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June 24, 2017

At 5 pm on a Friday night, today, State Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon released a statement that basically says that HE has unilaterally decided that SB 562, The Healthy California Act, was on hold until further notice.

“...In light of this, I have decided SB 562 wil...

April 3, 2017

In the United States the number of people employed by the solar industry exceeded those employed generating electricity through coal, gas and oil energy combined. This is according to a report by the US Department of Energy. Solar employed 43 percent of the electric po...

April 2, 2017

We won't forget when the Oroville spillways were damaged sending 180,000 residents from Oroville and surrounding areas to safe locations throughout Northern California. 

Fast forward to today when people are asking questions about how it happened, when will the repairs...

April 1, 2017

Six environmental groups are suing the current administration for illegally approving a cross-border permit for the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The Natural Resources Council. Northern Plains Resource Council, Bold Alliance, Center for Biological Diversity, Friends...

March 31, 2017

The President signed and executive order that proposes changes to the way we regulate energy production and emissions. It will roll back Obama's efforts to address climate change and enforce a more sustainable energy model.

The order seeks to stop Obama's Clean Power...

March 30, 2017

As of today there are 16, yes 16 Senators undecided about filibustering Neil Gorsuch.

 



Gorsuch graduated from Columbia, Harvard and Oxford. He clerked for two Supreme Court justices and was briefly at the Department of Justice.

Gorsuch is a strong supporter of reli...

March 29, 2017

SJ 34 passed both the Senate and Congress, your internet service provider is tracking you read this post AND now has the right to sell your history to the highest bidder.

The passing of the bill was split down party lines with just 15 Republican Congressional represen...

March 28, 2017

"Privilege" has become a trigger word. 

Are you privileged?

Am I?

Does one realize they are privileged if they have never experienced oppression?

Privilege and oppression manifest in different forms. Gender, race or sexual orientation. Social status, education or appea...

March 25, 2017

The American system for the protection of human rights emerged with the adoption of the American Declaration of the rights and Duties of Man in 1948. The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) was created in 1959, held it's first meeting in 1960 and has had...

March 24, 2017

Today the developer of the Dakota Access Pipeline (#NoDAPL) announced that it has received a presidential permit to move forward with the Keystone XL reversing the Obama administration's decision.

     Photo Credit: Jacquelyn Martin/AP



The previous administra...

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