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Super Bowl 50: Super Militarization and Super Inequality (tags)
The most expensive single sports game on Earth kicked off under unprecedented militarization of the police and the highest levels of inequality since the Great Depression.
Alameda County Proclaims Palestinian Cultural Day Despite Opposition (tags)
Alameda County became the second California county to recognize Palestinian residents as a people, having a rich culture, and contributing to the community. An earlier attempt by opponents to scuttle the proclamation in June was overcome by negotiations between residents and county supervisors. Supervisors Nate Miley and Wilma Chan presented the proclamation on behalf of the entire Board on July 24, 2012.
Hotel Workers Use Labor Day to Press Boycott of Hyatt Regency Santa Clara (tags)
Hotel service workers of the union Unite Here! Local 19 marked Labor Day by picketed the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara, which has been the target of a boycott campaign launched by the union six months ago. Hyatt workers, who have been without a contract with the hotel, have been demanding recognition of the union through a card-check / neutrality agreement.
Cinco de Mayo Street Celebrations Shut Down by San José Police (tags)
During Cinco de Mayo celebrations, residents of San José faced daytime checkpoints, citations, and arrests on a scale not matched by any other festival of the year. By 10 pm the focus appeared to be diverting cars and mostly-Latino youths from the downtown area, effectively evacuating the city center and shutting down street celebrations on two nights.
Silicon Valley Proclaims May 15th Palestinian Cultural Day (tags)
Palestinian Cultural Day was officially proclaimed by the cities of San José, Sunnyvale, and Milpitas, and by Santa Clara County in a ceremony on May 15, 2009. The day celebrates Palestinian heritage and remembers the Palestinian Catastrophe in the hope that it will never be repeated.
San José Police Department Targets Latinos, Photo Survey Shows (tags)
Photographic documentation of 14 daytime vehicle stops per hour within a 4-block section of Santa Clara Street during Cinco de Mayo celebrations substantiates a deliberate policy of targeting Latinos by the San José Police Department. Only a citizen police review board can represent a broad range of community interests and ensure police accountability.
MP3 AUDIO: Interview with Clara Irazábal, Venezuelan Architect and Urban Planner (tags)
Clara is a professor at USC and is currently working on several articles that relate to urban planning and design theory, Latino communities and places in Los Angeles, and the Venezuelan transition to a socialist participatory democracy.
11/8 Labor Election Victory (tags)
Nazi Schwarzenegger got the defeat his $70 million special election deserved, and his defeat was led by labor, as it must be. The anger was so great at this unnecessary, viciously anti-labor special election that the voters defeated all of the state propositions with a Bingo NO!
HOMELESS ATTACKED IN FRESNO (tags)
This is the story of how and why homeless encampments were removed in Fresno California.
MAD COW News (tags)
Citizens Required to Ask County if BSE Meat sold in restaurants, supermarkets.
VIVA CHE (tags)
A Cuban child walks by a Painting of late Argentine-born guerrilla leader Ernesto 'Che' Guevara during an Art exhibition in Havana, June 11, 2003. Guevara, commonly called 'El Che' by Cubans, would have turned 75 on June 14, 2003 and several events are being organized in his honor. 100,000 people gathered in Santa Clara Cuba to honor Che's memory (Photo - REUTERS/Claudia Daut)