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text Mexican Socialists position on Presidential Election / San Francisco Forum by Left Party / Partido de Izquierda
FORO EN SAN FRANCISCO.Dos socialistas Mexicanas daran su posturta sobre las Presidenciales Mexicanas. Sabado 23 de JUnio, 16 horas - Mission Cultural Center...
Posted: Sun Jun 17, 2018 2:21PM
text Federal Workers Alliance file lawsuit against three workforce executive orders by Lynda Carson
On June 13, 2018, a large coalition of 13 unions collectively known as the Federal Workers Alliance (FWA), representing 300,000 federal workers, sued the Trump administration for violating the rights of government workers to be represented by unions in their workplaces!...
Posted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 2:11AM
text Kim Jong-un: The story of the boy dictator who bested the US president by Repost
Kim Jong-un: The story of the boy dictator who bested the US president....
Posted: Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:06PM
text Authoritarian Capitalism and Digital Demagogue by Christian Fuchs
Trump is not an individual phenomenon but one of many structural manifestations of the sudden change of neoliberalism into authoritarian capitalism. The media's profitmongering intensifies the visibility of rightwing ideology. Enlightenment has a negative dialectic under conditions of capital....
Posted: Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:06AM
text Congresswoman Barbara Lee condemns proposed use of low-yield nukes by Lynda Carson
On June 7, 2018, Congresswoman Barbara Lee released a statement in response to the defeat of her amendment to defund $65 million allocated by the House of Representatives for low-yield nukes!...
Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 8:30PM
text The Shortwave Report 06/15/18 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, and Spanish National Radio....
Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:28PM
text Armenia's 'Interim Government' leads the country to geopolitical collapse by Erica Lechner
Inability of Armenian opposition to compete legally with the Republican Party of Armenia (RPA) in conditions of accumulated problems in social and economic fields, multi-level corruption, the stranglehold of oligarchic monopolies and growing military tension around Nagorno-Karabakh creates a high level of Armenian society's needs for radical solutions to internal political problems....
Posted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:12AM
text At Kim-Trump photo-op, corporate media repeats Imperial narrative by DLi
The entire world is rightfully focused on the US-DPRK Summit in Singapore that may signal a possible end to the 7-decade long US hostility toward North Korea. US President--aka Agent Orange or Petulant Twitter-in-chief--used the photo-op to promote another "Alternative Narrative" that his punitive sanctions prompted Pyongyang to come to the peace table. T-rump completely dismissed the persistent & pivotal efforts by South Korean President Moon, President Xi of China, plus countless thousa...
Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 6:23PM
text Austerity Policy as Momentous Mistake by Philipp Heimberger
The IMF's austerity policy of the last years was misguided. That austerity policy led to intensified growth declines and increasing unemployment and did not reach its goal of permanently calming the financial markets. Public investments could raise economic growth both in the short- and long-term. State expenditures have a considerable influence on employment and growth....
Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 5:16PM
text San Francisco Voters Pass Nation’s First Right to Counsel Ballot Measure by Shanti Singh
San Francisco voters have resoundingly approved Proposition F, a ballot measure to guarantee a universal right to legal counsel for tenants facing eviction, becoming the first city in California, and the second city in the nation, to establish a right to counsel for tenants facing eviction....
Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:52AM
text The $2.5 billion traffickers of nuclear doom by Lynda Carson
As right-wing fascist President Donald Trump and “fascist war hawk” United States National Security Advisor, John Bolton, are reportedly in Singapore to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for a discussion about the denuclearization of North Korea, there appears to be a missed opportunity to discuss the denuclearization of the United States!...
Posted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 2:33AM
text Homeless Rights HoeDown Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday (June 12-14) by HUFF, Conscience in Action, & Jeremy Alderson
Various events including Tuesday's Homelessness Marathon and City Council Speakout, Wednesday'a HUFF meeting and Juneteenth Celebration, and Thursday's Picketing Prejudice at Parks and Rec HQ are up for observaton and participation in the next few days....
Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:51PM
text Angola 3 Newsletter: Keep On Keeping On by International Coalition to Free the Angola 3
We have just released the latest issue of our newsletter, focusing on 'Soledad Brother' John Clutchette's release from a California prison, Robert King and Albert Woodfox's visit to Santa Cruz CA, Jena 6 Defendant Theo Shaw's graduation from law school, Angola Prison inmates demanding an end to slavery, NRCAT's Torture Awareness Month, and the passing of Tiyo Attallah Salah-El....
Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:30PM
text Keith McHenry's Food not Bombs and Homeless Update from Santa Cruz by Medea Benjamin (posted by Norse)
Video of Santa Cruz Food Not Bombs activist Keith McHenry walking Medea Bejamin through the twice-weekly sidewalk meal outside the Santa Cruz main post office and giving an extensive update on the anti-homeless measures taken by Santa Cruz authorities on Sunday June 10th....
Posted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:36PM
text Summer 2018 National Immigrant Solidarity Network News Alert! by Lee Siu Hin - Immigrant Solidarity Network
Trump's Animals ICE And Prisoner Sexual Abuse Racists Are On The Loose!...
Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:58PM
text Fresno Anti-Authoritarians Call to Action by Fresno Anarchist Bloc
Ivanka Trump Protest in Fresno...
Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 2:40PM
text Neoliberalism and Authoritarianism - A Symbiotic Pair by Sebastian Dittrich
Rightwing populist parties mix the conventional authoritarian political style with neoliberal economic ideas emphasizing the free unregulated market and the sleek but strong state. For Hayek, the value of a political system is measured by how well it secures liberal freedoms. Interest-groups like unions allegedly threaten democracy and force a socially just redistribution policy on the wealthy minority....
Posted: Sun Jun 10, 2018 7:46AM
text June 5th Cal Primary: Two Greens Made Top Two for 11/18 Elections by Labor's Gains & Lessons
It finally happened. The Green Party of California has made the Top Two for November 2018 in US Congressional Districts 34 and 40. In District 34, Kenneth Mejia will run against incumbent Democrat Jimmy Gomez (43) who has only been in office for 1 year. In District 40, Rodolfo Cortes Barragan will run against incumbent Democrat Lucille Roybal-Allard (76), who has been in Congress since 1993 (13 terms), but only 5 years in this new district. Both districts are in the Los Angeles area....
Posted: Sat Jun 9, 2018 5:13PM
text ACLU Statement of Opposition to Anti-Homeless Measures at Louden Nelson Center and Park by ACLU (posted by Norse)
In April, ACLU Chair Peter Geldblum sent a letter to the City's Parks & Recreation Department expressing revulsion and concern regarding the recent closure of the bathrooms and other restrictive actions burdening the public and especially local homeless folks. I post it here....
Posted: Sat Jun 9, 2018 1:53PM
text HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s housing plan would raise rents by 20% on Oakland’s poor by Lynda Carson
As HUD Secretary Ben Carson takes aim at the poor with his catastrophic budget cuts to make up for the massive tax breaks given to the rich by Congress during the past year, he resides in luxury in Vienna, VA!...
Posted: Thu Jun 7, 2018 9:42PM