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Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Oakland Non-Profit Fights for Financial Rights of Abuse Survivors

One out of every three women in the world will be raped, beaten, trafficked, or abused in her lifetime. In California alone, law enforcement receives one domestic violence related call every three minutes. Tia Katrina Taruc Canlas founded the Alipato Project in Oakland to help provide legal representation for domestic violence survivors and obtain financial

Monday, December 12th, 2011

West Coast port shutdown – slideshow

Here are some photos sent via text from photographer Leslie Mah – on the ground at the West Coast port shutdown…     And here’s another set from Irene Florez…

Friday, July 9th, 2010

What the Nightly News Didn’t Show You About Mehserle Verdict Protest (Opinion)

Rage is the type of thing you can’t really plan for. You can board up windows, fill the sky with helicopters, televise warnings of terrifying riot-Armageddon – but you can’t actually anticipate that emotion. Most of us...