Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

Pete Seeger Memorial

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

There was a great community gathering two weeks ago at the Freight and Salvage, in Berkeley. It was a joyful and heartfelt turnout to honor the memory of Pete Seeger. The evening was hosted by Holly Near, and featured Ronnie Gilbert, Barbara Dane, Johnny Harper, Country Joe McDonald, Wavy Gravy, ...

Million Hoody March

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

It's hard to understand what the word justice means in our country. We do have more freedom than in many parts of the world, but that doesn't mean we live in Utopia, or that it isn't Hell for a whole lot of people. Most people know that Trayvon Martin, a ...

Occupy Movement

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

If you haven't been totally asleep for the last several months, then you know that there have been occupy encampments and protests in hundreds of cities and countries around the world, and it ain't over yet. I've been to a few encampments and a couple of demonstrations and here're some ...

NY Post depicts Obama as chimpanze

Thursday, February 19th, 2009

Regardless of what you may think of Obama, or the stimulus bill, the NY Post, under the leadership of Rupert Murdoch, has stepped over the bounds and into blatant racism with this one. Check it out and then sign the letter on the Color of Change website. "After President Obama signed ...