I’m Undocumented and I don’t Think Trump is the Problem

  By Miguel Bibanco (Editor’s Note: This article was originally published at The Know Youth Media and is republished with permission.) Just a month into Trump’s presidency and the controversies are beginning to mount. From his unreleased...

COVID19, A Game Of Life And Death

By Kayla Moon On February 27th I received an Email from Micah White, one of the co-founders of Occupy Wall Street. I subscribe to his newsletter and this update...

Something Right in Fresno

By Ruth Gadebusch  With so much of the world in turmoil, the beginning of a new year seems a good time to look at what is right (as in correct, not political) in our community....

Fresno County General Plan: “Jello without the Mold”

By Radley Reep Why is land-use planning such a slippery mess? Well, the answer’s quite simple actually: It’s intended to be that way.

The Trials and Tribulations of Volunteerism

By Ruth Gadebusch Having recently had the privilege—or challenge, depending on perspective—of serving on several nominating committees, I have been forced to think about volunteers in today’s world. There was a time when members...

Malcolm X and the Legacy of House Slaves

By Jonathan Luevanos Malcolm X was an African-American intellectual who gave the African-American people in the 1960s a formula for understanding their situations within legal-political institutions and their own communities. Malcolm was not sympathetic...

I Lost It at Filmworks: On Viewing We Steal Secrets

By Thomas Quinn With eager anticipation I attended the Aug. 9, Fresno Filmworks showing of the documentary We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks by Alex Gibney. About 4/5ths through it I walked out in...

From the Editor – Dec 2016

By Hannah Brandt At the time I am writing this it has been three weeks since election night. It has been an overwhelming month. I know many people are still in shock from the results....

Letters to the Editor – May 2012

Pizza Is a Vegetable When I read Sister Occupy’s “Community Dialogue: Ask the Occupy Sister” article in the April 2012 issue of the Community Alliance, I became an instant fan! I love her candid, explanatory...

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