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image AFL-CIO & Labor Opposition To Pipeline & Brazil Workers Protest With Strikes On WorkWeek 480_north_dakota_dogs_and_selma_dogs_1.jpg by WorkWeek Radio
KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek Radio looks at the growing split in the AFL-CIO over the North Dakota pipeline and support by LIUNA, Teamsters and Operating Engineers to call for the national guard to protect the workers from Standing Rock Sioux Native Americans and other tribes and supporters who were defending their land and water. Also WorkWeek looks at the mass labor strike being organized in Brazil against anti-labor attacks, privatization and outsourcing....
Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 5:02PM
image Passionate Challenger Shakes Established Incumbent in West Oakland City Council Race 480_nonidsession_cityhall_1.jpg by Noni for District 3
OAKLAND DISTRICT 3 CITY COUNCIL CHALLENGER NONI SESSION ACHIEVE’S DUAL ENDORSEMENT From Alameda County Labor AFL-CIO and the sole endorsement from SEIU 1021...
Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 8:57AM
calendar People's Park, Berkeley; Housing Crisis / Speak Out Event 480_people_s_park_1.jpg by Darin / Diehl
Telegraph, Dwight, Haste, Bowditch, Berkeley's People's Park....
Event Date: Sat Oct 15, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 9:37PM
audio Kevin Cooper, prop. 62, 66 mtg....9-27-16 Mouse Report (audio/mpeg 70.8mb) by DJ Mouse
Got enough endless horror and bad news?...No?...then check this out...(warning...election talk ahead......
Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 2:00PM
calendar Electronic Intifada Director Ali Abunimah by Nancy Tubbs, nancy_tubbs@fullcalendar.com
First Congregational Church 2345 Channing Way Berkeley, CA 94704...
Event Date: Tue Oct 18, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 8:32AM
text Syllabus for a class on the Structures of Racialization by Steve Martinot
A class is being offered at the Omni on the structures of racialization in the US. This is a syllabus for that class. It is offered to provide a sense of some topics which urgently suround that issue and phenomenon....
Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 6:49AM
text More than 6,000 CA Public Service Workers Vote to Unite with AFSCME in Landslide Victory by Justin Lee
Walnut Creek, Calif. – Six thousand public service workers represented by Public Employees Union (PEU), Local 1 voted Monday to unite with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)—one of the nation’s largest public service worker unions. Nearly two-thirds voted in favor of the affiliation, which will give public workers across eight Northern California counties a stronger voice to improve the vital services they provide their communities every day....
Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 11:36PM
calendar Elections 2016: Racist Bigots and Imperialist War Hawks 2016_subdrive_forum_leaflet-ba.pdf_140_.jpg by Spartacist League
Oakland Public Library Main Branch 125 14th St., Oakland Bradley Walters Community Room (downstairs) (between Oak and Madison; 8 min. walk from 12th St. or Lake Merritt BART)...
Event Date: Sun Oct 16, 2016 2:00PM
Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 6:59PM
calendar Banners for Haiti Haiti Rises Hands Off Haiti! I 80 Berkeley by orion
I 80 Berkeley pedisterian/bike bridge unniversity...
Event Date: Thu Sep 29, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 6:04PM
image What was behind the suspension of a UC Berkeley Course on Palestine? 480_amcha_article_credit_isaac_mao.jpg by via Palestine Legal
A look at the AMCHA Initiative....
Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 4:35PM
calendar Beyond Occupy - Five Years Hence by Occupy Oakland
Oscar Grant Plaza 1 Frank H Ogawa Plz, Oakland...
Event Date: Sat Oct 8, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 10:59AM
calendar Screening of: Paying the Price for Peace: The Story of S. Brian Willson working_ppfp_poster_finalapril-194x300.jpg by Cynthia Johnson
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall 1924 Cedar (@Bonita), Berkeley www.bfuu.org...
Event Date: Thu Oct 20, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 10:08PM
calendar From Oakland to Stockton: Mobilizing Against Police Terror from the Bay to the Valley 480_stockton_1.jpg by Local Supporters
Qilombo Community Center, 2313 San Pablo, Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Wed Sep 28, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 2:53PM
image Berekelyside's editor-In-chief says homeless death is low priority news 480_people_die_all_the_time.jpg by News Junkie
Roberto Benitas, a homeless Berkeley resident, died in his sleep. His body was found the next morning on September 18th. Frances Dinkelspiel, the editor-in-chief of Berkeleyside, was asked by a local reader why the death was not reported by the website, and the response was "people die all the time". Dinkelspiel continued by writing that the death was a low priority and didn't have as great an impact on the community compared to the stories they did cover....
Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 12:08PM
calendar Town Hall to Defend Anti-Fascist Berkeley Teacher Yvette Felarca by community
Berkeley Public Library, North Branch 1170 The Alameda (at Hopkins), Berkeley, California...
Event Date: Wed Sep 28, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Sun Sep 25, 2016 3:38AM
image Oakland Approves Petition to Recall Mayor Schaaf 480_bye-libby-2-620x564_1.jpg by Sydney Johnson, Oakland Post
Now that the City of Oakland has approved a petition to recall Mayor Libby Schaaf, activists are hitting the streets to talk with residents and to collect signatures for their campaign....
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 6:11PM
text The Surreality of the Actual by Steve Martinot
Ever since the 60s and 70s, there has been a plan to drive out of town the entire community of activists, along with the black and brown communities, and turn Berkeley into a normal town again. It has gone as far as it has in part because too many people never thought that there was a plan. This article is just a kind of mirror on that....
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 2:30PM
calendar Book Party for Nuclear Heartland Revised Edition untitled.png by Cynthia Johnson
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall 1924 Cedar (@Bonita), Berkeley www.bfuu.org...
Event Date: Thu Oct 13, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 1:16PM
calendar Solidarity with the Charlotte Rebellion! 480_14370099_493149607559991_2780080865116207180_n_1.jpg by Solidarity with Charlotte
Latham Square Plaza 300 Frank H Ogawa Plz, Oakland...
Event Date: Sat Sep 24, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 12:01PM
calendar A free class on the Structures of Racialization by Steve Martinot
The Omni Commons (in the Library Hall) 4799 Shattuck Ave. (corner 48th St. and Shattuck) Oakland...
Event Date: Mon Oct 3, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 11:43AM