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Thom Hartmann: Time to Overthrow Our Rulers

Is it time to bring a monarchy to the United States, or time to end one? Is it time to bring a monarchy to the United States? Or is it time to end one? The New York Times recently ran a fascinating article by Leslie Wayne putting forth arguments from the International Monarchist League. Summarizing […]

Chris Ballew beat up by Pasadena police

https://www.facebook.com/SGVProgAlliance/posts/2081059528790918 SGV Progressive Alliance shared Chris Ballew's post. https://www.facebook.com/alameda.prince/posts/1728365950521628 December 11, 2017 at 11:09pm · Police brutality, racial profiling and a potential police shooting – right on Fair Oaks just north of the border of Pasadena and Altadena… 21 year old African American pulled over for having overly-tinted windows, then gets beat up by Pasadena […]

Retired LAPD Sgt. Cheryl Dorsey explains how the LAPD's Board of Rights hearings work

https://www.laprogressive.com/lapd-detective-frank-lyga/ Retired LAPD Sgt. Cheryl Dorsey explains how the LAPD's Board of Rights hearings work http://www.jasmyneacannick.com/hes-back-fired-lapd-detective-frank-lyga-sues-for-discrimination/ http://www.newsguild.org/mediaguild3/?p=7064 NewsGuild: Hold Mayor, St. Louis Police Department Accountable October 2017 Source: American Feeds

An Ex-Cop Talks About Police Shootings

https://www.counterpunch.org/2017/12/29/an-ex-cop-talks-about-police-shootings/ December 29, 2017 An Ex-Cop Talks About Police Shootings by Brian Saady Norm Stamper, a former police officer who served for 28 years with the San Diego police force and six years as the chief of police in Seattle, gave his thoughts on Twitter. He responded to the tweet by the journalist Shaun King […]

Do Nukes Kill?

Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear power industry in the US and beyond, and highlights the efforts of those who are working to create a nuclear free world. Here is our December 2017 report: Nuclear Shutdown News December 2017 Do Nukes Kill? While the decline of the nuclear power industry […]

Letter: Support Proportional Representation for the California State Legislature

New Year's Resolution for Democracy – Send Letter to Support Proportional Representation Elections for the California State Legislature California can be more fair & just when people from all walks of life have a seat at the table of our democracy. That is what my 2018 Secretary of State campaign is all about. One strategy […]

The CIA's 60-Year History of Fake News: How the Deep State Corrupted Many American Writers

“They drank the Kool-Aid and thought they were saving freedom." Joel Whitney’s new book, “Finks: How the C.I.A. Tricked the World’s Best Writers,” explores how the CIA influenced acclaimed writers and publications during the Cold War to produce subtly anti-communist material. During the interview, Scheer and Whitney discuss these manipulations and how the CIA controlled […]

Feeling Burned Out? When We Gather, We Get Energized

Removing debris after a hurricane or giving blood after a shooting empowers us. If it feels like you and the people you know have no say over what happens in Washington, D.C., that’s not an illusion. Research shows that ordinary people have close to zero influence on policymaking at the federal level while wealthy individuals […]

Top 5 Signs Trump Doesn’t Actually Care About Iranian Protesters

"Sympathizing with working people facing increased prices is not Trump's brand, and it is rich for him to pretend to care about them." Trump has tweeted as though he cares about the welfare of the Iranian protesters in small towns across that country who are upset about reduced government subsidies for commodities such as eggs […]

The National Rifle Association’s Despicable First Year as Propagandists for Trump

Trump and the NRA have shared anti-immigrant, anti-free press, and pro-authoritarian sentiments. Standing before a raucous crowd of supporters in April 2015 during the National Rifle Association’s annual meeting, the group’s longtime leader Wayne LaPierre snarled into the microphone, “Eight years of one demographically symbolic president is enough!” One and a half years later, LaPierre […]