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calendarPeople's Park construction underway: Rally and march starting at 5 pm at Sproul Plaza!
by Outraged
Sproul Plaza, UC Berkeley...
Event Date: Wed, Aug 3, 2022 5:00pm PDT
Posted: Wed, Aug 3, 2022 12:54pm PDT
textUS acted as self-appointed Judge & Executioner in murder of al Qaeda chief by DLi
In the latest drone killing of alleged al Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri, the US government acted as a self-appointed Judge and Executioner, without ever presenting any evidence to any international judicial body....
Posted: Tue, Aug 2, 2022 5:16pm PDT
calendarStop the SCPD Sweeps! Stop Lying About Available Shelter! Services Not Threats! by Robert Norse
Community Room, Santa Cruz Police Station Laurel and Center Streets....
Event Date: Tue, Aug 2, 2022 3:30pm PDT
Posted: Mon, Aug 1, 2022 8:10pm PDT
calendarStop Shotspotter Teach-In by Oakland Privacy
Event Date: Thu, Aug 4, 2022 4:00pm PDT
Posted: Mon, Aug 1, 2022 10:49am PDT
textCIA Whistleblower Reflects on the Persecution of Julian Assange by Jeffrey Sterling
UK legal system puppets as US pulls strings. Media complicit....
Posted: Fri, Jul 29, 2022 8:54pm PDT
imageHaitians Demand Reparations at French Consulate and Citibank
by Leon Kunstenaar - event announcement
France: Amount Due to Haiti $21,685,135,571.48...
Posted: Fri, Jul 29, 2022 11:19am PDT
calendarProtest the FBI: A Government Against the People
by Direct Action Everywhere
450 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102...
Event Date: Wed, Aug 10, 2022 3:00pm PDT
Posted: Wed, Jul 27, 2022 10:28pm PDT
imageSunday Protest for Reproductive Rights at Golden Gate Bridge
by Leon Kunstenaar
Supreme Court seen as illegitimate as protesters demand "Abort the Court!"...
Posted: Mon, Jul 25, 2022 11:40am PDT
videoVideo: Watsonville Police Punch Man During Arrest (video/mp4 4.0MB) by Santa Cruz Police News
A video posted to social media (see below) shows police in Watsonville suddenly pushing 39 year-old Antonio Zepeda to the ground and then punching him in the area of his head and neck while arresting him on July 19. Community members are calling for transparency and for police to release their bodycam footage of the incident....
Posted: Fri, Jul 22, 2022 2:30pm PDT
textHysterical Populism and the Appetite of the Leviathan by Robert Kurz
The relationship between economy and social order has been turned upside down: economy is no longer a function of an overarching culture, but conversely, "human society has sunk to being an accessory of the economic system" (Karl Polanyi). Robert Kurz, the founder of Exit and Krisis journals, on scapegoating, moral panics and conspiracy theory culture....
Posted: Wed, Jul 20, 2022 6:10am PDT
imageUnion Square Protest Against Attacks on Human Rights
by Leon Kunstenaar
American flag now seen as a symbol of oppression of women...
Posted: Mon, Jul 18, 2022 11:04am PDT
calendarEl Salvador event by Karl Kramer
Online Zoom event...
Event Date: Sat, Jul 30, 2022 6:00pm PDT
Posted: Thu, Jul 14, 2022 2:43pm PDT
calendarOakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State by Oakland Privacy
Please email a few days before the meeting to get up-to-date location information or obtain Zoom meeting access info....
Event Date: Wed, Aug 17, 2022 6:30pm PDT
Posted: Thu, Jul 14, 2022 10:49am PDT
image“Que no se dejan vencer”. Declaración del preso político Fidencio Aldama
by Grupo en Solidaridad con Fidencio Aldama
Mi nombre es Fidencio Aldama Pérez. Perteneciente a la étnica de la tribu Yaqui, me inculcaron desde niño el respeto hacia las personas, sin olvidar algo muy importante: LA LUCHA POR NUESTRO TERRITORIO....
Posted: Mon, Jul 11, 2022 9:34pm PDT
image“Never Surrender”: Statement from Political Prisoner Fidencio Aldama
by Fidencio Aldama Solidarity Group
My name is Fidencio Aldama Pérez. I am part of the Yaqui tribe. I was taught to respect other people, without forgetting something very important: THE STRUGGLE FOR OUR TERRITORY....
Posted: Mon, Jul 11, 2022 9:31pm PDT
textDealing with Police and Government Agents by Micheal Berosch
“Any lawyer worth his salt will tell the suspect in no uncertain terms to make no statement to police under any circumstances.” (U.S. Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson writing in Watts v. Indiana, 338 U.S. 49 (1949))...
Posted: Fri, Jul 8, 2022 9:38am PDT
imageReproductive Rights Protests Are Ramping Up
by Leon Kunstenaar
From dozens to thousands, people take to the streets against the Supreme Court. July 4th "Independence Day" seen as a farce....
Posted: Tue, Jul 5, 2022 11:57am PDT
imagePreparing to Defend the Likely Sweeps
by Robert Norse
We did a little tabling downtown yesterday, distributing flyers and circulating petitions encouraging activists to rise up again in support of basic justice for those outside. We were testing the waters for Pacific Ave. passersby. The literature challenged the false "all is well--we've got shelter & housing for those outside" narrative. The flyers and petition set out a more truthful counter-narrative. Our ultimate goal is to provide support for resistance to Benchlands removal at the end...
Posted: Mon, Jul 4, 2022 6:32pm PDT
textJeffery Stonehill died by Bob Lamonica
Jeffery Stonehill died June 13, 2022...
Posted: Sat, Jul 2, 2022 8:15pm PDT
textOn People's Park, Democracy, and Politics by Memory
Berkeley city council-member Rigel Robinson released a recent article championing the UC's proposed redevelopment project on People's Park. This article was accompanied with a statement from council-member Lori Droste's legislative assistant. The statement compared People's Park activists to the January 6th insurrectionists....
Posted: Sat, Jun 25, 2022 5:46pm PDT