Month: February 2014

  • David Simon on Our Rigged Political System

    David Simon on Our Rigged Political System

    In part two of his interview, David Simon, creator of the TV series “The Wire” and “Treme,” talks to Bill Moyers about the triumph of capital over democracy.

  • (Part III) District 2 Seat to be Filled by City Council Appointment

    (Part III) District 2 Seat to be Filled by City Council Appointment

    Bruce Coons has been encouraged by community leaders throughout the city to apply for appointment as the interim council member for District 2. As (some of) you know, Bruce is a well-respected and extremely effective neighborhood activist. Although he is probably best known today for leading the coalition of over 30 groups and tens of […]

  • The Biggest Welfare Queen in the United States

    The Biggest Welfare Queen in the United States

    An amazing piece of analysis by Evolve Media and the #GlobalPOV project at the Blum Center for Developing Economies at the University of California, Berkeley. At 6:38 they reveal who the biggest recipient of welfare in the U.S. is – you may be surprised. Since they are a fancy university, they were kind enough to cite all of their sources. (Thanks to […]

  • Feb 28 – Inequality for All Watch Party – SOLD OUT!

    Feb 28 – Inequality for All Watch Party – SOLD OUT!

    Join the Point Loma Democrats as we watch Robert Reich’s award-winning film “Inequality for All” There are Watch Parties happening in communities across America, most on Thursday, but ours is on Friday the 28th. Please bring a snack or drink to share. When Friday, February 28, 7:00 pm Where Peinado residence 1314 Trieste Dr San […]

  • Run Women Run Endorses Gretchen Kinney Newsom for Interim District 2 Seat

    Run Women Run Endorses Gretchen Kinney Newsom for Interim District 2 Seat

    February 19, 2014: Run Women Run announced today that the non-partisan political group has endorsed Ocean Gretchen NewsomBeach community leader Gretchen Kinney Newsom for the interim San Diego City Council District 2 seat that will become vacant after current Councilmember Kevin Faulconer takes office as Mayor. “Run Women Run is pleased to endorse Gretchen Kinney […]

  • Feb 22 – Saturday – Team Boot Superwalk

    Feb 22 – Saturday – Team Boot Superwalk

    The most exciting part of our campaign is about to begin. This Saturday, February 22nd is our inaugural Team Boot SuperWalk! So many of you have asked how you can be helpful – and this is it! Come, bring a friend, enjoy the beauty of Kate Sessions Park in Pacific Beach – and help us […]