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textStarShip Earth Meditative Vigil (Globally Synchronized) by Tim
Open invite to a meditative vigil: Project the terror, pain and suffering borne from poverty, racism and ignorance, evils of the war-economy, militarism, and the ecological holocaust back onto the omniciders. STOP the oncoming acts of omnicide!...
Posted: Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:03PM
textTrump EPA’s Paraquat Review Ignores Strong Links to Parkinson’s Disease by Center for Biological Diversity
Agency Considers Reapproving Lethal Pesticide Banned in Much of World...
Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:20PM
textNew Study Confirms Monterey Bay Aquarium Surrogate-Reared Sea Otters Helped Restore Threatened Population in Coastal Estuary by Monterey Bay Aquarium
Scientists estimate surrogate-raised otters and their wild offspring account for more than half of the sea otter population growth over the past 15 years; now scientists are evaluating benefits otters could bring to other estuaries...
Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:15PM
textSanta Barbara Students to Rally Saturday Against Offshore Oil Drilling by Center for Biological Diversity
“RIP Platform Holly: A Wake to End Offshore Drilling” to Mark Decommissioning, Focus on ExxonMobil’s Proposals to Restart Platforms...
Posted: Fri Oct 18, 2019 7:06PM
textThe Shortwave Report 10/18/19 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. Spanish National Radio, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 4:30PM
textThe City Council Recall is a Cynical Power Grab by John Kevin Rothwell
Let’s tell it like it is. The Santa Cruz City Council recall campaign is a political power grab sponsored by landlord and real estate interests - the same class of people who have been relentlessly driving up the cost of housing here for years now....
Posted: Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:27AM
textIMF Warns of Unstable Financial System by Kate Zeller
The International Monetary Fund warns of growing financial instability as a result of high debts and risky investing in the release of the IMF 2019 Global Financial Stability Report. The report raised fears that developing countries are borrowing too much....
Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:32AM
textIMF Reports Dismal, "Uncertain" Economic Outlook by Kate Zeller
The International Monetary Fund downgrades global economic forecasts, calling the future of the economy, "precarious" and "uncertain," with the release of the 2019 World Economic Outlook Report....
Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:07AM
textNew Rent Laws: Renters get longer notice for rent increases above 10% by Lynda Carson
Starting January 1, 2020, AB 1110 takes effect which requires landlords to serve tenants in a residential dwelling with a month-to-month tenancy a “90 day notice” if the landlord “jacks up the rent” by more than 10%....
Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2019 1:04AM
textThe More Joe Biden Stumbles, the More Corporate Democrats Freak Out by Norman Solomon
Harvesting big checks isn't getting the job done...
Posted: Mon Oct 14, 2019 6:22PM
textThe Left is Not Obsolete by Norman Birnbaum
"Propaganda is always the other. We are the principled," said Norman Birnbaum. The left is rooted philosophic ally in the Enlightenment with its rejectionof throne and altar. The left sought material redistribution for moral reasons-for the sake of transforming human nature. The challenge is to forge new alliances....
Posted: Mon Oct 14, 2019 4:28AM
textThe Shortwave Report 10/11/19 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 Japan, Spanish National Radio, and Radio Deutsche-Welle....
Posted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 4:58PM
textRent Control & Just Cause Eviction Protections: AB 1482 Has Been Signed! by Posted By Lynda Carson
Many tenants live in fear that they are just one rent-gouging increase or one discriminatory or arbitrary eviction notice away from losing their home. AB 1482's statewide anti-gouging and just cause protection provisions will change all of this. Our homes are where we lay our heads down at night, where we feel safe, and where our families and children feel safe! California's tenants deserve and need these critical protections. The new law takes effect January 1, 2020....
Posted: Thu Oct 10, 2019 1:34AM
textNew protections for Section 8 voucher holders (Housing Choice Voucher Holders) by Lynda Carson
According to HUD’s records on 10/08/2019, in San Francisco there are 13,798 units in its Section 8 inventory, Oakland has 13,614 Section 8 units, Berkeley has 1,995 Section 8 units, Alameda has 1,885 Section 8 units, Alameda County has 6,684 Section 8 units, Contra Costa County has 9,235 Section 8 units, and Marin Housing has 2,205 Section 8 units listed. Oddly, the City of Richmond does not have any Section 8 units listed in HUD’s records....
Posted: Wed Oct 9, 2019 8:18PM
textAgreement Reached to End Sale of Chlorpyrifos in California by February 2020 by Charlotte Fadipe
Agreement Reached to End Sale of Chlorpyrifos in California by February 2020 Use in agriculture to be prohibited after next year Alternatives to Chlorpyrifos Work Group to hold public meeting in January...
Posted: Wed Oct 9, 2019 2:08PM
textTotalitarianism of Self-Optimization by Max Tholl
"Feel-don't think" is the mantra of the illuminated who accept ther social dislocations. This is a withdrawal to private solutions in view of the mounting collective problems. Mindfulness therapy fits perfectly into the contemproary I-fixation that rules many lives....
Posted: Wed Oct 9, 2019 6:25AM
textExpanded Legal Assistance for People Experiencing Homelessness by Steve Pleich
Need for Legal Assistance Growing Among the Homeless...
Posted: Tue Oct 8, 2019 11:51AM
textWBAI LSB Chair Carolyn Mcintyre On 9/11 Attack On WBAI By Pacifica Bd Officers by Carolyn Mcintyre
The chair of the WBAI Carolyn Mcintyre talked about the 9/11 attack on the station by the national officers of Pacifica Foundation. This was done without a vote of the Pacfiica National Board....
Posted: Tue Oct 8, 2019 7:24AM
textInternet Anonymity is Pure Fiction! by Mike
Internet anonymity is pure fiction. The TOR anonymity network and ALL commercially available proxy systems are easily hacked. Governments and Internet companies easily identify and track users' online activities. WordPress has identified my publishing group through TOR browser, and evidently sold our private information to hostile third parties....
Posted: Sat Oct 5, 2019 12:31AM
textTrump Bucks Protests, Opens 725,500 Acres of California’s Central Coast to Oil Drilling by Center for Biological Diversity
MARINA, Calif., October 4, 2019 — The Trump administration today dismissed protests and made a formal decision to open 725,500 acres of public lands and mineral estate across California’s Central Coast and the Bay Area to new oil and gas drilling and fracking....
Posted: Fri Oct 4, 2019 10:10AM