19 November 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Revisiting the Letter from Birmingham Jail and a Report on Join the Impact San Francisco 11/15

I have already written about how tolerance discourse has been twisted by the media and proponents of H8 to characterize us as militants, unlawful, undemocratic, fascist and even terrorists. To every person that is pro-gay marriage but bewildered and unsupportive of the uprising among LGBT people and allies, this paragraph by Dr. King is quite […]

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11 November 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Nov 15 – National Day of Protest Against Prop. 8

UPDATE: Text “makethecase” to 68398 to get updates on protests. Tuesday Nov. 11 10 am – San Francisco – City Hall 4pm – Santa Ana – 411 W. 4th Street 5pm – Santa Monica – Santa Monica Pier 6pm – Los Angeles – Venice Beach Community Circle 9pm – New York – Zanzibar (Hosting a […]

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06 November 2008 ~ 0 Comments

No on 8 – Taking to the Streets! Viva La Revolution! The Second Stonewall is Underway.

First they came for the Communists, and I didn’t speak up, because I wasn’t a Communist. Then they came for the Jews, and I didn’t speak up, because I wasn’t a Jew. Then they came for the Catholics, and I didn’t speak up, because I was a Protestant. Then they came for me, and by […]

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17 October 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Day 3 – Breaking the Fast

This morning I woke up completely weak and feeling faint. I suppose going to the gym and continuing to work is not a brilliant idea while fasting. Unfortunately, I have to break my fast tonight since I cannot afford to miss another tennis class (already missed 3 due to exams)! As a result of this […]

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27 August 2008 ~ 0 Comments

DNC Day 3 – Democracy is Melting

Most people believe in change only when they can see it, measure it, maybe even evaluate or experience it. Nora Ligorano and Marshall Reese (Ligorano/Reese), in conjunction with the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, presented The State of Things, an ice sculpture of the word “Democracy.” According to Nora and Reese: “The sculpture is emblematic […]

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09 March 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Biking against the War in Iraq

Yep, so who else is up to this? I will probably do the one in Downtown SF. Details on the two actions below. All info available at actagainstwar.net or email us about bike stuff at dasw-bikes@googlegroups.com Meeting for cyclists Sunday 3/9 2pm at the Blue House (3208 Shattuck at Woolsey, Berkeley, Ashby Bart) This is […]

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02 March 2008 ~ 0 Comments

Sanctuary City – A Civil Disobedience on the Right Side of History

In his latest act of civil disobedience, Mayor Gavin Newsom of San Francisco is launching a media campaign to let undocumented immigrants in the City know that San Francisco does not support federal raids and promised to roll out a plan to give identification to all ‘illegal immigrants.’ Obviously, this goes against the recent tide […]

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