image KPFA Pacifica Upfront Host BET Supports Subpoena Of WBAI's Randy Credico 480_credico_1.jpg by Ann Garrison
KPFA Upfront host Brian Edwards Tiekert defended the US government's subpoena of WBAI programmer Randy Credico and the whole witch hunt the Democrats and Republicans are conducting against opposition media. Tiekert also supported the registration of RT as a foreign agent which would threaten their media presence in the US and force all journalists who are on this channel to also possibly register at foreign agents. This is the same line of the Washington Post and NPR....
Posted: Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:50AM
calendar Save Twitter From Twitter: A Protest 480_bird_1.jpg by #resist
10th at Market Street San Francisco, CA...
Event Date: Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:30PM
Posted: Sun Dec 10, 2017 10:12AM
image Google hiring 10,000 reviewers to censor YouTube content 480_google_censorship.jpg by Zaida Green (WSWS repost)
Google is escalating its campaign of internet censorship which will have an immense impact on online political discourse....
Posted: Fri Dec 8, 2017 2:49AM
image Broadband monopolies to censor Internet content 480_ajit_pai.jpg by Kevin Reed (WSWS repost)
There is a growing consensus within the ruling establishment that the Internet must be purged of oppositional, left-wing, socialist and anti-capitalist ideas, with the ending of net neutrality being yet another major step toward the implementation of Internet censorship. The recently released plan by the Federal Communications Commission to abolish net neutrality has evoked mass opposition across the US and around the world....
Posted: Tue Dec 5, 2017 8:58AM
calendar When They Call You a Terrorist :: Black Lives Matter! 480_patrisse_cullors___asha_bandele._oakland_1.jpg by Bob Baldock
First Congregational Church of Oakland, 2501 Harrison Street, Oakland...
Event Date: Thu Jan 25, 2018 7:30PM
Posted: Mon Dec 4, 2017 1:02PM
calendar Net Neutrality Protests throughout Northern California by verizonprotests
Throughout Northern California, and beyond. Please see:
Event Date: Thu Dec 7, 2017 10:00AM
Posted: Mon Dec 4, 2017 10:58AM
calendar Indybay Meeting for Monterey Bay Area 480_indymedia-stencil_1.jpg by Indybay Collective
SubRosa Community Space 703 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz, CA 95060 SubRosa is located at the intersection of Pacific Avenue and Spruce Street in downtown Santa Cruz, four blocks from the Metro Center....
Event Date: Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:00PM
Posted: Sat Dec 2, 2017 9:34PM
image Bambuser Community Shutdown Announcement 480_bambuser-sunset.jpg by The Bambuser Team
Bambuser has given notice to its users that it will shut down the community in the coming weeks....
Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:14AM
image Facebook Shuts Down Event Page for Student Walk Out Against Richard Spencer 480_stop-spencer-university-michigan.jpg by It's Going Down
The Facebook page, ‘Stop Spencer at the University of Michigan’ is organizing and promoting a whole week of events, including a student walkout against Spencer on Wednesday and even a student strike on Thursday. On Monday however, Facebook took down the event page for the student led walk-out....
Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2017 11:57PM
calendar The Chiapas Support Committee presents direct from Oaxaca ccra_ind_aut_v.3_eng-spn_1_1.pdf_140_.jpg by CCRA
Omni Commons | 4799 Shattuck Avenue, Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Sat Dec 2, 2017 3:00PM
Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2017 1:21PM
text Net neutrality and the drive to censor the internet by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
People embraced the internet because it promised a free and unimpeded way to access and share information. The Trump administration is now paving the way for widespread government censorship and the end of treating internet services as a public utility....
Posted: Sat Nov 25, 2017 6:40AM
text FCC plan to repeal “net neutrality” gives telecom giants control of Internet access by Kevin Reed (WSWS repost)
Under the guise of fighting “fake news” and unsubstantiated claims of Russian interference in the 2016 US elections, proposed changes to the FCC’s regulatory policies are being advanced by the state to intensify censorship of left-wing and anti-war websites in preparation of further attacks on the democratic rights of the entire working class....
Posted: Thu Nov 23, 2017 7:51AM
calendar Occupation of the American Mind: Screening & Discussion facilitated by Dennis Bernstein 480_occ.jpg by Noura Khouri
Omni Commons - 4799 Shattuck Ave, Oakland....
Event Date: Fri Dec 8, 2017 6:30PM
Posted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:17PM
image Google’s Eric Schmidt admits political censorship of search results 480_google_censorship.jpg by Niles Niemuth (WSWS repost)
Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, confirmed that the world’s largest Internet company is, in close coordination with the state, manipulating search results. That Schmidt makes such a statement so openly is a warning that an increasingly open and unrestrained attack on free speech and political expression is being prepared....
Posted: Wed Nov 22, 2017 5:45AM
text Google announces moves to censor RT and Sputnik by Trévon Austin (WSWS repost)
Backed by the US intelligence agencies and supported politically by the Democratic Party, a campaign against Russia, including RT, has served as a cover for a frontal attack on the First Amendment rights to free speech and political expression....
Posted: Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:55AM
calendar Slingshot new volunteer meeting / article brainstorm for issue #126 480_image-75_1.jpg by slingshot collective
Long Haul infoshop - 3124 Shattuck Ave. Berkeley, CA 94705 - 510 540 0751 - 2 blocks from Ashby BART - corner of Shattuck and Woolsey across from La Pena...
Event Date: Sun Dec 10, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 8:54PM
text US brands RT a “foreign agent:” A chilling move against free speech by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
Under pressure from the US government, RT America has announced that it would register as a “foreign agent” under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA). This sets a precedent for delegitimizing RT as a news source, to intimidate its journalists and guests, and for taking similar actions against other news outlets. It also lays groundwork for labeling a much broader range of news outlets to blacklist and criminalize them based on their political views....
Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:30PM
text US congressional hearings on “extremist content” prepare assault on free speech by Andre Damon (WSWS repost)
The alarm must be sounded! The campaign to mount a drive to criminalize political opposition within the United States will reach a new milestone when officials from Facebook, Twitter and Google testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee and the House and Senate intelligence committees. What is involved is nothing less than the greatest attack on the First Amendment since the Second World War....
Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:08AM
calendar Writers With Drinks: Ben Loory and Stephen Elliott! 480_la-ca-jc-ben-loory-20170903_1.jpg by Charlie Jane Anders
The Make Out Room, 3225 22nd St....
Event Date: Sat Nov 11, 2017 7:30PM
Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:27PM
calendar Soul Time! benefit for KPOO 89.5 FM The Poor People's Radio 480_kpoo_pc_1.jpg by Maria Victoria Ahearne
El Rio 3158 Mission Street San Francisco Extremely friendly safe space, locals hangout. Wheelchair accessible....
Event Date: Thu Nov 2, 2017 9:00PM
Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:45PM