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text Santa Cruz City Workers Rally, March, Arrests - by Skidmark Bob
Rally, March and Arrests for Santa Cruz City Workers.
Posted: Tue May 26, 2015 9:56PM
text La abstención en cuestión - by Carlos Ortiz de Zárate
Habrá cambios en España tras las elecciones del domingo, pero la abstención supera la media histórica de las Municipales y Autonómicas españolas y el porcentaje obtenido por el partido más votado.
Posted: Mon May 25, 2015 4:07AM
text Reporting Oakland police violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms - by Occupy For Human Rights
Violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms by the Oakland Police can be reported to the Human Rights Council of the United Nations. Testimonials are read by the Working Group on Communications and the Working Group on Situations. Arguments can be made that the situation in Oakland meets the criteria for the complaint procedure. The process for reforming the Oakland Police is not working, due to obstructions of justice from within the system. There needs to be an outside, internat...
Posted: Sun May 24, 2015 1:07PM
text Feds Emails Reveal Fluoride Cover-Up - by Daniel G. Stockin, MPH
Freedom of Information requests reveal emails from federal officials knew that African-Americans are most harmed by fluoride. Instead of notifying the community, they chose to hush it up.
Posted: Sat May 23, 2015 1:26PM
text 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
text 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
text CA May Revise Backslides into Aggressive Prison Construction, Punting Population Reduction - by via CURB
CA May Revise Backslides into Aggressive Prison Construction, Punting Durable Population Reduction
Posted: Mon May 18, 2015 5:22PM
text Corporate Trade Agenda Attacks Americans’ Right to Know - by via Food & Water Watch
Washington, D.C.—Today, the World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled that mandatory country of origin labels (COOL) rules for meat and poultry that went into effect in the United States in 2013 are not compliant with global trade standards. The WTO continued to find that the goal of providing information to consumers was compliant with international trade rules, but it decided narrowly that the implementation of the rules for COOL labels negatively impacted livestock imports from Canada and Mex...
Posted: Mon May 18, 2015 5:13PM
text Community-Style Court Holds First Session - by Homeless Persons Legal Assistance Project
Scheduled Court Session Could Be Forerunner of Broader Program
Posted: Mon May 18, 2015 3:10PM
text ABAG and its "Footprint" - by Steve Martinot
The history of ABAG is an example of the corporate take-over of political structures originally organized by the social justice movements. We are now subjected to this, as a form of political imposition, through the impending devastation to which ABAG's plans will subject our neighborhoods. While ABAG is composed of representatives from cities and counties, it shows how undemocratic representationism can be.
Posted: Wed May 13, 2015 11:45AM
text 70 Years Since Victory in Europe; 30 Years Since MOVE Massacred - by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
The guns fell silent on May 9, 1945 in Europe, after the Red Army, which almost single-handedly defeated Nazi Germany, accepted an unconditional surrender from the Nazis on May 8, 1945 in Berlin, which it entered first, before any other Allies. The other Allies, namely the US, Britain and France, had accepted surrenders earlier in the week while allowing the Nazis to continue fighting the Red Army. To the West the Nazis fled, welcomed by the capitalist class to form the Central Intelligence...
Posted: Sat May 9, 2015 3:22PM
text George Galloway Defeated in UK General Election - by Stephen Lendman
Galloway
Posted: Fri May 8, 2015 6:45AM
text UK Elections: Business As Usual Triumphs - by Stephen Lendman
Britain
Posted: Wed May 6, 2015 9:15AM
text Legislation Banning the Term “Redskins” as a School Mascot Passes Assembly Floor - by Luis Alejo Press Release
(SACRAMENTO) — On May 4, Assembly Bill 30, authored by Assemblymember Luis Alejo (D-Salinas), passed the Assembly Floor with a bipartisan vote of 60 to 9. Assembly Bill 30 will establish the “California Racial Mascots Act,” prohibiting public schools in California from using the term “Redskins” as a school or athletic team name, mascot, or nickname.
Posted: Tue May 5, 2015 4:57PM
text 40 Years Victory in Vietnam; Happy May Day! - by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
On April 30, 1975, the eve of May Day also known as International Workers Day, the “little people in black pajamas” as Malcolm X described the Vietnamese freedom fighters, defeated the mightiest, most barbaric war machine the world had seen since Nazi Germany, namely Nazi USA’s military. The worldwide peace movement was literally dancing in the streets as we received the news on radio and TV, from Berkeley, California to everywhere else in the world.
Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2015 10:30PM
text 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
text Santa Cruz City Council Members to Initiate Discussion of Local Minimum Wage - by Alex Darocy
Mayor Don Lane, Vice-Mayor Cynthia Mathews, and Council Member Cynthia Chase have submitted a proposal to be heard by the Santa Cruz City Council on Tuesday, April 28 which if passed, will direct city staff to research the subject of a local minimum wage.
Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2015 1:34AM
text Anti-Arab Racism Promoted by USA - by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
The American-Saudi blood for oil war in Yemen reeks with anti-Arab racism, a hallmark of US imperialism. The latest example is that of a Yemenite man, Mosed Omar, age 64, brought to this country as an adopted child, became an American citizen and worked for decades in this country and now lives in San Francisco with some family members. He has diabetes and high blood pressure. He went back to Yemen in July 2012 to bring his youngest daughter, age 13, to the US. The US embassy in Yemen tor...
Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2015 8:34PM
text RNs Call for Accountability Standards on Non-Profit Hospital Charity Care - by via California Nurses Association
Will California finally require non-profit hospital giants to live up to their obligation on provision of charity care and community benefit programs in return for the windfall in taxpayer funded revenues they receive in return for their tax exempt status?
Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 12:26PM
text Mayor Announces Support for Reparations for Survivors of Chicago Police Torture - by Amnesty International
CHICAGO – After months of work by survivors and stakeholders, including Chicago Torture Justice Memorials (CTJM), Amnesty International USA, Project NIA and We Charge Genocide, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced his support for a proposed ordinance that would provide reparations to survivors of Chicago Police torture during the 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s. The ordinance will be introduced to the Chicago City Council tomorrow.
Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2015 2:15PM

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