imageIt is time to shut down all Fraternity Houses. The “Greek System” is destroying society
by Leticia Washington
It is time to shut down all Fraternity Houses. The “Greek System” is destroying society, say experts....
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 8:04PM
calendarThe Convent's First Annual "Art's Not Dead, SF" Group Exhibition
by Lap Guzzini
The Convent Arts Collective 660 Oak Street San Francisco, CA 94117...
Event Date: Thu Dec 3, 2015 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 7:08PM
calendarENDURING POWER: The Middle Eastern and Iranian Women’s Story, A photography exhibit
Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, CA 95060...
Event Date: Fri Dec 4, 2015 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 4:50PM
imageActivists vow to mobilise at Paris #COP21 climate change summit despite protest ban
by John Englart (Takver)
At a press conference in Paris on Friday afternoon activists unveiled how they would mobilize people in France to have a say despite the state of emergency that prohibts mass protests....
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 4:06PM
textThe Malonga Center windows: A tale about Oakland city priorities by Lydia
Public records requests reveal that the city of Oakland prioritized the noise complaint of one individual over an entire decades-old arts community....
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 2:56PM
calendarFilm: The Harvest (La Cosecha)
by SacPeace
909 12th Street, Sacramento...
Event Date: Tue Nov 24, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 1:11PM
calendarThe Beast Side Living (and Dying) While Black in America by D. Watkins
by Sang Kil, Associate Professor
Ann Lucas Lecture Series San Jose State University Science Building Room 142...
Event Date: Wed Dec 2, 2015 5:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 12:46PM
calendarYes, Climate Change is here: Yes, there are solutions (but we must act fast)
by Gene Ruyle
Starry Plough Pub, 3101 Shattuck Ave, at Prince St in Berkeley...
Event Date: Sat Dec 5, 2015 2:00PM
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 11:31AM
imageSalmon Fishermen, Consumer Groups Criticize FDA Approval of Frankenfish
by Dan Bacher
"Genetically engineered salmon pose a serious potential threat to wild salmon stocks that our members rely on to make a living or fish for food and sport," the group said in a statement. "In addition, GE salmon also pose a threat to salmon protected by the federal Endangered Species Act." Photo courtesy of the Center for Food Safety....
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 10:37AM
textPuerto Rico Government Meets with Debt Holders in New York by Greg
Puerto Rico's Government Development Bank is meeting with advisers of some of the finance firms that own Puerto Rico's debt to present a plan to comprehensively resolve the island's debt crisis....
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 10:17AM
imageMonsanto Patenting World's Seeds, Controlling World's Food, Causing Cancer, Killing Bees,
by Olive Grove
Monsanto Patenting World's Seeds, Controlling World's Food, Causing Cancer, Killing Bees, Using PCB's, DDT, Agent Orange, Carcinogenic Growth Hormones, Brain Lesion Causing Aspartame...
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 9:43AM
audioInterview with WBOK Black talk radio host and cartoonist John Slade (audio/mpeg 22.3MB) by WTUL News & Views
Janet Hays interviews the imitable John Slade - New Orleans native, black cartoonist/author of Afro Brother Spacemen, WBOK Black talk radio host...
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 7:45AM
textFDA Approves First Genetically Engineered Animal for Human Consumption Over the Objections by via Center for Food Safety
WASHINGTON, DC (November 19, 2015) – Center for Food Safety today announced plans to sue the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to block the agency’s approval for sale and consumption of the genetically engineered AquaAdvantage® salmon developed by AquaBounty. The suit will be filed in coordination with other colleague plaintiffs....
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2015 1:16AM
imageWrite for Rights: Amnesty Intl USA calls for Albert Woodfox's immediate release
by Amnesty USA statement posted by A3 Coalition
Today, in conjunction with the "Write for Rights" campaign, Amnesty International USA issued an email action alert focusing on Albert Woodfox, where Amnesty reiterated the organization's call for Albert's immediate release. Along with urging supporters to add their name to Amnesty's online petition to Louisiana Attorney General James Caldwell, Amnesty is also asking people to write letters to both AG Caldwell and to Albert....
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 6:15PM
calendarOther Voices: Deciphering Syria by ppjc
Midpen Media Center 900 San Antonio Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303...
Event Date: Tue Dec 1, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 5:46PM
textThe Shortwave Report 11/0/15 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. Spanish National Radio, Sputnik Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK World Radio Japan, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 5:11PM
videoMarch from Beach Flats Community Garden to Santa Cruz City Hall (video/mp4 42.4MB) by via Nopal Media
It has been very inspiring to see so many people putting so much energy and work into keeping the Beach Flats Community Garden alive in its entirety. We want to recognize and give a big thanks to all the gardeners, the Beach Flats community, and organizers who are moving forward with great spirit and continue to bring people together to support el jardín....
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 3:35PM
textUnderstanding ISIS - Who or What is it? Why does it exist? What does it accomplish? by Zahir Ebrahim, Project
The new militant “Islamic State” with “caliphate” galore is only the manufactured progression of going from empire's own stateless antediluvian actors playing their scripted “Taliban - Al Qaeda terrorist” role as public enemy number one of the United States and the civilized world, to stateful antediluvian actors playing their scripted “ISIS - terrorists' expansionist” role as public enemy number one of the United States and the civilized world. Twenty-first century barbarians being brought t...
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 3:20PM
textFDA Approves Unlabeled GMO Salmon Despite Widespread Opposition from Scientists, Consumers by via Food & Water Watch
Ignoring Calls for More Comprehensive Studies, FDA Fails to Protect Public...
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 3:11PM
text(A-Radio) Eastern Europe 5: Anarchist Black Cross Warsaw by A-Radio Berlin
As Anarchist Radio Berlin we had the opportunity of talking to two comrades from Anarchist Black Cross (ABC) in Warsaw. In this interview they talk about their work and the topic of repression in Poland. You'll find the audio (to listen online or download in different sizes) here:
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 2:22PM