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text Bay Area students protest against gun violence and mass killings in schools by Lynda Carson
According to the East Bay Times, this morning students in Alameda, from Alameda High School, protested against mass shootings and gun violence a week after the mass killings took place in Florida, at Marjory Stonemason Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida!...
Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2018 10:38PM
text From School Shootings to Revolutionary Social Transformations by Bob M
After the Stoneman Douglas shootings, students are calling for a walkout for gun reform. This article suggests the importance of revolutionary reforms, and the direction that some of such actions might be made....
Posted: Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:51PM
text 4/20/18 Nati'l Student Walkout to Demand Gun Control by Ban All Guns
April 20, 2018 is the date set for a National Student Walkout to demand gun control. Nazi Trump signed a law making it easier for mentally ill people to obtain guns, and so far, there is no effort to repeal that law. The fact remains, guns are for killing people and therefore all guns should be banned, thereby eliminating the military, the police, and gun-toting prison guards as well as the 300 million guns in civilian hands in this country of 325 million people, 1/3 of whom own guns, so th...
Posted: Sat Feb 17, 2018 8:37PM
text Researching Islamic Terrorism in Europe by Anthony Ravlich
Saving Western civilization and global freedom. I am seeking funding to research Islamic terrorism in Europe. My recent book shows some aspects that require further research e.g. on 10 Dec the UN extended the domain of secularism to cover the whole Universal Declaration which, in the case of Bangladesh (see ch) certainly appeared to lead to an enormous eruption of violence by Muslim extremists who are anti-secular. This strongly suggests the UN's decision may have led to an increase in global...
Posted: Wed Feb 14, 2018 5:17PM
text Turning Point USA opens door for white supremacists on campus by Dahn Shaulis
Turning Point USA is a racist, anti-feminist, anti-intellectual organization backed by billionaires, the NRA, and members of the fossil fuel industry. It has organizations at hundreds of high schools and college campuses. And the group uses dirty tricks to incite others on campus....
Posted: Wed Feb 7, 2018 11:51PM
text Teachers in Mosul learn to cope with traumatised pupils by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
On a classroom whiteboard in the battered city of Mosul the words "rediscovering how to smile" outline the heartbreaking task of Iraqi teachers striving to heal their students' mental scars after brutal Islamic State group rule....
Posted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 12:52AM
text Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival Research by Andrea, Nelly, Sofia, Zully, Zaira, Raquel, Gaby
Current laws and stipulations are threatening the legal status of immigrants in the United States. The president’s decision to end DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and call congress to act has left the “Dreamers” of the country in uncertainty. A set of interviews were held with DACA recipients of Sonoma County to understand the demographic of the recipients and the effects recent laws have had on them and their families. The interviews will help understand who the DACA populatio...
Posted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 8:18PM
text Analysis of Police Brutality if Seen at Sonoma State by Amanda Zuidema et al
Research on if Sonoma State students experience police brutality...
Posted: Fri Dec 8, 2017 6:53PM
text BCR, Identity Europa rallying tonight at Sproul Plaza by Anon.
Berkeley College Republicans and Identity Europa are holding a rally 6:30PM tonight at UC Berkeley campus, using Kate Steinle's death as a prop to push their agenda....
Posted: Thu Dec 7, 2017 11:46AM
text Homelessness and Mental Illness within Sonoma County by Paula A, Jenna C, Dom R, B Louie, A Semenza, K Cruz
Our research teams decided to look into the homeless mentally ill within Sonoma County. Specifically, the resources and programs that are avaliable to this vulnerable population....
Posted: Wed Dec 6, 2017 7:51PM
text Social Justice and Social Justice Week at Sonoma State University by Liz A, Maria C, Lorena G, Lizbeth R, Selene R, Jimena S
Our research team aimed to dissect the term social justice and simplify its complex meaning. We did so by collecting data from interviews and surveys. The answers to our interview questions represent the complexity of this topic....
Posted: Wed Dec 6, 2017 2:08PM
text IYSSE mounts campaign against UC Berkeley police censorship by Evan Blake (WSWS repost)
In response to claims that new policies at UC Berkeley have made "free speech available to only those that the police deem safe or those wealthy enough to pay for it,” the university said it would modify its policy to make it less onerous. The fundamental thrust of the policy remains unchanged, however. Student groups can still be required to pay the police if they wish to hold a meeting....
Posted: Fri Dec 1, 2017 10:53PM
text Are the Mentally Ill Homeless Falling through the Cracks of Society? by Paula Albertolli (SSU group)
Did an investigative research project for Sonoma State University’s Investigative sociology class. Our topic was the social problem of homelessness. However, we mainly focused on a specific group of the homeless community; those who suffer from mental illness. The mentally ill homeless seem to have fallen through the cracks of society. We looked for a possible resolution to issue of mental health among the homeless population, and looked into what is already available....
Posted: Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:34AM
text DACA in the shadows by Zaira J. Ayala
The article will focus on the effects and problems 3,000 DACA recipients face in Sonoma County. Unfortunately, today DACA isn't getting enough recognition from the media nor is receving government action....
Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:14PM
text Personal Op-Ed Report on Social Justice by Selene Robledo
Research at Sonoma State University about the believe of Social Justice....
Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:15PM
text Social Justice Week at Sonoma State University by Lorena Guerrero-Diaz
Social Justice has had a negative connotation in the media lately, it is seen as something that goes against traditional beliefs. In reality, social justice is a movement that allows people to stand up for those who don’t have a voice, those who have been structurally and racially disempowered in today’s world. It is important to be able to fight for our rights and against social injustices such as police brutality, socioeconomic status, and health disparities....
Posted: Wed Nov 29, 2017 12:23PM
text Sonoma State University: Economic Inequality, Gender Bias, Racism, Police Brutality, and LGBTQ Discrimination by Maria Corona
Social Justice Issues have been sought out throughout the Sonoma State University to figure out how it is that they effect the way our students and professors go about on campus. The following Op-Ed indicates major points that will be part of the final research paper....
Posted: Mon Nov 27, 2017 10:03PM
text Addressing Police Brutality at Sonoma State University by Amanda Zuidema
While police brutality was not found at Sonoma State University, it is an issue worth talking about....
Posted: Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:43AM
text DACA Demographics of Sonoma County by Sofia Espinosa
Current laws affects and demographics of who DACA recipients are....
Posted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:08PM
text Benjamin Tucker: American Mutualist Part 2: Freedoms in the Individualist Society by .
Tucker's individualist society is based solely on contract so the associations or 'governments' in the individualist society could be any way people choose. The society would be organized in any way people wished and those who did not wish to take part would not have too. For example the society could be extremely democratic or extremely hierarchical, extremely religious or extremely atheist, or anything in between ect ect.. and those who disagreed would not have to live by the society rules ...
Posted: Sun Oct 1, 2017 5:40PM