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image SoCal water agency to vote on support for rider banning Delta Tunnels lawsuits 480_food_and_water_watch_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Representative Ken Calvert's rider would set a dangerous legal precedent if approved by Congress. “The elimination of judicial review foreshadows a regressive slide from a government controlled by laws to a government controlled by rulers,” summed up Bob Wright, Senior Attorney at Friends of the River....
Posted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 12:11PM
text Congresswoman Barbara Lee condemns proposed use of low-yield nukes by Lynda Carson
On June 7, 2018, Congresswoman Barbara Lee released a statement in response to the defeat of her amendment to defund $65 million allocated by the House of Representatives for low-yield nukes!...
Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:30PM
image Conscience and Action Speak Out at Parks and Rec 480_35292346_10156264162338820_143414361082298368_n_1.jpg by Steve Pleich
Basic Dignity is a Human Right...
Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:14PM
document Bathroom Baloney--Expanded Speech to City Council on its anti-homeless restrooms policies extended_city_council_speech_6-12-18_final.pdf_140_.jpg by Robert Norse
A highly shortened version of this speech was given Tuesday evening at City Council. It anticipated and announced the Thursday June 14th noon protest demanding reopening of the Louden Nelson Center and San Lorenzo Park bathrooms for public use. This was done without public notice, discussion, or vote....
Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 6:57PM
image Delta Tunnels draft environmental document with 'design changes' posted online 480_sacramento_river_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“Many of these design changes may appear great on paper, but in reality, they will not save the Delta as long as Metropolitan Water District of Southern California maintains their ‘right’ to increase the magnitude of Delta water they take during dry periods,” said Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Executive Director of Restore the Delta (RTD)....
Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 5:52PM
image In Memory of DavidMinton Silva, August 16, 1943 - March 11, 2018 480_1-david-minton-silva-ed-frey-vigil-peacecamp-santa-cruz_1.jpg by Alex Darocy
Memorials were held in Santa Cruz during the month of May for DavidMinton Silva, who passed away on March 11 in Mozambique, Africa. For decades, David was a strong presence in local politics and the activist community in Santa Cruz, touching many with his gentle soul, and the ability to express solidarity and support for many different causes and individuals in the field of civil rights and social justice. The issue most near his heart was homelessness. [Top photo: In 2012, DavidMinton Silva ...
Posted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 2:12PM
calendar SF City Hall meeting on Homelessness and Disability 480_speak_out_flyer__friday_june_15th__2018_version_2_1.jpg by Disabled person
SF City Hall (1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco, CA 94102) Room 400 (4th floor)...
Event Date: Fri Jun 15, 2018 1:00PM
Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:41PM
text San Francisco Voters Pass Nation’s First Right to Counsel Ballot Measure by Shanti Singh
San Francisco voters have resoundingly approved Proposition F, a ballot measure to guarantee a universal right to legal counsel for tenants facing eviction, becoming the first city in California, and the second city in the nation, to establish a right to counsel for tenants facing eviction....
Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:52AM
image Reign Of Terror Against SF SEIU 1021 DPH Members & Other City Workers: Speak Out At SFLC 480_seiu1021_sf_coroner_workers_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
San Francisco SEIU 1021 members spoke out at the SF Labor Council on 6/11/18 about the rampant racism, discrimination and workplace bullying by managers and directors of the City and County of San Francisco...
Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 9:39AM
calendar Disarm Hate: Come March for Pulse Night Club in SF Pride Parade disarm_end.jpg by Moms Demand Action
San Francisco: SF Pride Parade down Market street, from Embarcadero to the Civic Center Details about our exact meeting location will be sent to those who RSVP in advance....
Event Date: Sun Jun 24, 2018 9:30AM
Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 7:42AM
text The $2.5 billion traffickers of nuclear doom by Lynda Carson
As right-wing fascist President Donald Trump and “fascist war hawk” United States National Security Advisor, John Bolton, are reportedly in Singapore to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a discussion about the denuclearization of North Korea, there appears to be a missed opportunity to discuss the denuclearization of the United States!...
Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:33AM
text Homeless Rights HoeDown Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (June 12-14) by HUFF, Conscience in Action, & Jeremy Alderson
Various events including Tuesday's Homelessness Marathon and City Council Speakout, Wednesday'a HUFF meeting and Juneteenth Celebration, and Thursday's Picketing Prejudice at Parks and Rec HQ are up for observaton and participation in the next few days....
Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:51PM
text Angola 3 Newsletter: Keep On Keeping On by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
We have just released the latest issue of our newsletter, focusing on 'Soledad Brother' John Clutchette's release from a California prison, Robert King and Albert Woodfox's visit to Santa Cruz CA, Jena 6 Defendant Theo Shaw's graduation from law school, Angola Prison inmates demanding an end to slavery, NRCAT's Torture Awareness Month, and the passing of Tiyo Attallah Salah-El....
Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:30PM
calendar Defend the Berkeley 5 Anti-Fascist Protesters at Trial Day 1 berkeley_5_trial_flier_new_trial_date.pdf_140_.jpg by Yvette Felarca
Wiley Manuel Courthouse 661-Washington St. / 7th St. Dept. 109 Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Wed Jun 13, 2018 8:00AM
Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 3:17PM
image Juneteenth 2018 - Reclaiming the Past - Stolen Legacy 480_img_8307_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
And he said unto Abram, Know of a surety that thy seed shall be a stranger in a land that is not theirs, and shall serve them; and they shall afflict them four hundred years;...
Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:57AM
text Fresno Anti-Authoritarians Call to Action by Fresno Anarchist Bloc
Ivanka Trump Protest in Fresno...
Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:40PM
image Barrios Unidos Tiny Houses Project Unveiling 6-9-2018 480_000_1.jpg by AutumnSun
The event was held on Saturday afternoon June 9, 2018 in Santa Cruz California. The even was held to show the first model of a tiny house. There was food, music, and speakers that spoke of the housing issues that exist in Santa Cruz and in the rest of California. The speakers included Daniel "Nane" Alejandrez, David Foster (executive director of the local Habitat for Humanity), and some people who have experienced the housing problems in there own lives....
Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 12:51PM
video Jogger Destroys Homeless Mans Property at Lake Merritt in Oakland (video/mp4 37.1mb) by JJ Harris
Yesterday in Oakland jogger found throwing a peaceful homeless man’s possessions in the Lake. What has this town come to?!...
Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 10:50AM
image East Bay Meeting: West Virgina, Arizona & Kentucky Teachers On Their Strikes & The Lessons west_virginia_teachers_my_second_job_bought_this_sign.jpeg by Labor Video Project
In Oakland, teachers from W. Virginia, Arizona and Kentucky talked about their rebellion, strike and how they organized it....
Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 9:45AM
text June 5th Cal Primary: Two Greens Made Top Two for 11/18 Elections by Labor's Gains & Lessons
It finally happened. The Green Party of California has made the Top Two for November 2018 in US Congressional Districts 34 and 40. In District 34, Kenneth Mejia will run against incumbent Democrat Jimmy Gomez (43) who has only been in office for 1 year. In District 40, Rodolfo Cortes Barragan will run against incumbent Democrat Lucille Roybal-Allard (76), who has been in Congress since 1993 (13 terms), but only 5 years in this new district. Both districts are in the Los Angeles area....
Posted: Sat Jun 9, 2018 5:13PM