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image How Sex Workers Made San Francisco Safer for Everyone 480_san_francisco_sex_worker_rally_jan_2017.jpg by Hannah Albarazi
The mission of San Francisco’s Department on the Status of Women has included mediating discussions between the city’s sex workers and police — discussions that led to a simple policy that could save lives: amnesty for sex workers in the city who report violent crimes....
Posted: Mon Nov 12, 2018 9:13AM
image STOP The WARS! Paris Protests Trump & Macron's War Crimes On Armistice Day 2018 480_paris_trump_float11-11-18_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
While Trump was in Paris for Armistice Day a protest was held against the wars, racism and misogyny of his government. Protesters also talked about the war crimes of not only Trump but the Macron government and privatization....
Posted: Mon Nov 12, 2018 5:46AM
text Stop the British Blackmail Machine in the EU by Andrew Farrel
The UK succeeded in creating a global secret network to control the policy of other countries (generally, the EU member states). Society has got to know about the Integrity Initiative project thanks to a group of hackers known as the Anonymous....
Posted: Mon Nov 12, 2018 12:28AM
calendar The Fifth Annual Howard Zinn Book Fair - Fighting for the Air We Breathe zinn_poster_2018.pdf_140_.jpg by Howard Zinn Book Fair
City College of San Francisco Mission Campus 1125 Valencia Street San Francisco, CA 94110...
Event Date: Sun Dec 2, 2018 10:00AM
Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:39PM
image Refuse Fascism at Embarcadero Plaza, 11/10/2018 480_720_0357_1.jpg by Leon Kunstenaar
Refuse Fascism demonstration at Embarcadero Plaza, 11/10/2018...
Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:20PM
video Alameda rap song on renters struggle against corporate landlords, urges "No on K" vote (video/quicktime 263.0mb) by Rasheed Quaduple X
Corporate landlords recently attempted to force a weak rent law into the City of Alameda's charter in order to prevent future changes. Alameda historian, journalist, and MC Rasheed Shabazz dropped a"No On K" rap documenting the recent renters' rights struggle there and the battle against the landlord-backed Measure K on the November 6, 2018 ballot....
Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 12:18PM
image Woolsey Fire Burns Nuclear Meltdown Site that State Toxics Agency Failed to Clean Up 480_santa-susana-field-laboratory-woolsey-fire-nov-8-2018_1.jpg by Physicians for Social Responsibility - Los Angeles
The Woolsey Fire began on the property of the contaminated Santa Susana Field Laboratory (SSFL), a former nuclear and rocket engine testing site. SSFL is one of the most contaminated sites in the nation, subject of a promised but long-delayed state and federal cleanup; it is heavily contaminated with well documented nuclear and chemical contamination, from, among other things, a partial nuclear meltdown....
Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 11:01AM
calendar ‘Doughnut Economics’ Reading Group: Creating a world with neither human suffering nor plan by StrikeDebtBayArea
Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck, Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Sat Dec 8, 2018 4:30PM
Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 7:59AM
image March in Protest of Jeff Sessions' Dismissal Starts at Congresswoman Eshoo's Office 480_paowhitprobegoon_1.jpg by Text: R.R. Photos: Jack Owicki
On November 8, a rally in front of Congresswoman Anna Eshoo's office appeared to be surveilled by a drone in the sky. Demonstrators were protesting Trump's replacement of his attorney general with loyalist Matthew Whitaker. Eshoo issued a statement in support of the protest earlier that day. Photos by Jack Owicki, please credit the photographer....
Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 5:44AM
image Alamedans Say Protect Mueller's Investigation 480_lynnlarocca_pink_hair_1.jpg by Text: R.R. Photos: Lynn LaRocca
On November 8, a rapid response action in Alameda called for the protection of Special Counsel Robert Mueller who is overseeing the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. Photos by Lynn LaRocca, please credit the photographer....
Posted: Sun Nov 11, 2018 4:24AM
image Judge orders moratorium on offshore fracking in federal waters off California 480_brown_vs._trump_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“Protecting the health of our coastal waters is essential to our commitment to conserving the ecosystem and marine life necessary for our maritime culture,” said Mati Waiya, executive director of Wishtoyo Foundation. “The decision by honorable Judge Gutierrez upholds the law that ensures the health of our ocean waters. We all celebrate this decision that honors the rights of our maritime resources.”...
Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 10:24PM
image You Know It's Bad When Berkeley is Sticking Up for the FBI 480_berkwhityouknowitsbad_1.jpg by Text: R. R. Photos: Mary DeShaw
Indivisible Berkeley organized an action against Trump on November 8 in their city. A total of 100,000 people were on the streets that night in hundreds of locations across the nation, all saying Trump crossed a red line when he fired Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Photos by Mary DeShaw, please credit the photographer....
Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 7:06PM
image Orange for Gun Safety at Palo Alto Outrage Over Trump's Firing of Sessions 480_patcbandbest_1.jpg by Text: R.R. Photos: Teri Vershel
Near Stanford University on November 8, a teenage rag tag band joined moms with kids pissed off about Trump's latest shenanigans. Photos by Teri Vershel, please credit the photographer....
Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 5:21PM
text Video: Beautiful Country Burn Again, 39 min by Ben Fountain
October 13, 2018 Beautiful Country Burn Again Ben Fountain recounts the 2016 election and explores where he thinks the country is headed today....
Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 2:10PM
text Trumponomics and Wall Street Rejoices by Rudolf Hickel and Lukas Hermsmeier
Economics should be a part of life, not a steamroller crushing creativity and self-determination. The state should serve the public interest and reduce poverty. Instead, private or special interests are in the driver's seat. Trumponomics is a disaster that is really a sleight of hand. $8 trillion was given to the super-rich. The poor, seniors, children and students are attacked....
Posted: Sat Nov 10, 2018 12:56PM
calendar Queersgiving Dinner 480_queersgiving_dinner_-_conexiones_-_pajaro_valley_pride_1.jpg by Pajaro Valley Pride
YWCA of Watsonville 340 E Beach St, Watsonville...
Event Date: Sun Nov 18, 2018 4:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 9, 2018 11:26PM
calendar BLM to Host Cotoni-Coast Dairies Public Access Workshops 480_cotoni-coast_dairies_santa_cruz_national_monument_1.jpg by Save Cotoni-Coast Dairies
Bonny Doon Elementary School, 1492 Pine Flat Road, Bonny Doon...
Event Date: Thu Dec 13, 2018 5:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 9, 2018 11:15PM
calendar Film Screening, "Human Flow" Directed by Artist Ai Weiwei by Revolution Books
Revolution Books,2444 Durant Ave. Berkeley CA 94704...
Event Date: Fri Nov 16, 2018 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 9, 2018 10:55PM
calendar People Get Ready II: Charting a path forward to building powerful movements and the radical left 480_peoplegetreadyii-web-image_1.jpg by Center for Political Education
Dwinelle Hall UC Berkeley (center of campus past the end of Telegraph Ave)...
Event Date: Sat Nov 17, 2018 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 9, 2018 10:19PM
image California State Legislature passed a strong Fugitive Slave Act, April 15, 1852 480_capturing_fugitive_slaves_in_california_1_1_1.jpg by Stacey L. Smith ~ reprint
Stockton based Assemblymember Henry Crabb, a proslavery Whig from Tennessee, asserted that the federal territories were the common property of all American citizens. Echoing the arguments of the Slave South’s most vocal spokesman, US Senator John C. Calhoun, insisted that the U.S. Constitution guaranteed slaveholders the right to travel with their slave property into any federal territory....
Posted: Fri Nov 9, 2018 4:11PM