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textSurvival Behaviors and the Criminalization of Homelessness in Santa Cruz California by Ryon Hoffmann
This is a case study on the survival behaviors associated with the homeless and an analysis of the criminalization of the homeless in the city of Santa Cruz....
Posted: Fri May 2, 2014 12:33PM
textBloomberg at Harvard by Stephen Lendman
Harvard...
Posted: Fri May 2, 2014 12:20PM
calendarSCHOOLIDARITY Cabrillo College Watsonville Forum, Watsonville by Reel Work Film Festival
Cabrillo College Watsonville Forum 318 Union Street, North side of downtown plaza, Watsonville...
Event Date: Fri May 2, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Fri May 2, 2014 11:31AM
textCinco de Mayo by Ted Rudow III, MA
Cinco de Mayo—or the fifth of May—commemorates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War (1861-1867). Cinco de Mayo has its roots in the French occupation of Mexico, which took place in the aftermath of the Mexican-American War of 1846-48. The 8,000-strong French army, the Mexicans managed to decisively crush the French army, then considered "the premier army in the world". The Puebla victory came to symbolize unity and pride for what se...
Posted: Fri May 2, 2014 10:55AM
imageMay Day in Fresno
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by Mike Rhodes
This 1:36 minute video shows what May Day 2014 looked like in Downtown Fresno as hundreds of people marched for immigrant rights and in solidarity with workers around the world....
Posted: Fri May 2, 2014 10:01AM
textPropaganda alert: British Prime Minister to Holocaust survivors:“We will not let you down” by Cem Ertür
The real agenda behind British Prime Minister David Cameron's discourse on the Holocaust is the age-old U.S.-British-Israeli war plans against Iran, Syria and Lebanon....
Posted: Fri May 2, 2014 8:36AM
textA New Cold War? Or Just America's Need for A Villian? by John Chuckman
We read a lot about a new Cold War, and I think there is truth in the words...
Posted: Fri May 2, 2014 8:29AM
textCharles Dickens as Economist by Rainer Hank
At the end of the 19th century, the GDP in England was six times as high as 1834. Human possibilities of life and consumption improved to a tremendous extent. Dickens described this exciting process of humanization without hiding its dehumanizing costs....
Posted: Fri May 2, 2014 6:57AM
textUS State-Sponsored Terrorism by Stephen Lendman
police state...
Posted: Fri May 2, 2014 12:47AM
textStoking Confrontation with Russia by Stephen Lendman
Ukraine...
Posted: Fri May 2, 2014 12:46AM
textLawsuit Says Google Bus Project Is Illegal by Michael Steinberg
A coalition of environmental, labor, and tenants rights groups filed suit in San Francisco today, contending that the City's "Commuter Bus Program," AKA "Google Bus Giveaway," is illegal....
Posted: Thu May 1, 2014 10:44PM
textSFPD Arrests FNB Activists, Steals Equipment, Destroys Food by San Francisco Food Not Bombs
SFPD Arrests FNB Activists, Steals Equipment, Destroys Food...
Posted: Thu May 1, 2014 9:07PM
calendarFilms: Remembering John Judge by
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall 1924 Cedar (@Bonita), Berkeley www.bfuu.org...
Event Date: Thu May 8, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Thu May 1, 2014 8:53PM
imageTime to act with urgency and determination to improve the lives of Filipino workers
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by Akbayan - Citizens Action Party
Philippines: As the country observes the International Labor Day, Akbayan Party would like to draw attention to the inability of the current economic growth to translate into an improvement in the lives of ordinary workers from both the urban centers and the countryside. While the Aquino administration takes pride on the 7.2 % growth rate for 2013, it cannot mask the fact that this growth has been insufficient to curb massive unemployment and poverty....
Posted: Thu May 1, 2014 7:12PM
imageWestern States Petroleum Association spent $1,456,785 in 3 months
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by Dan Bacher
A ground breaking report released on April 1, 2014 by the ACCE Institute and Common Cause reveals that Big Oil's combined spending on lobbying and political campaigns in Sacramento amounts to a stunning $266.9 million over the past 15 years. (http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/04/14/how-big-oil-bought-sacramento/)...
Posted: Thu May 1, 2014 6:39PM
textArriving at May Day: Lockdowns, Throwdowns, and Direct Action by x344543
When the Global Climate Convergence announced the Earth Day to May Day series of events and actions, it revealed a gap between daily reality and Hallmark posturing. More than 100 actions—such as the occupation of the DEQ in Portland, Oregon, by Rising Tide—have taken place in dozens of cities as part of the Climate Convergence. Over the last few days, IWW fellow workers in California have protested the Koch Bros PetCoke Facility in Pittsburg, the Chevron Refinery in Richmond, and Crude by ...
Posted: Thu May 1, 2014 6:29PM
textFresno District Attorney Debate by Mike Rhodes
Since the size of this video is too large for Indybay, I have posted this video on You Tube and it is available here: [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_vM350m_B64&feature=youtu.be]...
Posted: Thu May 1, 2014 5:09PM
textThe Shortwave Report 05/02/14 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,The Voice of Russia, Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and Radio Deutsche-Welle....
Posted: Thu May 1, 2014 4:41PM
textCat Tortured in Boulder Creek by PETA
Boulder Creek, Calif. – On Monday, April 28, residents of Two Bar Road off Highway 9 in Boulder Creek discovered that their cat was bleeding from her rectum. They immediately took her to Boulder Creek Veterinary Hospital, where a veterinarian determined that the cat had been severely traumatized, apparently with a blunt object, in both the anus and vagina. The sexual assault, which, according to officials, may have involved multiple assailants, appears to have occurred sometime between 10 a.m...
Posted: Thu May 1, 2014 4:37PM
imageSF May Day Picket Against Union Busting Two Gate Job
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by Labor Video Project
San Francisco building trades workers and supporters picketed union busting two gate jobs in San Francisco at Market and Octavia and the city run War Memorial job next to SF City Hall...
Posted: Thu May 1, 2014 3:43PM