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text Adam Smith as Philanthropist by Rudolf Walther
The market can only fulfill its technical function of coordination when its rules and mechanisms are politically fixed and governmentally monitored...Adam's Smith's theory has nothing to do with neoliberals and market radicals who preach the sleek state, low taxes for businesses, low wages and market, market, market. Quite the contrary!...
Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2018 6:39AM
calendar Feed the People at OGP by Occupy Oakland
Oscar Grant Plaza amphitheater 500 14th St., Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Sun Feb 25, 2018 2:00PM
Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2018 9:01AM
image Nestlé and Others Cashing in On U.S. Water Infrastructure Crisis 480_bottled_water_cost_1.jpg by Food & Water Watch
New Report Examines Bottled Water Marketing and Impacts on People and the Environment...
Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 3:23PM
calendar Farm to Fork Friday featuring F.E. Jordan and Associates 480_18670825_1387616721275710_7378789211896840919_n_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Cal Expo Event Center, Building A Sacramento, California...
Event Date: Fri Feb 23, 2018 1:00PM
Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 7:36PM
calendar East Bay premier, Nat Bates for Mayor documentary by Jovanka Bekles for Assembly
New Parkway Theater, 474 24th St, Oakland...
Event Date: Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:55PM
text State Investments and the Public Sector by Patrick Schreiner and Kai Eicker Wolf
The public infrastructure is something positive, even from a business perspective. It is a kind of advance concession. It increases the entrepreneurial production potential and lowers the production costs. If state investments are trifling, this will have negative long-term effects on economic development....
Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:10AM
text Oakland weekly signature gathering events to repeal Costa-Hawkins Act by Lynda Carson
On Monday, February 19, Carroll Fife, Executive Director, Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) in Oakland, said, “Our community kick-off event & signature gathering effort last Saturday to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act was a big action. It was amazing. The signature gathering event was better than anticipated!...
Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:07PM
calendar Transportation Justice Conference transportation_justice_conference.jpg by Campaign for Sustainable Transportation
Cabrillo College Horticulture Center Aptos, California 95003...
Event Date: Sat Mar 17, 2018 9:45AM
Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:12PM
image Capitola Renters Face Mass Eviction After Morgan Hill House Flipper Buys Their Buildings 480_mariakitchen_1.jpg by William Machtes
Renters in 8 apartments at 2651 and 2661 Fresno Street face eviction in April after their buildings were bought by a Morgan Hill based house flipper. Tenants are looking desperately for new homes after ten to forty years spent in these apartments. Housing prices have skyrocketed since they moved in and some are searching as far away as Washington State....
Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 2:42PM
image Santa Cruz Benchlands Hooverville to be Permanently Closed Feb 28 480_benchlands_permanent_closure_1.jpg by Free Speech Matters
The Santa Cruz Parks Department announced that the homeless camp, AKA Hooverville, in the San Lorenzo Park will be permanently closed on 28Feb2018....
Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 10:02AM
image RNs to Rally Across California Feb. 22 in Protest Over Supreme Court Case Seen as Threat to Patient Care 480_nurses_rally_we_are_here_for_our_patients_1.jpg by California Nurses Association
Corporate Attack on Workers, Union Rights to be Heard...
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 11:21PM
image Urgent! The Beach Flats Garden Needs Your Help 480_beach_flats_community_garden_1.jpg by Save the Beach Flats Community Garden
Dear Beach Flats Garden supporter: The City Parks Department needs to hear from you regarding the Parks Master Plan. Public comment is due by February 20. Send comments to: ndowning@cityofsantacruz.com...
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:56PM
image Black Solidarity Week in Oakland: February 17-24 480_black_unity_hands_in_the_air.jpg by Community Ready Corps
Community READY Corps, an Oakland-based organization dedicated to the upliftment and empowerment of Black people, has called for a week of solidarity in the Black community in the City of Oakland from February 17 - 24, 2018....
Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 8:39PM
text Oakland activists are collecting signatures to repeal Costa-Hawkins Act by Lynda Carson
Oakland housing activists supporting a statewide ballot initiative to repeal the draconian Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act are collecting signatures to qualify the repeal measure for the November 2018 ballot, and will be having a community kick-off event & signature gathering, followed by lunch on Saturday, February 17th, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM....
Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:07PM
image Keep New Leaf Market Organic! 480_cheerios_1.jpg by Keep New Leaf Organic!
Community members in Santa Cruz have created a petition calling on New Leaf Market to remain a health food store, and stop experimenting on their customers by selling conventional food. Sign the petition to keep New Leaf Market organic: https://www.change.org/p/new-seasons-ceo-wendy-collie-keep-new-leaf-organic...
Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 11:29AM
image The War On The EPA & The Scientists , Lead, Health and Safety & Scott Pruitt At The EPA 480_pruitt_scott_fumes_1.jpeg by KPFA WorkWeek Radio
KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek Radio hears from former EPA scientists about the attack on science and the effect of attacks on the workers of the EPA whose job it is to defend the health and safety of the American people....
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2018 9:22AM
text National Alliance of HUD Tenants oppose Trump’s proposed budget cuts by Lynda Carson
In response to the proposed budget cuts to HUD, elected leaders of the National Alliance of HUD Tenants (NAHT) demanded immediate rejection by Congress of President Donald Trump’s 2019 budget request, which was released on February 12!...
Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 10:55PM
calendar Santa Cruz City Council Vote on Rent Freeze and Eviction Protections 480_the-rent-is-too-damn-high_1.jpg by Viveka Jagadeesan
809 Center St, Santa Cruz, CA 95060...
Event Date: Tue Feb 13, 2018 6:00PM
Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:33PM
calendar Court Support Breakfast Rally for Aunti Frances 480_defend-aunti-frances-court-support_1.jpg by Self-Help Hunger Program
24405 Amador St, Hayward, CA 94544...
Event Date: Wed Feb 21, 2018 8:00AM
Posted: Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:19PM
document Report Reveals Rapid Growth of Homeless Tent Cities Across U.S. tent_city_usa_2017.pdf_140_.jpg by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
(December 20, 2017, Washington, D.C.) The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty released a new report, Tent City USA: The Growth of America’s Homeless Encampments and How Communities are Responding, reviewing the rapid growth of homeless people living in tents across the United States over the past decade, as measured by documentation in media reports....
Posted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:53PM