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textCal Democrats Not Paying Unemployment Claims; Pro-War Feinstein by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
From the home front, with the California Supermajority Democratic Legislature & Governor contracting out to process millions of unemployment claims, many unpaid for months, to California Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein voting to continue the blood for oil illegal occupation and war in Afghanistan, the Democratic Party insists with every move it is the same as the Republican Party....
Posted: Fri Jul 3, 2020 10:44AM
textRo Khanna and Barbara Lee Could Defy “the Madness of Militarism” by Norman Solomon
A definite win for California progressives...
Posted: Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:56PM
textProgressives Must Fight With -- and In -- the Democratic Party by Norman Solomon
Gov. Newsom Should Give Democracy a Chance...
Posted: Thu Jun 25, 2020 10:55AM
textCalifornia “Berning” for Ro Khanna to Chair the State’s Delegation to Democratic National by Norman Solomon
Inclusion or charade?...
Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2020 1:14PM
textBudget Time: Transfer Police Budget to Services for the Workingclass by Name of the Game Is Money
On June 7, 2020, around 3 p.m., a march of a few thousand young people was seen on Bay Street, coming from the Marina, turning onto Columbus and filled the entire length of Columbus to Stockton, where it turned for a block to Vallejo, the heart of the working class Chinese immigrant community, where they stood and chanted "Black Lives Matter" outside a police station....
Posted: Sun Jun 7, 2020 5:38PM
textWas the "Sit out the Curfew" event the largest Bay Area "civil disobedience action" ever? by Just asking
This past Wednesday's "The Town Sits OUT the Curfew" event (see: https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2020/06/02/18833634.php ) had something like 8,000 people there, defying the curfew. So wasn't that the "largest Bay Area civil disobedience action" since at least the 1960's?...
Posted: Sun Jun 7, 2020 1:37PM
textG7 Finance Ministers Discuss COVID-19 Debt & Transparency Impacts for Developing Countries by Zachary Conti
Amidst questions of upcoming G7 meeting dates and which countries are participating, G7 Finance Ministers met virtually about economic issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The G7 meeting focused on aid, debt and transparency issues affecting developing countries impacted by the coronavirus....
Posted: Thu Jun 4, 2020 12:49PM
textOakland Community Demands In Advance of Curfew Action by APTP
A broad coalition of Oakland community organizations issued the following demands to Oakland and Alameda County public officials in advance of the mass civil disobedience action planned tonight at 8:05 pm in defiance of the curfew....
Posted: Wed Jun 3, 2020 6:03PM
textPublicly traded corporate looters are ripping off the Small Business Administration by Lynda Carson
Mayor London Breed and some trigger happy cops are blowing a lot of hot air at the petty thefts taking place during the George Floyd protests, as they look the other way as the publicly traded corporate looters are ripping off over $200 million from the Small Business Administration, that hurts the small businesses that can not get the loans that were meant to go to them through the Cares Act, and Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)!...
Posted: Sat May 30, 2020 11:56PM
textAmy Klobuchar, Minneapolis Police and Her VP Quest by Norman Solomon
Opportunism Running Amuck...
Posted: Thu May 28, 2020 4:36AM
textThe Sanders Campaign Was About “Us” -- Not Bernie -- Remember? by Norman Solomon
Time for leadership from the bottom up...
Posted: Thu May 14, 2020 9:58AM
textThe Fight for Bernie Delegates Is Escalating -- and Could Help Beat Trump by Norman Solomon
An Important Threshold Is in Reach...
Posted: Fri May 8, 2020 1:48AM
textFormer top officials in Bernie Sanders campaign form super PAC to back Joe Biden by Genevieve Leigh (WSWS Repost)
With the Democratic Party uniting to promote Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders holds his nose to let his supporters build a super PAC....
Posted: Sat May 2, 2020 8:17AM
textJoe Biden Needs an Intervention: An Open Letter to DNC Chair Tom Perez by Norman Solomon
"It takes two wings to fly."...
Posted: Thu Apr 30, 2020 10:21AM
textThe Deterioration of the United States by Troy Prouty*
COVID-19 is just a Virus. Propaganda is the Disease....
Posted: Wed Apr 29, 2020 3:11AM
textSome Progressives Are in Denial About Trump’s Fascist Momentum by Norman Solomon
"Get rid of the malignancy in the White House"...
Posted: Thu Apr 23, 2020 7:01PM
textShakespeare on Trump by Entering 6th Week of Quarantine
As we enter the 6th week of quarantine due to Nazi Trump’s inexcusable delay in preparing for a pandemic which was known to be a threat in November 2019 , the benchmark of literature in the English language, Shakespeare's writings, teach us that Trump is not an aberration....
Posted: Mon Apr 20, 2020 11:25AM
textBernie’s Pivot for Biden Isn’t Pleasant. But Trump Must Be Defeated. by Norman Solomon
Magical thinking and politics don't mix...
Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2020 2:23PM
textG20 Suspends Debt Payments for Poor Countries As the Coronavirus Spreads by Kate Zeller
The G20 announced a suspension of debt payments and interest for the world's 76 poorest countries in order to bolster health services to confront the coronavirus....
Posted: Wed Apr 15, 2020 4:09PM
textMajor Religious Institutions Urge President, IMF and G20 to Cancel Debts and Use Reserves by Kate Zeller
Many of the largest religious institutions are calling for financial crisis protections, debt relief and additional resources to protect the world's poor in what the IMF calls the greatest financial crisis since the Great Depression....
Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2020 2:27PM