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textCIA Whistleblower Reflects on the Persecution of Julian Assange by Jeffrey Sterling
UK legal system puppets as US pulls strings. Media complicit....
Posted: Fri, Jul 29, 2022 8:54pm PDT
imageHaitians Demand Reparations at French Consulate and Citibank
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by Leon Kunstenaar - event announcement
France: Amount Due to Haiti $21,685,135,571.48...
Posted: Fri, Jul 29, 2022 11:19am PDT
calendarProtest the FBI: A Government Against the People
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by Direct Action Everywhere
450 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102...
Event Date: Wed, Aug 10, 2022 3:00pm PDT
Posted: Wed, Jul 27, 2022 10:28pm PDT
imageSunday Protest for Reproductive Rights at Golden Gate Bridge
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by Leon Kunstenaar
Supreme Court seen as illegitimate as protesters demand "Abort the Court!"...
Posted: Mon, Jul 25, 2022 11:40am PDT
videoVideo: Watsonville Police Punch Man During Arrest (video/mp4 4.0MB) by Santa Cruz Police News
A video posted to social media (see below) shows police in Watsonville suddenly pushing 39 year-old Antonio Zepeda to the ground and then punching him in the area of his head and neck while arresting him on July 19. Community members are calling for transparency and for police to release their bodycam footage of the incident....
Posted: Fri, Jul 22, 2022 2:30pm PDT
textHysterical Populism and the Appetite of the Leviathan by Robert Kurz
The relationship between economy and social order has been turned upside down: economy is no longer a function of an overarching culture, but conversely, "human society has sunk to being an accessory of the economic system" (Karl Polanyi). Robert Kurz, the founder of Exit and Krisis journals, on scapegoating, moral panics and conspiracy theory culture....
Posted: Wed, Jul 20, 2022 6:10am PDT
imageUnion Square Protest Against Attacks on Human Rights
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by Leon Kunstenaar
American flag now seen as a symbol of oppression of women...
Posted: Mon, Jul 18, 2022 11:04am PDT
calendarEl Salvador event by Karl Kramer
Online Zoom event...
Event Date: Sat, Jul 30, 2022 6:00pm PDT
Posted: Thu, Jul 14, 2022 2:43pm PDT
calendarOakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State by Oakland Privacy
Please email contact@oaklandprivacy.org a few days before the meeting to get up-to-date location information or obtain Zoom meeting access info....
Event Date: Wed, Aug 17, 2022 6:30pm PDT
Posted: Thu, Jul 14, 2022 10:49am PDT
image“Que no se dejan vencer”. Declaración del preso político Fidencio Aldama
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by Grupo en Solidaridad con Fidencio Aldama
Mi nombre es Fidencio Aldama Pérez. Perteneciente a la étnica de la tribu Yaqui, me inculcaron desde niño el respeto hacia las personas, sin olvidar algo muy importante: LA LUCHA POR NUESTRO TERRITORIO....
Posted: Mon, Jul 11, 2022 9:34pm PDT
image“Never Surrender”: Statement from Political Prisoner Fidencio Aldama
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by Fidencio Aldama Solidarity Group
My name is Fidencio Aldama Pérez. I am part of the Yaqui tribe. I was taught to respect other people, without forgetting something very important: THE STRUGGLE FOR OUR TERRITORY....
Posted: Mon, Jul 11, 2022 9:31pm PDT
textDealing with Police and Government Agents by Micheal Berosch
“Any lawyer worth his salt will tell the suspect in no uncertain terms to make no statement to police under any circumstances.” (U.S. Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson writing in Watts v. Indiana, 338 U.S. 49 (1949))...
Posted: Fri, Jul 8, 2022 9:38am PDT
imageReproductive Rights Protests Are Ramping Up
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by Leon Kunstenaar
From dozens to thousands, people take to the streets against the Supreme Court. July 4th "Independence Day" seen as a farce....
Posted: Tue, Jul 5, 2022 11:57am PDT
imagePreparing to Defend the Likely Sweeps
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by Robert Norse
We did a little tabling downtown yesterday, distributing flyers and circulating petitions encouraging activists to rise up again in support of basic justice for those outside. We were testing the waters for Pacific Ave. passersby. The literature challenged the false "all is well--we've got shelter & housing for those outside" narrative. The flyers and petition set out a more truthful counter-narrative. Our ultimate goal is to provide support for resistance to Benchlands removal at the end...
Posted: Mon, Jul 4, 2022 6:32pm PDT
textJeffery Stonehill died by Bob Lamonica
Jeffery Stonehill died June 13, 2022...
Posted: Sat, Jul 2, 2022 8:15pm PDT
textOn People's Park, Democracy, and Politics by Memory
Berkeley city council-member Rigel Robinson released a recent article championing the UC's proposed redevelopment project on People's Park. This article was accompanied with a statement from council-member Lori Droste's legislative assistant. The statement compared People's Park activists to the January 6th insurrectionists....
Posted: Sat, Jun 25, 2022 5:46pm PDT
documentSCOTUS Overturns Roe v Wade: The Dissent of Justices Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan
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by Dave Id
Justices Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan: "Today, the Court discards that balance. It says that from the very moment of fertilization, a woman has no rights to speak of. A State can force her to bring a pregnancy to term, even at the steepest personal and familial costs."...
Posted: Fri, Jun 24, 2022 6:00pm PDT
imageFree Leonard Peltier Santa Cruz 6-20-2022
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by AutumnSun
The benefit was held at The Spot and was sponsored by Barrios Unidos and The American Indian Movement and others....
Posted: Tue, Jun 21, 2022 12:11pm PDT
calendarCA's Formerly Incarcerated: Accessing Voting Rights in California
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by CID and CA Black Power Network
Online/webinar...
Event Date: Wed, Jun 29, 2022 10:00am PDT
Posted: Sun, Jun 19, 2022 10:39am PDT
calendarOakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State by Oakland Privacy
Please email contact@oaklandprivacy.org a few days before the meeting to get up-to-date location information or obtain Zoom meeting access info....
Event Date: Wed, Jul 13, 2022 6:30pm PDT
Posted: Sat, Jun 18, 2022 8:17pm PDT