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textObama Administration Review Ignores Dangers of Offshore Fracking in California by Center for Biological Diversity
LOS ANGELES, February 22, 2016 — Three weeks after agreeing to take a hard look at offshore fracking’s threats to California’s coast, the Obama administration has released a draft environmental assessment from the Department of the Interior that fails to answer key questions about the risks of this controversial oil-extraction technique....
Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 5:08PM
calendarSanta Cruz Driscoll's Boycott Action
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by Michael Gasser
Whole Foods Market, 911 Soquel Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95062...
Event Date: Fri Feb 26, 2016 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 4:52PM
calendarRichard Wolff: Democracy at Work
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by Human Agenda
Laborers International Union Local 270 509 Emory Street (at Coleman Avenue) San Jose, CA 95110...
Event Date: Sat Feb 27, 2016 3:00PM
Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 4:45PM
calendarPotluck before Occupy Oakland General Assembly by
Oscar Grant Plaza Amphitheater 14th & Broadway, Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Sun Feb 28, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 3:21PM
textHog its resources by Ted Rudow III, MA
The California Supreme Court on Thursday ruled unanimously in favor of a fraudulently foreclosed-upon homeowner in a case that should serve as a wake-up call to state and federal prosecutors that mortgage companies continue to use false documents to evict homeowners on a daily basis....
Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 2:52PM
calendarOther Voices: Apple’s Encryption Battle with the FBI by ppjc
Midpen Media Center 900 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303...
Event Date: Tue Mar 1, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 2:25PM
textUS Judge Plans to End Argentina Debt Sanctions by Greg Williams
US District Judge Thomas Griesa agreed to lift injunctions on Argentina that could pave the way to ending the country's decade-long debt dispute with "holdout" hedge funds....
Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 7:59AM
textIgnoring the Limits by Sonja Fercher and Georg Feigt
This crisis is another warning shot of the current economic system and offers a window of opportunity to leave behind the neoliberal path of development taken since the end of the 1970s. The measures taken after the financial crisis have a symbolic nature and lack effective regulations of the financial markets. The root of the problem must be treated and this root is the economic model based on growth and exploitation of nature....
Posted: Mon Feb 22, 2016 4:24AM
calendarBerkeley's 2nd Annual Women's Film Festival: Rosenstrasse by
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall 1924 Cedar (@Bonita), Berkeley www.bfuu.org...
Event Date: Thu Mar 10, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2016 10:27PM
imageAnti-BDS provision signed by Obama won’t stop this movement
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by Josh Ruebner, Electronic Intifada
AIPAC may delude itself into believing that Congress has taken a “major step” to defeat the BDS movement. In truth, despite its ability to commandeer votes in Congress, it is fighting a rearguard action against a movement that it is powerless to stop....
Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2016 8:53PM
calendarLeonard Pitt presents: My Brain on Fire: Paris and Other Obsessions
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by Bob Baldock
Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley...
Event Date: Wed Mar 30, 2016 7:30PM
Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2016 8:52PM
calendarWar in Syria: Ending or Expanding?/La Guerra en Siria ¿Habrá fin o expansión?
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by Party for Socialism and Liberation
2969 Mission St., between 25th and 26th Sts. Near 24th St. BART, #14, 49 MUNI...
Event Date: Fri Feb 26, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2016 8:35PM
calendarAlex Nieto trial Organizing Committee (Save CCSF Coalition) by Alllan Fisher
City College Ocean Campus in MUB room 160 (on Phelan Ave.)...
Event Date: Wed Feb 24, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2016 11:48AM
calendarCeremony, rally and march at Opening of Alex Nieto trial by Allan Fisher
Federal Court: 450 Golden Gate Ave. (one block from Civic Center)...
Event Date: Tue Mar 1, 2016 8:00AM
Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2016 11:41AM
calendarLMNOP Weekly Peace Walk
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by Beth
We start and end at the colonnade between Grand and Lakeshore Avenues on Embarcadero. [Near the Grand Lake Theater. Across the street from the Lakeview Library, which is at 550 El Embarcadero, Oakland, CA 94610]....
Event Date: Sun Feb 28, 2016 3:00PM
Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2016 3:03AM
calendarLMNOP Weekly Peace Walk by Beth
We start and end at the colonnade between Grand and Lakeshore Avenues on Embarcadero. [Near the Grand Lake Theater. Across the street from the Lakeview Library, which is at 550 El Embarcadero, Oakland, CA 94610]....
Event Date: Sun Feb 21, 2016 3:00PM
Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2016 1:00AM
audioConversations in Color Featuring Alexis De Veaux and Janet Mock (audio/mpeg 2.1MB) by WTUL News & Views
Conversations in Color, an intimate discussion on Black Feminism, Sexuality, Intersectionality, Emergent Strategy and Afrofuturism featuring Alexis De Veaux, 2015 Lambda Literary Best Lesbian Fiction award winner, and Janet Mock, Trans-advocate and MSNBC So Popular Talk Show Host....
Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2016 9:41PM
textJustice and judgment by Ted Rudow III, MA
While the US seems to be dithering, Russia appears to be in the ascent. With active military engagement in Syria and beefing up Iraqi forces with military hardware, the Russians appear, at least publicly to be a more reliable partner than the US – when it comes to fighting the IS. Russia has gotten results faster than the US-led coalition. Syed Mansur Hashim The writer is Assistant Editor, The Daily Star....
Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2016 12:18PM
calendarOakland Livable Wage Assembly meeting by John Torok
SEIU 1000 Union Hall 436 14th St Ste 200 Oakland...
Event Date: Wed Feb 24, 2016 6:15PM
Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2016 11:20AM
calendarLinking climate, trade, and militarism by Randa Solick
Main branch Santa Cruz library, 224 Church St., Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Sun Mar 13, 2016 1:30PM
Posted: Sat Feb 20, 2016 10:52AM