In Brief

The Omicron Variant: Their System is Killing Us

The longer countries like the U.S. protect the profits of the drug companies and delay vaccinating the rest of the world, the more time the coronavirus has to mutate and cause another surge in cases, hospitalizations, and deaths. Once again, this pandemic continues to remind us that their system cannot keep us safe.

In Brief

The 1968 San Francisco Student Strike

On November 6, 1968, the students of San Francisco State College (now San Francisco State University) began a strike against racism on their campus.  Just over four our months later it ended in educational reforms across that began to be mirrored around the country.

In Brief

La Niña and Climate Change

La Niña, a climate pattern of the Pacific Ocean that recurs every 4 to 12 years, is expected to affect the United States between December 2021 and February 2022. The northern states are expected to see below-normal temperatures, while much of the South will experience above-normal temperatures and a decrease in precipitation.