textNationwide Effort Calls for Housing, Not Handcuffs by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
(July 17, 2019, Washington, D.C.) – Today, the #IAskForHelpBecause Campaign launched its second round of a nationwide effort to strike down bans on panhandling and to replace them with more constructive policies that address the root causes of homelessness. Since the 2015 decision in Norton v. Springfield that found any targeting of speech asking for donations for punishment invokes the strictest scrutiny under First Amendment protections, every ordinance limiting panhandling, begging, or sol...
Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:24AM
imageHistorians discuss waterfront unions for LaborFest
by Lauren Hernández
LaborFest mural tours bring back working class history to life....
Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:56AM
calendarA unifying principle for Enviros, Labor, & Socialists by David Giesen
the American Youth Hostel 312 Mason St. San Francisco (meet in the lobby)...
Event Date: Sat Jul 27, 2019 9:00AM
Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:40AM
textFrance's AMF financial regulator nails Muddy Waters to the wall by Taylor Robertson
The short seller, Muddy Waters, has operated with impunity for some time, but finally it might have overstepped. In the past few years, firm founder and brash short seller activist, Carson Block, focused his voice on decrying the alleged overvaluation of France’s retail giant, Casino. Unfortunately for the short seller, the national markets authority of France, the AMF, was not happy with his conduct, opening an investigation into Muddy Waters wrongdoing in 2016. The investigation is finally ...
Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:11AM
textKarl Polanyi on Unfettered Capitalism by Rainer Hank and Wolfgang Merkel
Karl Polanyi condemned profit greed and deregulated markets. Todfay's capitlaism critics are his heirs and don't know it. An unfettered capitalism is responsible for the world economy coming out of joint. "Finance capital was put in the driver's seat."...
Posted: Mon Jul 22, 2019 3:20AM
calendarSounding the Alarm Against a Fascist Regime
by Curt Wechsler
Sports Basement 1590 Bryant Street, San Francisco Elevator access...
Event Date: Tue Jul 23, 2019 6:30PM
Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:38PM
image"Stop ICE" Demo in San Jose Lights Up the Night
by R.R.
On July 12, concerned citizens in San Jose lit up City Hall Plaza with candles, speakers, dancers and music to demand justice for immigrants. Photos by: Alfred Leung, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer as above....
Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 7:26PM
imageSmall Crowd, Big Message at Golden Gate
by Leon Kunstenaar
Code Pink protests against US mistreatment of immigrants....
Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:14PM
calendarCuba and Culture

by Eugene E Ruyle
Marxist Library 6501 Telegraph Ave, Oakland (just North of Alcatraz Ave.)...
Event Date: Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:30AM
Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:08PM
imageRapid Response Network Helps Fill Urgent Need for Santa Clara Co. Immigrants
by R.R.
Mother Jones magazine looks at how citizens are being trained to respond to ICE....
Posted: Sun Jul 21, 2019 10:07AM
calendarLivestream An Evening of Conscience & Culture by Revolution Books
Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Ave. Berkeley CA 94704...
Event Date: Sun Jul 21, 2019 5:00PM
Posted: Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:21PM
calendarPeace Strike for Climate & Amazon Rainforest in State Capital
by Fridays For Future Sacramento
California State Capitol Museum, West Steps 1315 10th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814...
Event Date: Wed Aug 7, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:35PM
calendarNever Again is Now Rally at UU Church in San Francisco
by First UU Church of SF
First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco 1187 Franklin St, San Francisco, California 94109...
Event Date: Sun Jul 21, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 6:19PM
imageA3 Newsletter: Zulu Whitmore Court Date and More
by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
The latest issue of our newsletter has just been released, spotlighting the important case of Kenny "Zulu" Whitmore and the recent work of Southern University Law Professor Angela A. Allen-Bell & her students. We also update you on the recent activities of Robert King and Albert Woodfox, including Albert's trip abroad to the United Kingdom....
Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:00PM
calendarCommunity-Created Mural To Be Unveiled in the Western Addition
by Citizen Film
Rosa Parks Senior Center 1111 Buchanan St. San Francisco, CA 94115...
Event Date: Sat Aug 3, 2019 11:00AM
Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 2:29PM
calendarEarth Strike! by Revolution Books
Revolution Books, 2444 Durant Ave. Berkeley CA 94704...
Event Date: Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:17PM
imageRegistered Nurses Applaud Pajaro Valley Community Health Trust’s Decision to Buy Watsonville Community Hospital
by California Nurses Association
July 19, 2019 - Registered nurses, doctors, community activists, and residents applaud Pajaro Valley Community Health Trust’s decision to exercise its right of first refusal to buy Watsonville Community Hospital (WCH) from Quorum, announced the California Nurses Association today....
Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:11PM
imageKamala Harris: Law-and-order with a dose of identity politics
by Dan Conway (WSWS Repost)
The World Socialist Web Site takes a close look at the political career of California Senator Kamala Harris....
Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:56AM
calendarBasta !!! Free Chelsea Manning & Julien Assange Oakland Weekly Friday tabling by Orion Edmonson
MacArthur and Fruitvale oakland...
Event Date: Fri Jul 19, 2019 5:30PM
Posted: Fri Jul 19, 2019 1:32AM
calendarThe Immigrant Crisis and the Democratic Party
by James L Cowan
Redstone Building (room TBA) 2940 16th St., San Francisco...
Event Date: Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Jul 18, 2019 4:54PM