text Join the March 10 effort to repeal the extreme Costa Hawkins Rental Housing Act. by Lynda Carson
Mark your calendars now to attend the Petition Campaign Kick-Off next Saturday, March 10, 10:00am -12:00pm -- at the BART / Fruitvale Village Plaza (btw International & E 12st), near the Fruitvale BART Station in East Oakland!...
Posted: Mon Mar 5, 2018 4:55PM
calendar Anniversary of the Anti-homeless Fence Decorating Party 480_anti_homeless_fence_decorating_party_downtown_post_office_santa_cruz_1.jpg by Keith McHenry
Post Office 850 Front St, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Sun Mar 11, 2018 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 5, 2018 11:12AM
calendar March for Science 2018: National & International Marches by March for Science
United States and International Satellite Marches & Rallies...
Event Date: Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 5, 2018 10:42AM
text Democrats' S.Res 414 Anti-Venezuela Resolution by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
An anti-Venezuela government resolution, Senate Res. 414, sponsored by Democrat Richard Durbin of Illinois and co-sponsored by Democrats Menendez, Cardin, Van Hollen, Leahy, Nelson, Bennett, Coons, Reed, Kaine (Hillary’s VP nomination), and the Democrats’ sheepdog Bernie Sanders was introduced on February 27, 2018, reminiscent of the US CIA’s attack on Chile in 1973....
Posted: Sat Mar 3, 2018 4:25PM
calendar March for Science march_for_science_santa_cruz.jpg by Santa Cruz Indivisible
City Hall 809 Center St,, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Sat Apr 21, 2018 11:00AM
Posted: Sat Mar 3, 2018 3:51PM
text New US Bills Introduced to Tackle Global Tax Avoidance and Corruption by Lydia Andrews
This week a series of legislation was introduced in the House and Senate that takes aim at corporate tax avoidance and foreign corruption....
Posted: Fri Mar 2, 2018 2:26PM
image Reporters Without Borders are outraged by pressure on journalists in Moldova 480_reporters-without-borders_2-19-18_1.jpg by Don Owens
We have long got used to the fact that various human rights organizations monitoring the situation on matters relating to the freedom of expression, human rights and other ephemeral phenomena of the modern world try to ignore flagrant examples of their violations in the case it does not conflict with interests of their own patrons. By way of example, countries embarking on the road towards democracy usually raise no concerns to ardent defenders of universal human values, regardless of the rea...
Posted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 11:35PM
calendar Leon Phat smokes out the SF Mayoral candidates: the walking tour by D. Giesen
American Youth Hostel 312 Mason Street (meet in the lobby)...
Event Date: Sat Mar 3, 2018 9:00AM
Posted: Tue Feb 27, 2018 4:00PM
document California Court Ruling Ends Decades of State Pesticide Spraying 2018-2-22-california-dept-of-food-and-ag-pesticides-ruling.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Judge Strips State Food Agriculture Agency of Authority to Use Chemicals...
Posted: Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:54PM
calendar An Intelligent Woman's Guide to Socialism and Capitalism by David Giesen
La Boheme Cafe 24th St. at Mission...
Event Date: Mon Feb 26, 2018 6:00PM
Posted: Sun Feb 25, 2018 10:27AM
calendar Oakland Green Party monthly meeting by Oakland Green Party
It's Your Move Games and Hobbies 4920 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland...
Event Date: Thu Mar 1, 2018 6:30PM
Posted: Sat Feb 24, 2018 9:42PM
image Water Board resumes Delta Tunnels hearing, rejects motions by opponents 480_feather_river_near_gridley_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
”The State Water Resources Control Board has discarded due process, abandoned any pretense of being an independent regulatory agency, and revealed its intention to approve this disastrous project regardless of testimony and evidence,” said Bill Jennings, executive director for California Sportfishing Protection Alliance. Feather River near Gridley. Photo by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 7:31PM
text Indigenous and Environmental Activists Call for Removal of McKinley Statue in Arcata by Bay Area Coalition for Headwaters
At the Arcata City Council meeting on Wed., Feb. 21, the Pacific Alliance for Indigenous and Environmental Action (PAIEA) affiliates will add their voices to those calling for the removal of the statue of President McKinley from the Arcata Plaza, as well as the plaque mentioning “Indian troubles”. After a walk and rally, they will converge on the Arcata City Council meeting Wednesday (Feb. 21) night....
Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:58AM
image Gigantesca movilizacion en defensa del proceso de cambio en Santa Cruz-Bolivia. 480_dwhmz31xcaabnur_1.jpg by Luis Gonzales Guardia
Gigantesca movilizacion en defensa del proceso de cambio en el monumento Chiriguano de la ciudad de Santa Cruz- Bolivia. La demostracion expresa su respado al presidente Evo Morales....
Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:20PM
calendar East Bay premier, Nat Bates for Mayor documentary by Jovanka Bekles for Assembly
New Parkway Theater, 474 24th St, Oakland...
Event Date: Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 4:55PM
text State Investments and the Public Sector by Patrick Schreiner and Kai Eicker Wolf
The public infrastructure is something positive, even from a business perspective. It is a kind of advance concession. It increases the entrepreneurial production potential and lowers the production costs. If state investments are trifling, this will have negative long-term effects on economic development....
Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2018 6:10AM
text Oakland weekly signature gathering events to repeal Costa-Hawkins Act by Lynda Carson
On Monday, February 19, Carroll Fife, Executive Director, Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE) in Oakland, said, “Our community kick-off event & signature gathering effort last Saturday to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act was a big action. It was amazing. The signature gathering event was better than anticipated!...
Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 11:07PM
image Court Victory: 10-Year California Water Transfer Program Failed Analysis & Disclosure 480_watertransferbuyersaridsjvgraphic_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
AquAlliance Executive Director Barbara Vlamis said the significance of the decision extends well beyond the water transfers to current litigation in the courts challenging Governor Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels project. “Some of the same issues raised by Aqualliance regarding the twin tunnels, such as the impacts to ground water, land subsidence and climate, were brought up in this case and the court ruled favorably,” she said....
Posted: Mon Feb 19, 2018 5:09PM
image Urgent! The Beach Flats Garden Needs Your Help 480_beach_flats_community_garden_1.jpg by Save the Beach Flats Community Garden
Dear Beach Flats Garden supporter: The City Parks Department needs to hear from you regarding the Parks Master Plan. Public comment is due by February 20. Send comments to:
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 10:56PM
text Oakland activists are collecting signatures to repeal Costa-Hawkins Act by Lynda Carson
Oakland housing activists supporting a statewide ballot initiative to repeal the draconian Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act are collecting signatures to qualify the repeal measure for the November 2018 ballot, and will be having a community kick-off event & signature gathering, followed by lunch on Saturday, February 17th, 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM....
Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2018 7:07PM