City Council

Stop the Spy Center!

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We can be Snowden-confident that the NSA did not miss the protest that took place against their little cousin the Domain Awareness Center (DAC), February 4th, 2014, at Oscar Grant Plaza in downtown Oakland, nor the fact that it took place in the amphitheater that once held the massive General Assemblies of Occupy Oakland.     Some 200 people participated in the light brigade, rally, entertainment (thanks, Clowns Not Bombs!), and march to the site of the not-quite-yet activated Domain Awareness Center located, more than ironically, on Martin Luther King … Continued

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Oakland City Council Ignores the People (As Usual). Votes to Move Forward With Domain Awareness Center.

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Not before getting Mic Checked though. Mic Check! Seventy people gathered in the drizzle at 5:30 PM before the City Council meeting on Tuesday, November 19th. The rally against DAC was muted by the rain, as the Brass Liberation Orchestra had to cancel due to the H2O, but a huge kettle of soup provided by good samaritans keep spirits high as the crowd waited for the City Council non-consent agenda to begin. The latest DAC proposal was to give the City Administrator authorization to select a new contractor instead of … Continued

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Oakland City Council Meeting (Jan 22, 2013) Photos/Videos

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Photos and videos taken during the intense and disappointing Oakland City Council Meeting on January 22, 2013. Mike Wilson at Oakland City Council Meeting – Jan 22, 2013“Alan Blueford” at Oakland Council Meeting – Oakland, California January 22, 2013  Leo at Oakland City Council Meeting – Oakland, California Jan 22, 2013 Black Riders Liberation Party at Oakland City Council Meeting – Oakland, California Jan 22, 2013 Omar at Oakland City Council Meeting – – Oakland, California January 22, 2013 “This is where Omar eloquently explains to Council what other things they … Continued

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