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Holding Out for Un-alienated Communication
In August 2016, about 40 folks convened in Montreal at the World Forum on Free Media to discuss what Indymedia could look like given the current social media landscape. This gathering was grounded by a callout entitled "What could a global independent media/tech network be in the era of corporate social media?"...
Posted: Sun Sep 10, 2017 5:21PM
After Google Fires Misogynistic Engineer, Feminists React at Mountain View Demo
Jack Posobiec is is best known as a Trump supporter and for advancing conspiracy theories such as “Pizzagate". He hastily scrubbed a protest he organized to be held at Google HQ in Mountain View CA today, citing “credible Alt-Left terrorist threats”. Counter-protesters to his right wing demo gathered nonetheless, calling out Posobiec and fired Google software engineer James Damore, saying both are misogynists....
Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 8:06PM
ICE/HSI Raids Home in West Oakland with OPD Assist, Resident Speaks Out Afterward (video) (video/mp4 300.3mb)
On Wednesday, August 16, at about 7am, a convoy of unmarked federal vehicles rolled up in West Oakland and a dozen or more agents jumped out, demanding entry into a Latina home. The agents only identified themselves as a "special unit" and said that they were investigating a family-owned cleaning business. The owner of the house and business is a legal US citizen, although some at the house are more recent migrants from Guatemala who have fled violence in their homeland. After handcuffing ...
Posted: Fri Aug 18, 2017 10:48PM
Indybay Co-Founder Kaye "Nana" Griffin Passes On
The Indybay Collective has learned that Kaye "Nana" Griffin, an Indybay co-founder, passed on last week....
Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:12PM
Heather’s Patisserie Turns Off the Oven
After more than thirteen years of providing the finest in Parisian style pastries and cakes, baked fresh on site daily, Heather’s Patisserie is closing up shop....
Posted: Mon Aug 14, 2017 11:32PM
Judge Orders Oakland Police Reforms, Says Mayor Schaaf Did Not Honor Her Word
Following a hearing this week with Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and other top city officials, U.S. District Judge Thelton Henderson issued a court order Wednesday requiring the City of Oakland to reform how it conducts investigations of police misconduct. The judge’s order came in response to the June 21 report of a court investigator that found the city had “severely mishandled” the investigation into allegations that Oakland Police Department had sexually exploited underage teenager Celeste ...
Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 6:04PM
Call on Cabrillo College to fire Alex Taurke for Sexual Assault
A lawsuit has been filed by a former Cabrillo College student stating that Alex Taurke, a professor at Cabrillo College, sexually harassed and assaulted the student in May 2016....
Posted: Fri Jun 9, 2017 9:48AM
Louise Rosealma on Berkeley and It’s Implications
In an audio interview with It's Going Down, Louise discusses their anarchist and antifascist beliefs, about being attacked by Damigo, and how they were then literally almost killed by several other Alt-Right supporters, who attempted to slam their head onto rocks and pavement....
Posted: Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:39PM
Donate to the Woman Brutally Assaulted by Nathan Damigo of Identity Europa in Berkeley
We believe it is essential to provide support for those who risked their lives to confront white nationalists on the street, and that it is extra important for those who were victimized with targeted violence....
Posted: Sun Apr 16, 2017 11:43AM
Call CSU Stanislaus, Demand They Expel Violent Neo-Nazi Nathan Damigo
Nathan Damigo is a leading white supremacist and a student at CSU Stanislaus in Turlock, CA. He spent 5 years in prison for carrying out a violent hate crime and has been documented putting up neo-Nazi stickers at his college. On Saturday, April 15th, he attacked and beat up someone during the pro-Trump rally in Berkeley, CA. Call both the Dean and President of CSU Stanislaus and demand that they expel Damigo now! Enough is enough! Damigo has got to go!...
Posted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:14PM
Solidarity with the Women of Rojava at the Oakland Women’s Strike
We have raised our fists, and learned that only by taking part in the making of revolution will we have a voice....
Posted: Mon Apr 10, 2017 8:58PM
Interview with Valerie Corral of Wo/Men’s Alliance for Medical Marijuana (WAMM)
‘I don't work with pot, I work with people.’ - Valerie Corral...
Posted: Tue Apr 4, 2017 12:50PM
CISPES Statement on Hector Perla and Sexual/Gender Violence in our Movement
Reports surfaced earlier this year that a long-time CISPES ally, Héctor Perla, sexually assaulted one of his students while he was a professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz. According to the survivor’s lawyer, university officials ignored previous instances of Perla’s sexual misconduct toward students, thereby permitting more harm to occur....
Posted: Mon Apr 3, 2017 4:46PM
Brytanee Brown on Housing and Urban Displacement: Oakland and New Orleans (audio/mpeg 9.8mb)
Oakland-based activist Brytanee Brown joins WTUL News and Views in the studio to discuss housing as a women's issue, re-imagining the language and intentions of urban planning and design, and some solutions for combatting urban displacement....
Posted: Thu Mar 16, 2017 10:21AM
Downtown Streets Blocked in Santa Cruz During International Women's Day Strike
On March 8, striking community members marched through downtown Santa Cruz in solidarity with Women's Strikes organized around the world on International Women's Day as a follow up to the massive Women's Marches held on January 21, 2017, the day after the Inauguration of Trump. [Top photo: Marching down Pacific Avenue in Santa Cruz. Scroll down for more photos.]...
Posted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 6:44PM
NLG Sacramento Alert: CHP Recommending Charges for Antifa at Capitol Nazi Rally Last June
The Sacramento Bee has reported that 106 people are facing charges from the Nazi/antifa rally at the capitol this past June. Prosecutors will consider 514 misdemeanor and 68 felony charges involving 106 people, with charges ranging from unlawful assembly to assault with a deadly weapon....
Posted: Wed Mar 8, 2017 10:50PM
International Women's Day 2017 Santa Cruz 3-8-17
Streets in downtown Santa Cruz were shut down while many people demonstrated for International Women's Day 2017...
Posted: Wed Mar 8, 2017 6:28PM
Women Stand Up And Speak Out On 2017 Women's Day In SF-Defend Women And Worker Rights
Hundreds of women joined together in San Francisco to defend women and worker rights. They attacked racist attacks on immigrants and the militarization pushed by the capitalists....
Posted: Wed Mar 8, 2017 5:08PM
Stand in solidarity with the women of Rojava at the Oakland Women’s Strike
Mesopotamia Solidarity Bloc...
Event Date: Wed Mar 8, 2017 5:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 6, 2017 12:30PM
Strike & Dig at UC Gill Tract Community Farm
UC Gill Tract Community Farm is in Berkeley on San Pablo Ave, at the intersection with Marin...
Event Date: Wed Mar 8, 2017 9:30AM
Posted: Mon Mar 6, 2017 11:50AM