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imageManu Koenig and Trail Now PAC Apologize for Anti-Semitic Cartoons Featuring John Leopold
by Linda Pierce, Santa Cruz News Group
Manu Koenig, candidate for Santa Cruz County Supervisor in District 1, has apologized to the Jewish community following the public outcry over the publication of a series of cartoon caricatures considered to be anti-Semitic of his opponent incumbent Supervisor John Leopold, who is Jewish. In an email interview conducted on October 16, Manu Koenig stated: "I was so horrified to realize that the cartoon we had used in our campaign ad about the rail corridor could be considered anti-Semitic. Tha...
Posted: Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:06PM
calendarPeaceful Poetry Protest
by Save the FM Bookstore Group
Fort Mason, Building C Ramp, 2 Marina Boulevard...
Event Date: Sun Sep 20, 2020 3:00PM
Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2020 9:51PM
calendarCommemorate the Fallen – Drive Out the Trump/Pence Regime!
by Curt Wechsler
Grand Lake Theatre 3200 Grand Avenue, Oakland...
Event Date: Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 15, 2020 12:10AM
audioTALES of THE RESISTANCE - San Francisco Mime Troupe - Interview with Michael Sullivan (audio/mpeg 107.6MB) by John Malkin
Interview with actor, playwright, director Michael Sullivan on the 61st season of the San Francisco Mime Troupe. "Tales of the Resistance" is a series of nine radio play podcasts from July to October, 2020....
Posted: Fri Jul 17, 2020 10:36AM
imageMysterious National Police Group Wants Palo Alto to Remove Assata Shakur from BLM Mural
by Tupac's Aunt Escaped to Cuba in 1977
In recent days a national police group contacted the city of Palo Alto. They want the depiction of 1970's Black Liberation Army activist Assata Shakur removed from the 17 foot high BLM mural in front of City Hall. Assata happens to be Tupac Shakur's aunt....
Posted: Sat Jul 11, 2020 3:45PM
imageAlternative "Declaration of Independence Day" on July 4
by Caravan Ends with Protest at Pelosi's House
On the fourth of July, a CodePink caravan declared independence from racism, war, and climate devastation - all interconnecting systems of death. Top Photo: Demonstrators use stencils to paint a message on the street in front of Nancy Pelosi's Pacific Heights Home. It reads, Pelosi Defund War $....
Posted: Thu Jul 9, 2020 2:39AM
image"Tales Of The Resistance" Radio Show With SF Mime Trouper Michael Sullivan
by Labor Video Project
SF Mime trouper Michael Sullivan is interviewed about their new radio show "Tales of Resistance" and the struggles going on in the US and around the world....
Posted: Wed Jul 8, 2020 9:08PM
image2020 LaborFest Art Gallery Focusing On Covid-19
LaborFest Art Gallery on Covid-19 and working people....
Posted: Wed Jul 8, 2020 11:03AM
textColumbus Statue Finally Removed from Telegraph Hill by Milestone in History
After decades of protest, going back in memory to 1992, the 500th Anniversary of Columbus' arrival in the Americas, when we were able to move the Columbus Genocide Parade from Market to Fisherman's Wharf, the latest anti-racism movement, Black Lives Matter, finally moved the City & County of San Francisco to take down the Columbus monument outside Coit Tower on Telegraph Hill today....
Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2020 10:19AM
calendarGive Trump a Birthday to Remember!
by Refuse Fascism Bay Area
Powell & Market, San Francisco...
Event Date: Sun Jun 14, 2020 12:00PM
Posted: Thu Jun 11, 2020 5:26PM
image'I Can't Breathe' Signs Suspended on Water Street Bridge Fishing Rods in Santa Cruz
by Alex Darocy
Signs positioned to read "I can't breathe" were installed on the City of Santa Cruz's Fishing Rods art installation on the Water Street Bridge....
Posted: Tue Jun 2, 2020 9:56PM
calendarVirtual Altar for Those Impacted by State-Sanctioned Violence
Online event...
Event Date: Sat May 30, 2020 12:00PM
Posted: Fri May 29, 2020 5:15PM
calendarAs Death Toll Reaches 100,000, We Demand: Trump/Pence Out Now!
by Refuse Fascism Bay Area
Refuse Fascism will deliver body bags to the Federal Building in San Francisco on May 27. This will be a protest that supports and preserves social distancing a...
Event Date: Wed May 27, 2020 1:00PM
Posted: Tue May 26, 2020 4:08AM
imageAs the Death Toll Rises, We Demand: Trump/Pence Out Now!
by Refuse Fascism Bay Area
Refuse Fascism in the SF Bay Area is carrying out a series of actions in response to the dangerous situation we are in. We will deliver body bags to the Federal Building in San Francisco (on Seventh St.) on May 27 protest escalating deaths in prisons and detention camps, and we will do freeway bannering on May 20, with banners saying “Trump=Fascism=Death” and “Trump Pence Out Now” along with other actions. These will be protests that support and preserve social distancing....
Posted: Tue May 19, 2020 11:44AM
audioGood Riddance Releases EP to Benefit Aid During Virus Pandemic (audio/mpeg 83.0MB) by John Malkin
Santa Cruz punk band Good Riddance released a benefit EP on April 15 to benefit the World Food Programme, the food assistance branch of the United Nations. The four songs are previously unreleased tracks from the band's "Thoughts and Prayers" recording sessions....
Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 8:22PM
calendarCounter “ReOpen America” Rally in SF!
by Curt Wechsler
Van Ness Avenue, across the street from City Hall, between Grove and McAllister Streets...
Event Date: Fri May 1, 2020 11:30AM
Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 12:21AM
calendarNationwide Body Bag Deliveries to Trump Properties Demanding: Trump/Pence #OutNow
by Curt Wechsler
Federal Building 90 7th Street San Francisco...
Event Date: Sun Apr 19, 2020 1:00PM
Posted: Sat Apr 18, 2020 10:40PM
textSan Francisco, CA: Windows of Union-Busting Bakery Smashed Out by Repost
The following communique’ was anonymously sent to It’s Going Down which we republish below. For context, the Tartine Bakery in San Francisco has recently resisted efforts at a unionization drive by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU). The communique’ reads:...
Posted: Wed Apr 1, 2020 10:15AM
imageFreeze Rent
by Broke
Made a poster for people to download and print out and hang in their windows to put pressure on the State to freeze rent until COVID-19 is over....
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:35PM
imageWe Are All We Got — Resources for Mutual Aid During the Coronavirus Pandemic
by Cat Brooks
I know so many of us are scared and panicked in these uncertain times. The truth is that things are going to get worse before they get better. And we should brace ourselves for that while simultaneously doing everything we can do to prevent the spread, like staying home and washing hands vigorously. What is also true is that we will get through this. As a community....
Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:09PM