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image Signature Gathering Kicks Off for Recall of Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf 480_recalllibbyschaaf-petition_20160918_001_1.jpg by Dave Id
The Take Back Oakland Coalition is now gathering signatures to recall Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf. On September 18, recall organizers handed out the first recall petitions all afternoon in front of Oakland City Hall. Volunteers seeking to remove Schaaf from office then fanned out across city neighborhoods to collect signatures. It will be a steep climb to collect the 33,000 valid signatures of registered voters required to call a special election for the recall, but those involved are fed u...
Posted: Fri Sep 30, 2016 6:11PM
image Commander X Announces Book Release Date for "Behind The Mask: An Inside Look At Anonymous" 480_behindthemask.jpg by via Commander X
Commander X, who is known for his participation in the hacking/activist groups Anonymous and the Peoples Liberation Front, has announced he will be releasing his book "Behind The Mask: An Inside Look At Anonymous" to the public on October 15. Commander X has been in exile from the United States ever since early in 2012, when he made his way to Canada to escape federal charges related to the hacking of computers in Santa Cruz County, CA. A federal indictment claims Commander X hacked the count...
Posted: Thu Sep 29, 2016 6:32PM
document Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories: Pattern of unlawful killings reveals shocking disregard for human life shalaanwhletter2.pdf_140_.jpg by Amnesty International
September 28, 2016 - Nearly a year on from a bloody spike in violence in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT) Israeli forces continue to display an appalling disregard for human life by using reckless and unlawful lethal force against Palestinians, Amnesty International said today....
Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 3:33PM
image (A-Radio) Azerbaijan: the "flower holiday" of the dictator and the imprisoned anarchists 480_logo_v1_lilajpg_1.jpg by A-Radio Berlin
At the Congress of the International of Anarchist Federations, IFA, we had the opportunity of talking to an anarchist comrade from Azerbaijan who told us about the case of two imprisoned comrades, facing long sentences....
Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 12:30PM
audio Critical Race Theory and the Intersection of Race, Law, and Power (2/2) (audio/mpeg 14.9mb) by Mohan Ambikaipaker, PhD
This is the second half of the second lecture in a three part series on Health, Race, and Communication. In this lecture, assistant professor in the Department of Communication at Tulane University, Mohan Ambikaipaker, PhD, touches on the barriers that front Critical Race Theory in its inclusion in the Public Health framework. The series "Health, Race, and Communications" is sponsored by the Tulane Society for Young Black Public Health Professionals, Tulane SPHTM SGA, Tulane Center for Excell...
Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 7:20AM
audio Critical Race Theory and the Intersection of Race, Law, and Power (audio/mpeg 20.6mb) by WTUL News & Views
This is part one of the second lecture in a three part series on Health, Race, and Communication. In this lecture, assistant professor in the Department of Communication at Tulane University, Mohan Ambikaipaker, PhD, touches on the barriers that front Critical Race Theory in its inclusion in the Public Health framework. The series "Health, Race, and Communications" is sponsored by the Tulane Society for Young Black Public Health Professionals, Tulane SPHTM SGA, Tulane Center for Excellence in...
Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 1:02AM
calendar Other Voices: 17 Ballot Propositions?!? by ppjc
Midpen Media Center 900 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303...
Event Date: Tue Oct 11, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 6:30PM
calendar 64th Week-Sustaining the Safe Sleep Zone by Keith McHenry (entry by Norse)
On the heels and coattails of City Hall where the Sleepsnatcher Beast Slumbers. Soup and other incidentals will be available on the bricks near the City Directory sign. The event lasts from late afternoon Tuesday the 27th through mid-morning Wednesday the 28th...
Event Date: Tue Sep 27, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 11:28AM
image Burnt out Anarchist report from Charlotte this weekend 480_14463059_10153772752401906_6079476407477738772_n_1.jpg by Chris Irwin
Military in Charlotte...
Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 6:34AM
text ACLU: Charlotte Police Must Release All Footage of Keith Lamont Scott Shooting by American Civil Liberties Union
ACLU: Charlotte Police Must Release All Footage of Keith Lamont Scott Shooting; Disclosed Videos Raise Many Questions...
Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 4:13PM
image (A-Radio) Antifenix: Interview on the repression against anarchists in Czech 480_logo_v1_lilajpg_1.jpg by A-Radio Berlin
In the context of the International Week of Solidarity with Anarchist Prisoners (23.-30th of August 2016), we had the opportunity of talking to a comrade from Anarchist Black Cross (ABC) in Czech Republic. The interview gives a short summary of the repression that started in 2015 and explains the singular cases and their current development, but deals also with the problems the movement had in the beginning to show solidarity. Last but not least, you get very good advice on the topic of solid...
Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 2:24PM
calendar From Oakland to Stockton: Mobilizing Against Police Terror from the Bay to the Valley 480_stockton_1.jpg by Local Supporters
Qilombo Community Center, 2313 San Pablo, Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Wed Sep 28, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 2:53PM
image Oakland Approves Petition to Recall Mayor Schaaf 480_bye-libby-2-620x564_1.jpg by Sydney Johnson, Oakland Post
Now that the City of Oakland has approved a petition to recall Mayor Libby Schaaf, activists are hitting the streets to talk with residents and to collect signatures for their campaign....
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 6:11PM
text Chelsea Manning Punishment for Suicide Attempt is Cruel and Inhumane by Amnesty International
A prison disciplinary board has sentenced Chelsea Manning, who is currently serving a 35-year sentence at the United States Penitentiary in Leavenworth, to 14 days in solitary confinement following her suicide attempt in July....
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 12:46PM
calendar Solidarity with the Charlotte Rebellion! 480_14370099_493149607559991_2780080865116207180_n_1.jpg by Solidarity with Charlotte
Latham Square Plaza 300 Frank H Ogawa Plz, Oakland...
Event Date: Sat Sep 24, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 12:01PM
image ACLU Stands with Standing Rock 480_stand_with_standing_rock_no_dapl_aclu.jpg by ACLU of Northern California
September 22, 2016 - The ACLU has long been committed to supporting and defending the rights of indigenous people and communities. From North Dakota, to Flint, to Alabama, to California’s Central Valley, the ACLU also recognizes the civil rights issues in struggles over clean water. We work to safeguard the vital roles peaceful protest, nonviolent civil disobedience, and activism play in defending our civil and human rights....
Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2016 11:39PM
calendar Pussy Riot: In Conversation by Nancy Tubbs, nancy_tubbs@fullcalendar.com
The UC Theatre Taube Family Music Hall 2036 University Avenue Berkeley, CA 94704...
Event Date: Sat Nov 5, 2016 8:00PM
Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2016 1:00PM
calendar On The Hill: I Am Alex Nieto by Nancy Tubbs, nancy_tubbs@fullcalendar.com
Brava Theater Center 2781-24th Street San Francisco, CA 94110...
Event Date: Thu Oct 27, 2016 7:30PM
Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2016 12:58PM
text Interrupting Surveillance in the Bay Area and Beyond by Tracy Rosenberg
Bay Area activists have seized on a strategy to localize the fight against government spying and enlist city councils and county supervisors – who are far more approachable and accountable than remote DC officials – as allies in building community control of surveillance equipment....
Posted: Fri Sep 23, 2016 10:47AM
image Leonard Peltier on Solidarity with Standing Rock 480_free_leonard_peltier.jpg by Leonard Peltier
Greeting Sisters and Brothers: I have been asked to write a SOLIDARITY statement to everyone about the Camp of the Sacred Stones on Standing Rock. Thank you for this great honor. I must admit it is very difficult for me to even begin this statement as my eyes get so blurred from tears and my heart swells with pride, as chills run up and down my neck and back. I’m so proud of all of you young people and others there....
Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:59PM