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text Addendum: Benjamin Tucker American Mutualist: Tucker Did Not Advocate Voting in Businesses by Nicholas Evans
This series is supposed to present the ideas of Tucker in an accurate fashion. So this article will focus on how Tucker himself intended businesses to be operated....
Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:49PM
text People's Park Needs to Serve Students by Craig Louis Stehr
The Berkeley community needs to face reality, which is that People's Park has lived out its present incarnation, and a new life benefitting the students who actually have a need to be there is now primary....
Posted: Fri Aug 3, 2018 4:19AM
text New Student Loan Rule Sides with For-Profit Colleges by Lydia Andrews
This week the US Department of Education proposed new student "borrower defense" rules....
Posted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 10:18AM
text Tobacco: A Thriving Known Killer by Brock Senta
The leading cause in preventable death is thriving today. This is how and why the tobacco industry continues to be successful....
Posted: Mon May 7, 2018 1:39PM
text Once again... People's Park needs your support by Park Advocate
The foliage in People's Park is thinner this year. Another tree is gone, and various bushes and shrubs have disappeared. UC Berkeley has further whittled away at the park, and a new press release from the UC states that development plans are to be revealed after this academic year ends....
Posted: Tue May 1, 2018 10:03PM
text Thank You, Anita Hill by AB
Op Ed piece regarding sexual harassment in the workplace and the connection to the #MeToo movement....
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:33AM
text Homeless regulations will affect People's Park community by Anonymous
Newly proposed regulations on the homeless will substantially affect the People's Park community. Berkeley city council is holding a special meeting to codify new city legislation to place restrictions on sleeping and stashing gear on sidewalks....
Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:10PM
text UC Workers Call for Strike Vote After Protests End with Arrests by AFSCME Local 3299
University of California Workers Arrested Over Mounting Inequality on MLK Death Anniversary...
Posted: Sat Apr 7, 2018 12:52AM
text March For Our Lives San Francisco by Michael Steinberg
Thousands filled San Francisco's Civic Center today to protest gun violence in our schools and on our streets, in a student led call to for gun control....
Posted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 8:16PM
text 3/24/18 SF March for Our Lives was Huge by Ban All Guns
San Francisco’s March for Our Lives on March 24, 2018 was easily over 100,000 strong since the Civic Center rally filled up the entire Civic Center from the library to city hall during the first half hour, and people kept streaming to the rally even as the march started at 2:30 p.m. down Market Street to the Embarcadero. Teenagers turned out by the thousands, unlike the Dump Trump rally on January 20, 2018. Despite the narrow focus on gun control, there was a sense that the tide has turned ...
Posted: Sat Mar 24, 2018 7:26PM
text ICE Trained Surreptitiously at Urban Shield - In Our Sanctuary County. by Oakland Privacy
The revelation of secretive HSI/ICE participation (ICE was not listed on the Urban Shield website as a participating agency) follows a series of disturbing incidents at the event, including the presence of the Oath Keepers vigilante extremism group in an Urban Shield-branded community fair giving out literature to the public in an Alameda County Sheriff's Department pavillion, the use of vendor Strategic Operations in secret after the Alameda Board of Supervisors vetoed the vendor due to blat...
Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:26PM
text An Open Letter to the Chief of Campus Police by UC Student Workers UAW 2865 Santa Cruz
Our open letter to the chief of campus police, after being invited to an open forum about campus safety. Thanks Sarah and Ana for this pointed and clear response declining the "offer". We demand a demilitarized campus, as one of our sunshine demands. FTP....
Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 8:56PM
text 3/14/18 School Walkout to Stop School Shootings by Ban All Guns
By the hundreds of thousands, every school in the country is walking out for 17 minutes at 10 a.m. local time to demand gun control. At this moment, the East Coast has finished their walkout and the center of the country from Chicago to Houston, is ready to roll....
Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:06AM
text Youth Reject a Lockdown Future by Curt Wechsler
Students are ‘fed up’ going to school scared for their lives and demand a ban on domestic military grade weapons. The AR-15 rifle used to spray bullets inside and outside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in last week’s massacre has no legitimate use in any community, said junior Ashley Santoro: “There’s no real reason for anybody to own these.”...
Posted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 5:04PM
text Bay Area students protest against gun violence and mass killings in schools by Lynda Carson
According to the East Bay Times, this morning students in Alameda, from Alameda High School, protested against mass shootings and gun violence a week after the mass killings took place in Florida, at Marjory Stonemason Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida!...
Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:38PM
text From School Shootings to Revolutionary Social Transformations by Bob M
After the Stoneman Douglas shootings, students are calling for a walkout for gun reform. This article suggests the importance of revolutionary reforms, and the direction that some of such actions might be made....
Posted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:51PM
text 4/20/18 Nati'l Student Walkout to Demand Gun Control by Ban All Guns
April 20, 2018 is the date set for a National Student Walkout to demand gun control. Nazi Trump signed a law making it easier for mentally ill people to obtain guns, and so far, there is no effort to repeal that law. The fact remains, guns are for killing people and therefore all guns should be banned, thereby eliminating the military, the police, and gun-toting prison guards as well as the 300 million guns in civilian hands in this country of 325 million people, 1/3 of whom own guns, so th...
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:37PM
text Researching Islamic Terrorism in Europe by Anthony Ravlich
Saving Western civilization and global freedom. I am seeking funding to research Islamic terrorism in Europe. My recent book shows some aspects that require further research e.g. on 10 Dec the UN extended the domain of secularism to cover the whole Universal Declaration which, in the case of Bangladesh (see ch) certainly appeared to lead to an enormous eruption of violence by Muslim extremists who are anti-secular. This strongly suggests the UN's decision may have led to an increase in global...
Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:17PM
text Turning Point USA opens door for white supremacists on campus by Dahn Shaulis
Turning Point USA is a racist, anti-feminist, anti-intellectual organization backed by billionaires, the NRA, and members of the fossil fuel industry. It has organizations at hundreds of high schools and college campuses. And the group uses dirty tricks to incite others on campus....
Posted: Wed Feb 7, 2018 11:51PM
text Teachers in Mosul learn to cope with traumatised pupils by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
On a classroom whiteboard in the battered city of Mosul the words "rediscovering how to smile" outline the heartbreaking task of Iraqi teachers striving to heal their students' mental scars after brutal Islamic State group rule....
Posted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:52AM