Police violence targets working people and youth of all racial and ethnic backgrounds
While racism is a factor in many police murders and accounts for the fact that blacks and Native Americans are killed at a rate disproportionate to their share of the national population, it is workers and young people—of every skin color, gender, sexuality and national origin—who are the victims of the police. In presenting police violence as a racial issue, of whites against blacks, the media aims to divide the working class and cover up the socioeconomic background of those who are being ...
Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 5:32AM
In San Rafael a Vigil--Justice for Daunte Wright
On April 11, a 20-year-old Black man, Daunte Wright, was killed by a police officer during a traffic stop in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota. He was shot at close range. Protesters say police are engaged in a racist war on Black America. At a vigil on April 16 in San Rafael, demonstrators remembered Daunte and other victims....
Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 3:26AM
Real Estate Development Takeover of Sonoma County
The North bay area of Sonoma County has become the victims of recent wildfires dating back to 2017. Since the fires, many Sonoma County residents have suffered by losing their homes, belongs and loved ones. While residences are unable to find affordable housing the real estate development industry has benefited, by purchasing the property of people who are unable to rebuild their homes. This Real estate companies convert the property they purchase into luxury homes and communities that people...
Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 9:25PM
San Francisco Caravan: Say NO to the U.S. Blockade of Cuba!
gather at 11:30am at 1875 Marin Street, San Francisco...
Event Date: Sun Apr 25, 2021 11:30AM
Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 7:20PM
ILWU Local #10 in SF calls for Mumia Abu-Jamal's release (April 19 letter to Gov. Wolf)
This new ILWU Local #10 (400 North Point, San Francisco) letter sent to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf calls for the immediate release of Mumia Abu-Jamal....
Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 6:07PM
Stealing our Last Acre & One Remaining Mule… Black, Brown & No income SF Residents Resist
What: Press Conference/Speak-Out from Tenants of Public Housing in San Francisco Where: In Front of San Francisco City Hall When: 10am TOMORROW Tuesday, April 20...
Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 11:52AM
#StopAsianHate San José Community Rally
Plaza de César Chávez 1 Paseo de San Antonio, San Jose, CA 95113...
Event Date: Sun Apr 25, 2021 1:00PM
Posted: Mon Apr 19, 2021 1:34AM
Earth Day Celebration & Mural Unveiling In Clarion Alley
Clarion Alley, between Mission and Valencia Streets and 17th and 18th Streets in San Francisco....
Event Date: Sun Apr 25, 2021 1:00PM
Posted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 9:58PM
Earth Week Gathering Oakland
Snow Park & Lake Merritt Amphitheater, Oakland...
Event Date: Sat Apr 24, 2021 4:00PM
Posted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 9:51PM
Stop the Spray: No Round-Up in Santa Cruz
146-152 Blaine St. Riverfront & Casa Del Rio Apartments Go to 146 Blaine St. Walk through the parking lot to the office at 148 Blaine....
Event Date: Mon Apr 19, 2021 8:00AM
Posted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 6:35PM
Sonoma County’s Institutional Responses to the Black Lives Matter Movement
This piece is about Sonoma County's educational institution's reponse to the Black Lives Matter movement. It explains the movement and how it has affected a couple of educational institutions in the county. It brings to light what their steps are going forward after the movement's influence....
Posted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 6:25PM
People's Earth Day Rally @ SF City Hall
Meet at San Francisco City Hall/Polk Street Steps...
Event Date: Thu Apr 22, 2021 12:00PM
Posted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 4:33PM
Wednesday Mission District Sharing Returns to 16th/Mission BART Plaza
San Francisco Food Not Bombs' weekly Wednesday Mission District sharing has resumed its regular format after switching to mobile food distribution at the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis....
Posted: Sun Apr 18, 2021 5:39AM
Enough is Enough! Community March & Rally for Black Lives in San Jose
Downtown San Jose: Meet up at Plaza De Cesar Chavez, 1 Paseo De San Antonio, then March to San Jose City Hall, 200 200 E. Santa Clara Street for Rally Masks and Social Distancing Required; Peaceful Protest...
Event Date: Sun Apr 25, 2021 3:00PM
Posted: Sat Apr 17, 2021 6:00PM
Oakland Education Association attempts to defuse anger over reckless return to schools
After pushing members to ratify their deal to resume in-person instruction, union leadership is now trying to restrain teachers’ opposition by declaring an impasse over negotiating schedules....
Posted: Sat Apr 17, 2021 8:51AM
WorkWeek Bessemer Amazon Lessons, Hanging Noose At USF, Labor & Brazil Pandemic & Zinn
WorkWeek reports on the lessons of the Bessemer Amazon union election, the hanging noose at USF and the pandemic in Brazil and labor. Last WorkWeek hears a past presentation by labor historian Howard Zinn on the hidden history of the US working class....
Posted: Fri Apr 16, 2021 12:08PM
Santa Cruz Sheriff's Office Releases Video Footage of Officer Involved Shooting (video/mp4 111.5MB)
The Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office has released some of the video footage from the body cameras worn by deputies involved in the shooting of Eli Burry on April 6. The footage was included in an edited video posted to Facebook on April 14 that features video, text, and still images, in addition to narration by Sheriff Jim Hart. (Watch video below)...
Posted: Thu Apr 15, 2021 4:47PM
Mountain View--Rising Up Against Anti-Asian Discrimination
Chanting "Stop the Violence--No More Silence," more than 500 demonstrators marched from the vicinity of the historic Caltrain Station at the end of Castro Street to rally in the Mountain View City Hall Plaza on April 11....
Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2021 10:24PM
May Day 2021 (San José)
Roosevelt Park 901 East Santa Clara Street San José, CA 95116...
Event Date: Sat May 1, 2021 2:30PM
Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2021 9:55PM
Boarding Up for Verdict Day
With a verdict in the Derek Chauvin Trial for ex-cop Chauvin's murder of George Floyd predicted anytime after Monday, April 19, 2021, businesses and empty buildings are boarding up for a possible riot on Verdict Day. For the City's police preparations, see https://www.sfexaminer.com/news/sfpd-prepares-for-possible-protests-as-chauvin-trial-continues/...
Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2021 7:33PM