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textHardship, Dissent, and Questions about Union Strategy Supermarket War by JankyHellface (repost)
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Posted: Fri Jan 30, 2004 12:40PM
text3/2 Election: Cal & SF Props, Absentee Voting by Groundhog
The Presidential Primary in California is March 2, 2004, with Absentee (Vote by Mail) starting February 2, 2004, Groundhog Day. For those of you who hibernate from politics in the winter, now is the time to come out of your burrow and vote absentee, or at least sign up to do the same, and avoid those crowded polls on a Tuesday....
Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2004 7:12PM
documentThousands of Janitors Abused by Albertson's, Safeway and other Supermarkets
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by Boycott Safeway
Thousands of janitors who were abused by Vons and other supermarket chains are being sought for a massive class action suit. Trabajadores de limpieza en California: Los que eran abusados por ciertas cadenas de supermercados tienen hasta el 19 de abril para juntarse con la demanda: llame al 1-888-LIMPIEZA....
Posted: Thu Jan 29, 2004 3:10AM
textImpact of budget cuts on UC Sustainable Agriculture Programs- Your input needed by California Sustainable Agriculture Working Gr
More than ever, California growers need farming systems that are environmentally sustainable and economically viable. They need a University system that produces this knowledge and quickly transfers it to the field....
Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2004 5:33PM
audioDavid Crosby's New Song: "The Enron Song" - * LIVE * KPFK (audio/mpeg 5.8MB) by ziggy
David Crosby was interviewed by Michael Slate on "Beneath The Surface," KPFK, 90.7 FM Los Angeles; they speak about current events, corruption like Enron and at roughly the 16 minute mark in this 32kbps mp3 Crosby sings his new song tentatively titled "The Enron Song"...
Posted: Tue Jan 27, 2004 9:11PM
imageRacism On The California Bar Exam : Teach Your Lawyers Well
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by Wacky Iraqi (repost)
The following is an actual excerpt from a California Bar Exam practice test, kindly smuggled to me by an alert minion. You may not find it as humorous and f'd up as I do, but then your name probably isn't Ziad....
Posted: Sun Jan 25, 2004 7:02PM
videoMilitant Picketers not Intimidated by Police Tactics (video/quicktime 5.0MB) by Marcus
Saturday, January 17th, 2004, between 9 AM and 12 PM, at Hermosa Beach in the Los Angeles area, militant confront the unlawful police tactics of intimidating the picketers from talking to people crossing the picket line at Vons supermarker....
Posted: Sun Jan 25, 2004 10:31AM
textProtest dismantling of home health care by Nell Ranta via pww
SACRAMENTO, Calif. – More than 1,000 home health care providers and recipients gathered Jan. 13 outside the State Capitol to answer the call to battle against Gov. Arnold Schwartzenegger and the vicious cuts he proposes as a part of solving California’s budget problems. The protest was organized by SEIU Local 250 and the AFSCME home care workers department....
Posted: Sat Jan 24, 2004 8:24AM
textDon’t execute Kevin Cooper! by SW (repost)
OAKLAND, Calif.--With a February 10 execution date looming, the Committee to Save Kevin Cooper and other activist coalitions in California are in high gear to stop the execution of this innocent man. Because Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is an open supporter of capital punishment, it’s critical to build a loud and high-profile movement to put pressure on him. Will the "Governator" kill a Black man during Black History Month, while also gutting the budget for education and social servic...
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 4:28PM
textAnti-Immigrant Coup at Sierra Club? by repost (Guardian)
The most powerful and venerable environmental organisation in the United States is facing what is being described as its greatest crisis in its 112-year history. There are claims that anti-immigration groups are planning to take over the Sierra Club, in a battle that has reopened the debate on the priorities for environmentalists worldwide....
Posted: Fri Jan 23, 2004 9:27AM
textArnold's War On Schools Continues With Closures Proposed In San Jose by Republican Rule:Tax Cuts Plus School Closures
San Jose Schools in Line for Closure...
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 6:41PM
textCorruption in California's Prison Industry by JH (repost)
Sacramento -- Whistleblowers leveled allegations of corruption, coverup and an omnipresent code of silence within California penitentiaries at a legislative hearing Tuesday as corrections officials announced changes at embattled Folsom State Prison and pledged to clean up a department characterized by two lawmakers as morally bankrupt....
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 12:44PM
textSafeway STRIKE solidarity action: shop and Awe by _
SUPPORT THE STRIKE with DIRECT ACTION. Creative support action can take solidarity beyond the boycott!!...
Posted: Thu Jan 22, 2004 10:40AM
imageVons Strike Continues -- Pacific Coast Highway
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by ~Bradley
On January 16, employees on strike from Vons and Ralphs were picketing in front of the Vons on Pacific Coast Highway in Pacific Palisades....
Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2004 10:44PM
textJackson State Forest Needs Help! by reposter
California state law now says that Jackson State Forest shall be logged for maximum timber production! This must be changed if our public forest is to be saved for our children!...
Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2004 7:17PM
image"We Will Win for all California Families:" Vow Supermarket Strikers
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by UFCW repost
Standing united to save affordable health care, workers, community members, public officials and leaders in the faith community came together throughout California this weekend, on the 100th day of the strike/lock out of the 70,000 Safeway/Vons, Kroger/Ralphs and Albertsons workers, to show their resolve and to commemorate the memory of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr....
Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2004 2:20PM
textURLs don't open up?? by A curious reader
Hello editors. There seems to be a technical problem in that the URLs to both the lastest comments and the hidden posts are not opening up....
Posted: Wed Jan 21, 2004 1:08AM
textRecent Audio Published on Santa Cruz Indymedia by ~Bradley
Recent audio published on Santa Cruz Indymedia. DemoCreation Project, Santa Barbara Veterans for Peace Presentation on Arlington West, and an interview with Yumi Kikuchi of the Global Peace Campaign....
Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2004 11:12PM
textSac Peace Action events by dan elliott
Sacramento Peace Action events for Jan 17 to 24:...
Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2004 1:00PM
textCalifornia Election: Multi-Party Sunday Matinee in Sacramento by dan elliott
On Sunday Feb 22, 1:00PM at CSUS, Ed Asner will emcee Multiparty Voter Education event focused on bond/budget ballot issues Props 55/56/57. Keynote theme: Impact of Calif Election on The Empire and on Calif Residents....
Posted: Mon Jan 19, 2004 10:57AM