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imageWarming Center 'Director' Uses Fake Sockpuppet Accounts to Woo TBSC on Facebook
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by Take Back the Warming Center!
Brent Adams, who calls himself the 'director' of the Santa Cruz Warming Center, revived his fake sockpuppet account on Facebook named 'Dawn Roquel'. Adams first created the fake account 'Dawn Roquel' in 2013 to drum up support for the Warming Center project he had just started working on. Adams posted as 'Dawn' in a discussion group on Facebook. 'Dawn' claimed he had volunteered at the Warming Center and he sang its praises to a group of skeptical TBSC members, many of whom knew it was Brent ...
Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 9:24PM
audioTalking about Homelessness in Fresno (audio/mpeg 68.4MB) by Mike Rhodes
35:55 minute audio of the Street Heat radio show (Friday, February 26, 2016) on KFCF 88.1 FM....
Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 9:05PM
calendarThe Freedom Bus Ride Through the West Bank: A Photo-Movie Presentation
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Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall 1924 Cedar (@Bonita), Berkeley www.bfuu.org...
Event Date: Thu Mar 17, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 8:59PM
imageMonarch Butterfly Population Rebounds to 68 Percent of 22-year Average
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by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, February 26, 2016 — At 150 million butterflies, the annual overwintering count of monarch butterflies released today shows an encouraging population rebound from last year’s second lowest-ever count of 42 million butterflies, but is still one of the lowest populations since surveys began in 1993....
Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 7:14PM
textCall for Action Save Palestinian Journalist Mohammed Al Qeeq & IFJ Support For Al Queeg by IFJ
Video of jounalist Mohammed Al Qeeg and the International Federation of Journalists: Worldwide call to demand Netanyahu to release journalist on hunger strike...
Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 5:49PM
audioUK terrorist murders of elderly Muslim men - hate crime questions for police and press (audio/mpeg 6.7MB) by BCfm Politics Show
String of terrorist murders of elderly Muslim men in Britain; Maz Saleem whose elderly father was murdered in Birmingham 2013 discussing the murder of former Imam Jalal Uddin in Rochdale last week, also Muslim Mushin Ahmed murdered in Rotherham last August; her father Mohammed Saleem murdered in Birmingham by a Ukrainian neo-Nazi – hate crime and racism, media coverage of her father compared to Lee Rigby;...
Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 5:47PM
textNuclear Shutdown News February 2016 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the US nuclear power industry in this country and beyond, and highlights the efforts of those who are working to create a nuclear free world. Is Jerry Brown Involved in the San Onofre Nuclear Plant Shutdown Scandal?...
Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 5:08PM
imageIBT UAL SFO Solidarity Picket/Rally Joined By Jesse Jackson
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by Labor Video Project
Teamster UAL mechanics, CWA AFA flight attendants and pilots joined in a solidarity picket line rally at SFO as part of a national day of action for a contract. UAL management are demanding give-backs and more concessions. They were joined at a rally with Jessie Jackson....
Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 4:55PM
textJubilee USA Launches Puerto Rico Radio Spots Ahead of Super Tuesday by Greg
The religious development coalition Jubilee USA is launching radio spots focused on Puerto Rico's debt crisis ahead of "Super Tuesday" presidential primary elections....
Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 4:47PM
calendarAfter Super Tuesday: Evaluating the Sanders Candidacy
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by Gene Ruyle
NPML, 6501 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland (just North of Alcatraz Ave.)...
Event Date: Sun Mar 6, 2016 10:30AM
Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 4:24PM
calendarThe Brainwashing of My Dad - World Premiere
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by Sue Wilson
Camera 12 Cinemas, 201 S. 2nd, San Jose...
Event Date: Sat Mar 5, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 2:16PM
textReflections on Anti-Black Racism Among Asian Americans by Mui Mui
Exploring current political issues that affect Chinese Americans, including anti-black racism, gentrification, and critical questions for the local group "Asians for Black Lives."...
Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 11:51AM
audioInterview with Robin Barnes from GNO Inc about RESCON2016 (audio/mpeg 12.0MB) by WTUL News and Views
WTUL News sits down with Robin Barnes, VP of GNO Inc to discuss the evolving resilence sector and its importance to the Regional and international economy. We discussed how state and the city are leveraging their experience with recovery after the post Katrina flood into economic development. During the conference, there will be a Women's Breakfast Tuesday Morning and a Plenary Wednesday Afternoon chaired by Oliver Thomas to discuss equitable employment in the emerging Resilience sector....
Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 7:59AM
textMass Swan Die-Off Along Yellow River Worries Teachers by Runi Al Pemkron
Will swans soon be extinct? This is the question some Chinese pupils are increasingly posing to their teachers, but few have answers really satisfying the fresh curiosity. And it´s no longer merely these asking who have been familiar with the beautiful birds along the banks of the country´s largest river. With deceasing animals all around, increasingly these who had been looking the other way are beginning to pay attention as well....
Posted: Fri Feb 26, 2016 2:05AM
textPsychopaths at the Top by RGC
We are all more endangered than at any time in human history due to psychopathic influences at the apex of the political machine....
Posted: Thu Feb 25, 2016 9:55PM
imageA3 Newsletter: Albert Woodfox Is Free - Please Support Albert's Fund
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by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
As we celebrate that ALL THE ANGOLA 3 ARE FREE please join us in laying the foundation for Albert Woodfox's new life. We'll never be able to make up for over four decades in solitary but those of us in minimum security know how costly life out here is. 100% of all donations will be given directly to Albert....
Posted: Thu Feb 25, 2016 6:53PM
imageIndividuals Displaced in Downtown Homeless Sweeps Join Freedom Sleepers Protest
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by Alex Darocy
On February 23, the Freedom Sleepers held their 33rd community sleepout at Santa Cruz City Hall. Attendance at the sleepout increased shortly after 3:30 am, following the police sweeps and move-alongs of homeless individuals sleeping at the Main Branch of the Santa Cruz Library and at the Prophet Elias Greek Orthodox Church, which are located across the street from city hall. At least one individual sleeping outside of the library was issued a citation by police. Those joining the Freedom Sle...
Posted: Thu Feb 25, 2016 6:45PM
calendarDocumentary: "This Changes Everything" by Rev. Jeffrey Spencer
Niles Discovery Church 36600 Niles Blvd. Fremont, CA 94536...
Event Date: Sat Mar 12, 2016 1:30PM
Posted: Thu Feb 25, 2016 5:13PM
textThe Shortwave Report 02/26/16 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Spanish National Radio, NHK World Radio Japan, China Radio International, Radio Havana Cuba, and Radio Deutsche-Welle....
Posted: Thu Feb 25, 2016 4:49PM
textEPA Urged to Reject California Plan to Dump Oil Waste Into Underground Water by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., February 25, 2016 — The Center for Biological Diversity today urged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to deny California oil officials’ proposal to turn underground water in the Price Canyon area of San Luis Obispo County into a permanent disposal site for oil wastewater....
Posted: Thu Feb 25, 2016 4:33PM