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imagePatras’ Crystal Night (refugee camp set on fire, flattened, evicted)
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by via Patras IMC
In the early hours of Sunday, July 12 the refugee settlement adjacent to the port of Patras was "mysteriously" set on fire during a police operation. According to eye-witness reports, the police cordoned off the area surrounding the settlement at about 5 a.m. Four greek citizens in solidarity who were near the settlement were immediately detained. Moments later the cops started ID'ing and arresting the refugees inside the camp. At the same time, a fire "mysteriously" started from one end of t...
Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 5:55PM
calendarSan Rafael City Hall GREEN Building Symposium>Marin Climate & Energy Partnership by
San Rafael City Hall, City Council Chambers 1400 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael...
Event Date: Mon Jul 13, 2009 6:30PM
Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 5:42PM
imageNOBLE requesting public take survey on performance of BART police
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by disband BART police
The National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE), who are supposedly conducting an "independent" top to bottom investigation of BART police, held two public meetings in June and now have created an online survey to gather public opinion. They are probably trying to get a wider viewpoint than that of the police accountability activists who would attend public meetings like the ones in June. Maybe NOBLE needs some help justifying the continued existence of BART police and...
Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 5:41PM
textThe Trouble with Money by Kellia Ramares
The problem with money is not fiat currency; it's interest....
Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 5:31PM
textWesley Chesbro: Show Me the Science behind the MLPA Process by Dan Bacher
First District Assemblymember Wesley Chesbro (D-North Coast) released a statement on Friday, July 10, criticizing Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's fast-track Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) process - and urging that North Coast communities be made "equal partners" in the process....
Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 5:04PM
textObama Administration Connection to Honduras Coup by Gunnar Gundersen
A NYT article today described work being done by Lanny Davis and Bennet Ratcliff for the coup leader in Honduras, Mr. Micheletti. Most know Mr. Davis' connections to the Clintons and the DNC. Many may not know that Mr. Ratcliff has similar connections and a direct connection to the Administration of President Obama. Mr. Ratcliff is advising Mr. Micheletti in his talks supervised by President Arias. He is a partner in the firm of Vander Ark/Ratcliff. Mr. Ratcliff is a close friend and ass...
Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 4:54PM
calendarsave calgrants call meet tonight @ 1-219-509-8111 Access: 458202# by
1-219-509-8111 Access: 458202# meet could be shorter or longer...
Event Date: Mon Jul 13, 2009 10:00PM
Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 4:20PM
imagePesticides and preservatives causing Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other ailments
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by Monica Davis
Many chemicals we commonly use are suspected of generating this increase in brain proteins, including pesticides, fertilizers and food preservatives. A new study found that a chemical ingredient that has been used as a food preservative contributes to several diseases....
Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 4:11PM
textLegislature Passes Wiggins Bill to Halt Suction Dredge Mining by Dan Bacher
The California Senate voted 28-7 today to approve Senate Bill 670, legislation by North Coast State Senator Patricia Wiggins (D – Santa Rosa) to enact a temporary ban on suction dredge mining, which can pollute rivers and streams and threaten vulnerable fish populations. Here is the news release from Senator Patricia Wiggins' office....
Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 4:07PM
text'Bottom-up' rights and ethical globalization by anthony ravlich
The UN Human Rights Instruments exclude a number of rights considered incompatible with neo liberalism and globalization. The discontented need to struggle to have these rights included. They are 'bottom-up' rights which require an ethical globalization....
Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 4:00PM
calendar~Watsonville Mural Documentation Project~ by
@ the Brown Beret Bike Shack 555 Main St. (Behind old Chavez Furniture)...
Event Date: Wed Jul 15, 2009 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 3:57PM
calendarReduce Your Personal and Community Carbon Footprint with the Ecology Center! by Debra Berliner
Ecology Center, Berkeley...
Event Date: Mon Aug 3, 2009 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 3:51PM
videoVetoes are Ugly - SF Mayor Newsom vetoes Renters Economic Relief Package - Pt. 2 (video/quicktime 28.4MB) by Bill Carpenter
In Part Two Jack Hirschman reads his poem, "No Veto." In 2006 Hirschman was appointed Poet Laureate of San Francisco by Mayor Gavin Newsom. --http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jack_Hirschman Six-minute QT movie in Spanish and English. 28MB....
Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 3:42PM
calendarMailing Pizza Party to Support GI Resistance by Courage to Resist
Courage to Resist workspace 3945 Opal Street, Oakland CA At 40th Street, near Macarthur BART...
Event Date: Tue Jul 21, 2009 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 2:41PM
calendarIRAQ WAR RESISTER ROBIN LONG PRISON RELEASE CELEBRATION
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by Courage to Resist
309 Kent Ave. near the College of Marin, Kentfield, CA...
Event Date: Fri Jul 17, 2009 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 2:36PM
calendarOperation Bite Back: Rod Coronado's War to Save America's Wilderness by
Diesel Books, 5433 College Ave., Oakland...
Event Date: Tue Jul 14, 2009 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 2:06PM
calendarOperation Bite Back: Rod Coronado's War to Save America's Wilderness by
The Green Arcade: 1680 Market St., SF...
Event Date: Mon Jul 13, 2009 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 2:02PM
textEmergency for IMC in Athens and Patras (Greece) by IMC of Athens and Patras
For all these reasons we ask you if you can host the Internet sites of the IMC of Athens and Patras on your server. We must preserve them, especially when they are closed or are near to be closed, and to react against censorship and promote freedom of information....
Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 1:20PM
textVenezuelan Solidarity Convoy Bound for Honduras Detained in Colombia by Viva Autentica Democracia
Solidarity Convoy to Honduras Stopped in Columbia and Detained and if you can stomache it the way they spin it in Honduras http://www.latribuna.hn/web2.0/?p=17894 LaTribuna.hn >> U.S. Interests In Honduras Matter 9 Julio 2009 - 8:59 PM Noticia de Noticias By INVESTOR’S BUSINESS DAILY | Posted Wednesday, July 08, 2009 4:20 PM PT Diplomacy: Outsourcing U.S. foreign policy to the OAS may sound good, but the reality remains that all nations, including ours, have interests. That may be ...
Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 1:18PM
documentMedia Alliance/SF Public Access?
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by a TG person
Media Alliance has submitted comments about BAVC's pending contract to run Public Access TV channels in SF....
Posted: Mon Jul 13, 2009 12:59PM