text EPA Petitioned to Acknowledge Extensive Fluoride/Brain Risk Evidence by Fluoride Action Network
Groups delivered 2500 pages of scientific evidence to EPA showing fluoride/brain risks that warrants EPA's banning the unnecessary addition of fluoride chemicals into public water supplies...
Posted: Sun Dec 4, 2016 11:36AM
image Oakland officials are responsible for Ghost Ship warehouse fire 480_oakland-ghost-fire_1.jpg by Lynda Carson
For years Oakland has only had around four building inspectors to deal with the thousands of code enforcement issues/ blighted issue complaints that occur on an annual basis in this city. Oakland needs more than four building inspectors to deal with all the code enforcement complaints in a city that has around 200,000 rental units!...
Posted: Sun Dec 4, 2016 1:42AM
image Barrier-Reef-trashing monster coal mine to get a billion dollar tax handout 480_adani_mine_map_1.jpg by Diet Simon, sourcing from WGAR News
The coal-addicted right-of-centre Australian government is likely to break its pledge not to fund the proposed Adani monster coal mine in Queensland. Adani's unbankable, Great-Barrier-Reef-trashing mine is one step closer, with preliminary approval being granted for the federal government to hand over a billion taxpayer dollars for a nearly 400km rail corridor to serve the mine. Campaigning for the 2 July election, which returned him with a one-seat majority, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull s...
Posted: Sun Dec 4, 2016 12:47AM
image Philippines: Marcos burial forms part of pattern towards authoritarianism 480_2016-marcos-not-a-hero_1.jpg by Akbayan (Citizens Action Party)
Akbayan joins the rest of the country in denouncing the unilateral, treacherous burial of the dictator Marcos as a hero....
Posted: Fri Dec 2, 2016 6:54PM
image Western States Petroleum Association: the biggest lobby group you’ve never heard of 480_scmpas_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
While the mainstream and alternative media have published articles about aspects of WSPA’s enormous influence over politics in the West, they haven't looked at the overall strategy of how WSPA and Big Oil exert their power and influence. CDFW map of Southern California marine protected areas: There is no better example of regulatory capture in the state than the privately-funded Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative. Catherine Reheis-Boyd, President of the Western States Association...
Posted: Fri Dec 2, 2016 11:11AM
calendar Indigenous Elder RunningWolf challenging RCP to a Flag (Trump tweet) burning contest. by Zachary RunningWolf
Oakland First Fridays at Telegraph and 25th....
Event Date: Fri Dec 2, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Thu Dec 1, 2016 10:52PM
text Fukushima quake rock's Japan's and the globe's psyche. by Michael Steinberg
On Tuesday, November 22, at 5:39 a.m., a strong earthquake hit Japan's southeast region, including the devastated Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, causing widespread panic and immediate tsunami warnings....
Posted: Thu Dec 1, 2016 4:46PM
image Sacramento City Council Puts Standing Rock Resolution on Consent Calendar 480_city_council_1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
The resolution states: "The City of Sacramento stands in support of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s opposition to construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) across the Tribe’s ancestral lands, waters and sacred sites." Photo: Liljana Adams, a member of the United Auburn Indian Community, speaks before the Sacramento City Council on Tuesday, November 29, about her experience getting arrested in North Dakota while supporting the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Photo by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Thu Dec 1, 2016 4:21PM
text Ukraine is a growing nuclear waste dump in the center of Europe by BonLeon
According to the report prepared by the NNWE experts on Nuclear and Radiation Safety in Ukraine for 2016, Ukraine is currently standing one step away from another massive manmade disaster....
Posted: Thu Dec 1, 2016 1:19AM
calendar Jewish Day of Resistance: Anti-Trump Protest by If Not Now
Event Date: Wed Nov 30, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 30, 2016 9:41AM
calendar The Election of Trump: The political issues facing workers and youth 480_dec1meeting.jpg by IYSSE at Berkeley
61 Evans Hall, UC Berkeley...
Event Date: Thu Dec 1, 2016 7:30PM
Posted: Wed Nov 30, 2016 7:23AM
calendar Mass Organizing Meeting for Jan. 20 SF Protest on Day of Trump's Inauguration 480_petermenchini_answer_1.jpg by ANSWER Coalition
2969 Mission St. at 26th St., near 24th St. BART...
Event Date: Sat Dec 10, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 10:12AM
calendar SF Protest Against Trump on Inauguration Day: Fight Racism, Defend Immigrants! 480_dumptrumpgeneric_1.jpg by ANSWER Coalition
UN Plaza, near Civic Center BART, on Market St. btwn 7th and 8th Sts....
Event Date: Fri Jan 20, 2017 5:00PM
Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 10:06AM
calendar Caught in the Act--Ranger Harassment & Survival Gear Seizure as Freedom Sleepout 73 Looms by Keith McHenry (story by Norse)
After "Rousted Into the Rain" treatment during the last Freedom Sleepout a week ago [see "After Rain, Santa Cruz Police Eject Homeless..." at] homeless civil rights fighters will resume their weekly sleepout in front of City Hall from 4 PM Tuesday to 9 AM Wednesday at 809 Center St. on the sidewalk facing the library....
Event Date: Tue Nov 29, 2016 4:00PM
Posted: Tue Nov 29, 2016 12:14AM
text Trump accuses millions of voting illegally this past election by Lynda Carson
If all goes well for the American people, the electors will not vote for President-elect Donald Trump on December 19, and President-elect Donald Trump will not take the oath of office on January 20, 2017!...
Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 6:15PM
text New Report on an Old Story: Can Santa Cruz Learn from Yale Law School? by Yale Law School, Robert Norse
On reading the summary of the Yale Law School report documenting the Criminalization of the Homeless in Connecticut, I reacted with some thoughts about Santa Cruz. Both my thoughts and the news report summarizing the report I post below. Also included are links to the Executive Summary and the full report....
Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 1:41PM
calendar Forum/Foro: Trump’s cabinet: A threat to the people and planet by Party for Socialism and Liberation
2969 Mission St., SF...
Event Date: Fri Dec 2, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 12:46PM
image Oceti Sakowin Camp Calls for Immediate Federal Protection for Peaceful Occupation of 1851 Treaty Land 480_standingrock1_1.jpg by via Oceti Sakowin Camp
Standing Rock Reservation, Oceti Sakowin Camp. North Dakota, November 27, 2016 — In the past year the world has witnessed an all-out attack on oaths central to the promises made to the Indigenous People of these lands, as well as many oaths this country was founded upon. Those who have the courage to hold the vigil of consciousness momentarily found comfort when President Obama intervened in September, after the Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) moved to grant permission to an oil company to cont...
Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2016 6:33PM
calendar The TPP is out (for the moment, anyway) and Trump is in. How can we protect our planet? by Tom Gallagher
Unitarian Universalist Center, Fireside Room 1187 Franklin St. (Corner Geary Blvd.) San Francisco...
Event Date: Thu Dec 8, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2016 6:05PM
calendar This is Not Normal: Anti-Trump March in San Francisco 480_thisisnotnormal_1.jpg by Andrew Gregor
Downtown San Francisco. Gather at Justin Herman Plaza @2pm, and march along Market Street to Civic Center where there will be a stage for speeches, etc....
Event Date: Sat Dec 10, 2016 2:00PM
Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2016 2:27PM