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Sun Jun 3 2018San Francisco Police Continue to Kill with Impunity
On May 24, San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón announced that he will not be filing charges against the police officers who murdered Mario Woods in 2015 and Luis Góngora Pat in 2016. The following evening, protesters expressed their disgust with the decision by shutting down traffic near the Mission District police station. A series of protests have been held in front of Gascón's house.
Thu May 24 2018 (Updated 05/25/18)Israel Kills Scores in Gaza, Injures Thousands as U.S. Opens Jerusalem Embassy
May 14 marked the 70th anniversary of the Nakba in Palestine. Senior members of the Trump administration gathered for the opening of the new U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, sparking massive protests across Palestine. Israeli soldiers fired live ammunition into a crowd who gathered in Gaza, killing 58 and injuring 2,771. The following day, over 1,000 Palestine supporters showed up in San Francisco, San José, and Santa Cruz.
Wed May 16 2018Kiilu Nyasha, Rest In Power
Kiilu Nyasha was loved and cherished around the world. She was a San Francisco-based journalist and former member of the Black Panther Party (BPP). Kiilu, 78, passed away on April 10. A memorial service is being organized by Kiilu’s close family and friends for Sunday, May 20. Beloved friends, family, comrades, and admirers of Kiilu are welcome to a community gathering that celebrates Kiilu’s life and principled pursuit of liberation for all oppressed peoples.
Thu Apr 19 2018U.S. Missile Strikes on Syria Ignite Bay Area Demonstrations
On April 13, the United States, together with its British and French allies, launched one hundred and five cruise missiles from sea and air striking three alleged chemical weapons facilities in Syria. Anti-war protesters CodePink Women for Peace responded immediately with actions the following day in front of the Pacific Heights homes of Senator Dianne Feinstein and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Later in the afternoon of April 14, an emergency demonstration at Market and Powell in San Francisco demanded an end to the bombings.
Wed Apr 4 2018Queer Arts Collectives Create Iconic Ahed Tamimi Street Art
When members of the Bay Area group Queers Undermining Israeli Terrorism (QUIT!) heard about the imprisonment of 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi for slapping the Israeli soldier who had shot her cousin and was now invading her family’s home, they wanted to see her picture prominently displayed during January's Women’s Marches. QUIT! teamed up with artists from the queer arts collectives, Street Cred and Bay Area Art Queers Unleashing Power (BAAQUP), to create a powerful image that has now spread around the world.
Fri Mar 23 2018 (Updated 04/01/18)March For Our Lives
On March 24, the kids and families of March For Our Lives took to the streets to demand that their lives and safety become a priority, and that gun violence comes to an end. Northern California is marched in solidarity. The national mission statement declared: March For Our Lives is created by, inspired by, and led by students across the country who will no longer risk their lives waiting for someone else to take action to stop the epidemic of mass school shootings that has become all too familiar. In the tragic wake of the seventeen lives brutally cut short in Florida, politicians are telling us that now is not the time to talk about guns. March For Our Lives believes the time is now.
Sat Mar 3 2018 (Updated 03/14/18)Hundreds Rally in San Francisco to Denounce ICE
Hundreds of immigrant rights activists, including many students, unionists, and other allies, surrounded the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) building in San Francisco to disrupt ICE's daily patterns of mistreatment and dehumanization. Increased ICE activity has been reported throughout the Bay Area, the Central Coast, and in the Central Valley. Reports from rapid response networks confirm that ICE agents have recently arrested hundreds of people in cities including Monterey, Oakland, Fresno, Napa, San Francisco, Sacramento, Santa Clara, and Salinas.
Sat Mar 3 2018No Platform for Border Patrol Agent Turned Book Author
Chinga la Migra reports on an action against Francisco Cantú which took place on February 19 in San Francisco, and the cancellation of his event in Oakland the following day: After being shut down by comrades in Austin and forced to publicly admit he is against abolishing Border Patrol by comrades in New York, Cantú decided not to read from his book or discuss it as had been planned, and at the last minute, announced that he would only be signing books. A few minutes into the book signing a group of us disrupted it by reading prepared statements and handing out flyers, as well as free copies of No Wall They Can Build.
Sun Feb 25 2018 (Updated 02/26/18)Tantra & The SF Two-Spirit PowWow
Tsunami Huerta shares a personal account of the February 3, 2018, San Francisco Two-Spirit PowWow: I'm being whisked to a PowWow. We zip along San Francisco's waterfront. I inhale the fresh sea air and hear seagulls squawking. The Two-Spirit PowWow, to over simplify, is a LGBTQ PowWow. LGBTQ fluidity may be new in a sense for we modern inhabitants of the U.S. these last few centuries, but not at all, for most, very ancient Indigenous cultures here! They/we, were accepted as an important, integral and sacred part of the community at large.
Thu Feb 22 2018 (Updated 03/23/18)Students Plan to Take a Stand with "March For Our Lives"
Bob M writes: In the wake of the Stoneman Douglas shooting, the high school students at that school and across the country are calling for a walkout on March 24 and again on April 20, the anniversary of the Columbine shooting in 1999. The students are calling for national leaders to listen to them, but as of yet they do not have demands other than getting AR-15s "out of the hands of people who should not have them." Many radicals still hold strong to the important point that de-arming must start with the cops and military, and not take away self-defense from oppressed communities.
Sat Feb 3 2018 (Updated 02/04/18)Solidarity with Afrin and the Rojava Revolution
Demonstrators took to the streets of San Francisco on January 26 to march and rally in defense of Afrin and the Rojava Revolution. An audio report features several interviews with members of the local Kurdish community. They discuss the unfolding situation in regards to the Turkish invasion of Rojava and the need to support the defensive forces on the ground. In recent weeks, tens of thousands have taken to the streets around the world, holding demonstrations, occupying buildings, unfurling banners at sporting events, and taking militant actions in solidarity with the struggle in Rojava.
Fri Feb 2 2018 (Updated 02/03/18)No Sanctuary for White Nationalists
On January 28, Bay Area Antifascists made quick work of an anti-immigrant banner which the neo-Nazi group Identity Evropa (IE) hung from the Yerba Buena Tunnel heading into San Francisco. IE were central to the organizing of the murderous "Unite the Right" rally in Charlottesville, and have been active in Northern California since 2016. San Francisco Bay Area Antifascists write: As a strike towards the defeat of our enemies, we tore down the banner put up in the early hours of the morning which attempted to “warn” commuters of “dangerous immigrants and refugees” and spread hate and fear of immigrants who call San Francisco their home.
Mon Jan 22 2018 (Updated 01/30/18)Millions March for Women's Rights Worldwide
On January 20, the one-year anniversary of the inauguration of President Trump, women, children, and allies worldwide demonstrated in hundreds of cities, often in freezing temperatures, to stand up against against Donald Trump and his policies, patriarchal and racist violence and oppression, and for a brighter future for women. The numbers were massive across North America, with 300,000 Chicago, 200,000 in New York City, a half million in Los Angeles, and at least 100,000 in San Francisco. Tens of thousands marched in medium-sized cities such as Oakland, and in smaller towns such as Fresno, thousands took a stand. On January 21, many more took to the streets of Las Vegas, Berlin, Paris, London, and other cities across the globe.
Mon Jan 22 2018 (Updated 04/17/18)California Mobilizes to Oppose Offshore Oil Drilling
On January 4, the Trump administration released a draft five-year plan that would open federal waters in the Pacific Ocean to new oil leasing for the first time in more than thirty years. The plan proposes new offshore drilling in almost all federal waters, including the currently protected Arctic and Atlantic oceans and eastern Gulf of Mexico. Resistance to Trump's plan spread throughout California quickly. Supervisors in San Franciscio and Marin County passed resolutions opposing offshore oil drilling. North coast environmental groups vowed to do everything in their power to fight it. In Santa Cruz and Laguna Beach, environmental groups have planned protest rallies on February 3
Thu Jan 11 2018 (Updated 01/14/18)We Will Not Comply
For the fourth year in a row, the Anti Police-Terror Project has called for 96 Hours of action over the King Day Weekend. From Friday, January 12 through Monday, January 15, people will take to the streets in a series of direct actions, vigils, rallies and film screenings. The weekend concludes with the Reclaiming Kings Radical Legacy March on Monday beginning at 14th and Broadway. Friday's actions address State-Sponsored Violence; Saturday's confront the Housing crisis; Sunday's focus on Indigenous/International Solidarity; and Monday, "We reclaim the Radical legacy of MLK."
Mon Nov 6 2017 (Updated 11/07/17)Campaign to Drive Out Trump and Pence Launches in Bay Area
On November 4, a rally in San Francisco's Union Square kicked off Bay Area participation in a national campaign to drive out the Trump/Pence administration. A long and spirited march snaked through the city following the rally. Protests were held on the same day in twenty-two cities including New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Boston, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Seattle and Portland. To promote the day of action, Refuse Fascism, a project of the Revolutionary Communist Party, took out a full page ad in the New York Times.
Wed Oct 18 2017PG&E's Role in Deadly Wildfires Questioned
Late in the evening on October 8, the Diablo Winds blew into Santa Rosa, resulting in five fires. The rapidly spreading fires caused dozens of deaths and burned thousands of homes and other structures to the ground. Beyond those directly effected, the Santa Rosa firestorm, and other fires in the North Bay have polluted the air across the entire region. The elderly and children are at greatest health risk from the smoke of the wildfires in Sonoma, Napa, Yuba and Mendocino Counties. On October 16 a new wildfire started in unincorporated Santa Cruz County, spurring evacuations. Concerns remain about the origin of the fires; one theory being that high winds caused power lines to collapse, raising questions about PG&E's culpability.
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7PM Friday Jun 29 Film Showing of "Pride" for LGBTQ Pride Month
11AM Saturday Jun 30 Families Belong Together Bay Area: Rally & March (SF)
12PM Sunday Jul 1 Laborfest: Labor History Bike Tour
3PM Sunday Jul 1 Laborfest: Film from China: We The Workers
7PM Sunday Jul 1 Clutch The Pearls - Drag Cabaret - Step Right Up!
7PM Sunday Jul 1 Laborfest: Film from South Korea: A Taxi Driver
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10AM Tuesday Jul 3 Laborfest: Bread & Roses Labor History Story Telling
1:30PM Wednesday Jul 4 Laborfest: Musical: Seeing Red by SF Mime Troupe
6PM Friday Jul 6 Bay Area Strikers—Standing up and fighting back
Stop! Human Rights Abuse of Children: Families Belong Together Rally (SF) Thu Jun 21st 11:22am
"Enough Is Enough" SF SEIU1021 Afro American Workers Rally On Juneteenth & Protest Racism Wed Jun 20th 12:22pm
Pride Parade - Refuse Fascism Contingent Wed Jun 20th 12:17pm
Huge List of ICE Employees, Their Job Title, and Location (1 comment) Tue Jun 19th 5:07pm
On Fathers Day: Pelosi & Feinstein Partners In Crime At Hunters Point & Treasure Island (2 comments) Mon Jun 18th 10:06am
SFSUD Protest Against Union Busting SF Kipp Charter, Privatization & The PAR Program Sun Jun 17th 9:37am
SF City Hall meeting on Homelessness and Disability Tue Jun 12th 10:41pm
Reign Of Terror Against SF SEIU 1021 DPH Members & Other City Workers: Speak Out At SFLC Tue Jun 12th 9:39am
Disarm Hate: Come March for Pulse Night Club in SF Pride Parade Tue Jun 12th 7:42am
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NACCS Passes a Resolution In Defense of Palestinian Academic and in Support of Academic Fr Thu May 17th 10:42pm
Resolution In Defense of Palestinian Academic and in Support of Academic Freedom Thu May 17th 10:01pm
The Shape of Water (A Discussion of the Movie) Mon Mar 5th 2:13pm
Remembering the Pan African Spirit of the Buffalo Soldier Tue Feb 27th 5:43am
Palestinian Postal Services Workers Union Pres Imad A A Temeiza & CUPE on Israel Apartheid Sat Jan 27th 2:00pm
2018 the Year for Dr. George Washington Carver Fri Jan 5th 11:12pm
The Crimes of Trump's OSHA Chief Nominee FedEx VP Scott Mugno (2 comments) Thu Dec 14th 7:35pm
Demand That US Government Allow Entry Of Mexican Union Farmworkers To Speak To US Workers Tue Nov 28th 10:51am
Corporate Fascism & SF Federal OSHA Whistleblower Darrell Whitman Presentation to PSI Sun Nov 12th 11:29am
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SF Candidates Form Sat Jun 2nd 3:20pm
KQED Union Busting And Systemic Racism at SFDH And CCSF Thu May 31st 10:00am
"Double Talker" SF Charter Supporter Jane Kim's Guest Antonio Villaraigosa Sun May 27th 10:47am
Tom Devine Of GAP On The Case Of OSHA Federal Investigator & Lawyer Darrell Whitman Mon May 21st 2:16pm
Compilation of Links to Reports, Analyses, and Op-eds Regarding the Lawsuit Against SFSU Thu May 17th 9:55pm
"Unparalled Chutspah" The SFUSD Frame-up Of UESF Member Margaret Reyes Sat May 12th 8:11am
SFGH SEIU 1021 Workers & Community Protest DPH Privatization, Racism & Bullying Thu May 10th 9:58pm
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