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text Trump’s attack on the NEA, CPB, and NEH is an attack on the arts and humanity in Oakland by Lynda Carson
In Oakland, Trump’s proposed budget cuts that plan to eliminate the Institute of Museum and Library Services would have a major impact on many institutions including the Oakland Museum of California, Chabot Space and Science Center Foundation, and the African American Museum and Library!...
Posted: Sun Mar 26, 2017 11:57PM
text House Rejects Puerto Rico Healthcare Amendment by Greg Williams
The House Rules Committee rejected an amendment that would‎ allocate Medicaid funding to Puerto Rico at an equal level to US states.‎...
Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 6:59AM
text Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Urge Congress to Pass Healthcare Laws as Debt Crisis Looms by Greg Williams
Puerto Rico's Archbishop Roberto González and Bible Society head Reverend Heriberto Martínez are asking Congress to pass child tax benefit and healthcare recommendations made by a bipartisan Congressional task force....
Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 1:55PM
text 3/16/68 My Lai Massacre & The Killing Never Stops by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
“This is what the U.S. Military did on that day on March 16, 1968. I use the word “We,” because our taxes paid for the massacre, and our ignorance about the war wrote the check. Among the dead were a hundred and eighty-two women, seventeen of them pregnant. A hundred and seventy-three children were executed, including fifty-six infants. Sixty older men were also murdered.”...
Posted: Wed Mar 22, 2017 9:00PM
text G20 Finance Ministers Discuss Global Economic Stability by Greg Williams
G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meet today and tomorrow in Baden-Baden, Germany....
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 7:58AM
text HUD Secretary Ben Carson supports $6.2 billion in budget cuts to HUD by Lynda Carson
HUD Secretary Ben Carson, who recently bought a fancy $1.3 million home near D.C., in Vienna, Virginia, where he resides with his wife Candy, was A.W.O.L., and nowhere to be found by the media yesterday when it came time for him to step up to the plate on behalf of the poor, elderly and disabled, to oppose the proposed $6.2 billion in budget cuts that will harm hundreds of thousands of HUD’s subsidized households!...
Posted: Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:52AM
text Hawaii Judge Tosses 2d Muslim Travel Ban by Solidarity Forever
At 12:32 p.m Hawaii time. on March 15, 2017, a bell of freedom rang across the land as a US District Court in Hawaii filed an Order Granting Motion for Temporary Restraining Order (TRO), stopping Nazi Trump's second Muslim Travel Ban, and the Order specifies that if it is appealed, the TRO remains in effect. See the 43 page Decision in Hawaii v. Trump, USDC Hawaii CV No. 17-00050 DKW-KSC at http://www.hid.uscourts.gov/files/announcement142/CV17-50%20219%20doc.pdf or https://assets.document...
Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 7:24PM
text Puerto Rico Religious Leaders Ask Congress to Pass Debt Crisis Actions by Greg Williams
"‎As religious leaders in Puerto Rico, we urge you to act on behalf of the 3.4 million American citizens living on the island," wrote two prominent ministers to Congress about ‎policies to help the debt-troubled island....
Posted: Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:35PM
text Trump’s proposed budget cuts to HUD by the numbers in California by Lynda Carson
Based on the documents from the Senate Appropriations Committee, this is an updated impact of some of the proposed cuts to HUD. Below are some of the numbers in regards to how California will be affected if Trump’s proposed $6 billion in budget cuts to HUD are enacted. This information may change if the budget cutting numbers are not final, regardless these numbers should assist tenant and housing activists in opposing the proposed budget cuts to HUD, by the Trump regime....
Posted: Sun Mar 12, 2017 1:00AM
text Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission Unanimously Endorses Civil Rights Ordinance by Oakland Privacy
Thursday, March 9th, the Oakland Privacy Advisory Commission unanimously endorsed the Civil Rights Ordinance, a simple yet powerful law that, if enacted, would clarify that Oakland Police Department (“OPD”) officers assigned to the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (“JTTF”) must follow the same state and local laws that all other OPD officers are bound by, rather than looser and highly problematic FBI guidelines....
Posted: Fri Mar 10, 2017 8:53AM
text Vault 7: Wikileaks, Paradigm Shifts & Rule of Law by Betshy X0
This is how Vault 7 is shifting the world....
Posted: Thu Mar 9, 2017 10:44AM
text UC Berkeley Sponsors Muslim Basher: Drive Out the Trump Regime! Start with John Yoo by Curt
Torture advocate John Yoo and his handlers at Boalt Hall think Donald Trump's "new" Muslim ban is A-OK. Despite a decade of community protest against the corruption of young legal minds by a resident war criminal with a dangerous philosophy of exceptionalism - that American lives are worth more than other people's - law school administrators deny consequences of Yoo's professional misconduct. Professor Yoo shames the university every time he opens his mouth. His legal "opinions" further the i...
Posted: Tue Mar 7, 2017 3:28PM
text In condemned remarks, HUD Secretary Ben Carson calls slaves “immigrants” by Lynda Carson
People have allegedly been around for the last 195,000 years or more, and slavery has existed since before written history. The slavery era insurance registry reveals a lot of information about slavery!...
Posted: Mon Mar 6, 2017 9:07PM
text Puerto Rico Requests Continued Debt Lawsuit Protection by Greg
Puerto Rico's Governor is asking Congress to extend protections against debt lawsuits as the island charts a path for economic recovery....
Posted: Fri Mar 3, 2017 8:22AM
text Housing Secty Carson and Energy Secty Perry confirmed with Democratic votes by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
Millionaire former Democrats, anti-public housing Ben Carson, was confirmed as Housing Secretary with 6 Democratic votes and anti-Energy Department Rick Perry was confirmed as Energy Secretary with 9 Democratic votes on March 2, 2017....
Posted: Fri Mar 3, 2017 6:08AM
text HUD Secretary Ben Carson leads subsidized renters & union employees into uncertain future by Lynda Carson
As the federal employees, including HUD employees, and HUD’s subsidized renters experience a state of panic regarding the future of HUD and it’s subsidized housing programs, the future seems very grim and uncertain under the fascist right-wing Trump regime, and the new Hud Secretary, Ben Carson!...
Posted: Fri Mar 3, 2017 1:57AM
text Ryan Zinke approved by 16 Democrats as Interior Secty by repost
Zinke’s views climate science, voting record, campaign donations, and statements on future fossil fuel extraction on federal lands had riled climate and environment groups who say he’s not fit to oversee the nation’s lands and natural resources and enforce the Endangered Species Act....
Posted: Wed Mar 1, 2017 8:55PM
text Puerto Rico Governor Releases New Fiscal Plan by Greg Williams
Puerto Rico's Governor Ricardo Rosselló released a new fiscal plan that seeks to balance the island's budget by 2019....
Posted: Wed Mar 1, 2017 10:07AM
text America under Donald Trump by Ingeborg Breuer and Ulrich Busch
The "elite-mass split," the tear between the establishment and the masses, damages American democracy. As a damaged democracy, there is very low trust in the competence of the government. They no longer hear what parts of society need. Social dislocations lie behind the beautiful appearances. The official unemployment rate of 4.9% is regarded as a distortion of reality. Two-thirds of the voters consider the current economic situation miserable....
Posted: Wed Mar 1, 2017 6:40AM
text 20 Democratic Senators Support Wilbur Ross for Commerce Secty by Register Peace & Freedom or Green
Billionaire former Democrat, now Republican, 79-year-old Wilbur Ross has been confirmed today as Commerce Secretary by 72 Senators, including 20 Democrats, including California's Senator Feinstein and Virginia's Senator Kaine, who was Hillary Clinton's vice presidential candidate....
Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2017 9:00PM