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Resolution of the Rent Strike in Boyle Heights (tags)

A brief summary of the conclusion, from Curbed.

Chernobyl + 30 (tags)

Thirty Years after the Chernobyl nuclear catastrophe, the disaster continues.

Corporatization of the Tenant Movement (tags)

MakeRoom.org is pushed by a nonprofit housing corporation, Enterprise Community Partners.

Filipino student groups summon Philippine government agencies, raise education sector woes (tags)

Various student groups today summoned representatives from various government agencies such as the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Philippine National Police (PNP), Commission on Human Rights (CHR), and the National Youth Commission (NYC) to a dialogue to air out the various issues and concerns of the education sector.

SNWA Whistleblower Shows Ratepayers Bilked for Spring Valley Ranches (tags)

The Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) has used rate hikes and government subsidies to purchase ranches at six times above market value to appear as landholders for water rights for their proposed pipeline. An employee of the SNWA turned whistleblower has come forward with evidence of bribery of local officials and yearly losses of money on the SNWA ranches. In related news Sen. Mike Roberson introduced SB 232 with bipartisan support to require greater transparency by the SNWA and would require the water authority to obtain approval from the PUC before increasing water rates.

Philippine campaign against high electricity rates snowballs (tags)

QUEZON CITY, Philippines – Thousands of electricity consumers from 55 cities and municipalities from 15 provinces and 10 regions are expected to stage a multi-form protest on November 22, dubbed as “National Day of Action against Epira (Electric Power Industry Reform Act), high electricity rates and privatization of the power industry.”

Comprehensive List Of Obama Tax Increases - 3 Years (tags)

Comprehensive List Of Obama Tax Increases - 3 Years In Office & 21 Tax Hikes

US Higher Education in Crisis (tags)

class war

California State University System Raises Tuition (tags)

While Elliot Hirshman, the new president of San Diego State University, receives a $400,000 compensation package, the California State University?s (CSU) Board of Trustees voted on Tuesday 13 to 2 in favor of increasing tuition by an additional 12 percent for the 23-campus system. Students will be paying about $6,422, double the amount required in 2007.

California Democratic Party Passes Anti-Workingclass Budget (tags)

Instead of putting a tax the rich proposal on the November 2008 ballot, the presidential general election which always has the highest voter turnout, the Democratic Party majority Legislature, this time in cahoots with a Democratic governor, Jerry Brown, voted for a viciously anti-workingclass budget that destroys the public school system, social services, court system, public transporation and just about all other publicly funded services. AND JERRY BROWN BRAGS ABOUT IT ON HIS WEBSITE.

UCLA increases parking fees some more (tags)

UCLA has instituted a $3/ parking fee on Disabled Placard holders everywhere on campus after years of following Calif State free parking for legitimate blue zoned areas, starts Jan 1, 2010, but.....

The Neolbieral Restructuring of California State Government (tags)

state budget cuts, the imposition of fee increases at post-K-12 educational institutions and the prospect of the passage of a water bond in November 2010 foreshadow the successful imposition of the neoliberal model on California

Hunger Strike Blog (tags)

Blog of teacher/hunger striker working to stop class size increases and teacher layoffs in LAUSD

Africa: The Next Defense Market Opportunity? (tags)

Low value. Corrupt. Aid-driven. Despite the odd exception like Algeria, and South Africa's indigenous defense industry, most people think of these terms when they think of the African defense market. Analyst firm Forecast International sees a different picture, however: "tomorrow's growth market for the global defense industry."

Punish drug dealers instead of Homeless people (tags)

Los Angeles City Council should outlaw drug dealing inside L.A. city limits instead of outlawing homelessness.

BTL:Study Finds Female Genital Mutilation Increases Risk of... (tags)

...Childbirth Mortality~Interview with Adrienne Germain, president of the International Women's Health Coalition, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

GASOLINE PRICE HIKING BOYCOTT (tags)

Again gasoline prices are soaring out of control and the petroleum giants are back on track to make record profits. Washington will not act so Californians need to protect their interest by boycotting the petroleum industry.

Let the rich pay, Camejo says (tags)

Green Party candidate Peter Camejo has unveiled a budget proposal which calls for strikingly higher income tax rates on Californians who earn more than $500,000 a year, changing Proposition 13 to allow reappraisals of many corporate properties and tax cuts for low-wage earners.

Too Much TV Increases Male Rage - BE CAREFUL (tags)

Several psychologists have recently warned that exposure to the endless hours of cable news theater of blood greatly increases the physical threat posed by marginally socialized males. This threat lasts for some time afterward.

Leimert Village – Community in Crises (tags)

Historic Leimert Village faces the possibility of extinction. New landlord rent increases drive merchants and cultural centers into red. Valley-based owner values personnel profit over a community treasure.

Leimert Village – Community in Crises (tags)

Historic Leimert Village faces the possibility of extinction. New landlord rent increases drive merchants and cultural centers into red. Valley-based owner values personnel profit over a community treasure.

Bolivar in Argentina (tags)

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (Reuters) - Protesters blocked highways, while many teachers and state workers stayed home on Wednesday as Argentina's third-largest union led a 24-hour strike in the latest protest over President Eduardo Duhalde's handling of a devastating four-year recession.

Comments to CPUC on electric rate increases (tags)

California Public Utiities Commission is taking public comments on proposed electric rate increases. This letter suggests a cost-shifting approach to address the "crisis."

Death Penalty Democrats (tags)

Death Penalty Democrat California Governor Gray Davis murders again, this time executing Robert Massie on March 27, 2001, who has been on and off Death Row for 36 years, courtesy us taxpayers. He was never rehabilitated, but was let out of prison, and thus killed again. Our tax dollars must go for rehabilitation, not punishment, if we are to solve any social problems at all.

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