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textOakland Tribune Front Page Story on Faulty Diebold and Voting Situation in CA by repost
This writer is doing excellent work. If you compare the stories in the Chron, they are meaningless compared to this. He's blowing the issue open in California, getting at the most serious absurdity of the situation - that we are forced to keep this fake sham going because the state would be in a constitutional crisis if we don't....
Posted: Sun Mar 7, 2004 12:23PM
textWorkshops finalized for this year's BASTARD conference by Aragorn!
This year's BASTARD (Berkeley Anarchist Students of Theory And Research and Development) conference has finalized its schedule of workshops. The theme for this conference is Organization: Beyond False Dichotomies. The anarchist community has a long tradition of organizing according to both anarchist and non-anarchist principles. We are interested in exploring the many forms of organization that anarchists have created and taken part in over the years. Through theoretical overviews of vario...
Posted: Sat Mar 6, 2004 9:37AM
textMarriage Equality California Calendar, 3/6-14 by Marriage Equality California
Events in California for the next 2 weeks...
Posted: Fri Mar 5, 2004 5:08PM
textCalifornia Green primary: final results by Shave Bush
Final percentages for 4 presidential candidates in California Green primary....
Posted: Fri Mar 5, 2004 10:08AM
textFarmworkers Slam Taco Bell: Photos and Report by Food First Staff
Immokalee farmworkers have not seen a wage increase since 1978. Currently they are paid 40-45 cents per 32 pound bucket. CIW is demanding an additional one cent per pound of tomatoes. If this was funneled directly to the workers, the piece rate for workers will nearly double!...
Posted: Thu Mar 4, 2004 5:55PM
text"Free Sherman Austin" - article in SF BayView by upton sinclair
article written by a lawyer printed in SF BayView...
Posted: Thu Mar 4, 2004 5:44PM
textTake Action: Urge the Governator to reappoint Dolores Huerta as a UC regent by upton sinclair
In September 2003, former Gov. Gray Davis appointed United Farm Workers co-founder Dolores Huerta to the six months remaining of a term on the prestigious University of California Board of Regents. That term expired on March 1. That deadline has passed and the new governor, Arnold,has not yet acted. Urge the Gov. to re-appoint Dolores Huerta....
Posted: Thu Mar 4, 2004 5:04PM
textSurrender at the Supermarket: The national failure of the grocery workers' union by upton sinclair
The four-and-a-half-month-long Southern California grocery strike illustrated perfectly the basic time-tested strategy of a successful labor action: Organize. Promote solidarity. Prepare for a long fight. Stay the course no matter how deep the financial hardship. Outlast the other side by a day....
Posted: Thu Mar 4, 2004 4:44PM
textEDWARDS, THE CRACKER FACTOR by Albert Kada
The establishment seems to have selected John Edwards, the smiling Mister Rogers Democrat as Kerry's running mate in the hopes that he will claim the cracker demographic in the deep south. This strategy will likely nab the dillusional southern bell neo-liberal vote, and the massive gay voting blocks that exist in Atlanta and Alabama....
Posted: Thu Mar 4, 2004 12:41PM
textcalifornia apoc conference workshop call-out by APOC organizers
We are looking for speakers and/or workshop presenters for an upcoming Anarchist People of Color conference, to take place in Oakland April 16-18....
Posted: Wed Mar 3, 2004 1:35PM
textBay Area Bus to 3/4 Farmworker Rally Still Has Spaces by The Bay Area Solidarity Committee
Join the Bay Area delegation to the culminating rally of the Taco Bell Truth Tour/Farmworker Freedom march on Taco Bells World Headquarters in Irvine....
Posted: Wed Mar 3, 2004 10:25AM
text3/2/04: SF Prop J & Nazi Newsom Defeated by voter
In a very low voter turnout election of only 156,000 ballots cast in SF, Prop J, the rich folks gentrification initiative of the fascist election-frauding mayor Gavin Newsom and his Chamber of Commerce cronies, failed with almost 70% voting No....
Posted: Wed Mar 3, 2004 12:25AM
textwith union leaders like these, who needs union busting employers by Richard Mellor
analysis of so. cal grocery workers' strike settlement...
Posted: Tue Mar 2, 2004 11:05PM
textMarch 2, 2004 Election Results & Updates by Voter
The pretense of democracy is with us again in the form of an election. Some election results are worth watching, namely Cal propositions 56, 57 and 58 and San Francisco Proposition J....
Posted: Tue Mar 2, 2004 3:06AM
textPlease Vote by No Skull, Bones
The media wants to pick the Democratic candidate to challenge Bush. Please don't cooperate. Vote!...
Posted: Mon Mar 1, 2004 11:24AM
textHow many workers voted on the grocery contract? by worker
How many workers voted on the grocery contract? The only figure I have seen is that 86% of those who did vote voted for it. 70,000 workers were on strike or locked out....
Posted: Mon Mar 1, 2004 5:45AM
text"Apologies" from a striker by John Reimann
Below is a phone message a striker left for a supporter. He really has nothing to apologize for; it's the union leadership which should be giving the apologies!...
Posted: Sun Feb 29, 2004 8:42PM
textPeril In UFCW Strike! by Mike Griffin
Mike Griffin, a leader of the War Zone struggle talks about the role of the AFL-CIO in critical labor battles....
Posted: Sat Feb 28, 2004 2:44PM
textStatement of UFCW Int'l President Doug Dority On The Southern California Strike by ufcw (repost)
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27, 2004...
Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2004 10:04PM
textgrocery settlement by John Reimann
It appears that the grocery workers' settlement will be at a huge cost to future workers....
Posted: Fri Feb 27, 2004 5:18PM