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  1. Racial inequality persists in Berkeley schools graduation ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Indybay.org

    School officials boast that Berkeley High graduation rates have gone up, yet racial inequality still exists and persists. Black graduation rates have increased over the past five years at Berkeley High, but the number of total students is declining.

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  2. Who Is Destroying Berkeley's People's Park?Read the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Indybay.org

    People once associated with the People's Park community are tapping out, as UC Berkeley makes further incursions into the space. Former Park allies are ending their support for People's Park, and some are even raiding what they can as they make their exit.

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  3. Laborfest: WPA Berkeley WalkRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Indybay.org

    WPA Berkeley Walk with Harvey Smith This walk will explore the "New Deal nexus" in Berkeley that includes Berkeley High School, the Community Theater, Civic Center Park, Post Office art, the old UC Press Building , and the old Farm Credit Building. The tour will also include the incredible mosaic mural on the UC Berkeley campus and photographs of the California Folk Music Project, Western Museum Laboratory, WPA prints at the Berkeley Public Library, and WPA projects on the UC Berkeley campus.

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  4. Favi Estrella Interview on Setting the StandardRead the original story

    May 22, 2015 | Indybay.org

    Born and raised in San Francisco, Favi began singing at an early age. Now Flores Verdes "Green Flowers" is a Vocalist group based out of San Francisco and Berkeley, California.

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  5. Broadcast Premier of Standing On Sacred Ground Series Begins May 17Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2015 | Indybay.org

    STANDING ON SACRED GROUND took nearly eight years to complete and focuses on eight threatened cultures-one fight. Using ancient wisdom and modern courage, indigenous communities around the world protect lands of spiritual and ecological significance for future generations.

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  6. The Problem with DevelopmentRead the original story

    May 13, 2015 | Indybay.org

    The Bay Area is being groomed to play the role of a capitol city in the Pacific Rim economy. The real reason that ABAG has told Berkeley and all the other cities in the Bay Area to build new housing units is to enable the personnel of this capitol city industry and finance to move back from the suburbs, to eliminate the time they spend in highway traffic.

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  7. ABAG and its 'Footprint'Read the original story

    May 13, 2015 | Indybay.org

    The history of ABAG is an example of the corporate take-over of political structures originally organized by the social justice movements. We are now subjected to this, as a form of political imposition, through the impending devastation to which ABAG's plans will subject our neighborhoods.

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  8. Protest KPFA Censorship of Anti-Vaccination Broadcast and DVDRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Indybay.org

    KPFA Program director Laura Prives prohibited Bonnie Faulkner of Guns and Butter from airing an interview with Gary Null, radio host, natural medicine advocate and film maker. The interview was to focus on dangers of vaccination.

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  9. Indict John YooRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Indybay.org

    Berkeley Law Shelters a War Criminal Many people recognize the name of John Yoo, but are surprised to hear that he retains a teaching position at the University of California Berkeley. Despite repudiation by peers, and rejection of his work at the Office of Legal Counsel by the same regime that hired him to legalize the unconscionable, Yoo continues to be given credence as an authority on a variety of issues including, presumptively, Korean legal practice.

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  10. The Global Movement Against Israeli Apartheid: Achievements and ProspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | Indybay.org

    The Global Movement Against Israeli Apartheid: Achievements and Prospects This forum will review labor and community actions against the Israeli apartheid regime, including global expansion of the successful efforts to stop Zim Line ships, global BDS actions and labor organizing, with reports from South Africa and the World Social Forum in Tunis. Writer, researcher and analyst Sharat G. Lin, past president of the San Jose Peace and Justice Center, will examine South African and Israeli apartheid as processes, report on the World Social Forum in Tunis and analyze the current state of BDS, including future prospects.

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  11. The Problem with DevelopmentRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Indybay.org

    Plan Bay Area is foisting massive development on east bay cities. This article is about Berkeley, and the Priority Development Areas that plan has mapped out for it, to which the city has acceeded.

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  12. The Fight for $15 Takes the Bay Area by StormRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Indybay.org

    Activists in Oakland came out in the hundreds to rally and march for a $15 minimum wage on April 15, tax day. They started their protests by shutting down all of the McDonald's in Oakland with chanting, flash mobs and and banners.

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  13. Less than one lifetime: Eyewitness to nuclear development, from Hunters Point to ChernobylRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Indybay.org

    Dr. Janette D. Sherman talks about the health and safety affects of nuclear weapons and nuclear plant meltdowns around the world. She was in Hunters Point and was personally familiar with the health and safety issues there Less than one lifetime: Eyewitness to nuclear development, from Hunters Point to Chernobyl and Fukushima, issues a warning April 17, 2015 26 by Janette D. Sherman, M.D. While sorting through papers, correspondence, news clippings, records etc., I realized that nuclear bomb and nuclear power development has occurred within my lifetime.

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  14. Berkeley demonstration for $15 at site of 60's Free Speech MovementRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | Indybay.org

    Low wage workers - fast food, child and home care, security and more - were joined by dozens of area unions and community organizations Apr. 15 in a massive demonstration for $15 and a union. The action began with a rally at historic Sproul Plaza on the University of California, Berkeley campus, site of the famed Free Speech Movement in the mid-1960s.

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  15. 20th Annual Bay Area Anarchist Book FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Indybay.org

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 20th Annual Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair - April 25th 2015, Oakland CA What: 20th Annual Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair When: Saturday April 25, 2015, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Where: The Crucible, 1260 7th St at Union, Oakland, CA / http://www.thecrucible.org More information: http://bayareaanarchistbookfair.com/ Contact: Matt Leonard, 619-246-0325 / Jen Angel, 510-910-5627, bayareabookfair [at] gmail.com The Bay Area Anarchist Book Fair is one of the largest annual radical gatherings in the world with thousands of people attending and over 100 vendors sharing books, pamphlets, posters, artwork and more.

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  16. Veterans for PeaceRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | Indybay.org

    EAST BAY, CHAPTER #162 Saturday, April 11, 2015 -- 10:00 am -12 Noon Grassroots House, 2022 Blake St, Berkeley, CA 94704 from Downtown Berkeley BART) We hope to begin promptly at 10:00 am and end by noon. The Grassroots House is located one half block west of Shattuck, one block south of Dwight.

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  17. Interfaith Meal & Worship Service & Night Out In Solidarity with Homeless PeopleRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2015 | Indybay.org

    Members of the religious community are holding a Meal and Interfaith Service in Solidarity with Homeless People on Thursday April 9 at Downtown Berkeley BART Plaza, Shattuck and Center Street, Berkeley, CA.

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  18. Berkeley City Council Moves to Launch Further Attacks on the HomelessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | Indybay.org

    This Tuesday, the Berkeley's City Council will move towards enacting more legislation aimed at sweeping homeless off the streets. Despite a "Sit/Lie" type measure defeated by voters over a year ago, the Berkeley elites, backed up by real estate and business interests and supported by the police, are continuing a campaign of targeting street people.

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  19. Urban Farmers Rally to Stop Destruction of Historic Farmland by Sprouts SupermarketRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Indybay.org

    On March 14th, farmers and supporters of the Gill Tract Farm are gathering to demand that Sprouts "Farmers Market" stop their plans to pave over public historic farmland in Albany, CA to put up a big-box store. The farmers and supporters are demanding that all 20 acres of the historic Gill Tract be protected as an education and research center in urban agriculture and food justice, including a productive urban farm.

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  20. 'The Solution Revolution', a public talk by Kevin Danaher PhDRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Indybay.org

    Now is the time to embrace solutions to our mounting global crises. Let's stop languishing in despair.

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