TOPIC: Military

Bay Set To Boil: Return of the Glass Hole

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11.14.15 - What a busy week! Rowdy demonstrations took place against UC administrators treatment of workers, against low pay across the bay area, and a large anti-gentrification block party took place at the Qilombo Community Center in West Oakland. We also bring you all the tech, housing, development, and pig news you've come to expect. Read…

Oakland Anti-Muslim Protest part of National Campaign of Racist Intimidation

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10.02.15 - Yet another “patriot” group has emerged to promote a racist, fascist agenda in the United States, and they are calling for protesters to terrorize and intimidate Muslims in multiple communities across the country, including through the use of arms. The innocent sounding “Global Rally for Humanity,” which will take place Saturday, October 10th, is anything but. Read…

Urban Shield 2014

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09.04.14 - Urban Shield, a law enforcement conference that includes SWAT competitions, training exercises, briefings, and a large vendors show, is underway again in Oakland this year. The downtown Marriott hotel and conference center is packed with police officers and police-industrial contractors selling everything from machine guns to drones. Read…