center St or on the nearby steps, take your choice. The protest runs from Tuesday early afternoon to mid-morning Wednesday. Bring your sweetie to celebrate restoring civil rights for the rain-soaked renegades of Santa Cruz....
Event Date: Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:00PM
Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:37AM