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Drones, Cops, and the Unaccountable Machinery of Death

Far from being accountable, the state machineries of death—one using drones and missiles, the other using bullets and batons—are not even interested in their own body counts.

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Community Forum: Raise the Wage Los Altos!

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Community Forum: Raise the Wage Los Altos!

Should Los Altos raise the local minimum wage? "Yes" say the local organizations, churches and economic equality activists who make up the Raise the Wage Coalition of the Peninsula and South Bay.

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Remembering the End of One War, and Witnessing the Start of a New One Here at Home

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Remembering the End of One War, and Witnessing the Start of a New One Here at Home

There is a direct link between the hundreds of billions of dollars wasted on that decade-long military mayhem in Vietnam, and the hollowed-out cities of today’s United States.

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Fight Over Domestic Spying Heats Up in Congress with ‘USA Freedom Act’

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Fight Over Domestic Spying Heats Up in Congress with 'USA Freedom Act'

This bill would make only incremental improvements. The disclosures of the last two years make clear that we need wholesale reform.

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Baseball Executive On Baltimore Unrest: It's Inequality, Stupid

There is a far bigger picture for poor Americans in Baltimore and everywhere who are losing economic, civil and legal rights, and this makes inconvenience at a ballgame irrelevant.

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Here’s how we take our politics back from reactionary court and billionaire donors

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Here’s how we take our politics back from reactionary court and billionaire donors

If you don’t think the accelerating takeover of our politics by big money affects public policy in the real world, you are too innocent to be let out of the house by yourself.

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Upcoming Events/Programs

  • Community Forum: Raise the Wage Los Altos!Community Forum: Raise the Wage Los Altos!

    Should Los Altos raise the local minimum wage? "Yes" say the local organizations, churches and economic equality activists who make up the Raise the Wage Coalition of the Peninsula and South Bay.

  • Movie Night: Butterfly Town, USAMovie Night: Butterfly Town, USA

    A film about community activism and a lively discussion with award-winning filmmaker Dorothy Fadiman. May 28 in Los Altos.

  • Minimum Wage: Myths vs FactsMinimum Wage: Myths vs Facts

    People have a lot of misunderstandings about the impact of raising the minimum wage. Starting with the facts can help the debate.

  • Sign the Petition: Raise the Minimum Raise!Sign the Petition: Raise the Minimum Raise!

    City by city, we're campaigning to get towns to raise their local minimum wage. No matter what town you hail from, sign the petition and we'll get it your city council members.

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