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text Homeless Shelter Crisis in Sonoma County by Chelsea Turner
A "homeless shelter crisis" was declared by the city council of Sonoma County in a 5-0 vote. Mental illness is another issue that needs to be addressed in the homeless community on top of funding for homeless shelters....
Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:22PM
text Police training and Mental Illness by Samantha H.
Police training does not have a focus on protecting a single individual if there is a greater community at risk. They motto is for the "greater good" rather than good of all....
Posted: Thu Dec 6, 2018 10:29AM
text A Problem That Needs Our Attention: The Elderly Living In Isolation by Briana Cerda
The elderly are living in social isolation. The isolation causes health problems which may shorten their lives. We as community members must support the elderly by volunteering or simply being compassionate and saying hello....
Posted: Wed Dec 5, 2018 12:26PM
text "We live in a time of radical counter-enlightenment" by Rainer Mausfeld
Political struggle always means the struggle over the definitional power and appropriation of the world. For decades, neoliberalism has carried out a redistribution project against the majority of the population. This neoliberal project is only possible when the democratic substance is dismantled or neutralized. More and more people recognize the rupture between ideology and reality....
Posted: Mon Dec 3, 2018 3:39AM
text Homelessness and Mental Illnesses Decreases Life Expectancy by Nicole Bendana
The alarming news about homelessness and mentally ill community in California. Bringing awareness and staring discussions....
Posted: Sun Dec 2, 2018 11:21PM
text Food Advertising Undermining Healthy Food Advocates by Meaganj650@gmail.com
People are concerned abut the rising rates of unhealthy people in America. They turn to eating habits and lack of exercise to explain these rising concerns. However, as we try to change eating habits by implamenting rules such as the Healthy- Hunger free kids Act of 2010 to target children, or rising sugary beverage tax, food advertising continues to persuade the public what to eat. Are we truly doing the best we can or should we change the way food advertisements promote food?...
Posted: Sun Dec 2, 2018 9:21PM
text Did California Fire Spread Radioactive Fallout? by Michael Steinberg
Did the Woolsey Fire in Southern California spread radioactive fallout?...
Posted: Fri Nov 30, 2018 4:14PM
text Will CA Department of Pesticide Regulation ban Big Ag's use of Toxic Air Contaminates? by Kate Hitt
As a Watsonville local and school bus driver, I have had it with all the toxic fumigants and sprays that are poisoning us and contributing to climate change. I joined Safe Ag, Safe Schools to stop poisoning kids and neighbors by making 1 mile 24-hour no toxic spray or fumigation buffer zones around schools....
Posted: Wed Nov 21, 2018 11:39PM
text Socialism in American English by Robert Ogman and Hans-Jurgen Urban
The attacks of Republicans on the existing welfare system are driving the US population to the left. Proposals for a universal health care enjoy the support of around 70% of US citizens. Attempts of Republicans to represent all welfare state proposals as Maoist, Stalinist or Venezualan nightmares are losing credibility. Teacher strikes in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Arizona, and Colorado urge changes...
Posted: Tue Nov 20, 2018 4:00AM
text Down In Smoke SF by Michael Steinberg
Smoke from the Camp Fire has turned San Francisco into a high tech ghost town....
Posted: Mon Nov 19, 2018 3:46PM
text USDA Withholds Names Of Turkey Companies Spreading Salmonella by FN
Update on the turkey salmonella outbreak which has spread to 35 states as of November....
Posted: Sat Nov 17, 2018 11:45AM
text DPR Recommends Interim Restrictions on Use of Chlorpyrifos by Charlotte Fadipe
In an ongoing effort to protect human health and the environment, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation has recommended new interim restrictions on the use of the pesticide chlorpyrifos....
Posted: Thu Nov 15, 2018 11:10AM
text 11/6/18 Election: Labor’s Gains & Lessons by Housing for All
There were 2 litmus test issues on the ballot, Cal Prop 10 to extend rent control and vacancy control and SF Prop C to house the homeless. The opponents of these 2 crucial measures to put an end to California’s and San Francisco’s housing emergency are the Nazi Trump voters, regardless of which party they claim to belong to, as these are the 2 workingclass propositions. Since Proposition 10 could only get 36% of the vote, it will have to be put on the November 2020 ballot because the housin...
Posted: Wed Nov 7, 2018 1:07AM
text Get Out The Vote 11/3-6/18 for Cal Prop 10 and SF Prop C for Housing for All by GOTV
It is barricades time this Get Out The Vote (GOTV) 4-day voting period, Nov 3-6, 2018, to support Cal Prop 10 to extend rent control and vacancy control and to support SF Prop C to house the homeless. These 2 propositions will be close and each only needs 50% plus 1 vote to pass so your vote will make a difference. Considering we have a housing emergency statewide, we need every single supporter of Props 10 and Prop C to vote to literally keep us all housed....
Posted: Fri Nov 2, 2018 9:32AM
text Nuke Plants Cause Cancer Deaths, Rates Fall When They Shut Down by Michael Steinberg
A recent study shows that nuclear power plants cause excess cancer deaths though their routine radioactive releases when they are operating. The rate of cancer deaths declines after they shut down....
Posted: Thu Nov 1, 2018 3:08PM
text UC Berkeley to close People's Park restroom by Preserve People's Park
According to a Berkeley city government document, the University of California is planning on closing the People's Park restroom "in the very near future", as part of the first phase of its development plan....
Posted: Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:59PM
text SF Election Fraud Alert on Prop C by Yes on C to House the Homeless
Less than 2 weeks before election day, we suddenly received an anti-Prop C multi-colored slick mailer from the Democrats' election fraud team led by one of its beneficiaries, Gavin Newsom, about to be installed as Governor, when most of the vote-by-mail voters have voted as we received our vote-by-mail ballots on October 6, 2018. The vote is likely to be close, a good opportunity to commit election fraud so we the workingclass can continue to experience homelessness and the rich can get riche...
Posted: Wed Oct 24, 2018 9:11PM
text Oakland and San Francisco Named As Human Rights Violators by Posted by Lynda Carson
The Oakland conditions of discrimination and harassment of unhoused encampment residents and punitive denials of access to basic services constitute “cruel and inhuman treatment and is a violation of multiple human rights…"...
Posted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 3:57PM
text Vacancy Tax: Better Than Rent Control by Gavin R. Putland
How to push down rents while INCREASING the supply of housing....
Posted: Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:17PM
text BART Board Addresses 16th Street/Mission Street BART Plaza by San Francisco Food Not Bombs
The BART Board of Directors addressed the status of the 16th Street/Mission Street Plaza at today’s meeting....
Posted: Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:48PM