GLOBAL MARCH AGAINST MONSANTO Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

​​INTERNATIONAL – ​On ​Saturday, May 23​rd​, a broad coalition of individuals and groups will gather in cities and towns all over the world, as part of a global March Against Monsanto. The intention of this march is to raise public awareness and bring increasing political pressure to bear regarding Monsanto’s corporate farming and business practices and to fight for labeling of foods that contain genetically engineered and/or modified materials. Continue reading

tour bus blocks pathway in wine country

Sour Grapes in ‘Wine Country’: Intense Challenges to Wineries Erupt

Sonoma County’s premium wine industry in the San Francisco North Bay has become a magnet that attracts developers from around the country, across oceans, and nearby. They move heavy industrial operations into rural areas and expand them to become event centers and commercial bottling operations. Under the pretense that they are merely agriculture, rather than alcohol-producing factories, large wineries seek to avoid Environmental Impact Reports (EIR) and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Continue reading

Facebook Locks Red Slider and The Sacramento Z Newspaper out of their FB pages!

Facebook has capriciously decided “”Red Slider”” is an “”invalid name”” and has blocked all access to our accounts. FB demands we change our name or submit to their intrusion into our privacy…
“Well, it’s their property, they can do what they want,”” or “”It’s free (Facebook, e.g.) so you get what you pay for.”” We vigorously challenge that position. We should recall that the earliest legal battles over civil rights law—battles that prepared the way for civil rights law— were over the rights of privately owned facilities and organizations which owned and operated what was or needed to be regarded as “”public spaces”” Continue reading

FORWARD 13: WAKING UP THE AMERICAN – NYC Premiere at Rated SR Film Festival On March 18

FORWARD 13: WAKING UP THE AMERICAN, a documentary film about the mortgage crises and its aftermath, will have both a Festival Premiere and National Broadcast premiere this week. The 8500 mile trek across the U.S. took Lovell and his cameraman sidekick to big cities, small towns, rural areas, and suburbs where they interviewed those hardest hit by the collapse as well as those who benefited from it. Coinciding with the exponential growth of the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) movement, Lovell’s eye-opening journey shakes his faith in the Founding Fathers’ ideals of freedom, equality and democracy. Continue reading

The International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal, North America (ICJB-NA) invites solidarity actions for the 29th anniversary of the Bhopal gas disaster

December 2/3 2013 marks the 29th anniversary of the world’s worst industrial disaster –the Bhopal Gas Disaster. The anniversary will mark 29 years since the people of Bhopal, India were exposed to 40 tons of the highly toxic, methyl isocyanate (MIC) due to the negligence of the American-owned Union Carbide Corporation (UCC), which is now owned by the Dow Chemical Company. Continue reading

The International Campaign for Justice in Bhopal, North America (ICJB-NA) invites solidarity actions for the 29th anniversary of the Bhopal gas disaster

December 2/3 2013 marks the 29th anniversary of the world’s worst industrial disaster –the Bhopal Gas Disaster. The anniversary will mark 29 years since the people of Bhopal, India were exposed to 40 tons of the highly toxic, methyl isocyanate (MIC) due to the negligence of the American-owned Union Carbide Corporation (UCC), which is now owned by the Dow Chemical Company. Continue reading