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Oakland City Council's $12.25 minimum wage proposal shot down - by Lynda Carson
The July 29 Oakland City Council measure to raise the minimum wage to $12.25 failed, leaving it up to the voters to pass a $12.25 minimum wage increase proposal in November!
Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 2:55AM
Alameda Labor Council Passes Resolution Condemning OUSD for censoring Mumia - by Labor Action Committee to Free Mumia
Alameda Labor Council passes resolution condemning Oakland Unified School District for censoring Mumia
Posted: Fri Jul 25, 2014 9:04PM
MDRC's Rent Reform Assault: Section 8 tenants vs. affordable housing industry - by Lynda Carson
The reason the assault on the low-income Section 8 voucher holders is occurring is because the affordable housing industry wants more Section 8 vouchers to be taken away from the poor. The affordable housing industry wants the vouchers to be removed from the poor so the vouchers can be converted, and transferred for use at their subsidized housing projects!
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 8:57PM
Section 8 tenants are guinea pigs for Oakland nonprofit, in rent reform study - by Lynda Carson
For years, MRDC located downtown Oakland has been involved in using poor people as guinea pigs in research studies that they were hired to do for the government. This includes studies on people in welfare to work programs, people in school programs, work programs for ex-prisoners, including programs for disabled people. MRDC became most notable or notorious for coming up with the states welfare to work policies of the 80s and 90s!
Posted: Sat Jul 19, 2014 6:59AM
Vet’s Ruptured Spleen Ignored, Mocked by Jailors: Case Against Alameda County Set for Tria - by Siegel & Yee
For Immediate Release 7/18/14
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 9:28PM
A Perspective of Cherokee Resistance, Occupation, Self-Defense and Sovereignty - by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
This essay is a close examination of Cherokee Resistance and Self-Defense.
Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2014 12:42PM
WOSP Gentrification Scheme Was Passed By Oakland City Council - by Lynda Carson
According to KCBS news this morning, the Oakland City Council gave the green light to move forward with WOSP and iit's companion legislation to gentrify West Oakland, and according to Oakland's city records the City Council has to vote again on WOSP for a second reading of the legislation, for a final passage on July 29th.
Posted: Wed Jul 16, 2014 6:28AM
Dolores Park in San Francisco DESTROYED - is Peoples' Park in Berkeley NEXT? - by two-feather
Dolores Park, an Indigenous Sacred Site and iconic San Francisco city park, has been destroyed by the forces of gentrification, and we believe that Muwekma [Peoples'] Park in Berkeley is next.
Posted: Tue Jul 15, 2014 10:18AM
July 15 Global Solidarity Fast for Peace – Palestine/Israel - by Peace End the Illegal Occupation
People around the world are fasting for peacej
Posted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 11:44PM
Scott Amendola's Fade to Orange Campaign - by Carla
Let's make this great worker's rights album a reality! https://vimeo.com/100759240
Posted: Mon Jul 14, 2014 5:30PM
Native Resistance and Being A Native Advocate - by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
A close examination of Native Resistance and being a Native Advocate.
Posted: Sat Jul 12, 2014 2:00AM
7/12/14 Event: What is "OJAH?” QueerYogaGathering.com w/Richelle Donigan - by Jianda Monique
Join OJAH on 7/12/14 for yoga/local eats event! Listen for more info: What is "OJAH?” QueerYogaGathering.com Interview @Medium https://medium.com/jianda-monique-medium/what-is-ojah-queeryogagathering-com-interview-dad0de53ca81
Posted: Thu Jul 10, 2014 11:27AM
Eviction attorney Charles Ramsey abandons mayoral campaign to run for City Council - by Lynda Carson
In a desperate move to stay in power, eviction attorney Charles Ramsey abandoned his campaign to run for Mayor of Richmond, and decided to run for City Council instead!
Posted: Tue Jul 8, 2014 10:55PM
Judge’s Refusal to Review Seaquarium’s Violations of Law Prompts Court Appeal - by Animal Legal Defense Fund
Miami — PETA, the Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF), the Orca Network, and concerned individuals filed a lawsuit in federal court on behalf of Lolita, the solitary orca confined to a tiny concrete tank at Miami Seaquarium, but the judge has dismissed it. That’s why today, the plaintiffs filed an appeal of the dismissal of the lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for automatically renewing Seaquarium’s Animal Welfare Act (AWA) license to exhibit Lolita—despite knowi...
Posted: Tue Jul 1, 2014 7:36PM
Free Radical Radio ep 46: Cannibalism and the World Cup and more! - by Rydra and Bellamy
Free Radical radio discusses radical resistance and projects in Oakland and beyond and takes an anti-civilization perspective to analyze the state of the world and the radical resistance against hierarchy, domination, domestication, and control
Posted: Tue Jul 1, 2014 11:26AM
Siegel Releases Public Safety Plan for Oakland - by Cat Brooks
Oakland mayoral candidate Dan Siegel released a policy paper detailing his plan for addressing public safety in Oakland. Siegel proposes a “comprehensive safety strategy” based on three key principles. He aims to improve the effectiveness of Oakland police by reorganizing the Oakland Police Department and increasing the number of officers protecting Oakland’s streets.
Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2014 10:14AM
The law was struck down prohibiting people from living in vehicles in Los Angeles - by Lynda Carson
In the case Desertrain v. City of Los Angeles, the court sent a strong message all across the nation that cities cannot end homelessness, by making homelessness illegal with egregious city laws that essentially make it impossible for homeless people to survive by staying in their vehicles!
Posted: Fri Jun 20, 2014 11:59PM
KPFA: Radio Programs for the Community and Social Change, or for SaveKPFA’s Staff Allies? - by Richard Phelps, former Chair KPFA LSB
Recently KPFA/Pacifica management abruptly cancelled the Morning Mix (MIX), 8-9 a.m. M-F, and replaced it with Uprisings, a program produced in Los Angeles by a person who lives in Los Angeles. The MIX was five (5) separate programs, primarily focused on politics in local communities, workplaces, and unions. They were produced by several volunteer programmers who live, work and are politically active in the Bay Area. This radical departure away from community based programming in the 8-9 a....
Posted: Tue Jun 17, 2014 7:23PM
On not being able to listen to KPFA in the mornings anymore - by reader
piped-in voices, subtly authoritarian-based content
Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 12:06PM
Free Radical Radio: The Show must go on - by Rydra and Bellamy
Free Radical radio discusses radical resistance and projects in Oakland and beyond and takes an anti-civilization perspective to analyze the state of the world and the radical resistance against hierarchy, domination, domestication, and control Free Radical Radio is hosted by Rydra and Bellamy and is broadcast live in West Oakland every Sunday from 8pm-10 PM on www.berkeleyliberationradio.net
Posted: Mon Jun 16, 2014 10:15AM