"All governments lie." - Daniel Ellsberg

Half a block from the State Department, a bus shelter is now displaying a billboard nearly six feet tall with a plea from Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg to “tell the truth with documents that reveal lies or crimes or internal projections of costs and dangers.” On the sign, Ellsberg also urges: “Don’t wait until a new war has started, don’t wait until thousands more have died… You might save a war’s worth of lives.”
 

International Conscientious Objector Day

International Conscientious Objector Day

May 15

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Justice Coalition for Andy Lopez - plans for protest

Fire Sale - A poem by Bruce Gagnon, Coordinator, Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space

Fire Sale

It's all about looting.

The corporations
Mr. Big
are lined up and ready
to feast

it's  a fire sale
and the people's
airspace
the Internet
is on the block
to be chopped
and handed out
to the already
rich and greedy

it's a fire sale

Petition - Supervisor Efren Carrillo! Please resign now!

A May Day 2014 Lament for American Labor

https://www.commondreams.org/view/2014/05/01

Today, May 1, 2014, is International Labor Day. It is worth summing up how well American workers—and their unions—have fared over the past year; since the so-called economic recovery began in mid-2009; and for the recent decades preceding.

International Workers/May Day - May 1st!

Clasping Workers' Hands Across Borders

In a May Day article in 1941, the “Rebel Girl” Elizabeth Gurley Flynn wrote:

Efren Carrillo, resign now!

A Sexual Preditor is on the Loose in Sonoma County!

Demand Carrillo's resignation at a demonstration

on Wednesday, April 30th, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.,

Protect Internet Neutrality - Only YOU Can Do it! Urgent!

The FCC is proposing rules to end net neutrality - the Internet needs to stop this from happening:

http://http://cms.fightforthefuture.org/tellfcc/

Contact the FCC and contact your representatives in Washington, D.C.!

President Obama, move from talk to action on nuclear disarmament

The Peace & Justice Center has signed on to a letter, along with 60 additional signatories, asking that the United States move from talk to action on nuclear disarmament. Here is the beginning of the letter followed by a link for the full letter.

Dear President Obama,