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THE 19 WOMEN WHO ACCUSED PRESIDENT TRUMP OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT

Courtesy of Matt Ford, The Atlantic, December 7, 2017 It’s been two months since the reckoning began. In early October, The New York Times and The New Yorker first published the alarming accounts of women who said they’d been assaulted by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein. Rare is the day since then that women, and some...

TO THE IDIOTS WHO REJECTED CLINTON AS NO DIFFERENT FROM TRUMP

Courtesy of DailyKos.com, by Erasmussimo, June 25, 2017 A goodly number of progressives rejected Hillary Clinton on the grounds that she wasn’t good enough for them. Their most common claim was that she is just as bad as Mr. Trump. I have a few questions for them:

Pre-register To Vote Online at Age 16!

Courtesy Jorge Rivas, fusion.net, March 9, 2017 In a move to get more young people to vote, 16 year olds in California can pre-register to vote online. The pre-registration does not change the voting age, which is still 18 but the hope is this new option will facilitate and encourage more young people to vote....

Gender Wage Gap

Women can’t educate their way out of the gender wage gap Courtesy EPI.org, Economic Snapshot , By Elise Gould and Teresa Kroeger, March 6, 2017 Wednesday, March 8th is “A Day Without a Woman,” a national day of action where women and allies will strike from paid work, refrain from domestic work, and boycott certain...

Assault on Abortion

Courtesy Guttmacher.org,  First published online: January 2, 2018 States continued their assault on abortion in 2017, with 19 states adopting 63 new restrictions on abortion rights and access. That total is the largest number of abortion restrictions enacted in a year since 2013. In addition, Iowa, Kentucky and South Carolina all moved to restrict public...

Retirement Insecurity

Courtesy Sarah Anderson and Scott Klinger, Institute for Policy Studies (IPS-dc.org), December 15, 2016 As working families face rising retirement insecurity, CEOs enjoy platinum pensions.  This report compares the retirement assets of top CEOs with those of all African-American, Latino, female-headed, and white working class households. Find shareable graphics here. Key findings: Just 100 CEOs have...

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National Popular Vote

The National Popular Vote bill would guarantee the Presidency to the candidate who receives the most popular votes in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.   Click here to find out how you can help!

Crosscheck, Caging, Purging

92-Year-Old Georgia Voter Blocked November 7, 2018,  Greg Palast reporting from Atlanta, GA This is why Stacey Abrams won’t quit. It begins with 92-year-old Christine Jordan, blocked from voting. By Brian Kemp. Watch this 59-seconds and you won’t wonder why Stacey Abrams won’t roll over and concede to Kemp. Christine Jordan, aged 92, was blocked...

Hourly Wage Table

Courtesy of “Reframing the Minimum-Wage Debate” article by David Howell in The American Prospect, September 5, 2016

GEORGE CARLIN: “In The United States, Anybody Can Be President”

Courtesy of Abby Zimet, commondreams.org, May 12, 2017 The take-no-prisoners George Carlin, who died of heart failure in 2008, would have turned 80 on Friday [5-12-17]. It’s impossible not to wonder what Carlin – the guy who famously proclaimed, “In the United States, anybody can be president. That’s the problem” – would have made of...

Financial Secrecy Index

The Financial Secrecy Index ranks jurisdictions according to their secrecy and the scale of their offshore financial activities. A politically neutral ranking, it is a tool for understanding global financial secrecy, tax havens or secrecy jurisdictions, and illicit financial flows or capital flight. The index was launched on November 2, 2015. In identifying the most...

State Rep’s Courage Score

The Courage Score grades your legislator on a scale of 0-100 to show how well they stand up for their constituents over corporations or special interest groups that seek to exploit Californians, particularly those who are poor, people of color, or disadvantaged. It conveys to what extent your California state representatives have backed the interests...

End of Life Option Act

Updated  May 15, 2018, courtesy of CalMatters.org A Riverside County Superior Court judge Tuesday threw out California’s landmark law allowing physicians to prescribe lethal drugs to terminally ill patients, just shy of its two-year anniversary. Judge Daniel A. Ottolia, an appointee of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, said his order would take effect in five days. California...
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