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"THE FIGHT OVER MANDATES" - by Stella Sez
The California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) collects $billions$ using “Wallet Flushing” car tax. Is it time for CA AG Kamala Harris EPA GMO ethanol fuel waiver conversation? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zl-Nrep74qg Dr. Stan’s California water & fuel supply opinion http://mediaarchives.gsradio.net/radioliberty/121213d.mp3
Posted: Sat Jul 26, 2014 11:34PM
Project Homeless Connect Leading the Initiative To Establish Homeless Court in Santa Cruz - by Steve Pleich
Time for a New Model of Social Justice
Posted: Sat Jul 12, 2014 3:10PM
Eviction attorney Charles Ramsey abandons mayoral campaign to run for City Council - by Lynda Carson
In a desperate move to stay in power, eviction attorney Charles Ramsey abandoned his campaign to run for Mayor of Richmond, and decided to run for City Council instead!
Posted: Tue Jul 8, 2014 10:55PM
Real Sidewalk Clutter--Illegal Merchant Signage on Pacific Avenue - by Pat Colby and Robert Norse
Last September the City Council cut back already severely-limited public space on the sidewalk to even less. I estimate less than 2% of the original Pacific Avenue sidewalk is now available for sitting, sparechanging, performing with a cup, vending, and/or political tabling. In an attempt to justify this strangulation of space, Councilmember Pamela Comstock made a comment characterizing what she saw on the downtown sidewalks as "sidewalk clutter". In response to this and to show the exte...
Posted: Sun Jun 29, 2014 11:37PM
6/25, SF: picketing Hillary Clinton - by pariah
I scream at fascist who pickets Clinton; yet I'm ***NOT*** one of Hillary's fans. ..............................................................
Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2014 6:21PM
IMF Paper: Corporate Tax Avoidance Hurts Global Economy and Poor Countries - by Hannah Shultz
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released a staff paper noting that corporate tax avoidance negatively impacts all economies, but hurts developing countries the most. The IMF's release comes as the G20, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development and United Nations bodies seek vehicles to diminish corporate tax avoidance.
Posted: Wed Jun 25, 2014 7:59AM
The Lone Gunman vs. Common Sense - by Daniel Borgström
some thoughts on the assassination
Posted: Tue Jun 24, 2014 10:33PM
IMF Reviews International Financial Crises Solutions - by Hanna Shultz
As the IMF reviews solutions to international financial crises, religious and development groups urge reforms to protect the poor.
Posted: Fri Jun 13, 2014 11:09AM
Does anyone know why SANTA CRUZ even has a heritage tree ordinance? - by shopper
another day another heritage tree removal approved by tree unfriendly SC City Council
Posted: Tue Jun 10, 2014 4:08PM
Defeat of Measure O Will Undermine Monterey Peninsula’s Right to Water - by Food & Water Watch
Oakland, Calif.– Residents and businesses in the Monterey Peninsula were dealt a blow on June 3 when voters rejected “Measure O,” an initiative that would have set the community on track to gain public control of its water system from California American Water. While the California branch of the nation’s largest private water corporation will call this outcome a victory, Monterey’s families and businesses are the ones who will suffer as a result of keeping the community’s water sy...
Posted: Mon Jun 9, 2014 12:22AM
Syrians Vote - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Wed Jun 4, 2014 5:34AM
Palestinian Unity Governance - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Tue Jun 3, 2014 1:35AM
Eviction attorney Charles Ramsey wants to be Richmond's next mayor - by Lynda Carson
At age 52, after being a board member for the past 21 years with the West Contra Costa Unified School District (WCCUSD), Charles Ramsey decided that he wants to be the next Mayor of Richmond. He presently is the Board President of the WCCUSD.
Posted: Sat May 31, 2014 11:44PM
Beach Access Bill Clears State Senate, Advances to Assembly - by Surfrider Foundation
Sacramento, Calif., May 28, 2014— A California state bill, Senate Bill 968 (Hill – San Mateo), which will restore public access to Martin’s Beach located minutes south of Half Moon Bay in San Mateo County, passed on the Senate floor with a vote of 22 to 11. It will now move on to the Assembly for consideration.
Posted: Fri May 30, 2014 3:47PM
Sham Ukrainian Presidential Election - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Mon May 26, 2014 1:02AM
Why the Green Party Opposes Proposition 42 - by reader
"The Green Party is concerned that Governor Brown and the state legislature are using various tactics - like Propositions 30 and 42, as well as the termination of redevelopment agencies without backfilling funding for cities to meet their housing element mandates - to create the illusion that the state is fiscally sound, and its structural deficit has been addressed. In reality, the state too often shifts the burden for its responsibilities to local government, without ensuring funding for th...
Posted: Fri May 23, 2014 11:21AM
Trilateral Defense Ministers Meeting Continues to Build North American Security Framework - by Dana Gabriel
Increased U.S. interest in continental defense continues to have an impact on Canadian and Mexican security policy. Under the guise of stopping drug and illicit arms trafficking, the U.S. seeks to further extend its military and security apparatus into other regions.
Posted: Fri May 23, 2014 6:48AM
Santa Cruz Sierra Club Group Announces June 2014 Election Endorsements - by Santa Cruz Progressive Newswire
On May 16 the Santa Cruz Sierra Club Group announced its election endorsements for the June elections, stating "After careful review and consideration, the Santa Cruz Sierra Club Group has determined that we are not able to make any local candidate endorsements".
Posted: Mon May 19, 2014 3:05PM
Real Election Reform - by Simba Kenyatta
Time to Consider True Election Reform
Posted: Sun May 18, 2014 7:51PM
Upcoming Syrian Presidential Election - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Wed May 14, 2014 1:02AM