The Professional Protester #16 Gatekeeper Activism | The Professional Protester on Patreon

Official Post from The Professional Protester : Does anyone else have a problem with gatekeeper activism in their communities?In Sacramento, where I live and organize, any coalition work that might be to the benefit of the working class has a serious hurdle to overcome.  Old guard activists acting as gatekeepers and cliquish behaviors.Sacramento, — ReadContinue reading “The Professional Protester #16 Gatekeeper Activism | The Professional Protester on Patreon”

Sacramento County Board Member Susan Peters, An Unethical Legacy

Sacramento County Board member Susan Peters, a republican, has announced she will not seek reelection in 2020, effectively ending her 15 year tenure on the board. Unknown to many, Susan Peters was fined just short of $10,000 by the California Fair Political Practices Commission in 2016. Her crime? She voted on property development that sheContinue reading “Sacramento County Board Member Susan Peters, An Unethical Legacy”

The Sacramento Housing Crisis

With the fastest climbing rent rates in the nation and a failing mayor, Sacramento is a perfect example of how major cities in the U.S. face the housing crisis.

The Professional Protester Episode 50 | Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and Private Prisons

https://youtu.be/yw-DiLG2PoE As a white person I am hesitant to say who is and is not an authority on the subject of racial justice. With that said in this weeks video I make the case that Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg is not to be trusted on the subject, especially in the wake of the announcement thatContinue reading “The Professional Protester Episode 50 | Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg and Private Prisons”

#Breaking: No Charges Against Officers Who Murdered Stephon Clark

After almost a year since his death, Sacramento District Attorney Ann Marie Schubert announced that no charges will be filed against the officers who murdered Stephon Clark. The community of Sacramento responded.

DSA at the CPUC to Nationalize PG and E

http://www.capradio.org/articles/2019/01/31/photos-california-utility-regulators-hear-public-protest-over-pge/ Recently, myself and other comrades from the Democratic Socialists of America spoke at the Utilities Commission’s public meeting to demand justice for the lives ended by PG&E’s negligence. We also made it clear that a PG&E would be a slap in the face by all those who have died or lost their homes toContinue reading “DSA at the CPUC to Nationalize PG and E”

The Professional Protester | Why Socialists Should Study Robert’s Rules Even If They Don’t Use It In Meetings

“Happy” Election Day, VOTE! My Personal Endorsements

It’s election day, so VOTE while you remember that voting is not a panacea. Our problems will not all be fixed at the ballot box, but the ballot box is a front on the class war and only a terrible general forsakes any front. So vote, vote, vote! In the spirit of the day IContinue reading ““Happy” Election Day, VOTE! My Personal Endorsements”

“Happy” Election Day, VOTE! My Personal Endorsements

It’s election day, so VOTE while you remember that voting is not a panacea. Our problems will not all be fixed at the ballot box, but the ballot box is a front on the class war and only a terrible general forsakes any front. So vote, vote, vote! In the spirit of the day IContinue reading ““Happy” Election Day, VOTE! My Personal Endorsements”

Leftists, You Don’t Need to Have All The Answers, But You Need to Have Some Answers

It’s all well and good to say, “Smash the system!” I support and agree with that statement whole heartedly. However if we are not offering a genuine alternative to the status quo and the systems we are attacking then Leftists are screwing over ourselves by weakening our argument and, more importantly, we are screwing over the people we areContinue reading “Leftists, You Don’t Need to Have All The Answers, But You Need to Have Some Answers”

The Professional Protester | Episode 43 | Police hold Cop Expo on Six Month Anniversary of Stephon Clark’s Murder, BLM demands accountability

On September 18, 2018 the police in Sacramento hosted a statewide Cop Expo. When Sacramento Sheriff Scott Jones learned that Black Lives Matter would be picketing their event, he encouraged white supremacist counter protesters to come out, putting the lives of Black Lives Matter organizers and supporters at risk. Organizers and supporters of BLM tookContinue reading “The Professional Protester | Episode 43 | Police hold Cop Expo on Six Month Anniversary of Stephon Clark’s Murder, BLM demands accountability”