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textSebastopol and FL City Support, Explore Same-Sex Marriage Licenses by Fidel Ortega for 365gay
Two more cities on opposite sides of the country have joined a growing list of communities calling for legalized same-sex marriage and an end to attempts to amend the US Constitution to bar gay unions. In California, Sebastopol city council passed similar motions, urging the Sonoma County clerk to begin issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples and asking the Board of Supervisors to support civil marriage for gay and lesbian couples....
Posted: Thu, Mar 18, 2004 12:56am PST
textLGBT Federal Workers Lose Job Protections by by Paul Johnson for
Gay and lesbians in the entire federal workforce have had their job protections officially removed by the office of Special Counsel. The new Special Counsel, Scott Bloch, says his interpretation of a 1978 law intended to protect employees and job applicants from adverse personnel actions is that gay and lesbian workers are not covered....
Posted: Thu, Mar 18, 2004 12:47am PST
textDemocratic Schwarzenegger Ally Pushes Open Primary Ballot Measure, Third Parties at Risk by repost
The voter's choice open primary does exactly the opposite of what its supporters claim by reducing choice to only two candidates....
Posted: Wed, Mar 17, 2004 12:56pm PST
textBlack Leaders Come Out for Same Gender Marriage by repost
Posted: Wed, Mar 17, 2004 11:28am PST
textClearly Racist And Bigoted Skits On Clear Channel by iZ
In the March 10 Bill Handel show on KFI AM 640, a pretend "Muslim" allegedly reading from the new Iraqi constitution refers to "hairy Iraqi women," "lovely Japanese schoolgirls," the "infidel custom of bathing on a regular basis," and "civil unions" between Iraqis and "loving camels and goats."...
Posted: Tue, Mar 16, 2004 1:47pm PST
textAn interview with Sherman Austin's Mother in G-spot by upton sinclair (repost)
An interview with Sherman Austin's Mother...
Posted: Fri, Mar 12, 2004 1:03pm PST
textKroger: Strikes contributed to $337.4 million quarterly loss by JankyHellface (repost)
Kroger Co. said Tuesday that labor unrest, including a 4 1/2 monthlong strike in southern California, contributed to a loss of $337.4 million in the fourth quarter. The retail grocer also said it expects its 2004 results to be lower than in 2003. Kroger is the parent of the Valley's Fry's food stores....
Posted: Wed, Mar 10, 2004 11:30am PST
textFBI arrests Caltech student in anti-SUV arson by JankyHellface (repost)
The FBI arrested a California Institute of Technology student Tuesday for investigation of arson and vandalism that destroyed or damaged 125 sport utility vehicles at San Gabriel Valley car dealerships and homes last year in apparent support of radical environmentalism....
Posted: Wed, Mar 10, 2004 11:42am PST
textA HEROIC DEFENSE AND A CRUEL SYSTEM by David Bacon (repost by upton)
The southern California grocery strikers are true working-class heroes. Seventy thousand held fast to their strike over four and a half months, a remarkable achievement in the current "jobless recovery."...
Posted: Tue, Mar 9, 2004 10:15pm PST
textHow come progressive California can't stop Schwarzenegger? by Dancing Dave
Whatever happened to enlightened California?...
Posted: Tue, Mar 9, 2004 3:56pm PST
textSept: Globalization and the Env'tal Justice Movement: by Dr Simon Batterbury
Globalization and the Environmental Justice Movement: An ASLE/UAS Symposium September 23-25, 2004, Tucson, AZ (Call for Papers by May 31)...
Posted: Sun, Mar 7, 2004 11:50pm PST
text"Free Sherman Austin" - article in SF BayView by upton sinclair
article written by a lawyer printed in SF BayView...
Posted: Thu, Mar 4, 2004 5:34pm PST
textSurrender at the Supermarket: The national failure of the grocery workers' union by upton sinclair
The four-and-a-half-month-long Southern California grocery strike illustrated perfectly the basic time-tested strategy of a successful labor action: Organize. Promote solidarity. Prepare for a long fight. Stay the course no matter how deep the financial hardship. Outlast the other side by a day....
Posted: Thu, Mar 4, 2004 4:02pm PST
textThe best political ad I have ever seen! by Kucinich Volunteer
Posted: Thu, Feb 26, 2004 2:37pm PST
text¡No Quiero Taco Bell! by Nick Parker
Join Farmworkers at Taco Bell's Irvine Headquarters to Demand a Living Wage and Humane Working Conditions...
Posted: Wed, Feb 25, 2004 4:52pm PST
textGira de las maquilas de Tijuana by Red de San Diego en Solidaridad con los y las
Se invita a participar en una gira sobre las condiciones y luchas de los y las trabajadoras de la Maquila...
Posted: Sun, Feb 22, 2004 1:48pm PST
textTour to Tijuana Maquiladoras by San Diego Maquiladora Workers' Solidarity Net
You are invited to learn about Tijuana maquiladora workers' conditions and struggles...
Posted: Sun, Feb 22, 2004 1:45pm PST
textCWA 9415 - February Newsletter - Live Wire by Jesse
The first edition of "Live Wire," CWA Local 9415's newsletter. February 2004...
Posted: Tue, Feb 17, 2004 10:58pm PST
imageHALT! The Media-Mental-Mind-Meld, Let the Peoples Votes, Voices BE Heard
by ActionJamCleveland
Electability is a Myth, a Tall Tale deliberately perpetuated by the status-quo, who Lust the Dough instead of Public Service to Promote the General Wellfare, NOT Promote the Generals and More WARfare !THEIR IS NO PROOF A POWERFUL PROGRESSIVE PLATFORM PUSHING Peace, Progress, Prosperity in the People's Public Interest is not Iminently Imperative and Highly Likely to sweep down and all around our Hijacked process and goverment to Righteously install the FIRST! Workers White House. In fact the...
Posted: Fri, Feb 13, 2004 3:47pm PST
textSafeway's sales dip slightly by corporate media repost
The target of a massive strike for health care and a local boycott campaign, Safeway is now reporting lower same store sales. Unions announced today that they will begin a comprehensive statewide boycott of Safeway....
Posted: Wed, Feb 11, 2004 4:18pm PST