textSave National Sustainable Farming Program by Pesticide Action Network Alert
A national program crucial to helping farmers get off the pesticide treadmill and implement sustainable agriculture is on the chopping block. Last week, the Senate passed a budgetary "Continuing Resolution" which would immediately eliminate funding for the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas (ATTRA) -- the program that provides technical support on how to farm more sustainably!...
Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 11:38PM
calendarLabor, Day Laborer Centers Against Guestworker Program, Raids by
11-12:30 picket and speakers, 12:30 press conference. WHERE: Homeland Security Building, 630 Sansome, downtown San Francisco....
Event Date: Tue Feb 27, 2007 11:00AM
Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 10:34PM
textFlyers for Immigrant Rights Week of Action! by via La Raza Centro Legal
Monday, Feb 26th to Friday, March 2nd San Francisco Immigration Building (Sansome and Washington Streets in Downtown SF) 11AM to 1PM everyday...
Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 10:17PM
Though Kucinich impresses audiences who see him speak, he refuses to take corporate contributions and cannot be bought. Because of this, the corporate-owned news media tries to discount his popularity. His best chance for winning the Democratic nomination is to speak to as many live audiences as possible between now and the primaries. The election of November 7, 2006 proved the voters can overrule the big donors and the news media. If 2008 brings a repeat of 2006, Dennis Kucinich will likely ...
Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 9:04PM
imageYouth Rally to Present Petitions to Pelosi Demanding Cutting the War Funds
by Mara Kubrin
Over 5,000 signatures were collected from schools throughout the Bay Area, demanding that Pelosi use her power of the purse to end the war. February 22, Revolution Youth and fellow supporters gathered at the Federal Building to protest and insist that Pelosi represent the people....
Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 8:43PM
textUS intelligence on Iran does not stand up, say Vienna sources by UK Guardian (reposted)
Much of the intelligence on Iran's nuclear facilities provided to UN inspectors by American spy agencies has turned out to be unfounded, according to diplomatic sources in Vienna....
Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 7:57PM
textOccupied Gaza like apartheid South Africa, says UN report by UK Guardian (reposted)
A UN human rights investigator has likened Israel's occupation of the Palestinian territories to apartheid South Africa and says there should be "serious consideration" over bringing the occupation to the international court of justice....
Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 7:56PM
textLooking for a role model by Al-Ahram Weekly (reposted)
Should the Arab world follow China, or follow India, asks Ayman El-Amir*...
Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 7:47PM
textLebanon: Inch by inch by Al-Ahram Weekly (reposted)
As Lebanon's crippling political crisis continues, all sides fear a return to violence but none seems prepared to compromise, Lucy Fielder reports from Beirut...
Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 7:46PM
textLet us make peace with the Earth by Al-Ahram Weekly (reposted)
Global environmental change makes necessary an unprecedented linkage with future generations; one in which sustainability and development are harmonised, writes Koïchiro Matsuura*...
Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 7:46PM
textIran's Islamic Revolution: Back to the past by Al-Ahram Weekly (reposted)
Iran's Islamic Revolution, 29 years down the line, is turning the country into a regional power to be reckoned with, writes Mustafa El-Labbad...
Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 7:44PM
textIraqis killing Iraqis for America by Al-Ahram Weekly (reposted)
The imminent execution of three Iraqi women reveals in bold relief the depravity of Iraqi collaborating authorities, writes Curtis Doebbler*...
Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 7:40PM
textThe US in Iraq: Worse expected yet by Al-Ahram Weekly (reposted)
US forces persist in bombing towns and cities as Baghdad's new security plan continues in the implementation phase, writes Nermeen Al-Mufti...
Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 7:39PM
textHamas makes haste by Al-Ahram Weekly (reposted)
Palestinians are expected to have a national unity government in place by 1 March, reports Khaled Amayreh from the West Bank...
Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 7:38PM
textPlan OKd to track S.F. police's use of force by SF Gate repost
A tracking system to identify San Francisco police officers who resort repeatedly to force or exhibit other problematic behavior won Police Commission approval Wednesday -- four years after critics first urged its adoption....
Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 7:20PM
calendar"The Vagina Monologues" by Eve Ensler by Candace Archuleta
Lafayette Town Hall Theatre 3535 School Street Lafayette, CA 94549 (925) 283-1557...
Event Date: Sun Mar 4, 2007 2:00PM
Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 7:13PM
calendar"The Vagina Monologues" by Eve Ensler by Candace Archuleta
Lafayette Town Hall Theatre 3535 School Street Lafayette, CA 94549 (925) 283-1557...
Event Date: Sat Mar 3, 2007 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 7:10PM
calendarWardrobe for Opportunity Breakfast Open House by Michelle Augenstein
Wardrobe for Opportunity Oakland Boutique 570 14th Street, Suite 5 Oakland, CA 94612 510-463-4100
Event Date: Fri Mar 16, 2007 8:00AM
Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 7:05PM
textFederal charges in home pot-growing operation by sf gate repost
Five suspects who allegedly grew marijuana in specially-outfitted homes in Oakland - including one across the street from an elementary school -- are facing federal charges for producing plants with a street value of $6 million, court records show....
Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 6:57PM
textUC police clear protesters' encampment beneath tree-sitters by SF Gate repost
UC police cleared an encampment beneath tree-sitting protesters next to Memorial Stadium in Berkeley today and removed hammocks, tarps, banners and other items belonging to tree supporters who hope to stop a proposed athletic training center on the site....
Posted: Thu Feb 22, 2007 6:53PM