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Santa Cruz Police Cooperate with ICE on Militarized Immigration Raids (audio/mpeg 1.5mb)
As reported and documented by Santa Cruz Indymedia, the Santa Cruz Police Department cooperated with Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to carryout militarized immigration sweeps in Santa Cruz County....
Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 8:22PM
Video Shows SCPD Blocking Media from Sean Arlt Killing Press Conference
Activist Wes White documents the exclusion of alternative media from the SCPD's 2-16 Press Conference. There SCPD Police Chief Vogel announced that Officer Eric Bailey was the killer of Sean Arlt, who, police say, approached them aggressively with a metal rake back in early October. The only evidence presented was Vogel's account, some partial audio, and a partial obscured video that had no recognizable figures in it and ended ten minutes before Arlt died....
Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 2:36PM
Treasury Extends Anti-Money Laundering Luxury Real Estate Regulations
Treasury's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) renewed requirements for title insurance companies to identify the real owners behind shell companies in six major metropolitan areas....
Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 10:40AM
CalPERS joins investors urging banks to address Standing Rock Sioux Tribe's concerns
The announcement came four days after 150 people from a coalition of environmental and Native American Groups held a march and rally in front of the CalPERS office in Sacramento to tell the retirement fund to divest from its investments in banks backing the Dakota Access Pipeline....
Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2017 9:29AM
Fundraiser to Defeat the Trump Program!
At Doc’s Clock, 2575 Mission St., btwn 21st and 22nd St....
Event Date: Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:00PM
Posted: Wed Feb 22, 2017 9:49AM
California Disclose Act Grassroots Planning Meeting
Urban Adamah Farm, 1151 Sixth St, Berkeley CA 94710...
Event Date: Tue Feb 28, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:38PM
Rain at Midnight? Freedom SleepOut #85 Faces Wettest Winter
Back again to City Hall--still the dark center of Sleeping Ban law and enforcement under City Manager Martin Bernal and the Watkins-Terrazas City Council. Determined activists and a crew of homeless folks will be huddling beneath the eaves of the buildings at City Hall until being driven out into the rain , wind, and cold. Just looking for a night of community and relative safety from the Sleeping Ban, they'll be in sleeping bags, under tents, in vehicles, whereever they can, hoping to spar...
Event Date: Tue Feb 21, 2017 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:19PM
"Remembrance" On The 75th Anniversary of Roosevelt's Executive Order 9066
On the 75th anniversary of President Roosevelt's Executive Order 9066 which incarcerated 120,000 Japanese Americans and Japanese Peruvians, anniversary events were held throughout the US and in San Francisco....
Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 7:23PM
What Is Fascism? Is It Here Now?
Workers World Party 1305 Franklin St #411 Oakland, CA 94612...
Event Date: Wed Feb 22, 2017 6:30PM
Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 1:34PM
Berkeley, Milo, & Free Speech
Niebyl-Proctor Marxist Library 6501 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland (just North of Alcatraz Ave.)...
Event Date: Sun Feb 26, 2017 10:30AM
Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 10:18AM
Sanctuary for All March In Fresno (video/mp4 25.3mb)
About 500 people participated in the Sanctuary for All march in downtown Fresno on Saturday, February 18. Below is a 20 second time lapse video of the event....
Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 4:16PM
Trump Administration's Plan to Use 100,000 National Guard Troops as Deportation Force
The AP revealed an detailed plan written by the Trump administration to use the National Guard in 11 southwestern states as a deportation force to kidnap and forcibly remove as many people as possible from the country. The states of California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oregon, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana were included in the plan. Trump craves his very own Operation Wetback. Team Trump denies that they intended to carry out the plan and call the document a d...
Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2017 12:22AM
Not My President Day in San José
San Jose City Hall 200 East Santa Clara Street San Jose, CA 95113...
Event Date: Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:00AM
Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 11:03PM
Not My President Rally in Morgan Hill
ICE 220 Vineyard Court Morgan Hill, CA 95037...
Event Date: Mon Feb 20, 2017 11:00AM
Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 10:47PM
Municipal Ordinance Provides Force of Law Protection For Immigrants
City Electeds Must Act Now...
Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 11:25AM
Congress Moves Slowly on Bipartisan Puerto Rico Recommendations
Congress has not acted on recommendations made by its Puerto Rico task force it implemented last year....
Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:18AM
Another victory for Richmond rent control against the California Apartment Association
In a quote from Richmond Councilmember Gayle McLaughlin, she said, “I’m delighted that the Judge ruled against the CAA's motion for a preliminary injunction. This is another victory for the voters of Richmond who passed Measure L with a 2/3 vote, understanding the importance of protecting Richmond tenants and stabilizing our neighborhoods with this sound, constitutional ordinance.”...
Posted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 11:55PM
Attempt the Impossible! Theses for a New Left Majority
The Brexit vote and the American presidential election have dramatically accelerated the crises of classical neoliberal policy. The exit from neoliberalism can only succeed in a social movement and cannot only be a matter of a government or of the parties... May we have courage to reverse our perspective! The failed elites will not give up without a fight any more than the forces of an authoritarian neoliberalism. "Only we ourselves can free ourselves from this misery."...
Posted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:01AM
Trump Administration Waives Water-protection Rule for Three California Oilfields
Exemptions Will Allow Oil Companies to Dump Waste Fluid Into Aquifers...
Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2017 7:04PM
Oroville Dam fiasco is a wake up call exposing absurdity of Delta Tunnels
On the afternoon of February 14, the Department of Water Resources announced the replacement of the immediate evacuation order with an "evacuation warning" for Oroville area residents. A press release from the Butte County Sheriff's Office stated: "Due to lower lake levels, further inspections, ongoing work to shore-up the Oroville Dam emergency spillway and updated weather forecasts, effective at 1:00 p.m. today, the Evacuation Order for the Oroville Dam Spillway Incident has been reduced...
Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2017 2:07PM