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Building Bridges, Not Walls
San Francisco Main Library, Koret Auditorium, 100 Larkin Street...
Event Date: Wed Jul 26, 2017 6:00PM
Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:25PM
ILWU Dockworkers squeezed by automation, abandoned by politicians; 8-Year Contract A Threat
A conference on technology and longshore workers was held in San Francisco at ILWU Local 10. Retired ILWU Local 19 member and chair of the Transport Workers Solidarity Committee wrote an editorial about the effort of the bosses and top union officials to push an 8 year contract....
Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:04AM
The Fight For Mexican San Quintin Farm Workers & Driscoll's with Al Rojas At San Francisco
President of LCLAA Sacramento chapter and a founder of the UFWA talks about the role of pesticides in agriculture and the struggle of the 80,000 farmworkers and their families for a union and decent living and working conditions. This presentation was made at ILWU Local 10 in San Francisco....
Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 4:03PM
Protesters Shut Down Oakland City Council Meeting, Call for Budget That Responds to Oakland's Needs
In an act of civil disobedience, Oakland residents, city workers and community shut down the City Council budget meeting on June 26, preventing the council from approving the city’s 2017-2019 budget....
Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 2:47PM
Good Earth Workers Union Announces Boycott of Driscoll’s Berries
Driscoll's Boycott Solidarity Movement in Minnesota...
Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 1:34PM
Farmworker communities from Monterey Bay Area call on California to ban brain-harming pesticide chlorpyrifos
Residents from all over California converge on Sacramento to deliver over 100,000 petition signatures demanding state action after U.S. EPA failed to implement a ban...
Posted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 10:09AM
Victor Arnautoff: San Francisco's Master Muralist of the 1930’s
SFSU professor Bob Cherny gives a lecture on his new book Victor Arnautoff: San Francisco's Master Muralist of the 1930’s. Arnautoff was the most important muralist in the 1930's in the bay area and he was hounded during the 1950's witch hunt leading him to leave the bay area for the Soviet Union....
Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 4:58PM
SEIU 1021 Nato Green Doing Damage Control For SEIU? Opposes Single Payer In CA
Comedian and SEIU 1021 consultant has written an op ed opposing pushing for single payer in California. He says that instead people should push for the national bill 562. The California SEIU taking their cue from the bosses at Kaiser are opposing single payer in California. The corporate unionists that Nato works for are in bed with the bosses at Kaiser and many of their own members such as home care workers cannot even get healthcare. Nato should know better but maybe his job is more importa...
Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 4:10PM
David Bacon: In the Fields of the North / En los campos del norte
2521 Channing Way, Berkeley, CA...
Event Date: Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:00PM
Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 3:23PM
Narcissism as a Subject Form of Capitalism
The narcissist knows only two states: the absolute sense of powerlessness given the foreign determination of his existence and omnipotence fantasies together with the illusion of absolute individual freedom, independence, and unconditionality. Socialization cannot be left to an unconscious process since society's values are increasingly dysfunctional....
Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:47AM
The Future of Work
Unitarian-Univesalist Center, Martin Luther King Room 1187 Franklin Street (at Geary) San Francisco....
Event Date: Thu Jul 27, 2017 7:00PM
Posted: Sat Jul 8, 2017 6:53PM
"CLEANING THE SWAMP" Hunters Point & Treasure Island Tetra Tech Workers Blow Whistle
Four Tetra Tech health and safety inspectors who were working at the Hunters Naval Shipyard and Treasure Island reported on the systemic criminal cover-up and corruption by the company threatening the health and safety of the workers, residents and families who are now buying homes in the area. They charge that there is serious contaminated radioactive earth in the area where new construction has gone on....
Posted: Tue Jul 4, 2017 12:45AM
Tax Avoidance: Drastic Consequences for the Public
Taxes are the most important foundation of all government activities and public services. Tax sovereignty is the heart of nation-state sovereignty. Corporate economic activities and profits cannot be clearly assigned to nation states anymore. Founding offshore partnerships is child's play. Many fiscal problems would be solved if business tax avoidance and tax fraud were made difficult or prevented....
Posted: Sun Jul 2, 2017 5:49PM
Internment, Japanese Americans, Japanese Peruvians, Labor And The Lessons For Today
This is the 75th anniversary of the internment of more than 120,000 Japanese Americans, Japanese Japanese Peruvians and Japanese. This panel is about what happened, the fight for justice, labor and the relevance today....
Posted: Sun Jul 2, 2017 4:39PM
Report On Cuban Labor Movement & Cuba's Health and Tourism Union by Victor Manuel Lemagne,
Victor Manuel Lemagne, Cuban Health & Tourism Union General Secretary spoke on 6/29/17 in Berkeley on the Cuban labor movement and the tourism union and industry today....
Posted: Fri Jun 30, 2017 9:19PM
Pesticide Incident Sends 18 Farmworkers to Hospital
Advocates press for better notification & protections...
Posted: Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:51PM
Fired Federal OSHA/Investigator Darrell Whitman Challenges Congress To Investigate Corrupt
Fired Federal OSHA Whitleblower Protection Program investigator Darrell Whitman called on Congress to investigate widespread corruption in the Federal government and OSC....
Posted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 6:08PM
How the World Heads for the Next Crash
Governments secure the money of the rich. State debts have grown in nearly all countries of the world since 2010. Ten years after the outbreak of the financial crisis, the economy is again in a standstill or mired in crisis. Trump wants to cancel the most recent bank regulations and cut taxes for corporations in half....
Posted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 7:28AM
UPS Deaths & Suicide In SF & Debs Film-American Socialist: The Life and Times of Debs
The murders and suicide at the USP facility in San Francisco took place in a background of increasing overtime and stress in the workplace. This program looks at the conditions at the UPS and other facilities. The program also discusses the new film American Socialist: The Life and Times of Eugene Victor Debs....
Posted: Sun Jun 25, 2017 11:19AM
Corrupt BAAQMD Executives Stall Caps On Bay Area Air Pollution With Last Minute Proposal
The Bay Air Quality Management Management District executives at the last minute made proposals at the June 21, 2017 meeting to increase the level of pollutants by 25% in response to a policy to cap emissions. The BAAQMD management has previously bullied and fired two whistleblowers who were trying to stop the destruction of pollution records by the agency....
Posted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 4:36AM