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image UCB Develops Robotic Legs for US Soldiers 120_supersoldiers.jpg by ucb
"We set out to create an exoskeleton that combines a human control system with robotic muscle," said Homayoon Kazerooni, professor of mechanical engineering and director of UC Berkeley’s Robotics and Human Engineering Laboratory. "We’ve designed this system to be ergonomic, highly maneuverable and technically robust so the wearer can walk, squat, bend and swing from side to side without noticeable reductions in agility. The human pilot can also step over and under obstructions ...
Posted: Wed Mar 10, 2004 6:23PM
text Thursday: Agriculture Under Occupation: Farming in the West Bank by Ecology Center
Agriculture Under Occupation: Farming in the West Bank...
Posted: Wed Mar 10, 2004 12:38PM
text Barbara Lee Proposes Commission on Haiti by repost
Good luck getting anything done in the fake congress . . . but it's nice to know she's doing what she can....
Posted: Wed Mar 10, 2004 11:43AM
text SAVE OAKLAND'S SCHOOLS: Rally and Hearing March 16 by Jonah
On March 16, Oakland must tell our elected leaders: The State Will Not Close Our Schools! City Council Hearing on School Closures Tuesday, March 16, Rally at 5PM, Hearing begins at 6:00 p.m., Oakland City Hall, 14th and Broadway (at the 12th Street BART Station)...
Posted: Wed Mar 10, 2004 5:41AM
image modified Durango ad 120_roll_140_-_14_copy.jpg by BLF
modified Durango ad...
Posted: Tue Mar 9, 2004 5:06PM
text Students Walk Out Against Budget Cuts in Contra Costa by upton sinclair (repost of Chron)
Drastic cuts, including the closure of school libraries and the elimination of athletic programs, were approved by the school board at a meeting Monday night....
Posted: Tue Mar 9, 2004 1:58PM
document 'Live Wire' - Communication Workers Local 9415 Newsletter - March cwanewsletter2.pdf_140_.jpg by .
'Live Wire' - Communication Workers Local 9415 - Monthly Newsletter - March Edition...
Posted: Tue Mar 9, 2004 1:52PM
text 3/19 event: Wedding Singer Blues by Jo Perry-Folino
Marriage is For Everyone Wedding Reception and "Wedding SInger Blues" March 19th at 8 PM...
Posted: Tue Mar 9, 2004 12:20AM
text Oakland Renters Urgent Action March 16 Against The NEO by Oakland Activists
Urgent Action To Keep Oakland Renters Safe From The Unfair Proposed Nuisance Eviction Ordinance! March 16/6pm Oakland City Council Meeting! No To Agenda Items, 16 through 16.3 Be There By 5:45 To Sign Up As A Speaker!...
Posted: Mon Mar 8, 2004 10:54PM
text Strike Averted at Oakland Port by Alameda Labor Council (repost)
SEIU LOCAL 790 REACHES TENTATIVE AGREEMENT WITH THE PORT OF OAKLAND...
Posted: Mon Mar 8, 2004 6:48PM
text What is going on at PUEBLO? by Daniel
A cry for help for help appeared on a website. The progressive community was being asked to take sides in an internal dispute, but the strange message seemed to conceal more than it told. What was it all about and was it even legitimate?...
Posted: Mon Mar 8, 2004 12:34PM
text March 16, 1,000 to Rally to Save Oakland Schools by Jonah
On March 16, Oakland must tell our elected leaders: The State Will Not Close Our Schools! City Council Hearing on School Closures Tuesday, March 16 at Rally at 5PM, Hearing begins at 6:00 p.m., Oakland City Hall...
Posted: Mon Mar 8, 2004 12:20PM
text 3/18 Protest Jerry Brown re: PUEBLO by friend
LET'S FILL UP THE ROOM AND SPREAD THE WORD ----- WE ARE HOLDING JERRY BROWN ACCOUNTABLE FOR HIS BEHAVIOR. On Thursday, March 18th at 6:30 PM, the Ethics Commission will hear the complaint filed against Mayor Jerry Brown and Council Member Danny Wan by Rashidah Grinage, obo PUEBLO. We are exceedingly fortunate to represented at the hearing by Bob Bloom, one of the award-winning team of attorneys in the Judy Bari law suit . The allegations are that Mayor Brown viol...
Posted: Sun Mar 7, 2004 10:01AM
image Students And Teachers Protest Closure Of English Language Program At UC Berkeley Extension 120_1_save_education.jpg by Z
On Thursday March 4th, over one hundred students and teachers and students rallied in front of UC Chancellor Berdahl's office to protest the proposed closure of Berkeley Extension's English Language Program(ELP). 32 faculty members will be laid off if the closure goes forward....
Posted: Sat Mar 6, 2004 9:59PM
image Pictures From The Barrington Collective's DIY Fest 2004 in People's Park 120_1_diy_fest.jpg by Z
can you do something? wanna learn how to do stuff? DIY (dO iT youRselF) FEST (festivaL) (courtesy of the baRRington coLLective) MarcH 6th noon til night PeoPle's Park...
Posted: Sat Mar 6, 2004 7:50PM
text Workshops 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
text Marriage 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
text A Night of Inspiration by Javier
On Feb 20, a benefit took place to help raise money for the economic hardship the Grocery workers were subjected to from the strike in Southern California....
Posted: Fri Mar 5, 2004 3:59PM
text Lizz Brown In Oakland! by Oakland Uhuru
What: Lizz Brown, St. Louis Radio Host to Be Featured at “Taking Back Our Community’s Future: Going From Miseducation to Community Control of Education!” Conference When: Saturday, March 13th, noon to 6pm Where: Uhuru House, 7911 Mac Arthur Blvd, Oakland, California Media Contact: Wendy Snyder, 510-295-7834...
Posted: Fri Mar 5, 2004 10:50AM
text 3/6 Soccer Film Series: "Bend It Like Beckham" by artnoose
Saturday, March 6: (8 PM) - FREE SCREENING "Bend It Like Beckham" will screen at the Long Haul in preparation for the Anarchist Soccer Tournament during the weekend of the Anarchist Book Fair. The Long Haul is a not-for-profit radical community space at 3124 Shattuck, two blocks east of the Ashby BART....
Posted: Thu Mar 4, 2004 6:31PM