The Hyper-Wealthy Own Us (Literally)

By: Thursday June 19, 2014 8:03 am

Last year eight Americans — the four Waltons of Walmart fame, the two Koch brothers, Bill Gates, and Warren Buffett — made more money than 3.6 million American minimum wage workers combined

 

Manuel Diaz’ Mother Won’t Be Silenced in Anaheim

By: Thursday August 9, 2012 10:00 am

Citizens of Anaheim gathered Wednesday night to demand change from their City Council. One of those citizens was Genevieve Huizar, the mother of Manuel Diaz who was shot and killed by Anaheim Police just over two weeks ago.

Lakeside Diner

By: Thursday August 2, 2012 4:45 am

A variety of links to articles/interviews/speeches on current issues that may be of interest.

The Videos Anaheim PD Doesn’t Want Us to See

By: Sunday July 29, 2012 6:00 pm

Last Sunday Kevin Gosztola wrote about the police shootings in Anaheim, CA and pointed to the reports from local network news reporters that the Anaheim police were trying to buy up cell phone videos residents might have of events. Now a video has surfaced which shows us why the Anaheim PD is so afraid of witness videos.

LIVE: Peaceful Streets Rally for Anaheim

By: Friday July 27, 2012 5:00 pm

The Peaceful Streets Project draws from a diverse Austin including Occupy Austin, which is formally in solidarity with the project.

Hispanics In Fourth Day of Protests in Anaheim Against Alleged Police Brutality

By: Wednesday July 25, 2012 4:22 pm

Violence plagued the city of Anaheim, home to Disneyland, last night, as protests against a series of officer-involved deaths turned ugly. Protests continued into the 4th day after police shootings resulting in the deaths of two Hispanic men, the sixth this year to be shot by Anaheim police.

Officers Offered to “Buy” Cell Phone Footage of Anaheim Police Brutality

By: Sunday July 22, 2012 12:55 pm

A local CBS News affiliate broadcast footage last night of a violent scene after a police shooting in Anaheim, California. As described by the anchors, “officers fired what appeared to be bean bags and unleashed a canine into a crowd of women and children.” They described video as being “disturbing.”

With $1.4 Billion in Cannabis Tax Revenue, California Could Help Millions

By: Thursday June 3, 2010 7:30 pm

If California legalizes cannabis, tax revenues would be $1.4 billion yearly, enough to send each CA adult $50, or hire 23,000 teachers.

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