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imageGood Riddance Palantir Party at Company's Palo Alto Headquarters
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by Protests Will Continue at New Denver HQ
CIA-backed data mining company Palantir says its involvement with ICE is in the interest of American citizens. San Francisco Bay Area immigrant rights activists counter that the company's development of technologies to surveil immigrants is immoral; they have protested frequently in front of the Palo Alto HQ. On September 21, demonstrators celebrated Palantir's exit from Silicon Valley with a colorful goodbye party....
Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2020 4:33PM
imageAbolition Fair Begins Monday
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by Santa Cruz News
Abolition Fair is an in-person and virtual series of events by groups and activist collectives in Santa Cruz with the opportunity to learn about alternatives to policing, community care, and envisioning liberatory futures. Events are scheduled between September 28 and October 4. For more event dates and registration information, please visit abolitious.org....
Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2020 2:43PM
imageBlacks and Asians Proclaim Unity in Struggle Against Racism and Violence
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Rallies at SF City Hall and in Chinatown...
Posted: Sat Sep 26, 2020 11:50PM
imageAt Mountain View RBG Vigil Attendees Say They Are Fearful
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by She Passed Too Soon
Sadly, Ruth Bader Ginsburg left us before the November election. On September 19 in Mountain View, California, people at a vigil in her honor said they fear Trump may be successful in his plan to choose her replacement and see them seated....
Posted: Sat Sep 26, 2020 5:41AM
imageWalnut Creek Ruth Bader Ginsburg Vigil
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by All Masked Up
Walnut Creek came out to memorialize Ruth Bader Ginsburg on September 20....
Posted: Sat Sep 26, 2020 3:52AM
imageSanta Rosa Fast Response Vigil for RBG
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by Women's March Acts Quickly
Photos of some of the several hundred who attended a vigil for Ruth Bader Ginsburg the day she died....
Posted: Sat Sep 26, 2020 2:49AM
imageHigh School Students March Against Chevron in Climate Strike
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Richmond High School Students in "March For Our Future" protest assail Chevron...
Posted: Fri Sep 25, 2020 11:06PM
imageStop Murders At Foster Farms Factory! Workers/Community Demand "Lives Over Profit"
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by Labor Video Project
A rally was held at the Foster Farms chicken factory plant in Livingston plant in Livingston to protest the murders of 9 workers and the contamination of hundreds of workers, their families and members of the community. Speakers demanded the criminal prosecution of Foster Farms CEO and executives....
Posted: Fri Sep 25, 2020 4:29PM
imageSEIU Local 521 Endorses Brown, Hill and Kumar for Santa Cruz City Council
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by Santa Cruz News Network
SEIU Local 521 has endorsed Sandy Brown, Kelsey Hill, and Kayla Kumar for Santa Cruz City Council in the November 2020 election. SEIU 521, the local chapter of the Service Employees International Union, represents 40,000 county, city, and non-profit workers in 17 counties, grouped into five regions, across central California....
Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2020 6:05PM
imageStatement on Breonna Taylor
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by APTP
We send our deepest condolences to the family of Breonna Taylor. And we send our love and hearts to the millions of Black people who were once again told today that their lives do not matter....
Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2020 3:45PM
image"Stop Rigging The Election" SEIU1021 Oakland Workers Demand Union Democracy
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by Labor Video Project
SEIU 1021 Oakland members protested at the SEIU Oak Street office on September 23, 2020 to demand a end to the rigging of the election of SEIU 1021 officials. They are allowing a non-city worker on the salary of the union to run for chapter office....
Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2020 6:31PM
imageSanta Cruz City Council Candidate Positions on Sustainable Transportation
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by Santa Cruz News Network
The Campaign for Sustainable Transportation has published responses from their survey of Santa Cruz City Council candidates regarding positions on current issues, as well as significant votes before the City Council in the last two years. Four candidates scored 100% on the Campaign for Sustainable Transportation scorecard: Sandy Brown, Kelsey Hill, Kayla Kumar, and Alicia Kuhl (see photo)....
Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2020 3:41PM
calendarAbolition Orientation: Cops off Campus Edition
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by UC Cops Off Campus
Barn Theater parking lot (base of UC Santa Cruz campus)...
Event Date: Thu Oct 1, 2020 4:00PM
Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2020 3:00PM
textRacist Gentrifier Victoria Fierce Running for AC Transit At-Large Director by Author
Victoria Fierce, known for gentrification advocacy and for making racist policy statements, is running as a candidate for AC Transit At-Large Director...
Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2020 1:51PM
documentRepresentation & Power Zine
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by zines
Zine version of "George Floyd Solidarity in the Bay Area: Representation and Power" by Anarchist People of Color....
Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2020 10:04AM
imageZionism, Labor, Privatization, AMED & Public Education With SFSU Professor Rabab Abdulhadi
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by Labor Video Project
SFSU Professor and AMED Director Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi talks about the latest attack on her and her program AMED by the Zionists and the SFUSD President and executives. She discusses the terror tactics of Zioinists and Nazis and how the University officials have not only refused to protect her and the program but have been accomplices to these attacks....
Posted: Tue Sep 22, 2020 3:49PM
calendarProtect the Altar for Black Lives and Vigil for Tamario Smith
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by #ProtectTheAltar
Santa Cruz Town Clock, Pacific Avenue & Water Street, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Tue Sep 29, 2020 3:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 22, 2020 12:33PM
textMore Punches at the Poor on Today's Council Agenda by Robert Norse
A recent letter I sent to Mayor Justin Cummings remains largely unanswered. I include some selections as well as a few additional comments bearing on today's agenda at the "public" meeting--largely a rubberstamp of the City Manager's latest decrees and the unelected city staff's priorities....
Posted: Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:42AM
imageArrest at Extinction Rebellion Protest
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by Leon Kunstenaar
“We Want to Live!” “SOUND THE ALARM” “California Is On Fire!!”...
Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2020 10:19PM
imageThe library/parking garage project is a litmus test for the future of Santa Cruz
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by Erica Aitken
The Santa Cruz City Council, paired with City Manager Martin Bernal, are passing construction projects that nobody needs and under false pretenses. How we vote in November will determine the future of our town...
Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2020 1:42PM