Poetry Corner: A Letter to Effort

“A LETTER TO EFFORT” by Nia Asante [excerpts]   Dear Effort, Long time no see, old friend! We’ve really missed you a lot. Effort, haven’t you been bored lately? I’m sure you have. That’s why I’m writing you this letter. Effort, we really need your help now more than ever! It’s just so difficult getting…

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Top-2 Primary in CA Tuesday June 5

“Top-2” Primary June 5 Since 2010, Californians have an “open direct primary” election for all state offices, in which all candidates regardless of party are on the same ballot, and only the top two vote-getters appear on the November general election ballot, when many more people vote. This effectively bars “third party” candidates from the…

Health Care For All in California

by Maureen Cruise, RN You can find a broadside about Health Care for All produced by Physicians for a National Health Plan at https://issuu.com/news_review/docs/pnhp_042018 Apparently reporters and media pundits writing about health care proposals have not read the third paragraph in the current Assembly Select Committee report which clearly states that current “Health care spending across…

LETTER FROM THE MST TO THE BRAZILIAN PEOPLE

Brazil is going through a severe economic, political, social, and environmental crisis, resulting from an international crisis of capitalism and this system’s inability to solve the contradiction it creates. In this context, authoritarian moves, such as coups and attacks on democracy, have been taking place to guarantee a brutal neoliberal offense, in which workers are…

A Curious Resignation at the LA Unified School District

A Curious Resignation at the LA Unified School District by Cheryl Dorsey   Full story here:  https://www.laprogressive.com/lausd-resignation/ March 9, 2018, LA Unified School District, Office of Inspector General, Deputy Inspector General, Investigations Frank Cabibi was forced to resign in lieu of termination. The reason for Cabibi’s sudden, teary-eyed departure is a closely guarded LAUSD secret. In the…

LETTERS TO CHANGE LINKS

To Change Links: In the May issue, you carried an article promoting AB931 as a legislative effort to cut police killings. We urge caution about this bill, which has already been amended twice since submission. One key element is to look at the concept of “totality of circumstances.”  It is very much a part of…

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