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text A Public Bank of Oakland Could Provide Financial Services to Cannabis Industry by R. Robertson
Oakland will spend $75,000 on a study to examine the feasibility of establishing a public bank in that city. Most corporate banks do not conduct business with the cannabis industry, even where cannabis operations are legal, pay taxes and hire employees. The study will hopefully prove that a public bank would be able to provide financial services to the cannabis industry....
Posted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:10AM
text No One Wins if the Homeless are Evicted, Mr. Mayor! by Mike Zint
I'm asking you to show up in support of our efforts. Get between the cops and the homeless, and stand for human rights. This will send a message to the nation, and the world, that Berkeley continues to lead the way on human rights issues....
Posted: Mon Oct 23, 2017 8:56AM
text Unmasking some local Bay Area corporate newsroom talking heads by Franz Kafka
The corporate newsroom “talking heads” have no mercy when accusing ANTIFA protesters of wrong doing, or African-Americans of wrong doing when fighting back against systemic oppression, and police brutality!...
Posted: Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:32PM
text Democracy Now:Who’s Hacking Who? Americans, Not Russians, Disenfranchise Millions of Black by repost
The capitalist media and "left" outlets like "Democracy Now" are supporting the Democratic Party hack line that the "Russian Hacking" is the reason Hillary lost the election....
Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:46PM
text WorkWeek 10-10- 17 On Labor & N. CA Fire And Long Term Care In National Healthcare Bill by KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek Radio
KPFA Pacifica WorkWeek Radio looks at the role of labor in the growing catastrophic fires in Northern California from firefighters to the thousands of workers who have lost their homes and jobs. It also looks at the exclusion of longterm care in the Healthcare For All Bill introduced by Senator Bernie Sanders...
Posted: Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:48PM
text Court decision in Empire State Bldg versus Pacifica & WBAI by reader
In two short words: We lost. (Report from Steve Brown in NY)...
Posted: Sat Oct 7, 2017 4:08PM
text Community Victory Against Right-Wing Agitator Milo Yiannopoulos by Susan Smith
Communities Against Racism and Fascism announced that the kick-off event for the far right’s “Free Speech Week” at UC Berkeley this weekend fizzled as white supremacist Milo Yiannopoulos and his supporters were outnumbered by anti-fascist protesters....
Posted: Tue Sep 26, 2017 2:27PM
text UC Berkeley chancellor capitulated to the Alt-Right by Anon...
UC Berkeley's Chancellor Carol Christ capitulated to the Alt-Right today, closing off Sproul Plaza for a private event held by Milo Yiannopoulos....
Posted: Mon Sep 25, 2017 12:57AM
text Testing shows smart meters transmit far more frequently than industry claims by chris rabe
This was originally a letter to the editor of the Alameda Sun, outlining reasons for concern, and urging concerned citizens to attend the upcoming Public Utility Board meeting, Monday, October 16 at Alameda City Hall 7pm....
Posted: Fri Sep 22, 2017 10:36PM
text Statement on Berkeley City Council Resolution to Pepper Spray Protesters by NLG-SF
The one thing Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin, the Berkeley Police Department and City Council got right at the Monday afternoon Council meeting was that violence has indeed come to the streets of Berkeley. But rather than using these critical times as an opportunity to have a larger conversation with Berkeley’s people of color, LGBTQIA, Jews, Muslims and other communities who are being targeted by white nationalists/neo-Nazis/white supremacists — the City has instead utilized this as an opport...
Posted: Wed Sep 20, 2017 7:53PM
text Indigernous Elder ARRESTED by Child Molestors (OPD) Again (4 out 10 9-11) by Zachary RunningWolf
Indigenous Elder Zachary RunningWolf ARRESTED (NO BAIL) by Child Molesting OPD for the 4th Time in 10 Months. This time a 2nd Moss on the Wood (O2D- Expansion in 5th YEAR) WITH 8 CARS for Used Spray Cans and Held in Santa Rita on NO BAIL for 4 Days until OR by Judge (Court Date 10/4). Not Only being Targetted for the 4 day Monthly STOP DRIVING but also Free Speech 4 Nazis in Berkeley (Real Mayor ELECTED) as it Shows "Jesse is NOT OUR MAYOR"....
Posted: Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:27PM
text Alt-Right create fake Berkeley stabbing story by Unfake the News
The Alt-Right are spreading a fake news story about a woman who was allegedly stabbed by Antifa in Berkeley last night. This story is factually untrue....
Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:44PM
text UC Gave $600,000 for Hate Speech, Plans Week of More Hate Speech by California Taxpayer
The public university, the University of California, gave $600,000 to promote hate speech from 33 year old mentally ill fascist Zionist Ben Shapiro on 9/14/17, who thinks people who are poor made the choice to be poor, women should be denied abortions in all circumstances, transgender is mental illness and “Arabs like to bomb crap and live in open sewage,” An entire week of this incitement to destroy humanity is planned at UC Berkeley starting September 24, courtesy the taxpayers. Soon, ther...
Posted: Fri Sep 15, 2017 8:03AM
text Is OPD Still Cooperating with Deportations? An Open Letter to Oakland's Elected Officials by Oakland Privacy
It remains unclear whether the Oakland Police Department provided material assistance in the detention and potential deportation of an undocumented Oakland resident who may or may not have been named in a warrant and may not have committed any criminal wrongdoing. Oakland Privacy encourages you to look deeply into the events of August 16 and consider whether they meet with the letter and the spirit of the City Council's deliberations regarding your ongoing relationship with HSI/ICE and the...
Posted: Wed Aug 30, 2017 7:29PM
text A Celebratory Note on Sunday’s People by Steve Martinot
The Aug. 27 demonstrations against the uninvited fascists representing Trump were a big success, in many ways. this article celebrates the event and some of things we learned....
Posted: Mon Aug 28, 2017 11:48AM
text Berkeley Gov Holding Special Meeting for "Urgency Ordinance" by Anonymous
Ahead of the upcoming Alt-Right rally and the opposition Rally Against Hate, there will be a special meeting at Berkeley city council chambers on an "Urgency Ordinance" granting special powers to the city manager. The meeting is tomorrow, August 18th at 3PM, at 2134 MLK Way, second floor....
Posted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 8:09PM
text Strong rent control laws will slow rent hikes & homelessness by Lynda Carson
A recent report on rent increases by Zillow reveals that rising rents create more homelessness!...
Posted: Fri Aug 4, 2017 8:55PM
text KPFA Corporatist GM Quincy McCoy Attacks Free Speech In Canceling Dawkins by repost
KPFA corporatist GM Quincy McCoy cancelled Richard Dawkins talk without discussing with him statements which some said were anti-Muslim. Apparently corporatist McCoy responds to slander without checking the facts like any corporate bureaucrat. Next he will be attacking critics of Zionism of being anti-semitic....
Posted: Mon Jul 24, 2017 8:10AM
text The Warriors: When Will the Excesses of Professional Sports End? by ntuit
How much does any one person need?...
Posted: Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:22PM
text Omni & Food Not Bombs RASISM torwards INDIGENOUS Community by Zachary RunningWolf
East bay Food Not Bombs and Omni have Taken BLATANT RACIST steps against Indigenous Elder Zachary RunningWolf VIOLATING both Organizations By-Laws. By sudden Barring (which CANNOT happen Anywhere in Turtle Island excluding Elders) which would NOT let even to Pick up Possessions inside. Both organiztions have Broken their OWN By-Laws by Not informing of tyhe Individual of Coming Crisis and dealing in Conflict Resolution....
Posted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:48PM