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textFlashback to 2011: Ensnaring Syria in the run-up to NATO’s genocidal war: “Turkey-Syria by Cem Ertür
In the light of Turkey's crucial role in NATO’s five-year-long genocidal covert war on Syria, it truly beggars belief that only five weeks before the launch of this war in March 2011, Turkey’s then Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan (now President) was still fully engaged in ensnaring Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad with an utterly treacherous “friendship” discourse. In fact, 4 months after a foundation stone laying ceremony of a “friendship dam” held at the border between Turkey’s Hatay p...
Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2016 11:38AM
textArgentina Lower House Repeals Laws to Support Hedge Fund Debt Deal by Greg
Argentina's lower house of Congress voted 165-86 to repeal two laws that blocked the country from settling its decade-long debt dispute with a group of "hold-out" investors....
Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2016 10:13AM
audioWTUL News & Views Interviews Tom Zolot of The Center for Restorative Approaches (audio/mpeg 32.1MB) by WTUL News and Views
Tom Zolot, program coordinator for the Center for Restorative Approaches, discusses restorative justice and its place in New Orleans, what alternative discipline policies in schools can look like, and how humans can build, strengthen, and restore communities and relationships....
Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2016 9:35AM
imageOakland City Council Approves Second UrbanCore Luxury Tower for E12th St Parcel
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by SaveE12th
On Tuesday, March 15, the Oakland city council approved moving forward with the latest iteration of luxury housing at the E12th Street parcel, public land that was created when the roads and bridges around the south end of Lake Merritt were recently reconfigured. The vote was 6 to 1 in favor of the new luxury tower proposal by developer UrbanCore, with a smaller number of affordable units tacked onto the side. Only Noel Gallo voted against the new proposal. Rebecca Kaplan recused herself af...
Posted: Wed Mar 16, 2016 12:38AM
calendarDeconstructing the Islamophobia Industry by Lucy Porras
Muslim Community Association, Khadija Banquet Hall 3003 Scott Blvd., Santa Clara...
Event Date: Fri Mar 18, 2016 7:30PM
Posted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 10:36PM
calendarThe Islamophobia Industry
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by Lucy Porras
Yaseen Foundation - New Center 1722 Gilbreth Rd, Burlingame, California 94010...
Event Date: Thu Mar 17, 2016 7:30PM
Posted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 10:33PM
imageKaruk Tribe, Conservationists Add Klamath National Forest to Westside Lawsuit
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by Dan Bacher
“The Westside proposal short changes our community by denying us an opportunity to restore the forest, manage wildfire, and put locals back to work,” said Karuk Chairman Russell “Buster” Attebery. “There is no way that the Forest Service plan will pass a legal challenge. The Karuk alternative, on the other hand, has the support of local conservation groups, provides significant opportunities for bringing timber to market, and complies with applicable state and federal law.”...
Posted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 7:02PM
audioHillary wants Death Row...shuns LWOP 4 Honduran coup...3-15-16 Mouse Report (audio/mpeg 72.1MB) by DJ Mouse
At a Town Hall meeting this week California death row candidate Hillary Clinton explained her opposition to the abolition of capital punishment...in light of the Berta Caceres murder...for the thousands of death squad murders in Honduras and Central American she and Bill aided and abbetted, the hundreds of thousands assassinated in the Arab Sting and millions murdered in the 90-94 US backed invasion of Rwanda and subsequent genocidal looting of the Congo...instigated by previous murder boss G...
Posted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 3:26PM
imageAssemblymember McCarty Calls for UC Davis Chancellor Katehi’s Resignation
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by via Assemblymember Kevin McCarty
“UC Davis Chancellor Katehi’s rationale for serving on the DeVry Education Group Board has left me unsatisfied, and contradicts her job to run a public university and educate our students." —Assemblymember Kevin McCarty...
Posted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 2:04PM
imageFire Katehi: Students occupying UC Davis refuse to back down after 5 days
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by solidarity
Students at UC Davis have been occupying Chancellor Linda Katehi's office for 5 days now. They have held tight since Friday, March 11, demanding that Katehi resign or be fired. Administrators have escalated their response with threats of suspension and even expulsion if occupiers do not vacate the building. Public Wi-Fi has now been turned off, making it more difficult for students to communicate with the outside world. The students camped out on the fifth floor of Mrak Hall, however, are ...
Posted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 1:00PM
imageCharters, Gulen And Education Privatization With Sharon Higgins
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by Labor Video Project
Sharon Higgins an expert on charter schools and the Gulen cult charter school chain in the United States discusses charters and privatization....
Posted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 10:18AM
calendarResponding to Abrupt Climate Change
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by jenny shore
Berkeley Public Library, West Branch 1125 University Ave...
Event Date: Sat May 7, 2016 1:30PM
Posted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 10:09AM
imageGolden Horde Refrain
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by Lucine Kasbarian
Political Cartoon...
Posted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 8:28AM
imagePhilippines' Bernie Sanders: A Conversation with Walden Bello
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by Richard Javad Heydarian
Without a doubt, Sanders has captured the imagination of people, especially the millennials, around the world....
Posted: Tue Mar 15, 2016 1:13AM
calendarRage Against City Council Bigotry--Freedom SleepOut #36 by Toby Nixon (posted by Norse)
809 Center St. Outside City Hall and City Council Offices...
Event Date: Tue Mar 15, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2016 11:25PM
calendarSpeak Out Against the Sleeping Ban by Dogwood (posted by Norse)
Town Clock--Downtown Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Tue Mar 15, 2016 3:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2016 10:27PM
calendarPop the Bubble by Veteran Artists
10th & Market (@ the Twitter intersection)...
Event Date: Fri Apr 1, 2016 11:30AM
Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2016 9:18PM
calendarGun Violence Prevention and Politics by Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall
Albert and Janet Schultz Cultural Arts Hall 3921 Fabian Way Palo Alto, CA 94303...
Event Date: Wed Mar 30, 2016 7:30PM
Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2016 8:46PM
calendarAn Evening with Editorial Cartoonist / Author Ted Rall by Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church
Mt. Diablo Unitarian Universalist Church 55 Eckley Lane Walnut Creek, CA 94596...
Event Date: Thu Mar 17, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2016 8:45PM
calendarHEARTBEAT: Amplifying Israeli and Palestinian Youth Voices by Unitarian Universalist Church of Berkeley
Unitarian Universalist Church of Berkeley 1 Lawson Road Kensington, CA 94707...
Event Date: Sun Mar 20, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 14, 2016 8:45PM