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Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
April 19, 2017
Filed under Politics

What Happened? On Tuesday President Donald Trump spoke to attendees at the Snap-on Inc. tool manufacturer in Kenosha, Wisconsin, where he signed an executive order linked to his “Buy American, Hire American” motto.   According to multiple senior officials and the White House Office of the Press Secretary, the ex...

The battle for Berkeley: Rally results in violent outbursts in East Bay

The battle for Berkeley: Rally results in violent outbursts in East Bay

Mathew Weber,
Contributor
April 19, 2017
Filed under Features, Media, Metro, Photo Galleries, Politics, Showcase

Downtown Berkeley erupted in chaos last Saturday at MLK Jr. Civic Center Park, less than half a mile from the UC Berkeley campus where students once fought to defend free speech in the 1960’s. The Liberty Revival Alliance organized a “Patriot's Day Free Speech Rally” on Saturday that was to feature ...

‘Trumpcare’ failure buys Planned Parenthood more time

‘Trumpcare’ failure buys Planned Parenthood more time

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
April 5, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Politics, Showcase

On March 24, Vice President Mike Pence tweeted a photo of 30 white, middle-aged men considering a bill that would affect the future of healthcare in America, including women’s reproductive rights. The photo, which was upsetting due to the lack of female representation, depicted members of the Hous...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
April 5, 2017
Filed under Politics

What Happened? On Feb. 10, an amendment was made to the financial trust of President Donald Trump to allow him to take money from any of his more than 400 businesses he owns without approval.   On Jan. 11 Trump signed over all operations of his businesses to his two oldest sons, Donald Jr. and Eric, who cu...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
March 29, 2017
Filed under Politics

What Happened? President Donald J. Trump announced on Monday his senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, would head a new department named The White House Office of American Innovation.   The White House Office of American Innovation Trump unveiled his plan for the new department on Monday that will...

Not all immigrants are against Trump

Not all immigrants are against Trump

Justin Shiu,
Contributor
March 29, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Politics, Showcase

Despite President Trump’s mocking attitude towards immigrants and anti-immigrant policies, immigrants in California and other “blue” states continue to support Trump. This confuses me. I am the son of conservative Chinese-American immigrants, so I questioned a few of my relatives and friends t...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor
March 15, 2017
Filed under Politics

What Happened? On March 6, the Ways and Means Committee and the Energy and Commerce Committee approved the American Health Care Act as a replacement for the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare.   If passed, the AHCA will repeal Obamacare by dismantling taxes, which include...

Green card holders fear the new administration

Green card holders fear the new administration

Maira Sanchez,
Contributor
March 8, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Politics

Members of the Latino community, documented and undocumented, are looking for ways to formalize their presence in the United States because they fear they may be next on President Donald Trump’s “to-do” list. Trump issued an executive order forbidding the entrance of people from seven predomin...

Will “Putin-gate” derail progressive resistance?

Will “Putin-gate” derail progressive resistance?

Craig Collins Ph.D.,
CSUEB Lecturer
February 22, 2017
Filed under Letter to Editor, Opinion, Politics

Craig Collins, Ph.D. teaches political science and environmental law at California State University East Bay and was a founding member of the Green Party of California. If events in Washington (and Moscow) continue to unfold as they have over the last few months, it appears that the groundsw...

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Trump Tracker: Pioneer updates on America’s president

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
February 15, 2017
Filed under Politics, Showcase

What Happened? Gallup, a research and consulting company known for its opinion polls, announced on Monday that President Donald J. Trump’s American approval rating reached an all-time low in their daily poll since he took office on Jan. 20.   The newest poll found that only 40 percent of America...

Trump Tracker

Trump Tracker

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
December 7, 2016
Filed under Politics

What happened? Donald J. Trump announced the appointment of Ben Carson to oversee the Department of Housing and Urban Development.  Here is a rundown of Carson and what this means for the country: It was a former Republican presidential candidate that Trump tapped to run HUD in Carson, but what d...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Robert B. Wister,
Hayward Resident
November 30, 2016
Filed under Letter to Editor, Opinion, Politics

Each election cycle we are confronted with closed streets for paving ONLY in the three months before election vote time. Watch the street paving frenzy come to a screeching halt the day of the election. Where are these workers for the preceding eighteen months? Who is paying them during their time o...

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