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image At the Forefront of Global Climate Action Summit Sept. 13 Protest 480_climterryscusselgroup_1.jpg by R. Stevens text, Terry Scussel photos
Photos of some of the people and organizations involved in protesting at the entrance of the Global Climate Action Summit hosted by Governor Brown in San Francisco. Photos may be reproduced by not-for-profits, please credit the photographer, Terry Scussel....
Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:45PM
image Heavy Police Presence at Global Climate Action Summit September 13, Two Arrested 480_climterryscusselpopushhard_1.jpg by R. Stevens text, Terry Scussel photos
Photos of police pushing protesters and detaining two demonstrators in front of the entrance to the Global Action Climate Summit on September 13 in San Francisco. Photos may be reproduced by not-for-profit organizations, please credit Terry Scussel....
Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:21PM
text Call Governor Jerry Brown To Veto AB-2178, Which Restricts Our Right To Share Free Food by San Francisco Food Not Bombs
The California Assembly and Senate have nearly unanimously passed AB-2178, which would impose new restrictions on individuals and community groups, like San Francisco Food Not Bombs, that share free meals. Please call the Governor’s office at 916 445 2841 and ask that AB 2178 be vetoed....
Posted: Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:44AM
image STEP 3:The SFCC HR Hearing Of SEIU1021 Potrero Hill Health Center Steward Cheryl Thornton 480_seiu1021_junteenth_rally_chains_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
SEIU 1021 SF Potrero Hill Health Center steward Cheryl Thornton is a whistleblower and has been fighting to defend the clinic against racism and gentrification. The city is planning to close the community clinics down in their privatization drive. She talks about the frame-up against her and also others discuss the racist attack on African American workers and ethnic cleansing in San Francisco....
Posted: Sat Sep 15, 2018 2:57AM
image Who Owns California 2018: Big Oil and the Western States Petroleum Association 480_no_redd_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Most of the news coverage by mainstream and alternative media of Jerry Brown's Global Climate Action Summit from September 12 to 14 and the big protests by indigenous and front line communities against Jerry Brown's policies of carbon trading and expanding oil drilling in California has neglected one huge issue: Big Oil and the Western State's Petroleum Association's grip on CA politics. It's hard to report on the subservience of Jerry Brown and other politicians to the fossil fuel indust...
Posted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 7:10PM
image Photos and Video from Climate March 480_img_5796_1.jpg by D. Boyer
On Saturday September 8, 2018 tens of thousands of people gathered in San Francisco California and marched through the streets demanding "bold action on climate, jobs and justice." Photos and video from the climate march....
Posted: Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:10AM
text 9/12/18 SF Board of Appeals Finally Approves Removal of Racist Statute by Power to the People
On September 12, 2018, the San Francisco Board of Appeals had a re-hearing on the appeal of Frear Stephen Schmid of the decision of the San Francisco Arts Commission to remove the racist statute depicting a Native American as subservient in San Francisco’s Civic Center. On 2/21/18, the Arts Commission had issued a Certificate of Appropriateness to remove this racist statue. Schmid appealed and on 4/18/18, this Board of Appeals granted the appeal 5 to 0! A rehearing was granted on June 13, 2...
Posted: Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:49PM
text Outing the chapters of the nefarious Federalist Society of Northern California by Lynda Carson
In San Francisco, the nefarious Federalist Society has a chapter located in the law firm of Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher LLP, and attorney Joseph R. Rose is the contact person for the Federalist Society, at Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher LLP!...
Posted: Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:45AM
calendar Rise Against Climate Capitalism: Peaceful March & Mass Action at SF Global Climate Summit 480_it_takes_roots_1_1_1.jpg by It Takes Roots, Idle No More SF Bay, Others
Jessie Square, 736 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94103...
Event Date: Thu Sep 13, 2018 7:00AM
Posted: Sun Sep 9, 2018 8:11PM
calendar Rise Against Climate Capitalism: Non-Violent Protest Against Climate Change Profiteers 480_it_takes_roots_1.jpg by It Takes Roots, Idle No More SF Bay, Others
Parc 55 hotel, 55 Cyril Magnin St. San Francisco, CA 94102...
Event Date: Mon Sep 10, 2018 8:00AM
Posted: Sun Sep 9, 2018 6:13PM
image Rise Up for Climate, Jobs and Justice in SF Has Overbearing Organizers 480_climchangebanner__1__1_1_1.jpg by R. Stevens
350.org, the major organizers of this event, made it very slick; it was a little TOO slick. There are reports surfacing that people were told to abandon certain signs and that they could only perform "pre-approved" songs and chants in both Sacramento and San Francisco. The more radical elements we are used to seeing in a San Francisco demonstration were lacking....
Posted: Sun Sep 9, 2018 3:49PM
image Local climate activists to protest tar sands refining without proper review 480_img_3660-3_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
While California is often lauded as a “climate leader” and Governor Jerry Brown is praised as a “climate hero” in national and international media, the reality is much different, as we can see in the  widening gap between lofty California climate goals and the reality on the ground in the Bay Area and other refining centers in the state. Photo: Environmental justice advocates show in force at a BAAQMD meeting to protest the expansion of Tar Sands refining in the Bay Area. Photo by Peg Hunt...
Posted: Tue Sep 4, 2018 11:37PM
text 4 SF Supes, All Democrats, Oppose Prop 10 As Does Republican Party by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
At the September 4, 2018 San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting, on the agenda at https://sfbos.org/sites/default/files/bag090418_agenda.pdf was an item, No. 30 or 180785, to support Proposition 10, the repeal of the disastrous Costa-Hawkins state law that forbids vacancy control, allowing landlords to raise rents sky high after a tenant in a rent-controlled unit moves out, causing a major housing crisis in San Francisco as there is now NO AFFORDABLE HOUSING for the workingclass. This sta...
Posted: Tue Sep 4, 2018 9:40PM
image SF SEIU Workers Speak Against Systemic Racism, Firing Of DPH Director Garcia & Callahan 480_seiu102_sf_workers_at_ccc_on_garcia_callahan_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
San Francisco SEIU 1021 workers spoke out on August 22, 2018 about the resignation and or firing of Department of Public Health director Barbara Garcia, the racist discrimination, harassment and workplace bullying and the role of CCSF Human Resources director Micki Callahan who was personally involved in the removal of Garcia. Workers said that Callahan should be the next to go....
Posted: Fri Aug 24, 2018 3:34PM
image Colonel Charles Young Memorial Highway colonel_charles_young.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
From slavery to freedom, the amazing journey of Colonel Charles Young is poised to lead a renaissance of the high culture, discipline and service. Over 500 Buffalo Soldiers are buried within the San Francisco Presidio and together, we will bring many, many stories to life... The National Buffalo Soldiers Study is reportedly planned for release Spring 2019. The signifigant connection of SF Presidio with the oldest National Parks in America is part of the journey of the Buffalo Soldiers....
Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2018 8:04PM
image Rise Against Climate Capitalism! Schedule of Events and Trainings! 480_racc_1980x1080_1.jpg by Diablo Rising Tide
Diablo Rising Tide will be hosting a series of non-violent direct action trainings and other events this summer and fall. There is much action in the streets these days from fight back against the racist Trump regime to pipeline and fossil fuel fighting to the build up to Jerry Brown’s neo-liberal Climate Summit in September....
Posted: Mon Aug 20, 2018 8:52AM
image SF Mayor Breed & DPH Garcia Still Pushing Lennar Hunters Point Project "It's Safe" 480_brownell_amie_cover-up_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
At a community meeting on August 15, 2018, San Francisco Department of Public Health "Environmental Engineer" Amy Brownell told community residents that the Hunters Point Shipyard is safe and can be further developed. Brownell whose salary is funded by the developer Lennar has been involved in the criminal cover-up of the falsification of testing in the billion dollar eco-fraud at Hunters Point Shipyard and Treasure Island. Mayor London Breed and DPH director Barbara Garcia are also aware of ...
Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2018 10:33AM
image Stop Attacks On SFSU Professor Rabab Abdulhadi, Palestinian Students & SFSU Education Prog 480_abdulhadi_speaks_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
A solidarity rally was held at the San Francisco US Federal building to call for the judge to reject the Lawfare Project nuisance lawsuit and attacks on Professor Abdulhadi, her students and the program she runs. There has been an organized campaign by David Horowitz and other Zionists to target Professor Abdulhadi, Palestinian students and to eliminate the Arab & Muslim Ethnicities & Diasporas department in SFSU Ethnic Studies....
Posted: Wed Aug 8, 2018 11:28PM
image SF Call Out for Emergency Actions If Julian Assange Is Evicted 480_class-consciousness-poster-san-francisco_1.jpg by Nozomi Hayase
Prosecution of WikiLeaks founder and editor-in-chief Julian Assange endangers viability of The First Amendment. This is a call for We the People in the city of San Francisco to join the global mobilization to defend the right of free speech and journalism....
Posted: Fri Aug 3, 2018 8:26PM
image Free Julian Assange NOW! SF Rally & Speak-out To Defend Julian Assange 480_journalists_support_assange_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Trade unionists, journalists and civil rights advocates rallied and spoke out in San Francisco at the UK Consulate to oppose the expulsion of Julian Assange and also for his full freedom without jailing by the UK and US governments....
Posted: Wed Aug 1, 2018 10:06PM