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California prison firefighters still face exploitation despite new career path law

Rush transcriptSpeaker 1: September, California governor’s Newsom signed a bill into law that will allow ex-prisoners who worked in the firefighting service for the state…

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What Happens When Wildfires and Covid Collide?

COVID-19 may make the impacts of the west’s wildfire season more deadly, hitting aging and vulnerable communities the hardest. The post What Happens When Wildfires…

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Year in Climate Crisis: Fossil Fuels Expansion, Scary Science and Global Activism

The Real News Network’s Steve Horn and Dimitri Lascaris talk about the 2019’s biggest climate stories. The post Year in Climate Crisis: Fossil Fuels Expansion,…

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California Lawmakers Passed a Bill Banning Private Prisons

Activist Amani Sawari talks about what the impact on people in private prisons and immigration detention centers will be if Governor Gavin Newsom signs AB32,…

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California Emission Standards Have Trump Admin Blowing Smoke

The Trump administration plans to remove the state’s authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those mandated by the federal government. TRNN’s Steve Horn…

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SF Officials Offer to Make Electricity Grid Public

By Steve Horn and Dharna Noor Top Photo Credit: JP Smith | Wikimedia Commons San Francisco has moved to municipalize Pacific Gas and Electric. In…

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California Releases Misleading Greenhouse Emissions Report

California has released its annual greenhouse gas inventory, with the numbers praised by Governor Gavin Newsom. But emissions are up in nearly every category, with…

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Why Did the California Assembly Table Oil Setbacks Bill? 

By Steve Horn Top photo: Greg Gjerdingen | Wikimedia Commons Nalleli Cobo was a teenager when her family decided to uproot themselves and leave their…

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As Trump Nixes California High Speed Rail Money, San Diego Considers Mass Transit Plan

Top Image Credit: San Diego Association of Governments On May 16, President Donald Trump announced a removal of the roughly $1 billion in funding allocated…

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Climate Activists Protest Trump California Public Lands Fracking Plan

Top Image: San Luis Obispo Mayor Heidi Harmon speaks at May 22 rally in before hearing at Embassy Suites by Hilton in San Luis Obispo;…

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California Dreamin’ of Climate Action by Newsom, But Will He Deliver?

California Dreamin’ of Climate Action by Newsom, But Will He Deliver? By Steve Horn California is often hailed as a pioneer of climate change policy….

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What California’s Death Penalty Moratorium Means For The Marginalized

Davey D discusses Governor Gavin Newsom’s executive order and California’s prison industrial complex—from Tookie Williams to Prop 66 The post What California’s Death Penalty Moratorium…

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