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textJuly 1st March In Piedmont To Demand Multi-Millionaire Stop Profiteering by Posted By Lynda Carson
Hundreds of Low-Income East Bay Residents To March to Piedmont Home of Multi-Millionaire to Demand He Stop Profiteering at the Expense of Black and Brown Communities and Instead Help Finance a Just Recovery for All!...
Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:10PM
textDefying the Oakland Curfew by Daniel Borgström
A first person story...
Posted: Mon Jun 15, 2020 3:58AM
textMidnight March in the East Bay by Local Black and Brown Students
details forthcoming...
Posted: Sat Jun 13, 2020 4:47PM
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
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
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
text#MakeThemPay: Rent Striking Tenants Car Caravan to Bay Area Corporate Landlord by Posted By Lynda Carson
#MakeThemPay: Rent Striking Tenants Car Caravan to Bay Area Corporate Landlord as Part of National Day of Action Organized by #CancelRent Movement!...
Posted: Wed May 20, 2020 3:26PM
textPolice shut down rally to #FreeThemAll from Santa Rita jail by Anonymous
A report on the car rally to free prisoners being held at Santa Rita jail during the Covid-19 pandemic....
Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2020 8:24PM
textPlease close the glaring "Young Adult" gap in stimulus payments by Tina Kimmel, PhD, MSW, MPH
Through an oversight, many young adults will receive NO stimulus payment. Please help raise consciousness about this....
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2020 10:21PM
textMetro Publishing Inc., purchased East Bay Express by Lynda Carson
According to San Jose Inside, which is supported by Metro Silicon Valley, and owned by Metro Publishing Inc. — Dan Pulcrano, Stephen Clark Buel the former owner of Telegraph Media / East Bay Express, continues as a contractor and editor during the transition....
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2020 11:37PM
textAlameda County Sheriff's Office Makes Surprise $85 Million Request for Santa Rita Jail by APTP
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, the Alameda County Board of Supervisors will vote today to allocate an additional $85 million toward staff for Santa Rita Jail....
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:19PM
textCalifornia Nurses Association protest in Oakland against lack of protective gear by Lynda Carson
Last Friday, I watched around 4 first responders from a fire truck in Oakland respond to the needs of someone that was hauled off to the hospital. I was shocked that the first responders were not wearing any protective gear or N95 respirators. Barely three days later, nurses from the California Nurses Association and National Nurses United held a protest Monday evening March 23, in front of Kaiser Permanente in Oakland. They protested against the lack of protective gear and weakening of stand...
Posted: Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:00AM
textAC Transit offers free bus service starting March 23, 2020 by Lynda Carson
For those of you walking on the cool streets of Oakland, even though you may have been ordered to shelter-in-place, the good news is that AC Transit is offering free bus service starting today (March 23, 2020) until further notice for all of you who may be trying to get from one place to another!...
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:43PM
textNational Front on Telegraph Ave. by Victor Noir
A National Front sticker appeared affixed on a metal box meter in front of Peet's coffee at Telegraph and Dwight at least the day after the store's virus closure. That location is less than half a block from Berkeley's People's Park....
Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:47PM
textAmid coronavirus threat Social Security closes all local Social Security offices by Lynda Carson
In essence, now that the SSA offices have been shut down locally, and across the nation, and people cannot reach anyone at the tele-service centers because they have not been expanded, it places tens of thousands of HUD’s subsidized housing tenants at risk when they are not able to obtain documents that are needed to verify their income when it’s time to renew their housing contracts!...
Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:51PM
textKPFA's Peasant War & the Bylaws by Daniel Borgström
An allegory about the Bylaws Referendum. In a wider sense it's also about the struggle for democracy in progressive movements and organizations which often tend to be taken over by an elite minority....
Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2020 11:51AM
textBerkeley's Willard Pool Showers Still Operating by Rubber Ducky
The Willard Pool Showers in Berkeley will remain open during their normal hours. Monday thru Friday - 7:30PM to 8:30PM Saturday and Sunday - 9:00AM to 10:00AM...
Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:57AM
textShelter-in-place orders are a prelude to Martial Law by Lynda Carson
I was in the Philippines during 1972 while Martial Law existed under the Marcos administration. There were soldiers/armed forces on the streets and anyone caught on the streets after midnight was subject to arrest or being shot. At times it was very frightening!...
Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:43PM
textUtility cutoff’s restricted for PG&E, AT&T, Comcast, San Jose Water Company, & others by Lynda Carson
This means that if people get behind on their utility bills or water bills because of a lack of income due to the disastrous financial effects of the coronavirus in their communities, that utility cutoff’s are restricted for such companies as PG&E, AT&T, Comcast, Metro PCS, Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, San Jose Water Company, and other companies!...
Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2020 9:58PM