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imageHero's Camp Plaintiffs Demand City Provide Indoor Shelter for Entire Homeless Population in Santa Cruz
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by Santa Cruz News
Today, homeless residents of the Hero's Camp, who are suing the City of Santa Cruz to prevent their eviction, held a press conference to officially announce the lawsuit. Following the press conference, representative Alicia Kuhl announced that the group is demanding the city provide indoor shelter space for for the "entire" homeless population in Santa Cruz before the encampment, which is located next to Ross Dress for Less and the Gateway Plaza, be vacated....
Posted: Fri Apr 12, 2019 2:31PM
documentGroundbreaking Oakland Policy on Probation/Parole Police Stops
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by Anne Janks
Oakland’s Police Commission unanimously passed a new policy which requires that police officers have an actual reason to search a person on probation or parole for a non-violent offence. OPD statistics show that random searches based solely on the person being on probation or parole do not promote public safety and little evidence of criminal activity is found. The new policy covers Oakland residents and visitors on probation, parole, mandatory supervision, or post-release community supervisi...
Posted: Fri Apr 12, 2019 12:29PM
textIMF Issues Debt and Financial Crisis Warnings by Jubilee USA Network
As the Spring World Bank and IMF meetings begin, the IMF issued concerns over unsustainable debt and a possible financial crisis in two reports. African and Latin American debt experts are releasing new analysis of growing debt at the meetings....
Posted: Fri Apr 12, 2019 10:29AM
textAssange Has Been Arrested for US Extradition by Caitlin Johnstone
Extradited for journalism. In a blur, everything that Assange and WikiLeaks have been warning about for years has been proven correct, contrary to mountains of claims to the contrary by establishment loyalists everywhere. The same government which tortured Chelsea Manning is in the process of extraditing her publisher so that they can silence him forever....
Posted: Fri Apr 12, 2019 1:05AM
calendarHistoric Lawsuit Filed by Homeless People in Santa Cruz to Block Eviction of Survival Camp
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by Alicia Kuhl (reposted)
Hero’s Camp (behind Ross at the Gateway Plaza), River Street, Santa Cruz...
Event Date: Fri Apr 12, 2019 11:30AM
Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:53PM
textSomalia Leaders Call for Debt Cancellation by Kate Zeller
In Somalia, 60 percent of the 15 million person population lives in extreme poverty. According to the United Nations Development Programme almost 10 million people live in extreme poverty or close to poverty in Somalia while the war-torn African nation wrestles with a $4.6 billion debt. On Friday, Somalia's Finance Minister Abdirahman Beileh will call for debt cancellation for humanitarian assistance....
Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:58PM
calendarEmergency Action To Free Julian Assange At UK Consulate
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by Bay Area Action Comm To Free Julian Assange
San Francisco UK Consulate #1 Sansome St. off Market St San Francisco...
Event Date: Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:00PM
Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2019 6:56PM
textThe Shortwave Report 04/12/19 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK Japan, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2019 4:47PM
documentCalifornia Water Board Finds Oil-industry Contaminants in Water Wells
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by Center for Biological Diversity
Fracking Near Protected Groundwater Increasing in California...
Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:38PM
imageENLACES de Red Latina sin fronteras 11.04.2019
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by Red Latina sin fronteras
ENLACES de Red Latina sin fronteras 11.04.2019 comunicaciones e información para la liberación enred_sinfronteras@riseup.net...
Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2019 12:36PM
calendarOakland Privacy: Fighting Against the Surveillance State by Oakland Privacy
Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland, CA (look for us upstairs, downstairs or in the ballroom)...
Event Date: Wed May 8, 2019 6:30PM
Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2019 8:36AM
textJulian Assange of Wikileaks was arrested by cops in London by Lynda Carson
Double crossed by the Ecuadorian Ambassador and the Ecuadorian government's withdrawal of asylum, in an urgent tweet from WikiLeaks it said, “Ecuador has illegally terminated Julian Assange's political asylum in violation of international law. He was arrested by the British police inside the Ecuadorian embassy on April 11, 2019!...
Posted: Thu Apr 11, 2019 5:43AM
imageDiscover Don Guillermo Leidesdorff, Jr. and "hidden figures" of Negro Bar, California
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by Mindy Giles
2019 Earth Day at Negro Bar, Folsom Lake Recreational Area will highlight Don Guillermo Leidesdorff, Jr., who was first Treasurer of San Francisco and, much, much more... San Francisco and Negro Bar connected with today's preparations for 2019 Juneteenth, remember......
Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:41PM
imageDemonstration in Palo Alto Raises Public Awareness About Mueller Report
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by Text: RR Photos: Teri Vershel
On April 4, a coalition of organizations activated a nationwide protest in response to Attorney General William Barr’s failure to meet a deadline set by House Democrats to release special counsel Robert Mueller’s full Russia report to Congress. Amongst many participating locations in the San Francisco Bay Area, Palo Alto was one. Photos by Teri Vershel, Pro Bono Photo. Please credit the photographer....
Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:40PM
imageChief Mills to 'Present' BearCat to Public
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by Santa Cruz Police News
In an email to the Santa Cruz Police Chief’s Advisory Committee, it was announced that Police Chief Andrew Mills is planning to host a community presentation of the Santa Cruz Police Department's BearCat (Ballistic Engineered Armored Response Counter Attack Truck) on May 4. The vehicle was purchased by SCPD with the approval of the Santa Cruz City Council in 2015, despite large protests from the community over the militarization of police....
Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:59PM
calendarWhat is Justice for Palestine Today by Palestine Justice Coalition
Resource Center for Nonviolence 612 Ocean Street Santa Cruz, CA...
Event Date: Fri Apr 26, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:50PM
calendarJoin Slingshot for the art party to make issue #129
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by Slingshot collective
Long Haul Infoshop - 3124 Shattuck Berkeley - 510-540-0751 - 2 blocks from Ashby BART - corner of Woolsey and Shattuck...
Event Date: Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:00AM
Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 2:17PM
documentACLU Letter to Santa Cruz City Council Opposes Ross Camp Closure
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by Santa Cruz News
On April 8, the ACLU of Northern California and the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty sent a joint letter to the Santa Cruz City Council opposing the closure of the Ross homeless encampment. "[W]e are concerned about any plan to criminalize the living behaviors of residents of the Ross Camp, either directly or indirectly. Due to the lack of available shelter bed, Martin bars the City from carrying out such a plan," the letter states....
Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 12:47PM
calendarRestore Mural de La Raza by Chicano Mexicano Resistance
SAN JOSE PEACE AND JUSTCE CENTER 48 S. 7TH STREET SAN JOSE, CALIF....
Event Date: Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 11:22AM
textIMF Warns of Global Financial Crisis Risk by Jubilee USA Network
For the second day in a row, the International Monetary Fund raised concerns of pending financial crisis. Ahead of the Spring IMF and World Bank meetings, the IMF released the Global Financial Stability Report, warning of "vulnerabilities" in corporate debt, house values and sovereign (country) debt....
Posted: Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:55AM