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textCal Democrats Not Paying Unemployment Claims; Pro-War Feinstein by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
From the home front, with the California Supermajority Democratic Legislature & Governor contracting out to process millions of unemployment claims, many unpaid for months, to California Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein voting to continue the blood for oil illegal occupation and war in Afghanistan, the Democratic Party insists with every move it is the same as the Republican Party....
Posted: Fri Jul 3, 2020 10:44AM
textThe Shortwave Report 07/03/20 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, Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Fri Jul 3, 2020 12:28AM
textMonterey Zoo Faces Scrutiny Over Elephant Deaths by PETA
Salinas, Calif. [June 30, 2020] – PETA has just obtained necropsies for two elephants, Paula and Kristy, who died at the Monterey Zoo in 2019—and the reports raise serious questions about the level of care that the animals received prior to their deaths....
Posted: Thu Jul 2, 2020 9:01PM
textGo die! -Corona crisis shows that social Darwinist ideas are taken up by left wing politic by Rebecca Maskos/Stephan Weigand
Rebecca Maskos and Stephan Weigand, two leftists from Germany, wrote a text to tackle the German left's socialdarwinist and ableist stances in the face of the Corona crisis. The text focuses only on current excesses of socialdarwinism of the German left, but maybe some of it may apply to other countries as well. We think that it's really bothering how people who otherwise are the first ones to fight every "-ism" can't understand how much ableism towards disabled and ld people they spread i...
Posted: Wed Jul 1, 2020 11:57AM
textGilead Sciences cashes in on COVID-19 by Bryan Dyne (WSWS Repost)
Profit-minded Foster City-based pharmaceutical giant Gilead Sciences sets a price for its unproven new anti-COVID-19 treatment....
Posted: Wed Jul 1, 2020 11:56AM
textJuly 1st March In Piedmont To Demand Multi-Millionaire Stop Profiteering by Posted By Lynda Carson
Hundreds of Low-Income East Bay Residents To March to Piedmont Home of Multi-Millionaire to Demand He Stop Profiteering at the Expense of Black and Brown Communities and Instead Help Finance a Just Recovery for All!...
Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:10PM
textRo Khanna and Barbara Lee Could Defy “the Madness of Militarism” by Norman Solomon
A definite win for California progressives...
Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:56PM
textThe chances of the Corona crisis by Ingar Solty
Public debt only became a problem after the bank bailouts... Crises cause fear and reinforce deep-seated anxieties.. The market under capitalism is not an efficient distribution mechanism, but a means to enrich private corporations at the expense of society and its environment....
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:17PM
textCalifornia Holds Hearing on Rule to Prevent Whale Entanglements in Crab Gear by Center for Biological Diversity
Groups Criticize Measure, Urge New Regulations to Promote Ropeless Traps...
Posted: Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:02PM
text6/29/20 Reopening Paused by Name of the Game Is Money
I woke up this morning wondering how the Reopening of our San Francisco economy was going and learned that San Francisco’s mayor had stopped the reopening plans for June 29, 2020 because of a slight increase in cases. Considering our tourist economy which is the description of San Francisco’s economy depends on reopening, this is a serious problem....
Posted: Sat Jun 27, 2020 8:41AM
textEnd of a Career. Obituary The "Swabian housewife" by Pepe Eggers
The "Swabian housewife" dominated politics. Now she is buried by her inventors, of all people. The state is not a business or a housewife but can borrow and become indebted to help present and future generations. Systemic change, not climate change! Fight ignorance, not immigrants!...
Posted: Fri Jun 26, 2020 4:54AM
textThe Shortwave Report 06/26/20 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, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:45PM
textProgressives Must Fight With -- and In -- the Democratic Party by Norman Solomon
Gov. Newsom Should Give Democracy a Chance...
Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 10:55AM
textEscalation of State Power by Lukas Hermsmeier
Uprising in America. The time has come to tear down the system and create a "different America." "The moderate white man for whom order is more important than justice is the greatest obstacle to freedom," said Martin Luther King in his Letter from the Birmingham Jail....
Posted: Wed Jun 24, 2020 4:58AM
textSacramento And Swiss Sister City Liestal Need To Talk About Their History by Noam Schaulin, JUSO BL
After the attack on the now removed statue of the founder of Sacramento John Sutter, the Young Socialist Party of the swiss canton of Baselland launched an action in Sutters hometown to draw attention to the fact that John Sutter was a slave owner and child trader. Now, they want Sacramento and its sister city Liestal (Switzerland), capital city of the canton of Baselland, to use their partnership to remember Sutters victims and educate the citizens of both places....
Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 8:04AM
textChatting with a Conscience-Lacking Council by Robert Norse
The 'No Public, Please" City Council meeting today again has call-in access only, and likely Oral Communications limited to one minute and cut off at the whim of Mayor "I Kneel with the Police Chief" Cummings. I pass on suggested talking points. However, deaf politicians and staffers need large numbers showing up at workplace and home to be convinced. Obediently following do-nothing guidelines will...do nothing....
Posted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 7:12AM
textDisease, Power and Capitalism by Stefan Bollinger
Have you tried DeepL.com, academia.edu, grin.com or grammarly.com? Send me your comments and/or discoveries - as we await the reopening of the libraries and the Biden landslide! Will the great comedian Stephan Colbert be the dark horse candidate at the last moment? Marc...
Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2020 12:43PM
textHands off the monuments to Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Grant! by Tom Mackaman & Niles Niemuth (WSWS Repost)
Protesters in San Francisco recently knocked over a statue of Ulysses S. Grant, who commanded the Union to victory in the Civil War and suppressed the Ku Klux Klan during Reconstruction. In this perspective from the World Socialist Web Site, Tom Mackaman and Niles Niemuth explain why this and similar actions around the country only help the ruling class's objective of pitting members of the working class against each other....
Posted: Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:01AM
textPrivate Profit Kaiser v Protests by Support HR 1384 Medicare for All
Private profit Kaiser Permanente, a major medical provider in this backward country that still does not have socialized medicine unlike the rest of the industrialized world, sent an Email on June 20, 2020 at 1:12 AM to its members telling us how to exercise our First Amendment right to protest. So that you know that this statement is not contrived, here is the outrageous blame-the-protest for failures of private profit medicine message:...
Posted: Sat Jun 20, 2020 9:11AM
textCalifornia “Berning” for Ro Khanna to Chair the State’s Delegation to Democratic National by Norman Solomon
Inclusion or charade?...
Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2020 1:14PM