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text Take Torture Off the Table by Curt Wechsler
"Torture Memos" author John Yoo belongs in prison, not mentoring the next generation of lawyers and judges....
Posted: Wed Sep 28, 2016 10:49PM
text Social Safety Net Must Be Expanded by Steve Pleich
Support For a Program That is Working...
Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 10:38AM
text Causes of Great Problems Faded out in Elections by Ernst Wolff
Elections today have one thing in common: they don't change anything. Pseudo-battles dominate in which the actors are intensely focused on evading the burning questions and diverting the electorate from the real causes of problems. The methods are not new. Prejudices are exploited, scapegoats built and fears fomented. The main problem of our time that should be at the center of every election campaign is the rapid increase of social inequality....
Posted: Tue Sep 27, 2016 6:01AM
text Jill Stein on Twitter Answers Clinton-Trump "Debate" Questions by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate for president, on the ballot in 44 states plus DC, was barred from the staged Clinton-Trump "Debates." You can read her answers to the questions at https://twitter.com/drjillstein and on Periscope. For more information, see http://www.gp.org/...
Posted: Mon Sep 26, 2016 6:13PM
text The Surreality of the Actual by Steve Martinot
Ever since the 60s and 70s, there has been a plan to drive out of town the entire community of activists, along with the black and brown communities, and turn Berkeley into a normal town again. It has gone as far as it has in part because too many people never thought that there was a plan. This article is just a kind of mirror on that....
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 2:30PM
text United Nations Expert Validates Standing Rock Sioux Opposition To Dakota Access Pipeline by via Indigenous Environmental Network
Cannon Ball, North Dakota (23 Sept. 2016) – United Nations Expert, the Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, released a statement yesterday calling upon the United States to immediately halt the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, in recognition of dire and direct threats to the drinking water, burial grounds and sacred sites of the Standing Rock Sioux people....
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 12:39PM
text Open Up The Debates - Petition The Commission: Deadline 09262016 by Tomas DiFiore
No matter who you may vote for this Presidential Election 2016 we need this petition filled before the 26th of September. “Please get the word out! Will we allow the two corporate parties to strangle democracy by limiting the debates to the two most despised presidential candidates in US history? We need to get Jill Stein on the debate stage!”...
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 10:33AM
text 10/24 Voter Reg Deadline; 10/10 Starts Vote by Mail, Voter Guides for Cal & SF Now Online by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
October 24 is the deadline to register to vote for the November 8 election. You can do so online at:https://covr.sos.ca.gov/?language=en-US or at your county registrar's office at http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/voting-resources/county-elections-offices. When you register, be sure to sign up to be a permanent vote-by-mail voter so you can vote in the comfort of your home 29 days before election day and you never forget to vote. 10/10/16 is beginning of vote by mail. California's voter guide ...
Posted: Sat Sep 24, 2016 5:26AM
text Benecia, California Votes Unanimously to Deny Crude by Rail Facility by via Sierra Club
Benecia, CA, September 21, 2016 -- Late yesterday evening, Benecia, CA voted unanimously to deny Valero’s proposed crude by rail facility in the city. The now rejected facility would have brought two trains of 50 oil tankers carrying 3 million gallons of volatile Bakken and tar sands crude into the city every day. This decision follows years of organized opposition to the facility....
Posted: Thu Sep 22, 2016 4:50PM
text Richmond Mayor accepted CAA contributions before he voted no on eviction moratorium by Lynda Carson
Before Mayor Tom Butt voted no to block the proposed urgency moratorium on evictions and rent increases the mayor failed to disclose to the residents at the September 13, City Council meeting that he has been accepting political contributions from the California Apartment Association (CAA)!...
Posted: Wed Sep 21, 2016 3:03AM
text Special investigator to probe anti-rent-control petition complaints in Santa Rosa by Lynda Carson
The residents are complaining that the signature gatherers are falsely claiming that the petition supports renter protections in Santa Rosa, and that they were tricked into signing it!...
Posted: Mon Sep 19, 2016 9:44PM
text Richmond Mayor & two council members block emergency eviction and rent increase moratorium by Lynda Carson
Richmond Mayor Tom Butt is a landlord who also makes a living being an architect. His vote against the proposed 45 day moratorium means that he is ignoring the plight of the poor, elderly and working class individuals and families of Richmond facing displacement from their communities due to unreasonable massive rent increase, and evictions by unscrupulous landlords!...
Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2016 10:17PM
text Authorities Must Protect Peaceful Protest Following Ruling on Dakota Access Pipeline by Amnesty International
September 9, 2016 - While a federal court has ruled construction on a disputed pipeline in North Dakota can go forward, authorities must continue to protect the right to peaceful protest....
Posted: Sat Sep 10, 2016 3:24AM
text Both Trump & Clinton Have Ties to Epstein's Pedo Island by Amanda Prestigiacomo (Daily Wire)
Both Donald Trump and former President Bill Clinton have ties to convicted pedophile and Democratic donor, billionaire Jeffery Epstein and his pedophile island. ...
Posted: Tue Sep 6, 2016 9:46AM
text NLG Statement of Solidarity with Standing Rock Sioux by National Lawyers Guild
Tribe against Dakota Access Pipeline...
Posted: Sat Sep 3, 2016 7:37PM
text US and Puerto Rico Faith Groups Send Congress Recommendations on Island's Crisis by Greg
Religious leaders in Puerto Rico and Jubilee USA urged a new Congressional task force to reform US laws to promote economic growth in Puerto Rico....
Posted: Fri Sep 2, 2016 1:26PM
text Dossiê da Corrupção no DEINFRA by Anonymous
A Operação Estradão (#OpEstradão) do Anonymous contra o maior esquema de corrupção do governo estadual de Santa Catarina, existente no Departamento Estadual de Infrastrutura....
Posted: Thu Sep 1, 2016 6:34PM
text Bummer Bernie Bylaws by dogwood
The new bernie group, which is made up of at least some of the Bernie volunteers who worked for Bernie's campaign this past year have created a set of Bylaws that are extremely disappointing in that they want to go with old-style structures that tie dues to membership. Although these people are saying that these are not final structures, they pushed and hoodwinked a fast vote on the bylaws this past Wednesday night, when we all met to listen to Bernie on a live video stream. The excuse was ...
Posted: Fri Aug 26, 2016 4:58PM
text Do NOT Vote for David Canepa for San Mateo County Supervisor! by Peace Witch
Do NOT vote for David Canepa for San Mateo County supervisor!...
Posted: Thu Aug 18, 2016 10:46AM
text Strong renter protections are needed in Oakland and other Bay Area cities by Lynda Carson
Tenant advocates across the Bay Area are urging renters to vote on strong renter protections during the upcoming November elections in the cities of Oakland, Richmond, Alameda, Burlingame, San Mateo, and Mountain View!...
Posted: Mon Aug 8, 2016 1:55AM