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Could California End Up With a Trump-Like Governor?

Sonali Kolhatkar Independent Media Institute
If Democratic voters fail to turn out for California’s upcoming recall election, the nation’s most populous, and arguably most liberal, state could end up with a right-wing extremist at its helm.

Turnout Key to Beat the Right in California Recall

Irene Rojas-Carroll and Marcy Rein Organizing Upgrade
“By voting NO on the recall we are saying we want to keep expanding health care for all, expand rent protections so people can keep a roof over their heads, and keep protecting essential workers and immigrants.”

We Must Defeat the California Recall

Duane Campbell DSA North Star
With a mobilized anti-immigrant anti-Mexican campaign, a majority of California voters could turn Republican once again. To avoid this calamity, every union, prodemocracy group, Latino political organization needs to organize to defeat the recall.

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California Inks Contract with New 40,000-member Child Care Union

BY DON THOMPSON Associated Press
Some 40,000 child-care workers across the state will receive a 15 percent raise in their new contract. The contract settlement coincided with a state budget agreement to fund 200,000 child-care slots over five years.

Media Bits and Bytes - July 27, 2021

Portside
Will Pegasus spyware take surveillance to a new level? Also the big comics rip-off, Forbes predicts next year's social media, and more
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