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textJidwaaq Clan and its Lack of Political and Social Representation by Fadumo Nur
Jidwaaq clan is one of the major Somali clans of the Darood clan, lacking the social and political participation whereby it faces marginalizations from other Somali clans. It is time to change that....
Posted: Sat, Jun 25, 2022 7:28pm PDT
textOn People's Park, Democracy, and Politics by Memory
Berkeley city council-member Rigel Robinson released a recent article championing the UC's proposed redevelopment project on People's Park. This article was accompanied with a statement from council-member Lori Droste's legislative assistant. The statement compared People's Park activists to the January 6th insurrectionists....
Posted: Sat, Jun 25, 2022 5:46pm PDT
textRoe is overturned -- Protests Today, near you by Occupy the Court
This morning, the Supreme Court formally overturned Roe v. Wade. Protests, which had been scheduled for awhile all over the country for "Decision Day", will now be taking place later today....
Posted: Fri, Jun 24, 2022 9:43am PDT
textLeft Unity Strategy Pays Off for California's Green Party and Peace and Freedom Party by Green Party
California's Green Party and Peace and Freedom Party are pointing to major electoral advances after Tuesday's primary election that ensured both parties ballot status until 2026 – they credit historic cooperation between the two parties in creating the first-ever “Left Unity Slate” of statewide candidates that resulted in significantly higher-than-usual vote totals....
Posted: Sat, Jun 11, 2022 8:06am PDT
textJust how close is the US to breaking down into conflict? by BT
With the first public hearing investigating the January 6 insurrection on Thursday, an important question has resurfaced: Just how close is the US to breaking down into conflict?...
Posted: Thu, Jun 9, 2022 4:11pm PDT
textTax evasion and avoidance and Democracy at a tipping point by Silke Otsch and Boris Ginner
The biggest losses from tax evasion and avoidance are caused by multinational corporations, followed by wealthy individuals. Sums in the triple-digit billions of up to one trillion. Euros are evaded annually in the EU. Of the global private wealth of around 160 trillion. US dollars, between 21-32 trillion US dollars are undeclared via tax havens...
Posted: Thu, Jun 9, 2022 12:41pm PDT
textFrom Reagan to Trump by Ingo Schmidt
The 1960s, when incomes rose for almost all workers, ended with a massive wave of strikes. Since the 1980s, the incomes of most Americans have fallen, working hours have risen massively, and job security has become a foreign word. But strikes have been extremely rare....
Posted: Wed, Jun 8, 2022 8:30am PDT
textKoffee Klatch Against Cold Hearts at City Hall by Robert Norse
HUFF (Homeless United for Friendship & Freedom) wants to encourage those outside and their supporters to provide a true narrative that exposes the unjustified and exaggerated claims of City officials led by City Manager Matt Huffaker, With help from Food Not Bombs and other good samaritans, we'll be providing coffee and sweet rolls in the morning for 3-days next week (June 6-8) and perhaps beyond.....
Posted: Fri, Jun 3, 2022 12:49pm PDT
textConcord Under Coercion; Seeno & Phil Tagami Change CNWS Proposal by Space
CFP has completely altered their proposal and conditions for the Concord Naval Weapons Station redevelopment project. With this coercion tactic, council has to accept the terms or walk away. Pressure isn't the only thing being built. In the backdrop, a 90,000 square-foot private storage facility is being constructed on the other side of HWY-4, across from the CNWS site....
Posted: Mon, May 23, 2022 11:31pm PDT
textLeft Unity Slate candidates win strong endorsements by Green Party
Eight organizations and groups have endorsed the Left Unity Slate candidates ( https://leftunityslate.org/ ) running for California’s statewide offices, in a historic coalition of the Green Party and the Peace and Freedom Party, whose shared values brought these candidates together....
Posted: Fri, May 20, 2022 8:07am PDT
textLooks Like Another “Bad Blue” Just Bit the Dust by Norman Solomon and Jeff Cohen
The incumbent protection racket takes some hits...
Posted: Thu, May 19, 2022 10:38am PDT
textThe Great Reboot and Investing in Death by Gustav Viktor Smigielski and Heinrich Frei
The World Economic Forum (WEF) continues to propagate a highly hierarchized society in which the most powerful actors decide how society should develop - far removed from democratic processes. The class of owners wants to expand its influence through the corporations it owns and make it quasi-legal. The US is now spending $100K per minute on new nuclear weapons!...
Posted: Mon, May 16, 2022 2:22pm PDT
textGreen Party endorsements, and also the "Green Voter Guide" by Green Party
The complete 12-page GREEN VOTER GUIDE with its analyses is ONLINE at: http://acgreens.wordpress.com/voter-guides (Please click on the letters "PDF" -- or use this direct link: https://acgreens.files.wordpress.com/2022/05/gpac-vg-06-22-web-1.pdf )....
Posted: Thu, May 12, 2022 2:24pm PDT
textThe modeling of the human and Final victory of materialism by Birgit Naujeck and Roland Rottenfusser
Birgit Naujeck, born in 1963, did not grow up in the GDR (east Germany), but was socialized by it. .. From her opposition to technocracy, she clearly opposes 5G, transhumanism, any eugenics, and the disembodiment of our language, which leads to the rewriting of history and gender. The Final victory of materialism coincides with its implosion!...
Posted: Thu, May 12, 2022 8:37am PDT
textAbortion is not only about women its a human, civil, environmental rights issue says EOPA by Ramona du Houx
EOPA, an organization of thousands of elected officials, is appalled by the leaked Supreme Court abortion decision and warns of civil liberty erosion. Black and Brown communities will suffer the most. They do now, from fossil fuel production and factories that spew toxins, which have been strategically located in their communities because they were redlined decades ago. Environmental justice will become a utopian dream if we start eroding women’s rights, as all American rights will become end...
Posted: Wed, May 4, 2022 2:59pm PDT
text“Debt Shaming” Has Dampened Democracy by India Walton
Time to change the narrative...
Posted: Mon, May 2, 2022 8:26am PDT
textProgressives Can’t Depend on the Congressional Progressive Caucus by Norman Solomon and Jeff Cohen
Who's representing who?...
Posted: Wed, Apr 27, 2022 2:10am PDT
textShellenberger - An IDW Candidate Running for CA Governor by Trace
An avid supporter of the so-called Intellectual Dark Web (IDW) is running for governor of California....
Posted: Sun, Apr 3, 2022 3:21am PDT
textBiden’s Unhinged Call for Regime Change in Russia by Norman Solomon
Loose lips sink planets...
Posted: Sun, Mar 27, 2022 8:33pm PDT
textPolice Brutality Claim Highlights City Council Censorship by Robert Norse
Rhonda Reyna accused the SCPD of abusive violence & kidnapping against a minor last summer. City Administrator/Clerk Bonnie Bush refused to post the full text of this Claim on the twice-monthly Santa Cruz City Council agenda for its 2-4 meeting, leaving the community in the dark before the upcoming Council meeting. But then, this may have been the whole point....
Posted: Tue, Feb 15, 2022 9:20am PST