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textYoung millennials ditch Facebook for Snapchat and Instagram by Gene Koprowski
Young Millennials, those born between 1991 and 2001, are moving away from Facebook, en masse....
Posted: Fri Mar 9, 2018 6:19PM
textChallenging The Status Quo - Documentary (2018) by Betshy X0
A documentary about the politics of change....
Posted: Sat Jan 27, 2018 5:53PM
textFeminism: A Fashion Story (2017) by Betshy X0
A short documentary made from the SWFTA archives, highlighting the importance of feminism, and its link to fashion....
Posted: Sun Dec 24, 2017 9:44AM
textHomeless Services Center and Calamity's Cupboard -- and Art Show! by Linda Ellen Lemaster
I went to TOUCHED BY HOMELESSNESS, an inclusive Art Show, in early November. Story reviews the art on display at HSC show, then through memories, I've explored HSC history and community engagement...
Posted: Tue Dec 5, 2017 5:51PM
textReview of Brontez Purnell's Since I Laid My Burden Down by Eugenio Negro by Eugenio Negro
San José satirist Eugenio Negro reviews Oakland artist Brontez Purnell's new novel Since I Laid my Burden Down....
Posted: Sat Jul 8, 2017 3:38PM
textImprint of Hope Are Making Iraq Great and Beautiful by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
In addition to decorating the city’s walls, Imprint of Hope also paints orphanages, nurseries and public buildings, including a children’s cancer hospital....
Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 2:45AM
textPussy Riot Raises Free Speech Issues Through a "Biased Informative Musical" by Philip Hamilton
Pussy Riot takes on a different way to raise awareness to free speech issues in Russia, and other countries, by presenting the audience a "Biased Informative Musical"....
Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 10:57PM
textChgo Review of Books Takes Stand Against Hater Milo/Simon & Schuster book deal by anon
Milo Yiannopolous, the Breitbart writer who was deemed too offensive for Twitter, has been granted a book deal by Simon and Schuster....
Posted: Tue Jan 3, 2017 1:29PM
textAnticapitalist and antifascist struggle in France in the wake of the state of emergency by Comunard
New video about the anticapitalist and antifascist struggle in France in the wake of the state of emergency in place after the latest terror attacks in 2015 and the Nuit Debout struggles...
Posted: Sat Nov 19, 2016 6:30AM
textSAG-AFTRA video game performers on strike by WSWS
In the early morning of Friday, the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) announced a strike against a dozen video game entertainment corporations, including Electronic Arts Productions, Inc., Disney Character Voices, Inc. and Warner Brothers Games, Inc. The strike was voted by 96.55 percent of the union’s membership back in October 2015 and applies to production commenced on or after February 17, 2015....
Posted: Sat Oct 22, 2016 11:16PM
textSanta Cruz Sentinel Reporter Leaves Questionable Voicemail by Tannery Concerned
A phone call from a Santa Cruz Sentinel staff reporter left a sting and insulted a friend of the mother of Maddy Middleton this week. He left his name and intention and the phone message is included with more. This was the year anniversary of the tragedy that happened last year at Tannery....
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 4:09PM
textMathews Council Crushes Handicraft Vendors; Freedom SleepOut #46 Soldiers On by Robert Norse
Last chance to make a cry of outrage at the City Council'slaw to outlaw all handicraft vending in the downtown and wharf-beachfront areas. Follow-up by saying no to a cop-heavy budget (social services take up less than 3% of the budget compared to police & rangers (42%). Finally the Food-Not-Bombs supported Freedom Sleepers will resume their principled civil disobedience on the sidewalk and city hall courtyard that night for the 46th week....
Posted: Tue May 24, 2016 12:58PM
textVideo: Founding Fathers, Hip Hop by
Founding Fathers presents the true history of Hip Hop. 700 free movies, 700 free e-books and 450 free audio books (including "1984") are ours at Enjoy the feast!...
Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2016 2:35PM
text22 Writers Explain Why PEN American Center Should Reject Israeli Government Sponsorship by Adalah-NY
Twenty-two literary figures who signed a letter calling on the PEN American Center to reject Israeli government sponsorship of its World Voices Festival due to Israel’s human rights abuses have elaborated on their decision in quotes below. The Festival is being held in New York City from April 25-May 1....
Posted: Tue Apr 12, 2016 9:10AM
textOver 100 Writers Call on PEN American Center to Reject Israeli Government Sponsorship by Adalah-NY
In a letter made public today over 100 writers, including Pulitzer Prize winners Junot Díaz, Richard Ford, and Alice Walker, and award-winning author Louise Erdrich, have called on the PEN American Center “to reject support from the Embassy of Israel” for PEN’s annual World Voices Festival. PEN lists the Israeli Embassy as among the “Champions” of the Festival, and as a sponsor of one of the Festival’s panels....
Posted: Wed Apr 6, 2016 12:16PM
textSan Francisco Green Film Festival - Volunteers Needed! by Victoria McKenzie
The San Francisco Green Film Festival (SFGFF) returns April 14-20, 2016 as the Bay Area's leading event for films and discussions about people and the planet....
Posted: Tue Mar 22, 2016 11:45AM
textVideo: Direct Action and Protest, 1 hr 9 min by
Panelists talked about the history and use of direct action as a means of non-violent protest. Topics included the Keystone XL pipeline, the Black Lives Matter movement, housing evictions, rising tuition, and nuclear power....
Posted: Fri Jan 1, 2016 2:29PM
textVideo: Super Amigos (2007), 1 hr 15 min by marc
Reality begins when we all begin to believe. Enjoy this free movie that could inspire us to bring hope and possibility into our late-capitalist cul-de-sac. Housing, health care and educations shou9ld be human rights, not private privileges....
Posted: Tue Dec 29, 2015 7:52AM
textElbo Room Hosts Nazis, Calls Cops On POC by social media
Elbo Room hosted a show for the band "Death In June" on Tuesday night. This is the 2nd time they've hosted this fascist, white supremacist band, despite protests & community outcry. On Tuesday night, the owner came out & called the police on our comrades, LYING that there was a "crowd of people" "wielding knives": NO ONE that night pulled out any weapons. In today's context, calling the pigs on someone & lying that they are armed & dangerous can literally lead to the death of that person, esp...
Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 12:13PM
textKPFA-Pacifica Union History and Politics by Bob English
Remembering the progressive missions and legacies of IWW labor organizer and working class song writer Joe Hill and Pacifica Radio founder Lew Hill. Highlighting, untangling threads of recent history/politics of Pacifica-KPFA workers unions, the industrial to craft unionism transition or coup underlying labor turmoil over 25 years, particularly differences/conflicts in union solidarity, representation or exclusion of unpaid workers. UEW industrial/inclusive vs. CWA craft/paid staff only union...
Posted: Sun Dec 13, 2015 4:48PM