Streets of San Francisco_National Conference of Mayors_ June 20, 2015

  Last night at the Hilton Hotel where a group of activists lead by a woman named Mollie, who is a fierce and lead voice of the Anti-Police Terror Project, tried to prevent the boarding of buses by mayors and staff was met by the full force and numbers of the San Francisco Police Department. Some politicians, police officers, […]

takeover

  By Steven Miller on January 1, 2014 3:47 pm /                                                              TAKEOVER   “Capitalism in the 21st Century is no longer based largely on profits […]

Internet Noir: Confession from a hired internet shill/troll

Readers might know that dailycensored.com has been hacked at least twice, very severely.  Once, last year after articles appeared about criminal Kaplan University, blood bank for the Washington Post.  Again, just a few weeks ago after articles appeared about the NSA and their devious Orwellian repressive apparatus. We do not know who is responsible, but […]

California labor history from the Goldrush through the occupy movement activists can learn from the hidden history of labor and organizing

When the Occupy movement injected ideas about general strikes and economic inequality into public conversation, these concepts were news for many people.  But in San Francisco in 1934, and in Oakland in 1946, the General Strike wasn’t a concept or a goal:  it happened. In “California Labor History,” a three unit San Francisco City College […]

There is a reason "reality" is on TV

The world has gone batty, or at least the world I know.   Someone has decided to bring tourists to the Tenderloin.  There is a good reason they do not go there.  There is also a reason they do and the reasons are one in the same—Drugs and other gritty subjects. San Francisco Detours Into Reality […]

“Springtime for America (Again)”

When Ronald Reagan ran for re-election for president in 1984, he declared that it was “springtime for America”. He should have said it was “springtime for Corporate America.” Under his administration and those that followed, Corporate America and the world wide capitalist class increased its domination of the world, seemingly without an equivalent resistance from […]

Why I Didn’t Walk Out

As Jose` was thoughtfully explaining how an effective thesis statement works, the fire alarm pierced his words, shutting him up, and as we hurriedly packed our bags to rush out of the room, shutting down the lesson and the class for the day. Our class rushed into a river of students from other classes, from […]

New Research on State Crimes Against Democracy

New Research on State Crimes Against Democracy By Peter Phillips and Mickey Huff New research in the journal American Behavioral Scientist (Sage publications, February 2010) addresses the concept of “State Crimes Against Democracy” (SCAD). Professor Lance deHaven-Smith from Florida State University writes that SCADs involve highlevel government officials, often in combination with private interests, that […]