activism

Solidarity rally in support of activists raided by the FBI in 4 states Friday Sept 24th

September 29, 2010 by Staff

San Diego Demonstrates in Solidarity
Thursday Sept 30th @ 5pm at the Federal Building

STOP the FBI Witch hunts & ‘Terrorism Warrants’ against Socialists, Solidarity and Peace Activists!

Last Friday, Sept. 24th the FBI raided the homes and offices of more than a dozen activists in 4 states and pursued others in at least 2 other states carting away in one case, 40 boxes of personal, computer and cell phone materials.

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Anti-War Activists in the Nation’s Heartland Under Attack!

September 27, 2010 by Rocky Neptun

By Rocky Neptun

The sweeping assaults across the nation on peaceful anti-war activists Sept. 24th represent an ominous divergence for an administration which was elected to change the heavy-handed policies of the Bush regime. Like something straight out of the Ashcroft playbook, FBI agents, in cooperation with local authorities, raided homes and offices in Michigan, Illinois and Minnesota. Government thugs also showed up at the doors of progressives and human rights activists in North Carolina and San Jose, California.

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All My Heroes

October 24, 2008 by Patty Jones

Have FBI Files A beautiful young woman I know, with pride in her eyes, recently gave this to her father. I am proud to know both of them.

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First of RNC ‘Protesters’ Charged With Terrorism-related Crimes Goes to Court

October 13, 2008 by Staff

‘RNC 8’ Defendants Face Over 7 Years in Jail BY Jon Collins and Alex Robinson / mndaily.com / October 13, 2008 A University student arrested preemptively before the Republican National Convention will be one of the first people prosecuted under a terrorism clause in the Minnesota Patriot Act since it was passed in 2002. Cultural […]

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Local Resident & Participant in 1970 Fight to Stop the Jetty Speaks Out

August 2, 2008 by Frank Gormlie

OCEAN BEACH,CA. A local OB resident who was involved in the Summer 1970 fight to stop the jetty that the City of San Diego and the Army Corps of Engineers wanted to build in North OB, has now come forward to share details of those dramatic and exciting days & nights. Our local guy, who […]

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Mother’s Day and “Herstory”

May 10, 2008 by Patty Jones

Mother’s Day was originally started after the Civil War, as a protest to the carnage of that war, by women who had lost their sons. Here is the original Mother’s Day Proclamation made by Julia Ward Howe in 1870, followed by info on two peace events on Mother’s Day and a bit of “herstory.” Arise, […]

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Growing Activism: Counter – recruitment documentary

April 3, 2008 by Patty Jones

This was sent to us from the San Diego Coalition for Peace and Justice and we wanted to pass it on to you. A little documentary about Project YANO’s San Diego-based counter-recruitment work, produced by the University of California San Diego is available on YouTube. It’s also being broadcast statewide via cable and satellite on […]

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A New Union Democracy Movement is Born in SEIU

March 12, 2008 by Staff

FAIRFIELD, CA — Alarmed by moves that have made our union look increasingly more like a corporation, workers in the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are forming a rank-and-file caucus to restore the heart and soul of the labor movement to SEIU: union democracy. SEIU Member Activists for Reform Today (SMART) is an organization of […]

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