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imagePhotos from Mountain View & Palo Alto Rally to Protect the Vote
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by Bay Area defends election
Mountain View and Palo Alto hold one of many Bay Area November 4 rallies to protect the vote...
Posted: Thu Nov 5, 2020 10:33PM
imagePhotos from Menlo Park Rally to Protect the Vote
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by Bay Area defends election
Menlo Park holds one of many Bay Area November 4 rallies to protect the vote...
Posted: Thu Nov 5, 2020 9:29PM
imagePhotos from San Jose Rally to Protect the Vote
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by Bay Area defends election
San Jose holds one of many Bay Area November 4 rallies to protect the vote...
Posted: Thu Nov 5, 2020 6:43PM
imageOn Halloween, Rallies Called for a Peaceful Change of Power/Protect the Election Results
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by Mobilize for Nov 4 Now
See photos here of three colorful rallies held along the El Camino Real on the San Francisco Peninsula on October 31. All three rallies were held in solidarity with the coalition "Protect the Results" and its goals. You can sign up at the link here to find a protest near you and be part of a national mobilization on November 4 should Trump interfere with the election. Please credit the photographers as indicated....
Posted: Mon Nov 2, 2020 1:18AM
imageSome Sweet Signs Seen in San Mateo
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by "And One Day, Like a Miracle, He'll Be Gone"
A sister rally to the women's march was held in San Mateo on October 17th....
Posted: Wed Oct 21, 2020 6:44AM
imageJunipero Serra Statue Attacked in Bay Area
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by Celebrating Indigenous Peoples' Day
Last night, the statue of Junipero Serra was defaced and covered in red paint to signify the colonial violence and genocide that has been and continues to be enacted upon the Indigenous people of this land, specifically in this context by spanish imperialism and the catholic church....
Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2020 9:49AM
imagePalantir Protests Make Business News
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by Due to Company's First Public Trade on NYSE
Palantir’s public offering is founded on the company’s sales pitch that its software represents the ultimate tool of surveillance. The secretive company's history of working with Immigration and Customs Enforcement and countries with questionable human rights records makes it a bad investment, say activists. Protests at the company's new and old headquarters are the subject of major media attention as the company makes its first public trades today....
Posted: Wed Sep 30, 2020 11:53AM
imageWhy Did Protesters Shut Down Intersection in Menlo Park?
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by Justice for Breonna
About 200 people demonstrated on September 25 in Menlo Park in a protest that called for justice in the police murder of Breonna Taylor. They shut down a major intersection twice during the evening protest....
Posted: Mon Sep 28, 2020 7:59PM
imageProtesters March On the Most Racist Police Department on the SF Peninsula
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by Demand Justice for Breonna Taylor
Breonna Taylor was fatally shot by Louisville, Kentucky Metro Police Department officers Jonathan Mattingly, Brett Hankison, and Myles Cosgrove on March 13, 2020. In response to a lack of indictments for murder announced on September 23, hundreds marched down the El Camino Real taking the streets and descending on the Menlo Park Police Department (MPPD) two days later. An organizer said the location was chosen because MPPD is "the most racist police on the Peninsula by far."...
Posted: Mon Sep 28, 2020 2:05PM
imageGood Riddance Palantir Party at Company's Palo Alto Headquarters
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by Protests Will Continue at New Denver HQ
CIA-backed data mining company Palantir says its involvement with ICE is in the interest of American citizens. San Francisco Bay Area immigrant rights activists counter that the company's development of technologies to surveil immigrants is immoral; they have protested frequently in front of the Palo Alto HQ. On September 21, demonstrators celebrated Palantir's exit from Silicon Valley with a colorful goodbye party....
Posted: Sun Sep 27, 2020 4:33PM
imageAt Mountain View RBG Vigil Attendees Say They Are Fearful
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by She Passed Too Soon
Sadly, Ruth Bader Ginsburg left us before the November election. On September 19 in Mountain View, California, people at a vigil in her honor said they fear Trump may be successful in his plan to choose her replacement and see them seated....
Posted: Sat Sep 26, 2020 5:41AM
imageTha Hood Squad Does it Again!
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by Organized Mayhem
Tha Hood Squad creates a bridge between Palo Alto, East Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Stanford through community events including free meals, vigils, barbecues and ... street occupations....
Posted: Mon Aug 31, 2020 5:22AM
videoCreative Protest in Palo Alto After Another Black Man Shot by Police (video/quicktime 32.6MB) by Kenosha Reaction
Short videos from protest in Palo Alto of August 27 Video 1: Dance for Peace to rap number "Fuck the Police." features Sharat Lin IG: @danceofpeace #danceofpeace Video2: seven seconds of San Jose Strong t-shirt wearer feeling the groove...
Posted: Sun Aug 30, 2020 1:51AM
imageRegarding Postmaster General DeJoy Temporarily Suspending Some Recent Policy Decisions
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by In SF Bay Area Protesters Say It's Not Enough, Hit the Streets
Despite limited concessions by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy after a public outcry against mail delaying tactics, community members and postal workers rallied to demand that Congress save the US Postal Service in protests across the US. Of course the San Francisco Bay Area was no exception. On August 19, APWU National President Mark Dimondstein issued a statement saying why concessions made to assuage concerned Americans are not enough....
Posted: Sat Aug 29, 2020 3:38PM
imageStand with Anarchist Publishers Banned by Facebook
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by Agency
Sign our open letter to oppose Facebook’s “both sides” narrative as they align with the Trump administration to suppress the voices of activists and media producers associated with left protest movements....
Posted: Thu Aug 27, 2020 11:34PM
videoLaDoris Cordell Speaks at Save USPS Rally (video/quicktime 190.2MB) by Solidarity with Postal Workers
On August 22, the Raging Grannies co-hosted a rally in Palo Alto at which LaDoris Cordell spoke calling for the protection of the United States Postal Service. Retired Judge Cordell is a former San Jose Independent Police Auditor. Movie one minute 34 seconds....
Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 4:29AM
imageTraffic Stopping Protest and March to Save the USPS
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by R. Robertson
On August 22, tens of thousands of people took action across America with a message – #SaveUSPS. In Palo Alto, a giant dragon blowup figure dominated the scene ... protesters dressed it as a postal worker and posed it at the entrance of the downtown post office....
Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:40AM
imageRolling Pin Squad Defends USPS in Palo Alto
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by Roving Reporter
On Saturday August 22 activists joined the public outcry to defend the US Post Office from Trump's attacks. They called for Postmaster General Louis DeJoy to resign with rolling pins raised in symbolic defense saying, "The Postal Service needs America's help, and we must answer the call."...
Posted: Mon Aug 24, 2020 6:22PM
imageOn Facebook Banning Anarchist and Antifascist Pages & the Digital Censorship to Come
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by CrimethInc. Ex-Workers Collective
Today Facebook deleted a variety of far-Right militia and Qanon accounts along with anarchist and antifascist pages, including It’s Going Down and CrimethInc. The following is a joint statement in response....
Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2020 8:48PM
imageMysterious National Police Group Wants Palo Alto to Remove Assata Shakur from BLM Mural
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by Tupac's Aunt Escaped to Cuba in 1977
In recent days a national police group contacted the city of Palo Alto. They want the depiction of 1970's Black Liberation Army activist Assata Shakur removed from the 17 foot high BLM mural in front of City Hall. Assata happens to be Tupac Shakur's aunt....
Posted: Sat Jul 11, 2020 3:45PM