New Bill in Congress Would Require ‘No First Use’ Nuke Policy

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New Bill in Congress Would Require 'No First Use' Nuke Policy

The current nuclear launch approval process gives the decision to potentially end civilization as we know it to a single individual.

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Forum: 17 Propositions?!

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Forum: 17 Propositions?!

This November, California voters will have no less than 17 ballot measures to vote on. For October's Other Voices monthly forum, we'll help you do (some of) your homework.

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CODE RED: Computerized Election Theft

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CODE RED: Computerized Election Theft

What first appears to be a triumph of progress, the widespread application of new voting technology, actually generates myriad opportunities for partisan sabotage.

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(Video) Surveillance is a Local Issue

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(Video) Surveillance is a Local Issue

The NSA isn't the only agency spying on you. Local police departments have deployed some pretty shocking technologies. We discuss a plan to rein them in.

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Syria, Russia push to take Aleppo as airstrikes kill 66, wound 200

If the Assad regime has all of Aleppo, all of Damascus, Homs, Hama and Latakia, then it has Syria. Poor, rural, thinly populated provinces just don’t count.

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Time for Congress to Stop Hollering at CEOs and Take Action

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Time for Congress to Stop Hollering at CEOs and Take Action

Instead of setting up further rounds of CEO perp walks for the TV cameras, Congress should break up the biggest banks. And regulate drug prices directly, as does every other country.

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Upcoming Events/Programs

  • Forum: 17 Propositions?!Forum: 17 Propositions?!

    This November, California voters will have no less than 17 ballot measures to vote on. For October's Other Voices monthly forum, we'll help you do (some of) your homework.

  • CODE RED: Computerized Election TheftCODE RED: Computerized Election Theft

    What first appears to be a triumph of progress, the widespread application of new voting technology, actually generates myriad opportunities for partisan sabotage.

  • We're almost across the finish line in the Fight for $15!We're almost across the finish line in the Fight for $15!

    We're almost across the finish line! Palo Alto City Council to Vote on $15 Minimum Wage! Turn Out to Support! Celebrate the Win! Monday, September 26 - Arrive: 8:30 PM | Agenda Item Expected @ 9:00 PM - Palo Alto City Hall, Council Chambers, 250 Hamilton Avenue, Palo Alto

  • (Video) Surveillance is a Local Issue(Video) Surveillance is a Local Issue

    The NSA isn't the only agency spying on you. Local police departments have deployed some pretty shocking technologies. We discuss a plan to rein them in.

  • Video: Challenging Corporate NationhoodVideo: Challenging Corporate Nationhood

    Multinational corporations have quietly constructed an international legal system in which they are literally as powerful as sovereign nations. This is how some groups are fighting back.

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