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* UPDATE ON SHERMAN AUSTIN * (Personal experience, with some added info at the end)...
Posted: Sun Jan 18, 2004 12:24PM
textSchwarzenegger budget to slash health and education in California by wsws
By Rafael Azul and Jerry Isaacs 17 January 2004...
Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2004 6:15PM
textThe California Grocery Strike And The War Over Healthcare by David Bacon
LOS ANGELES, CA (1/17/04) -- Today Mark Norton is one of 70,000 workers forced on strike, or locked out, in southern California. Soon he may be one of hundreds of thousands more facing the same difficult predicament....
Posted: Sat Jan 17, 2004 6:06PM
textAnalysis of Arnold's Cuts To Health Programs by Protection & Advocacy (reposted)
Rough & Dirty Analysis of the Governor’s 2004-05 Budget Proposal...
Posted: Thu Jan 15, 2004 3:16PM
textHidden payments may shape grocery strike outcome by ultra vires
The outcome of the Southern California grocery clerks strike may depend less on a meeting of the minds between employers and employees than on an obscure grocery business practice that has become so pervasive it has sapped the competitive strength of three of the largest grocery chains in America....
Posted: Wed Jan 14, 2004 10:39AM
textNew Labor Spirit Stirs In California Grocers by Mark Harris (reposted)
The more than 70,000 members of the United Food and Commercial Workers on strike against four supermarket chains in central and southern California are fighting for more than a fair and decent contract. They are fighting for more even than preserving the health benefits they’ve enjoyed for years....
Posted: Tue Jan 13, 2004 1:28PM
textOpen Letter to the Global Indymedia Network from San Diego by Phelps
A recent open letter from the SF Bay Area IMC letter stated that "What has happened here with the SF Bay Area IMC seems to be quite unprecedented within the history of the IMC Network". Unfortunately it is not....
Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2004 10:55PM
textEnvironmental Links by indybay editorial
Please post links, as comments, that you would like to see on this page....
Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2004 5:22PM
textCommunity Colleges Plan Protest March to Sacramento! by Prerna Lal
Community Colleges are planning a huge march to Sacramento on March 15 to protest fee hikes and budget cuts. Endorse the march, donate and even join us to protect education!...
Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2004 4:09PM
textMichael Parenti to Speak At a Press Conference Against the Sleeping Ban in Santa Cruz by Becky Johnson (repost sc-imc)
Michael Parenti will be speaking at a press conference against the Sleeping Ban in Santa Cruz (MC 6.36.010 a & b) on Tuesday, January 13, at 3:30PM outside Mayor Scott Kennedy's City Council meeting at Santa Cruz City Hall. Micky Z., Yves Engler and many other people will be a the press conference. A statement by Cynthia McKinney will also be read (McKinney will have already left town after her presentation on Monday night). While we all feel a national unity to throw Bush out of office,...
Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2004 10:31AM
Forward of message from the coordinator of the Bakersfield Chapter of Marriage Equality California seeking support....
Posted: Mon Jan 12, 2004 7:50AM
textSan Fran Activists Launch Ford Campaign in LA by Paul West
Global Exchange and Rainforest Action Network scale downtown LA skyscraper and release giant banner to protest US oil addition...
Posted: Sun Jan 11, 2004 11:33AM
textBush orders settlement to conservative GOP website by City of Fresno by Troy Montague
Settlement funnels money to local conservative website on orders of president George Bush. Rightwing website "FreeRepublic" to recieve large settlement from City of Fresno....
Posted: Sat Jan 10, 2004 11:03PM
textSouthern California — Grocery workers defending your health care by pww
Health care is perhaps the most life-and-death human rights crisis in America. The unchecked greed of the insurance and pharmaceutical monopoly empires has driven health care costs sky-high. Union-negotiated health care plans are about all that stands between you (if you’re lucky enough to have a job and health insurance) and an end to employer-paid or partially-paid health care coverage....
Posted: Sat Jan 10, 2004 1:56PM
text1/13 Crawl for Justice! by Save the ADA
January 13, 2004 at 11:00 AM Sacramento Federal Courthouse, 5th and I Streets Our very last chance to save civil rights for people with disabilities. If we lose this Supreme Court appeal, we will be officially and legally the Inferior Americans, not entitled to the opportunities of this country....
Posted: Fri Jan 9, 2004 9:25PM
text1/31-2/1 California Biodiesel Consumers' Conference by Biodiesel Consumers Conference
Towards sustainable biodiesel for passenger car and small business B100 consumers in California...
Posted: Thu Jan 8, 2004 8:33AM
textSherman Austin Benefit by adrienne
Please come to the Bay Area benefit for Sherman Austin, the imprisoned African American webmaster and activist....
Posted: Fri Dec 5, 2003 6:11AM
textBenefit for Sherman Austin by anarcho
Benefit Show for anarchist prisoner Sherman Austin...
Posted: Wed Dec 3, 2003 8:18PM
textHow to support SHERMAN AUSTIN by adrienne
20 year-old activist and webmaster Sherman Austin remains in federal prison for information another youth had on his website, which was linked to Sherman's site. Why should you care about this?...
Posted: Fri Oct 24, 2003 8:12PM