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25 Sep 2019

Judge Gives Kyle Chapman ‘Based Stickman’ Five Years’ Probation

Kyle Chapman, or “Based Stickman” to some, left court Wednesday with five years’ probation for his role in the violent “March 4 Trump” rally in 2017. To recap, the pro-Trump rally at Berkeley’s Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center park held on March 4, 2017 was met with opposition from

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16 Sep 2019

Trump is Visiting the Bay Area Tomorrow. Are You Protesting?

On a previous visit Donald Trump made to the Bay Area, he was reduced to hopping a wall to scramble across Highway 101 in Burlingame, all to evade some protesters outside a hotel. He and his retinue weren’t playing real-life Frogger; those same protesters had blocked the freeway. But the

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28 Aug 2019

Revolution Books Calls on Supporters to Defend Shop This Weekend

Amber Cummings is planning yet another march and protest this Sunday in Berkeley. The notorious local anti-Antifa figure has made her presence known at just about every local left-right skirmish throughout the Bay Area since things really started to heat up in 2015. Although she makes her way to out-of-town

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21 Aug 2019

Chinatown Rose Pak Station: A Rose by Any Other Name

Who knew that seven little letters could incite such emotional response? The name Rose Pak means different things to different people. To some, she was a tireless activist, a power broker with a cause, an inspiration. To others, she was a divisive, foul-mouthed bully. In reality, she was probably both.

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02 Aug 2019

Environmental Activist Refuses To Take Cold Shoulder From Athleta

You know when you were a kid and you’d stand there with the refrigerator open, gawking slack-jawed to see if any tasty snacks had appeared since five minutes ago when you did the same thing? Then your mom would yell at you for the tenth time already to close the

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26 Jun 2019

#NoKidsInCages Press Conference, ‘Art Installation’ at Ninth Circuit Courthouse

As the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals deliberates on whether or not toothbrushes and soap are essential aspects of “safe and sanitary” conditions, local advocates are organizing a press conference event outside the San Francisco courthouse as part of the #NoKidsInCages campaign. According to the Facebook event page, people are

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19 Jan 2019

Oakland Women’s March Photos: “I Will Stand Up For You”

By Betty Rose Livingston Between 15,000 and 20,000 protesters participated in the third annual Women’s March in Oakland Saturday. Part of a national day of action that began following President Donald Trump’s inauguration, the mass protest was smaller, yet more diverse, than years previous.

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29 Nov 2018

UC Berkeley Changes Could Provide Road Map to Political Civility

Inside Higher Ed just gave University of California, Berkeley a pass for civility, namely political civility, on campus. Calling the university civil is a sharp turn from allegations of First Amendment oppression in the wake of the Milo Yiannopoulos debacle that left the campus scarred, literally and theoretically, a little

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