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KPFK may also be up on Chopping Block ? We need to get facts now ! (tags)
KPFA in Berkley is rumored to be For Sale= that means KPFK in Los Angeles goes out in same manner as Pacifica cannot survive without these 2 main radio stations. We, members, need to investigate and reveal what is KNOWN as facts, corroborated, or what sounds like ‘rumor’ but verifiable. Soon !
How NAFPS and Al Carroll Are Under Attack by White Racists...Again (tags)
Native Americans have been fighting for their spiritual traditions for decades against New Age cultural appropriation and commercial exploitaton. NAFPS and Al Carroll have been at the forefront, and for that, white racists have always hated them, slandered them, and demonized them. The good news is, the racists have always failed.
Update on WHAT IS HAPPENING AT KPFK and what can be done & elections (tags)
This is a repost of a message to a list, then forwarded to the LAAMN list, and now here.
Scotland Banks Growing GM Crops (tags)
Anti-fascist and anarchist from Russia needs help and solidarity (tags)
Good afternoon. My name is Oleg. I am a member of the anarchist and anti-fascist movement in Russia. For a long time I was a member of Autonomous Action and coordinator of the local group Avitonomous Action Izhevsk. Now I was seriously ill because of Good afternoon. My name is Oleg. I am a member of the anarchist and anti-fascist movement in Russia. For a long time I was a member of Autonomous Action and coordinator of the local group AvitonomousAction Izhevsk. Now I was seriously ill because of the severe brain injury that caused me to neo-Nazis during the attack. I would be very happy if hlt someone helped me, because I am no longer 10 years has been an active fighter for freedom and justice. I really need help to pay for the treatment of the effects of brain injury. Unfortunately, my income is not enough to fully treated, so I beg you to help me.
Greek Bailouts for Creditors, not Economic Recovery (tags)
Greece May Become BRICS Member (tags)
KPFK in Pacifica's meeting - more descriptions (tags)
These are excerpts REPOSTED for local LA listeners of KPFK - as to what else happens [not on-air-only presentations that are the slick surface of it all ] - written by a long-time prior dedicated PNB member.
Saudi-Led Invasion of Yemen Begins (tags)
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation has voted a no-confidence resolution on Chief George Tiger (tags)
- Muscogee (Creek) Nation tribal council member Thomas Yahola leads an emergency meeting of the National Council at which a vote of no-confidence on Chief George Tiger was taken in Okmulgee on Thursday evening.
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation has voted a no-confidence resolution on Chief George Tiger (tags)
The Muscogee (Creek) Nation has voted a no-confidence resolution on Chief George Tiger as members of the tribe are launching a petition drive to oust the current Chief.
The Fight For Health And Safety And USW Oil Workers-Tesoro Carson USW 675 Member Eli Green (tags)
USW 675 Tesoro Carson oil workers talks about the health and safety issues at the refinery and the first national strike since 1980.
Racism at UCLA (tags)
ANALYSIS: Blatant act of anti-Semitism shocks UCLA community.
Wayne Pharr, Elder Freeman, Passed On in 2014 (tags)
Belated short obituaries to two important activists in Los Angeles history. Elder Freeman and Wayne Pharr were members and leaders of the Black Panther Party in Southern California.
National House Race: Ohio 16th: A Democrat Runs Against A Repubican Nursing Home Profiitee (tags)
In Ohio, a congressional race pits a Democrat against a Republican sued many times over appalling conditions at his nursing home chain and other business ventures.
8 Reasons Why Congress Should Vote No on Training and Funding Syrian Rebels (tags)
Dennis J. Kucinich is a former 16-year member of the US Congress and two-time US presidential candidate
Pacifica Exe Director position is in confusion still putting KPFK at risk (tags)
Pacifica is in broken shape, in at least two separate pieces: The Executive Directorship is allocated to 2 people by at least 2 groups. One is Summer Reese, [ a long time PNB chair and member, and she was contractually hired after many months working as interim ED ] and the other is Bernard Duncan, former KPFK general manager [ who claimed to be going to NZ to be with his girlfriend and he left his KPFK position months before his contract was up.]
Protesting Xavier Becerra's Support of TPP (tags)
“Hey Becerra, you can't hide—we can see your corporate side!”
Who Are The Chickenhawks and Henhawks Attempting to Draw the US into War With Syria? (tags)
The same war profiteers and agents of the Netanyahu-Sharon-Olmert campaign to involve the US in war against Iraq and Afghanistan, Libya and Yemen are now trying to drag the US people into another unconstitutional, criminally stupid and violent war against Syria
WOMEN POLITICAL PRISONERS TORTURED IN PHILIPPINES (tags)
Women political prisoners in the Philippines experience torture under the neocolonial regime receiving US tax dollars in aid. We need to protest this barbarity and call on Congress to cut off aid to the Aquino regime and its brutal military and police agencies.
Changes Wall St Hostile Takeover Artist Daniel Loeb Has Made At Yahoo (tags)
With his leveraged buyout and the power of unethically acquired capital Daniel Loeb and his henchmen have taken over Yahoo and have accelerated negative change in 2013.
Laura Chick Identified as Potential Player In Financial Scheme Known as CaliforniaALL (tags)
A former Los Angeles City Controller associated with the California Democratic Party is now embroiled in a controversy dealing with the alleged embezzlement of public funds through and by means of fraud
Sacramento Developer with Ties to UC Davis MIND Institute Embroiled in New Controversy (tags)
Sacramento real estate developer once accused of defrauding an Indian tribe out of millions of dollars while conspiring with the tribe's attorney (Howard Dickstein), is now embroiled in a separate controversy dealing with the alleged embezzlement of public funds
Imperial Warrior Kerry at State (tags)
PLP protects and defends rapists (tags)
Publicizing an admitted rapist in the activist community and the organization that is defending him
Venice Beach Holocaust Denier runs for Venice Neighborhood Council (tags)
Homeless bashers maneuvering for position to further their anti-humanitarian agenda.
Another Road for Europe (tags)
Europe is in crisis because it has been hijacked by neoliberalism and finance. Along the road to another Europe, visions of change, protest and alternatives have to be woven into a common framework. Finance should be prevented from destroying the economy.
Full List of Bilderbergerssp] Attendees (tags)
I’ve been dragging my feet on publishing this list because I’m worried that it would fuel excessive negative sentiment against the individuals involved.
Lee Siu Hin:Journey to My Home--Happy Spring Festival (AKA Chinese New Year)! (tags)
Greeting from Shanghai, China! Middle of my China-US solidarity working for building bi-national activist solidarity movement.
KPFA's GOP Activist (tags)
A Republican activist at KPFA? She is chair of the GOP in San Francisco and a rising star in her party. Her husband is a former KPFA board member who contributed $250 to the GOP last year.
Senseless Killings of Activists in the Philippines must be Stopped (tags)
Florita "Nang Flor" Caya, Elpidio "Jojo" Malinao, Noriel Salazar - some of the recent slain activists in the Philippines.
Philippine CHR: We didn't clear the AFP in Melissa Roxas case (tags)
The Philippine Commission on Human Rights (CHR) said it did not clear the military in the human rights case of Filipino-American activist Melissa Roxas as accused by several militant organizations.
KPFA could learn from New Agers (tags)
Today KPFA is in financial disarray after years of living beyond its means. And the same people who brought this crisis about are now pushing yet another unworkable budget. To broadcast their unrealistic demands, they've taken over KPFA's airwaves.
California Congresswoman Maxine Waters (tags)
California Congresswoman Maxine Waters speaks out concerning the war in Iraq, and how President Bush and his friends were trying to "take over the world".
Endorse: Labor Activists Condemn FBI Repression (tags)
Like Dr. King before us, we will not be silenced.
Protect Detroit and protect the nation. (tags)
"Protect Detroit and protect the nation. The following articles show what we’re up against. Also see reports on DemocracyNow.org (04/02/10)." "While the Mayor’s urban renewal plan has high-level backing, many have condemned it as a form of land-grabbing. I’m joined now by a vocal critic of the proposed downsizing of Detroit. Sharon “Shea” Howell is an activist and a professor of communication and journalism at Oakland University. She writes a weekly column for the Michigan Citizen."
Reportback & Analysis of 'Anarchy in Riverside' & Some Thoughts on 'Building the Party' (tags)
Reportback & Analysis of 'Anarchy in Riverside' & Some Thoughts on 'Building the Party'
Queer Democrats Endorse Saldaña, Take No Position on County Term Limits (tags)
The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club endorsed Assemblymember Lori Saldaña for County Supervisor but failed to take a position on whether to impose term limits on the Board of Supervisors. Supporters of the term-limit initiative, being sponsored by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), said the five Republican incumbents on the board are so entrenched only limiting their future terms will get them out. Opponents said that Democrats have historically opposed term limits and if they supported them for the Republican-dominated Board of Supervisors, they'd be perceived as hypocrites the next time they try to ease-them for the Democratic-controlled state legislature.
Queer Democrats Endorse Alvarez, Wayne for City Council (tags)
The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club took two different tacks in its endorsements in City Council races at its regular meeting October 22. In District 6 they endorsed veteran politician Howard Wayne over Steve Hadley, chief of staff to incumbent Councilmember Donna Frye. In District 8 they endorsed the grass-roots Latino candidate, David Alvarez, over two better connected candidates from established local Latino political families: Felipe Hueso, older brother of incumbent Councilmember Ben Hueso; and Nick Inzunza, uncle of former Councilmember Ralph Inzunza.
BREAKING: 12:45 - Clinic Defense Continues (tags)
Pro-choice activists are still outnumbered. Keep alerted for future actions, and spread the info.
YouTube - Shut It Down! UC Berkeley Walkout & Mass Rally by Staff, Students & Faculty-The (tags)
A mass rally of more than 5,000 workers, students and faculty joined together against the privatization of UC.
Drew Sullivan and Katie Marr get sued for stealing Mike Ross's mail and post office box. (tags)
Drew Sullivan of Ash Avenue Comics and Katie Marr get sued for stealing Mike Ross's mail and post office box.
IWW Forum This Sunday! (tags)
Sunday, June 28 7:30 PM *IWW Forum:Organizing the Unorganized–Lessons of Community Organizing* Come join the Industrial Workers of the World for an Evening of Poetry and Conversation. Poet, playwright and journalist *Fernando Castro* will be sharing his work; along with a panel of labor and community activists who will discuss strategies and experiences for "organizing the unorganized". There will be a screening the Brave New Films short *Stop Starbucks*; and they will be celebrating the life and work of U. Utah Phillips by screening a brief documentary. Admission is Free. Sunday, June 28 7:30 PM Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center 681 Venice Blvd, Venice, CA 90291 310.822.3006
VIDEO: Santa Monica Activist Beaten by Israeli Police and Military (tags)
Israeli police and military violently shoved the group back into a wall. Delegation member Tighe Barry from Santa Monica, Cali. was struck in the face with the butt of a military rifle and pushed to the ground where he could barely breathe. He was taken by ambulance to the Trauma Center of Tal-Hashomer hospital in Tel Aviv where he was treated for a concussion, an injured neck and an asthma attack.
“Largest gang takedown in United States history” (tags)
The early morning raids were aimed at 88 reputed gang members who were among 147 named in five federal racketeering indictments which accuses the southern Los Angeles County street gang with numerous felony crimes, including killing a sheriff’s deputy, murder, attempted murder, drug trafficking, weapons trafficking, extortion, kidnapping, witness intimidation and committing hate crimes against African Americans.
Bail Out People, Not Banks: Protesters Picket Bank of America Downtown Corporate Building (tags)
LOS ANGELES, April 3, 2009 – Demonstrators staged a protest outside Bank of America’s downtown office building on Friday calling for an end to bank bailouts and foreclosures and evictions.
Workers Emergency Recovery Campaign (tags)
Below is the introduction, ten point program, and partial list of endorsers for the Workers Emergency Recovery Campaign
Between the Minutes: Scenes from a KPFA board meeting (tags)
There's an authoritarian left, and there's a democratic left. KPFA's Local Station Board is where the twain meet, but not always in good faith.
Interfaith Dinner: Celebrating the Day of the Patriarch (tags)
Islamic Society of Corona-Norco invites you, your family and friends, and members of your church, Synagogue, temple, and organization to celebrate the Day of the Patriarch – a common bond between the People of the Book.
LA Zoo Elephant Drama (tags)
LA Zoo shamelessly spams member email list to talk negatively about animal rights activists & urge members to support new elephant enclosure...
Controversial KPFK Talk Show Host Ian Masters Admits Reliance on Main Steam Media (tags)
Masters admitted on the air what his critics have long charged: he continues to rely on the main stream media, after progressive audiences had to switch to the internet and foreign press to find any.
San Diego Community Leader Accused of Breaking Law (tags)
Popular San Diego community activist Leo Wilson is being accused of practicing law without a license, involving a heated controversy over the balloting on by-laws revisions for the Hillcrest Business Association (HBA).
RAC = Fascistas (tags)
Those who may choose to work with the RAC in L.A. shoudl be warned, especially if you are female, that members of this organizacion have violently verbally attacked a female member of the of the activist community in l.a.
24 Hour Fitness Terminates Member Who Speaks Up About Poor Conditions at Club on Pico Blvd (tags)
24 Hour Fitness terminates member who reports poor conditions. Poor conditions continue despite additional input and cancellations from other members.
July 2nd - Stop warehouse on old South Central Farm Land (tags)
First it was a trash incinerator, and the community fought it! - Now, it’s a 10 acre low-wage diesel-soot 24 hour polluting warehouse and we must fight it!
Update Bio for Don White (tags)
Contributors to this biography include: Jan Goodman; Blase and Theresa Bonpane; Dennis White; Lydia Brazon and Margaret Prescod.
From Marshals to Mentors in Celebration of 15 Years of Drug-Free Service (tags)
The Drug-Free Marshals program, aimed at eliminating drug abuse with education programs for younger children, recently celebrated its 15th anniversary by developing the Drug-Free Mentors program to reach older age groups with a drug-free message.
KPFK: Minutemen in the House (tags)
KPFK's General Manager Search Committee turned into a farce when 2 staff members, later to join the search committee, put the station at risk of a lawsuit to spread the word that they wouldn't have another Black woman and one who supports immigrants for their general manager.
EveryOne Group: Mehdi Kazemi is face! (tags)
EVERYONE GROUP CELEBRATES WITH ITS ALLIES AND ANNOUNCES NEW HUMAN RIGHTS CAMPAIGNS
UPDATE: LA Eco Village (tags)
LA Eco Village Update
KPFK Disenfranchised? (tags)
If you didn't get a KPFK ballot, here's how to tell the powers-that-be.
"Solidarity Works!" Purple and Red Join Forces in Writers' Guild March (tags)
On Tuesday, November 20, the Writers Guild of America held a march on Hollywood Boulevard in which they invited their brothers and sisters in the labor movement to come out in support of their strike, now in its third week.
Queer Democrats Endorse Block, Pettis for Assembly (tags)
The predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club endorsed Marty Block, San Diego Community College board member, over more grass-roots candidates Arlie Ricasa and Auday Arabo for an open Assembly seat at its September 27 meeting. The club also endorsed openly Gay candidate Greg Pettis for another Assembly seat in Palm Springs and Riverside County.
CDC Wastes Millions of Taxpayer Dollars, Says Senate Report (tags)
(CNSNews.com) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides an example of a big-budget federal agency getting its priorities wrong, according to an oversight report released by a Republican senator.
Minuteman linked to racist group "Save Our State" denies charges (tags)
Minuteman linked to racist group "Save Our State" denies charges
Maywood Community Exposes Police and City Corruption (tags)
Maywood, CA -- A prime example of how the police, government officials, and local capitalists are working together in this police state to exploit and oppress our people.
Nine criminal charges filed against Save Our State member (tags)
John Matthew Monti, from Los Angeles, and a member of Save Our State, a violent racist group linked with neo-Nazis and white supremacists, has been charged with nine criminal charges by the San Diego City Attorney's office.
Violence Against Day Laborers in L.A. (tags)
Sam is kneeing and wearing a Nike shirt. Dennis is standing on the right rear, wearing an Uncle Sam "I Want You" shirt.
Bayan Muna member gunned down in Northern Samar (tags)
A member of the party-list group Bayan Muna and chairperson of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) in Northern Samar was gunned down late yesterday afternoon by a motorcycle-riding assassin in front of students at the University of Eastern Philippines in Catarman. Professor Jose Maria Cui, also a former secretary general of human rights group Karapatan in the Eastern Visayas, died on the spot after being shot in the head and chest by an unidentified suspect outside the Engineering Building of the campus around 4:15 p.m.
Another S.O.S. Member Arrested Today! (tags)
SOS member arrested at Canoga Park Home Depot.
ALTERNATIVES TO THE COLLAPSED WTO DOHA ROUND TALKS (tags)
ALTERNATIVES TO THE FAILED WTO WORLD TRADE MODEL.
Tracing a Trail of Destruction: Report from Lebanon, August 13, 2006 (tags)
BEIRUT, Lebanon - The wounds of war were evident shortly after we crossed the Syria-Lebanon border at 1130 in the morning on August 12. At Haissa, about three kilometers from the Dabboussiyeh border crossing, we come across the ruins of a bridge hit by Israeli war planes just the day before. Villagers tell us 12 people were killed and 10 wounded, all civilians.
August 2006: National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Digest (tags)
No Immigrant Bashing! Support Immigrant Rights!
STARBUCKS INFAMY: IWW Organizer Daniel Gross Terminated for Union Activity! (tags)
TAKE ACTION NOW! The Starbucks "investigation" of IWW member Daniel Gross concluded today with his termination after more than three years of organizing at the company.
Internal Strife at SOS – Part II (tags)
While Save Our State and the Minutemen have seemingly been enjoying an upswing in momentum lately certain factors have become apparent that may point to a change. Following the July 8th police beatings of anti-Minutemen protestors and the subsequent giddy elation displayed by the Minutemen and SOS in the face of such violence, certain factors have come into play which highlight the authoritarian nature of Save Our State and the fact that some of the rank-and-file may get burned by the leadership very soon.
Michael Estrella, a Local Marine Killed in Iraq, Honored (tags)
Relatives, friends and supporters bid their last farewell to Marine Cpl. Michael Estrella in emotional services Friday. Estrella, 20, a 2003 Hemet High School graduate, was killed June 14 in combat in Iraq, the 2,500th member of the U.S. military to die in that country since the war began, according to Marine officials.
nternational peace conference connects struggles and unites in opposition to imperialist w (tags)
Over 150 participants from ten countries around the world shared and connected their struggles in the second day of a unique and historic international progressive peace conference. Participants of the “Towards a Just and Lasting Peace” conference heard first-hand yesterday the impacts of imperialist war, plunder and exploitation on peoples of the South and North. They also united in the need to support all forms of struggles for national and social liberation against imperialism in order to achieve a genuine, just and lasting peace.
Philippines: Agrarian violence claims more lives under Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Regime (tags)
Agrarian violence claimed two more lives this month. A leader of Task Force Mapalad (TFM), Rico Adeva, 39, was gunned down by three men as he and his wife Nenita were walking to their home in Barangay Dos Hermanas, Silay City, Negros Occidental on Black Saturday. He suffered seven bullet wounds – in the head, stomach, chest, and hand. Meanwhile, in Davao, the Secretary General of the National Coordination of Autonomous Local Rural People’s Organizations (UNORKA), Eric Cabanit, was assassinated by two masked men while he was in a public market in Panabo last April 24, 2006. His daughter, who was with him when the shooting happened, was also wounded and is still in critical condition.
SS187 Is Not SOS member (tags)
Who was once believed to be an SOS member is actually Chapter President of a ruthless racist motorcycle gang fro Texas with ties to Nazi Germany in Berlin.
Councilman Zine’s Unexpected Visit to South Central Farm Provokes Angry Exchange. (tags)
Uploaded is an MP3 file of the farmers comments in council chambers today and Council member Zine's response
Going Undercover to Become Donald Trump’s Apprentice (tags)
Casting for next season's "The Apprentice" is underway in New York, Tampa, Denver, Memphis, Sacramento, Chicago, Hartford, Honolulu, San Diego, Washington DC, Las Vegas and Phoenix. I went undercover at the Los Angeles auditions to bring you details about how the process works.
Direct Action Gets the Goods! IWW Chicago Victory for Unpaid Worker (tags)
IWW picket wins back wages for unpaid worker in Chicago, IL
Pentagon spying on Americans? (tags)
A year ago, at a Quaker Meeting House in Lake Worth, Fla., a small group of activists met to plan a protest of military recruiting at local high schools. What they didn't know was that their meeting had come to the attention of the U.S. military.
Audio: An interview with a member of Food Not Bombs. (tags)
Audio: An interview with a member of Food Not Bombs.
Bush Fundraiser Held at the Bel Air home of Robert Day. (tags)
The Republican Fundraiser that Bush attended last night was held at the Bel Air home of a Mr. Robert A. Day.
When Anarchists Organize; Lessons from the Love and Rage Federation (tags)
Love and rage was a North American revolutionary anarchist federation in the 1990's. Roy, SanFiippo, a former member of ove and rage, will talk about the rise and fall of Love and rage, as well as its accomplishment's and failures.
SOS, a front group for the openly racist National Vanguard, to hold Laguna rally (tags)
Joe Turner, founder of Save Our State (SOS), a front group for the openly racist National Vanguard, plans to hold a rally at the day laborer center in Laguna Beach on Saturday, July 30. Come to Laguna Beach and watch top leaders of SOS stand in solidarity against the "brown problem" with members of the National Vanguard, just like they did in Baldwin Park. Make sure you take plenty of photographs of the SOS rally, because many members of that group are linked to the National Vanguard , the Ku Klux Klan, and other white power groups. Below is picture taken in Baldwin Park last month showing Frank Jorge, a close friend of Turner, shouting into a bullhorn, while Robert Floyd, a National Vanguard member wearing a black shirt, stands guard "protecting the white race."
Jim Gilchrist to Again Join Stormfront in Laguna Beach (tags)
Track this topic | Email this topic | Print this topic SaveOurState Posted: Jul 19 2005, 08:08 PM Quote Post Administrator ***** Group: Admin Posts: 2175 Member No.: 1 Joined: 18-November 04 Mark your calendars and reserve this date. We are going to officially introduce ourselves to Orange County. Specific details to follow.
More SOS/Stormfront Connection (tags)
The following was taken from several posts on threads entitled “Getting Active In Socal”, “Baldwin Park” and “UPDATE: Photos of SOS vs. Mexicans in Alhambra, CA”
EU and MERCOSUR Foster Negotations (tags)
EU member countries create an association with Brazil to foster commercial relations with MERCOSUR.
Local Marine Buried with Honors (tags)
Gloomy weather settled over Simi Valley on Monday as the family and friends of Juan C. Venegas, a casualty of the war in Iraq, trickled past his tearful fiancee on their way into St. Rose of Lima Church.
Guatemalan human rights activist speaks @ Unitarian Church, Anaheim, Friday, Sept. 3rd (tags)
Dr. Raul Molina, member of the Board of Directors of the Guatemala Human Rights Commission/USA and former Coordinator of the National University of Guatemala's Truth Commission, will deliver a talk about the political situation currently existing within that country.
Repost:Defend Grassroots Democracy in Venice (tags)
This was posted yesterday but inaccessible due to server overload(?). Election is today. Keep Venice cool. Vote today!
Defend Grassroots Democracy in Venice (tags)
Progressives defend their election from lies, slander and sabotage.
Israeli Deputy Prime Minister at UCLA Next Week (tags)
Natan Sharansky, a member of the Israeli Cabinet serving as Minister of Housing and Construction and Deputy Prime Minister, will be speaking at UCLA next week.
Priority Update From Iraq (tags)
Forwarded from Women in Black List serve.
John Kerry Skull and Bones Link (tags)
John Kerry Video (tags)
John Kerry Video proves reason for concern over a John Kerry vs George Bush presidential race.
The Sparticists Are Disgusting (tags)
The Sparticist League would rather interrupt meetings than hold their own.
Fresno Woman Arrested for Having a Bad Dream (tags)
Denise Martin shared a dream she had with a friend. Her friend told the dream to Martin’s former employer and this led to Martin’s current nightmare.
Budrus Update: 15 Wounded & Member of Sweden's Parliament Arrested (tags)
"The IDF imposed a curfew on the village and conducted house-to-house searches for the stone throwers"
Wait: I'm Confused (tags)
The Labor leadership's handling of the grocery workers strike and continued reliance on "friendly" employers and the Democratic Party leaves many workers wondering what's next.
The Nosotros Latin Filmmakers Showcase on December 1st, 2003 is the answer to Hollywood’s quest for Latin talent behind the camera. ‘Falcon’ restaurant (7213 Sunset Blvd. Hollywood, Ca 90046) 7:00pm
hush hush Richard N. Perle Secret lunch. (tags)
In January of this year, Khashoggi arranged a private lunch, in France, to bring together Harb Saleh al-Zuhair, a Saudi industrialist whose family fortune includes extensive holdings in construction, electronics, and engineering companies throughout the Middle East, and Richard N. Perle (member of 1-Council on Foreign Relations. 2-Zionist), the chairman of the Defense Policy Board, who is one of the most outspoken and influential American advocates of war with Iraq.
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.
Watts: How the so-called war-on-gangs is stripping the rights of a whole community (tags)
Robocops patrol deserted, quiet streets. Young people walking to school are tense--they never know if they might be arrested for whistling, shouting, or talking to each other. Houses and apartments may be raided at any time, and unauthorized people arrested for being there. No one is hanging out. This is not U.S.-occupied Iraq. This is LAPD-occupied Watts. This is the reality Chief Bratton, Mayor Hahn, and the city authorities are bringing down on Nickerson Gardens.
Amazingly Ignorant Article from the LA Weekly (tags)
With phrases like "male latino", "latino woman, "barrio to bourgeois", Pelisek's latest "LA Weekly" article will make anyone with an introductory level of spanish wince.
Pomona acitivist coop under SIEGE RIGHT NOW (tags)
Activist coop under siege by FEDS as this article is written. (This was phoned into San Diego IMC this morning. An SDIMC member is posting it here.)
The Strongest Men In America (tags)
Arnold and Colin: A Contrast in Options
Digging out Iraq (tags)
Contracts for reconstruction in Iraq are primarily being handled by the USAID. The US Agency for International Development is headed by Andrew Nastios.
Anti-War City Council Member's Life Threatened (tags)
The day after introducing an anti-war resolution, San Bernardino city council member Susan Lien Longville was threatened with death by a man with a rifle while jogging.
Event In Westwood: Beyond War On Iraq / Scott Ritter and others / TODAY!! (tags)
Important gathering today. Here's the details
UNANIMOUS! Teach-ins on Iraq in Oakland Schools! (tags)
The Oakland School Board Unanimously (with one abstention) passed a resolution to plan teach-ins throughout the School District on the war on Iraq Here is the FRONT PAGE! Oakland Tribune article and below is the School Board Resolution, cosponsored by Board Member Dan Siegel and Oakland Education Association president Sheila Quintana.
D.C. Council Opposes Military Action in Iraq (tags)
City councils in Takoma Park, Berkeley, Calif., Santa Fe, N.M., and several other cities also have passed resolutions opposing unilateral military action in Iraq. Similar resolutions are under discussion in Madison, Wis., and Baltimore.
November 5 battle cry: Defeat the right wing (tags)
People's Weekly World Newspaper, Oct 19, 2002 Interviews with labor, civil rights, women’s and peace organizations reveal a concerted nationwide campaign to maximize voter turnout in the Nov. 5 elections in an effort to wrest control of the House of Representatives from the Republican right wing and increase the one-vote Democratic margin in the Senate. A net gain of seven seats will give the Democrats control of the House.
FINAL REMINDER! A debate: Is the Bush Administration attacking the Constitution? (tags)
Final reminder: TOMORROW, at Cal State L.A., a Muslim student and an Arab-American defense attorney debate an FBI spokesman and a Pepperdine professor
(re-post because of "No Data" error box) Next week: Arab/Muslims vs. FBI (tags)
I had to re-post this because my previous post "contains no data"
SAVE THE DATE! Debate on post-9/11 civil liberties (re-post) (tags)
Arab and Muslim citizens vs. the FBI and the Federalist Society!
Union members run for Congress (tags)
Even a brief look at the make-up of the 107th Congress helps explain why workers are catching hell these days. Yes, it is true that there are “friends of labor” who have 100 percent AFL-CIO voting records, but they find themselves out-gunned in a Congress whose 535 members include 150 millionaire lawyers, bankers and other business people.
THE REGIME PROPOSES CONCENTRATION CAMPS FOR ARAB-AMERICANS (tags)
In a trial balloon by the regime to gauge public reaction, a member of the U.S. Civil Rights Commission (!) said in Detroit on Friday he could "foresee" a "scenario" in which "the public" would "demand" internment camps for ArabAmericans if "Arab terrorists" strike "again" in this country.
RISE UP 2002: Hundreds of activists join with Farmworkers at UCLA (tags)
The RISE UP 2002 Conference has started. Hundreds of participants collected at Perloff Quad on UCLA campus this morning for the opening plenary; and are presently filling the classrooms of both Royce and Rolfe Hall in the first series of workshops. The conference has been organized by the Coalition of Imokalee Workers (CIW)as part of the Taco Bell Truth Tour.
Changing the World--What will it Take? (tags)
A call for activists to attend a public forum at UCLA on Feb 9th to openly discuss questions regarding radical social change and what it's going to take to get there.
UCSF Calls in FBI to Stop ACT UP (tags)
Even if you hate ACT UP San Francisco, this should scare the hell out of you. The FBI and the all too powerful and profitable AID$ industry are going after activists. If you don't think this creates precedent to silence all direct-action civil liberties activists, we are all doomed.
USGP advisory on detention of a Green at Maine airport (tags)
CORRECTION of erroneous information in press reports on the detention of a Green at Maine airport
Minneapolis Council takes action on ISAG protest (tags)
Public Hearing held on police tactics at ISAG conference held July 24-26. Resolution to follow.