document Report Reveals Rapid Growth of Homeless Tent Cities Across U.S. tent_city_usa_2017.pdf_140_.jpg by National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty
(December 20, 2017, Washington, D.C.) The National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty released a new report, Tent City USA: The Growth of America’s Homeless Encampments and How Communities are Responding, reviewing the rapid growth of homeless people living in tents across the United States over the past decade, as measured by documentation in media reports....
Posted: Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:53PM
text Flawed Fee Analysis Diverts Fur-trapping Costs to California Taxpayers by Center for Biological Diversity
Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars in Expenses Left Out of State Study...
Posted: Mon Feb 5, 2018 10:33AM
image Worldwide Actions Commemorate Ahed Tamimi’s 17th Birthday, Demand Freedom 480_tamimi-ahed-graphic-samidoun_1.jpg by IMEMC
Protests and actions around the world marked the 17th birthday of imprisoned Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi. With birthday songs, cakes and cards as well as strong, powerful protest actions against Israeli occupation and colonization, the streets of international cities marked days of action called for by Samidoun, the Free the Tamimi Women campaign and other organizations to demand the release of Ahed, imprisoned since 19 December and facing charges before an Israeli military court....
Posted: Sun Feb 4, 2018 1:34PM
text Analysis: Trump Offshore Plan Could Cause More Than 5,000 Oil Spills by Center for Biological Diversity
More Than 34 Million Gallons Could Be Dumped Along America's Coasts...
Posted: Fri Feb 2, 2018 9:58PM
text California Draft Elk Management Plan Lacks Science, Shortchanges Conservation by Center for Biological Diversity
Plan Missing Basic Elk Population Data, Scapegoats Wolves...
Posted: Fri Feb 2, 2018 9:45PM
image 2018 Rosa Parks Day remembering the Women's Political Council img_6713.jpg by Leamona Woodley
The State of California is poised to celebrate the 18th Annual, Rosa Parks Day by sharing the legacy of the Women's Political Council, Montgomery, Alabama. Dr. Mary Fair Burks leadership helped provided the essential structure and unsung support for Rosa Parks, long before that fateful day on December 1, 1955....
Posted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:23AM
image Struggles of Using Legal Recourse as a Path Toward Better Prison Conditions 480_prison-abolition_1.jpg by National Lawyers Guild
It seems there could never be enough legal support to help the millions of prisoners who would benefit from having a lawyer at arms’ length. Whether it is lack of medical care, abhorrent nutrition, exposure to extreme temperatures, lack of clean water, or brutality by prison guards, there are endless inhumane conditions prisoners are forced to live through on a daily basis. The National Lawyers Guild’s National Office receives letter after letter from prisoners, mainly requesting a copy of th...
Posted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 10:38PM
text Lawsuit Challenges Development That Could Doom California's Santa Ana Mountain Lions by Center for Biological Diversity
TEMECULA, Calif., January 11, 2018 — Conservation organizations sued the city of Temecula today for approving the Altair housing development, which would endanger the local mountain lion population by disrupting critical wildlife corridors. The groups include the Center for Biological Diversity, Sierra Club, Mountain Lion Foundation and Cougar Connection....
Posted: Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:34PM
text Honor Roll of BDS Organizations Banned by Zionist Israel by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
Nazi Zionist Israel has been so adversely affected by the successful Boycott Divest Sanctions movement that it is now lashing out, like a wounded, dying beast, with a list of 20 organizations banned from visiting the hellhole, US military base and settler colony called Israel. This honor roll is:...
Posted: Sun Jan 7, 2018 3:14PM
image Kwanzaa: Preserving Pan African Heritage in the "Farm to Fork Capitol of America" 480_24991232_1816122331763841_5959820234058166931_n_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Today’s, “California Grown” 7 day holiday was created as a Pan African expression during the US Civil Rights Movement, in the aftermath of the 1966 Watts Riot in California. Imagine, the son of a Maryland Black Tenant Farmer and Baptist Preacher helping to restore ancient Pan African Agriculture celebrations are celebrated by millions throughout the world....
Posted: Fri Dec 22, 2017 4:37PM
image Expanding Participation with the 2017 Ag Census in the "Farm to Fork Capitol of America" 480_spring_mix_09_155_1.jpg by Khubaka, Michael Harris
California Black Farmers and Agriculturalists have an ongoing community based partnership with the National Agriculture Statistical Service. We encourage active civic participation by new, returning and seasoned Agriculture producers to identify gaps in service delivery necessary to reduce gaps of economic parity and epidemic levels of health disparities that ravage our communities....
Posted: Fri Dec 1, 2017 5:53PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News November 2017 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear industry in the US and beyond, and highlights the efforts of those who are working for a nuclear free world. Here is our November 2017 report:...
Posted: Sun Nov 26, 2017 4:38PM
image Costco Pies Are Cheap; And Contain Palm Oil and Palm Kernel Oil 480_costco_lattice_palm_oil_pies_1.jpg by Tomas DiFiore
Costco, RSPO, Wilmar, Cargill, IOI, does it matter? It’s overwhelmingly the big companies that are destroying forest to create oil palm plantations and causing dangerous climate change. Studies not only show that the narrative about who’s causing deforestation is incorrect. They also reflect broader, global issues about the unequal distribution of land. A recent background paper for the 2014 issue of the FAO’s State of Food and Agriculture report estimated that the world has somewhat over 570...
Posted: Sun Oct 8, 2017 1:54PM
text Outing the KKK and more fascist David Duke campaign contributors by Lynda Carson
White supremacists, the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) and hate groups are active all across the nation, and they are supporting the fascist Trump regime in Washington D.C.!...
Posted: Sat Oct 7, 2017 12:04AM
image Health & Farmworker Advocates Respond to California’s Interim Mitigations for Chlorpyrifos 480_sactosep1517bancpf_1.jpg by Californians for Pesticide Reform
"The fact remains that US EPA scientists last November found all current uses of chlorpyrifos on food-related crops put children at risk due to unsafe levels in our food, air, water, and workplaces. Like the Trump Administration, the DPR continues to ignore the top government scientists in the land and continues to put our communities at risk. Nothing short of a total suspension of use will suffice to ensure the protection of the most vulnerable populations."...
Posted: Wed Oct 4, 2017 10:09AM
text Nuclear Shutdown News 8/17 by Michael Steinberg
Nuclear Shutdown News August 2017...
Posted: Fri Sep 1, 2017 5:37PM
document Senate Bill 649 strikes at the electric grid, with utility workers in the crosshairs senate_bill_649_oppose_flyer_7.26.17.pdf_140_.jpg by Nina Beety
Instead of just working on utility poles and electrical lines, electrical workers would, under SB.649, work on or near cell towers all the time. What’s worse, they would work within the envelope of highest microwave exposure routinely, in or near the beam of antennas, in many cases exceeding FCC limits for occupational exposure. And wireless carriers don’t turn off the power to their transmitters when workers are present. And cell antennas also routinely exceed FCC limits by 600% or more....
Posted: Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:45PM
text Ban Fracking In San Luis Obispo County by Kim Chaffee
Ban Fracking on the Central Coast:...
Posted: Tue Aug 15, 2017 10:43PM
document Celltowers coming to your window shortly: CA SB.649 flyer_pdf_8-2-17.pdf_140_.jpg by N. Beety
Time is short to stop this bill, Telecoms are pushing hard and Trump gave the grin and handshake to fast-track this legislation across the US. It has passed the CA Senate already and final hearing in Assembly is Aug 23rd;...then the full Assembly Sept 4th...and to Gov. Brown by Sept 13th. Here is the link to find your legislators -you can email them directly from there asking for them to vote NO on SB 649.
Posted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:45PM
image Insure the Human Right to Health 480_trumpcare-thumb-300x373-2966_1.jpg by Curt
The plan to deny medical care to millions of Affordable Care Act subscribers (17 million would become uninsured next year alone) and reinstitute barriers to the hard-to-insure has collapsed, for now, but the threat to “expendable” citizens continues....
Posted: Fri Aug 4, 2017 1:21AM