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Monthly Archives: October 2019

How the patriarchy oppresses men

“Patriarchy,” the zine stated further, “is a system of entitlement that rewards behavior that is anti-woman.”

Santa Rita Jail prisoners stage hunger strike and work stoppage to protest filthy conditions,...

Homeless detainees are sent to filthy holding cells to sit and lie down in vomit, urine, feces, semen, on food- and dirt-stained floors. Rather than caring for the heroin addict in the infirmary, the detainees are made to tend to the addict, clean up the addict and his messes, and suffer the indignity, smell and infectious disease risks.

Rec & Park breaks ground on Shoreview Park overhaul

“This renovation has been a long time coming and we continue to be elated about the improvements to our park. Open space and parks represent so much for community and we will continue to improve our parks in the Bayview.”

Census Bureau embarks on a hiring blitz

Every “Area Census Office” will need 600-800 enumerators. The pay scale can range up to $30 per hour in some areas, such as the Northern California counties of Santa Clara, San Mateo and San Francisco.

San Francisco ‘Fiber to Housing’ program provides internet for low-income families

Mayor London N. Breed, along with City Administrator Naomi M. Kelly, have announced the San Francisco Department of Technology’s Fiber to Housing program has received national recognition for its service to low-income San Franciscans.

A key reparation to descendants of slaves wouldn’t cost a dime

There should be no talk of reparations in the United States unless it includes the ending of the historic and horrific crime against humanity: the death penalty.

Rwanda: Victoire Ingabire endures relentless interrogation

The powerful and wealthy nations who send foreign aid to Rwanda need to understand that they are supporting an unstable, unsustainable government because there is no space for people to speak freely and peacefully and engage in real democratic process in Rwanda. Shutting down political space risks the return of mass violence to Rwanda sooner or later. I have devoted my life to preventing its return.

Join the phone zap to move Comrade Malik, badly beaten, out of USP Beaumont

Comrade Malik, currently in solitary confinement after being attacked at USP Beaumont, urgently needs to get out of there and into an institution in California. Prison officials need to know that many, many people are watching out for him and they can’t get away with any more dirty tricks.

BABJA to host Q&A with San Francisco District Attorney Candidates – Davey D to...

The outcome of the San Francisco DA race could change the criminal justice landscape in San Francisco. This open forum is the last chance for undecided voters to hear each candidate address issues that matter to them and their community.

Scapegoating the judge: Tetra Tech deflects the blame for Hunters Point Shipyard eco-fraud

Judge James Donato: “It just doesn’t make any sense to me, that a guy rolls out of bed and says, ‘Hey, today is the day I’m going to swap out the test samples.’”

Bay View Voters Guide endorses Jeremiah’s Social Justice Voter Guide for San Francisco’s Nov....

The San Francisco Bay View newspaper so thoroughly and heartily agrees with the choices and the reasoning for making them laid out here by Jeremiah Jeffries that we present them in place of the Bay View Voters Guide.

Stop the fires with underground lines and public power

Gov. Newsom’s condemnation of PG&E rings hypocritical, as he is the recipient of more than $200,000 in campaign contributions from the company. Moreover, Newsom wants to remove legal liability standards for electrical utilities and has created a $26 billion wildfire liability bailout fund.

Hillary busts Tulsiasha Gabbardskaya and Jillia Steinakanova: What could go wrong?

Those sympathetic to the allegation that Trump is a stooge of the Kremlin claim that the Russians sought to use social media to alienate voters against Hillary Clinton. But with $1 billion at his disposal, why couldn’t Clinton’s campaign advisor figure out how to use Clinton’s social media to win votes for her.

A brief history of the New Afrikan prison struggle

1. We want freedom. We want power to determine the destiny of our Black community.

Wanda’s Picks for October 2019

African history does not start with slavery; however, American history does.

As San Francisco mothers raising the next generation of San Franciscans, we will vote...

When Chesa Boudin is elected, he will have a profound impact on transforming The City and protecting our children and families from the racism and harm inflicted by the criminal justice system.

Russian pride and US exceptionalism

“We wanted socialism with a human face, but we got [long pause] very harsh capitalism.”

Long live the greatest threat to the internal security of the US, the Black...

On this 50th anniversary of the Black Panthers’ Free Breakfast Program, let us meditate on the incredible legacy of the original Black Panther Party. Although this is a plea for help and a call to action, this piece is also a dedication.

Prop A: Affordable homes for San Franciscans now!

To fight the growing housing crisis and preserve the soul and character of the Bayview neighborhood, we must pass Proposition A on the November ballot. Prop A will allow long-time residents to stay in the neighborhood they love.