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image Commander X Announces Book Release Date for "Behind The Mask: An Inside Look At Anonymous" 480_behindthemask.jpg by via Commander X
Commander X, who is known for his participation in the hacking/activist groups Anonymous and the Peoples Liberation Front, has announced he will be releasing his book "Behind The Mask: An Inside Look At Anonymous" to the public on October 15. Commander X has been in exile from the United States ever since early in 2012, when he made his way to Canada to escape federal charges related to the hacking of computers in Santa Cruz County, CA. A federal indictment claims Commander X hacked the count...
Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2016 6:32PM
calendar On Lennon's Birthday-World Speakout Stop Political Censorship By Zuckerberberg/Facebook 480_brazil_igf-protest_1.jpg by LaborNet
Mark Zuckerberg's SF Mansion 3452 21st St. near Dolores St. San Francisco...
Event Date: Sun Oct 9, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 8:24AM
calendar Beyond Occupy - Five Years Hence by Occupy Oakland
Oscar Grant Plaza 1 Frank H Ogawa Plz, Oakland...
Event Date: Sat Oct 8, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 10:59AM
text The Surreality of the Actual by Steve Martinot
Ever since the 60s and 70s, there has been a plan to drive out of town the entire community of activists, along with the black and brown communities, and turn Berkeley into a normal town again. It has gone as far as it has in part because too many people never thought that there was a plan. This article is just a kind of mirror on that....
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 2:30PM
image ACLU Stands with Standing Rock 480_stand_with_standing_rock_no_dapl_aclu.jpg by ACLU of Northern California
September 22, 2016 - The ACLU has long been committed to supporting and defending the rights of indigenous people and communities. From North Dakota, to Flint, to Alabama, to California’s Central Valley, the ACLU also recognizes the civil rights issues in struggles over clean water. We work to safeguard the vital roles peaceful protest, nonviolent civil disobedience, and activism play in defending our civil and human rights....
Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2016 11:39PM
image No DAPL Call for Support! Help Luta today! 480_wichapiluta_candaleria_luta_1.jpg by via SSPRIT
September 19, 2016 - Wichapiluta Candaleria or Luta, Rumsen Ohlone & Mescalero Apache, activist, musical artist, and current Vice-Chair of Sacred Sites Protection and Rights of Indigenous Tribes (SSPRIT), has defended several Sacred Sites in the Bay Area known as Ohlone Shellmounds. Luta was recently targeted by police while he was offering his support at the Standing Rock encampment/NO DAPL. Luta was singled out as he was standing in a group leading a spiritual song. Luta was arrested and ch...
Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 5:19PM
image We Stand with Standing Rock 9-18-2016 480_002_1.jpg by AutumnSun
Many people gathered and demonstrated again to stop the No. Dakota Pipeline!...
Posted: Tue Sep 20, 2016 10:51AM
calendar Mni Wiconi/Water Is Life, Food Not Bombs, Come-Unity Gathering 480_mni_wiconi_standing_rock_solidarity_santa_cruz_food_not_bombs_1.jpg by Livity Rising
Santa Cruz Post Office, at Water and Front Street, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Sun Sep 25, 2016 3:00PM
Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 3:51PM
image Santa Cruz Residents Rally to Stop the Dakota Access Pipeline 480_dakota-access-pipeline-rally-santa-cruz-1_1.jpg by Alex Darocy
Residents in Santa Cruz gathered at the Town Clock on September 13 as part of a national day of action to oppose the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, and to support the Standing Rock Sioux and the Native Americans protecting the land and the water near the tribe's land. "Join us to call on President Obama to instruct the Army Corps of Engineers to revoke the permits for this dirty oil pipeline," an announcement for the event in Santa Cruz read. "The movement to stop the Dakota Acce...
Posted: Fri Sep 16, 2016 5:29PM
image Explore Your Social Justice Community Workshop 480_009_1.jpg by AutumnSun
Thank you Sarah Durant for your help with this posting! The Resource Center for Nonviolence held a workshop on September 10 and 11 called Explore Your Social Justice Community. The workshop was geared toward budding activists who want to get started in social change and longtime activists that wanted to deepen and broaden their knowledge of nonviolent strategies and local social justice campaigns while building connections in the local community...
Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2016 3:02PM
image National day of action against the Dakota Access Pipeline 9-13-16 480_020_1.jpg by AutumnSun
We in Santa Cruz joined with others around the world to show our support with Standing Rock!...
Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2016 10:07PM
image Prison Strike Solidarity in Oakland 480_prison-strike-solidarity-oakland_7_9-10-16_1.jpg by Bradley Allen
Grabbing banners, flags, and signs, people took to the streets and marched through the downtown to several corporations that profit from prison labor....
Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2016 11:20AM
image Santa Cruz Solidarity with Standing Rock Water Protectors to Oppose Dakota Oil Pipeline 480_i_stand_with_standing_rock_sioux_1.jpg by SC County News
Groups in Santa Cruz County are planning trips out to Standing Rock to support the Water protectors working to stop construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), and to join in their efforts. For months Indigenous Water protectors have worked to prevent construction of the pipeline, which has desecrated sites sacred to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Thousands of Water protectors are on the scene with the support of hundreds of Native American Tribes. The DAPL is being financed by Energy ...
Posted: Thu Sep 8, 2016 6:41PM
calendar NoDAPL Solidarity Rally/March - No Pipelines dakota_access_pipeline_global_mobilization.jpg by via Diablo Rising Tide - DiRT
McKesson Plaza [Market & Montgomery]; SF...
Event Date: Thu Sep 8, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Sun Sep 4, 2016 6:47PM
calendar Dakota Access Citibank Protest (Sacramento) 480_banks_funding_dakota_access_pipeline_1.jpg by via California Labor for Bernie Sanders
Citibank 1116 Alhambra Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95816...
Event Date: Wed Sep 7, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Sun Sep 4, 2016 6:41PM
calendar Nationally Coordinated Prisoner Workstoppage 480_prisoner-strike-sept-9-2016_1.jpg by Prisoners from across the United States
nation-wide prisoner work stoppage...
Event Date: Fri Sep 9, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Aug 16, 2016 10:26AM
text The MacArthur Tranist Village Developers -- Researching Boston Properties by The Occupy Research Insitute
The proposed MacArthur Transit Village is being worked through the approval process in Oakland. The structure, to be constructed adjacent to MacArthur BART, was the subject of an Oakland Design Review Committee meeting on August 10th. The transit village, which would become the tallest building in North Oakland, has drawn civic argument (both pro and con) regarding the height, environmental and aesthetic impacts, and the number of affordable housing units. While the building is the subject...
Posted: Fri Aug 12, 2016 12:53AM
image Boycott Driscoll’s Protest at Watsonville Strawberry Festival 480_watsonville-strawberry-festival_24_8-6-16_1.jpg by Bradley Allen
A banner declaring “No More Blood Berries” hung from the most iconic buildings in downtown Watsonville, which hover over the Strawberry Festival and stand as subtle reminders of the apple industry in the Pájaro Valley....
Posted: Tue Aug 9, 2016 5:06PM
image Environmental racism in the “leftmost city” 480_nopal_1.jpg by Santa Cruz Ecological Justice
Santa Cruz is a majority white town, characterized by an extreme shortage of affordable housing and rentals. In recent years there has been increasing encroachment by wealthy out-of-towners seeking second homes near the beach. Within the city’s neighborhoods, one stands out demographically. Beach Flats, bordering the Boardwalk’s enormous parking lots, is populated mainly by immigrants from Mexico and Central America....
Posted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:21AM
text Walgreens will start surcharging San Francisco Federal Credit Union Members by Victim
Effective, July 31, 2016, ATMs located in approximately 560 California Walgreens stores will no longer be part of the "surcharge-free" CO-OP ATM Network....
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 11:39PM