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image Solidaridad Total con la Lucha Antifascista 480_no-nazis-in-sac_8_6-26-16_1.jpg original image (1200x900) by El Enemigo Común
El colectivo detrás de la página web bilingüe El Enemigo Común expresa su solidaridad total con todxs aquellxs que aparecieron en Sacramento.
Posted: Fri Jul 1, 2016 1:23PM
image Total Solidarity with the Anti-Fascist Struggle 480_no-nazis-in-sac_8_6-26-16_1.jpg original image (1200x900) by El Enemigo Común
The collective behind the bilingual website El Enemigo Común expresses its total solidarity with all those who showed up in Sacramento.
Posted: Fri Jul 1, 2016 1:20PM
image Slow Food USA respalda el boicot de Driscoll’s Berries 480_slow-food-usa-boicot-driscolls_1.jpg original image (1500x800) by Boycott Driscoll's
Slow Food USA respeta y valora las manos que nos alimentan. Es por esto que nos solidarizamos con Familias Unidas por la Justicia.
Posted: Thu Jun 30, 2016 5:44PM
image Slow Food USA Endorses the Boycott of Driscoll’s Berries 480_slow-food-usa-boycott-driscolls_1.jpg original image (1500x800) by Boycott Driscoll's
Slow Food USA respects and values the hands that feed us. This is why we stand in solidarity with Familias Unidas por la Justicia.
Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2016 8:11PM
text Senate Passes Puerto Rico Debt Crisis Bill: Legislation Heads to White House by Greg
The United States Senate passed Puerto Rico debt legislation 68-30. President Obama will sign the legislation Thursday before Puerto Rico likely defaults on nearly $2 billion in debt payments. The legislation passed with majorities from both parties.
Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2016 6:01PM
image US Deportations Protested, Beller's Caliber Charter In Richmond & NAFTA Mex Privatization 480_mexican_military_bomb_teachers_1.jpg original image (850x593) by KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek Radio
KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek radio looks at San Francisco labor protesting the deportations and Supreme Court decision attacking immigrant rights. Also it looks at the vulture hedge fund capitalist Ron Beller's Caliber school sale by the West Contra Costa County School district for $60,000. WorkWeek also hears about a protest by San Francisco teachers of the massacre of teachers in Mexico and talks with Al Rojas about the visit of Mexican unionists to the US
Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2016 1:18PM
image Sacramento protest: Victory over fascism 480_a-member-of-the-party-for-socialism-and-liberation-was-attacked-and-pepper-sprayed-by-white-supremacists_1.jpg original image (1920x1920) by PSL Sacramento
People from the Sacramento community and anti-racist protesters from around northern California started to assemble in the morning to prevent the white supremacists from entering the capitol grounds and holding their hate rally. Militarized police cornered the protesters on the street to allow space for fascists to assemble, but to their surprise the protesters heroically challenged them and took over the steps of the capitol building before the fascists could assemble.
Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 8:37PM
image Obama Administration Permitted 1,200 Offshore Fracks in Gulf of Mexico gulf_of_mexico_fracking_locations_centerforbiologicaldiversity.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, June 28, 2016 — Federal officials permitted more than 1,200 offshore fracks by oil companies in the Gulf of Mexico from 2010 to 2014, according to federal documents obtained by the Center for Biological Diversity.
Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 5:20PM
image Just Stand: A Video Interview with Albert Woodfox, following his release 480_albert-canoeing_1.jpg original image (3600x2700) by Angola 3 News
Since Albert’s release on his birthday, February 19th, a few short months ago, he’s been really busy… After nearly a month of visiting with family and friends in New Orleans sharing more birthday cake than he’s been able to consume in over forty years, Albert has been catching up with his dreams. This trio of video-interviews with Albert recorded recently, during a visit to Sacramento, will give you a glimpse of just how well Albert is doing. This first release, entitled "Just Stand"...
Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 4:50PM
video Oakland Special Meeting on Coal Tonight: Rev. Manning says, "No Coal in Oakland" (video/x-ms-wmv 76.8MB) by Jonathan Nack
Video by Jonathan Nack Reverend Laurie Manning, of the Skyline United Church of Christ spoke out against the proposed coal terminal at a rally opposing it held on Saturday.
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 3:33PM
audio Lyn Archer speaks about New Orleans City proposed shut-down of French Quarter Strip Clubs (audio/mpeg 33.6MB) by WTUL News & Views
In-studio interview with Lyn Archer, New Orleans resident and stripper, on proposed shut-down of more than half of French Quarter Strip Clubs.
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 7:45AM
text Senate Faces Puerto Rico Vote Before July 1 Deadline by Greg Williams
The United States Senate faces a likely vote on Puerto Rico debt crisis legislation this week. Puerto Rico's Governor, Alejandro García Padilla, called on the Senate to pass the bill by July 1, when the US territory owes a nearly $2 billion debt payment. The Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act passed the House on June 9.
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 7:30AM
image Struggle and Hope CD Release and Celebration 480_agustin_lira_1.jpg original image (1585x1433) by Mike Rhodes
The new Struggle and Hope album by Agustin Lira was released at a community celebration at the Alfonso Hernandez Youth Center on Saturday, June 25. The event featured music by Agustin Lira & Patricia Wells, with students of Generaciones Project and special guest Melinda Espinosa. Photo below is Agustin Lira performing at the CD release celebration.
Posted: Sun Jun 26, 2016 3:43PM
image Fresno Advocates Demand End to Secretive Deportation Program ice_out_of_fresno_rally.jpg by ACLU of Northern California
Fresno, June 23, 2016 - On the heels of the Supreme Court’s non-decision in U.S. v. Texas, which effectively blocked President Obama’s immigration actions to shield millions from deportation, advocates and community members unveiled their assessment of a pilot program started one year ago giving federal immigration agents unfettered access to the Fresno County Jail. Advocates warn that the program is shrouded in secrecy and leaves immigrants vulnerable to abuses by Immigration and Customs...
Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 2:24AM
image The Future of Our Nations Wild Horse's are Uncertain. 480_img_6825_1.jpg original image (1600x1067) by D. Boyer
The future of our nation's wild horses are uncertain because the BLM is currently petitioning congress for more money or to allow them to open up the sales of captured wild horses to more buyers. Including buyers who ship them to slaughter houses, or buyers who will make them work horses. Pictures and video from one of my visit's to see the wild horses in western Nevada.
Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2016 6:09PM
image Mexico CNTE Section9 Sec Gen Francisco Bravo In Chicago STOP PRIVATIZATION & UNION BUSTING 480_mexico_cnte_1.jpg original image (3692x2673) by Labor Video Project
Mexico CNTE Section 9 Sec Gen Francisco Brava spoke in Chicago on April 1, 2016 during a strike rally by the Chicago Teachers Union CTU. His union and members is under massive repression, government terror and being forced into privatization and standardized testing by the Mexican capitalist government supported by the Obama administration and Hillary Clinton who supports the president of Mexico
Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2016 1:45PM
audio Dawn Collins on RootsCampLA 2016 (audio/mpeg 10.5MB) by wtul news
We talked to Dawn Collins about Roots Camp LA, a day long unconference at UNO Student Center this Saturday, June 25th, for progressive activists to gather and share stories of success organizing at the statewide level. This year's program includes a networking night friday at Kajun's on St Claude, and Saturday night spoken word.
Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2016 5:25AM
image Mexico Teachers' Murders Protested In SF "Massacre Made In USA" mexico_teachers_march_with_fist.jpeg by Labor Video Project
Teachers and other community activists and unionists protested at the San Francisco Mexican consulate the massacre of teachers and community activists in Oaxaca. They called for an end to US weapons being sent to Mexico and also put responsibility for the massacre on the US multi-nationals and capitalist politicians from the Democrats and Republicans to privatize education through NAFTA and the Mérida Initiative which has militarized Mexico.
Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 9:01PM
image State Evidence Suggests New Wolf May Be in California's Lassen County wolf_lassen_california_cdfw_fpwc.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO, June 22, 2016 — New evidence released by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife suggests there may be a wolf in Lassen County. The information — not yet conclusive — includes photos from four trail cameras between August and May and a hair sample from one of the sites. While DNA test results were inconclusive as to whether the animal is a wolf, dog or wolf-dog hybrid, the fact the animal persisted through the winter in this remote location leads agency officials t...
Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 5:23PM
text Unprecedented Offshore Fracking Threatens Alaska's Endangered Belugas by Center for Biological Diversity
ANCHORAGE, Alaska, June 22, 2016 — The Center for Biological Diversity today urged federal officials to block an oil company’s plans to drill multiple new wells and conduct the first large, multistage offshore fracking ever done in Alaska’s environmentally sensitive Cook Inlet.
Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 11:40AM