Category: My Soap Box

Apr 25

In Support of the People of Aysén

[Translate] The La Peña Community Chorus of Berkeley recorded these two pieces as a message of support for the people of Aysén, Chile, who have since the beginning of this year been in a state of confrontation with the central government. Lichi Fuentes, co-director of the chorus, and a native of Chile, organized the performance. …

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Dec 10

Re-Occupy Foreclosed Homes

[Translate] As part of a nationwide series of demonstrations aimed at stopping and rolling back home foreclosures, more than 100 people gathered in Oakland’s historic DeFremery Park on Dec. 6, and then walked half a block to the home of Gayla Newsom and her family, who have re-occupied their home that was taken away by …

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Nov 21

Police Pepper Spray UC Davis Protesters

[Translate] A video collage from four different cameras showing the UC campus police pepper spraying nonviolent student protesters.