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Tom Hayden on The Unfinished Business of Democracy
From helping to found the New Left in the 1960s right up to this turbulent election season, Hayden was a pillar of Democratic politics, a brilliant strategist and political thinker, and a leading advocate for a more just and equal society....
Posted: Fri Oct 28, 2016 4:54AM
Police from 5 States Escalate Violence, Shoot Horses to Clear 1851 Treaty Camp
Cannonball, ND, October 28, 2016 - Over 300 police officers in riot gear, 8 ATVs, 5 armored vehicles, 2 helicopters, and numerous military-grade humvees showed up north of the newly formed frontline camp just east of Highway 1806. The 1851 Treaty Camp was set up this past Sunday directly in the path of the pipeline, on land recently purchased by DAPL. Today this camp, a reclamation of unceded Lakota territory affirmed as part of the Standing Rock Reservation in the Ft. Laramie Treaty of 185...
Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2016 11:56PM
Black Panther Party Perspectives from Richard Brown of the San Francisco 8
Workers World 1305 Franklin St #411 Oakland CA...
Event Date: Sat Oct 29, 2016 4:00PM
Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2016 3:37PM
Vigil for Sean Smith-Arlt Organized on No Police Brutality Day
A candle light vigil was held for Sean Smith-Arlt at the Town Clock in Santa Cruz on October 22, coinciding with the 21st annual National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality. Sean was experiencing ongoing mental health issues when he was shot and killed on October 16 by officers with the Santa Cruz Police Department, who say he was advancing towards them while holding a garden rake when they deemed him a threat....
Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2016 6:24PM
CAA opposes ordinance to protect Section 8 renters from discrimination
The California Apartment Association (CAA) stepped up to the plate to oppose a proposed ethical ordinance prohibiting discrimination against section 8 tenants in Marin County. The CAA has taken an unethical position against the ordinance to protect section 8 renters, as well as opposing some ethical renter protection ballot measures in 6 cities in the Bay Area recently!...
Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:29PM
The Right to Disrespect: A Reminder
I wrote this letter this morning after Vice-Mayor Cynthia Chase attempted to stop me from speaking with my back to the Council during Oral Communications yesterday afternoon. It wasn't clear to me that she was taking action to arrest me, but seemed like she was threatening to do so. It has to emphasized again that a violation of Council rules, unless it disrupts the meeting, is not a disruption, however much a presiding officer wants to paint it as one. The interruption and threat to the ...
Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2016 7:56AM
Ben Quimby from 350 Louisiana on No New Leases (audio/mpeg 21.7mb)
Ben Quimby from 350 Louisiana on No New Leases talks about the upcoming rally at BOEM, 1201 Elmwood Park Boulevard at noon central to 4pm...
Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2016 6:58AM
Sen. Leno, SF Health Plan, Health Plan of San Mateo Celebrate Medi-Cal's 50th Anniversary
State and local leaders join patients and providers at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital to Mark Half-Century of Health Care for Bay Area Families...
Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2016 2:39PM
Renters' groups file FPPC complaint against landlord lobby's deceptive mailers
Renters' groups representing the six Bay Area cities slated to vote on various forms of rent control this November filed a complaint with the state Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) on October 13 claiming a mailer sent earlier this month by an opposing landlords' lobby is misleading and deceptive....
Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2016 12:11PM
Bespoke Coworking Westfield San Francisco Centre, Level 4, #450A,, 845 Market St, San Francisco, CA 94103...
Event Date: Sun May 7, 2017 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2016 11:04AM
As Anger at the SCPD Rises, Freedom Sleepers Bed Down for Sidewalk Sleepout #68
On the sidewalk outside the last pre-election City Council meeting in the wake of the SCPD's Sean Arlt slaying, housed and unhoused folks are gathering again. The continuing target: the City's anti-homeless 11 PM to 8:30 AM Sleeping Ban as a shelterless police-heavy winter looms. The safe-but-not-legal-sidewalk slumber event begins on Tuesday afternoon and goes through Wednesday morning....
Event Date: Tue Oct 25, 2016 2:30PM
Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2016 10:50AM
URGENT: Tell the City Again: No New Jails OR Jail-like Facilities in SF!
25 Van Ness, Room 610...
Event Date: Fri Oct 28, 2016 2:00PM
Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2016 3:17AM
DOJ Says Poor Defendants Can’t Be Held If They Can’t Afford Bail
The Obama administration decrees that poor people deserve equal protection under the law, too....
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 10:06PM
Skyrocketing rents reveal need for strong rent control protections
As recent as Monday October 24, 2016, it was reported by the Palo Alto Weekly that the owner of the Stanford Garden Apartments and his son were arrested for harassing the tenants at the rent controlled building at 1735 Woodland Avenue, in East Palo Alto, in an effort to frighten them out of their housing so they could raise the rents!...
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 9:44PM
NAMI Santa Cruz Expresses Deep Sadness at Horrible Death of Sean Arlt
NAMI joins our community in expressing our deepest sadness at the horrible death of Sean Arlt, a beautiful young man who was struggling with a mental illness....
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 8:01PM
ACLU of Northern California Statement on Killing of Sean Arlt
October 24, 2016 - The ACLU of Northern California joins communities in Santa Cruz in demanding justice for Sean Arlt and his family. The fatal shooting of Sean Arlt by Santa Cruz Police Department officers is highly disturbing, particularly given that he was in mental health crisis at the time....
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 5:12PM
Aromas - San Juan School Officials: Remove Shredded Tire Mulch from Playgrounds
We are a parent-led effort to replace shredded tires from Aromas-San Juan Unified Public Schools with a non-toxic alternative....
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 12:18PM
Occupy Oakland Community Feed
Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater 14th & Broadway, Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Sun Oct 30, 2016 3:00PM
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 11:50AM
We Have a Right to Exist
URGENT!! PLEASE call Berkeley city mgr 510.981.7000, email@example.com...
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 8:19AM
Candle light vigil held in remembrance of Sean Smith Arlt October 22, 2016
Santa Cruz turned out for a candle light vigil for Sean Arlt who was shot and Killed by Santa Cruz Police!...
Posted: Sun Oct 23, 2016 11:53AM