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Three Girls Beaten By Police After Demo for Andy Lopez - by Dave 'Davey D' Cook (repost)
Breaking News: Yesterday there was a big rally for Andy Lopez in Santa Rosa.. Youth from all over the city including many of Andy's classmates stood in front of the DA's office demanding she resign.. After the rally the police beat up 3 Latino girls, two of them 13 the other 14.. One is still in the hospital for injuries..
Posted: Wed Jul 9, 2014 2:37PM
Save the Che Cafe! Solidarity letter from Zack de la Rocha - by Chris Burnett
Save the Che Cafe! Letter of solidarity from Zack de la Rocha
Posted: Sun Jun 29, 2014 8:50PM
Responses to more religious political influence, also sustainable development. - by Anthony Ravlich
Responses of human rights members to post which considers religious political parties would have more influence if adopted secular ethical human rights base. Also, my responses to sustainable development.
Posted: Sun Jun 29, 2014 8:11AM
Religious parties more influence if have ethical human rights base. - by Anthony Ravlich
Secular ethical human rights, which are universal, can be adopted by any political party as its ethical base. This includes religious parties as secular ethical human rights virtually equate with the Golden Rule the major religions espouse.
Posted: Wed Jun 18, 2014 10:28AM
Student Workers Reach Historic Contract Agreement, UCSC Finals Week Strike Canceled - by via UAW 2865
Without a contract since September, Student Workers represented by UAW Local 2865 finally reached an agreement with the University of California on June 3. As a result, a finals week strike called for at UC Santa Cruz has been called off. Student workers have won a new contract with wage increases, a joint labor-management committee is to be established to regulate class sizes, and undocumented graduate student workers will have new access to scholarships to provide equal pay. Their social ju...
Posted: Wed Jun 4, 2014 10:34AM
Committee for Justice in Palestine Divestment Resolution Passed at UC Santa Cruz - by via UCSC-CJP
Santa Cruz, California—May 28, 2014—At approximately 2:45AM, the University of California, Santa Cruz Student Union Assembly (SUA) passed a resolution calling for divestment from companies that profit from Israeli human rights violations against Palestinians with a majority vote of 22-14. The resolution was authored by members of the Committee for Justice in Palestine, a UCSC registered student organization, and endorsed by the UCSC chapters of Movimiento Estudiantil Chicano de Aztlán, A...
Posted: Thu May 29, 2014 5:15AM
M.E.Ch.A de UCSC in Solidarity with the city of Salinas! - by via M.E.Ch.A de UCSC
"We, as Movimiento Estudiantil Chican@ de Aztlan (M.E.Ch.A) de La Universidad de Santa Cruz California...stand with our fullest solidarity with the people of Salinas City and Community Organizers who are demanding a 4-point request to the Salinas City Council."
Posted: Tue May 27, 2014 5:18PM
UCSC Dean of Students: Hire Two Additional Sexual Assault Crisis Counselors Immediately - by Amelie Meltzer, Change.org Petition
Petitioning UCSC Dean of Students: Hire Two Additional Sexual Assault Crisis Counselors Immediately
Posted: Fri May 23, 2014 1:17PM
Hidden neoliberal absolutiism more evident in rise of repressive regimes. - by Anthony Ravlich
The consequences of the UN's neoliberal absolutism on 10 Dec 2008 has been hidden from the public by the UN and leadership of major human rights organizations but its effects are seen in the GFC 2008/9 and the recent rise of repressive regimes at the UN.
Posted: Mon May 12, 2014 4:55AM
Goat Found Dead and Strung Up at Petaluma High School - by Animal Legal Defense Fund
A 15 pound goat was discovered Friday, April 4, strung up from a fence on the campus of Petaluma High School, near a baseball field. Petaluma Animal Control is investigating the incident. The cause of death has not yet been determined. However, under California Penal Code § 597(a), anyone who “maliciously and intentionally maims, mutilates, tortures, or wounds a living animal” can face misdemeanor charges—one year in county lockup and/or a $20,000 fine—or felony charges amounting to ...
Posted: Wed Apr 30, 2014 2:02PM
The Day after the 45th Anniversary of Muwekma (Peoples) Park - by Zachary RunningtWolf
The day after the 45 th Anniversary of Muwekma (Peoples) Park which was taken off the UC Kaboomkeley which they could not even get back legally because the land was taken by Imminent Domain which states that if the land is not used in seven years it would be returned to the Original owners which would be the Ohlone People. Anyway the UCPD (Pigs of the 1%) stole a Free box off the City of Berkeley property not UCs (where is our Mayor and Council people), stole another item which was a danger...
Posted: Tue Apr 29, 2014 9:39PM
Gill Tract: Students Successfully Petition UC to Temporarily Halt Development - by anonymous
UC students deliver petition to UC Capital Projects HQ; halt development until meeting w/ student delegation on May 9.
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 7:47PM
Victim of Hate Crime on UC Berkeley campus - by Joseph
On April 21, I was the victim of a hate criminal threat on the UC Berkeley campus. I identified the suspect who threatened me, and yet no arrest was made.
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 1:08PM
Students Plan Walkout Due to Fee Increases at San Jose State - by WALKOUT on 4/29
Students at San Jose State University are planning to walk out of classes on April 29 to protest fee increases.
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 11:12AM
We Refuse to Accept That Violence Against Us Is Necessary to Our Education - by UCSC Critical Race & Ethnic Studies WG
We recognize that violence is not always a meeting between bullet and body — or baton and body — a bruising of the flesh, a scarring of skin. Criminalization is a form of violence. It is an expulsion from society, a removal of the protection of “us.” When Chancellor George Blumenthal wrote, in his email to the UCSC campus, that the administration’s decisions to arrest 22 students “were reasoned, balanced, and in support of the entire campus,” he was consciously excluding those s...
Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 10:36AM
Dissent within after article, Profound Arrogance at UN. - by Anthony Ravlich
Repost (correction). Dissent within human rights groups grows after article Profound Arrogance at UN, the latter virtually seeing themselves as God when reinventing the UDHR to emphasize elite interests rather than individual rights.
Posted: Sat Apr 19, 2014 3:21AM
Protecting the Blue - by Roger Marsh
Cal graduates, students and supporters are launching a protest down south against an attempt to seize the funds of a top Cal graduate student
Posted: Sun Apr 13, 2014 6:59PM
Janet Napolitano: Drop the Charges Against the UCSC 22 - by Petition
From April 2nd-3rd, twenty-two students at UC Santa Cruz were arrested while peacefully picketing and protesting against intimidation of student-workers represented by UAW 2865 at the University of California.
Posted: Mon Apr 7, 2014 2:22PM
Resolution in Support of UAW Strikers and Student Protest Climate at UC - by UC Student Association
University of California Student Association had a meeting and passed a resolution in support of student activists at UC Santa Cruz.
Posted: Sat Apr 5, 2014 2:44PM
USDA Cites Primate Center for Marmoset Injury - by Stop Animal Exploitation Now
BOSTON/SOUTHBOROUGH, MA – A USDA report obtained on April 2 by SAEN (Stop Animal Exploitation NOW!) reveals that the USDA has cited Harvard's Primate Research Center for the fracture of a marmoset's leg and the incorrect dosing of a primate following a SAEN complaint.
Posted: Fri Apr 4, 2014 6:36PM