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Outrage of the Month

By Mike Rhodes Peace Fresno organizers wanted to hold a march on the sidewalk from Roosevelt High school to the Fairgrounds just prior to the March 21 Peace Festival. They were told by the City of [...] Continue Reading

Speaking Truth to Power

By: Kathy Kelly There is a phrase originating with the peace activism of the American Quaker movement: "Speak Truth to Power." One can hardly speak more directly to power than addressing the [...] 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

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

From the Editor

By: Mike Rhodes Like most Community Alliance readers, I want to believe that our lives in Fresno are improving as we work through the many serious problems that confront us. In the past year, the [...] Continue Reading

Grassroots Profile: Mao Lee Xiong

  By: Richard Stone Mao Lee Xiong also goes by Mollie -- and as we talk I realize I’m talking to both. Mao Lee is the petite Hmong young lady, born in a Thai refugee camp, and trained -- even [...] Continue Reading

Fresno Greens Begin Anew in 2010

“So flower power didn’t work, okay, we start again.”—John Lennon The Fresno County Green Party is reenergizing itself from within and looks forward to a successful rebuilding effort in 2010. In a [...] Continue Reading