text Your Responsibility to Climate Change by Felix Pacheco
What we have is a rogue economic system that threatens the future quality of our natural environment and our survival. We have no choice but to fight against extinction....
Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:52AM
image UBER LYFT We Made You! Drivers Rally & Speak Out In San Francisco Against The Rip-offs 480_img_6828_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Dozens of UBER and Lyft San Francisco drivers protested the rip-off by these companies of the workers who drive. They reported that UBER and Lyft are using surge pricing only to increase their profits and not for the drivers who do the work. They also said that the tech gig economy is destroying their health and lives as the companies owners make billions through IPO's...
Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:31AM
text Statement from the Yellow Vests of Commercy calling for Popular Assemblies by Yellow Vests of Commercy
A statement from the Yellow Vests shows the political sophistication we must develop as similar social struggles emerge in the declining United States....
Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 7:06AM
calendar Rev. Welton Pleasant II, keynote speaker 2018 California Capitol Kwanzaa Celebration 480_welton_pleasant_ii.jpg by Michael Harris
California State Capitol 4th Floor ~ John Burton Room 10th and L Street Sacaramento, California...
Event Date: Sat Dec 29, 2018 11:30AM
Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 5:17PM
text Senate Hears Bill to Shoot or Evict Native Elk From California National Park by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, December 11, 2018 — A Senate subcommittee Wednesday will consider legislation to allow native tule elk to be shot or removed from California’s Point Reyes National Seashore, the only national park where these elk exist....
Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 4:36PM
calendar Save Our Shores Holiday Open House 480_harbor_holiday_lights_1.jpg by Save Our Shores
Save Our Shores 345 Lake Ave, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Wed Dec 12, 2018 6:30PM
Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 3:24PM
image State Fair Political Practices Commission Opens Investigation of Greenway Campaign Finance Violations 480_california_fair_political_practices_commission_1.jpg by Coastal Rail & Trail
The California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) has opened an investigation of Greenway Capitola for finance and disclosure violations in connection with the recent Measure L campaign in the City of Capitola....
Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 3:05PM
image Tenant activist condemns President Trump for threatening to shut down federal government 480_20181208_163714_1_1_1.jpg by Lynda Carson
Photo of tenant activist Lynda Carson condemning President Donald Trump on December 8, 2018, for threatening to shut down the federal government. The symbolism of condemning President Trump in front of the Oakland Housing Authority (OHA) at 1540 Webster Street downtown Oakland, is justified because a government shut down would threaten tens of thousands of renters in Oakland being assisted by the OHA including veterans, the elderly, disabled, chronically ill, and low-income families in public...
Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 2:41PM
image City Awards Police 12.5 Percent Raise, Bypasses Public Input 480_opd_1.jpg by Oakland Post
The Oakland City Council, bypassing opportunities for public input, rushed to approve a Schaaf administration agreement with the Oakland Police Officers Association (OPOA) that gives officers a 12.5 percent raise over the next five years and locks in controversial provisions that reform advocates say are hampering efforts to strengthen police accountability....
Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 2:30PM
image Many Palestinians Injured as Settlers Storm Joseph’s Tomb josephstomb2018-maan.jpg by IMEMC
Dozens of Palestinian youth suffered from tear-gas inhalation, predawn Monday, during violent confrontations which broke out after hundreds of Israeli settlers stormed Joseph’s Tomb, in the northern occupied West Bank city of Nablus....
Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:29PM
image 169 Structures Demolished in East Jerusalem This Year 480_eastjersualem_silwanicnet_1.jpg by IMEMC
According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs in the occupied Palestinian Territories, Israeli authorities have demolished a total of 169 structures in East Jerusalem this year as of December 3, which represents a 20 percent increase in such demolitions compared to 2017....
Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:24PM
calendar Free Film Screening: The End of Meat, a documentary endmeat.jpeg by Van Luong
SF Public Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin Street, SF, CA 94102...
Event Date: Sat Dec 15, 2018 1:00PM
Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:24PM
image Justice For Kaiser Patients & NUHW Workers! Stop The Suicides From Profiteering & Cost Shifting 480_img_6645_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
NUHW Kaiser mental healthcare workers in California launched a five-day strike on December 10, 2018, over care for patients and NHWA workers conditions. They rallied and marched at SF Kaiser....
Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 1:20AM
document Last Council Meeting of 2018 What's Missing? Freeze/Just Eviction Protection Extension! red_church_flyer_12-10-18.pdf_140_.jpg by Robert Norse
In the last regular scheduled Council meeting of the year outgoing Mayor Terrazas won't put on the agenda an item to extend the Rent Freeze/Just Eviction Protection that the Council passed overwhelmingly in February. That measure expires on today December 11th once the election results are accepted by the Council. It leaves tenants vulnerable to exorbitant rental increases. I have written several letters demanding the "progressive" Council members (who constitute a majority in the middle o...
Posted: Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:16AM
image Matunda Ya Kwanzaa 480_img_0528_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Matunda Ya Kwanzaa, First Fruits of the Harvest, globally....
Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:37PM
text Homeless Shelter Crisis in Sonoma County by Chelsea Turner
A "homeless shelter crisis" was declared by the city council of Sonoma County in a 5-0 vote. Mental illness is another issue that needs to be addressed in the homeless community on top of funding for homeless shelters....
Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:22PM
calendar International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers: Demand that SFPD Prioritize Safety by US PROStitutes Collective
San Francisco Police Department Mission Station, 630 Valencia Street, San Francisco, CA 94110...
Event Date: Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:01AM
calendar Stop Treasure Island Tolls/Gentrification Attacking Tenants 480_treasure_island_whistleblowers_andre_patterson_and_felita_sample_at_.jpg by Stop Tolls On Treasure Island
SF City Hall, Board of Supervisors Chambers, Room 250...
Event Date: Tue Dec 11, 2018 11:00AM
Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 9:57AM
text Driven to Consumption and Money out of Nothing by M. Binswanger, A. Sahr, and B. Milanovic
Growth originally created a material prosperity about which earlier generations could only dream. However, more economic growth does not lead to people being happier anymore. We are prisoners of a system that forces us to permanent growth. Banks create credits at the touch of a button, wages stagnate, schools decay and Goldman Sachs is in the government. Who benefits from this?...
Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 4:48AM
calendar Fight back: Secret OPD pay raise aptp-logo.png by APTP
City Hall 1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Rm 201 Oakland...
Event Date: Tue Dec 11, 2018 5:30PM
Posted: Sun Dec 9, 2018 8:51PM