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text Rallies in the Bay Area and across the nation to save affordable housing by Lynda Carson
During July 22 through July 29, there will be rallies in support of affordable housing in San Francisco, San Rafael, and across the nation!...
Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:13PM
text Veterans petition Amy Goodman: Syria coverage by vfp
Veterans for Peace is petitioning Amy Goodman to improve Democracy Now's coverage of Syria. The text of this PETITION is below; along with links to several references. Please read, and if you agree with the veterans, please sign it....
Posted: Fri Jul 21, 2017 6:37PM
text The Shortwave Report 07/21/17 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, NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, and Sputnik Radio....
Posted: Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:38PM
text CALL ON THE PARTICIPANTS OF THE G20 SUMMIT 2017 IN HAMBURG by Mojmir Babacek
Great number of world governments possess weapons enabling remote control of the human nervous system. The fact that they classify them is a direct threat to democracy....
Posted: Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:05AM
text THE WARRIORS: WHEN WILL THE EXCESSES OF PROFESSIONAL SPORTS END? by ntuit
How much does any one person need?...
Posted: Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:22PM
text Call for Solidarity on August 19th from Incarcerated Kinross Rebel in Michigan by J Taylor
Inmate and rebel, J. Littlejohn, writes to all those imprisoned and impacted by the criminal justice system, calling for nationwide solidarity on August 19th, 2017 to ask for an end to mass incarceration and slave labor. Littlejohn was placed in segregation after participating in the September 9-10 strike and actions at Kinross CF in Michigan....
Posted: Wed Jul 19, 2017 1:01PM
text Limits to Growth Published Forty Years Ago by Larry Rasmussen and eco-socialist pamphlets
The MIT scholars under Dennis Meadows came to four core conclusions: 1) there are limits to growth on a finite planet, 2) the economy and the population are now growing exponentially, 3) exceeding the limits will lead to a collapse of industry, agriculture, and the population, and 4) an orderly withdrawal is possible and collapse averted through a radical turning away from the growth course. More raw materials were used up in the first 20 years of the new century than during the entire 20th ...
Posted: Tue Jul 18, 2017 5:19AM
text Video: After Words with Naomi Klein, 57 min by www.booktv.org
Trump is following the traditional rules of branding, not the traditional rules of politics. Cutting corporate taxes to 15% and eliminating the inheritance tax help the rich. Trump is merging the Trump industry with government....
Posted: Sun Jul 16, 2017 6:34PM
text Democrats Join Republicans to Give Trump $696 billion for War, More than Trump Requested by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
On Bastille Day, July 14, 2017, 117 Democrats and 227 Republicans in the House of Representatives joined to give Republican Pres. Trump $696 billion for the military, more than the $603 billion he asked for. HR 2810, on Roll Call 378, now goes to the Senate as the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018. Yet, only 114 Congresspeople have endorsed HR 676, Medicare for All. San Francisco’s Rep. Democrat Nancy Pelosi voted for the military budget but has failed to endorse HR ...
Posted: Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:05AM
text The Shortwave Report 07/14/17 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. NHK Japan, Radio Havana Cuba, Sputnik Radio, Spanish National Radio....
Posted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 4:58PM
text Omni & Food Not Bombs RASISM torwards INDIGENOUS Community by Zachary RunningWolf
East bay Food Not Bombs and Omni have Taken BLATANT RACIST steps against Indigenous Elder Zachary RunningWolf VIOLATING both Organizations By-Laws. By sudden Barring (which CANNOT happen Anywhere in Turtle Island excluding Elders) which would NOT let even to Pick up Possessions inside. Both organiztions have Broken their OWN By-Laws by Not informing of tyhe Individual of Coming Crisis and dealing in Conflict Resolution....
Posted: Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:48PM
text Democrat Pelosi Calls Abortion A Fading Issue by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
San Francisco millionaire Democrat Rep. Nancy Pelosi told the Washington Post in May 2017 that she thinks abortion is a fading issue and should not be a litmus test issue for the Democratic Party. This angered enough women and abortion providers to set up a website with a letter to Nancy Pelosi from abortion recipients and their supporters to change her tune at https://letter.abortionfunds.org/ and to publish this letter as a full page ad in the July 12, 2017 San Francisco Examiner....
Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 9:51PM
text War in Mosul draws to a brutal end by Iraq Solidarity News (Al-Thawra)
On 10 July, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi declared victory in Mosul, bringing about the end of a military operation that began last October....
Posted: Wed Jul 12, 2017 2:42AM
text Narcissism as a Subject Form of Capitalism by Peter Samol
The narcissist knows only two states: the absolute sense of powerlessness given the foreign determination of his existence and omnipotence fantasies together with the illusion of absolute individual freedom, independence, and unconditionality. Socialization cannot be left to an unconscious process since society's values are increasingly dysfunctional....
Posted: Mon Jul 10, 2017 7:47AM
text All Guantanamo is Ours by Viva La Revolucion Cubana
Every American needs to know how the world sees us and why they wait anxiously for an American revolution that will get rid of all American military bases, including the American military base sitting on Cuban land, Guantanamo, along with its horrifying torture prison where some 41 remain without charges or trial, subject to torture. See this 30 minute video from Cuban with English subtitles at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKEs4mE7INs...
Posted: Sat Jul 8, 2017 7:34PM
text Review of Brontez Purnell's Since I Laid My Burden Down by Eugenio Negro by Eugenio Negro
San José satirist Eugenio Negro reviews Oakland artist Brontez Purnell's new novel Since I Laid my Burden Down....
Posted: Sat Jul 8, 2017 3:38PM
text China is in search of an ally by JosephKim
The meeting of Russian President Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, tow strongmen presently determining political climate in Europe and Asia, appears to have had far more substantial content than it has been reported in the Xinhua press-release....
Posted: Fri Jul 7, 2017 2:17AM
text Mozambique Audit Reveals Corruption and Short Falls in Financial System by Abby Wilhelm
Ahead of President Trump's first G20 meeting in Germany this weekend, Mozambique released an audit exposing violations of the country's laws to secure now-defaulted loans....
Posted: Wed Jul 5, 2017 2:20PM
text European Union Votes on Corporate Transparency Regulations by Abby Wilhelm
The European Parliament is set to vote on landmark corporate transparency rules known as "country-by-country" reporting....
Posted: Mon Jul 3, 2017 7:39AM
text Tax Avoidance: Drastic Consequences for the Public by Philipp Gerhartinger
Taxes are the most important foundation of all government activities and public services. Tax sovereignty is the heart of nation-state sovereignty. Corporate economic activities and profits cannot be clearly assigned to nation states anymore. Founding offshore partnerships is child's play. Many fiscal problems would be solved if business tax avoidance and tax fraud were made difficult or prevented....
Posted: Sun Jul 2, 2017 5:49PM