In Memoriam: Frank Lieser Hill

FRANK LIESER HILL by Sheila Goldner and Steve Goldman Frank Lieser Hill, partner of Sheila Goldner, died on June 2, 2020 at the age of 86. He had been ill for some time, having been diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer in November of 2016. When discovered, the cancer was also in his bones and lymph system. His oncologist in Los Angeles discovered that he also had Stage IV kidney disease. At one point, the cancer spread to his spine. He developed diabetes, adrenal insufficiency, arthritis, lumbar stenosis [...]

Tell the PUC: No rate Hike for So Cal Edison

Speak Up at the Public Utilities Commission To Stop The Outrageous So Cal Edison Rate Increase Requests! by Sheila Goldner Make your voice heard at virtual CPUC hearings. Edison has asked for a record-breaking 40% increase in rates by 2023.  That means paying $500 more a year for the same services you get now, unless we act now. Due to COVID‑19 and physical distancing restrictions, the CPUC will hold remote hearings, so that customers can voice their concerns and objections to Edison’s proposed rate changes. Children and [...]

The Trans-Pacific Partnership

by Sheila Goldner The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a US-led global alliance that will give free reign to multi-national corporations to pillage raw materials and labor of  developing countries without restrictions by governments, trample rights of workers and communities, boost corporate power, and ruin the environment. Today, there are 12 countries in the TPP:  the United States, Japan, Australia, Brunei, Chile, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Malaysia, Canada, Mexico and Vietnam. Of the 29 Chapters, only five actually deal with trade.  Six hundred corporate representatives have been involved [...]

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