Comprehensive coverage of the day’s news with a focus on war and peace; social, environmental and economic justice.
- W.H.O. reports global COVID-19 deaths at all time record, urges vaccinating poorer countries.
- New report finds fast spreading Omicron variant not as lethal as Delta variant.
- San Francisco COVID-19 infections spike, schools agree to provide students with COVID-19 test.
- Los Angeles sees dip in student attendance-30%, as schools reopen amidst COVID-19 surge.
- A bill to reform California’s Ellis Act, and slow down rates of speculator evictions advances.
- A bill to create a statewide universal health care system, CalCare, advances in California Assembly.
- Legislation to open safe injection sites for drug users in Los Angeles, Oakland and San Francisco advances.