Monthly Archives: November 2011

John Lewallen running for Congress – California 2nd District

John Lewallen Educator, author, environmentalist and sustainable wild-seaweed harvester John Lewallen has announced he’s running for Congress. “My wife Barbara and I are inviting people in California’s Second Congressional District to join us in an effort to elect a congressional … Continue reading

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Delta studies released after massive complaints

By Dan Bacher John Laird, career politician, now CA Sec. of Natural Resources State and feds release of Delta studies after massive complaints Laird and Hayes continue to fast-track peripheral canal plan The state and federal governments on November 29 … Continue reading

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Walmart Chairman Rob Walton: The Worst of the One Percent?

by Dan Bacher      (AlterNet Article)   Rob Walton of Walmart Brave New Films, the film studio that produced the ground-breaking documentary, “Wal-Mart: The High Cost of Low Price,” is holding an online vote to pick the “worst of … Continue reading

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Iraq/Afghanistan War Veterans of Occupy Oakland

Scott Olsen Here are a couple important videos on the two Iraq vets seriously injured by Oakland police during violent crackdowns against the Occupy demonstrations.  Both were peacefully asserting their 1st Amendment rights, when they were attacked by police. The … Continue reading

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Senate Bill: America Is Now Part of the Battlefield

By Chris Anders, ACLU hile nearly all Americans head to family and friends to celebrate Thanksgiving, the Senate is gearing up for a vote on Monday or Tuesday that goes to the very heart of who we are as Americans. … Continue reading

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Pepper spray incident spurs FOIA/State Public Records Act requests

by Dan Bacher On November 22, UC Davis alumni submitted a series of requests for documents to the campus administration and the UC Office of the President under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and State Public Records Act as … Continue reading

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Poetic Justice? – UC Davis English Dept. calls for disbanding of campus police

The above is self-explanatory. As over-policing and bad cops have become a problem throughout our culture and society, the UC Davis English Department is finally taking a stand on their own campus, calling for the “bad apples” to be removed … Continue reading

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Why OCCUPY?

I have read and heard that many don’t get the “message” of the “Occupy Movement.”  Here are a few clues: For going on nine years now, we’ve been occupying two countries in the middle east: Afghanistan and  Iraq.  What started … Continue reading

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Lawyer asks Brown to arrest police for pepper spray incident

Jeff Kravitz (left), Josh Kaizuka (middle) and Mark Merin (right and speaking) at a press conference in Cesar Chavez Park on October 24. Photo by Dan Bacher.  by Dan Bacher The officers involved in the shocking pepper-spray attacks on UC … Continue reading

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