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textGlenn Greenwald’s Transition to Ally of Bigotry by eoin Higgins
Former human rights defender defects...
Posted: Wed, Aug 10, 2022 9:32pm PDT
textStraight Pride Exposed by anonymous
Information about Straight Pride organizers Ron and Mylinda Mason as well as other Straight Pride attendees...
Posted: Wed, Aug 10, 2022 9:02pm PDT
textHiroshima is everywhere. The never-ending struggle by Leo Ensel and Andreas Zumach
Times have changed considerably. In the past two decades, almost all disarmament and arms control treaties have been scrapped - exclusively on the initiative of the USA - including the most important disarmament treaty in world history, the INF Treaty signed by Mikhail Gorbachev and Ronald Reagan at the end of 1987....
Posted: Wed, Aug 10, 2022 7:04am PDT
text2022 Berkeley Rent Board Convention Announces Final Slate Member by Berkeley Rent Board Convention
Berkeleyans select Nathan Mizell to join Negeene Mosaed, Soli Alpert, Ida Martinac, and Vanessa Danielle Marrero on the progressive, pro-tenant Rent Board slate...
Posted: Tue, Aug 9, 2022 10:57pm PDT
textU.S. out of — where you don't belong! by Laura Wells
What do we want? Sovereignty, not oligarchy, colonialism, imperialism, nor meddling with our bodies....
Posted: Mon, Aug 8, 2022 3:34pm PDT
textWhen Billions of our Tax Dollars are given to Corporations then our Labor is Slave Labor by Modern Slavery Exists
Modern Slavery Exists! When we pay taxes and then the U.S. Congress votes to give billions of our tax dollars to corporations as subsidies, then we have worked as slave labor....
Posted: Mon, Aug 8, 2022 1:18pm PDT
textTotal Competition or Repressive Administration of People by Gerd Bedszent
An awareness of the monstrosities of our glorious capitalist society is the first prerequisite for thinking beyond that society. One should always remind oneself:..The regularities of capitalist society are not laws of nature, so they can be abolished in principle. With such abolition, a new society can become possible....
Posted: Mon, Aug 8, 2022 5:00am PDT
textResponse to Berkeleyside's People's Park Coverage by Aidan Hill
Peoples Park community is not anti-development; we are fighting climate change and do not support the redlining of our Southside district. UC Berkeley can build on sites that are not historically significant. We are anti-fascists centering on urban ecology, consensus decision-making, and rematriation of this land back to the Ohlone people....
Posted: Sat, Aug 6, 2022 3:15pm PDT
textThe Unbroken: Evo Morales by Matt Kennard
Recent events give hope for a resurgence of the left on the continent. Morales points to recent electoral victories in Peru, Chile, Colombia, as well as Lula's soon expected return to the Brazilian presidency. "These times are coming again," he says. "We have to work to consolidate these democratic revolutions, for the benefit of humanity. I have a lot of hope."...
Posted: Sat, Aug 6, 2022 2:29pm PDT
textBerkeley Police and demonstrators clash over development of People's Park by Aeon Photo Co.
July 29 an Alameda County Superior Court decided it was not a violation of the California Environmental Quality Act for a $312 million dollar development to take shape on the location of Berkeley's largest and longest bohemian hubs: the People's Park....
Posted: Sat, Aug 6, 2022 11:47am PDT
textPeople's Park — Its Place in the History of Land Art by Bit of an artist myself
Much has been said about the political history of People's Park. People's Park is also an important piece of Land Art. Art historians and artists should speak up to preserve it. The destruction of the park by the University of California has temporarily been stopped by activists; however many trees were cut down. Legal advocates have requested a hearing, which a judge has granted. All demolition and pre-development work is legally halted until the October court hearing....
Posted: Fri, Aug 5, 2022 5:01pm PDT
textGo to Parker School in Oakland NOW! OUSD security has shown up! by Stop the Privatizers
The eviction of the Parker Community School is now underway!...
Posted: Thu, Aug 4, 2022 6:27pm PDT
textNegotiating to end the Ukraine War isn't Appeasement by Charles A. Kupchan
A negotiated end to the conflict is the right goal — and one that needs to arrive sooner rather than later. Ukraine likely lacks the combat power to expel Russia from all of its territory, and the momentum on the battlefield is shifting in Russia’s favor. The longer this conflict continues, the greater the death and destruction....
Posted: Thu, Aug 4, 2022 9:53am PDT
textPeople's Park: Berkeley City Council to Vote on "Tear Gas" Authorization Tonight by Situational Awareness
A special meeting of the Berkeley City Council is scheduled for TONIGHT, Thursday August 4 @ 8:15PM. The topic is to suspend the city's policy banning the use of chemical weapons. This proposed change of policy is in response to the People's Park protest. Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89083608532 More info at: berkeleyca.gov...
Posted: Thu, Aug 4, 2022 9:42am PDT
textUS acted as self-appointed Judge & Executioner in murder of al Qaeda chief by DLi
In the latest drone killing of alleged al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri, the US government acted as a self-appointed Judge and Executioner, without ever presenting any evidence to any international judicial body....
Posted: Tue, Aug 2, 2022 5:16pm PDT
textThe dispute over Tesla's Gigafactory by Gunter Hayn
The executive director of the Green League Brandenburg e. V., Michael Ganschow: "We are currently experiencing [...] the decline of democratic Federal Republic structures around us." The Tesla project is not the big bang on this issue. But with the Gigafactory, a prestigious model case has been launched"...
Posted: Tue, Aug 2, 2022 1:39pm PDT
textRoof top solar should be affordable for all-don't tax it! by Heidi Harmon, former SLO mayor
We gathered proudly chanting “Don’t tax the sun” in front of PG&E’s office in downtown San Luis Obispo during a Don’t Tax the Sun statewide rally and tour. We are living in a climate emergency and oppose a tax targeted at net energy metering currently being considered by the California Public Utilities Commission. Help us stop the proposed tax and save our planet....
Posted: Mon, Aug 1, 2022 11:32am PDT
textNancy Pelosi Could Get Us All Killed by Norman Solomon
With a green light from Joe Biden...
Posted: Sun, Jul 31, 2022 11:04pm PDT
textFilling a Vacancy on the 2022 Berkeley Rent Board Slate by Berkeley Rent Board Convention
The Berkeley Rent Board Convention seeks candidates by THIS THURSDAY, August 4 to fill a vacancy on the 2022 Progressive, Pro-Tenant Berkeley Rent Board Slate...
Posted: Sun, Jul 31, 2022 10:52pm PDT
textCIA Whistleblower Reflects on the Persecution of Julian Assange by Jeffrey Sterling
UK legal system puppets as US pulls strings. Media complicit....
Posted: Fri, Jul 29, 2022 8:54pm PDT