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textSanta Barbara County Staff Recommends Approval of ExxonMobil’s Plan to Restart Offshore Platforms, Truck Oil by Center for Biological Diversity
Planning Staff Reverses Opposition to Using Hazardous Highway 166...
Posted: Mon Sep 20, 2021 3:44PM
textWith a plan against the climate crisis by Philip Broistedt and Christian Hofmann
Quality and enjoyment would be the new maxims, and the true wealth would be free time. Admittedly, a change in consciousness would remain necessary, and many a convenience in lifestyle would have to be abandoned in favor of the ecosystem. However, the standard of living could be raised significantly through free time and leisure....
Posted: Thu Sep 2, 2021 5:20AM
textThe Shortwave Report 08/27/21 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 Havana Cuba, NHK Japan, and Radio Deutsche-Welle...
Posted: Thu Aug 26, 2021 6:06PM
textConcord Police Association Back Seeno - Developer With Criminal History by Pseudonymous
It is not usual for a police officers' association to openly express an opinion in a development decision. Yet, the Concord Police Association, which represents 130 police officers, openly supported Seeno/Discovery Builders - a company known for mortgage fraud, price inflation, the desecration of a Patwin burial site, and who recently tried to sue the East Bay Regional Parks in an attempt to stop the development of the the Thurgood Marshall Regional Park in the Concord hillside. The president...
Posted: Mon Aug 23, 2021 3:31PM
textClimate Crisis and Social Transformation in the Age of Corona by Norbert Trenkle
The temporary moratorium on economic activity in large parts of the world has done nothing at all to change the fundamental logic of the capitalist mode of production, which is driven by the end-in-itself motion of endlessly reproducing abstract wealth, represented by money....
Posted: Sat Aug 14, 2021 6:31AM
textThe Shortwave Report 08/13/21 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. NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Radio Deutsche-Welle, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Aug 12, 2021 5:01PM
textS. C. Community Credit Union members fight sale to NY developer for luxury hotel! by Build Community not Hotels Working Group
Movement to stop the Santa Cruz Community Credit union from selling valuable land zoned for housing to a NY developer to build a 228 room luxury hotel. A call for credit union members to attend an online meeting Friday from 12-2 and information about the situation for non-members....
Posted: Tue Aug 10, 2021 8:40AM
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
textLearning to shrink by Philipp T. Hinz
An economy that does not grow can nevertheless always change and even improve in the process. It can become more ecological, for example. Last year, for example, CO2 emissions fell by almost six percent - more than at any time since the Second World War. A shrinking economy can make its players even happier. For example, because people work less and spend more time with their families....
Posted: Fri Jul 23, 2021 11:16AM
textThe Shortwave Report 07/23/21 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 22, 2021 4:57PM
textThe Shortwave Report 07/16/21 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. NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2021 5:21PM
textRichard Branson’s flight and the privatization of space travel by Bryan Dyne (WSWS repost)
Richard Branson’s flight has no connection to the democratization of space or the progress of humanity. It is to further enrich himself and to make outer space the playground of the very rich....
Posted: Thu Jul 15, 2021 2:28AM
textThe Shortwave Report 07/02/21 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. NHK Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, and Spanish National Radio....
Posted: Thu Jul 1, 2021 5:36PM
textThe Shortwave Report 06/25/21 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, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Jun 24, 2021 3:46PM
textShrink or Die? by John Bellamy Foster
Shrinkage means the voluntary downsizing of the national economy, including a reduction in gross domestic product. "Voluntary" here indicates a preference for voluntaristic solutions - though not as individualistic and unplanned as in the Voluntary Simplicity movement in the U.S., where (usually higher-earning) individuals individually decide to opt out of the existing, consumerist market model....
Posted: Thu Jun 24, 2021 10:34AM
textCoalition highlights legislation to address plastic pollution caused by oil companies by Ramona du Houx
Plastic pollution is killing us. In honor of Endangered Species Day, national Elected Officials back the federal Break Free From Plastic Pollution Act...
Posted: Thu May 20, 2021 8:05AM
textNo, Biden's Not Banning Burgers - But Meat is a Real Climate Problem by Madison Geramoni
This article goes into detail about the misconceptions created by right winged politicians in regards to Biden's expectation to meet the Green New Deal....
Posted: Wed May 12, 2021 1:23PM
textCalifornia to ban new fracking permits by Jan. 2024, phase out oil extraction by 2045 by Dan Bacher
Representatives of environmental justice and climate justice groups praised the directive for being a step in the right direction, but said phasing out oil extraction in California by 2045 is too late and noted that frontline communities need an immediate 2500 foot health and safety buffer now, not later....
Posted: Wed May 12, 2021 5:10AM
textWhy Are Bee Protectors Asking For a No Mow May by Bee Protector
Reasons behind NoMowMay...
Posted: Sat May 1, 2021 12:58AM
textThe Shortwave Report 04/23/21 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. Sputnik Radio, NHK Japan, and Spanish National Radio....
Posted: Thu Apr 22, 2021 8:32PM