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text How Semantics Could Change Our Lives by M. A. Campbell
published op-ed...
Posted: Sun May 20, 2018 11:47PM
text After the Iran Deal - What's Next in the Fight Against Nuclear Weapons? by Erick Willemse
Interested in finding out more about the implications of Trump's decision to walk away from the Iran deal? Sign up to take part in tomorrow's webinar at 8 PM Eastern Standard Time....
Posted: Sun May 20, 2018 7:07PM
image Amazon indigenous leaders and allies call on CA to phase out oil production & processing 480_32928245_1951979868180796_6527952614603096064_o_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Chevron wields enormous political influence in the state, since it is one of the biggest contributors in the state to political campaigns every year. Chevron and the Western States Petroleum Association also regularly top the list of spenders on lobbying in Sacramento. Photo by David Solnit....
Posted: Sat May 19, 2018 8:29PM
text Dianne Feinstein's Promotion of War, Secret Animal Abuse, Military Profiteering by California Peace
Feinstein has a long history of voting for war appropriations. She quietly cosponsored the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act which criminalizes many exposures of institutional torture of animals. She has profiteered personally from war....
Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 3:46PM
image Rep. Calvert introduces rider to spending bill banning lawsuits against Delta Tunnels 480_ken_calvert_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
John McManus, Executive Director of the Golden Gate Salmon Association (GGSA) that represents sport and commercial salmon fishermen and related businesses, said salmon and other West Coast fish species “will be wiped out if the current version of the tunnels is built, which is why GGSA and allies are already in court calling for a fair legal review.”...
Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 1:05PM
text California landlords are fined $8,000 by HUD for racist rental practices by Lynda Carson
Despite doing business in California, and being fined $8,000 for being involved in racist rental practices, records with the Bureau of Real Estate reveal that the status of the real estate license for Macbeth Apartment Services Inc., is expired and according to records with the Secretary of State their corporation status has been suspended!...
Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 11:51PM
image State, water contractors move forward quickly with Delta Tunnels construction plans 480_sacramento_river_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
If the Delta Tunnels are built, project opponents say San Francisco Bay-Delta and West Coast fisheries will be decimated while not one drop of new water will be created....
Posted: Wed May 16, 2018 10:35AM
text State agency fails to protect vulnerable communities from pesticide exposure, report finds by Californians for Pesticide Reform
Department of Pesticide Regulation receives poor grades in 2nd annual agency assessment...
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 9:00PM
image Bills to stop new oil drilling off California coast go into suspense file 480_regina__1.jpg by Dan Bacher
In the first quarter of 2018 alone, the Western States Petroleum Association spent $2,025,000 to promote the Big Oil agenda, including stopping AB 1775 and SB 834, according to documents filed with the California Secretary of State on April 30. Photo: Regina Chichizola, of the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations (PCFFA) and Save California's Salmon, holds her son, Malcolm, as she speaks out against new offshore oil drilling at a press conference in Sacramento in February w...
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 6:32PM
calendar Protest Ehud Barak - War Criminals Not Welcome in the Bay Area 480_70-years-nakba_1.jpg by Answer Coalition (repost)
JCCSF 3200 California St, San Francisco, California 94118 See details below for public transportation....
Event Date: Wed May 16, 2018 6:00PM
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 6:15PM
text Big money in opposition to efforts to repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act by Lynda Carson
Wealthy landlords, realtors, and developers have teamed up together against renters campaigning against the Costa-Hawkins Act, and the competing campaigns are gearing up for a huge battle to come!...
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 6:14PM
calendar Louie's Live Show Free by Gregory Stevens
305 N. California Ave. Palo Alto CA 94301 ADA accessable....
Event Date: Sat May 19, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 12:07PM
calendar Rally to Defend Venezuela's Sovereignty! 480_venez1_1.jpg by ANSWER Coalition
24th and Mission Sts....
Event Date: Sun May 20, 2018 2:00PM
Posted: Mon May 14, 2018 8:34AM
text “A Change In Semantics: How A Shift in Vocabulary Can Save The World” by M. A. Campbell
This piece is meant to bring change within ourselves and to realize that the natural world needs our help to prevent pollution. We can do this by simply changing the ways in which we articulate meaning through semantics....
Posted: Sat May 12, 2018 4:51PM
document Settlers: The Mythology of the White Proletariat from Mayflower to Modern settlers.pdf_140_.jpg by Kersplebedeb Left-Wing Books
“Settlers is a critical analysis of the colonization of the Americas that overturns the 'official' narrative of poor and dispossessed European settlers to reveal the true nature of genocidal invasion and land theft that has occurred for over five hundred years. If you want to understand the present, you must know the past, and this book is a vital contribution to that effort.” —Gord Hill, author of 500 Years of Indigenous Resistance...
Posted: Sat May 12, 2018 10:28AM
text Rent control campaigns presently in ten California cities by Lynda Carson
Rent control and just cause eviction protections are the only fair and humane ways to slow down greedy landlords and profiteering realtors from gouging renters with never ending rent increases, unjust evictions, displacing renters from their communities, and adding to the already-dire affordable housing crisis in California!...
Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 11:56PM
image How Much Do Bay Area Companies Make From Pentagon Contracts? 480_fortressbayareashield1fixedtransparent.jpg by Fortress Bay Area
How Much Do Bay Area Companies Make From Pentagon Contracts? #FortressBayArea Counties, Ranked....
Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 6:22PM
document Public Banking in Santa Rosa / Sonoma County soc_336-_public_banking_project.pdf_140_.jpg by Students of Sonoma State Investigative Sociol
The results of our study reveal that the monopolization of the private banking system exploits citizens, small business, and communities, and stifles communal growth via loan programs designed to earn maximum profits for investors in Wall Street regardless of the negative impact at the local level....
Posted: Thu May 10, 2018 10:01PM
image Santa Clara Valley Water District Board Votes 4-3 to Support Twin Tunnels 480_2016board-sm_1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Dozens of local ratepayers Tuesday and in previous meetings testified as to the adverse impacts the project would have, including raising water rates for low income families and devastating the Delta and West Coast fisheries, but the Board nonetheless voted for the project under tremendous pressure from Governor Jerry Brown and the Metropolitan Water District. Left to right: Tony Estremera, District 6; Richard Santos, District 3; John L. Varela, District 1; Gary Kremen, District 7; Barbar...
Posted: Wed May 9, 2018 9:12PM
calendar Forum "Al-Nakba 70" with Zeiad Abbas Shamrouch 480_al-nakba_sm_1.jpg by ANSWER Coalition
2969 Mission St., near 26th St....
Event Date: Fri May 18, 2018 7:00PM
Posted: Wed May 9, 2018 11:47AM