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textSign the Petition: No to McDonald's in Downtown Watsonville by No to McDonald's
Watsonville City Council members are elected to speak for us, let's make sure they know what we want! Another fast food restaurant is not it, especially not in our beautiful and historic downtown. Sign the petition and show up to the October 14 council meeting to show your disdain for their approval of something that will only hurt our community. Bring posters, handouts, fact sheets or whatever you feel will help convince our council members that another McDonald's will in no way benefit our ...
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 5:55PM
documentStatement on Gov. Brown’s Remarks at the UN Climate Summit
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by via Californians Against Fracking
Following Gov. Jerry Brown’s remarks at the U.N. Climate Summit, Bill McKibben and Californians Against Fracking, issued statements on California’s climate action. In his remarks today, Gov. Brown noted that carbon emissions are casting a “dark shadow” on the state. While California is making progress in addressing climate change, its efforts are stymied by continued fracking in the state, which only serves to pollute our air, water and communities....
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 5:26PM
textThe Shortwave Report 09/26/14 Listen Globally! by Dan Roberts
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Spanish National Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, the Voice of Russia, and NHK Japan....
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 5:18PM
imageUK Film-makers Ken Loach & Paul Laverty Statement Of Solidarity With Zim Picket In Oakland
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by Ken Loach, Paul Laverty
UK film-makers Ken Loach and Paul Laverty have sent greetings to the community and labor activists who are picketing the Zim ships in Oakland. They have just returned from a tribunal on war crimes by Israel and Ken Loach has also protested the bias by the BBC in covering the war on the Palestinians....
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 3:22PM
textALDF Sues Pet Store Chain for Selling Sick and Injured “Puppy Mill” Puppies by Animal Legal Defense Fund
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Today, the national nonprofit Animal Legal Defense Fund (ALDF) filed a false-advertising lawsuit against “Barkworks,” a Southern California pet store chain (with locations in Orange, Los Angeles, Ventura, and Riverside Counties), for selling sick and injured puppies and deceiving consumers about the well-being and health of the puppies. The complaint, filed today in Orange County District Court, alleges that Barkworks violated California state business practices and defraude...
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 2:03PM
textWheat Gluten May Cause Symptoms Including Depression and Paranoia by Wheat Lobby Denies Connection
The wheat lobby is responding to accusations that their product is causing allergic reactions in many more people than previously thought by expected deceptions and twisting of reality. Though the gluten-free movement may seem trendy, it is based on growing understanding that wheat gluten consumption may be causing illnesses and discomfort in many humans. If you take the gluten challenge and notice a difference, you could be susceptible to toxins in modern day wheat....
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 1:12PM
textReactions to Obama's UN Address by Stephen Lendman
Obama...
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 1:03PM
calendarNonviolence, Conscientious Objection and the Israeli Occupation
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by Sacramento Area Peace Action
909 12th Street, Sacramento...
Event Date: Wed Oct 1, 2014 7:00PM
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 11:46AM
calendarBeyond the Red Line: Ukraine, Fascism and Antifascism by
Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists’ Hall 1924 Bonita (@Cedar) , Berkeley www.bfuu.org...
Event Date: Sun Oct 12, 2014 6:00PM
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 11:16AM
calendarSF Bike Ride for the Freedom of the Cuban 5 by Bill Hackwell
24th Street BART Station (East side) San Francisco, CA...
Event Date: Sat Sep 27, 2014 12:00PM
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 9:52AM
textWhy a Global Wealth Tax Reduces Inequality by Thomas Piketty and Hagen Kramer
The distribution of incomes and assets is one of the most controversial themes today. History teaches us that economic forces press in different directions - either to more equality or away from equality. Which will prevail depends on what political decisions we make. The US was understood as the antithesis to the patrimonial societies of old Europe. Up to the First World War, the concentration of assets in the hands of the rich in the US was less extreme than in Europe. In the 20th centu...
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 5:57AM
textObama's Demagogic UN Address by Stephen Lendman
anti-war...
Posted: Thu Sep 25, 2014 4:25AM
textCosts of War against "ISIS" $312,500 PER HOUR by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
The latest CIA creation, "ISIS," another pretext for enriching the war machine, is costing the taxpayers $312,500 per hour. This is not national security; it is profound INSECURITY as we cannot have guns and butter. The Democrat-Republicans ALWAYS have the same foreign policy, as they proudly state, and thus have the same anti-workingclass agenda at home as we cannot have guns and butter....
Posted: Wed Sep 24, 2014 10:06PM
calendarNo to McDonald's in Downtown Watsonville by
275 Main St # 400 Watsonville, CA...
Event Date: Tue Oct 14, 2014 6:30PM
Posted: Wed Sep 24, 2014 6:19PM
textWe Have Not Yet Overcome Racism by SCCCCOR Steering Committee
Lessons Not Learned in Ferguson...
Posted: Wed Sep 24, 2014 6:07PM
imageOxfam: Green Climate Fund pledges still far below target for developing countries
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by Takver - Climate IMC
The UN Climate Change Summit in New York brought many new pledges and commitments on emissions reduction targets, reduced deforestation, and in financing the Green Climate Fund, and many more. But do they measure up to the challenge?...
Posted: Wed Sep 24, 2014 5:31PM
textInterview with Naomi Klein by Joshua Holland
"This is a crisis with spectacularly bad timing because it fell in our laps at the very moment that history was being declared over and liberals around the world were exporting this market fundamentalism. They’re telling us we can’t regulate just when we need to regulate and that we can’t invest in the public sphere just when we need to do exactly that."...
Posted: Wed Sep 24, 2014 2:25PM
calendarHelping Hearts 2 Heal
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by Jeralynn Blueford
Center Of Hope Community Church 8411 Macarthur Blvd, Oakland, California 94605...
Event Date: Sat Oct 25, 2014 9:00AM
Posted: Wed Sep 24, 2014 1:22PM
textScoundrel Media Reactions to Obama's Syrian Aggression by Stephen Lendman
Syria...
Posted: Wed Sep 24, 2014 1:17PM
imageISIS is now only 3km away from Kobane city center
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by S
ISIS sending reinforcements to conquer Kobane, up until now held by revolutionary Kurdish militias. ISIS is 3km from city center. Situation is dire. Apparently US airstrikes have hit all over Syria except around Kobane -- is Washington prodding ISIS on to quash the leftist democratic councils running that region? Will the YPG's egalitarian red star be replaced with religious despotism?...
Posted: Wed Sep 24, 2014 12:46PM