Understanding Cryptocurrencies – An Interview w/Bryan of PIVX

On July 21st CFPUP sat down with Bryan SNAPPY of PIVX and we discussed the currency and community they are creating and how what they are doing impacts much more than economics and finance. We discussed the value of cryptocurrencies and how block chain can be used to...

CFPUP’s Weekly News Wrap Up for the Week Ending April 11, 2015

Here is another installment of our Weekly News Wrap Up (WNWU) for the week ending 04/11/15. We are bringing you the international, national, state and local stories that stood out in our minds. And this week there were some doozies!! Below are some of the topics we...

CFPUP’s Candidate Recommendations for the Mid-Term Elections

Over the past two days we have brought you our thoughts and how we intend to vote on propositions 1 & 2 and then on propositions 45, 46, 47, and 48. In this video we provide our thoughts on the gubernatorial campaign and end with the Los Angeles County Supervisor...

Ancient Origins of Socialism and the Progressive Movement

Progressives have always moved society forward, for better or worse. It has always been the label of political pioneers: Abraham Lincoln, Lyndon Johnson, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt to be politically progressive - though they were from different political parties -...

Interview with Josef Bray-Ali – Bike Lane Controversy

We recently sat down with Josef Bray Ali, Owner of the Flying Pigeon Bike shop and bike lane activist to learn more about the controversy over a proposed bike lane on Figueroa Street in Northeast Los Angeles (NELA).  We learned in the interview how a plan for an...

Steve and Kevin Take on The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors

  On February 24th, Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis, along with Supervisor Sheila Kuehl sponsored a motion to create a task force to help with the implementation of President Obama's executive order (EO) granting amnesty to illegal immigrants on the county...

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Policy Watch: Congress Locked in Spending Battles

Policy Watch: Congress Locked in Spending Battles

As we leave July behind and move forward into August, we approach the end of Congress’ session for the year. This means that members of Congress are more focused on preparing re-election campaigns than voting on bills, but with legislative backlog mounting in the...

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