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imageWe’re Not Paying Rent: Here’s Why
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by Oakland Rent Strike
While there has long been a housing crisis in Oakland — and throughout California– COVID-19 makes the issue particularly dire because so many people are out of work and people are being told to stay at home to combat the spread of the virus....
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 10:37PM
imageOakland Rent Strike: Food Not Rent
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by capitalism is the virus
An organized group of tenants in Oakland are beginning a rent strike. We call on others to join us....
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 10:26PM
textPlease close the glaring "Young Adult" gap in stimulus payments by Tina Kimmel, PhD, MSW, MPH
Through an oversight, many young adults will receive NO stimulus payment. Please help raise consciousness about this....
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 10:21PM
imageThe Struggle Of The Grand Princess Crew & All Crew Members For Healthcare & Justice
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by Labor Video Project
Terry Valen, the president of the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) talks about the conditions of the Grand Princess crew which is docked off Hunters Point shipyard. He also talks about the conditions of repatriated seafarers from the Grand Princess who are now in the Philippines...
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 5:51PM
imageOakland & Alameda County: Call Now to Demand Housing for Our Unsheltered Neighbors
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by COVID-19 Safety for All
Alameda County and the City of Oakland have millions of dollars in emergency funds available for COVID-19 relief efforts, yet they have NOT provided the emergency housing needed for the thousands of homeless residents residing in our communities....
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 12:32PM
imageNo New Water Diversion Plans When Public Cannot Participate
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by Dan Bacher
A petition against the Delta Tunnel is at https://www.change.org/p/gavin-newsom-gov-newsom-water-is-life and talking points are at californiasalmon.org....
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 11:26AM
videoDedicated To All Those On Rent Strike (video/quicktime 30.5MB) by Heresy Labs
Video dedicated to the all those on rent strike. Duration: 2 minutes 20 seconds Music: Corona - Minutemen...
Posted: Wed Apr 1, 2020 10:04PM
imageAs Delta smelt nears extinction, CDFW issues incidental take permit for endangered fish
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by Dan Bacher
The incidental take permit was issued as the Delta smelt, once the most abundant species on the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, continues its steep slide towards extinction. For the second year in a row, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife in its annual fall midwater trawl survey in 2019 found zero Delta smelt during the months of September, October, November and December....
Posted: Wed Apr 1, 2020 6:39PM
imageRent Strike and Anti-Capitalist Graffiti Pops Up in Oakland!
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by Zack Haber
As the COVID19 pandemic has made it difficult or impossible for many of Oakland's tenants to pay rent, "rent strike" and anti-capitalist graffiti, signs and banners have been appearing throughout West Oakland, Lake Merritt, and along Grand Avenue....
Posted: Wed Apr 1, 2020 5:06PM
imageSF Hunters Point Shipyard,The Workers, The Science, The Health Issues & The Cover-up
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by Labor Video Project
Dr. Ahimsa Sumchai discusses continuing health epidemic of disease as a result of the contamination by the former Hunters Point naval shipyard. She also discusses the systemic cover-up by the Navy, CCSF and. UCSF of workers becoming contaminated. UCSF workers are members of AFSCME 3299 and CWA UPTE....
Posted: Wed Apr 1, 2020 12:06PM
textSan Francisco, CA: Windows of Union-Busting Bakery Smashed Out by Repost
The following communique’ was anonymously sent to It’s Going Down which we republish below. For context, the Tartine Bakery in San Francisco has recently resisted efforts at a unionization drive by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU). The communique’ reads:...
Posted: Wed Apr 1, 2020 10:15AM
videoHonk for Justice, SF (video/quicktime 344.7MB) by Lis Cox
As Covid-19 increases exponentially, Never Again Action and allied organizations joined in SF and across the Country to form Car Caravans to Demand that the Camps be closed. 3 minute video....
Posted: Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:43PM
imageInnovative COVID-19 Safe Protest in San Francisco
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by Protest News
Boisterous Car Rally Honks for Justice for ICE Detainees...
Posted: Tue Mar 31, 2020 8:54PM
documentWar Commentary Issue #2
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by War Commentary
Our latest issue, formatted for easy printing at home. Print out a stack of 20 and leave them at your local corner store, grocery, or gas station. Good luck, stay healthy. Long live anarchy!...
Posted: Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:29PM
imageCOVID-19 & SF DPH SEIU 1021 Community Healthcare Centers Workers Under Attack
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by Labor Video Project
San Francisco DPH community center healthcare workers are being forced into dangerous positions without proper PPE protection that may contaminate them with COVID-19. SEIU 1021 SF DPH Community Healthcare Center Chapter VP Cheryl Thornton speaks out....
Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2020 10:03PM
imageCoronavirus pandemic in Oakland: Crisis, What Crisis?
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by Lynda Carson
Coronavirus pandemic in Oakland: Crisis, What Crisis? Then I spotted a group of people (7-10 people) hanging out in a yard drinking, smoking, chatting, and having a Bar-B-Q....
Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2020 8:41PM
textUpdates from the "Ignore Them Until they Disappear or Die Off" Genocide Zone by Robert Norse
While City & County officials who live indoors postulate, ponder, and predict, no safe shelters, sanitary shithouses, or reliable food services have opened up to replace those shut down. HUFF (Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom) critic passes on some updates and the latest in-the-field reports from Food not Bombs still-serving-under-fire foodster Keith McHenry....
Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2020 5:47PM
imageInstacart Emergency Walk Off Update
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by Gig Workers Collective
Instacart has failed to respond to Shoppers in a way that is respectful, moral, or even just considerate to other human beings....
Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2020 5:02PM
imageInstacart’s “Response” is a Sick Joke — The Strike is Still On
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by Gig Workers Collective & Instacart Shoppers
Today, Instacart responded to Shoppers’ demands by saying a week from now they will provide hand sanitizer and set the default in-app tip amount to whatever a customer had previously tipped. Aside from simply not being enough, this is insulting for a number of reasons....
Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2020 2:49PM
imageWatsonville Community Hospital Nurses to Hold Shift Change Actions To Demand Protections When Treating Patients With COVID-19
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by California Nurses Association
To protest the lack of personal protective equipment (PPE) and preparedness for frontline health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, registered nurses at Watsonville Community Hospital will hold a silent vigil and solidarity stand on Monday, March 30, 2020. Registered nurses are calling on Watsonville Community Hospital to reverse its decision to weaken personal protective equipment standards and cancel staff rather than preparing for a surge of COVID-19 patients....
Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2020 2:48PM