textNurses Hold Rally, Speak Out on Unsafe Patient Lift Practices at UC Medical Centers by via California Nurses Association
Registered nurses will gather at UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay on Thursday to speak out about the UC Medical Center’s failure to provide RNs with legally mandated safe lifting practices, the California Nurses Association (CNA) announced today....
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 6:54PM
textRevised: Embattled city backed receiver was replaced at Empyrean Towers by Lynda Carson
It was on June 26, 2015, that Mark Adams was appointed by Judge George Hernandez to be the receiver for Empyrean Towers. Last week Mark Adams was replaced by Randy Sugarman, of Sugarman & Company, LLP., by Judge Roger L. Efremsky, as a Chapter 11 trustee for the property....
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 6:10PM
imageFaith Leaders Urge Governor Jerry Brown to End Fracking in California
by Dan Bacher
David Braun, with Faith Against Fracking, quipped, “If Jerry Brown thinks that being a climate leader means helping the oil industry get away with carbon intensive practices like fracking, then he clearly needs an intervention; today, we’re praying for him.” Photo of Faith Leaders singing "We Shall Not Be Moved" at the State Capitol by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 5:07PM
documentParis Attacks - Bourgeois Terrorism
by International Communist Party - Communist Lef
statement on Paris attacks from Internationalist Communist Perspective...
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 2:04PM
imageClimate change protests for November 29 and December 12 banned in Paris and France
by John Englart (Takver)
This afternoon the French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius, ruled that the two large climate marches in Paris and the main cities in France on November 29 and December 12 would be prohibited due to the security situation after the terrorism attack on Friday 13 November....
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 1:54PM
audioReproductive Justice: Ethics in Human Services Q&A with Deon Haywood and Dr. Wille Parker (audio/mpeg 32.6MB) by WTUL News & Views
36 min, Deon Haywood and Dr. Wille Parker answer questions from audience members at an event organized by Social Work Students United for Reproductive Freedom (SWURF) on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at Tulane University....
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 11:06AM
calendarShatila: 33 Years After the Massacre (presentation)
by Richard Hardigan
Strawberry Creek Lodge, 1320 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA...
Event Date: Sun Nov 22, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 10:54AM
calendarRegional Transportation Commission meeting by
Vets Hall on Front Street in Santa Cruz next to the downtown Post Office....
Event Date: Thu Nov 19, 2015 9:00AM
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 10:27AM
imageI understand despair driving ALF
by Jon Hochschartner
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 7:10AM
textEconomic Crises as Sicknesses and Catastrophes by S Puehringer, M Schnetzer and P Schreiner
The 2008 financial crisis is often wrongly described as a "state debt crisis" where cause and effect are inverted and economists and the market are released from responsibility. The Austrian economist Stephan Puehringer shows how sickness and catastrophe metaphors dominate discussion. The "patient Germany" has a "serious infection" or the German economy has been "infected." The "American crisis" is described as an "economic Tsunami." How perverse that the social state is dismantled and work...
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 4:14AM
calendarSTOP the GENOCIDE in Palestine! by Adrienne
Russian Gospel Temple (outside) 2233 - 17th Street (between Utah St. and San Bruno Ave.) -across the street from UPS- San Francisco...
Event Date: Fri Nov 20, 2015 6:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 2:52AM
calendarForum/Foro: Syria, Paris, Beirut, ISIS… Deepening Crisis and Widening War
by Party for Socialism and Liberation
2969 Mission St., between 25th and 26th Sts....
Event Date: Fri Nov 20, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 7:38PM
imageSC Freedom Sleepers Send Letter to Berkeley City Council Opposing Anti-Homeless Measure
by via Freedom Sleepers
Today the Freedom Sleepers, a group of unhoused and housed activists in Santa Cruz protesting local laws that criminalize sleep by holding community sleepouts at Santa Cruz City Hall, have sent a letter to City of Berkeley Mayor Bates, and Councilmembers L Maio, D Moore, J Arreguin, S Wengraf, L Capitelli and L Droste, opposing an anti-homeless measure on the November 17 Berkeley City Council agenda....
Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 6:44PM
imageLabor and BLM Demand: “Drop the Charges Against the Black Friday 14!”
by Jonathan Nack
Marching around the Courthouse Photo credit: Jonathan Nack Drop the Charges Against the Black Friday 14 Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse, 661 Washington Street, Oakland, CA. November 10, 2015 Some two hundred energized protesters gathered at 1:30 PM outside D. A. O'Malley's offices, which are located in the Wiley W. Manuel Courthouse, 661 Washington Street, Oakland, CA. Meanwhile, inside the courthouse, a delegation of top labor leaders occupied D.A. O'Malley's office to press the demand to...
Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 5:28PM
audioSatan's Passport, Isis Frames Syria, more cannon fodder 4 oil war...11-17-15 Mouse Report (audio/mpeg 73.3MB) by DJ Mouse
Pentagon's DIA directed 'Salafist Principality', the Nato, Erdogan, Anglo-Arabian and Israeli Secret Intelligence Service (ISIS) 'Gladio Operation' Friday in Paris...'Disaster drill' gone 'live'... opposed to 'covered up'...
Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 5:16PM
imageSongwriter, Author, Philanthropist P F Sloan Died On Nov 16
by Friend
Los Angeles resident P F (Philip) Sloan was born in New York in 1945. He died on Nov 16 of 2015....
Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 5:12PM
calendarEcology Center Holiday Party & Members’ Sale
by carrie
Ecology Center, 2530 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley, CA, 94702...
Event Date: Fri Dec 11, 2015 6:00PM
Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 4:18PM
calendarIt’s Your Power: Solar Simplified
by Carrie
El Cerrito City Hall, 10890 San Pablo Ave, El Cerrito, CA, 94530...
Event Date: Thu Dec 10, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 4:15PM
calendarReuse Crafts: Gift Wrap and Decorations by Carrie
Ecology Center, 2530 San Pablo Avenue, Berkeley...
Event Date: Sat Dec 5, 2015 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 4:14PM
textUnraveled the region completely by Ted Rudow III, MA
Islam has made great advances in the last 42 years. Muslims around the world have become much more powerful, more united in their faith, more radical and militant, and Muslim communities....
Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2015 3:55PM