Activism

23 Jun 2018

What it was like Protesting at the Richmond Jail & Challenging ICE

By Nevin Long Around 100 demonstrators gathered outside the West County Detention Facility in Richmond Friday to protest the separation of migrant children from their parents at the US-Mexican border. The rally, organized jointly by the San José chapters of Together We Will and Indivisible, was just one of dozens

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21 Jun 2018

This week in news: June 21, 2018

There’s just no amount of sugarcoating in existence to make this week’s news any easier to swallow, and unless you live under a rock with no Wi-Fi, you already know that. But before we dive into that abyss, let’s touch on some stories that were buried under all the horrific

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21 Jun 2018

Hackers Dox ICE, Microsoft Employees Rebel, & Trump Backs Down

Outrage over the Trump administration separating children from their families at the border reached a boiling point this week. While activists shut down ICE headquarters in Portland, in Washington DC protesters chased Homeland Security Director Kirstjen Nielsen out of a Mexican restaurant, tech workers and activist hackers also took action, sparking conflict over censorship, ethics, and the control big tech companies have over what we see and do online.tech workers and activist hackers also took action, sparking conflict over censorship, ethics, and the control big tech companies have over what we see and do online.

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20 Jun 2018

Patron of the Week: Paul Bellar

I love any opportunity to support the folks who support me, which is why I’m so excited to be doing this Patron of the Week series. From art to activism to non-profits, so many of the people who support Broke-Ass Stuart on Patreon do other really wonderful things as well.

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19 Jun 2018

Families Belong Together – Shut Down ICE

The activists who made this call would like to remain anonymous, but reached out to us to share their action. Please join in standing up to this moral horror of family separations and imprisonment of immigrants and refugees at ICE’s SF headquarters, 630 Sansome, Tuesday, June 19, 1pm.  The Bay

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19 Jun 2018

Why I don’t Stand for the “Anthem”

By Harvey Rifkin The reason I would stand for the “Anthem” or any other institution or icon would be out of reverence and major respect for the institution out of its foundational integrity and moral behavior. Unfortunately, due to my read of America’s racist, barbaric, imperialistic, sexist, misogynistic, and greedy

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19 Jun 2018

U.S. Supreme Court Decision Dismantles Worker’s Rights in Favor of Corporations

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg voted against and called the decision “egregiously wrong”. Congress need to overrule the decision

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18 Jun 2018

Oakland Mayor’s Race: The Evolution of Cat Brooks

Cat Brooks laughs a little when she says that Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf once had her arrested. Now she wants her job. Cat Brooks knows the city of Oakland. She was on the front lines with Black Lives Matter. She marched relentlessly through the streets to protest police brutality as

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