Month: December 2015

  • Dec 15 – San Diego Climate Action Plan Vote at City Council

    Dec 15 – San Diego Climate Action Plan Vote at City Council

    Tuesday Dec 15 is when the full City Council will vote on the Climate Action Plan to commit to 100% renewables by 2035 and to halve greenhouse gas emissions. If you can, join the historic decision Tues, Dec 15, 12:30pm Rally @ City Hall Plaza, then 2pm Council Hearing @ City Hall, 12th Floor, 202 […]

  • Human Rights, Refugees, and San Diego

    Human Rights, Refugees, and San Diego

    Whether we are talking about the rights of Syrian refugees, the rights of black Americans, child soldiers, girls being trafficked for sex, or students being shot while at school, a discussion on human rights seems very timely. Not just because it’s Human Rights Day, but because of the upheaval that is putting record numbers of people at […]

  • Dec 7 – Demand Presumptive Health Coverage for San Diego Lifeguards Today

    Dec 7 – Demand Presumptive Health Coverage for San Diego Lifeguards Today

    Ed Harris spoke to club members at the end of the Annual Holiday Party about the need to provide San Diego lifeguards with presumptive health coverage. The City Council will discuss this on Monday December 7, 2pm at City Council Chambers, 202 C St. If you can please attend, or call or email your City […]

  • Capital in the 21st Century with Thomas Piketty – Helen Edison Lecture Series

    Capital in the 21st Century with Thomas Piketty – Helen Edison Lecture Series

    Income inequality is not just a catch phrase, it is the focus of noted economist Thomas Piketty’s groundbreaking bestseller, “Capital in the Twenty-First Century.” Detailing the origins and the implications of our growing economic disparities, the book has earned Piketty comparisons to Adam Smith, John Maynard Keynes and Karl Marx from The New York Times. […]

  • Podcast – Fight for $15 – Rabbi Laurie Coskey of the Interfaith Center for Worker Justice

    Podcast – Fight for $15 – Rabbi Laurie Coskey of the Interfaith Center for Worker Justice

    Rabbi Laurie Coskey led an invigorating discussion on the fight for $15 and how the Point Loma Democratic Club can participate in passing the minimum wage ordinance and get more involved in exciting campaigns for economic sustainability. For more details of the meeting read our summary here. We have not edited the questions from club members and […]

  • Dec 10 – Human Rights Day – Community Action for Refugees

    Dec 10 – Human Rights Day – Community Action for Refugees

    December 10th is Human Rights Day! Join the Partnership for the Advancement of New Americans – PANA and 20 other organizations 5pm downtown at the Waterfront Park (by the County admin building) to demonstrate support for refugees! County Center/ Little Italy trolley stop (Green line) MTS buses 280 / 923 / 83 We will be gathering as a […]