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text Bay Area Residents Urge The Electors Of The Electoral College To Dump Trump by Lynda Carson
Those of you reading this article can join the more than 150,000 people who have already contacted the electors in opposition to Trump, by sending your emails to the electors. If enough electors fail to vote for Trump on December 19, Trump will not be allowed to take the oath of office on January 20, and he will not be certified as the next president of the United States!...
Posted: Fri Dec 9, 2016 5:57PM
text Marin-Based Wildlife Group Slams EPA Pick by joanna@tirn.net
Turtle Island Restoration Network, a Marin-based wildlife organization, is raising a red flag over Donald Trump’s proposed appointment of Scott Pruitt as the head of the U.S Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)....
Posted: Fri Dec 9, 2016 2:51PM
text Congress Passes Anti-Corruption Act by Greg
The President can now impose economic sanctions on individuals involved in corruption or human rights abuses thanks to action by Congress....
Posted: Fri Dec 9, 2016 10:23AM
text US Election as a Turn of an Era by Bernd Drucke
Karl Marx modified a Hegel quotation that world-historical events always occurred twice, the first time as tragedy and the next time as farce. Since November 9, 2016, we know they can occur as tragedy and farce at once. Trump is the president of angry white men, the anti-Semitic "Alt-Right." For ecology and the world climate, the victory of the coal-, nuclear power- and fracking lobbyists would be a maximum credible accident....
Posted: Fri Dec 9, 2016 5:08AM
text The Oakland Fire Disater - Trotskyist Perspectives by World socialist Website Links
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Posted: Thu Dec 8, 2016 9:52PM
text Kern County Approves Sprawling 8,000-acre Grapevine Development by Center for Biological Diversity
BAKERSFIELD, Calif., December 6, 2016 — The Kern County Board of Supervisors today approved Tejon Ranchcorp’s disastrous Grapevine project, despite criticism from the Center for Biological Diversity about the harm the project will do to wildlife and nearby communities. The 8,000-acre development will straddle the San Joaquin Valley and Tehachapi Mountains and create a new city of up to 12,000 dwelling units and up to 5.1 million square feet of commercial real estate....
Posted: Thu Dec 8, 2016 6:38PM
text Oil Company Applies for First New Offshore Fracking Permit in California by Center for Biological Diversity
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., December 8, 2016 — Federal officials this week announced receipt of a new permit application to frack an oil well in federal waters off the coast of California. If approved it would be the first offshore frack near the California coast since the federal government lifted a moratorium on the controversial oil-extraction process earlier this year....
Posted: Thu Dec 8, 2016 5:09PM
text The Shortwave Report 12/09/16 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 Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, and NHK World Radio Japan....
Posted: Thu Dec 8, 2016 4:36PM
text The Genocide Against the Mandaeans of Iraq Continues by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
The Mandaean community of Iraq, is appealing for international solidarity, in its efforts to prevent its community from dying out in Iraq....
Posted: Thu Dec 8, 2016 2:47PM
text Taking the battle to President-elect Donald Trump and the electors by Lynda Carson
To say the least, President-elect Donald J. Trump is not qualified to be the president of the United States, and must be blocked from taking the oath of office on January 20, 2017!...
Posted: Thu Dec 8, 2016 1:45AM
text Chernobyl as a means of blackmail by Max Vodnik
Following the post Ukraine is a growing nuclear waste dump in the center of Europe on the report of the NNWE....
Posted: Wed Dec 7, 2016 5:26AM
text Germany repays London for Brexit by Graham Nott
Until recently, it seemed that European politicians showed little reaction to Brexit. It was just like that till the very moment when a letter by Vice Chancellor and Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy of Germany Sigmar Gabriel was published. In this letter he addressed President of the European Council Donald Tusk and called to take measures on Britain due to the UK's intent to exit the EU....
Posted: Wed Dec 7, 2016 1:42AM
text New Study: Mounting Evidence Supports Eating Less Meat for Health of People, Planet by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON— A new systematic review of dietary patterns and sustainability published in the latest edition of Advances in Nutrition provides additional evidence that diets lower in animal-based foods and higher in plant-based foods are better for the health of people and the planet. The review highlights the urgency of addressing sustainability in national food policy as a matter of food security: “Long-term food security can be ensured only if we consider the sustainability of our food suppl...
Posted: Tue Dec 6, 2016 1:59PM
text Forest Service Agrees to Halt Oil, Gas Leasing in Los Padres National Forest by Center for Biological Diversity
SANTA BARBARA, Calif., December 6, 2016 — The U.S. Forest Service is halting new oil and gas leasing throughout the Los Padres National Forest, which prompted a federal court today to stay ongoing litigation against the agency by conservation groups. The leasing suspension will allow the Forest Service to consider the risks of fracking and drilling in the southern and central California forest to air and water quality and endangered animals like the California condor....
Posted: Tue Dec 6, 2016 1:32PM
text Uncle Joe Takes us to the circus by vincent scotti eirene
chapter from my book, "the day the empire feel...
Posted: Tue Dec 6, 2016 9:41AM
text Army Corps of Engineers Denies Easement to DAPL to drill under Lake Oahe and Missouri River until EIS is Completed by via Water Protector Legal Collective/NLG
December 4, 2016 - Today, the United States Army Corps of Engineers announced that it is denying an easement to Dakota Access, LLC (Dakota Access) to drill under Lake Oahe and the Missouri River for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) until an Environmental Impact Statement is completed and alternative routes are explored. “The Water Protector Legal Collective applauds the Obama Administration’s decision to deny the easement, but calls for a permanent stop to DAPL. We also recognize that this d...
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 5:52PM
text Trump nominates a moron to be the next HUD Secretary by Lynda Carson
Ben Carson is known as a far right wing-nut who is considered to be a moron by many as a direct result of his views and past statements!...
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 4:24PM
text Frivolous Spending at Sonoma State University by Natalee Lewis
CSU is proposing a tuition increase, while schools seem to have more than enough money to spare. This is evident when visiting campuses. Sonoma State has recently built a million dollar music hall and is working on a new wine spectator building. So why does the CSU need to raise tuition?...
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 3:31PM
text The Rising Housing Prices In Sonoma County by Caroline Griffin
In this piece I am discussing the difficulties and challenges Sonoma County residents face with the increasing housing prices. I am analyzing a Press Democrat article that looks at the negative effects of this housing crisis....
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 2:14PM
text Ukrainian Cossack dance to the Turkish piping by RedDickson
Due to Poroshenko's ventures, Ukraine runs the risk of turning into a Turkish enclave on the border with Europe one day....
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 7:34AM