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textFilm Review: Dick Cheney: Revolutionary for the Super-Rich by Tobias Riegel
In the film, the Cheney group appears like a resolute Mafia clan that took over the levers of power in no time after the election. The vice-president hardly noticed by the public pulled the strings in all important areas: military, energy, bureaucracy, and foreign policy. "Vice" is a cynical film about a cynical era....
Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:48AM
textUrban Shield may end on February 26 .... with your help! by Oakland Privacy
Since 2013, the Bay Area has been trying to transform Urban Shield from a highly militarized SWAT competition and weapons expo into a community-focused safety and resilence exercise. And now we are almost there....
Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:47PM
textStop the Taser Deaths! by Tracy Rosenberg and JP Massar
Following community pressure after the October 3 death of Chinedu Okobi a 36 year old Black man who was tasered by San Mateo County Sheriffs after being stopped for “walking erratically”, San Mateo’s Board of Supervisors is convening a community forum on tasers....
Posted: Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:47AM
textUCPD's malice towards People's Park protesters by Observer
UC Berkeley displayed malice and cruelty to the People's Park protesters, whose personal belongings were seized during a police raid on the Park back on January 15th. [This article is not written by a member of the People's Park protest, but by an outside observer.]...
Posted: Sun Feb 3, 2019 11:40AM
textMorton Sobell 1917-2018 and the Rosenberg-Sobell Frameup by Resist Fascism
Morton Sobell, an electrical engineer, famous as one of 3 defendants in the Rosenberg-Sobell case, passed away on December 26, 2018 at age 101, with the formal announcement in the capitalist press of this event on January 30, 2019....
Posted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:40PM
textAnti-homeless terrorists break our van window on MLK day by John Cohen-Colby
The night of MLK day anti-homeless terrorists shattered the rear window of the van my sister Patricia Colby, I and our two emotional assistance cats live in. This was the latest hate crime in a gang stalking campaign by Take Back Santa Cruz (TBSC) which began with death threats against us in 2010. TBSC hate criminals connected with a gang of Section 8 criminals gang stalking us since we had HUD Fair Housing complaints against the consecutive managements of the Mission Gardens Apartments (MGA)...
Posted: Sun Jan 27, 2019 7:51PM
textJerry Brown's Cowardly Exit by ntuit
Brown took the cowards approach in his final acts which could have emptied California's death row - the largest in the nation....
Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:46PM
textSentinel presents Sympathetic Story on Van Dweller Harassment, Ducks Police Accountability by Jessica York, Robert Norse
Sentinel writer Jessica York's story unusually sympathetic to RV van dwellers but absent any critical analysis of the SCPD is reprinted below for those unable to access it on line or pay $1.50 for a paper. I include my lengthy comments as well....
Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:25AM
textStopping Urban Shield Is One Step Closer by JP Massar
"A set of recommendations to be presented to the Supervisors that would radically transform Urban Shield from a militarized SWAT Team and weapons extravaganza into a true emergency preparedness conclave and suite of field exercises relevant to the Bay Area."...
Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 2:45PM
textNoah Perry to Legalize Human Trafficking in NY. by Edmond Peyroux
NYS Assembly Bill A99 for indefinite detention effectively legalizes human trafficking. First it's three days, then another five days, then another sixty days, then ninety and another ninety, and another, with no end in provision....
Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:01PM
textDSA New Orleans Says "Gimme a Brake (Light)!" by Sophie Kunen
Once a month, DSA New Orleans holds a free brake light repair clinic to prevent unnecessary traffic stops and speak out against police violence. [43:20]...
Posted: Fri Jan 4, 2019 2:37PM
textContent of deleted Nextdoor posts by Bob Lamonica
I am BLOCKED from logging in to Nextdoor, since Thursday 11/22/18 mid-morning. Here are the three deleted posts of mine from "Measure M defeated, but we could end up w Cummings n GLover, who LIKE Measure M. Here's what to do":...
Posted: Sun Nov 25, 2018 6:50PM
textIn 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
textKate Harrison - Only the Best. by D4 4 KH
The truth about police training and Urban Shield....
Posted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:16PM
textRightwing 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
textOakland 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
textBART 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
textA3 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
textCops 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
textJoint 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