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text Pussy Riot Raises Free Speech Issues Through a "Biased Informative Musical" by Philip Hamilton
Pussy Riot takes on a different way to raise awareness to free speech issues in Russia, and other countries, by presenting the audience a "Biased Informative Musical"....
Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 10:57PM
text Four people died at Oakland housing deathtrap run by nonprofit organizations by Lynda Carson
Allegedly over 100 others plus some squatters in the building were desperately displaced from their transitional housing, that reportedly involved three nonprofit organizations!...
Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 6:18PM
text As Trump’s EPA abandons protections, Farmworker communities call on California to ban brain-harming chlorpyrifos by via Safe Ag Safe Schools
Concerned residents hold Cesar Chavez Day events across the state...
Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:00PM
text Trumponomics: causes and prospects by L. Randall Wray
The odds on a Trump resignation are 11:10, almost even money - for the sake of the Trump brand!...
Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 10:46AM
text GCR Follow-Up on Double Revenge Case Blackwater/Miller by Noel FieldNoel Field
Unfortunately, the Bakersfield Incident had to be reviewed for a third time. After the environmental and financial implications were discussed in depth with Winston Miller and Joschua Gewindeberg, here is Syd Sorge on the life must go on aspect....
Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 10:25AM
text Call Congress Today to stop the undermining of our online security! by Electronic Frontier Foundation
http://www.commondreams.org/news/2017/03/27/rush-resist-congress-poised-obliterate-broadband-privacy-rules Privacy advocates on Monday are urging Americans to call their elected officials, warning that there are only 24 hours left to "save online privacy rules" before the U.S. House of Representatives votes on a measure that would allow major telecom companies to collect user data and auction it off to the "highest bidder."...
Posted: Tue Mar 28, 2017 8:39AM
text House Republicans Launch Effort to Repeal Endangered Species Act by Center for Biological Diversity
Infrastructure Project 'Impediments' Latest Fraudulent Claim to Rationalize Attack...
Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 6:17PM
text Trump’s attack on the NEA, CPB, and NEH is an attack on the arts and humanity in Oakland by Lynda Carson
In Oakland, Trump’s proposed budget cuts that plan to eliminate the Institute of Museum and Library Services would have a major impact on many institutions including the Oakland Museum of California, Chabot Space and Science Center Foundation, and the African American Museum and Library!...
Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 11:57PM
text Poll: Most Americans don't support the AIPAC agenda by Grant F. Smith
As presented at the “The Israel Lobby and American Policy” conference on March 24, 2017 by the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy. Public opinion polling is important, but little of it accurately measures what the American public thinks about key Israel/lobby issues. This survey series begins to fill in that information deficit. Focused, accurate polling should guide elected representatives, who can then act in the broader public interest. Polling about Israel lobby programs reve...
Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 1:48PM
text Oakland’s affordable housing threatened by Trump’s proposed $6.2 billion budget cut to HUD by Lynda Carson
Two wealthy high ranking Trustees of the right-wing fascist Heritage Foundation demanding budget cuts to HUD and other non-defense federal programs reside in the Bay Area, including Jerry Hume (George H. Hume) of San Francisco, and Nersi Nazari of Atherton!...
Posted: Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:08AM
text House Rejects Puerto Rico Healthcare Amendment by Greg Williams
The House Rules Committee rejected an amendment that would‎ allocate Medicaid funding to Puerto Rico at an equal level to US states.‎...
Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 6:59AM
text The Shortwave Report 03/24/17 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 4:53PM
text Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Urge Congress to Pass Healthcare Laws as Debt Crisis Looms by Greg Williams
Puerto Rico's Archbishop Roberto González and Bible Society head Reverend Heriberto Martínez are asking Congress to pass child tax benefit and healthcare recommendations made by a bipartisan Congressional task force....
Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 1:55PM
text 3/16/68 My Lai Massacre & The Killing Never Stops by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
“This is what the U.S. Military did on that day on March 16, 1968. I use the word “We,” because our taxes paid for the massacre, and our ignorance about the war wrote the check. Among the dead were a hundred and eighty-two women, seventeen of them pregnant. A hundred and seventy-three children were executed, including fifty-six infants. Sixty older men were also murdered.”...
Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 9:00PM
text For a Positive Narrative of the Left by Michael Brie
Whether the dislocations and cyclical crises since 2008 will lead to its final farewell is a question that drives parts of the middle-class and not only the left. There is wide agreement that the capitalism as we know it will not exist anymore within a few years...Two irreversible consequences of the growth-driven and goods-producing production method are manifest: the resources of the planet are plundered and capital exploitation hits its limits....
Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 6:53AM
text Judge Halts California Plan to Stop Oil Waste Injections Into Protected Aquifers by Center for Biological Diversity
BAKERSFIELD, Calif., March 21, 2017 — In response to a lawsuit by several oil industry trade groups, a Kern County judge yesterday temporarily halted efforts by California oil regulators to shut down hundreds of oil company injection wells dumping toxic fluid into aquifers that should be protected under the federal Safe Drinking Water Act. The wells affected by the ruling are in at least six California counties: Fresno, Kern, Monterey, Orange, Santa Barbara and Ventura....
Posted: Tue Mar 21, 2017 5:15PM
text Revised: HUD Tenant Leaders Demand Congress Reject Trump’s “Death Budget” by Posted By Lynda Carson
“Trump’s budget will push millions of people from their homes; starve seniors, children and families; and deny health care to 24 million people,” said Ed Lucas, of Chicago, President of the National Alliance of HUD Tenants (NAHT). “People will die if these proposals see the light of day. Congress should declare Trump’s “Death Budget” dead on arrival!”...
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 5:19PM
text Community support remains strong as Yuvette Henderson lawsuit goes forward by Matthew Gerring
A judge in the US District Court in Oakland denied a motion on Monday to dismiss charges in the case of Yuvette Henderson, a 38-year-old woman killed by Emeryville police on February 3rd, 2015....
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 10:31AM
text For an Unconditional Basic Income by Thomas Straubhaar
The basic income corrects the distribution effects of the labor market. It takes something from the higher paid to give to those who earn little or nothing. A leftist fights for a just social system. Robots and artificial intelligence replace human labor. Fears of changes should be confronted with a basic security....
Posted: Mon Mar 20, 2017 4:05AM
text Scientific Panel Criticizes EPA Assessment of Glyphosate by Center for Biological Diversity
Criticism of Pesticide Program Comes on Heels of Breaking Scandal Over Its Cozy Relationship With Monsanto...
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 5:43PM