A Case for Yes on Prop 15

By Daren A. Miller The times have really changed since 1978. Well, for most of us they have. I was a 12-year-old, exiting elementary school, headed for middle school....

14 Million U.S. Children Will Go Hungry This Week

By Sunita Sohrabji The Covid-19 pandemic has dramatically heightened ongoing food insecurity: 14 million U.S. children will go hungry in any given week, and parents are increasingly skipping meals...

Support for ‘Millionaire’s Tax’ grows

Text and Photos by Peter Maiden Despite high heat and smoke from wildfires, drivers turned out for a Caravan to Commit to Equity Monday, August 24th. Around a dozen...

Tulare County During the Pandemic –The Hard Price of Poverty

A photo essay by David Bacon Gov. Gavin Newsom acknowledged last week that the coronavirus crisis is expanding far faster among eight rural counties in California’s Central Valley than...

The Community Alliance and the Boycott of Facebook Advertising

By Peter Maiden The #StopHateForProfit campaign is calling for a boycott of paid Facebook advertising. The boycott got underway in mid-June and will extend at least until the end...

World’s Immigration and Poverty under the Pandemic

By Eduardo Stanley The number of victims is soaring around the world because of Covid-19, with over 100,000 dead persons in the United States while President Trump is playing...

Pandemic Hurting Local Small Businesses

By Eduardo Stanley The social crisis created by the eruption of the coronavirus pandemic has hurt the economy since March, when local and state governments implemented a “stay in...

Future of Central Valley Agriculture Is Regenerative

By Benny Corona California’s Central Valley feeds the United States, producing more than one-fourth of the nation’s food including 40% of the nation’s fruits and nuts. It is also...

Workers Strike at Kaiser

By Peter Maiden Kaiser mental health workers with the National Union of Healthcare Workers struck throughout California the week of Dec. 16–20 to improve the standard of care for...

A Renters’ Victory in Madera

By Eduardo Stanley Last October, 30 families living in the Laguna Knoll apartment complex of Madera received a no-fault 60-day eviction. This decision sparked the reaction of City Council...

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