Monday, November 18, 2019

Tag: California

We need publicly owned utilities

California’s wildfires and blackouts show the dangers of entrusting our power to for-profit corporations.

Trump administration plans to open more of California public land to...

“Expanding extraction of dirty fossil fuels on our public lands threatens the health of our communities and the future of our climate."

Video: Police officer fatally shoots unarmed teen in back of head

The federal civil rights lawsuit filed by the boy’s father alleges that Villalvazo used excessive and unlawful deadly force while committing assault and battery with negligence.

California to become the first state to ban fur sales

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law Saturday banning the sale and manufacture of fur products in his state. This...

California bans controversial pesticide

Beginning at the start of 2020, California will ban the sale of a popular agricultural pesticide, chlorpyrifos, that has been linked to...

New initiative aims to mobilize the restaurant industry to fight climate...

Restore California will fund farmers to switch to regenerative agriculture practices.

California just legalized public banks. Will the rest of the nation...

The new law promises to take taxpayer money back from Wall Street and reinvest it in communities.

As man dies in ICE custody, California moves to ban for-profit...

A Cameroonian immigrant died this week in the custody of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in California. The man, identified as 37-year-old...

California sues for right to stronger pollution standards

The Trump administration made a "demonstrable move, to assert power and dominance."

Trump admin to officially revoke California’s waiver to set stricter emissions...

In its latest move to undermine action on the climate crisis, the Trump administration will formally rescind California's waiver to set stricter auto emissions standards under...

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Why use the Ukraine to impeach Trump when you’ve got the emoluments clause (and...

In any event, it’s not too late to add the Hatch Act and Emoluments Clause issues if the Ukrainian case looks weak.

New study shows staggering consequences of for-profit healthcare system and Americans’ inability to pay...

34 million adults know someone who died after not getting the necessary treatment because of affordability.
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Deputy under investigation after tackling teenage quadruple amputee on video

“Men with badges should not be acting this way. Men and women who do act this way should not have badges and guns.”