California’s battle against the federal government rages on, this time on the issue of internet privacy. Back in March 2017, the US Congress approved a resolution to undo Obama-era internet privacy protections for consumers, and Trump of course signed it. Now our representatives in Sacramento are considering AB 375, a bill which would give us back the protections taken away by the federal government.
Join Congressman Mark DeSaulnier, Indivisible Guide co-author Jeremy Haile, and more than 30 activist groups at a Resistance Fair, July 29th in Pleasant Hill.
Please join us at Indivisible East Bay's All Member Meeting! Tickets (FREE) here WHEN: July 29, 2:30-4:30 PM WHERE: Oakland Public Library, 125 14th Street, Oakland (between Madison and Oak Streets on Lake Merritt) in the auditorium/community room (basement level). The Library is a quarter mile from the Lake Merritt BART station and half a mile from the … Continue reading IEB All-Member Meeting July 29
IEB joined Indivisible's first national Day of Action to #KillTheBill, speaking out and even performing a die-in outside Senator Dianne Feinstein's San Francisco office.
In late April 2017, Donald Trump signed an executive order that would expand offshore drilling for oil and gas and would also stop the expansion of any new marine sanctuaries and require the Secretary of Commerce to review any marine national monuments created or expanded over the past decade. This order, if enacted, could have … Continue reading Something in the Water: Marine Sanctuaries at Risk
Trump's Muslim Ban continues to bounce around the federal courts, with Attorney General Sessions' appeal of a lower court's order limiting the ban filed late Friday.
On Saturday, July 9, IEB and Indivisible SF members attended a Single Payer Town Hall in Larkspur on the subject of Senate Bill 562, The Healthy California Act, also known as single-payer healthcare. A panel of experts and one of the bill's authors answered questions from a large and knowledgeable audience about numerous aspects of the bill.
Contra Costans have a rare opportunity to help select an interim District Attorney to replace former chief prosecutor Mark Peterson, who resigned in disgrace after pleading no contest to a felony perjury charge.
Is Big Brother trying to keep you from voting? Could very well be. Donald Trump has created a “Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity,” which he has directed to gather sensitive information about voters in every state and DC, including names, dates of birth, driver's license numbers, party affiliation, voting history, and the last four … Continue reading Just Say No to Voter Suppression
For the first time in almost sixteen years, there's a chance for a real debate in the Congress about our seemingly endless war in the Middle East - thanks to East Bay hero Rep. Barbara Lee.