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textU.S.-backed dirty war by Ted Rudow III, MA
In a stunning development, Guatemalan police have arrested 18 ex-military leaders on charges of committing crimes against humanity during the decades-long, U.S.-backed dirty war against Guatemala’s indigenous communities. The ex-military leaders face charges of ordering massacres and forced disappearances during the conflict, which led to perhaps a quarter-million deaths....
Posted: Sat Jan 9, 2016 2:22PM
textAll Muslims are not terrorists by Ted Rudow III, MA
All Muslims are not terrorists In some ways, we understand why there are anti-Muslim sentiments in the West. Muslims were implicated in the 9/11 attacks and have been involved in some other terrorist attacks around the world. But reactions have been such that now adherents of Islam are being targeted. More than a billion Muslims all over the world are peace-loving people....
Posted: Sat Jan 9, 2016 10:42AM
calendarThe "This is what we say to the real estate industry" walking tour by David Giesen
American Youth Hostel 312 Mason St. San Francisco, CA...
Event Date: Sun Jan 10, 2016 9:30AM
Posted: Sat Jan 9, 2016 10:16AM
calendarSpaghetti Dinner & Program for Social Justice Action by First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco
First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco 1187 Franklin Street San Francisco, CA 94109...
Event Date: Sat Jan 23, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Sat Jan 9, 2016 9:25AM
calendar"How the Other Half Banks" - Author Discussion on the Unbanked and Postal Banking by
Laurel Books, in Oscar Grant Plaza 1423 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA...
Event Date: Sat Feb 13, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Sat Jan 9, 2016 9:19AM
calendarFilm: Pink Ribbons, Inc.
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by sacpeace
909 12th Street, Sacramento...
Event Date: Tue Jan 26, 2016 7:00PM
Posted: Fri Jan 8, 2016 11:06PM
imageNational Independent Farmworkers Union Launched in Baja California, Mexico
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by Alianza (translated)
Organizations Alliance announces with great pride and happiness that the Jornaleras and Jornaleros of San Quintín have their own union, the registry is already a fact....
Posted: Fri Jan 8, 2016 9:51PM
imageSleepouts at Santa Cruz City Hall Advance to 2016
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by Alex Darocy
Homeless individuals returned to sleep at Santa Cruz City Hall on January 5 for the twenty-sixth community sleepout. Facing intermittent downpours of rain, some slept in a large tent on the sidewalk in front of the city hall courtyard. Signs attached to the tent read, "No Sleep Til Justice." Some individuals successfully slept under the eaves of the city offices building itself, which is a no-trespassing zone at night. One person slept directly on city hall's brick walkway with out a blanket....
Posted: Fri Jan 8, 2016 6:00PM
textThose who get broadband end up voting for Democrats. The war on the web. by Kieren McCarthy
Those who get broadband end up voting for Democrats. The war on the web....
Posted: Fri Jan 8, 2016 4:46PM
calendarJustice for Richard Perkins Jr and all lives stolen by police
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by Stop Mass Incarceration Network
Rally at 90th and International at 12 noon March to 90th and Bancroft at the site of Richard's murder...
Event Date: Sat Jan 9, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Jan 8, 2016 4:44PM
videoProtestors Disrupt SF Mayor Ed Lee's 2016 Inauguration (video/mp4 171.1MB) by D. Boyer
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s 2016 inauguration was disrupted by protesters. Video and Photos from the scene inside San Francisco's City Hall during the inauguration ceremony....
Posted: Fri Jan 8, 2016 4:08PM
imageTHE POWER, an energy company, has a plan to save California from the Methane Disaster
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by Susan Keen
THE POWER, an energy company, has a plan to save California from the Methane Disaster...
Posted: Fri Jan 8, 2016 11:25AM
imageIt’s Chili Today! PETA Delivers Hot Vegan Food to All Gathered Outside Wildlife Refuge
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by PETA
Princeton, Ore., January 7, 2016 – Yesterday, PETA staff delivered packets of high protein vegan jerky to the militant cattle ranchers occupying Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, and today, we’re going back with a message of “conversation over conflict” to dish up protein-packed vegan chili—this time intended for law enforcement, Native Americans, and others on site in the hope that the slaughter of cattle and wildlife will become a focus of discussion. PETA will also take along signs pointin...
Posted: Fri Jan 8, 2016 11:20AM
calendarStop the Pedie Perez Killing Cover-Up!
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by Gene
Richmond City Hall steps 450 Civic Center Plaza Richmond, CA...
Event Date: Tue Jan 19, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Jan 8, 2016 10:42AM
calendar3rd Thursday Prisoner Letter Writing at SubRosa: a community space
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by
at SubRosa, 703 Pacific Ave. (downtown Santa Cruz)...
Event Date: Thu Jan 21, 2016 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Jan 8, 2016 10:30AM
calendarReally Really Free Market at SubRosa: a community space
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by
at SubRosa, 703 Pacific Ave. (downtown Santa Cruz)...
Event Date: Sat Jan 16, 2016 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Jan 8, 2016 10:23AM
textUNITE HERE Condemns ICE Raids Targeting Central American Women and Children by via UNITE HERE Local 483
LOS ANGELES, CA, January 7, 2016 — Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced Monday that ICE officials detained 121 adults and children in Georgia, Texas, and North Carolina over New Year’s weekend, all of whom are in the process of being repatriated. In response, UNITE HERE, a union of 270,000 hospitality workers across the U.S. and Canada, joins immigrant advocacy groups nationwide in denouncing the ongoing Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) deportation raids di...
Posted: Thu Jan 7, 2016 11:54PM
imageNew Wolf Detected in California's Modoc County
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by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO, January 7, 2016 — Evidence of a wolf in Modoc County was reported today by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. The 3-year-old male wolf, who is radio-collared and dubbed OR-25 by the state wildlife agency in Oregon, left his birthpack in northeastern Oregon in April, was in southwestern Oregon by December and recently crossed the border into California....
Posted: Thu Jan 7, 2016 11:43PM
calendarWe Stopped the Jail. Now We Need to Get Health and Housing!
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by Michael Lyon
Unitarian Center, 1187 Franklin, SF, Fireside Room...
Event Date: Tue Jan 19, 2016 1:00PM
Posted: Thu Jan 7, 2016 11:31PM
imageGovernor Brown's budget DOES include $3.6 million for Delta Tunnels
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by Dan Bacher
Restore the Delta (RTD) disagreed strongly with administration officials’ contentions that no budget money would be used to fund the controversial conveyance project, pointing out the budget released today does include $3.6 million for the Delta Tunnels (California Water Fix). Barbara Barrigan-Parrilla, Executive Director of Restore the Delta, said the language at issue is located on page 107 in the budget summary pdf: "Update of the Delta Plan—An increase of $3.6 million General Fund...
Posted: Thu Jan 7, 2016 8:19PM