textMarriage Equality Demonstration in Santa Cruz by Matt Palm
County Clerk, Board of Supervisors sends strong message to Governor and Supreme Court about the rights of LGBTI People. Students from UCSC deliver 300 Valentines of thanks to these officials....
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 8:49PM
textBorn-again killer Rios Montt plans run for Guatemalan Congress by Dan Bacher
In an effort to escape prosecution for genocide and other crimes against humanity, former Guatemalan dictator Rios Montt plans to run for the Guatemalan Congress....
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 8:46PM
textUC Santa Barbara students shut down freeway by reposts -medley
Some initial reports are circulating that UC Santa Barbara had one of the most well-attended and successful anti-war strikes at their school on February 15th. A freeway running by the campus was stopped for some time by marchers numbering perhaps 3000. The Santa Barbara indymedia site seems to be in transition. Surely there are some flickr sites or blogs where people have dumped some photos. Here are a few newspaper and television news summaries of the event....
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 8:23PM
imageFr. Roy Bourgeois in Davis & Sacramento: Could this be the year the SOA is shut down?
by Dan Bacher
When Fr. Roy Bourgeois of SOA Watch was in Sacramento and Davis last week, he gave a number of riveting presentations to colleges, high schools and community groups on the organization's Latin American Initiative and the campaign to get Congress to close the school this year....
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 7:53PM
textFriday: Support Medical Cannabis Inmates by Americans for Safe Access
Welcome to Medical Marijuana Week!...
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 7:52PM
imageSan Francisco's Lowell High School Rallies and Walks Out Against the War-Pictures
by Mara Kubrin
Lowell High School's Revolution Youth Club organized a rally and walk-out on February 15 demanding that Congress use its "power of the purse" to cut all war funds and bring the troops home now....
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 6:15PM
textYour Human Right to Hate by The Devil's Advocate
You have a human and animal right to hatred. Man has been described by philosophers and anthropologists as a creature somewhere between an angel and an ape. But irrespective of how idealistic and divine some people and groups think mankind is capable—the fact is we, Homo sapiens, are creatures of animal impulse and ego defensiveness. You have a right to be who you are—a creature of feelings and thoughts and attitudes. Or to put it another way, you have a right to be a “sentient” being which ...
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 6:07PM
textIn Haiti, UN troops kill the poor, leave right-wing death squads untouched by Ben Terrall
Feb. 7, 2007 - Pambazuka News...
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 5:51PM
textShanghai Plans City-wide Bicycle Ban by Tim
Shanghai Plans City-wide Bicycle Ban...
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 5:45PM
textAFP target: Abu Sayyaf wiped out within this year by AJLPP-USA
he military intends to complete within the year its campaign to wipe out the remnants of the Abu Sayyaf extremist group which has been on the run for the past few months from pursuing government troops in Sulu. Armed Forces Chief of Staff Gen. Hermogenes Esperon Jr. said Thursday the military has deployed more troops to Sulu, bringing to 11 the number of battalions already in hot pursuit of the group linked to the al-Qaeda international terror network. One Marine battalion and one Scout...
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 5:23PM
textThe Shortwave Report 2/16/07 ¡Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio. With times and freqs for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, China, Cuba, and Russia....
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 5:18PM
textCan't Dance To The News by t
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Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 5:02PM
calendarBLACK GOLD by Mo Kinberg
Oakland Museum of California 10th and Oak Streets / One block from Lake Merritt Bart Station Oakland, California 94607 Free parking in museum garage -enter on Oak Street at 11th Street...
Event Date: Wed Mar 7, 2007 6:00PM
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 4:14PM
textSF events 2.15 Black History Month by human rights
Amerikkka built on slave labor and now increasing it's slave class....
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 3:55PM
imageWomen in Black Stand for Peace
by Mike Rhodes
Women in Black held a vigil in Fresno today for justice and against war....
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 3:54PM
calendarYBCA present Human Rights Watch International Film Festival by Tati Barrantes
YBCA screening room 701 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94103...
Event Date: Fri Mar 2, 2007 7:30PM
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 3:42PM
textLack of lake ice a harbinger of things to come by reposted
Jim Stevens, Staff Writer Sussex Sun...
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 2:57PM
calendar20th Anniversary of Toxic Wastes and Race by Annie Loya, Dalila Adofo
Center for Race, Poverty, and the Environment 450 Geary Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA...
Event Date: Thu Feb 15, 2007 6:30PM
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 2:46PM
textUN Peacekeeping Paramilitarism by Stephen Lendman
How UN peacekeepers are used as thuggish paramilitary enforcers for empire....
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 2:01PM
image3/3 SF Educational Conf "Militarization And The Threat Of War In Asia"
by Labor Video Project
The rise of militarism in Asia is a threat to the entire world. This educational conference will look at the causes of past wars, the fight for redress and why there is growing danger of militarization today and what it will be for working people and all people in Asia and the US>...
Posted: Thu Feb 15, 2007 1:57PM