textElbo Room Hosts Nazis, Calls Cops On POC by social media
Elbo Room hosted a show for the band "Death In June" on Tuesday night. This is the 2nd time they've hosted this fascist, white supremacist band, despite protests & community outcry. On Tuesday night, the owner came out & called the police on our comrades, LYING that there was a "crowd of people" "wielding knives": NO ONE that night pulled out any weapons. In today's context, calling the pigs on someone & lying that they are armed & dangerous can literally lead to the death of that person, esp...
Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 12:13PM
imageIn Palo Alto, Members of the Viagra Review Board Reconvene
by Raging Grannies Action League
Under a newly introduced bill in the state of South Carolina, men seeking Viagra or any other drug intended to treat erectile dysfunction would have to cool their heels for a 24-hour waiting period and pass psychiatric testing. In Palo Alto, California, members of the Viagra Review Board praised the bill....
Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 11:43AM
imagePanel to Determine Viagra Distribution
by Raging Grannies Action League
Today in Palo Alto, California, the Viagra Review Board reconvened upon the occasion of the prefiling of an important bill by State Representative Mia McLeod of Columbia, South Carolina. Under the bill, a man seeking Viagra or any other drug intended to treat erectile dysfunction would have to meet strict guidelines....
Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 11:19AM
imageJerry Brown grandstands in Paris but fails to protect Latino children from fracking
by Dan Bacher
“Fracking and other types of unconventional well stimulation threaten every child’s right to a quality education,” said Madeline Stano, attorney for the Center on Race, Poverty and the Environment. “Governor Brown and our state regulatory agencies have failed to protect public school students and our state as a whole by adopting regulations that do not address the existing racially disparate impact of well stimulations on Latino students.” Photo of fracking wastewater in Kern County courte...
Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 9:40AM
imageOmnibus Spending Bill Includes Funding For Jerry Brown's Delta Tunnels
by Dan Bacher
Among the beneficiaries of this taxpayer-funded boondoggle are Beverly Hills agribusiness billionaires Stewart and Lynda Resnick, the owners of The Wonderful Company. Resnick and his wife, Lynda, have been instrumental in promoting campaigns to eviscerate Endangered Species Act protections for Central Valley Chinook salmon and Delta smelt populations and to build the fish-killing peripheral tunnels. They have become known as the "Koch Brothers of California Water" for the many thousands ...
Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 9:19AM
calendarCuban Art Show celebrating 1st year of Cuban Five's Freedom
by ANSWER Coalition
2969 Mission St. at 26th St....
Event Date: Fri Dec 18, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 8:52AM
calendarMassive Community Protest at SF DA's Office Demanding Justice for Mario Woods by Nguyen
850 Bryant Street San Francisco...
Event Date: Fri Dec 18, 2015 11:00AM
Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2015 7:14AM
calendarKwanzaa Celebration, California State Capitol, Sacramento
by Khubaka
Room 126, California State Capitol 10th and L Street Sacramento, CA...
Event Date: Sat Dec 26, 2015 12:00PM
Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 11:42PM
imageOakland Report Back from the Rojava Revolution, 12/12/15: audio
by Dave Id
Paul Z. Simmons recently traveled to Rojava, an autonomous region in war-torn northern Syria. Local residents shared with him how they, despite the obstacles, are currently building a society based on principles of direct democracy, gender equality, and sustainability. In Oakland, as part of a Bay Area tour, Paul spoke about his experiences seeing the Rojava Revolution first-hand (full audio below)....
Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 10:38PM
imageThe Funeral Of Mario Woods & The Execution Of African American Youth
by Labor Video Project
On December 17, 2105 the funeral was held for Mario Woods. He was killed by San Francisco police and the death was defended by the San Francisco police chief Greg Suhr....
Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 8:59PM
calendarThe "What will you do for your neighbor?" walking tour by David Giesen
American Youth Hostel 312 Mason Street San Francisco...
Event Date: Sun Dec 20, 2015 9:30AM
Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 6:13PM
textThe Shortwave Report 12/18/15 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. Radio Deutsche-Welle, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, NHK World Radio Japan, and China Radio International....
Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 5:37PM
calendarThe Odyssey–from Vietnam to America
Yerba Buena Center of the Arts...
Event Date: Fri Jan 22, 2016 8:00PM
Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 5:28PM
textPortrait of an Irish Republican by Michael Steinberg
The writer's account of his visit to Occupied Ireland in 1985 on the occasion of its 30th anniversary....
Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 5:27PM
calendarFacing History and Ourselves' 2016 San Francisco Bay Area Benefit Dinner
by Quinn Van Valer-Campbell
Hyatt Regency 5 Embarcadero Center San Francisco, CA 94111...
Event Date: Sun May 15, 2016 5:00PM
Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 2:23PM
imageLawsuit Challenges Failure to Protect Coastal Marten
by Center for Biological Diversity
EUREKA, Calif., December 16, 2015 — Two conservation groups today sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for failing to protect the coastal marten under the Endangered Species Act. The Center for Biological Diversity and the Environmental Protection Information Center first petitioned for protection for the coastal marten, sometimes known as the Humboldt marten, in 2010. Represented by Earthjustice, the groups are now challenging the Service’s April 2015 decision not to award federal protect...
Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 1:06AM
textWeak Paris Climate Deal Won't Protect Planet's Poorest People, Web of Life by Center for Biological Diversity
LE BOURGET, France, December 12, 2015 — In response to the final agreement reached today at the United Nations COP21 climate conference, Kassie Siegel of the Center for Biological Diversity’s Climate Law Institute released the following statement....
Posted: Thu Dec 17, 2015 1:00AM
calendarThe Education of Kevin Powell: A Boy's Journey into Manhood by First Congregational Church of Oakland
First Congregational Church of Oakland 2501 Harrison St Oakland, CA 94612...
Event Date: Tue Jan 26, 2016 7:30PM
Posted: Wed Dec 16, 2015 11:23PM
calendarLaurence Shoup: Wall Street's Think Tank: The Council on Foreign Relations by Berkeley Hillside Club
Berkeley Hillside Club 2286 Cedar St Berkeley, CA 94709...
Event Date: Wed Jan 20, 2016 7:30PM
Posted: Wed Dec 16, 2015 11:23PM
textPart 1: NOLA Art for Rights, Amnesty USA event for Albert Woodfox and other prisoners by Photos by Nat Williams posted by A3 Coalition
These are photos from the Amnesty International USA Art for Rights / Write for Rights event in New Orleans, Louisiana on December 12, 2015. Featured below is a press release for the event, written by Amnesty International, reprinted in full. All photos, reprinted with permission, are by Nat Williams....
Posted: Wed Dec 16, 2015 8:13PM