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text Black Reconstruction in Our Times: CPE track at Zinn Book Fair by Center for Political Education
Center for Political Education is excited to bring together nearly 20 authors and activists for this year’s Howard Zinn Book Fair. We will host five different sessions that will put authors of new works in conversation with local organizers to help explore Black Reconstruction themes of land, education, labor, political power, and resistance. Featuring: Jordon Camp, Dawn Phillips, Melissa Crosby, Damien Sojoyner, Chrissy Anderson-Zavala, Chela Delgado, Sónia Vaz Borges, Gaye Theresa Johnso...
Posted: Wed Nov 8, 2017 3:04PM
text Survival instead of Profit by Michael Lowy
Capital is a powerful machine of commodification. Since the capitalist market economy became autonomous and "separated" from society, capital has only functioned according to its own laws, the impersonal laws of profit and accumulation. The deepest shadow that hangs over us is neither terror, environmental collapse nor global recession. It is the internalized fatalism that holds there is no possible alternative to capital's world order....
Posted: Thu Nov 2, 2017 4:59AM
text Celebrate the Russian Revolution on it's 100th Anniversary! by Freedom Socialist Party
Down with all tyrants! Join us on Saturday, November 18th for this centennial celebration of the Bolshevik revolution!...
Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 3:32PM
text open letter to the Mayor of Berkeley by Thomas Lord
I recommended to the Mayor of Berkeley, and to some concerned residents, that they heavily video the so-called alt-right at rallies. Since this is arguably in contradiction to what some anti-fascists advise (e.g. it risks exposing anti-fascists) I want alert the community....
Posted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 6:08PM
text A Public Bank of Oakland Could Provide Financial Services to Cannabis Industry by R. Robertson
Oakland will spend $75,000 on a study to examine the feasibility of establishing a public bank in that city. Most corporate banks do not conduct business with the cannabis industry, even where cannabis operations are legal, pay taxes and hire employees. The study will hopefully prove that a public bank would be able to provide financial services to the cannabis industry....
Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:10AM
text David Duke campaign contributor Roger Grigsby reopens O’mei restaurant by Lynda Carson
Reportedly last Friday in This Small Planet, during the past week there has been an “Open” sign at the O’mei restaurant in Santa Cruz, in addition to a “Now Hiring” sign....
Posted: Sun Oct 15, 2017 11:34AM
text IMF and World Bank Meetings Begin With Growth Forecasts and Crisis Risk Warnings by Abby Wilhelm
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank begin their annual meetings which run between October 13th and 15th....
Posted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:32AM
text IMF Warns Climate Impacts on Poor Countries Can Affect Growth and Stability by Abby Wilhelm
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released its biannual report on the state of the global economy, predicting that economic growth for several wealthy countries will continue....
Posted: Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:56AM
text Trump Calls for Puerto Rico's Debt to be "Wiped Out" by Abby Wilhelm
In an interview with Fox News on Tuesday, President Trump called for Puerto Rico's debt to be wiped out....
Posted: Wed Oct 4, 2017 8:21AM
text Puerto Rico and US Virgin Island Religious Leaders Issue Debt and Aid Statement by Abby Wilhelm
As President Trump visits Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands, island religious leaders are calling for aid, debt relief and measures to end child poverty. The statement is issued by San Juan's Catholic Archbishop, Roberto González Nieves, St. Thomas' Catholic Bishop Herbert A. Bevard and Evangelical Bible Society Head Reverend Heriberto Martínez....
Posted: Tue Oct 3, 2017 11:59AM
text Mexico: The Earthquake of Our Struggle for Our 43 Children by Anonymous Contributor, (reposted from IGD)
Friday, September 29, 2017 :...
Posted: Sun Oct 1, 2017 9:03PM
text Community Victory Against Right-Wing Agitator Milo Yiannopoulos by Susan Smith
Communities Against Racism and Fascism announced that the kick-off event for the far right’s “Free Speech Week” at UC Berkeley this weekend fizzled as white supremacist Milo Yiannopoulos and his supporters were outnumbered by anti-fascist protesters....
Posted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 2:27PM
text Development Group Says Debt Relief Can Provide Quick-Recovery Aid to Caribbean by Abby Wilhelm
The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) joins other religious and development groups in their call for ‎debt relief for hurricane-battered Caribbean islands....
Posted: Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:30AM
text Referéndum en Cataluña by partido comunista internacional
El próximo 1 de octubre la Generalitat y el Parlament de Cataluña han convocado un referéndum para decidir sobre una posible independencia de España de los territorios comprendidos en la Comunidad Autónoma de Cataluña. Se trata de la segunda convocatoria de referéndum en los últimos años: en 2014 otra iniciativa similar, por parte de ambos organismos, dejó un resultado abrumadoramente favorable para el “sí a la independencia” entre los 2,3 millones de votantes que participaron......
Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:23AM
text Hurricane Maria Slams Dominica and Heads Towards Puerto Rico by Abby Wilhelm
Caribbean islands recovering from Hurricane Irma, now confront Hurricane Maria....
Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:17AM
text Alt-Right create fake Berkeley stabbing story by Unfake the News
The Alt-Right are spreading a fake news story about a woman who was allegedly stabbed by Antifa in Berkeley last night. This story is factually untrue....
Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:44PM
text Caribbean Bishops and Development Groups Urge Debt Relief for Irma-Struck Islands by Abby Wilhelm
On behalf of Caribbean Catholic Bishops, Bishop Gabriel Malzaire called for islands dealing with Hurricane Irma to receive debt relief....
Posted: Thu Sep 14, 2017 9:25AM
text Workers of outed David Duke campaign contributor may be eligible for unemployment benefits by Lynda Carson
This may possibly mean that unemployment benefits exist for the workers of O'mei restaurant in Santa Cruz, who quit their jobs after a boycott occurred because their boss Roger Grigsby was outed as a campaign contributor to David Duke's failed 2016 Senate campaign!...
Posted: Mon Sep 11, 2017 4:18PM
text Jubilee USA: Antigua and Barbuda and Islands Dealing with Irma Should Stop Debt Payments by Abby Wilhelm
As Hurricane Irma heads to the US coast, a religious development group is calling for debt payments to be suspended until Antigua and Barbuda and other severely impacted Caribbean nations recover from the storm....
Posted: Thu Sep 7, 2017 8:14AM
text LBC Tabler Physically Attacks Anarchists, in Defense of Eco-Extremism by Anonymous
A tabler for Little Black Cart and an associate violently attacked two anarchists after being confronted about their decision to publish Atassa: Readings in Eco-Extremism....
Posted: Wed Sep 6, 2017 11:58PM