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By Robert Edmonds Upon arrival at the (SCSO) Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office at 1:15 yesterday, there was a squad of fully armored soldiers in black, ceremoniously lowering and folding the United States and California flags,...

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After a long day of protesting Urban Shield in downtown Oakland, a flock of people got together for a bike ride around town. Cyclists pedaled down the streets peacefully, exercising the rights that the so-called...

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Last Friday, the City Corporation of Oakland hosted a four day ‘Urban Shield‘ conference in which SWAT teams and other militarized police troops from around the globe came together to trade best practices on fighting...

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Bloodshot eyes flit across glowing screens while pointer fingers twitch; clicking…reblogging… refreshing. Undulating middle-fingers scroll through a horde of “news”. More drone killings; shared. A meme against a rich person; liked. Suddenly, a special notification...

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More than one hundred urban agriculture and sustainable local food activists returned to the embattled University of California “owned” Gill Tract in Albany, CA on Saturday. Last year, hundreds of activists occupied the space for three weeks before...

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For the last 12 years, the use of Golden Rice has been hotly debated in the global community, with humanitarians, environmentalists, corporate lobbies, and governments all weighing in on the pros and cons of this...

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For those who may be unfamiliar, Alan Blueford is a young man who was shot and killed by Oakland Police Officer Miguel Masso, on May 6th, 2012.  Officer Masso maintained that when he attempted to...

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Over two years later, repression of activists continues from the Toronto G20 protests in 2010. Now, this repression is going international, with the arrest and extradition request for American citizen, Joel Bitar. The statement from...

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Ready to Greet the Ferry

#J28 Idle No More Global Day Of Action [video]

January 30, 2013 | 1 Comments

On January 10th, 2013, the Idle No More movement issued a press release with a call out for a Global Day of Action on January 28th, 2013. According to the press release, this day of action...

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On January 24th 2013, Dana Larsen (2008 NDP candidate for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast- Sea-to-Sky Country, and founder of the Vancouver Medicinal Cannabis Dispensary), and the Sensible BC campaign made an appearance in Powell River. Making it’s...

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