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Stop Urban Shield Coalition Victory: WRL Statement | War Resister’s League

Congratulations to the Stop Urban Shield Coalition on the recent victory of demilitarizing emergency preparedness in California’s Bay Area! In other words: ending Urban Shield. Since 2013, this cross-community coalition has organized tirelessly against Urban Shield — a SWAT team training and weapons expo, that brought together local, regional, and international police to collaborate on, and practice, new forms of ...

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California Gov. Jerry Brown keeps pressing climate change crusade | San Jose Mercury News

Gov. Jerry Brown warned scientists and policymakers Thursday that they are losing the war on climate change and urged them to become advocates for the planet. “We’ve got a big challenge. It’s daunting,” Brown said. “This is not just about science, this is about activism.” A team of climate change experts gave Brown a new, 20-page call to action during ...

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