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imageTreasure Island Children's Nightmare! School On Radioactive Dumpsite On SF Treasure Isla
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by Labor Video Project
A charter school is being proposed on Treasure Island at the old Treasure Island Elementary school. Dr Nayvin Gordon spoke out against this proposal at the San Francisco Unified School District board meeting on 1/28/20 as well as interviews with two residents Felita Sample whose daughter was at that school and Andre Patterson....
Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2020 3:44PM
imageOakland Rally and March for MLK Day
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Children and disabled lead Oakland march to reclaim King's radical legacy...
Posted: Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:23PM
image20th Anniversary of Rosa Parks Day
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by Michael Harris
20 years later the struggle continues in the City of Sacramento to honor the "Patron Saint" of the Women's Political Council who later became the "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement." Thankfully, Attorney Fred Gray, Esq. is still on the case and preparing to join us MLK 50 Anniversary - Sacramento Public Library....
Posted: Fri Jan 17, 2020 10:42AM
calendarAPTP to Lead 6th Annual March/Rally to Reclaim MLK (plus weekend events)
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by Anti Police-Terror Project
Oscar Grant Plaza 14th Street and Broadway Oakland...
Event Date: Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:00PM
Posted: Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:35PM
image20th Anniversary of Rosa Parks Day in California
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
We are proud to continue the work this 20th Anniversary of Rosa Parks Day in California. Her birthday celebration is a special opportunity to recognize the profound changes throughout our society and reflect upon unfinished work toward forming a more perfect union, by ensuring her courage and her activism lives on....
Posted: Thu Jan 2, 2020 5:31PM
imageALEC, Lumina & The Downsizing & Corporatization of City College of San Francisco
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by Labor Video Project
In a report on San Francisco Community College a panel talk about the corporatization and organized destruction of the college by the Chancellor Mark Rocha. The panel looks at how this is being organized by. the California Democrats in the legislature who have been colluding with ALEC and the Lumina Foundation....
Posted: Mon Dec 30, 2019 9:24AM
imageUC Santa Cruz graduate students wildcat strike enters critical phase
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by Meenakshi Jagadeesan (WSWS Repost)
The wildcat strike begun by University of California Santa Cruz graduate students early last week has now entered a critical stage. The striking students who work as graduate and teaching assistants had pledged to withhold submitting final grades for the Fall quarter, until the administration met their demand for an above-board cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) of $1,400. The due date for the grades is today, Wednesday, December 18, and will likely see a showdown between the striking students ...
Posted: Wed Dec 18, 2019 5:21PM
imageStop The Cuts! Hundreds of CCSF Students & Faculty Protest 300 Class Cuts AT BOT
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by Labor Video Project
Hundreds of students and faculty protested at the San Francisco Community College Board of Trustees meeting against the 300 class cuts by CCSF chancellor Mark Rocha. The board had previously voted give to big raises to executives at the community college. The cuts will also close down the senior class program....
Posted: Sat Dec 14, 2019 6:32AM
audioThis Is America #99: Inside The UC Santa Cruz Wildcat Strike (audio/mpeg 125.7MB) by It's Going Down
Welcome, to This Is America, December 12th, 2019. On this episode, we are lucky enough to speak with two grad students involved in the growing wildcat strike that is demanding a cost of living adjustment on the University of California (UC) campus of Santa Cruz, located south of the bay area in Northern California....
Posted: Fri Dec 13, 2019 5:29PM
imageTeachers, Students & Community Rally To STOP Massive Cuts At SF City College By Rocha
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by Labor Video Project
A rally was held on 12/10/19 at SF City hall by faculty, students and community members to protest the massive cut of 300 classes. This will eliminate whole programs and also end senior classes....
Posted: Thu Dec 12, 2019 2:42PM
imageCalifornia graduate students on wildcat strike
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by Evelyn Rios (WSWS Repost)
Beginning Monday, a group of graduate students at the University of California, Santa Cruz began a wildcat strike demanding a cost-of-living wage increase. The graduate students are demanding an end to their precarious financial situation, which many students report results in regularly skipping meals, spending some 50-80 percent of their income on housing in one of the most expensive rental markets in the US, and overall heightened stress levels in struggling to meet basic needs....
Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2019 5:03PM
imageSanta Cruz Faculty Association Solidarity with Graduate Students
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by Santa Cruz Faculty Association (SCFA)
The SCFA sent the following message to faculty on 12/11/19...
Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2019 9:59AM
imageNo COLA, No Grades. We Will Not Submit
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by UCSC Grad Students
Our response to administration's latest attempt to intimidate us...
Posted: Tue Dec 10, 2019 9:15PM
imageUCSC Give Graduate Students a COLA!
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by Anakbayan Santa Cruz
Anakbayan Santa Cruz Stands in Solidarity with the Strike of Grad Students...
Posted: Tue Dec 10, 2019 2:40PM
textUC Davis solidarity with UCSC striking grad students by UC Davis Solidarity
We UC Davis graduate students, undergraduate students, campus workers, and alumni fully support the striking graduate students at UC Santa Cruz and their demands for a Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) in one of the most expensive areas to live in the world(1). Graduate students perform essential labor for the university, teaching classes, grading assignments, and helping students in office hours. The University administration knows exactly how much we get paid and how much housing costs, and ...
Posted: Tue Dec 10, 2019 2:30PM
image2019 Sacramento Kwanzaa: A Special Karamu Celebration
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
The notion of "potluck" Kwanzaa in the 21st Century is a challenging local tradition that should not be a salient notion or limiting factor toward embracing Umoja year round and throughout the Kwanzaa season, Matunda ya Kwanza....
Posted: Thu Dec 5, 2019 5:05PM
imageMatunda Ya Kwanza: Our “California Grown” Pan African Celebration of Life
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
In Dr. Maulana Karenga’s own words he says, “The origin of Kwanzaa on the African continent are in the agricultural celebrations called the ‘first fruits’ celebrations and to a lesser degree the full or general harvest celebration. 2019 Sacramento Kwanzaa and California State Capitol Kwanzaa continues our journey toward expanding California Pan African Global Trade and Investment....
Posted: Thu Dec 5, 2019 4:04PM
textBay Area Youth Evade Unjust BART Fare by Fare strike
San Francisco, California. Today, Friday November 29th, Bay Area (born and raised) youth evaded unjust fares and hopped the turnstiles en masse, stating their concern for their communities and a desire to hold BART accountable for attacks towards them. They say that many people from the Bay regularly hop as a basic point of survival and likewise, they have no intention of stopping these evasions....
Posted: Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:45PM
calendarUC Berkeley Climate Strike: UC Green New Deal
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by Students For Climate Action
Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley, Bancroft Way, Berkeley, California 94720...
Event Date: Fri Dec 6, 2019 10:00AM
Posted: Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:04AM
imageAnn Coulter Protest Draws Over a Thousand Demonstrators
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by Protest Reporting
The scene on November 20 at the University of California, Berkeley....
Posted: Sat Nov 23, 2019 11:49AM