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text Video: Lawrence Tribe: To End a Presidency: The Power of Impeachment by www.booktv.org
Harvard Law professor Laurence Tribe and lawyer Joshua Matz explored the history of impeachment and its potential role in the 21st century....
Posted: Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:09AM
text Video: Thomas Frank: Rendezvous with Oblivion: Reports from a Sinking Society, 58 min by www.booktv.org
Grin.com offers reading samples for 202K eBooks and dissertations. Happy reading and happy research!...
Posted: Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:45PM
image Legislative Budget Committee Postpones Committee Hearing on Funding for Delta Tunnels 480_drift_boat_1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
The 35 mile long Delta Tunnels would devastate West Coast salmon and other fish populations by diverting Sacramento River water before it reaches the estuary, as well as imperil the salmon and steelhead on the Trinity River, the major tributary of the Klamath River, that is diverted via a tunnel through the Trinity Mountains into the Sacramento River watershed at Whiskeytown Reservoir....
Posted: Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:41PM
text "Stop Corruption and Money Laundering," says United Nations and Multinational Companies by Lydia Andrews
The UN Economic Commission for Africa renewed calls to tackle money laundering during a UN meeting this week in Addis Ababa. At the meeting, governments were urged to follow the recommendations in the Mbeki report that notes Africa loses between $50 and $80 billion annually through corruption, tax evasion and other "illicit financial flows."...
Posted: Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:35PM
image Six youths demanding a fossil fuel freeze arrested in sit in at Governor's Office 480_sitting_in_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
”All of these oil and gas projects need water,” said Niria Alicia. “The intensive extraction of fossil fuel threatens our rivers and theatens the salmon and other fish that live in them. The same water is used to frack in the backyards of indigenous migrant farmworkers. We need to keep the water in our rivers and the oil in the ground, if we are to have the chance at a future.”...
Posted: Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:56PM
image Salmon Fishermen Respond to Commerce Secretary's Puzzling Directive on Water for Fires 480_wilbur_ross_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
"We all agree public safety is the first priority," said John McManus, President of the Golden Gate Salmon Association (GGSA). "We disagree with Secretary Ross that the federal government should hijack California’s wildfires to impose weaker protections for our fish and wildlife."...
Posted: Fri Aug 10, 2018 7:10AM
calendar Lance Canales and the Flood Featured at CVPPAC Fall Fund-Raiser cvppac_flier_for_fall_fundraiser_2018_ver_2.pdf_140_.jpg by Mike Rhodes
This event will be held at Pat Wolk’s house, located at 6661 N. Forkner Ave. in Fresno on Saturday, Aug. 25, starting at 5 p.m....
Event Date: Sat Aug 25, 2018 5:00PM
Posted: Thu Aug 9, 2018 10:28AM
text 91 Classes of GOP Vote Fraud and Election Theft From 1876 to 2018 by One Person One Vote
Republicans, the party of the plutocracy, continue to use a variety of tricks as they have since 1876 to steal elections....
Posted: Wed Aug 8, 2018 4:47PM
image Trump shows his ignorance of CA water - and contempt for West Coast fisheries, Delta 480_dj73aq3w0aafmud.jpg by Dan Bacher
Actually, the water in the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers and their tributaries isn’t “being diverted into the Pacific Ocean,” as Trump claims. In fact, the water flows naturally into the Delta, Suisun Bay, San Francisco Bay and then the ocean outside of the Golden Gate....
Posted: Mon Aug 6, 2018 5:29PM
image Jerry Brown condemns Trump's lowering of fuel standards, but expands oil drilling 480_11.11.17_photo1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
California has prohibited new offshore leases since 1984, but has allowed the expansion of oil drilling in existing leases. Brown has the power as Governor to close down all existing leases and wells through executive action, but he has instead furthered Big Oil’s agenda by presiding over the expansion of offshore drilling in state waters....
Posted: Fri Aug 3, 2018 11:28AM
text Over 20 State Attorneys General Call for Shell Company Transparency by Lydia Andrews
24 State Attorneys General wrote to Congress supporting action to disclose the actual owner of a shell company to law enforcement....
Posted: Fri Aug 3, 2018 10:11AM
text UK's GCHQ to support Democrats during the 2018 midterms by Chris Woods
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Posted: Fri Aug 3, 2018 1:18AM
text Dellums Became Shill For War Machine and Big Pharma-Dellums takes hit for lobbying by repost
Former Congressman Ron Dellums after retiring became a paid shill for the war machine....
Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:56AM
calendar Santa Rosa Meet & Greet Fundraiser with Dan Monte, featuring Norman Solomon by Curt Ries, Campaign Manager
Gaia's Garden, 1899 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95401...
Event Date: Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:30PM
Posted: Thu Jul 26, 2018 11:09PM
image Coalition tells Denham and Zinke: Hands off state water rights & Delta flows! 480_denhan_press_conference_begins_1_1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Morning Star Gali, Tribal Water Organizer with Save California Salmon and a member of the Pit River Tribe, described the catastrophic consequences that would result if Denham’s rider and the other two riders get through Congress with backing by the Trump administration. Photo by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Thu Jul 26, 2018 3:43PM
text SF Democrats Promoting Private Profit Restaurants by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
San Francisco Supervisors, Democrats Aaron Peskin and Ahsha Safai, have introduced an ordinance banning cafeterias that some large businesses have for their employees which provide free lunches because these Democrats are promoting eating the 600 calories that sedentary workers need for lunch at private profit greasy spoon spicy non-union restaurants. This comes after the regressive soda tax slush fund promoted by the San Francisco Democratic Party with the sales pitch of fighting obesity kno...
Posted: Thu Jul 26, 2018 4:32AM
image Coalition Slams Delta Tunnels Finance Authority's Request for $1.8 Billion Loan from Trump 480_don_nottoli_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
The request from the Delta Conveyance Finance Authority (DCFA) for a $1.6 billion loan from the Trump Administration through the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is only the latest in Brown’s efforts to collaborate with Trump on the Governor’s legacy project, the Delta Tunnels....
Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:59AM
image House Passes Interior Spending Bill with Rider Banning Delta Tunnels Lawsuits 480_lamalfa_amendment_to_combat_illegal_marijuana_grows_7.18.18.jpg by Dan Bacher
The first rider written by Congressman Ken Calvert (R-Corona) seeks to exempt the Delta Tunnels, also known as the California Waterfix project, from further judicial review, according to a statement from Restore the Delta....
Posted: Thu Jul 19, 2018 5:08PM
image Natural Resources Secretary John Laird Opposes Rider Banning Delta Tunnels Lawsuits pic_secretary_john_laird.jpg by Dan Bacher
“I am writing to express opposition to recent attempts by Congress to circumvent California’s water management framework by adding riders to the Appropriations billl," said California Natural Resources Secretary John Laird....
Posted: Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:10PM
calendar Urgent Action: Protest Vigil to Defend Democracy in Oakland 480_confront-corruption-3-840x385_1_1_1_1_1_1_1.jpg by CA Sanctuary Campaign & other
Lake Merritt Columns across from Lakeview Library, Lakeshore & Grand Avenues, Oakland 94610...
Event Date: Wed Jul 18, 2018 8:00PM
Posted: Wed Jul 18, 2018 3:35PM