March for Democracy Members Arrested

Sharon Kyle: The rally and sit-in was held outside the capital in Sacramento with hundreds of supporters including Dolores Huerta of United Farmworkers, former candidate for CA Secretary of State Derek Cressman and Democratic Assembly Representative Roger Dickinson.

Sharon Kyle: The rally and sit-in was held outside the capital in Sacramento with hundreds of supporters including Dolores Huerta of United Farmworkers, former candidate for CA Secretary of State Derek Cressman and Democratic Assembly Representative Roger Dickinson.

Netroots Nation 2013

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Netroots Nation 2013 – Anyone who is a political activist, blogger, journalist, politician, reporter, social justice proponent, or is just curious about issues, current events and technology — will benefit by attending.

Sister Giant: A New Age for Politics

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Dick Price & Sharon Kyle: Marianne Williamson, the spiritual activist and best-selling author, plans to bring a new consciousness to politics with the two-day Sister Giant conference she is organizing for November 10 and 11.

Charley James Is Back

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Sharon Kyle & Dick Price: At last report as of this morning, Charley is still day by day able to get a night’s lodging, while he pitches writing ideas to editors. We encourage to catch up with Charley’s contributions and send whatever you can afford his way, as we have done. You can either send him funds directly to him through PayPal or send them to us and we’ll pass them all to him.

20 Years After the LA Riots: What Have We Learned?

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Dick Price & Sharon Kyle: What has changed in South LA — then South Central — where the flames shot to the sky 20 years ago, after an all-white jury exonerated the gang of police officers who had beaten a black motorist half to death, captured on video for all to see?

A Changing Culture at the LAPD

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Dick Price & Sharon Kyle: Officer Sandra Moura credits the Department’s leadership — from Chief Beck on down — with instilling and enforcing a more community-oriented policing approach.

10 Most Read Articles: Fracking Series

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Walter Brasch’s three-part series that takes an in-depth look at the process of fracking to extract natural gas from deep below the surface leads this week’s parade. Fracking, a little known or understood process for extracting gas, is controversial and dangerous.

Friday Feedback: Medical Marijuana a Mistake?

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Friday Feedback: This week Jack and Dusty comment on Kevin Sabet’s “The Case Against Medical Marijuana.” Maybe marijuana doesn’t lead to other drug use, but permissive attitudes in society DO lead to more drug use, and legalizing pot is absolutely a step along that path.

Friday Feedback: Freedom from Fossil Fuels

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Friday Feedback: The “fact” is we cannot wean ourselves from fossil fuel because there is nothing to replace it in terms of scalability. It is woven into the fabric of almost every aspect of our existence.

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