textHRW and AI Blast Israeli War Crimes by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Wed Nov 5, 2014 7:27AM
textU Midterm Electoral Results by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Wed Nov 5, 2014 2:50AM
imagePhilippines: Akbayan and Santiago file joint resolution to terminate VFA
by Akbayan (Citizens Action Party)
Akbayan Representative Walden Bello and Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago today close ranks as they call for the termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) saying it is being used to shield US military personnel from Philippine laws for violations and criminal offenses done on Philippine soil....
Posted: Wed Nov 5, 2014 2:45AM
imageSentencing reform Proposition 47 passes, Advocates raise concerns about where the funding will go
by Californians United for a Responsible Budget
California - Tonight, California voters passed criminal justice reform measure Proposition 47. Proposition 47 changes the lowest level drug possession and petty theft crimes from felonies to simple misdemeanors for some people. Although re-sentencing is not guaranteed, up to 10,000 people in California’s prisons and jails will be eligible for resentencing, and newly sentenced individuals who meet the requirements will be under county jurisdiction. The measure predicted to save $150-250 millio...
Posted: Wed Nov 5, 2014 12:02AM
documentIsraeli forces displayed ‘callous indifference’ in deadly attacks on family homes in Gaza
by Amnesty International
Israeli forces have killed scores of Palestinian civilians in attacks targeting houses full of families which in some cases have amounted to war crimes, Amnesty International has disclosed in a new report (see PDF) on the latest Israeli operation in the Gaza Strip....
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 7:10PM
imageMountain Lion Struck and Killed on Highway 17
by via Land Trust of Santa Cruz County
Just before 8pm last Thursday night, a young male mountain lion was struck and killed at Laurel Curve on Highway 17. The Land Trust of Santa Cruz County had been keeping tabs on the 4-5 year-old lion since June, as they raise funds to protect 280 acres for a wildlife crossing there....
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 6:33PM
textMEDIA ADVISORY: The Salmon Are Here! by Joanna Nasar
Salmon Spawning Right Now in Marin County, Calif. -- Rain Triggers Migration...
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 4:39PM
textClass Action Suit Filed Re Sexual Harrassment & Conditions for Women in Santa Rita Jail by Terri Kay
On Oct, 27, 2014, Anne Weills , noted civil rights activists, long time lawyer and resident of Oakland, and 3 other civil rights activists, Tova Fry, Alyssa Eisenberg and Mollie Costello and filed a class action lawsuit against Alameda County Sheriff Gregory Ahern, alleging that Sheriff Ahern deprived plaintiff and other women who were incarcerated in Santa Rita jail “with the minimal civilized measure of life’s necessities, and have violated their basic human dignity and their right to be fr...
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 4:33PM
textTurtle Island Attends Convention on Migratory Species by Joanna Nasar
Turtle Island Attends Historic Convention on Migratory Species to Promote the Record Number of Protections Proposed for Sharks, Rays & Marine Mammals...
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 4:32PM
audioInterview with organizers of New Orleans Comics and Zine Festival (audio/mpeg 22.5MB) by WTUL News & Views
Interview with zinesters Andru Okun and Alisha Rae and comics creators Ben Passmore and Erin K Wilson talking about the upcoming New Orleans Comics and Zine Festival, Nov. 13-Nov 16. Visit
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 4:20PM
audio10-28-14 Mouse Report (audio/x-wav 127.7MB) by DJ Mouse
Update on my court dates from 8-18-14 Oakland Port Zim blockade (23 hours community service+20$ fee)...
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 2:42PM
calendarGLIDE's Annual Holiday Jam - Legends Live
by Charles Twitchell
The Warfield Theatre 982 Market Street San Francisco, Ca 94102...
Event Date: Thu Dec 4, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 2:21PM
textNATO Wants More Troops to Counter Nonexistent Russian Threat by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 1:22PM
documentEASTWEST #6: With a Feature on the Oakland Elections
700 issues have been distributed prior to the election, including at the MacArthur and West Oakland BART stations at rush hour. More will be distributed this week. This issue is dedicated to the "little people."...
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 12:37PM
textTop Retired Israeli Security Officials Support Peace with Palestinians by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 10:41AM
textHedge Fund Seeks Sanctions Against Argentina by James
Judge Gives Court-Appointed Mediator More Power to Resolve Dispute...
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 9:40AM
textCalifornia's Multi-Billion Dollar Bondage Proposition by Patrick Porgans
Approval of both propositions would enable Brown and his supporters to open the flood gates and promote more G.O. bonds. Those funds are to be used to cover the debt for the estimated $54.1 billion “Delta fix – twin tunnels” (Bay-Delta Conservation Plan) and the High Speed Rail “Bullet Train”....
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 9:00AM
imageOnly 1 Man Keeps Judicial Murder Going In The US
by 8th Amendment
Voters today can vote out executioner judges Nathan Hecht and other Republicans in Texas, Sharon Kennedy and J French in Ohio, Eric Levinson in North Carolina Early reports are that voting machines in North Carolina are switching Democrat votes to Republicans...
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 8:29AM
imageTribal Leaders Urge NO Vote On Prop. 1, the Water Bond
by Dan Bacher
Caleen Sisk, Chief and Spiritual Leader of the Winnemem Wintu Tribe, said the water bond, peripheral tunnels, Shasta Dam raise and other water projects now being planned by the state and federal governments are in in reality "one Big Project" that will destroy salmon, rivers and groundwater supplies. “It does not make sense that people are separating the water puzzle into individual pieces, such as: the raising of Shasta Dam, Proposition 1, the Delta tunnels, BDCP, Sites Reservoir, Tempera...
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 8:11AM
calendarMovie Showing: Award Winning Documentary: State v Reed
by Campaign to End The Death Penalty
Sundiata Bookstore, 5329 Fairfax Ave (near Foothill Blvd), Oakland...
Event Date: Fri Nov 21, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 8:03AM