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text Germany is in danger of becoming isolated by JustinOconnell
Germany is in danger of becoming isolated...
Posted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 12:06AM
text Democracy Now Live Broadcasts Jan 20-21 Inauguration & Women's March on DC by General Strike Now
While we stay home from work on Jan 20, we can keep track of the Jan 20, 2017 Inauguration and counter-inaugural protests by viewing live coverage from Democracy Now from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. ET at https://www.democracynow.org/live/inauguration_2017_live_coverage and on Jan 21, live coverage of the long overdue Women's March on Washington from 10 am to 3 p.m. ET at https://www.democracynow.org/live/watch_inauguration_2017_womens_march_live. Follow on Twitter at #DNlive or watch on Link TV at Dis...
Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 8:55AM
text Lighthouse Bank Vice Chairman Involved In Assault On Richmond & Mountain View Voters by Lynda Carson
According to Lighthouse Bank, the bank was founded in October 2007 by approximately 350 local residents, professionals and small business owners. During 2014, Stephen D. Pahl had 91,768 shares of Lighthouse Bank common stock, presently worth around $16.00 per share according to the Wall Street Journal!...
Posted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 4:24AM
text Should someone 5150 Trump for being a threat to himself and everyone else? by Lynda Carson
According to wikipedia: “Section 5150 is a section of the California Welfare and Institutions Code (WIC) (in particular, the Lanterman–Petris–Short Act or "LPS") which authorizes a qualified officer or clinician to involuntarily confine a person suspected to have a mental disorder that makes them a danger to themselves, a danger to others, and/or gravely disabled.”...
Posted: Sat Jan 14, 2017 8:19PM
text Turtle Island Statement on EPA Administrator Candidate Scott Pruitt by Peter
In advance of the confirmation hearings with the U.S. Senate, Turtle Island Restoration Network has issued the following statement on Scott Pruitt....
Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 2:19PM
text Seven Years After Devastating Earthquake, Haiti Struggles with Debt ‎and Hurricane Matthew by Greg
Haiti's debt approaches $2 billion dollars as it recovers from Hurricane Matthew and remembers the devastating earthquake that shattered the country seven years ago....
Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2017 8:48AM
text Globalist Leaders Ensure North American Integration Mechanisms Remain in Place by Dana Gabriel
It is imperative that we continue to resist the mechanisms, which threaten our sovereignty. We need to guard against any attempts to incorporate the controversial elements of the TPP into an upgraded NAFTA....
Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 5:07PM
text Ecuador Minister Discusses Need for UN Tax Body with Transparency Advocates by Greg
Ecuador Foreign Minister Guillame Long will meet with civil society groups on Thursday to discuss tax avoidance, corruption and development....
Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 2:21PM
text CAA and Pahl & McCay retaliate against voters for approving rent control in Richmond by Lynda Carson
As part of their on-going notorious efforts to meddle in the affairs of Richmond, the California Apartment Association (CAA) continues with it’s brutal campaign to deny renters their rights under local, state and federal law, as the pro-landlord organization ignores the will of the people!...
Posted: Mon Jan 9, 2017 9:06PM
text Inauguration Day protests organized against fascist pig President-elect Donald J. Trump by Lynda Carson
Protests are being organized against fascist pig President-elect Donald J. Trump in Oakland, San Francisco, Sacramento, Washington D.C., and elsewhere on or around January 20, 2017!...
Posted: Thu Jan 5, 2017 4:11AM
text Puerto Rico Debt Law Could Apply to US Virgin Islands by Greg
A US law passed to address Puerto Rico's debt crisis could apply retroactively to the US Virgin Islands, another heavily indebted US territory....
Posted: Fri Dec 30, 2016 3:04PM
text 'Polish Caligula' J. Kaczyński does not handle his country's situation by Miku Haul
 In fact, Poland-wide political crisis, the formal reason of whose radicalization became the next year's budget vote taken by the ruling Law and Justice Party's lawmakers not in the plenary hall of Poland's Sejm but in another place, had been long time brewing up....
Posted: Fri Dec 23, 2016 1:34AM
text Puerto Rico Oversight Board Moves Forward on Debt Restructuring by Greg
Puerto Rico's "control" board sent a letter to current Governor Alejandro García Padilla and incoming Governor Ricardo Rossello stating areas for fiscal plan review and that debt restructuring talks are moving forward....
Posted: Wed Dec 21, 2016 2:13PM
text Richmond rents to be rolled back on December 30th covered by rent control by Lynda Carson
Measure L, Richmond’s new rent control and just cause eviction protection laws are scheduled to go into effect on December 30, 2016. As a result of the new renter protection laws, starting December 30, tenancies that began in Richmond on or before July 21, 2015, that are covered by the new rent control law, the rents are to be rolled back to the amount that the tenant was paying on July 21, 2015!...
Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2016 4:57PM
text Santa Cruz County has second most agricultural pesticide illnesses in the state by Lucia Calderón
Department of Pesticide Regulation report shows Santa Cruz County ranked #2 for agricultural pesticide-related illnesses in 2014...
Posted: Mon Dec 19, 2016 10:31AM
text Amid Debt Crisis, Venezuela Fails to Supply Larger Bills by Greg
Venezuela missed a self imposed deadline to release new higher-denomination bills designed to help its citizens amidst rising inflation....
Posted: Fri Dec 16, 2016 7:39AM
text Trump and the Hospice of Hope by Sean Larson and Patrick Schreiner
That the political culture in the US should wash up a television star and notorious racist to the top of the country is not entirely bizarre. Voter turnout in the US was always low. Politico.com lists the names of all 538 electors who vote on Dec 19. If 37 change their minds, Trump would be blocked. Trump, an unstable thin-skinned fanatic, has zero competence in taxes, spending, social security and health care. A vulgar inept fraudster would corrupt language and the future and replace humili...
Posted: Wed Dec 14, 2016 7:46AM
text A Letter to the Mayor Arreguin and the Berkeley City Council on the Homeless Crisis by EmilyRose Johns
Persons chronically unsheltered are our neighbors. They are our community members. They contribute in many ways: financially, artistically, and culturally. They deserve the respect and consideration that we would grant any neighbor. This shift in our thinking about unsheltered Berkeley residents must drive our thinking about solutions....
Posted: Tue Dec 13, 2016 4:12PM
text Kaczynski's PiS supports Saakashvili in his presidential bid? by Krystyn Czarnecki
According to public opinion polls more than half of Ukrainians believe acting president Poroshenko should step down. Indeed, it is very unlikely that he will serve his full term in office. Quite obviously, the associated question comes up: who's going to be the next president of Ukraine?...
Posted: Tue Dec 13, 2016 1:05AM
text Kaczyński puts Poland at odds with Germany by VaalenImbis
These days everyone is distracted by Brexit, but as it turned out today Europe is shaking because of the growing tensions between Germany and Poland which simply can't stay unnoticed....
Posted: Mon Dec 12, 2016 4:17AM