Homelessness – Putting Profits Before People

March 25, 2019

Homelessness has become so common in the U.S. that many people see it as normal. An estimated 3.5 million people will be homeless at some point during this year, about 1.35 million of whom are children. A new study found

Can We Feed the World Without Destroying It? (April 13, 7PM)

March 18, 2019

Saturday April 13th, 7pm (doors open at 6:30pm) South Berkeley Senior Center 2939 Ellis St, Berkeley Eric Holt-Gimenez is an educator, author, researcher, activist and Executive Director of Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy. His talk will focus on

End of the world, end of the month, same battle!

March 18, 2019

After two months of a “great debate” shaped as a presidential one man show, Macron and his government got a reality call this weekend from mass demonstrations. Back urgently from his ski holiday, the president tried a new manoeuvre: to

The Fight for Education in Oakland – A Beginning

March 4, 2019

On March 3, Oakland teachers ratified a contract with the Oakland School District. Their union leaders claimed that the contract was a victory for students and teachers, with significant gains in class size, teachers’ wages, school closures and staffing levels

Social anger in Algeria

March 4, 2019

Despite the hundreds of thousands of demonstrators all over Algeria for two weeks, against Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s running for a fifth term as president, his candidacy is maintained. Spokesmen for the Algerian president (as he cannot speak anymore) announced he promises