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“Hegemony How-To”: Rethinking Activism and Embracing Power (tags)
knowledge of what is wrong with a social system and knowledge of how to change the system are two completely different categories of knowledge.
Become a Solidarity Person (tags)
The majority of the world's population doesn't want to know anything about globalized neoliberal capitalism anymore. Many millions are dying in the consequences. The political institutions are extorted by financial elites and their media aids. The interests of big owners of capital dominate.
LARGEST GRADUATION CLASS OF THE “OPEN WORD,” A BLOSSOMING REVIVAL IN CHRISTIANITY (tags)
The largest graduating class in the U.S. from Zion Mission Seminary
Video: Things to Come (tags)
1100 free movies are ours on www.openculture.com. How can you be hard-nosed with 1100 free movies?
Advancing BDS in the churches (tags)
A short primer on advancing Boycotts, Divestment and Sanctions in the church
* Download Free A Different Kind Of Woman (UNBREAKABLE Book 1) by Iris Deorre (tags)
* Download Free A Different Kind Of Woman (UNBREAKABLE Book 1) by Iris Deorre
Canada had its best election ever! (tags)
Justin Trudeau and the Liberal Party with 184 seats became the Majority Party in O Canada two weeks ago. "When government trusts citizens, citizens trust the government," Trudeau said. With higher taxes on the wealthy and infrastructure investment, Canada will become more inclusive.
Economist: "TTIP is Doomed" (tags)
Resistance rages across the two parties. Two hegemons negotiate who are not accustomed to making compromises. The US and the EU are like two proud gorillas. The lawyer branch will put up a fierce resistance to losing that niche.
Farewell to Homo Oeconomicus (tags)
The model of homo oeconomicus is antiquated and over-simplified. Dominant economic models are not based on a realistic picture of humans... The model does not know different human human motives that could be differently activated depending on the context.
Happy Canada Day! The TPP and Canada, 4 pp (tags)
A little inspiration, hope and encouragement from our sister and friend to the North! How different life would be if we welcomed different perspectives and didn't make Canada taboo!
COPS ARE ROBBERS (tags)
The stories of 'cops and robbers' take on an entirely different meaning in today's police state.
Dwell Time...A Conversation With Eric Foner (tags)
A brief, breezy look at historian Eric Foner
Unconditional Basic Income and Solidarity Economies (tags)
Without the social contract, we become wolves to one another. Basic economic, social and cultural human rights include the right to participate. Everyone should share in the wealth and prosperity brought by automation, labor-saving technology and higher productivity.
For a Different Economics (tags)
Economists are criticized everywhere for their onesidedness, their focus on markets and their inability to deal with the burning problems... From neoclassical assumptions "more is better" or markets lead to efficient distribution, a perspective on the world results that sets efficiency over justice
Why a Global Wealth Tax Reduces Inequality (tags)
The distribution of income and assets is one of the most controversial themes today. History teaches us that economic forces press in different directions - either to more equality or away from equality. Which will prevail depends on what political decisions we make.
Mainstream Economics: Monocultures at the University (tags)
The "Plural Economics Network" challenges breaking through the monoculture and intellectual one-sidedness in economics...Instead of viewing our varied social problems from different perspectives, all the answers are derived from very similar models.
Four-Party Agreement on Ukraine (tags)
The Competition Ideology - the Greatest Evil of our Age (tags)
The competition ideology has been hammered into our heads for thirty years. Claiming better outcomes are generally realized when everything is poisoned by the competitive is pure ideology. Competition that exceeds the limits of its useful fields orders murderous measures.
MILF to CPP: Judge not by your way (tags)
Mindanao, Philippines: The Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has been mum on the criticisms hurled against it by the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP). We know it is not beneficial to both organizations if they are dragged into the verbal tussle. However, it is not good either if the MILF allows the one-way verbal assault continues. There must be a brake to it by way of this explanation.
Bob Avakian Interviewed on the Michael Slate Show (tags)
The first segment of the new five-part interview of Bob Avakian by Michael Slate hit the airwaves on Friday, January 11, 10 am PST on the Pacifica radio station KPFK (Los Angeles, 90.7 FM). New installments will run on the next four Fridays, same time. The interview can be caught live online at www.kpfk.org. And each part will be available for download shortly after airing, at revcom.us and the KPFK audio archives.
Justice served with stiff penalties against fraudulent teacher recruiter (tags)
We, members of the Filipino community and different Filipino-American groups here in the US, extend our congratulations to the hundreds of Filipino teachers for their victorious struggle against their deceitful recruitment agency Universal Placement Inc. (UPI) and its owner Lourdes Navarro. We are happy that after four years of brave and sustained efforts on different fronts and winning different battles along the way, the case has reached the federal court which found these defendants liable for engaging in fraudulent practices.
Isabel Avila's "Parallel Worlds" at the Vincent Price Art Museum (tags)
In her first solo exhibit, photographer (and contributor to LA IndyMedia) Isabel Avila explores the dual identities of Native American and Mexican American cultures, emphasizing people active in their communities. Avila's photographs, taken over the last few years, are complimented by video discussions, many featuring her photo subjects but also additional people, including Gloria Arellanes, one of the early Brown Berets and member of the Tongva community. (Excerpts of these dialogs can be found further down in this article.) The free exhibit is currently at the Vincent Price Museum through December 8. It will then then relocate to Rancho Cucamonga's Wignall Museum of Contemporary Art and run from January 22 – March 16, 2013. (Location details within the article.)
Hooked Into You (tags)
Reinvigorated, jump started, reenergized, pumped up and ready to go, just the right amount of boost, we hear them all when it comes to the last stretch of elections. “Getting all tingly and excited for the next four years that I know I will be spending with you.” “The American people will be making the right decision by voting for me.” “Out with the old and in with the new.” “Now's not the time to give in.” Either way both of them seem to agree, “You'll be making the right decision by voting for me this coming election.”
The Generational Contract is not the Problem (tags)
The battle is between poor and rich, not young against old. In Germany, the political reforms of the past twelve years r4elieved the wealthy and employers. The top tax rate and corporation taxes were lowered. Then the low-wage sector was developed.
Volunteer in Spain to work with children like orphanage and teaching (tags)
Volunteering work abroad adds vital experience to your resume and that itself is an edge over 1000 other people.
Research as the Commons: Elinor Ostrom (tags)
Elinor Ostrom was well-known in 2009 when she was the first woman to receive the Nobel Prize for economics. In her analysis of governance of the commons, she put in question the past economic model that common goods can only be managed successfully by the market or the state.
Battles over Autonomy: The Commons Alternative (tags)
"The Commons is a way of reproducing society that opposes the market logic, puts in question private property, profit and competition and points to a future form of society beyond capitalism.. The Commons is not the solution but the change of perspectives that makes possible new solutions."
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.
Commons - Taking Charge of Things (tags)
The capitalist market economy develops more and more into a crisis economy. Capitalism is not a totality. Everything we need has never been transacted over the market, for example the whole informal economy in developing countries and the unpaid work in families.
Dennis Wymbs: Retired Teacher Becomes Leather Artist (tags)
San Diego North County teacher turned leather artist Dennis Wymbs is showing his art through July 31 at Pleasures & Treasures, 2525 University Avenue in North Park. Wymbs creates stunning work in a wide variety of media, including leather sculptures, metal engraving, masks and painting. His work is sensual and reflects his background as a Gay man and a Leatherman, but without hurling his or its sexuality in our faces. The store where he's exhibiting can be reached at (619) 822-4280 or online at http://pleasuresandtreasures.biz
Michael Sol: Queer Leatherman Explores Intimacy and Sadism (tags)
Michael Sol, Leatherman extraordinaire and candidate for Mr. Los Angeles Leather this weekend (March 26-27), is giving a demonstration of the Japanese rope bondage art, shibari, at the Joyce Beers Community Center, Vermont Street between Terra and Aladdin Restaurants in Hillcrest, Friday, April 1 at 7 p.m. at an event sponsored by the San Diego League of Gentlemen. In this interview, published in the April 2011 issue of Zenger's Newsmagazine, Sol talks extensively about his interests in Leather and so-called "edge play," and the distinction he draws between romantic intimacy and power exchanges. He also discusses the thin line between exercise and martial art, and between consensual S/M and the kinds of torture practiced on unwilling victims in places like Abu Ghraib.
Curtis Dixon: The Art of the Leather Bootblack (tags)
The Leather community has a lot of folkways non-Leather people are often baffled by, and one of them is the importance of the bootblack. Curtis Dixon has been bootblacking for almost a quarter of a century and has won several major honors in the craft. In this interview, celebrating the upcoming San Diego Leather Pride events in March as well as the California Leather SIR/boy contest in San Diego in May, Curtis talks about what bootblacking means to the Leather community as a whole and its importance to him personally
Live From the Egyptian Revolution (tags)
I grew up in Egypt. I spent half my life here. But Saturday, when my plane from JFK airport touched down in Cairo, I arrived in a different country than the one I had known all my life. This is not Hosni Mubarak’s Egypt anymore and, regardless of what happens, it will never be again.
Darnelle Williams: San Diego Urban Pride Reaches Beyond African-American Queers (tags)
A Zenger’s Newsmagazine interview with Darnelle Williams, activities chair for San Diego Urban Pride. Originally called Ebony Pride and aimed particularly at African-American Queer men and women, the group recently relaunched with a new name and a broader mission including social events and raising money for health and other community issues.
THE BUSH TARP PONZI SCHEME= TAKE ALL RESOURCES POLITELY... (tags)
WHEN OUR little American tax payer FUNDS WIND UP IN ELITE'S DEEP POCKETS IT'S TIME 4 ANOTHER PYONY 2+ TRILLION $$ BUSH ELITE BILLIONAIRE TAX CUT & TAX ESTATE ABATEMENT...
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.
THOUSANDS OF CALIFORNIANS PROTESTS EDUCATION CUTS (tags)
" No Cuts, No Freeze, Education Must be Free!" Thousands of students, teachers and members of different communities all over California turned out for massive protests in different schools and colleges against education cuts, the most recent attack of the ruling class against the people of the United States. In Los Angeles, more than 3,000 protestors led by the UTLA and supported by different community organizations like ANSWER-LA and Not In Our Name Coalition marched from Pershing Square/Hill St. to the Federal Reagan building down 3rd and Spring and showed their disgust against the state government.
THOUSANDS OF CALIFORNIANS PROTESTS EDUCATION CUTS (tags)
-No Cuts, No Freeze! Thousands of students, teachers and members of different communities all over California turned out for massive protests in different schools and colleges against education cuts, the most recent attack of the ruling class against the people of the United States. In Los Angeles, more than 3,000 protestors led by the UTLA and supported by different community organizations marched from Pershing Square/Hill St. to the Federal Reagan building down 3rd and Spring and showed their disgust against the state government.
Easy To Won Profits By Wholesaling Jewelry (tags)
Wholesale jewelry is big great business for a man who intend to do wholesale business.It's some tips to wholesale jewelry at the beginning.
Michelle Jackson: Sign-Language Interpreter, First Female San Diego Leatherboys President (tags)
Michelle Jackson knew she was going to be interested in languages from the age of five,when her father took her across the border from San Diego to Tijuana and she heard Spanish for the first time. In college she studied American Sign Language (ASL) and ultimately made her living as an interpreter for the deaf community. It was a job she took to interpret at a San Diego Leatherfest that led her to the Leather/kink/BDSM community — and she's become an energetic activist in it, serving as Ms. San Diego Leather 2005 and recently being elected the first female president of the San Diego Leatherboys.
Unity Against Racism--Stop the Nazis in Riverside! (tags)
The National Socialist Movement, better known as the Nazis, has announced a rally and march in Riverside, California. They are calling for a county-wide protest of day labor sites to try to appeal to those who are angry about the immigration situation in this country and to divide the native-born from our immigrant brothers and sisters.
Filipino Veterans rejects GMA loyalist Corpus as OVA Chief (tags)
Different veterans groups in the United Stares protests the appointment of retired general Victor Corpus to the RP Embassy by the Philippine president Gloria M. Arroyo. Present Office of the Veterans Affairs (OVA) person is Ret. Gen. Delfin Lorenzana is being replaced by a known GMA psychopath, retired ISAFP general Victor Corpus. Corpus is a know loyal GMA supporter.
People's Assembly for Popular Education & Liberation: Summer School Program Update (tags)
With LAUSD cuts to summer school programs already in effect, a community of activists, teachers, parents and concerned citizens have held summer school for grades K-12 in front of LAUSD's Administrative Headquarters at 333 South Beaudry Street. While attendance was small, and kept that way for symbolic purposes, we are ready to move to a different location, one that will accommodate more students and parents. But we need your help!
La Reina; A Party for Los Angeles (tags)
It’s Saturday night in Downtown Los Angeles, and the activist group called “Street Inc.” is throwing a party. But there’s one major difference between this party and others in Los Angeles at this very moment...
ANTI WAR PEACE ADVOCATES MARCH A MLK DAY in LA (tags)
Marching at the largest Martin Luther King Jr Day-the 24th year commemoration last January 19, 2009 from Western to Leimert Park, hundreds of peace activist and anti-war advocates marched with thousands of people chanting: “ MONEY FOR JOBS AND EDUCATION. NOT FOR WAR AND OCCUPATION!” The more than 200 protestors marched under the lead banner of the Topanga Peace Alliance and Veterans for Peace and led by the Cuahtemoc Azteca Dancers banging their drums. They marched together with more than 400 different delegations, floats and marching bands representing all shades and political color all over Southern California marched past the mains stage located at Crenshaw Blvd.
Understanding the origin of public insecurity (tags)
* Article originally published in spanish language in El Libertario, Venezuela, # 54, September-October 2008, that analyzes and goes over the problem of criminal violence through its social impact on contemporary Venezuela.
LA antiwar projects- interviews and surveys (tags)
The new issue of LA based Journal of Aesthetics and Protest is now out. Subtled "Theory in Three Acts" it contains three editorial sections and has a bunch of articles on Los Angeles based activist and art projects. Section 2 focuses on Anti-war art and activist Projects
Moompetam Gathering of the Salt Water People (tags)
“As one of the speakers at the event pointed out, this was a rare opportunity to experience Native cultures up-close via storytelling, food, one-on-one conversations, music, and workshops.”
Report and photos from DNC in Denver (tags)
Photos and report on the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colorado, August 23, 2008.
Is Bush the Lesser a Psychopath? (tags)
30,000 IMMIGRANTS/ WORKERS MARCH-RALLY ON MAY 1st IN LA (tags)
For the third year in a row. more or less 30,000 marchers from three major groups- the MIWON, March 25 Coalition and the April 7th Coalition for Full Immigrants Rights in Los Angeles and demand full rights and legalization for immigrants. A stop on ICE raids and deportations and to commemorate International Workers Day. The media called it “a combination of a holiday parade and party celebrations” Different media outlets and the LAPD have different estimates like a conservative estimate from as low as 7,000 from KCRW and as high as 30,000 from NPR radio. In Los Angeles, California, shouting: MAKIBAKA, HUWAG MATAKOT, LEGALISAYON, NGAYON and ANG TAO, ANG BAYAN NGAYON AY LUMALABAN. the newly formed Filipino American For Immigration Reform (FAIR) with the Pilipino Workers Center marched from Historic Filipinotown to Macarthur Park and joined 15,00 strong MIWON contingent that marched from Macarthur Park to downtown Broadway.
Workers/Immigrants March Rally in LA on May 1 (tags)
—For the third year in a row. more or less than 30,000 marchers from three major groups- the MIWON, March 25 Coalition and the April 7th Coalition for Full Immigrants Rights in Los Angeles and demand full rights and legalization for immigrants and to commemorate International Workers Day. The media called it “a combination of a holiday parade and party celebrations” Different media outlets have different estimates like a conservative estimate from as low as 7,000 from KCRW and as high as 30,000 from NPR radio. In Los Angeles, California the newly formed Filipino American For Immigration Reform (FAIR) with the Pilipino Workers Center marched from Historic Filipinotown to Macarthur Park and joined 15,000 strong MIWON contingent that marched from Macarthur Park to downtown Broadway.
Protest to Free the Jena 6 (tags)
“What we’re dealing with is not just a group of red necks who are going around hanging nooses from trees, we’re dealing with a system. We need a revolution, no voting, no waiting around. . . . We need to resist! Resist! Resist! We need to resist every day. We need to start acting like we’re in Nazi Germany. . . ." -- Toni
The First Quarter Storm Network (FQSN) on the 24th Year of the Aquino Assassination, Augus (tags)
“ Different times, different tunes, Different crowds, different songs.” This situation characterized the twenty fourth-year commemoration of the martyrdom of former Senator Benigno Aquino Jr, today August 21, 2007. On August 21, 1983, Benigno Aquino Jr. was murdered by the armed forces of the US-Marcos Dictatorship right after being arrested inside the jet plane that brought him back to the Philippines.
Report from Oaxaca - Dec. 23 - Night of the Radishes - Message to the People of the World (tags)
In these past days many different people have told us that the struggle continues despite all the repression.... the events of the past 6 months have changed people profoundly...People are thinking of Oaxaca, but not only Oaxaca.
Human Evolution and Religion—A Global Truce through Anthropology (tags)
Every religion in the world was created to serve the needs of humans who are evolutionarily equal, and therefore, have asked the same questions about life. Anthropologists have identified a number of universal constants of religion, and have discovered that different religions aren’t so different from each other after all.
9/11 Airplane Impact Time Discrepancies: Smoking Gun - US Gov't Complicity (tags)
author: Craig T. Furlong e-mail:e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Are the Filipinos Really United? (tags)
This year, the 4th year commemoration of the Historic Filipinotown district on August 5, 2006 will take the form of the traditional Pilipino “Pistahan “(Community Feast ) in a common Filipino town. Different community as well as private entities have lined-up different program of activities. They will be the sites of the different events that will last the whole day.
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.
Report Back from Mexico City and Toluca, Mexico 06-28-06, 06-29-06 (tags)
I stayed in Mexico until the 29th of June, and wanted to stay until the 3rd but was unable to change my flight (due to the lack of funds). This is the last report back. Now that Im back home in Los Angeles I will work on translating these into Spanish so that other communities and the people in Mexico that I met will have a chance to read them as well. A friend also talked about helping me turn the reports into a pamphlet. I like to think of the reports as a look into the struggles of Mexico right before the elections.
May 1st: Demand Genuine Legalization and Dignity and Respect for All Wo (tags)
Kick Off Rally for May 1st March at 3pm: This year, MIWON is hosting the kick off rally for the Los Angeles May 1st march. For the past five years, MIWON has sponsored an action on May 1st to draw attention to low- wage workers’ rights and to demand genuine legalization as a step towards fair treatment of all workers.
Politics of Extreme Unction: Revolutionary Rights (tags)
Revolutionary rights. when constitutional rights are either absent or fail.
SIXTH ANNUAL BICYCLE FILM FESTIVAL Call for Entries (tags)
The Bicycle Film Festival is seeking submissions for its sixth annual Festival. The event will feature dozens of different films on a variety of bicycle styles - from BMX to urban bike culture, cycling to commuting.
conservitive an religion (tags)
hate and conservitism
LA: Don't Just Protest, Organize! (tags)
The World of Women, Art World (tags)
A Rare Look Into the “World of Women”: All-Female Exhibition Showcases Colorful Abstractions and Images
The Barbara Coe Story (tags)
I saw this account of an email encounter with Barbara Coe which you all should read.
EZLN Communique: Red Alert - EZLN declara alerta roja general (tags)
Communique of the Clandestine Revolutionary Indigenous Committee - General Comand of the Zapatista Army of National Liberation. - Translated by irlandesa.
Jews, Christians and Messianic Consciousness (tags)
God will be all in all! This article encourages the Jewish-Christian dialogue by criticizing the church's anti-Jewish disinheriting. Dog-matism and intolerance threaten to turn living water into a frozen waterfall. Without the origin, the present and future dry up.
Los Angeles Social Centers (tags)
This is a thread of photos mapping Los Angeles' Social Centers, or Cafes.
california apoc conference workshop call-out (tags)
We are looking for speakers and/or workshop presenters for an upcoming Anarchist People of Color conference, to take place in Oakland April 16-18.
Occupied Territory CA Anarchist Gathering Fresno June 04 (tags)
Occupied Territory is an anarchist gathering happeing in Fresno 2004 June 18-20. The gathering wil focus on local and regional collectives, building an autonomous village, and creating dialog for greater organization.
Racism, the Left, and Pacifica Radio (tags)
The writer ,a staff candidate for DC's WPFW's listener station board and a member of the DC Justice and Unity Caucus, gives a summary of the recent history of conflict within Pacifa radio network and some of the issues in its ongoing elections.
Join the Resistance: Fall in Love (tags)
A short film inspired by crimethinc.'s 'Days of War, Nights of Love' Chapter 'L is for Love' - 'Join the Resistance, Fall in Love' The film was made possible by a grant from the from the City of Atlanta Bureau of Cultural Affairs.
Neoliberalism: Definitional Problems (tags)
"Neoliberalism starts from a negative.. assumption that every person prefers him- or herself or circle. Therefore corruption is inevi-table. This development can only be prevented by reduction of the public sector and the absolute self-control of the market."
More Radical, Less Extreme: From Weatherman to the ELF (tags)
Violence is not the issue. I don’t think it ever was. Not back in the day when the Weather Underground blew up toilets in the Capitol Building and not today as the Earth Liberation Front (ELF) flips out over SUVs and condominiums. Revolution isn’t a leather-jacket tactic radicals adopt – it is a transformation of the whole society made by millions. It can be violent, but it’s not about violence. And it’s definitely not, as the old saying goes, a dinner party.
Tommy Chong vs. Rush Limbaugh (tags)
Different strokes for different folks. Chong Chong does 9 months for selling bongs while Limbaugh, an admitted pill addict who bought in large quantities, is out free and speaking at events. Protest anyone?
Irving Kristol (Bill’s Pappy), sometimes called the Godfather of neo-conservatism, once wrote: “There are different kinds of truths for different kinds of people. There are truths appropriate for children; truths that are appropriate for students; truths that are appropriate for educated adults; and truths that are appropriate for highly educated adults, and the notion that there should be one set of truths available to everyone is a modern democratic fallacy. It doesn’t work.”
CKUT Radio: Confronting the WTO Ministerial in Cancun Mexico (tags)
RW: U.S. In Iraq: The "Shoot-To-Kill" Occupiers (tags)
Nixon Library anti-war protest attracts 600-1000 people (tags)
Nixon library protest offers strong evidence that many different segments of the population are becoming deeply disturbed by the actions of their rulers.
Live from the Iranian protest @ the westwood federal building!! (tags)
Oil Sources by Brand Name? (tags)
Is there public information available about which sources are used by oil companies? How about business links?
Bi-Polar Bush Face (tags)
Notice the nifty two sides of his face in this photo? David Cogswell caught the gem and writes about it at his website.
Another Basque Country is possible (tags)
National liberation versus internationalism? Global justice from a local view. This is a text about why I think that national liberation, justice and internationalism are not incompatible. How to work for reach global justice, respecting the different local realities.
UNION BUSTING! In the Fund for Public Interest (tags)
One of the largest progressive non profits in the nation, is attempting to silence workers who tried to oganize a labor union!
PepsiCo goes after Indy Rock (tags)
PepsiCo has just begun a marketing campaign for its new energy drink called "Amp" (http://www.ampenergy.com). What is different about this marketing scheme is that they are using Indy rock bands to sell it!!!
World Bank chief slams "superficial" anti-globalisation protests (tags)
"My worry is that the real issues of poverty, of AIDS, of corruption of the things that we're trying to fight, get pushed to a back burner and you see on the front page really the superficialities of the protests," Wolfensohn said.