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calendar Liberated Lens film night & fundraiser for Puerto Rico: "TAINO DACA (I AM)" 480_taino-daca-flyer_1.jpg by Liberated Lens film collective
Omni Commons, 4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland 94609...
Event Date: Wed Nov 22, 2017 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:44PM
image Mexican government seeks to disarticulate self-defense groups by imprisoning 42 “comunitarios" 480_dsc03131_1.jpg by Demián Revart
Last Thursday, October 26th, an operative of the state police and the Mexican army arrested with violence 49 members federated in the Community Police of Eduardo Neri’s Peoples in the state of Guerrero, an autonomous security initiative that arose on May 15th, 2017, against extortion and kidnappings by drug cartels like Los Guerreros Unidos, Los Rojos & La Familia Michoacana, which have made the region a sheer hell....
Posted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:09PM
image Support the farmworkers' union in Baja California 480_support-sindja-baja-california-1_1.jpg by SINDJA Solidarity Committee
Every box of strawberries from the San Quintín Valley sold in US supermarkets represents the blood and sweat of poor, indigenous migrant farmworkers earning "hunger wages" under repressive conditions....
Posted: Wed Nov 1, 2017 4:47PM
calendar El Salvador: Resisting the Right Wing Offensive by Karl Kramer
San Francisco Labor Council - 1188 Franklin Street (near Geary) room 203...
Event Date: Thu Nov 2, 2017 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 8:39PM
calendar Resisting the Right-Wing Offensive in El Salvador: Lessons from Popular Resistance Movements by Allan Fisher
Mission Campus, City College at 1125 Valencia (near 22nd St.) in room 107...
Event Date: Wed Nov 1, 2017 5:00PM
Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 10:22AM
text KPFA WorkWeek Radio On Puerto Rico Labor Action By US Unionists And Jones Act by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek radio looks at the role of the NNU-CNA nurses to support healthcare efforts in Puerto Rico and what the conditions are for the people. WorkWeek also looks at the role of the Jones Act and how it is affecting Puerto Rico....
Posted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:11AM
audio Updates From Puerto Rico: in conversation with Jorge Díaz Ortiz (audio/x-wav 313.3mb) by WTUL New Orleans 91.5 News & Views
Puerto Rican artist and organizer Jorge Díaz Ortiz phoned in from San Juan to update WTUL News & Views on the devastation brought to the island by Hurricane Maria and decades of colonialism. Tina Orlandini, Development Coordinator for the community arts and organizing collective AgitArte (of which Jorge is the Artistic Director), keeps us updated on how to plug into relief efforts and show up for Puerto Rico in New Orleans....
Posted: Wed Oct 4, 2017 1:37PM
text Trump Calls for Puerto Rico's Debt to be "Wiped Out" by Abby Wilhelm
In an interview with Fox News on Tuesday, President Trump called for Puerto Rico's debt to be wiped out....
Posted: Wed Oct 4, 2017 8:21AM
text Puerto Rico and US Virgin Island Religious Leaders Issue Debt and Aid Statement by Abby Wilhelm
As President Trump visits Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, island religious leaders are calling for aid, debt relief and measures to end child poverty. The statement is issued by San Juan's Catholic Archbishop, Roberto González Nieves, St. Thomas' Catholic Bishop Herbert A. Bevard and Evangelical Bible Society Head Reverend Heriberto Martínez....
Posted: Tue Oct 3, 2017 11:59AM
calendar Rally in Solidarity with Puerto Rico! 480_img_3809_1.jpg by ANSWER Coalition
24th and Mission Sts. in San Francisco...
Event Date: Tue Oct 3, 2017 5:00PM
Posted: Mon Oct 2, 2017 8:24AM
text Mexico: The Earthquake of Our Struggle for Our 43 Children by Anonymous Contributor, (reposted from IGD)
Friday, September 29, 2017 :...
Posted: Sun Oct 1, 2017 9:03PM
calendar Cuban Hurricane Relief Fundraiser w/ guests from Cuba by ANSWER Coalition
2969 Mission St. at 26th St....
Event Date: Sat Oct 7, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 9:01AM
image "Eco-Fascist" Groups Applaud ISIS, Murder of Heather Heyer, and Publishers 480_ee-anarchist-meme_1.jpg by free speech warriors
New communiques applaud neo-Nazis, ISIS, and threaten anarchists for raising questions....
Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:41PM
video Exposing OPD and ICE Lies About the Raid of West Oakland Latina Home (video/mp4 2.9mb) by Dave Id
ICE's Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) unit raided the home of a West Oakland Latina family on August 16. Oakland police claim their only role was blocking street traffic while the raid was conducted, but it's hard to take anything Oakland police say at face value when both ICE and the Oakland police department have lied about the incident. Defensive about the raid, Oakland police first smeared the family with a salacious and blatantly untrue allegation while the raid was still in pro...
Posted: Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:06PM
calendar The Bay Area Remembers Chile: September 11, 1973 Remembrance Day 480_september-11-memorial-pic-2015_1.jpg by La Peña Cultural Center
BERKELEY: La Peña Cultural Center, 3105 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, CA 94705...
Event Date: Mon Sep 11, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Sep 10, 2017 1:54PM
image Photos and further details from the August ICE/HSI/OPD Raid in West Oakland 480_iceraid-oakland_20170816_001_1.jpg by Dave Id
On Wednesday, August 16, at about 7am, a convoy of unmarked federal vehicles rolled up in West Oakland and over two dozen armed Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) agents demanded entry and stormed a Latina home, supposedly in service of a warrant for the "human trafficking of juveniles." Oakland police participated by blocking the street to through traffic, despite legislation passed by the Oakland city council in July rescinding the department's authorization to work with ICE on immigra...
Posted: Thu Sep 7, 2017 10:21PM
text Jubilee USA: Antigua and Barbuda and Islands Dealing with Irma Should Stop Debt Payments by Abby Wilhelm
As Hurricane Irma heads to the US coast, a religious development group is calling for debt payments to be suspended until Antigua and Barbuda and other severely impacted Caribbean nations recover from the storm....
Posted: Thu Sep 7, 2017 8:14AM
image Agencia Bolivariana de Prensa retoma actividades en Ecuador 480_abecua_1.jpg by ABP Ecuador
hacemos el relanzamiento oficial de la Agencia Bolivariana de Prensa- Ecuador como un espacio permitirá la convergencia entre diferentes actores políticos, sociales, culturales, académicos y estudiantiles...
Posted: Sun Sep 3, 2017 7:53PM
text Venezuela: La Asamblea Nacional Constituyente, tierra en los ojos de las masas proletarias by Partido Comunista Internacional
En medio de esta refriega civil en Venezuela, que parece aumentar cada día más, y que ya pasa de los ciento veinte días, aparece la receta de una Constituyente que le da el poder “plenipotenciario” al pueblo. Esta proposición lanzada por el gobierno chavista, no estalla cual rayo en cielo sereno, ella surge de los problemas económicos que ahora han sido trasladados inevitablemente al terreno político....
Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 3:29AM
video ICE/HSI Raids Home in West Oakland with OPD Assist, Resident Speaks Out Afterward (video) (video/mp4 300.3mb) by Dave Id
On Wednesday, August 16, at about 7am, a convoy of unmarked federal vehicles rolled up in West Oakland and a dozen or more agents jumped out, demanding entry into a Latina home. The agents only identified themselves as a "special unit" and said that they were investigating a family-owned cleaning business. The owner of the house and business is a legal US citizen, although some at the house are more recent migrants from Guatemala who have fled violence in their homeland. After handcuffing ...
Posted: Fri Aug 18, 2017 10:48PM