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BDS – Where Empathy Goes to Die (tags)

BDS – Where Empathy Goes to Die

PHILIPPINES: Martial Law is Not the Answer! (tags)

Statements on the imposition of martial law in Mindanao

G7 Could Move Financing for Famine Relief, Says Religious Development Group (tags)

As G7 leaders continue to meet in Taormina, Italy, relief groups like Oxfam International are intensifying calls for aid monies to address famine.

Please Work To Oppose Neil Gorsuch Nomination (tags)

Please work to oppose the nomination of Neil Gorsuch, proponent of torture, war, execution, police lethal tasering, opponent of environmental regulation, the rights of the individual, the protection of minority voting rights etc.

Fbi systematically removes my reports from the internet (tags)

I have discovered that the fbi hacks, deletes and otherwise removes many of my sites and online posts. Here is one:

Civil rights groups demand immigration agents stop impersonating police officers (tags)

Civil rights groups demand immigration agents stop impersonating police officers

Nuclear Shutdown News September 2016 (tags)

Nuclear Shutdown News chronicles the decline and fall of the nuclear power industry in the US and abroad, and highlights the efforts of those who are working to create a nuclear free world. Here is our September 2016 edition:

2 Groups Representing Less Than 1/4 Of Americans Control Entire Supreme Court (tags)

It's time to end the lifetime appointments of Supreme Court justices.and to institute direct elections, 1 justice each year.

Verizon Please Protect Yahoo Groups Subscribers (tags)

Tens of millions of Yahoo Groups subscribers want protection for their posts.

Philippines: Duterte tells CHR, women's groups: Go to hell! (tags)

MANILA - Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday told the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) and those who filed a complaint against him on account of his alleged offensive remarks on rape to go to hell.

The real fbi not known until now (tags)

Here is additional data on my experiences with the fbi (the 'burro') for all who are not afraid of that group of bums (MAFIA).

Brain Disorders Chemical and Structural Differences that manifest in late teens or 20's (tags)

Mental Illnesses have never been understood well even though they are a minority of health cases in all the worlds ethnic groups. Over the last 100 years physiology , anatomy, bio chem and other forms of gentle probing have illustrated worlds inside our head with MRI PET

Argentina Negotiates Debt Dispute with "Holdout" Hedge Funds (tags)

Argentina begins negotiations with groups that sued the country for more than $1 billion after it's 2001 default.

Mindanao, Philippines: Stop ‘Lumad’ killings, harassment - UN (tags)

Killings and harassment of the Lumad, or the indigenous people (IP), should stop and those accountable should be brought to justice, according to Ola Almgren, the UN country representative and humanitarian coordinator.

Obama Rejects Fighting Terrorism (tags)

Syria

Thousands dead in Areas of Turkey linked to groups in US on several sides 2015 (tags)

There are a number of violent groups in Turkey with ties to US based governmental and Communist organizations.

Obama Abandons Scheme to Train Nonexistent Syrian Moderates (tags)

Syria

Russia and Syria on the Offensive Against ISIS (tags)

Syria

Disbandment of militias key to Peace in Mindanao, Philippines (tags)

Akbayan Partylist supports the investigation of the killing of lumads particularly in the CARAGA region and bringing the perpetrators to justice. There is no place for impunity in our shared pursuit of just and lasting peace in Mindanao.

Brain disorders, Public health and Major media in the United States (tags)

The mushrooming of armed citizens shooting individuals and groups has increased since the 1990's. The major media are quick to label people as sick while state governments cut billions from clinics and hotlines.CIT programs are scarce

Environmental Groups File Lawsuit Challenging Shell (tags)

System change, not climate change! The people united shall never be defeated!

Russia Challenges America's Orwellian National Endowment for Democracy (tags)

Russia

what would you do, if? (tags)

See my report on atrocities against me and others by fbi,cia, and ask what you would do in similar circumstances.

ISIS: US Proxy Foot Soldiers (tags)

ISIS

Irresponsible US Iran Bashing (tags)

Iran

Various Groups in the Philippines Conduct a Peace March (tags)

Various groups unite and conducted a peace march from Sandiganbayan to the House of Representatives in support of the immediate passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) and for lasting peace in Muslim Mindanao.

Kiev Recognizes Ultranationalist Nazi Era Collaborators as Freedom Fighters (tags)

Ukraine

PHILIPPINES: Statement on International Women’s Day (tags)

The Philippines Should Stop Being US’s Pawn and Warfront

Turkish Forces Attack Syrian Troops (tags)

Syria

Obama's Demagoguery on Counteering Viiolent Extremism (tags)

Obama

Rahim Kurwa, Co-author of UCSA resolution needs to disclose affiliations (tags)

Rahim Kurwa, UCLA graduate student and divestment activist is a shill for extremist anti-Israel groups

CEO Marissa Mayer Creates Problems For Yahoo (tags)

Many Yahoo clients are criticizing Yahoo's email, advertising and Yahoo Groups policies.

Fascism's reemergence in Europe (tags)

Ukraine

Revised: Michael Brown Story Killed All Focus To Semitic Hate Crimes in Gaza (January 4, 2 (tags)

In the first week of August heat was really coming to boil over massive and blatant war crimes perpetrated by Israelis against Palestinian civilians in Gaza this summer of 2014. Even Benjamin Netanyahu was busy contacting supposedly our U. S. Congress-people then in early August to shield his-self, and his likes, from war crime allegations and potential tribunals. Suddenly along came to the media radar Michael Brown’s death just when the world was in a real uproar about repeated violence and blatant attacks on civilians and children —knowing intuitively such attacks were deliberate crimes.

Academic Groups For and Against BDS (tags)

Israel

Israel Partners with Obama's War on Syria (tags)

anti-war

Philippine Women’s Coalitions Launch 18 Days of Activism against Violence (tags)

On the eve of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (VAW), which marks the start of the 18 Days of Activism Against VAW, women’s groups held a press conference and rally in front of the US Embassy. The coalitions announced today that they unite in focusing on the call for justice for Jennifer Laude during this 18-day campaign period which starts on November 25, and will sustain the campaign until justice is served.

FREE Silver Lake Consensus, Collaboration & Conflict Resolution Workshop w/STARHAWK (tags)

FREE Thurs Dec 4 6:30-8:30PM Holy Virgin Mary Cathedral 650 Micheltorena Silver Lake http://silverlakenc.org/2014/11/28/joint-exec-comm-gov-brd-meeting-non-mandatory-open-to-all/ RSVP to FB event: https://www.facebook.com/events/287837101426124/ How do we build consensus with others? How can we work more constructively in groups? Join us for a Consensus, Collaboration, and Conflict Resolution training in Silver Lake with the author of the Empowerment Manual — global activist, internationally acclaimed author, and world-renowned animist Starhawk (www.starhawk.org)

Anti-Assad Extremists and Obama Plan Coordinated Attacks on Syria (tags)

Syria

Sergey Lavrov: World Class Peace Advocate (tags)

anti-war

Feds report Terrorist Attacks on the U.S. Mexican Border from Galveston to San Diego Immin (tags)

El Paso TX. Ft. Bliss military base that’s charged with the defense of our borders with Mexico is reported to be on alert. ISIS/ISIL and other related Islamic terrorist groups are operating in Mexico and are preparing attacks along the U.S. Mexican border from Galveston Texas to San Diego California.

Obama Declares War on Syria (tags)

anti-war

What we're being told about ISIS just doesn't add up (tags)

A few debate-changing points of information about ISIS:

Obama Heading for War on Syria? (tags)

Syria

Geekouts Links Late May 2014 (tags)

Latest few months worth of links.

MayDay4All Coalition May Day March 2014 (tags)

Photos from the May Day march that started in Chinatown.

Navi Pillay: US Imperial Tool (tags)

imperialism

One-Sided Human Rights Council Vote on Syria (tags)

Syria

FOIA Request Results for LVIMC (tags)

Sent a number of FOIA requests last year, including Las Vegas Indymedia. This is what I got.

Venezuela - wag the dog (tags)

CHILE 1973 IN REPLAY

Philippines: Shield Yolanda rehab efforts from 'disaster capitalism' (tags)

Amid allegations of overpriced and substandard temporary shelters constructed for survivors of Typhoon Yolanda, Akbayan Partylist urged the government to shield the rehabilitation efforts from possible “disaster capitalism.”

Inside the paranoid Maoist cults of 1970s Britain (tags)

The couple accused in the case of alleged “domestic slavery” in London were reportedly the leaders of a tiny Maoist sect, the Workers’ Institute of Marxism-Leninism-Mao Zedong Thought, which had gone “underground” in the late 1970s. To understand how the Workers’ Institute ended up so far off the radar, we need to understand where they came from – the strange world of radical Maoist politics in 1970s London.

Israeli Police State Lawlessness (tags)

Israel

Anti-Defamation League's Top 10 Anti-Israeli Groups (tags)

Israel

Facing Urban Shield: A Jump the Shark moment for Bay Area anti-Israel groups? (tags)

Why are anti-Israel groups protesting an emergency training seminar?

Anti-Assad Committed Atrocities (tags)

Syria

Thousands Of Yahoo Groups Hacked (tags)

This week of Sept 8th as Congress reports 9 of 10 calls from citizens are in opposition to Obama's proposal for a military strike against Syria, untold numbers of Yahoo Groups have had thousands or tens of thousands of posts removed, pictures on their group changed, have had their ability to delete spam ended, have had the original date and time and message number of the posts made inaccessible.

Filipino student groups summon Philippine government agencies, raise education sector woes (tags)

Various student groups today summoned representatives from various government agencies such as the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Philippine National Police (PNP), Commission on Human Rights (CHR), and the National Youth Commission (NYC) to a dialogue to air out the various issues and concerns of the education sector.

IRS Scandal: More Than Meets the Eye (tags)

tyranny

Proposition C (tags)

It's almost hidden on the ballot, but it's worth considering. It's a flawed proposition, and probably "toothless", but worth voting for.

Human Trafficking - Everyone Can Help (tags)

A retired New York City police detective has come up with a plan where all ordinary citizens can have a substantial impact on efforts to stop human trafficking.

What the 1% Heard During Obama’s State of the Union Speech (tags)

When President Obama speaks, most Americans hear what he wants them to hear: lofty rhetoric and a “progressive” vision. But just below the surface the president has a subtly-delivered message for the 1%, whose ears prick up when their buzzwords are mentioned. Obama’s state of the union address was such a speech — a pro-corporate agenda packaged with chocolate covered rhetoric for the masses, easy to swallow, but deadly poisonous.

Occupiers, Stop Using Consensus! (tags)

Consensus process (the idea that a group must strictly adhere to a protocol where all decisions are unanimous) is the absolute worst idea that has ever been introduced to the activist community.

Int'l Day of Protest in front of Turkish Embassy (tags)

We will protest in front of the consulate to demand that Turkey STOP supporting terrorism and STOP intervening in Syria.

Western Sponsored Aleppo Mass Murder (tags)

Syria

PHILIPPINES: Workers party-list group petitions SC to overturn disqualification (tags)

The newly-formed workers party-list Partido ng Manggagawa Coalition (PM Coalition) today filed a petition at the Supreme Court seeking to overturn the Commission on Elections resolution disqualifying the group. In its petition, PM also sought a temporary restraining order on the scheduled raffle of party-list names and printing of the ballots in January.

Philippines: Let’s All Work for a Better Party-List System (tags)

Recently, the Commission on Elections (Comelec) concluded its process of scrutinizing groups that will participate in the 2013 partylist election. It marked the end of a long and arduous process that the poll body has undertaken to cleanse the party-list system of fake partylist groups which have used and abused the system to advance their vested interests.

Navigating Egypt’s Revolutionary Crisis (tags)

As chaos again envelopes Egypt, the revolution is evolving in new directions, along contradictory and confusing channels. It’s tempting to immediately support the “opposition” to the Muslim Brotherhood’s apparent “power grab,” but the situation in Egypt is more complex. The recent events in Egypt are not simply signs of a healthy revolution, they include immediate dangers.

Occupy Fights Foreclosure protests at Wells Fargo Bank in Hollywood (tags)

Occupy Fights Foreclosure protests inside Wells Fargo bank in Hollywood on December 6, 2012.

Occupy Fights Foreclosure protests at Wells Fargo Bank in Hollywood on December 6, 2012 (tags)

Occupy Fights Foreclosures protests inside Wells Fargo bank in Hollywood.

Obama Nudges Syria Toward Regional War (tags)

Humanitarian catastrophes are surprisingly easy to predict. Take Syria for instance. Like Iraq, Syria has a complex mix of ethnicity and religion, with a long history of conflict. Enter the United States, who comes with guns and cash that it doles out to certain ethnic/religious groups, and not to others. The ensuing bloodbath is not a surprise, but a strategic plan to dismember the Syrian government.

Kissing Under The Stars at Chic-Fil-A in Hollywood, California (tags)

Anti-Gay Chicken Franchise gets dressed down at Sunset and Highland. Photo Set 1 of Two

Climate Change and the Next U.S. Revolution (tags)

The U.S. heat wave is slowly shaking the foundations of American politics. It may take years for the deep rumble to evolve into an above ground, institution-shattering earthquake, but U.S. society has changed for good.

Imagining the Post-Occupy Social Movement (tags)

If one were to honestly assess Occupy's current strengths and weaknesses as a movement, confusion must be the inevitable result.

Occupy Wall Street's Act II (tags)

class war

Riverside Celebrates May Day, Police Violence Mars Protest (tags)

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
RIVERSIDE (CA) - Several hundred people participated in a series of actions marking International Worker's Day in Southern California's Inland Empire. The day featured an Occupy bank protest, an immigrant rights march and rally, and a food and clothing giveaway hosted by an autonomous grouping. The day of community empowerment was temporarily disrupted, however, when police violently targeted students and arrested them.

Resolution in Support of Warehouse Workers at Walmart Contractor Schneider Logistics (tags)

This resolution was adopted by the Inland Empire General Strike Committee on January 27, 2012, and was amended on February 6, 2012. It was subsequently adopted by Occupy Redlands. We encourage all other local occupys, as well as all labor unions, student groups, community organizations, congregations, homeowner associations, and any other free associations to adopt this resolution and find other ways to support this action.

Occupy Activist Recalls Police Brutality, Medical Neglect (tags)

At the annual holiday fundraiser of the San Diego Alliance for Marriage Equality (S.A.M.E.) December 9, activist and police brutality victim Michelle "Jersey" Deutsch recalled not only being Maced by police but being the victim of prejudicial treatment at the hospital once the doctors and nurses treating her learned that she was an Occupy San Diego activist who had been attacked by police at the occupation site.

Occupy the Ports - A Day without Goldman Sachs (tags)

December 12, 2011
LONG BEACH, California - Heeding the call of Occupy Oakland, who called for a shutdown of west coast ports in response to the brutal eviction of occupy encampments nationwide, and in solidarity with expolited port workers and truckers, about 500 militant occupiers and their friends shut down Terminal J of the Port of Long Beach, the home of SSA Marine, an investment of the criminal enterprise Goldman Sachs and the main stakeholder of the US government.

Filipino Militant groups commemorate Bonifacio Day with mass protest (tags)

MANILA, Philippines—Various militant groups from the labor sector commemorated the 148th birth anniversary of Philippine national hero and revolutionary Andres Bonifacio Wednesday with mass protest action at the historic Don Chino Roces (formerly Mendiola) Bridge.

Occupy LA Braces for Police Raid this Sunday at Midnight (tags)

LOS ANGELES, November 25, 2011 – The Mayor announced this afternoon that he is ordering the closure of Solidarity Park (formerly known as City Hall Park). Standing with police chief Beck the mayor said that closure of the park would begin at one minute past midnight this Sunday night.

PALEA member in Los Angeles cry harassment by PAL, PM-USA vows support (tags)

A member of the Philippine Airlines Employees’ Association (PALEA) is crying harassment by Philippine Airlines (PAL) for being refused boarding on a flight back to Manila from Los Angeles. Belle Savellano, PALEA members and PAL employee for 28 years, was not allowed to board the PAL LAX-MNL flight last November 6 for being allegedly on “blacklist of PALEA members.”

MARCH FOR EQUITY, JUSTICE AND PEACE!” ON 11ITH JFAV VETERANS DAY ON 11/11/11 (tags)

Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) and different community, youth, students, and allied groups are all the 11th Annual Veterans Day Protest March called “March for Equity, Justice and Peace” in Los Angeles on Friday, November 11, 2011. The protest march will start at 11:00 in the morning at the Downtown LA intersection of Broadway/Olympic and end at the INS Federal Building, 300 N Los Angeles St, Los Angeles, CA 90012. There will be a JFAV last assessment meeting on Wednesday, November 9 at 7:00 pm at the Silver Lake Medical Center (SLMC) at the Cafeteria Meeting Room, ground floor, 1711 W. Temple St. Los Angeles, CA 90026. All interested groups are invited. Pre-Rally Program The JFAV forces will assemble and hold a pre-rally program at 8:00 in the morning at the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA) 1740 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90026.

Brief Anaylsis Of LA and Seattle Occupations (tags)

(A)

National Lawyers Guild Assists Anonymous (tags)

The NLG has published a website for "Anons"

Media Arts Center Hosts "Radio Summer" August 29 (tags)

The Prometheus Radio Project, a nationwide organization working to broaden the range of community voices available on America's audio airwaves, scored a major victory in July when the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) finally set up a licensing rule for thousands of new low-power FM (LPFM) radio stations, including some in urban areas previously ineligible for these grass-roots local stations. Now Prometheus is promoting a series of events called "Radio Summer" to organize people to obtain these licenses and get their stations on the air. The Media Arts Center of San Diego is hosting a "Radio Summer" event Monday, August 29, 6 to 8 p.m. at their office, 2921 El Cajon Boulevard (near 30th St.) in North Park, with a wide variety of other organizations in coalition. So if you're tired of the San Diego airwaves seeming to be the private preserve of the extreme Right, that's where you need to be next Monday!

Vilifying Muslims in America (tags)

persecution

Philippine peace process gaining headway (tags)

Upon assuming office a year ago, President Benigno S. Aquino III declared that the government was ready to resume peace talks with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the Communist National Democratic Front (NDF) without pre-condition and repeated it in his first State-of-the-Nation Address (SONA).

Border and Community Vigilantism (tags)

state terrorism

Neo-Nazi scum shown the door... (tags)

Well, the neo-Nazi National Socialist Movement (NSM) carried out their threat to protest in the city of Claremont today. I am not sure which was more pitiful and disgusting, their meagre presence on the street corner surrounded by a very large law enforcement contingent, or their message of intolerance and hate.

BTL:Human Rights Groups Pursue Indictment of George W. Bush for Authorizing Torture (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES - A four-time winner of the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcast Award for Best Feature in the non-commercial category, this syndicated, half-hour program provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or marginalized by the mainstream media. Between the Lines covers a wide range of political, economic and social topics.

Resources for the Unemployed (tags)

Some sad news about the Unemployed Friends forum, and some good news about more organizing online to fight for extensions. Additional links to survival resources.

NGO Monitor Targets Truth for Israel (tags)

Israel's war against truth

HUNDREDS MARCHED FOR JUSTICE,EQUITY AND PEACE ON VETERANS DAY IN LA (tags)

The 3-mile long march began at around 10;45 Am. With the student groups like Kappa Psi Epsilon, Chi Rho , XPO, TBD, Samahang Pilipino at UCLA, Kababayan of UC Irvine. Katipunan UC Riverside, CalPoly BARKADA, FASA from CSUN, Long Beach PAC, San Marcos, Andres Bonifacio Samahan from San Diego,SDSU to mention a few leading the way. They were joined by student activist groups from Pro People Youth KMB, ANSWER-LA, BANTAY PILIPINAS-USA, EPCC, AJLPP, the EFJPP while ve veterans and widows from the Society of Guerilla and Scouts (SGS), United Filipino American Veterans (UFAV), VFP-UC Chapter, AWARE-LA, Seniors for PACE (SPACE ) rode in the vehicles. Big streamers calling for recognition, justice and equity as well as immigrant rights were very prominent. Filipino, AJLPP and KMB flags flew high and proud during the march. The youth and advocates shouted slogans all the way.

WEALTHY ELITE THAT CONTROL U.S. ELECTION$ HAVE MOVED U.S INTO SECRET 501C4 SLU$H FUNDING (tags)

STOLE 50 + BILLION $ in THE WALL STREET ~BANKERS ~AIG TARP BAILOUT & NOW SECRETLY FINANCED THEIR CONSERVATIVE REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES OF CHOICE WITH TENS OF MILLION$ OF OUR U.S. TAXPAYERS MONIE$ !!!

Anti-Defamation League Demagoguery and Islamophobia (tags)

ADL's racism belies its stated mission

The Israeli Knesset's Anti-Democratic Agenda (tags)

Israeli repression

America's War on Food Not Bombs (tags)

eroding freedoms

STOLEN BUSH JR ~ KARL ROVE TARP BAILOUT $$ HAVE DESTROYED OUR AMERICAN ELECTIVE PROCE$$ .. (tags)

AMERICAN TAXPAYING VOTERS DESERVE MUCH BETTER FROM OUR 5 CONSERVATIVE U.S. SUPREME COURT JUSTICES, 3 REPUBLICAN FEC MEMBERS & ALL OUR REPUBLICAN U.S.CONGRESSIONAL MEMBERS THAT FAILED TO VOTE AGAINST TARP BAILOUT FUNDING CONGRESSIONAL LEGISLATION THAT WOULD HAVE PREVENTED THIS OBVIOUS DESTRUCTION OF ALL OUR FUTURE AMERICAN ELECTION$$$$$....

Lawless Spying in America to Obstruct First Amendment Freedoms (tags)

lawless spying

Sept. 18, March to Support Manuel Jamines (tags)

Manuel Jamines was murdered in cold blood by an LAPD officer; and today several hundred people from many established Los Angeles activist groups came together in support of justice, and in protest against a police culture which has long supported brutality and killing of members of vulnerable communities and communities of color.

Environmental Justice Groups’ Concern Continue As Carson-Gore School Opens (tags)

Parent Exposed to Toxic Vapors from Nearby Oil Operations

Prison Abolition In Practice --Part two of an interview with Criminal Injustice Kos (tags)

Let’s get rid of prison rape. Let’s reinstitute rehabilitation. Let’s repeal certain draconian sentencing laws. All good and essential ideas. But very little – in some cases, nothing - will fundamentally change unless those ideas, and more, are advanced within a strategic framework of abolition.

NEWS FROM EL SALVADOR (tags)

Los Angeles-- The EPCC News learned from news sources in El Salvador that on Friday, July 30, hundreds students from the University of El Salvador took to the streets, accompanied by professors, staff and other sectors of the social movement. The march, filled with street theater, papier-mâché tanks and a 9-foot gorilla, was a commemoration of the university student massacre that occurred on July 30, 1975. Thirty-five years ago, university students took to the streets to protest military incursions on the Santa Ana campus and the repressive policies of the military dictatorship in power at the time.

RP rebels use child soldiers—UN (tags)

MANILA, Philippines—Three of the country’s rebel groups—Muslim extremist Abu Sayyaf, communist New People’s Army, and secessionist Moro Islamic Liberation Front—are among the world’s “persistent violators of children in armed conflicts,” the United Nations said.

Analysis of the RP 2010 Electiion by Prof. Jose Ma. Sison (tags)

The conduct of the 2010 elections shows the rottenness of the US-dominated ruling system of big compradors and landlords. It was a process dominated by the coalitions, parties and candidates of the reactionary ruling classes. Beforehand, it excluded the leaders of the working people who were repressed or who were without campaign funds. It was merely a personality-based contest of the political agents of the same exploiting classes. They did not offer any strong differences in terms of program. They mouthed slogans against poverty and corruption and the need for change. But they said nothing about overcoming the three monsters of foreign monopoly capitalism, domestic feudalism and bureaucrat capitalism which exploit, impoverish and oppress the people. They gave no serious attention to the worsening crisis of the domestic ruling system and the world capitalist system.

The Inaugural Mayflower Festival Held in LA, May 15- A Success (tags)

“It was the first, but it was a sweet success!” The Inaugural MayFlower Festival in the west-end of Historic Filipinotown was held at the parking lot of the Church of the Nazarene parking lot last May 15, 2010. This was the first time that a festival was held in this side of town. Usually may festivals were held in the east side, the center of Historic Filipinotown. Despite the heat of the sun at the end of spring, people turned up for the festivities. There were booths and displays from different community groups and participation from a broad spectrum of people from the community.

The Inaugural Mayflower Festival Held in LA, May 15- A Success (tags)

“It was the first, but it was a sweet success!” The Inaugural MayFlower Festival in the west-end of Historic Filipinotown was held at the parking lot of the Church of the Nazarene parking lot last May 15, 2010. This was the first time that a festival was held in this side of town. Usually may festivals were held in the east side, the center of Historic Filipinotown. Despite the heat of the sun at the end of spring, people turned up for the festivities. There were booths and displays from different community groups and participation from a broad spectrum of people from the community.

Labor Day statements from the Philippines (tags)

LABOR URGED TO USE LABOR VOTE TO ADVANCE LABOR AGENDA . May 1 protest demands a stop to layoffs and contractualization.

KARAPATAN PARA SA LAHAT, LUMAHOK SA MARTSA/RALI SA MAYO UNO (tags)

WORKERS RIGHTS ARE IMMIGRANT RIGHTS! Diverse immigrant rights groups all over the United States will come out in a united full force for an all-out drive to push genuine immigration reform in 2010. In almost all major cities of the United States, immigrant rights groups led the labor unions, immigrant rights advocates and anti-war and racism forces like the International ANSWER Coalition will hold march and rallies for full immigrant rights and to commemorate International Workers Day. --For the first time after more than four years, all the immigrant rights groups will march together as one. The marches and rallies have been disunited and at least 4-5 immigrant groups hold their rallies separately since 2006.

FULL RIGHTS FOR ALL IMMIGRANTS! ALL OUT FOR MAY 1 (tags)

WORKERS RIGHTS ARE IMMIGRANT RIGHTS! Diverse immigrant rights groups all over the United States will come out in a united full force for an all-out drive to push genuine immigration reform in 2010. In almost all major cities of the United States, immigrant rights groups led the labor unions, immigrant rights advocates and anti-war and racism forces like the International ANSWER Coalition will hold march and rallies for full immigrant rights and to commemorate International Workers Day.

Nazis Hold Rally At Los Angeles City Hall (tags)

Out of Shape National Socialists Enrage and Unify Los Angeles Anti Racist Factions / photo Set 1 of 1

Democracy and Insurrection in Greece and the World (tags)

Tuesday, March 9, 2010
CLAREMONT, California - Southern California got a taste of Greek-style anarchism and insurrection in a series of talks given by Peter Gelderloos, author of How Nonviolence Protects the State, and Greek comrades from the Void Network Tasos Sagris and Sissy Doutsiou. With Audio.
Leer este artículo en español: Democracia e Insurrección en Grecia y el Mundo

PHILIPPINES - Deny the "Arroyo 5" (tags)

Akbayan party-list launches campaign to deny the premier political family power in the 2010 elections

AFP Award Medals to Torturers of Morong 43 (tags)

AJLPP NEWS sources learned today that Philippine Senators Pia Cayetano and Jamby Madrigal and other groups Tuesday cried foul over the awarding of Bronze Cross Medals to military officers involved in the controversial arrest and detention of 43 health workers attending a seminar in Morong, Rizal, early this month. “There’s something seriously wrong when a government institution commends its personnel for committing an illegal act,” said Cayetano in a statement.

Pianeta di Amore Planet of Love Planeta lásky 愛的行星 Planeet van Liefde Planet of Love Плане (tags)

Radical global performative action: how 'bout a hug?

Arroyo's Plan to Consolidate Power (tags)

We condemn the US-Arroyo regime's devious declaration to dismantle "private armies" in the country when in truth this only aims to strengthen loyal private armies which it can benefit from and to dismantle those of the opposition's, thus consolidating its hold on power and giving itself greater leverage in the coming national elections. The most notorious of private armies in Mindanao are those which delivered, through terrorism, the much needed votes in the last two national elections, which won Arroyo a six-year term. The biggest of which is that of the Ampatuan warlord.

Reform: The Making of a Philippine Presidential Campaign (tags)

There is real possibility for a significant leap in the reform process in the Philippines after the 2010 elections. If, as seems likely at this time, Noynoy Aquino wins the presidency, a number of converging developments could produce the conditions necessary for change. The first is Noynoy himself, who has successfully embodied the political legacy of his mother Cory, and his father Ninoy. This, in turn, has introduced a new dimension of enthusiastic voluntarism to the election campaign. Finally, the people running Noynoy’s campaign constitute the leading core of an enlarged reform constituency.

Climategate (tags)

Climategate

Indymedia Los Angeles 10th Anniversary Event! (tags)

On Saturday, November 14th, 2009, Los Angeles Indymedia will celebrate 10 years since the first Independent Media Center (IMC) opened its doors in Seattle to cover and support the demonstrations against the meeting of the World Trade Organization (WTO). LA IMC is hosting an all day event, open to the public, encouraging current and former IMCistas to come out. There will be workshops, food, music, and community groups sharing their knowledge.

MP3 AUDIO: Interview with Katie Miller, Abortion Clinic Defender (tags)

LOS ANGELES, September 26, 2009 – Right wing extremist groups are by nature essentially opposed to equal rights for women. From their campaign against the Equal Right Amendment in the 1970’s to their ongoing war against women’s access to healthcare (in particular the medical procedure known as abortion) various hate groups have for years targeted clinics that provide help on reproduction, family planning and other personal healthcare matters specific to women’s needs.

Truth Action on the 8th Anniversary of the September 11th attacks (tags)

Anyone unclear on the purpose and methods of Truth Action should visit this thread: http://truthaction.org/forum/viewtopic.php?t=3227 Contrary to some rumors, racism and right-wing propaganda are UNWELCOME at truthaction.org.

Minuteman imposter Shawna Ford charged in double murder (tags)

The attempts at damage control at the anti-immigration groups in the United States following the arrest of Shawna Forde and her gang is on going, but as more and more information becomes available, it’s clear that Forde was not an unknown outsider within the anti-immigrant (and… more to the point… anti-Mexican) movement.

Fight the BDS Movement--Shop at Trader Joe's on June 20! (tags)

Fight the BDS Movement--Shop at Trader Joe's on June 20!

Hundreds Protest Outside Obama Fundraiser in Beverly Hills (tags)

BEVERLY HILLS, May 27, 2009 – A wide range of groups turned out to protest Obama’s visit to Southern California this Wednesday at a Democratic Party fund raiser. Protests began around 3:00 pm with a contingent of primarily anti-war protesters, who are disappointed with the contradiction between what Obama said on the campaign trail and what he is saying and doing now as commander in chief.

Solidarity with Queer Bulgaria: 27 June 2009 (tags)

The International Queer Solidarity Network calls for a European mobilization, with support from the United States, that will stand in solidarity with Queer Bulgaria.

Prop 8 Challenge Legal Team to Hold Press Conference Following Supreme Court Ruling (tags)

(Los Angeles, May 22, 2008) — The California Supreme Court has announced that it will rule Tuesday, May 26, 2009, on whether Proposition 8, passed by a slim majority of voters on November 4 and eliminating the right of same-sex couples to marry, was a valid amendment to the California Constitution.

The Inland Empire Marches on May Day (tags)

Riverside, CA (May 1, 2009) – Twenty eight groups from all over the Inland Empire —immigrant rights groups, unions, workers, students, clergy, and human rights activists— united today to call for fair, comprehensive reform to end abuses against immigrants, workers, and their families.  Students kicked off the march with a traditional ritual at UCR’s Bell Tower, and then joined supporters from Riverside and San Bernardino counties at Cesar Chavez Community Center to continue their journey to City Hall.

Carwash Campaign Highlights Success of Community-Labor Teamwork (tags)

by James Parks, copied from the AFL-CIO Blog.

Music Scam Alleged By Couples (tags)

Viva Entertainment Network dance promoters criticized after band played only three songs at Eagle’s Club

Earth First in Orange County (tags)

Earth First Roadshow stop at the UC-Irvine campus // Saturday 2/21 11am in Founder's Grove (near Humanities) // Organized by the Radical Student Union at UCI

ARROYO SNUBBED AGAIN BY OBAMA (tags)

US President Barack Obama is proving to be a very elusive prey for a Philippine President supposedly dogging him for a meeting. Instead Arroyo met withUS State Secretary Clinton. Ms Arroyo briefed Clinton on the government’s refocusing the campaign for peace in Mindanao from the armed groups to dialogues with communities, and that engagement with insurgent groups like the secessionist Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) would be about “disarmament, demobilization and rehabilitation”.

Photos from The Post Proposition 8 Demonstrations (tags)

Photo Collection from The Los Angeles Anti Prop 8 Protests

SCIC Planning Meeting to Protest ABC's "Homeland Security USA" (tags)

Let's organize against this racist "reality" show

Groups Picket Rick Warren's Saddelback Church (tags)

Diverse groups demonstrate to cite Church's homphobic policies

Join the SCIC this Wednesday 01/21/2009 for an Immigrant Rights Rally (tags)

Rally at the Federal Building demanding an end to the ICE Raids, and full legalization for immigrants. Wednesday, Januray 21, 2009 at 5:00pm

PESANTE CONFIRMS HR RIGHTS GROUP FINDINGS: Rights abuses continuing in RP (tags)

Pesante-USA, a Filipino American peasant , environmental and human rights advocacy groups confirmed thorough relaisble news sources that human rights abuses are continuing in the Philippines with 21 extrajudicial killings taking place in the third quarter of the year, a local rights monitor said Thursday. Pesante reported that of the killings 19 took place on the restive southern island of Mindanao where the government is fighting Muslim and communist secessionist groups, substantiated and according to a report by Karapatan, an umbrella organization of human rights groups in the Philippines.

Racism, Immigration, and Profit (tags)

People are rightly confused about the issue of immigration -- it is a complex phenomenon and many things need to be considered. Often times, there seem to be equally compelling arguments and statistics on either side of the issue, creating even more confusion. Unfortunately, the immigration debate is often tinged or even marred by racism - usually subtly, sometimes openly. This feeling finds a receptive audience not because of prejudice, but out of fear. Indeed, racism cannot exist without fear. We believe that, at bottom, recent immigration-related topics -- from ballot measures to border fences -- directly or indirectly contain elements of racism and fear. Unraveling the basis for this fear, as well as those in charge of creating it, is essential if one is to make an informed decision on the immigration question. While doing this, we will attempt to uncover the deeper reasons that have created the atmosphere that has projected this issue on to center stage.

PHILIPPINES: Labor export policy is anti-women, anti-development (tags)

MANILA, Philippines – The country should not take pride in being the model in terms of labor migration, according to women’s groups who are engaging the Second Global Forum on Migration on Development (GFMD).

This Friday: Counter protest against homophobic hate groups (tags)

Yes on 8 groups are coming from out of state (Utah, Texas, etc.) to LA this Friday. It’s time to expose their hate speech and show these people for what they are.

KPFK is suppose to have a Community Advisory Board, but does it ? (tags)

Open Letter to KPFK's Community Advisory Committee [CAB] -and to the station's staff about lack of station's oversight of it's duties to inform all interested KPFK members about this required committee:

Southern California Anarchist Convergence draws over 50 (tags)

RIVERSIDE - This weekend's Southern California Anarchist Convergence attracted upwards of fifty people. The participants met to share food and water, have fun, discuss, network, and strategize. Primary organizers included the Riverside and Temecula chapters of Food Not Bombs, who spread the invitation to "revolutionaries from all over Southern California, food not bombs, and radicals" primarily via internet.

17th FPAC, A TREMENDOUS SUCCESS (tags)

he week-end of September 6 and 7th was not a typical day. On those two days, the 17th Festival of Filipino Arts and Culture (FPAC) came back with vengeance. While some detractors believed the FPAC is dead and some of them even did their own festival in the suburbs of Los Angeles , for two days, more than 15,000 people flocked to the festival grounds at Point Fermin in San Pedro and enjoyed the display of Filipino and Filipino American sounds and furies and affirmed that FPAC is vibrant, alive and filled with enthusiasm.

The ILAGA and AFP GANG (tags)

The National Democratic Front (NDF) in Southern Mindanao hits the Arroyo regime for feigning innocence and doublespeak while covertly sponsoring the resurgence of vigilante groups like the notorious Ilaga, now called the Reform Ilaga Movement. Mike Santiago, spokesperson of the Reform Ilaga Movement, recently announced they will heed the call of North Cotabato Vice Governor Emmanuel Piñol of "restraining themselves from intervening in the already worse situation in Mindanao but would immediately take action once civilians are attacked by members of Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF)." Ilaga, civilian volunteers' organization and police auxiliaries will be trained as fanatic fascist frontliners of the Arroyo regime. These groups will be used to wreak havoc not only against members of the MILF and the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People's Army-NDF (CPP-NPA-NDF), but more against the Bangsamoro people, indigenous peoples and settlers in Mindanao.

Full Spectrum Protests in Lake Forest at Election Debate. (tags)

LAKE FOREST, OC Saturday, August 16, 2008 – Caller to IMC Newsroom reports a wide range of demonstrators outside the entrance to the event. About 500 there now.

War effects are not known by USAmerican young. Nor do they want to know for real. (tags)

WAR is a danger when USAmerican youth are playing games and have no real knowledge of the dangers of war damages.

SPLC exaggerates hate groups to justify funding (tags)

Whenever a report of a hate group is picked up by the SPLC, we can bet that it will be magnified out of proportion from the actual existing threat. By drumming up fear of organized racists, the SPLC justifies it's current role of spying on anti-globalization activists..

PHILIPPINES: Ban Endosulfan! (tags)

Citizens Press for Total Ban on Endosulfan to Put Off “Toxic Time Bomb”

SOS, CCIR and Minutemen - Greatest Hate Yet?? (tags)

Save our State And CCIR have shown their true racist beliefs by teaming with the most racist of Minutemen Groups the Mountain Minutemen.

Disgust in Senate Dist. 23 with Both Candidates, Levine and Pavley, Goes Off Scale (tags)

To replace a great senator in California History, Sheila Kuehl, voters have a choice of two sleaze bags that both belong in Orange County.

MARCH AND RALLY FOR IMMIGRANT RIGHTS! (tags)

Massive mass actions for May 1 that were held in major U.S. cities was a resounding success. In scores of major cities like Los Angeles (30,000), Seattle, WA (6,000)San Francisco,( 10,000) New York, (10,000) . and Chicago (50,000), Filipino Americans immigrants and advocates joined up with their Latino immigrant allies to demand full rights and legalization for immigrants, a stop to ICE raids and deportations and workers rights during May 1 International Workers Day. Arturo P. Garcia, CDIR and AJLPP deputy national coordinator said: “while the bourgeois media tends to praise the police for “good behavior” and chide the rallyist for supposed the low-turn-out, immigrant groups were satisfied with the unity shown at the rally. For the third year in a row, after the repeal of the infamous HR 4437, the need for a comprehensive immigration reform and a pathways to citizenship was again thrust into the limelight and the national stage. It clearly shows the immigrant rights movement is alive and kicking, more united and consolidated.” Garcia added.

Faith Based Groups Add Their Support to Prominent Union’s Platform for Change (tags)

Faith based organizations from across the country have lent their support to a California union’s fight to keep the labor movement democratic. United Healthcare Workers–West (UHW–West) is involved in a major dispute with its international union, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) over member involvement and democracy. The UHW–West Executive Board, led by President Sal Rosselli, recently ratified a Platform for Change that outlines a strategy to build a democratic, member-run union with the mission of truly improving workers’ lives. The faith based groups supporting this effort believe that UHW-West’s platform is the best way to ensure that workers have a real voice in running their unions. “The absence of individual voice leads to a dictatorship, said Archbishop Eric Tan Ong Veloso. “That is the reason we support UHW-West leaders Sal Rosselli and Administrative Vice President Jay Valencia’s principled stand for the union and its members.”

Over 50 Attend Progressive Community Summit (tags)

Over 50 people attended a progressive community "Mega Summit" in San Diego February 17. Organized by the San Diego County Community Coalition and San Diegans for 9/11 Truth, the event brought together representatives from various local groups ranging from anti-war and anti-drug war groups to insurgent candidates for elective office and urban landscape activists.

OC Peace Coalition & Military Families Speak Out Presidents' Day Action--Nixon Library! (tags)

ORANGE COUNTY PEACE COALITION & MILITARY FAMILIES SPEAK OUT PRESIDENTS' DAY ACTION!

"Migrant March III" Marches Through Los Angeles (tags)

Enrique Morones launches new caravan movement to raise awareness of humanitarian tragedies along the US-Mexico border.

Orange County Peace Coalition Blocked From Black History Parade (tags)

ANTI-WAR GROUPS BLOCKED FROM BLACK HISTORY PARADE. Orange County Peace Coalition says parade steering committee rejected their application after permitting the group to march in previous years. Article here:

PHILLIPINES Transport strike – A SUCCESS! (tags)

The transport strike was a success nationwide. Most major transport groups nationwide joined the called of the militant Pinagkaisang Samahan ng Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (Piston, United Association of Drivers and Operators Nationwide). The AJLPP-USA supported the nationwide transport strike that also called for the ouster of the US-Arroyo regime.

Plans for Brothel in Vancouver (tags)

The mayor of Vancouver, some persons and groups favorable to the decriminalization of prostitution, pimps and johns, the New Democratic Party’s deputy and some other neoliberals support a project to create a brothel, legal and administered by women in prostitution, for the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver.

Counter Recruitment Protest - Pasadena (tags)

Groups of students and neighborhood protesters shut down recruiting center for the day

Killing the Future: Movement to Ban Asbestos in America (tags)

Asbestos has killed thousands worldwide- yet its use is still legal in America

Immigrant Groups Launch Boycott against Western Union (tags)

Immigrant groups launch boycott against Western Union. Press conference and rally in Los Angeles, CA, Sept. 10, 2007. For more info: http://www.boycottwesternunion.net Thanks to Sylvester Rivers from KPFK Los Angeles for the great report!

Prisons Purging Books on Faith From Libraries (tags)

The lists “show a bias toward evangelical popularism and Calvinism,” he said, and lacked materials from early church fathers, liberal theologians and major Protestant denominations.

A message from Pegah Emambakhsh (tags)

Today, September 8th, 2007, Pegah has sent a message for all the groups, activists, politicians and everyday people who are trying to solve her case.

911 General Strike Gaining Momentum (tags)

  “No Work, No School, No Shopping – Hit the Streets” The 911 General Strike called by a coalition of antiwar, 911 Truth, and pro impeachment groups is gaining strength with gatherings scheduled across the country and rapidly expanding activity on the Internet, where the idea originated.

"Cargo-Cult Leninism" Part Two (tags)

Many so-called "Marxist" organizations today are plagued by "cargo-cult" leninism. They repeat words and phrases without understanding what they really mean. Why do people drink the kool-aid? Because they WANT to believe that things are OK.

A United Rally for Immigrant Rights and Elvira Arellano in Los Angeles August 25, 2007 (tags)

Despite the hot and humid weather and a lethargic start because of the sound system , thousands of immigrants, advocates and anti-war protestors brought out a united front for Elvira Arellano and immigrant rights. The protestors marched down the Olympic/Broadway road, snaked through 2nd street and Los Angeles street and ended at the intersection of Temple and Los Angeles Streets to protest the unjust deportation of Elvira Arellano and for full rights for all immigrants. The protestors massed early at the Olympic intersection as early as 10:00 AM and started late around 12;45 PM. The 4,000 to 5,000 strong march/rally was led by “We Are All Elvira and Saulito Coalition” led by the April 7 Coalition composed of Hermanidad Mexicana Nacional and the Latino Movement USA led by Juan Jose Gutierrez, Raul Murillo, Angelina Corona and the ANSWER-LA: the March 25 Coalition led by Javier Rodriguez; CHIRLA led by Angelica Salas and the CARACEN.

EU prepares for hard-core Chad mission (tags)

As the EU sets peacekeeping plans in motion, the size of the force and the rules of its engagement in this hotspot remain key questions.

Lift terror tag, we talk' --NDF (tags)

Communist rebels are willing to resume peace talks, but only if the government initiates the dropping of the terror tag on the revolutionary movement, exiled Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) chairman Jose Ma. Sison said yesterday. Sison said they would only return to the negotiating table when the government moves to have the CPP and the New People’s Army (NPA) stricken off the lists of foreign terrorist organizations drawn up by the United States and the European Union. Sison said the government must also show it is sincere about stopping the military from carrying out extrajudicial killings, while also indemnifying victims of human rights violations.

Progressive FIlipinos Welcomes US Senate Spending Bill (tags)

Progressive Filipino groups from whose ranks most of the victims of extrajudicial killings have come welcomed the action of the United States Senate appropriations committee prohibiting the use of US military aid against Filipino civilians. The U.S Senate in its version of the Foreign Operations Spending Bill it approved last week, the committee instructed the US Secretary of State to monitor US military assistance to the Philippines so that they won’t be “misused by units of the security forces…against civilians, including civilians who are members of political opposition parties and human rights groups.”

Again, Let the Immigration Debates Commence (tags)

Now that the Immigration Overhaul /Reform Bill or S.B. 1639 is being debated in the Senate, much emotions had been invested in the debate and a lot of sparks have flew and have lighted the dark night of the long wait. The LA Times today, June 26 hit the issue on the head: “ Conservatives continue to brand the legalization plan as amnesty for millions of illegal immigrants they say should be forced to go home. Religious groups have decried the weakened emphasis on family immigration. Immigrant-rights groups complain that temporary workers can never become citizens.

Organized Stalking - Any Police Listening? (tags)

Organized stalking continues to be ignored by all justice systems

Westside Citizens Groups Move to Recall City Councilman Jack Weiss (tags)

Fed up with a corrupt a city council owned by developers, citizen groups are targeting Councilman Jack Weiss. The backlash against over development and the congestion it brings has started and all city council persons are beginning to feel the heat.

Why your revolution is no liberation! (tags)

During the recent weeks and months a spirited debate developed in different German left wing newspapers and groups about the sense or non-sense, the perspectives and the means and goals of the mobilisation against the G8 summit. Different German and Austrian anti-fascist groups started a campaign to criticise a wrong analysis of capitalism widely spread in the anti-globalisation movement. In the context of this campaign several public discussions and lectures were held, a special webpage was set up but above all reader was published that contains a set of basic texts referring to this problem. This reader is available in German and English and will soon also be published in French in order to spread the debate also across other countries. Check it out: www.no-liberation-reader.tk

The Philippine Midterm Elections, an indictment vs. Mrs. Arroyo (tags)

Manila-- The circus that is the recent Philippine midterm elections was an indictment of how Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo "won" her presidency in the last 2004 elections and punctuated her government's acute isolation from the Filipino masses. The 12-0 illusion of Arroyo's Team Unity administration coalition delivered for the people more violence and systematic fraud. The regime's fraud machinery in Mindanao (the hocus-pocus site of the 2004 presidential elections in favor of Arroyo) was apparently exposed in how the recent elections were conducted most especially in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, where bribe money, patronage politics were the rules of the game, ably presided by fraud operators and protectors sitting in the highest echelons in Comelec at the national and local levels.

Extremists in 3 faiths seen to share views (tags)

Violent Muslim, Christian and Jewish extremists invoke the same rhetoric of "good" and "evil" and the best way to fight them is to tackle the problems that drive people to extremism, according to a report obtained by Reuters.

Continue the Pressure on the Immigration Bill: Struggle Against Anti-Immigrant Backlash, D (tags)

As we vehemently oppose the US Border Protection and immigration Reform Bill that will turn 12 million immigrants into a permanent underclass of “guest workers” and scrap the family reunification laws the Coalition In Defense of immigrant Rights (CDIR) and the Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC) take a stand to fight the anti-immigrant backlash that came with the debates on the U.S. Congress on the so called’ immigration reforms”

KMP-Negros revive calls to scrap ‘flawed’ agrarian reform law (tags)

With the recent death of two farmer beneficiaries and the wounding of several others in Hacienda Velez-Malaga, La Castellana town, Negros Occidental, calls for the scrapping of the “flawed” agrarian reform law has been revived. Claiming that it has not benefited poor farmers but consolidated the stronghold of big landowners, militant groups’ Kilu sang Mang bubukid Pilipinas-Negros, Pamalakaya, and the biggest labor group in the sugar industry, the National Federation of Sugar Workers (NFSW), slammed the “fake” CARP law and will oppose plans to extend it. The three groups also condemned the killing of the two members of Task Force Ma palad (TFM) last Monday saying this shows a “glaring failure” of CARP. However, they also criticized TFM for giving “false hopes” to their members in owning land.

PEACE ACTIVISTS TARGET CONG. HOWARD BERMAN (tags)

About 40 peace activists from multiple groups in the San Fernando Valley gathered in front of Congressman Howard Berman's home in Valley Village on Sat, May 26,2007. Berman did NOT VOTE on the supplemental Iraq appropriations bill HR2206 that funds the war without timelines for withdrawal. Groups represented included Neighborhood Peace and Justice, Progressive Democrats of America, Progressive Caucus CDP, So. Cal. Grassroots, Valley Democrats United. Photos: (c)2007 Linda Sutton

Votes for partylists, Legarda said to have been shaved by 73% in massive election fraud i (tags)

Task Force Poll Watch, an anti-fraud and monitoring group formed by partylist groups, reported this morning massive vote-shaving in at least 10 provinces, resulting in 73 percent loss of votes for Bayan Muna, Anakpawis, Gabriela, Kabataan and Genuine Opposition senatorial candidate Loren Legarda.

PHILIPPINES: Kontra Daya( AGAINST CHEATING) post election report (tags)

Kontra Daya ( Against Cheating) congratulates the Filipino people for their continuing vigilance against poll fraud, election violence and other anomalies. This report would not have been possible were it not for the vigilance of ordinary people who acted as Kontra Daya volunteers, sent us their texts and emails or called the Kontra Daya hotline. We also congratulate the various people’s organizations, the vigilant media, the election watchdogs and international observers and other allied groups for their efforts in monitoring the conduct of the Philippine elections. The elections this year saw the rise of a more vigilant and conscious people who would not allow a repeat of the fraud-tainted 2004 polls. Kontra Daya’s preliminary post election report is based on the groups’ own documentation, field date from the Task Force Poll Watch, reports from the People’s International Observers Mission, correspondence with other watchdog groups such as Namfrel, Alliance of Concerned Teachers as well as media reports. The fight against election fraud and violence is by no means over. Kontra Daya expects more incidents of wholesale vote rigging to emerge in the following days. The dark forces trying to subvert the people’s will are working overtime. The people’s vigilance and collective action are needed now more than ever.

Thousands to protest PICC canvassing tomorrow (tags)

All roads lead to the Philippine International Convention Center tomorrow, May 23, as a broad array of groups continue to protest what they described as "a rising trend of fraud favoring the administration." Groups and individuals will be marching under the banner of "concerned citizens" and will assemble at 3:00pm in front of the Star City at the Cultural Center of the Philippines in Pasay. From the Star City, they will march by 4pm going to the PICC where the Comelec is sitting en banc. Thousands are expected to attend. Last Monday, around 200 members of the Bagong Alyansang Makabayan and the anti-fraud group Kontra Daya marched to the PICC where the national canvassing of votes is being held. Tomorrow's message will be simple. You cheat, we march and protest.

War Against the Phantom (tags)

The Cheney formula of the terrorist world threat with its home in Iraq turns a blind eye to what the American government habitually ignroes: Iraqi nationalism..The Islamic state of Iraq, however phantom-like, is well suited for propagating the war in Iraq as part of the greater war.

Party-list groups not being tallied–Beltran (tags)

ANAKPAWIS Representative Crispin Beltran complained that the electoral fraud machinery of the administration have started to get operational as votes cast for progressive party-list groups in areas where Team Unity candidates claimed victory are not being read and tallied. The political detainee said reports from the municipalities in Southern Tagalog reaching his office showed that votes for Anakpawis were not being called out and reported because of this the party-list group is losing as many as 500 votes in small municipalities.

AJLPP-USA Congratulates Five Filipino Progressive Party-List Groups for their Electoral V (tags)

CONGRATULATIONS AND KEEP ON SERVING THE PEOPLE!” The Alliance for a Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines (AJLPP) based in the United States greets the five Philippine progressive party-list groups that declared their victory on Thursday with militant hurrahs! Mario Santos, AJLPP national coordinator said: “ The AJLPP is one with the Filipino people in working for the victory of the party-list groups. AJLPP organizations in the United and other allied groups like GABRIELA –USA fully mobilized their forces to support the party-list groups. We are united with them in their declaration of victory and will maintain vigilance until all votes are counted. The Filipino people have spoken. Their voices are loud and clear. They rejected the corrupt and puppet US-Arroyo regime and wants change! The data from exit polls and the media quick count showed the overwhelming support from the people that the party-list groups got is not only a show of confidence but also a great tribute to those who are until now re missing and the martyrs that have given their lives for democracy and freedom”

COMMUNITY GROUPS CONFRONT LAPD AND CHIEF BRATTON ABOUT MAY DAY POLICE RIOT (tags)

“If the LAPD acts like this in broad daylight in front of cameras, what do they do at night?”

May Day 07 – 11:30 AM – Student Walkout Growing, But Many Schools Now on Lockdown (tags)

11:30 AM - Reports of student walkouts coming in from throughout the region.

FIVE PHILIPPINE PROGESSIVE PARTY-LITS ORGANIZATIONS ENDORSES SENATORIAL BETS (tags)

Five Philippine progressive party-list organizations headed by Bayan Muna and ANAKPAWIS on Wednesday endorsed eight senatorial candidates including Team Unity’s Joker Arroyo and Ralph Recto. The groups also endorsed Genuine Opposition’s Loren Legarda, Aquilino Pimentel 3rd, Francis Escudero, Alan Peter Cayetano and Manuel Villar and independent candidate Francis Pangilinan. Besides Bayan Muna, the other party-list groups that announced their support for the eight candidates were Suara Bangsamoro, Anakpawis, Gabriela and Kabataan Party.

Zapatistas! Cucapa fishing is impacted by Colorado dams/diversions (tags)

Zapatista peace camp with Cucapa on Rio Colorado defends fishing rights, address loss of freshwater to delta, theft of agua by agribusiness corporations..

Philippine Progressive party-list groups bare Palace plan to field sectoral groups (tags)

Progressive party-list groups in ther Philippines yesterday said they have obtained a document that would prove that Malacañang fielded sectoral organizations to run in the May 14 elections, in a bid to gain more seats at the House of Representatives to quell any impeachment complaint that would be filed against President Arroyo. Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Liza Masa said they were furnished with a copy of "confidential" memorandum of assistant secretary Marcelo Fariñas, head of the Office of External Affairs (OEA) special concerns group (SCG) of the Office of the President (OP), which asked for funding for these party-list groups that would be supported by the Palace.

Barletta seen as a ‘hero’ by extremists (tags)

By Nichole Dobo and Wade Malcolm , Staff Writers

Pitfalls of the Party-List Law (Conclusion) (tags)

The present party-list system has shortcomings that make it impossible to truly represent marginalized sectors, an expert on election laws told Bulatlat in an interview.

Toxics Coalition Joins Worker's Protest (tags)

Toxics Coalition Interupts Conference to Join Hotel Worker Protest

(Jewish) Groups Fear Public Backlash Over Iran (tags)

Jewish Groups Fearing Backlash When Iran is Attacked Next for Israel

Recipes For Disaster, an anarchist cookbook (tags)

For ten long years, our operatives have honed their skills, testing their wits and mettle against the global capitalist empire, the most formidable adversary in the history of life on earth. We have learned how to redecorate the walls of cities occupied by armies of riot police, to transform random groups of damaged, isolated individuals into loving communities capable of supporting one another through the most severe bouts of repression and depression, to shut down corporate summits and franchises armed with little more than plastic piping or eyedroppers of glue. Now, the notorious CrimethInc. ex-Workers’ Collective has compiled many of the techniques that made these feats possible into a 624-page manual entitled Recipes for Disaster.

The Pawn of Timor-Leste (tags)

Australian Special Forces have today surrounded the 'rebel’ Major Alfredo Reinado in occupied Timor-Leste; it seems Reinado has passed his use-by-date; a tense stand-off presently exists with Reinado threatening to shoot any Australian soldier who ventures too near.

Statement of Prof. Philip Alston, Special Rapporteur of the UN-Human Rights Council (tags)

Professor Phillip Alston, Special Rapporteur of the United Nations Human Rights Council on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions in the Philippines

Want to STOP Amerikan Fascism? Then STOP supporting it! Tax Rebellion 2007 (tags)

Then stop supporting it. Simply stop paying federal fees, taxes, debt and other ransoms from neo-feudalism. Starting now! Highway Blog, spray paint, banner drop, tell friends, call up family, shout it out to neighbors, leave leaflets at pubs and cafes, hand write it in big letters on that wall or across the window. "STOP THE WARS, NO MORE TAX PAYING!" "STARVE THE BEAST!"

US lauds ratification of Philippines' anti-terrorism bill (tags)

The US Embassy lauded yesterday the House of Representatives’ ratification of the anti-terrorism bill and the approval of the bicameral conference committee report on the bill. "For us, it is a very good and positive step (for the Philippines). The Philippine law enforcement and judicial authorities should have this kind of tools that are needed to counter terrorism," press attaché Matthew Lussenhop said. He also said the US government was not disappointed with the delay in the passage of the anti-terror measure, pointing out that "we respect Philippine democracy and its legislative consultative process and it takes time."

Peace Plane flies to Grammy Awards with message "Bring Our Troops Home Now" (tags)

A small group of members from Democracy for America Miami and Miami Veterans for Peace have come up with a novel approach to broadcasting a message to end the occupation of Iraq: an aerial banner that reads, "Bring Our Troops Home Now". These two groups decided to first try their idea at this year's Super Bowl in Miami, but bad weather prevented the plane from taking off. Now the organizers have turned their attention to this Sunday's Grammy Awards, which will be in Los Angeles. A plane has been leased to fly the same message over the Staples Center where the Grammys are taking place.

Bush Admin being sued for suppression of Global Warming Science (tags)

Sen. Kerry and Rep. Inslee Join Conservation Groups in Global Warming Lawsuit Against Bush Administration

German anti-G8 Infotour in LA? (tags)

The German anti-G8 Infotour group is doing a 22 City USA Infotour. We have been unsuccessful finding a group in LA to host us, and unless we find one immediately, we will tour from San Diego to Seattle (+ East Coast) with no LA stop. We already have promo material and posters all ready to go to make this tour easy for you to host. It would be sad to miss LA, so please write us right away! Thanks, J Germany

Bush joins Al-Qaeda (tags)

He's fed up fighting and losing for Israel

Who are the Cuban Five? (tags)

Now is the time to demand the release of the Cuban Five. They were sentenced 5 years ago this month and have been imprisoned unjustly in the U.S. for 8 years for the crime of trying to defend their homeland against terrorist attacks...

Philippine NSA Gonzales wants House leftists labeled Reds (tags)

While other thought the Cold War was over. for National Security Adviser Norberto Gonzales, his crusade against communism is on a high gear! Gonzales is proposing to “label” left-leaning party-list candidates as communists to caution voters, particularly soldiers and policemen, against voting what he calls democracy’s enemies into the halls of Congress. Anakpawis party-list Rep. Crispin Beltran, who has been in jail for the last ten months, yesterday scored Gonzales for warning that leftist provocateurs were out to sabotage today’s anti-Charter change rally at the Rizal Park.

Party and Class (tags)

A party lives when there is the existence of a doctrine and a method of action. A party is a school of political thought and consequently an organisation of struggle. The first characteristic is a fact of consciousness, the second is a fact of will, or more precisely of a striving towards a final end.

Immigration group may not be what they seem (tags)

By Michele R. Marcucci, STAFF WRITER

Surveillance Camera Players: 10-Year report (tags)

The Surveillance Camera Players report back on 10 years of work and fun.

HOUSE BACKS DOWN ON CON-ASS (tags)

---Faced with threats of massive protests against the planned constituent assembly (Con-Ass), President Arroyo’s allies in the House of Representatives said on Saturday that they would settle for a constitutional convention (Con-con).

BTL:Court-Ordered Documents Detail Pentagon Spying on U.S. Anti-War Groups (tags)

Interview with Caroline Fredrickson, director of the ACLU Washington Legislative Office, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Unity against Laguna Beach minutemen (tags)

A few photos of what has become too usual at the Laguna Beach Day Labor Center.

Fox News reporters freed for $2 million (tags)

Terrorists used cash for arms to 'hit Zionists,' payment said to encourage more abductions

11/01 Demonstration of Oaxacans and Supporters at Mexican Consulate, with Audio Interview (tags)

Several hundred members of Oaxacan indigenous groups and their supporters picketed the Mexican Consulate today in solidarity with the people of Oaxaca. Afterward, APPO/LA member Odelia Romero provided a 10 minute interview in English explaining the nature of the Oaxacan movement and its local support groups (included).

Union endorses closet neo-Nazi for San Bernardino City School Board (tags)

In the below photograph, Joseph Turner, closet neo-Nazi and founder of Save Our State, a virulently racist anti-immigrant group, mingles with a crowd of flag-waving skinheads at an anti-day laborer center rally that took place in Laguna Beach in July 2005. Turner is wearing a light blue shirt and dark gray khaki pants on the far left in this photograph.

Perspective on Palestine, by a UTLA member (tags)

There are many reasons why the cancellation of a meeting at UTLA on the Palestinian question is just wrong.

Protest at Columbia University against Gilchrist (tags)

Full statement of those who occupied the stage at Columbia University at a event with Jim Gilchrist on Oct. 4th.

FCC Destroys Report (tags)

FCC Destroyed Report Favorable to Local Television Ownership Groups Fighting Against Media Consolidation React to News

SOUTHCENTRALFARMERS Monthly Solidarity and Friday Vigil (tags)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SOUTH CENTRAL FARMERS EVENT! A special Friday vigil is scheduled for THIS FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29TH AT SOUTH CENTRAL FARM BEGINNING AT 7:30PM. Religious/spiritual groups and community activists will be coming in delegations to visit the Farm. All friends and supporters are invited at the Farm to welcome our visitors!

Musharraf says Pakistan faced U.S. 'onslaught' (tags)

Is'nt it amazing how the U.S. government can screw up the world?

Turning the Tide on Religious Fundamentalism— Free Lecture (tags)

I’ve been invited to give a lecture at Arizona State University this fall on evolutionary science and its uses in progressive activism. The version of the lecture I wanted to give turned out to be 4 hours long, so I recorded that version in 13 tracks and posted it on my website for free download at www.newbookforanewworld.com/lecture.

California Propositions: Billions For Special Interest (tags)

When Governor Schwarzenegger ran for office in 2003 he promised to work for the people of California and not for the special interest, now in 2006 Arnold Schwarzenegger has become the champion of special interest groups. The 2006 bond and tax package, presented by the governor and the state legislature, is the worst package ever offered to California voters in the state’s history.

Anti-Moslems Countered in Culver City (tags)

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US IMMIGRANT RIGHTS GROUPS STEPS UP MASS ACTIONS (tags)

Diffferent Immigrant rights groups and coalitions stepped up their mass actions nationwide in more than 6 major cities to force the US Congress to enact laws that will give amnesty and full rights to more than 12 million undocumented immigrants in the United States. More mass actions is slated from September 7 to September 9 in protest of the much delayed congressional action on the immigration reform law that will legalize at least 3 to 5 million undocumented immigrants and at least 7 million workers as “guest workers” in the SB 2611 or the Comprehensive Immigration Reform Bill that all immigrant rights groups and advocate rejects as “modified HR 4437”.

IMMIGRANT RIGHTS GROUP STEPS UP RALLIES FOR AMNESTY AND LEGALIZATION (tags)

Different Immigrant rights groups and coalitions stepped up their mass actions to force the US Congress to enact laws that will give amnesty and full rights to more than 12 million undocumented immigrants in the United States. From September 2, 2005 different mass actions were held all over California and other parts of the United States like Seattle, Phoenix, Arizona, Chicago and other states during the long Labor Day weekend. Labor groups, anti wart and other progressive groups together with the immigrant rights advocates banded together to push the people’s agenda.

Soma: an anarchist therapy (tags)

Soma is a documentary about a group therapy in Brazil which incorporates capoeira, Wilhelm Reich, and anarchism.

South Central Farmers Respond to Crack Down on Free Speech by Los Angeles City Council (tags)

We should not be under any illusions that we live in an open and democratic society, at least not in the 9th district or South Central Los Angeles. Let us strip away the mythology, the propaganda, and the "decorum". Its tough to survive in South Central Los Angeles, even if you call it something else..

Israel backed by army of cyber-soldiers (tags)

Doron Barkat, 29, in Jerusalem, spends long nights trawling the web to try to swing the debate Israel’s way. “When I see internet polls for or against Israel I send out a mailing list to vote for Israel,” he said. “It can be that after 15 minutes there will be 400 votes for Israel.

On the 65h Year of the Formation of the USAFFE (tags)

On the 65th Anniversary of the impression of Filipino Army to the United States Armed Forces in the Far East (USAFFE) today, on July 26, 1941 different groups held different kinds of commemoration all over California.FAV, People’s CORE are calling all Filipino American community activists, youth leaders and all concerned individuals and organizations all over the United States to be vigilant and struggle to have the Senate Bill or any compromise bill pass with the amendment for Filipino American veterans and their families.

"Missiles and Bombs Threaten the Future" (tags)

The spiral of vengeance is not a solution!.. Perhaps a change will come in the US; perhaps questions will be raised soon.. The attack itself was retaliation for the US policy of the "big stick," retribution for the "new world order" that creates so much poverty.

Several reasons for peacefully dismantling Israel (tags)

Following the latest unprovoked attacks on Lebanon by Israel, it is clear that the Zionist apartheid regime of Israel needs to be dismantled ASAP>>

Using American tax dollars to overthrow foreign governments under the guise of "democ (tags)

Foreign governments complain that these democracy-building groups maneuver behind the scenes to help destabilize and topple their governments, including in countries where the official U.S. policy has been to work through diplomatic channels with those same governments.

List of Antis (tags)

Here is a list of Antis, some are known hate groups and the rest have the potential of being hate groups.

What is our Tent? (tags)

the suicide assassin fancies himself as a victim and as almighty because he knows God is on his side..Interdisciplinary non-political groups could develop common strategies for countering regression.

Protest in Costa Mesa 7/8 (tags)

please see below

Protest Racist Minutemen in Hollywood (tags)

All progressive, anti-racist people are encouraged to protest the racist Minutemen in Hollywood this Saturday.

Exposing NCLR’s Corporate Ties. (tags)

National Council of La Raza: What's in a name?

Modesto Report (tags)

Modesto Report from Modesto Bee Staff Writer Tim Moran and SF Indy Media

What Alex Jones-- Promoter of the 9/11 "Truth" Event in LA-- Said About Mexican (tags)

The scenes you will witness on the streets of America over the next few days do not illustrate a 'new civil rights movement' but an invading army of militant foreigners bankrolled and supported by predominantly white rich Neo-Cons and Neo-Libs who are using the different Mexican race groups as a vice to crush the sleeping American middle class.

If an FBI Agent Knocks (tags)

Federal Investigators and Your Rights By: Center for Constitutional Rights

Massive May Day march in El Salvador (tags)

Tens of Thousands of Salvadorans take to the streets in annual march. This year the focus is immigrants in the US and Neoliberalism here.

Bush Gets Hit From all Sides in Irvine Protest (tags)

IRVINE, CA, April 24, 2006 – Hundreds of people showed up early this Monday morning to protest an appearance of Bush in Irvine today. Uploaded is an interview with John Earl who attended the protest

Protest vs. Protest: Immigration Shouting Match Forecast (tags)

Well, the day-laborer hiring center in the 1200 block of Flower Street in Burbank should be a pretty noisy place at around 8 a.m. this Saturday:

Intervening on the Build-up of War: 2nd part of talk with a fascist (?) cousin (tags)

My cousin could be equated with a mid-level military officer in his local influence (of young men) and his technique of speaking with me, whom he shares some basic prohibited enjoyments (i.e. smoking pot). He may be involved in the fascist underground and that would seem likely given his penchance for this topic and his connections (i.e. with his brother who is a well-known east coast agitator against jews). Whatever he is doing, I saw a chance to not only possibly intervene directly into someone who is attempting to justify and rationalize his beliefs, but also share (and seek input) this with people like yourself whom may be inspired in your own activity.

Nazis/SOS will be in Burbank HD on Sat 4/22 (tags)

Nazis/SOS at Burbank's Home Depot Sat 4/22 at 8 a.m.

Report Back from the March at the Plazita (tags)

At least 5000 thousand people have arrived at the Plazita at Olvera Street for the Immigrant march and rally.

Pitzer College Student Senate Boycotts Wal-Mart Stores (tags)

Student Senate of Pitzer College has passed a resolution denying any students from be refunded by Senate for expenditures at Wal-Mart. Students have also passed a resolution through Pitzer's College Council encouraging students, staff, faculty and alumni to personally engage in the boycott and avoid all Wal-Mart Stores.

The neo-Nazi influence in Costa Mesa. Why the city is falling apart. (tags)

Costa Mesa is a microcosm of California. This coastal city has become the epicenter of an immigration issue that threatens to divide our local communities and the nation. Costa Mesa also depicts a vivid portrayal of how radical anti-immigrant groups politicize local governments. Humberto Caspa writes for La Opinion and is an adjunct professor at CSULB.

Infoshop Update on Anti-War Protests (tags)

Tens of thousands and hundreds of local groups to protest locally against the third anniversary of the current phase of the U.S.-Iraq war

3 YEARS IN IRAQ- Over 100,000 Kids Killed NEW CFTM VIDEO OF OUTRAGE (tags)

AMERICA, WHERE IS YOUR OUTRAGE?

FBI Charles Rasner names Austin Indymedia, Food Not Bombs Terrorist (tags)

And then a perpetrator or bunglar on the side of militaristic over reaction in the Waco tragedy has the nerve to call indymedia free speech supporters and a group 'food not bombs' that gives away vegetarian meals 'terrorists' ! ? Truly when the Bush Regime confines 'free speech' to a cage or 'corral' what more does Mr. Rasner want in his rage to gut the Constitution and the First Amendent ?

FBI names Austin Indymedia, Food Not Bombs and “Anarchists” to Domestic Terrorist Watch Li (tags)

Austin's highly unprofessional FBI field office, famously staffed with bumbling losers, names IndyMedia a terrorist org...

Schwarzenegger Alienates Many Groups (tags)

The people of California elected Governor Schwarzenegger to provide leadership, to cut wasteful spending and to control special interest groups; however Schwarzenegger has categorized most Californians as special interest groups.

Gang Stalking (tags)

Gang Stalking in New York

Saving the Bay of La Paz & Gulf of California (tags)

This is a brief summary of our groups efforts & progress towards saving, preserving and restoring the Bay of La Paz & Gulf of California, the most bio-diverse body of water on earth.

The Alternative Social Forum in Caracas: voices from the left (tags)

* In Caracas, Venezuela between the 23rd and 29th of January 2006, 10 local socio-political organizations offered an alternative forum and critique of national politics in response to the World Social Forum. The result was a smaller-scale event but self-directed and reflective of current self-organizing capacity. The alternative forum was independent, self-managed and borne out of years of experience of organizing in the Venezuelan context.

LA City Council to Minutemen: Go Home! (tags)

In a stinging denunciation, the L.A. City Council goes on record against the Minutemen and Save Our State, but ices out the farmers.

ampb report #70 (tags)

An update on the micro-power and pirate radio scene.

submissions call for book on US activism (tags)

Submissions Wanted for a book about Amerian DIY groups and Radial Activism (Please Repost) We're looking for essays, comics and interviews with and by people involved in creative resistance and radical groups and DIY scenes in the US.

A Call to Conscience for the U.S. Congress (tags)

A campaign of nonviolent action to compel our elected representatives in Congress to meet the demands of justice and peace:

Day Lborers 2 Counter Minutemen Nationally (tags)

Day workers across the country will peacefully respond to coordinated vigilante actions organized by Connecticut Citizens for Immigration Control and local cells of the so-called “Minutemen.”

Editorial on the Minutemen (tags)

PRESENTLY TENSE What’s in a name? Modern Minutemen can’t talk their way out of their moniker’s past

South Central Farmers - Protest at Horowitz Office (tags)

About 50 people picketed outside the offices of developer, Ralph Horowitz today to call attention to his plans to evict the South Central Farmers from the land they have been farming since 1994.

Fetishizing Process (tags)

...if anything is essential to anarchism, it is the idea that social decisions are to be taken by everyone affected, and that this inclusion must involve substantive participation of each in deliberation and decsion-making. Thus a dispute on the nature of such participation is a dispute about the very essence of anarchism.

Phone/Email Jam to Shut Down Racist Minuteman Recruiting! (tags)

HATE GROUPS TO RALLY IN TUCSON IN OCTOBER We are calling for an emergency phone and email jam of the venue, and are letting it be known that if the meeting is not canceled, the community will be out in force to protest these racist, fear-peddling fools!

2 IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS (tags)

a) SAVE OUR STATE TO BULLY MORE DAY LABORERES IN LAGUNA BEACH THIS SATURDAY b) MINUTEMEN HAVE OFFICIALLY ARRIVED IN SAN DIEGO--GROUPS CALLED ON TO COUNTER--THEIR PRESENCE!!!

An open letter to anti-immigrant groups (tags)

A satirical, but sincere offer to anti-immigrant groups claiming they aren't racists.

ISO statement re: Baldwin Park II & democracy in movements (tags)

Los Angeles ISO's response to posts about the anti-Minutemen Project/SOS movement

MINUTEMAN CO-FOUNDER JOINS HATE GROUP (tags)

Add another log on the hate fires that the Minuteman Project built. They have repeated the refrain over and over again that they have no tolerance for hate groups or their members joining them. Sean Hannity has been their television personality cheerleader parroting the declaration. Well, that hasn't been the case, as hatemonger after hatemonger have been using the Minuteman Project as a springboard for their little race war. One would think that if a group are so adamant about racists in their midsts, they would do something to stifle this activity. Well that didn't happen, nor did it look like it's going to. Minuteman co-founder, Jim Gilchrist, on the left in the picture above with the other founder Chris Simcox and cheerleader Hannity, joined the California Coalition for Immigration Reform. That's a group that's close to, among other groups, the Council of Conservative Citizens, and it is noted by the Southern Poverty Law Center as a hate group. It is getting tiresome finding example after example of the race-based vigilantism that the Minuteman Project keeps trying to deny they are engaged in, but now it is even harder to do so. That is just fine for the scores of groups looking to seal the fate of these lowlifes.

"Save Our State" / "Minutemen" Issue City Threats? (tags)

"I would love for them to arrest me,' SOS Executive Director Joseph Turner said Monday. "I am looking to inflict all the pain I can on Baldwin Park."

Photos from Anti-SOS/MM protest (tags)

A loose coalition of local and national groups came together to oppose the SOS-MM in Alhambra today. About 25 SOS/MM were out numbered and out flanked by close to 250 protesters.

Rally at KTLA to Force Downing St. Minutes Coverage (tags)

Demonstrate TODAY Thursday, June 16th 5:30pm at KTLA (5800 Sunset Bl., Los Angeles) regarding inadequate coverage of the Downing Street Minutes and the hearings being organizaed by Congressperson Conyers and others.

Photos from Protest against Gov. (tags)

There were many different groups protesting the Governor today.

News From Santa Monica (tags)

Groups are starting to gather in Santa Monica, and there are at least two sites of protest. 16th and Pico is already blocked off.

Minute Men Coming To BP With SOS (tags)

It seems like two raicst groups will be in attendance!

Baldwin Park (tags)

El PUEBLO unido

Students, faculty, community, native groups resist US military hegemony in the Pacific (tags)

Since 10 a.m. on Thursday, April 28, a coalition of Native Hawaiian groups, students, faculty, anti-war activists, environmentalists, and religious organizations have joined forces to occupy the University of Hawaii administration building, to demand the University cease all work on a secret Navy research project, UARC. This secret research is for the development of space-based laser systems, surveillance technologies, and sea-based mines. Live Webcam of the protest: http://stopuarc.ww.com/ Since September 11, 2001, the US military has embarked on its largest expansion onto Hawa'ian land, since World War II. The Army plans to take 28,000 acres of this precious land to station a Stryker Brigade.

UFPJ Responds (tags)

UFPJ Responds

US of Amnesia - Chavez or Bush Choose (tags)

Forget lobbying, and all environmental, social justice and other organizing in the USA! It will never work – never change anything soon – and causes more problems than it solves. The Andes have a lot to teach us and a world to win - a dollar a year from every person in the USA could make the difference.

Call for Direct Actions A16 (tags)

Come to DC for a week of Direct Action and prevention of "Business as Usual" and the Spring World Bank and IMF meetings

Plot by Islamic fundamentalist to murder anti-capitalist revolutionaries in Iraq (tags)

This is from the Worker-communist Party of Iraq, an anti-capitalist and anti-Stalinist organization. They say they have uncovered a plot to murder members of their group by the Islamic fundis associated with Mouktada Al-Sadr

Watchdog Nation (tags)

Who's watching the watchers? How the ADL and SPLC have moved into goosestepping tandem with the FBI to observe the people..

JDL VS. JDO: are there differences? (tags)

What are the differences, if any, between the JDL (Jewish Defense league) and the JDO (Jewish Defense Organization)?

Where Do We Go From Here -- A Forum in Topanga (tags)

WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? A Community Forum to Unite Los Angeles Area Progressives SATURDAY, JANUARY 29TH 2005 AT 2:00 PM THE TOPANGA COMMUNITY HOUSE (1440 North Topanga Canyon Blvd)

Antelope Valley Radical Network (tags)

The Antelope Valley Radical Network is made up of groups and individuals actively engaged in creating a healthier and more sustainable Antelope Valley, based on the principles of autonomy, self organization, and mutual aid. The purpose of this network is for local projects to find common ground and to work together against the overall problems, which are threatening our community. From poverty to police brutality, urbanization to unemployment, the problems are rampant, yet we will work to defend our communities from this ongoing repression.

Memo reveals Bush OK’d torture (tags)

Wendy Campbell: Kosher Hatred at www.indybay.org (tags)

Apparently some kinds of hatred are kosher and politically correct at www.indybay.org!

Alternative/Independent Media Conference in Fresno (tags)

There will be an alternative/independent media conference in Fresno on Saturday, February 12, 2005.

Occupied Territory II- Anarchist Gathering (tags)

Occupied Territory II Feb 2005 - Bay Area

Major Mexican-American political leader re-registers with Green Party (tags)

Major Mexican-American political leader re-registers GREEN, urges statewide Latino support for Green Party candidates in Fall elections

Terrorist Stalking in America (tags)

Stalking groups: see also http://la.indymedia.org/en/newswire/2004/05/803105.shtml

Birth of A Nation Screening – Aborted (tags)

Los Angeles August 9th --- The screening of “Birth of a Nation”, considered by many more Ku Klux Klan recruitment film than 1915 silent movie classic was cancelled today. Activists groups including the Committee to Eliminate Media Offensive to African People and the International Action Center persuaded Charlie Lustman, owner of the “Silent Movie Theater” on Fairfax Ave. to cancel rather than offend an outraged community.

INS RAID EMERGENCY RESPONSE WATCH (tags)

Direct action against the INS Raids by immediate response to the sites that the INS is raiding and video taping the INS while they are interrogating and arresting immigrants. Stop the INS by puting them on camera! Broadcast the location of th INS raids while they are happening on KPFK!

Help Spread Justice! Your needed now! (tags)

The conservatives are meeting to plan the destruction of our country. Progressive minded people should show up in capitalist undercover ware to help liberalize their groups from within.

Deportations Are an international Problem (tags)

Deportations happen in Europe too! In France, people decided to organise themselves into groups to fight for the right to live in the country of one's choice. Here translated is a discussion between 2 of these groups.

Free Uni (tags)

In the next session on Saturday 6/26/04 5:30PM at 3706 N Figueroa AV LA, CA 90065

West Coast G8 June Protests: Update! (tags)

Updates on the west coast g8 regional mobilization in San Francisco.

The Carter Center, OAS and the Recall Referendum in Venezuela (tags)

Solidarity with Venezuela

U.S. removed Aristide at gunpoint! (tags)

In the photographs an invading U.S. Marine stands guard at Port-au-Prince's airport, Haiti, on March 1, 2004, and thugs from the so-called "Haitian National Revolutionary Liberation Front" patrol the streets of Port-au-Prince. (note... the "rebels" who staged the coup against the democratically elected government are wearing U.S. Army uniforms and carry U.S. Army M-16 machine guns). Hundreds of US Marines have arrived in Haiti to secure their control over the island nation after U.S. troops forcibly removed the elected President Jean-Bertrand Aristide at gunpoint. Congressmember Maxine Waters received a phone call from the kidnapped President of Haiti, who told her that he did NOT resign and had been abducted by the United States in the commission of a coup. The U.S. occupation troops have secured key sites... including the Presidential Palace. Aristide's private residence has been sacked and looted. The corporate press remains silent... preferring instead the U.S. State Department lie that Aristide has "resigned."

Part 2 - JROTC - GATEWAY TO MILITARISM (tags)

Manual Arts High February 7th 2004 United Teacher Los Angeles Human Rights Committee presented its inaugural forum on militarism in our schools. Student organizers, activists and long time counter militarism groups took part in a panel discussion and workshops.

BTL:U.S.-Backed Opposition Parties Launch Armed Rebellion in Attempt to... (tags)

...Oust Haitian President Interview with Kim Ives, Haiti Progres editor, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

BTL:Anti-Immigrant Groups Wage Campaign to Take Over the Sierra Club. (tags)

Interview with Mark Potok, editor of the Southern Poverty Law Center's Intelligence Report, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

Let's Build Liberation: A Conversation with Chris Crass (tags)

An interview with Chris Crass about anti-racism, anarchism, feminism and movement building

Stopping Militarism in our Schools Take Action Workshops (tags)

Stopping Militarism in our Schools Conference February 7

Open Letter to the Global Indymedia Network from San Diego (tags)

SF Bay Area IMC's open letter to IMC newswire echoes problems faced in San Diego and other cities.

Noonday shows danger walks among us (tags)

Krar and Bruey were selling firearms, ammunition and anti-Semitic, anti-black and anti-government books and pamphlets to right-wing extremists. Since their arrest, Krar has pleaded guilty to possession of a chemical weapon, and Bruey has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess illegal weapons.

CA Anarchist Gathering 2004 FEB 18-20, 2004 (tags)

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Watch List or Witch Hunt? (tags)

In 1962, a national security “watch list,” issued by the FBI, red-flagged all materials coming from Puerto Rico of an anti-American or pro-Soviet nature, peace groups going from the U.S. to the Soviet Union...

JOIN NATIONAL 9-11 TRUTH MOVEMENT - STOP BUSH 9-11 COVER UP!! (tags)

JOIN THE NATIONAL 9-11 TRUTH MOVEMENT!! Demonstrations and action groups are forming across the country and world. www.911visibility.org provides organizing tools, tips, a way for you to list your local 911 truth groups contact info so others can find you. Also, we provide tools for internet activism to empower you to reach out and organize the world around the 9-11 issue in front of your computer. SPREAD THE WORD, 911VISIBILITY.ORG or WWW.SEPTEMBERELEVENTH.ORG TELL EVERYONE YOU KNOW AS FAST AS YOU CAN. OUR DEMOCRACY MAY DEPEND ON IT !!! Bill Douglas, National 911Visibility.org Project, www.septembereleventh.org

Only One KKK and Its "White" (tags)

In response to the ignorant post below about a "hispanic KKK," there is no such thing. There is only one KKK and it is made up of misguided people of European descent who falsely claim this land as well as a bogus sense of racial purity.

Group Contests Casino Owned by Extremist Backer (tags)

While U.S. Treasury officials scour financial records worldwide to stop funds donated by wealthy Arabs from flowing to radical Islamist groups, a small group of U.S. citizens is trying to shut down a major source of funding for Jewish extremists in Israel and the occupied territories.

BTL:Critics Charge that FBI Spying on Peace Groups Chills Free Speech (tags)

Interview with Barbara Olshansky, attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Does al-Qaeda exist? (tags)

Does Al-Qaeda even exist, or is it a PR invention along with much of the other Smoke and Mirrors the White House is trying to sell. Is it any more real than the "Fabled" Weapons of Mass Distortion?

Sam Francis Says It Loud: I'm a Paranoid White Racist (tags)

In response to the piece by Sam Francis below, which focuses on how African American critic Shelby Steele takes out of context Howard Dean's ridiculous embrace of the confederate flag to pacify Southern Racists. Mr. Francis, in turn, takes Steele's words out of context.

Bush - A Crazed Mattoid (tags)

Insanity in individuals is something rare -- but in groups, parties, nations, and epochs it is the rule.

Know Thy Enemy: A Resource Site Devoted to CoIntepro (tags)

The FBI's CoIntelpro program is one of the dirtier and more sordid highlights in the history of a dirty and Sordid agengy. CoIntepro was the FBI's excuse for waging war against Americans who disagreed with the Party Line and made it Known.

Environmental racism and petroleum (tags)

Environmental racism is injustice against people of color from polluting industries. The smog from oil refineries and petroleum combustion after GM/Ford paved over LA's trolley trax causes more traffic, more smog, more asthma.

Launch of the Progressive Webgroup Alliance (tags)

Introducing the Progressive Webgroup Alliance! A coalition of Free thinking and Progressive web based discussion groups, message boards and mailing lists.

New McCartyism at Oprah.com (tags)

Help defend the 1st Amendment at Oprah.com message boards,where moderators and a group of rightwing posters have imposed censorship of anything critical of the US government.

DONATIONS needed to support FTAA/ALCA Indymedia Organizing (tags)

Many people associated with Indymedia are preparing to cover the FTAA/ALCA Ministerial meeting in Miami this coming November. Several work groups have been formed to coordinate different aspects of our effort. Since Indymedia is an all volunteer collective, to cover this historic moment in history, we are in need of funds to pay for the costs of computer, video and web radio hardware, Internet access and a public convergence space.

Padded Bloc FAQ for Miami (tags)

Basic information on the planned Padded Bloc in Miami, including frequently asked questions.

14 More reasons (tags)

Even more evidence that 'AID$' is a rascist puritan myth

Israel/Occupied Territories: Wanton Destruction Constitutes a War Crime (tags)

The War Crimes Israel Perpetuates Continue to Feed the Terrorist Mentality While Punishing the Innocent

Reference Links: Jews against Zionism (tags)

Zionists, and Israel, do not speak for all Jews - not even a majority. Any attempt to claim otherwise is Zionazi Propaganda.

FBI Funneled Money to Hamas for Terrorism in '90s (tags)

During the last years of the Clinton Admin., the FBI funneled cash to the reactionary Muslim fundamentalist Hamas group for terrorist attacks.

FRESNO PEACE GROUP INFILTRATED BY GOVERNMENT AGENT (tags)

Peace Fresno was infiltrated by an agent working for the Fresno Sheriff’s Department.

Possible solutions for Ju-jitsuing War and Alienation (tags)

intellectual self-defense; informal resistance consciousness and pros/cons of formal organization; the meta game; wizards of Is; An explanation for Perpetual War; a new imagination; liberation of our desire and an obstacle; Continue war, or understand and implement liberatory desires? spirit liberation and psychological ju-jitsu; 'crazy' people; a personal example: jumping into my fear; another example: 'Good Peasant, Bad Peasant'; the problem of institutionalized fear.

Second phase of IMC organizing for FTAA/ALCA-Miami convergence (tags)

Work is being done on setting up an IMC house in Miami area for the FTAA/ALCA November convergence, a dedicated web site is planned, etc.

Pax ptir bello/peace is more powerful than war (tags)

Report from Baghdad from Beirut Indymedia

SATURDAY NOON: Protesters to Hit Arnold Again (tags)

SATURDAY NOON: BEFORE ARNOLD GOES ON OPRAH TO HELP CLOSE HIS ‘GENDER GAP’ CODEPINK WILL JOIN OTHERS WITH A PROTEST OUTSIDE THE CALIFORNIA REPUBLICAN PARTY CONVENTION WHILE HE SPEAKS

The Far Right and Anti-Mexican Racism (tags)

Sensing the impending end of their white privilege, Right-Wing ideologues have been using racist imagery created by the John Birch Society and others. Patrick J. Buchanan wrote that MECA is "a Chicano version of the white-supremacist Aryan Nation... and is unabashedly racist and anti-American"

Research as a Weapon: Manipulating, Falsifying and Repressing (tags)

"The American oil economy which the Bush administration represents also profits from scientific falsification. Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton declared that Arctic oil drilling would not endanger cariboo."Trans fr German

Arnold -You've got some 'splain'in to do! (tags)

Arnold, before you get the keys to the gov'na's office, California voters of color and progressive Anglos may want an explaination of your alleged association with a group called "US English".

CHE, PORQUE? (tags)

Che is not the hero that history has portrayed him to be, nor is Cuba the shining example in the struggle for revolutionary transformation.

Global Power Elites and the New Wars (tags)

"A representative republic was transformed into a plutocracy. Privatizing public property was a continuous tendency during the whole modern age." The average net worth of the 400 richest Americans rose tenfold by 1999..The Bush administration has martial plans, not a Marshall plan." From the German

Rage. Mistrust. Hatred. Fear. Uncle Sam's enemies within (tags)

A few things have happened recently that show just how powerful -- and, perhaps, unstoppable -- is the march of the right-wing machine in the US. This month the American Enterprise Institute (AEI), a right-wing think tank umbilically tied to the Bush administration, declared open warfare on non-governmental organisations (NGOs) deemed too left-wing and set up an organisation called NGOWatch to monitor these liberal pressure groups.

Terrorismo de grupos cubanos de Miami contra EE UU (tags)

Acciones terroristas de grupos cubanos radicados en Miami contra intereses de EE UU dentro de su territorio.

Leftist Starving the Poor (a la Mao) (tags)

Science offers the poor bread. . . the left offers a circus. Continuing in its grand tradition of starving the poor to death. . . the left opposes advances in food sciences!

Lies spinning to fascism (tags)

As the bush cabal hurtles America towards fascism, war is about to be declared on the 'enemy within'...

State of California monitored war protesters (tags)

Oakland Tribune: State monitored war protesters Intelligence agency does not distinguish between terrorism and peace activism

Palistinian Militants Are Actually Agents of Mosad (tags)

Isreali agents have taken over the Palistinian "resistance" groups and are perpetuating "war" against Isreal to derail any chance for a Palistinian state.

F.B.I REPORT:JDL ZIONISTS AMONG TOP USA TERROR GROUPS (tags)

Four out of five people we asked have no idea who the JDL are, much less know that they are one of the TOP TEN FBI ACTIVE TERRORIST GANGS IN THE USA.

The ABCs of CBAs (tags)

A proposed new policy to put knowledge in the hands of communities and improve Los Angeles’ economic development process.

Iraq "war" to last "3-5 years" (tags)

It ain't over yet, and even when it ends, it still won't be over ( see http://newamericancentury.org )

Doing the US's Dirty Work: The Colombian Paramilitaries and Israel (tags)

''I copied the concept of paramilitary forces from the Israelis.'' -Carlos Castano, Mi Confesion, 2002

The Peace Movement is Being Hijacked by the Liberals? (tags)

It's very easy after all hard work has been done for those that have without any democracy involved to take the reins of the peace movement and steer it nose first into the ground.

Peaceful Demonstrators Ends With Police Aggression (tags)

Sundays peaceful demonstration ends with skirmishes between demonstrators and police.

The Night The War Began (tags)

Several hundred people gathered in Westwood at the Federal Building Wednesday afternoon and evening in expectation of the massacre of Iraq beginning at the end of Bush's 48 hour ultimatum.

BREAKING NEWS: CIW Hunger Strike Ends as National Religious Groups Endorse Boycott (tags)

Today, amidst a groundswell of support from National Religious Groups, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) ended its ten-day old hunger strike against Taco Bell.

Rabbi Rift (tags)

Lerner, ANSWER, etc

War in Burma (tags)

It is not only Iraq.

All the reasons why ANSWER and NION are Authoritarian dictators (tags)

I can think for myself please

NO TO KISSINGER (tags)

A large coalition of local human justice groups joined together to protest Henry Kissinger's appearance at the Los Angeles Univeral Ampitheater

Ex-Indonesian State Intelligence Coordinating Board chief: Bali Bomber is CIA (tags)

Former State Intelligence Coordinating Board (BAKIN) chief A.C. Manulang has said that Kuwaiti citizen Omar Al-Faruq, a terrorist suspect who was arrested in Bogor, West Java, on June 5, 2002 and handed over to the US three days later, is a CIA-recruited agent.

A Left Wing New Years Resolution: Localization vs. Globalization (tags)

This is why it is good to get some union activist experience. You'll soon discover that people are mainly interested in how to improve their lives and the lives of their families first and foremost.

Legal aid groups offer to help Muslims - they need YOUR help (tags)

The article below refers to a questionnaire for those who endured last weeks INS outrage. On Sunday, the American Immigration Lawyers Association issued a questionnaire for the immigrants to fill out. The American Immigration Law Foundation, the National Immigration Forum and the American Anti-Defamation Committee also have appealed to the immigrants to fill out the forms. Insha'Allah the questionnaire is available at: http://www.aila.org/specialreg.html

Live from the Iranian protest @ the westwood federal building!! (tags)

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BTL:U.N.-Iraq Weapons Inspection Process Provides an Opportunity for... (tags)

...Anti-War Groups to Make Their Case to the U.S. Public. Interview with Jeremy Brecher, author and activist, conducted by Between The Lines' Scott Harris

Obvious COINTELPRO Operation (tags)

The "ex-soldier" turned drifter -- allegedly turned confessed murderer -- who roamed the country with multiple names and posted to a variety of alternative websites is a GOVERNMENT-ENGINEERED "AGENT PROVOCATEUR" PLOY.

Greens Do Doo Dah (tags)

11/24/2002 Pasadena California Members from the Green Party and a host of other organization participated in the Doo Dah Parade. A shout out to the following groups is in order: The Green Party, Libertarian Party, Not in Our Name, Billionaires for Bush and the Inter Faith Communities, specifically All Saints of Pasadena.

Greens Do Doo Dah (tags)

11/24/2002 Pasadena California Members from the Green Party and a host of other organization participated in the Doo Dah Parade. A shout out to the following groups is in order: The Green Party, Libertarian Party, Not in Our Name, Billionaires for Bush and the Inter Faith Communities, specifically All Saints of Pasadena. Below A Classic Doo Dah Scene

Activists Convince Staples to go Old-Growth Free (tags)

After feeling pressure from more than 600 protests at Staples stores nationwide, tens of thousands of letters and calls to the company's CEO, and news coverage across the country, office-supply giant Staples, Inc. announced Tuesday that it will meet the demands of the Paper Campaign and move towards forest friendly paper sales

Nov. 13 Virtual Sit-in against the WTO (tags)

Please give your time to the movement for social justice and participate in the Electronic Civil Disobiedience

The history of the guerilla movement in Colombia (tags)

The guerilla in Colombia has not been invented by the left. It dates further back and is the answer of the lower classes to the violence of the rich and mighty.

Water for All: Stopping Privatization in California and Beyond (tags)

Both locally and globally, campaigns to stop water privatization are gaining momentum. In California, there was a big victory against the Cadiz proposal to subsidize a private company to tap native underground Mojave desert water and sell it back to the public.

Bali terrorist attack causes shock-waves in the pacific (tags)

Bali terrorist attack

Activist beware of ANSWER & Not in Our Name (tags)

vanguards & Authoritarians

Authoritarian parties endanger peace movement (tags)

This is a repost from a nyc indymedia posting. I thought it was very good and we need to remember this important message.

DECEMBER 20 &21, days of social disobediece, to help Argentina (tags)

CALLING ALL GRASSROOTS GROUPS, COLLECTIVES AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS.. December 20th - 21st 2002 - TWO DAYS OF SOCIAL DISOBEDIENCE IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE ARGENTINEAN POPULAR REBELLION

The Hitler. Oops, I mean the Bush Doctrine (tags)

Recently the comparison was made that the tactics of the Bush regime were the same as Hitler's in the thirties. With the release of the so called Bush doctrine this week which should really be titled The American Global Primacy Plan, it should now be quite clear to our liberal friends in congress that the Fourth Reich has finally risen.

Funding Shortage Hampers Chinese Democracy Movement (tags)

Funding Shortage Hampers Chinese Democracy Movement

Thousands of Activists Rally in Jo'burg to Challenge World Leaders at Environmental Summit (tags)

Under the theme "A Sustainable World is Possible, " the Global People's Forum has officially opened up at an Expo Center 14 miles from the official site. Activists and NGO's will gather there for a variety of activities, rallies, and workshops on various sustainability issues ranging from environmental justice, water scarcity, and strengthing local economies.

Demonstration at Feinstein's Office re Palestine (tags)

Groups come together to protest Feinstein's anti-Palestinian position

Caterpillar Corporation: Complicit in war crimes in the West Bank and Gaza. (tags)

On June 24, the SUSTAIN Campaign, Free Palestine Alliance, and the Berkeley Students for Justice in Palestine sent a letter to the Caterpillar Corporation calling for a halt of all equipment sales to the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF). To date, Caterpillar has not responded. A international campaign to expose Caterpillar's complicity in Israel's war crimes and pressure the Peoria, Illinois based equipment manufacturer to stop all sales to the IDF is now underway.

Resistance of Seattle (tags)

The intesification of the war with Iraq must be stopped but it can only be accomplished with widespread civil disobediance.

ACA conference in Anaheil Aug 3 - 8 (tags)

co-ordinating coverage of No More Prisons response to the American Correctional Association meeting

Anarchist Black Cross Network 2002 Conference Next Week (tags)

The first Anarchist Black Cross conference in North America since 1994 will be held July 26-28, 2002, in Austin, Texas.

BUSH REGIME TO USE 4% OF US POPULATION TO SPY ON THE OTHER 96% (tags)

The Terrorism Information and Prevention System, or TIPS, means the US will have a higher percentage of citizen informants than the former East Germany through the infamous Stasi secret police. The program would use a minimum of 4 per cent of Americans to report "suspicious activity".

Bush in Paris (4) (tags)

This Parisian carries a sign in English that refers to Bush's foreknowledge of 9-11. Many Americans living in Paris joined the anti-Bush march... some even forming a contingent that marched behind a banner reading "Americans Against Bush." Photo by JJ Méric.

Bush in Paris (3) (tags)

One French demonstrator carries a mock U.S. Flag made up of the countries invaded or bombed by Washington over the years. Photo by JJ Méric.

Bush in Paris (2) (tags)

It seems that everywhere Bush goes these days, he's confronted by people who mockingly use an image of a pretzel as a protest statement. A giant pretzel banner was carried in the streets of Paris, with the slogan "Watch out Bush!" Giant pretzels were also carried in the streets of Berlin, and many demonstrators could be seen with magic marker drawings of pretzels on their bodies or cloths. Photo by JJ Méric.

Bush in Paris (1) (tags)

These Women are part of a large demonstration against the Death Penalty as it's practiced in the United States. Note that one of the Women carries a Poster of Native American Political Prisoner, Leonard Peltier. Another Women wears a button of Mumia Abu Jamal, the African American Activist/Journalist who sits on Death Row. Photo by Photo by JJ Méric.

Peru: Workers Take to the Streets Against U.S. Backed Strongman Alejandro Toledo (tags)

LIMA, Peru -- A national day of Bolivarian inspired strikes and protests against U.S. backed strongman in Peru, Alejandro Toledo, and his nine-month-old dictatorship proved a force to be reckoned with on Tuesday. The regime declared the effort a "terrorist act".

Massive May Day March in LA (tags)

This evening an estimated 10,000 marched for immigrant rights and international working class solidarity in Downtown Los Angeles.

Racists plan rally March 23rd in Los Angeles (tags)

The Southern Kalifornia Anarchist Alliance calls for militant action against racist groups CCIR and American Patrol.

Racist groups plan rally in front of LA Federal Building March 23rd (tags)

The Southern Kalifornia Anarchist Alliance calls for militant action against racist groups CCIR and American Patrol.

Detailed Report on Sunday's Forever 21 Demo on Santa Monica Promenade (tags)

The Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) joined forces with local Garment Workers on Sunday Night in a spectacular demonstration on Santa Monica's third street promanade; specifically protesting exploitative textile manufacturer Forever 21, but also calling for an end to all economic injustice.

Progressive Voices (tags)

A new national directory to link together progressives working in communities across the nation.

UNKNOWN WAR INSIDE USA - NESARA (tags)

I'm told that earlier today the Forces PERMANENTLY REMOVED 133 people from these 11 groups; only SIX people of the 139 total people in these groups were allowed to live. These SIX people were found to be "redeemable" and were wounded enough to put them out of action for a while. [You people in the CIA, FBI, etc., who continue to try to harm our people and country, are on the Forces' list. Check with others about those REMOVED today; get wise. You could be next. CEASE your treasonous actions against our people if you wish to live.]

Millennium Ride in LA (tags)

Round the world charity biker offers free powerpoint presenttion of his two years/29 countries on the road. He comes to your event free, presentation is an hour, appeals for voluntary donations. charities: Doctors withut Borders & Health for All. Highly entertaining, funny. Up to mid April 2002. $56,000 raised so far. Many adventures.

January Calander of Events for the A-Occasions Info Shop (tags)

calander of events happening at the A-Occasions info shop/community space in Long Beach CA.

Whose Terrorist? (tags)

At a Senate hearing last Thursday, Attorney General John Ashcroft finally defined the word terrorist for us. He also came up with the idea of Osama TV and waved an al Qaeda training manual around like McCarthy used to do in the '50s with his fake list of communists.

Anti-Immigrant Extremist Groups Plan Protest in Anaheim (tags)

Those crazy Orange County racists are at it again...

WOMAN by WOMAN: New Hope for the Villages of India (tags)

Documentary film premiere... WOMAN by WOMAN Friday, Oct 19 through Thursday, Oct 25 Monica 4-Plex 1332 2nd St, Santa Monica 310-394-9744

Re: Black Block Tactics, Respect Is A Two-Way Street (tags)

Groups using Black Block Tactics must work with others in the movement to insure we do not hurt each other or the cause for which we're fighting. NGO's, of course, must do the same.

Seeking Change in Genoa (tags)

G-8 nations have pledged to address poverty, disease and debt reform at this weekend’s meetings, but activists and campaigners don’t believe the G-8 has what it takes to make real change.

Passive Male Anuses Go On Trial In Egypt (tags)

Human rights groups are concerned about the treatment of 54 Egyptian male anuses arrested by state security and vice officers almost a month ago. The state security is also concerned, though more in regards to the treatment of those 54 male anuses before their arrest......

Judge Restricts Anti-Democratic Actions of the Police (tags)

[english] report on court restrictions of police activity, including confiscation of puppets. Also touches on actions of latino groups on Sunday (8/12/2000).

Protesters Targeting DNC (tags)

Protestors who swarmed recent world trade and banking summits in Seattle and Washington are targeting the Democratic National Convention with plans for sophisticated acts of civil disobedience. Some demonstration planners, hoping to rally 30,000 protesters, are promising a carnival-like convergence of activists for the Aug. 14-17 convention.

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