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text The Question of a US form of fascism - by Steve Martinot
In recent years, the term "fascism" is heard more and more. With the growing epidemic of police killings, mostly of people of color, with the intentional maintenance and growth of the largest prison system in the world (with practically a political guarantee of recidivism), with police making lethal demands for obedience, with the increasing corporate technological destruction of land and oceans, and with the constant obsessions with war (a misnomer for massacre from a distance), the term "fa...
Posted: Sun Jun 28, 2015 9:14AM
text Senator Gary Hart on how we got in this mess. TIME MAGAZINE - by Antoine Leem
Senator Gary Hart on how we got in this mess. TIME MAGAZINE
Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2015 1:13PM
text U.S. cyber spies prepared to send Russia or China “back to the stone age” with hacks - by Paula- U.C. Berk.
U.S. cyber spies prepared to send Russia or China “back to the stone age” with hacks and cyber counter-attacks. When the bad guys decided to attack the United States with cyber warfare, they forgot that it was the U.S. who invented the concept. Snowden, Greenwald, Assange, Onion project, and others, now say that U.S. cyber war capabilities exceed that of anything seen in even the most apocalyptic dystopian science fiction film. A nuclear bomb can wipe out 90 square miles of a country. A...
Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2015 8:50AM
text Santa Clara County Workers Set Date to Strike: June 30 - by via SEIU 521
San Jose, Calif. – Members of Santa Clara County’s largest union workforce have overwhelmingly voted to go on an unfair practice strike on June 30. Service Employees International Union Local 521 members and community leaders addressed the reasons for the strike at a press conference today held at county headquarters. Workers voted to hold an “open-ended” strike with no end date.
Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2015 5:50PM
text PredPol: An Open Letter to the Oakland City Council - by Oakland Privacy Working Group
In the matter of Predictive Policing and "PredPol" software.
Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2015 7:11PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News June 2015 - by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline the decline and fall of nuclear power
Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2015 4:22PM
text Just Cause Eviction Protections And Rent Control Supported By Richmond City Council - by Lynda Carson
Richmond renters are being urged to unite and support their council members to establish the strongest just cause eviction protections and rent control possible in the struggle against gentrification, greedy landlords and real estate profiteers!
Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2015 12:50AM
text Nepal Conference Hopes to Raise $6.6 Billion in Post Earthquake Aid - by Sophia Har
Nepal Conference Hopes to Raise $6.6 Billion in Post Earthquake Aid Debt Relief Could Be Part of Nepal Recovery Plan
Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2015 1:47PM
text The Relationship of Social Philosophy to Social Policy - by Gil Villagran, MSW
Today, our nation of 350 million is governed “officially” by the democratic ideals eloquently prescribed in our Constitution, but in reality we are governed by the same ideology of “survival of the fittest,” who are the wealthiest, the 1% billionaire owned politicians who are served by the most clever at propaganda, mass marketing advertising, public manipulation which determines elections so that “the people” in “we the people…” vote against their own best interests, such a...
Posted: Sat Jun 20, 2015 8:46PM
text Donald Trump: Billionaire Con Man, Presidential Aspirant - by Stephen Lendman
elections
Posted: Fri Jun 19, 2015 10:58AM
text Tony Thurmond's disgraceful behavior in Sacramento - by Tina Kimmel, PhD, MSW, MPH
Assemblymember Tony Thurmond is not competent to represent the progressive voices who elected him, as evidenced by his personal and his offices' recent behavior around a controversial bill.
Posted: Wed Jun 17, 2015 10:49AM
text Jeb Bush Makes His Presidential Candidacy Official - by Stephen Lendman
elections
Posted: Tue Jun 16, 2015 12:17PM
text "Fast Track" Hurdles and Development Concerns Remain‎ After House Trade Votes - by Sophia Har
A package of trade bills stalled today when the US House of Representatives defeated one portion of the package while voting in favor of another. Trade Adjustment Assistance, a program to assist US workers who lose their jobs because of trade agreements, failed by a vote of 302-126. This worker assistance is part of the Trade Act of 2015 which would give President Obama Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) to move international trade agreements through Congress without amendment. Congress must pas...
Posted: Fri Jun 12, 2015 1:29PM
text Russia to Remain 2018 World Cup Host Nation - by Stephen Lendman
World Cup
Posted: Wed Jun 10, 2015 10:06AM
text Human Rights Under Attack in the City of Santa Cruz - by Dennis Etler
The impending closure of the Homeless Services Center, due to the withdrawal of State administered federal emergency funds, will deprive the homeless of Santa Cruz their basic human rights. The United States is not a poor, developing country, but the self-avowed richest nation on Earth. It is deemed exceptional and indispensable by our leaders. but it can't supply necessary, minimal services such as shelter, meals, showers, toilet facilities and a secure place to store personal belongings and...
Posted: Tue Jun 9, 2015 5:06PM
text G7 Calls for Greater Global Economic Stability - by Sophia Har
The G7 Summit concluded on June 8 and produced the annual leaders' declaration addressing global economic instability. The summit emphasized unsustainable debt and increased financial transparency. The leaders also discussed the humanitarian crises in Nepal and Ebola-affected West African countries.
Posted: Mon Jun 8, 2015 2:22PM
text Local Concresscreep Sam Farr Blocks Bill Prohibiting License Plate Metadata Use - by Razer Ray
Sam Farr fuckery again.
Posted: Thu Jun 4, 2015 8:59AM
text Anti-Corruption Story Reaches Large Investigation - by Howard POrt
A request for anti-corruption news distribution has garnered a large number of public requests for the status of the case:
Posted: Wed Jun 3, 2015 11:10AM
text ACLU Releases Detailed Best Practices for Police Body Cameras - by ACLU
NEW YORK — The American Civil Liberties Union on May 21 released a detailed set of recommended policies for the use of police body cameras (see PDF).
Posted: Thu May 28, 2015 5:31PM
text Bernie Sanders: Populist or Opportunist? - by Stephen Lendman
politics
Posted: Wed May 27, 2015 7:51AM

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