The Democrats Attack Unions Nationwide

Here is the short list of states with De­moc­ratic gover­nors where labor uni­ons are un­der­go­ing severe at­tacks: Mas­sachusetts, Con­nec­ticut, Oregon, Califor­nia, New York, Il­linois, Was­hington, Hawaii, Min­nesota, Maryland and New Hampshire. Other states with De­moc­ratic gover­nors are at­tack­ing uni­ons to a less­er de­gree. via The Democrats Attack Unions Nationwide | Truthout.

the story of the ice cream guy (via resistance is fertile)

We go to this one place to get ice cream* in Hawaii all the time. For reasons not fully understandable yet endlessly delightful, they have an entirely vegan soft serve machine. It’s the lightest, tastiest, creamiest soft serve of all time. I crave it 11 months out of the year, and splurge wildly on it […]

Ballot Access News: Summary of ballot access gains made by third parties

(excerpt from) Ballot Access News: Changes in Qualified Status for Minor Parties November 5th, 2008 After each election, the list of states in which the various minor parties are qualified changes somewhat, based on the election returns. Because it is more difficult for parties to remain on the ballot immediately after a presidential election, compared […]

Green Party of Hawaii regains ballot status

The Green Party of Hawaii has regained ballot status for the 2008 elections, after gathering more than twice the number of petition signatures required.  “Thanks go out to the tireless efforts of local Green activists as well as supporters who traveled to Hawaii to help with the petition drive,” said Hawaii Green Party Secretary Claire […]