Deportation regime’s racist and inhumane

By Peter Martin George W. Bush deported two million people during his presidency. Barack Obama deported over two and a half million during his two terms in office, earning the epithet “deporter-in-chief.” The budgets for the US Border Patrol and ICE have nearly doubled in the last ten years, and in 2016 about $20 billion … Continue reading Deportation regime’s racist and inhumane

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Thousands gather for Women’s March on Eureka

Thousands of people in Eureka marched in solidarity for women Saturday afternoon, mirroring cities nationwide. The marches were planned in unison with 600 other demonstrations, according to co-organizer Rebecca Stauffer... Source: Thousands gather for Women’s March on Eureka

Environmental Justice at the Local and Regional Level – Legal Background

download the PDF: Environmental Justice KAMALA D. HARRIS Attorney General State of California DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Environmental Justice at the Local and Regional Level Legal Background Cities, counties, and other local governmental entities have an important role to play in ensuring environmental justice for all of California’s residents. Under state law: “[E]nvironmental justice” means the … Continue reading Environmental Justice at the Local and Regional Level – Legal Background

Tom Sebourn Blog: The Humboldt Civil Liberties Defense Fund Endorses DA Candidate Elan Firpo

Press Release: The Humboldt Civil Liberties Defense Fund (HCLDF) enthusiastically endorses Élan Firpo for District Attorney. The HCLDF is committed to the protection of civil liberties for all residents of Humboldt County and feels that Ms. Firpo is the candidate that would best protect those liberties guaranteed in our State and Federal Constitutions. The HCLDF … Continue reading Tom Sebourn Blog: The Humboldt Civil Liberties Defense Fund Endorses DA Candidate Elan Firpo

The Big Chill by Marty Burstiner

Back in April 2007, some 3,500 people peaceably gathered in Redwood Park in Arcata to celebrate weed. I wrote about it in this column, noting how amazed I was that in a county of 130,000 the two daily newspapers we had back then skipped the event. I get high on large, peaceful gatherings. It is … Continue reading The Big Chill by Marty Burstiner