Friday, September 18, 2020

Tag: Clean water

The privilege of breathing

How can you shelter in place when you have no shelter?

The virus of poverty

I was born into a deadly Virus No it wasn’t in the time of MERS, Ebola or Osiris -  It was a disease that kills- that colonizers pretends won’t make you...

Wiener’s housing deregulation bill is back!

State Sen. Scott Wiener will hold a press conference and rally in Oakland Tuesday/7 to announce that he’s re-introducing a new version of his housing deregulation bill, SB 50....

Never again is now: A month of protests at ICE headquarters in SF

On Thursday afternoon, an ad hoc group called “Month of Momentum” assembled outside of the ICE building in San Francisco to condemn US border policy, call for the closure...

Eight ‘Big Ideas’ at MoveOn Forum

On Saturday afternoon, eight Democratic presidential hopefuls appeared for MoveOn’s “Big Ideas Forum” in San Francisco. Senator Bernie Sanders, Senator Cory Booker, Congressman Beto O’Rourke, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Secretary Julián Castro,...

Special Report: Scenes from the migrant caravan in Tijuana, part 1

Three days ago, anthropologists Seth M. Holmes, Fabian Fernandez, and Levi Vonk returned to UC Berkeley after meeting the migrant caravan in Tijuana. During their time with the caravan,...

Always, forced to move

The rubber sides of the boat were like arms – thick, round, hard. “These are the boats refugees have to travel through, men sit on the side, the...

Resist Trump — dump Ford (and ignore the Super Bowl hype)

San Francisco and the Bay Area remain a bellwether for progressive human rights, peace, labor, and environmental values. Just about everyone in San Francisco is against Trump, and the...

Reports from Standing Rock: Concussion grenades, hypothermia & the fight for clean water

Standing Rock Sioux Tribal member JoBeth Brownotter still hears the screams from the front line where she was tear-gassed and sprayed with cold water in freezing temperatures. “I am...

How to keep saving the planet

In response to some of the dismaying plans that may come to pass with Trump's election as president, we ask Steven T. Jones of the Center for Biological Diversity...