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text Bay Area News Group article on the Governor's race ignores Delaine Eastin by Stanley Sokolow
A news article today from the publisher of The Santa Cruz Sentinel, The San Jose Mercury News, and many other local newspapers, speaks about the positions of gubernatorial candidates on higher education in California. It completely ignores Delaine Eastin although she is tied in recent polls with one candidate that they did talk about. Eastin knows education in California, has big plans for it, and they should have included her in the story....
Posted: Tue May 22, 2018 9:27AM
text Dianne Feinstein's Promotion of War, Secret Animal Abuse, Military Profiteering by California Peace
Feinstein has a long history of voting for war appropriations. She quietly cosponsored the Animal Enterprise Terrorism Act which criminalizes many exposures of institutional torture of animals. She has profiteered personally from war....
Posted: Thu May 17, 2018 3:46PM
text Rent control campaigns presently in ten California cities by Lynda Carson
Rent control and just cause eviction protections are the only fair and humane ways to slow down greedy landlords and profiteering realtors from gouging renters with never ending rent increases, unjust evictions, displacing renters from their communities, and adding to the already-dire affordable housing crisis in California!...
Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 11:56PM
text Economic Benefits of a Living Wage in the City of Santa Rosa by Sonoma State Investigative Research Group
Amy Badger, Elizabeth Munoz- Martin, Demi Gray, Austin Barcus, Blaze Carter, Brooke Santander, Crystal Mendoza, Sara Gong, Jeffrey Robinson...
Posted: Wed May 9, 2018 1:59PM
text Systematic Lies and Disinformation From Above by Mathias Brockers and Gotz Aly
"In October 1962, John F. Kennedy, a level-headed president, sat in the White House and spoke with the Soviet leader Khrushchev through a secret "back channel" behind the backs of his generals and secret services and prevented Cuba's bombing and invasion - proposed by his whole "Joint Chiefs" and the CIA. Today, the generals must keep their president from panic reactions instead of the opposite."...
Posted: Fri May 4, 2018 11:54AM
text Detente Policy and Media Hysteria by Antje Vollmer
Antje Vollmer is a Green politician who was vice-president of the German Bundestag from 1994 to 2005. She urges a robust public debate over the new hardline German foreign policy that forgets the war and Russian help in German reunification. What has the politics of regime change brought? Sanctions are always at the expense of the population. Detente policy is supported more by the population than by politicians and journalists....
Posted: Tue May 1, 2018 4:29AM
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 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 SF Tenants Continue Fight To Save Homes From Demolition by Michael Steinberg
The Midtown Tenants Association and supporters gathered at SF City Hall today to continue their fight to save their homes from demolition by the city....
Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:40PM
text UN Forum Wrestles with Economic Policies 10 Years After Financial Crisis Islands Call for by Jubilee USA
Officials from governments, the IMF, World Bank, the private sector and NGOs meet this week at the United Nations for the Financing for Development (FFD) Forum....
Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:32PM
text Vehicular Profiteering Downtown Will Punish the Poor and Drive Away Customers by Robert Norse
Santa Cruz City Council is set to rubberstamp increased parking fees, new parking meters, a two-hour "Move Along" vehicular law, "no vending from vehicles", and a "no vehicles above 6' in height" requirement along Pacific Ave. and adjacent streets at its 1:30 PM wesession tomorrow. It's item #18 on the so-called "Consent Public Hearings" section of the agenda....
Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 11:40PM
text Homeless regulations will affect People's Park community by Anonymous
Newly proposed regulations on the homeless will substantially affect the People's Park community. Berkeley city council is holding a special meeting to codify new city legislation to place restrictions on sleeping and stashing gear on sidewalks....
Posted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 1:10PM
text IMF and World Bank Meet on 10-Year Anniversary of Financial Crisis by Lydia Andrews
World leaders, finance ministers, the private sector and nongovernmental organizations begin the Spring International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings on the 10-year anniversary of the global financial crisis....
Posted: Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:17PM
text Puerto Rico Should Cut Debt and Protect Poor Say Island Religious Leaders by Lydia Andrews
As Puerto Rico's oversight board considers a fiscal plan, major religious leaders say the final plan should cut debt, prevent austerity and reduce child poverty. San Juan's Catholic Archbishop, Puerto Rico Evangelical Bible Society leader and the Executive Director of the island's Catholic Charities sent a letter to the oversight board....
Posted: Wed Apr 18, 2018 1:50PM
text IMF World Economic Outlook Report Raises Concerns for Long-Term Growth by Lydia Andrews
The International Monetary Fund releases its World Economic Outlook (WEO) Report, forecasting global growth in the short-term and raising concerns on possible economic downturns beyond the next few quarters....
Posted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:27AM
text Progressive activist Gale McLaughlin April 15 book signing event by Lynda Carson
Sunday, April 15, between 4 and 6 P.M., at the Bobby Bowen Progressive Center 2540 Macdonald Ave. Richmond, CA 94801...
Posted: Tue Apr 10, 2018 2:14PM
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 Puerto Rico Governor and Oversight Board Spar on Fiscal Plan by Lydia Andrews
The certification of a plan to get Puerto Rico out of debt and back to economic growth was delayed again this week....
Posted: Fri Mar 30, 2018 6:38AM
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 The Struggle aagainst Aggressive Tax Avoidance by Karl-Martin Hentschel and Christopher Berker
Experts estimate that a fifth of world wealth is hidden from the tax authorities of states and considerable parts of international corporate profits are not taxed. According to the Real World Economic Review, corporations in 2018 bought back $214 billion of their own stock. Google and Amazon parked billions in shadow financial centers. Aggressive tax avoidance makes a functioning state impossible....
Posted: Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:40AM