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imageRegarding The Farewell Of Romaine “Chip” Fitzgerald
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by The Family & Committee To Free Chip
This new statement has just been released....
Posted: Thu Apr 1, 2021 11:06PM
textSchool reopening deals approved in Los Angeles and Oakland as unions stifle opposition by Dan Conway (WSWS Repost)
Those who did vote in “favor” were told repeatedly by the unions that they had no choice but to vote for the agreements....
Posted: Tue Mar 23, 2021 8:25AM
imageInland Empire schools reopen as infection rates remain high in Southern California
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by Peter Ross (WSWS repost)
Riverside and San Bernardino counties, the two largest counties in the Inland Empire, are overseeing some of the most aggressive school reopening plans in the state....
Posted: Fri Mar 12, 2021 9:09AM
textSan Francisco Bay Area school districts push to reopen schools by Angelo Perera (WSWS repost)
The ruling class and its political representatives are pushing to reopen schools before it is safe. Teachers and their earnest supporters in the Bay Area need to organize to oppose this....
Posted: Sat Feb 27, 2021 9:52AM
imageThe Pandemic, Newsom, The Recall & The Working Class
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by United Front Committee For A Labor Party
The bankrupt and corrupt policies of California Gavin Newsom and the Democratic Party are fueling the Republican funded efforts to have another recall in California. The last recall of Gray Davis was because of his support of deregulation of energy and putting Enron and other crooks in charge of the energy grid similar to what is happening in Texas...
Posted: Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:51PM
textCalifornia petition drive on track to force recall election this year by Dan Conway (WSWS Repost)
The right-wing petition drive against California Governor Gavin Newsom, organized by the state Republican Party, is on track to reach the 1.5 million signature threshold required to force a recall election later this year....
Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:20PM
imageIn opposition to PG&E’s Time-Of-Use rate plans during the covid-19 pandemic
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by Lynda Carson
Corporate Mobsters Attacking Us In The Age Of The Coronavirus Covid-19 Pandemic:...
Posted: Sun Feb 21, 2021 1:32AM
imageCalifornia study highlights dangers of COVID-19 pandemic to the working class
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by Bryan Dyne (WSWS repost)
According to a recent report by a UCSF research team, essential workers experienced a 22 percent higher mortality rate than they did in the four years before the pandemic....
Posted: Sat Feb 13, 2021 10:42AM
textAppeal Targets U.S. Wildlife Agency’s Refusal to Consider California Condor’s Significance to Tribal Groups in Approving Luxury Resort by Center for Biological Diversity
LOS ANGELES, February 2, 2021 — Conservation and tribal groups today appealed a recent court ruling that the California condor doesn’t qualify as a traditional Native American cultural property under federal law....
Posted: Wed Feb 3, 2021 12:59PM
textPeace and Freedom Party legislative proposals for 2021 by Cres Vellucci
Peace and Freedom Party seeks: representation in the California State Legislature; to match the rental exemptions of Costa-Hawkins with those of AB 1482; and to allow non-citizen parents and guardians the right to vote in school district elections....
Posted: Wed Feb 3, 2021 12:11AM
textDisability Community and Allies #HighRiskCA COVID-19 by Helen Walsh Diverse Disability Media
Disability Community and Allies Decisions are being made about us without us! Tell our state leaders that WE CAN'T WAIT! We are a vunerable population and we have been left out of consideration to receive the COVID-19 vaccination....
Posted: Wed Jan 27, 2021 8:38PM
textHow COVID-19 catastrophe has been fueled by the drive for profit by a California health care worker (WSWS repost)
A worker describes pre- and post-pandemic conditions at a California hospital....
Posted: Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:29AM
text45th Anniversary of UNA saved AIM by Quanah Brightman
Celebrate The 45th Anniversary of United Native Americans Saving AIM #January 25, 2020 #Globally #HistoricalVideo 45th Anniversary of UNA saving AIM https://youtu.be/ldfuwWYroPs...
Posted: Sat Jan 9, 2021 6:18PM
textCalifornian Mayor, Standford student warn about fast fashion buying for holidays by Ramona du Houx
Consumers buy 43 percent more clothing items this time of year. This holiday season, Elected Officials to Protect America (EOPA) a group on non-partisan lawmakers from around the country, is encouraging the public to source the clothing they purchase, highlighting the environmental dangers and the unfair labor practices supported by fast fashion. EOPA hopes to discourage the purchase of fast fashion manufactured, all too often, in sweatshops, made of fabrics that shed microplastics when washe...
Posted: Fri Dec 18, 2020 6:40AM
imageFive reasons why a moratorium is the right next step in our fight to #CancelAnimalAg
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by Almira Tanner
If you’re reading this, I likely don’t need to tell you that something is deeply wrong and unjust about animal agriculture. This industry tortures and kills trillions of animals each year, forces marginalized people to work in unsafe and traumatizing environments, and is a leading contributor of greenhouse gases, ocean dead zones, and pandemic-causing zoonotic diseases. We need to completely abolish animal agriculture and transition to a more just, plant-based food system, but it’s not going...
Posted: Fri Nov 20, 2020 12:19AM
imageMoney and California Propositions (2020)
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by Paul Ivanov
Ten years ago, I made some plots for how much money was pumped into proposition campaigns in California. I remade those plots for the November 2020 election. As of Oct 16th, the total is ~$662 million, an 11 fold increase from the ~$58 million in 2010!...
Posted: Thu Oct 29, 2020 3:39PM
imageVentura County Wildlife Connectivity Defended From Industry Legal Challenge
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by Center for Biological Diversity
In a ruling this week, a judge formally granted permission to four conservation organizations to help defend Ventura County’s innovative wildlife connectivity ordinances — the first of their kind in California....
Posted: Sat Sep 5, 2020 8:25PM
imageProposed California Reparations Study leaves out Indigenous and Afro-Latino Heritage
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by Khubaka, Michael Harris
The State of California may make incremental steps to mitigate past egregious actions taken before, during and after US Statehood beginning September 9, 1850. AB 3121 chooses not to mention the "hidden figures" of our Indigenous / Afro Latino California Heritage, by design....
Posted: Mon Aug 31, 2020 9:48AM
imageMeetup: Stories from the Community
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by Direct Action Everywhere
Everyone we meet has their own unique and incredible story and experience. While we are all united for animal liberation, we all have our own backgrounds and stories to share! Stories From The Community provides us a space for people in the DxE community to learn about and appreciate each other! We know you have a really fascinating pasts to share and we look forward to hearing them! 💚...
Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 11:44PM
imageCancel Animal Ag: Demand a Moratorium
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by Direct Action Everywhere
Animal abuse is rampant in California. Companies like Smithfield Foods are torturing animals, brewing disease inside filthy factory farms, and spreading COVID-19 among vulnerable slaughterhouse workers....
Posted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 11:42PM