Courtesy of NPR and news reports Pope Francis, fresh from a historic speech before a joint meeting of Congress, had lunch with homeless and low-income people at Catholic Charities in Washington, D.C. on Sept. [...]
Congresswoman Barbara Lee visited Oakland’s Private Industry Council’s Career Center at 1212 Broadway in Oakland on Thursday morning to show her support to 23,000 local residents whose unemployment benefits not being extended.
By Sallie Melendez Recently on his Face Book page, Congressman GK Butterfield informs us that $40 billion in cuts to federal nutrition programs are proposed. We already have a lack of access to healthcare…insurmountable obstacles [...]
President Obama spoke to the nation Tuesday night on Syria hoping to stem opposition that is rising both at home and abroad. Polls show the broad majority of Americans oppose getting further involved in Syria.
President Obama kicked off the summer with a high-profile environmental speech at Georgetown University. He put forth a plan to limit carbon emissions for coal-fired power plants, and called for America to double renewable energy [...]
The Bay Area Restore Section 5 Movement held its first East Bay meeting to organize an “in the streets” non-violent, voting rights demonstration to protest the Supreme Court’s recent decision that declared unconstitutional the “preclearance [...]