#E12thWishlist After months of knocking on doors, organizing direct actions, shutting down a City Council meeting, and a leaked memo showing that the City Attorney advised Oakland Council members last February that the deal was illegal, EastLake United for Justice successfully stopped a sweetheart deal between the City of Oakland developer Urban Core.  The deal … Continued


Womens Magazine

Womens Magazine – June 8, 2015

Host Lisa Dettmer talks to feminists Katha Pollitt and Meghan Murphy about the recent vote in Ireland to legalize same sex marriage.  How is it that Ireland is now touted as in the  vanguard of progressive politics after legalizing same sex marriage while  abortion is still illegal in Ireland  except when a women’s life is … Continued


UpFront

Up Front with Friday Host Marie Choi – Save E. 12th, Octavia’s Brood – April 20, 2015

Oakland residents are gathering right now at the Lake Merritt Ampitheater for Pray 4 The Land: An Interfaith Community Gathering to protest the development of a luxury apartment building on City-owned land in the Eastlake neighborhood.  The deal has been in the works for years between developer Urban Core and the City of Oakland — … Continued


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