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imageUCSC Resource Centers Statement on Thirty Meter Telescope
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by UCSC Resource Centers
The UCSC Resource Centers stand in solidarity with the Native Hawaiian community in their opposition to the building of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawai’i. This 18-story telescope will destroy sacred lands and cause substantial impact to the ecosystems of the island overall....
Posted: Sun Aug 18, 2019 6:22PM
textThe United States of Distraction by Nolan Higdon and Mickey Huff
Reviewed by Leon Kunstenaar...
Posted: Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:30PM
image600 Mink Liberated from Jerry Marr Mink Farm in Washington (Delayed Report)
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by Animal Liberation Press Office
Washington State: In early November last year, animal liberation activists crossed a waist high stream to reach the woods surrounding Jerry Marr mink farm in northern Washington. While waiting to ensure the farm was free from security patrols, the activists were met with the scattered cries and constant scratching of imprisoned minks. Within fifteen minutes six hundred cages were opened. Fencing was damaged allowing escapees easier access to the nearby creek. These solitary predators can trav...
Posted: Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:43PM
imageBarbara Lee Holds "Night of Healing" Vigil
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Native American chant and powerful speeches in Oakland's Frank Ogawa Plaza Photos and text: Leon Kunstenaar...
Posted: Wed Aug 14, 2019 11:44AM
textWhy Bernie Sanders Is Correct About the Washington Post -- and Corporate Media Overall by Norman Solomon
"The most sacred cow of the press is the press itself"...
Posted: Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:33AM
textTrump Finalizes Disastrous Weakening of Endangered Species Act by Center for Biological Diversity
Rollback Threatens Wildlife Across Country, Will Face Legal Challenge...
Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:57PM
textFrom Ayn Rand to Paul Ryan: Capitalism as Morality by Stefan Wallaschek
Society doesn't play any role in Ayn Rand's perspective. Rand reduced persons to the bourgeois who only thinks in economic categories and only needs to respect himself andno one else - unlike the citizen engaged in society and actively championing a democratic process of enlightenment. Ryan defended the minimal state against the totalitarian and welfare state....
Posted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:22AM
textBillionaire Stephen Ross of the Related Companies faces protests for Trump fundraiser by Lynda Carson
Reported by Politico, billionaire Stephen Ross the founder of “The Related Companies,” is facing a backlash for fundraising for the alleged racist President Donald Trump....
Posted: Sun Aug 11, 2019 11:44PM
imageDouble Actions at SF Federal Building
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Would fewer but larger demonstrations have more impact? Photos and text: Leon Kunstenaar...
Posted: Sun Aug 11, 2019 1:26PM
documentCourt: Oregon Illegally Denied Marbled Murrelet Endangered Species Protections
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by Center for Biological Diversity
EUGENE, Ore., August 7, 2019 — An Oregon judge has issued a decision concluding the Oregon Fish and Wildlife Commission violated state law in denying a petition filed by five conservation groups demanding the commission uplist the murrelet from threatened to endangered under the Oregon Endangered Species Act....
Posted: Fri Aug 9, 2019 2:39PM
textNancy Pelosi’s Bad Attitude Toward Progressives by Norman Solomon
The Capitol Dome is a bubble...
Posted: Thu Aug 8, 2019 2:15PM
imageToddlers and Babies Join ICE Protest
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Photos and text: Leon Kunstenaar See cute toddlers and happy babies in their mother's arms. Now visualize Trump's armed thugs taking the children and putting them in cages...
Posted: Thu Aug 8, 2019 12:08PM
imageLGBT Activists Launch #BoycottSoulCycle at San Francisco Franchise
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by Stop Trump Now
In response to reports that the CEO of parent company to SoulCycle Stephen Ross will be holding a fundraiser for the Donald Trump reelection campaign, members of the LGBT community launched a boycott in front of Soul Cycle's Harvey Milk Plaza location on August 7th in San Francisco. Demonstrators said they are angry that the owner of the fitness center chain, who also owns the Miami Dolphins, is supporting a racist, homophobic, and sexist president....
Posted: Thu Aug 8, 2019 7:50AM
imageSan Francisco Kicks Off 30 Days of Action to Close the Camps
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by Kate Raphael
A month-long protest outside ICE in downtown San Francisco, organized through word of mouth, networking, and social media, will take place every day from Noon to 1pm during the month of August, by a different sector, group, or organization ranging from librarians to lawyers....
Posted: Tue Aug 6, 2019 6:20PM
imageInaugural International Teff Super Grain Day
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by Michael Harris
Everyone is invited to celebrate International Teff Super Grain Day with us or at an Ethiopian Restaurant in your community....
Posted: Tue Aug 6, 2019 10:24AM
imageHate is Alive in America—El Paso Shooting
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by Southern Poverty Law Center
A manifesto from shooter promotes white nationalist talking points as white nationalists mock those killed in the shooting...
Posted: Mon Aug 5, 2019 1:29PM
imageRNs of National Nurses United Say Racism, Xenophobia Combined With Lax Gun Control Laws At Root of Mass Shooting Epidemic
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by National Nurses United
August 04, 2019 - The 150,000 registered nurses of National Nurses United (NNU) are sickened and angered as we bear witness to the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas; Dayton, Ohio; and Gilroy, Calif. Horrifically, these three mass shootings have claimed the lives of at least 32 people, and left dozens of others injured. NNU represent nurses in all three locations....
Posted: Mon Aug 5, 2019 12:57PM
imageAssange’s father speaks to the WSWS: “Julian’s resolve is fierce”
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by Oscar Grenfell (WSWS Repost)
John Shipton tells the World Socialist Web Site: ordinary people can take a stand in the defence of his son, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange....
Posted: Mon Aug 5, 2019 11:06AM
textThe fascist attack in Gilroy and the US epidemic of mass shootings by Patrick Martin, WSWS
[August 3: This article is republished here the same day yet another white supremacist has killed at least 20 people in El Paso, Texas, less than a week after the racist attack at the Garlic Festival in Gilroy.]...
Posted: Sat Aug 3, 2019 7:15PM
imageAnnouncing the Schedule for the Upcoming Indigenous Anarchist Convergence
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by Indigenous Anarchist Convergence
We're excited to announce the schedule for the upcoming Indigenous Anarchist Convergence!...
Posted: Fri Aug 2, 2019 11:10AM