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textChico Shines a Light, But Activists Here Must Do the Heavy Lifting by Robert Norse
Down Chico way, a Senior Sacramento Judge of the Eastern Division of the Federal District Court has stopped encampment sweeps dead in their tracks city-wide with a TRO in the Commanche Creek Greenway case. This was justified not by the fading COVID-19 shelter-in-place concerns, but rather by lack of shelter or campground alternatives for those being rousted....
Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:57AM
text#ChauvinIsGuilty Reports Juror Misconduct by Justice for George Floyd
Here is the juror misconduct in the Derek Chauvin trial from #ChauvinIsGuilty, posted 4/9/21: Juror #11 swiveling in chair #5 doodling on note pad during testimony. Defendant got up and stood by the guest of #5 during recess and defense atty shooed away media when they attempted to speak with that person! BIASED JURY! See https://twitter.com/hashtag/ChauvinIsGuilty?src=hashtag_click&f=live...
Posted: Fri Apr 9, 2021 12:14PM
textChauvin Trial is Another Courtroom Trial for TV Ratings by Justice for George Floyd
The Derek Chauvin Trial which began on March 8, 2021 with jury selection, the most important phase of a trial, is now in its second week of trial testimony and this courtroom drama is now shown in its entirety on C-SPAN, CNN and MSNBC, at the expense of much news, clearly demonstrating that with Nazi Trump out of office, this is the hysteria focus to build ratings by these capitalist so-called news programs....
Posted: Tue Apr 6, 2021 11:09AM
textPelosi names D.C. National Guard Commander William Walker to be House Sergeant-at-Arms by Jacob Crosse (WSWS repost)
The naming of military members to head the security of the House and Senate speaks to the intense crisis still roiling the capitalist state and the ongoing lack of trust between its security apparatus and Congress....
Posted: Mon Mar 29, 2021 11:28AM
textOPD team framing Indigenous Elder RunningWolf for "hate crime" includes racist killer cop by Free RunningWolf
After five months, Indigenous Elder Zachary RunningWolf is still being held as a political prisoner due to OPD interference in Berkeley's 2020 Mayoral Election. Systemic racism and corruption in the prisons & courts have undermined RunningWolf's rights to a fair trial, while corporate media circulates lies and covers up Anti-Indigenous Genocide....
Posted: Fri Mar 26, 2021 7:42PM
textWhy Thousands Of Troops Are Still In Dc by Michael Webster
30,000 National Guard units summoned to the Capitol resembled an armed camp...
Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 12:39PM
textPhilly Police, Proud Boys & 1/6/21 seditious insurrection by Free Mumia
Zach Rehl, president of the Philadelphia Proud Boys chapter, a Marine veteran, has family ties to the Philadelphia police department. Philadelphia Police detective Jennifer Gugger is under investigation for her alleged attendance at the attempted coup, the seditious insurrection of 1/6/21 at the US Capitol, when Nazi Trump supporters tried to overthrow the US government by force and violence. This is the same Philadelphia police department that is clearly dictating the policies of Philadelp...
Posted: Sat Mar 20, 2021 11:15AM
textDay 1 of Chauvin Show Trial by Justice for George Floyd
Today is Day 1, March 8, 2021, of yet another show trial of a Derek Chauvin, a white cop, who murdered George Floyd, a black man, in Minneapolis, on May 25, 2020, by sitting on Floyd's neck for 9 minutes while Floyd lay on the ground, in handcuffs, after being pulled from a police car, arrested for allegedly using a counterfeit $20 bill....
Posted: Mon Mar 8, 2021 1:12PM
textHysteria in Suburbia by Thomas Frank
Our leading scholars are disciples of post-structuralism; our best college graduates are recruited by the CIA; our best newspapers blur the line between reporting and opinion; our most influential political actors are the spin doctors whose job is to bend the facts this way and that....
Posted: Fri Feb 19, 2021 12:14PM
textState Of Mayhem: The Not So Perfect Days by Michael Lupa Jr.
This material was taken from the book " Memories Of Oblivion", written by Michael Lupa Jr....
Posted: Wed Feb 17, 2021 8:07AM
textFighting the "Immigrant Threat" by Lola Loustaunan
Milkman shows how the flux of low-wage immigrants into the U.S. workforce in recent decades is “not the cause either of the massive economic restructuring that began in the 1970s or the accompanying growth of economic inequality and labor degradation,” but precisely a consequence of these developments....
Posted: Tue Feb 2, 2021 6:59AM
textA Plea For Leonard Peltier by repost
A plea for the freedom....
Posted: Mon Jan 18, 2021 9:17PM
textUnreported COVID-19 Outbreak at Santa Rita Jail: 200+ Cases by Reparations Now
COVID-19 Outbreak happening Right Now in Santa Rita - Unreported, 200+ cases & Jail refuses to uphold safety policies...
Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2020 1:56PM
textEducating the City Manager (and his Neighbors) by Robert Norse
On December 20th and 21st, Santa Cruz Union activists demonstrated and spoke in front of City Manager Martin Bernal's suburban house at 96 Brookwood Drive. Bernal's police have begun demolition of the San Lorenzo survival campgrounds destroying tents, gear, and other property. In winter weather, with no winter shelter, defying a shelter-in-place CDC order--Bernal's decree raised much outrage....
Posted: Sun Dec 27, 2020 4:24PM
textNext Steps in Fighting the Anti-Homeless Sweeps? by Robert Norse
An outreach demonstration today on Pacific Avenue seeks to gather perspectives and supporters for a sane and fair solution to the Winter Shelter crisis. The crisis has been provoked and intensified by City Manager Bernal's Sweeps, the overboard powers granted him by Myers' City Council, the lack of any walk-in shelter, and the police destruction of homeless gear in violation of the Boise v. Martin "no tickets without shelter" decision....
Posted: Sat Dec 26, 2020 5:11PM
textMumia Wins Hearing in State Court on PCRA appeals by Free Mumia
Mumia Abu-Jamal, former president of the Black Journalists Association, framed and illegally convicted for a 1981 murder of a cop, by Democratic District Attorney of Philadelphia, Ed Rendell, has defeated the Fraternal Order of Police's King's Bench petition to remove the current DA Larry Krasner and now may proceed to the superior court to challenge the rejection of the Post Conviction Relief Act (PCRA) findings by appellate courts. For all the twists and turns of American "democracy," see ...
Posted: Fri Dec 25, 2020 9:40AM
textMissing Documentation on San Lorenzo Camp Extermination to Remain Missing by Robert Norse
I sent the following Public Records demand to the City Administrator/Clerk on 12-17 regarding the abrupt and toxic shutdown of the San Lorenzo Campground displacing 150-200 people. I received a reply that City offices would be "closed for the holidays" until January 4th -but City Mangler Bernal has set January 6th as the date for completion of the destruction of the shelter-in-place camp....
Posted: Wed Dec 23, 2020 9:56AM
textElection Night Crime Wave by Anon.
A short re-cap of some obscure recent events...
Posted: Mon Nov 30, 2020 1:36PM
textAmerica's authoritarianism by Daniel Haufler
Donald Trump declared himself the winner, although the votes are far from being counted. His contempt for democracy knows no bounds. Anyone who previously thought that the USA was clearly different from Hungary or Poland was mistaken. According to the current count, more than 66 million Americans voted for a liar, racist and macho who thinks little of democracy....
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:14AM
textGavin Newsom: Cash Incentives for Snitching on Cops by Robert Maxim
All cops are bad cops; until all cops are willing to blow the whistle on internal, systemic corruption....
Posted: Sat Nov 7, 2020 3:06PM