Submitted by pjcsonoma on Thu, 05/01/2014 - 3:20pm
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.
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Thu, 05/01/2014 - 2:01pm
Clasping Workers' Hands Across Borders
In a May Day article in 1941, the “Rebel Girl” Elizabeth Gurley Flynn wrote:
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Tue, 04/29/2014 - 3:34pm
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.,
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Tue, 04/29/2014 - 3:15pm
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Fri, 04/18/2014 - 4:41pm
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,
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Thu, 04/17/2014 - 3:18pm
The starkness of the times
causing even old warriors
the suffering can bear a load
even on the strongest
For many moons our people
have struggled to survive
been through hell
but we are here
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Tue, 04/15/2014 - 3:11pm
Activist Lounge - Friday, April 25 - 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Gaia's Garden Restaurant, 1899 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Tue, 04/15/2014 - 1:48pm
The Onion! All too true!
WASHINGTON—Putting the nation on alert against what it has described as a “highly credible terrorist threat,” the FBI announced today that it has uncovered a plot by members of al-Qaeda to sit back and enjoy themselves while the United States collapses of its own accord.
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 4:30pm
The journalists who first revealed the extent of the National Security Agency’s surveillance activities dedicated a prestigious award on Friday to their source, Edward Snowden.
Submitted by pjcsonoma on Mon, 04/14/2014 - 2:50pm
The most prescient portrait of the American character and our ultimate fate as a species is found in Herman Melville’s “Moby Dick.” Melville makes our murderous obsessions, our hubris, violent impulses, moral weakness and inevitable self-destruction visible in his chronicle of a whaling voyage. He is our foremost oracle. He is to us what William Shakespeare was to Elizabethan England or Fyodor Dostoyevsky to czarist Russia.