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imageGoogle: Stop Aiding Abortion Prosecutors
by Oakland Privacy
Google went back on its commitment to keep abortion-seekers safe...
Posted: Fri, May 12, 2023 8:06pm PDT
imageThe path toward an Official California Juneteenth Paid Holiday
by Khubaka, Michael Harris
The legacy of “Chattel Slavery of people of African Descent” in California may originate in legendary battles with Queen Califia. Spanish Military led by Hernan Cortez, with ships full of Conquistadors including reinforcements of over 300 free and enslaved men of African Descent in 1535 began a new paradigm along western coast of the Pacific Ocean....
Posted: Wed, Feb 16, 2022 12:10am PST
imageFramework for a deep dive sharing the common history of Cinco de Mayo and Juneteenth
by Deborah Johnson
On the way to San Jose, Santa Clara County, California for a blessed new beginning is at hand....
Posted: Wed, Apr 21, 2021 11:34pm PDT
textBay Area News Group article on the Governor's race ignores Delaine Eastin by Stanley Sokolow
A news article today from the publisher of The Santa Cruz Sentinel, The San Jose Mercury News, and many other local newspapers, speaks about the positions of gubernatorial candidates on higher education in California. It completely ignores Delaine Eastin although she is tied in recent polls with one candidate that they did talk about. Eastin knows education in California, has big plans for it, and they should have included her in the story....
Posted: Tue, May 22, 2018 9:27am PDT
imageWorldwide Actions Commemorate Ahed Tamimi’s 17th Birthday, Demand Freedom
Protests and actions around the world marked the 17th birthday of imprisoned Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi. With birthday songs, cakes and cards as well as strong, powerful protest actions against Israeli occupation and colonization, the streets of international cities marked days of action called for by Samidoun, the Free the Tamimi Women campaign and other organizations to demand the release of Ahed, imprisoned since 19 December and facing charges before an Israeli military court....
Posted: Sun, Feb 4, 2018 1:34pm PST
imageCorrupt SEIU Pres Mary Kay Henry Puts Bully Martin Manteca and Blue In Charge Of SEIU Nev
by repost
Corrupt SEIU Pres Mary Kay Henry Puts Professional Bully Martin Manteca and Bureaucratic Flunkie Luisa Blue In Charge of Nevada Local...
Posted: Mon, Aug 14, 2017 4:17pm PDT
textFerguson police killing of Michael Brown & invations of Afghanistan: variations on a theme by Gil Villagran, MSW
The Police killing of Michael Brown by a Furguson policeman and the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, and subsequent U.S. invasion are dominos, variations upon a theme: the hubris of a powerful nation, class or ruling elite to control a much subservient people or nation, there are tragic lessons to be learned to the demise of the powerful (at the expense of the powerless)....
Posted: Wed, Jul 20, 2016 9:54am PDT
imageApple's social plan to beat Facebook
by IndyRadio/Roknich
Apple has a plan to create social networks automatically from it's massive iMessage traffic. A patent has been filed, and the infrastructure is in place. Could a shift of power from Menlo Park to Cupertino be in the works?...
Posted: Wed, Feb 17, 2016 3:32pm PST
textWhen Presidents Commit War Crimes, Justice Is The Final Victim by Gil Villagran
Could there be a lesson for President George W. Bush in the expected prosecution of Mexican President Luis Echeverria, charged with genocide 38 years after his crimes against humanity? Let us hope that old age will not spare President Bush and Vice-president Cheney, years from now, from the consequences of their crimes against humanity: secret prisons without charges or trials, torturous interrogations, invasion of a country based upon manipulated intelligence, hundreds of thousands of Iraq...
Posted: Wed, Feb 3, 2016 3:48pm PST
imageMotion made in federal court to dismiss charges against Rasmea Odeh
by Rasmea Defense Committee
Attorneys representing Chicago’s long-time Palestinian community leader, Rasmea Odeh, have filed a motion and brief in Detroit’s U.S. District Court to dismiss the indictment against her. They are doing so on the grounds that the charges are the product of an illegal investigation targeting both Palestine solidarity efforts and organizing in the Palestinian community....
Posted: Thu, Aug 28, 2014 3:25pm PDT
textApple, the State and Social Rights by Mark Fliegauf and Hans Springstein
Apple only gained its profits with the iPhone because of state promotion and investment in the Internet and language recognition software. The state faces a revenue crisis in part because Apple, Google and dominant corporations transfer tens of billions in profits to tax havens and dummy Irish corporations. The 8-hour day was only achieved through organization and struggle....
Posted: Mon, May 12, 2014 6:01am PDT
text“Markets are a Terrible Master,” Says President Rafael Correa of Ecuador by Jonathan Nack
We believe in society with markets, but society must govern the markets... Markets [are] a very good servant, but a terrible master,” said Pres. Correa, during a wide ranging interview with Rose....
Posted: Tue, Apr 29, 2014 11:44am PDT
textPLO/Hamas Detente? by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Wed, Apr 23, 2014 12:54pm PDT
textLULAC Condemns Hate Crime on Eve of Jewish Holiday by LULAC
Washington, D.C. - LULAC laments the lives lost at a Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City and at the Village Shalom Retirement Community in Kansas City, Kansas. On April 13, on the day before the Jewish Passover Holiday the founder and former leader of the Carolina Knights of the Ku Klux Klan and the White Patriot Party shot to death 3 people leaving behind a distraught community....
Posted: Wed, Apr 16, 2014 2:34pm PDT
documentHuman Rights Advocates Testify before Human Rights Commission on Stand Your Ground Laws
(Washington, DC) - In an ongoing effort to raise awareness about the impact of stand your ground laws on communities of color, human rights advocates presented testimony (see PDF) before the Inter-American Human Rights Committee (IACHR) in Washington, DC. Advocates included Sybrina Fulton, the mother of slain teen Trayvon Martin, and Ron Davis, father of slain teen Jordan Davis, along with representatives from Free Marissa Now, Florida Legal Services, the NAACP, Dream Defenders and the Univ...
Posted: Thu, Mar 27, 2014 2:09pm PDT
textStatement of Voting Rights to UN Human Rights Committee by NAACP
(GENEVA, Switzerland) – The NAACP issued the following statement read before a hearing of the United Nations Human Rights Committee ahead of the US ICCPR review:...
Posted: Tue, Mar 11, 2014 8:36pm PDT
textThe long history of Black-Palestinian solidarity by
The acquittal of racist murderer George Zimmerman sparked outrage and demonstrations not only in the United States, but all around the world—including in Palestine. Many Palestinians circulated pictures of themselves holding signs that read: “Palestinians stand with those who mourn Trayvon Martin’s death. We know what it feels like to lose loved ones and to watch the murderers evade justice.”...
Posted: Tue, Mar 4, 2014 1:53pm PST
imageFilipino solidarity activists call for genuine peace and democratization in Burma
by Free Burma Coalition-Philippines
Manila, Philippines – One hundred (100) solidarity activists belonging to the Free Burma Coalition – Philippines (FBCP) today held a symbolic action in front of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) to press for Burmese people’s demands in the second day of Burmese President Thein Sein’s visit to the Philippines....
Posted: Thu, Jan 2, 2014 3:13am PST
textAIPAC's Federal Reserve Vice Chairman by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Wed, Jan 1, 2014 11:43pm PST
imageSocialist International honours the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela
by Socialist International (SI)
The Socialist International is deeply moved by the passing of Nelson Mandela, the man who, representing the struggle for freedom of an entire nation, became a symbol for justice, reconciliation and peace for the entire world....
Posted: Thu, Dec 19, 2013 7:45pm PST
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