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  • NOTE THE DIVERSIONS AND DECEPTIONS USED WHILE DISMANTLING 72 YEARS OF PROGRESSIVE FEDERAL PROGRAMS

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Biologist Margaret Mead (1901-1976) observed, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” If ‘We, the People’ ever become fully engaged, committed, and involved in our governance at all levels, it...
  • Governors Pen Letter to Oppose Trump’s “Gag Rule” on Abortion

    Soundbite Services SAN FRANCISCO — The Trump administration won a battle in the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday (6/4) effectively banning abortions for undocumented minors held in detention. Meanwhile, women’s-rights activists and some medical experts say the administration’s proposed “gag rule” on reproductive health could increase unintended pregnancies and...
  • County of Santa Clara Leads Coalition to Fight the Trump Administration’s Efforts to Deny Women Access to Contraception

    SCC SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CALIF.— On Tuesday May 29 the County of Santa Clara led a nationwide coalition to fight the Trump Administration’s efforts to roll back women’s access to cost-free contraception.  Together with the City of Oakland and 15 other cities, counties, and local agencies across the nation,...
  • Trump Administration Proposes Raising Rents on Low-Income Families

    Co-op Housing Groups Offer Alternative Suzanne Potter California News Service OAKLAND Calif. – Groups that work on issues of poverty and housing are criticizing the Trump administration’s proposal to raise rents on low-income families and institute work requirements. On Wednesday, Ben Carson, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, announced...
  • Trump and Trophies

    Now Trump is going to allow the importing of elephant “trophies” after all! Where do things stand overall now in the fight to protect endangered species, especially as wildlife now also face threats from climate change? Doug Moss and Roddy Scheer EarthTalk In what some see as another capitulation...
  • IS TRUMP IMPOSING FASCISM ON AMERICA?


    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Will American Democracy end up practicing fascism under this Trump Administration? A review of history brings up the ‘fascist leadership’ of Italy’s Il Duce, Benito Mussolini, then an ally of Nazi Germany’s Hitler during WW II which ended during 1945. The Allied Forces led by...
  • Programas Después de Clases y de Verano, fuera del presupuesto de Trump

    Eric Tegethoff/Alfonso López-Collada Public News Service WHITE SALMON, Wash. – La Administración Trump propuso cortar por completo los fondos a los programas para después de clases y de verano. El dinero para los Centros Comunitarios de Aprendizaje Siglo 21 se reduce a cero en el presupuesto del presidente para 2019. Trump...
  • Sierra & Tierra. America’s Annus Horribilis: Trump’s First Year in Power

    The Resistence remains firm Javier Sierra Sierra Club “I love Hispanics,” once proclaimed Donald Trump in celebration of 5 de Mayo. With friends like him, who needs enemies, as we Latinos have suffered enormously during his first year in office. The chaos of the Trump presidency can be summarized...
  • Education Advocates Slam Trump Budget Cuts

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Some education advocates are criticizing President Donald Trump’s new 2019 budget proposal because it zeroes out funding for several programs that benefit students. The $4.4 trillion budget increases defense spending but envisions deep cuts in domestic spending. For example, it would...