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image Lawsuit Launched Over California Cities' Killing of Threatened Santa Ana Suckers 480_santa_ana_sucker_paulbarrett_usfws_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN BERNARDINO, Calif., August 22, 2016 — Three conservation groups filed a notice of intent today to sue the cities of Colton and San Bernardino and their regional wastewater reclamation authority for illegally killing federally protected Santa Ana sucker fish. By halting water releases critical to maintaining surface flows of the Santa Ana River, the Rapid Infiltration and Extraction (RIX) treatment plant is stranding and killing threatened fish, violating the Endangered Species Act and dri...
Posted: Mon Aug 22, 2016 4:29PM
image Justice For CTC Whistleblower Kathleen Carroll-Statement At Sacramento Trial 480_carroll_kathy_justice_for_her_and_diana_mansker_1.jpg by Labor Video Project
Supporters of fired Commission on Teacher Credentialing Kathleen Carroll spoke out about the importance of the case. Carrie Clark is with the CA Healthy Workplace Advocates group read a statement prepared by the organization in defense of Carroll...
Posted: Tue Aug 9, 2016 9:56PM
image Millions of Acres of Forest Will Remain Protected for Marbled Murrelets in WA, OR, CA 480_marbledmurrelet_gusvlietvan_usfws_fpwc_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Timber Industry Attempt to Open Lands to Logging Fails, But Designation Still Neglects Critical Marine Areas, Old-growth Forests on State, Private Lands...
Posted: Wed Aug 3, 2016 3:37PM
image Fired CTC Whistleblower Kathleen Carroll's Lawyer Dan Siegel On Retaliation Witnesses carroll__kathleen.png by Labor Video Project
Kathleen Carroll, a lawyer and fired whistleblower at the California Commission on Credentialing is facing accusations of being a sexual harasser and "stalker" at the trial at Sacramento County Court on August 1, 2016. She exposed a massive backlog of credentials for teachers that were not being processed, forced a state audit and was fired in retaliation....
Posted: Tue Aug 2, 2016 7:55AM
text Massive Mine Threatens America's Only Known Jaguar, Local Water Supplies by Center for Biological Diversity
TUCSON, Ariz., July 29, 2016 — In an important development in the effort to save America’s only known jaguar, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Los Angeles regional office has recommended denial of an essential permit for the proposed Rosemont copper mine in southern Arizona. The denial recommendation was forwarded this week to the Corps’ San Francisco office, which has said it will issue a final decision within six months. The massive open pit copper mine would destroy thousands of acres of ...
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 6:16PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News July 2016 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline of the nuclear power industry in the US and beyond, and highlights the efforts of those who are working to create a nuclear free future. Here is out June 2016 report....
Posted: Fri Jul 29, 2016 1:23PM
image Exoneration of Honorable Marcus Garvey ~ UNIA-ACL ~ August 2016 480_marcus-garvey-joyce-hayes_1.jpg by Senghor Jawara Baye
Friends of the UNIA-ACL in California seek an exoneration for Marcus Garvey. Ongoing parallel efforts for a complete and total pardon which expunges Mr. Garvey’s conviction, eliminates any penalties, restores any money or property lost, and is accompanied by a governmental apology for violating Mr. Garvey’s rights and impugning his good name, continues... The Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey deserves nothing less. His words and deeds are revered all over the world and shall be forever....
Posted: Wed Jul 27, 2016 10:21AM
image It is Time for the US to Pardon Jamacian National Hero ~ Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr. 480_fde78f0b-9a8f-4fcf-8bc2-0e6176c8c732_cx8_cy0_cw89_mw1024_s_n_r1_1.jpg by Hisham Aidi
Youth of today are not familiar with the ideas and influence of Marcus Garvey. His name is not sampled in hip-hop tracks the way Malcolm X's name is, he is not the subject of Hollywood films, nor is his visage held up at rallies the way Martin Luther King's image appears at rallies for Obama. Honorable Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jr. was critical to the 20th century black freedom movement that continues today....
Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2016 4:02PM
image Attorney Toni Jaramilla Files Race Discrimination Complaint Against Islands Restaurant 480_henderson_-_conformed_complaint_page_17_1.jpg by JStevenson
Toni Jaramilla, a Los Angeles workers’ rights attorney, filed a civil lawsuit stemming from alleged race discrimination and retaliation in the workplace....
Posted: Fri Jul 15, 2016 9:58AM
text Pipeline Company in Southern California Oil Spill Has Long History of Leaks by Center for Biological Diversity
VENTURA, Calif., June 23, 2016 — The company that just spilled thousands of gallons of crude near the California coast in Ventura has a decade-long history of oil spills in the state, according to information uncovered by the Center for Biological Diversity....
Posted: Fri Jun 24, 2016 5:04PM
audio Dawn Collins on RootsCampLA 2016 (audio/mpeg 10.5mb) by wtul news
We talked to Dawn Collins about Roots Camp LA, a day long unconference at UNO Student Center this Saturday, June 25th, for progressive activists to gather and share stories of success organizing at the statewide level. This year's program includes a networking night friday at Kajun's on St Claude, and Saturday night spoken word....
Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2016 5:25AM
audio The problem with writing in Bernie (audio/mpeg 1.8mb) by KPFA Weekend News/Ann Garrison
Will write-in presidential ballots for Bernie Sanders be counted or reported? Only in a few states unless Sanders files declarations of write-in candidacy, including lists of electors, and Bernie Sanders has stated throughout his campaign that he will not do so....
Posted: Sun Jun 19, 2016 4:46PM
text Killer whales remain protected in Washington by via OCEANA
Olympia, WA, June 10, 2016 – Today the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission voted unanimously to maintain killer whales on the state’s Endangered Species List. This vote follows the recommendation of Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife biologists who prepared a detailed review of the status of Washington’s southern resident killer whales. Oceana commends the Commission for its decision given the dire situation. Only eighty-three killer whales remain in the southern resident populati...
Posted: Wed Jun 15, 2016 5:03PM
image Green Party Moves Towards Declaring Itself Eco-Socialist 480_andrea_merida_cuellar_1.jpg by Jonathan Nack
Photo: Andrea Mérida Cuéllar, Green Party National Co-Chair "... it's clear that the working class in this country is ready for revolution. As the true left discusses reform vs. revolution, the Green Party is now uniquely positioned to finally be the electoral tactic of grassroots movements…"...
Posted: Wed Jun 15, 2016 7:53AM
text Democrat Gov Brown promotes UNaffordable Housing Law by repost
Tenants Together News Alert: In the last week Governor Brown has pushed a plan quickly through the California state budget process that will cut community voice out of neighborhood housing policy. The California Budget Conference Committee is hearing Trailer Bill 707--"By-Right Development" ....
Posted: Thu Jun 9, 2016 6:50PM
text 61 Reasons To Dump Hillary Clinton by Speak Truth
California's primary can change the world...
Posted: Mon Jun 6, 2016 9:49AM
image New Book Reveals Illegal Domestic Intelligence Operations exile.jpg by K. Hine
In the year 2000, an out of work reporter is approached by a man who is not whom he appears to be. Lured into a romantic affair with him, the reporter is soon to lose everything—her family, her home, her country and nearly her life. EXILE is the true story of Janet Phelan, who fled the US after the attempts to permanently silence her went awry. The lengths to which the intelligence community will go to cover their tracks is revealed in this memoir. The ultimate question—what is the meaning b...
Posted: Sat Jun 4, 2016 3:22PM
text How To Contact The 544 Unelected Antidemocratic Superdelegates Pledged To Clinton by No To Clinton
Hillary Clinton has commited election crimes in New York, Wyoming, Nevada, Arizona and many other places. She has conspired to wage war against the people of Libya, Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia, Syria, Sudan, Pakistan, etc. Please use these remaining weeks of June and July to change the minds of the unelected superdelegates....
Posted: Sat Jun 4, 2016 12:22PM
text 143 Tons Of Gold Held by Libyan Central Bank: One Reason For Clinton's Promotion Of War by Bob Fitrakis And Poster
"With the recent release of Hillary Clinton’s emails by Wikileaks, the public now knows exactly how the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) went from a collective defense organization to the new Barbary Coast Pirates of imperialism." Bob Fitrakis...
Posted: Fri Jun 3, 2016 10:02AM
text Are you with Hillary? Why? by Akio Tanaka
Some things to consider before the California Democratic Party primary....
Posted: Tue May 31, 2016 8:16AM