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US-Mexico Border Worker Solidarity March/Action Against NAFTA & For Driscolls Agricultur (tags)

Mexican and US workers and activists joined on both sides of the border to oppose the wall, racist attacks and NAFTA. They also called for unity of US and Mexican workers against the multi-nationals that exploit workers on both sides of the border

5 Reasons to Support RAC-LA This Month (tags)

A call for funds and/or other support for the critical work Revolutionary Autonomous Communities, Los Angeles (RAC-LA) does to fight hunger and poverty by building anti-authoritarian people's power here in LA.

RENT may not be Controlled in LA City soon...watch out ! (tags)

Rent Control may be diluted and rents increased if CC Parks get's his strange way. He often acts as a dissenter but this time [maybe again] it is AGAINST the Renters of his city of LA. Ex-police chief wants to gouge renters so they pay for landowners' expenses for earthquake prevention, that should already be paid thru yearly Rental Increases every single year, regardless of individual improvements made on apartments. UNIFY and LEARN MORE to not allow this proposal to City Council to gain any momentum. [and see other good article w/info here @ Indy that lists City Council members' contact info to immediately start ACTING IN ALL OUR city residents' behalf. NOW !

Arnold The CA Prisoner Terminator, Wants to Be U.S. Senator Next After His Prison Torture (tags)

We remind all California voters,Governor Jerry Brown did not create this Terminator Isolation Prison torture Policy that Arnold Ignored for all those cigar years !

Sign our petition! (tags)

The Peasant Patrols and the population of Santiago de Chuco, La Libertad require an audit in the Mixed Court of Santiago de Chuco, as the judge and the prosecutor are very biased. We make the petition to do a legal audit to them and they have to renounce their charge within fifteen days / since July 4, 2011 / !

Public Education Activists: Answers to very important PSC 2.0 questions (tags)

Very important information for defending public schools from outside takeovers during the PSC 2.0 advisory votes.

Get out the Public School Vote for CRES 14 during this week's PSC 2.0 Advisory! (tags)

Support Public Schools! Vote for the Local District 4 and Echo Park Community Partners Design Team Plan for CRES 14 during this week's PSC 2.0 Advisory!

W Bush's,Barack Obama's Mass Murderer Robert Gates Says Wikileaks Has 'Blood On Its Hands' (tags)

If anyone can prove that WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange HAS EVER SHAKEN HANDS WITH EITHER BARACK OSAMA OBAMA OR HIS AND W BUSH'S SECRETARY OF WAR FRAUD ROBERT GATES,THEN HE SHOULD LOOK CLOSELY - THERE MAY LITERALLY BE BLOOD ON HIS HANDS JUST AS GATES CLAIMS !

Llano Del RIo Collective... Looking for Another LA (tags)

The Llano Del Rio working group is creating a map, to be published and made available (free to you and others) of Another LA. We seek your entries of sites where activities making real other possibilities occur.

Push the Prez to fix Health Services NOW (tags)

MoveOn.org has a petition on line that goes right to your representative...but you can create and write your own better version. Send it out now. To everyone and every govt official you can find. Make your thinking known. Make a change. Now !

Help Break the Seige of Gaza! - Support the Viva Palestina US Convoy (tags)

A Lifeline from the United States to Gaza

Please Help Gaza Aid Convoy! (tags)

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Youth arrested and brutalized for protesting a checkpoint (tags)

Police checkpoints, "legal" violations of the fourth amendment, are plaguing our communities. Not only do police stop people without any probable cause whatsoever, but they deprive people of their property, impounding their cars for up to thirty days. These checkpoints disproportionately affect the immigrant community, and in the inland city of Rialto, past checkpoints have resulted in more than 80 impounds in a single night. So what happens when members of the community use their free speech rights to inform others of police action? Here is a first-person account from Carlos, a young activist in Rialto:

Racism in Italy: urgent action! (tags)

The Italian institutions have approved with an emergency decree the presence of anti-Roma and anti-foreigner patrols, the filing of the homeless and ghetto-camps. The “security package” encourages doctors to report “illegal” immigrants. In the meantime ten Tunisian refugees awaiting deportation have attempted suicide on Lampedusa. EveryOne Group: “The “Padane” patrols are the equivalent of the Blackshirts whose aim is racial persecution. Extreme Right ideology prompted by racial hatred triumphs, while we are amazed at the insubstantiality of the protests coming from the democratic parties against such injustice. It is no longer a matter of politics, it is endless horror that mainly affects women, children and the most vulnerable. Urgent and determined intervention from the international institutions has now become necessary”. others have been sentenced. Many cases of ill-treatment have been reported in Monza, Lecco, Varese and in other cities in northern Italy: cases of torture, rape and the stealing from young Roma of money obtained from begging. Two “patrols” who carry out these crimes are known as the “Company of Death” (who wear green shirts) and the “Barboso Gang” (who according to the victims wear police uniforms). Officially founded in 1990, the Padane patrols follow the philosophy contained in the slogan coined by the Leghista Mario Borghezio: “Sticks against immigration”. Three years later Gianfranco Miglio, the ideologist of the Northern League and supporter of the anti-immigrant patrols, stated that “Lynching is the highest form of justice”.The associations defending the rights of the Roma people and immigrants have received dozens of reports of abuse carried out by these patrols. Often these patrols are copied by groups of racists – such as GAPE in Tuscany – who have been the protagonists of attacks in which Roma citizens have died a terrible death: we remember the fire of Livorno in which four young children perished.Since the emergency decree was approved, parties and racist groups have started to recruit members. There is a real danger that the 176,000 Italian racists active with violent slogans and statements against the Roma people on Facebook – only a part of the Italian xenophobic and Neo-Nazi movement – will join the patrols in order to carry out these “authorized” ethnic purges.Before the accusations of the victims, the militia will be covered by the institutions, and their testimonies will be considered on the same level as those of “public officials”. The decree has also cancelled out the law that says doctors do not have to report the immigrants who turn to them for health treatment, and it asks hospitals and clinics to report “illegal” immigrants - in violation of the Hippocratic Oath. The renewal of the foreigners’ residence permit will now cost up to 200 euros: an exorbitant sum that will hit already discriminated against immigrants, people who are often already reduced to slavery by the power Italian law grants their employers. While the Senate was approving the racist package, in Lampedusa a group of Tunisian refugees faced with deportation attempted suicide by hanging themselves with their own clothes. As for the running of the Roma settlements, Milan has officialized the new “security package” which transforms every camp into an authentic “closed” ghetto with 24-hour police surveillance, and where Roma citizens are deprived of any rights. Deputy mayor, De Corato, after confirming with satisfaction the responsibility of the Milanese authorities in the humanitarian tragedy of the “clearance of over 100 camps, some of which of large dimensions” has announced for 2009 “the demolition of squatter buildings and settlements in private areas” and “more rigid regulations” against the Roma community. We must emphasise that in the city of Milan alone, there have been hundreds of episodes of violence against women from the Roma ethnic group. They have often been thrown out onto the street on their own (or with small children) following camp clearances while their men, who could have protected them, were taken off to police HQ to have their documents checked. “We are asking the EU and UN institutions, the democratic nations and the human rights organizations to join us in our campaign against the persecution of the Roma people and immigrants in Italy”, say the worried leaders of EveryOne Group, Roberto Malini, Matteo Pegoraro and Dario Picciau. “After the ethnic purge that wiped out or forced the majority of Roma to flee Italy, after the countless violations of human rights and tragic violence, Italy is now taking the European Union back to the times of the Brownshirts, the ghettoes and collaborationism.It has become necessary to take up a position of responsibility and intervene with determination to prevent these intolerant and uncivil measures being spread in the form of ideologies and “infecting” other Members States. The recent past has taught us that resolutions and warnings have had no effect, while the directives have been constantly sidestepped or ignored, and gone unpunished. Inertia is dangerous, and the presence of racist and xenophobic leaders in the European Parliament itself (even on the Civil Liberties Committee), and the re-emergence of intolerant and anti-Semitic ideologies, is symptomatic of a phenomenon that causes anguish and offers, instead of a Europe of human rights, the most sinister of ghosts”. Contact: info@everyonegroup.com www.everyonegroup.com (+39) 334 3449180 - 3313585406 - 334-8429527

Tongva: Our Voice, Our History, Our People (tags)

Highlights of an exhibit recently held in Aleupkingna (Arcadia), an interview with curator Dana Dunn, and photos.

Thousands Marched Through Downtown Milwaukee (tags)

Protesters want a fair and just immigration reform bill passed within the first 100 days of the next President’s term

4/30 Victory in Vietnam; 5/1 Labor Day-Support ILWU (tags)

April 30, 1975 was the happiest day for the first generation after WW2 and after the Holocaust. It was the day when the little people in black pajamas, the workers and peasants of Vietnam, defeated the mightiest death machine the world had seen since Nazi Germany, namely Nazi USA, so that the workers of the world literally danced in the streets, including in the USA. We hope to do the same for this year's milestone labor strike for peace led by the ILWU on May Day 2008.

STAPLES STATIONARY STORES ARE FEELING THE HEAT! (tags)

STAPLES STATIONARY STORES ARE FEELING THE HEAT! Delivery Truck in Garden Grove, CA Attacked by Animal Liberation Front for Supplying Animal Testing Company

FRONT PAGE - Anybody Out There? (tags)

the demon lying capital false accuser, who immediately closed outstanding criminal investigations on 911 while claiming to be a Christian, and all those who appose with independent thought, evil terrorists.

To Our Patriotic American Lovers of Justice and Freedom (tags)

Coast to Coast radio hosts are traitors who forbid the American Patriot to know: General Ahmad funded Atta, and that we have video of iron flowing like water from the towers

A Bushite is an enemy of America (tags)

TO THE UNBELIEVERS : 40,000 pounds of bombs dropped by ANTICHRIST FORCES OF EVIL on a populated City THEY OCCUPY - American Women are Raped by Bushite and American men are too cowardly to call pro-child killer happy George Norry - Corporate News Whores are Evil to All Humans Being - Pentagon Won't Probe KBR [GANG] Rape Charges - "Heaven Won't Take Marines" - American corporations actively attempt to MURDER American women, and American "Men" refuse to phone someone who cares... - I'm willing to Challenge America to a Presidential Debate on successes we've achieved as the governed for enlightenment - Catholic Bishop: 9-11 was inside job - TO CON AMERICA TO DIE AS TRAITORS - Evidence is Everything - Al-Qaida = General Mahmoud Ahmad - WOW! - 'How Bush misled the world' - WOW!

Taking Impeachment to a Republican Representative (tags)

Frustrate the Ph 200-million plot to install Dy as governor of Isabela (tags)

The impending proclamation of new politics icon Grace Padaca winning by a slim yet clear margin, is now at a standstill as there is a plot to deliberately delay and rig the results of Isabela polls in favor of the challenger, former governor Benjamin Dy. A deluge of legal maneuvers have been launched to buy time and frustrate Padaca's proclamation. We have sources inside the COMELEC that indeed, a plot to install Dy as Isabela governor has been ordered by no less than Mrs. Gloria Arroyo herself. To ensure its implementation, Abalos had been paid P200 million. Abalos currently oversees Northern Luzon in this year's electoral exercise. GMA promised the Dys that the latter shall regain control of the Isabela Capitol by all means, in exchange for the latter's (dynasty's) loyalty.

Fil-Am Vets Ask VA Sec Nicholson to Resign: Group rallies in front of VA Clinic in LA (tags)

About 20 Filipino World War II veterans and their supporters rallied in front of the Veterans Affairs (VA) outpatient clinic in Los Angeles on May 8 to ask for the resignation of Secretary of Veterans Affairs R. James Nicholson. The protest occurred after last week’s Associated Press report that said Nicholson paid bonuses of up to $33,000 to senior federal workers amidst a $1 billion shortfall in the VA budget.

ANSWER's LA Office is Moving - Help Us Keep Growing (tags)

ANSWER is moving to a new, bigger office in LA. We need your help to make the move a success!

Declaration of Jury of Conscience (tags)

The jury in the World Tribunal in Istanbul concluded that the invasion of Iraq together with the continuing occupation of iraq constitutes a violation of the core obligation of the UN Charter.

Report: Screening of The Take/La Toma at the South Central Farm (11-17-05) (tags)

A film about worker-run factories in Argentina parallels the situation at the south central community farm in Los Angeles. Also, is there a solution to the land issue in south central?

World Tribunal on Iraq : Final Declaration of the Jury of Conscience (tags)

The World Tribunal on Iraq met in Istanbul from 24-26 June 2005. The principal objective of the WTI is to tell and disseminate the truth about the Iraq War, underscoring the accountability of those responsible and underlining the significance of justice for the Iraqi people. Here is the final declaration of the jury of conscience :

Lend a Hand to Flor y Canto (tags)

Art contributions of any medium are needed by 7/29 for a silent auction benefitting Flor y Canto Centro Comunitario in Highland Park

Secret police brotherhood targets activists (tags)

When police cannot cause protesters enough pain in jail, they hire thugs to follow up on activists..

ED ASNER (urgent) 9-11 letter to Peace & Justice groups (tags)

Dedicated celebrity activist encourages immediate shift in focus

A better world is possible: The struggle for socialism and democracy (tags)

The best hopes and dreams of the U.S. people do not lie with U.S. big corporations or the extreme right-wing movements they sponsor. In fact, the ultimate interest of the majority of our people is in a more democratic, a more egalitarian, and a more peaceful USA.

This SATURDAY (free uni) (tags)

This upcoming saturday is the next session of FREE university of LA. We know it's Valentine's day, but what better day is there to discuss Emma Goldman :)

FORTY YEARS OF LIES (tags)

THE LIKELY FRIGHTENING TRUTH...

Mexico and WtO: La Bella y La Fea (tags)

Everywhere today, every aspect of our lives is being violently reorganized. Everywhere the system is at work dissolving us, our labor, our land, our culture into flows of capital.”

What is going on in Iraq today? An Iraqi view (tags)

Raid Fahmi is a member of the Central Committee of the Iraqi Communist Party (ICP). He represented the ICP at the International Meeting of Communist and Workers’ Parties in Athens, Greece, June 19-20, 2003.

RW: Secret Police Round-Ups in L.A. (tags)

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The Anti War Movement: Why, How and Where (tags)

Constructive Criticism of the Anti War Movement: To a movement that is based on ideals of democracy, and that has constantly attacked the current administration for not listening to dissenting voices – to the voices of people – I am sure that such criticism will be welcomed. I present this criticism with the hope that it will lead to the evolution of stronger democracies within communities, of greater involvement by the citizens of USA in issues of equality, peace and justice.

Actor Oscar Action (tags)

"Plainly For Peace" Citizens for World Peace is calling on all Academy Awards Ceremony participants who oppose a war on Iraq to dress "Plainly for Peace" (jeans, t-shirts, tennies) on Oscar night, March 23, 2003.

Bush's Other War: Venezuela w/ Mark Weisbrot (tags)

Bush's Other War: Venezuela w/ Mark Weisbrot, Discussion event, Monday, Feb 24, 8 pm, UCLA 6275 Bunche

IF THEY WANT A WAR, LET'S GIVE THEM ONE (tags)

This is the text from an San Francisco Bay Area anarchist anti-war flyer.

OAXACAN ANARCHISTS DEMAND JUSTICE (tags)

ANARCHISTS JUMP ON SCENE IN OAXACA, MEXICO TO DEMAND JUSTICE AND AN END TO INSTITUTIONAL PARAMILITARISM... CHECK GLOBAL LINK FOR UPDATES

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