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textTrump aides, House members helped plan January 6 attack on Congress by Patrick Martin (WSWS Repost)
Two organizers of the January 6 rally at the White House told Rolling Stone magazine that they had “dozens” of meetings with leading Republicans in Washington....
Posted: Mon Oct 25, 2021 10:38PM
textLatin America and Caribbean Face Greater Pandemic Vulnerabilities According to New Researc by Jubilee USA Network
A new online map highlights vulnerabilities that countries face in Latin America and the Caribbean. Jubilee USA Network and LATINDADD, two groups working on pandemic response, published the new online database detailing growing challenges faced by developing countries due to the pandemic....
Posted: Mon Oct 25, 2021 11:13AM
textOur Downtown, Our Future by Robert Morgan
*FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE* October 21, 2021 Group Announces Voter Initiative For Santa Cruz....
Posted: Thu Oct 21, 2021 3:22PM
calendarRally Against Senator Manchin for Hurting Voting Rights & Economic Assisstance
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by Poor People's Campaign
Online rally livestream...
Event Date: Sun Oct 24, 2021 1:00PM
Posted: Wed Oct 20, 2021 2:47PM
textWorld Leaders and Development Banks Coordinate Investments to Fight Pandemic, Poverty and by Jubilee USA Network
Heads of state, finance ministers and 450 public banks conclude two days of meetings for the second “Finance in Common Summit” in Rome. The summit focuses on agricultural development and previous commitments on COVID recovery, development and climate policies....
Posted: Wed Oct 20, 2021 12:50PM
calendar#ERANow: Equal Rights Amendment Press Conference & U.S. House Hearing Coverage
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by ERA Coalition
Online via livestream/recording...
Event Date: Thu Oct 21, 2021 6:00AM
Posted: Tue Oct 19, 2021 6:26PM
calendarHow to Save Our Democracy w/ Rep. Barbara Lee of Oakland
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by Equal Justice Society & partners
Online event (FREE)...
Event Date: Wed Oct 20, 2021 5:30PM
Posted: Mon Oct 18, 2021 5:04PM
textFaith Communities around the Country and World call for a COVID Response that Prioritizes by Jubilee USA Network
World leaders met for annual IMF, World Bank and G20 meetings. The IMF lowered economic growth projections for all countries, and downgraded United States growth projections for 2021....
Posted: Mon Oct 18, 2021 10:14AM
imageManu Koenig Sought Advice from FPPC Regarding His Condo's Close Proximity to Rail Line
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by Linda Pierce
Santa Cruz County Supervisor Manu Koenig sought advice from the State of California Fair Political Practices Commission (FPPC) regarding a potential conflict of interest due to the close proximity of the condominium he owns to the Santa Cruz Branch Rail Line. A letter dated June 16, 2021 concerning the matter was sent to the supervisor's office by the FPPC's legal counsel (see photos and PDF file below). In the request for advice, it was stated that Koenig owns a condominium unit that is loca...
Posted: Sun Oct 17, 2021 4:25PM
calendarCall to Action: We Need Voting Rights Reform Now!
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by League of Women's Voters (East Bay)
Online action - join this action from anywhere...
Event Date: Tue Oct 19, 2021 11:00AM
Posted: Sat Oct 16, 2021 1:55PM
calendarFreedom Summer: Confronting U.S. History of Voter Suppression w/ Activist, Jim Kates by Peace Action NH
Online event (FREE)...
Event Date: Mon Oct 25, 2021 4:00PM
Posted: Sat Oct 16, 2021 8:36AM
textTrump putsch was outcome of two-decade attack on constitutional rule and legality by Richard Hoffman (WSWS repost)
The attempted coup was the culmination of a protracted assault on democratic rights and constitutional rule by successive Republican and Democratic administrations....
Posted: Fri Oct 15, 2021 9:07AM
textIMF: Wealthy and Poor Countries Face COVID Economic Challenges by Olivia Engling
The IMF World Economic Outlook report lowered economic growth projections for wealthy and poor countries. The IMF forecasts 5.9% global economic growth....
Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 8:28AM
textIMF: Wealthy and Poor Countries Face COVID Economic Challenges by Jubilee USA Network
The IMF World Economic Outlook report lowered economic growth projections for wealthy and poor countries. The IMF forecasts 5.9% global economic growth....
Posted: Wed Oct 13, 2021 6:12AM
calendarWhat Black Radical Socialist Leadership Can Accomplish in America’s Cities
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by Mother Jones magazine SF
Online event...
Event Date: Thu Oct 14, 2021 2:30PM
Posted: Tue Oct 12, 2021 12:00PM
calendarConfronting Disinformation w/ Prof. David Sloss of Santa Clara Univesity School of Law
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by Peninsula Peace and Justice Center
Free Zoom Webinar...
Event Date: Tue Oct 26, 2021 7:00PM
Posted: Sat Oct 9, 2021 1:53PM
calendarStop Political Repression in El Salvador by Karl Kramer
El Salvador consulate; 507 Polk Street, San Francisco...
Event Date: Fri Oct 15, 2021 12:00PM
Posted: Fri Oct 8, 2021 12:50PM
calendarBattle Lines in the U.S. Culture Wars
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by Suds, Snacks, and Socialism forum committee
This event in online...
Event Date: Sat Oct 9, 2021 2:30PM
Posted: Tue Oct 5, 2021 3:42PM
textPandora Papers Reveal Financial Secrecy that Drains Resources from Poor Countries by Jubilee USA Network
An investigation into more than 11 million private financial documents show hundreds of public officials in 90 nations using schemes to hide wealth offshore and avoid taxes. The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists released the Pandora Papers in partnership with the Washington Post and 600 journalists in 116 countries....
Posted: Tue Oct 5, 2021 6:14AM
textWealthy Countries Must Share Pandemic Relief Aid, Organizations Say by Jubilee USA Network
In a letter to finance ministers, 250 organizations call on wealthy countries to donate IMF emergency currency they don't need to poor countries. In August, the IMF created $650 billion in Special Drawing Rights (SDRs) to support global coronavirus response. More than $400 billion went to wealthy countries and $230 billion went to developing countries....
Posted: Thu Sep 30, 2021 8:02AM