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calendarOur grief is not a cry for endless war
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by Curt
Polk Street steps of San Francisco City Hall...
Event Date: Fri Nov 20, 2015 12:00PM
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 1:55PM
imageDraft EIR for Highway 1 Widening Proposals Released
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by Santa Cruz News
Despite objections from environmental groups, there is a new push to widen Highway 1 in Santa Cruz County. The Santa Cruz County Regional Transportation Commission (RTC), in cooperation with the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) and the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), has prepared a draft Environmental Impact Report/Environmental Assessment for the new Highway 1 widening proposals. The project is divided into two components: a long-term analysis of widening Highway 1 b...
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 1:20PM
calendarMerced Public Hearing on Cannabis Laws to create JOBS! taxes & growth in merced. by Christine Meeusen
678 W 18th Street ,merced ca....
Event Date: Wed Dec 9, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 1:14PM
documentLetter to Islamic Centers, Churches, Synagogues, and Temples of All Faiths
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by Zahir Ebrahim, Project Humanbeingsfirst.org
بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ ; as-salamu 'alaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh; in English that just means Hi. Every generation from time immemorial has faced its own challenges. However, from the primitive hunter-gatherers of antiquity to the sophisticated predators of modernity, only one singular common challenge runs through mankind's histories and civilizations, all the way to the current affairs of today. That is primacy. We are no more close to grappling with our predators tod...
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 10:52AM
calendarOakland Privacy Working Group: Fighting Against the Surveillance State! by Brian Hofer / Oakland Privacy Working Group
Omni Commons 4799 Shattuck Ave., Oakland, CA...
Event Date: Wed Dec 9, 2015 5:30PM
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 8:31AM
textAlameda County Passes Groundbreaking Policy to Respect the 4th Amendment. by opwg
Alameda County Board Of Supervisors Passes Most Comprehensive Cell Phone Interceptor Privacy Policy In the Country...
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 7:58AM
imageJoe Hill's Last Will, 100 Years Later
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by Bob English
Today we remember and honor Swedish-American labor organizer, poet and songwriter Joe Hill who was executed 100 years ago Nov 19, 1915. Traveling widely and organizing workers under the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), he was popular and visible as a speaker, writer of political and union songs - the first written for the American working class - which he performed at strikes and rallies. Those songs helped galvanize the union movement and IWW, whose activism triggered violent oppositio...
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 4:37AM
imageLast Call: Witness Venezuela’s Elections This December-6, 2015
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by Alberto Lovera Bolivarian Circle NY
This December, witness one of the most important elections in the history of Venezuela, and of the hemisphere. On December 6, the people of Venezuela will exercise their right to vote in elections for deputies to the country’s National Assembly. Voters will decide whether to carry forward the Bolivarian Revolution by retaining a Chavista majority in the National Assembly or return the political intitative to the traditional elites represented by most of the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD)....
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 11:45PM
imageCal. State University Faculty and Allies March & Rally at the CSU Trustees meeting Nov. 17
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by via California Faculty Association
LONG BEACH, CA – More than 1,000 faculty and their allies congregated in Long Beach yesterday, November 17, for a massive “Fight for Five” protest outside the California State University Board of Trustees’ meeting....
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 7:01PM
textNurses Hold Rally, Speak Out on Unsafe Patient Lift Practices at UC Medical Centers by via California Nurses Association
Registered nurses will gather at UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay on Thursday to speak out about the UC Medical Center’s failure to provide RNs with legally mandated safe lifting practices, the California Nurses Association (CNA) announced today....
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 6:54PM
textRevised: Embattled city backed receiver was replaced at Empyrean Towers by Lynda Carson
It was on June 26, 2015, that Mark Adams was appointed by Judge George Hernandez to be the receiver for Empyrean Towers. Last week Mark Adams was replaced by Randy Sugarman, of Sugarman & Company, LLP., by Judge Roger L. Efremsky, as a Chapter 11 trustee for the property....
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 6:10PM
imageFaith Leaders Urge Governor Jerry Brown to End Fracking in California
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by Dan Bacher
David Braun, with Faith Against Fracking, quipped, “If Jerry Brown thinks that being a climate leader means helping the oil industry get away with carbon intensive practices like fracking, then he clearly needs an intervention; today, we’re praying for him.” Photo of Faith Leaders singing "We Shall Not Be Moved" at the State Capitol by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 5:07PM
documentParis Attacks - Bourgeois Terrorism
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by International Communist Party - Communist Lef
statement on Paris attacks from Internationalist Communist Perspective...
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 2:04PM
imageClimate change protests for November 29 and December 12 banned in Paris and France
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by John Englart (Takver)
This afternoon the French Foreign Minister, Laurent Fabius, ruled that the two large climate marches in Paris and the main cities in France on November 29 and December 12 would be prohibited due to the security situation after the terrorism attack on Friday 13 November....
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 1:54PM
audioReproductive Justice: Ethics in Human Services Q&A with Deon Haywood and Dr. Wille Parker (audio/mpeg 32.6MB) by WTUL News & Views
36 min, Deon Haywood and Dr. Wille Parker answer questions from audience members at an event organized by Social Work Students United for Reproductive Freedom (SWURF) on Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at Tulane University....
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 11:06AM
calendarShatila: 33 Years After the Massacre (presentation)
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by Richard Hardigan
Strawberry Creek Lodge, 1320 Addison Street, Berkeley, CA...
Event Date: Sun Nov 22, 2015 7:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 10:54AM
calendarRegional Transportation Commission meeting by
Vets Hall on Front Street in Santa Cruz next to the downtown Post Office....
Event Date: Thu Nov 19, 2015 9:00AM
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 10:27AM
imageI understand despair driving ALF
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by Jon Hochschartner
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Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 7:10AM
textEconomic Crises as Sicknesses and Catastrophes by S Puehringer, M Schnetzer and P Schreiner
The 2008 financial crisis is often wrongly described as a "state debt crisis" where cause and effect are inverted and economists and the market are released from responsibility. The Austrian economist Stephan Puehringer shows how sickness and catastrophe metaphors dominate discussion. The "patient Germany" has a "serious infection" or the German economy has been "infected." The "American crisis" is described as an "economic Tsunami." How perverse that the social state is dismantled and work...
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 4:14AM
calendarSTOP the GENOCIDE in Palestine! by Adrienne
Russian Gospel Temple (outside) 2233 - 17th Street (between Utah St. and San Bruno Ave.) -across the street from UPS- San Francisco...
Event Date: Fri Nov 20, 2015 6:00PM
Posted: Wed Nov 18, 2015 2:52AM