text Trump's New Pick Alexander Acosta Worked For Union Busting Law firm in Chicago by reposted
Alexander Acosta Worked As A Lawyer for A Chicago Union Busting Law Firm...
Posted: Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:22AM
text Trump Trump Hate by Don Eichelberger
The hate divide in America is great and growing. Can we work toward a non-violent approach and deal with the Trump administration by building on areas we can find agreement on? Here are some ideas for modeling a more positive political process in the face of world insanity....
Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2017 9:51PM
text Congress Moves Slowly on Bipartisan Puerto Rico Recommendations by Greg Williams
Congress has not acted on recommendations made by its Puerto Rico task force it implemented last year....
Posted: Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:18AM
text Raids on Santa Cruz Immigrant Communities Cause Severe Damage by Xirenita
Eyewitness and on-the-ground accounts from those directly affected by the recent pre-dawn raids launched by Department of Homeland Security and Santa Cruz Police Department on Monday, February 13 2017....
Posted: Thu Feb 16, 2017 1:51AM
text Cook Inlet Gas Pipeline Leak Shows Risks of Offshore Drilling by Center for Biological Diversity
Hilcorp Alaska Has Been Fined for Disregarding Regulations, Seeks to Build Massive Liberty Project in Beaufort Sea...
Posted: Wed Feb 15, 2017 5:44PM
text Trump Voids Dodd-Frank 1504 Transparency Rule by Greg Williams
President Trump signed into law Congressional action to void requirements that the oil, gas and mining industries report financial activity in countries where they operate....
Posted: Tue Feb 14, 2017 1:42PM
text Trump's elite cabinet poised to wage class warfare by
Trump rode into office as a populist for the working class; however his nominees are neoconservative politicos who intend to wage war on the middle class; can what happened to Detroit expand nationwide? Why people must unify and act quickly...
Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2017 4:58PM
text The Lie of the Civilized Western World by Sascha Pommrenke
"Terrorism is the war of the poor and war is the terrorism of the rich," Peter Ustinov said and thereby contradicted the media picture "we," the West who had to resist after being attacked without reason by barbarians. The so-called western values seem to be military values....
Posted: Sun Feb 12, 2017 5:53PM
text The Lie of the Civilized Western World by Sascha Pommrenke
"Terrorism is the war of the poor and war is the terrorism of the rich," Peter Ustinov said and thereby contradicted the media picture "we," the West who had to resist after being attacked without reason by barbarians. The history of the West is sold to us as a success story of democracy, the constitutional state, and capitalism. Actually, it is a history of countless wars and war crimes, state terrorism, torture, exploitation, and destruction. The so-called western values seem to be military...
Posted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 5:54AM
text Impeach Trump Movement Has Started by Stop Fascism
On Thursday, Congressman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) filed a “resolution of inquiry” that amounts to the first legislative step toward impeachment. From: The petition is at
Posted: Sat Feb 11, 2017 3:40AM
text GOP leader threatens Berkeley protesters for protesting at Cal Berkeley by Lynda Carson
In response to the February 1st protest in Berkeley against the assault on sanctuary campuses, a day later, GOP leader Dan Adamini, Secretary of the Marquette County Republican Party in Michigan promoted the idea that we need another Kent State massacre to bring an end to protests at Cal Berkeley!...
Posted: Wed Feb 8, 2017 9:45PM
text War Without End by Peter Jaeggi
The West likes to pose as the moral authority for the whole world. The West overran the world for years with disastrous and illegal wars. Glyphosate is the Agent Orange of our time. The US accused Vietnam of attacking one of its warships in the Gulf of Tonkin and began bombing the country. But this attack was a fiction....
Posted: Wed Feb 8, 2017 4:35AM
text Labor Files Friend of the Court Brief Against Muslim Ban by Solidarity Forever
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has made the briefs and livestream of the 2/7/17 hearing available to the public without having to use PACER due to the high interest in the case State of Washington v Trump, 17-35105, on the Muslim ban. The long list of friend of the court (amicus) briefs and other items of interest may be found here....
Posted: Tue Feb 7, 2017 8:04PM
text Poll: Most Americans don't want US embassy moved to Jerusalem by Grant Smith
An IRmep poll fielded by Google Consumer Surveys January 27-29 reveals 56.2 percent of the US adult Internet user population prefers the US keep its Israel embassy in Tel Aviv. Only 38.3 percent prefer moving it to Jerusalem, while 5.5 percent are either uncertain or have other responses. The statistically-significant survey has an RMSE score of 3.3%....
Posted: Tue Feb 7, 2017 12:05PM
text Judge in Seattle halts Trump’s immigration order nationwide; White House vows fight by Seattle Times
In a stunning rebuke, a federal judge in Seattle has ordered a national halt to enforcement of President Trump’s controversial travel ban on citizens from seven predominantly Muslim nations....
Posted: Mon Feb 6, 2017 12:23PM
text President Trump - We are Witnesses of a Turn of an Era by Jens Berger
Trump managed to stage himself as a candidate waging a crusade against the political establishment. Only 9% of the population still stands behind the elected congress in a country where established politics has hit rock bottom. Was this the revenge of the degraded? Does politics only give more to the top 1% and loses sight of the remaining 99%. Traditional politics has no answer to these questions. Insulting voters is not competence. Neoliberal politics knows many losers and very few winners....
Posted: Mon Feb 6, 2017 4:22AM
text Caution: Don't Glorify Obama's Record in the Era of Trump by Sheila Carrillo
Description of how my initial fears about an Obama presidency--his campaign pledges to send more troops to Afganistan, his support of the Death Penalty and Charter Schools played out during his presidency. The importance of not glamorizing the militarism and neoliberal policies that characterized his term in office, in light of the monster administration that it led to....
Posted: Sat Feb 4, 2017 6:49AM
text Senate Overturns Dodd-Frank Transparency Measure by Greg
The US Senate voided a rule requiring greater financial transparency in the oil, gas and mining industries by a vote of 52-48....
Posted: Fri Feb 3, 2017 8:57AM
text Petition to Stop Betsy Devos' Confirmation as Education Secretary by Now is the Time
The petition to stop the confirmation of Betsy Devos as Education Secretary is at
Posted: Thu Feb 2, 2017 7:56PM
text What Milo and the Alt-Right get wrong about the Free Speech Movement by Anonymous
A speaking event by Milo Yiannopoulos at UC Berkeley was cancelled last night after a protest erupted outside the Student Union. Yiannopoulos was scheduled to appear at the Pauley Ballroom, inside the building. Milo and his supporters have claimed that the protest and the cancellation was counter to the values of Free Speech. The Alt-Right have tried to identify their movement as an extension, or modern incarnation, of the Free Speech movement. Milo's supporters have invoked Mario Savio's...
Posted: Thu Feb 2, 2017 5:45PM