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textAFGE fights back against Trump’s attack on labor by Lynda Carson
Since the Trump regime has taken control of the White House, in addition to it’s on-going attack on labor, reportedly during the past two years in what are known as “news briefings,” a collection of articles sent out to government employees daily, Federal agencies have been sending federal employees articles from white nationalist and conspiracy websites on numerous occasions....
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:38PM
textSheepdogs Sanders & Warren Support Anti-Abortion Democrats by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
Despite the Democratic Party having as part of its party platform that it supports the right to abortion, the Democrats have the two alleged progressives running for president, the Democrats’ sheepdogs Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, stating at the latest Democrats’ “debate” that they would support anti-abortion Democrats! See “Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders Wouldn’t Rule Out Supporting Anti-Abortion Democrats” by Jenavieve Hatch, 11/21/19 at https://www.huffpost.com/entry/warren-sande...
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:30PM
videoOakland Mothers Make Vacant House a Home — Move-In Day Video (video/mp4 5.7MB) by Moms 4 Housing
On October 18, two homeless mothers born and raised in Oakland reclaimed possession of a vacant investor-owned property in West Oakland. The mothers, Dominique Walker and Sameerah Karim, are the founding members of Moms for Housing, created to address the extreme challenges working mothers face in finding safe and affordable housing for themselves and their children. Here's video from their move-in day....
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:40PM
imageNLG Statement on the Coup in Bolivia
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by National Lawyers Guild
The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) strongly condemns the military coup that took place in Bolivia on November 10, followed by the self-declared presidency of extreme right-wing Bolivian senator Jeanine Áñez, in violation of the Constitution of Bolivia....
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 7:47PM
textPolice Brutality (Domestic Terrorism) by James Hemphill III
This article touches on police brutality (domestic terrorism) but focuses on the killings of unarmed and innocent black people in the United States....
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:06PM
textThe Issues Surrounding Homelessness by Modesti Alejandra Padilla
Homelessness in Sonoma County and Los Angeles have gotten out of hand. Despite the causes, the effects of homelessness are detrimental to our society and something needs to be done. We need to start somewhere because the current policies put in place to help reduce homelessness have made some impact, but nothing significant enough. As a country, we have overlooked the issue of homelessness long enough....
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 4:27PM
textSF Public Library Commission: discrimination vs. seniors, low-income and disabled by Restore the Mailed Notices Committee
The SF Public Library has jeopardized its long-standing policy of serving all patrons equally with the same level of service by making it very difficult if not impossible for low-income, seniors and disabled to access the full range of services at this $160 million funded library system. (SFPL spends $3 million per year on digital service contacts)....
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:29PM
calendarHong Kong: The world's eyes are focused on Hong Kong, what is really going on there? by UUSF Morning Forum
Unitarian Universalist Society of S.F. 1187 Franklin St. at Geary San Francisco...
Event Date: Sun Dec 1, 2019 9:30AM
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:08AM
imageBackfire -- LaNada War Jack's 'Native Resistance' chronicles Alcatraz to Standing Rock
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by Brenda Norrell
Dr. LaNada War Jack, Shoshone Bannock, released her new book this week in Berkeley, as the 50th Anniversary of Alcatraz events begin. The book, Native Resistance, an Intergenerational Fight for Survival and Life, chronicles Native American resistance from Alcatraz to Standing Rock, and the longstanding struggle for land rights and civil rights....
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:46AM
calendarTransgender Day of Remembrance in Larkspur
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by The Spahr Center & Trans Heartline
Town Center Corte Madera, 100 Corte Madera Town Center, Corte Madera, CA 94925...
Event Date: Sat Nov 23, 2019 3:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:46AM
calendarTransgender Day of Remembrance in Concord
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by Rainbow Community Center
Todos Santos Plaza, 2175 Willow Pass Rd, Concord, CA 94520...
Event Date: Wed Nov 20, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:33AM
calendarTransgender Day of Remembrance in Berkeley
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by Padific Center
Pacific Center, 2712 Telegraph Avenue, Berkeley, California 94705...
Event Date: Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:30PM
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:26AM
calendarTransgender Day of Remembrance Vigil Procession in Redwood city
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by San Mateo Pride Center & others
Begins: Courthouse Square, 2200 Broadway, Redwood City, CA 94063 Procession to Redwood City Public Library, 1044 Middlefield Road, Redwood City 94063...
Event Date: Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:20AM
calendarTrans Day of Remembrance in San Jose
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by Billy DeFrank Center
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, 150 E San Fernando St, San Jose 95112...
Event Date: Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:04AM
calendarTrans Day of Remembrance at Glide Memorial San Francisco
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by Glide Memorial United Methodist Church
Glide Memorial United Methodist Church, 330 Ellis St, San Francisco 94102...
Event Date: Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:57AM
calendarTrans Day of Remembrance March & Vigil in San Francisco
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by SF LGBT Community Center
Start: San Francisco City Hall, 1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Pl, San Francisco 94102 March to UC Hastings College of the La, 200 McAllister St, San Francisco 94102, for remembrance service @ 6 PM...
Event Date: Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:30PM
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:48AM
imageSanta Cruz Sheriff's Office Demonstrates New Restraint Tool
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by Santa Cruz Police News
The Santa Cruz Sheriff's Office announced it will be testing a new restraint tool in front of the media today called the "BolaWrap". The device sends out a "Spiderman" style web that wraps around a suspect's legs and incapacitates them. Accoring to the manufacturer's website, the BolaWrap is a "hand-held remote restraint device that discharges an 8 foot bola style Kevlar tether at 640 feet per second to entangle a subject at a range of 10-25 feet."...
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:32AM
calendarWikipedia benefit walking tour by David Giesen
American Youth Hostel 312 Mason St. SF...
Event Date: Sat Nov 23, 2019 9:00AM
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 8:32AM
imageCIIS has denied Chicana Professor Sandra Pacheco pay for over a year for raising pay equity
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by Freddie Francis
Dr. Sandra Pacheco wanted equal pay for herself & her colleagues. Instead, CIIS retaliated by forcing her onto unpaid leave mid-semester & trying to silence her. On Latina Equal Pay Day, Dr. Pacheco and Medina Orthwein demand #EqualPayforSandra....
Posted: Wed Nov 20, 2019 7:25AM
imageChile's Rebellion Comes to UCSF
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Photos: Leon Kunstenaar In a cruel development, the Chilean military is targeting protesters' eyes as protests over economic inequality intensify....
Posted: Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:13PM