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Police Violence Against City College Students.
Get the Facts. Keep City College Open.
With Obama's Chained-CPI Social Security Cut stalled,
Now's the time to push back! Strengthen Social Security,
Scrap the Cap, Give us real COLAs!
Are You Living in Public Housing or an SRO and having elevator problems?
Take SDA's Elevator Survey: Let the City know they need fixing!
No New Jail in SF: A Senior & Disability Perspective
A Gray Panther writes SF Supervisors: No New Jail!
SF99%'s Conversation on NSA Mass Surveillance
Video of Lynne Stewart's Return to NYC
Sign Petition demanding pardon or clemancy for Snowdon.
Sign Petition to Feinstein Against her "FISA Improvement Act" to Approve NSA Domestic Spying
Watch "Unmanned: America's Drone Wars"
Why We Should Have No New Jail for San Francisco
Why Social Security Needs to be Expanded
What is Jobs With Justice-SF?
Should We Criticize BART Workers, Or Join Them?
CARA Accomplishments Over 10 Years
What's Next for Medicare-For-All / Single-Payer Healthcare in
California, from the Campaign for a Healthy California.
How Does Obamacare Compare with Medicare-For-All in Calif?
NO on Prop A (Retirees Healthcare Trust Fund)
CARA FACT SHEET: Impact of ACA on Medicare
On Just Medicare? NOTHING CHANGES! Stay off the Exchange!
SF Gray Panthers say No Exceptions to Due Process Ordinance!
Protect Calif Community Colleges and Adult Education
US Dept of Education Censures Accreditation Agency That Threatens to Close SF City College
Thursday, August 1, Free Lynne Stewart demonstration
SF City College: Stop the Corporate Agenda to Downsize and Privatize Public Education
Tuesday, July 2nd: Human Chains Against the Chained-CPI. Join us in San Francisco as part of the national action to protect and improve Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.
SF Says NO! to the Indefinite Detention provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). See City Hall Rally before introduction of a Supervisors' Resolution opposing it.
CPMC/Sutter: San Francisco Needs Healthcare, Housing, Jobs, And Justice! Read the Community's letter to the SF Supervisors.
What's really happening at SF City College, and how we can help save it. || And what's behind the attacks on SF City College
Pelican Bay Prisoners fighting tortuous conditions initiate agreement to end hostilities between racial groups in California facilities.
Save the People's Post Office!
Great Leaflet. Latest News.
SF Gray Panthers and Senior & Disability Action close Wells Fargo accounts and hold demonstration in protest of WFB's forclosures and evictions. WFB has 40% of US home mortages and and has has over twice as many auctions of foreclosed homes in SF as other banks combined!
Flash! SF Labor Council passes Gray Panther-authored resolution, "No Grand Bargain: Protect Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid" (pdf)
Demostration against Post Office Closings and Sell-Offs by zillionaire Richard Blum, real estate magnate and UC Regent.
Sign on-line petition: women, communities of color, and allies call for (1) No Cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid benefits, (2) Let Bush tax cuts expire for wealthiest 2%.
SF Post Offices taken off the closure list! (see page 2)
Stop "Stop and Frisk" in San Francisco! (pdf)
Gray Panthers Presents "What is the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?" Saturday, August 4th & Saturday, August 18th.
Gray Panther's 100th Birthday Sing Out for Woody Guthrie
Join the Rockin' Solidarity Labor Chorus (pdf)
SF City College Labor and Community Studies Classes (pdf)
Save the People's Post Office
Gray Panthers at March to Save Post Offices
Alan Simpson goes ballistic over CARA's opposition to the Cat Food Commission's plans! Here's the leaflet that drove him crazy.
Payroll Tax Cut? Payday Loan is more like it!
Bill Clinton's savage program of Welfare Reform, effects on women and children.
What's wrong with Ryan and Wyden's plans to turn Medicare over to HMOs and issue vouchers that won't cover the HMOs' charges.
March 2012, Oakland, We gave Simpson & Bowles the greeting they deserved!
How Propositions C and D attack health and pensions of SF's low-paid City Workers.
Demonstration at Obama Campaign Headquarters: HANDS OFF SOCIAL SECURITY, MEDICARE, AND MEDICAID!
Gray Panthers were born fighting racism and war at the 1971 White House Conference on Aging, which ignored problems of black seniors.
Immigrants for Sale: private immigrant-detention industry profits $5 billion annually, writes anti-immigrant legislation
Social Security is NOT Broken! Don't Let the Bosses Kill It.
Democracy Now! 500,000 march in London against worst service cuts in 80 years paired with corporate tax cuts
Solidarity with Immigrant Workers and Families
No Tasers for SF Police!
Monterey, Calif., Feb. 21: Bowles! Simpson! Stop using the deficit as a phony excuse to gut our Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid!
Simpson and Bowles! We've got some questions for you!
Deficit Commissioners Alan Simpson and Erskine Bowles devastating plans for Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, and Jobs.
Ashley Carson, Older Women's League Executive Director, tells Obama's Deficit Commission about the importance of Social Security, especially to women.
Read Mumia's SF BayView piece demanding freedom for Lynne Stewart
SF Gray Panthers support MUNI drivers resisting concessions that would lead to more service cuts.
What's wrong with MUNI's "saturation" raids on bus passengers?
SF Immigrant Legal & Educational Network (SFILEN) Platform for the Rights of New Americans, December 2009
No MUNI service cuts! No MUNI fare increases! Make downtown business pay for what MUNI gives them.
Alliance for Retired Americans pamphlet, Social Security, Medicare, & the Fiscal Commission, a valuable resource
Watch Senate testimony by Single Payer advocate Marcia Angell M.D., that targets profits of entire health industry, not just insurance companies.
Watch Bill Moyers interview with Single Payer advocate Marcia Angell M.D., on what's wrong with Obama's health plan.
Solidarity with Students: Demonstrate against dismantling of public education. Thurs, March 4, 5 PM, SF's Civic Center. Read leaflet relating these cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid cuts.
FLASH! Obama proproses his own Commission to make fast-track cuts to Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid.
ALERT! Tuesday, January 19, National Call-In Day against forming a Task Force to cut Social Security and Medicare.
Gray Panthers writes Obama criticizing his paying $780,000 to economist Jonathan Gruber to write articles supporting Obama's private-insurance-based health plan.
Gray Panthers and CARA demand IHSS be preserved.
Iraq Vet: Our real enemies are not ones living in a distant land, they are here in front of us. Racism is their weapon.
SF Immigrant Rights Activists Prepare for national
campaign in immigration reform.
KPFA's Courageous radio program "Flashpoints" is
under attack by station management. Please help.
"Here is On Lache Rien ! (We Don't Give Up!), a great French revolt song by the French band HK et Les Saltimbanks. As one of the Saltimbanks' lines goes: "The alarm clock has gone off/It's time to reset the counters to zero!"
Fighting City and State Budget Cuts: Make the Bosses Take the Losses!
SF Gray Panthers at the November 19, 2008 demonstration against Schwarzenegger's elimination of the Renter's Rebate. The largest of Schwarzenegger's personal line-item vetoes after the budget had been settled with the legislature, this program had existed for decades to give hundreds of thousands of California's poorest seniors and disabled people a few hundred dollars per year to help buy food, medicine, or maybe even a Christmas present for their children. SSI and SSDI recipients have already lost a $200 cost of living adjustment. Medicare-MediCal recipients have lost $96 in assistance for Medicare Part B premiums. Read
more from BeyondChron. More from Senior Action Network. See videos of this demonstration. See earlier demonstration against state cuts.
Fighting Cuts in MediCal Services
San Francisco, Feb. 18, 2009. Over 200 people protested California’s renewed attempt to make a 10% cut in payments to doctors, pharmacies, clinics, dentists, and adult day health centers that provide care for Medi-Cal patients. Dozens of patients, many in wheelchairs, gave moving testimony that the cuts would either kill them or destroy their quality of life.
Lifetime Attorney-Activist Lynne Stewart is back in jail.
Free Lynne Stewart!
Gray Panthers Sit-In at Pelosi's office for single-payer
Medicare is endangered by healthcare "reform" that's based on private insurance. Single Payer Now!
Why Afghanistan? It's pipelines, not terrorism.
SF Gray Panthers activities over past 6 months
Should we endorse a National Health Service?
These Medi-Cal Benefits are NOT Optional!
SF and national Gray Panthers join Immigrant Rights groups to demand end to Homeland Security's 287(g) program and its racial profiling
Governor's line-item cuts devastate State's healthcare and human services on top of murderous budget
Mumia Abu Jamal on the victory of the SF 8
Victory for SF8! DA admits it: Insufficient Evidence!
Gray Panthers letter in Daily Planet: The War on Medi-Cal
Conditions in Gavin Newsom's Homeless Shelters.
Cutting Fat: Huge growth in SF's high-pay managers;
10% salary cut could free up millions for needed services.
Update on State budget fight and cuts for seniors, children, people with disabilities, and low-income workers
SF tells HHS's Kathleen Sebelius, "Stop fronting for private insurance! Single Payer Now!" -- TV coverage
New GP Leaflet: Health Care and Human Services are Human Rights. We Need a Fair San Francisco Budget!
Stopping these corporate tax giveaways could restore the State's health, education, welfare, and park cuts.
Budget Justice Rally Rocks SF City Hall
Cost containment has replaced concern for the uninsured in driving healthcare restructuring. What does this imply?
San Francisco's corporate and individual wealth is enough to pay for the vital services the City wants to cut.
Where should they cut the San Francisco budget?
Newsom's SF City Budget figures don't add up
SF Rally: Nancy Pelosi, Put Single Payer on the table!
On Dr. Tiller's murder, a Gray Panther recalls her experience defending a clinic.
On Proposition 8 and Gay Marriage
Listen to "Dismantling the New Deal in California," KPFA's May 28th Special program on the California Budget
Brutal Schwarzenegger Health Cuts Floated
David Binder poll shows Californians oppose a cuts-only budget (p. 7) , oppose health and home care cuts (p.10), support a variety of revenue-generating measures (p. 9)
Stop CPMC's plans to strangle St. Luke's Hospital, gentrify it medical facilities,
and abandon skilled nursing care.
California's Cavernous Corporate Loopholes
Norman Solomon Remarks on Obama's First 100 Days
Budgets and Ballot Propositions that Kill
NO on Prop 1A, the Suicidal Spending Cap on the May 19 Special Election
Mayor Newsom's approach to SF budget crisis is to shred the social safety net
SF Gray Panthers meeting on fighting the State and City budget cuts
San Francisco Demonstration: Stop Medi-Cal Cuts
SF Gray Panthers report to state-wide Gray Panthers meeting
SF Gray Panthers letter to Obama
Support Gray Panther friend Dee Allen, arrested for protesting the racist and xenophobic Minutemen.
FLASH! Students shut down ICE operations in San Francisco, police shut down BART stations to try to prevent action.
SF Youth Commission passes resolution to restore Sanctuary City protections for immigrant youth
Report on Gray Panthers National Convention in Detroit
Enraged California Seniors Demand Restoration of State Programs
Gray Panthers Resolution against Efforts to Privatize Social Security, Pensions, Medicare and Medicaid
No to the Bailout!
What Happened to Sanctuary City, Attacks on Immigrants and Youth in the US and SF
Read the resolutions we have submitted to the Sept 2008 National Gray Panthers Convention on:
Gray Panthers and others' suit against 10% cuts to Medi-Cal providers wins a round in court
Human Rights, the Patriot Act, Media Reform, Single Payer Healthcare, Medicare Modernization Act, Immigration, and Mumia.
June 19: Healthcare YES! Insurance Companies No! Protest at national health insurance convention in San Francisco.
Save Rent Control in California: NO on Prop 98, YES on Prop 99!
Taxes: We Can't Afford the Rich!
The Savage Bush Budget
California, Cutting to the Bone
Support anti-racist latin and black carpenters fighting AIMCO's racism at Bayview Hunters Point
Say NO! to the "Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act of 2007"
Youth need jobs, education, housing, medical care and recreation! NOT GANG INJUNCTIONS!
Free the Jena 6, No Jim-Crow Justice for Youth
Support the SF8, on trial based on police torture.
No Justice, No Peace! US Out of the Middle-East!
Hunters Point Shipyard: its toxic history and polluted present
A talk on Eleanor Roosevelt's relations with the labor movement
A birthday message from Leonard Peltier
August 8th Demo: Healthcare YES! Insurance Companies NO!
Reclaim and Strengthen Medicare, Health Care for All
Video Available: "Privatize Medicare? NO WAY!" We want Equal, Comprehensive, Low-Cost Healthcare for All
April 14 2007 SF Gray Panthers Quarterly Report on Activities
SF Gray Panthers Resolution on Immigration, April 14, 2007
The 2003 Medicare Modernization Act Threatens Medicare Recipients and Medicare itself.
A Progressive Platform for the US, we want a NEW New Deal!
SF Gray Panthers Statement on Immigration
Senate Bill S 2611 (immigration) and commentary
Gray Panthers at May Day march for immigrant rights and solidarity
Gray Panthers at March 27 and April 10 Immigrant Right Marches
Visit the Gray Panthers Medicare Part D Project website
SF Gray Panther Statement on Hurricane Katrina
Read the People's Hurricane Relief Fund and Oversight Coalition's flyer on Justice After Katrina
How Can We Survive Medicare Drug "Benefits"?
Download a petition to scrap the Medicare Modernization Act
Feb 14, 2007 demo, Feinstein, Don't Cut the Heart out of Social Security.
Jan 18, 2005 demo, HANDS OFF SOCIAL SECURITY! in SF
Jan 26, 2005 Hands Off Social Security demo at Charles Schwab
May 10, 2005 Hands Off Social Security demo in Stockton
Reports on Global Economic and Military Issues
SF Gray Panthers Position on Laguna Honda Hospital "Witchhunt at Lodi"
April 6, 2014
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