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 Women of LA Rise Again to Denounce Trump Photoset 4 (tags)

The Los Angeles left show their teeth in defiance of Trump in the Second Women’s March

Women of LA Rise Again to Denounce Trump Photoset 3 (tags)

The Los Angeles left show their teeth in defiance of Trump in the Second Women’s March

Women of LA Rise Again to Denounce Trump PhotoSet 2 (tags)

The Los Angeles left show their teeth in defiance of Trump in the Second Women’s March

Women of LA Rise Again to Denounce Trump PhotoSet 1 (tags)

The Los Angeles left show their teeth in defiance of Trump in the Second Women’s March

Prop. H Activists March on Hollywood to House and Help the Homeless (tags)

Photos are of the Yes on H March for the Homeless accompanied by shots of homeless people in downtown L.A by Robert Stuart Lowden. Measure H, if passed on March 7, would generate about $350 million, which would go to housing, “mental health, substance abuse treatment, health care, education, job training, rental subsidies, emergency and affordable housing, transportation, outreach, prevention, and supportive services for homeless children, families, foster youth, veterans, battered women, seniors, disabled individuals, and other homeless adults.” (Source: Monday Night Mission LA on Cloud9.)

Prop. H Activists March on Hollywood to House and Help the Homeless (tags)

Photos are of the Yes on H March for the Homeless accompanied by ones of homeless people in downtown L.A by Robert Stuart Lowden. Measure H, if passed on March 7, would generate about $350 million, which would go to housing, “mental health, substance abuse treatment, health care, education, job training, rental subsidies, emergency and affordable housing, transportation, outreach, prevention, and supportive services for homeless children, families, foster youth, veterans, battered women, seniors, disabled individuals, and other homeless adults.” (Source: Monday Night Mission LA on Cloud9.)

Prop. H Activists March on Hollywood to House and Help the Homeless (tags)

Photos are of the Yes on H March for the Homeless accompanied by shots of homeless people in Skid Row in downtown L.A by Robert Stuart Lowden. Measure H, if passed on March 7, would generate about $350 million, which would go to housing, “mental health, substance abuse treatment, health care, education, job training, rental subsidies, emergency and affordable housing, transportation, outreach, prevention, and supportive services for homeless children, families, foster youth, veterans, battered women, seniors, disabled individuals, and other homeless adults.” (Source: Monday Night Mission LA on Cloud9.)

Massive Women's March Los Angeles Tells President Donald Where To Go (tags)

750,000 people flood the streets of Downtown Los Angeles in response to Trump's Threats. Set 10 of 10 Photo Sets

Massive Women's March Los Angeles Tells President Donald Where To Go (tags)

750,000 people flood the streets of Downtown Los Angeles in response to Trump's Threats. Set 9 of 10 Photo Sets

Massive Women's March Los Angeles Tells President Donald Where To Go (tags)

750,000 people flood the streets of Downtown Los Angeles in response to Trump's Threats. Set 8 of 10 Photo Sets

Massive Women's March Los Angeles Tells President Donald Where To Go (tags)

750,000 people flood the streets of Downtown Los Angeles in response to Trump's Threats. Set 7 of 10 Photo Sets

Massive Women's March Los Angeles Tells President Donald Where To Go (tags)

750,000 people flood the streets of Downtown Los Angeles in response to Trump's Threats. Set 6 of 10 Photo Sets

Massive Women's March Los Angeles Tells President Donald Where To Go (tags)

750,000 people flood the streets of Downtown Los Angeles in response to Trump's Threats. Set 5 of 10 Photo Sets

Massive Women's March Los Angeles Tells President Donald Where To Go (tags)

750,000 people flood the streets of Downtown Los Angeles in response to Trump's Threats. Set 4 of 10 Photo Sets

Massive Women's March Los Angeles Tells President Donald Where To Go (tags)

750,000 people flood the streets of Downtown Los Angeles in response to President Trump's Threats. Set 3 of 10 Photo Sets

Massive Women's March Los Angeles Tells President Donald Where To Go (tags)

750,000 people flood the streets of Downtown Los Angeles in response to Trump's Threats. Set 2 of 10 Photo Sets

Massive Women's March Los Angeles Tells President Donald Where To Go (tags)

750,000 people flood the streets of Downtown Los Angeles in response to Trump's Threats. 10 Photo Sets

Trump, spokesman slam U.S. media over inaugural crowd coverage (tags)

Washington city authorities do not provide official crowd counts but TV footage clearly showed the gathering did not stretch all the way to the Washington Monument as Trump asserted

Los Angeles Braves Extended Downpour to Tell Trump Hell No (tags)

Angelenos show up in a long rain to give warning to the new President to keep his hands off of California and her inhabitants.

Los Angeles Braves Extended Downpour to Tell Trump Hell No (tags)

Angelenos show up in a long rain to give warning to the new President to keep his hands off of California and her inhabitants.

Too big to fail (tags)

Your country is ruled by drugs.

Jett-k “Stark Night” Album Launch Soars (tags)

Colossal talent with an enormous future!

International Day of Solidarity with Leonard Peltier (tags)

Saturday, February 6, 2016

INGLEWOOD - In a day-long event, members of the Southern California chapter of the American Indian Movement, along with other members of the Native community and social justice activists, called for clemency for AIM activist Leonard Peltier, imprisoned since 1977 on trumped-up charges. The day featured speeches from well-known figures from the movement in defense of indigenous rights, musical and poetic performances, drums, and prayer.

LA Fields Two Marches Against Police Executions Photoset 2 of 2 (tags)

Two wildcat marches in the August sun to condemn the deaths and abuse of Ford, Abrego, Jackson, Montgomery and Parker in response to Ferguson Missouri

Los Angeles Declares “Hands Up!” in Peaceful Protest of LAPD Murder of Ezell Ford (tags)

One thousand people took to the streets of downtown Los Angeles on the afternoon of Sunday, August 17, 2014 to protest police murder of innocent civilians, including the deaths of Ezell Ford (August 11, 2014), Omar Abrego (August 2, 2014), and Damon Jackson (August 3, 2014) at the hands of the LAPD.

Family and Supporters of #Justice4Fords Protest LAPD Execution of Ezell Ford in South L.A. (tags)

Following the fatal shooting of 24-year-old Ezell Ford by LAPD officers, the victim’s family and a coalition demanding #Justice4Fords protested outside the 77th Street precinct on Friday, August 15, 2014. Citizen journalist @PMBeers livestreamed and published this video segment from the #EzellFord police murder protest: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIuz3mcNz58

L.A Supports August 2nd International Gaza Protest Photoset 4 (tags)

Los Angeles Families Join The Chorus of the Outraged Over the latest Gazan Massacres. Photoset 4 of 4

L.A Supports August 2nd International Gaza Protest Photoset 3 (tags)

Los Angeles Families Join The Chorus of the Outraged Over the latest Gazan Massacres. Photoset 3 of 4

L.A Supports August 2nd International Gaza Protest Photoset 2 (tags)

Los Angeles Families Join The Chorus of the Outraged Over the latest Gazan Massacres. Photoset 2 of 4

L.A Supports August 2nd International Gaza Protest Photoset 1 (tags)

Los Angeles Families Join The Chorus of the Outraged Over the latest Gazan Massacres. 4 photosets. one of Four.

Furious Homeowners Occupy Lobby of Fannie Mae in Pasadena (tags)

Members of the Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE), Occupy Fights Foreclosures (OFF), Occupy Los Angeles (#OccupyLA), the Home Defenders League (HDL), and Strategic Action for a Just Economy rallied at Fannie Mae in Pasadena, CA to demand that the Federal Housing Finance Agency end its policies prohibiting principal reduction for underwater homeowners.

LA Families March For Trayvon Martin (tags)

Mothers, Fathers, Sons and Daughters come together to pressure the Feds on Stand Your Ground Laws and a Federal Indictment of George Zimmerman / Photo Set 2 0f 2

LA Families March For Trayvon Martin (tags)

Mothers, Fathers, Sons and Daughters come together to Pressure the Feds on Stand Your Ground Laws and a Federal Indictment of George Zimmerman. Photo-Set 1 of 2

Art Walkers Occupy Free Speech (tags)

When people at the downtown Art Walk joined with Occupy Los Angeles to assert their right to speak, LAPD answered with guns.

May Day in Oakland (tags)

marching, in the face of intimidation.

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

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

Cornel West lectures on social justice; PD harasses occupier for flyering (tags)

February 1, 2012
POMONA - The prophetic voice of Cornel West was heard by hundreds of people this evening at Cal Poly Pomona. Dr. West lectured on self-knowledge, what it means to be human, suffering, and the Occupy movement's role in confronting social, civic, and economic death of our society, as well as its moral bankruptcy. The CSUPD, however, sent a different message when its agents silenced an activist by prohibiting him from handing out flyers.

Pulongbayan with Amb. Cusia in LA: Cusia Brags About US-RP Military Support vs China (tags)

Saying he was received with warmth in Los Angeles by the Filipino American community from the cold spell in the East Coast, Ambassador Jose L. Cusia Jr. regaled the capacity crowd with facts and figures on Filipino-American relations. The EPCC NEWS reported today that the newly designated Philippine Ambassador to the United States, Cusia held a Pulongbayan at the Rizal Hall of the Philippine Consulate General at 3600 Wilshire Blvd in Los Angeles last Friday Night, December 2, 2010 He was on his way to the 10th NAFFAA Regional Conference in San Diego on December 3, 2011 as a guest speaker.

Unlawful Assembly at a Protest (tags)

Unlawful Assembly at a Protest. What it is. Laws about it. Orders to disperse. Detailed.

Occupy UCR General Assembly 11-21-2011 (tags)

There was a buzz amidst the students at University of California Riverside (UCR) when 2pm hit at the bell tower. "We are in solidarity with UC Davis and UC Berkeley so come join our discussion!" cried Jasmine, one of the facilitators, for this very first General Assembly (GA) meeting of the UCR occupation. The turnout was one of one hundred and fifty students, staff and faculty, including UCR Chancellor White and the surprise guest Chief of UCR police Mike Lane.

Occupy Los Angeles Marches for Bank Transfer Day (tags)

Diversified, Angry , Nonviolent. PhotoSet 3 of 3

Occupy Los Angeles Marches for Bank Transfer Day (tags)

Diversified, Angry , Nonviolent. Photo Set 2 of 3

Occupy Los Angeles Marches for Bank Transfer Day (tags)

Diversified, Angry , Nonviolent. PhotoSet 1 of 3

Refund California Action Results in 11 Arrests. Photo Set 2 (tags)

First Major Arrests of Occupy LA Associated Protesters Photo Set 2 of 2

Refund California Action Results in 11 Arrests. (tags)

First Major Arrests of Occupy LA Associated Protesters Photo Set 1 of 2

Occupy LA, Day 1 (tags)

October 1, 2011 Three to Five thousand people gathered in Pershing Square in Downtown LA, at 10 am to march to City Hall. The purpose, to occupy City Hall in Solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street Movement that is in its twelfth day in New York City.

REAL VIRTUAL WAR - THE AGE OF THE VIRTUAL CROWDS (tags)

It is necessary to continue the effort to study and to understand the reality.

75-100 Rally Against SB1070 in Pomona (tags)

75-100 people rally outside of Pomona city hall to demand the removal of Arizona's SB1070

BREAKING: Jury Rules Johannes Mehserle Guilty of Involuntary Manslaughter. (tags)

The jury in the murder trail of Johannes Mehserle for the killing of Oscar Grant has returned a verdict of guilty of involuntary manslaughter.

Sit-in at Rep. Dreier's office Protesta en la oficina del congresista Dreier (tags)

Thursday, June 10, 2010
SAN DIMAS, California - About thirty constituents, immigrant rights activists, students, and community members entered Representative David Dreier's office, requesting a meeting and answers to questions on his stance on immigration reform. When Dreier's staff proved unresponsive to the request, activists declared they would not leave until their demands were met. They held the office for about an hour, withdrawing after negotiating with officials from the Los Angeles County sheriff's office.

Jueves, 10 de junio, 2010

SAN DIMAS, California - Unas treinta personas, entre ellas electores, activistas por los derechos de los inmigrantes, estudiantes, y miembros de la comunidad, entraron a la oficina del congresista David Dreier para pedir una reunión con él y para preguntarle sobre su postura hacia la reforma migratoria. Cuando su personal no rehusó a recibir la petición, los activistas declararon que no iban a partir hasta que se les concedieran sus demandas. Mantuvieron su presencia en el despacho por alrededor de una hora, y se retiraron después de negociar con oficiales del departamento del alguacil de Los Ángeles.

Anti-SB1070 March in Redlands (tags)

Thursday, May 20, 2010
REDLANDS, California - In a youthful and spirited demonstration, a group of about 75 protested the racist Arizona law SB 1070, which requires police to check the immigration status of anyone suspected of being paperless and prohibits looking for work or workers in public, effectively banning day labor. The protesters marched through the busy farmer's market and street fair on State Street, braving some ugly opposition before returning to their initial rally point of the corner of Orange Street and Redlands Boulevard for a final demonstration of conscience at the end of the blocked-off street.

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

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

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

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

Los Angeles Marches Against Racist Arizona Law (PHOTOS) (tags)

Over 100,000 march to protest racist Arizona "immigration" law; diverse crowd shows broad support against law

LA Anti-Nazi Protest is a Civil Rights Victory (tags)

Protest of National Socialist Movement draws a broad diverse crowd. Eyewitness account of confrontation with 2 men.

Protester Physically Attacked by Anti Nazi Censors (tags)

Angry Crowd Erupts In Judgement And Physically Attacks Non Nazi Counter Demonstrator / Photo Set 1 of 1

Short report on the Downtown Anti-Nazi protest (tags)

LOS ANGELES, April 17, 2010 – Neo-Nazi groups staged a demonstration today on the steps of City Hall. About 25 Nazis in full uniform and with Swastika flags marched to City Hall under the escort of hundreds of police. Police created a wide buffer zone between the Nazi rally and a large crowd of counter protesters estimated at around 500 people.

Eclectic Los Angeles Tea Party Stages Tax Day Protest at Feinstein's L.A. Offices./ Set 2 (tags)

On Deadline Day, A potpourri Of West L.A. Tax Revolters Railed Against Massive Deficits and the Cost of Social Welfare Programs as Possible Candidates Rally For November Elections Photo Set 2 of 2

Eclectic Los Angeles Tea Party Stages Tax Day Protest at Feinstein's L.A. Offices (tags)

On Deadline Day, A potpourri Of West L.A. Tax Revolters Railed Against Massive Deficits and the Cost of Social Welfare Programs as Possible Candidates Rally For November Elections / Photo Set 1 of 2

Inland Empire Against Racial Hate (1-13) (tags)

On Saturday, October 24, 2009, the neo-Nazi National Socialist Movement tried to go after day laborers in Riverside. It wasn't going to happen with us around.

NAZIS GO HOME! Spit and Swastikas Clash in Riverside (tags)

Those interested in opposing the NSM and other racist groups can contact claremontantifa@riseup.net antiracistie@gmail.com

TIMELY: Anti-abortion crowd is at pro-choice vigil (tags)

Large anti-abortion crowd has shown up to the pro-choice vigil on 6th & Westmoreland.

The One-Sided War on the Streets of Honduras (tags)

“We will continue the struggle for democracy,” said Zelaya, as the crowd voiced their desire for a new constitution. “This time I won’t be caught napping,” joked Zelaya, referring to the episode on June 28, when the military accosted him in his pajamas. Later, when the lights were cut, there were fears the authorities might storm the gates at any moment, and side arms were handed out to security guards. The lights soon returned courtesy of the compound’s generator (and gas supplied by La Resistencia). The expected attack didn’t come until dawn, when police launched tear gas shells into the courtyard, and forcibly occupied neighboring buildings."

Alhambra Health Care Town Hall (tags)

A summary of what I saw in Alhambra. Little political content, fyi.

Long Beach City Council postpones vote on Pike Hotel (tags)

Another victory for Hotel workers and Coalition in South Bay! Led by dozens of members of the Long Beach Coalition for Good Jobs and a Healthy Community (LBC) who were in the crowd, with their concerns on whether the hotel would provide decent wages for its employees, they told the council to work for workers interests. Urged on by a crowd of hotel worker's-rights supporters, the City Council on Tuesday voted 7-1 to continue for one week a vote that would move a proposed hotel at the Pike one step closer to approval.

PGMA CONSOLIDATES US FORCES, MEET AND GREET FIL-AM COMMUNITY (tags)

"Ati cupong singsing, metunyan timpukan" With the Kapampangan music sung by the choir, amidst heavy security and with a intimate mostly Kapampangan crowd, Philippine President Gloria-Macapagal Arroyo met and greets the Filipino American community in Los Angeles in a breakfast meeting at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel last Saturday, June 20. The President paid tribute to the Filipino American overseas workers PGMA also mentioned the fact that “ more than two-thirds (2/3) of all overseas remittances to the Philippines comes from the more than3 million Filipinos in the United States.” She also acknowledges that these remittances keeps the Philippine economy floating.

PGMA CONSOLIDATES US FORCES, MEET AND GREET FIL-AM COMMUNITY (tags)

With the Kapampangan music sung by the choir, amidst heavy security and with a intimate mostly Kapampangan crowd, Philippine President Gloria-Macapagal Arroyo met and greets the Filipino American community in Los Angeles in a breakfast meeting at the Sheraton Gateway Hotel last June 21. The President paid tribute to the Filipino American overseas workers PGMA also mentioned the fact that “ more than two-thirds (2/3) of all overseas remittances to the Philippines comes from the more than3 million Filipinos in the United States.” She also acknowledges that these remittances keeps the Philippine economy floating.

Employee Free Choice Act - Specter to labor: You'll like how I'll vote on EFCA (tags)

Employee Free Choice Senator Specter Told a Crowd at a EFCA Rally "I believe you'll be satisfied with my vote on this EFCA issue," Specter said

Los Angeles Propostion 8 Court Decisions Evening Protests Photo Essay (tags)

A Photo Essay of The Proposition 8 Court Decision Protests that occurred in West Los Angeles and Hollywood on May 22, 2009

HUNDREDS ATTENDS IMMIGRATION REFORM HEARINGS IN LOS ANGELES, MARCH 13 (tags)

Familias Unidas, Jamas Cerra Vencidos! (Familes United Can never be defeated) Hundreds of immigrants and advocates packed the old La Placita Olvera Church to hear testimonies from people who are affected by the broken immigration laws of the US and attend a congressional hearing on immigration reform law. Present at the hearings were Assistant Speaker Congressman Xavier Becerra, Congresswomen Grace Napolitan0, Lucille Royal-Allard and Diane Watson. They were members of the Latino and Black Caucus. They also presented people from their district who spoke on their concerns on immigration reform.

HUNDREDS ATTNED IMMIGRATION REFORM HEARINGS IN LOS ANGELES, MARCH 13 (tags)

Familias Unidas, Jamas Cerra Vencidos! (Familes United Can never be defeated) Hundreds of immigrants and advocates packed the old La Placita Olvera Church to hear testimonies from people who are affected by the broken immigration laws of the US and attend a congressional hearing on immigration reform law. Present at the hearings were Assistant Speaker Congressman Xavier Becerra, Congresswomen Grace Napolitan0, Lucille Royal-Allard and Diane Watson. They were members of the Latino and Black Caucus. They also presented people from their district who spoke on their concerns on immigration reform.

Portland's Town Hall Meeting on the Economic Crisis (tags)

On January 31st, Portland Oregon held an important — perhaps historic — mass meeting in response to the economic crisis. Dozens of unions and other progressive organizations were able to attract over 800 people to hear an analysis of the crisis itself, proposed solutions, and a variety of workshops which included everything from labor rights, trade and immigration, and a "green economy." It is believed that this was the first such event in the country.

Video: Here's how to Effectively Promote Peace at a Parade (tags)

How to outreach the "peace" message to a crowd along a parade route.

Peace Activists At the MLK Jr. parade (tags)

Peace activists from around L.A. marched in the Martin Luther King Day parade. Activists drew big applause from the multitudes of spectators whom showed the peace sign and joined in with chants of "Goodby Bush" and "Obama's in the house.

Protest Against The Gaza Incursion Draws Thousands To Westwood (tags)

Frustration grows as Israel's offensive claims more lives.

Wal*mart Worker Trampled to Death by Shopper Stampede (tags)

11/28 - Valley Stream, NY - A 34 year old Wal-mart worker was trampled to death by a stampede of Wal-mart shoppers rushing to get inside the door. Nobody bothered to help or call out an alarm as Jdimytai Damour was being crushed by hundereds of feet, the herd of human shoppers was too busy looking for a "good deal", so they all became murderers..

No On Prop 8 Rally in Silverlake - Photos Attached (tags)

I attended the rally on Saturday Nov, 8th to protest and try and overturn the ban against same sex marriage.

PROP. 8 DEMO. OVERVIEW OF SILVERLAKE TO HOLLYWOOD AND HIGHLAND 11/8/08 (tags)

Something really strange happened in the street last night. I don’t know if it was due to the “whiteness” of the crowd, to the fact that there is money in the gay community which potentially gives it power, or maybe it's the fact of the incoming president elect Obama with his promises of “something new”. I don’t understand and can only guess. But the fact is ….the cops backed off last night, and in all scores of demos, anti-war protests, pro-immigrant rallies, and every other kind of social-justice activity I have covered and participated in I have never seen that happen.

Anti-Proposition 8 Protests in San Diego (tags)

The statewide wave of protests against the passage of anti-Queer, anti-marriage, anti-family Proposition 8 hit San Diego November 7 and 8 with a nighttime rally in Balboa Park November 7 and a march from Hillcrest to North Park, through San Diego's most Queer neighborhoods, the next day.

Karl Rove detained for crimes against humanity in Claremont (tags)

16 September 2008

CLAREMONT - Over 300 justice activists detained Republican mastermind Karl Rove for over an hour yesterday in Claremont, demanding he be brought to justice for crimes against humanity, democracy, and general moral sensibility. Despite fervent efforts, they were unsuccessful in executing a citizen's arrest.

The Battle Of The River (tags)

A Fiction

The Ground Noise and the Static: A Chronicle of the Battle of Saint Paul (Illustrated) (tags)

“Please, please, my friends, my dear friends, please, please don’t be diverted by the ground noise and the static”—John McCain, on being interrupted just before he can accept the GOP’s nomination, 9/4/08

Anti-war march challenges McCain on last day of RNC (tags)

On the final day of the RNC, at the "No Peace for the Warmakers" march, the crowd was repeatedly tear gassed, 396 arrested as police pull out all stops to prevent anti-war march from reaching Xcel Center

DNC in DNV: Dispatch #3 (tags)

Dispatch #3 - via txt msg

A Tribute to the Godfathers of the Sunset Strip (tags)

The Sunset Strip is the biggest thing in the musical universe. More rock music legends have come out of that location than any other place on earth, so why not have a festival to celebrate it's greatness?

50 Shots Equals Murder! (tags)

Sean Bell Supporters Take It to the Streets on Friday

Anti-Semitism in Los Angeles (tags)

Daphna Ziman's devastating personal experience of anti-Semitism at a recent event at which she was being honored.

350 War Resistors Blockade and Disrupt UCSB Army/Industrial Conference - 3 Arrests (tags)

350 anti-war activists converged and clashed with police to disrupt, blockade and shut down the ICB Military/Industrial collaboration conference at UCSB this past Tuesday, February 12th.

ATTACK OF THE ARCHIE BUNKER CLONES! (activism at the 2008 Rose Parade) (tags)

“. . . Some of us were rather positive in our final analyses, while I tilted toward the negative. . . .”

Undercovers In The Mix (tags)

Watch out for these Narcs in the crowd...

Protest Against Pete Wilson Statue (tags)

A united coalition of San Diego and Los Angeles activists protested the dedication of a statue honoring ex-governor and supporter of Proposition 187, Pete Wilson.

March and Fiesta in Hollywood (tags)

Immigrants marched and "partied" in the streets of "tourist" Hollywood to demand fair immigration reform.

Iraq Vets Bring the War Home (tags)

Iraq Vets Against the War took over the streets of Santa Monica today in "Operation First Casualty." Real Iraq vets and volunteer detainees presented what a typical day in Baghdad would be.

bratton blames 'agitators' (tags)

maria elena durazo, miwon provide scab legal/social cover

LAPD Officers on motorcycles Drive Into Peaceful Crowd On Alvarado (across Metro Station) (tags)

For no apparent reason, LAPD aggresively moved in a small crowd gathered directly across the MacArthur Park Metro Station. The peaceful and happy crowd was enjoying Danza when out of nowhere, LAPD officers began to drive their motorcycles directly into the crowd. Many children were at the center of the circle and there's no way that LAPD Officers were even aware that Children were present and that they were endangering people's lives by driving directly onto the unexpected crowd. Althought the LAPD's actions attracted a bigger crowd, some people began to leave the scene due to a growing number of LAPD Officers regardless of the fact that there wasn't an obvious cause or situation.

May 9 Town Hall Meeting on Philippine Overseas Election Held in Los Angeles (tags)

Los Angeles—The first town hall meeting in Historic Filipinotown Los Angeles on the May 14 Philippine overseas voting was held last Wednesday, May 9 at 6;30 PM at the SIPA Multi-Purpose Hall, 3200 W. Temple St. The Historic Filipinotown hall meeting was attended by the Philippine consulate officials and a modest crowd of Filipino Americans. Consul General May Jo Aragon, Consuls Helen Barber and San Agustin who heads the overseas voting at the Los Angeles consulate. They clarified and answered many questions about overseas voting from the interested multi-ethnic crowd.

LA Mayor & Police Chief Responsible for 5/1/07 LA Police Riot (tags)

The 5/1/07 Los Angeles Police Riot was obviously planned weeks in advance as a means of silencing the movement for unconditional amnesty for undocumented immigrants. The order for the preparations came from the top, the Chief of Police and his boss, the Mayor of Los Angeles. That's the ONLY way such an operation can take place.

AJLPP CONDEMNS POLICE BRUTALITY AGAINST IMMIGRANTS (tags)

The Alliance for Just and Lasting Peace (AJLPP)- National Executive Board vehemently condemns the unprovoked massive police attack by the LAPD/SWAT against the May 1.70,000 immigrants march-rally in Macarthur Park, Los Angeles last night at around 5;30 PM The reactionary forces trying to discourage immigrant rights mobilization that ran to tens of thousands, used 20-30 motorcycled cops to commence fascist attacks on the unsuspecting crowds at the corner of Westlake and Wilshire and at the Alvarado-Wilshire intersection. The police motorcycles ran through the Cuahatemoc dancers hitting even children and senior dancers of the Danza Azteca. This type of dispersal attack was used in Oakland demonstration in 200

Cowardice Police Fire on Non-Violent May 1st Cultural Immigration Rally (tags)

May 1st celebration and observation of immigrant and labor rights in MacArthur Park, crashed by terrorist LAPD.

AJLPP CONDEMNS POLICE BRUTALITY AGAINST IMMIGRANTS: (tags)

The Alliance for Just and Lasting Peace (AJLPP)-Southern California vehemently condemns the unprovoked massive police attack by the LAPD/SWAT against the May 1.70,000 immigrants march-rally in Macarthur Park, Los Angeles last night at around 5;30 PM The reactionary forces trying to discourage immigrant rights mobilization that ran to tens of thousands, used 20-30 motorcycled cops to commence fascist attacks on the unsuspecting crowds at the corner of Westlake and Wilshire and at the Alvarado-Wilshire intersection. The police motorcycles ran through the Cuahatemoc dancers hitting even children and senior dancers of the Danza Azteca. This type of dispersal attack was used in Oakland demonstration in 2003.

Police Terror in the Park (tags)

The police shoot and tear gas families celebrating immigrants and May Day

Police Terror in the Park (tags)

The police shoot and tear gas families celebrating immigrants and May Day

Cops Terrorize May Day Protestors (tags)

[ Screen capture from T52 Telemundo broadcast, showing LAPD Riot cops pointing shotguns at protestors during May Day protest ]

LAPD ATTACK PEACEFULL MAY DAY CROWD WITH RUBBER BULLETS AND TEARGAS (tags)

It looked like the cops were just running unnecessary drills; scare tactics to freak people out and intimidate them, but it wasn’t really working.

Media of Police Gearing up at MacArthur Park (tags)

Media of the "cops" gearing up to assault at MacArthur Park

Police Riot on Peaceful Protest (tags)

Police shoot tear gas and rubber bullets into Immigrants Rights March

5:45 - Westlake (tags)

Tension.

12:00 AM - Downtown march is underway, large crowd prompted early start (tags)

12:00 AM - Downtown march is underway, large crowd prompted early start

11:45 AM – Crowd at Olympic & Broadway now estimated at over 10,000. Some say 30,000+ (tags)

11:45 AM – Crowd at Olympic & Broadway now estimated at over 10,000. Some say 30,000+

Masses of Immigrants Demand Amnesty (tags)

A big crowd of determined, joyful people marched down Broadway to peacefully demand amnesty for undocumented immigrants, and to public show their committment to justice for immigrants.

VIDEO from March 17 in LA (tags)

Three videos of the rally in Los Angeles yesterday (March 17), with durations of 1:10, 0:58, and 0:08, including a clip of Helga Aguayo's speech to the crowd.

San Bernardino Marches Against the Wars (tags)

The War on Iraq and the War on Migrants come home in San Bernardino.

VIDEO: Barack Obama Rally 2-20-07 (tags)

LOS ANGELES, February 21, 2007 - Senator Barack Obama spoke at a rally in the Crenshaw District on Tuesday. (He is running for president of the US.)

Reality knocks, nobody Home! (tags)

All demagogues and most politicians are familiar with the curious phenomenon of the diminished intelligence of a crowd relative to the mean intelligence quotient of all the individuals that comprise it! The level of intelligence of a crowd decreases as the size of the crowd increases. Less known, however, is the diminished ability of the crowd to act without the assistance of an orchestrater or conductor. In the face of the most heinous crimes, today’s populations are conspicuous by their complacency, silence and inability to act. The crowd waits patiently for an appropriate catalyst or activator to trigger an appropriate response.

Personal Account & Photos of the Los Angeles J27 Protest (tags)

A firsthand account of the January 27, 2007 antiwar march in Downtown Los Angeles, with 12 photos taken on the route.

Outrage against police brutality comes to Wall Street (tags)

Protestors march toward Wall street Thursday, Dec. 21, 2006 in New York. Several hundred people demonstrated near Wall Street on Thursday to protest the shooting of an unarmed black man by police officers in Queens. The march in Manhattan's financial district was the latest in a series of protests over the death of Sean Bell, who was killed last month by a fusillade of police bullets as he left a Queens nightclub hours before he was to be married.

13th Day in Oaxaca - A Report (tags)

Today was a Mega March for APPO and the people of the state of Oaxaca. Just days ago the state governor, Ulises Ruiz Ortiz (URO) stated that the problems in Oaxaca had been solved, and that there was no further violence or conflict. Well, he can't say that anymore.

Dispatch from Oaxaca via X (tags)

November 25, 2006 Greetings friends, Today was a Mega March for APPO and the people of the state of Oaxaca. Just days ago the state governor, Ulises Ruiz Ortiz (URO) stated that the problems in Oaxaca had been solved, and that there was no further violence or conflict. Well, he can't say that anymore.

The KKK and Immigration with Links to the Minutemen (tags)

The KKK were the first to have a border patrol.

"We Want This Border to Disappear" (tags)

Marcos in Magdalena de Kino. Zapatista: Report Back from La Otra Campaña (The Other Campaign" in Rancho El Peñasco, Mexico

Drive Out the Bush Regime (tags)

Thursday's World Can't Wait march united immigrants, nurses, anti-war activists, opponents of torture, truth-seekers, and all those disaffected with the state of the union in a movement that burgeoned even as it walked down Broadway.

Stolen election AGAIN? Help spark a general strike Nov. 8! (tags)

Before it's too late...

Sanctuary City, National City (tags)

Hundreds of residents of the small community of National City outside San Diego proudly celebrated their new sanctury city, a refuge for the foreign-born, free from profiling and discrimination.

Global Day of Action Demands End to Killings in the Philippines (tags)

Global Day of Action Demands End to Killings in the Philippines

Demonstrator Found Innocent, but DA Seeks to Punish (tags)

The Rafu Shimpo published a story that says Kurt Isobe is facing appeals by the prosecution on two of his four charges. A benefit to raise legal funds is set for Sept. 16th in Little Tokyo.

Maywood Stops the Invasion (tags)

Residents of Maywood team up with area protestors to defend their city and drive Save Our State out.

World Can't Wait West Coast Mini Bus Tour Goes to Bakersfield (tags)

“WCW Activists Disrupt "In God We Trust" Celebration in Bakersfield, CA

Cops Riot, Minutemen Cheer (tags)

Police violence erupted in Hollywood today as a crowd of anti-Minutemen protesters and innocent bystanders were caught in the midst of a spontaneous police riot.

Grassroots on Fire in 36th Congressional Race (tags)

In the CA 36th Congressional race, challenger Marcy Winograd wins the endorsement of the West Los Angeles Democratic Club over six-term incumbent, Jane Harman, by a nearly 3 to 1 margin!!!

Strong community support at the farm (tags)

On Wednesday, May 24, over 200 people were at the Farm at Alameda and 41 Street to show their support to the farmers of the South Central Farm. When I got there at 8:30 PM, I couldn’t see any Police at all, but there were farmer vigilantes with walkie talkies at the 4 corners, some listening to

May Day March in San Jose Taken-Over by the State (tags)

As a representative of San Jose’s radical community, I was deeply frustrated and hurt by the mass consumerism that controlled the May 1st March in San Jose.

1886 The Haymarket Riot (tags)

Source: John J. Flinn. "History of the Chicago Police from the Settlement of Community to the Present Time" Chicago, Police Book Fund, 1887. Municipal Reference Collection, Chicago Public Library. "The police followed the retreating anarchists and sent deadly volleys into their midst (p.319)"

Greece: Anarchists in Athens welcome Condoleezza Rice (Photos & Videos) (tags)

Welcome Condoleezza – A detailed photographic chronicle and videos from the riots in Athens and the quick demo before that which was prohibited by the police. http://athens.indymedia.org/display.php?articleId=10287

Report from April 10th march (tags)

Thousands fill Placita Olvera to demand amnesty, rights, and justice for immigrants.

JC Outs Himself. Ending Years of Denial He Says "I'm proud to be a Vigilante" (tags)

Founder of the anti-immigrant vigilante group, the Minuteman Project. Says he won’t try to stop violence by his members and “I’m proud to be a vigilante.”

School Walk Out (tags)

Yesterday at about 9:45 am, at least about 400 or more students walked off campus from Norte Vista High School in Riverside. Other walk outs were happened from so many other campuses too--NOrth High, Arlington High, Poly High, and so on. But--I will detail the path of Norte Vista kids.

La Gran Walkout, to City Hall (tags)

Students poured out of school today. Most of them slowed traffic on the 101. The ones I met went back to City Hall.

The Arizona Minuteman comes to Costa Mesa (tags)

Blasting President George W. Bush for being weak on "homeland security," Simcox demanded that National Guard and U.S. military troops be placed in "civic observation posts" all along the U.S./Mexico border. "I don't care if it offends the government of Mexico or the people of Mexico," Simcox told the approving crowd. "I don't care about the treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo! Your country got beat! Our army got what it wanted! And that's history! You follow by our rules now!"

Heavy crowd, celebrities expected at Tookie Williams funeral service (tags)

In the kind of funeral normally reserved for a dignitary, religious leaders and celebrities traveled to violence-wracked South Los Angeles to pay respects to the man who helped found a deadly street gang, then spent the years before his execution denouncing the gangster life.

Big Idea Rag #2 - Toledo Welcomes Nazis + WTO Hong Kong (tags)

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Party at the Farm (tags)

The farmers and the community get down so they don't get plowed under.

'LA Times' Readers Protest Scheer Ouster (tags)

Between 200 and 300 people picketed outside the Los Angeles Times Tuesday afternoon to protest the paper's decision to drop liberal columnist Robert Scheer, according to a crowd estimate provided by one of the rally's organizers. The newspaper, however, said there were only about 55 people there.

National Day of Protest Against Police Brutality (tags)

Los Angeles, October 22, about 300 people showed up at the march and the rally organized by the October 22 Coalition--National Day of Protest Against Police Brutality. Most of them wore black in support of the families who lost a love one at the hands of the police.

5 Arrested while Protesting Torture (tags)

Five World Can't Wait organizers are arrested in New York while protesting torture. In Los Angeles World Can't Wait organizers call for a Nov. 2nd protest along Wilshire Blvd.

Getting our numbers right, counting crowds (tags)

The range of estimates for last weeks march is 15,000 (LAPD, LA Times) to 50,000 (ANSWER organizers) pretty wide range The following is a repost from http://www.sciencenet.org.uk/news/2003/0203/crowds.html that might help explain the range

LAPD Shuts Down Hip Hop Katrina Benefit Show (tags)

Article on shut-down Katrina benefit show in south central LA- LAPD shuts down benefit show.

AZnti-Bush War / Fascism in Rancho Cucamonga! (tags)

The Butcher of Baghdad was scheduled to show his bvloody face in Rancho Cucamonga, California today. Another HUGE crowd of anti-Bush / anti-War / anti-fascism American Patriots turned out to oppose the butcher. And the pro-chjild killing crowd? Well, see for yourself.

Shots fired at LeBron James/ Nike's nite out. (tags)

The game has ended as Lebron leaves Perkin's Park ,and shots rang out. People in the park jump when they hear the gun shots. I witness in my front yard the beginning of that gun play. For some reason I walked out side my house around 12:40am.

Murrieta Activist burns flag, assaulted by police and crowd, now he's facing charges (tags)

A Murrieta activist burned a U.S. flag to protest the war in Iraq. A furious crowd of police officers and the public assault him. Now he's facing criminal charges including inciting a riot.

BP2: Lesson in Movement Building (Revised) (tags)

This is a revised version of the first article published, "Baldwin Park 2: A lesson in movement building"

Baldwin Park Round 2 - A lesson in movement building (tags)

A report from a volunteer security person

Baldwin Park 2: La reconquista continúa (tags)

Report from the second invasion of Baldwin Park

From Congress to union halls: Demand widens: Exit Iraq! (tags)

Lawmakers respond to public outcry WASHINGTON — "Let Conyers in!" the crowd chanted at the White House gate the evening of June 16. Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.) and a dozen other lawmakers had come to deliver petitions signed by 566,000 people demanding that President George W. Bush answer for the so-called Downing Street Memo proving that he "fixed" intelligence to justify war on Iraq.

Alhambra: And Then They Came (tags)

Report from the Alhambra Home Depot Save Our State anti-immigrant demonstration and counter-protest

Minutemen Protest (1 of 3) (tags)

The Garden Gove Police Department conducted themselves in ways that were expected. They protected the racists, and attacked the people.

No surprise, Netkin is the guy who was arrested for driving into crowd (tags)

Valley dingbat Hal Netkin ran a phone bank during the mayoral election that called voters with automated anti-Villaraigosa messages. He's obsessed with immigrants and the mayor-elect, and on his website calls Villaraigosa "the MECHista mayor who virtually takes his orders from Mexico City." So, no surprise, Netkin is the guy who was arrested last night in Orange County for driving his van into a crowd of Latinos protesting an appearance by the head of the Minuteman Project.

Garden Grove: From Where I Stood (tags)

A report on Garden Grove, from the street.

Minutemen Car Hits 4 Protestors - 8 Felony Charges (tags)

Chican@ protestors + allies show fierce determination in the face of attempted murder by Minutemen and brutal suppression by police.

Baldwin Park: Who's Land? Our Land! (tags)

Report on Baldwin Park counter-action against Save Our State.

Gay LA 2004 (tags)

Ever been to a Gay Trade Show? Come along for a ride...

Jackie Goldberg at 3/19/05 Antiwar Demonstration (tags)

State Representative Jackie Goldberg Addresses crowd at demonstration against the Iraq war at intersection of Hollywood and Highland in Los Angeles on 3/19/05.

RENEW VOTING RIGHTS! (tags)

40 years after Bloody Sunday, 10,000 march in Selma

Did J20 Protest Have An Effect? Read This Excellent Report (tags)

January 20, 2005 DC Report the unreported news of inauguration day by Avram Friedman Visible Resistance to Bush Grows Geometrically in Fourteen Days

Are you ready for the Government Domestic Detention Camps? (tags)

This was just recently posted at TBRNews.org and it clearly details WHAT our so-called "government" has in store of a select few of we citizens. I've posted it in it's entire length, and while it will take a while to read, it is well worth the effort to become DULY INFORMED. It is so comprehensive that I doubt even serious trolls/debunkers will try to refute it, but nonetheless, let the trolls begin their debunking....

Kerry rally brings fucked up charges (tags)

Cops lie to Grand Jury to get bogus indictments on three local activists.

Ralph Nader & Peter Camejo in Los Angeles, Patriotic Hall, Tues. Oct. 12th, 7-9 pm (tags)

Come hear Presidential candidate Ralph Nader and Vice-Presidential Candidate Peter Miguel Camejo explain why they are running!

Mass Arrests and Police Brutality in New York / Los Angels Activists Arrested (tags)

This is a report from the front lines in the police state of New York.

500 at Westwood anti-war rally (tags)

In the photograph, artist Mark Vallen and an anonymous protestor hold Vallen's "Art For A Change" artworks (www.art-for-a-change.com). Photo by Bob Morris (www.polizeros.com)

Marchers Protesting Elimination of Police Overtime Pay Brutalized by Police (tags)

(satire)

BUSH IN L.A. (tags)

Baby Bush made an appearance in the City of The Angels the day after Super Tuesday; rolling out his campaign tour at the historic Shrine Auditorium. His visit did not go unnoticed by the activist community, and the best and the brightest were there to make sure his visit would not go unheralded

Raucous Supermarket Strike Rally In San Pedro (tags)

An account of the rally held on February 19, 2004 in support of striking and locked-out workers at Vons in San Pedro, California.

Oakland Safeway Rally (tags)

The Safeway rally in Oakland was a study in contrasts - the fighting spirit of workers vs. the timidity of the official union leadership

A record 68,000 march in San Antonio for MLK (tags)

...a record throng of marchers paid tribute Monday to slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in what has become one of the largest such marches in the country An estimated 68,000 people wound their way through East Side streets... "We are here because we cannot allow this holiday to become trivialized."

Peace Porridge #36: 24 December 2003 - Juvenile Justice In Iraq (tags)

Things were different before the invasion! Liberation? Hardly! Terrorize? Absolutely! What possible chance is there to bring about peace in Iraq with storm trooper tactics against school children and teachers? The fact that some of these children have chosen Saddam over the soldiers of the US occupational forces must tell you something! It certainly should!

200,000 MARCH AGAINST BUSH IN LONDON (tags)

An effigy of Resident George W. Bush is pulled down by the people during a massive protest in Trafalgar Square, London. The U.K. Mirror reports up to 200,000 people joined the anti-war demonstration. The protestors were mimicking the pulling down of a Saddam Hussein statue in Baghdad by invading U.S. troops during the war to occupy Iraq (Photo by David Bebber/Reuters)

Walk Out at Santa Monica College (tags)

Hundereds of students walkout November 3 against the adminstration and the president because of the distribution of money, elimination of programs, layoffs of hundereds of faculty workers, and semi-corruption taking place with the school funds.

Protests across the nation: ‘Bring the troops home’ (tags)

WASHINGTON – In the first major antiwar protest since Bush declared an end to combat operations in Iraq on May 1, tens of thousands marched near the White House Oct. 25 carrying placards reading, “Bush lied, thousands died” and chanting, “End the occupation now – Bring the troops home!”

Protesters Want U.S. Out of Iraq (tags)

One of the most passionate remarks came from Fernando de Solar Suarez, the father of a U.S. Marine, who was killed in Iraq. Suarez moved the crowd to tears with his comments about losing his son.

Practicing Protest (tags)

This article reviews basic street protest tactics and techniques. Practice them at your next party so you are ready to go at the next protest!

Kucinich Stands Tall In Portland (tags)

Dennis Kucinich Spoke Passionately to an Overflowing Crowd

In Los Angeles-GW Bush Brokers Bloody Bucks for Death (tags)

In Los Angeles-GW Bush Brokers Bloody Bucks for Death

LAPD-demo "Scuffle" Info (tags)

Peacenik activism, unwilling to confront police violence when and where it happens, will never change anything in the United States. A (reposted) response to a call for info on the arrests at the demo.

ANSWER, masses, consensus (tags)

ANSWER and the crowd should reach consensus - separate consensus if necessary, on what to do after the cops charged the crowd and violated our rights.

Is Answer the Answer? (tags)

Peacenik activism, unwilling to confront police violence when and where it happens, will never change anything in the United States.

THE LEFT SPITS ON THE WORKING CLASS (tags)

The Left continues to spit in the face of the working class.

Lights! Camera! Rescue! (tags)

We do want to feel good, to believe that we are good. We want to be seen as virtuous liberators, not conquerors. Yet these two signature stories from the invasion of Iraq are, in fact, too good to be true.

Lights, Camera, Rescue! (tags)

Reposted because the last time it was posted it got spammed to death.

Lights, camera, rescue (tags)

Everybody is lookfing for a figleaf a way to "feel good" about killing a few thousand people and taking their resources. "Saving Private Lynch" was made to order for "good War PR". Another Bush Junta LIE.

Sometimes standing out isn't good (tags)

"When it comes to individual rights and freedoms, I think some people misinterpret what freedom is all about. You can't have freedom if you're dead."

'Big-Time Spooky' (tags)

"It's despicable that the (anti-gun crowd) is trying to give their ...agenda a boost by portraying criminal gang members as innocent school children" says Maria Heil, national spokesperson for the Second Amendment Sisters.

The Anti War Crowd Has Some Explaining To Do! (tags)

Instead of sending "human shields" to prop up a dictator who ordered the rapes of his enemies, they will send people to help with the reconstruction. Instead of whining about their lost civil liberties here at home whenever they get arrested for blocking traffic, they will offer support for the creation of real civil liberties in Iraq, where until very recently the meekest whisper against Saddam would result in an amputated tongue.

Jubilant Crowd Dismantles Statue of Bush (tags)

In a visual moment that will go down in history, a jubilant San Francisco crowd toppled a statue of George W. Bush, a symbol of the illegitimate regime that had long oppressed the American people.

U.S. Troops kill 10 Iraqi demonstrators (tags)

U.S. "Liberation" troops fire on a crowd of demonstrators in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul... killing at least 10 and injuring 100. Meanwhile, at the US-sponsored talks near Nasiriyah on the formation of a new government... 20,000 protested the U.S. invasion, chanting "No to America. No to Saddam."

Noam Chomsky Appearance 4/6/03: "Freedom is not a right, it's a legacy" (tags)

Ask a group of politicos on any side of the spectrum, and love or hate him, one would be hard pressed to find someone who doesn't know the name Noam Chomsky. Some call him an "America-hater." Some call him "Saint Noam." At Agape last Sunday, he was welcomed like a movie star. And in his unassuming yet unequivocably rich oral tradition, Noam Chomsky spoke of the American legacy

THE LIES CONTINUE (tags)

The lies continue as the fall of Iraq is "celebrated" at WTC site

SF Chronicle poll re: Oakland violence: please help defreep (tags)

The San Francisco Chronicle has an online poll on its front page ( http://www.sfgate.com ) right now with the following question: Were Oakland police right to fire non-lethal projectiles at protesters?

Oakland antiwar protest gets ugly (tags)

OAKLAND, California (CNN) -- Police used "sting balls," wooden projectiles and bean bags Monday to control a crowd of about 600 antiwar demonstrators attempting to block two gates leading to a large shipping company at the Port of Oakland.

Kucinich to Propose Dept. of Peace (tags)

A report on Dennis J. Kucinich's speech at the Immanuel Presbyterian Church on April 5th, 2003.

Life Imitates Art: Police Brutality at Academy Awards Anti-War Protest (tags)

At the Anti-War Rally held on March 23 at the Academy Awards in Hollywood, a group of demonstrators who marched through a nearby neighborhood were shoved by LAPD officers with their batons as they crossed in the crosswalk at Highland and Hollywood. The police pushed the crowd lforcefully with their batons, leading to a small stamped and the injury of several people, including a woman with multiple scorosis.

Westwood Update, 7PM (tags)

Summary of activities at the Westwood Federal Building. Call updates in to the phone number or add as comments to the story.

Taking a stand on March 5 has a long history; once again, the young lead the way (tags)

Editorial on March 5th student strike.

Brea Peace Vigil (tags)

SHOW-DOWN AT BREA! PRO-WAR ANTI-WAR DEMONSTRATORS SQUARE OFF

photoessay: FEB 15 NY AND GLOBAL UPRISING! (PT.2) by Hans Bennett (tags)

This is part two of a two part photoessay documenting the Feb.15 anti-war protest in NY with photos and a personal summary of the day from Hans.

Ted Hayes leads pro-Bush demonstration (tags)

L.A.'s so-called "homeless activist" Ted Hayes reveals his true colors.

Finally! A Peace Rally To Cheer (tags)

Thousands rally in support of Bush Houston crowd hears politicians, veterans praise president's Iraq policies

Saddleback College Anti-war Rally UPDATE! (tags)

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photoessay: FEB 15 NY AND GLOBAL UPRISING! by Hans Bennett (tags)

This is part one of a two part photoessay documenting the Feb.15 anti-war protest in NY with photos and a personal summary of the day from Hans. Part 2 will be out soon!

Millions march against war: At home (tags)

NEW YORK – Braving frigid cold, hundreds of thousands of demonstrators rallied near the United Nations, Feb. 15, to protest George W. Bush’s threatened war on Iraq and to support UN efforts to stop the war. The rally here was part of a coordinated one-day protest in 600 cities across the nation and around the world. According to Indymedia estimates, 11 million people marched and rallied against the Bush war plans, making it the largest peace outpouring in world history. Over 1 million rallied in U.S. cities and towns. About 300,000 marched in San Francisco, Feb. 16, the largest anti-war mobilization ever in the Bay Area.

message to my american brother (tags)

an e-mailed message about the Dutch peace demonstration, send to an american friend

AUSTRALIA +World NOWAR-round-up: Largest coordinated anti-war protest in history (tags)

Altogether 1 MILLION Australians marched against the oil war on Iraq and for bringing the troops home. This is a comprehensive preliminary round-up of the anti-war demonstrations that broke records in all bigger Australian cities, plus the world-wide coverage that will be printed in this weeks Green Left Weekly, Australia's largest indypendent and radical weekly newspaper.

LA Demo Breakaway Attacked!!! (tags)

Black Block Breakaway attacked by LAPD. At least 4 demonstrators clubbed by police that this reporter witnessed. 1 or more arrested. Police charged breakaway marchers.

Tens of thousands in S.F. demand Bush abandon war plans (SF Chronicle) (tags)

From San Francisco to Washington, D.C., from Paris to Tokyo, hundreds of thousands of demonstrators took to the world's streets Saturday to protest potential military action against Iraq by the Bush administration and its allies.

Protest Behind the Orange Curtan (tags)

I went to the antiwar protest in Yorba Linda at the Richard Nixon Library. Here are some pics.

Thousands Rally Against War in Iraq, Push Peace (LAT) (tags)

Protest in Downtown L.A. (BRIAN WALSKI / LAT)

LA Anti-War Protest: at least 20,000 (tags)

At least 20,000 demonstrate in Los Angeles against the Bush Administration and their plans for war.

Absurd Responses vs. Earnest Politics; Global Justice vs. Anti-War Movements; Guerilla The (tags)

The Bush Administration is drawing the United States and the world ever closer to a state of permanent military engagement, So what do we do?” the front of the card asked. The back explained: “Throw a party!!! Activism doesn’t have to mean droning speeches, dull chants, and tired slogans. To sustain the growing movement over the long haul, we need humor, theater, music, flamboyance, irony, and fun.”

PAT BUCHANAN, POSTER BOY FOR WHAT AILS AMERICA (tags)

Your basic backyard brown shirt...

Guns And Roses Fans Riot in Vancouver, Canada (tags)

Thousands of Guns And Roses fans rioted Thursday night, November 7, 2002, after an announcement outside GM Place in Vancouver that the show had been canceled.

350 Rally & March for Peace in San Diego communtiy of Ocean Beach (tags)

350 people gather to support peace and oppose a military invasion of Iraq.

peace rally at federal building oct. 6, 2002 (tags)

thousands gather in front of the federal building in westwood to protest war in iraq.

Thousands rally in capital against war and greed (tags)

WASHINGTON – For four days last week, the capital echoed with marching feet and chants of “corporate greed has got to go” and “No war for oil!”

Violent repression of political dissent commences in Portland (tags)

Rubber bullets and pepper spray were used against members of the media, elderly persons and families with small children. Photographer Troy Pickard (pictured) was among the first shot.

The Whole World is Watching (tags)

After reading so many faux accounts of the A22 protest in Portland, I decided to publish my own experience.

WHAT'S A NICE JEWISH GIRL DOING IN A PLACE LIKE GAZA CITY? (tags)

Tamara Rettino, a Jewish mother of three, and resident of Los Angeles spoke of her recent trip to the West Bank and Gaza Strip to a standing-room-only crowd of more than150 people at a local Jewish community center. Rettino traveled to the Middle East to join with the hundreds of international volunteers who gathered as a part of "Freedom Summer,” sponsored by the International Solidarity Movement.

Main St. goes to Wall St. (tags)

NEW YORK – Workers chanting, “Who’s city? Our city!” rallied here outside the New York Stock Exchange with laid-off workers from WorldCom, Enron and Arthur Andersen to tell Corporate America, “No more business as usual!”

MASSIVE PEACE DEMO IN ISRAEL (tags)

Possibly over 100,000 Israelis marched in Tel Aviv on May 11th to tell Sharon and his militarists that the people want PEACE and an END TO THE OCCUPATION!

Jeanne Merrill Confronts CEO and President of Safeway Supermarkets Steven Burns (tags)

Jeanne Merrill from Greenpeace stood up in a large crowd on April,23 at The M.I.L.K.E.N.Conference in Beverly Hills,CA and presented CEO of Safeway Steven Burns with "The Unsafeway Award"for Unsafe and Untested Genetically Engineered ingredients in the Safeway name brand products.The Crowd Applauds!She asks "Are consumers really in the drvers seat"? The majority of consumers want to know what is in a product. With no labeling of GMO`s your rights have been violated.

Michael Moore Packs the House in San Diego! (tags)

On Friday, March 8, 2002, Michael Moore drew a huge crowd to an elementary school auditorium. There were about 800 people inside and another 1000+ outside. This is a copy of the audio to the performance.

FANS OF "SEDITIOUS BEATS" - KPFK PROTEST (tags)

Young Hip Hop fans protest KPFK's pulling of the "Seditious Beats" radio program.

Downtown March & Rally Draws 3,000+ (tags)

The official count topped 3,000 people at the rally in Pershing and march through downtown today. Crowds watching the march go by were generally friendly, with plenty of waving and flashing of peace signs.

O22 -- Breaking News Account of Entire Event (tags)

This is a compilation of all the O22 breaking news accounts from the field that were filed today.

REPORT ON LA PEACE GATHERING (tags)

250 Los Angelenos gathered for Peace in Griffith Park.

Thousands of Latinos Rally for the United States (tags)

At Olvera Plaza yesterday night, a crowd of about 5,000 Latinos gathered for a vigil to commememorate those who died in Tuesday's tragedy and show their support for the United States. One of the participants told me the event took the place of a celebration of Mexico's Independence Day.

I'M WITH STUPID! (tags)

A Young Republican wades into the demonstration at Bush's Los Angeles appearance.

Marcos Puppet Entertains Cheerful Crowd (tags)

Puppeteer and Marcos puppet perform for the crowd under hot sun and Mexican flag.

Subcomandante Marcos and other Zapatistas speak to crowd (tags)

The Zapatistas (EZLN) speak to a crowd of over 200,000 gathered in the Zocalo in Mexico City.

J20 LA: Well, At Least They Didn't Shoot Us (tags)

2000-3500 people; dissident Democrats and Greens took the stage; an enthusiastic march; hokey folk music before the Federal Building; and an unusual amount of restraint from the good 'ol head-bashin' LAPD.

Military Crowd Control Deployed in LA (tags)

Long before the RNC in the summer of 2000, police in Los Angeles worked closely with military officers on crowd control and situational handling. This document from the "Miltary Review" (aka "The Professional Journal of the United States Army") outlines the militarized tactics used on demonstrators in Los Angeles. It's author, a Lt. in the LA Sheriff's Department and USMC reservist, attempts to justify a militarized approach in dealing with citizens of a Democracy. You, the citizen and your right to assemble, are in the crosshairs.

Confronting the KKK (tags)

Confronting the KKK: The Klu Klux Klan came to Skokie, Illinois. They were confronted by over 300 anti-racist protestors: gay, straight, women, men, african american, latino, asian and white. But why did the cops protect the Klan and not us...

COUP WATCH: Trust The People Rally In Westwood-One of Dozens Across the Nation (tags)

Organized almost entirely over the internet (I know there were some cell phone calls!) Trust The People turned out a decidedly mainstream leaderless protest in Westwood Saturday afternoon.

Police Attack Protesters at Parker Center (tags)

A short personal report from the demonstrations.

RALPH GOES TO HOLLYWOOD (tags)

Ralph nader was on Politically Incorrect the other night,

RAGE AGAINST THE MACHINE FAN! (tags)

The latest fashion wear for demonstrations!

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