Housing is a Human Right - Rent Control Now!

Access to safe and affordable housing without the fear of forced eviction is a fundamental human right. Yet, for too long our government has failed in ensuring this right to all of our fellow citizens. This failure has become a crisis worse here in…


Single-Payer for CA - Pass SB 562!

Walk into a doctor's office, clinic or hospital, anywhere in the U.S., get treated, walk out. Pay your taxes, all good. Imagine that. Instead we have a patchwork of care that makes health care uncertain while traveling or in an emergency ("Go to the…


Cutting our Shared Prosperity

Recently we have learned more of the details of the Trump/GOP tax plan. It’s easy to pick away at the details of the plan -- realtors, homebuilders, and even Marco Rubio have problems with it. This plan is completely aligned with Trump’s indignities…


Corporate Crime Reporter Covers our Corporate-Free Campaign for Lt. Governor

Gayle McLaughlin and the Corporate Free Campaign for California Lieutenant Governor By Editor Filed in News November 6th, 2017 @ 2:24 pm (Click here to read original article at Corporate Crime Reporter) Gayle McLaughlin, the former mayor of…


Join me in demanding Sheriff Livingston stop inhumane treatment of female detainees

Join me in demanding Sheriff Livingston stop inhumane treatment of female detainees In response to a recent S.F. Chronicle report detailing horrendous conditions suffered by female detainees in the West County Jail in Richmond, today I sent a “cease…


Sheriff Livingston; Cease and Desist Human Rights Abuses of ICE Detainees

From :  Gayle McLaughlin Former Mayor of Richmond, CA 6111 Orchard Ave, Richmond CA 94804   To : David Livingston Contra Costa Sheriff 651 Pine St, Martinez, CA 94553   RE:       Cease and Desist Human Rights Abuses of ICE Detainees Date:…


Universal Tuition Free College for All

Education is a key element of a democracy and prepares our youth for success in an increasingly complex world. Yet in California, and across the country, higher education is still inaccessible to many or is completed with a mountain of debt. I am…


Building local Progressive Alliances

To achieve serious progressive change we must get active, organizing and mobilizing locally! We can create progressive, corporate-free, inclusive, diverse, and year-round organizations that fight for the local hot issues and elect corporate-free…


Honoring Those Who Have Died with Activism and Resistance

Tonight is Halloween, and as I open my door to neighborhood children full of joy and excitement, I reflect on the origins of this autumn holiday and what it means to honor those who have died. For more than 4,000 years the pre-Celts and Celts of…