Home » Archives by category » Editorial » Progressive/Liberal

The Unconstitutional Oxnard Civil Gang Injunctions are a Fear Mongering Fraud and must be Rescinded!

The Unconstitutional Oxnard Civil Gang Injunctions are a Fear Mongering Fraud and must be Rescinded!

. . By Armando Vazquez      Around 2004 in the ill-conceived and secretive development and eventual rollout of The Oxnard Civil Gang Injunctions, we know now, that there was massive, abusive, and illegal overreach by the Ventura County Districts Attorney’s Office and the Oxnard Police Department. Today, like cornered rats awaiting the inevitable death […]

Commentary | Monsanto and Bayer Accused of Causing Suicide

Commentary | Monsanto and Bayer Accused of Causing Suicide

  by Naomi Fisher Bayer is trying to convince the public that their acquisition of Monsanto is for the public good and sending out propaganda to boost Monsanto’s reputation and avoid any connection to 296,466 farmer suicides in India between 1995-2013. Reports state that in 1988 the World Bank required the Government of India to […]

Notes on Brexit

Notes on Brexit

    By Jim Sullivan Brexit has been preying on my mind as another incredibly stupid piece of politics for a while now, so I have put down some facts and ideas on that topic in the following note: The European Union (EU), which started out in 1957 as the European Coal and Steel Community, […]

Commentary | On Ventura Unified School Superintendent’s Resignation

Commentary | On Ventura Unified School Superintendent’s Resignation

Editor’s Note:  David Creswell resigned over a 2016 sermon he gave as an elder at the Redeemer Baptist Church in Riverside that referenced LGBT individuals. This was given before he even came to serve as Ventura Unified’s superintendent.  The opinion below is Mr. Dunn’s.  We don’t support it as much as don’t support spurious attacks on various minorities.  What we […]

Universal Basic Income

Universal Basic Income

    By Jim Sullivan The idea of a Universal Basic Income (UBI) came about primarily as a result of job losses caused by globalization and the automation of jobs through robotics.  In addition, we have the seemingly ever present and growing problems of homelessness and inequality in the United States. Several countries and some […]

A Historic, Monumental Victory to the Power of the People

A Historic, Monumental Victory to the Power of the People

    By Armando Vazquez                                                                                                      […]

Should the United States Support Saudi Arabia Despite the Murder of Mr. Kahoggi?

Should the United States Support Saudi Arabia Despite the Murder of Mr. Kahoggi?

    By Jim Sullivan Saudi Arabia’s murder of Mr. Kashoggi is a repugnant crime, and I wish something could be done to punish Prince bin Salman.  However, realpolitik dictates continued U.S. support of Saudi Arabia for the following reasons:  First and most generally, Middle East (ME) peace and stability are in the national interest […]

Birthday Ruminations on Family, Love, Life, and Death

Birthday Ruminations on Family, Love, Life, and Death

    By Armando Vazquez I have two very different, eclectic friends I love dearly. One is a medical doctor and the other a world-renowned Ph.D. professor of education. The three of us are going on 70 and lately we seem to be talking about death. The former not long ago had a life-threatening heart […]

The Oxnard Civil “Gang” Injunction is Dead

The Oxnard Civil “Gang” Injunction is Dead

By Armando Vazquez, Founding member of CORE  & the Acuna Art Gallery and Community Collective   October 18, 2018                                              Chiques Organizing for Rights and Equality (CORE) has learned from recent news reported in the […]

Commentary | Animal Agriculture vs Our Planet

Commentary | Animal Agriculture vs Our Planet

. . by Naomi Fisher Recently I watched a Netflix video “Cowspiracy”. What a shock that was. And yet it is so fully and carefully documented as to leave no doubt that its message is true. In a nutshell, the video proves that we cannot continue our eating habits. The world can no longer sustain […]

Page 1 of 10123Next ›Last »