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text In the wake of Bolsonaro's election victory... by Alice at Survival International
"It’s a shame that the Brazilian cavalry hasn’t been as efficient as the Americans, who exterminated the [U.S.] Indians" – Jair Bolsonaro, President-elect of Brazil...
Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:52PM
text Kate Harrison - Only the Best. by D4 4 KH
The truth about police training and Urban Shield....
Posted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:16PM
text Rightwing Populism. Can More Madness Cure the Madness? by f.s.montanus, G. Rammer, Bohm and Bischoff
Neoliberal policy was always mad. But an even greater madness now appears with rightwing populism. Politics is mad because it writes off large parts of the population. Economic Darwinism has nested and established itself as market ideology int he brains of people. The market should conform to democracy; democracy should not be market-conforming....
Posted: Mon Oct 22, 2018 9:18AM
text Oakland and San Francisco Named As Human Rights Violators by Posted by Lynda Carson
The Oakland conditions of discrimination and harassment of unhoused encampment residents and punitive denials of access to basic services constitute “cruel and inhuman treatment and is a violation of multiple human rights…"...
Posted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:57PM
text BART Removes Benches From 16th Street/Mission Street Plaza by San Francisco Food Not Bombs
Without public discussion or advanced notice, BART closed most of the southwest 16th Street/Mission Street Plaza from September 10, 2018 to September 20, 2018 for construction... BART removed the approximately six benches from the plaza and has not reinstalled them, denying people places to sit in a public space. In a posting on his Facebook page, viewable only to people logged into their Facebook accounts, BART Director Bevan Dufty announced that BART will install new benches by November ...
Posted: Mon Oct 8, 2018 9:31AM
text A3 Newsletter: Important Hearing on Oct. 2 for Angola Prisoner Vincent Simmons by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
Vincent Simmons' hearing is scheduled for October 2 at 1.15 pm in the Avoyelles Parish Courthouse in Marksville Louisiana. We are encouraging A3 supporters in the area to please attend the hearing and show support for Simmons. For those not in Louisiana, please help to spread the word....
Posted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 6:56PM
text Cops And Klan Go Hand In Hand: An Urgent Report from the Berkeley Antifa Demo by Los Olivados
Stop the state strategy of direct collaboration with fascists...
Posted: Sun Aug 5, 2018 6:36PM
text Joint Base Lewis McChord Says AntiFa Is A Domestic Terrorist Organization by #OCCUPYJBLM
The JBLM Force Protection Division – AntiTerrorism – (an Army and Air Force base near Tacoma, WA) has declared Antifa to be a domestic terrorist organization that “creates violent confrontation” and poses a danger to military personnel....
Posted: Sat Aug 4, 2018 2:32PM
text Berkeley mask ban violates city ordinance by Section
The Berkeley police and city manager released a set of rules prior to the anti-fascist protest on Sunday. There is a clause banning masks in Ohlone Park and Civic Center Park. This clause violates the urgency ordinance passed by city council....
Posted: Fri Aug 3, 2018 11:39PM
text Abolition News Re Executioners Mike DeWine, John Kasich, Greg Abbott, Rick Scott by Abolition
Please help stop yet another Trump nominated execution supporter, Brett Kavanaugh and work to defeat Rick Scott in Florida, Greg Abbott in Texas, Mike DeWine in Ohio, and Brett Kavanaugh, Trump SCOTUS nominee....
Posted: Sat Jul 28, 2018 10:41PM
text In Australia peaceful protests could in future carry prison sentences of up to 25 years by GetUp!
The right-of-centre Australian Turnbull Government has passed new police state laws that threaten our movement's ability to campaign for a fair, flourishing and just Australia. Actions that merely harm the government's reputation on political or economic matters can now be prosecuted as serious national security offences. So peaceful blockades of Adani coal operations, or exposing the truth about child abuse on Nauru to the UN, could carry prison sentences of up to 25 years....
Posted: Fri Jul 13, 2018 10:52PM
text HUD Prioritizes Funding for Communities Taking Steps Against Criminalization of Homelessness by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
Forthcoming Homeless Law Center Report Shares Progress and Tools for Doing More...
Posted: Mon Jul 9, 2018 11:39AM
text Santa Cruz City Manager Refuses to Reopen Louden Nelson/San Lorenzo Park Bathrooms by Robert Norse
Closed as part of a broader campaign targeting unhoused folks outside, the bathrooms at Louden Nelson Center, San Lorenzo Park, and City Hall remained locked and/or closed to the general public. City Manager Martin Bernal ducked an invitation to explain at a gathering a week ago. He then met the next day with Conscience-and-Action [C&A] activists and rejected suggestions to reopen the bathrooms or immediately provide additional accessible portapotties....
Posted: Sun Jul 8, 2018 4:00PM
text The Latest Witch Hunt Against Alix Tichelman by The Transmetropolitan Review
Alix Tichelman: Jailed in Santa Cruz, deported by ICE to Canada, now threatened with extradition back to the United States...
Posted: Sat Jul 7, 2018 8:45PM
text Hundreds Of Immigrant Families, Activists To “Block I.C.E.”, Demand End To Family Detention by APTP
The daily horrors being committed by the US government against immigrant families and individuals at border crossings are a crime against humanity....
Posted: Mon Jul 2, 2018 1:28PM
text Authoritarian Capitalism and Digital Demagogue by Christian Fuchs
Trump is not an individual phenomenon but one of many structural manifestations of the sudden change of neoliberalism into authoritarian capitalism. The media's profitmongering intensifies the visibility of rightwing ideology. Enlightenment has a negative dialectic under conditions of capital....
Posted: Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:06AM
text Homeless Rights HoeDown Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (June 12-14) by HUFF, Conscience in Action, & Jeremy Alderson
Various events including Tuesday's Homelessness Marathon and City Council Speakout, Wednesday'a HUFF meeting and Juneteenth Celebration, and Thursday's Picketing Prejudice at Parks and Rec HQ are up for observaton and participation in the next few days....
Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:51PM
text Angola 3 Newsletter: Keep On Keeping On by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
We have just released the latest issue of our newsletter, focusing on 'Soledad Brother' John Clutchette's release from a California prison, Robert King and Albert Woodfox's visit to Santa Cruz CA, Jena 6 Defendant Theo Shaw's graduation from law school, Angola Prison inmates demanding an end to slavery, NRCAT's Torture Awareness Month, and the passing of Tiyo Attallah Salah-El....
Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:30PM
text ACLU Statement of Opposition to Anti-Homeless Measures at Louden Nelson Center and Park by ACLU (posted by Norse)
In April, ACLU Chair Peter Geldblum sent a letter to the City's Parks & Recreation Department expressing revulsion and concern regarding the recent closure of the bathrooms and other restrictive actions burdening the public and especially local homeless folks. I post it here....
Posted: Sat Jun 9, 2018 1:53PM
text Why has the US gone mad? by Alexander Unzicker and Olivier Zajee
Donald Trump blames scapegoats. Why does the US permanently seek new conflicts, send terrorists to Syria, organize the Ukraine coup, escalate with North Korea and threaten to bomb wherever it suits them? This aggressive madness that strikes Iran and Russia must have a cause. The real reason for the hysterical nervousness could be that the US is bankrupt....
Posted: Tue May 29, 2018 3:20AM