calendar Sounding Bodies: Embodied Architectures 480_kadet_kuhne_sedimentary_noise_still03_1.jpg original image (2548x1435) by Mediate Art Group
Grace Cathedral
Event Date: Fri Jul 29, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 4:54PM
calendar SAVE East Bay hills FORESTS Pep Rally 480_bfuu-7-10-2016-event-poster-11x17-900p-web_1.jpg original image (587x900) by Hills Conservation Network
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists Fellow Hall 1924 Cedar St. @ Bonita Ave. Berkeley, CA 94709
Event Date: Sun Jul 10, 2016 6:30PM
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 4:51PM
image Details for the Recession GenerationConference (Comment On: Recession Generation: "fixing it" conference) by Frank M. Ortiz
The Recession Generation: How Millennials Can Maximize Their Impact and Thrive in Uncertain Times Saturday, July 9, 2016 9 am - 6 pm Omni Oakland Commons 4799 Shattuck Ave / Oakland, California 94609 The near collapse of the world’s economy in 2008 and the deep disparity of the recovery since have reignited longstanding arguments about capitalism and its inherent capacity to simultaneously produce remarkable wealth and poverty. This paradox especially confronts the millennial generation of students and recent college graduates who must weigh the proposition of decades of student debt against the uncertain prospect of entering a marketplace that may not provide the means or opportunity to pay it. This conference, co-hosted by, Robert Schalkenbach Foundation, and the Henry George School of Social Science, aims to help the millennial generation navigate the uncertainties of economic life through skill-sharing and other useful sessions that will introduce them to a wide array of professions and life paths that promise a modicum of economic stability and also afford the opportunity to get involved in an ongoing movement to address structural social and economic inequality. Tailored Career Advice Political Organizing ♦ Journalism ♦ GIS ♦ ♦ Data Science ♦ Policy Research ♦ Urban Planning Co-creating a New Economy Intentional Communities ♦ Tiny Homes ♦ Effective Altruism ♦ Community Activism ♦ Blockchain ♦ Free Cities ♦ Universal Basic Income Learn More and Register Learn more about the co-sponsors, speakers, and participants at: Contact Conference Director Jacob Shwartz-Lucas ♦ (505) 980-0241
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 4:40PM
video Oakland Special Meeting on Coal Tonight: Rev. Manning says, "No Coal in Oakland" (video/x-ms-wmv 76.8MB) by Jonathan Nack
Video by Jonathan Nack Reverend Laurie Manning, of the Skyline United Church of Christ spoke out against the proposed coal terminal at a rally opposing it held on Saturday.
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 3:33PM
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The Chapel, 777 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110
Event Date: Sat Jul 2, 2016 9:00PM
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 3:29PM
calendar Soundwave NightLife: Subliminal Cities 480_sung_kim_resonator_1_1_1_1.jpg original image (2048x1536) by Mediate Art Group
California Academy of Sciences
Event Date: Thu Jul 21, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 2:38PM
calendar 17th Annual CIVIL WAR DAYS by California Historical Artillery Society
Freezeout Canyon, 1/4 mile down Freezeout Road, off Moscow Road, Duncans Mills, California
Event Date: Sat Jul 16, 2016 9:00AM
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 1:59PM
calendar Recession Generation: "fixing it" conference by David Giesen
Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck Ave. Oakland, CA 94609
Event Date: Sat Jul 9, 2016 9:00AM
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 1:49PM
text BART Creates a New Way to Become a Criminal. The Vicious Crime of Seat Hogging. by JP Massar
In April, the BART Board passed a law making it illegal to occupy two seats during rush hour on a BART train. The law was not to take effect until the BART police presented their implementation strategy. At the most recent BART Board meeting the BART police presented how they intend to enforce the new law.
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 1:42PM
calendar Is Dating Dead? With Author Moira Weigel 480_moira_labor_of_love_facebook_banner_1.jpg original image (828x315) by Inforum at the Commonwealth Club
The Commonwealth Club, 555 Post Street, San Francisco
Event Date: Thu Jul 21, 2016 6:30PM
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 1:13PM
image Stop Mincing Words (Comment On: Bernie Sanders has actually ENDORSED Hillary Clinton!) by Curt
This is hardly a matter of interpretation. A pledge to vote for someone is an endorsement. No matter who gets elected we continue to resist wars for empire. Let's get back to stopping the crimes of our government already.
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 12:16PM
calendar The 100th Anniversary of the Preparedness Day Bombing by Northern District Court Historical Society
Phillip Burton Federal Building and United States Courthouse Ceremonial Courtroom, 19th Floor 450 Golden Gate Avenue San Francisco, CA 94102
Event Date: Tue Jul 19, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 12:15PM
text California’s Driftnet Fishery Puts Sharks in Crosshairs by Joanna Nasar McWilliams
A new report by Turtle Island Restoration Network ( outlines how the California driftnet fishery for swordfish is taking a deadly toll on shark populations, and finds that 15 percent of the fisheries catch is sharks, many of which are listed and protected under international treaties and agreements.
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 10:33AM
image Silencing Hate Groups is Not the Way to Build a Better Society (Comment On: Shut Down Nazi Rally in Sacramento) by Max T. Furr
If all mankind minus one, were of one opinion, and only one person were of the contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in silencing that one person, than he, if he had the power, would be justified in silencing mankind. –John Stuart Mill, On Liberty, Chapter 2 – Of the Liberty of Thought and Discussion.Here is a novel idea: reign in wrongheadedness and begin to use reason--a thing of which we human beings are supposed to be capable. Let's try some introspection and rational thought. We can either add to the hatred or try to understand it and thereby attempt to calm our emotions.Precisely what did the Sacramento protest against the white nationalist rally accomplish? More anger, more hatred and seriously injured people. Are we better off? Did we learn anything? Was the protest an appeal to rational thought or raw emotion?Virtually everyone knows that shouting down speakers and being generally disruptive isn't limited to rallies of hate groups and does nothing to improve understanding or civility. I've watched in dismay as liberals, progressives and conservatives alike attempt to silence each other by loud, antagonistic, in-your-face protests.I have a better approach to all of this: Let every group and every person speak, and listen to them. Know who they are and know their opinions.If we silence a hate group, will the members stop hating? Is it not true that a silent enemy of social harmony is much more dangerous than one who broadcasts his opinions? To know the opinions of others is to be informed and know whom to watch when their ideas are harmful. As well, to know the opinions of harmful groups could possibly inform the listeners of the root cause of such opinions and provide a means for correction.So, what should protesters against hate speech do?I am an advocate of what I call aggressive benevolence and universal empathy. A practical application of such a policy at a neonazi rally would be to set up, within hearing distance of the speakers, booths serving food and refreshments such as coffee and donuts. Treat their incivility with steadfast civility and kindness. Never be verbally or physically aggressive, but be sure to invite the press to witness the proceedings and actions.This nation is sinking deep into a mire of factional antipathy. The only lifeline to pull us out is not religion and it is not a counter hate group. It is a concerted application of the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:02AM
calendar Stockton Red, White and Blues Festival 2016 480_46b4bf814aa50d4daf15a85d9b284e6ea0066cbb_1.jpg original image (480x480) by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Downtown Stockton Waterfront
Event Date: Sat Jul 2, 2016 2:00PM
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 8:05AM
audio Lyn Archer speaks about New Orleans City proposed shut-down of French Quarter Strip Clubs (audio/mpeg 33.6MB) by WTUL News & Views
In-studio interview with Lyn Archer, New Orleans resident and stripper, on proposed shut-down of more than half of French Quarter Strip Clubs.
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 7:45AM
text Senate Faces Puerto Rico Vote Before July 1 Deadline by Greg Williams
The United States Senate faces a likely vote on Puerto Rico debt crisis legislation this week. Puerto Rico's Governor, Alejandro García Padilla, called on the Senate to pass the bill by July 1, when the US territory owes a nearly $2 billion debt payment. The Puerto Rico Oversight, Management and Economic Stability Act passed the House on June 9.
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 7:30AM
text What's Left after Brexit? by DLi
Despite the resounding Gloom and Doom from the Corporate-bin-Laden media and the vast majority of the globalized Private Bankster class, there is indeed Life after the British electorate voted to leave the European Union, a thoroughly Capitalist project to strengthen the Dictatorship of the Profitariat in the Euro zone.
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 2:40AM
calendar Aural Spacial Infinite Exhibition 480_sung_kim_resonator_1_1.jpg original image (2048x1536) by Mediate Art Group
CHAPEL EXHIBIT OPEN HOURS: July 2nd – 3rd: 12pm – 5pm; July 4th: 12pm – Dark; July 8th-10th: 12pm – 5pm FIREHOUSE EXHIBIT OPEN HOURS: July 2nd – 3rd: 12pm – 5pm; July 4th: 12pm – Dark; July 6th-8th: 12pm-5pm
Event Date: Sat Jul 2, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 12:54AM
image GuerillaGorilla Advocacy makes James Burtnett world renowned celebrity (Comment On: Take Back Santa Cruz Silent as Member Faces Gun Narcotics Charges) by John Cohen-Colby
Using Facebook's boosting tool, GuerillaGorilla Advocacy has made James Burtnett a world class celebrity. Check out the link below: 1K likes — this Indybay article has reached more than 16K people around the world. Now Take Back Santa Cruz is world famous. This is a great success for independent media in general and Santa Cruz Indybay in particular. We don't need the corporate media anymore to promote good journalism.
Posted: Sun Jun 26, 2016 11:05PM