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text2010 State Department Human Rights Report on Bahrain by Stephen Lendman
state terrorism...
Posted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 1:22AM
videoOakland Protests Release of Oscar Grant's Killer Johannes Mehserle, 6/12/11: video, 1 of 3 (video/mp4 39.4MB) by dave id
On Sunday, June 12th, hours before Johannes Mehserle was set to be released from Los Angeles County Jail for having killed Oscar Grant by shooting him in the back, hundreds rallied in Oakland at Fruitvale BART station. From 3pm to just after 4pm, before a march to downtown began, numerous speakers addresses the injustice of Mehserle serving less time than most people convicted of lesser offenses. Included here are four videos of speakers at Fruitvale including members of Oscar Grant's famil...
Posted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 1:16AM
imageSolitary Watch on Pelican Bay Hunger Strike, Hugo Pinell, and Torture in US Prisons
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by Angola 3 News
While spotlighting the Solitary Watch website, this new interview also focuses on the upcoming hunger strike at the Pelican Bay supermax prison in California (it begins on July 1), and Hugo Pinell, of the San Quentin Six, who has been in continuous solitary even longer than the Angola 3....
Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 11:54PM
imageU.S. should recognize Palestinian State in 2011
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by Aan
Tired of waiting for Israel to compromise Jerusalem, illegal settlements and ending the military occupation of Palestine, Palestinians will go to UN to demand statehood in September. Other countries such as Kosovo and South Sudan have gotten the support of the U.S. for statehood. Will Palestine be next?...
Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 11:41PM
documentBriana Waters is Cooperating with the State
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by ecoprisoners
Briana signed a plea agreement today requiring her full cooperation......
Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 10:58PM
calendarFood Not Bombs - Chez Gay Cafe 4 @ TransMarch by SF Food Not Bombs
Dolores Park 3pm...
Event Date: Fri Jun 24, 2011 3:15PM
Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 10:40PM
calendarTake 5 ARTbreak Day 2011 by Lisa Rasmussen
Art sites with an array of art supplies will be set up in San Francisco, San Rafael, Richmond, Berkeley, and Oakland. All ages and art skills are welcome....
Event Date: Fri Sep 2, 2011 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 9:52PM
calendarHaight Ashbury Peace Vigil by Richard Ivanhoe
Corner of Masonic and Fell, in the Golden Gate Park Panhandle, San Francisco...
Event Date: Fri Jun 17, 2011 6:00PM
Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 9:51PM
imageBook Review: Elusive Peace by Douglas E. Noll
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by Stephen D. Malm, JD,
New book by local (Fresno) author...
Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 8:42PM
imageSF TWU 250 A Drivers Blast "Arbitrated" Concession Deal Supported By Bosses &Union Tops
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by Labor Video Project
At a press conference on June 13, 2011 called by the TWU 250 A Strike Education Committee, members blasted the forced "arbitrated" agreement negotiated under proposition G that made major concessions and allowed retaliation against drivers for making health and safety complaints...
Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 8:25PM
textFrank Moore Performance & Video Retrospective by Corey Nicholl
A retrospective of the works of the world- known performance artist Frank Moore has just been launched on VIMEO. Although Moore started doing art in the late sixties, this retrospective covers his performance, video, and music works from the late seventies to the present, giving an overview of this controversial artist. Ongoing at: http://vimeo.com/channels/frankmoore...
Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 7:39PM
imagePG&E Caught on Tape Threatening Disconnection of Service for “Smart”Meter Refusal
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by J Hart
While PG&E makes public statements like “we are working with communities and engaging in a conversation about how our customers can benefit from SmartMeter technology” the reality is that they are threatening the public with disconnection of electrical service, and ignoring pleas from electrosensitive people who are suffering so badly that in many cases they are being forced to leave their own homes....
Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 6:54PM
imageDelta 'Vision' doesn't include Delta residents, Tribes or fishermen
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by Dan Bacher
The Delta Vision Foundation, just like Governor Arnold Schwarzegger's Delta Vision Task Blue Ribbon Task Force that preceded it, appears to be doing everything it can to exclude Delta residents, fishermen and California Indian Tribes from the discussion of Delta water and fish. Delta image courtesy of the Delta Vision Foundation....
Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 4:23PM
textLenin's ancestry? Who cares? by Cal Blackfoot
Part Jewish, and part Mongol? Are we really as non-racist as we wish to be? .................................................................
Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 3:14PM
calendarWalking tour intro to $500 Commons prize by Kate
American Youth Hostel 312 Mason St. San Francisco, CA...
Event Date: Sat Jun 18, 2011 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 3:06PM
calendarNatural Law and public policy by David Giesen
Notable House 189 Ellsworth St. San Francisco, CA 94100...
Event Date: Thu Jun 16, 2011 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 2:52PM
audioThree Budget & Economic Activists (audio/x-wav 83.4MB) by Adrienne Lauby
Two days before the budget deadline, on KPFA's Morning Mix, State Senator Mark Leno, chair of California’s Budget Committee promised that there would be a budget deal by June 15. The Gov. needs four Republican votes for the tax extensions in order to hold off a nightmare of summer budget cuts. KPFA's Morning Mix. Hosted by Anthony Fest and Adrienne Lauby. 16:31...
Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 2:44PM
audioRedistricting- North Bay- Gary Wysocky (audio/x-wav 6.2MB) by Adrienne Lauby
Santa Rosa City Council person, Gary Wysocky, in conversation with Redistricting Commissioner, Angelo Ancheta proposed a different configuration for congressional districts than the one released by the Commission late last week. Morning Mix, KPFA. Hosted by Adrienne Lauby and Anthony Fest....
Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 2:30PM
textMediator imposes contract on SF Muni workers after they reject it. by Richard Mellor
This is where the concessionary policies of the Union hierarchy have led us. The Bay area Labor movement has the potential power to turn this tide, but the leadership will not fight until a movement from below forces them. This is what activists have to help build....
Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:53PM
imageNLG Files Lawsuit Against Oakland Police for Mass Arrest of Oscar Grant Marchers on Nov 5th
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by National Lawyers Guild
The mere failure to obtain a permit, such as a parade permit or sound permit, is not a sufficient basis to declare an unlawful assembly....
Posted: Tue Jun 14, 2011 1:37PM