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textDemocratic Socialists of America endorses Bernie Sanders presidential bid by Genevieve Leigh (WSWS Repost)
The Democratic Party, as a result of its right-wing policies, has lost significant support among workers, and particularly among young people. Sanders sees his role as utilizing his reputation as an “independent” to convince workers and young people not to seek an alternative....
Posted: Sat Mar 23, 2019 9:38AM
imageEcuador Elections to Test President Moreno and Governing Party Following Split
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by Jonathan Nack
Lenin Moreno, President of Ecuador Source: es.wikipedia.org The election also comes midway through President Moreno's four year term, and will be seen as a measure of his popularity. Opinion polls published this month showed Moreno's approval rating has plummeted, continuing a year long decline....
Posted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 12:07AM
textTrump signs an executive order to protect hate speech by Lynda Carson
Under the guise of promoting free speech, earlier today President Donald J. Trump signed an executive order to protect hate speech at our Universities and Colleges being promoted by right-wing pigs who want to make it unlawful for students to fight back against neo-Nazis, the Ku Klux Klan, white supremacists, and the hate speech movement being promoted on campuses across the nation!...
Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:47PM
textReinventing Beto: How a GOP Accessory Became a Top Democratic Contender for President by Norman Solomon
There’s an ominous underside to the flashy hype about Beto O’Rourke....
Posted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 2:50PM
calendarPanel: Free Press Under Attack - The Fight Over California’s Secret Criminal Cop Records
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by Ardalan Raghian
Charney Hall Room 101, Santa Clara University campus, 500 El Camino Real, Santa Clara, Calif. 95053....
Event Date: Mon Apr 1, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 3:42PM
textFilm Review: Dick Cheney: Revolutionary for the Super-Rich by Tobias Riegel
In the film, the Cheney group appears like a resolute Mafia clan that took over the levers of power in no time after the election. The vice-president hardly noticed by the public pulled the strings in all important areas: military, energy, bureaucracy, and foreign policy. "Vice" is a cynical film about a cynical era....
Posted: Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:48AM
calendarNational March on Washington: Hands off Venezuela! No coup, no sanctions, no new U.S. war!
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by ANSWER
White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave Washington DC 20500...
Event Date: Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:00PM
Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:02PM
imageReport Finds Widespread Neglect and Abuse in Anaheim and Santa Ana Shelters
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by ACLU of Southern California
SANTA ANA, MARCH 14, 2019 — Orange County, in the midst of a dire homelessness crises, opened emergency shelters, giving hope to those who were living in punishing conditions on the streets. But what once was a symbol of hope has become a nightmare for many residents....
Posted: Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:48PM
textHUD Tenant Leaders Demand Congress Declare Trump’s 2020 Budget “Dead on Arrival” by Posted by Lynda Carson
Earlier today the Elected leaders of the National Alliance of HUD Tenants demanded an immediate and total rejection by Congress of President Donald Trump’s 2020 budget request, released on March 11!...
Posted: Wed Mar 13, 2019 3:10PM
imageAlameda County holds firm against Urban Shield, stands behind demilitarized solution
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by Stop Urban Shield Coalition
At the Supervisors meeting on March 12, Alameda County held firm against Urban Shield, standing behind demilitarized community-centered emergency preparedness....
Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:15PM
textJoe Biden on the Relaunch Pad: He’s Worse Than You Thought` by Norman Solomon
What the routine media love fest with Biden leaves out...
Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 4:41PM
imageFed OSHA Whistleblower Whitman Challenges Major Corruption In Gov
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by repost
Federal OSHA Whistleblower Protection Program Darrell Whitman has sent a letter to Alexander Acosta, the US Secretary of Labor charging that there has been a systemic cover-up of corruption by firing and retaliating against Federal whistleblowers in the many government departments including DOL, DOD, FAA, NASA. He states that this is a threat to the health and safety of workers and the public in the United States. The FAA and other agencies have put the safety of the public in danger by the...
Posted: Tue Mar 12, 2019 10:52AM
calendarSean Spicer to speak at UC Berkeley
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by Nobody in Particular
Evans Hall UC Berkeley (northeast corner of campus, off Hearst Ave)...
Event Date: Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:00PM
Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 7:45PM
calendarRad Mission Neighbors Hosts D.A. Candidate Chesa Boudin by Rad Mission Neighbors
Redstone Building, Room 350 (2940 16th Street) San Francisco, CA...
Event Date: Thu Mar 14, 2019 6:30PM
Posted: Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:02AM
imageTown hall exposes risks of Rodeo refinery expansion to local health, climate and S.F. Bay
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by Dan Bacher
“Our community knows refinery expansions are a dead end,” said Isabella Zizi, Stand.earth. “We need our public officials like the Contra Costa County supervisors to stand with us in preventing new pollution sources from harming our health, and supporting real solutions like a just transition for refinery workers and local economic development that protects air and water quality."...
Posted: Sat Mar 9, 2019 5:37AM
imageFish Groups Slam FDA Lifting of Import Ban on GMO Frankenfish
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by Dan Bacher
"A loophole has now been created that will allow the first genetically modified animal engineered for human consumption to enter the US market: GMO Atlantic salmon,” said Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Associations executive director Noah Oppenheim. “Fishermen have been fighting against the possibility of these frankenfish entering our waters and our markets for years, and we won't stop now....
Posted: Sat Mar 9, 2019 5:23AM
imageDSA and Jacobin cover for union sellout of Oakland teachers strike
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by Norisa Diaz (WSWS Repost)
Pseudo-leftists crow a victory for Oakland teachers....
Posted: Thu Mar 7, 2019 11:11PM
textH.R. 1384 Medicare for All Needs 218 CoSponsors by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
The New Medicare for All bill, HR 1384, has 106 Co-Sponsors and needs 218 to pass. There are 236 Democrats out of 435 members in the House, yet only 106 Democrats support this litmus test bill. See https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/1384/cosponsors?q=%7B%22search%22%3A%5B%22HR+1384%22%5D%7D&r=1&s=...
Posted: Thu Mar 7, 2019 12:16AM
calendarLegal Tools for the Unhoused & Their Supporters
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by California Homeless Union
El Rio Mobile Home Park at the end of North Pacific Ave. in the Rec Hall (first building to the right as you enter the park)...
Event Date: Wed Mar 6, 2019 2:00PM
Posted: Tue Mar 5, 2019 10:51AM
textOakland, California school board passes devastating budget cut following union sellout by Evan Blake and Gabriel Black (WSWS Repost)
The entire experience of the strike demonstrates that the greatest obstacle to the unity of all teachers, parents and students are the unions themselves, which do not “represent” teachers but are the tools of the corporate and political establishment and its relentless drive to cash in from the destruction of public education....
Posted: Tue Mar 5, 2019 5:11AM