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textG7 Finance Ministers Support Debt Relief for Poor Countries Combating COVID-19 Crisis by Zach Conti
The G7 supports a process for debt cancellation for vulnerable countries, they announced this morning after Treasury convened a special Finance Ministers meeting. In a G7 statement, the ministers also encouraged an extension of the G20 Debt Service Suspension Initiative (DSSI) into next year for the world’s 73 poorest countries....
Posted: Fri Sep 25, 2020 1:26PM
imageSEIU Local 521 Endorses Brown, Hill and Kumar for Santa Cruz City Council
by Santa Cruz News Network
SEIU Local 521 has endorsed Sandy Brown, Kelsey Hill, and Kayla Kumar for Santa Cruz City Council in the November 2020 election. SEIU 521, the local chapter of the Service Employees International Union, represents 40,000 county, city, and non-profit workers in 17 counties, grouped into five regions, across central California....
Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2020 6:05PM
textDeveloping Countries Lose Trillions from Crime and Tax Abuse, Says UN Panel by Zach Conti
A high-level United Nations panel report says global policies are needed to prevent trillions of dollars escaping developing countries through tax abuse and corruption....
Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2020 11:41AM
textWe’ve Got Our Own Reasons to Elect Biden -- and He Isn’t One of Them by Norman Solomon
We can do this on our own terms...
Posted: Thu Sep 24, 2020 8:42AM
imageSanta Cruz City Council Candidate Positions on Sustainable Transportation
by Santa Cruz News Network
The Campaign for Sustainable Transportation has published responses from their survey of Santa Cruz City Council candidates regarding positions on current issues, as well as significant votes before the City Council in the last two years. Four candidates scored 100% on the Campaign for Sustainable Transportation scorecard: Sandy Brown, Kelsey Hill, Kayla Kumar, and Alicia Kuhl (see photo)....
Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2020 3:41PM
textRacist Gentrifier Victoria Fierce Running for AC Transit At-Large Director by Author
Victoria Fierce, known for gentrification advocacy and for making racist policy statements, is running as a candidate for AC Transit At-Large Director...
Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2020 1:51PM
textOpen Letter: Dump Trump, Then Battle Biden by 55 Progressive Activists and Writers
Priority is dumping Trump...
Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2020 10:16AM
calendar"Capturing The Flag" Award Winning Film Screening & Discussion on Voter Suppression
by Common Cause and others
Online screening...
Event Date: Thu Sep 24, 2020 5:00PM
Posted: Wed Sep 23, 2020 7:35AM
calendarSuds Snacks & Socialism: Elections Part 2: Socialist Perspectives on the Presidential Race
by Peace and Freedom Party, Alameda County
Event Date: Sat Oct 3, 2020 2:30PM
Posted: Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:14PM
calendarVirtual Rally for YES on Prop 15: Schools & Communities First w/ Alicia Garza, Rep. Lee
by Schools & Communites First
Online via Zoom...
Event Date: Wed Sep 30, 2020 5:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 22, 2020 11:48AM
calendarVoting During the COVID-19 Pandemic Virtual Townhall for Santa Clara & Alameda Counties
by Registrar of Voters Santa Clara & Alameda
Event Date: Mon Oct 5, 2020 1:00PM
Posted: Tue Sep 22, 2020 10:47AM
calendarNational Voter Registration Day
by National Voter Registration Day
Online at or at your county's registrar/election office...
Event Date: Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:00AM
Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2020 8:04PM
calendarTele-Town Hall on Stopping Trump & McConnell Ramming Through SCOTUS Justice w/ PFAW
by People for the American Way
Tele-town hall...
Event Date: Mon Sep 21, 2020 4:00PM
Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2020 2:55PM
imageThe library/parking garage project is a litmus test for the future of Santa Cruz
by Erica Aitken
The Santa Cruz City Council, paired with City Manager Martin Bernal, are passing construction projects that nobody needs and under false pretenses. How we vote in November will determine the future of our town...
Posted: Mon Sep 21, 2020 1:42PM
calendarCall to Action: Honor RBG Supreme Court Organizing Call w/ Demand Justice
by Demand Justice.
Event Date: Sun Sep 20, 2020 4:00PM
Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2020 1:47PM
calendarLivestream Recording of Wash. DC Call-to-Action Vigil for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
by Demand Justice
Online via recorded livestream...
Event Date: Sun Sep 20, 2020 10:00AM
Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2020 9:43AM
text555 California, SF is a tRump property by Repost
555 California, SF is a tRump property....
Posted: Sun Sep 20, 2020 8:32AM
audioAlicia Kuhl - Interview with Santa Cruz City Council Candidate (audio/mpeg 68.1MB) by John Malkin
Audio interview with Alicia Kuhl, candidate for city council in Santa Cruz, California....
Posted: Sat Sep 19, 2020 1:22PM
imageKaruk Tribe Declares State of Emergency due to Deadly Slater Fire
by Dan Bacher
The Karuk Tribe today declared a state of emergency in the wake of the deadly Slater Fire that has burned many homes of Karuk Tribe members in the Klamath River community of Happy Camp....
Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2020 1:34PM
textWhite House Announces Puerto Rico Disaster Relief on Hurricane Anniversary by Zachary Conti
The Federal Emergency Management Administration will award $13 billion in Puerto Rico disaster aid to rebuild the power grid and education facilities, announced the White House. The announcement comes near the three-year anniversary of Hurricane Maria slamming the island, taking 3000 lives and causing more than $100 billion in damage....
Posted: Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:01PM