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image Google intensifies censorship of left-wing websites 480_google_censorship.jpg by Andre Damon (WSWS Repost)
Google has intensified its censorship of left-wing, progressive and anti-war websites, cutting the search traffic of 13 leading news outlets by 55 percent since April. The information uncovered by the WSWS has been prominently reported on a number of alternative news websites. Despite the broad support for the WSWS’s calls for an end to Google’s Internet censorship, the company has refused to reply either to the WSWS’s petition opposing its censorship or repeated attempts to contact it for ...
Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:16AM
image Protest at FCC Chair Ajit Pai's Talk with Tech Execs in SF 480_netneutsfcrowd_1.jpg by R. Robertson
While he has frozen services to low-income internet users, FCC Chair Ajit Pai came to San Francisco to talk to tech executives about bridging the digital divide for underserved communities. Protesters brought demands to the site of the meeting at 543 Howard St. Photos by Charlie Moehle under creative commons license....
Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:58AM
text Alt-Right create fake Berkeley stabbing story by Unfake the News
The Alt-Right are spreading a fake news story about a woman who was allegedly stabbed by Antifa in Berkeley last night. This story is factually untrue....
Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:44PM
image "Eco-Fascist" Groups Applaud ISIS, Murder of Heather Heyer, and Publishers 480_ee-anarchist-meme_1.jpg by free speech warriors
New communiques applaud neo-Nazis, ISIS, and threaten anarchists for raising questions....
Posted: Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:41PM
image Holding Out for Un-alienated Communication 480_medias-libres-world-forum-of-free-media_1.jpg by IMC Montreal 2016 Convergence Working Group
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
image Publisher of Visión Magazine gave $400 to David Duke’s failed Senate campaign 480_fred-bigler-vision-magazine_1.jpg by Lynda Carson
Strange as it may seem, Fred Bigler is the publisher, co-founder and Board Member of Visión Magazine, a magazine about Latino innovators in business, community leadership, education and the arts!...
Posted: Thu Sep 7, 2017 1:25AM
calendar 2017 Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair 480_22nd-annual-bay-area-anarchist-book-fair-2017_1.jpg by Anarchist Book Fair
Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck Oakland, California 94609...
Event Date: Sat Sep 16, 2017 10:00AM
Posted: Sun Sep 3, 2017 4:52PM
image “The Job of the Media is To Divorce Movements From Their Base” (podcast) 480_igd-podcast-separatemovements_4a_1.jpg by It's Going Down
This past weekend in San Francisco and Berkeley saw tens of thousands of people hit the streets against a series of far-Right rallies attended by Alt-Right trolls, Proud Boys, and neo-Nazis. The mobilizations showed that there is broad popular opposition to the Alt-Right as antifascist groups, groups of workers, faith based organizations, and a multitude of sectors mobilized and organized to confront the far-Right. The bay area mobilizations also showed that the autonomous power and energy th...
Posted: Sat Sep 2, 2017 7:03PM
image DoJ Targets DreamHost, Activists Call for Push Back 480_chartrudsign_1.jpg by Mary Smith
Raging Grannies member Trudy Reagan was shocked by the broad search warrant sought by the Justice Department targeting DreamHost. She called on activists to push back against the DoJ at a rally in Mountain View, CA today to the cheers of fellow activists. The rally was called to rebuke white supremacist groups that staged violent demonstrations in Charlottesville and counter a scheduled (but postponed) March on Google....
Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 11:45PM
image Alameda County Sheriff's Office Retweets and Follows Nazi Accounts 480_acso-spencer-screenshot_1.jpg by Critical Resistance
“If county officials are appalled at the Sheriff’s Department retweet of white supremacy, they need to take action and put an end to its equally racist and appalling practices and programs, such as Urban Shield, immigrant detention and collaboration with ICE, and jail expansion.”...
Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 3:41PM
image Frequently Asked Questions About Indybay 480_indybay_1.jpg by Indybay Collective
1. General Questions What is Indybay? How long has Indybay been around? Who operates Indybay? Who contributes to Indybay? How much does Indybay cost? How can I donate to Indybay? Do you need volunteers? / Can I be a volunteer? May we use a photo?2. Publishing and Editing How can I add an event to the calendar? How can I publish an article to the newswire? How can I edit my event listing or article?3. Privacy & Security What is Indybay's Privacy Policy?4. Miscellaneous Qu...
Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:49PM
image Indybay Co-Founder Kaye "Nana" Griffin Passes On 480_kaye-nana-griffin-indybay-cofounder_1.jpg by Indybay
The Indybay Collective has learned that Kaye "Nana" Griffin, an Indybay co-founder, passed on last week....
Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 8:12PM
image Projections against Twitter HQ 480_img_4801_1.jpg by A.E. Marling
Last night we projected against Twitter headquarters in protest of Donald's tweet that incited violence against the free press....
Posted: Mon Jul 3, 2017 7:04AM
image KQED: It’s time to Respect your workers 480_cwa_nabet51_kqed_sticker5-23-17_1.jpg by CWA NABET 51
KQED Management and CEO James Boland is attacking the workers who are members of CWA NABET 51....
Posted: Wed May 24, 2017 8:35AM
image Fundraiser to Support LocalWiki! 480_localwiki_logo_1.jpg by Santa Cruz Wiki News
For over 10 years, LocalWiki has served communities without any advertising, spammy corporate partnerships or user-tracking spyware....
Posted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 9:37PM
image Pacifica Foundation Director Comments on Berkeley Secession Effort 480_pacifica-foundation-radio_1.jpg by repost
Pacifica Foundation interim Executive Director Bill Crosier addressed members of the 5-station radio network after it became known that at least one of the KPFA Local Station Board members, with others, has secretly contacted celebrities and prominent supporters of progressive causes, falsely claiming that Pacifica is “collapsing”, and asking them to be on the board of a new nonprofit organization which would seek to acquire Pacifica's assets, or at least those of station KPFA....
Posted: Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:16PM
audio People’s Radio in Fresno for April 5, 2017 (audio/mpeg 57.4mb) by Mike Rhodes
This is a 30 minute audio of the Stir it Up radio show on KFCF 88.1 FM in Fresno heard on Wednesday, April 5, 2017...
Posted: Wed Apr 5, 2017 5:49PM
image New California State Legislation Honors The Dignity Of Transgender Prisoners 480_streetsheet-coverart-march1-2017.jpg by Coral Feigin & Sasha Buchert, Street Sheet
Despite the fact that transgender and gender non-conforming people have recently become more visible in the media and popular culture, the realities for street-based, poor, black and brown and disabled trans women remain the same. Trans people continue to face discrimination from traditional housing, employment and healthcare forcing many trans people into alternative street economies like sex work, drug sales and whatever other work people can find. As a result of being pushed out of these t...
Posted: Wed Mar 8, 2017 11:04AM
image Video Shows SCPD Blocking Media from Sean Arlt Killing Press Conference 480_santa-cruz-police-block-press-from-press-conference_1.jpg by Wes White and Robert Norse
Activist Wes White documents the exclusion of alternative media from the SCPD's 2-16 Press Conference. There SCPD Police Chief Vogel announced that Officer Eric Bailey was the killer of Sean Arlt, who, police say, approached them aggressively with a metal rake back in early October. The only evidence presented was Vogel's account, some partial audio, and a partial obscured video that had no recognizable figures in it and ended ten minutes before Arlt died....
Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 2:36PM
text KPFA General Manager McCoy Pushes The "Fake News" Line Despite Protests From Listeners by repost
KPFA General Manager McCoy is pushing the "fake news line" despite protests from listeners that this is the line being used by corporate media to cover up their own lies....
Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 2:02PM