The mayor of Oakland defends an initiative that gives $500 per month to low-income families of color

U.S. 03/26/21, 18:56

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf has launched an initiative that would send $500 monthly checks to families of color who make less than $59,000 per year. White families are ineligible and are excluded from wealthy donor-funded programs. https://twitter.com/LibbySchaaf/status/1374459808305180678 According to DailyMail “the lottery system, funded by private philanthropists, will see the no-strings-attached checks go ...

Coroner says anti-vaxxer whistleblower died from natural causes

News 03/08/21, 20:11

The Santa Barbara coroner has concluded that nationally renowned anti-vax activist Brandy Vaughan died of natural causes on Dec. 7 at her Santa Barbara home, after coroner detectives had investigated her death. Emergency medical responders tried to revive Vaughan after her 9-year-old son discovered her body but were unsuccessful. Vaughan, 45, had ...

San Francisco spent a fortune: $16 million to help 300 people alone

U.S. 03/06/21, 12:13

San Francisco is apparently trying to combat the homeless crisis even though its policies are not working, this time it has invested a fortune, $16 million to help just 300 people—setting up tents and giving them food. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, authorities are paying $16.1 million to house homeless ...

A witch hunt of LA Teachers Union: Seeking who is pushing school reopening

U.S. 03/06/21, 11:29

In the Los Angeles Times, a coalition of teachers, parents, and community activists saying that minority parents do not want their children to return, without mentioning their union participation. The Free Beacon reported, “Miryam Qudrat, a Los Angeles parent of a middle schooler, said a ‘research specialist’ for United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) emailed ...