fix articles 7104, american legislative exchange council
Communications Workers of America District 9 Action at AT&T Shareholders (tags)
Observe Randall Stephenson and the AT&T Board of Directors and Shareholders; their connections to BIG MONEY. Learn about their efforts to silence the voices of labor and progressive shareholders seeking transparency in their political donations and lobbying.
Villaraigosa: The Myth of The Progressive Mayor (tags)
While Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa disappointed supporters and failed to deliver any progressive policies whatsoever, he was hardly a failure to those he really serves. Indeed, for developers, real estate tycoons, billionaires, and school privatization profiteers, Villaraigosa's eight year reign was a smashing success.
Progressive Portal: www.alicelaw.org (tags)
Alicelaw.org is a progressive portal bringing together possible and concrete bills and laws striving for labor and environmental justice. Alicelaw.org is a vital counterweight to the notorious ALEC that for decades normalized rightwing, anti-labor and anti-environment laws.
Inventing an Iranian Threat (tags)
Riverside Celebrates May Day, Police Violence Mars Protest (tags)
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
RIVERSIDE (CA) - Several hundred people participated in a series of actions marking International Worker's Day in Southern California's Inland Empire. The day featured an Occupy bank protest, an immigrant rights march and rally, and a food and clothing giveaway hosted by an autonomous grouping. The day of community empowerment was temporarily disrupted, however, when police violently targeted students and arrested them.
F29 Walmart Warehouse Shutdown: Victory at Dawn (tags)
Wednesday, February 29, 2011
EASTVALE, California - Nearly 300 people arrived at six in the morning in this desolate inland city with the intent to shut down the world's largest distribution center for Walmart goods. Activists from Occupy Riverside, Occupy LA, other Southern California occupys, community activists, and student groups arrived at the Schneider warehouse only to find that the management had closed the facility of its own accord. Having tasted victory at dawn, the group soon set its sights much higher.
#F29 Promo Video (tags)
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
#F29 is the national day of nonviolent direct action to SHUT DOWN THE CORPORATIONS, especially those that comprise ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council. Occupy Riverside has called for a community-based picketline at the world's largest Walmart distribution center, Schneider Logistics, at 4100 Hamner Ave in Mira Loma, where workers are engaged in a struggle to recover stolen wages and ultimately, for recognition as a collective bargaining unit. Meet at 6:AM Wednesday at the corner of Riverside Dr and Hamner Ave, just south of the 60 freeway.
Resolution in Support of Warehouse Workers at Walmart Contractor Schneider Logistics (tags)
This resolution was adopted by the Inland Empire General Strike Committee on January 27, 2012, and was amended on February 6, 2012. It was subsequently adopted by Occupy Redlands. We encourage all other local occupys, as well as all labor unions, student groups, community organizations, congregations, homeowner associations, and any other free associations to adopt this resolution and find other ways to support this action.
Filling Prison Beds for Profit (tags)
Readying Americans for Dangerous, Mandatory Vaccinations (tags)
an insidious government-industry plot
Neocon Chickenhawks: A Small Tightly-Knit Clan Part 2 (tags)
This list of intricate, overlapping connections is hardly exhaustive or perhaps even surprising. But it helps reveal an important fact. Contrary to appearances, the neocons do not constitute a powerful mass political movement. They are instead a small, tightly-knit clan whose incestuous familial and personal connections, both within and outside the Bush administration, have allowed them grab control of the future of American foreign policy.
Smoking Out Big Tobacco (tags)
By means of their settlement with the States, the tobacco people have achieved something else that is absolutely invaluable to them -- complacent Americans think that the tobacco problem is solved.