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textThe price explosion of wheat by Christoph Pflueger, Nicolas Riedl & K Chavent
Many people in this country develop the willingness to explicitly freeze for an ideal. Whether for freedom of whatever kind or for the climate. Every jitter, every pore of goose bumps serves the absolutely good and morally right. Already now one could marvel at signs on "peace demos", on which was written: "Better freeze, than gas from Putin!"...
Posted: Sat, May 7, 2022 8:06am PDT
textAbortion is not only about women its a human, civil, environmental rights issue says EOPA by Ramona du Houx
EOPA, an organization of thousands of elected officials, is appalled by the leaked Supreme Court abortion decision and warns of civil liberty erosion. Black and Brown communities will suffer the most. They do now, from fossil fuel production and factories that spew toxins, which have been strategically located in their communities because they were redlined decades ago. Environmental justice will become a utopian dream if we start eroding women’s rights, as all American rights will become end...
Posted: Wed, May 4, 2022 2:59pm PDT
textUnnecessary Overpriced Housing in Sonoma County by Mericia cano
This reading brings to light the unfair housing situations and overpriced housing challenges present in Sonoma County....
Posted: Mon, May 2, 2022 1:47pm PDT
textIs Sonoma County's Juvenile Justice Commission effective in upholding their mission? by Bliss Edwards
This opinion piece is a brief evaluation of the Sonoma County Juvenile Justice Commission's responsibilities and limitations....
Posted: Wed, Apr 27, 2022 8:56am PDT
textSaint Helena : Napa Valley Concerns by Cynthia Vargas
St. Helena is a city in Napa County, located in the Wine Country of California. St.Helena is a popular tourist destination that inevitably alters the livelihood of the rest of its population in order to maintain the standards of these tourists....
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2022 3:43pm PDT
textEqual Housing for Women by Josh Leifker
This is a quick letter to the author of an article by Laura Haverty. Throughout this letter, I expressed my feelings towards the ongoing issues of women being sexually harassed and assaulted while attempting to get housing. I also related this topic to the writing topic that I have been working on for my senior seminar course for a full semester....
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2022 11:08am PDT
textDiversion Program Funds Need Legal Protection by Mike Tredowski
Why the funding of diversion programs needs to be made independent from the influence of law enforcement and its interests....
Posted: Mon, Apr 25, 2022 1:36am PDT
textEducational Inequality within Low Income Communities by Axel Garcia
The focus here is on the unequal distribution of public school funding which in turn affects low-income communities....
Posted: Sun, Apr 24, 2022 11:31pm PDT
textMental health counseling and adequate housing is a human right by Kelly Gil
The article speaks on how people face poor mental health when their housing isn't recognized as a human right and ensured to everyone. Mental health counseling and a good home should be accessible....
Posted: Sun, Apr 24, 2022 4:39pm PDT
textReview of anti masking book Unmasked by Ian Miller by An Other Guy
Ian Miller's new book, Unmasked fails to make the case that masks don't work to prevent the spread of COVID19...
Posted: Sun, Apr 24, 2022 3:22am PDT
textHigh Cost of Housing in Sonoma County by Chabeli Huinac
This article is about the high cost of housing in Sonoma County. Many low-income families are struggling to find affordable rental housing and many of them are on the waitlist for Section 8, a housing assistance program....
Posted: Sat, Apr 23, 2022 8:49pm PDT
textHigh Rents Block Housing Access for Many by Janet Garcia
Housing rental requirements are sometimes no longer met due to the continuous rise in the rental market. Typically one must make 2 or even 3 time a rent to get approved for the rental and yet once the rent goes up that same rule no longer applies....
Posted: Fri, Apr 22, 2022 4:38pm PDT
textSocial consequences of the Corona crisis in Austria by Gerald Gogold and Veronika Heimerl
Two million Austrians suffer income losses from the Corona crisis. Good news comes today from New Zealand (half-price transit), Finland (affordable apartments for the homeless) and Great Britain (four-day work with five-day pay). This good news is reported by Scoop.me....
Posted: Mon, Apr 18, 2022 3:46am PDT
textCharlie Kirk's Propaganda Tour Coming to UC Berkeley by Scribe
Charlie Kirk and the Turning Point USA zoo-crew is coming to UC Berkeley tomorrow night, Wednesday April 13th. This is part of TPUSA's latest propaganda tour. The event is being held at an indoor location somewhere on campus. Which hall is only disclosed to ticket holders. For those who wish to protest, tickets are free via eventbrite. The event is from 7PM to 8:30PM....
Posted: Tue, Apr 12, 2022 2:48pm PDT
textTriple Trouble Tuesday: Trio of Terrible Items Scars Council Agenda by Robert Norse
Bad news for buskers, street vendors, and rv-dwellers hits the City Council agenda Tuesday April 12th on items 24, 30, and 31 in yet another "public not wanted" Zoomed meeting....
Posted: Sun, Apr 10, 2022 11:27pm PDT
textRights or Power: TANC Organizing Committee on SF’s ‘Right to Organize’ by TANC Organizing Committee
'Right to organize' legislation limits its nominal goal and solidifies conditions unfavorable to mass tenant power....
Posted: Thu, Mar 31, 2022 11:30am PDT
textWizards, Plagues, and Sniffles (the Magician Who Turned a Pandemic Into the Common Cold) by Nayvin Gordon
(THE MAGICIAN WHO TURNED A PANDEMIC INTO THE COMMON COLD)—A Parable...
Posted: Fri, Mar 11, 2022 6:57pm PST
textHow Wyoming Became a Tax Haven by chedder news
Allison Tate, law professor at the University of Richmond, is interviewed. The risk is that money is taken out of the tax base. This is documented in the Pandora Papers....
Posted: Sat, Feb 12, 2022 1:27pm PST
textDenied City and County Parking Lots, Food Not Bombs is back at the Town Clock by Keith McHenry (posted, with notes by Norse)
Denied City and County Parking Lots, Food Not Bombs, Keith McHenry reports, is now serving regularly at the Town Clock noon to 4 PM Daily. In spite of initial apprehensions, County Health has apparently backed off its "Get a Permit or Perish" strategy--okaying FNB's daily use of the Calvary Episcopal Church kitchen at a cost of a mere $4000/month....
Posted: Tue, Feb 1, 2022 1:34pm PST
textWho is Bernie Sanders? by Frank Blenz
The question is why a man like Bernie Sanders (Democratic Party) is not U.S. president, but his colleague Joe Biden is. It will probably be because he says such sentences: Our government must work for ordinary Americans, not for the top 1%. That shouldn't be a radical idea. We need to build an economy that works for all Americans...
Posted: Mon, Jan 31, 2022 5:10am PST