fix articles 291054, tourism
Is this the world's most radical mayor? Ada Colau of Barcelano (tags)
Adfa Colau spent the first years of the new millennium embroiled in activism, protesting and campaigning against wars, poor housing and gentrification. While working for the PAH, she developed her distinctive style of speech, which rests on a sincere, if carefully crafted, populism.
Some Good News from Palestine (tags)
Filipino hotel workers, among Long Beach’s poorest (tags)
Filipino couple Rogelio and Wilhemina de Vera, both 72 years old, who live in the “Cambodian projects” on Cherry Street, belong to the approximately 90,000 or almost 20 percent, of Long Beach residents who live under the federal poverty line. Half a million Filipinos make Long Beach or LA County—which ranks sixth in the nation for concentration of poverty—their home. “I am living paycheck to paycheck which is very hard because I still support some of my relatives back home,” Rogelio, a service van driver at a five-star Long Beach hotel, told Philippine News. “So I really appreciate that some organizations are helping me and my family
Hilton Hotels Face Serious Dilemma (tags)
Hilton Hotel chain target of boycotts and demonstrations after banning Cuban officals in continued efforts to enforce U. S. blockade abroad.
28,000 Pledges in 28 Days: Wolf Advocates Take Alaska Boycott Drive to the Internet (tags)
Wolf Advocates Take Alaska Boycott Drive to the Internet (tags)
Darien, Conn. — Throughout the month of February, activists opposed to Alaska’s state-sponsored aerial wolf-killing seek 28,000 pledges supporting a boycott of Alaska tourism.
Two week strike called at 4 SF hotels (tags)
Hotel workers call a two week strike at 4 San Francisco hotels.
Madonna, Mr. Big and Richard Gere (tags)
The Israeli Tourism Authority has taken to inviting Hollywood stars to Israel to boost tourism.
First North Korea, now Vieques! (tags)
This is a fine mess you've gotten us into this time, Ollie.
Stop the Repeal of Santa Monica's Living Wage Law (tags)
Santa Monica has passed a groundbreaking living wage law that will help lift 2,000 workers out of poverty. But now the city's most powerful business interests are trying to repeal the ordinance.