“We’ve reached that tipping point, and people realized they can’t be quiet anymore,” said Sarah Gibson, who came to San Francisco’s march from Petaluma wearing a crown of flowers and a “Time’s Up” pin.“I’m so proud of the women that are brave enough to speak up.” More than a dozen activists, advocates, artists and politicians took the stage in front of City Hall to rail against Trump, denounce violence against women and urge voters to mobilize for the November midterm election. Apparently, neither has the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as detailed in an article by BLS economists John Greenlees and Robert Mc Clelland in the latest issue of Monthly Labor Review.Of course, replacing hamburger for steak in the calculations would reduce the inflation rate, but it represented the rate of inflation in terms of maintaining a declining standard of living.“Today, we are literally marching for our future,” Rosemary Jordan of Alameda for Impeachment told the crowd.“There is strength in numbers, there is power in words, and there is influence in voting.” A small group calling itself the Bay Area Suffragettes was dressed in Rosie the Riveter costumes as it listened to speakers at Lake Merritt.At the Bay Area rallies, police officers had little to do but direct traffic. Jenna Lyons, Joaquin Palomino and Steve Rubenstein are San Francisco Chronicle staff writers.
“I want to make sure that when I’m an adult, everything is good and fair.” Her mother carried a sign proclaiming, “Orange is Not the New Black,” referring to the president.
The crowd later marched from the lake to Oakland City Hall to the sound of loud drums.
Dorene Giacopini, 57, of Richmond said she was representing her 101-year-old mother, Primetta of San Jose, who helped make ball bearings during World War II. “He needs to be put in his place, which is very likely jail.” Marchers turned up in Washington, Chicago, Philadelphia, Rome, Osaka, Japan, and even West Palm Beach, Fla., not far from Trump’s golfing headquarters. The president, in a Twitter message, encouraged women to “celebrate historic milestones,” but the only milestone most protesters seemed to want to celebrate was his disappearance.
She said she was incensed at Trump reportedly referring to some Third World countries as “shitholes” whose citizens are unwelcome in the U. “To say that his comments were unfortunate would be to minimize them,” Ajose said. It’s part of a system of denigration of people of color.
It’s infuriating.” On the stage, speaker after speaker urged the crowd to get angry, get loud and get registered to vote.