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text Landlord, Annette Cowen, threatens USDA Section 515 renters with higher rents and eviction by Lynda Carson
Reportedly, Annette Cowen, a property manager of Lindenwood Apartments, in Alma, Arkansas, and the Hawthorne Apartments, in Prescott, Arkansas, has threatened the renters in a USDA, Section 515 housing program with higher rents, and eviction, because of Trump's government shutdown!...
Posted: Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:03AM
text Markets as a Fetish, Globalization and Dissent Management by Joachim Hirsch, Rainer Mausfeld, and W Raza
Economic inequality must be reduced and democratic participation regained. Resisting tax avoidance, financial market regulation, climate policy, and globally combating poverty must be priorities. Unlike apples and bananas, financial products are not visible but hidden. Rainer Mausfeld explains how emancipative needs for change are neutralized. Opinion management is a vital technique of control....
Posted: Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:54AM
text Public Housing Authorities urge their clients to tell Congress to end government shutdown by Lynda Carson
There appears to be some confusion regarding HUD funding to the Public Housing Authorities (PHAs). Some PHAs believe that HUD will fund the Section 8 voucher program (Housing Choice Voucher Program) through February, other PHAs are not certain if they will receive funding from HUD for February!...
Posted: Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:09PM
text Vets for Peace Statement on U.S. Troop Withdrawal from Syria by Veterans for Peace
Online statement from Vets for Peace approves of Pres. Trump's decision to bring home troops from Syria, ending this illegal military intervention incorrectly labeled "fighting terrorism" by corporate media....
Posted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 6:11AM
image The Dragon and the Hydra: A Historical Study of Organizational Methods 480_tackys-war-maroons-battling-plantation-owners_1.jpg by Russell Maroon Schoatz
Investigation by Russell Maroon Schoatz into the methods of organization used by maroons in Suriname and Jamaica, and the conflict between hierarchical and decentralized forms of organization in the Haitian revolution....
Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:28PM
text Taxes - The Great Bluff by Nico Beckert and zebralogs
A tax-cutting lobby exploits our unease over taxes for their purposes. Tax flight and an increasingly unjust tax system are connected with inequality, trifling chances of advancement and the decay of social cohesion....
Posted: Sun Jan 6, 2019 3:57PM
image Mutual Aid Disaster Relief Tour Recap: Fall 2018 480_madr-tour-1_1.jpg by Mutual Aid Disaster Relief
At the end of a long year, our second workshop tour is complete! Over the course of three months, we worked our way from Albuquerque to San Diego, then north toward Seattle, and across the midwest into Wisconsin, making a total of 21 stops....
Posted: Wed Jan 2, 2019 1:14PM
text Funding is available for Section 8 program and public housing programs in January by Lynda Carson
In an update from PHADA, they wish to let the public know that despite the government shutdown, funding for the Section 8 voucher program (Housing Choice Voucher Program), and public housing will be available during the month of January....
Posted: Wed Jan 2, 2019 3:58AM
text The Russians didn't do it, the Vulcans did! by Lloyd Hart
In the Reagan administration the Vulcans were even further empowered to greater heights of criminal behaviour....
Posted: Wed Jan 2, 2019 12:17AM
image 2019 Rosa Parks Bill is poised to be signed by Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker rosa_parks.jpg by David Walker
Rosa Parks Day, February 4, 2019, from San Francisco, California to Boston, Massachusetts. 2019 Black History Month will come alive "providing acknowledgement of the lifetime accomplishments of Rosa Louise McCauley Parks."...
Posted: Tue Jan 1, 2019 10:05PM
image A Celebration of the Justice for Oscar Grant Protesters 120_riotswork.jpg by Dave Id
January 1, 2019, marks ten years since the murder of Oscar Grant by BART police officer Johannes Mehserle. In the lead up to this grim anniversary, a number of articles, multimedia pieces, radio programs, and television news segments have been produced to commemorate the occasion. Especially moving are those that give voice to Oscar's family and friends. But it's rare to see significant tribute paid to the fact that were it not for the vigor and relentlessness of protesters and activists, ...
Posted: Mon Dec 31, 2018 4:09PM
calendar Amazon Emergency Die-in at Brazilian Embassies Save the Rainforest by Extinction Rebellion
All Brazilian Consulates...
Event Date: Tue Jan 1, 2019 1:00AM
Posted: Sun Dec 30, 2018 4:43PM
text Public Housing Authorities May Delay Payments To Section 8 Landlords In January by Lynda Carson
In HUD’s contingency plan it mentions that the ‘Housing Choice Voucher Program’ (Section 8 voucher program) is funded on a calendar year basis, and that the monthly payments for November and December of 2018 are scheduled to be made timely. However, the contingency plan does not clearly state where the funding for the Section 8 voucher program (Housing Choice Voucher Program) will come from for January of 2019, or beyond, if the federal government shutdown is still on-going during January 201...
Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:04PM
text Trust in Our Institutions by Felix Pacheco
If you can't trust your government to deliver clean drinkable water, what does that say about your trust in other government institutions....
Posted: Sat Dec 29, 2018 7:48AM
text Nuclear plant closures continue by Michael Steinberg
The pace of nuclear power plant shutdowns is increasing....
Posted: Thu Dec 27, 2018 4:32PM
image At Least 25 States, 2 Canadian Provinces, Norway Have Mad Deer, Mad Reindeer, Mad Moose, M 480_elk_1.jpg by FN
A campaign of silence by corporate media with their meat ad profiteering and by federal agencies which historically protect the meat industry have criminally neglected informing the public of Mad Deer, Mad Cow, Mad Caribou, Mad Elk etc....
Posted: Tue Dec 25, 2018 5:46AM
image Tim May, Father of 'Crypto Anarchy,' Passes Away 480_tim-may-1_1.jpg by slashdot
Tim May, co-founder of the influential Cypherpunks mailing list and a significant influence on both bitcoin and WikiLeaks, passed away in mid-December at his home in Corralitos, California....
Posted: Sun Dec 23, 2018 5:52PM
image California Safe Schools Honors Leaders and Celebrates 20th Anniversary 480_carlos___angelo_1.jpg by California Safe Schools
"Your Life is Now” honors community leaders and protective policies that have made the world a safer place....
Posted: Sun Dec 23, 2018 12:51AM
text Trump’s federal government shutdown means 420,000 to work without pay by Lynda Carson
As an example, Trump’s federal government shutdown will affect around 1,636 federal employees in Oakland, and reportedly, because the Trump Administration has been abusing federal workers, ‘federal employees’ job satisfaction has taken a nose dive in 2018!...
Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:42AM
text 800,000 Workers Unpaid by US Govt for Trump's Palm-Greasing Border Wall by The Many and the Few
We are now witnessing American "democracy" in action with an illegal, fascist, anti-labor, anti-abortion president forcing the government shut down as of 12/22/18, suspending the pay of at least 800,000 workers indefinitely, right before a major Christian holiday which most celebrate so that the president can blackmail Congress to give him $5.7 billion for a worthless border wall so he can reward his organized crime construction company cronies and we can be sure he will benefit, one way or a...
Posted: Sat Dec 22, 2018 12:45AM