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image Demonstrations Against ‘Workhouse’ Jail Rock St. Louis 480_workhouse-4_1.jpg by Anti-State STL
As temperatures reached 108 degrees in St Louis over the weekend, the heat has helped illuminate the deplorable conditions of the Workhouse on Hall St. The medium security prison is tucked away in the Industrial Wastes along the Mississippi River in north St Louis City. The Workhouse is notorious for it’s filth, cockroach and rodent infestations, black mold, antagonism by the guards, and deep ineptitude of those who operate it. The Workhouse was the focus of a civil suit in 2012 after guards ...
Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:51PM
text PETITION FOR WORKER JUSTICE AT COMMUNITY HOUSING PARTNERSHIP! by Djakuju Dobre
Workers Justice at Community Housing Partnership! PETITION FOR FAIR TREATMENT AND JUSTICE AT COMMUNITY HOUSING PARTNERSHIP 1. First, two Union members had their positions eliminated and their pay reduced by over $2.00/hour, which creates hardships for them, both financially and the area of professional development. Management claims that they had to reduce wages and eliminate these positions to save money at Civic Center Hotel; meanwhile, the Collective Bargaining Agreement makes it clear th...
Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:23PM
calendar Join the resistance: paddle like the dickens by David Giesen
Pier 52 (about where 16th street would meet The Bay) San Francisco...
Event Date: Mon Jul 24, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 2:26PM
image Richard Dawkins speaks about KPFA Manager Quincy McCoy canceling his talk in Berkeley dawkins_richard.jpeg by repost
World renowned evolutionary biologist Professor Richard Dawkins who is also one of the greatest intellects of our time had his speech canceled by KPFA Manager Quincy McCoy who accused him of ‘abusive speech’. This according to Dawkins is a betrayal of the values KPFA has, until now, been known for.” According to the Center For Inquiry. KPFA which touts itself as "Free Speech Radio" apparently has a manager who flagrantly and blatantly has violated the principle of free speech. The Center ...
Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 1:08PM
text KPFA Corporatist GM Quincy McCoy Attacks Free Speech In Canceling Dawkins by repost
KPFA corporatist GM Quincy McCoy cancelled Richard Dawkins talk without discussing with him statements which some said were anti-Muslim. Apparently corporatist McCoy responds to slander without checking the facts like any corporate bureaucrat. Next he will be attacking critics of Zionism of being anti-semitic....
Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 8:10AM
image Envisioning a Post-Western World 480_manifest1_1.jpg by Rob Los Ricos and Paul Cudenec
When asked what he thought about Western civilization, Mohandas Gandhi replied “I think it would be a good idea.”...
Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:51AM
text StratCom: Russian hackers are involved in illegal activities aimed at influencing the pace by Axel Solberg
NATO Strategic Communications Centre (StratCom) has brought to light series of cybercrimes with the involvement of the Russian hackers acting on the order of Swedish Democrats party....
Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 1:31AM
text Speaker: Fixing the Commute by The Campaign for Sensible Transportation
Steve Raney, the Executive Director for Joint Venture of Silicon Valley's Smart Mobility project, will be speaking in Santa Cruz on Tuesday, July 25, 5:30pm to 6:30pm in the Santa Cruz Police Dept Community Room, 155 Center St, Santa Cruz. Smart Mobility is working to integrate employer programs with mobility software to provide a seamless, door-to-door combination of transportation modes —including public and private transit, bikeshare, rideshare, carshare, vanpool, taxi, employer commute b...
Posted: Sun Jul 23, 2017 7:35PM
calendar Fixing the Commute by The Campaign for Sensible Transportation
Santa Cruz Police Department Community Room 155 Center St Santa Cruz, CA...
Event Date: Tue Jul 25, 2017 5:30PM
Posted: Sun Jul 23, 2017 7:30PM
calendar Sir! No Sir! a film about the GI movement Against the War in Vietnam by Revolution Books
Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94704...
Event Date: Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Jul 23, 2017 1:59PM
calendar Sips for Solidarity 480_sipsforsolidarity_1.jpg by Seema Arora
The Women's Building 3542 18th Street #8 San Francisco, CA 94110...
Event Date: Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Jul 23, 2017 1:19PM
text Brazil: A short letter to President Trump by Emilio Jose Lemos de Lima
This beautiful fugitive bird, Mr. President, the hope of a smarter, peaceful and productive world, moves my fingers and my heart as I write this short letter to you....
Posted: Sun Jul 23, 2017 11:44AM
image Today in history: The Detroit Rebellion of 1967 480_6th_precinct_pindown.jpg by Razer Ray
Early Sunday morning, July 23 1967, Detroit police raided a blind pig (a speakeasy that pays off the police to operate) on the city's notorious 12th Street and triggered the biggest riot in American history."...
Posted: Sun Jul 23, 2017 10:55AM
text The US's Public Housing Crisis May Worsen With Trump Budget by Lawrence Vale
As of 2016, fully 90 percent of the nation's public housing households were headed by someone who is elderly, has disabilities, worked (or had recently worked) or was subject to work requirements through another program. Many are dependent on public housing, but this is not the same as a culture of dependency....
Posted: Sun Jul 23, 2017 8:25AM
calendar San Francisco Mime Troupe: Walls 480_flyer_-_walls_-_sfmt_-_20170729.jpg by SJ Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services
Saint James Park St. James Street and 3rd Street San Jose, CA 95112...
Event Date: Sat Jul 29, 2017 2:30PM
Posted: Sat Jul 22, 2017 11:00PM
image KPFA management cancels Richard Dawkins’ speech because of his tweets about Islam-So Much mccoy_quincy.jpeg by repost
Reactionary KPFA management canceled a book reading by Richard Dawkins for supposed criticism of Islamism. "“The idea that I have engaged in abusive speech against Islam is preposterous, which even the most rudimentary fact-checking by KPFA would have made clear,”...
Posted: Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:21PM
text Army Kills A Third Palestinian on Friday by IMEMC
Palestinian medical sources have reported, Friday, that Israeli soldiers killed a young Palestinian man, after shooting him with a live round to the heart, in Abu Dis town, east of occupied East Jerusalem. The Palestinians is the third to be killed by Israeli fire within a few hours....
Posted: Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:34PM
image Abbas Suspends Contacts with Israel over Al-Aqsa Mosque abbas-alray.jpg by IMEMC
PA President Mahmoud Abbas said,, on Friday, that he has decided to suspend all contacts with Israel until the latter cancels all measures implemented against Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa Mosque....
Posted: Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:32PM
calendar Rebel Film Festival: "This Changes Everything" by Socialist Action
Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library 6501 Telegraph Ave Oakland, CA 94609...
Event Date: Fri Jul 28, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Sat Jul 22, 2017 6:32PM
calendar Comemeration of student massacre 1975 by Karl Kramer
Redstone Labor Temple at 2940 16th Street (between Mission and South Van Ness)...
Event Date: Sun Jul 30, 2017 2:00PM
Posted: Sat Jul 22, 2017 12:05PM