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Fri May 31 2013 (Updated 08/09/13)Monsanto Company Protested Worldwide
Fri May 31 2013 (Updated 08/09/13)"March Against Monsanto" Demonstrations Display Outrage at Giant U.S. Seed Company
Joining a global day of protest against Monsanto and the genetically modified food it produces, protesters rallied in the cities of Merced, San José, Santa Cruz, and San Francisco on May 25. Around the world protests were held in more than 400 cities, giving popular voice to the growing outrage over Monsanto's agribusiness practices that put small farmers out of business and public health at risk.
Tue Apr 30 2013 (Updated 06/09/13)May Day: The Fight for $15 Kicks Off in Oakland
Tue Apr 30 2013 (Updated 06/09/13)May Day Demonstrations Across Northern California Demand Justice for Workers & Immigrants
On May Day 2013, the fight for a $15 'Livable Wage' came to Oakland. A rally at Oscar Grant Plaza was followed by a noise demonstration through the streets of Oakland to raise awareness about the campaign. The noise march in Oakland followed a Sin Fronteras march from Fruitvale BART station earlier in the day. Immigrant rights and labor actions took place in many Bay Area and Northern California cities on May Day including San Francisco, San Jose, Salinas, Watsonville, and Santa Cruz.
Tue Apr 2 2013 (Updated 04/05/13)San Jose Black Berets Walk for Peace Through the Barrios
Tue Apr 2 2013 (Updated 04/05/13)Spiritual Peace Walk Continues Black Berets' Four Directions Ceremonies
Tue Apr 2 2013 (Updated 04/05/13)Idle No More Supporters Round Dance at Azteca Mexica New Year Celebration in San Jose
Tue Apr 2 2013 (Updated 04/05/13)Round Dances Used to Fight Corporations and Protect the Earth
Supporters of the Idle No More movement participated in a round dance during the final day of the Azteca Mexica New Year Ceremony and Celebration on March 17 at Emma Prusch Park in San Jose. "We have been using these round dances to call attention to our Earth, and to call for fighting the corporations, fighting our government, and to protect this Earth as Indigenous people," Lakota Harden said to the group before the round dance began.
Tue Jun 19 2012 (Updated 06/20/12)Father's Day Occupy Action on the Peninsula
Tue Jun 19 2012 (Updated 06/20/12)Tour of Shame Culminates at Apple Store in Palo Alto
The first recorded Father's Day commemoration was in remembrance of a mining disaster that brought attention to the plight of working people and unsafe working conditions across the US, when hundreds of fathers died in a mine in West Virginia in 1908. With the holiday's origins in mind, members of the San Jose and Redwood City Occupy groups performed mic check demonstrations at branches of various corporate entities on the San Francisco Peninsula that have a record of anti-labor practices.
Sat Jun 16 2012 (Updated 06/17/12)Supporters to Honor Leonard Peltier as He Enters 37th Year in Prison
Sat Jun 16 2012 (Updated 06/17/12)Singing, Drumming, and Honoring Ohlone Land in San Jose for Leonard Peltier
As he begins his 37th year of wrongful imprisonment, Native American leader and activist Leonard Peltier will be honored on Tuesday, June 26th with singing and drumming on Ohlone land at Theodore Lenzen Park in San Jose. Community members will discuss what can be done to secure Peltier's release from prison.
Mon Oct 24 2011 (Updated 11/18/11)San Jose Police Continue Raids on City Hall Occupiers' Camp
Mon Oct 24 2011 (Updated 11/18/11)Demonstrator Scales Wall to Protest from Atop 3 Story City Hall Structure
Protests that began on the plaza at San Jose City Hall on October 2nd continue around the clock. The San Jose Police Department has issued many arrests and citations in the middle of the night, mostly for illegal camping. On October 24th, a demonstrator climbed atop a wall estimated to be 36 feet high and five feet wide to protest the continuing police raids. As of 4:00pm November 16th he remains on his perch.
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