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text Tribes Take Klamath River Battle to Scotland by Dan Bacher
The Klamath River tribes, Friends of the River and the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations are sending a contingent to Scotland this summer to stop the destruction of salmon runs by the dam operations of Scottish Power's subsidiary, PacifiCorp....
Posted: Thu Jul 1, 2004 11:00AM
text Over 400 Detained in Southern California Immigration Sweep by Democracy Now (repost)
In the past month, immigration agents have arrested hundreds of undocumented workers and immigrants in Southern California in sweeps conducted well inside the US/Mexico border that are causing widespread fear and charges of racial profiling in local immigrant and Latino communities....
Posted: Thu Jul 1, 2004 9:10AM
text Statement from Dolores Huerta on the Deportation of the Cuevas Family by upton sinclair
This is a statement that Dolores Huerta just sent to the Cuevas Family Support Committee to be read at the press conference tonight....
Posted: Wed Jun 30, 2004 4:34PM
text Struggle to Shut Down CA Prison SHU Advances by United Front to Abolish the SHU
Since January our coalition has taken to the streets to educate people about the corrupt California prison system...
Posted: Wed Jun 30, 2004 10:19AM
text Heroes’ Farewell For Cuevas Family: Communities Continue Struggle by upton sinclair
But even as lawmakers turn a deaf ear and fail to protect their constituents, the Cuevas campaign has given hope to other families. According to the Support Committee for the Cuevas Family, more undocumented Filipino families have stepped forward to ask for assistance with legalizing their status after decades of working in the country and raising their families....
Posted: Wed Jun 30, 2004 8:22AM
text Labor Continues to Join Struggle to Stop the Deportation of the Cuevas Family by upton sinclair
The Alameda Central Labor Council passed a resolution last Monday supporting the campaign to stop the deportation of the Cuevas family, and the Million Worker March Organizing Committee decided to endorse the campaign last night at their meeting....
Posted: Mon Jun 28, 2004 2:00PM
text Bring the War Home broadens scope, delays start by btwh
Rather than a week of action, Bring The War Home will be an on-going campaign. Regarding the June 27th to July 4th focused week of actions, the consensus was: Good idea, bad timing. Current plans are for continued and on-going resistance through the summer, guerilla outbreaks of street theater and independent direct action to increase the costs to the war machine and war profiteers. An October concentrated week of action before the election is currently being planned. If you'd like to be part...
Posted: Mon Jun 28, 2004 1:31PM
text California DAs accept payoffs from music industry for "Napster" style prosecutions by Steve White
Very short news item, shows the the California District Attorney Association is taking money from the recording industry. Questions propriety of this after the aggressive file sharing Napster prosecutions...
Posted: Mon Jun 28, 2004 10:55AM
text How to Publish to Indybay by Indybay volunteers
You are encouraged to publish your news coverage, analysis, comments, and event announcements to the site....
Posted: Tue Jun 22, 2004 11:25PM
text Immigrant Communities Fight Back Against INS/ICE Immigration Raids Throughout California by upton sinclair
Our demands are: stop all raids that the city denounce the raids that the police not cooperate with the INS stop violating the human rights of immigrants who are under custody of the INS...
Posted: Tue Jun 22, 2004 12:06PM
text DRC Releases Prop 209 Study! by Discrimination Research Center & ERA
Discrimination Research Center Releases Study "Prop 209 and the Decline of Women in the Construction Trades"....
Posted: Mon Jun 21, 2004 1:09PM
text Fahrenheit 9/11 at First Run Theaters for 6/25 Opening by Moviegoer
One week to go, and the theater list grows longer daily, all at first run theaters, defying the fascist censors, for the opening of Fahrenheit 9/11 on June 25....
Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2004 8:54PM
text Round-ups & Desaparecidos (bilingual) by danielsan
INS (or whatever Homeland Security Dept. acronym they've got now) have recently raided businesses, picked people off the street, and racially profiled and harassed community members and leader in a campaign against undocumented people and allies....
Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2004 1:42PM
text Sign on to Letter to Stop the Deportation of the Cuevas family by upton sinclair
Please forward this to any organizations or groups that you work with, and encourage them to join the fight to stop the deportation of the Cuevas family. If you live in the SF Bay Area please join us on Wednesday June 16 at Senator Barbara Boxer's office to demand that she take action on behalf of the Cuevas family(info on link)....
Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2004 6:41AM
text Voters Want Real Corrections' Reform by rose braz - critical resistance and CEPS
“Saving money by amending three strikes is just the tip of the iceberg,” said CEPS member Andy Hsia-Coron. “We’ve documented dozens of other reforms that, if implemented, could save California more than $1 billion a year while at the same time creating safer communities.”...
Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2004 5:52AM
text Restoring Eelgrass to the Pacific Bays by moth
Humboldt Bay was previously threatened by Calpine's (ENRON start-up) LNG terminal, now is the chance to save Humboldt Bay's eelgrass ecosystem and also restore edible eelgrass to SF Bay.....
Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2004 8:07PM
text Court Approves Gay Marriage Super Suit for California by 365gay.com
Legal challenges across California asking whether the state Constitution permits same-sex marriages were consolidated into one case and will be tried in San Francisco, a state agency overseeing the courts decided Friday....
Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2004 12:10AM
text Cops want your DNA by KX
"DNA is not like a fingerprint, since getting it is more invasive and it holds information beyond mere identification,'' said Tania Simoncelli, a science and technology fellow for the American Civil Liberties Union. "Storing it permanently for future criminal investigations doesn't comply with the Constitution.''...
Posted: Sat Jun 12, 2004 3:07PM
text Psychiatric Pharmaceutical Police State by moth
Biotech and pharmaceutical corporations are profiting from people's emotional suffering, prescribing psychiatric medications as quick fix solutions when the cause is rooted in racial and class oppression, the isolating forces of consumerist capitalism.....
Posted: Sat Jun 12, 2004 1:04PM
text Starving for Justice - Fast 4 Education article from Fault Lines, June 2004 by julio magana and charles houston
“Never before has the assembly floor been forced to stop business as usual and grant full attention to an issue as it did when those of you Fasting for Education rolled onto the floor, except once when the Black Panther Party stormed in, wielding rifles and shot guns…”...
Posted: Sat Jun 12, 2004 11:20AM