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textSacramento And Swiss Sister City Liestal Need To Talk About Their History by Noam Schaulin, JUSO BL
After the attack on the now removed statue of the founder of Sacramento John Sutter, the Young Socialist Party of the swiss canton of Baselland launched an action in Sutters hometown to draw attention to the fact that John Sutter was a slave owner and child trader. Now, they want Sacramento and its sister city Liestal (Switzerland), capital city of the canton of Baselland, to use their partnership to remember Sutters victims and educate the citizens of both places....
Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 8:04AM
textColumbus Statue Finally Removed from Telegraph Hill by Milestone in History
After decades of protest, going back in memory to 1992, the 500th Anniversary of Columbus' arrival in the Americas, when we were able to move the Columbus Genocide Parade from Market to Fisherman's Wharf, the latest anti-racism movement, Black Lives Matter, finally moved the City & County of San Francisco to take down the Columbus monument outside Coit Tower on Telegraph Hill today....
Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2020 10:19AM
textMillions of Black People slaughtered in Congo - for cellphones! by Nestor Machno
BLM is a pretty cool movement but why is it stopping in the 1st World? Are smartphones more important than African Lives?...
Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2020 7:28AM
textMidnight March in the East Bay by Local Black and Brown Students
details forthcoming...
Posted: Sat Jun 13, 2020 4:47PM
textCorporate Media Are Focusing on Race -- and Dodging Class by Norman Solomon
Economic exploitation, hidden in plain sight...
Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2020 5:19PM
textThe Shortwave Report 06/12/20 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Spanish National Radio, NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Radio Deutsche-Welle....
Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2020 5:05PM
textBudget Time: Transfer Police Budget to Services for the Workingclass by Name of the Game Is Money
On June 7, 2020, around 3 p.m., a march of a few thousand young people was seen on Bay Street, coming from the Marina, turning onto Columbus and filled the entire length of Columbus to Stockton, where it turned for a block to Vallejo, the heart of the working class Chinese immigrant community, where they stood and chanted "Black Lives Matter" outside a police station....
Posted: Sun Jun 7, 2020 5:38PM
textWas the "Sit out the Curfew" event the largest Bay Area "civil disobedience action" ever? by Just asking
This past Wednesday's "The Town Sits OUT the Curfew" event (see: https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2020/06/02/18833634.php ) had something like 8,000 people there, defying the curfew. So wasn't that the "largest Bay Area civil disobedience action" since at least the 1960's?...
Posted: Sun Jun 7, 2020 1:37PM
textTo the anarchist movement and everybody in the USA that participates in the struggle by Anarchist Federation (Greece)
Announcement of the Anarchist Federation (Greece) on the uprising in US...
Posted: Sun Jun 7, 2020 1:00PM
textAmerica Boils Over by Ian Buruma
A lot will depend on how hot this summer gets. If people think sensibly in November, it is hard to imagine that they will cast enough votes to keep this hair-raising government in power for another four years. But fear is the worst enemy of reason....
Posted: Sat Jun 6, 2020 6:48AM
textThe Shortwave Report 06/05/20 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK Japan....
Posted: Thu Jun 4, 2020 6:27PM
textSolidarity Includes Wearing a Mask at Protests by Norman Solomon
The life you save may not be your own...
Posted: Thu Jun 4, 2020 5:14PM
textOakland Community Demands In Advance of Curfew Action by APTP
A broad coalition of Oakland community organizations issued the following demands to Oakland and Alameda County public officials in advance of the mass civil disobedience action planned tonight at 8:05 pm in defiance of the curfew....
Posted: Wed Jun 3, 2020 6:03PM
text#CancelRent Movement Escalates Amid Growing National Unrest by Posted By Lynda Carson
“We’re at a Breaking Point:” #CancelRent Movement Escalates Amid Growing National Unrest, and Warns that Police Enforcement of Evictions Will Destroy More Black Lives!!!...
Posted: Mon Jun 1, 2020 5:18PM
textMinnesota public safety commissioner thinks riots related to 'white supremacist organizers' by thinker
I share both an article and the most recent Thom Hartmann Program broadcast to highlight how we are probably being manipulated to play into Trump and the extreme right's plans....
Posted: Sun May 31, 2020 11:12PM
textPublicly traded corporate looters are ripping off the Small Business Administration by Lynda Carson
Mayor London Breed and some trigger happy cops are blowing a lot of hot air at the petty thefts taking place during the George Floyd protests, as they look the other way as the publicly traded corporate looters are ripping off over $200 million from the Small Business Administration, that hurts the small businesses that can not get the loans that were meant to go to them through the Cares Act, and Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)!...
Posted: Sat May 30, 2020 11:56PM
textGeorge Floyd Solidarity in the Bay Area: Representation and Power by Anarchist People of Color
This is a critique of weaponized identity politics used to silence rebels and gain political capital....
Posted: Fri May 29, 2020 3:38PM
textManslaughter & 3rd degree murder charge for Kneeling Cop Chauvin by Read Black's Law Dictionary
After 48 hours of protest in Minnesota of the vicious murder by suffocation of a black man, George Floyd, on May 25, 2020, by 4 Minneapolis police, one of whom, Derek Chauvin, was caught on a video kneeling on the neck of handcuffed Floyd for 9 minutes, killing him, while his fellow thug cops allowed this murder to occur, only Chauvin was arrested on 5/29/30, and charged with 3rd degree murder and manslaughter! This low level of charge should have every attorney in this country screaming sin...
Posted: Fri May 29, 2020 11:55AM
textAn Updated Letter to SCPD Police Chief Mills in the Wake of the George Floyd Murder by Robert Norse
In anticipation of possible protests in Santa Cruz regarding police violence and racial injustice, I've written Chief Andy Mills a follow-up letter regarding concerns I expressed 2 1/2 years ago. I begin with an earlier letter I sent him, and his responses to that letter. Attempts to get more detailed information were unsuccessful....
Posted: Fri May 29, 2020 10:28AM
textAmy Klobuchar, Minneapolis Police and Her VP Quest by Norman Solomon
Opportunism Running Amuck...
Posted: Thu May 28, 2020 4:36AM