Posts Tagged ‘Oakland’

Oakland Activists Pushing Efforts To Block Federal Militarization Of Local Police

Oakland Activists Pushing Efforts To Block Federal Militarization Of Local Police Above Photo: From Blog.tenthamendmentcenter.com OAKLAND, Calif. (Sept. 30, 2019) – Activists in Oakland have ramped up efforts to take a first step toward limiting the impact of federal programs that militarize local police. American Friends Service Committee (AFCS) will host a community town hall on […]

Victory: Oakland City Council Votes to Ban Government Use of Face Surveillance

By Nathan Sheard Earlier this week, Oakland’s City Council voted unanimously to ban local government use of face surveillance. The amendment to Oakland’s Surveillance and Community Safety Ordinance will make Oakland the third U.S. city to take this critical step toward protecting the safety, privacy, and civil liberties of its residents. Local governments like those in […]

Oakland Just Decriminalized Magic Mushrooms, Ayahuasca, Peyote, and Iboga

Elias Marat, TMU Waking Times In a vast stride forward for the nationwide movement to legalize psilocybin—or “magic” mushrooms—the Oakland City Council has voted unanimously to decriminalize natural psychedelics—including mushrooms—making the major California Bay Area city the second city in the United States to do so. The resolution orders law enforcement to immediately halt the investigation and […]

Why Is There No Strike Pay For Oakland Teachers?

Why Is There No Strike Pay For Oakland Teachers? Above Photo: National Nurses United/Flickr The teachers on strike in Oakland, California, are fighting for increased funding to public education, to secure a living wage, and to put an end to the privatization of schools. The Oakland Education Association (OEA), however, is bargaining for a pittance, a […]

Growing Calls For Nation-Wide Struggle As Unions Work To Shut Down Oakland Teachers Strike

Growing Calls For Nation-Wide Struggle As Unions Work To Shut Down Oakland Teachers Strike Above Photo: National Nurses United/Flickr The strike by over 3,300 Oakland, California teachers begins its third day today. The struggle has won widespread support within the working class of Oakland and across the Bay Area. It is the latest expression of the […]

Teachers In Denver, Oakland And Chicago Move Toward Strikes, Others Protest

Who will pay for a 5 percent raise, smaller classes, and more nurses, librarians, and counselors for the Chicago public schools? “Rich people,” Chicago Teachers Union Vice President Stacy Gates told the press. Their contract expires in June. Meanwhile, fresh off the first charter school strike in history, the union set a February 5 strike […]

Oakland Takes Step Toward Public Bank With Unanimous Committee Vote

Oakland Takes Step Toward Public Bank With Unanimous Committee Vote Above Photo: City of Oakland Finance Committee The City of Oakland’s Finance Committee accepted the Public Bank Feasibility Study and staff report, and recommended placing it on the full City Council’s agenda so that all Councilors may have an opportunity to discuss the report and options. Watch […]

Oakland California SJW coffee shop will not serve cops, citing ‘physical and emotional safety’ concerns

     Hasta Muerte Coffee in Oakland, California, has a controversial policy concerning police officers: The shop won’t serve them. According to KTVU-TV, Hasta Muerte Coffee isn’t your average coffee joint. The station described the outfit as “a worker-owned collective with a decidedly anti-establishment bent.” In addition to the apparent mentality of those working there, the […]

Trump Blasts Oakland Mayor Who Allowed Child Rapists Escape Arrest

On Thursday, after reports that Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf warned illegal immigrants about ice raids, President Donald Trump stated that he thought Schaaf was a “disgrace.” “What the mayor of Oakland did the other day was a disgrace,” Trump stated. “They had close to 1,000 people ready to be gotten, ready to be taken off […]

East Oakland Community Launches Major New Organizing Initiative

Hundreds of residents say they are fed up with conditions, ready to act together. OAKLAND — Six of East Oakland’s most prominent community organizations will convene hundreds of East Oakland residents at a massive Community Assembly on Saturday, September 30. This umbrella organization—known as the East Oakland Congress of Neighborhoods—is being formed because neighborhood residents are fed […]

Listen: Defending Palestinian culture at Oakland’s Reem’s

Nora Barrows-Friedman The Electronic Intifada Podcast 8 September 2017 Activists in the Bay Area are defending a local bakery and cafe against escalating attacks over a mural honoring Palestinian American community leader Rasmea Odeh. Reem’s, which opened in Oakland’s Fruitvale district earlier this year, serves Palestinian, Syrian and Lebanese sweets and baked goods, and has […]

Listen: Defending Palestinian culture at Oakland’s Reem’s

Nora Barrows-Friedman The Electronic Intifada Podcast 8 September 2017 Activists in the Bay Area are defending a local bakery and cafe against escalating attacks over a mural honoring Palestinian American community leader Rasmea Odeh. Reem’s, which opened in Oakland’s Fruitvale district earlier this year, serves Palestinian, Syrian and Lebanese sweets and baked goods, and has […]

Listen: Defending Palestinian culture at Oakland’s Reem’s

Nora Barrows-Friedman The Electronic Intifada Podcast 8 September 2017 Activists in the Bay Area are defending a local bakery and cafe against escalating attacks over a mural honoring Palestinian American community leader Rasmea Odeh. Reem’s, which opened in Oakland’s Fruitvale district earlier this year, serves Palestinian, Syrian and Lebanese sweets and baked goods, and has […]

Listen: Defending Palestinian culture at Oakland’s Reem’s

Nora Barrows-Friedman The Electronic Intifada Podcast 8 September 2017 Activists in the Bay Area are defending a local bakery and cafe against escalating attacks over a mural honoring Palestinian American community leader Rasmea Odeh. Reem’s, which opened in Oakland’s Fruitvale district earlier this year, serves Palestinian, Syrian and Lebanese sweets and baked goods, and has […]

As Cannabis Becomes Legal, Oakland Now Giving ‘Reparations’ to Ex-Cons Arrested for Selling Weed

Oakland, CA – Oakland is beginning an experiment that can be considered both laudable and questionable. As cannabis businesses are set to spring up across the city, following California’s legalization of recreational cannabis, Oakland is providing reparations to victims of the drug war. They’re not doling out money, though. They’ll be doing it through […]

Oakland Police Pedophile Ring – They Raped & Trafficked A Minor

Last year, a 19-year-old woman, who asked to be referred to as Jasmine, shocked the nation by stating that approximately 30 police officers from departments around the Bay Area sexually assaulted her or had some sort of sexual relations with her. Since then, seven of these officers were charged and several higher-ups either left or […]

Oakland Police Sexually Assaulted & Trafficked A Minor. But What About Those High-Level Politicians?

Next Story Last year, a 19-year-old woman, who asked to be referred to as Jasmine, shocked the nation by stating that approximately 30 police officers from departments around the Bay Area sexually assaulted her or had some sort of sexual relations with her. Since then, seven of these officers were charged and several higher-ups either left or were […]

Damning New Report Shows How Oakland Cops Covered Up Their Sexual Exploitation of a Minor

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Oakland’s Museum of Capitalism: “The Ideology, History, and Legacy of Capitalism”

Related Posts Oakland Activists Pushing Efforts To Block Federal Militarization Of Local Police Oakland Activists Pushing Efforts To Block Federal Militarization Of Local Police Above Photo: From Blog.tenthamendmentcenter.com Victory: Oakland City Council Votes to Ban Government Use of Face Surveillance By Nathan Sheard Earlier this week, Oakland’s City Council voted unanimously to ban local government […]

Oakland Officer Pleas Not Guilty In Child Prostitution Scandal, City Settles For ~$1m

A former Oakland police officer entered a plea Monday for his role in the OPD sex scandal. Brian Bunton pleaded not guilty to charges of obstruction of justice and a misdemeanor prostitution charge. Prosecutors argue that Bunton should have arrested Jasmine Abuslin, formerly known as Celeste Guap, but instead, […]

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