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Mendocino County Charter CommissionCandidate for Member

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James Tarbell

Journalist / Educator
6,502 votes (6.41%)Winning
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Making sure that Mendocino is a Charter County
  • Instituting the best county government organization possible
  • Instituting the desires of the citizens of Mendocino County

Experience

Experience

Profession:Journalist/Educator
Vice Chair, Board of the Mendocino Transit Authority — Appointed position (2007–current)

Community Activities

Editor, Justice Rising: Grassroots Solutions to Corporate Rule, published by the Alliance for Democracy (2005–current)

Biography

Jim Tarbell is an economist, journalist, author and radio broadcaster based in Northern California. Following spells as a staffer for Congressman Wendell Wyatt (1968-72) and Peace Corps volunteer (1973-75), he founded his own publishing house, Ridge Times Press, in 1981. Amongst many other activities, for eleven years he has been the principle editor of Justice Rising: Grassroots Solutions to Corporate Rule published by the Alliance for Democracy. He co-hosted the KZYX program Corporations and Democracy for 10 + years. He is the author of several books including "I Came Not Alone" (1994) and "Imperial Overstretch: George W. Bush and the Hubris of Empire (2004)." Jim currently teaches a class around Mendocino County called Grassroots Solutions and Corporate Power along with Margaret Koster, Carrie Durkee and Michael St. John. 

Political Beliefs

Political Philosophy

I am a stong believer in subsidiarity, making all decisions as local as possible.

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