calendarCelebrating the Legacy of Nelson Mandela
by Nancy Scheper-Hughes
International House University of California, Berkeley...
Event Date: Mon Apr 28, 2014 2:00PM
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 9:30AM
textPropaganda alert: US and UN object to the holding of presidential elections in Syria by Cem Ertür
Both the Obama administration and the United Nations are fully aware that the June presidential elections in Syria will, in all likelihood, result in a landslide victory for President al-Assad and thus pave the way for a decisive end to the three-year long NATO-led genocidal war on Syria....
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 8:08AM
textCold War2.0 by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 12:55AM
textMarwan Barghouti on Sham Peace Talks by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Tue Apr 22, 2014 12:54AM
calendarWes Jackson - We Can Now Solve the 10,000 Year Old Problem of Agriculture
by Common Ground Center at Kresge College
Kresge Town Hall, UC Santa Cruz There will be directional signs from the corner of Bay and High Streets directing people to park at the Core West Parking Garage. From there it is an easy walk across the Kresge bridge to the Kresge Town Hall. To park in the Core West Garage you may pay $3 cash or credit card at the pay station located next to the elevator on the second level of the structure. This will allow you to park in any A-permit spot (which are the unmarked spots)....
Event Date: Thu Apr 24, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:15PM
calendarScreening of : Growing Cities- A Film About Urban Farming in America by
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall 1924 Cedar (@Bonita), Berkeley
Event Date: Thu May 1, 2014 6:30PM
Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 11:00PM
imageJail PG&E Execs Say Protesters At PG&E Federal Criminal Indictment In San Francisco
by No Nukes Action Committee
No Nukes Action, Fukushima Response, United Public Workers For Action joined together at the Federal indictment hearing of PG&E for criminal penalties for the San Bruno gas explosion and deaths. They demanded the closure of PG&E nuclear plant at Diablo Canyon public control of the utilities and energy and criminal prosecution of PG&E executives and managers...
Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 10:12PM
imageTasers Are No Magic Bullet - Top 10 Reasons to Say NO to Berkeley Police Tasers
by Berkeley Copwatch
This week, Chris Stines of the Berkeley Police Association (BPA) went to great pains to spread the notion that if a Berkeley police officer had had a taser this past week, he wouldn’t have been assaulted. It is regrettable that the BPA uses these incidents as nothing more than a way to win political points. The issue of how to protect officers as well as the human rights of the citizenry is far more complex than simply giving cops more hardware on their belts....
Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 8:29PM
calendarThe Secret Life of "Snowies"
*Lecture at 10 am at Elkhorn Slough Reserve (1700 Elkhorn Road, Watsonville). Biologists on hand at Moss Landing State Beach 11:15 am to noon....
Event Date: Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:00AM
Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 8:03PM
imageBrown celebrates John Muir Day as he pushes twin tunnels and fracking
by Dan Bacher
The construction of the twin tunnels will only spread the carnage of fish that takes place daily at the Delta pumps from the South Delta to the Sacramento River, the main migratory path for chinook salmon, steelhead, striped bass, American shad and other fish. Photo of Jerry Brown courtesy of
Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 7:06PM
audioMideast Migraines: - "Goliath": The Big Quiet, chapters 64 - 66 (audio/mpeg 139.1MB) by Ren Tawil
Continued reading from M. Blumenthal's "Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel", chapters 64 - 66; music. Length: 2:01:30/ Date Recorded: 2014-04-19/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps mp3 (142MB), Mono...
Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 6:43PM
imageA National Monument on Our North Coast?
by Land Trust of Santa Cruz County
At its first meeting of the New Year, the Land Trust Board endorsed the idea of designating more than 10,000 acres on the North Coast as a national monument – and of finding out if there is community support for the idea....
Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 6:13PM
audio"Mideast Migraines" - Israeli Legal System Reflects General Injustice (audio/mpeg 66.7MB) by Ren Tawil
A comparison of the treatment of Palestinian and Israeli youth for the same crime; BDS victory: Earth Day Network has cut ties with settlement manufacturer SodaStream; gag order from Israeli court raises questions‏; Rush Limbaugh Is In ruins‏; oud music by Mavrothi T. Kontanis. Length: 01:56:31/ Date Recorded: 2014-04-21/ Location: Santa Cruz, CA/ File Info: 64Kbps mp3 (68MB) Mono...
Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 6:09PM
imageDonations to One Nonprofit Helps Feed Eight More.
by Tim Davis
Homeless Garden Project crowd-funding campaign will help feed eight other non-profits who support the most vulnerable in the Santa Cruz area....
Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 5:53PM
calendarCANCELED: Nonviolent Direct Action Training - Be Prepared for Protest by
Arlene Francis Center for Spirit, Art & Politics, 99 6th St., Santa Rosa...
Event Date: Sun Apr 27, 2014 1:00PM
Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 5:47PM
calendarEnduring Roots Over a Century of Resistance to the Jewish National Fund
by Shelby Minister
San Jose Peace and Justice Center 48 S. 7th St. San Jose, CA 95112...
Event Date: Fri May 16, 2014 6:30PM
Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 5:16PM
calendarWhy Food Sustainability Matters
by Shelby Minister
San Jose Peace and Justice Center 48 S. 7th St. San Jose, CA 95112...
Event Date: Thu May 8, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 4:31PM
calendarMay Day San José
This year we are starting at 2 different locations 1) Story Rd & S King Rd San Jose, CA 95122 2) Our Lady of Guadalupe Church 2020 E San Antonio St, San Jose 95116 Both locations will march together and end in the same location San Jose City Hall 200 E Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113...
Event Date: Thu May 1, 2014 3:00PM
Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 3:45PM
calendarSex Workers Call Foul; Historic Changes Proposed in Anti Prostitution Laws
by Maxine Doogan
Historic Hearing to change anti prostitution laws Tuesday April 22, 2014 at 9 am Senate Public Safety Committee in Room 3191 SB 1388...
Event Date: Tue Apr 22, 2014 9:00AM
Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 3:20PM
documentAppeals Court Orders Release of Targeted Killing Memo
NEW YORK – For the first time, a federal appeals court has ordered the government to release a crucial legal memo relating to U.S. targeted killing operations, reversing a lower court decision that upheld the government’s secrecy claims despite characterizing them as the stuff of “Alice in Wonderland.”...
Posted: Mon Apr 21, 2014 3:16PM