image Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Targeting Research, Palestine Advocacy at SF State 480_san_francisco_state_university_palestine_lawsuit_1.jpg by Palestine Legal
March 13, 2018 - On Friday, a federal court issued an order dismissing a lawsuit against San Francisco State University (SFSU) professor Rabab Abdulhadi, who together with SFSU, was sued over speech activities supporting Palestinian rights in 2017....
Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 10:35AM
image New Paper Challenges Misguided Stanford Rent Control Study 480_rent_control_rally.jpg by Tenants Together
March 12, 2018 - Rent control experts have released a policy paper in response to a recent Stanford study on rent control. In Rent Control Works: A Response to Business School Professors’ Misguided Attack on Rent Control, Dean Preston and Shanti Singh of Tenants Together, California’s statewide renters’ rights organization, detail where the Business School professors went awry in their critique of rent control....
Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 10:20AM
image ForestWatch Takes Trump Administration to Court Over Public Access to Carrizo Plain Review Documents 480_carrizo-plain-national-monument_ronald-l.-williams_1.jpg by Los Padres ForestWatch
Santa Barbara, CA, March 15, 2018 — Today, Los Padres ForestWatch filed suit against the Department of the Interior after we tried and failed to gain access to public documents related to the federal agency’s review of the Carrizo Plain National Monument last summer....
Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 10:08AM
text Crash on the Horizon by Stephan Schulmeister
The systemic reasons for the crisis are more important than a sudden fall in prices. Stocks are held on average 22 seconds, not 6 months or ten years. Real capitalism is a plus-sum game. Financial capitalism is a zero-sum game. Profit is made at the expense of others. "Love for money" replaces trust. Different ways are possible after a financial meltdown....
Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 9:42AM
text Caribbean Religious Leaders Call for Debt Relief in Face of Disasters by Lydia Andrews
From Grenada to Saint Lucia, religious leaders are calling for processes to provide debt relief in the face of natural disasters....
Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 7:27AM
image Black, Queer Rio de Janeiro Councilwoman Assassinated 480_5f315e6e-ca15-4dba-b1bd-ea665386276d_1.jpeg by Colin Murphy
Councilwoman Marielle Franco, a feminist lesbian activist and emerging voice against police violence, was gunned down yesterday in her car...
Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:58AM
image Teachers and Students Numbering 800 Walk Out from San Mateo High 480_sanmateogiveteachers_1.jpg by R. Robertson
Photos and details courtesy of Harini Krishnan....
Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:47AM
video Speak-Out at In Home Support Services Public Meeting (video/mp4 110.7mb) by Criptastic
Disabled man speaks out around denials in services, obfuscation of meeting information, and numerous accountability and safety issues within the IHSS (In Home Support Services) Public Authority....
Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 10:32PM
calendar Immigration Detention Camps, a CIVIC exposure by UUSF Forum Committee
First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco...
Event Date: Sun Mar 25, 2018 9:30AM
Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:29PM
text Under the Gun In Ireland by Michael Steinberg
A report on a visit to Northern Ireland in 1983. Today it is still ruled by Britain, as its "first and last colony."...
Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 5:13PM
text The Shortwave Report 03/16/18 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio. 29 minutes...
Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 4:57PM
image 1,000 Students Walk Out in Menlo Park 480_menlowalkjenniferfraser1_1.jpg by R. Robertson
An estimated 1,000 Students from 4 high schools on the San Francisco Peninsula joined forces to march along El Camino Real on March 14. They called for stricter gun control laws and were part of the national day of action in which 1 million students across the US took part. Photos by Jennifer Fraser. Free to use for non-commercial purposes, please credit the photographer....
Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 4:45PM
calendar March for Science 2018: San Francisco Bay Area Rally & Street Fair by March for Science SF Bay Area
Lake Merritt Amphitheater, Between 12th Street and 1st Ave., Lake Merritt Blvd, Oakland, CA 94612...
Event Date: Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:00AM
Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 3:33PM
calendar Women's History Month Study Group & Potluck 480_btc_1.jpg by Party for Socialism and Liberation
2969 Mission St. near 26th St....
Event Date: Sun Mar 18, 2018 2:00PM
Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:51PM
calendar Forum/Webinar - 'Russiagate': Talking Back to the New McCarthyism 480_russigate_fb_copy_1.jpg by Party for Socialism and Liberation
2969 Mission St., near 26th St....
Event Date: Sun Mar 25, 2018 11:30AM
Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 1:35PM
image Seaside High School Students Injured by Teacher with Gun 480_dennis-alexander-seaside-high-school_1.jpg by Democracy Now!
Dennis Alexander—who also serves as Mayor Pro Tem in Seaside and a reserve police officer—was teaching a lesson on gun safety when his pistol discharged. The bullet struck the classroom’s ceiling, ejecting shrapnel that lodged in a 17-year-old’s neck; two other students were injured by falling debris....
Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 12:26PM
image Judge Orders County of Monterey to Stop Interfering with Workers’ Right to Representation 480_seiu-_local-521-riley-fcera-quote.jpg by SEIU Local 521
March 14, 2018 - SEIU members recently sent a strong message to Monterey County managers that they need to stop interfering with our right to union representation....
Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:43AM
image Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration’s Failure to Protect Pacific Humpback Whales Threatened by Fishing Gear, Ship Strikes, Oil Spills 480_humpback_whale_and_calf_-_012016_-_noaa_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO, March 15, 2018 — The Center for Biological Diversity, Turtle Island Restoration Network and Wishtoyo Foundation today sued the Trump administration for failing to protect humpback whale habitat in the Pacific Ocean, where the animals face threats from fisheries, ship strikes and oil spills....
Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 11:31AM
text fight4afrin communique I - 14.03.18: Breaking the silence - Organize the resistance by fight4afrin
Since the beginning of the fascist war in Afrin, anti fascists carried the war back to the places where it is approved, concealed, supported and made possible - in the states of NATO. Until now, in more than 70 actions in 9 different countries, the agitators and intellectual arsonists of this war, aswell as the ones who profit from it, were called to account....
Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 9:55AM
image White paper commissioned by Delta Tunnels proponents claims CAWaterFix would benefit fish 480_white-paper-cover-occk-pdf-2_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Bill Jennings, Executive Director of the California Sportfishing Protection Alliance (CSPA), said the report is “an embarrassment to Moyle and his reputation.” “It’s based on three unsupportable premises: First, that the three near-mile long unproven experimental fish screens will work,” said Moyle. “Second, that all of the associated restoration will work. Third, that total Delta exports will not increase. And fourth, that adaptive management will work even though it hasn’t worked during ...
Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 9:14AM