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image32nd Sacramento Black Expo
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by Black Ag
The California Black Agriculture Working Group will co-host workshops, tours and information about participating throughout the $333 billion dollar California Working Landscape....
Posted: Wed Feb 26, 2020 12:29PM
imageCensorship By UCSC: Administration Blocks Network Access to PayUsMoreUCSC.com
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by Spread The Strike!
Access to payusmoreucsc.com, the website for Striking Workers at University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC), has been blocked on the UCSC network. On February 23, an update posted on GoFundMe by Jane Komori states, "In addition to blocking our website on their network, EVC Kletzer took the openly authoritarian step of forcing department chairs to run all communications with students through her. These petty actions have more in common with dictatorships than universities."...
Posted: Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:23PM
calendarDemocracy And Class Society
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by Party for Socialism and Liberation - Sonoma
A'Roma Roasters Coffee and Tea 95 5th St, Santa Rosa, California 95401...
Event Date: Mon Feb 24, 2020 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Feb 23, 2020 3:39PM
imageDemonstrations throughout California in support of wildcat strike by UC-Santa Cruz graduate teaching assistants
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by Anthony del Olmo (WSWS Repost)
February 22, 2020 - The International Youth and Students for Social Equality (IYSSE), the youth movement of the Socialist Equality Party, is holding an emergency online meeting this Sunday, February 23, at 4pm Pacific Time to discuss an international socialist strategy for the UC strike. Visit https://iysse.com/UCstrike/ for further details....
Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 6:34PM
textUC Santa Cruz graduate students defy administration ultimatum, vote to continue strike by WSWS Repost
February 22, 2020 - The International Youth and Students for Social Equality (IYSSE), the youth movement of the Socialist Equality Party, is holding an emergency online meeting this Sunday, February 23, at 4pm Pacific Time to discuss an international socialist strategy for the UC strike. Visit https://iysse.com/UCstrike/ for further details....
Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 6:24PM
imageFood and Agriculture Workshops featured at the 2020 Black Expo, Sacramento State
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by Michael Harris
California State University, Sacramento continues to provide innovative leadership toward expanding essential educational conversations and business opportunity. Our California Black Agriculture Working Group remains steadfast in helping provide tangible ideas and solutions....
Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 5:46PM
imageNative American Leaders Come To San FranciscoTo Defend GWHS Victor Arnautoff Murals
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by Labor Video Project
Native American leaders came to San Francisco on 2/21/20 to oppose the permanent cover-up of the Victor Arnautoff murals at George Washington High School...
Posted: Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:31AM
imageUC Santa Cruz Shut Down & UC Dining Halls and Offices Occupied
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by It's Going Down
In what is being referred to as “Doomsday,” UC President Janet Napolitano has given striking student workers at the University of California in Santa Cruz until midnight on February 21st to turn in withheld grades....
Posted: Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:28PM
imageOn Strike!!
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by Steve Pleich
Show Up, Stand Up, Speak Up!!...
Posted: Fri Feb 21, 2020 6:44PM
calendarThe Borgen Project Information Event by Sylvia Fuentes
Ocean View Branch Library...
Event Date: Mon Mar 9, 2020 1:00PM
Posted: Fri Feb 21, 2020 7:56AM
textUCSC Struggles over Grades amid Strike by Eugenio Negro
Eugenio Negro's report on interviews with students 20 February 2020 during the grad student strike that is shutting down classes and may withhold student grades....
Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:37PM
calendarDoomsday Rally + March to Picket
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by COLA 4 UCSC
Quarry Plaza, UC Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Fri Feb 21, 2020 11:00AM
Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 2:34PM
calendarTownies for COLA
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by Townies4COLA
Meet at the westside 7 Eleven (218 Cardiff Pl.) at 11:30am to march to the base of UCSC campus for the rally at noon...
Event Date: Fri Feb 21, 2020 11:30AM
Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 11:48AM
imageResistance To Putting Billionaire Doris Fisher's KIPP Hunters Point Charter On TI
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by Repost
There is resistance to putting billionaire GAP owner Doris Fisher's KIPP Charter on Treasure Island. The SF School District wants to put her charter on radioactive contaminated Treasure Island at the closed Treasure Island Elementary School. Doris Fisher pushed to have her school co-locate with the Malcom X Academy Public school and want to grab more of the space at the public school. This is allowed under Proposition 39 which allows charter schools to bust up public schools by taking their...
Posted: Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:17AM
textUC Santa Cruz graduate students call for expansion of wildcat strike by Jonathan Burleigh (WSWS Repost)
February 19, 2020 - The UC Santa Cruz (UCSC) graduate student wildcat strike escalated yesterday, Tuesday February 18, as students from United Auto Workers (UAW) union local 2865 mounted an all-day picket, culminating in a general assembly to vote on further action. Graduate students are holding fast against police repression and threats of dismissal or even deportation from the highest level university administration. Despite a virtual media blackout, support for the movement is growing acro...
Posted: Wed Feb 19, 2020 5:47PM
imageA Report on the First Week of the Santa Cruz Wildcat Strike
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by It's Going Down
When Santa Cruz student-workers extended their grade strike to a full-scale work stoppage on February 10th, others of us across campuses began developing ways to support it....
Posted: Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:31PM
imageAn Interview on the Growing Wildcat Strike at UC Santa Cruz
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by It's Going Down
The UC seems to recognize that physically cracking down on the pickets would lead to poor news coverage and a depletion of their already expiring political capital. So instead, they’re taking a different tact and threatening our jobs....
Posted: Tue Feb 18, 2020 3:54PM
imageStriking University of California-Santa Cruz grad students defy UAW, arrests and threats of termination
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by Stewart Bernays and David Brown (WSWS Repost)
February 18, 2020 - Graduate student instructors (GSIs) and teaching assistants (TAs) at University of California-Santa Cruz are beginning the sixth day of their wildcat strike to demand a cost of living adjustment. Like many educators in California, grad students have confronted stagnant wages alongside skyrocketing rents that leave them struggling to survive in one of the most expensive cities in the United States. Last December, grad students initiated a grading strike to demand the increa...
Posted: Tue Feb 18, 2020 2:13PM
image2021 World Ag Expo - Expanding CA Pan African Trade
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Throughout the 2020 World Ag Expo, in the cities of Visalia, Tulare and Three Rivers the notion of expanding Pan African Trade embraced with open arms. It is time....
Posted: Mon Feb 17, 2020 5:16PM
imageMajor Renovation Project at Negro Bar
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by California State Parks
170 years ago the Gold Mining Town of Negro Bar was established along Historic Rancho Rio De Los Americano, owned by the "African Founding Father of California" Don Guillermo Leidesdorff or William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr....
Posted: Sun Feb 16, 2020 3:18AM