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homeless in the rain - by franhattan
abolish unlawful sleep??? ..............................................
Posted: Mon Dec 15, 2014 10:43AM
Judicial Council hears of Judges Exposing Kids to Rape and International Sex Trafficking - by Child Protection Watch
Activists spoke out before California Judicial Council about judges pimping out children and turning them over to international sex traffickers
Posted: Sun Dec 14, 2014 9:17PM
San Francisco Day of Resistance March Occupies Market Street Once Again - by Michael Steinberg
As part of national Day of Resistance actions to protest police murders of people of color, marchers in San Francisco again occupied Market Street, the city’s main commercial thoroughfare.
Posted: Sat Dec 13, 2014 8:32PM
No Justice, No Peace: SF Bay Area NLG Turns Up the Heat Against Police Violence & Racism - by NLG-SF
The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild (NLG) calls for an immediate end to police violence, the taking of Black lives and the terrorizing of Black communities.
Posted: Fri Dec 12, 2014 10:57PM
NLG Supports Ongoing Racial Justice Protests, Decries Lack of Police Accountability - by via National Lawyers Guild, SF Chapter
The San Francisco Bay Area Chapter of the National Lawyers Guild (NLGSF) supports the right of people to take to the streets in protest of structural racism and the killing of black people. To that end, the NLGSF is organizing criminal defense for more than 350 people who have been arrested in the past 15 consecutive days of anti-police violence demonstrations. In conjunction with an activist legal support collective, the NLG has maintained a legal hotline since the protests began (415-285-10...
Posted: Wed Dec 10, 2014 12:34PM
Arrest And Court Support Updates From Ferguson Protests In The Bay Area! - by Bay Area Anti Repression Committee
UPDATE (12/7 7pm)
Posted: Sun Dec 7, 2014 9:59PM
Protesters Shut Down Market Street—Again - by Michael Steinberg
For the 4th time since last Friday, people protesting killer cops who got away with murdering African American men shut down Market Street in downtown San Francisco.
Posted: Sat Dec 6, 2014 1:05AM
Supervisor Kim calls hearing for shelter rules proposal - by T.J. Johnston for Street Sheet
Kim criticizes plan to create universal shelter rules, which would increase the penalty for many current violations to a denial of service, as "harsh."
Posted: Wed Dec 3, 2014 6:10PM
A new contract for UESF? Why we’re voting NO. - by Adrienne Johnstone & Andy Libson
two SF educators make the case for members of United Educators of San Francisco to vote NO our proposed contract settlement
Posted: Wed Dec 3, 2014 6:01PM
Downtown SF Largely Shut Down on Black Friday Night - by Michael Steinberg
Demonstrators demanding justice in the Michael Brown case, and an end to police murders of people of color across the nation, took to the streets of San Francisco Friday night, largely closing down Market Street.
Posted: Fri Nov 28, 2014 10:56PM
SF Takes to the Streets To Protest Racist Murders - by Michael Steinberg
San Francisco, November 24—San Franciscans rallied and took to the streets in the city’s Mission District tonight to protest the murders of Michael Brown, as well as those of other young people of color in the Bay Area, by police.
Posted: Wed Nov 26, 2014 12:19AM
Do rents really rise without human intervention? - by Rent payer
Is it true, as the federal court ruled, that landlords have nothing to do with high rents?
Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2014 2:24PM
FB Post Based on Indymedia Work Goes Viral in Latin America - by Peter Maiden
A post for the blog on Facebook for the book Media Workers for Social Change, 2nd Ed., compiled while I was on staff at Indybay, has gone completely viral after a small paid boost. 310,000 hits at this moment, growing at a huge rate. The post is a serious essay about the Ideology of the Spanish Civil War based in three years of research at San Jose State University.
Posted: Wed Nov 19, 2014 6:49AM
CUCFA statement on UC’s planned tuition increases - by via Council of UC Faculty Associations
The Council of UC Faculty Associations holds Governor Jerry Brown’s slashing of public higher education responsible for UC President Napolitano’s recent proposal to budget for 5% tuition increases every year for the next 5 years. Raising tuition is not the solution. There is a better way: provide California students and their families high quality, affordable higher education, as defined by the California Master Plan for Higher Education. The reality is that Governor Brown has not been wi...
Posted: Tue Nov 18, 2014 5:13PM
Wrong Again! - by Steve Ongerth
In case you didn't know, the Blue Green Alliance is a coalition of business unions and environmental organizations that ostensibly advocates for building bridges between the labor movement and the environmental movement, with a specific focus towards "green jobs" and "sustainable development". Each year, the alliance issues a "Right Stuff Award" to "business, government, environmental, labor, and community leaders who promote a sustainable economy and environment". This year, they say, their ...
Posted: Wed Nov 12, 2014 5:16PM
Uniformly Unfair - by T.J. Johnston for Street Sheet
Proposed uniform shelter rules could hurt neediest clients, particularly those unable to care for themselves.
Posted: Sat Nov 8, 2014 12:11PM
AFSCME 3299 Blasts UC Tuition Hike Threat - by via AFSCME 3299
Oakland: The University of California’s largest employee union today blasted Administrators over their threat of a five year tuition hike if state funding is not dramatically increased.
Posted: Thu Nov 6, 2014 7:00PM
11/4/14 Election Day SF Vote Yes on G, No on E; Berkeley No on D - by Labor's Freedom Train
Today is Election Day. Go vote right now. Do not delay; today is the day. If you need a ride, call 415.524.0916. Your polling place is on the back of your voter handbook. You can also find it at http://sfelections.org/tools/pollsite/ and http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/find-polling-place.htm If there is a dispute as to whether you are registered, demand a provisional ballot. If there is any problem at your polling place, go to the County Registrar to vote at City Hall, Basement, Van Nes...
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 7:03AM
SF GOTV Yes on G, No on E - by Labor's Freedom Train
It is now the final four days of this November's election, commonly known as GOTV, Get Out The Vote weekend. Every single car of our freedom train must be loaded with EVERY SINGLE TENANT VOTER in San Francisco to save rent control with Proposition G. You can vote Saturday and Sunday, 11/1 and 11/2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at City Hall, Registrar's Office in Basement, Grove Street entrance. You can also vote at the Registrar on Monday, 11/3, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Election Day, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m....
Posted: Sat Nov 1, 2014 3:53AM
SF Baseball Gambling Racket Horror at Taxpayer Expense - by SF Voter
Once again, the SF Democratic Party machine allowed the fixed gambling racket commonly known as baseball to "win," causing much grief to the residents of San Francisco on the night of this "win," with more to come with a completely unnecessary parade of the gladiators where a million screaming idiot fans are allowed to yell at the gladiators and worthless politicians who ride down Market Street on a work day, Friday, Oct 31, while throwing tons of paper on the ground, making it impossible to ...
Posted: Thu Oct 30, 2014 8:29AM