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Davis City Council Passes Resolution Backing Standing Rock
In an emailed report to the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Julia Beck of Davis Stands with Standing Rock, said, “We wanted to share the good news that our local city council last night unanimously passed the attached resolution in support of your critical and profoundly inspiring opposition to the Dakota Access pipeline.” Photo: Francisco Dominguez urges the Davis City Council to adopt the resolution. Photo by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2016 1:49PM
Fracking and measure Z
The importance of voting YES ON Z in Monterey County! STOP FRACKING!...
Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2016 11:05AM
The Supposed "Omnipotence" of Politicians
The key to a new peace policy could lie in denouncing mechanisms of economic coercion. The ruling elites consider democracy a "necessary illusion." President JFK also criticized a military-industrial-secret service complex. Asthe warnings of Eisenhower and JFK teach us, politidcs is massively subject to the influences of economic power. This is a translated reading sample of Henrik Paulitz' "Die Anleitung gegen den Krieg."...
Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2016 10:58AM
IF Connect | Election Night Viewing Party
World Affairs Auditorium 312 Sutter Street, Suite 200 San Francisco, CA...
Event Date: Tue Nov 8, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2016 10:49AM
California Investigating Wells Fargo for Criminal Identity Theft
California Attorney General Kamala Harris has launched an investigation into allegations that Wells Fargo & Co. engaged in criminal identity theft when the bank created millions of accounts without customer consent, according to the Los Angeles Times....
Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2016 10:46AM
Philippines: Duterte’s first 100 days
Greater than the sum of our fears...
Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2016 4:04AM
USA in a new "Pivot to Pacific"?
Following the latest twist in the "Pacific Pivot," where Philippine President Duterte reversed course and announced his own pivot toward China, startled war hawks in the Pentagon(such as Secretary of War As_ Carter)are now urging President Obama for a new "Pivot to the Philippines"!...
Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2016 3:51AM
OccupySF: Report from The Homeless People’s Popular Assembly
Global Exchange 2017 Mission Street near 16th Street BART...
Event Date: Mon Oct 24, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 11:54PM
If You're Afraid of Trees, Don't Live In a Forest
October 20, 2016 is the 25th anniversary of the Oakland Hills Fire. As we commemorate the lives and homes lost, a fight rages over the future of forests in the East Bay hills. (Originally published in Slingshot Issue #122, Fall 2016, http://slingshot.tao.ca)...
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 9:03PM
Big Money Funds Yes on Measure D Campaign in Santa Cruz County
October 2016 - Big money is being spent to influence the outcome of Measure D on the November 8, 2016 Santa Cruz County ballot. Unlike political offices, campaigns for ballot measures have no limit to the amount of money that can be contributed. There is no restriction on the source of contributions, so special interests from outside Santa Cruz County can buy influence in our local ballot measures....
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 6:32PM
Termination of Street Spirit newspaper threatens the homeless
It was announced that after 22 years of sponsorship that the American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) will cease funding the operations of Street Spirit as of December 31, 2016!...
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 5:58PM
The Shortwave Report 10/21/16 Listen Globally!
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 5:12PM
Inspector General says Reclamation wasted $32 million on Klamath irrigators
“Basically, the Bureau of Reclamation became an illicit ATM for favored special interests,” stated PEER Senior Counsel Paula Dinerstein. “To add injury to insult, these improper subsidies were used to aggravate environmental damage by draining shrinking groundwater supplies to benefit irrigators.” Photo of Iron Gate Dam on the Klamath River by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 3:50PM
Jill Stein for President: Final Bay Area Campaign Rally
Berkeley City Club 2315 Durant Ave Berkeley, CA...
Event Date: Sat Oct 22, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 1:54PM
Manifesto of Love
Santa Cruz Town Clock, corner of Pacific Ave and Water St, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Sat Oct 22, 2016 6:30PM
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 1:53PM
Event Date: Sat Nov 5, 2016 2:00PM
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 1:51PM
Jill Stein for President Campaign Rally
International House, University of California, Davis 10 College Park Davis, CA...
Event Date: Sat Oct 22, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 1:45PM
Documentary, THE BRAINWASHING OF MY DAD explaining the rise of Trump screens at UNAFF
SESSION 11 in San Francisco, Ninth Street Independent Film Center, 145 Ninth Street at...
Event Date: Tue Oct 25, 2016 8:45PM
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 7:22AM
10/19/16 Yvette Felarca Defense at Berkeley School Board
The 10/19/16 Berkeley School Board meeting is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKMeIZydHGQ Yvette Felarca speaks at 55 minutes in tears. Felarca is a member of the Executive Board of the Berkeley Federation of Teachers. It is now 4 weeks since she was suspended. The attack on students by the Berkeley School District is described by Yvette. All immigrant students are being pulled out of class and being questioned about their country of origin in "progressive" Berkeley by the Democrats r...
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 5:26AM
NALC214 Postal Workers Demand "Bring Back Angela" Stop Workplace Bullying & Intimidation
San Francisco NALC 214 postal carriers protested the workplace bullying and union busting by postal management at Evans St. station. Chief shop steward Angela Bibb-Merritt was terminated for representing her fellow workers and is fighting for her job back....
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 12:04AM