October 23, 2021

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Is Food In You

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Group schools
have ally in Newsom

I am a community school college student that has adapted on the internet discovering since March 2020. I strongly oppose this remember election for the reason that Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed the most current funds that advantages California neighborhood college learners by allotting $100 million for student housing and foods insecurity. Newsom has supported and enacted insurance policies that reward the most vulnerable groups in California, which include very low-earnings pupils like myself.

This remember is a blatant assault on the civil rights, liberties, and guidelines that are supported by the huge greater part of Californians. My long term and the futures of other youthful folks in the point out are dependent on protecting against California from heading backward. To shield the upcoming we’re functioning towards, make sure you vote no in this recall.

Miriam Rodriguez
Santa Clara

Realism would lead
to no vote on remember

No subject what your viewpoint is of Gov. Gavin Newsom, be sure to quit and imagine cautiously ahead of you vote indeed on the recall.

Our condition is clearly in severe difficulty brought on by forces of nature — not politics: wildfires, drought, drinking water scarcity, the delta variant. One just can’t very seriously believe that a much-ideal libertarian discuss display host, the possible winner if there is a recall, would have the expertise, talent and adequate issue for his fellow Californians to perform cooperatively with Democrats to discover alternatives to our troubles.

Make sure you be reasonable.

Susan Brown
San Carlos

Wholesome foodstuff selections
will have to be made very affordable

It is not new information that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected quite a few family members through a drastic modify in money, community assets and food safety. Small-earnings families who currently facial area food insecurity have been generally afflicted.

These households are compelled to invest in harmful food items that are higher in energy mainly because they are extra economical than healthy meals. Wholesome foodstuff require to be obtainable to all those who have been afflicted by lowering the charges. In accordance to the write-up “Food Insecurity, the Property Food stuff Ecosystem, and Dad or mum Feeding methods in the Period of COVID-19,” young children who arrive from small-revenue family members are by now at increased chance for disorders these kinds of as being overweight. Youngsters have no other option but to consume unhealthy food items since they are very affordable.

A transform ought to be built by decreasing the costs of wholesome foodstuff. People who encounter financial hardships should have to try to eat and have equal accessibility to wholesome meals.

Madeleine Foronda
Salinas

Weather plan pushed
by the completely wrong priorities

I appreciated Ed Clendaniel’s column on Alaska and the effects of climate modify. I’ve frequented Alaska a amount of instances and glance ahead to looking at the spectacular landscapes of Wrangell-St. Elias National Park.

Given the truth that Alaska is warming significantly speedier than the relaxation of the region, you would expect that its citizens would fully grasp what is going on and assistance steps to combat it. Sad to say, the lobbyists and dollars of the oil and gas marketplace have dominated the discussion in states and Washington.

When a United States senator (James Inhofe, R-Okla.) is able to bring a snowball into the Senate chamber to “prove ” local climate alter is a hoax and still retain his seat, there is a issue. Proposals for a carbon tax, the most efficient way to lessen carbon emissions, are blocked. As long as coverage is established by campaign contributions, alternatively than the public fascination, our governing administration will are unsuccessful us.

Brian Carr
San Jose

Letter wrongly equates
socialism, communism

Ed Kahl (“Path to socialism qualified prospects to authoritarianism,” Letters to the Editor, Webpage A6, Aug. 26) seems to believe socialism constantly implies Soviet-type and tends to make patently bogus assertions about Britain in the 1970s.

I examined in England throughout that time and whilst all major industries — coal, steel, automobile, aerospace, rail, telecommunications — have been nationalized, Britain was in no way authoritarian. There was a free of charge push, free speech and good elections.

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