text Statement on Berkeley City Council Resolution to Pepper Spray Protesters by NLG-SF
The one thing Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin, the Berkeley Police Department and City Council got right at the Monday afternoon Council meeting was that violence has indeed come to the streets of Berkeley. But rather than using these critical times as an opportunity to have a larger conversation with Berkeley’s people of color, LGBTQIA, Jews, Muslims and other communities who are being targeted by white nationalists/ neo-Nazis/ white supremacists - the City has instead utilized this as an oppo...
Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 7:53PM
calendar Blessing of the Animals bota-20171015.pdf_140_.jpg by Dolores Perez Priem
First Unitarian Universalist Society In the Chapel 1187 Franklin Street/corner Geary Blvd San Francisco, CA 94109...
Event Date: Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:00PM
Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:36PM
image Big Oil defeats California bill to ban new offshore oil drilling 480__jackson_photo_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
The Committee on Appropriations, chaired by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, D-San Diego, held the bill in suspension during their hearing on Friday, September 1. Photo: Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson authored Senate Bill 188. Photo courtesy of her office....
Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:34PM
calendar Standing in Solidarity with the Homeless in Fresno 480_tent_550_1.jpg by Mike Rhodes
Fresno City Hall (on P street, between Fresno and Tulare)....
Event Date: Fri Sep 29, 2017 9:00PM
Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 4:55PM
text Nonprofit organizations accept donations from David Duke campaign contributor by Lynda Carson
When nonprofit organizations are accepting money from a campaign contributor to David Duke, and are not concerned enough to speak up and try to distance themselves from that campaign contributor, their silence can be heard across the nation!...
Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:54PM
calendar Root Division's 16th Annual Art Auction Benefit 480_art-auction-2017_5x7_1.jpg by Root Division
1131 Mission Street (at 7th), San Francisco, CA 94103...
Event Date: Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:25PM
calendar White Supremacist to speak at Richmond Branch, SF Public Library by Carol Brouillet, Ken Jenkins
351 9th Ave, San Francisco, CA 94118...
Event Date: Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:00PM
Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 11:57AM
image Berkeley, CA: Daniel Quillinan Exposed to Neighbors as Violent Fascist 480_dan_q2_1.jpg by Antifa
Earlier this week, around 100 community alert flyers were mailed out to the neighbors of local fascist Daniel Quillinan....
Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:31AM
image Water Protectors from Makwa Initiative Line 3 Frontline Resistance blockade Enbridge construction access point 480_pict_2_1.jpg by WeCopwatch
LAKE SUPERIOR: Water protectors continue their nonviolent direct action and civil disobedience campaign to shut down construction on Enbridge's Line 3 pipeline. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9-19-17 Contact information Stuart Perkins
Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:19AM
audio Interview with Lauren Turner of No Dream Deferred Production co. (audio/mpeg 22.3mb) by Theodore Hilton
WTUL correspondent Theo Hilton interview's No Dram Deferred Theater Production Co's Lauren Turner. Turner is the director of this weekend's production of two plays by Alice Childress--MOJO: A Black Love Story and String. No Dream Deferred seeks to create a space for people who have been marginalized from mainstream theater to develop and present works. [10:18]...
Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 7:19AM
calendar SF Activist Murdered Rally for Justice Planned bubbles_press_release.pdf_140_.jpg by Ryan Muckle
The steps of San Francisco City Hall...
Event Date: Fri Sep 22, 2017 5:00PM
Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:46AM
text Referéndum en Cataluña by partido comunista internacional
El próximo 1 de octubre la Generalitat y el Parlament de Cataluña han convocado un referéndum para decidir sobre una posible independencia de España de los territorios comprendidos en la Comunidad Autónoma de Cataluña. Se trata de la segunda convocatoria de referéndum en los últimos años: en 2014 otra iniciativa similar, por parte de ambos organismos, dejó un resultado abrumadoramente favorable para el “sí a la independencia” entre los 2,3 millones de votantes que participaron......
Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:23AM
image Westlands Water District Votes No on Delta Tunnels Project! 480_district-map-2014-11-10a.jpg by Dan Bacher
"Today is a very good day for California,” said Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Executive Director of Restore the Delta, in a statement. “By rejecting California WaterFix, the Westlands Water District has dealt a blow to the project. There are many better solutions for creating a sustainable water supply in California.”...
Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:15PM
image Male domination of women caused every crisis we now face 480_noahs_ark_overpop_1.jpg by Elaine Charkowski
Male domination of women is the foundation and the source of all the crises we now face, including overpopulation, which caused all the other crises (habitat destruction, endangered species famine, war)....
Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:09PM
document CA Indian Water Commission, environmental groups challenge Delta Tunnels financing 2017_9th_circut_decision_on_reserved_indian_water_rights_15-55896.pdf_140_.jpg by Dan Bacher
"The California Indian Water Commission's involvement in this filing is about upholding traditional indigenous responsibilities to the lands and waters of California," said Don Hankins, CIWC President. "With this filing, we affirm our commitment to future generations through protection of the lands and waters of this state, and the associated organisms, which we also maintain obligations to."...
Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:52AM
image 10/6-7-8 Nat Workers Conference to Organize the Fightback and Build a Solidarity Network 480_nat_workers_conf_flyer10-6-17_1.jpg by Nat Workers Conference to Organize the Fightb
There will be a national/international conference to build a national fight against privatization and outsourcing and to support all striking and locked out workers as well fired workers....
Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 11:46AM
text Hurricane Maria Slams Dominica and Heads Towards Puerto Rico by Abby Wilhelm
Caribbean islands recovering from Hurricane Irma, now confront Hurricane Maria....
Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:17AM
image Google intensifies censorship of left-wing websites 480_google_censorship.jpg by Andre Damon (WSWS Repost)
Google has intensified its censorship of left-wing, progressive and anti-war websites, cutting the search traffic of 13 leading news outlets by 55 percent since April. The information uncovered by the WSWS has been prominently reported on a number of alternative news websites. Despite the broad support for the WSWS’s calls for an end to Google’s Internet censorship, the company has refused to reply either to the WSWS’s petition opposing its censorship or repeated attempts to contact it for ...
Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:16AM
image Undocumented protesters drive Nancy Pelosi out of her own press conference 480_fight_4_all.jpg by Evan Blake (WSWS Repost)
Roughly 40 undocumented immigrant protesters took over the stage at a pro-Democratic Party press conference in San Francisco Monday morning, causing House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Barbara Lee, and Jared Huffman to end the event early and depart. One protester said, "We remember all too well, how for eight years the Democrats laid siege to our communities, raiding and deporting nearly 3 million people, our family members and loved ones. Where was your resistance then? Ms. Pelosi, did you...
Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 7:13AM
calendar For Open Borders! Oppose the Bipartisan War on Immigrants! by IYSSE
Wednesday, September 20, 8:00pm 279 Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley...
Event Date: Wed Sep 20, 2017 8:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:35AM