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imageCommander X taken from Mexico by the United States government
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by Free Commander X
On Friday June 11th, 2021 between 3:30 P.M. and 4:00 P.M. (Mexico City hours), Christopher Doyon was illegally detained. Known Worldwide as Commander X, this Hactivist has the quality of refugee recognized by the Mexican government, and even so he was handed over to the United States government, in violation of his human rights. We demand the Mexican government to act in benefit of the rights of Commander X and manage his urgent release....
Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2021 11:05AM
textJournalist, Activist Kevin Gallagher Has Died by anonymous
Kevin Gallagher, age 36, was found deceased at his home in San Francisco. This announcement was made yesterday on June 10th. Gallagher was an an activist, journalist and researcher who raised awareness about the surveillance industry. Cause of death has not been announced at this time....
Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2021 2:30PM
imagePalestinians Backed by Education Unions UESF & UTLA Who Protest US Aid For Israel
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by Labor Video Project
California education unions UESF in San Francisco and UTLA in Los Angeles have acted to support Palestinians, support the blockade of Israel and opposed US military and economic aid for Israel. Two members discuss their actions...
Posted: Tue Jun 8, 2021 10:08AM
imageBlock ZIM Everywhere! Profiteering from Israeli Apartheid is Not Welcome Anywhere! International Week of Action
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by Arab Resource & Organizing Center (AROC)
For the past 12 days, the #BlockTheBoat protest has kept a cargo ship operated by ZIM — apartheid Israel's largest and oldest shipping company — from docking at the Port of Oakland. We are winning!...
Posted: Fri May 28, 2021 5:37PM
documentTwo Bay Area Unions Call for Mumia Abu-Jamal's Immediate Release
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by ASTU Statement reposted by the Jamal Journal
This motion on MOVE and Mumia Abu-Jamal was adopted by both the Oakland Education Association (OEA) on May 20 and the Adult School Teachers United (ASTU), Richmond, CA on May 22. The OEA will be releasing their statement soon....
Posted: Wed May 26, 2021 9:17PM
textGeorge Floyd Action In SF's Fillmore by Michael Steinberg
On May 22 people gathered in San Francisco's Fillmore District to mark the one year anniversary of George Floyd's death....
Posted: Wed May 26, 2021 6:27PM
text5/15/21 From SF to DC for Palestine: Thousands on the March by Stop US Aid to Israel
Perhaps 2,000 marched in San Francisco for Palestine with dozens of Palestinian flags on Mission Street from 16th to 24th Street and beyond and among other places, right under the noses of Congress and the White House, Washington DC had thousands of supporters of Palestine on the March on 5/15/21. See the livestream of DC at https://www.pscp.tv/w/1eaJbnAMYlZJX...
Posted: Sat May 15, 2021 8:47PM
textAnti-Asian hate crimes in our society by Yunuen Espinoza
The following article speaks about the current events regarding anti-Asian hate crimes, some of the reasons behind it and what we can do as a society to make this situation better....
Posted: Sun May 9, 2021 7:59PM
imageAngela Y. Davis and the ILWU lead San Francisco May Day March
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by Jack Heyman, posted by the Jamal Journal
On May Day marches occurred around the U.S. and around the world. While it is a labor holiday celebrated in 100 countries it is not recognized here where it originated in 1886 over the struggle for the 8 hour work day and safer working conditions. Arguably, the largest demonstration in the U.S. occurred in San Francisco where an estimated 4,000 marchers, trade unionists, community groups and leftists, gathered at the Embarcadero and marched to Civic Center to commemorate the 1934 Maritime ...
Posted: Sun May 2, 2021 5:38PM
imageMembers of Congress Request $50 Million to Save Monarch Butterflies
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by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, April 29, 2021— For the first time ever, nearly 60 U.S. representatives have urged the House Appropriations Committee to spend $50 million per year to stabilize and help recover monarch butterflies. Today’s letter, led by Reps. Jimmy Panetta (D-Calif.) and Salud Carbajal (D-Calif.), notes that the monarch population has plummeted more than 80% in the past two decades....
Posted: Sun May 2, 2021 3:43PM
imageRemembering a True Giant: Thomas L. Berkley, Publisher of the Oakland Post News Group
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by Mike Kinney
Memories of African-American Publisher and Owner of the Oakland Post Newspaper Group in Oakland, CA....
Posted: Sun May 2, 2021 9:52AM
imageSpirited SF Protest at KQED/NPR for Showing “Philly DA” That Censors Mumia…..Again
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by Jack Heyman, Labor Action Committee
On April 20, the day after Mumia’s open heart surgery his supporters in San Francisco held a spirited demonstration initiated by the Labor Action Committee to Free Mumia Abu-Jamal (LAC) to protest the Independent Lens TV series “Philly DA”....
Posted: Fri Apr 23, 2021 12:16PM
imagePolice violence targets working people and youth of all racial and ethnic backgrounds
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by Niles Niemuth (WSWS repost)
While racism is a factor in many police murders and accounts for the fact that blacks and Native Americans are killed at a rate disproportionate to their share of the national population, it is workers and young people—of every skin color, gender, sexuality and national origin—who are the victims of the police. In presenting police violence as a racial issue, of whites against blacks, the media aims to divide the working class and cover up the socioeconomic background of those who are being ...
Posted: Tue Apr 20, 2021 5:32AM
textBoarding Up for Verdict Day by General Strike Needed
With a verdict in the Derek Chauvin Trial for ex-cop Chauvin's murder of George Floyd predicted anytime after Monday, April 19, 2021, businesses and empty buildings are boarding up for a possible riot on Verdict Day. For the City's police preparations, see https://www.sfexaminer.com/news/sfpd-prepares-for-possible-protests-as-chauvin-trial-continues/...
Posted: Wed Apr 14, 2021 7:33PM
documentLetter to KQED for Mumia: Signed by Angela Davis, Boots Riley, and others
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by Letter reposted by the Jamal Journal
This letter to KQED from Angela Davis, Boots Riley and others was written on April 11. It is reprinted here in full by the Jamal Journal, published by the uncompromising International Concerned Family and Friends of Mumia Abu-Jamal....
Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 3:01PM
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 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
textStop Racist Attacks! SF Chinatown Rally Against Murders, Systemic Racism & China Bashing by Labor Video Project
Hundreds of San Francisco rallied in San Francisco at Portsmouth Square to protest the racist murders in Atlanta and the growing xenophobia and terror attacks on Chinese and all Asian people....
Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:22PM
imageCongress Introduces Bill to Save Western Monarch Butterflies
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Western Population Has Declined by 99.9%, Migration Collapsed...
Posted: Wed Mar 17, 2021 5:22PM
imageEnvironmental Action at Mission Chase Bank
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Faiths Rise for Climate Justice in San Francisco and the World...
Posted: Thu Mar 11, 2021 10:15PM