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text Pharma Corps Act as Mafia Dons by Suppressing Cancer Treatment Alternatives - by Exposing Chemo Monopoly
The pharmaceutical corporations maintain their monopoly on cancer treatment with radiation, chemotherapy and surgery as the only FDA approved options for those on Medicare/Medicaid by constant harassment of alternative healers and ignorance about nutrition. These strong-arm tactics could be taken out of the script of the Sopranos, the fictional portrayal of an actual organized crime syndicate.
Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2014 7:27AM
text Greedy nonprofit housing developers have minimum income requirements - by Lynda Carson
Meanwhile, many executives in the so-called nonprofit housing industry are raking in some hefty salaries and wage compensation at the same time they discriminate against the poor with their minimum income requirements!
Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2014 8:03PM
text Turtle Island Partners with Consumer Reports to Warn Seafood Eaters About Mercury - by Joanna Nasar
Turtle Island Restoration Network Partners with Consumer Reports to Warn Seafood Eaters to Avoid Tuna & Swordfish.
Posted: Thu Aug 21, 2014 1:53PM
text ACLU Santa Cruz Brings Statement of Principle to Board of Supervisors - by ACLU Santa Cruz
ACLU Calls for Board Consideration of Moratorium on Camping Ban
Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 12:14PM
text Open Letter Alleging Racism At The East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation - by Lynda Carson
The unsigned letter appears to be from an employee of the East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation (EBALDC), who wants the plight of African Americans to be known, regarding their employment experience with EBALDC, a wealthy nonprofit development corporation located downtown Oakland.
Posted: Wed Aug 13, 2014 11:01PM
text Federal Court Strikes Down Illegal Permit for Avenal Power Plant - by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO— The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals today struck down an illegal permit that would have allowed Avenal Power to build a new gas-fired power plant in Avenal, Calif. In 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency issued a permit for the project that illegally waived its need to comply with air quality safeguards. Had this permit gone through, the plant would have been built in one of the most polluted and economically disadvantaged areas of the San Joaquin Valley.
Posted: Tue Aug 12, 2014 5:14PM
text West Grand Hotel and Owners Sued By Oakland City Attorney - by Lynda Carson
The West Grand Hotel is located at 641 W. Grand Avenue, between Northgate Ave., and Martin Luther King Jr Way. It is a single room occupancy (SRO) hotel for low-income and disabled persons with long-time connections to the local community.
Posted: Tue Aug 12, 2014 5:41AM
text TTIP: Threat to Democracy and the Constitutional State - by IG Metal, Verdi service union andCButterwegge
The TTIP, the largest free trade zone comprising 800 million of the EU and the US is being secretly negotiated. Democracy and the constitutional state are threatened by 3-person courts where corporations can sue states and decisions are irreversible. A parallel judicial system is created that favors foreign investors and endangers social and environmental regulations. The German IG Metal, Verdi social union, Christoph Butterwegge, Kevin Zeese and Mary Flowers comment.
Posted: Mon Aug 11, 2014 5:33AM
text RESISTOR: a zine for those holding on for dear life to San Francisco! first issue - by Aladdin Rags
I am launching a new zine (see full title below) & accepting submissions, electronically or manually. Send text submissions only please to sfresistor@riseup.net. For larger submissions such as image files, please query first as my inbox capacity is limited.
Posted: Sun Aug 10, 2014 1:17PM
text Report Finds Criminalization Increasing Nationwide - by TJ Johnston for Street Sheet
San Francisco's enactment of status offenses, such as the sit-lie law, reflect a national trend, says a homeless advocacy organization's new report.
Posted: Sun Aug 10, 2014 10:18AM
text ACLU Santa Cruz County Adopts Landmark Statement of Principle - by ACLU Santa Cruz
ACLU Board Supports Camping Ban Moratorium
Posted: Wed Aug 6, 2014 8:02PM
text Fresno Cannabis Association opposes Senate Bill 1262 - by Bud Green
Senate Bill 1262 would institutionalize a chaotic and ever-changing patchwork of “wet” and “dry” cities and counties, leaving medical cannabis patients in Fresno and much of the Central Valley with no safe access to medical cannabis.
Posted: Wed Aug 6, 2014 3:02PM
text Got Hep C? Pay $84,000 or else... - by Georgia Catherine VANYA
SOVALDI could save you from Hepatitis C, even if you also have HIV. But it costs one grand per pill... ...........................
Posted: Mon Aug 4, 2014 10:59AM
text ACLU Santa Cruz County Renews Its Objection to Cowell Beach Curfew - by ACLU Santa Cruz County
Public Fora Must Remain Public
Posted: Sat Aug 2, 2014 12:23PM
text WOSP gentrification scheme postponed by Oakland City Council - by Lynda Carson
[[[ Opponents of WOSP have more time to organize their efforts to stop the massive WOSP gentrification scheme that will plague thousands of Oakland's low-income tenants with higher rents, and displacement from their housing. ]]]
Posted: Thu Jul 31, 2014 6:07PM
text Cops Claim Metro Bus Center "Private Property" To Shut Down Disabled Advocate with Video - by Robert Norse
I received a report yesterday from disability advocate John Colby. Colby observed SCPD Officer Scott Freeman and two First Alarm Security guards at the Metro Transit Center taking an intoxicated man to a squad car. Colby became concerned, having seen the video of last year's "face first drop to the sidewalk" of Richard Hardy by Officer Vasquez ("SCPD Officer Vasquez Slams Drunk Man's Face On Pavement" at https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2013/04/23/18735710.php). To document the incident,...
Posted: Thu Jul 31, 2014 2:51PM
text Pa. Residents with Fracking-Related Health Complaints Urge Action from Attorney General - by Food & Water Watch
Harrisburg, Pa. – On July 29, individuals from around Pennsylvania who had fracking-related health complaints ignored by the state’s Department of Health (DOH) shared their stories and called on Attorney General Kathleen Kane to launch an investigation into the apparent disregard for their complaints.
Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 11:10AM
text How Fresno Became a World Class City - by Mike Rhodes
In the not too distant future (or maybe a parallel universe). . .
Posted: Wed Jul 30, 2014 10:01AM
text Illegal Relationship Exposed Between CPUC and PG & E: PG & E/CPUC emails - by Posted by Lynda Carson
The following Press Release came from the City of San Bruno: “Today’s disclosure demonstrates an ongoing, illicit and illegal relationship between the CPUC and PG&E,” said San Bruno Mayor Jim Ruane, who released more than 7,000 pages of documents received after San Bruno filed a Public Records Act lawsuit against the CPUC. Download the PG&E-CPUC emails and highlights by visiting www.gaspipelinesafety.org .
Posted: Mon Jul 28, 2014 11:34PM
text Video: Left Forum on Thomas Paine, 1 hr 23 min - by Chris Hedges, Cornel West and Richard Wolff
BookTV going back more than ten years is an incredible resource turning life into an open door. The future could be open and dynamic, full of shared work and exchanging roles, cloud workers and dream catchers!
Posted: Sat Jul 26, 2014 4:25PM

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