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Senator Leno’s Smartphone Theft Legislation Passes Senate

Posted May 9, 2014 by Ali Bay

SB 962 Requires All New Smartphones Sold in California to Come Pre-Equipped With Theft-Deterring Technology The California Senate passed legislation on May 8 that requires all smartphones sold in California to come pre-equipped with theft-deterring technological solutions to render the
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Mail Ballots, Progressives and National Salad Month

Posted May 8, 2014 by Ash Kalra

While there are many reasons to celebrate the Month of May, (see list below) including the fact that it’s National Salad Month, I would like to suggest a new one of extraordinary significance: Get Out the Vote Month. Traditionally, Get
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Your Meeting Is in a Boycotted Hotel. Now What?

Posted May 8, 2014 by Diane Morrison

In May of last year I answered my phone, at work in Seattle, and found myself talking to a union organizer in Texas. He was calling to alert me that my professional association, the Society for Social Work and Research
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Rally Sends Message to Brunei Sultan

Posted May 7, 2014 by Ana Beatriz Cholo

About 80 activists representing feminists, gays and lesbians, workers and Hollywood celebrities rallied in front of the iconic Beverly Hills Hotel Monday afternoon to protest the Sultan of Brunei’s introduction of a brutal version of Sharia law. Hassanal Bolkiah, who
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Pac-12 Networks Shafts Broadcast Technicians

Posted May 5, 2014 by Sandra England

Has income inequality really become the “defining challenge of our time” as President Obama has proclaimed? One look at the number one book on Amazon’s bestseller list, Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century, which scrutinizes income inequality and capitalism,
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