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textMillionaire Democratic SF Rep Pelosi, Real Estate Donations & Eviction Moratorium by San Francisco Voter
"Chairman George Marcus also donated $263,400 that same month to a committee that benefits the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's campaign, and contributed at least $6.5 million to PACs that work to elect Democrats to the Senate and House." See https://www.commondreams.org/news/2021/08/03/democrats-took-millions-real-estate-interests-allowing-eviction-moratorium-end...
Posted: Tue Aug 3, 2021 7:40PM
textTHE SCORPION AND THE FOREST by Nayvin Gordon
A Parable, The Scorpion and the Forest...
Posted: Tue Aug 3, 2021 1:40PM
textOnline events w) Bill McKibben, Matt Taibbi, Raj Patel, Helen Macdonald, Jeremy Lent, etc. by Toward increasing Networking
Here are some 20 online events taking place over the next week (and starting at 4 pm today, August 3rd), featuring people such as Annette Gordon-Reed, Bill McKibben, Matt Taibbi, Raj Patel, Helen Macdonald, and Jeremy Lent, and many others. These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada, and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might be interested in it....
Posted: Tue Aug 3, 2021 11:09AM
textIMF Approves $650 Billion in Emergency Currency to Combat Pandemic by Olivia Engling
Washington DC – The IMF Board of Governors convened a special virtual session for final approval of $650 billion in emergency reserve currency or Special Drawing Rights....
Posted: Tue Aug 3, 2021 6:51AM
textDeadly Silence from the Guardians of Public Health by Nayvin Gordon
Where are the Guardians of Public Health...
Posted: Mon Aug 2, 2021 8:34PM
textThe new school and Farewell to capitalism by Kerstin Chavent and Rudiger Dammann
"You can never solve problems with the same way of thinking that created them." That is why copyright reform, patent and property law, and many other regulations of the material "goods economy" that have grown up in the industrial age are not suitable for meeting the challenges of the information universe....
Posted: Mon Aug 2, 2021 3:42AM
textFauci’s Future Pandemics — Vaccines without public health infrastructure by Nayvin Gordon
Pandemic, vaccines and failure of Public Health...
Posted: Sat Jul 31, 2021 6:03PM
textThe Viral Death of School by Bertrand Stern
A real improvement in the school system could only come from a change in the underlying conception of man. Children must be treated as human beings with their own dignity and rights - not as stuffed geese that can be filled with knowledge of the state at will....
Posted: Sat Jul 31, 2021 7:34AM
textStop the unfair attacks on labor practices being imposed on workers at KPFK by Ali Lexa
This is a petition to send a message to the Pacifica Radio National Board and Executive Director to stop the Corporate style, heavy handing dealing with cutting and "taking back" earned benefits from its hard working staff....
Posted: Fri Jul 30, 2021 4:11PM
textCatholic Freedom: Why Confession To A Priest Is Not Necessary To Have Sins Forgiven by N. Evans
Catholic Freedom Newsletter: Why Confession To A Priest Is Not Necessary To Have Sins Forgiven...
Posted: Fri Jul 30, 2021 12:35PM
textCapitalism as the religion of indebtedness and debt by Maurizio Lazzarato and Klaus Wagener
In capitalism, the fundamental social relation is neither exchange nor production. Rather, it is debt that dominates and supersedes every other way of recognizing and valorizing the measure between people. Those who have money are creditworthy, manifesting the sign of God's grace....
Posted: Fri Jul 30, 2021 6:48AM
textThe Shortwave Report 07/30/21 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. Radio Deutsche-Welle, NHK Japan, and Radio Havana Cuba....
Posted: Thu Jul 29, 2021 10:53PM
textHow the financial market redistributes from poor to rich by Gerhard Schick
"Some business models, such as high-frequency trading, where huge blocks of shares are shuffled back and forth every millisecond, have no added value for society, but bring profits to a few financial professionals at the expense of everyone else."...
Posted: Thu Jul 29, 2021 9:58AM
textJubilee USA Statement on World Trade Organization Meeting by Olivia Engling
The World Trade Organization closed two-day meetings on pandemic response policies that included a proposal to temporarily wave COVID vaccine patents....
Posted: Thu Jul 29, 2021 6:37AM
textManny's Amazon, Apple, Tesla stocks by Michael Petrelis
SF Ethics Commission records for Manny's Cafe owner are scrutinized....
Posted: Wed Jul 28, 2021 2:56PM
textPuerto Rico Job Creation Bill Introduced in Senate by Olivia Engling
Companies could get tax breaks for creating jobs in Puerto Rico, under a bipartisan bill introduced by Senators Robert Menendez (D) and Roger Wicker (R)....
Posted: Wed Jul 28, 2021 1:17PM
textUS Charities Illegally Funding Illegal Israeli Settlements by Stop US Aid to Israel
In a July 22, 2021 letter to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Reps. Tlaib, Bush, Carson, McCollum, Ocasio-Cortez, Pocan and Pressley demanded that Yellen investigate the illegal activities of pro-Israel charities in funding illegal Israeli settlements. See https://ccrjustice.org/reps-tlaib-ocasio-cortez-carson-betty-mccollum-pocan-pressley-and-bush-seek-treasury-dept...
Posted: Wed Jul 28, 2021 9:21AM
textVictor Arnautoff's Mural Survives SF School Board's Attack by Stop Attacks on Arnautoff & Art
Judge Anne-Christine Massullo overturned the reactionary San Francisco School Board's decision to cover-up the beautiful, anti-racist murals at George Washington High School painted in 1936 by a victim of anti-Communist witchhunts, Victor Arnautoff, and ordered a meet and confer of the school and the GWHS Alumni Association before August 26, 2021 on the missing environmental review. See https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/judge-overturns-sf-school-board-decision-to-cover-up-controversial-mural/...
Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2021 6:58PM
textOnline events with Michael Pollan, Dennis McKenna, Ellen Brown, Cheryl Davila, etc. by Toward increasing Networking
Here are some about a dozen online events taking place over the next 4 days (and starting at 10:30 am tomorrow, July 28), featuring people such as Michael Pollan, Dennis McKenna, Ellen Brown, Giorgos Kallis, Cheryl Davila, Eduardo Martinez, and many others. These events are hosted from various locations all across the country, as well from Canada, and the UK (however, the listed times are all for our "Pacific time zone"). Of course, feel free to share this info with others who might be inter...
Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2021 6:23PM
textJoe Biden’s Relapse into Hallucinations About GOP Leaders by Norman Solomon
A president in dangerous denial...
Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2021 9:24AM