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Rebecca Kaplan for Oakland At Large Councilmember

After years of trying, Rebecca Kaplan was elected Oakland’s At Large Councilmember in 2008. In doing so, she became Oakland’s first lesbian elected official, and the first woman to serve as At Large Councilmember. In…

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Send cash so a woman can get her children back

Friday my friend had her children taken away because she attended a picnic in Mosswood Park in support of the Occupy movement here in Oakland, California. I read the “emergency protective order” myself, minus the…

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Commitments for progressive candidates

Commitments for progressive candidates running for office on a progressive platform Winning elections is important and much good can come of it. More good will come of it if we keep our values and ethics…

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Herman Cain Endorses Newt Gingrich

Herman Cain, who’s departure from the GOP Presidential Race was most unfortunate given that some of the sexual harassment claims he faced suddenly surfaced after his political star brightened, did today what was no surprise…

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FIFA reports that a number of top officials are ban from not only this world cup but a ban for life from all FIFA events on ethics charges. Now I won’t get to in depth…


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