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textConcord Parks Need Reform by Let's Grow Concord
The governance of parks in Concord needs to be reformed. A year into the Covid crisis, as we get vaccinated and progress back to "normal", Concord residents should look towards parks and nature for celebratory healing. However, new parks projects won't be possible without reformation and citizen action....
Posted: Tue Apr 13, 2021 4:22PM
imageFree Mumia! protests: April 20 in SF at KQED, April 24 in Oakland
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by reposted by the Jamal Journal
April 20th: Protest at KQED Headquarters,50 Beale St., San Francisco; Protest against Philadelphia DA Larry Krasner, who is trying to keep Mumia imprisoned for life. Krasner is the star of a new PBS documentary, “Philly D.A.” Then, on April 24 in Oakland, (Mumia’s Birthday) – March and Car Caravan, Oscar Grant Plaza (14th and Broadway) to Alameda County Courthouse, 1221 Fallon Street, Rally on the steps of the Alameda County Courthouse, where the Panthers demonstrated for Huey Newton, on Mumi...
Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 2:34PM
imageOakland Youths March in Support of Asians
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Loud march from City Hall to Lake Merritt...
Posted: Fri Apr 2, 2021 10:49PM
textOakland schools set to reopen amid surge in pandemic by Jonathan Burleigh (WSWS repost)
After a narrow ratification of the Oakland Education Association’s sellout agreement to resume in-person instruction, teachers are facing a dangerous end to the school year....
Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2021 11:57PM
imageBlowing The Whistle At Cal-OSHA! Newsom, Murder On The Job & Cal-OSHA's Destruction
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by Labor Video Project
Charles Rachlis, a Cal-OSHA inspector blew the whistle on the massive failure of the agency which is supposed to protect the health and safety of workers in California. Governor Newsom ordered a hiring freeze in the middle of the pandemic and the agency has less than 200 inspectors for the 18 million workers of California. Rachlis spoke at a labor community rally on February 15, 2021....
Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2021 12:01PM
textOPD team framing Indigenous Elder RunningWolf for "hate crime" includes racist killer cop by Free RunningWolf
After five months, Indigenous Elder Zachary RunningWolf is still being held as a political prisoner due to OPD interference in Berkeley's 2020 Mayoral Election. Systemic racism and corruption in the prisons & courts have undermined RunningWolf's rights to a fair trial, while corporate media circulates lies and covers up Anti-Indigenous Genocide....
Posted: Fri Mar 26, 2021 7:42PM
imageWe Have Your Back! Amazon Bessemer Oakland Supporters Rally & Caravan
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by Labor Video Project
As part of an international day of Solidarity, a car caravan and rally was held in Oakland of supporters of the Bessemer Alabama Amazon workers....
Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2021 10:15PM
imageOakland Caravan, Traffic Jam, and Rally to Support Amazon Union Drive
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Continuing Actions in Support of Alabama Amazon Workers' Union Drive...
Posted: Sun Mar 21, 2021 12:35AM
imageOakland City Council Voices Strong Support for Immediate Implementation of MACRO
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by Coalition for Police Accountability
The Tuesday, March 16th Oakland City Council began with overwhelming support during public comment for Mobile Assistance Community Responders of Oakland (MACRO), the alternative emergency response model that was developed to respond to a broad range of non-violent emergency calls without police. The votes to create a division within the fire department to house MACRO and to direct the city administrator to expeditiously implement the pilot was unanimous, as all city council members joined the...
Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 10:16PM
imageSupporters Leave Hundreds of Messages of Support at Local Indigenous Sacred Site
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by Supenca Abundia
While developers appeal their losses in court, hundreds of messages of support have appeared on the barbed wire fences surrounding the West Berkeley Shellmound Sacred Site....
Posted: Tue Mar 16, 2021 8:51AM
imageEat the Regents
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by Anonymous
On March 5th, autonomous individuals in solidarity with the struggle against the University of California visited the homes of 6 UC officials and staff who who lead or participate in the wholesale displacement and murder of houseless people in the Bay Area and beyond....
Posted: Thu Mar 11, 2021 7:00PM
textRise Above Movement's Fascist Propaganda Youtube Content by Anon Researcher
With the Rise Above Movement back in the news, due to Robert Rundo and associates facing new charges, it is notable that the Rise Above Movement has a large presence on Youtube. This is despite Youtube's content policies....
Posted: Wed Mar 10, 2021 10:18PM
imageNew Report: 1% of Calls to the Oakland Police Department Take Up 57% of Police Time
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by Anti Police-Terror Project
The Anti Police Terror-Project today released a new report conducted by AH Datalytics to analyze how the Oakland Police Department spends its time. The report is based on 442,812 calls made to the Oakland Police Department (OPD) in 2019. The report broke the 911 calls into seven main categories: medical, miscellaneous policing, property crime, service, society, traffic, and violent crime and found that 4% of all service calls to Oakland Police Department are for violent crime....
Posted: Tue Mar 9, 2021 4:20PM
imageAlameda Labor Council (AFL-CIO) Call To Action for Mumia's Health Emergency
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by ALC statement reposted by The Jamal Journal
The Jamal Journal is excited to release an important new statement of support issued by the Alameda Labor Council (AFL-CIO), which was sent out as an email action alert to their members, asking them to make phone calls in support of Mumia during this health emergency. The statement is featured first, and then the full text of the action alert sent to Alameda Labor Council members. (Photo shows dermatitis on Mumia's leg, that is now all over his body.)...
Posted: Tue Mar 9, 2021 2:38PM
imageOakland A’s and the invasion of the democracy snatchers
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by Lynda Carson
Invasion of the democracy snatchers in the midst of the coronavirus covid-19 pandemic!...
Posted: Sat Mar 6, 2021 8:17PM
calendarCommunity Film Screening - People's Park Day of Civic Love
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by Liberated Lens, People's Park Committee
People's Park in Berkeley...
Event Date: Fri Mar 5, 2021 3:00PM
Posted: Wed Mar 3, 2021 11:19AM
imageBay Area Kshama Solidarity Rally and Fundraiser
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by Socialist Alternative + DSA East Bay
𝐁𝐀𝐘 𝐀𝐑𝐄𝐀 𝐒𝐓𝐀𝐍𝐃𝐒 𝐈𝐍 𝐒𝐎𝐋𝐈𝐃𝐀𝐑𝐈𝐓𝐘 𝐉𝐎𝐈𝐍 𝐔𝐒 𝐓𝐎 𝐃𝐄𝐅𝐄𝐍𝐃 𝐊𝐒𝐇𝐀𝐌𝐀 𝐒𝐀𝐖𝐀𝐍𝐓 𝐀𝐆𝐀𝐈𝐍𝐒𝐓 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐁𝐈𝐋𝐋𝐈𝐎𝐍𝐀𝐈𝐑𝐄 𝐅𝐔𝐍𝐃𝐄𝐃 𝐑𝐈𝐆𝐇𝐓 𝐖𝐈𝐍𝐆 𝐑𝐄𝐂𝐀𝐋𝐋 𝐀𝐓𝐓𝐄𝐌𝐏𝐓!...
Posted: Wed Mar 3, 2021 5:44AM
imageA Suspected Terrorist Dates the FBI
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by Joseph Buddenberg
In 2009, I, along with three co-defendants, was charged with violating an unused and unknown law called the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act....
Posted: Tue Mar 2, 2021 12:23PM
textThe UC Berkeley Chancellor is Lying About People's Park by In Defense of People's Park
UC Chancellor Carol Christ is lying to you about People's Park. Share this article on social media with the hashtag: #SavePeoplesPark Support People's Park by sending a message. Email the UC Chancellor: chancellor@berkeley.edu Call the Chancellor: (510) 642-7464...
Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:17PM
imageYes, Victoria, There is a Berkeley Tenants Union
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by Anon Author
YIMBY lobbyist Victoria Fierce is claiming that there is not a Berkeley Tenants Union. There is one. Victoria is lying (again)....
Posted: Thu Feb 18, 2021 8:18PM