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Trump Administration Begins Process to Reopen 1.6 Million Acres in California to Oil Drilling and Fracking

Trump Administration Begins Process to Reopen 1.6 Million Acres in California to Oil Drilling and Fracking

Bakersfield, Calif. – The Trump Administration today launched a 30-day public comment period on the environmental and public health impacts of hydraulic fracking in central California. The move is the first step in a process that will decide whether to allow the controversial oil extraction technique across 1.6 million acres of federal public land and […]

The De-Humanizing of BC | A Cautionary Tale of Our Troubled Youth in Oxnard

The De-Humanizing of BC | A Cautionary Tale of Our Troubled Youth in Oxnard

    By Armando Vazquez, Founding member of CORE  & the Acuna Art Gallery and Community Collective In dealing with serious and long term community solutions and interventions to youth pathology and dysfunction we must first honestly recognize and deal with the brutally harsh punitive and negligent indifferent societal environment that helped, to a large […]

Nerve agent chlorpyrifos is a Toxic Air Contaminant

Nerve agent chlorpyrifos is a Toxic Air Contaminant

Sacramento, CA: California took a step closer Monday to curbing the use of a pesticide linked to permanent brain harm, including ADHD, autism and IQ loss. Sixteen months after disgraced former EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt defied his own scientists and refused to ban the neurotoxic organophosphate chlorpyrifos, the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has […]

How Oxnard Continues to Subvert the Due Process Clause of the Constitution at the Expense of Our Youth

How Oxnard Continues to Subvert the Due Process Clause of the Constitution at the Expense of Our Youth

    By Armando Vazquez, Founding member of CORE  & the Acuna Art Gallery and Community Collective          In a previous article I noted an important historical point of reference that the current manifestation of civil “gang” injunctions had their origin, over 100 years ago, in the civil nuisance laws. Racist, ill-conceived, and […]

Economic Inequality in the United States

Economic Inequality in the United States

    By Jim Sullivan As many people from academics to politicians to journalists to American workers have noted, economic inequality is becoming a serious problem in the United States.  Currently twenty people own as much as half the population owns in our country, and wages have been stagnant for several years. To illustrate this […]

The Proverbial Black Hole | Civil Gang Injunctions, squandering of millions of tax dollars and lack of Police Accountability              

The Proverbial Black Hole |  Civil Gang Injunctions, squandering of millions of tax dollars and lack of Police Accountability              

    By Armando Vazquez                                                                                                     Every […]

The Oxnard Civil Gang Injunctions: The Fight Continues

The Oxnard Civil Gang Injunctions: The Fight Continues

    By Armando Vazquez, Founding member of CORE  & the Acuna Art Gallery and Community Collective                                        CORE historical fight against Oxnard’s Civil Gang Injunctions In 2004 our group, Chiques Organizing for Rights & Equality (CORE) […]

Gerrymandering in the United States

Gerrymandering in the United States

    By Jim Sullivan There is no such thing as a perfect political system, and the United States is no exception to that rule.  As a matter of fact, both the United States and India are currently widely considered to be dysfunctional democracies. We need not look far for evidence of political dysfunction in […]

Commentary | Year 2030 – The Ocean Food Chain Breaks

Commentary | Year 2030 – The Ocean Food Chain Breaks

    By Naomi Fisher Sea birds and fish are dying by the thousands because of getting wrapped up in plastic and suffocating, or their stomachs are so full of plastic their digestive system is blocked and they die of starvation. It has been proven that the whales washing up dying or dead on shore […]

House Passes Farm Bill that Guts Forest Protections

House Passes Farm Bill that Guts Forest Protections

Washington, D.C. – Tucked away in the 2018 Farm Bill (H.R. 2) that passed the House late last week are multiple provisions that would fast-track logging, oil drilling, and other development projects up to ten square miles in size in the Los Padres National Forest and other forests throughout the country. Though the 748-page Farm […]

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