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textAttack on Atlas Subsidary Office in Oakland by Anonymous
Windows smashed at Atlas child engineering firm CEL in solidarity with Atlanta Forest Defenders. NO COP CITY....
Posted: Thu, May 26, 2022 4:13pm PDT
textApologist for Tucker Carlson's Racism: Glenn Greenwald by Elon Higgins
Former progressive teams up with vile Fox host...
Posted: Thu, May 26, 2022 8:10am PDT
textThe persecution of Julian Assange by Jonathan Cook
Melzer has distilled his detailed research into a new book, The Trial of Julian Assange, that provides a shocking account of rampant lawlessness by the main states involved – Britain, Sweden, the US, and Ecuador. It also documents a sophisticated campaign of misinformation and character assassination to obscure those misdeeds....
Posted: Sat, May 7, 2022 2:32pm PDT
textThe Need for Restorative Justice by B.Clark
Restorative Justice is needed more then ever as violent crimes rates soar. Restorative Justice works to repair harms created in our communities....
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2022 9:23pm PDT
textDeath Penalty Should be Abolished by Arlette Martinez
The death penalty should be abolished. There are innocent people being imprisoned, and many times have been executed. In addition, death penalty has racial bias and the capital punishment does not solve any issue. The death penalty is being used unfairly, and killing another human violates the right to life....
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2022 9:20pm PDT
textThe Prison System Fails Incarcerated Pregnant Women by Megan Lucas
This article gives a look on how incarcerated pregnant women are treated poorly and what can be done to fix it....
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2022 3:39pm PDT
textDiversion Program Funds Need Legal Protection by Mike Tredowski
Why the funding of diversion programs needs to be made independent from the influence of law enforcement and its interests....
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2022 1:36am PDT
textDemocracy - not more than the brand name by Irmtraud Gutschke
The USA, a hegemonic power threatened with decline, is struggling to maintain and expand a monopolistic world order. This is supposed to be justified by surrounding itself with an aura of freedom and democracy. In this respect, the title of Wolin's book is a provocation: "Inverted Totalitarianism."...
Posted: Thu, Apr 14, 2022 11:59am PDT
textTriple Trouble Tuesday: Trio of Terrible Items Scars Council Agenda by Robert Norse
Bad news for buskers, street vendors, and rv-dwellers hits the City Council agenda Tuesday April 12th on items 24, 30, and 31 in yet another "public not wanted" Zoomed meeting....
Posted: Sun, Apr 10, 2022 11:27pm PDT
textWhat is a Crime Wave? (first of a series) by Steve Martinot
As police demand equipment to deal with a crime wave, they are one. Their use of surveillance technology is part of that. This article is a brief analysis of how....
Posted: Fri, Apr 8, 2022 10:41am PDT
textPolice Brutality Claim Highlights City Council Censorship by Robert Norse
Rhonda Reyna accused the SCPD of abusive violence & kidnapping against a minor last summer. City Administrator/Clerk Bonnie Bush refused to post the full text of this Claim on the twice-monthly Santa Cruz City Council agenda for its 2-4 meeting, leaving the community in the dark before the upcoming Council meeting. But then, this may have been the whole point....
Posted: Tue, Feb 15, 2022 9:20am PST
textThe Shortwave Report 01/21/22 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. Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK Japan, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu, Jan 20, 2022 5:19pm PST
textExecution Delayed But Not Reversed: OVO Up for Rubberstamping 1-12 by Robert Norse
A new "hearing" for the OVO [Oversized Vehicle Ordinance] will be held on January 12th at 10 AM by the Zoning Administrator to confirm the ouster of "Oversized", i.e. homeless vehicles, from a large segment of the City....
Posted: Sat, Jan 8, 2022 10:41am PST
textA Sneak Play Past the Community and Coastal Commission...Again by Robert Norse
City staff is urging the Zoning Administrator to authorize and sanctify the reactionary City Council's latest RV ban (the Oversized Vehicle Ordinance). The hearing is being zoomed at 10 AM on Wednesday January 5th. Oppose it in writing now and prepare for an appeal!...
Posted: Mon, Jan 3, 2022 2:54pm PST
textEthiopia's Somali Region: Dulmidiid Youth Arrested in Jigjiga by Hassan Dhuhul
The Dulmidiid movement was founded in the diaspora in 2018, then it spearheaded the removal of the region's president, Abdi Mohamud Omar (Abdi Iley), who is currently in an Ethiopian prison for murder, rape and torture during a decade he was in power....
Posted: Wed, Dec 29, 2021 6:21am PST
textWhistleblower Network on Assange by
" If the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is still to be worth anything, all politicians in Western liberal democracies must stand up and speak out. Those who - quite rightly - stand behind Alexei Nawalny must also stand up for Julian Assange. The credibility of our rule of law is at stake here. "...
Posted: Sat, Dec 11, 2021 8:25am PST
textVictim of Kyle Rittenhouse Remembered for Trying to Save Lives at Protest by Democracy Now!
The parents of Anthony Huber, one of two men killed by Kyle Rittenhouse, say they are heartbroken and angry over the jury’s Friday verdict, and argue it failed to deliver justice for any of Rittenhouse’s victims....
Posted: Tue, Nov 23, 2021 5:39am PST
textAn Open Letter to Berkeley City Council and the City Manager by Karl Knobler, Stev Martinot, Margaret Fine
This letter opposes the BPD desire to encrypt their radio communications, since many residents listen in to watch the police, and will witness unlawful or malfeasant actions....
Posted: Mon, Nov 22, 2021 12:10pm PST
textMass Incarceration In America by Apolinar Vega
Mass Incarceration has affected the lives of many people in particular African Americans and Hispanics. Factors that have contributed to the rise of Mass Incarceration are police oppression, prison labor and many more....
Posted: Mon, Nov 15, 2021 4:20pm PST
textRushed RV Ban on Tuesday City Council Agenda by Robert Norse
City Council's reactionary majority is likely to pass a measure likely to further expose the already unhoused population whose current home is their vehicle. The after-midnight oversized parking ban on "oversized" vehicles is a redo of Richelle Noroyan's failed 2016 nighttime RV ban which failed to meet Coastal Commission standards....
Posted: Mon, Oct 25, 2021 12:07pm PDT
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