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text 50 Anniversary of blockade of Napalm bombs shipped from Alviso, Ca. by Gil Villagran, MSW
In 1966 four San Jose women blocked the loading of napalm bombs to be used to burn people to death in Vietnam. They were arrested, the bombs were shipped, and more than one million Vietnamese suffered grotesque death with California produced jellied gasoline. After 58,000+ American teens and young adult drafted soldiers were killed, along with two million Vietnam mostly civilians were killed--our nation finally departed from the land we devastated with agent orange, landmines, and brutal ge...
Posted: Thu May 26, 2016 4:53PM
image A Tribute to Our Friend, Photographer and Organizer Bob Fitch bob-fitch-josh-sonnenfeld-2015-stanford.jpg by Josh Sonnenfeld, and Paul Ortiz
Beyond doing the dishes, photography was Bob’s skill that he could offer – and he did so with incredibly regularity and personal sacrifice over many decades. He understood that by taking photos, he was providing a service, allowing a more true story to be heard, amidst the spin of our opponents and distortion of the mainstream media. He knew that his job was to show up, “keep his mouth shut,” and “DFIU” (don’t ‘mess’ it up). His approach, in turn, engendered a deep level of ...
Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 8:03AM
calendar Anti-Hillary Clinton Action in Salinas 480_evil-hillary_1.jpg original image (368x546) by Watsonville Brown Berets
Hartnell College 411 Central Ave Building G -- Auxiliary Gym Salinas, California
Event Date: Wed May 25, 2016 11:00AM
Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 5:29PM
calendar SOA Watch Activists vs. U.S. Department of Defense by School of the Americas Watch San Francisco
Courtroom 4, 2nd Floor, Rm 260 James R. Browning U.S. Courthouse 95 7th Street, San Francisco, California
Event Date: Fri May 13, 2016 9:00AM
Posted: Thu May 12, 2016 4:06PM
calendar Protest Against the Clinton's Prison Industrial Complex and War Machine 120_protest_flyer_1.jpg original image (2272x2592) by Mark
Sather Gate at UC Berkeley
Event Date: Sat Apr 2, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Thu Mar 31, 2016 1:50AM
image In Memory of Louis LaFortune, Compassionate Peace Activist 120_louis-lafortune-santa-cruz.jpg original image (668x501) by Bradley Allen
“Louis was a teacher who was fiercely dedicated to justice. He was always supportive and involved in our community work and campaigns.” -Jenn Laskin
Posted: Thu Mar 17, 2016 1:11PM
image John Swett Unified School District, “Our Children are Warriors” 120_jsusdwarrioryearbook.jpg original image (124x179) by Angel Heart
Depicting Warriors as the John Swett’s High School is synonymous with the legacy JSUSD has created with the former John Swett High School Indian mascot.
Posted: Tue Mar 1, 2016 10:49AM
image Santa Cruz Cops Release BearCat Photos to Flaunt Their New Attack Vehicle 120_lenco_bearcat_santa_cruz_police_armored_vehicle_1.jpg original image (1600x1022) by SC Police News
This week SCPD released photos of the BearCat armored attack vehicle they purchased last year despite massive protests by the public against it. The attack truck, manufactured by Lenco, cost $251,000.
Posted: Sun Jan 31, 2016 9:24PM
document Announcing the Report Back from the Rojava Revolution Tour rojava.pdf_140_.jpg original image (x) by FireWorks
Paul Z Simons discusses the Rojava Revolution, an ongoing social experiment in communal direct democracy in the autonomous Kurdish regions of Northern Syria.
Posted: Fri Dec 4, 2015 12:20PM
calendar Our grief is not a cry for endless war 120_grief-askew-2001.jpg original image (600x319) by Curt
Polk Street steps of San Francisco City Hall
Event Date: Fri Nov 20, 2015 12:00PM
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 1:55PM
calendar Pirate Mike Memorial @ federal building at san francisco by orion
101 Market street san francisco ca.
Event Date: Thu Nov 5, 2015 4:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 4, 2015 1:18PM
image Rest in Power Pirate Mike (Oct 30, 2015) 120_michaelclift.jpg original image (684x1029) by Sam the Gardener
Please share memories celebrating the life of Pirate Mike in the comments thread below.
Posted: Mon Nov 2, 2015 4:06PM
audio The Golden Rule Peace Boat at Fleet Week and the Blue Angels Air Show (audio/mpeg 3.8MB) by KPFA/Project Censored
KPFA's Project Censored aired one of the only broadcast segments critical of San Francisco's Fleet Week and Blue Angels Air Show, with Veterans for Peace Vice President Gerry Condon, who made his way into the Bay on The Golden Rule Peace Boat, alongside the nuclear navy. The Golden Rule is a historic sailboat which a group of Quakers used to try to sail into the Marshall Islands to protest nuclear weapons testing.
Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2015 4:33PM
audio Code Pink and Vets for Peace protest Fleet Week and the Blue Angels Air Show (audio/mpeg 1007.5 KB) by KPFA Weekend News
Vets for Peace and Code Pink bannered, tabled, performed street theatre, and sailed through San Francisco Bay to protest Fleet Week and the Blue Angels Air Show, the city's annual celebration of war and militarism.
Posted: Tue Oct 13, 2015 12:42AM
calendar PEACE VIGIL - 14th Anniversary of U.S. & British Airstrikes in Afghanistan by Adrienne
Mckesson (BART) Plaza - Montgomery & Market Streets - directly above Montgomery BART (on the steps facing Market St. - below Senator Feinstein's office) San Francisco
Event Date: Wed Oct 7, 2015 5:30PM
Posted: Tue Oct 6, 2015 12:05PM
image "Backlash" Japan Abe's Denialist Supporters Attack Korean Ex-Comfort Woman Grandma Yongsoo 120_korea_halmoni_yong-soo_lee_at_sf_board_of_supervisors_committee9-17-15.jpg original image (640x480) by Labor Video Project
Japanese Prime Minister Abe's supporters in San Francisco attacked Korean Ex-Comfort Woman Grandma Yongsoo Lee as a "liar" and opposed the establishment of a memorial for the 200,000 sexual slaves used by the Japanese Imperial Army. The Japanese government is pushing to re-militarize and move toward war with China and other countries in Asia.
Posted: Mon Sep 28, 2015 9:07PM
video 9/11/15 Oakland "Stop Urban Shield" Rally (video/x-flv 167.7MB) by Ed Rippy
On 9/11/15 about 150 people showed up outside the Alameda County Sherriff's office in downtown Oakland to protest the ninth annual "Urban Shield" exercise. I have done my best to spell the names right, but no guarantees. You can hear police helicopters overhead throughout. (video: 19:29)
Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2015 10:54PM
audio War games in Pleasanton??? Urban Shield returns to the Bay (audio/mpeg 1.3MB) by KPFA Weekend News/Ann Garrison
Last year the Stop Urban Shield Coalition succeeded in getting the City of Oakland to cancel this year's Urban Shield war games and weapons exposition. Nevertheless, Urban Shield returned to the Bay Area on 09/11, once again organized by Alameda County Sheriff Gregory L. Ahern and the Alameda County Sheriff's Department. This time its hub is in Pleasanton, a suburb between Oakland and Livermore with a population of roughly 70,000.
Posted: Mon Sep 14, 2015 3:29PM
image Women in Black 120_womeninblack_002.jpg original image (283x152) by Inge Etzbach
I am trying to start a Women in Black group for Peace and Justice in Midtown Redwood City. If you would like to participate and have ideas regarding times and locations, please leave a note at womeninblackRWC@gmx.com. For more information read the articles below.
Posted: Mon Sep 7, 2015 5:40PM
image Lessons On 70th Anniversary Of Hiroshima Bombing & Protest At CA Lawrence Livermore Laboratory 120_livermore_blockade.jpg original image (640x480) by Labor Video Project
On the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima actions took place around the world and in the East Bay at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory where nuclear weapons are designed.
Posted: Fri Aug 7, 2015 9:03PM