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Sat Feb 3 2018 (Updated 02/04/18)Solidarity with Afrin and the Rojava Revolution
Sat Feb 3 2018 (Updated 02/04/18)San Francisco Rallies for Afrin as Solidarity Demonstrations Spread
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
Fri Feb 2 2018 (Updated 02/03/18)Bay Area Antifascists Burn Identity Evropa Banner Hung on Bay Bridge
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
Mon Jan 22 2018 (Updated 01/30/18)Women Across North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa Rise Up for the 2018 Women's March
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 02/06/18)California Mobilizes to Oppose Offshore Oil Drilling
Mon Jan 22 2018 (Updated 02/06/18)Trump Plan Would Open Portions of Pacific to New Oil Leasing for First Time in 30 Years
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
Thu Jan 11 2018 (Updated 01/14/18)Reclaim MLK 2018: 96 Hours of Non-Compliance with the Trump and Schaaf Regimes
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
Mon Nov 6 2017 (Updated 11/07/17)Kicking Off with Rally in Union Square, SF Starts Campaign to End Trump/Pence Regime
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.
Fri Oct 6 2017 (Updated 10/20/17)Memorial for Bay Area Activist Kaye "Nana" Griffin
Fri Oct 6 2017 (Updated 10/20/17)Indybay Co-Founder Kaye "Nana" Griffin Passes On
Kaye "Nana" Griffin, an Indybay co-founder, passed on in early August. Nana was involved in the Bay Area activism scene for decades, including queer liberation, housing and many other local struggles. Nana also carried one of the first Indybay press passes. Her memorial service is on Saturday, October 21, 2:00 PM, at the Center for Sex and Culture, 1349 Mission St. in San Francisco. Keith McHenry recalls, "Kaye spent many hours volunteering with San Francisco Food Not Bombs and reported on the arrests and court cases posting on Indybay. She participated in nearly all the huge protests with her pet rat on her shoulder and I remember her insightful comments about a wide range of issues."
Wed Sep 20 2017 (Updated 09/21/17)FCC Chair's Meeting with Tech Execs Greeted with Protest
Wed Sep 20 2017 (Updated 09/21/17)Demonstrators in San Francisco Say Net Neutrality Is a Racial Justice Issue
Despite the fact that he froze services to low-income internet users soon after taking office, Federal Communications Commission Chair Ajit Pai came to San Francisco to talk to tech executives about bridging the digital divide for underserved communities. Pai was named by President Trump as Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission in January. When he visited San Francisco on September 12, protesters demonstrated at the site of the meeting in the city's financial district, saying net neutrality is a racial justice issue.
Sat Sep 9 2017 (Updated 09/10/17)Thousands Hit the Streets to Defend DACA
Sat Sep 9 2017 (Updated 09/10/17)Nationwide Protests Against Trump DACA Action, UC Sues DHS, Colleges Vow Support
Trump’s decision to quickly phase out Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), an executive order protecting young adults who were brought to the U.S. by undocumented immigrant parents as children, propelled thousands of protesters to the streets of San Francisco, San José, Santa Cruz and elsewhere in the Bay Area. The University of California sued the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in federal court to stop the Trump administration from rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, and the California State College and Community College systems have vowed to continue supporting DACA recipients.
Fri Sep 8 2017We Are All Antifa
The National Lawyers Guild has supported free speech and assembly for all progressive and radical movements for 80 years. Recently, NLG volunteer attorneys, legal workers and clients received death threats and had their personal information publicized in retaliation for defending antifa activists. One attorney was stalked in a courthouse by a man with a swastika tattoo and a shaved head, wearing quasi-military-type attire. He then left, and shortly thereafter she received threatening messages and had to seek protection at a safe house. A group of men wearing military-like attire, and one with a swastika tattoo, was seen waiting outside Santa Rita Jail for arrestees to be released.
Sun Sep 3 2017 (Updated 09/04/17)The Job of the Media is To Divorce Movements From Their Base
Sun Sep 3 2017 (Updated 09/04/17)Corporate Media Attacks Antifa Weeks After Ridiculing Trump for Blaming "Both Sides"
Tens of thousands of people hit the streets of San Francisco and Berkeley against a series of far-right rallies. Antifascist groups, labor, faith-based organizations, and a multitude of sectors mobilized to confront the far-right, showing that the autonomous power and energy that was unleashed after Charlottesville is still very much alive and is growing among the broader population. But, in the face of growing mass popular opposition not controlled or contained by the Democratic Party, through building a coalition that includes anarchists and antifascists, both the Right, Center, and liberal Left began to launch a series of attacks in the media against "antifa."
Wed Aug 30 2017 (Updated 10/03/17)Putting Racists Out of Business
Wed Aug 30 2017 (Updated 10/03/17)Ripple Effect of Outing David Duke Campaign Contributors Spreads Beyond California
Lynda Carson wrote a piece shining light on David Duke's political donors in Northern California, publishing a second report on supporters in Minnesota, Massachusetts, Maryland, and beyond. One of those named was Roger F. Grigsby, owner and founding chef of O'mei restaurant in Santa Cruz. Within a week of the Indybay article, the restaurant shut its doors. Grigsby has responded by claiming he is a victim of a "war on whites." In Minneapolis, Clubhouse Jäger owner Julius De Roma was also called out. Employees have quit, a DJ pulled out, and the Huge Improv Theater, a tenant of De Roma's, issued a statement: "we would like to formally tell Nazis and the KKK that they can fuck straight off." Clubhouse Jägerwas closed for business as of September 1 after the entire staff quit.
9:30AM Sunday Feb 18 The racist roots of Trumpism, a brief overview of...
2PM Sunday Feb 18 Bay Area Day of Remembrance 2018
2PM Sunday Feb 18 Cooking Together: A Vegetarian Co-op Cookbook
7PM Tuesday Feb 20 Film "5 Broken Cameras" + interview w/ Ahed Tamimi
5PM Wednesday Feb 21 Protest Corrupt Racist Abe Administration & His Wife...
6PM Thursday Feb 22 GAZA/Ann Wright on the 2018 Freedom Flotilla
6:30PM Thursday Feb 22 Progressive Democrats of America Forum: Sanders,...
1PM Saturday Feb 24 Black History Month Film: I Am Not Your Negro
2PM Saturday Feb 24 Dog by Dog: end puppy mills now Free Film Screening
7PM Saturday Feb 24 An African American and Latinx History of the United...
8:30PM Saturday Feb 24 Psycho-geo1: Liz Keim on Mabuhay + Darr + Bivoulab
12PM Sunday Feb 25 Revolutionary Yoga - a Fundraiser for the People's...
1:30PM Sunday Feb 25 Being the Resistance: Sharing Songs, Stories &...
7PM Sunday Feb 25 Japanese Rearmament, War, Constitutional...
8PM Friday Mar 2 A Decade of Dance, Drum & Dissent
Police Put Hood Over Homeless Person’s Head to Stop Free Speech Sat Feb 10th 3:41pm
Bay Area Antifascists Burn Identity Evropa Banner (1 comment) Fri Feb 2nd 4:46pm
San Francisco Rallies for Afrin as Solidarity Demonstrations Spread Thu Feb 1st 4:36pm
San Francisco Women's March (editorial perspective) Mon Jan 29th 6:56pm
Miskitu Kingdom Files Opening Brief in U.S. 9th Circuit Court Mon Jan 29th 1:35pm
One Year Later, Charges Finally Dropped Against Bay Area Inauguration Day Protesters Sun Jan 21st 10:47pm
San Francisco Women's March 2018 (1 comment) Sun Jan 21st 10:05am
Emergency Meeting to Respond to planned ICE Raids Sun Jan 21st 2:17am
2018 Women's Rally & March Stop The Attack On Women, Immigrants & Workers San Francisco (1 comment) Sat Jan 20th 8:56pm
1/20/18 SF Women's March: A Glorious Day Sat Jan 20th 7:33pmMore Local News...
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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
War Monger Rep. Nancy Pelosi says she’d support a ground invasion in N.Korea "last resort" (1 comment) Tue Nov 7th 4:23pm
Labor, Mumia, The Trial And The Fight For Freedom With Mumia's Lawyer Rachel Wolkenstein Sat Oct 28th 5:00pm
Neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer is still on Twitter despite being banned (1 comment) Tue Oct 10th 9:49pm
Colin Kaepernick, Trump, Race, Class, Capitalism & The NFL Thu Sep 28th 2:11pm
Technology, Automation, Internationalism, Longshore Workers And The Future Of Work Tue Jul 25th 12:55pmMore Global News...
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The Honest Government Manifesto Mon Jan 29th 2:13pm
SF TWU 250A Union President Eric Williams Takes Jobs With MTA After Pushing Concessions Thu Jan 18th 10:55am
San Francisco’s Own Da Vinci Code Reviving the Sacred Feminine Tue Dec 5th 9:32am
SF Protest Against ADL Terrorism Against Professors Critical Of Israel/Training US Police Mon Nov 13th 2:33pm
Black Reconstruction in Our Times: CPE track at Zinn Book Fair Wed Nov 8th 3:04pm
Celebrate the Russian Revolution on it's 100th Anniversary! (1 comment) Tue Oct 31st 3:32pm
SF Democrats Who Oppose Pot & Gay Liberation Wed Oct 4th 9:10pm
Harassment by Verizon to tell us what we know: It is 70 to 80 degrees! (1 comment) Wed Sep 27th 10:42am
"Trumpcare Kills" Projected on SF Federal Building Wed Sep 20th 8:55am
"The Scapegoating Of Russia" By Dan Kovalik Fri Sep 15th 9:24amOpen Newswire...
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