Category Archives: US News & Politics

Local Writer Mitch Trachtenberg Takes on Toyota in Truth Out

“After the verdict but before the jury could decide on punitive damages, Toyota decided to settle this case and a large set of outstanding sudden-acceleration cases. The reason Toyota became anxious to settle may have been the expert testimony of … Continue reading

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DAY 8 OF CA PRISONER HUNGER STRIKE

http://wp.me/p38Pt0-fG DAY 8 OF CA PRISONER HUNGER STRIKE: We need 30,000 CALLS for 30,000 Hunger Strikers!  USE YOUR POLITICAL POWER! (you don’t have to reside in CA!) Please call California Governor Jerry Brown’s office at Phone (any of these #’s … Continue reading

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Move To Amend Documentary Drive

The National Campaign to End Corporate Personhood and Demand Real Democracy! About | Donate | Take Action We are so close to making our goal to raise $30,000 to fund a mini-documentary about Move to Amend! Please help us get … Continue reading

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Corcoran State Prison – California

shortlink here: http://wp.me/p38Pt0-fA People gather to protest solitary confinement at Corcoran State Prison.

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Video! ALL OUT FOR PRISONER HUNGER STRIKE 2013!

shortlink here: http://wp.me/p38Pt0-ft mnemonic:  http://urlet.com/blouse.advise Here is a 5 minute VIDEO CALL TO ACTION that tells a short history of the 2011 hunger strike and the 2013 call to action. Featuring Marie Levin, Steven Czifra, Hamdiya Cooks, Samantha Rogers, and … Continue reading

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Walmart Threatens DC to Avoid Paying Fair Wages

shortlink here: http://wp.me/p2w2NH-nX mnemonic here: http://urlet.com/read.overloaded Wal-Mart says it will pull out of D.C. plans should city mandate ‘living wage’ By Mike DeBonis, Published: July 9 E-mail the writer The world’s largest retailer delivered an ultimatum to District lawmakers Tuesday, … Continue reading

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30,000 California Inmates In Hunger Strike Solidarity

By Paige St. John July 8, 2013, 5:35 p.m. http://www.latimes.com/news/local/political/la-me-pc-ff-california-prison-officials-acknowledge-hunger-strike-20130708,0,3234974.story California officials Monday said 30,000 inmates refused meals at the start of what could be the  largest prison protest in state history. Inmates in two-thirds of the state’s 33 prisons, … Continue reading

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