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textLockdown light - Corona crisis and capitalism by J Goldberg, A Leisewitz, G Wiegel & M Zander
The pandemic and countermeasures have effects shaped by the neoliberal form of capitalism[6] that has dominated since the 1980s. Three aspects are worth mentioning: 1.the independence of the financial sphere,2.the fragmentation of the labor markets, and 3.the weakening of social systems. In the financialized economy, measures to cushion the crisis strengthen the haves....
Posted: Wed, Nov 30, 2022 8:20am PST
textBerkeley PD Whistleblower Leads to Call in Delaying Confirmation of Police Chief by Who Watches... Y'know
An unnamed whistleblower, formerly from the ranks of the Berkeley Police Department, has come forward with allegations against department members and the interim police chief. The whistleblower has been in contact with the Police Accountability Board. The board is now asking Berkeley city council to delay the promotion of the interim police chief to permanent status....
Posted: Mon, Nov 14, 2022 2:50pm PST
textCorrecting the Story: San Lorenzo Benchlands Demolition to begin 9 AM on Tuesday 10-25 by Robert Norse
Contrary to what was posted in Jessica York's recent Sentinel Story, the time of the Tuesday October 25th demolition of the next--to-the-last segment of the San Lorenzo Benchlands Survival Camp will be at 9 AM not at noon....
Posted: Sun, Oct 23, 2022 6:41pm PDT
textNobody knew China landed on the moon and Bill Gates by Urs P Gasche
The four organizations have spent nearly $10 billion on covid since 2020 - as much as the lead U.S. agency tasked with fighting it. The organizations collectively gave $1.4 billion to the World Health Organization (WHO)*, where they helped shape a major initiative to distribute Covid 19 vaccines and test kits. This program failed to achieve its original goals....
Posted: Tue, Sep 20, 2022 12:57pm PDT
textLetter to Mayor Brunner on City Council's Latest Homeless Hayride by Robert Norse
I wrote a letter to Mayor Brunner regarding the City's end run around human decency in the Benchlands. Item 19 is a double-barreled blast at those outside--showcasing an empty report that has no significant expansion of shelter for the planned Benchlands demolition. As well as a seizure of homeless funding--using it as demolition money....
Posted: Mon, Aug 22, 2022 9:12am PDT
textUC Using CIA Methods at People's Park by STP Jesse
In 1975 The Church Committee discovered Operation Mockingbird a CIA program which attempted to manipulate domestic American news media for propaganda purposes. Almost 50 years later U.C. is using the same technique to destroy Peoples Park....
Posted: Fri, Aug 12, 2022 2:09pm PDT
textResponse to Berkeleyside's People's Park Coverage by Aidan Hill
Peoples Park community is not anti-development; we are fighting climate change and do not support the redlining of our Southside district. UC Berkeley can build on sites that are not historically significant. We are anti-fascists centering on urban ecology, consensus decision-making, and rematriation of this land back to the Ohlone people....
Posted: Sat, Aug 6, 2022 3:15pm PDT
textBerkeley Police and demonstrators clash over development of People's Park by Aeon Photo Co.
July 29 an Alameda County Superior Court decided it was not a violation of the California Environmental Quality Act for a $312 million dollar development to take shape on the location of Berkeley's largest and longest bohemian hubs: the People's Park....
Posted: Sat, Aug 6, 2022 11:47am PDT
textPeople's Park — Its Place in the History of Land Art by Bit of an artist myself
Much has been said about the political history of People's Park. People's Park is also an important piece of Land Art. Art historians and artists should speak up to preserve it. The destruction of the park by the University of California has temporarily been stopped by activists; however many trees were cut down. Legal advocates have requested a hearing, which a judge has granted. All demolition and pre-development work is legally halted until the October court hearing....
Posted: Fri, Aug 5, 2022 5:01pm PDT
textGo to Parker School in Oakland NOW! OUSD security has shown up! by Stop the Privatizers
The eviction of the Parker Community School is now underway!...
Posted: Thu, Aug 4, 2022 6:27pm PDT
textPeople's Park: Berkeley City Council to Vote on "Tear Gas" Authorization Tonight by Situational Awareness
A special meeting of the Berkeley City Council is scheduled for TONIGHT, Thursday August 4 @ 8:15PM. The topic is to suspend the city's policy banning the use of chemical weapons. This proposed change of policy is in response to the People's Park protest. Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89083608532 More info at: berkeleyca.gov...
Posted: Thu, Aug 4, 2022 9:42am PDT
textUS acted as self-appointed Judge & Executioner in murder of al Qaeda chief by DLi
In the latest drone killing of alleged al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri, the US government acted as a self-appointed Judge and Executioner, without ever presenting any evidence to any international judicial body....
Posted: Tue, Aug 2, 2022 5:16pm PDT
textCIA Whistleblower Reflects on the Persecution of Julian Assange by Jeffrey Sterling
UK legal system puppets as US pulls strings. Media complicit....
Posted: Fri, Jul 29, 2022 8:54pm PDT
textHysterical Populism and the Appetite of the Leviathan by Robert Kurz
The relationship between economy and social order has been turned upside down: economy is no longer a function of an overarching culture, but conversely, "human society has sunk to being an accessory of the economic system" (Karl Polanyi). Robert Kurz, the founder of Exit and Krisis journals, on scapegoating, moral panics and conspiracy theory culture....
Posted: Wed, Jul 20, 2022 6:10am PDT
textDealing with Police and Government Agents by Micheal Berosch
“Any lawyer worth his salt will tell the suspect in no uncertain terms to make no statement to police under any circumstances.” (U.S. Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson writing in Watts v. Indiana, 338 U.S. 49 (1949))...
Posted: Fri, Jul 8, 2022 9:38am PDT
textJeffery Stonehill died by Bob Lamonica
Jeffery Stonehill died June 13, 2022...
Posted: Sat, Jul 2, 2022 8:15pm PDT
textOn People's Park, Democracy, and Politics by Memory
Berkeley city council-member Rigel Robinson released a recent article championing the UC's proposed redevelopment project on People's Park. This article was accompanied with a statement from council-member Lori Droste's legislative assistant. The statement compared People's Park activists to the January 6th insurrectionists....
Posted: Sat, Jun 25, 2022 5:46pm PDT
textThe definitive end of the commons as we know it by Roberto J De Lapuente
What we are witnessing is the end of the polity as we know it. The ultimate extinction of public spirit. Parallel societies will remain. We will probably have to live with division. And die....
Posted: Thu, Jun 16, 2022 7:05am PDT
textKoffee Klatch Against Cold Hearts at City Hall by Robert Norse
HUFF (Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom) wants to encourage those outside and their supporters to provide a true narrative that exposes the unjustified and exaggerated claims of City officials led by City Manager Matt Huffaker, With help from Food Not Bombs and other good samaritans, we'll be providing coffee and sweet rolls in the morning for 3-days next week (June 6-8) and perhaps beyond.....
Posted: Fri, Jun 3, 2022 12:49pm PDT
textCriticism Mounts over Slow Police Response to Uvalde School Shooting by Democracy Now!
Anger mounting over police response to elementary school shooting in Texas....
Posted: Mon, May 30, 2022 5:07pm PDT
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