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text Questions About Mass Incarceration Remain Unanswered by Steve Pleich
Grand Jury Report and Larger Problems Still Ignored...
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 10:17AM
text Ferguson police killing of Michael Brown & invations of Afghanistan: variations on a theme by Gil Villagran, MSW
The Police killing of Michael Brown by a Furguson policeman and the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, and subsequent U.S. invasion are dominos, variations upon a theme: the hubris of a powerful nation, class or ruling elite to control a much subservient people or nation, there are tragic lessons to be learned to the demise of the powerful (at the expense of the powerless)....
Posted: Wed Jul 20, 2016 9:54AM
text On Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights, and Dallas by Linda Burnham
Baton Rouge, Falcon Heights, Dallas...
Posted: Tue Jul 19, 2016 3:40PM
text The Black Lives Matter Movement Needs to Embrace Civil Disobedience by Philip Hamilton
The American public should be in support of mandatory minimum sentences for police officers who commit acts of brutality, that led to serious injury or death, due to racial motivations. However, reacting to violence with violence, will not garner the good graces of the majority of the public, therefore civil disobedience must be urged by leaders of the Black Lives Movement to change the media narrative that the group is a violent organization with leaders that seek violence to continue....
Posted: Sun Jul 10, 2016 11:28PM
text Calling on Oakland Police to Blow the Whistle on Corruption, Misconduct, and Predation by Anti Police-Terror Project
The Anti Police-Terror Project calls on Oakland police officers: Blow the whistle on corruption, misconduct, and predatory policing...
Posted: Fri Jul 8, 2016 1:21PM
text Oakland cops target the African American community by Lynda Carson
According to a Stanford study, African American men were more likely to be handcuffed during a stop (1 out of 4 times) than whites (1 out of 15 times), excluding arrests. African American men were also more likely to be searched (1 in 5 times vs. 1 in 20 times for whites), though officers were no more likely to make a recovery from those searches. African American men were more likely to be arrested after a stop by police –1 in every 6 vs. 1 in 14 for white men....
Posted: Thu Jun 16, 2016 3:05PM
text Joleen Brown: Families First and Helping Others is the Key to Native Hoop Magazine by Mike Raccoon Eyes Kinney
Community Service & Volunteerism of NATIVE HOOP MAGAZINE the Indigenous People of US and Canada....
Posted: Sat Jun 11, 2016 1:56PM
text Berkeley: Neo-Nazi posters taken down, replaced in under 24hours w/ Anti-Fascist message by 80000
Sunday, May 22, 2016: The white nationalist group Identity Evropa posted a series of photos on Twitter, indicating that they had pasted 9 new posters with their name and message around Berkeley. At 4:16am, they tweeted: "We noticed that some triggered individual ripped down our poster. However, we are still here." Less than 24 hours later, areas in West Berkeley could be seen to have replaced IE's posters with stickers reading "Anti-Fascist Zone."...
Posted: Sun May 22, 2016 8:56PM
text An Anarchist Take on the Trump Campaign by Armchair Anarchist
As of this writing, there is no obvious path to the White House for Donald Trump. As Harry Enten recently pointed out, Trump's strong unfavorability rating (not his unfavorability rating, his strong unfavorability rating) stands at 53%, a full 16 points ahead of Hillary Clinton's heroic-in-its-own-right 37%. While some combination of electoral fraud and liberal third party candidate could conceivably send Trump to the Oval Office, if the election were to be held today he would lose....
Posted: Tue May 10, 2016 5:26PM
text Eminent Domain for the Gardeners by Steve Pleich
Progressive Council Could Support Civil Action...
Posted: Wed Apr 27, 2016 11:05AM
text Video: Founding Fathers, Hip Hop by www.openculture.com
Founding Fathers presents the true history of Hip Hop. 700 free movies, 700 free e-books and 450 free audio books (including "1984") are ours at www.openculture.com. Enjoy the feast!...
Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2016 2:35PM
text Another Man Executed by the San Francisco Police. by JP Massar
On Thursday, April 7th, in the Mission District of San Francisco, a homeless man, Luis Gongora, allegedly "brandishing" a knife, was executed on the street by SFPD....
Posted: Sat Apr 9, 2016 8:58AM
text Blood on his hands by Ted Rudow III, MA
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has sparked backlash and controversy with his proposals to ban Muslims from entering the United States—including refugees and asylum seekers. But deporting Muslim asylum seekers is nothing new....
Posted: Fri Apr 8, 2016 11:10AM
text Over 100 Writers Call on PEN American Center to Reject Israeli Government Sponsorship by Adalah-NY
In a letter made public today over 100 writers, including Pulitzer Prize winners Junot Díaz, Richard Ford, and Alice Walker, and award-winning author Louise Erdrich, have called on the PEN American Center “to reject support from the Embassy of Israel” for PEN’s annual World Voices Festival. PEN lists the Israeli Embassy as among the “Champions” of the Festival, and as a sponsor of one of the Festival’s panels....
Posted: Wed Apr 6, 2016 12:16PM
text Call for Prisoner Strike on Attica Anniversary by Support Prisoner Resistance
This is a Call to Action Against Slavery in America In one voice, rising from the cells of long term solitary confinement, echoed in the dormitories and cell blocks from Virginia to Oregon, we prisoners across the United States vow to finally end slavery in 2016....
Posted: Sat Apr 2, 2016 7:36AM
text Pure Anti-Muslim propaganda by Ted Rudow III, MA
A MAJORITY of Americans now agree with banning all non-citizen Muslims from the United States, according to a new poll coming less than four months after Donald Trump first proposed the policy. A YouGov/Huffington Post poll published this week found that 51 percent of Americans now support the ban, up from 45 percent in December. The same poll also found strong support for Sen. Ted Cruz’s proposal to “patrol and secure” Muslim neighborhoods, with 45 percent of Americans in favor....
Posted: Wed Mar 30, 2016 1:54PM
text Sign Petition before 4/15/16 for Medical Care or Release for Mumia Abu-Jamal by repost
Mumia Abu-Jamal, a political prisoner, is being denied medical care for Hepatitis C, which will certainly result in his death if he does not receive the necessary medical care now....
Posted: Wed Mar 23, 2016 6:56PM
text General Strike Now to Stop Police Killings; Long Live Alex Nieto by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
On March 10, 2016, a bourgeois Babbitt San Francisco suburban federal jury declared 4 San Francisco police not guilty of using excessive force in the civil trial of Alex Nieto v. the City of San Francisco despite the fact that Alex Nieto was killed by 15 of the 59 shots the cops shot at him, some in the back, with one cop reloading and continuing with the execution, and the strongest prosecution witness, an African-American jogger, verifying that Nieto's hands were in his pockets, where 1 bon...
Posted: Fri Mar 11, 2016 8:13PM
text Alicia Garza Warns of the "Moderate Oppressor" by Philip Hamilton
On February 12, 2016, Alicia Garza, the social activist who created the Twitter hashtag #BlackLivesMatter in 2013, emphasized to the audience that MLK had warned members of the civil rights movement of the moderate oppressor....
Posted: Tue Mar 8, 2016 5:51PM
text Engaged in public speaking. by Ted Rudow III, MA
Hitler's Nazi Party became the largest elected party in the German Reichstag, leading to his appointment as chancellor in 1933. Following fresh elections won by his coalition, the Reichstag passed the Enabling Act, which began the process of transforming the Weimar Republic into Nazi Germany, a one-party dictatorship based on the totalitarian and autocratic ideology of National Socialism. Hitler aimed to eliminate Jews from Germany and establish a New Order to counter what he saw as the injus...
Posted: Tue Mar 1, 2016 2:18PM