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text Facebook Said to Create Censorship Tool to Get Back Into China by Martin Moreno
The New York Times, weighs in on Facebook’s new censorship software, which was created to help it get back into China...
Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 3:13AM
text 1/20/17 SF General Strike Call by Solidarity Forever
In the SF Examiner, 11/27/16, Peter Gallotta and Gabriel Haaland of the Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club called for a general strike on 1/20/17 in San Francisco when the latest Hitler to be selected as president is crowned, Donald Trump, after losing the popular vote but winning the concession to slaveholders, the Electoral College vote....
Posted: Sun Nov 27, 2016 12:06PM
text Citing Climate Crisis, Trump Presidency, San Francisco Supervisors Ban Fossil Fuel Extraction on City-owned Lands by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO, November 16, 2016 — The San Francisco Board of Supervisors yesterday approved legislation prohibiting new fossil fuel leases on city-owned property in an effort to combat climate change. The legislation by Supervisor John Avalos originated with 350 Bay Area analyst Jed Holtzman, who discovered the city was leasing to Chevron an 800-acre property that it inherited in Kern County. City finance officials say converting the property to a solar array could generate more revenue than...
Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 4:26PM
text Tell George Gascón to Drop the Charges Against the Bay Bridge 25! by Bay Bridge 25
On January 19, 2016, the Black Queer Liberation Collective Black.Seed Shut Down Bay the Bridge (photos) during 96 Hours of Action to Reclaim MLK's Radical Legacy. Now San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón is seeking to prosecute the "Bay Bridge 25," but there's still time to stop it....
Posted: Tue Nov 15, 2016 5:57PM
text 11/8/16 Election: Labor’s Gains and Lessons by Stop War and Fascism
California, a bellwether state, approved Prop 64, legalizing marijuana for recreational use, as did Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada. Medical marijuana was approved in Arkansas, Florida, Montana and North Dakota. 8 states have legalized marijuana and 28 states have medical marijuana. California has passed the pro-death penalty acceleration Prop 66 and defeated Prop 62, which would have abolished the death penalty. San Francisco, Oakland and Albany have passed the extremely regressive and reac...
Posted: Wed Nov 9, 2016 12:30PM
text Abolish Death Penalty (Yes on 62 & No on 66); Legalize Marijuana (Yes Prop 64) by Get Out The Vote
The Peace & Freedom & Green Party Freedom Train has pulled into the station to vote Peace & Freedom LaRiva or Green Stein for president and on all the propositions, especially Yes on 62 and No on 66, Yes on 64, and Yes on all rent control ordinances, this Get Out the Vote (GOTV) weekend, November 5-6-7, on vote by mail ballots or on a regular ballot on Election Day, November 8, 2016....
Posted: Fri Nov 4, 2016 8:03PM
text Full Review Requested of Proposed Warriors' Arena Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Toxic Air Contaminants, Land-use Impacts by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO, October 13, 2016 — The Center for Biological Diversity, Coalition for Clean Air, Communities for a Better Environment and the Sunset Coalition have filed a “friend of the court” brief in support of those opposing the Golden State Warriors’ proposed 18,000-seat arena in San Francisco. The groups asked California’s 1st District Court of Appeal to find that the city’s review of the project failed to quantify and mitigate greenhouse gas emissions from the proposed arena or inform t...
Posted: Sat Oct 15, 2016 4:13PM
text Siege Day 1: 10/6/16 Navy's Blue Death Terrorizes SF for Columbus Genocide-Fleet Week Show by Abolish the Military
At precisely 1 p.m. on October 6, 2016, the horrifying Navy’s Blue Death roared dangerously low over San Francisco’s Financial District’s 50 story tall buildings, flying so low from the ocean on the West side to the Bay on the East side, that we could see the yellow letters “US Navy” on the bottom of the planes while standing on Montgomery Street, frightening everyone with their deafening murderous noise which reverberated in the canyons created by the tall buildings, as Day 1 of 4 days of th...
Posted: Thu Oct 6, 2016 7:55PM
text AIPAC Zionist Supporter Miranda President of SEIU 87 Janitor’s union: Ahsha Safai or pay $ by repost
AIPAC Zionist Supporter Olga Miranda President of SEIU 87 Janitor’s union: Campaign for D11 candidate Ahsha Safai or pay $150- She Also Backs Corrupt SF Mayor Ed Lee. Here "political director" is a house flipper and speculator who supports the corrupt SF Mayor Ed Lee who represents tech billionaires and developers. SEIU 87 members can't afford to live in SF but Miranda is not concerned with that...
Posted: Tue Oct 4, 2016 3:24PM
text Scott Wiener's Legacy - A Century of Protest Undone by BugEyedGoblin
Video of how a city Supervisor overturned one of San Francisco's longest running traditions and oldest laws. NSFW for some. [5:57]...
Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 7:25PM
text Is Wells Fargo an on-going criminal enterprise? by Lynda Carson
The Chairman and CEO of Wells Fargo in San Francisco is John Stumpf, who resides in a $7 million penthouse condominium on Russian Hill in San Francisco!...
Posted: Mon Sep 12, 2016 6:08AM
text Senator Ben Allen Nominated for Presidential Champions of Change Award by Joanna McWilliams
Turtle Island nominated Senator Ben Allen (D – Santa Monica) for the prestigious White House Champions of Change Award....
Posted: Thu Sep 1, 2016 8:33AM
text U S Militarism in Asia: Questioning the "Rise of China" 2016-08-15 by BlackHorseMedia
Col. Ann Wright (Ret.) discusses the "Pivot To Asia" with Veterns For Peace in San Francisco...
Posted: Tue Aug 23, 2016 2:21PM
text Is Matt Sridhar the owner of Bay View Apartments in Alameda a slumlord? by Lynda Carson
In addition to being involved in mass evictions that are displacing families from their housing at the Bay View Apartments in Alameda, people are also wondering if Matt Sridhar (aka Madhu Sridhar) who resides in a very fancy home in Saratoga on Deer Trail Ct., is a slumlord?...
Posted: Fri Aug 12, 2016 8:52PM
text 8/1/16 SF Janitors March for Union Contract by Solidarity Forever
On Monday, August 1, 2016, at 4 p.m., at least 1,000 janitors rallied in the center of Market Street at Montgomery Street in San Francisco’s Financial District for a union contract, then marched west on Market toward the Civic Center, followed by 10 police vans filled with the Democratic Party machine’s police, at least 6 motorcycle police and accompanied on the sidewalk with a line of police, all armed to the teeth as the police always are, all paid at least $100,000 a year each plus benefit...
Posted: Mon Aug 1, 2016 8:36PM
text SF Janitors Demand Union Contract by Solidarity Forever
For the past week or so, the janitors in the San Francisco Financial District have had marches and rallies on Market Street and at various locations in the Financial District demanding a union contract. The latest was a Friday, July 29, 2016, 5 p.m. march down Montgomery Street with a sound truck in the lead, followed by red flags and a huge banner calling for Bread & Prosperity, with about 1,000 janitors chanting The People United Will Never Be Defeated, El Pueblo Unido Jamas Sera Venci...
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 7:36PM
text Walgreens will start surcharging San Francisco Federal Credit Union Members by Victim
Effective, July 31, 2016, ATMs located in approximately 560 California Walgreens stores will no longer be part of the "surcharge-free" CO-OP ATM Network....
Posted: Fri Jul 22, 2016 11:39PM
text Grocery Tax on SF 11/8/16 Ballot & Other Anti-Labor Props by Sniff
The stench of corruption and possible election fraud can be seen in the many anti-labor propositions on the San Francisco 11/8/16 ballot, with perhaps the worst being the Grocery Tax on sugar drinks that will certainly cause ALL food prices to rise at the grocery store and in restaurants, so the Democratic Party machine at City Hall can have a slush fund, since this one, unlike the 2014 measure which was defeated, is openly and proudly going to the general fund instead of specific projects, s...
Posted: Sat Jul 9, 2016 8:40PM
text Liberty means what on the 4th of July? by David Giesen
The 4th came and went, and no one, even me, bothered to talk about the significance of freedom in public discourse on this special day. Is the Republic shuttered? Is Independence Day merely an excuse for popping some colorful gunpowder? The author rallies the citizenry with a short recap of what the meaning of the Liberty Bell is truly about....
Posted: Mon Jul 4, 2016 11:46PM
text Press the press on homelessness by David Giesen
Inforum at the Commonwealth Club hosted a panel of journalist biggies who didn't finger community-generated land values as the key to addressing homeless issues....
Posted: Thu Jun 30, 2016 12:36AM