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AFSCME 3299 & CLF Call on UC to Support Equal Pay for its Subcontractors - by via AFSCME 3299
San Francisco: As State and Federal lawmakers struggle to address the growing problems of poverty and income inequality, AFSCME 3299 President Kathryn Lybarger, California Labor Federation Secretary-Treasurer Art Pulaski and others today publicly called upon UC President Janet Napolitano to support SB 376 (Lara)—a measure that would guarantee that the employees of private firms providing contract services to the University are paid commensurate wages as career UC employees performing the sa...
Posted: Thu May 21, 2015 8:00PM
UC Students Address UC Regents on Sexual Violence - by via nowUCSB
SAN FRANCISCO, CA—On Thurs. May 21, 830AM, at the UCSF Mission Bay Conference Center, nowUCSB and UC students will address the UC Regents regarding college sexual violence and students’ struggles for justice with Title IX.
Posted: Tue May 19, 2015 5:01PM
SF Bicycle Police Falsely Claim Right to Ride on Sidewalk; Democratic Mayor & Airbnb - by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
At lunch time on crowded sidewalks filled with voters in San Francisco’s Financial District today, a police woman bicyclist loudly proclaimed that she is exempt from the law requiring bicyclists to either walk their bicycle on the sidewalk or ride the bicycle in the street. This is a lie. This is the same day that election-frauding Democratic Mayor Ed Lee, running for re-selection, was exposed for his thwarting of democracy by a newspaper headline “Running Interference,” and the artic...
Posted: Mon May 18, 2015 9:18PM
National Fibromyalgia Day - by Bobbie Sanders
Today is National Fibromyalgia Day May 12, 2015
Posted: Tue May 12, 2015 8:40PM
Long-time UNITE HERE Local 2 President Mike Casey Stepping Down - by Marc Norton
What’s ahead (and behind) for San Francisco’s iconic hotel workers union, and an interview with Casey’s successor, Anand Singh
Posted: Tue May 12, 2015 9:49AM
NBC Bay Area’s Bay Area Revelations Series Returns With Rebels & Revolutions - by Liza Catalan
Second Chapter Untold Stories of the Bay Area’s History in Leading Political and Social Movements
Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2015 6:26PM
Harding/Nieto killers strike in SF again and everywhere else; 4-28-15 Mouse Report - by DJ Mouse Report
news from press conference on federal civil rights case against SFPD for Hamilcar Lopez Perez murder...phoned in Citizen's Arrest of chief popo Greg Suhr and related murders...etc.
Posted: Tue Apr 28, 2015 2:40PM
Association for Chicana/Chicano Studies Supports Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions - by via NACCS
The National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies Annual Conference took place in San Francisco from April 15-18, 2015. The business meeting, open to all members, took place on Saturday evening at the close of the conference. At the business meeting, the membership gave unanimous support to the Resolution to Support the Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions. In addition, individual FOCOS (regional caucuses) and interest group Caucuses all voted to support the resolution.
Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2015 2:24PM
Worldwide Grassroots Support Going to Kobane and Rojava - by Teachers4Peace in Kobane
Kobane is out of the headlines, but please let us not forget that people there are living amidst a city utterly reduced to rubble. Assistance is starting to flow from the European grass roots: funds, medicines, medical equipment and other resources.... but more is needed.
Posted: Sun Apr 19, 2015 7:03AM
San Francisco Nonprofit Conard House Targeted For Abusing Tenants - by Michael Steinberg
Activists gathered in San Francisco to protest abuses by nonprofit Conard House against its tenants.
Posted: Fri Apr 17, 2015 12:29AM
SF, June, 2015: " PinkWash CenterDay" - by Save Freedom
Pink Saturday" won't happen in 2015. Instead, the City and the Center will offer a farce. The real event may revive in 2016; dea volente!
Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2015 10:18AM
Seniors Act Up at SF Housing Authority - by MPetrelis
The video is available for viewing at two sites: https://www.facebook.com/Petrelis4Mayor/posts/731777263601742 or http://mpetrelis.blogspot.com/2015/04/seniors-act-up-at-sf-housing-authority.html
Posted: Sun Apr 12, 2015 12:19AM
Anarchist News Site - by Ana
Anarchist news site featuring struggles from around the world: http://en.contrainfo.espiv.net/
Posted: Sat Apr 11, 2015 6:58AM
after we STUPIDLY make humans extinct, what next? - by Church of Our Last Planet
We humans seem to be destroying our own species, along with many others. After we're gone, what happens next on Earth? ... If you think this is REALLY STUPID, you can express yourself on April First, in San Francisco, at the SAINT STUPID'S DAY parade.... .......
Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2015 2:38PM
Activists Charge Wrong Doing At San Francisco Non-profit - by Michael Steinberg
Labor and community activists are charging that a long time San Francisco non-profit has become involved in illegal evictions, harassment of workers and tenants, and fiscal chicanery.
Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2015 9:26PM
San Francisco "Liberals", Their Police Department & The Assault on the Black Community - by ntuit
SFPD: Lingering Questions on Race
Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 11:42AM
What Killed Ted Gullicksen? Part 2 - by Michael Steinberg
In the first part of this report, I detailed my efforts to answer that question. What follows is what I've found out since then.
Posted: Sat Mar 14, 2015 11:48PM
SF Democrats' Police Beat & Pepper Spray Homeless Man as Video Rolls - by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
From 3/2/15 Street Sheet, p.6: "On Feb 11 (2015), Bernard Warren fell asleep on the 5 Fulton Muni bus." The police were called, and Raymond Chu, a cop showed up. As can be seen on the bus video at www.cohsf.org/WarrenBeating or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ccZjGRUEuL0, he hollered at the poor African-American homeless man, woke him up, and brutally hustled him off the bus, although sleeping on the bus is not a crime. Warren was off the bus when the thug cop beat and pepper sprayed him, a...
Posted: Wed Mar 11, 2015 8:52PM
Scientists Sign On to Support the Phase Out of the California Drift Gillnet Fishery - by Joanna Nasar
Oceanographer Dr. Sylvia Earle and 230 scientists signed on to a letter opposing the deadly California drift gillnet fishery for swordfish, which has some of the highest bycatch rates in the world. The letter specifically requests that immediate action be taken to phase out the fishery and protect the ecological integrity of California’s coastal waters.
Posted: Tue Mar 10, 2015 12:58PM
Why "Democracy Now" Refused to Interview Me on the 50th Ann of Assassination of Malcom X - by Roland Sheppard
Amy Goodman's Democracy Now has refused to interview a trade unionist and Marxist Roland Sheppard who was at the auditorium when Malcom X was assassinated.
Posted: Mon Mar 9, 2015 12:27PM