OCTOBER 30TH By KRISTIN HOUSER ( Internet Milestone In honor of the 50-year-anniversary of the first computer-to-computer message — the precursor, arguably, to today’s internet — Pew Research Center and Elon University asked hundreds of tech experts to imagine how the internet might evolve over the next 50 years. And one of those experts envisions… Continue reading

Chesa Boudin, Son of 1960s Radicals, Runs for San Francisco DA on Criminal Justice Reform Platform

Chesa Boudin is running for San Francisco district attorney as the latest candidate in a wave of decarceral prosecutors running for office across the United States. Bernie Sanders and other leading progressives have endorsed Boudin, who is a public defender and the child of Weather Underground activists Kathy Boudin and… Continue reading

Articles ~ Actions ~ Events, Monday, Oct. 28 – Saturday, Nov. 2 + Additional Info (from Adrienne Fong)

Am still not back posting on a regular basis – Pleasepost your events on Indybay:     Thank you to all who are – See Indybay for other events. ACCESSIBILITY: Please include Accessibility Information on events! KiDS Friendly / Childcare: Include info ARTICLES: A. The Revolution Isn’t Being Televised  –… Continue reading

‘Too Many Lives Were Ruined’: Bernie Sanders Releases Plan for Federal Legalization of Marijuana

October 24, 2019 by Common Dreams “We will legalize marijuana and vacate and expunge past marijuana convictions.” by Eoin Higgins, staff writer Sen. Bernard Sanders (I-Vt.) during the event dubbed “Bernie’s Back Rally” comes as Sanders returns to campaigning after suffering a heart attack earlier this month. An estimated 26,000… Continue reading

‘Whoa,’ Says Edward Snowden as Sanders Vows to End Prosecution of Whistleblowers Under Espionage Act

October 23, 2019 by Common Dreams “This is the most important stance any candidate has taken affecting press freedom so far. Hopefully this will force others to follow,” said Trevor Timm, executive director of the Freedom of the Press foundation by Jake Johnson, staff writer Edward Snowden is displayed on… Continue reading