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text Re Dan Siegel Mayoral Candidate Oakland Q &A - by Virginia re-posting Tracy Rosenberg
recently, some working hard for Pacifica/KPFA's survival were asked about Dan Siegel since he's running for Oakland mayor. To consider: whatever enhances his reputation now even if he loses but not by a lot, could be used to swell his already huge in some circles influence later.
Posted: Sat Oct 25, 2014 6:04PM
text Write in Vote for Cindy Sheehan - by Peace Witch
Write in Vote for Cindy Sheehan for Governor
Posted: Sat Oct 25, 2014 3:24PM
text Local ACLU Issues Stong Statement in Opposition to "Stay Away" Ordinance - by ACLU Santa Cruz County
ACLU Board Questions Constitutionality of Ordinance
Posted: Fri Oct 24, 2014 1:14PM
text Bike Advocates Endorse Staunchly Anti-Poor Candidate - by Steve Schnaar
The local bicycle advocacy group People Power, part of the Progressive Coalition, is again showing their questionable progressive credentials by supporting the election of David Terrazas, part of the City's conservative Council majority that has consistently voted against the side of poor people and evidence-based policies.
Posted: Thu Oct 23, 2014 9:42AM
text Time to Step Up and Fight City Hall on “Stay Away” Ordinance - by Steve Pleich
Legal Action the First and Best Option
Posted: Wed Oct 22, 2014 11:15AM
text Ukrainian-Style Democracy - by Stephen Lendman
Ukraine
Posted: Mon Oct 20, 2014 3:44AM
text Accessory Dwelling Unit Restrictions Just Latest Example of Government Overreaching - by Steve Pleich
Rental Inspection Program Must Be Repealed
Posted: Sat Oct 18, 2014 11:17PM
text CDC Cover Up: Blacks are More Harmed by Fluoride - by Fluoride Action Network
When fluoridation was virtually the only fluoride source, black children suffered double the toxic effects of fluoride than others in the first human fluoridation experiment conducted on the entire population of Grand Rapids, Michigan, which began in 1945. To preserve fluoridation, it seems, this information has not been broadcast to the Black community.
Posted: Fri Oct 17, 2014 6:15AM
text New Tool to Talk to Santa Cruz City Council - by Speak Up, SC!
SANTA CRUZ (September 23, 2014) – The City of Santa Cruz is offering a new way to communicate with elected officials relating to specific items on the City Council meeting agenda.
Posted: Thu Oct 16, 2014 6:20PM
text Cindy Sheehan write-in vote - by Peace Witch
I will be writing in Cindy Sheehan for governor on Nov. 4th.
Posted: Wed Oct 15, 2014 9:01AM
text Venezuela Poised to Win Security Council Seat - by Stephen Lendman
Venezuela
Posted: Mon Oct 13, 2014 6:26AM
text IMF Annual Meetings Focus on Inclusiveness and Global Job Growth - by Anonymous
"The risks the IMF raises are real. We need to address inequality if we are going to grow the global economy," said Eric LeCompte, Executive Director of the religious anti-poverty organization, Jubilee USA.
Posted: Wed Oct 8, 2014 10:53AM
text Faith Based Measure - SF's Proposition A is a deceptive ballot measure VOTE NO - by Denise D'Anne
Proposition A is a deceptive ballot measure VOTE NO
Posted: Tue Oct 7, 2014 12:29PM
text The Warmongering Avicidal Texas Senator John Cornyn Is Running Against Dr David Alameel - by Texas Winds
an 11 year old hunting episode is still a campaign issue
Posted: Tue Oct 7, 2014 8:59AM
text Measure K Committee Craps Out Again--Another Free Ride for the SCPD - by Robert Norse
The Measure K Committee, created by voter initiative in 2006 here, in Santa Monica, and in Santa Barbara was supposed to be the first step in holding the local PD and similar agencies accountable and moving to end Marijuana Prohibition. I detailed the agenda and some preliminary concerns about the Committee pro-police bias at https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2014/10/05/18762458.php . The well-oiled rubberstamp proceeded as ever
Posted: Mon Oct 6, 2014 11:06PM
text International Monetary Fund Releases Plans to Stop Predatory Hedge Funds - by James
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) released new proposals for preventing predatory hedge funds and hold-out investors from blocking debt restructurings. The paper proposes a series of reforms to debt contracts, including strengthened collective action clauses and a modification of the pari passu clause that hold-out hedge funds used to sue Argentina.
Posted: Mon Oct 6, 2014 12:07PM
text Giant tree fruit grower suggests suing Berkeley over resolution supporting Fresno workers - by United Farm Workers
Berkeley, Calif.—One of America’s largest tree fruit growers is suggesting a lawsuit against Berkeley if its city council approves a resolution at tonight’s meeting urging giant Gerawan Farming Inc. to refrain from violating state labor laws and to “immediately implement [a] union contract issued by [a] neutral mediator and the state of California” last year.
Posted: Tue Sep 30, 2014 5:35PM
text Einstein to announce his candidacy for Mayor of Oakland - by Mike Wilson
In pursuit of full and equal democratic participation, Einstein offers a platform intended to inspire Oakland residents excluded or marginalized by the current political process to knock down the walls of power and enforce their rights.
Posted: Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:03AM
text Global Arms Trade Treaty – a beginners’ guide: 50th ratification update - by Amnesty International
On 2 April 2013, after 20 years of determined lobbying and campaigning by Amnesty International and partner NGOs, the UN General Assembly voted decisively to adopt the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) text. Now the treaty is on the cusp of becoming international law which could change the lives of millions.
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 6:22PM
text Prop 47 Offers Smart Solutions for Real Criminal Justice Reform - by Steve Pleich
Reduction of Low Level Offenses is Sensible Policy
Posted: Tue Sep 23, 2014 11:24AM

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