Politics

13 Jan 2022

Leader of Oath Keepers & 10 Others Charged with ‘Seditious Conspiracy’ in US Capitol Attack

The Justice Department has charged 11 defendants with seditious conspiracy related to the Capitol attack on January 6, 2021, including the leader of the Oath Keepers, Stewart Rhodes. A new grand jury indictment was handed was made public Thursday, alleging that Rhodes and his co-conspirators engaged in a conspiracy to

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11 Jan 2022

Why Healthcare Professionals Who Test Positive For COVID-19 Can Continue To Work In California

In all my years of writing, I’ve never written about something fucking dumber than this. Healthcare workers, you know, the people who look after your health? Well, according to new rules passed by the State of California, these workers can literally have COVID and their employer can be fully aware

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11 Jan 2022

Why Can’t California’s Schools Teach Our Kids To Read?

Written by Nelda Kerr In February 2020, students and teachers won a landmark $53 million settlement against the State of California for not teaching kids how to read. At the time, 56% of students in both San Francisco and Alameda counties were meeting state standards for English, with a quarter of all

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10 Jan 2022

Former SF Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru Pleads Guilty to Wire Fraud

Former San Francisco Department of Public Works director Mohammed Nuru pleaded guilty to wire fraud in federal court on Thursday, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Nuru has been at the center of a federal investigation into public corruption at City Hall since he was arrested back in January 2020.

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07 Jan 2022

Living in the South During a Pandemic Means Putting Up with “Spreadnecks”

This is part of our Blue Woman in a Red State column Here we are again, another wave of the Covid-19 variant that sounds more and more like a Transformer. Latest, is the Omicron Variant. This pandemic is starting to look like an era. Let’s face it, it is being prolonged

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03 Jan 2022

🐦 Corvid-19 🐦 : What Experts Are Saying About Omicron

Welcome to the new year, with a new variant alive and well! There’s A Lot Of Information swirling out there, and I’m deeply grateful to all of the public health and science communicators disseminating accessible information to the public. I’ve been thinking about curation as care, especially amid the attention

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30 Dec 2021

Climate Scientist: ‘Don’t Look Up’ Captures the Madness I See Every Day

speaking as a climate scientist doing everything I can to wake people up and avoid planetary destruction, it’s also the most accurate film about society’s terrifying non-response to climate breakdown I’ve seen.

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29 Dec 2021

State Sen. Skinner Proposes State-Funded Savings Accounts for Kids Orphaned by COVID

Low-income California children would get up to $5,000 if they lost a parent to COVID-19 under legislation that state Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, plans to introduce in January. The Hope for Children Act would create savings accounts with up to $3,000 for children as old as 9 and up to

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