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imageNavajo Nation reports two deaths and 92 cases of coronavirus
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by Brenda Norrell
Navajo coronavirus cases increased to 92 cases, with two confirmed deaths. There were 21 new cases of the virus in the past 24 hours for Dine' living in Arizona, New Mexico and Utah....
Posted: Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:49AM
calendarKate Kennedy story hour via google hangout by David Giesen
google hangout: meet.google.com/ckw-hrts-vxu...
Event Date: Sun Mar 29, 2020 12:00PM
Posted: Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:35AM
textCovid-19: The Panic is Worse Than the Pathogen by Tony Cartalucci
Covid-19: The Panic is Worse Than the Pathogen...
Posted: Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:29AM
calendarLivestream: Health Care Town Hall: Our Lives On The Line Series Kick-off
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by Health Care Voter, Indivisible, others
Livestream on Facebook...
Event Date: Tue Mar 31, 2020 3:00PM
Posted: Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:29AM
imageCoronavirus effects on Bay Area guitar builders and musicians
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by Lynda Carson
A photo of renowned guitar builder Michihiro Matsuda a.k.a. Michi, in his guitar building workshop....
Posted: Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:22AM
imageKnow Your Rights during COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
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by National Lawyers Guild
While the COVID-19 pandemic necessitates public health measures to reduce the impact of the virus on our communities and health care systems, we must be vigilant and resist authoritarian and violent tendencies....
Posted: Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:22AM
imageAs COVID-19 Reaches Santa Rita Jail, Decarceration Becomes More Urgent
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by Ella Baker Center
Oakland, CA — According to Alameda County jail officials, a nurse in Santa Rita Jail has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, the first positive test in the jail. The positive case follows at least one confirmed exposure and several possible exposures at the jail by an arrestee and sheriff deputy. For the last two weeks, advocates with the Audit Ahern Coalition and healthcare labor unions have been calling for the Alameda County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO), Alameda County District Attorney’...
Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:23PM
documentAlameda County Public Defender Wins COVID-19 Release of More Than 300 Inmates
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by ACPD
OAKLAND, Thursday, March 19 – Lawyers with the Public Defender’s Office in collaboration with the Sheriff, prosecutors and courts have secured the release of more than 300 people because of the threat of COVID-19 in Santa Rita County Jail....
Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:16PM
imageLearning from the Past, Preparing for the Future: Lessons from Depression-era Mutual Aid
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by anonymous
As coronavirus spreads and the death toll begins to climb, our most immediate concern is (and should remain) staying healthy and supporting our communities through the immediate crisis. As radicals, however, we must also begin to strategize how we will respond to the economic collapse that will continue to affect our lives long after a vaccine or herd immunity render the virus itself a past issue. Looking back to our local history, we can learn a great deal from Great Depression era worker se...
Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:54PM
calendarLivestream: COVID-19 and the LGBTQI Community
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by The Commonwealth Club
Online via livestream...
Event Date: Fri Apr 3, 2020 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 2:42PM
imageThe Landfill In Our Bodies… How Human Biomonitoring Detected Toxins from a federal Hunters
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by Ahimsa Porter Sumchai MD, PD
Building 830 houses the UCSF Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases (IND)and Lab Animal Resource Center (LARC). It is, arguably, the most high risk building on the naval base. A gas monitoring probe located adjacent to Building 830(GMP3) detects methane concentrations at the landfill surface as high as 50% volume in air....
Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:09PM
textIMF Announces Coronavirus Debt Relief and Increased Lending Resources by Kate Zeller
As the coronavirus continues to take lives and wreak havoc on health systems and the economy, the International Monetary Fund announced plans for debt relief for poor countries and increased lending resources for all countries. ...
Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:32AM
textDespues De La Pandemia Del COVID-19 “El Dia Despues” by Jair Alexander Olave Calderon
El día en que el mundo supere la guerra biológica que hoy enfrenta, entenderá que el rol del estado debe ser predominante y volver a tomar el control de las instituciones de salud, los servicios públicos, el control mixto de la banca, el absoluto control y manejo de los fondos de pensiones....
Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 8:03AM
textHayek and the Social Question by Patrick Schroeder
Hayek, author of Road to Serfdom, said the market was self-healing and market outcomes were just outcomes. Wages determined by the market were automatically just. In his book "Submission is Freedom," unionist Patrick Schreiner explains how public investments and market corrections are vital....
Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2020 3:38AM
calendarWebinar: Digital Strategies to Lobby Your Elected Officials (Sierra Club)
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by Sierra Club
Online webinar via Zoom...
Event Date: Tue Mar 31, 2020 5:00PM
Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:26PM
textThe Shortwave Report 03/27/20 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. NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:54PM
calendarWebinar Training: Join the National Texting Team at Sierra Club: Get Out the #VOTE2020
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by Sierra Club
Online via Zoom...
Event Date: Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:00PM
Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:43PM
imageNo More "One Mask Per Shift"! SF NNU Nurses Demand Real Protection At St. Mary's Hospital
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by Labor Video Project
San Francisco NNU CNA nurses rallied on 3/26/20 outside St. Mary's hospital to protest the management's order use the same mask all day which threatens the health and safety of nurses and patients. They collected donated masks and also were angry against the CDC regulations which have been downgraded threatening their health....
Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:13PM
imageStarbucks Let Critical Time Slip Away Before Taking Action During COVID-19 Pandemic
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by Ruth Robertson
A March 26 Buzzfeed News article says of Starbucks, “the decisions of a company that employs 220,000 people in the US have had far-reaching consequences in the midst of a virus accelerating faster than most public health systems can keep up with.”...
Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:33PM
textG20 Emergency Meeting Convenes on Coronavirus Health and Economic Impacts by Kate Zeller
Saudi Arabia chaired an emergency virtual G20 meeting for Presidents and Prime Minsters as the coronavirus wreaks havoc on the global economy....
Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:23PM