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.
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!”
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.
Endorse: Labor Activists Condemn FBI Repression (tags)
Like Dr. King before us, we will not be silenced.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”
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.
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.
John Kerry Video (tags)
John Kerry Video proves reason for concern over a John Kerry vs George Bush presidential race.
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.
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
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.