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Our First Edition of 2023 Welcome to the first edition of the Community Alliance newspaper in 2023. After a successful fundraising event in early December, we are moving into the new year with [...] Continue Reading

Climate Quest Begins Anew

“I don’t know half of you half as well as I should like; and I like less than half of you half as well as you deserve.”—Bilbo Baggins As American democracy slips further into a darkness that [...] Continue Reading

The World Is Burning

The planet is burning—figuratively, not literally. Although it is more literal than we like to admit. As we approach the anniversary of the unexpected attack on Pearl Harbor bringing us into that [...] Continue Reading

Deadly Hospitals, Divided Houses

Are hospitals killing Fresno? Has the House of Labor split asunder? Is the Democratic Party divided? Why, yes, but that’s nothing new, it’s just much worse than anyone realized. Underlying the [...] Continue Reading

From the Editor

Everything Must Change for Everything to Remain the Same Is there electoral apathy? Are young people interested in voting? Perhaps the question should be rephrased: Is it worse to vote? Because the [...] Continue Reading

“C” Saw: Hitting Bottom

Ever experience that painful tailbone landing that follows when your playmate suddenly jumps off their end of the seesaw? To avoid it you had to see it coming, then put your feet down fast. It’s like [...] Continue Reading

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Back to the Dark Ages: Roe v. Wade Overturned On June 24, the Supreme Court produced its much anticipated ruling banning women’s rights to access a safe abortion, upending the landmark Roe v. [...] Continue Reading

We Can Do Better

Rat-a-tat-tat. Bang, bang, swosh. Another life lost to gunshot. How many? How long are we going to tolerate this loss of life, this loss of talent, this sorrow? How long? How long? A Colorado [...] Continue Reading

From the Editor

Young Democrats Against the First Amendment  As most of our readers already know, the Fresno County Democratic Party decided to cut ties with the Community Alliance because our newspaper [...] Continue Reading

On the Edge

Just as we began to relax with the pandemic moving along, we received a rude awakening from Europe once again. This time, it is Russia further intruding into Ukraine beyond the southeastern provinces [...] Continue Reading

From the Editor

War in Ukraine Exposes Much The unjustified and repudiated war started by Russia against Ukraine has exposed the warmongering of Western countries, led by the United States, taking this as a good [...] Continue Reading