Monthly Archives: January 2020

That Time the U.S. Provoked the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan, and the Disastrous Blowback it Led To

An anniversary passed us by recently that we nearly missed, one that shines considerably more light on how we arrived at where we’re at today – in a state of endless war nearly two decades after the attacks on 9/11, with scarcely a conversation happening anywhere about how we might achieve peace. It was Christmas…

Want Insight Into the Passage of 1978’s Prop 13? Read Proposition 13 = Catch 22 by Arthur Blaustein, Nov 1978 Harper’s Magazine

With a measure to reform 1978’s Proposition 13 headed for the upcoming November 2020 ballot, the California Chamber of Commerce and everyone whipped into an anti-tax frenzy ever since have wasted no time spreading lies and misinformation about the proposed measure from the get-go. The measure does not adversely affect residential homeowners. Period. Anyone who…

Monday January 13 Special IOLERO meeting on the killing of Petaluma Resident David Ward, 6 pm

Notice of this important meeting regarding the November 27, 2019 killing of Petaluma resident David Ward by Sonoma County sheriff’s deputies just arrived from Santa Rosa activist and community organizer Susan Lamont, former director of the Peace and Justice Center of Sonoma County. Susan’s message is below, followed by the public notice from the county.…