Advocates calling to make Berkeley a “no drone zone” set up in front of Tuesday night’s council meeting to spread the word. Photo: mary mad Tuesday evening, the Berkeley City Council delved into the sticky issue of drone regulation, and plans to take an even deeper look at the related ramifications at some point in the future. […]
Cynthia Papermaster (center) at the Berkeley City Council meeting on July 16. Photo: Emilie Raguso By Julia Hannafin Today marks day 47 of Berkeley resident Cynthia Papermaster’s open-ended fast. Papermaster, who has been a member of women’s social justice movement Code Pink for over six years, began her hunger fast on June 15 in solidarity with cleared-for-release Guantánamo […]
Berkeley’s Peace & Justice Commission wants the city to send a letter to President Obama, demanding he take off the name “Geronimo” from the operation that killed Bin Laden.
Cindy Sheehan, the anti-war activist, and dozens of protestors from Code Pink, The World Can’t Wait, the Boalt Alliance to Abolish Torture and other groups marched through Berkeley Law School today to protest John Yoo’s position as a member of the faculty. After holding a brief press conference outside the law school, the group marched […]