California Progressives to Feinstein: Support Nixing Filibuster for Voting Rights—or Resign

A demonstrator holds a sign during a California Poor People’s Campaign protest outside the office of Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on July 26, 2021 in Los Angeles. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images) “If you can’t or won’t,” nearly 70 groups wrote to Sen. Dianne Feinstein, “please step aside so that someone… Continue reading

Book: “First Class: The U.S. Postal Service, Democracy, and the Corporate Threat”

First Class: The U.S. Postal Service, Democracy, and the Corporate Threat by Christopher W. Shaw  Investigating the essential role that the postal system plays in American democracy and how the corporate sector has attempted to destroy it. “With First Class: The U.S. Postal Service, Democracy, and the Corporate Threat, Christopher Shaw… Continue reading

Starbucks launches aggressive anti-union effort as upstate New York stores organize

Starbucks launches aggressive anti-union effort as upstate New York stores organize

Starbucks launches aggressive anti-union effort as upstate New York stores organize November 23, 2021 (theguardian.com) Richard Bensinger, left, and baristas discuss their efforts to unionize three Buffalo-area stores at the movement’s headquarters in New York. Photograph: Carolyn Thompson/AP Starbucks has launched an aggressive anti-union campaign as six stores in the… Continue reading

Wed., Nov. 24 ~ SFPD Town Hall on Officer Involved Shooting Fatality + 2 Articles (from Adrienne Fong)

San Francisco Police Department Virtual Town Hall Meeting Wednesday, November 24 3:00pm-5:00pm Officer – Involved Shooting Fatality of ♥ Ajmal Amani ♥ 41 y/o Info: https://www.sanfranciscopolice.org/news/virtual-town-hall-meeting-scheduled-wednesday-028-21 or Virtual Town Hall Meeting | Facebook Live stream info: This virtual town hall will be streamed live on SFGovTV’s YouTube page (http://youtube.com/sfgtv). It will also be streamed on… Continue reading

Anthony Huber Was a Hero: Victim of Kyle Rittenhouse Remembered for Trying to Save Lives At Protest

(Democracynow.org) The parents of Anthony Huber, one of two men killed by Kyle Rittenhouse, say they are heartbroken and angry over the jury’s Friday verdict, and argue it failed to deliver justice for any of Rittenhouse’s victims. In a statement Friday, they said: “Make no mistake: our fight to hold… Continue reading