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We Have a Right to Exist
URGENT!! PLEASE call Berkeley city mgr 510.981.7000, firstname.lastname@example.org...
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 8:19AM
People's Block Party Supplants Oakland Police Copaganda Effort, Saves Home
Word got out that the Oakland police department had intentions to do neighborhood outreach in West Oakland on October 18. Knowing that OPD holds public relations events such as these to whitewash their earned reputation as racist, violent, and corrupt, the Anti Police-Terror Project set out to prevent OPD from exploiting local residents for a propagandistic photo op. As a bonus, a man's home was saved from being confiscated by the police....
Posted: Sat Oct 22, 2016 10:37PM
If You're Afraid of Trees, Don't Live In a Forest
October 20, 2016 is the 25th anniversary of the Oakland Hills Fire. As we commemorate the lives and homes lost, a fight rages over the future of forests in the East Bay hills. (Originally published in Slingshot Issue #122, Fall 2016, http://slingshot.tao.ca)...
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 9:03PM
Termination of Street Spirit newspaper threatens the homeless
It was announced that after 22 years of sponsorship that the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) will cease funding the operations of Street Spirit as of December 31, 2016!...
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 5:58PM
10/19/16 Yvette Felarca Defense at Berkeley School Board
The 10/19/16 Berkeley School Board meeting is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKMeIZydHGQ Yvette Felarca speaks at 55 minutes in tears. Felarca is a member of the Executive Board of the Berkeley Federation of Teachers. It is now 4 weeks since she was suspended. The attack on students by the Berkeley School District is described by Yvette. All immigrant students are being pulled out of class and being questioned about their country of origin in "progressive" Berkeley by the Democrats r...
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 5:26AM
Oakland City Council Cmte to Consider Censure of Council President Thursday, 10:45 AM
Censure of President of the Council Lynette Gibson-McElhaney. Is she now is serious trouble in her re-election campaign, with the election in just less than three weeks?...
Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2016 10:16PM
KPFA Solidarity With Amy Goodman & Journalists At Standing Rock Sioux Tribe In N. Dakota
KPFA Staff, Board member Janet Kobren and community supporters rallied for Amy Goodman and journalists in Standing Rock Sioux Nation in North Dakota...
Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2016 2:30PM
Renter protections on the ballot in November to look for
As recent as Thursday October 13, tenant activists around the Bay Area joined together outside the Hayward regional office of the California Apartment Association (CAA) to protest against the lies and deceit of the CAA being used to fight against renter protection ballot measures in the cities of Richmond, Alameda, San Mateo, Burlingame, and Mountain View. The activists also filed a complaint with the California Fair Political Practices Commission against the CAA!...
Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2016 6:01PM
Winter is Coming - Stop Persecuting the Homeless!
Stop the evictions and the dispersal orders! Stop the confiscation of meager belongings!...
Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2016 11:10AM
Rally/Action To Support Amy Goodman and other courageous journalists At Standing Rock
In front of KPFA 1929 Martin Luther King Blvd near University Berkeley, CA...
Event Date: Tue Oct 18, 2016 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:52AM
Return Anti-Fascist Teacher Yvette Felarca to Her Classroom! Stop Student Interrogations!
Martin Luther King Jr Middle School, 1781 Rose Street, Berkeley, California...
Event Date: Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:00AM
Posted: Sat Oct 15, 2016 5:13AM
Harvesting the Fruits of the Black Panther Party's Free Breakfast Program
970 Grace Ave, Oakland, CA (In front of Destiny Arts Center in North Oakland)...
Event Date: Sat Oct 29, 2016 11:00AM
Posted: Fri Oct 14, 2016 8:46AM
First They Came for the Homeless is Making the Wait for Affordable Housing Better for All
The best solution to growing homelessness is to increase the availability of decent housing for people who, for many tragically-real reasons, are locked out of the housing market. While waiting for truly affordable units to become available, First They Came for the Homeless is modeling an expedient solution to the housing crisis that respects the concerns of housed communities and that, we believe, deserves their respect in return....
Posted: Fri Oct 14, 2016 8:15AM
Oakland's Police Commission is needed as a step to reform (video/mp4 39.6mb)
Vote Yes on LL for fair and just policing. We need accountability that only structural change can bring. Measure LL will be that change, establishing an independent Police Commission led by Oakland residents to oversee the department....
Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2016 11:00PM
Indigenous People's Day: Zachary Runningwolf's statement from Santa Rita Jail
Berkeley Mayoral candidate Zachary Runningwolf has been held in jail for nearly a month on minor misdemeanor charges, making him unable to participate in the mayoral electoral process in the City of Berkeley. He has been on hunger strike for nearly two weeks now. The following is his statement for Indigenous People's Day, brought to us from Santa Rita Jail....
Posted: Mon Oct 10, 2016 10:07PM
Veterans for Peace thank Colin Kaepernick
Veterans for Peace thank Colin Kaepernick...
Posted: Sat Oct 8, 2016 5:09PM
Recent History of Assaults on Universities Regarding Academic Freedom, the Right of Free Speech and Dissent
October 5, 2016 - CALIFORNIA SCHOLARS FOR ACADEMIC FREEDOM (CS4AF), a group of over 200 scholars at twenty California institutions of higher learning, urge a renewed and strong support by university administrators for academic freedom and the right to free speech and dissent in light of an alarming recent history of assaults on academic freedom....
Posted: Sat Oct 8, 2016 1:45AM
Interview with Gilda Baker - CHP murdered her son, Diallo Neal (video/mp4 18.5mb)
Diallo Neal was killed by CHP hit and run in 2005. Five years passed before his mother, Gilda Baker, began to put together the pieces of her son's death. Evidence, including eye-witness statements led Ms. Baker to question the police narratives. When she discovered the private investigators report, she became certain CHP was responsible for her son's Death. Gilda Baker demands justice for her son!! #Justice4DialloNeal Please watch and share....
Posted: Thu Oct 6, 2016 9:12PM
Oakland High Schoolers Join Kaepernick in National Anthem Protest
As dozens of athletes across the country are joining 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick in his national anthem protest, one group of young protestors has grabbed the nation’s attention....
Posted: Wed Oct 5, 2016 8:55PM
Walking Tour: Occupy Oakland - Five Years Hence
Oscar Grant Plaza, on the steps up to the Plaza area at 14th & Broadway...
Event Date: Sun Oct 16, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Wed Oct 5, 2016 11:03AM