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textSanta Barbara Students to Rally Saturday Against Offshore Oil Drilling by Center for Biological Diversity
“RIP Platform Holly: A Wake to End Offshore Drilling” to Mark Decommissioning, Focus on ExxonMobil’s Proposals to Restart Platforms...
Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:06PM
imageEducation exchange a focus of Pan African Global Trade and Investment Week
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Sharing the legacy of Honorable William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr. will help facilitate educational exchange between California's educational institutions (public colleges in the University of California, California State University and California Community Colleges) and private institutions studying and embarking on study trips to African and Caribbean educational institutions for cultural and economic reasons....
Posted: Thu Sep 5, 2019 9:33AM
imageCalifornia Ethiopian Sister State Relationship will strengthen African Union Headquarters
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by Khubaka Michael Harris
Proud to stand in solidarity doing our part. The Ethiopian Embassy to the United States in Washington D.C. and the Ethiopian Consulate General in Los Angeles, which covers the western half of the United States, including California, as its consular district, have expressed interest in the creation of sister state relationships between the State of California and the Ethiopian regional states of Amhara, Oromia, Somali, the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples’ Region, and Tigray...
Posted: Wed Sep 4, 2019 8:59AM
textStudents for Trump is more dangerous than you think by Dahn Shaulis
Charlie Kirk, Chairman of Students for Trump has promised to use "aggressive" means to help Donald Trump win the 2020 election. Kirk’s organizations have already used shady tactics to win student body elections and possibly to violate IRS regulations covering charitable organizations and political action committees....
Posted: Sun Aug 25, 2019 9:06PM
imagePalestine Legal comments on California’s ethnic studies model curriculum
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by Palestine Legal
Palestine Legal has submitted the following public comment on California’s 2020 Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum:...
Posted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 11:21AM
textThe United States of Distraction by Nolan Higdon and Mickey Huff
Reviewed by Leon Kunstenaar...
Posted: Sat Aug 17, 2019 8:30PM
textStates Tackle Student Debt and For-Profit Colleges Rise by Kate Zeller
Washington, DC - As Democratic presidential candidates debate student debt, States attempt to tackle what they see as a debt problem impacting their economies....
Posted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:13PM
textBallooning Student Debt Debated by Presidential Hopefuls by Kate Zeller
Republicans and Democrats Propose Student Loan Relief Solutions...
Posted: Fri Jul 5, 2019 7:46AM
imageHawai'i Board of Education Bans Herbicides on School Grounds in Response to Community Concerns
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by Center for Food Safety
Honolulu, HI, June 28, 2019 — This week, the Hawai'i State Board of Education (BOE) released a memo announcing that it will be banning the use of herbicides on public school campuses effective immediately. The announcement is the result of a public meeting held on Monday between BOE officials, community members, and Dewayne "Lee" Johnson—the first plaintiff to win a cancer suit brought against Monsanto/Bayer....
Posted: Sun Jun 30, 2019 11:59PM
imageThe Second Annual Mining Resistors Gala Awards on Unceded Coast Salish Territories, May 1
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by Mildred German
Mildred German of Media Coop and CFRO Radio in Vancouver interviewed several Mining Justice Alliance and the Students for Mining Justice from the University of British Columbia, who organized this year’s gala....
Posted: Wed May 15, 2019 10:20PM
imageWhat the Mueller Report Doesn’t Say
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by Curt Wechsler
“When you read it, it’s pretty devastating,” said former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper. The New Yorker columnist Susan Glasse wrote “The Mueller Report Won’t End Trump’s Presidency, But It Sure Makes Him Look Bad… After reading the report, it was hard to recall the world of utter vindication and Presidential victimization that Attorney General Barr had painted earlier in the day."...
Posted: Sat Apr 20, 2019 2:12PM
imageWorkWeek On Charters, Privatization, Labor & Education With Education Lawyer Kathy Carrol
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by WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek radio interviews education lawyer and public education advocate Kathleen Carroll about the recent UTLA strike, the growth of charters and privatization of public education. Carroll talks about the funders of charters and privatization and the role of their foundations who are also funding non-profits run by the AFT and NEA that support "common core" and TURN which supports labor management collaboration....
Posted: Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:58PM
image“Public Education Is Not Your Plaything”: L.A. Teachers Strike Against Privatization & Underfunding
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by Democracy Now
Los Angeles public school teachers are on strike for the first time in three decades. On Monday morning, tens of thousands of teachers braved pouring rain on the picket line for the strike’s first day. Some 20,000 people marched through downtown Los Angeles, demanding smaller class sizes, higher pay, the regulation of charter schools and more nurses, counselors and librarians. Over 31,000 members of United Teachers Los Angeles are striking....
Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 5:46PM
imageAustralian school kids stood against the climate apathy of their adult leaders
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by By Sam R and Tessa for the GetUp team
I still have goosebumps. 15,000 kids. 8 capital cities. 20 regional towns. Last week, kids across Australia made headlines across the world, taking to the streets to demand action on climate change. They walked out from school to protect their future. To stand against the climate apathy of their adult leaders. To rally against the politicians deliberately destroying their future for their own short-term self-protection. To fight for a better world....
Posted: Mon Dec 3, 2018 3:54AM
textDepartment of Justice Gives Green Light to Laureate Education to Continue Corruption by Dahn Shaulis
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has decided to close its corruption case against Laureate International Universities. This action will embolden Laureate as it continues to profit from colleges in Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Brazil and other countries with questionable human rights records....
Posted: Sat Dec 1, 2018 2:18PM
imageCan Negro Bar State Park continue to exist without change to California Education?
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by Michael Harris
In December 1849, First California Governor Peter Burnett shared his focus on a slavery narrative that mandates disparaging treatment, currently measurable in today's California Public Policy. Clearly, an accurate authentic story of the past, present and future migration by people of African ancestry does not need to solely focus on "an enslavement narrative" in the current California Education System. Why not focus on the first City Treasurer of San Francisco, was a Negro who owned title t...
Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 5:44PM
imageIs shaming or outing racists online out of their job OK? Mounting pressure campaigns
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by Tim Rumford
Shaming Racists with Pressure tactics out of their job. Examples. Details recent ongoing pressure campaign on Proud Boy Member Comcast Employee who throws white power hand signals wearing his comcast jacket uses as profile pic next to his Comcast logo for employment on Facebook....
Posted: Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:48PM
imageBackfire! How Teacher Union Leaders Helped Tuck & Green Dot Charters Push Their Agenda
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by Steve Zeltzer
Marshall Tuck, the former Green Dot Charter School operator received support for the school chain from the AFT leadership including AFT president Randi Weingarten. Weingarten and UFT president Mulgrew lauded the school change and supported the deregulation of public education for these charter schools....
Posted: Tue Nov 6, 2018 10:09AM
textAddendum: Benjamin Tucker American Mutualist: Tucker Did Not Advocate Voting in Businesses by Nicholas Evans
This series is supposed to present the ideas of Tucker in an accurate fashion. So this article will focus on how Tucker himself intended businesses to be operated....
Posted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:49PM
image2018 Pan African Global Trade and Investment Week
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
September is African Heritage Month from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Washington DC to San Francisco, CA join us to highlight focused weeklong activities targeting increasing Califorina-Pan African Global Trade and Investment. Everyone is invited to join our positive new way forward....
Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 12:58PM