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text Chelsea Manning is Free by Power to the People
Chelsea Manning, who exposed American war crimes in Iraq, as she was required to do by the Nuremberg Principles when a member of the US military, is free. She was released at 2 a.m. Central Time from Fort Leavenworth military prison in Kansas....
Posted: Wed May 17, 2017 7:37AM
text Tell Oakland's City Council: Defund OPD, Invest in Community by APTP
The process of allocating Oakland’s 2.6 billion dollar budget for 2017-2019 has begun. We believe that the scandal-ridden and dysfunctional Oakland Police Department consumes far too many of our city's resources. It’s time to audit police spending and performance, and redirect wasted funds to community-building, constructive strategies for making Oakland a safer and better place to live....
Posted: Mon May 15, 2017 11:20AM
text An Open Letter to the Berkeley City Council: Police Militarization, Urban Shield and Trump by James McFadden
Voting to endorse police cooperation with the FBI and Homeland Security creates a direct threat to the citizens of Berkeley. The City Council needs to take a moral stand and make a statement: “Berkeley will not cooperate with this xenophobic and racist Trump administration.”...
Posted: Fri May 12, 2017 4:49PM
text SF Police state terrorism; Housing Crisis, Nuclear Contamination of Pacific Ocean by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
Police state terrorism, 7,000 homeless and thousands more with substandard housing, nuclear weapons saber-rattling over North Korea and nuclear power radiated Pacific Ocean are brought to us by the Democratic-Republican Parties....
Posted: Mon May 8, 2017 8:01PM
text DACA Recipients Worried For Their Future by Nicole Wilcox
Individuals under the DACA administration are worried for their futures. President Trump has made it clear he is going to make changes towards the immigration policies. DACA recipients are waiting anxiously to hear what he will do....
Posted: Wed May 3, 2017 5:04PM
text Oakland City Council votes to establish sanctuary workplaces by Lynda Carson
As a sanctuary city, the Trump regime has threatened to withhold around $30 million in federal funding from Oakland, including funding from the Community Development Block Grant program, and around $2,159,809 from the Home program!...
Posted: Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:57AM
text Tactical Suggestions for Future Anti-Fascism Considerations by Gaia Tyvek
Successful activism can be seen in terms of non-violence, yet there can still seem to be success....
Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2017 4:06AM
text The People vs. George Gascon by ntuit
The District Attorney Should Defer To The Community in Police Killings...
Posted: Sun Apr 16, 2017 5:22PM
text California bill to eliminate bail system clears first hurdle by Katy Murphy, Mercury News
SACRAMENTO — A bill to do away with California’s bail system — which reform advocates say punishes the poor for being poor — cleared its first legislative hurdle Tuesday, inching the state closer to sweeping criminal-justice reform being proposed across the country....
Posted: Thu Apr 6, 2017 11:10AM
text Analysis of Legal and Security situation under Trump by crystal
I have written an analysis of the security and legal situation for NVDA activists resisting the Trump regime for the NV preparers in Santa Cruz as of now. It comes out of a tense discussion at my affinity group meeting over the question, "Just how fucked up are things now?" My analysis, horrible...but could be worse. We are planning massive NVDA to protect our neighborhoods in Santa Cruz against ICE, FBI, whoever is coming, and this is for that organizing. So it does have a California, indeed...
Posted: Fri Mar 31, 2017 9:10AM
text Pussy Riot Raises Free Speech Issues Through a "Biased Informative Musical" by Philip Hamilton
Pussy Riot takes on a different way to raise awareness to free speech issues in Russia, and other countries, by presenting the audience a "Biased Informative Musical"....
Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 10:57PM
text Call Congress Today to stop the undermining of our online security! by Electronic Frontier Foundation
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/03/27/rush-resist-congress-poised-obliterate-broadband-privacy-rules Privacy advocates on Monday are urging Americans to call their elected officials, warning that there are only 24 hours left to "save online privacy rules" before the U.S. House of Representatives votes on a measure that would allow major telecom companies to collect user data and auction it off to the "highest bidder."...
Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:39AM
text Community support remains strong as Yuvette Henderson lawsuit goes forward by Matthew Gerring
A judge in the US District Court in Oakland denied a motion on Monday to dismiss charges in the case of Yuvette Henderson, a 38-year-old woman killed by Emeryville police on February 3rd, 2015....
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:31AM
text JBLM Force Protection Division before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit by Portwatcher
On April 7, 2017 at 9:30 AM in the 7th Floor Courtroom # 2 of William K. Nakamura Courthouse in Seattle Washington the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will hear oral arguments in the case of Julianne Panagacos v. John Towery - an appeal from a summary judgment in an action alleging that civilian army employees spied on participants in Port Militarization Resistance, a political movement based in Olympia and Tacoma, Washington and shared information with the Olympia Police....
Posted: Sat Mar 11, 2017 10:18AM
text Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission Unanimously Endorses Civil Rights Ordinance by Oakland Privacy
Thursday, March 9th, the Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission unanimously endorsed the Civil Rights Ordinance, a simple yet powerful law that, if enacted, would clarify that Oakland Police Department (“OPD”) officers assigned to the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (“JTTF”) must follow the same state and local laws that all other OPD officers are bound by, rather than looser and highly problematic FBI guidelines....
Posted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:53AM
text NLG Sacramento Alert: CHP Recommending Charges for Antifa at Capitol Nazi Rally Last June by NLG-Sacramento
The Sacramento Bee has reported that 106 people are facing charges from the Nazi/antifa rally at the capitol this past June. Prosecutors will consider 514 misdemeanor and 68 felony charges involving 106 people, with charges ranging from unlawful assembly to assault with a deadly weapon....
Posted: Wed Mar 8, 2017 10:50PM
text The CIA May Be Able to Hack You... but JBLM is Monitoring Everything You Do by Spy Buster
The CIA may have the ability to hack your computer and other electronic devices, but the real threat to those of us here in the Pacific Northwest is the illegal electronic monitoring of political activists being conducted by the Joint Base Lewis-McChord Force Protection Division....
Posted: Wed Mar 8, 2017 6:04PM
text [Paris suburbs / France] Solidariy with Théo! Cops, outside of our lives! by some anarchists of Seine-Saint-Denis
Text written by some anarchists from Seine-Saint-Denis (the poorest suburb of Paris) on 8 February 2017, about the movement of solidarity with Théo, and about the police too... Translation from French to English. Original version....
Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 11:29AM
text The Long History of Human Incapacitation by Politics and the Press by Wolfgang Jungmann
With the term "no alternatives," come-of-age citizens who don't join the mainstream press are incapacitated, stamped as troublemakers and not taken seriously. This policy of coldheartedness allowed no contradiction and led to dislocations like one-euro jobs, Hartz IV, low earners, stockers, and poverty pensions... Democracy is not sought anymore in a divided country, divided between those above and those below....
Posted: Tue Feb 21, 2017 6:14AM
text Raids on Santa Cruz Immigrant Communities Cause Severe Damage by Xirenita
Eyewitness and on-the-ground accounts from those directly affected by the recent pre-dawn raids launched by Department of Homeland Security and Santa Cruz Police Department on Monday, February 13 2017....
Posted: Thu Feb 16, 2017 1:51AM