text Alex Jones supporting alt-right rally in Berkeley, donated five-grand by Follow the Money
Alex Jones has been supporting the far-right rally in Berkeley, scheduled for August 5th. Jones' show has been a platform for organizer Lindsay Grathwohl and recruiter Ethan Nordean. Alex Jones donated $5000 to Garthwohl explicitly for the upcoming Berkeley conflict....
Posted: Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:35PM
text Vote ‘Yes’ on Proposition 10 to repeal extreme Costa Hawkins Act in November by Lynda Carson
Renters throughout the State of California are being forced out of their housing, and displaced from their communities by extreme rent increases, the eviction-for-profit system, and gentrification schemes. A ‘Yes” vote in November for Proposition 10 would help to stabilize communities, and bring back the reasonable rent control options needed to protect renters, families with children, and the working class being priced out of housing options!...
Posted: Mon Jul 2, 2018 7:28PM
text Hundreds Of Immigrant Families, Activists To “Block I.C.E.”, Demand End To Family Detention by APTP
The daily horrors being committed by the US government against immigrant families and individuals at border crossings are a crime against humanity....
Posted: Mon Jul 2, 2018 1:28PM
text Hate crime charges filed against driver accused of plowing into Charlottesville rally by Lynda Carson
James Alex Fields Jr., was indicted on 30 counts, and is the man accused of driving his car through a crowd protesting against neo-Nazis and white supremacists at a Unite the Right rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last August, resulting in the death Heather Hyer, a 32-year-old-paralegal!...
Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:04AM
text Gentrifiers Co-Opting Detainment Protest in Concord by Writing From Concord
A group of gentrification advocates and development lobbyists are attempting to co-opt an anti-fascist Concord protest movement for their own gain....
Posted: Sun Jun 24, 2018 8:40PM
text In November voters can vote to repeal Costa Hawkins Act by Lynda Carson
A vote for the Affordable Housing Act will be the voters opportunity to repeal the draconian Costa Hawkins Act, the 1995 law that severely limits cities’ rent control options!...
Posted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 3:52PM
text Congresswoman Barbara Lee condemns proposed use of low-yield nukes by Lynda Carson
On June 7, 2018, Congresswoman Barbara Lee released a statement in response to the defeat of her amendment to defund $65 million allocated by the House of Representatives for low-yield nukes!...
Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:30PM
text The $2.5 billion traffickers of nuclear doom by Lynda Carson
As right-wing fascist President Donald Trump and “fascist war hawk” United States National Security Advisor, John Bolton, are reportedly in Singapore to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a discussion about the denuclearization of North Korea, there appears to be a missed opportunity to discuss the denuclearization of the United States!...
Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:33AM
text HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s housing plan would raise rents by 20% on Oakland’s poor by Lynda Carson
As HUD Secretary Ben Carson takes aim at the poor with his catastrophic budget cuts to make up for the massive tax breaks given to the rich by Congress during the past year, he resides in luxury in Vienna, VA!...
Posted: Thu Jun 7, 2018 9:42PM
text California Legislators beholden to the landlord lobby vote to allow no-cause evictions by Lynda Carson
California Legislators beholden to the big moneyed interests of the real estate lobby and landlord lobby, double-crossed tenants throughout the state by defeating AB 2925!...
Posted: Sat Jun 2, 2018 4:26PM
text Alameda County Green Voter Guide — June, 2018 by AC Greens
Green Party recommendations for federal, state, and local elections:
Posted: Sat May 26, 2018 10:40AM
text They Knew What They Did: Texaco in Ecuador by Theresa Leisgang
The world has created a system where businesses only have rights but no obligations. There is no international tribunal that can make businesses liable for human rights violations. What is perverse is that Texaco knew they polluted the land. World corporations refuse responsibility....
Posted: Thu May 24, 2018 9:27AM
text Housing subcommittee rejects HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s cruel budget cutting proposals by Lynda Carson
Among the many affordable housing projects in Oakland that may be affected by the proposed budget cuts to the Home Investment Partnerships (Home) program if enacted, includes Effie’s House in Oakland, Bancroft Senior Homes, Bishop Nichols Senior Housing, California Hotel, Clinton Commons, Coolidge Ct, EC Reems Gardens, Eastmont Court, Fruitvale Transit Village, and many other projects!...
Posted: Wed May 23, 2018 5:52PM
text Poor Peoples Campaign Week 2: Systemic Racism, Economic Justice, Voting & Immigrant Rights by Global Women's Strike Omni Collective
East Bay, North and South Bay, San Francisco, Peninsula...
Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 3:11PM
text Big money in opposition to efforts to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act by Lynda Carson
Wealthy landlords, realtors, and developers have teamed up together against renters campaigning against the Costa-Hawkins Act, and the competing campaigns are gearing up for a huge battle to come!...
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 6:14PM
text Rent control campaigns presently in ten California cities by Lynda Carson
Rent control and just cause eviction protections are the only fair and humane ways to slow down greedy landlords and profiteering realtors from gouging renters with never ending rent increases, unjust evictions, displacing renters from their communities, and adding to the already-dire affordable housing crisis in California!...
Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 11:56PM
text HUD’s attack on the poor in the Bay Area must be rejected by Congress by Lynda Carson
HUD Secretary Ben Carson wants to triple the rents on some tenants, and raise from 30% to 35%, the share of a household’s income that it must pay in rent. Additionally, Secretary Carson wants to add more work requirements on those receiving assistance in HUD’s housing programs!...
Posted: Tue May 8, 2018 2:55PM
text Once again... People's Park needs your support by Park Advocate
The foliage in People's Park is thinner this year. Another tree is gone, and various bushes and shrubs have disappeared. UC Berkeley has further whittled away at the park, and a new press release from the UC states that development plans are to be revealed after this academic year ends....
Posted: Tue May 1, 2018 10:03PM
text Homeless regulations will affect People's Park community by Anonymous
Newly proposed regulations on the homeless will substantially affect the People's Park community. Berkeley city council is holding a special meeting to codify new city legislation to place restrictions on sleeping and stashing gear on sidewalks....
Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:10PM
text Progressive activist Gale McLaughlin April 15 book signing event by Lynda Carson
Sunday, April 15, between 4 and 6 P.M., at the Bobby Bowen Progressive Center 2540 Macdonald Ave. Richmond, CA 94801...
Posted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:14PM