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text HUD’s attack on the poor in the Bay Area must be rejected by Congress by Lynda Carson
HUD Secretary Ben Carson wants to triple the rents on some tenants, and raise from 30% to 35%, the share of a household’s income that it must pay in rent. Additionally, Secretary Carson wants to add more work requirements on those receiving assistance in HUD’s housing programs!...
Posted: Tue May 8, 2018 2:55PM
text ‘Please Give Us Justice’: New California Law Aims to Hold Police Accountable by Safiya Charles, The Nation
A “first of its kind” bill would raise use-of-force guidelines for police from “reasonable” to “necessary”—a higher standard that could save lives....
Posted: Wed May 2, 2018 10:54PM
text The Homeless Youth Epidemic is Growing: What are the Solutions to End it? by Megan Lee
This article is about how not having adequate housing affects students in the classroom and how California needs more low-income housing so that students have an adequate space to live and complete homework assignments....
Posted: Wed May 2, 2018 1:32PM
text Once again... People's Park needs your support by Park Advocate
The foliage in People's Park is thinner this year. Another tree is gone, and various bushes and shrubs have disappeared. UC Berkeley has further whittled away at the park, and a new press release from the UC states that development plans are to be revealed after this academic year ends....
Posted: Tue May 1, 2018 10:03PM
text Green Party Endorses 4 Peace & Freedom Party Candidates for 6/5/18 Election by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
In a milestone political development, the California Green Party has endorsed 4 socialist Peace & Freedom Party candidates....
Posted: Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:48PM
text Are phone applications taking over our lives? by Jeffrey Robinson
High usage of phone applications are changing the perception of face-to-face interactions....
Posted: Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:08PM
text Pesticide Use Near Record High in California, Monterey Numbers Concerning by Californians for Pesticide Reform
Use of cancer-causing fumigant pesticide on the rise for Monterey strawberries...
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:36PM
text Alcohol: Glorifying Abuse by Austin Barcus
Advertisements in the United States lie and can have serious consequences. Nearly every form of social event involves alcohol. People use alcohol in social settings to cope with the pressures of socialization. It is encouraged by mass media and popular culture to consume copious amounts of alcohol....
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:24PM
text Latinos in America by Aime Sanchez
Latinos in America are given an image where they are portrayed as "bad" people in society. Immigrants come to America hoping to start a new life and reaching for the American Dream. Little do they know that they come to face discrimination not only in the real world, but also in the media....
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:11PM
text American Justice system by Dae'Jah FOster
America needs to reform our justice system and reduce and/ or eliminate incarcerations rates!...
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:48AM
text Guns Don't Kill People, Police Kill People by Martin Herrera-Pazmino
Police Brutality is destroying lives. Police are the only people in society that get away with cold blooded murder. It's time we bring this to light....
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:28AM
text Public Banking: Bringing Taxes Back To Us by Sebashtian Coval
Public banking will bring great equality and economic prosperity to local regions...
Posted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 11:17PM
text Records: Nearly 400 Violations at California Offshore Drilling Operations by Center for Biological Diversity
State Records Reveal Corroded Wellheads, Neglected Platforms, Failed Well Integrity Tests...
Posted: Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:55AM
text UC Workers Call for Strike Vote After Protests End with Arrests by AFSCME Local 3299
University of California Workers Arrested Over Mounting Inequality on MLK Death Anniversary...
Posted: Sat Apr 7, 2018 12:52AM
text Monterey County Supervisors to Decide on Hames Valley Oil Drilling by Center for Biological Diversity
Permit to Drill Wells in New Area up for Review After Measure Z Passage...
Posted: Mon Apr 2, 2018 2:52PM
text Nuclear Shutdown News March 2018 by Michael Steinberg
While the San Diego nuclear plant in SoCall shut down in 2012, it's still causing a lot of trouble....
Posted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:49PM
text Signature gatherers for anti-rent control petition charged with fraud linked to CAA by Lynda Carson
Reportedly, a Utah couple is expected to appear soon in the San Mateo County Superior Court for arraignment on charges of election fraud for faking signatures for a petition meant to block renter protections from taking effect in Pacifica during 2017!...
Posted: Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:47PM
text New ACLU Charges Allege Pregnancy Discrimination Against Dockworkers at West Coast Ports by American Civil Liberties Union
Policies Block Women from Higher Wages and Union Membership...
Posted: Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:54AM
text ICE Trained Surreptitiously at Urban Shield - In Our Sanctuary County. by Oakland Privacy
The revelation of secretive HSI/ICE participation (ICE was not listed on the Urban Shield website as a participating agency) follows a series of disturbing incidents at the event, including the presence of the Oath Keepers vigilante extremism group in an Urban Shield-branded community fair giving out literature to the public in an Alameda County Sheriff's Department pavillion, the use of vendor Strategic Operations in secret after the Alameda Board of Supervisors vetoed the vendor due to blat...
Posted: Fri Mar 23, 2018 3:26PM
text Bay Area Student Protestors Threatened by Administrators/Teachers Over National Walkout by R. Robertson
In the San Francisco Bay Area thousands participated in a national walkout against gun violence, with 1500 leaving school to march in the suburb of Menlo Park alone. However, not all went smoothly for some Bay Area students seeking to express their opinions on March 14th....
Posted: Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:14AM