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imagePress Freedom, Whistleblowers & The Case Of Assange, Manning & Carmody
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by Labor Video Project
On July 20, 2019 a forum was held on Press Freedom, Whistleblowers & the Case of Assange, Manning and Carmody. The panelists discussed these cases and the fight to defend journalists and whistleblowers including the fight in the labor movement....
Posted: Sun Aug 4, 2019 12:35PM
imageDrummers Begin Month of Demonstrations as ICE Protests Intensify
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by Leon Kunstenaar
1 am arrests of 17 raise profile of anti ICE movement.. Photos and text: Leon Kunstenaar...
Posted: Thu Aug 1, 2019 6:36PM
calendarBlock Party to Abolish ICE
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by Abolish ICE SF
630 Sansome St, San Francisco, CA...
Event Date: Tue Jul 30, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Jul 26, 2019 10:29AM
audioHard Knock Radio on the Police Files Project and Police Accountability in California (audio/mpeg 13.9MB) by KPFA
Host Davey D speaks with Dave Id about the current state of police accountability in California and the need for the Police Files database to track violent and corrupt cops, as well as the district attorneys and politicians who enable them. Excerpt from Hard Knock Radio, July 18, 2019....
Posted: Thu Jul 25, 2019 5:59PM
textMayor Schaaf Rents Oakland Police Officers to Home Depot by ann nomura
Oakland Mayor Schaaf's rent a police officer program at Home Depot....
Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 5:28PM
imageNew Northern California Police Accountability Project Seeking Support
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by Police Files
We need a centralized archive for information on law enforcement violence and corruption across Northern California, but no such resource currently exists. With your help, we can have a working version within a matter of months. Share this and donate to make it happen!...
Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2019 12:26PM
imageMarin County Supervisors Hear Moving Testimony at TRUTH Forum
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by Leon Kunstenaar
ICE Out Of Marin demands sheriff end ICE cooperation and that Supervisors declare Marin a sanctuary. Photos and text: Leon Kunstenaar...
Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:47PM
imageDay of Action: 2nd Detention Camps Protest
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Protests Resume at SF Federal Building Photos and text: Leon Kunstenaar...
Posted: Sun Jul 7, 2019 1:12PM
textSanta Cruz County Homeless Union President Launches RV Park-In Protest by Robert Norse & Alicia Kuhl
Recent renewal of harassment of RV dwellers along Woodrow has prompted Alicia Kuhl of the SC Homeless Union Park-In to protest the threatening vigilante behavior. More details below....
Posted: Tue Jul 2, 2019 1:53PM
imageThe New War Against the Homeless
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by Keith McHenry
Political recalls and the campaign to dehumanize those who live without housing....
Posted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:18AM
imageMarin Residents Meet To Plan More Anti ICE Pressure
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Unlike San Francisco, Marin County Sheriff Delivers Detainees to ICE...
Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:50PM
imageIs New City Manager Tina Friend Bringing an Anti-Homeless Agenda to Scotts Valley?
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by Santa Cruz News Network
Without public input, freshly hired City Manager Tina Friend has drafted the City of Scotts Valley's political position on Assembly Bill 516, a state bill which would amend the California vehicle code to extend the amount of time before local authorities may legally tow a vehicle parked in public, and would also prevent the sale of vehicles after they are impounded to cover towing expenses. The bill is seen as a much needed protection for low income residents in the state; having a vehicle to...
Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:39PM
calendarCops Out Of Dyke March!
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by Gay Shame
We will meet at 4:30pm on the steps of Mission High on 18th street, across from the park....
Event Date: Sat Jun 29, 2019 4:30PM
Posted: Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:22PM
imagePre-Dawn Arrests at Spectacular Mono-pod Blockade on Rainbow Ridge, Mattole
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by kp
A 40' mono pod with a sitter was erected early this morning at the main gate on the logging road on Rainbow Ridge in the Mattole Forest. About 20 people were there by about 4 am in this very remote area. Once security and law enforcement showed up (in force), several people were arrested, after being thrown to the ground without notice....
Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:36AM
imageIn Palo Alto: Masks, Black Clothing, White Flowers in Solidarity with Hong Kong Protesters
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by R. Robertson
Hundreds of local supporters of Hong Kong's recent protests against an extradition law wore black in solidarity at a rally held in Palo Alto. Many wore masks. In addition, rally organizers asked people to bring white flowers to commemorate the death of a man consider to be a martyr in the cause, a 35 year old who committed suicide at the site of a Hong Kong protest....
Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2019 4:22AM
imageFour Elders Arrested at Gate as TreeSit Goes Up in Mattole
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by kp
Four Petrolia residents arrested blockading logging gate — average age 75 — as a protester climbs old growth tree in controversial Mattole logging operation in the pre-dawn hours Monday, June 10. Forest Defenders are occupying the forests and preparing for upcoming action camp. Meanwhile, the Lost Coast League is renewing their challenge to Humboldt Redwood Co.'s "sustainable" label....
Posted: Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:17PM
imageSanta Cruz Homeless Advocates Push Back Against Vigilante Comments
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by The Compassion Team
In response to an acute period of anti-homeless vigilante comments being left on social media in Santa Cruz, homeless advocates took screen captures of the statements and displayed them for the public to see during the public comment period of the Santa Cruz City Council meeting on May 28. The violent and threatening comments were made in response to posts containing photos that identified different homeless individuals and recreational vehicles in the Facebook group "Santa Cruz Looks Like SH...
Posted: Sun Jun 9, 2019 5:59PM
imageMattole Alert: Forest Defenders Head to the Woods and Lost Coast League Cries Foul As Humb
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by kp
Logging Crews and Security Showed up in a Contested Logging plan in the Mattole Forest, Ready to Cut in Legacy Forest and Threatened Habitat...
Posted: Fri Jun 7, 2019 11:49AM
imageFamily Member Believes Man who Died in Police Custody was Denied Proper Medical Care
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by Santa Cruz Police News
On June 1, 40-year-old Kevin Allen died while in custody of the Santa Cruz Police. A SCPD press release states officers were responding to a report that a man had fallen to the ground near Water Street and River Street in Santa Cruz when they found and took Kevin Allen into custody and transported him to jail, claiming he was intoxicated. Once at the jail, medical staff there determined Allen would need to be taken to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead after suffering cardiac issues o...
Posted: Wed Jun 5, 2019 4:32PM
imageAnti Police-Terror Project Statement on AB 392, the California Act to Save Lives
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by APTP
From our inception, the Anti Police-Terror Project has never subscribed to the belief that policing in America can be fixed. The system is not broken and thus cannot be made to right itself. Born of the slave trade, policing in America was then - and is now - about the catching, killing and incarcerating of Black and Indigenous bodies. We are an abolitionist organization committed to interrupting and rapidly responding to state violence, radically transforming the way in which we as a society...
Posted: Fri May 31, 2019 3:12PM