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imageThe Second Annual Mining Resistors Gala Awards on Unceded Coast Salish Territories, May 1
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by Mildred German
Mildred German of Media Coop and CFRO Radio in Vancouver interviewed several Mining Justice Alliance and the Students for Mining Justice from the University of British Columbia, who organized this year’s gala....
Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 10:20PM
imageWhat the Mueller Report Doesn’t Say
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by Curt Wechsler
“When you read it, it’s pretty devastating,” said former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. The New Yorker columnist Susan Glasse wrote “The Mueller Report Won’t End Trump’s Presidency, But It Sure Makes Him Look Bad… After reading the report, it was hard to recall the world of utter vindication and Presidential victimization that Attorney General Barr had painted earlier in the day."...
Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 2:12PM
imageWorkWeek On Charters, Privatization, Labor & Education With Education Lawyer Kathy Carrol
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by WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek radio interviews education lawyer and public education advocate Kathleen Carroll about the recent UTLA strike, the growth of charters and privatization of public education. Carroll talks about the funders of charters and privatization and the role of their foundations who are also funding non-profits run by the AFT and NEA that support "common core" and TURN which supports labor management collaboration....
Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:58PM
image“Public Education Is Not Your Plaything”: L.A. Teachers Strike Against Privatization & Underfunding
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by Democracy Now
Los Angeles public school teachers are on strike for the first time in three decades. On Monday morning, tens of thousands of teachers braved pouring rain on the picket line for the strike’s first day. Some 20,000 people marched through downtown Los Angeles, demanding smaller class sizes, higher pay, the regulation of charter schools and more nurses, counselors and librarians. Over 31,000 members of United Teachers Los Angeles are striking....
Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:46PM
imageAustralian school kids stood against the climate apathy of their adult leaders
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by By Sam R and Tessa for the GetUp team
I still have goosebumps. 15,000 kids. 8 capital cities. 20 regional towns. Last week, kids across Australia made headlines across the world, taking to the streets to demand action on climate change. They walked out from school to protect their future. To stand against the climate apathy of their adult leaders. To rally against the politicians deliberately destroying their future for their own short-term self-protection. To fight for a better world....
Posted: Mon Dec 3, 2018 3:54AM
textDepartment of Justice Gives Green Light to Laureate Education to Continue Corruption by Dahn Shaulis
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has decided to close its corruption case against Laureate International Universities. This action will embolden Laureate as it continues to profit from colleges in Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Brazil and other countries with questionable human rights records....
Posted: Sat Dec 1, 2018 2:18PM
imageCan Negro Bar State Park continue to exist without change to California Education?
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by Michael Harris
In December 1849, First California Governor Peter Burnett shared his focus on a slavery narrative that mandates disparaging treatment, currently measurable in today's California Public Policy. Clearly, an accurate authentic story of the past, present and future migration by people of African ancestry does not need to solely focus on "an enslavement narrative" in the current California Education System. Why not focus on the first City Treasurer of San Francisco, was a Negro who owned title t...
Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:44PM
imageIs shaming or outing racists online out of their job OK? Mounting pressure campaigns
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by Tim Rumford
Shaming Racists with Pressure tactics out of their job. Examples. Details recent ongoing pressure campaign on Proud Boy Member Comcast Employee who throws white power hand signals wearing his comcast jacket uses as profile pic next to his Comcast logo for employment on Facebook....
Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:48PM
imageBackfire! How Teacher Union Leaders Helped Tuck & Green Dot Charters Push Their Agenda
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by Steve Zeltzer
Marshall Tuck, the former Green Dot Charter School operator received support for the school chain from the AFT leadership including AFT president Randi Weingarten. Weingarten and UFT president Mulgrew lauded the school change and supported the deregulation of public education for these charter schools....
Posted: Tue Nov 6, 2018 10:09AM
textAddendum: Benjamin Tucker American Mutualist: Tucker Did Not Advocate Voting in Businesses by Nicholas Evans
This series is supposed to present the ideas of Tucker in an accurate fashion. So this article will focus on how Tucker himself intended businesses to be operated....
Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:49PM
image2018 Pan African Global Trade and Investment Week
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
September is African Heritage Month from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Washington DC to San Francisco, CA join us to highlight focused weeklong activities targeting increasing Califorina-Pan African Global Trade and Investment. Everyone is invited to join our positive new way forward....
Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:58PM
textNew Student Loan Rule Sides with For-Profit Colleges by Lydia Andrews
This week the US Department of Education proposed new student "borrower defense" rules....
Posted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 10:18AM
imageMarch for Our Lives and the Rest of the World's
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by Riva Enteen
In a promotional video for the March for Our Lives, former US soldiers say they don't want the assault rifles that they've used abroad aimed at US citizens, especially the students suffering one school massacre after another. Isn't it time to stop aiming those guns—and our missiles, fighter jets, and drones—at the rest of the world?...
Posted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 12:39PM
image@CanaryMission Suspended on Twitter
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by Palestine Legal
February 26, 2018 - Twitter suspended @CanaryMission – the account of a defamatory website that blacklists and harasses activists who support Palestinian rights. The reason and terms of the suspension are unknown. Twitter has repeatedly found @CanaryMission to be in violation of its rules in response to individual reports, but this is the first visible enforcement action taken to date....
Posted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 12:45PM
textYouth Reject a Lockdown Future by Curt Wechsler
Students are ‘fed up’ going to school scared for their lives and demand a ban on domestic military grade weapons. The AR-15 rifle used to spray bullets inside and outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in last week’s massacre has no legitimate use in any community, said junior Ashley Santoro: “There’s no real reason for anybody to own these.”...
Posted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 5:04PM
imageRemembering the Pan African Spirit of the Buffalo Soldier
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
This 170th Anniversary of the California Gold Rush, the Pan African Spirit of the Buffalo Soldier is worth putting in context of the broader California experience. San Francisco History Days will provide an amazing opportunity....
Posted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 5:43AM
textFrom School Shootings to Revolutionary Social Transformations by Bob M
After the Stoneman Douglas shootings, students are calling for a walkout for gun reform. This article suggests the importance of revolutionary reforms, and the direction that some of such actions might be made....
Posted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:51PM
image“I’m Turning Point USA’s Top Activist in the Country, & I Quit this Shitty Organization”
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by Dr. Danny Weil, ESQ
“Last semester, Frankie told us we were not allowed to bring Kyle Chapman (the Based Stickman) to our campus since Turning Point wants to distance itself from the alt-right, despite him being a Constitutionalist Ron Paul supporter. Meanwhile, Frankie was liking tweets from notorious Charlottesville attendee and white nationalist icon, James Allsup”...
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2018 5:06PM
textTurning Point USA opens door for white supremacists on campus by Dahn Shaulis
Turning Point USA is a racist, anti-feminist, anti-intellectual organization backed by billionaires, the NRA, and members of the fossil fuel industry. It has organizations at hundreds of high schools and college campuses. And the group uses dirty tricks to incite others on campus....
Posted: Wed Feb 7, 2018 11:51PM
imageTurning Point USA Colorado State University event erupts in violence
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by Dr. Danny Weil, ESQ
Turning Point USA states on its website it is devoted to the promotion of the principles of fiscal responsibility, free markets and limited government, but as we shall see, this is just a cover for their misogyny, white supremacy and fascist ideology. The group is joined at the hip with a subaltern group of rabid fascists, gamesters, misogynists and racists, including the fascist fight club, the Proud Boys (https://medium.com/@willsommer/the-fratty-proud-boys-are-the-alt-rights-weirdest-new-...
Posted: Tue Feb 6, 2018 1:19PM