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Groups Expose The Big Lie: "There's No Plan B to Delta Tunnels"
The groups describe Governor Brown's WaterFix as “the most damaging and controversial water project proposal in California history," as well as “the most expensive water project proposal in California history.” Photo: Governor Jerry Brown greenwashes his image at a climate conference in Toronto as he promotes the Delta Tunnels, the most environmentally destructive public works projects in California history, along with pushing the expansion of fracking and overseeing water policies ...
Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2016 5:02PM
US Deportations Protested, Beller's Caliber Charter In Richmond & NAFTA Mex Privatization
KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek radio looks at San Francisco labor protesting the deportations and Supreme Court decision attacking immigrant rights. Also it looks at the vulture hedge fund capitalist Ron Beller's Caliber school sale by the West Contra Costa County School district for $60,000. WorkWeek also hears about a protest by San Francisco teachers of the massacre of teachers in Mexico and talks with Al Rojas about the visit of Mexican unionists to the US
Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2016 1:18PM
Donate to Antifa Sacramento’s Fundraiser for Medical and Legal Support
After Sunday’s mass action and the number of anti-fascist protesters who needed medical care, the call to support those who were on the ground has echoed through anti-fascist organizations internationally.
Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2016 12:40PM
Traditionalist Youth Network Gets Fundraising Blocked By PayPal
Anti-Fascist News published an article asking supporters to call in and email and ask PayPal to review their account and cancel their fundraising effort. By Any Means Necessary (BAMN) sent a powerful public message that PayPal heard, and the company listened.
Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2016 12:36PM
Sacramento protest: Victory over fascism
People from the Sacramento community and anti-racist protesters from around northern California started to assemble in the morning to prevent the white supremacists from entering the capitol grounds and holding their hate rally. Militarized police cornered the protesters on the street to allow space for fascists to assemble, but to their surprise the protesters heroically challenged them and took over the steps of the capitol building before the fascists could assemble.
Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 8:37PM
Anti-Fascists Shut Down Nazi Rally at California State Capitol
On the morning of June 26, hundreds of anti-fascists gathered on the grounds of the state Capitol, ready to deny access to white supremacists who had announced plans to hold a rally that afternoon. Members of the Traditionalist Workers Party, Golden State Skinheads, Blood & Honor, and other anti-immigrant, racist groups had secured a permit from the California Highway Patrol to rally on the steps of the Capitol building from noon until 2pm. Antifa forces made certain the rally never happened...
Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 7:10PM
Just Stand: A Video Interview with Albert Woodfox, following his release
Since Albert’s release on his birthday, February 19th, a few short months ago, he’s been really busy… After nearly a month of visiting with family and friends in New Orleans sharing more birthday cake than he’s been able to consume in over forty years, Albert has been catching up with his dreams. This trio of video-interviews with Albert recorded recently, during a visit to Sacramento, will give you a glimpse of just how well Albert is doing. This first release, entitled "Just Stand"...
Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 4:50PM
Marin Eagle Scout’s Final Project Will Get Redwood Trees Growing in Bay Area Classrooms
Marin High School Student and Eagle Scout Liam Birmingham learned about the 10,000 Redwoods Project (10000redwoods.org), and decided to devote his time to assisting Turtle Island Restoration Network achieve this goal.
Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 10:18AM
No “Free Speech” for Fascists: Neo-Nazis Shut Down in Sacramento
The neo-Nazis were not able to march and they did not have a rally. While the crowd accomplished what it set out to do, it came at a high cost.
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 10:37PM
Oakland Special Meeting on Coal Tonight: Rev. Manning says, "No Coal in Oakland" (video/x-ms-wmv 76.8MB)
Video by Jonathan Nack Reverend Laurie Manning, of the Skyline United Church of Christ spoke out against the proposed coal terminal at a rally opposing it held on Saturday.
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 3:33PM
California’s Driftnet Fishery Puts Sharks in Crosshairs
A new report by Turtle Island Restoration Network (seaturtles.org) outlines how the California driftnet fishery for swordfish is taking a deadly toll on shark populations, and finds that 15 percent of the fisheries catch is sharks, many of which are listed and protected under international treaties and agreements.
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 10:33AM
Remember Your Rights — Message from the NLG After Sacramento Antifa Protest
Keep Calm and Know Your Rights
Posted: Sun Jun 26, 2016 10:55PM
Some photos from today, and some fascist sympathizers? Found taking photos of protestors
Posted: Sun Jun 26, 2016 8:43PM
Struggle and Hope CD Release and Celebration
The new Struggle and Hope album by Agustin Lira was released at a community celebration at the Alfonso Hernandez Youth Center on Saturday, June 25. The event featured music by Agustin Lira & Patricia Wells, with students of Generaciones Project and special guest Melinda Espinosa. Photo below is Agustin Lira performing at the CD release celebration.
Posted: Sun Jun 26, 2016 3:43PM
Ventura Oil Spill Highlights Big Oil Regulatory Capture
“This company has a disturbing history of dangerous oil spills, yet federal pipeline regulators seem to have done almost nothing to protect our state,” said Kristen Monsell, an attorney for the Center for Biological Diversity. “The new spill is another grim example of why we have to get pipelines and oil drilling out of California’s vulnerable coastal environment. We’ve got to stop thinking about these oil spills as accidents and start seeing them for what they are: completely predi...
Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 2:46PM
Juneteenth 2016 ~ Discovering the legacy of Negro Hills, CA
The golden legacy created by people of African ancestry in Gold Rush California comes alive during 2016 Juneteenth at Negro Bar California State Park. This short history is provided for your self-tour of Mormon Island Relocation Cemetery to pay respect to the final resting place of early California pioneers of African ancestry. It provides a fair account to spark your journey towards discovering the contributions by people of African ancestry in early California History (1840-1875)
Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 7:58AM
Fresno Advocates Demand End to Secretive Deportation Program
Fresno, June 23, 2016 - On the heels of the Supreme Court’s non-decision in U.S. v. Texas, which effectively blocked President Obama’s immigration actions to shield millions from deportation, advocates and community members unveiled their assessment of a pilot program started one year ago giving federal immigration agents unfettered access to the Fresno County Jail. Advocates warn that the program is shrouded in secrecy and leaves immigrants vulnerable to abuses by Immigration and Customs...
Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 2:24AM
Sacramento Judge Rules Delta Plan Is "Invalid"
In his decision, Judge Michael Kenny said: “To be clear, the Delta Plan is invalid and must be set aside until proper revisions are completed."
Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2016 6:52PM
Court Publishes Decision Granting Relief to Inmate Disciplined For Hunger Strike
June 20, 2016 - Jorge Gomez spent over a decade in Pelican Bay State Prison’s Security Housing Unit (SHU) at the time of California’s historic 2013 Prisoner Hunger Strike. Launched in early July 2013, the strike was to protest torturous and inhumane conditions at Pelican Bay’s SHU and at other isolation/segregation units throughout the state. Over 30,000-plus incarcerated persons participated at its height, with many refusing food for as long as two months. In the early days of the 2013...
Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 6:36PM
State Evidence Suggests New Wolf May Be in California's Lassen County
SAN FRANCISCO, June 22, 2016 — New evidence released by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife suggests there may be a wolf in Lassen County. The information — not yet conclusive — includes photos from four trail cameras between August and May and a hair sample from one of the sites. While DNA test results were inconclusive as to whether the animal is a wolf, dog or wolf-dog hybrid, the fact the animal persisted through the winter in this remote location leads agency officials t...
Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 5:23PM