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Letter: Support Proportional Representation for the California State Legislature (tags)
Letter to California State Legislature, asking to change our electoral system for the state legislature to elections by proportional representation.
Sexual Harassment and Violence at Orange County’s Democratic Party (tags)
Democratic women ready to fight back against the climate of violence
Queer Democrats Endorse Saldaña, Take No Position on County Term Limits (tags)
The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club endorsed Assemblymember Lori Saldaña for County Supervisor but failed to take a position on whether to impose term limits on the Board of Supervisors. Supporters of the term-limit initiative, being sponsored by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), said the five Republican incumbents on the board are so entrenched only limiting their future terms will get them out. Opponents said that Democrats have historically opposed term limits and if they supported them for the Republican-dominated Board of Supervisors, they'd be perceived as hypocrites the next time they try to ease-them for the Democratic-controlled state legislature.
Queer Democrats Endorse Alvarez, Wayne for City Council (tags)
The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club took two different tacks in its endorsements in City Council races at its regular meeting October 22. In District 6 they endorsed veteran politician Howard Wayne over Steve Hadley, chief of staff to incumbent Councilmember Donna Frye. In District 8 they endorsed the grass-roots Latino candidate, David Alvarez, over two better connected candidates from established local Latino political families: Felipe Hueso, older brother of incumbent Councilmember Ben Hueso; and Nick Inzunza, uncle of former Councilmember Ralph Inzunza.
Stop The California State Budget Attack On Californians! Email contacts! (tags)
Stop The Monstrous Budget Cutting Rippoff Measures Being Proposed By Democrats & The Governor Which Places The Welfare Of 38 Million Californians' At Risk!
San Diego Queer Democrats Endorse Morrow for Mayor (tags)
The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club endorsed former City Councilmember Floyd Morrow for Mayor at thier April 24 meeting — but Morrow was upstaged by City Councilmember and former mayoral candidate Donna Frye, who brought a volunteer in a fox costume to dramatize her contention that Proposition "C," a ballot proposal to allow the mayor to appoint the city's auditor, is "putting the fox in charge of the henhouse."
Make Dec. 1 Rosa Parks Human Rights Day (tags)
Make December 1 Rosa Parks Human Rights Day Friday, Dec. 1 1:00pm - Rally/March Dudley Square, Roxbury, MA
Biotech lobby funds SB1056, revokes local regulation (tags)
California is home to many local ordinances against growing genetically modified organisms within county, town or regional districts. Recent Senate Bill 1056 is attempting to revoke local rights of food sovereignty in favor of state control.
PRO-SB60 PROTESTORS PAY REPUBLICAN STATE ASSEMBLYMAN KEN MADDOX A SURPRISE VISIT! (tags)
Ken Maddox, a termed-out Republican State Assemblyman from Orange County's 68th District, found himself in a bind late Friday afternoon ...
Oxy Petroleum: War for Oil in Colombia (tags)
Occidental Petroleum Faces Lawsuit for Its Role in Massacre in Colombia Plaintiff Questions CEO at the Company’s Annual Meeting
Community College Students Fight Back (tags)
3,000 community college students on March 28 had a rally and march in downtown LA to stop cutbacks in their colleges
Working families say: We’ll fight Bush agenda (tags)
WASHINGTON – Despite setbacks in the Nov. 5 elections, the AFL-CIO, the National Organization for Women and other grassroots organizations vowed a determined fight to block the Bush administration from railroading its ultra-right agenda through Congress.
Muslim Public Affairs Council's Profiles of California Candidates (tags)
MPAC cannot endorse candidates, but it will provide a profile of the candidates running for constitutional offices in the state of California. The profiles include races for Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, and Superintendent for Public Instruction. MPAC analysts took a close look on the candidates' stands on civil liberties, education, homelessness, and labor:
COUP WATCH: Pregnant, Dimpled Chads Due To Faulty Machine Design, Not Voters (tags)
A common Republican theme of blaming individual voters for everything fishy in Florida is mndlessly echoed through almost all of the corporate media. But it's not the voters, it's the system, stupid! In this case, the voting system clogs & prevents a normal punch from registering an unambiguous vote. A mere mortal explains it all for the benefit of pundits everywhere.