The Russia Narrative Is Nonsense: Anti-Social Media Censorship & McCarthyist Democrats

April 29, 2018 ( The article you are about to read is 100% pure Russian propaganda, written by some shill to deliberately mislead you with false information on what is obviously a fake news site. That, at least, is the story being used to foment mistrust of divergent views and discredit independent news-media, educators, and… Continue reading

“The Movement Action Plan: A Strategic Framework Describing The Eight Stages of Successful Social Movements”

By Bill Moyer, Spring 1987 ( STAGE ONE: NORMAL TIMES In this first stage—normal times—there are many conditions that grossly violate widely held, cherished human values such as freedom, democracy, security, and justice, and the best interests of society as a whole. Moreover, these conditions are maintained by the policies… Continue reading

Toxic soil went from SF’s Hunters Point to state landfills, ex-workers say

By J.K. Dineen April 22, 2018 ( Photo: Leah Millis / The Chronicle 2016:  The San Francisco Shipyard development is under way at the former Hunters Point Naval Shipyard in 2016.   The scandal involving cheating in the $1 billion cleanup at the former Hunters Point Naval Shipyard has until now focused on allegations… Continue reading

Is Pelosi an albatross or some other aquatic bird?

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is technically adept, but her politics are to the right of Democratic voters. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS) By Nato Green on April 22, 2018 ( My progressive friends are appalled that the Democratic #establishment, through party apparatus like the Democratic National Committee, undermines progressives in favor of centrist… Continue reading


It starts with winning over the hearts and minds of the American people. By Kevin Zeese, Margaret Flowers  December 30, 2013  AlterNet The current social movement that exploded onto the national scene with the 2011 Occupy Movement is following the path of successful movements so far. The social change movement in 2014… Continue reading

House Supports Connecticut Joining National Popular Vote Compact; Bill Moves To Senate

Legislators in the House voted Thursday to join an interstate compact that would ensure the state’s electoral votes go to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote, provided enough other states join the agreement. (Hartford Courant file photo)  By Sandra Gomez-Aceves and Christopher KeatingContact Reporters  ( April 26, 2018 (… Continue reading

Kirsten Gillibrand Unveils A Public Option For Banking

The idea would provide a low-cost alternative to payday loans — and it might just save the Postal Service, too. By Daniel Marans ( ALEX WONG/GETTY IMAGES Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) is introducing a postal banking bill, calling it a “solution whose time has come.” April 25, 2018 Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.)… Continue reading

Public Bank rally held with coalition of 14 organizations calling for San Francisco Public Bank 

April 26, 2018 On the day of Bank of America’s shareholder meeting in Charlotte, North Carolina, an alliance of 14 organizations including Public Bank SF, Divest SF, Friends of Public Bank of Oakland, Mazaska Talks, California Nurses Association, Code Pink, SEIU and more rallied at a Bank of America financial center in… Continue reading

Cannabis could supply green for San Francisco’s breakup with Wall Street

Wells Fargo, headquartered in San Francisco, was recently fined $1 billion for charging mortage borrowers unfair fees and charging clients for car insurance they didn’t need. As The City explores the idea of establishing a public bank, some are focused on mitigating the harm large corporate banks are causing. (Aleah… Continue reading