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A Company Town No More: Richmond Progressives Visit Petaluma to Discuss Their Grassroots Victory Over Chevron

Grassroots political organizing managed to put the people back in the political process in last year’s election, resoundingly beating one of the most profitable corporate behemoths on the planet, which had spent an unprecedented $3 million dollars in the city of Richmond to elect corporate-friendly candidates. How did Richmond progressives do it and can their…

The $350 Million That Wasn’t: The Press Democrat Manufactures Happy Headlines

The Press Democrat (PD) manufactures a happy headline about (our) benevolent capitalists giving schoolchildren big bucks A minor quibble with the North Bay’s largest paper, perhaps, but shouldn’t we, at a minimum, expect a PD headline to be accurate, not directly contradicted by the article it accompanies? The article in question appeared on Wednesday, February…

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