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imageWe’re Not Paying Rent: Here’s Why
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by Oakland Rent Strike
While there has long been a housing crisis in Oakland — and throughout California– COVID-19 makes the issue particularly dire because so many people are out of work and people are being told to stay at home to combat the spread of the virus....
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 10:37PM
imageOakland Rent Strike: Food Not Rent
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by capitalism is the virus
An organized group of tenants in Oakland are beginning a rent strike. We call on others to join us....
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 10:26PM
textPlease close the glaring "Young Adult" gap in stimulus payments by Tina Kimmel, PhD, MSW, MPH
Through an oversight, many young adults will receive NO stimulus payment. Please help raise consciousness about this....
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 10:21PM
textAngola 3 Newsletter: DECARCERATE!!!! by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
We dedicate this newsletter to the men, women and children in detention centers, jails and prisons, where they are unable to social distance or sanitize--leaving them to anxiously wait for the virus to take hold in their facilities. Please encourage your local governments to take action before the virus hits....
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 9:55PM
calendarLivestream: Democracy and COVID-19: What Happens Next?
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by The Commonwealth Club
Online via livestream...
Event Date: Tue Apr 14, 2020 3:00PM
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 9:05PM
textThe Shortwave Report 04/03/20 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
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, NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 5:56PM
imageThe Struggle Of The Grand Princess Crew & All Crew Members For Healthcare & Justice
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by Labor Video Project
Terry Valen, the president of the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) talks about the conditions of the Grand Princess crew which is docked off Hunters Point shipyard. He also talks about the conditions of repatriated seafarers from the Grand Princess who are now in the Philippines...
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 5:51PM
calendarTele Town Hall with Rep. Anna Eshoo (CA-18) by Congresswoman Anna Eshoo
Tele town hall on Vekeo...
Event Date: Fri Apr 3, 2020 3:00PM
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 12:32PM
imageOakland & Alameda County: Call Now to Demand Housing for Our Unsheltered Neighbors
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by COVID-19 Safety for All
Alameda County and the City of Oakland have millions of dollars in emergency funds available for COVID-19 relief efforts, yet they have NOT provided the emergency housing needed for the thousands of homeless residents residing in our communities....
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 12:32PM
imageNo New Water Diversion Plans When Public Cannot Participate
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by Dan Bacher
A petition against the Delta Tunnel is at https://www.change.org/p/gavin-newsom-gov-newsom-water-is-life and talking points are at californiasalmon.org....
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 11:26AM
calendarVirtual Town Hall with Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17)
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by Congressman Ro Khanna (CA-17)
Online via FB live: https://www.facebook.com/pg/RepRoKhanna/videos/...
Event Date: Sat Apr 25, 2020 12:00PM
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 11:09AM
calendarVirtual Town Hall with Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17)
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by Congressman Ro Khanna (CA-17)
Online via FB live: https://www.facebook.com/pg/RepRoKhanna/videos/...
Event Date: Thu Apr 16, 2020 12:00PM
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 11:05AM
calendarVirtual Town Hall with Congressman Ro Khanna (CA-17)
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by Congressman Ro Khanna (CA-17)
Online via livestream: https://www.facebook.com/pg/RepRoKhanna/videos/...
Event Date: Thu Apr 9, 2020 5:00PM
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 10:48AM
calendarVirtual Town Hall with Rep. Ro Khanna (CA-17)
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by Congressman Ro Khanna
Online via livestream: https://www.facebook.com/pg/RepRoKhanna/videos/...
Event Date: Fri Apr 3, 2020 12:00PM
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 10:31AM
textOn the Power of Money - Three by Eugen Drewermann by Eugen Drewermann and Iring Fetscher
Only faith (as in a religion), the "invisible hand," the "law" of the "free" market can judge everything. State interventions can only be annoying. The market itself is allegedly "social". Everyone acts acording to his advantage. The system is not social but lives from the creation of permanent and growing injustice. "Needs" can be produced completely irrationally....
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 6:56AM
imageNavajo Nation cases of coronavirus increase to 214 with seven deaths
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by Brenda Norrell
The Navajo Nation has 214 cases of coronavirus, 40 new cases in the past 24 hours, and seven deaths. The Navajo President said they are in urgent need of more test kits. Doctors on the Navajo Nation said they need more critical care nurses, ventilators and masks....
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 2:07AM
videoDedicated To All Those On Rent Strike (video/quicktime 30.5MB) by Heresy Labs
Video dedicated to the all those on rent strike. Duration: 2 minutes 20 seconds Music: Corona - Minutemen...
Posted: Wed Apr 1, 2020 10:04PM
imageAs Delta smelt nears extinction, CDFW issues incidental take permit for endangered fish
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by Dan Bacher
The incidental take permit was issued as the Delta smelt, once the most abundant species on the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta, continues its steep slide towards extinction. For the second year in a row, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife in its annual fall midwater trawl survey in 2019 found zero Delta smelt during the months of September, October, November and December....
Posted: Wed Apr 1, 2020 6:39PM
imageRent Strike and Anti-Capitalist Graffiti Pops Up in Oakland!
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by Zack Haber
As the COVID19 pandemic has made it difficult or impossible for many of Oakland's tenants to pay rent, "rent strike" and anti-capitalist graffiti, signs and banners have been appearing throughout West Oakland, Lake Merritt, and along Grand Avenue....
Posted: Wed Apr 1, 2020 5:06PM
calendarIndivisible: Deep Canvassing While Social Distancing (webinar)
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by Indivisible
Online Via Zoom...
Event Date: Wed Apr 29, 2020 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Apr 1, 2020 4:47PM