June 18, 2016

News Notes

Roughly 3,000 activists are gathering in Chicago this weekend to talk about how to build on the momentum of Sanders’ insurgent campaign now that the primaries are over. They say they’re looking to unite forces for changes such as a $15 federal minimum wage, better police accountability, health care for all and preventing climate change.

Oakland dumps three police chiefs in nine days

Garrison Keillor offstage

California is now the sixth-largest economy in the world, surpassing France, thanks to a robust state economy and strong U.S. dollar.

The war on drugs began 45 years ago this month and this journal - then the DC Gazette - was one of the few to oppose it from the start. 

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