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Oakland Committee Voting On Ending Secretive Surveillance (tags)
Up For Consideration on Tuesday before the Oakland City Council's Public Safety Committee, a Transparency Ordinance Grants Community Control Over Spying Equipment Use.
Indicted Aaron Swartz Hires Keker & Van Nest (tags)
Aaron Swartz, who faces up to 35 years in prison, recently hired San Francisco-based Keker & Van Nest to represent him, according to court documents filed with the United States District Court of Massachusetts.
Wilson Sonsini's Larry Sonsini Asked to Investigate US Ambassador to Japan John Roos (tags)
The request comes amidst revelations that in 2007-2008, OBAMA FOR AMERICA operatives John Roos and Mark Parnes of Wilson Sonsini participated in what appears to be a sophisticated financial scheme to misuse the California Bar Foundation and non-profit entity CaliforniaALL
Retenes navideños / Holiday checkpoints (18-20/dec) (tags)
¡Póngase abusado raza! Va a haber MUCHOS retenes en estos días. Si usted no tiene licencia, mejor no maneje. Si tiene que manejar, es recomendable disponer de toda precaución posible.
There are a LOT of checkpoints coming up in the next few days. Please drive safely and take all necessary precautions. Don't forget to stand up for your rights!
Antiwar Protests: 6 Years and Counting (tags)
Demonstrations on the sixth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq were smaller than during the Bush years owing to the “Obama factor,” but more unified than ever against the occupations of Afghanistan and Palestine. The most visible opposition to antiwar has shifted from flag-waving ultra-nationalists to the defenders of Israel. Despite this, far more American Jews demonstrated against the occupations than in support of Israel.
On the Financial Crisis in the 20:80 Society (tags)
The question is how we deal with the 20:80 society, not whether the 20:80 society is coming because the development is irreversible. In the long-term, work will disappear.. Jobless growth has become the normal condition.The end of work can be a great leap for humanity.
Muslims: The New Jews (tags)
As the war on terror heads into its sixth year, a new racial stereotype is emerging in America. Brown-skinned men with beards and women with head scarves are seen as "Muslims" -- regardless of their actual faith or nationality.
Total TIA Data Theft (tags)
A Wave of Red Hits the News (tags)
In China, propaganda dominates the airwaves and the publications, freedom is not a cherished idea, and dissent automatically leads to incarceration or death. The media is just another arm of one of the most oppressive governments in the world. In America, we watch our rights to free speech and to a responsible media system dwindle. We aren't as bad as China yet, but we certainly aren't the democracy we used to be. It's time to take action through more grassroots media work and through enacting legislative reforms for mainstream media. // Copyright 2006, Sasha A. Rae, All Rights Reserved
A MOM'S FYI: "How to Impeach George W. Bush"...by Tom Delay, et al. (tags)
News Junkie Scott's Blog (12/01/05) (tags)
Evidence of slowing ocean currents alarms scientists.
Flight 93 (tags)
This one is for you
Two Families’ Dreams Were Not Demolished (tags)
When the Israeli government forced out the Nasrallahs from their home in Rafah, at Gaza’s southern edge, the Nasrallahs didn’t get a shekel. Their house was among more than 3,000 that stood in the way of a security cordon that Israel established along the border between Gaza and Egypt. The border district stood above tunnels that were, according to the Israeli government, used to transport weapons and bomb-making materials.
A Communique From the Organizers of the J25 Anti-War March (tags)
Call to action
Mon. 6/13: Rachel Corrie's Parents & Family Who Lived in Gaza Home She Died to Protect (tags)
Unprecedented U.S. Tour Comes to LA JUST ADDED EVENT Monday, June 13! Rachel Corrie's Parents Will Be Joined by the Palestinian Family Who Lived in the Gaza Home She Died to Protect Khaled and Samah Nasrallah's First U.S. Visit Gives Americans Rare Glimpse into Life in Palestine Ground-Breaking on the Rebuilding of Nasrallah's Home Just Weeks Away, As Israeli Troops are Scheduled to Prepare to Leave Area WHEN: Monday, June 13 at 7 PM WHERE: Venice Methodist Church, 1020 Victoria, Venice (East of Lincoln, 1 block north of Venice Blvd.) SUGGESTED DONATION: $10.00 (no one turned away for lack of funds)
BIG NEWS ON MICROSOFT: Slavery to It Is Ending (tags)
The hundred-dollar computer will be the end of Microsoft's dominance and possibly the company itself. Do you care? Can Wal-Mart beat Microsoft? Since you are reading this on a computer, you are a slave to MS and you should care. Freeing us from MS and its robber baron could raise the country's productivity by several points. I'll show how. To have fun, usable, efficient computers, it is necessary. To finally realize the dream that Bill Gates aborted, we need a computer that is: Cheap----Instant-On----Simple----General Purpose. Only India has one, for $200 ("good globalization"). We (the rest of the world) don't. This might not be the machine, but more are coming, and they will starve Microsoft.
Occupied Territory Postponed (tags)
The Organizing Collective with Occupied Territory is announcing that the Occupied Territory Gathering is going to have to be postponed for several months.
Flight 93 - Flight 93 = Y (tags)
When Y = Revolt
Flight 93 - Flight 93 = Y (tags)
Food For Travelers
Gunner Palace of Lies (tags)
This review may be a bit belated but I didn't really figure out what was bugging me about the movie until yesterday. "Gunner Palace" bills itself as a neutral, objective, "no politics," documentary which lets the soldiers fighting the Iraq war speak for themselves.
Recycling old computer parts (tags)
Mercury, cadmium, lead. All these end up in your drinking water because of improperly disposed technology. Cellphones, too, whose construction is tearing apart Africa and leading to massive contamination, loss of habitat, and animal extinction. Office Depot will take compiuter parts for recycling until Labor Day.
Animal Rites (tags)
If you think there is a limit to how much childishness there is among Californians, you may want to reconsider -- especially for Californians in academic communities.
Democracy Now's 70-City Exception to the Rulers Book Tour Kicks Off April 13th (tags)
Amy Goodman, host of the national, daily radio/TV program Democracy Now!, is on a national tour to mark the launch of her first book "The Exception to the Rulers: Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers, and the Media That Love Them" (co-written with her brother, journalist David Goodman.)
LaborTECH/Access2004 Conf In April (tags)
On April 2,3 & 4 labor media communication activists from around the world will meet at Stanford University to learn, discuss and plan the use of telecommunication technology in the struggles of labor.
The White Collar Migration - Part 2 (tags)
US Workers See Hard Times High-Tech Firms Say Outsourcing Crucial To Survival
Award Winning Journalist Robert Fisk in California Tonight and Tomorrow (tags)
Award Winning Journalist Robert Fisk in California Tonight and Tomorrow
RESIST THE STANDARDIZED TESTS (tags)
------------------------------------------------------------------------ WHAT OUR CHILDREN ARE LEARNING Resist the standard tests David Rapaport Tuesday, May 13, 2003 ------------------------------------------------------------------------ As California continues to operate in fiscal peril, we must seek to be innovators. But there seems to be no will to look at testing as a place to cut expenditures. So why not save hundreds of millions of dollars statewide and millions locally by permanently invalidating the highly disruptive state testing process?
Stanford Students Emerge Victorious After Seven Day Fast (tags)
Major Concessions on Labor Issues Made by University
Green Ejected For Collecting Signatures; Suburbs May Be Hazardous To Your Health (tags)
Green news and opion updated daily
Call LA City Council to Support Anti-War Resolution (tags)
On Feb. 18, seven members of the Los Angeles City Council voted "yes" today after Eric Garcetti eloquently introduced the No War In Iraq resolution which was seconded by Ruth Galanter. The only problem at City Council today was IT NEEDED 8 VOTES TO PASS! The seven voting "yes"---Cindy Miscikowski, Ed Reyes, Nate Holden, Janice Hahn, Ruth Galanter, Tom LaBonge and Eric Garcetti------needed an eighth vote. Please join us City Council again on Friday, Feb. 21 10:00 a.m. City Hall Chambers for what could be a historic day if we get the votes!
Date Change for San Francisco Rally and March to Sunday, February 16, 2003 (tags)
The World Says No To War! If you are heading to San Francisco for the March and Rally, please read this: **Note the date change to SUNDAY, February 16 (from Saturday, February 15).** To get the latest updates on the San Francisco March, subscribe to the Bay Area United Against War listserv at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/bayareaunitedagainstwar2003/ Here is a pdf of the basic march and rally flier. Please let everyone know who you think is heading up for the rally.
California Legislature Considers Electronics Recycling Fee (tags)
The California Legislature Is Considering An Electronics Recycling Fee On Purchases Of New Computer Terminals And Televisions.
Solar May Be State Energy Crisis Legacy (tags)
A toehold for solar energy may be a positive and lasting legacy of California's electricity crisis.