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image Environmental racism in the “leftmost city” 480_nopal_1.jpg by Santa Cruz Ecological Justice
Santa Cruz is a majority white town, characterized by an extreme shortage of affordable housing and rentals. In recent years there has been increasing encroachment by wealthy out-of-towners seeking second homes near the beach. Within the city’s neighborhoods, one stands out demographically. Beach Flats, bordering the Boardwalk’s enormous parking lots, is populated mainly by immigrants from Mexico and Central America....
Posted: Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:21AM
audio Supreme court vote 4-4 continue to Block Millions of DACA/DAPA Executive Order (audio/mpeg 11.7mb) by paz
NO DAPA? NO DEPORTATIONS. The Supreme Court just put approximately five million undocumented parents back at risk of deportation and continued the exclusion of those who wouldn’t have qualified.Meanwhile, abusive immigration enforcement agents operate unchecked: raiding refugee families, brutalizing people near the border, and putting our loved ones into detention centers and deportation proceedings....
Posted: Tue Jul 5, 2016 11:06AM
image US Deportations Protested, Beller's Caliber Charter In Richmond & NAFTA Mex Privatization 480_mexican_military_bomb_teachers_1.jpg by KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek Radio
KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek radio looks at San Francisco labor protesting the deportations and Supreme Court decision attacking immigrant rights. Also it looks at the vulture hedge fund capitalist Ron Beller's Caliber school sale by the West Contra Costa County School district for $60,000. WorkWeek also hears about a protest by San Francisco teachers of the massacre of teachers in Mexico and talks with Al Rojas about the visit of Mexican unionists to the US...
Posted: Wed Jun 29, 2016 1:18PM
image Sacramento protest: Victory over fascism 480_a-member-of-the-party-for-socialism-and-liberation-was-attacked-and-pepper-sprayed-by-white-supremacists_1.jpg by PSL Sacramento
People from the Sacramento community and anti-racist protesters from around northern California started to assemble in the morning to prevent the white supremacists from entering the capitol grounds and holding their hate rally. Militarized police cornered the protesters on the street to allow space for fascists to assemble, but to their surprise the protesters heroically challenged them and took over the steps of the capitol building before the fascists could assemble....
Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 8:37PM
image Anti-Fascists Shut Down Nazi Rally at California State Capitol 480_nonazisinsac-antifa_20160626_001_1.jpg by Dave Id
On the morning of June 26, hundreds of anti-fascists gathered on the grounds of the state Capitol, ready to deny access to white supremacists who had announced plans to hold a rally that afternoon. Members of the Traditionalist Workers Party, Golden State Skinheads, Blood & Honor, and other anti-immigrant, racist groups had secured a permit from the California Highway Patrol to rally on the steps of the Capitol building from noon until 2pm. Antifa forces made certain the rally never happened...
Posted: Tue Jun 28, 2016 7:10PM
image No “Free Speech” for Fascists: Neo-Nazis Shut Down in Sacramento 480_no-nazis-in-sac_1_6-26-16_1.jpg by Bradley Allen
The neo-Nazis were not able to march and they did not have a rally. While the crowd accomplished what it set out to do, it came at a high cost....
Posted: Mon Jun 27, 2016 10:37PM
image Nazi rally 480_dscf7679_1.jpg by AYBEE
Some photos from today, and some fascist sympathizers? Found taking photos of protestors...
Posted: Sun Jun 26, 2016 8:43PM
image Struggle and Hope CD Release and Celebration 480_agustin_lira_1.jpg by Mike Rhodes
The new Struggle and Hope album by Agustin Lira was released at a community celebration at the Alfonso Hernandez Youth Center on Saturday, June 25. The event featured music by Agustin Lira & Patricia Wells, with students of Generaciones Project and special guest Melinda Espinosa. Photo below is Agustin Lira performing at the CD release celebration....
Posted: Sun Jun 26, 2016 3:43PM
image SF Labor Council Demands An End To Deportations And Legalization of Undocumented Workers 480_sflc_immigration_press_conf6-24-16_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
The San Francisco held a press conference at City Hall to protest the US Supreme Court decision and to demand a halt to further deportations and the legalization of all immigrant workers in the United States....
Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 5:54PM
image Fresno Advocates Demand End to Secretive Deportation Program ice_out_of_fresno_rally.jpg by ACLU of Northern California
Fresno, June 23, 2016 - On the heels of the Supreme Court’s non-decision in U.S. v. Texas, which effectively blocked President Obama’s immigration actions to shield millions from deportation, advocates and community members unveiled their assessment of a pilot program started one year ago giving federal immigration agents unfettered access to the Fresno County Jail. Advocates warn that the program is shrouded in secrecy and leaves immigrants vulnerable to abuses by Immigration and Customs Enf...
Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 2:24AM
text Britain to vote on staying in or leaving the EU by Julian Silverman
Next week, Britons will vote on whether to stay in or leave the European Union. If the "leave" vote wins, it will increase the racism and xenophobia in Britain... and be used by similar forces here in the US....
Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2016 8:02PM
image SF Immigrant Film Festival: Convocatoria 2016! migrar.jpg by T.S.
Cortometrajes de ficción, documentales y animación serán recibidos hasta el 15 de julio de 2016 en el más antiguo de los festivales dedicado a los inmigrantes, refugiados y exiliados de todo el mundo...
Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2016 12:10PM
image SF Immigrant Film Festival: Call for Entries 2016! 480_disappeared_migrants.jpg by CN
Works in Narrative, Animated, and Documentary Short, regardless of the original production format, and the date when it was completed, are considered for this festival where refugees, immigrants and exiles find their own voice....
Posted: Sat Jun 11, 2016 3:46PM
calendar Burlington, WA: 4 Years of Struggle: March for a Fair Contract 480_4-years-struggle_1.jpg by Familias Unidas por la Justicia
Old Hwy 99 N & Cook Rd, Burlington, WA 98233...
Event Date: Mon Jul 11, 2016 3:30PM
Posted: Thu Jun 9, 2016 3:42PM
calendar East Of Salinas: Film Screening and Discussion 480_east_of_salinas_1.jpg by Ecology Center
Civic Engagement Laboratory | 1330 Broadway, Suite 300, Oakland, CA 94612...
Event Date: Thu Jun 16, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Tue Jun 7, 2016 4:18PM
calendar Anti-Hillary Clinton Action in Salinas 480_evil-hillary_1.jpg 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 El Festival de la Fresa 2016: Traído a usted por la explotación 480_boycott-driscolls-oxnard-strawberry-festival_1_1_1_1.jpg by Colectivo Todo Poder al Pueblo
La Industria y los funcionarios de la ciudad e incluso organizaciones de cambio social sin fines de lucro son conscientes, pero por desgracia, todos se benefician materialmente y son en gran parte silenciosas, delicadas en sus preocupaciones, o estructuralmente limitados en instituir reformas ambientales y hacer trabajo significativo....
Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 1:54PM
image Strawberry Festival 2016: Brought To You By Exploitation 480_boycott-driscolls-oxnard-strawberry-festival_1_1.jpg by Colectivo Todo Poder al Pueblo
Industry and city officials, even charities and non-profit social change organizations are aware, but, unfortunately, all benefit materially, and are largely silent, watered down in their concerns, or structurally limited in instituting meaningful labor and environmental reforms....
Posted: Mon May 23, 2016 1:33PM
image Strawberry and Justice Festival May 19 2016 480_145_1.jpg by AutumnSun
Held on Thur. May 19th. 2016 at UCSC Hay Barn Santa Cruz CA. 4p.m. to 6:30 p.m....
Posted: Fri May 20, 2016 7:53PM
calendar Shut Down Nazi Rally in Sacramento 480_shut-down-nazi-rally-sacramento_6-26-16_1.jpg by Antifa Sacramento
California State Capitol-West Steps 1315 10th St, Sacramento, California 95814...
Event Date: Sun Jun 26, 2016 9:00AM
Posted: Sun May 15, 2016 10:55PM