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Frank DeGiacomo

How Hawaii Government Makes Domestic Violence Worse

Frank DeGiacomo | Posted 08.28.2016 | Hawaii
Frank DeGiacomo

I will attempt to illustrate, through a case study, how government here actually makes domestic violence worse. The hope is for citizens to have a better grasp of what their government is doing in their name, and to understand that they may not want to call some government agency to handle domestic violence.

Syriza, Sanders, and Hawaii

Frank DeGiacomo | Posted 07.08.2016 | Hawaii
Frank DeGiacomo

Now pundits will tell you Sanders can't win. I didn't believe that in 2008 when they said the same thing about the then junior Senator from Illinois, who just happened to be an African America who grew up in Hawaii, and has "Hussein" as his middle name. The "inevitable candidate" was Hillary Clinton back then too.

MLK's Lessons for Hawaii

Frank DeGiacomo | Posted 06.11.2016 | Hawaii
Frank DeGiacomo

So here we are in 2015. Rich folks and corporations are still calling the shots. It's not that there aren't important victories. There are. But until movements unite there will be no meaningful change.

Sulu Hears Mayday,Tweets Call to Battlestations, Saves World

Frank DeGiacomo | Posted 11.12.2014 | Hawaii
Frank DeGiacomo

Mayday super PAC, started by Harvard Law professor Lawrence Lessig, has the goal of electing candidates to push for public funding of elections in order to end the corrupting influence of big money in American politics.

Maggie Q. Makes X-Mas Pardon Plea for Pound Animals

Frank DeGiacomo | Posted 02.22.2014 | Hawaii
Frank DeGiacomo

Maggie Q., star of the TV series Nikita, and Mililani High graduate, has made an appeal on behalf of less fortunate animals set to be killed Christmas Eve Day at the Hawaiian Humane Society pound.

Why Hawaii Is the Most Liberal State in the Country

Frank DeGiacomo | Posted 11.17.2013 | Hawaii
Frank DeGiacomo

Forget Massachusetts, Vermont, Minnesota, and California. Hawaii is the most liberal state in the U.S. This falls under the category of "what Hawaii can teach the world."

How deOccupy Honolulu 'Speaks'

Frank DeGiacomo | Posted 11.08.2013 | Hawaii
Frank DeGiacomo

deOccupy is the Honolulu version of the Occupy Movement. The "de" stands for "colonizers quit oppressing indigenous people -a.k.a `Hawaiians'"). You might have noticed them in Thomas Square Park - lots of signs and some tents.