Alan Blackman, calligrapher who spent 36 years mailing letters to himself, dies at 96

Alan Blackman, calligrapher who spent 36 years mailing letters to himself, dies at 96

By Sam Whiting,ReporterJune 20, 2024(SFChronicle.com) A master calligrapher and collector of commemorative stamps, Alan A. Blackman was an international phenomenon whose “Letters to Myself” were exhibited at the San Francisco Main Library. He died June 6 at age 96.Brandon Chew/Special to the Chronicle 2015 Alan Blackman could count on receiving one… Continue reading

Roger Stone Touts Plan for Trump Win in Secret Recording

Nikki Mccann Ramirez/Rolling Stone Roger Stone listening during a press conference across the street from the Conservative Political Action Conference in Orlando on Feb. 25, 2022. (photo: Jabin Botsford/Getty) 20 june 24 Liberal documentary filmmaker Lauren Windsor’s team spoke to the “dirty trickster” of right-wing politics at an event at… Continue reading

Ukraine Repatriates 600 of at Least 20,000 Children Abducted by Russia

Yevheniia Martyniuk/Euromaidan Press Ukrainian children from Kherson Children’s Home before taken to Russia. (photo: The New York Times) 20 june 24 Last year, the International Criminal Court issued arrest warrants for President Vladimir Putin and Russia’s children’s rights commissioner, Maria Lvova-Belova, accusing them of illegally deporting Ukrainian children to Russia…. Continue reading

California to return historic amount of land to Native tribe

California to return historic amount of land to Native tribe

By Madilynne Medina,News Reporter June 19, 2024 (SFGate.com) The Shasta Indian Nation will be returned 2,820 acres of ancestral land in northwestern California, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Tuesday.  The land return is the largest in California history and comes as a reconciliation effort to apologize to Native communities for historical injustices,… Continue reading

AIPAC UNLEASHES A RECORD $14.5 MILLION BID TO DEFEAT A CRITIC OF ISRAEL

The deluge in outside spending, which also includes another $1 million from another pro-Israel group, threatens to sink Representative Jamaal Bowman. Listen to this article · 8:48 min Learn more By Nicholas Fandos June 20, 2024 (NYTimes.com) Pro-Israel political groups have transformed a Democratic primary on the outskirts of New York City, overwhelming… Continue reading

AFTER HIS GUILTY VERDICT, TRUMP IS NO LONGER RUNNING AGAINST BIDEN BUT THE RULE OF LAW ITSELF

THU, 6/20/2024 – BY CARL GIBSON (Occupy.com) Former President Donald Trump’s guilty verdict raised the stakes of the 2024 election once again. It’s no longer just about choosing a candidate, but about choosing a system of government altogether. After a 12-person New York jury found Trump guilty on all 34 felony counts he… Continue reading