Grassroots organizing, nonviolent direct action and leadership from front-line indigenous people succeeded in stopping the $3.8 billion, 1,200-mile pipeline in its tracks.The pipeline has been stopped after the Army Corps of Engineers announced on Sunday, December 4 that it denied the easement of the Dakota Access Pipeline. This is a remarkable victory for the Standing … Continue reading #Palestine2Pipeline campaign unites Palestinians and Native Americans at Standing Rock!
[UPDATE: on December 9 it was announced by 'A Country Called Syria' that the map has made it back in the forefront of the exhibition].According to 'A Country Called Syria' co-founder and exhibit organizer Dania Alkhouli, the Dean at CSUF Library has been hounded by massive complaints regarding our exhibition's banner because of its map … Continue reading CSUF removes map of Syria off exhibition (about Syria) for not specifying Israel on it
This year, as Americans eat their turkeys and count their blessings, members of the Sioux Nation in Standing Rock, North Dakota are being attacked with tear gas, rubber bullets, and water cannons.Last week, I planned to go on a journey for justice to stand with the people of Standing Rock along with a team of Palestinian-Americans and allies in the fight against environmental destruction … Continue reading Support #Palestine2pipeline journey for justice in #StandingRock
ADC Orange County announces Gabriel San Román from the OC Weekly as the 2016 Truth in Media award recipient. Gabriel San Román is an award-winning multimedia journalist from Anaheim, California. He worked as co-producer on the daily drive time Uprising morning show on KPFK Pacifica Radio and produced numerous segments about Middle Eastern politics and … Continue reading OC Weekly’s Gabriel San Roman to receive ADC Truth in Media Award
Irvine City Council Candidate Farrah N. Khan announced today that she has officially received the endorsement of State Controller Betty Yee.“I am pleased to endorse Farrah N. Khan for Irvine City Council,” said Yee. “She will put her corporate, small business, and community-based experience to work for the residents and businesses of Irvine. Farrah’s demonstrated … Continue reading California State Controller Betty Yee Endorses Farrah Khan for Irvine City Council
AB 2844, the anti-free speech anti-BDS bill, passed the California Senate Appropriations Committee on August 11 and is set to head to the Senate floor for a vote in the next few days. Six members of the committee voted in support of the bill while Sen. Jim Beall of Campbell was absent for the vote. The … Continue reading TAKE ACTION: Anti-BDS Bill Headed to California Senate Floor #StopAB2844
Gov. Jerry Brown marching with Cesar Chavez in support of farm workersToday, the California Senate Appropriations Committee voted to send the anti-free speech, anti-BDS bill AB 2844 to suspense. On August 11, bills in the suspense file will either be passed out for a floor vote or remain in and expire.The Suspense file is a … Continue reading California’s Anti-BDS Bill in ‘Suspense File’