Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Tag: Gun Control

Screen Grabs: Black history and protest films to stream now

As public outrage towards police violence against the Black community (like the gun control movement) has too often seemed to wane in the Trump era, drowned out by his...

As Amazon burns, Democratic leaders deny climate-change debate

As the Amazon rainforest blazed into blackening skies in Brazil, further intensifying the climate crisis, activists’ months-long push for a Democratic Party presidential debate focusing on humanity’s most existential...

The end of Joe Biden as a serious candidate for president

The second round of the Great Debate tonight -- and it's a flawed concept -- started with a kind of bogus question about socialism. John Hickenlooper, the former governor...

Warren steals the show at Democratic Convention

It’s remarkable how much the mainstream of the Democratic Party has shifted since Bernie Sanders shook up the party three years ago. This year, at the state convention, economic...

Large, enthusiastic crowd welcomes Bernie Sanders to San Francisco

Adults, teens, children and their pets gathered in Green Meadow Park near Fort Mason on a sunny Sunday afternoon March 24. Sen. Bernie Sanders greeted thousands of supporters as...

‘Uncharted’ fills Berkeley with adventurous voices

Lance Knobel, co-founder of online news site Berkeleyside, and Helena Brantley, of Red Pencil Publicity and Marketing, sat down together in January to start talking about what kinds of conversations...

Alioto Facebook post leads to scary comments about David Campos

A series of Facebook posts started by former Sup. Angela Alioto have created concerns about possible threats to local Democratic Party Chair David Campos – and Alioto’s response is...

Drag Queens Against Guns

On June 12th, 2016, a mass shooting left 49 dead and 53 wounded at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida on Latin night. As someone who helps organize one of...

Foreign Correspondent: Australia solved the gun problem. We can too

  Progressives aren't supposed to say this. But none of the major gun control proposals now being debated in Washington would actually stop mass shootings. I know that sounds heretical,...

Is your retirement money invested in gun manufacturers?

Local gun control advocates have a new target in their crosshairs – 401K retirement plans. An online petition was introduced this week asking Vanguard, one of the largest providers of...