Thursday, October 22, 2020

Tag: California

Obama Just Protected 1.8 Million Acres of Desert. Here’s What They...

The three new national monuments in California’s Mojave Desert region link up important wildlife habitats.

Newly Released Study Shows Tie Between Fracking Water and Earthquakes

The new study shows that wastewater disposal, when injected into wells underground, can cause a build up of pressure that can lead to earthquakes.

California Wants to Execute Innocent Man

Kevin Cooper might face execution next week even though he is said to be innocent.

VICTORY: Fracking Permits Halted in California

There will be no more fracking in California's offshore waters, at least until the U.S. Department of Interior can analyze the impacts of fracking on the environment.

California Fish Species Plummet To Record Lows

The operation of the state and federal water projects by the California Department of Water Resources and Bureau of Reclamation has brought fisheries to historic lows.

Voters Can Now Weigh In On Citizens United

California voters will be able to vote for overturning Citizens United.

Corporate Welfare in California

Right now, a grassroots movement is growing of Californians determined to reform this broken commercial property tax system, and who know California needs more stable funding for its schools, libraries, roads, and communities.

State of Emergency in California as Santa Barbara Cleans Up from...

While the cleanup of crude oil leaked from a broken pipeline started off slow, efforts are underway at the shores of Refugio State Beach in Santa Barbara, California. This latest spill recalls a catastrophic blowout that happened in 1969.

State of Emergency in California as Santa Barbara Cleans Up from...

Crude oil from a broken pipeline has led to an alarming amount of oil to leak into the Pacific Ocean leaving Santa Barbara area in a state of emergency. The company, Plains All American, is not required to be supplied with an automatic shutdown valve in case of a leak so the leak continued for a while before being looked into.

PETA Proposes Shareholder Vote to Return SeaWorld Animals to the Ocean

PETA recently submitted a shareholder resolution to retire SeaWorld’s captive animals as attendance, revenue and stock prices continue to plummet. Will PETA win the shareholder vote?

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“But I didn’t know!”

A second Trump presidency will unleash extremists' to target specific politicians and activists, just as any terrorist regime does.

Cooperation Jackson’s food sovereignty initiatives help with sustainable community development, economic democracy, and community...

“It’s a beautiful thing to be able to feed your community, especially in a food desert.”

US suffered almost 300,000 excess deaths during coronavirus pandemic, CDC reports

They found that excess deaths have occurred every week in the U.S. since March, peaking in the weeks ending April 11 and August 8.

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

The US spends more than $80 billion a year incarcerating 2.3 million people

"With movements calling for defunding and divesting, people are finally talking about spending and raising the heat on the thousands of corporations that profit off the millions of people we lock up."