Tag Archives: San Francisco

Stop the spies and lies

200 youths of all races gathered at the Norwalk Fusion Center on the First National Day of Protest. Protests were also held in Chicago, Washington, D.C., Boston, Dallas, San Francisco and Oakland. Continue reading

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Readers’ Views, Jan.-Feb. 2014, Part 1

From the January-February 2014 issue of News & Letters: Readers’ Views, Part 1 THE SYRIAN REVOLUTION AS TEST OF WORLD POLITICS I have been active in a number of student groups around labor and women’s issues. We always talk about … Continue reading

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Hyper-‘gentrification’

Displacement of lower income people in San Francisco has entered a new stage because of the massive expansion of Silicon Valley and massive real estate speculation. Continue reading

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Rallies across U.S. against Keystone XL pipeline

From the new March-April 2013 issue of News & Letters: Rallies across U.S. against Keystone XL pipeline 40,000 in Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C.–I drove from Memphis to Washington with three others and joined the 40,000-plus people there on Feb. 17 … Continue reading

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Pelican Bay families support prisoners

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Pelican Bay families support prisoners Editor’s note: California Families Against Solitary Confinement (CFASC) came together during the prisoners’ 2011 hunger strike initiated by prisoners in Security Housing Unit (SHU). To support … Continue reading

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Mock SHU draws crowds

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Mock SHU draws crowds San Francisco—The San Francisco Mime Troupe invited the Pelican Bay Hunger Strike Support Coalition (PBHSSC) to put up a mock Security Housing Unit (SHU) cell at their … Continue reading

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Wage theft in Memphis

From the September-October 2012 issue of News & Letters: Wage theft in Memphis Memphis, Tenn.—Activists have formed a Stop Wage Theft Coalition in Shelby County, Tenn., to lobby the Shelby County Commission to create a Wage Theft Ordinance that will … Continue reading

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