Subject: Marketing Healthy Food to Children
I am a head start teacher, and I absolutely believe in marketing healthy foods to children. Every time we serve a meal to our children we are marketing. Every time we encourage them to Read More »
The U.S. Conference of Mayors City of Opportunity Task Force meets in Boston today. Its focus is on “transportation, housing and inequality,” and how “federal policy can help close the wage gap and lift individuals and families out of poverty Read More »
Curtis “Kitty” Cone, who played a key role in the passage of regulations implementing the landmark Section 504 disability rights legislation, died on March 21, 2015 at the age of 70. A progressive activist whose agenda covered myriad social justice Read More »
A new ad attacking Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s record hit airwaves on Friday, skewering the mayor’s policies on education, public safety, taxes and corporate cronyism. The ad comes on the same day Emanuel’s progressive challenger Jesus “Chuy” Garcia announced for Read More »
As San Francisco gears up for enacting Ellis Act reform legislation in Sacramento, passage likely depends on the city’s two Assembly members, David Chiu and Phil Ting. An Assembly committee killed Ellis reform in 2014 after Senate passage, and winning Read More »
Experimental music is still alive in the Bay Area, with the good folks of Edgetone Records, Outsound Presents, the Luggage Store Series, the Oakland Free Jazz Society and the VAMP music * art* consignment store leading the way. Now comes Read More »
Subject: Ellis Act hopes
Rand’, maybe our two Assemblymen can help to reform the Ellis Act, maybe not. but San Francisco will still have to wrestle with the question of fairness to all parties involved – landlords and tenants; tarring Read More »
This post first appeared at Labor Notes.
Wisconsin is now the 25th state to adopt a so-called “right-to-work” law, which allows workers to benefit from collective bargaining without having to pay for it.
It joins Michigan and Indiana, which both Read More »