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text Israel deports 20 US Citizens by Justice
Israel deports 20 US Citizens who enrolled in an Arabic language course being offered by Holy Land Trust in Bethlehem. Two resisting deportation!...
Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2004 3:45PM
text Round-ups & Desaparecidos (bilingual) by danielsan
INS (or whatever Homeland Security Dept. acronym they've got now) have recently raided businesses, picked people off the street, and racially profiled and harassed community members and leader in a campaign against undocumented people and allies....
Posted: Thu Jun 17, 2004 1:42PM
image RAWHIDE 120_theo_moudakis.jpg by Simon Perez
California Attorney General Bill Lockyer has reviewed tapes and transcripts of traders from various companies, and says they took the song Rawhide, wrote new lyrics, and sang it on the trading floor. . ....
Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2004 1:49PM
text Sign on to Letter to Stop the Deportation of the Cuevas family by upton sinclair
Please forward this to any organizations or groups that you work with, and encourage them to join the fight to stop the deportation of the Cuevas family. If you live in the SF Bay Area please join us on Wednesday June 16 at Senator Barbara Boxer's office to demand that she take action on behalf of the Cuevas family(info on link)....
Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2004 6:41AM
text Voters Want Real Corrections' Reform by rose braz - critical resistance and CEPS
“Saving money by amending three strikes is just the tip of the iceberg,” said CEPS member Andy Hsia-Coron. “We’ve documented dozens of other reforms that, if implemented, could save California more than $1 billion a year while at the same time creating safer communities.”...
Posted: Tue Jun 15, 2004 5:52AM
text Restoring Eelgrass to the Pacific Bays by moth
Humboldt Bay was previously threatened by Calpine's (ENRON start-up) LNG terminal, now is the chance to save Humboldt Bay's eelgrass ecosystem and also restore edible eelgrass to SF Bay.....
Posted: Mon Jun 14, 2004 8:07PM
text Court Approves Gay Marriage Super Suit for California by 365gay.com
Legal challenges across California asking whether the state Constitution permits same-sex marriages were consolidated into one case and will be tried in San Francisco, a state agency overseeing the courts decided Friday....
Posted: Sun Jun 13, 2004 12:10AM
text Cops want your DNA by KX
"DNA is not like a fingerprint, since getting it is more invasive and it holds information beyond mere identification,'' said Tania Simoncelli, a science and technology fellow for the American Civil Liberties Union. "Storing it permanently for future criminal investigations doesn't comply with the Constitution.''...
Posted: Sat Jun 12, 2004 3:07PM
text Psychiatric Pharmaceutical Police State by moth
Biotech and pharmaceutical corporations are profiting from people's emotional suffering, prescribing psychiatric medications as quick fix solutions when the cause is rooted in racial and class oppression, the isolating forces of consumerist capitalism.....
Posted: Sat Jun 12, 2004 1:04PM
text Starving for Justice - Fast 4 Education article from Fault Lines, June 2004 by julio magana and charles houston
“Never before has the assembly floor been forced to stop business as usual and grant full attention to an issue as it did when those of you Fasting for Education rolled onto the floor, except once when the Black Panther Party stormed in, wielding rifles and shot guns…”...
Posted: Sat Jun 12, 2004 11:20AM
text UCLA Students on Day Three of Hunger Strike by Student/Farmworker Alliance
Students at UCLA are on hunger strike until UCLA decides to honor its strict code of conduct and stops doing business with Taco Bell!...
Posted: Fri Jun 11, 2004 1:40PM
text Serial Torture Murders: Connecting the Genocidal Dots by frontlinemom
The U.S. leads the world in serial torture murders that now are spreading thru out the Americas and the world. Colonialist Corporate greed is the root cause...
Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2004 9:43PM
text Let's encourage critical thinking on biotech and the role of the commons by Bill Simpich
Successes and lessons learned from within the Reclaim the Commons convergance - and a look at the role of the bio-pharm industry, genetic engineering, stem cells...the focus is to fight corporate power and encourage critical thinking....
Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2004 7:33PM
image Fast 4 Education - Last Days Update and What Next - from Julio Magana 120_familia.jpg by upton sinclair(repost from julio magana)
With the god-given blessing of our own living legend, Dolores Huerta, we had the honor of learning some organizing skills to create a plan for legislative lobbying and community outreach. Were it not for Camila Chavez, Lacey, Juanita Ontiveras and Dolores Huerta we could not have lit so many effective fires under so many politico’s rear ends to make em move as fast as they did....
Posted: Tue Jun 8, 2004 1:29PM
text Kevin Cooper's Execution Delayed For DNA Testing by DPF
Death-Row Inmate's Execution Delayed For DNA Testing Man Claims Previous Tests Tainted, Incomplete...
Posted: Tue Jun 8, 2004 12:38AM
image 06/02/04 Day 24 Report and Pics from the Fast 4 Education 120_day24fast4education.jpg by upton sinclair(repost from julio)
The fasters, though quite literally "kicked to the curb" by a concerned group of Sacramento's highest ranking police and CHP officers, spent the day surrounded by supporters and media. The CHP presence was obvious but the fasters retained their dignified and peaceful stance.......
Posted: Mon Jun 7, 2004 11:37PM
text Really REALLY Free Market Report by Bill Simpich
Market report from Reclaim the Commons - DIRECT from SF's Conspicuous Consumption Center...A call to take it to the streets June 8, 6:30 am on...A call for build the gift economy at freecycling.org...And...A Short History of FREE...
Posted: Mon Jun 7, 2004 6:32PM
image Direct Lobbying by CEPS(6/02/04) - Cut sack lunches for prisoners, save peanuts... 120_cutasacklunchsavepeanuts.jpg by upton sinclair
“Numerous polls – including a June 2003 poll by the Public Policy Institute – show that likely California voters favor cuts to prison spending over any other area of state spending,” Rose Braz added. “But real change and real savings will not come from denying prisoners a peanut-butter sandwich.”...
Posted: Mon Jun 7, 2004 5:13AM
text Fast 4 Education: East Bay hunger strikers end fast at Capitol by upton sinclair
"This would have been a victory even if the governor had not partly agreed to one of our demands," Cesar Cruz said afterward. It still would have been a victory because of the support we got from people here in Sacramento and all over the Bay Area."...
Posted: Sun Jun 6, 2004 2:21AM
text $15 million deal on jail searches from Forest Protest at BOF by repost of SacBee article w comment
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Posted: Sat Jun 5, 2004 6:54PM