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image Release The Video! Hands Off SF MTA TWU 250A Member Ramero & Muni Drivers In San Francisco 480_sf_mta_picket_carla_ramero8-19-16_1.jpg by United Public Workers For Action
Supporter of public transit and transit workers rallied and spoke out on August 12, 2016 to demand that video tape of the beating of SF MTA TWU 250 A driver Carla Ramero be released. The SF MTA management and now the SF Police refuse to release the tape. Also fired TWU 250A OSHA whistleblower Dorian Maxwell talked about the systemic corruption at the SF MTA and the role of the Democrats....
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 11:40AM
calendar Protest Dakota Access Pipeline by Indigenous Women Defending Mother Earth
San Francisco Federal Building, 7th St. and Mission, San Francisco...
Event Date: Wed Aug 24, 2016 5:30PM
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 11:30AM
image California Mission Foundation Tries to Declare El Camino Real a UNESCO World Heritage Site 480_el_camino_real_1.jpg by via Amah Mutsun Tribal Band
California Indians Demand Cruelty to Ancestors Be Disclosed as California Mission Foundation Tries to Declare El Camino Real a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Photo: Map showing El Camino Real....
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 2:25AM
text Is Matt Sridhar the owner of Bay View Apartments in Alameda a slumlord? by Lynda Carson
In addition to being involved in mass evictions that are displacing families from their housing at the Bay View Apartments in Alameda, people are also wondering if Matt Sridhar (aka Madhu Sridhar) who resides in a very fancy home in Saratoga on Deer Trail Ct., is a slumlord?...
Posted: Fri Aug 12, 2016 8:52PM
image The PR Campaign to Uplift Police & Demonize Those Who Call for Accountability 480_blackaugust.jpg by Davey D
I was alerted to an inflammatory story from Bay Area ABC news reporter Dan Noyes that basically sought to disparage the Black August celebrations. The story noted that "police sources" had leaked a memo to him stating that prison guards and police were gonna be attacked by members of the Black Guerilla Family in celebration of Black August. Many found the allegations to be outlandish....
Posted: Thu Aug 11, 2016 10:27PM
audio Scorecard of 50 Police Body Camera Programs Shows Failure to Protect Civil Rights (audio/mpeg 12.2mb) by via The Leadership Conference
WASHINGTON, August 2, 2016 – Today The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights and Upturn released a scorecard (see: https://www.bwcscorecard.org/) that evaluates the civil rights safeguards of police body-worn camera programs in 50 U.S. cities. It shows a nationwide failure to protect the civil rights and privacy of surveilled communities. In November 2015, these organizations released an initial scorecard evaluating 25 programs. This new edition updates the policies of those origina...
Posted: Fri Aug 5, 2016 12:39AM
image More Lobbyist Donations Appear After Pay-to-Play Complaint Againt SF Supervisor Candidate 480_ronen_more_lobbyists_1.jpg by SF Labor News
Current City Hall Aide Hillary Ronen Took Money From Lobbyists for Developers, Tech Companies, Union-Busting Shuttle Operator And Oil Company Wholesaler...
Posted: Thu Aug 4, 2016 9:13PM
text 8/1/16 SF Janitors March for Union Contract by Solidarity Forever
On Monday, August 1, 2016, at 4 p.m., at least 1,000 janitors rallied in the center of Market Street at Montgomery Street in San Francisco’s Financial District for a union contract, then marched west on Market toward the Civic Center, followed by 10 police vans filled with the Democratic Party machine’s police, at least 6 motorcycle police and accompanied on the sidewalk with a line of police, all armed to the teeth as the police always are, all paid at least $100,000 a year each plus benefit...
Posted: Mon Aug 1, 2016 8:36PM
text SF Janitors Demand Union Contract by Solidarity Forever
For the past week or so, the janitors in the San Francisco Financial District have had marches and rallies on Market Street and at various locations in the Financial District demanding a union contract. The latest was a Friday, July 29, 2016, 5 p.m. march down Montgomery Street with a sound truck in the lead, followed by red flags and a huge banner calling for Bread & Prosperity, with about 1,000 janitors chanting The People United Will Never Be Defeated, El Pueblo Unido Jamas Sera Venci...
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 7:36PM
image SF Taxi Transit Workers On Tech, UBER, Lyft And Deregulation 480_uber_doll_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Taxi drivers and transit workers talked about the role of UBER and Lyft on the lives of taxi workers, drivers and the public at a forum sponsored by SF Taxi Workers Alliance...
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 5:22PM
image Cheers at San Francisco Rally as Wasserman Schultz Announces Resignation 480_wassermanenhance_1.jpg by R. Robertson
Top photo: Wasserman Schultz resigning as party leader: One of the organizers of the March for Bernie USA/Protest against the Democratic National Convention, Christopher Ray, announces breaking news to a thrilled crowd....
Posted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 6:41PM
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
image San Francisco: March and Rally in Solidarity with Oaxaca and Against the Police 480_califas-oaxaca-sf-protest_1.jpg by It’s Going Down & El Enemigo Común
On Friday, people took the streets in San Francisco against state-sanctioned police murders in the US and in solidarity with the rebellion in Oaxaca....
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 10:12PM
image Resistencia desde Califas a Oaxaca 480_califas-oaxaca-sf-protest_1.jpg by El Enemigo Común
El viernes, genta tomó las calles en SF contra los asesinatos policiales de los pueblos Negros, Morenos, y pobres y en solidaridad con la rebelión en Oaxaca....
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 10:08PM
image #FreedomNow: Global Call to Action 7.21 freedom_now.png by ACLU of Northern California
The ACLU of Northern California supports the Movement for Black Lives and the collective #FreedomNow actions taking place globally on Thursday, July 21....
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 4:01PM
calendar SF Action to End Racist Police Terror 480_sf_protest_1.jpg by ANSWER Coalition
Gather Powell and Market St., SF...
Event Date: Thu Jul 21, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 1:37PM
image Photos: Solidarity Rally and March with Oaxacan Uprising 480_oaxacasmokehug_1.jpg by R. Robertson
Protesters gathered today at the 24th St. BART Plaza in San Francisco to mark two months since the teachers strike in Oaxaca began. They marched in defiance of state repression and in solidarity with those on the barricades in Oaxaca. Top photo: A welcoming gesture with smudging herbs from a traditional censer....
Posted: Fri Jul 15, 2016 11:59PM
image Complaint Filed Against SF Supervisor Candidate for Financial Conflict of Interest 480_ronen_lobbyist_violations_1_1_1.jpg by SF Labor News
Lobbying Firm for Anti-Union Grocery Outlet Met With District 9 Legislative Assistant/Supervisor Candidate Hillary Ronen 11 Times, Made Unreported Campaign Contribution In Alleged Attempt To Influence Project Approvals...
Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 4:19PM
image Mexican Trade Unionists To Visit SF And Northern California 480_mexico_military_publica_1.jpg by LCLAA Sacramento
Two trade unionists from Mexico from the Teacher's union and Electrician's union will be visiting San Francisco and Northern California....
Posted: Sun Jul 10, 2016 12:19PM
text Grocery Tax on SF 11/8/16 Ballot & Other Anti-Labor Props by Sniff
The stench of corruption and possible election fraud can be seen in the many anti-labor propositions on the San Francisco 11/8/16 ballot, with perhaps the worst being the Grocery Tax on sugar drinks that will certainly cause ALL food prices to rise at the grocery store and in restaurants, so the Democratic Party machine at City Hall can have a slush fund, since this one, unlike the 2014 measure which was defeated, is openly and proudly going to the general fund instead of specific projects, s...
Posted: Sat Jul 9, 2016 8:40PM