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document Tenants Together Report Reveals that Evictions in California are Triple Previous Estimates ca_evictions_are_fast_and_frequent.pdf_140_.jpg by Tenants Together
One statistic is always missing from any debate on California housing: the number of tenants facing eviction annually. Tenants Together, California’s statewide organization for renters’ rights, recently obtained and analyzed eviction data from the state’s Judicial Council. Although the Judicial Council collects eviction data, its annual reports do not set forth its eviction data. Given the statewide displacement crisis, Tenants Together requested the raw eviction data which gives an important...
Posted: Wed Jun 6, 2018 11:10AM
text Bay Area News Group article on the Governor's race ignores Delaine Eastin by Stanley Sokolow
A news article today from the publisher of The Santa Cruz Sentinel, The San Jose Mercury News, and many other local newspapers, speaks about the positions of gubernatorial candidates on higher education in California. It completely ignores Delaine Eastin although she is tied in recent polls with one candidate that they did talk about. Eastin knows education in California, has big plans for it, and they should have included her in the story....
Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 9:27AM
image Agriculture Department Killed 1.3 Million Native Animals in 2017 480_coyote_in_cat_tails_seedskade_nwr_tom_koerner_usfws_fpwc_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Ignoring Calls for Reform, Wildlife Services Slaughtered Coyotes, Bears, Wolves...
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:47AM
document New Report: Working People Need Minimum Wage Raise bare-minimum.pdf_140_.jpg by The Leadership Conference
Tipped minimum wage, subminimum wage should be abolished...
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:32AM
document The Second Amendment : A Sacred Covenant of Ethnic Cleansing and Slavery Between the Nation State and Settler Militias second_amendment.pdf_140_.jpg by Seeding Sovereignty
A Seeding Sovereignty zine explaining the gun violence issue from an Indigenous perspective. It explains how “the historical context that led to the creation of the Second Amendment is actually based on the process of land annexation and the mitigation of local populations through assimilation, genocide or slavery--much of which took place at the point of a gun.” Written by Christine Nobiss. Art by Jackie Fawn Illustrations....
Posted: Fri Apr 6, 2018 11:44AM
image Open Letter to the Brooklyn Museum: Your Curatorial Crisis is an Opportunity to Decolonize 480_decolonize_this_place_brooklyn_museum__1.jpg by Decolonize Brooklyn Museum
APRIL 3, 2018 - We don’t know all of the factors that went into the decision of Anne Pasternak and others to appoint a white woman (Kristen Windmuller-Luna) as the new chief curator of the Brooklyn Museum’s African collection. But no matter how one parses it, the appointment is simply not a good look in this day and age–especially on the part of a museum that prides itself on its relationships with the diverse communities of Brooklyn. What we have heard expressed is a sense of surprise, on th...
Posted: Wed Apr 4, 2018 11:21PM
image ACLU Report Urges Cities and Towns to Provide Internet Service as a Utility 480_web18-broadbandcommunity-chart_1.jpg by American Civil Liberties Union
ACLU SENDS REPORT TO OVER 100 MAYORS IN 30 STATES WHO EXPRESSED SUPPORT FOR NET NEUTRALITY...
Posted: Thu Mar 29, 2018 10:01AM
image Native-led Nonprofit Files to Axe Gas Plant Project on Sacred Lands 480_mati_waiya_chumash_elder_wishtoyo_1.jpg by Earthjustice
Calpine Corporation requested to freeze its application process, but the Wishtoyo Foundation and Earthjustice say this misguided project must end now...
Posted: Mon Mar 26, 2018 11:02PM
image 60% of black women killed by police were unarmed 480_saye_her_name_rekia_boyd_1.jpg by Gerry Everding-WUSTL
February 9th, 2018 - Black people, especially women, are more likely to have been unarmed when killed by police than non-blacks, according to a new study of nationwide data....
Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 6:54PM
image Renters' Rights, Eviction Protection Key to Preventing Homelessness 480_protect-tenants-homeless_1.jpg by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
Washington, D.C., March 20, 2018 – Strengthening tenants’ rights can reduce housing instability and prevent homelessness, according to a new report released today by the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty. Protect Tenants, Prevent Homelessness details the relationships between renters’ rights, evictions, and homelessness, highlighting issues lowincome renters face and providing recommendations for improving housing security among vulnerable populations. The report follows a recent ...
Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 3:25PM
document Lawsuit Launched to Force Trump Administration to Curb Risks From Pesticide Malathion noi-letter-malathion-2018-3-20.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO, March 21, 2018 — The Center for Biological Diversity, Center for Environmental Health and Californians for Pesticide Reform filed a formal notice of intent today to sue two federal agencies for failing to finalize measures to protect endangered wildlife and the environment from pesticides containing the chemical malathion....
Posted: Wed Mar 21, 2018 12:41PM
text Holy Ground Desecrated at Site of Apache Resistance to Arizona Mine by Center for Biological Diversity
Vandals Destroy Crosses, Eagle Feathers at Oak Flat Campground...
Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 1:28PM
text Feds Propose Increasing Destructive Off-road Vehicle Access in Mojave Desert by Center for Biological Diversity
MORENO VALLEY, Calif., March 16, 2018 — The U.S. Bureau of Land Management today proposed increasing off-road vehicle access in the western Mojave Desert, despite a court order that required the agency to reanalyze ORV routes to ensure this fragile ecosystem is protected....
Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 5:42PM
image Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Failure to Protect Walrus pacificwalrus_captainbuddchristman_noaa.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Officials Reversed Scientific Finding That Ice Melt Requires Endangered Species Listing...
Posted: Fri Mar 9, 2018 10:40AM
image Over 40 New Products Added to Nanotechnology Database 480_nanotechnology_1.jpg by Center for Food Safety
New consumer products, from toothpaste to infant formula, found to contain nanomaterials added to interactive database...
Posted: Wed Mar 7, 2018 4:52PM
text Senate Committee to Consider Bill Exempting Factory Farms From Hazardous Waste Reporting by Center for Biological Diversity
Legislation Would Leave Public in Dark During Dangerous Air-pollution Events...
Posted: Wed Mar 7, 2018 4:26PM
text Trial Begins in Lawsuit Against Mississippi Department of Corrections Over Years of Unconstitutional Conditions at Privately Operated Prison by American Civil Liberties Union
JACKSON, Miss., March 5, 2018 – Trial begins today in Dockery, et al. v. Hall, et al., a class action lawsuit brought on behalf of prisoners at East Mississippi Correctional Facility (EMCF) in Meridian, Mississippi. The American Civil Liberties Union, the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Law Offices of Elizabeth Alexander, and Covington & Burling LLP will show that the Mississippi Department of Corrections has operated the prison in a continuous state of crisis, neglect, and abuse for years, ...
Posted: Tue Mar 6, 2018 11:06AM
image Analysis: 60 Million Acres of Monarch Habitat to Be Doused With Toxic Weed Killer 480_dicamba-monarch-report-map-center-for-biological-diversity_1.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
Despite Steep Monarch Declines, Massive Amounts of Drift-prone Dicamba Will Be Used in Heart of Migratory Path...
Posted: Fri Mar 2, 2018 11:48AM
image @CanaryMission Suspended on Twitter 480_canary_mission_twitter_suspension.jpg by Palestine Legal
February 26, 2018 - Twitter suspended @CanaryMission – the account of a defamatory website that blacklists and harasses activists who support Palestinian rights. The reason and terms of the suspension are unknown. Twitter has repeatedly found @CanaryMission to be in violation of its rules in response to individual reports, but this is the first visible enforcement action taken to date....
Posted: Wed Feb 28, 2018 12:45PM
document Ventura County Put Water Supply at Risk of Oilfield Contamination 20180221_lpfwcbdcfrog_complaintletter.pdf_140_.jpg by Center for Biological Diversity
County Failed to Require Pipeline Shutdown Following Flood Warnings...
Posted: Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:59PM