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image Salinas Protest of Hillary Clinton 480_071_1.jpg original image (6000x4000) by AutumnSun
People of Salinas, and others, turned out to show their disgust with Hillary Clinton!
Posted: Thu May 26, 2016 11:12AM
image Cabrillo College Foundation bankrolling Yes on Q campaign michael_machado.jpg by Bruce Holloway
The Cabrillo College Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charity, is the major contributor to the Yes on Q campaign. Measure Q is a $310 million bond issue for capital projects at Cabrillo College over the next 15 to 20 years. Michael Machado, treasurer of both the Cabrillo College Foundation and Yes on Q, made a false e-filing last month claiming Yes on Q had neither received nor spent any money as of April 23. The Santa Cruz County Elections Department delayed posting some campaign contributions to ...
Posted: Thu May 26, 2016 9:57AM
image California proposes government copyrights 480_la-ol-inglewood-tries-to-silence-a-critic-with-001_1.jpg original image (650x366) by Indyradio/EFF
California wants to grant copyrights to state and local government, and must be stopped. When the City of Inglewood sued a citizen who used city council video to criticize the mayor, the city lost in court. But AB 2880 would allow government officials to shield themselves from legitimate and effective criticism, by using this proposed copyright law. Heads Up!
Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 2:35PM
calendar 2016 Elections & Foreign Policy:Presidential Candidates & the Role of the Peace Movement 480_sm_stephenzunes_peace_rally_copy_1_1_1.jpg original image (612x310) by Resource Center for Nonviolence
AT: the Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, CA
Event Date: Wed Jun 1, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 12:40PM
text A Case Against Hillary Clinton, Candidate Of Endless War by Populist180
More hawkish than Obama, more willing to murder prisoners than her husband, a tyrant who woudl force parents to submit their chidlren to toxic vaccines, Clinton is tied to the military industrial complex
Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 11:02AM
text Puerto Rico Debt Bill Heads for Full House Vote by Greg
The House Committee on Natural Resources voted 29-10 to approve Puerto Rico debt legislation for consideration by the full House of Representatives.
Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 10:55AM
image And Here’s Another Thing the Clinton’s Fucked Up. 480_boycottpaper2.jpg original image (984x1030) by Lloyd Hart
In the late nineties Duh Prez. appointed General Barry McCaffery to be the Drug Czar!
Posted: Wed May 25, 2016 9:57AM
text Mathews Council Crushes Handicraft Vendors; Freedom SleepOut #46 Soldiers On by Robert Norse
Last chance to make a cry of outrage at the City Council'slaw to outlaw all handicraft vending in the downtown and wharf-beachfront areas. Follow-up by saying no to a cop-heavy budget (social services take up less than 3% of the budget compared to police & rangers (42%). Finally the Food-Not-Bombs supported Freedom Sleepers will resume their principled civil disobedience on the sidewalk and city hall courtyard that night for the 46th week.
Posted: Tue May 24, 2016 12:58PM
image Duterte offers cabinet posts to Maoist Communist Party of the Philippines 480_duterte-cpp-npa-ndfp-ilps-maoism_1.jpg original image (413x568) by Joseph Santolan
On Sunday (17 May 2016), Rodrigo Duterte, the Philippines president-elect, announced that his administration, which is due to take office on June 30, would restore capital punishment and issue shoot-to-kill orders to the police and military.
Posted: Tue May 24, 2016 4:32AM
calendar Anti-Hillary Clinton Action in Salinas 480_evil-hillary_1.jpg original image (368x546) by Watsonville Brown Berets
Hartnell College 411 Central Ave Building G -- Auxiliary Gym Salinas, California
Event Date: Wed May 25, 2016 11:00AM
Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 5:29PM
image US policy in Honduras must change 480_800-berta_1.jpg original image (800x400) by IndyRadio
Since 1982 a single landowner and sweatshop entrepreneur has benefited from US interventions in Honduras.While Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton ignored pleas from Congress to cut off support to Miguel Facusse', who was remembered as a "colorful character" by the LA Times when he passed away last year at the age of 90. Today, I provide background for a new report from International Affairs Review: "¡Basta Ya! The United States is Overdue for a New Policy Approach in Honduras" by Laura Blume
Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 1:59PM
calendar Political Economist Dr. Jack Rasmus on the Global and U.S. Economy by Nancy Tubbs, nancy_tubbs@fullcalendar.com
Unitarian Universalists of San Mateo 300 E. Santa Inez San Mateo, CA 94401
Event Date: Sun Jun 12, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 12:08PM
image Riders and drivers rally against bus cuts in Santa Cruz 480_dsc_0023_1.jpg original image (1600x1063) by Zav Hershfield
A group of bus riders and drivers staged a rally at the Santa Cruz downtown METRO station in protest of planned cuts to the county bus system. METRO plans to reduce service across the county and cut more than 40 driver positions.
Posted: Sun May 22, 2016 11:28AM
image The Racist History of El Dorado Hills/Negro Hills, CA 480_110505-slur1-hmed-3p.grid-6x2_1.jpg original image (474x329) by From In El Dorado County
For the better part of five decades, the most notable tombstones at Mormon Island were those without names: 36 anonymous decedents whose grave markers shared a single, shocking label: “Moved from Nigger Hill Cemetery by the US Government in 1954.”
Posted: Sat May 21, 2016 11:25PM
calendar An electoral process that goes beyond Bernie - A Communist presentation by Richard Fallenbaum
Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library for Social Research 6501 Telegraph Ave., Oakland (bet. Alcatraz and 66th) Website: www.marxistlibr.org Wheelchair Accessible
Event Date: Sat Jun 4, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Sat May 21, 2016 9:30AM
text Mike Rotkin Addresses ACLU Board Concerns About Bus Route Reduction by Steve Pleich
Increased Federal Funding and Gas Tax Will Help Balance the Transit System Budget
Posted: Fri May 20, 2016 7:07PM
image Community Sleepout #45 480_freedom-sleepers-1-santa-cruz-city-hall-food-not-bombs_1.jpg original image (1400x935) by Alex Darocy
The Freedom Sleepers organized their 45th community sleepout at Santa Cruz City Hall on May 17.
Posted: Fri May 20, 2016 6:34PM
image Big Oil has spent $25 million lobbying in 2015-16 legislative session 480_wspa_president_meme_1_1_1_1.jpg original image (518x519) by Dan Bacher
Catherine Reheis-Boyd, President of the Western States Petroleum Association (WSPA), chaired the Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative Blue Ribbon Task Force to create so-called "marine protected areas" in Southern California at the same time the oil industry was conducting offshore fracking operations. Meanwhile, James Boyd, Reheis-Boyd's husband, was serving as Vice-Chair of the California Energy Commission.
Posted: Fri May 20, 2016 11:24AM
calendar The History of Socialism in America workshop_on_socialism-2016-05-28.pdf_140_.jpg original image (x) by Gene Ruyle
Community Meeting Room South Branch Berkeley Public Library 1901 Russell St., Berkeley, CA 94703 (one block North of Ashby BART on MLK)
Event Date: Sat May 28, 2016 2:00PM
Posted: Thu May 19, 2016 7:47PM
text House Passes Most Environmentally Destructive Defense Authorization Act in History by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, May 18, 2016 — In a partisan vote today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act, which, if enacted into law, would gut protections for several endangered species, including the American burying beetle and lesser prairie chicken, and remove the Clean Water Act’s ability to control destructive invasive species. The must-pass legislation now moves to the Senate for further consideration.
Posted: Thu May 19, 2016 5:20PM