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imageLarge San Francisco Counter-Protest Overwhelms Tiny Ultra-Right Rally
by Bigots Forced to Flee
On Saturday, October 17, 2020, labor union members, anti-police brutality campaigners, advocates for release of prisoners affected by COVID-19, and leftists from Oakland and San Francisco came together to form a counter-demonstration against a rally of far-right demonstrators....
Posted: Sun Oct 18, 2020 2:29AM
imageWomen March in SF for Rights and to Protest Trump
by Leon Kunstenaar
Women protest in cities throughout US...
Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:27PM
imageManu Koenig and Trail Now PAC Apologize for Anti-Semitic Cartoons Featuring John Leopold
by Linda Pierce, Santa Cruz News Group
Manu Koenig, candidate for Santa Cruz County Supervisor in District 1, has apologized to the Jewish community following the public outcry over the publication of a series of cartoon caricatures considered to be anti-Semitic of his opponent incumbent Supervisor John Leopold, who is Jewish. In an email interview conducted on October 16, Manu Koenig stated: "I was so horrified to realize that the cartoon we had used in our campaign ad about the rail corridor could be considered anti-Semitic. Tha...
Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:06PM
audioCurtis Reliford - Santa Cruz Peace Train (audio/mpeg 65.0MB) by John Malkin
Santa Cruz activist Curtis Reliford discusses being attacked recently and his efforts to continue providing clothes and other materials to those in need across the USA....
Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:04PM
textIn CA, Latino farming communities hardest by COVID-19 and environmental injustice by Ramona du Houx
The California Latino community has been disproportionately infected by the coronavirus. Latinos make up 39 percent of the population in the state, but account for 56 percent of COVID-19 infections and 46 percent of deaths. That’s three times the rate as Whites. State officials say, many employers have not reliably provided protective equipment to workers or implemented social distancing or mask wearing rules. This is systemic racism. Too often, they live in neighborhoods that are located ne...
Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2020 6:23PM
imageJunipero Serra Statue Attacked in Bay Area
by Celebrating Indigenous Peoples' Day
Last night, the statue of Junipero Serra was defaced and covered in red paint to signify the colonial violence and genocide that has been and continues to be enacted upon the Indigenous people of this land, specifically in this context by spanish imperialism and the catholic church....
Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2020 9:49AM
imageMoms 4 Housing Announces Future of Moms House
by Moms4Housing
Moms Joined by Oakland City Council Members, Labor Council and Oakland Community Land Trust...
Posted: Fri Oct 9, 2020 1:57PM
calendarLevel the Playing Field Tour: Unity Rally for Prop 16
by Yes on Prop 16: Opprotunity For All
North Steps of California State Capitol building, 315 10th St, Sacramento, CA 95814 Masks and social distancing required...
Event Date: Mon Oct 12, 2020 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Oct 7, 2020 11:58AM
imagePoor People's Caravan Targets Senators Feinstein and Harris
by Leon Kunstenaar
Political action as applied morality...
Posted: Mon Oct 5, 2020 8:50PM
imageSmall but Mighty Sunnyvale Demonstration for Black Lives Matter
by Residents Show Up, Speak Out
October 3 Black Lives Matter protest in Sunnyvale, California...
Posted: Mon Oct 5, 2020 5:02PM
imageReclamation extends comment period on Shasta Dam raise draft EIS to October 5
by Dan Bacher
“How would you feel if someone was coming to burn down your house, everyone knew it was going to happen, but no one — not even the people who are supposed to protect you — cared enough to stop it,” said Marine Sisk, Chief Caleen Sisk’s daughter, on Winnemem sacred sites that would be drowned by the proposed raise of Shasta Dam...
Posted: Wed Sep 30, 2020 12:31PM
imageWhy Did Protesters Shut Down Intersection in Menlo Park?
by Justice for Breonna
About 200 people demonstrated on September 25 in Menlo Park in a protest that called for justice in the police murder of Breonna Taylor. They shut down a major intersection twice during the evening protest....
Posted: Mon Sep 28, 2020 7:59PM
imageVigil for Breonna Taylor in Fresno
by Peter Maiden
Around 60 protesters held a vigil for Breonna Taylor in front of the Unitarian Church in Fresno on Sunday, September 27. Below, Gwen Goodman holds a sign at the vigil....
Posted: Mon Sep 28, 2020 9:54AM
imageAbolition Fair Begins Monday
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
Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2020 2:43PM
imageBlacks and Asians Proclaim Unity in Struggle Against Racism and Violence
by Leon Kunstenaar
Rallies at SF City Hall and in Chinatown...
Posted: Sat Sep 26, 2020 11:50PM
imageStop Murders At Foster Farms Factory! Workers/Community Demand "Lives Over Profit"
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
imageStatement on Breonna Taylor
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
documentRepresentation & Power Zine
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
calendarProtect the Altar for Black Lives and Vigil for Tamario Smith
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
imageKaruk Tribe Declares State of Emergency due to Deadly Slater Fire
by Dan Bacher
The Karuk Tribe today declared a state of emergency in the wake of the deadly Slater Fire that has burned many homes of Karuk Tribe members in the Klamath River community of Happy Camp....
Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:34PM