social justice

Please Oppose AB 965 and AB 1065 (Preserve community input)

Please Oppose AB 965 and AB 1065 (Preserve community input in decisions about cell tower proliferation) From our friends at FACTS: Families Advocating for Chemical and Toxics Safety    Please join the many individuals and organizations signing on to this letter (see below) to oppose two terrible telecom bills in Sacramento. Every group’s sign-on counts. These […]

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New study finds about 300 fewer police killings in cities where Black Lives Matter protests happened

 New study finds about 300 fewer police killings in cities where Black Lives Matter protests happened Protesters stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement against police brutality on June 3, 2020, in Stockholm, Sweden. Mar 02, 2021 2:12pm PST by Lauren Floyd, Daily Kos Staff It’s difficult to gauge the success of any movement aimed

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Zoom paid $0 in federal income taxes on 4,000 percent profit increase during pandemic

“It’s time to end a rigged tax code that benefits the wealthy and powerful.” —Sen. Bernie Sanders Zoom paid $0 in federal income taxes on 4,000 percent profit increase during pandemic Jake Johnson, Common Dreams March 22, 2021 The U.S.-based online video chat platform Zoom has seen its profits skyrocket by 4000% during the Covid-19

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Reclaiming our rights: Biden Signs Two Executive Orders to Advance Gender Equality on International Women’s Day

Biden Signs Two Executive Orders to Advance Gender Equality on International Women’s Day “Let us recommit to the principle that our nation, and the world, is at its best when the possibilities for all of our women and girls are limitless.” by Jenna McGuire, staff writer “A time for us to recommit ourselves to the

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New study finds about 300 fewer police killings in cities where Black Lives Matter protests happened

 New study finds about 300 fewer police killings in cities where Black Lives Matter protests happened Protesters stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement against police brutality on June 3, 2020, in Stockholm, Sweden. Mar 02, 2021 2:12pm PST by Lauren Floyd, Daily Kos Staff It’s difficult to gauge the success of any movement aimed

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Eviction during coronavirus: Conservative Judicial Activism Strikes Again

Conservative Judicial Activism Strikes Again Legal Planet by Dan Farber Feb 25, 2021 Trump appointee: A wild-eyed misinterpretation of the commerce clause A federal district judge ruled today that the federal government’s moratorium on evictions is unconstitutional. The judge’s theory is that evicting tenants for nonpayment of rent isn’t an “economic” activity. Therefore, it’s beyond Congress’s power under

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