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textA Juneteenth Message from HEAT, SF City College Students, Faculty, and Supporters by HEAT
Juneteenth is partly about the right to a free public education and that is being destroyed at SF City College. Fighting the 80 billionaires in SF is part of the fight for free public education for all....
Posted: Fri, Jun 17, 2022 9:42pm PDT
textDeath Penalty Should be Abolished by Arlette Martinez
The death penalty should be abolished. There are innocent people being imprisoned, and many times have been executed. In addition, death penalty has racial bias and the capital punishment does not solve any issue. The death penalty is being used unfairly, and killing another human violates the right to life....
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2022 9:20pm PDT
textSterilization Should Never Be Forced by Romelly Rivera
This piece focuses on the importance of reproductive justice while also highlighting the use of forced sterilization to reduce birth rates of minorities....
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2022 12:06pm PDT
textREPORTBACK SACRAMENTO: Alleged "Peckerwoods" Attacked During "White Lives Matter" Banner Event by Some Sacramento Antifascists
REPORTBACK SACRAMENTO: Alleged "Peckerwoods" Attacked During "White Lives Matter" Banner Event Over South Sac Neighborhood...
Posted: Sat, Feb 12, 2022 11:49pm PST
textRCEB Discriminatory Practices against BIPOC Persons with Developmental Disabilities by Maria Ramirez
There are several pending lawsuits against Regional Centers to stop the pattern of Discriminatory and Unfair Business Practices. Broadmoor House vs. RCEB, by the Law Office of Smith Patten, San Francisco, Ca Padres Buscando el Cambio vs. Harbor Regional Center...
Posted: Fri, Feb 11, 2022 5:18pm PST
textNevada and Canada: Laboratories for Genocide and Death by Brenda Norrell
The United States government left a trail of cancer and death for Western Shoshone during secret atomic bomb testing, Western Shoshone Ian Zabarte tells the White House. In Canada, the government and churches carried out the systematic kidnapping, starvation, torture and murder of Native children who were incarcerated in residential schools. As unmarked graves of children are discovered, the horrific abuse and medical experiments are described by The Tyee media. Mohawk Mothers are holding McG...
Posted: Fri, Jan 28, 2022 8:22am PST
textGrowing opposition to radioactive waste dump in South Australia by Dave Sweeney
Federal plans for a radioactive waste facility near Kimba on South Australia's Eyre Peninsula face growing opposition with Barngarla Traditional Owners launching a Federal Court challenge to Minister Keith Pitt's decision to site the facility on their lands....
Posted: Tue, Dec 21, 2021 12:23am PST
textMass Incarceration In America by Apolinar Vega
Mass Incarceration has affected the lives of many people in particular African Americans and Hispanics. Factors that have contributed to the rise of Mass Incarceration are police oppression, prison labor and many more....
Posted: Mon, Nov 15, 2021 4:20pm PST
textComedian Dave Chapelle’s The Closer: A racist tirade disguised as stand-up comedy by Nick Barrickman (WSWS repost)
To an extent without precedent by any entertainment figure in recent memory, Chapelle openly advocates anti-Semitism and gloats over racist violence directed against Asians....
Posted: Mon, Oct 18, 2021 8:30am PDT
textSupreme Court guts voting rights when upholding Arizona’s restrictions, elected officials by Ramona du Houx
The U.S. Supreme Court gutted most of what remains of the landmark Voting Rights Act. Once hailed as the most effective civil rights legislation in the nation's history, now the Supreme Court has turned on the promise of democracy, the promise of equality and equity for all. For without voting rights, communities of color and low income become disenfranchised, and equality and equity unfulfilled dreams....
Posted: Thu, Jul 1, 2021 7:39pm PDT
textGeorge Floyd Action In SF's Fillmore by Michael Steinberg
On May 22 people gathered in San Francisco's Fillmore District to mark the one year anniversary of George Floyd's death....
Posted: Wed, May 26, 2021 6:27pm PDT
textWhite Terrorist Murders 8 San Jose VTA Employees by Robert Maxim
White Terrorist Samuel Cassidy murdered 8 individuals at a VTA rail yard....
Posted: Wed, May 26, 2021 2:09pm PDT
textBiden's Eloquence About George Floyd Is Likely to Soon Ring Hollow by Norman Solomon
Black Lives Matter can't just be a slogan...
Posted: Wed, May 26, 2021 11:38am PDT
textThe Fascism Construction Manual by Naomi Wolf
Immediately after the proclamation of this pandemic, many elements of absolute all-around totalitarianism were put into effect in most countries of the West, even in countries that had previously been robust democracies. All of this happened very quickly and comprehensively....
Posted: Mon, May 24, 2021 4:45am PDT
textInstitutional Responses to the Black Lives Matter Movement in Sonoma County by Gabriela Lopez et al.
This research paper investigates the institutional responses to the BLM Movement within Sonoma County. By analyzing newspaper articles and qualitative interviews, we were able to determine what kind of responses were happening within the Healthcare, Education, Business and Political sectors in Sonoma County....
Posted: Wed, May 19, 2021 4:17pm PDT
textColorism Within the Beauty Industry by Zachary Brikovich
OP-Ed that takes a look at colorism in the beauty industry and the projected trends of the skin whitening market in the future....
Posted: Wed, May 19, 2021 10:08am PDT
textBlack Lives Matter Movement by Luis Mucino
An Op-ed on the Black Lives Matter movement....
Posted: Sun, May 16, 2021 5:55pm PDT
textAsian Hate Is on the Rise by Christine Thach
This article is about recent hate crimes that have been happening towards older Asian people. Many Asians have been getting attacked because COVID happened, and many people assume that every Asian have COVID-19....
Posted: Sun, May 16, 2021 2:03pm PDT
textLatinx Threat Narrative: Are We Dangerous? by Jorge Valle Medina
This piece discusses the Latinx Threat Narrative propaganda that has become well known in America's everyday conversations. This piece also touches on topics like racialization of minority groups and how these dangerous tools are use to further divide groups in America....
Posted: Wed, May 12, 2021 2:46pm PDT
textCalifornia to ban new fracking permits by Jan. 2024, phase out oil extraction by 2045 by Dan Bacher
Representatives of environmental justice and climate justice groups praised the directive for being a step in the right direction, but said phasing out oil extraction in California by 2045 is too late and noted that frontline communities need an immediate 2500 foot health and safety buffer now, not later....
Posted: Wed, May 12, 2021 5:10am PDT