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text Berkeley gov holding special meeting for "Urgency Ordinance" by Anonymous
Ahead of the upcoming Alt-Right rally and the opposition Rally Against Hate, there will be a special meeting at Berkeley city council chambers on an "Urgency Ordinance" granting special powers to the city manager. The meeting is tomorrow, August 18th at 3PM, at 2134 MLK Way, second floor....
Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:09PM
image Majority Report: Fun City vs. Surf City 480_west-cliff-drive-bay-street-santa-cruz_1.jpg by Chris Krohn
A column focused on the current Dream Inn mini-mall and condo project proposal at the corner of West Cliff Drive and Bay Street in Santa Cruz....
Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:15PM
image Air Testing Shows Unsafe Levels of Brain-Harming Pesticide in Kern County 480_ban-chlorpyrifos-july-12-2017_1.jpg by Californians for Pesticide Reform
Chlorpyrifos, a neurotoxic pesticide linked to IQ loss and autism, has been found in the air in Kern County in amounts far in excess of the level of concern established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for pregnant women, according to 2016 air monitoring data released Thursday by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR)....
Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:39PM
calendar FOGG Trail Mixer @ The Tunnel Tops! 480_trailmixers_eventbrite_17_a_1.jpg by Ayana Crawford
Observation Post, 211 Lincoln Blvd, San Francisco, CA 94129...
Event Date: Thu Sep 7, 2017 6:00PM
Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:08PM
text The Shortwave Report 08/18/17 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio....
Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:57PM
image ACLU of California Statement: White Supremacist Violence is Not Free Speech 480_aclu-california_1.jpg by ACLU of California
The First Amendment should never be used as a shield or sword to justify violence....
Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:20PM
image SURJ Bay Area Statement of Support for Reem’s Bakery 480_reems-oakland_1.jpeg by SURJ Bay Area
We will not let people in our communities and movements be targeted by hate....
Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:15PM
calendar Documentary Screening - Where to Invade Next 170909_where_to_invade_next_flyer.pdf_140_.jpg by Niles Discovery Church/San Jose Peace
Niles Discovery Church 36600 Niles Blvd Fremont, CA 94536...
Event Date: Sat Sep 9, 2017 1:30PM
Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:08PM
image Israel to Impose Fines for Commemoration of Nakba 480_1948-nakba-dop_1.jpg by IMEMC
Israeli occupation authorities are prepared to impose massive fines on Palestinians who commemorate the Israeli occupation of Palestine, a report revealed on Tuesday....
Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 11:04PM
image No New War on Korea Rally Pt. II 480_korwhitebanners_1_1_1.jpg by R. Robertson
This week speakers at a rally against US imperialism called for the halting of US/South Korea military exercises along the Korean peninsula. The annual war games are scheduled to be held next week. The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK/North Korea) views these acts of aggression as acts of war....
Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 10:31PM
calendar Rally for Human Rights, Equality and Diversity by Mountain View Voices for Peace and Justice
Mountain View City Hall, 500 Castro Street, Mountain View 94041...
Event Date: Sat Aug 19, 2017 1:00PM
Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:47PM
image "We Remember Marikana" 5th Commemoration Of SA Marikana Miners Massacre 480_sa_marikana_women_amcu_singing8-16-17_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Thousands of South African miners at rallied on the 5th anniversary of the massacre of miners at the Lonmin mines in Marikana. They still demand justice and compensation for the government organized killings....
Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 9:09PM
text Trump's Neo-Nazis and the Rise of Illiberal Democracy by Henry A. Giroux
Trump has dispensed with the fiction of democracy because he believes that in the interest of power both people and the planet are disposable, excess to be plundered and discarded. As part of an effort to normalize this pathology, he systematically employs a politics of diversion to prevent the public from addressing the underlying neoliberal forces and conditions that sold democracy to the bankers, hedge fund managers and other surrogates of finance....
Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:55PM
image 167th California Admission Day Celebration ~ African Heritage Month untitled__251_.png by khubaka, michael harris
2017 California Admission Day we will honor William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr. and share the historical designation of a portion of State Highway Route 50 from Bradshaw Road to the Eastern Sacramento County Line as the William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr. Memorial Highway in honor of the late William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr., an individual of African descent whom historians note as a leading civic figure in the northern California region and one of the key architects of California statehood....
Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:36PM
document Senate Bill 649 strikes at the electric grid, with utility workers in the crosshairs senate_bill_649_oppose_flyer_7.26.17.pdf_140_.jpg by Nina Beety
Instead of just working on utility poles and electrical lines, electrical workers would, under SB.649, work on or near cell towers all the time. What’s worse, they would work within the envelope of highest microwave exposure routinely, in or near the beam of antennas, in many cases exceeding FCC limits for occupational exposure. And wireless carriers don’t turn off the power to their transmitters when workers are present. And cell antennas also routinely exceed FCC limits by 600% or more....
Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:45PM
calendar Protest Alameda Sheriff's Racist Tweet! Show Up for Immigrants! 480_iceoutofca-asco-tweet_1.jpg by ICE Out of CA
Alameda County Sheriff's Office 1401 Lakeside Dr, Fl 12th Oakland, California 94612...
Event Date: Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:00PM
Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:46PM
image Alameda County Sheriff's Office Retweets and Follows Nazi Accounts 480_acso-spencer-screenshot_1.jpg by Critical Resistance
“If county officials are appalled at the Sheriff’s Department retweet of white supremacy, they need to take action and put an end to its equally racist and appalling practices and programs, such as Urban Shield, immigrant detention and collaboration with ICE, and jail expansion.”...
Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:41PM
calendar Debate: Allies vs ICE by David Giesen
Debate podiums 1264 Valencia Street (on the sidewalk just north of Arizmendi Bakery)...
Event Date: Wed Aug 16, 2017 5:00PM
Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 2:48PM
image Charilyn Damigo: Stop Financially Supporting and Housing your neo-Nazi Son Nathan 480_1_1.jpg by Veterans Against Hate
As Veterans Against Hate and friends and family of people who served fighting the Nazis in World War II, we are disgusted that Nathan Damigo continues to attend a public institution like CSU Stanislaus that we all pay for with our taxes. His mother also continues to milk his time served overseas in various Veterans groups. We call on everyone, especially Veterans, to put pressure on Nathan Damigo's mother, Charilyn Damigo, and demand that she kick him out of her home. By giving him a place to...
Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 2:06PM
image Onward: A Statement from Eric Clanton 480_support-eric-clanton_1.jpg by Eric Clanton and Supporters
Eric Clanton releases first public statement since being targeted by the right and arrest this spring....
Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 1:36PM