Stories by Raj Jayadev

Raj Jayadev is executive director of Silicon Valley De-Bug, a community organizing, advocacy and media organization in San Jose, Calif. De-Bug hosts the Albert Cobarrubias Justice Project - an organizing and training model for families and community members to participate in their local criminal court system. subscribe to Raj Jayadev's feed

Posted on: May 7, 2014, Source: Equal Voice

Because of a clerical error, Mike Anderson lived free for more than a decade. Should this rehabilitated man have served his full sentence?

Posted on: Jan 8, 2010, Source: New America Media

The ruling may signal the end of Tasers for law enforcement agencies who are now more vulnerable to civil and criminal action then ever before.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2009, Source: New America Media

Tomorrow's White House happy hour is an uncommon ending to a common occurrence –- a man of color citing racial profiling after an arrest.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2009, Source: New America Media

The real American drama is the inspiring epic of immigrants struggling to survive in a nation that both needs and rejects them.

Posted on: Nov 14, 2005, Source: Silicon Valley De-Bug

The same combustible conditions that ignited France -- police brutality, racism, alienation -- exist in our own back yards.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2005, Source: Silicon Valley DeBug

California students move to the forefront of street-level organizing against the governor’s proposed cuts in education and public services.

Posted on: Nov 9, 2004, Source: Pacific News Service

"Voting is about choosing what's in front of you, while a movement is about creating choices. The gulf is about imagination. As Desmond Tutu said, it's not just about having a seat at the table, it's about setting the menu. If young people really did set the menu, I doubt they would be serving up the Democratic Party or John Kerry."

Posted on: Oct 27, 2003, Source: Pacific News Service

Sikh cab drivers in the San Francisco Bay Area fear the night shift, since three Sikh cabbies were shot in the last two months.

Posted on: Jan 23, 2003, Source: Pacific News Service

Read what the media is saying about you: "Neither conservative nor apathetic, today's youth are simply pragmatic, with no experience of collective struggle. Consequently, they look out for No. 1." What do you think?

Posted on: Jul 2, 2002, Source: Pacific News Service

In post-boom Silicon Valley Asians and Indians are trying their hands at the hallowed American tradition of get-rich-quick pyramid schemes.

Posted on: Mar 28, 2002, Source: Pacific News Service

In post 9-11 America, yesterday's model immigrants -- like the South Asians who largely built California's computer industry -- are today's security threat.