Monthly Archives: November 2013

New Press/Nueva Prensa, Issue #1 is Now Available at a North Bay News Stand Near You

Journalism is printing what someone else does not want printed. Everything else is just public relations. – George Orwell Pick up your copy today at these locations (many more to come): Copperfield’s Sebastopol, Petaluma, and soon in San Rafael; Hardcore Coffee, Coffee Katz, Aqus Cafe, Lydia’s Sunflower Center, The Mail Depot

Obama’s Climate Change Envoy To Developing Nations: We’re Not Paying for Destroying Your Property, and You Can’t Make Us

U.S. Advocates Human & Property Rights Solely for Those Nations Who Have the Power to Demand Them Dean Baker, of the Center for Economic and Policy Research, took note this morning of the Obama Administration’s perverse rationale regarding the compensation of the poorer nations bearing the earliest and worst effects of climate change, as spelled…

Hormel Workers Won a Historic Victory – November 13, 1933

1933: Striking workers at the Hormel meatpacking facility warm themselves around a fire in Austin, Minnesota. Photo courtesy of Minnesota Historical Society. Click on image to enlarge.           On November 13, 1933, in what historians have suggested was the first officially-recorded sitdown strike in U.S. history, victorious workers at the Hormel…

Corporate America Wants the Trans-Pacific Partnership for Christmas This Year

In Secret Negotiations, U.S. Officials and Corporate Representatives Trade Our Human and Constitutional Rights for Corporate Profit When “Everything That’s Fit to Print” Doesn’t Include the Content of a Proposed Trade Agreement, Who Represents the Public Interest at the Bargaining Table? The New York Times – likely the most influential newspaper on the planet –…