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text Army Corps of Engineers Denies Easement to DAPL to drill under Lake Oahe and Missouri River until EIS is Completed by via Water Protector Legal Collective/NLG
December 4, 2016 - Today, the United States Army Corps of Engineers announced that it is denying an easement to Dakota Access, LLC (Dakota Access) to drill under Lake Oahe and the Missouri River for the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) until an Environmental Impact Statement is completed and alternative routes are explored. “The Water Protector Legal Collective applauds the Obama Administration’s decision to deny the easement, but calls for a permanent stop to DAPL. We also recognize that this d...
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 5:52PM
text Trump nominates a moron to be the next HUD Secretary by Lynda Carson
Ben Carson is known as a far right wing-nut who is considered to be a moron by many as a direct result of his views and past statements!...
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 4:24PM
text Frivolous Spending at Sonoma State University by Natalee Lewis
CSU is proposing a tuition increase, while schools seem to have more than enough money to spare. This is evident when visiting campuses. Sonoma State has recently built a million dollar music hall and is working on a new wine spectator building. So why does the CSU need to raise tuition?...
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 3:31PM
text Stop Sen. Sesssions From Making U.S. into a Sadistic State as D.A.! by Green Liberty Party
Petition from MoveOn.org to stop Sen. Jeffery Beauregard Sessions from becoming District Attorney of the U.S. under Pres. Trump. Reasons to prevent his appointment as DA include overt racism and outdated pre-Civil War thinking. He also doesn't respect state rights on cannabis legalization. Sen. Sessions will take the U.S. backwards into a state of sadistic racial feudalism....
Posted: Mon Dec 5, 2016 5:11AM
text EPA Petitioned to Acknowledge Extensive Fluoride/Brain Risk Evidence by Fluoride Action Network
Groups delivered 2500 pages of scientific evidence to EPA showing fluoride/brain risks that warrants EPA's banning the unnecessary addition of fluoride chemicals into public water supplies...
Posted: Sun Dec 4, 2016 11:36AM
text Fukushima quake rock's Japan's and the globe's psyche. by Michael Steinberg
On Tuesday, November 22, at 5:39 a.m., a strong earthquake hit Japan's southeast region, including the devastated Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, causing widespread panic and immediate tsunami warnings....
Posted: Thu Dec 1, 2016 4:46PM
text Ukraine is a growing nuclear waste dump in the center of Europe by BonLeon
According to the report prepared by the NNWE experts on Nuclear and Radiation Safety in Ukraine for 2016, Ukraine is currently standing one step away from another massive manmade disaster....
Posted: Thu Dec 1, 2016 1:19AM
text Trump accuses millions of voting illegally this past election by Lynda Carson
If all goes well for the American people, the electors will not vote for President-elect Donald Trump on December 19, and President-elect Donald Trump will not take the oath of office on January 20, 2017!...
Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 6:15PM
text New Report on an Old Story: Can Santa Cruz Learn from Yale Law School? by Yale Law School, Robert Norse
On reading the summary of the Yale Law School report documenting the Criminalization of the Homeless in Connecticut, I reacted with some thoughts about Santa Cruz. Both my thoughts and the news report summarizing the report I post below. Also included are links to the Executive Summary and the full report....
Posted: Mon Nov 28, 2016 1:41PM
text Fidel Castro 1926-2016 by Que Viva La Revolucion Cubana
This time it is true. The leader of La Primer Tierra Libre De Las Americas, the First Free Territory of the Americas, as Radio Havana Cuba describes Cuba, Fidel Castro, has died at age 90. The many previous announcements were the usual lies of the CIA which tried many times and failed to kill Fidel and destroy the Cuban Revolution....
Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 11:12PM
text An Uncertain Future for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau by Greg
The future of a federal consumer watchdog agency is uncertain amidst pledges to reduce the agency. Congress created the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as part of the bipartisan 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act. The Bureau issues regulations regarding "payday" loans, student loans, credit cards and mortgages. Congress is expected to pass legislation reforming the Bureau's structure and authority next year....
Posted: Fri Nov 25, 2016 12:50PM
text Green Party Calls for Recount in 2016 Presidential Election by repost
Green Party candidate for President, Jill Stein, is calling for a recount of the 2016 presidential ballots in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. See https://jillstein.nationbuilder.com/recount. For the rest of the story see: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2016/nov/23/jill-stein-election-recount-fund-michigan-wisconsin-pennsylvania...
Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2016 8:11PM
text Gulnara Karimova is hiding inside the U.S. Embassy? by Michael Morgane
Quite a lot of hardly probable stories about the fate of the late President of Uzbekistan's elder daughter have gone viral recently, however the most likely explanation is that she is secretly staying in the U.S. Embassy in Tashkent. It is common knowledge that Karimova has been in close contact with Ambassador Spratlen on various issues for quite a while. During the long-lasting illness of her father, the 'crown princess' attempted to engage all of her connections in the United States so as...
Posted: Wed Nov 23, 2016 6:04AM
text The First 100 Days Resistance Agenda by Robert Reich
Politico.com published an article with the names of all 538 electors. How can we get them to read "The New York Times' First Profile of Hitler" (1922)? http://www.politico.com/story/2016/11/list-who-will-cast-a-formal-vote-for-president-2016-231235...
Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 6:30PM
text Militarized Police Endanger Lives of Standing Rock Water Protectors With Water Cannon Attack in Freezing Overnight Conditions by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, November 21, 2016— Militarized police last night launched a dangerous water cannon attack in sub-freezing temperatures on peaceful water protectors opposing construction of the Dakota Access oil pipeline at Standing Rock, N.D. The attack injured dozens and threatened the lives of American Indians and their allies, most of whom are camping without access to electric heat, by purposely subjecting them to hypothermic conditions....
Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 6:15PM
text Trump's New Interior Department Transition Team Leader Believes Burning Fossil Fuels Is a 'Moral' Imperative by Center for Biological Diversity
WASHINGTON, November 21, 2016 — President-elect Trump today again shook up his anti-environmental transition team, naming the director of a pro-Big-Oil think tank to lead his Interior Department advisory group....
Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 6:12PM
text NLG Calls Out Oakland Police Department for Brutal Treatment of Protesters by NLG-SF
National Lawyers Guild San Francisco Bay Area (NLGSF) Chapter Calls Out Oakland Police Department for Brutal Treatment of Protesters...
Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 11:05AM
text Berkeley Homeless Advocacy Group Demands Cessation of Brutal Harassment - Real Solutions by First They Came for the Homeless
First They Came for the Homeless has been and continues to make visible the face of homelessness in Berkeley. They demand the one thing that everyone needs - a place to call their own....
Posted: Mon Nov 21, 2016 8:04AM
text Beyond the Hollow Ones by Paul Street
The elitist corporate Democrats prefer to hand power over to a quasi or real fascist than to be a social democratic party of the people... Don't count on people slipping under the bus of history without a nasty fight... The fake-populist Trump's right-wing Big Business Agenda will get opposition from the "hard" Lefties... The election of Trump ought to signal the death-knell of the Clinton-Obama-Democratic Leadership Conference Neoliberal ideology atop the Democratic Party....
Posted: Fri Nov 18, 2016 7:11AM
text Citing Climate Crisis, Trump Presidency, San Francisco Supervisors Ban Fossil Fuel Extraction on City-owned Lands by Center for Biological Diversity
SAN FRANCISCO, November 16, 2016 — The San Francisco Board of Supervisors yesterday approved legislation prohibiting new fossil fuel leases on city-owned property in an effort to combat climate change. The legislation by Supervisor John Avalos originated with 350 Bay Area analyst Jed Holtzman, who discovered the city was leasing to Chevron an 800-acre property that it inherited in Kern County. City finance officials say converting the property to a solar array could generate more revenue than...
Posted: Wed Nov 16, 2016 4:26PM