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calendarRally and Street Party for Safe Streets Oakland
by Senior & Disability Action/ Earthly Coffee
The Northeast corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd & 55th Street, Oakland Ca...
Event Date: Fri, Aug 12, 2022 3:00pm PDT
Posted: Mon, Aug 8, 2022 12:49pm PDT
textPeople's Park — Its Place in the History of Land Art by Bit of an artist myself
Much has been said about the political history of People's Park. People's Park is also an important piece of Land Art. Art historians and artists should speak up to preserve it. The destruction of the park by the University of California has temporarily been stopped by activists; however many trees were cut down. Legal advocates have requested a hearing, which a judge has granted. All demolition and pre-development work is legally halted until the October court hearing....
Posted: Fri, Aug 5, 2022 5:01pm PDT
audioDeFencePhest (audio/mpeg 72.7MB) by Mouse
1st draft of the People's Park soundtrack from last weekend's De-Fence Phest...
Posted: Tue, Aug 2, 2022 1:38pm PDT
imageHandmaids and Hangers at Bay Area Bans Off Our Bodies Protests
by Fave Photos
Protesters painted bloody hangers on placards to symbolize the dangerous measures people resorted to in order to terminate pregnancies before Roe. "This is not about abortion" read one sign. Demonstrators know bans on abortion are just the beginning of extremist right wing attempt to take total control....
Posted: Thu, May 19, 2022 1:41am PDT
calendarSoupstock 2022 - 42nd Anniversary of the Founding of Food Not Bombs
by Santa Cruz Food Not Bombs
San Lorenzo Park - Duck Island 137 Dakota Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95060...
Event Date: Sun, May 22, 2022 12:00pm PDT
Posted: Fri, May 13, 2022 1:23pm PDT
videoRemembering Wire Coat Hangers Before Roe v. Wade (video/mp4 7.4MB) by Art and Interviews for Abortion Rights
On a national day of action on April 21, abortion rights activists in Berkeley, California cried out that the constitutional right to abortion is under threat. Interview with woman who says she does not regret two abortions is .mp4 27 seconds long....
Posted: Sat, Apr 23, 2022 5:18am PDT
calendarPeoples Park 53rd Anniversary Concert!
by Peoples Park Council / Aidan Hill
2556 Haste St Berkeley CA, 94704 (Center of the Park - At the Free Speech Stage)...
Event Date: Sun, Apr 24, 2022 12:00pm PDT
Posted: Thu, Apr 14, 2022 5:34pm PDT
imageFirst Ever Oscar Grant Day Celebrated at Oakland City Hall
by Dave Id
Thirteen years after his death, the city of Oakland proclaimed his birthday, February 27, Oscar Grant Day. Oscar would have been 36 years old this year, had he not been murdered by BART police officer Johannes Mehserle on January 1, 2009. The first ever Oscar Grant Day was celebrated in front of Oakland city hall on February 26....
Posted: Tue, Mar 8, 2022 11:00pm PST
imageWhole Foods Protest on Bezos' Birthday
by Dancing in the Street Out in Front
On a national day of action to Support Amazon Workers, Raging Grannies, Vigil for Democracy, and Dance of Peace protested in the street in front of Whole Foods in Palo Alto....
Posted: Fri, Jan 14, 2022 9:48pm PST
imageWorkWeek:Homeless/Journalist Attacked, South Africa Clover Strike & UAW Columbia Grads
by WorkWeek
WorkWeek covers the attack on Sausalito Homeless & Journalist Jeremy Porje, Next we cover the South African GIWUSA Clover Workers Strike & UAW Columbia Graduate Students Strike. We also program the SF Mime Troupe's "Red Carol"...
Posted: Sat, Jan 1, 2022 1:02pm PST
image"Mark, You're Fired": Demonstrators Demand Zuckerberg's Removal
by Facebook Users Unite
What was the ruckus in front of the Palo Alto home of Mark Zuckerberg on the afternoon of October 17? A caravan of about 20 cars that started with a decorating party at a nearby school parking lot descended on the Crescent Park neighborhood of the Facebook CEO...with their demand....
Posted: Wed, Oct 20, 2021 2:49am PDT
imageOn Words As Weapons! Memorial For Labor Troubadoure Jack Hirschman
by WorkWeek
A memorial was held on October 2, 2021 to honor poet and Marxist Jack Hirschman who passed away on August 22, 2021...
Posted: Wed, Oct 6, 2021 10:31pm PDT
textRemembering Jack Hirschman by Michael Steinberg
The recent death of poet and activist Jack Hirschman as recalled by another writer and activist....
Posted: Mon, Aug 23, 2021 11:46pm PDT
imageArt Mural Action in San Francisco's Dolores Park
by Leon Kunstenaar
Sunrise Bay Area and and CA GND Coalition paint "Seal The Deal" mural for climate, jobs, care and justice...
Posted: Fri, Aug 20, 2021 12:02pm PDT
imageRevolutionary Persistence: Daniel Savio on S.F. Mime Troupe’s 62nd Season
by John Malkin
Interview with San Francisco Mime Troupe musical director Daniel Savio - print and audio podcast. Originally broadcast on KZSC 88.1 FM /
Posted: Mon, Jul 26, 2021 9:18pm PDT
imageMindful Intelligence: Alan Clements on his new book “Extinction X-Rated” and film “Spiritually Incorrect”
by John Malkin
Print and audio podcast interview with former Buddhist monk, author, journalist and activist performer Alan Clements....
Posted: Mon, Jul 26, 2021 9:25am PDT
image"Which Side Are You On?" Solidarity Concert For UMWA Alabama Miners At SF BlackRock
by Labor Video Project
A solidarity concert was held at BlockRock in San Francisco to protest their union busting at the Warrior Met Coal mine that they own in Alabama. The 1100 UMWA miners have been on strike for over 4 months and have faced assaults by cars driven by scabs....
Posted: Sat, Jul 24, 2021 6:07pm PDT
imagePPP loans may have helped save the music and guitar building industry
by Lynda Carson
Eastern Kentucky Guitar Show...
Posted: Wed, May 26, 2021 7:05pm PDT
textNight Attack on Oakland Police Property by Anonymous
On May 7, antifascist guerillas broke into a police vehicle lockup at 10th St. & Union St. and damaged cruisers. Undetected, they splashed muriatic acid, flattened tires and smashed windows....
Posted: Sat, May 8, 2021 3:06am PDT
imagePartisan Attack on SMC, Call to Action
by Anonymous
Communiqué announcing attacks on 9 Sullivan Management Company properties in celebration of May Day and call to action. 15 photos attached....
Posted: Sun, May 2, 2021 10:54am PDT