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calendarThe Art of Protest - Speakers
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by U.C. Berkeley Library
Doe Library, Morrison Library, lower level University of California Berkeley, CA 94720...
Event Date: Thu Mar 5, 2020 5:00PM
Posted: Tue Feb 25, 2020 11:54PM
textOver 4,700 organizations unite to save affordable housing & community development programs by Lynda Carson
According to HUD’s records on 10/08/2019, in San Francisco there are 13,798 units in its Section 8 inventory, Oakland has 13,614 Section 8 units, Berkeley has 1,995 Section 8 units, Alameda has 1,885 Section 8 units, Alameda County has 6,684 Section 8 units, Contra Costa County has 9,235 Section 8 units, and Marin Housing has 2,205 Section 8 units listed....
Posted: Tue Feb 25, 2020 9:30PM
imageCorruption in the Fresno Police Department Runs Deep
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by Mike Rhodes
This article reveals the dark underbelly of corruption in Fresno, with a focus on the Police Department. Photo below: Jerry Dyer on the left, holding noose. Now he wants to be the mayor of Fresno....
Posted: Tue Feb 25, 2020 2:11PM
imagePro-Recall Mailer is Worthy of a Trump Medal of Honor
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by Santa Cruz News Network
In her latest piece written for Bratton Online, Gillian Greensite, the co-founder of the Commission for the Prevention of Violence Against Women (CPVAW), dissects some of the misinformation contained in a flyer she received in the mail from the recall campaign. "The latest expensive mailer from the pro-recall camp is expertly crafted. Its layout is a graphic designer’s dream," Greensite writes. "Its playing fast and loose with the truth is worthy of a Trump medal of honor." Read Gillian Green...
Posted: Tue Feb 25, 2020 9:52AM
imageReport Back from Lockdown at Chase Corporate Offices in Solidarity with Wet’suwet’en
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by It's Going Down
The following is an account from the Indigenous group who participated in the Chase corporate office lockdown in so-called San Francisco, California, in solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en....
Posted: Mon Feb 24, 2020 7:03PM
imageSF Demands Free Julian Assange & Goes Into UK Consulate Building Lobby
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by Bay Action Committee To Free Julian Assange
As part of world day of action to Free Julian Assange activists rallied in San Francisco and then briefly occupied the UK building lobby....
Posted: Mon Feb 24, 2020 4:45PM
imageCensorship By UCSC: Administration Blocks Network Access to PayUsMoreUCSC.com
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by Spread The Strike!
Access to payusmoreucsc.com, the website for Striking Workers at University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC), has been blocked on the UCSC network. On February 23, an update posted on GoFundMe by Jane Komori states, "In addition to blocking our website on their network, EVC Kletzer took the openly authoritarian step of forcing department chairs to run all communications with students through her. These petty actions have more in common with dictatorships than universities."...
Posted: Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:23PM
imageRecall Campaign Uses Darkened Photo of Councilmember Glover in Facebook Ad
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by Santa Cruz News Network
The group Santa Cruz United is running a Facebook ad that features a visibly darkened photo of Santa Cruz City Councilmember Drew Glover, who is African American. The photo has been converted to gray-scale and covered in text containing allegations of misconduct. The ad was placed to promote the recall of Councilmember Glover, as well as Councilmember Chris Krohn, who is not featured in the photo. The imagery preys on human perception through what has been termed by researchers as the "Bad is...
Posted: Mon Feb 24, 2020 1:04PM
imageFresno Police Department Officers Assault Homeless Man
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by Mike Rhodes
Fresno Police officers beat this homeless man, arrested him for resisting arrest and booked him into the Fresno County Jail....
Posted: Mon Feb 24, 2020 12:47PM
imageStatement on the Firing of Oakland Police Chief Kirkpatrick
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by Coalition on Police Accountability
Statement from CPA on Recent Firing...
Posted: Sun Feb 23, 2020 8:16PM
imageAchievements of City Council's Progressive Majority Defy the Recall
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by Santa Cruz News Network
Despite the recall campaign, the Progressive majority on the Santa Cruz City Council remained focused on work in 2019 and 2020, accomplishing more in a short period of time than any other Council in recent memory. In January, Progressives published a list which noted significant achievements by the Council on affordable housing issues, the increased funding of emergency shelter options for the homeless, and work on environmental issues, among other successes. This article supplements the list...
Posted: Sun Feb 23, 2020 5:03PM
imageWells Fargo Hit By Climate Protest for Second Consecutive Day
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Silicon Valley Environmental group holds “visitation” event at Mountain View branch....
Posted: Sun Feb 23, 2020 3:58PM
imageDemand to Stop Funding Climate Change at Wells Fargo Branch
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Silicon Valley Climate Action Network occupies San Jose branch...
Posted: Sun Feb 23, 2020 1:37PM
imageProtesters in Silicon Valley Tell Wells Fargo "Quit the Dirty Energy Business"
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by Die-In Inside Bank Branch
Demonstrators called on Big Oil’s largest lender, Wells Fargo, to halt its financing of fossil fuels and invest instead in clean energy solutions to the climate crisis. They took their protest of Feb 21 to a branch in Mountain View, CA....
Posted: Sun Feb 23, 2020 4:21AM
imageMarch for Affordable Housing in Santa Cruz, California 2-22-2020
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by AutumnSun
"No more waiting. Build housing Now!"...
Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:57PM
calendarStop The Money Pipeline @ Chase by XR SF Bay
Chase Bank, 14th St. and Broadway, Oakland...
Event Date: Fri Feb 28, 2020 11:00AM
Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 7:05PM
imageDemonstrations throughout California in support of wildcat strike by UC-Santa Cruz graduate teaching assistants
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by Anthony del Olmo (WSWS Repost)
February 22, 2020 - The International Youth and Students for Social Equality (IYSSE), the youth movement of the Socialist Equality Party, is holding an emergency online meeting this Sunday, February 23, at 4pm Pacific Time to discuss an international socialist strategy for the UC strike. Visit https://iysse.com/UCstrike/ for further details....
Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 6:34PM
textUC Santa Cruz graduate students defy administration ultimatum, vote to continue strike by WSWS Repost
February 22, 2020 - The International Youth and Students for Social Equality (IYSSE), the youth movement of the Socialist Equality Party, is holding an emergency online meeting this Sunday, February 23, at 4pm Pacific Time to discuss an international socialist strategy for the UC strike. Visit https://iysse.com/UCstrike/ for further details....
Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 6:24PM
imageFood and Agriculture Workshops featured at the 2020 Black Expo, Sacramento State
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by Michael Harris
California State University, Sacramento continues to provide innovative leadership toward expanding essential educational conversations and business opportunity. Our California Black Agriculture Working Group remains steadfast in helping provide tangible ideas and solutions....
Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:46PM
imageRally at State of the State calls on Newsom to phase out oil production
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by Dan Bacher
“Today’s State of the State address is an opportunity to make clear that the Newsom Administration will not wrap itself around fossil fuel polluting billionaires — representing an industry that profits from human suffering and ecological destruction,” said Matt Nelson, Executive Director of the nation’s largest online Latinx organizing group, Presente.org. Photo of rally at State Capitol on February 19 by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 2:43PM