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imageWater Protectors Shot with Rubber Bullets and Tear Gas now Denied Medications in Jail
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by Giniw Collective
Water Protectors at Stop Line 3 were brutally arrested by Sheriffs' deputies using excessive force, tear gas, rubber bullets and pepper bullets. Water Protectors now in Pennington County jail in northern Minnesota are being denied medications and being fed moldy food, Giniw Collective said....
Posted: Mon Aug 2, 2021 3:52AM
imageMinnesota Sheriff Deputy's Brutal Arrest of Grandmother Defending River from Enbridge
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by Brenda Norrell
A grandmother was brutally arrested by a Clearwater County Sheriff Deputy in northern Minnesota. She was protecting the Mississippi River from the onslaught of the Canadian corporation Enbridge, and its Line 3 pipeline for dirty crude oil from Canada. The gruesome arrest is documented on video....
Posted: Sun Aug 1, 2021 6:28AM
videoUpdate from the Streets! (video/mp4 410.4MB) by Berkeley Copwatch
Evictions loom large for Berkeley's unhoused community and Copwatch says: HELL NO! [video is 3:20]...
Posted: Fri Jul 30, 2021 9:57PM
documentUnhoused Bill of Rights Introduced by Representative Cori Bush (MO-01)
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by National Homelessness Law Center
(July 29, 2021, Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday, U.S. Representative Cori Bush (MO-01) unveiled the Unhoused Bill of Rights, the “first federal resolution to declare unalienable rights for unhoused persons and provide solutions to permanently end the crisis by 2025.”...
Posted: Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:54PM
imageSanta Cruz County Jail Inmate Dies Following "Medical Emergency"
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by Santa Cruz Police News
Felipe Herrera, a 57-year-old inmate at the Santa Cruz County Jail, died on Tuesday, July 27....
Posted: Thu Jul 29, 2021 2:59AM
imageVictory in Sonoma County
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by National Union of Healthcare Workers
JULY 28TH, 2021 - Wellpath, one of the nation’s largest providers of prison healthcare services, has grown accustomed to securing no-bid contracts for its services in California. But NUHW members who work for Wellpath at the Sonoma County Jail this month successfully blocked a five-year contract extension that Wellpath thought was a done deal....
Posted: Thu Jul 29, 2021 1:47AM
imageMINN: Police Mob Stalks Lone Red Lake Native Youth Water Protector, Provokes Arrests
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by Brenda Norrell
In Thief River Falls, Minn., on Monday, an out-of-control police mob stalked a lone Red Lake Youth Water Protector without cause when he went a restroom. Then Sheriff's deputies provoked the arrests of two Water Protectors, who had just been released from jail for protecting the water, when they came to the Native youth's aid....
Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2021 9:40AM
documentThe Jamal Journal Newspaper Issue #2 is now online!
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by The Jamal Journal
The Jamal Journal Newspaper Issue #2 was released at the July 3 "In The Spirit of Consuewella Africa" Rally for Mumia at Philadelphia City Hall. Issue #2 is now available online....
Posted: Mon Jul 26, 2021 7:07PM
calendarCounting Crime: Racial Politics of Crime Data and How It's Used
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by Haymarket Books
Online event (FREE)...
Event Date: Tue Jul 27, 2021 2:00PM
Posted: Mon Jul 26, 2021 6:38AM
imageIndigenous Leaders Call for Justice in Murder of Indigenous Zapotec Youth in Salinas
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by Justice for Gerardo
Indigenous-led organizations and communities across California are monitoring very closely the killing of Gerardo Chavez Martinez in Salinas, California by the Salinas Police Department. Gerardo was an Indigenous Zapotec youth who did not speak English and had limited understanding of Spanish. On Friday, July 16th, 2021, police were called to Gerardo’s home. During this encounter with the Salinas police, Gerardo did not understand the commands police officers were shouting at him in Spanish. ...
Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2021 3:21PM
textStop Waste of Tax Dollars on 2d Prosecution of H Weinstein by California Feminist Taxpayer
Harvey Weinstein, the 69 year old, very sick, film producer, sentenced to 23 years in prison in New York at age 67 for rape, a life sentence given his age,has now been extradited to Los Angeles where California taxpayers will have to pay millions of dollars for yet another rape trial of a sick old man. This does not solve the rape problem at all; it is theft of our tax dollars....
Posted: Wed Jul 21, 2021 9:46AM
calendarKnow Your Rights: Employment Rights For People With Conviction Histories by San Francisco Public Library
Online workshop / webinar...
Event Date: Tue Aug 10, 2021 10:00AM
Posted: Tue Jul 20, 2021 3:15PM
calendarFree Commander X aka Christopher Doyon - Nonviolent cyber activist defending the rights of the homeless
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by Keith McHenry
Free Commander X aka Christopher Doyon - Nonviolent cyber activist defending the rights of the homeless has court appearance Join the protest outside the Robert F. Peckham Federal Court House, 280 S. 1st Street, San Jose, California on on the day of his court appearance, Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at noon...
Event Date: Tue Jul 20, 2021 12:00PM
Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2021 12:16PM
calendarOakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State by Oakland Privacy
We intend to meet in-person at the OMNI Commons, 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland, CA as we have in the past before the pandemic, assuming it is open and available. Email contact@oaklandprivacy.org a few days before the meeting to get up-to-date location information or obtain Zoom meeting access info....
Event Date: Wed Aug 18, 2021 6:30PM
Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2021 8:45AM
calendarSpeaker Pelosi: "Help Free Julian Assange!"
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by cynthia papermaster
Federal Building/Pelosi's office, 90 7th Street, San Francisco...
Event Date: Fri Jul 16, 2021 2:30PM
Posted: Wed Jul 14, 2021 2:07PM
imageNorth Dakota law enforcement admits critical failures at Standing Rock
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by Brenda Norrell
In an internal report, not meant for public view, North Dakota law enforcement admits that it lacked training and experience, and had no policies in place, when it fired rubber bullets, tear gas, and other chemical agents into Standing Rock Water Protectors....
Posted: Sun Jul 11, 2021 4:25AM
textThe Chico Decision-Hope for the Homeless in Santa Cruz by Robert Norse & Judge Morrison C. England
The grim news of sweeps removing homeless-run encampments in Sausalito and San Rafael, as well as the RV rousts in Seaside, in recent weeks is now counterbalanced by a ray of light from a federal court in the Warren v. City of Chico case, which I transcribe here....
Posted: Sat Jul 10, 2021 11:44PM
textPsychology as a method of domination by New Debate and Elisa Gratias
The current pandemic policy has given the world the ultimate understanding of how democracies (...) transform themselves into totalitarian because inhumane systems. (...) Long live the courage to resist and refute....
Posted: Fri Jul 9, 2021 10:56AM
textTime to end the panic mode by Chris Hedges,Werner Rugemer &Wolfgang Pomrehn
Tyrannies reverse the rule of law. They turn law into an instrument of injustice. They cloak their crimes in false legality. They use the outward decorum of courts and trials to disguise their criminality. People like Julian who reveal this criminality and show it to the public are dangerous. For without the pretense of legality, tyranny loses credibility....
Posted: Mon Jul 5, 2021 9:04AM
textcorruption rampant in Santa cruz by the Dev
Family law corruption and class action. I'd like to hear from those whom lost thier children to a biased Judge Miragonda only....
Posted: Sun Jul 4, 2021 6:29AM