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imageNo Public Money For GAP/A's Billionaire Owner John Fisher' Stadium!
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by Labor Video Project
A rally was held at the Alameda County Board of Supervisor to oppose the use of $245 million in tax subsidies for the A's billionaire owner John Fisher for his stadium and infrastructure. Speakers from the ILWU and the community spoke out about the politicians who are voting to use tax funds for a development project benefiting a union busting billionaire who is also runs the KIPP and Rocket ship charters school chain....
Posted: Tue Oct 26, 2021 2:34PM
audioOakland Grand Lake Theatre Rally for Julian Assange (audio/mpeg 2.2MB) by KPFA Radio/Ann Garrison
Julian Assange's extradition appeal is scheduled for October 27th and 28th, and with the Yahoo News bombshell that the CIA plotted to kidnap or kill him still making waves, activists around the world are standing up and demanding that the U.S. drop the charges. The hearing is scheduled for October 27 and 28. KPFA's Ann Garrison reports....
Posted: Sun Oct 24, 2021 10:22AM
calendarHouse the People, Liberate the Land!
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by People's Park Council
RCD Offices 2220 Oxford St Downtown Berkeley (1 block from BART, towards UC campus)...
Event Date: Wed Nov 10, 2021 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Oct 19, 2021 7:08PM
imageUhuru Marches for Reparations to African People
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Oakland march one year after the murder of George Floyd...
Posted: Sun Oct 17, 2021 10:47AM
imageILUW10, The Shipping Backlog & The Working Class with ILWU Local 10 Pres Trent Willis
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by Labor Video Project
ILUW Local 10 president Trent Willis reports on the backup of cargo and the refusal of ocean carriers to move cargo through the Port of Oakland where there is no backlog. He also discusses the attacks on working people....
Posted: Sat Oct 16, 2021 5:05PM
imageAFT-UC Lecturers Rally/March For Wages & Against Contract Labor
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by Labor Video Project
UCB AFT lecturers rallied and marched for living wages and also against contract labor which are the conditions that the workers face....
Posted: Thu Oct 14, 2021 3:15PM
imageWhy They Marched in Danville
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by Reproductive Justice Can't Wait
Women's rights activists in Danville and San Ramon, two East Bay cities a few miles apart, joined forces for a march for reproductive justice on October 2nd....
Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 3:39AM
imageTexas Women in El Cerrito: "Don't Mess with Us!"
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by Women's March Report
In the San Francisco Bay Area, many people are transplants from other states and other parts of the world. At a women's march in El Cerrito on October 2nd, women from Texas showed up to say, "Don't Mess with Texas Women!"...
Posted: Tue Oct 12, 2021 12:59AM
imageConspiracy to shield Sackler family opioid drug kingpins with immunity
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by Lynda Carson
The Sackler Family Seeks Immunity For Their Involvement In The Opioid Epidemic That Resulted In Over 500,000 Deaths!...
Posted: Fri Oct 8, 2021 9:21PM
textMarathon Petroleum Wants Drone Fleet for Concord Police by Anonymous
A fleet of flying surveillance devices funded by a petroleum company sounds like something out of science-fiction dystopian comic books, but in Concord California such a program is on the October 12 city council agenda....
Posted: Fri Oct 8, 2021 11:52AM
imageAlameda's Women's March has New Twist on Hanger Theme
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by rws
The San Francisco East Bay city of Alameda was one of over six hundred across the nation calling for women's rights to health care including abortion services....
Posted: Wed Oct 6, 2021 11:26PM
imageIn Lamorinda Demonstrators Say "Texas Women Need Ruth"
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by R.Robertson
The moniker Lamorinda is used to describe the area in Contra Costa County that consists of three cities, Lafayette, Moraga and Orinda. On October 2, the tri-city region joined more than a dozen other SF Bay Area cities in demonstrating for Reproductive Justice....
Posted: Wed Oct 6, 2021 10:21PM
textNorthern California Sutter health care workers join Kaiser Permanente engineers on strike by Evan Winters, Sebastian Greene (WSWS repost)
Sutter workers are fighting against understaffing and overwork during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as below-inflation pay proposals in one of the most expensive areas in the country....
Posted: Tue Oct 5, 2021 7:43AM
imageGIGS UP! UC AFT Lecturers FIGHT GIG Slave Labor
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by Labor Video Project
UC-AFT lecturers are fighting for labor rights and against Gig conditions. They rallied at UC Berkeley on 9/29/21 and AFT-UC Council bargain team member David Walter talked about their Gig conditions....
Posted: Thu Sep 30, 2021 12:32PM
textGroups Fighting Concord Corruption and the Seeno Deal by Concord Reporting In
Groups are fighting back against Seeno (Discovery Homes), and the corruption in city council that resulted in them being chosen as the potential developer for the Concord Naval Weapons Station redevelopment project. The Seeno family has a criminal history, as does the company that carries their name, which 3 council members (including the current mayor of Concord) are overlooking as to further their political careers....
Posted: Wed Sep 29, 2021 6:07PM
imageShort film released on SAVE 1921 WALNUT
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by Posted by Lynda Carson
Earlier today, the activists involved in trying to Save 1921 Walnut Street, in Berkeley, sent out a link to a short film about the effort to SAVE 1921 WALNUT, and may be found on a link on YouTube further below.... Posted by Lynda Carson....
Posted: Tue Sep 21, 2021 5:48PM
calendarMarch for Reparations to African People: One year after the murder of George Floyd
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by Uhuru Solidarity Movement
Oakland’s march will begin at Snow Park (Harrison St & 19th St, Oakland, CA 94612) at 11:00am...
Event Date: Sat Oct 16, 2021 11:00AM
Posted: Mon Sep 20, 2021 4:56PM
calendarOakland: Global Climate Strike to Demand Climate Crisis Justice
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by Fridays for Future
Outside of Oakland City Hall, 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Oakland, CA 94612 Please wear a mask. Follow COVID safety guidelines: https://covid19.ca.gov/safely-reopening/...
Event Date: Fri Sep 24, 2021 10:00AM
Posted: Fri Sep 17, 2021 1:14PM
imageLocal tenant union rent strikes for 13 months and wins $200,00 concessions from landlord
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by christina Beach
Alice-Ivy Tenant Union advances autonomous tenant union in Oakland...
Posted: Sat Sep 4, 2021 3:20PM
imageLet's Wreck Cars and Save the World
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by anonymous
A look into anticapitalist shenanigans in Oakland, and the lessons learned from an easy operation....
Posted: Sat Sep 4, 2021 11:08AM