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Recent anniversary date of President John F. Kennedy assassination - by Lynda Carson
President John F. Kennedy (JFK) spent his last night alive at the Texas Hotel in Ft. Worth, Texas. When morning came there was a light rain falling on Ft. Worth as the JFK entourage, including JFK's wife Jackie, prepared to take a thirteen minute flight to Dallas for a limo ride through the city. It proved to be a very fateful day.
Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2015 4:49AM
Letter to Santa Cruz City Council in Support of RV Safe Parking Zones - by Homeless Persons Legal Assistance Project
Time for Council to Do the Right Thing
Posted: Sun Nov 22, 2015 11:39PM
Alameda County Passes Groundbreaking Policy to Respect the 4th Amendment. - by opwg
Posted: Thu Nov 19, 2015 7:58AM
Oakland Rising - by Saleem Gilmore
In 2006, Jerry Brown was Mayor of Oakland, Arnold Schwarzenegger was Governor of California, and grassroots politics in Oakland was losing its voice. Local communities felt locked out of City Hall, their voices not being heard. From this landscape came Oakland Rising (OR).
Posted: Sun Nov 15, 2015 9:58PM
The Alameda City Council Has Blood On Its Floor. - by Will S
Alameda City Council erupted on Wednesday, November 4th, as the Alameda Renters Coalition collided with Alameda landlords, and ultimately the police, over rising rents and the right to be heard.
Posted: Fri Nov 6, 2015 10:26PM
TPP Text Reveals Broad New Powers to Attack Food Safety, Food Labeling Laws - by via Food & Water Watch
11.5.15, WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the Obama administration released the long-secret text of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal that would weaken consumer protections, undermine U.S. food safety standards and prevent commonsense food labeling. The language included in the TPP is more aggressive than previous trade deals and provides broad new powers for other countries and foreign corporations to challenge U.S. food safety and food labeling measures.
Posted: Thu Nov 5, 2015 8:37PM
SF 11/3/15 Election Results - by House the Homeless
On election night, November 3, 2015, the workingclass, the 80% of Americans who sell our labor for less than $80,000 a year, lost in San Francisco.
Posted: Wed Nov 4, 2015 7:42AM
Election Day to Save Our City for Labor - by SOS
TODAY IS ELECTION DAY! If you want a home tomorrow, you must VOTE TODAY to save our city for the workingclass. That means you are voting Yes on A,B,F, H, I,K and No on C,D,E,G,J. Proposition F will stop the hotelization of all rental housing in San Francisco. THIS IS A GENERAL ALARM. The polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Your polling place is on the cover of your voter handbook and at http://www.sfelections.org/tools/pollsite/. If you still cannot find it, go to City Hall, basem...
Posted: Tue Nov 3, 2015 6:24AM
Secrecy Surrounds Attempts to Kill Free Speech on University of California Campuses by Cit - by Citizen Sane
Herein we will focus on what seems to be a somewhat elaborate, albeit loosely organized, conspiracy (one hesitates to use the word as arguments are quickly dismissed as conspiracy theories) in the making in which a relatively large number of pro-Israeli factions (both students attending American campuses as well as outside organizations as well as outside monies)are attempting to manipulate and intimidate people so Americans relinquish their right to free speech on American campuses—that is...
Posted: Mon Nov 2, 2015 3:14PM
Canada had its best election ever! - by Marc Batko
Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party with 184 seats became the Majority Party in O Canada two weeks ago. "When government trusts citizens, citizens trust the government," Trudeau said. With higher taxes on the wealthy and infrastructure investments, Canada will become more inclusive and more Canadian. Canada is our friend and teacher, a healing balm as the US becomes Orwellian and Humpty Dumpty, words mean what I say they mean. Does the US immunize itself by making alternatives taboo, selecti...
Posted: Mon Nov 2, 2015 4:21AM
KPFA Election: Vote Scott Olsen and the UCR 9 - by Adrienne
The KPFA governing board election has begun. You may get a paper ballot and/or an opportunity to vote on-line any day now. The people to vote for are aligned with the United For Community Radio Group. Rank the following as your # 1-11 choices: Scott Olson, Janet Kobren, Jeremy Miller, TM Scruggs, Marilla Arguelles, Virginia Browning, Sharon Adams, Don Macleay, and G. Mario Fernandez. United for Community Radio brings together the people fighting for more community participation and more c...
Posted: Thu Oct 22, 2015 10:14PM
America's Corrupted Political Process - by Stephen Lendman
Posted: Thu Oct 22, 2015 4:48AM
Congresswoman Maxine Waters Calls For More Public Housing Protections - by Lynda Carson
In her letter, Congresswoman Waters expresses many concerns about the nature of the RAD program that will privatize 185,000 of our 1.2 million public housing units across the nation, if the RAD program is implemented as directed, and she has many questions for the GAO!
Posted: Tue Oct 20, 2015 1:06AM
Democratic "debate": No solution here - by John Reimann
The Democratic presidential contender "debate" showed how different sectors of the US capitalist class are trying to resolve their problems. But the fact is that their problems cannot be resolved. Either the working class will get rid of the whole kit and caboodle of them, or we'll be crushed in their ruins
Posted: Wed Oct 14, 2015 8:18PM
"Democratic Socialist" Bernie Sanders Supports Obama In Syria & For Continued Use Of Drone - by repost
"Democratic Socialist" Bernie Sanders in a interview on Meeting The Press said he was in favor of Obama's imperialist policy in Syria and also he supported the continued use of drones.
Posted: Mon Oct 12, 2015 10:10AM
The Alameda County DA Wants to Spy on You – Without Any Oversight. - by JP Massar
New privacy legislation has been signed by the Governor - but the Alameda County District Attorney may pull a fast one before it takes effect to spy on all of us.
Posted: Sat Oct 10, 2015 9:01PM
Contra Costa County begins counting Richmond anti-rent control petition signatures Oct. 5 - by Lynda Carson
[[[Apparently, recently Therrence James who is a signature gatherer (independent contractor) collecting signatures for Alex Arsenault, stood before the Richmond City Council and gave testimony that he was instructed to lie to people about the petition that blocked renter protections, as a way to trick them into signing it!]]]
Posted: Tue Oct 6, 2015 7:37PM
SF Election 11/3/15 to Save Our Homes - by SOS
San Francisco has a local election this year on November 3, 2015, with the housing crisis dominating the propositions, and it is the propositions that is the main reason for voting. Vote Yes on A,B,F, H, I,K. Vote No on C,D,E,G,J Voter turnout will decide this election and the mayor's election, which this is, is not known for a high voter turnout. If you want a place to live and you can vote, YOU MUST VOTE IN THIS ELECTION. You can still register until Oct 19 and you can vote by mail start...
Posted: Sun Oct 4, 2015 12:39PM
Jerry Brown And Wife's Hungry California Kids.. - by Jerry Brown & Wife's Hungry California Kids
California leads USA with Highest Child Poverty Rate and state Debt.. .. **We believe the masses of Jerry's California impoverished school kids should not be missing dinner since Ready to Eat Meals can now easily be inserted into the children's backpacks for their meal in the evening..
Posted: Thu Oct 1, 2015 9:53PM
Groups Sue to Overturn Controversial Wyoming Data-Censorship Laws - by via Center for Food Safety
CHEYENNE, WY (September 29, 2015) – A diverse coalition of conservation, press, academic and animal-protection groups filed suit today in federal court seeking to strike down a pair of Wyoming state laws that stifle freedom of speech and make citizen science illegal in the state. The suit claims that in violation of Americans’ constitutional rights, the laws punish communication to government agencies of photos and data taken on open land, criminalizing otherwise lawful advocacy in an att...
Posted: Tue Sep 29, 2015 3:00PM