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text illegal Mass Arrests in San Francisco-15th Anniversary by Michael Steinberg
15 years ago, on March 21, 2003, I was arrested with hundreds of others in San Francisco protesting the US invasion of Iraq, while I was working as an independent journalist. This report originally appeared in the San Francisco Bay Independent Media Center....
Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 7:13PM
text Young 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
text Police Put Hood Over Homeless Person’s Head to Stop Free Speech by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
At 2 p.m. on February 10, 2018 at Washington Square Park in San Francisco’s North Beach, 4 Democratic Party police, each paid $100,000 a year and up plus benefits, all heavily armed and very muscular, arrested a homeless white man and put a hood over his head after he had been exercising his free speech rights to say whatever came to his mind, as he sat among a group of apparently homeless people. He was not harming anyone but someone called the police. This horror show will produce no posit...
Posted: Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:41PM
text The Honest Government Manifesto by Eric Reeves
The Honest Government movement is launching in San Francisco. Shut down the standard practice of elected leaders selling out to elitist special interests and take back control of government. Many have tried to accomplish this before, but we have a new strategy which allows us to bypass the roadblocks of the past. We are going to fix government by going outside of government, so we don't need the approval of anyone inside government....
Posted: Mon Jan 29, 2018 2:13PM
text 1/20/18 SF Women's March: A Glorious Day by Stop Trump Terrorism
On a beautiful, 55 degree sunny day on January 20, 2018, San Francisco marked the 1 year anniversary with tens of thousands of protesters of an utterly reactionary, anti-women, racist, anti-immigrant, anti-labor, pro-war profoundly stupid and ignorant presidency of a former Democrat, only recently Republican, former TV host, Donald Trump, illegally put in office by tossing the black vote in contested states, the same as the selection of his Republican predecessor, George Bush, Jr., in 2000 an...
Posted: Sat Jan 20, 2018 7:33PM
text San Francisco Passes Resolution Against Offshore Drilling, Fracking by Center for Biological Diversity
Trump’s Proposal to Expand Offshore Leasing Meeting Resistance in California...
Posted: Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:24AM
text Ed Lee, Occupy SF and the Triumph of the Frisco 5 by Michael Steinberg
Ed Lee as mayor of SF quickly changed from a progressive activist to an agent of repression...
Posted: Tue Dec 26, 2017 4:30PM
text SF Jury Says Jose Zarate Not Guilty of Murder of Kate Steinle by Power to the People
Under the brilliant and experienced leadership of Matthew Gonzalez, Chief Attorney at the San Francisco Public Defender's office, undocumented immigrant Jose Zarate was successfully defended before a 6 women, 6 men jury, which declared him not guilty on November 30, 2017 of murder of Kate Steinle and not guilty of manslaughter....
Posted: Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:19PM
text Apartment associations and realtor associations are the enemies of renters by Lynda Carson
The California Apartment Association has been stalking the tenants movement, and in opposition to renter protections it has meddled in the affairs of many cities, including the cites of Alameda, Burlingame, Concord, Healdsburg, Lafayette, Mountain View, Oakland, Pacifica, Richmond, San Francisco, San Jose, San Mateo, Santa Rosa and many other cities!...
Posted: Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:03PM
text Black Reconstruction in Our Times: CPE track at Zinn Book Fair by Center for Political Education
Center for Political Education is excited to bring together nearly 20 authors and activists for this year’s Howard Zinn Book Fair. We will host five different sessions that will put authors of new works in conversation with local organizers to help explore Black Reconstruction themes of land, education, labor, political power, and resistance. Featuring: Jordon Camp, Dawn Phillips, Melissa Crosby, Damien Sojoyner, Chrissy Anderson-Zavala, Chela Delgado, Sónia Vaz Borges, Gaye Theresa John...
Posted: Wed Nov 8, 2017 3:04PM
text Call SF Bd of Supes for Marijuana: We Voted 75% for It by Phone Time
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors, all Democrats, is currently doing everything they can to oppose the 75% of San Francisco voters who voted for Prop 64, the marijuana initiative, of November 2016. We need your phone calls, Emails and faxes now to demand enforcement of Prop 64 with marijuana stores everywhere in San Francisco....
Posted: Wed Nov 8, 2017 7:42AM
text War Monger Rep. Nancy Pelosi says she’d support a ground invasion in N.Korea "last resort" by repost
War monger Democratic Congressional leader Nancy Pelosi has said she backs a ground invasion of North Korea as a "last resort"....
Posted: Tue Nov 7, 2017 4:23PM
text Celebrate the Russian Revolution on it's 100th Anniversary! by Freedom Socialist Party
Down with all tyrants! Join us on Saturday, November 18th for this centennial celebration of the Bolshevik revolution!...
Posted: Tue Oct 31, 2017 3:32PM
text Bay Area runs to provide mental health counseling to psychologically traumatized refugees by Laila Mokhiber
The Gaza 5K returns to San Francisco for a fifth year!...
Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:57AM
text Neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer is still on Twitter despite being banned by Lynda Carson
The fascist, racist dog neo-Nazis with The Daily Stormer still have a Twitter account, after they were allegedly banned from Twitter!...
Posted: Tue Oct 10, 2017 9:49PM
text SF Democrats Who Oppose Pot & Gay Liberation by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
On October 3, 2017, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, all Democrats, voted 9 to 2 to uphold an appeal of the decision to approve the Apothecarium, a medical cannabis dispensary which had been approved for Noriega & 32nd Avenue, after massive opposition of the bourgeois property owners of the Sunset District, organized by the anti-gay Pacific Justice Institute. A vote so overwhelmingly against medical marijuana, and in favor of an anti-gay gang, can only have occurred with the approval ...
Posted: Wed Oct 4, 2017 9:10PM
text Harassment by Verizon to tell us what we know: It is 70 to 80 degrees! by Stop the BS
An irritating noise emanated from my cell phone. I looked and saw a ridiculous announcement that it is hot, something that has been the case for at least 3 days, and is common in September, our summer month. It is not 100 degrees, only 70 degrees in San Francisco, projected to be 80 degrees....
Posted: Wed Sep 27, 2017 10:42AM
text Forget the Alamo: Hate Group Bails by Michael Steinberg
Thousands gathered around San Francisco's Alamo Square to oppose the appearance of a hate group. But they were locked out by the police. As for the haters, they were a no show....
Posted: Sat Aug 26, 2017 11:15PM
text Crissy Field Canceled (per KPFA news at 4pm) by Kim Rohrbach
Heard a little while ago on KPFA that Crissy Field was called off by the organizers and that Kyle Chapman has been arrested. Apparently they're doing a press conference at Alamo Square instead....
Posted: Fri Aug 25, 2017 4:28PM
text Black Homes Matter 2 by Michael Steinberg
Residents and supporters of Midtown Apartments in San Francisco's Fillmore/Western Addition gathered this afternoon to celebrate 2 years of a successful rent strike by 139 families, the longest in SF history. They continue to carry out their slogan: "We Are Staying In Our Homes!"...
Posted: Sat Aug 19, 2017 7:11PM