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Quan & Schaaf: Issue statements now! Ease tensions before the Ferguson Grand Jury decides - by Mike Wilson
Oakland residents need their government to ease the tensions surrounding the St. Louis County Grand Jury investigation of the death of Michael Brown
Posted: Tue Nov 18, 2014 9:29AM
"Get Out" Anti-Homeless Law...With Phony "Appeal" Process at Afternoon Council 11-18 - by Robert Norse
City Council is set to exponentially expand a "Stay from Parks and Other Public Areas" law passed last year (MC 13,08.100). This law allows immediate Stay-Away orders from all parks and many other public areas (for one day). This happends at the whim of a police officer or ranger once an infraction of any kind is issued. Infractions have mainly been issued to homeless people for such "crimes" as sleeping, being in a park after dark, and smoking--500 Stay-Away orders in the last year. The ...
Posted: Sat Nov 15, 2014 12:54PM
A Simple Question of Right and Wrong - by Steve Pleich
Stay Away Ordinance Simply Wrong in Any Form
Posted: Fri Nov 14, 2014 7:27PM
Expand Electoral Participoation In California!! - by Tortuga Bi LIBERTY
small proposals to increase voter turnout in CALIFORNIA
Posted: Fri Nov 14, 2014 10:56AM
Video: Facing Down Corporate Election Greed, 25 min - by www.billmoyers.com
On Election Day, a small California city took on one of the biggest corporations in America… and declared victory.
Posted: Sun Nov 9, 2014 5:37PM
Building a New North American Partnership for the Future - by Dana Gabriel
The door has also been opened for even deeper North American integration in the areas of border security, counter-terrorism and law enforcement, which could require further merging security and intelligence sharing practices with the Department of Homeland Security. An increased continental approach to security could serve to bind North America into a single foreign policy entity.
Posted: Sat Nov 8, 2014 11:05AM
US Electoral Postmortems - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Thu Nov 6, 2014 4:40AM
California's Slow Vote Count in 21st Century - by To count or not count
In a high voter turnout election, such as the governor's general election of 11/4/14, there are usually 13 million ballots cast in California and 300,000 ballots cast in San Francisco. As of this morning, the morning after the 11/4/14 election, California had counted 5 million ballots and San Francisco had counted 162,000 ballots, including the 77,000 absentees it received before 11/4/14. As of 11/5/14 after 4 p.m., California still is showing only 5 million ballots in its County Reporting ...
Posted: Wed Nov 5, 2014 6:23PM
Community Organizing Wins Significant Victories on Fracking and Other Key Issues - by Food & Water Watch
Statement of Food & Water Watch Executive Director Wenonah Hauter
Posted: Wed Nov 5, 2014 1:29PM
U Midterm Electoral Results - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Wed Nov 5, 2014 2:50AM
California's Multi-Billion Dollar Bondage Proposition - by Patrick Porgans
Approval of both propositions would enable Brown and his supporters to open the flood gates and promote more G.O. bonds. Those funds are to be used to cover the debt for the estimated $54.1 billion “Delta fix – twin tunnels” (Bay-Delta Conservation Plan) and the High Speed Rail “Bullet Train”.
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 9:00AM
11/4/14 Election Day SF Vote Yes on G, No on E; Berkeley No on D - by Labor's Freedom Train
Today is Election Day. Go vote right now. Do not delay; today is the day. If you need a ride, call 415.524.0916. Your polling place is on the back of your voter handbook. You can also find it at http://sfelections.org/tools/pollsite/ and http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/find-polling-place.htm If there is a dispute as to whether you are registered, demand a provisional ballot. If there is any problem at your polling place, go to the County Registrar to vote at City Hall, Basement, Van Nes...
Posted: Tue Nov 4, 2014 7:03AM
Oakland’s Canine Candidate - by Daniel Borgström
He express himself with a deep WOOF, and yet retains his fun-loving puppy-like qualities. Meet Candidate Einstein.
Posted: Mon Nov 3, 2014 2:12PM
US-Style Democracy - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Mon Nov 3, 2014 10:38AM
Southeastern Ukrainian Elections: Scoundrel Media Misreporting - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Mon Nov 3, 2014 7:05AM
Democratic v. Sham Elections - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Mon Nov 3, 2014 3:58AM
Southeastern Ukrainians Vote - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Sun Nov 2, 2014 9:27AM
Online Oakland Mayoral poll AND video about what police think about protesters - by Mike Wilson
Make your opinion public about who should be Oakland's next Mayor on Oakland North's poll. To reward yourself, watch Candidog Einstein's thrilling performance in "The Wrath of Einstein"
Posted: Sat Nov 1, 2014 9:59AM
SF GOTV Yes on G, No on E - by Labor's Freedom Train
It is now the final four days of this November's election, commonly known as GOTV, Get Out The Vote weekend. Every single car of our freedom train must be loaded with EVERY SINGLE TENANT VOTER in San Francisco to save rent control with Proposition G. You can vote Saturday and Sunday, 11/1 and 11/2, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at City Hall, Registrar's Office in Basement, Grove Street entrance. You can also vote at the Registrar on Monday, 11/3, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and on Election Day, 7 a.m. to 8 p.m....
Posted: Sat Nov 1, 2014 3:53AM
Santa Cruz City Council Delays Second Reading of Stay Away Ordinance - by ACLU Santa Cruz County
ACLU Continues to Urge Reconsideration of Stay Away Ordinance
Posted: Tue Oct 28, 2014 3:37PM