text Resolution to Support Berkeley Teacher and Civil Rights Activist Yvette Felarca by OEA Representative Council
The Oakland Education Association (OEA) Representative Council passed the following resolution in support of Yvette Felarca:...
Posted: Wed Oct 26, 2016 4:14AM
calendar Defend Anti-Fascist Teacher Yvette Felarca at Berkelely School Board by community
2020 Bonar Street (at University), Berkeley, CA (then march to 1231 Addison Street - around the corner from 2020 Bonar)...
Event Date: Wed Nov 2, 2016 6:30PM
Posted: Tue Oct 25, 2016 2:40AM
text Blue Cross retirees in Michigan to protest health benefit cuts by mil
Thousands of retirees from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) face huge increases in their health care costs after the company decided to end employer group coverage on December 31, replacing it with individual health care coverage through a private exchange administered by Towers Watson, a business consulting firm....
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 11:57PM
calendar SF Screening of Iron Moon: The Poetry of Chinese Migrant Workers & poet Chen Nianxi (陳年喜 480_foxconn_1.jpg by LaborFest
ILWU Local 34 801 2nd St. San Francisco, California...
Event Date: Sat Nov 19, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 12:30PM
calendar Community organizing meeting: Defend Anti-Fascist Teacher Yvette Felarca! by community
North Branch - Berkeley Public Library 1170 The Alameda, Berkeley, CA...
Event Date: Wed Oct 26, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 7:05AM
audio Freedom Dreams opening event - Voices from the Workers' Center 10th anniversary (audio/x-wav 239.9mb) by WTUL News and Views
The New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice proudly presents the Freedom Dreams edition of the New Orleans People Project. The exhibition lifted up the stories and experiences of the members of Standwith Dignity, the Congress of Day Laborers/Congreso de Jornaleros, and the National Guestworker Alliance....
Posted: Mon Oct 24, 2016 6:30AM
text Medicare overhauls doctor payment rules by mil
Last week the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) unveiled its new rules for how Medicare compensates doctors for services. Under the guise of providing “quality” care, the new rules are part of a cost-cutting strategy that incentivizes doctors to ration care for patients....
Posted: Sat Oct 22, 2016 11:20PM
text SAG-AFTRA performers on strike by mil
SAG-AFTRA represents 160,000 performing artists in an industry driven by multi-billion-dollar corporations that differ little from financial institutions. The union cannot ensure work for its members, nor is it able to defend past gains. It has come a long way from the militant days of the 1930s, when its predecessor organizations fought and won bitter struggles under the leadership and political influence of socialists....
Posted: Sat Oct 22, 2016 11:16PM
text The Supposed "Omnipotence" of Politicians by Henrik Paulitz
The key to a new peace policy could lie in denouncing mechanisms of economic coercion. The ruling elites consider democracy a "necessary illusion." President JFK also criticized a military-industrial-secret service complex. Asthe warnings of Eisenhower and JFK teach us, politidcs is massively subject to the influences of economic power. This is a translated reading sample of Henrik Paulitz' "Die Anleitung gegen den Krieg."...
Posted: Fri Oct 21, 2016 10:58AM
text Yvette Felarca Defense at Berkeley School Board by First Generation American
Yvette Felarca is a member of the Executive Board of the Berkeley Federation of Teachers. It is now 4 weeks since she was suspended. The attack on students by the Berkeley School District is described by Yvette. All immigrant students are being pulled out of class and being questioned about their country of origin in "progressive" Berkeley by the Democrats running the Berkeley School District. THIS IS A RACIAL PROFILING WITCHHUNT OF IMMIGRANTS AND FELARCA....
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 5:26AM
image NALC214 Postal Workers Demand "Bring Back Angela" Stop Workplace Bullying & Intimidation 480_nalc214_bibb-merritt_angela_bob_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
San Francisco NALC 214 postal carriers protested the workplace bullying and union busting by postal management at Evans St. station. Chief shop steward Angela Bibb-Merritt was terminated for representing her fellow workers and is fighting for her job back....
Posted: Thu Oct 20, 2016 12:04AM
image KPFA Solidarity With Amy Goodman & Journalists At Standing Rock Sioux Tribe In N. Dakota 480_north_dakota_dog-attack__1__1.jpg by Labor Video Project
KPFA Staff, Board member Janet Kobren and community supporters rallied for Amy Goodman and journalists in Standing Rock Sioux Nation in North Dakota...
Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2016 2:30PM
image Stop Workplace Bullying-Speakout & Rally At SF City Hall For A Healthy Workplace 480_img_4498_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Workers rallied on Bullyfree Workplace Week at SF City Hall to demand an end to workplace bullying including racist attacks on workers in Northern California. There is an epidemic of workplace bullying in the United States destroying worker lives and harming their families. Government officials in San Francisco, the state and the US government are refusing to defend these workers and whistleblowers and in San Francisco this has cost the city over $40 million....
Posted: Wed Oct 19, 2016 9:21AM
calendar Peace and Social Justice Harvest Fair by Reach & Teach and PPJC
Fellowship Hall, First Presbyterian Church 1140 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, CA 94301...
Event Date: Sun Nov 13, 2016 11:00AM
Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2016 5:45PM
calendar Jail The Bankers NOW At Wells Fargo-They Are Not Too Big To Nail! Expropriate the Bank 480_wells_fargo_felons.jpg by United Public Workers For Action
Wells Fargo World Corporate Headquarters 420 Montgomery St near Sacramento St. San Francisco...
Event Date: Wed Oct 26, 2016 4:00PM
Posted: Tue Oct 18, 2016 12:57PM
calendar WCCSD Press Conference And Rally In Richmond Defend Public Education- STOP Ron Beller 480_beller_not_for_sale_wccsb_meeting_1.jpg by Defend Public Education NOW!
DeJean Middle School 3400 Macdonald Ave, Richmond, CA 94805...
Event Date: Wed Oct 19, 2016 5:15PM
Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2016 8:50PM
image Solidarity with San Quintín Farmworkers at Driscoll’s Distribution Center in Aromas, CA 480_boycott-driscolls_31_10-15-16_1.jpg by Bradley Allen
Farmworkers in San Quintín, México are urging people throughout the world to Boycott Driscoll’s products, including strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, and blueberries....
Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2016 10:03AM
calendar Rally/Action To Support Amy Goodman and other courageous journalists At Standing Rock 480_north_dakota_dogs_1.jpg by KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek Radio
In front of KPFA 1929 Martin Luther King Blvd near University Berkeley, CA...
Event Date: Tue Oct 18, 2016 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:52AM
calendar Theory & Philosophy Reading Group XXI: Frances Fox Piven & Richard Cloward 480_untitled_1.jpg by Direct Action Monterey Network
Old Capitol Books, 559 Tyler Street, downtown Monterey...
Event Date: Fri Oct 28, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2016 4:08PM
image Standing with San Quintin Farmworkers & Boycott Driscoll's 10-15-2016 480_400_1.jpg by AutumnSun
The Boycott continues! Today we demonstrated in front of Driscoll's in Aromas California....
Posted: Sun Oct 16, 2016 1:15AM