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Santa Cruz City Council Members to Initiate Discussion of Local Minimum Wage - by Alex Darocy
Mayor Don Lane, Vice-Mayor Cynthia Mathews, and Council Member Cynthia Chase have submitted a proposal to be heard by the Santa Cruz City Council on Tuesday, April 28 which if passed, will direct city staff to research the subject of a local minimum wage.
Posted: Fri Apr 24, 2015 1:34AM
Anti-Arab Racism Promoted by USA - by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
The American-Saudi blood for oil war in Yemen reeks with anti-Arab racism, a hallmark of US imperialism. The latest example is that of a Yemenite man, Mosed Omar, age 64, brought to this country as an adopted child, became an American citizen and worked for decades in this country and now lives in San Francisco with some family members. He has diabetes and high blood pressure. He went back to Yemen in July 2012 to bring his youngest daughter, age 13, to the US. The US embassy in Yemen tor...
Posted: Tue Apr 21, 2015 8:34PM
RNs Call for Accountability Standards on Non-Profit Hospital Charity Care - by via California Nurses Association
Will California finally require non-profit hospital giants to live up to their obligation on provision of charity care and community benefit programs in return for the windfall in taxpayer funded revenues they receive in return for their tax exempt status?
Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2015 12:26PM
Mayor Announces Support for Reparations for Survivors of Chicago Police Torture - by Amnesty International
CHICAGO – After months of work by survivors and stakeholders, including Chicago Torture Justice Memorials (CTJM), Amnesty International USA, Project NIA and We Charge Genocide, Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced his support for a proposed ordinance that would provide reparations to survivors of Chicago Police torture during the 1970s, 1980s and early 1990s. The ordinance will be introduced to the Chicago City Council tomorrow.
Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2015 2:15PM
DC-XKEY-SCORE: The Ultimate Anti-Corruption DIY Tool - by Anita Nuello
DC-XKEY-SCORE: The Ultimate Anti-Corruption DIY Tool Now YOU have the same resources as the CIA, FBI, NSA and Senate Investigators to help you terminate corruption. You have a bad, bad Senator, a corrupt mayor or a dirty Agency administrator. You, your community, your neighbors, your co-employees, your trade group or your friends want to help catch them and shut them down.
Posted: Thu Apr 9, 2015 8:24AM
Property Tax Related Issues! - by Verdi Tanriverdi
This story is about a Tax Collector abusing the codes that he has to obey by.
Posted: Wed Apr 8, 2015 2:47PM
How to protect yourself on the internet. - by Timson Wu
The most average, boring, "uninteresting" consumers are the ones that are the most targeted, the most "mood-manipulated", the most hacked and the most data-harvested! Every single thing you write in an email or text, or click on, will, eventually be psychologically analyzed by governments, lawsuit adversaries, foreign interests, hackers and marketing companies in order to learn what you really think and how you think. They can ALL get ahold of all of that material going back at least ten y...
Posted: Tue Apr 7, 2015 8:21AM
Oil Industry Drops Lawsuit Over California County's Fracking Ban - by Center for Biological Diversity
HOLLISTER, Calif.— The only oil company to sue San Benito County over a local ban on fracking and other high-intensity petroleum operations announced today it has dropped its lawsuit, leaving the voter-approved ordinance in place.
Posted: Mon Apr 6, 2015 8:34PM
Republicans to Shift 2016 Convention to Las Vegas - by Don Monkerud
A plan to move the Republican Convention from Cleveland to Las Vegas brought cheer to the hearts of lobbyists when announced this week.
Posted: Mon Apr 6, 2015 10:30AM
Democrat Gov Jerry Brown Postures for Big Agriculture on Their Water Crisis - by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
On April Fools' Day, 2015, Democrat Gov Jerry Brown posed at Phillips Station in the Sierras for a publicity stunt campaign to save his campaign contributors, Big Agriculture, and pretend to solve their water problem by attacking those who use 20% of California's agriculture, namely residents and businesses. The question must be asked, who is the April Fool, those who vote like robots for the Democrat-Republicans, who cause us only grief, or the Democrat-Republicans, who are the beneficiarie...
Posted: Thu Apr 2, 2015 8:24PM
Greece Proposes Plans to Tackle Tax Evasion and Corruption - by Jubilee USA Network
Greece submitted a list of economic reforms to the European Union (EU) in an effort to secure emergency financing.
Posted: Wed Apr 1, 2015 2:29PM
California Public Records Requests are the RIGHT of the PUBLIC - by Joe Q. Public
I wanted to share some information about a Senate Bill ( SB 272) which has to do the public right's to access public information at little to no cost to private citizens. If this bill get's approved it will save money, paper and give the people access to information we have a right to ask for. If you don't have a computer you can go to a Library and access what costs you 25 cents a page for. "With a public sector committed to success in the digital age, the residents and businesses of Calif...
Posted: Tue Mar 31, 2015 11:51PM
Senate Budget Action Fails to Repeal Tax Transparency Law - by Sophia Har
FATCA Repeal Fails
Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2015 1:20PM
Endangered Gulf of Mexico Sea Turtles Splash into Jindal’s Presidential Bid - by Joanna Nasar
Conservation groups are taking a hard look at Gov. Bobby Jindal’s environmental record in advance of his expected campaign announcement in June. Turtle Island Restoration Network published an op-ed this week in the Houston Chronicle highlighting how Jindal has failed to protect the endangered sea turtles in his home state of Louisiana.
Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2015 11:45AM
Proposed Bill Major Step Forward for Preventing Fiery Oil Train Derailments - by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— In response to the recent spate of fiery derailments that have highlighted the dangers posed by oil trains, Senators Maria Cantwell, (D-Wash.), Dianne Feinstein, (D-Calif.), Tammy Baldwin, (D-Wis.), and Patricia Murray, (D-Wash.), have proposed a bill that would remove the most dangerous tank cars from service, increase track inspections, and help to ensure that first responders have the equipment needed to respond to derailments.
Posted: Wed Mar 25, 2015 12:51PM
This is the Moment We Have All Been Waiting For - by Steve Pleich for SCRAM!
SCRAM! Calls Community to Action: Let Council Hear Your Voice on Tuesday Night
Posted: Sat Mar 21, 2015 6:30PM
Israeli Election Postmortems - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Thu Mar 19, 2015 3:53AM
Berkeley Declares War on the Homeless. - by JP Massar
Berkeley takes first steps toward passing homeless criminalization ordinances.
Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 11:34AM
Netanyahu Wins - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 2:03AM
Community Alert: PredPol Company and Involvement of Local Politicians - by Ladies_and_Gentlemen
Several local politician/community figure types have been involved in the formation, marketing, and ongoing operation of a local startup company called "PredPol". This company claims to make crime-predicting software which they want police departments across the country to buy. There are some who think they are just blatant prison-industrial complex profiteers abusing their political connections to become rich on the backs of the 99%. The real scoop on this has been censored in the loca...
Posted: Mon Mar 16, 2015 11:21AM