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textUS Aggession Against Iraq-The San Diego Connection by Michael Steinberg
The role of the San Diego military in the US Aggression against Iran...
Posted: Tue May 21, 2019 5:43PM
textTrump Administration Weakens Offshore Oil Well-control Rule by Center for Biological Diversity
Latest Drilling Safety Rollback Ignores Cause of Deepwater Horizon Disaster...
Posted: Thu May 2, 2019 4:35PM
textSoCal Nukes Still Causing Problems * Years After Shutdown by Michael Steinberg
The San Onofre nuclear plant in SoCal shut down in 2012, but it's still causing big problems....
Posted: Thu May 2, 2019 1:43PM
textI Grew Up in the Opiate Overdose Capital of America by anonymous
Op-ed about the current treatment system for addiction in the U.S. and ideas about means that might be more effective- from the standpoint of a sober addict....
Posted: Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:13PM
textHomelessness in California: A Problem We Can Solve? by Yannick McGhee
Fighting Homelessness Through Services and Housing Act is a new bill proposed to Congress to help curb the issue of homelessness....
Posted: Wed Apr 24, 2019 8:51PM
textWhen Nonviolent Movements are met with Violent Opposition by Olivia Ivans
Nonviolent movements have a history of being successful. Though this is true it is difficult for them to maintain their nonviolent actions when they are met with violent opposition by the opposing side....
Posted: Tue Apr 23, 2019 10:16AM
imageFormer OSHA Med Director Dr. Larry Rose On DIR Christine Baker Corruption Scandal & OSHA
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by WorkWeek Radio
WorkWeek interviews former Cal-OSHA Medical Director Larry Rose about the systemic corruption scandal by former Division of Industrial Relations Director Christine Baker. He discusses the role of California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to prosecute Baker and her daugher and also the appointment of her by former Governor Brown to the Fraud Assessment Commission. Last he discusses the impact of deregulation of workers compensation with the support of Baker and the California AFL-CIO Art Pula...
Posted: Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:25PM
imageTrump Is 'Going To Go Full Animal’ Says Steve Bannon
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by Curt Wechsler
Donald Trump’s former chief adviser predicted Mr. Trump would “come off the chains” and use the Mueller Report to “bludgeon” his opponents and ignore congressional oversight requests for documents. Attorney General Barr's memorandum on Mueller's report left Trump feeling vindicated, triumphant and unleashed....
Posted: Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:49AM
imageCongress Urged to Boost Monarch Butterfly Conservation by $100 Million
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by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, April 2, 2019 — More than 100 conservation organizations today urged the U.S. House of Representatives Appropriations Committee to increase spending on monarch butterfly conservation by $100 million annually....
Posted: Tue Apr 2, 2019 1:05PM
imageReport Finds Widespread Neglect and Abuse in Anaheim and Santa Ana Shelters
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by ACLU of Southern California
SANTA ANA, MARCH 14, 2019 — Orange County, in the midst of a dire homelessness crises, opened emergency shelters, giving hope to those who were living in punishing conditions on the streets. But what once was a symbol of hope has become a nightmare for many residents....
Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:48PM
imageLatest Report on Exploitation of Captive Marine Mammals: Situation Improving in West, Deteriorating in East
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by Animal Welfare Institute
Washington, DC—The tide is turning in the West for captive marine mammals, yet live capture operations, traveling dolphin shows, polluted sea pens and needless deaths of animals continue to mar the captivity industry around the globe, especially in Asia, according to a report co-produced by the Animal Welfare Institute (AWI) and World Animal Protection (WAP)....
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:35PM
imagePresidential Candidates and Both California Senators Vote No on "Combating BDS Act of 2019"
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by Dave Id
United States Senate Bill 1, which included the "Combating BDS Act of 2019," passed with 77 votes on February 5, 2019. Senate Leader Mitch McConnell and Congressional Republicans are looking for bills they think can split democrats. S1 is the first volley in that campaign, attempting to use Israel as the wedge....
Posted: Wed Feb 13, 2019 8:28PM
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
textBig Wins Confirm Mandate for Progressives in California by Leon Kunstenaar
Progressives Sweep California Democratic Party Delegate Elections...
Posted: Mon Jan 28, 2019 5:15PM
imageEnvironmentalists, LA City Councilman demand answers on gas blowout in Marina Del Rey
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by Dan Bacher
“When the gas blowout occurred at Aliso Canyon, the health risks and seriousness of the event were downplayed by public officials and SoCalGas, the company responsible for the disaster there," said Alexandra Nagy, Senior Organizer with Food & Water Watch. "Families were not able to make urgent decisions about their health and safety. Once again, residents have not been notified of health risks associated with this week-long emergency in Marina del Rey. Just like the Aliso blowout three years ...
Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 5:04PM
textJerry Brown's Cowardly Exit — Could Have Emptied Death Row by ntuit
Brown took the cowards approach in his final acts which could have emptied California's death row - the largest in the nation....
Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2019 2:46PM
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
textRight-Wing #YellowVests in California by Anonymous
Yellow vest groups are popping up in California, but many of them share a common right-wing ideology....
Posted: Fri Dec 21, 2018 8:40PM
textCaravan Seeks Safety from Murder and Poverty by Maria Benitez
The caravan is being harassed with tear gas....
Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:57PM
textKeep Them Here: A Brief Discussion of Temporary Protected Status by James D'Haiti
This is a brief discussion of the situation that TPS recipients are going through....
Posted: Wed Dec 12, 2018 1:02PM