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Bank Transfer Day Was A Success

Bank-Transfer-Day-on-November-5-2011

A week after Bank Transfer Day we are starting to learn the impact of the populist uprising against outrageous and greedy big banks. On Saturday November 5th at least 40,000 customers opened accounts at credit unions alone.

Q&A with Joe Dovinh

Joseph "Joe" Dovinh

We caught up with Joe Dovinh at Jose Solorio’s birthday party fundraiser and he confirmed that he was a candidate for the assembly’s new 72nd district.  It’s already shaping up as a crowded field, but Dovinh can certainly sneak into the two two if Matt Harper and Tyler Diep split the Republican vote and Dovinh runs…

New UCLA Study Cites Anti-Latino/Anti-Undocumented Hate Speech by KFI Radio

Hat tip to Media Matters for news of a recently completed study by UCLA’s Chicano Studies Research Center.  The report, “Quantifying Hate Speech On Commercial Talk Radio,” carefully researched “hate speech” documented in Southern Calfironia talk radio stations.  The report cites KFI’s “John and Ken Show” as a prime example of a program that “disproportionately targeted Latino, Mexican…