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text FCC plan to repeal “net neutrality” gives telecom giants control of Internet access by Kevin Reed (WSWS repost)
Under the guise of fighting “fake news” and unsubstantiated claims of Russian interference in the 2016 US elections, proposed changes to the FCC’s regulatory policies are being advanced by the state to intensify censorship of left-wing and anti-war websites in preparation of further attacks on the democratic rights of the entire working class....
Posted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:51AM
image Google’s Eric Schmidt admits political censorship of search results 480_google_censorship.jpg by Niles Niemuth (WSWS repost)
Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, confirmed that the world’s largest Internet company is, in close coordination with the state, manipulating search results. That Schmidt makes such a statement so openly is a warning that an increasingly open and unrestrained attack on free speech and political expression is being prepared....
Posted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:45AM
calendar Disaster Capitalism forum-flyer-2017-12-02-disastermod-1.pdf_140_.jpg by Eugene E. Ruyle
Starry Plough Pub 3101 Shattuck Avenue at Prince Street 2 blocks from Ashby BART in Berkeley...
Event Date: Sat Dec 2, 2017 2:00PM
Posted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:20PM
audio Dead Zone Panel --the Gulf vs Tyson (audio/mpeg 48.0mb) by wtul news
Tyson Panel, Featuring Matt Rota of Gulf Restoration Network...
Posted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:26AM
image Statement on the Trump Visit to the Philippines 480_2017-laban-ng-masa_1.jpg by Laban ng Masa (LnM)
Filipino left coalition condemns Trump's visit, demands end of support for Duterte's human rights abuses...
Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2017 10:14PM
image A3 Newsletter: The March of Freedom Continues 480_albertrooftop_1.jpg by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
This new issue of our newsletter has just been released. As another year draws to a close, Albert and King are busier than ever traveling the country and the world, sharing their stories and providing inspiration and hope that good things can happen in this horribly broken criminal justice system. Next week they'll be heading to Belgium and Germany to work with their friends at Amnesty on launching another Write for Rights Campaign....
Posted: Sat Nov 18, 2017 6:00PM
calendar Russian Revolution Centennial Round Table russian_revolution_centennial_flyer_2017-10-11.pdf_140_.jpg by Eugene E. Ruyle
Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library, 6501 Telegraph Ave. Oakland, CA 94609...
Event Date: Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:30AM
Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:36PM
calendar A Talk with Minal Hajratwala: Where Are You From? by CIIS Public Programs
California Institute of Integral Studies 1453 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94103...
Event Date: Thu Feb 1, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:23PM
calendar Ijeoma Oluo in Covnersation with Denise Boston: So You Want to Talk About Race? by CIIS Public Programs
California Institute of Integral Studies 1453 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94103...
Event Date: Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:23PM
calendar Joy Degruy in Conversation with Denise Boston: On Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome by CIIS Public Programs
First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco 1187 Franklin Street San Francisco, CA 94109...
Event Date: Fri Jan 19, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:16PM
calendar How Counterculture Built Silicon Valley by CIIS Public Programs
California Institute of Integral Studies 1453 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94103...
Event Date: Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:52PM
text Department of Justice says Americans can’t challenge the legality of U.S. aid to Israel by Grant F. Smith
The U.S. Department of Justice once again insisted that individual citizens do not have standing to sue the U.S. federal government over foreign aid to Israel. Several Americans from Fagan Dickson in 1975 to author Isaac Asimov in 1991 have tried. But their claims, based on Establishment Clause separation of church and state appeals, failed. But what about challenges to U.S. foreign aid to Israel through the Administrative Procedure Act? IRmep has filed a case that breaks into new territory....
Posted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:15PM
calendar Love, Death, and Annihilation in Contemporary Literature and Cinema 480_swimme-cooke-feature-1200x650-fw17.jpg by CIIS Public Programs
California Institute of Integral Studies 1453 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94103...
Event Date: Wed Nov 29, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:46PM
calendar Land, Community, and Ta-Nehisi Coates: a walking tour by David Giesen
American Youth Hostel 312 Mason Street (meet in the lobby)...
Event Date: Sat Nov 18, 2017 9:00AM
Posted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:45AM
audio Interview with Voice of the Experienced (VOTE) lead organizer Dolfinette Martin (audio/mpeg 42.5mb) by Theodore Hilton
Topics: December 16, 2017 March for Currently and Formerly Incarcerated Women and Girls, incarceration in Louisiana, women's experiences of carceral system, grassroots prison activism in Louisiana....
Posted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:21AM
image Mexican government seeks to disarticulate self-defense groups by imprisoning 42 “comunitarios" 480_dsc03131_1.jpg by Demián Revart
Last Thursday, October 26th, an operative of the state police and the Mexican army arrested with violence 49 members federated in the Community Police of Eduardo Neri’s Peoples in the state of Guerrero, an autonomous security initiative that arose on May 15th, 2017, against extortion and kidnappings by drug cartels like Los Guerreros Unidos, Los Rojos & La Familia Michoacana, which have made the region a sheer hell....
Posted: Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:09PM
calendar Alliance to Dismantle White Supremacy: Get Involved 480_adws-flyer-by-sam_1.jpg by Resource Center for Nonviolence
Resource Center for Nonviolence 612 Ocean St, Santa Cruz, California 95060...
Event Date: Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:32PM
image Corporate Fascism & SF Federal OSHA Whistleblower Darrell Whitman Presentation to PSI 480_whitman_darrell_at_iwnn_workers_memorial_day4-18-16_1.jpg by Darrell Whitman
Former Federal OSHA Whistleblower Protection Program investigator and lawyer made a report at the Public Service International PSI forum in Geneva where he discussed the system corruption of US regulatory agencies like OSHA and the failure of these agencies to protect health and safety whistleblowers and the dominance of corporate fascism....
Posted: Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:29AM
text "The Public Trust Doctrine," Wealth Inequality, and Iraq by Mary Wood, Gabriel Zucman, and S Plapperta
The Public Trust Doctrine is a fundamental precursor to modern environmental law and continues to be an integral principle of national resource management. The doctrine has often been characterized as an attribute of sovereignty that carries constitutional force....
Posted: Sat Nov 11, 2017 12:13PM
image US Executions Violate The 14th, 8th, and 1st Amendments To The Constitution 480_000000g_1.jpg by S Shriver
Only 16% of US states still perform the barbarism of prisoner murder. Less than 20% of the world's countries do. The US is among the top 5 execution countries....
Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:36PM