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  • The Community Alliance is a monthly newspaper that has been published in Fresno, California, since 1996. The purpose of the newspaper is to help build a progressive movement for social and economic justice.

The Fresno Bee Four

By: Alex Vavoulis On the passing of James Bort, Jr., on January 20, 2010, many will feel the pain of the family as it grieves for a loved one. Many will also think about the value of a free press [...] Continue Reading

Waiting for Steinbock

  By: Dennis Caeton Fresh from the pews of St. Paul Newman Center (a Catholic parish) in Fresno, a few weeks before my birthday, I felt compelled to enter the rare air of the Diocese, the [...] Continue Reading

Majority Rule Initiative

By: Gary Lasky "All legislative actions on revenue and budget must be determined by majority vote." The California Democracy Act is a simple 14-word initiative that, if it qualifies for the November [...] Continue Reading

A Nuke in Fresno’s Stocking?

By: David Weisman He wasn’t wearing a red suit or sporting a full white beard, but Santa Claus did drop into Fresno last December. Adopting the more recognizable form of John Hutson, he stepped from [...] Continue Reading

Yemen: Terrorist Haven, or Chess Piece?

By: Conn Hallinan “The instability in Yemen is a threat to regional stability and even global stability.”— U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton “Yemen is a regional and global threat.”—British [...] Continue Reading