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Veterans Against Foreclosures Marches in San Fernando Veterans Day Parade (tags)

“Homes for Vets Now!” pleads Occupy Fights Foreclosures

May Day 2014: Los Angeles Takes the Streets for a Global Spring (tags)

United with the Million Mask Mayday L.A. and Wave of Action Los Angeles, members of Occupy Fights Foreclosures and Occupy Los Angeles marched from Pershing Square to join several #MayDay2014 marches for workers’ rights, immigrants’ rights, and the freedom and sovereignty of the 99% worldwide. Outside Wells Fargo and Bank of America on May 1, 2014, outraged citizens protested bank crimes, fraud-closures, and ongoing corruption of the big banks.

Occupy Fights Foreclosures and Dance Against Banks protest Wells Fargo and Bank of America (tags)

Citizens outraged over bank crimes, fraud-closures, and on-going corruption rallied outside Wells Fargo and Bank of America in Los Anbgeles on May 1, 2014 for #MayDay2014 #StopWellsFargo #DanceAgainstBanks #opDAB.

California Drought: Is this the big one? (tags)

RADIO ECOSHOCK SPECIAL ON CALIFORNIA DROUGHT Despite recent rains, California's reservoirs are near empty, snow-pack light, and groundwater depleted. Four experts on a drought that really started in 2006, impacts on economy, food, farming, and nature.Dr. Peter Gleick, Dr. Jay Famiglietti, David Schroeder, Dr. Reagan Waskom

ZOA's LA Chairman Endorses Terrorism (tags)

On Friday, July 19, John Kerry announced the resumption of direct Israeli-Palestinian talks.The next day, the LA director of the Zionist Organization of America, Steven Goldberg, posted an announcement of a talk on "Why Israel and the Jewish People Need Another Kahane Now".

Napolitano to Head University of California (tags)

education

Occupy Fights Foreclosures Protests in front of Bank of America on Wednesday, February 20. (tags)

Los Angeles, CA- Occupy Fights Foreclosures activists and homeowners gathered in front of Bank of America branch on North Vermont Street at 12:00pm on Wendesday, February 20. The activists and homeowners held their signs and marched in a circle chanting "B.O.A how many homes did you steal today…. Bank of America, Bad for America". The demonstration lasted for about two hours.

An Eviction in South Central (tags)

A South Central resident finds her voice in the midst of her eviction

Occupy Fights Foreclosure Group Re - Occupies the Foreclosed House (tags)

Occupy Fights Foreclosure re - occupies foreclosed house.

PRESS RELEASE OCCUPY LA ACTION: LIBERATE YOUR HOME (tags)

The Occupy LA movement will conduct a protest against Bank of America's "Foreclosure Auction" at the Norwalk Courthouse in Southern California. B of A is holding an auction of 7000 foreclosed homes at the Norwalk Courthouse from 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM Friday, December 2

OWS: Too Big to Fail (tags)

class war

Occupy Los Angeles Ups The Ante on November 17th (tags)

3 actions with 72 arrests and No Violence Photoset 5 of 5 / Occupy Bank Of America Plaza Finale

Occupy Los Angeles Ups The Ante on November 17th (tags)

3 actions with 72 arrests and No Violence Photoset 4 of 5 / Occupy Bank Of America Plaza

Occupy Los Angeles Ups The Ante on November 17th (tags)

3 actions with 72 arrests and No Violence / Photoset 3 of 5 / Occupy Bank Of America Plaza

Occupy Los Angeles Ups The Ante on November 17th (tags)

3 actions with 72 arrests and No Violence / Photoset 2 of 5 / Occupy Bank Of America Plaza

Occupy Los Angeles Ups The Ante on November 17th (tags)

3 actions with 72 arrests and No Violence / Photoset 1 of 5 / Occupy Bank Of America Plaza

Rally to Protect Free Speech from Police Brutality (tags)

Friday, November 11, 2011
RIVERSIDE, (CA) - In response to Sunday's police raid on the peaceful anti-Wall Street encampment at the downtown arts walk, Occupy Riverside marched on the police station and rallied there. In recognition of Veteran's Day and the significant contributions of veterans to the Occupy Movement and all social justice movements, we took a moment to honor the veterans in our movement and all veterans of the class war.

Bank of America Graffitied (tags)

At the beginning of this week (perhaps on the weekend), this graffiti was spotted on the Bank of America in Silver Lake.

The Irvine 11: Guilty of Being Muslims in America (tags)

persecution

Lomas v Bank of America – Fraud Turns into Extortion in the Los Angeles Superior Court (tags)

The case should be properly considered now Extortion, and no longer Fraud. All sides are now fully cognizant of the true nature of the litigation. Given the number of cases of this kind that have been recorded in the Los Angeles Superior Court, the Court should be considered a racket.

Lomas files for disqualification of Judge Meeka, calls “quits” to charades in the Los Ange (tags)

The case is opined as Fraud on the Court. It is doubted that Judge Meeka will comply with the law. Los Angeles judges do not consider 'quits' part of the game of charades.

Fraud on the Court by Bank of America in the Los Angeles Superior Court (tags)

Bank of America continues racketeering in the Los Angeles Superior Court, while Bank of America Associate General Counsel Sandor Samuels is titled President of Bet Tzedek - "The House of Justice" - and claims to engage in “repairing the world”.

Weekly Demonstration Against Sleazy Banks (tags)

“We were trying to figure out a way to get The People interested in supporting the financial reform effort. We thought the main reason why people weren't talking about it was because they thought it had nothing to do with them or their daily lives. That's why we chose a focus on the foreclosure crisis--the economic collapse was caused by banks and financial institutions gambling on mortgages via Wall Street. . . ." -- Heather Meyer, organizer

Public Workers’ Struggle Is Our Struggle (tags)

Though it ended in a setback when the Republican majority in the Wisconsin state legislature used legally dubious tactics to ram the bill through anyway, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s plan to strip his state’s public workers of the right to form unions and bargain collectively has engendered nationwide resistance from America’s increasingly embattled working class. Tens of thousands of people from Wisconsin and elsewhere flooded Madison, the state capital, and occupied the capitol building to protest Walker’s policies, and the Democrats in the Wisconsin State Senate left the state for three weeks to deny Walker and the Republicans the votes they needed to eviscerate the state’s union movement. America’s working and middle classes need to stand strong and fight back in the face of these efforts by the corporate and radical Right to deny the non-rich any voice whatsoever in America’s politics.

Pinoy Harvard grad facing deportation released (tags)

Mark Farrales, a Filipino- American detained by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) for allegedly being an illegal immigrant has been released. According to EPCC NEWS based in Los Angeles, In a phone interview with ABS-CBN North America News Bureau, ICE said they granted a "deferred action" to Mark Farrales for one year to afford him "additional time to pursue his options." Farrales, 31, was detained at the Mira Loma Detention Center in Lancaster, California last October. Farrales's supporters in the Filipino-American community were happy about his release. The online petition against the deportation of Farrales was started by University of California San Diego students where Farrales is getting a doctorate degree. Filipino organizations in LA’s Historic Filipinotown joined this effort. This is the place where Farrales grew up and graduated valedictorian of his high school class.

DREAM Act Vote Will Not Be Forgotten (tags)

Senate fails to pass DREAM Act despite unprecedented mobilization and support by the general public

America: Land of Police State Repression (tags)

targeting the vulnerable and innocent

America's War on Food Not Bombs (tags)

eroding freedoms

Police Brutality in America (tags)

state terrorism against minorities and Muslims

The Politics of FASCISM and IMMIGRANT BASHING (tags)

Grassroots KPFK Presents Forum and Panel Discussion The Politics of FASCISM and IMMIGRANT BASHING

Stand Up for Local Media! Stop the Comcast/NBC Merger. (tags)

A Comcast takeover of NBC would mean higher prices, fewer choices, and could spark a wave of new media mergers. It would give one company too much control of what we can watch and how we can watch it.

Using Alleged Terrorism to Escalate Wars and Homeland Repression (tags)

NY bomb incident may unleash a wave of homeland repression

New York Car Bomb Incident: Another False Flag? (tags)

Another suspicious false flag possibility

Bank of America Stole Our Food (tags)

We're hungry because Bank of America stole our food.

UFCW Delivers Food to Locked Out Miners in Desert (tags)

In a strong show of solidarity, the UFCW (the retail stores and food union) delivered 500 bags of groceries to miners who have been locked out of their jobs by their boss, Rio Tinto.

Paid Lying: What Passes for Major Media Journalism (tags)

state of today's major media

Chavez’s Lines: ¡¡Viva El Che!! (tags)

"As I write today Saturday, in the early hours of the morning I receive fresh news about the evolution of the crisis: “According to the International Labor Organization (ILO), the economic crisis pushed 61 million people into unemployment in 2009, and the world there are now 241 million unemployed workers, the largest number of unemployed persons in history.” (IAR Noticias) “It is expected that the number of poor people [in the U.S.], will grow to 90 million by 2010, while at least 59 million will join the ranks of the unemployed, as stated by the Central Bank president Robert Zoellick.” (IPS) There's nothing coincidental that Venezuela is one of four countries in the world that advanced four positions in terms of Human Development Index according to the United Nations Human Development Report 2009. And it is no coincidence that, according to the report, we are the country with the best distribution of income across Our America, that is, with the best rate, to use Bolivar’s term, of established and practiced equality."

25th Latin America Encuentro-Empire v. Democracy (tags)

25th Latin America Encuentro EMPIRE vs. DEMOCRACY: From Guatemala to Honduras

Sponsored by Unitarian Universalist Committee-Southern California Unit and MIA, Mujeres Iniciando en las Américas 10/17/2009 at 1:00 PM at the Unitarian Church of Long Beach

CA Constitutional Convention event in Santa Monica, Friday evening, July 17th (tags)

SANTA MONICA CA SCANDAL CREATED BY US CONGRESS !!! (tags)

HOW LONG DO AMERICA'S MIDDLE CLASS AND WORKING POOR HAVE TO WAIT FOR OUR U.S. CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS OF THE FREE WORLD TO BEGIN TO CARE ABOUT BRINGING EQUALITY INTO OUR U.S. DIVORCE COURTS NATIONWIDE ???

L.A. Greens Host FUEL Director Josh Tickell (tags)

Josh Tickell, Director of "FUEL," Sundance Audience Award winning documentary film, and a leading expert on sustainable biofuels, will speak at the Los Angeles Greens March 18, 2009 meeting.

Don’t Let Them Get Away with the Murder of Julian Alexander...Turn Grief into Resistance (tags)

Another Young Black Man Killed by Police in Cold Blood

Eminent 9/11 author David Ray Griffin to speak in Davis, CA on Friday, Dec. 5, 2008 (tags)

To achieve peace and sustainability, the foundational lie - the 9/11 "official story" - that has been used to justify a policy of unending warfare and the the dismantling of the Constitution must be exposed for what it is. Eminent theologian and 9/11 researcher and author David Ray Griffin addresses the question "Was America attacked by Muslims on 9/11?"

1,000,000 Signs Of Hope, Latino Immigrant Rights Activists Stage 27 Days Of Hunger (tags)

This is the promise to the immigrants coming to America. The promise of justice, the promise of prosperity, the promise of being able to work hard, and prosper, as a result of your own efforts, and to do so in safety, for not only yourself and your family, but your work enterprise as well. This promise has been broken for the most recent immigrants to the United States. They seem to be no longer welcome on our shores or in our cities anymore. Instead of being welcomed, they are hunted, their families are torn apart, their adults tried as criminals for the dubious “crime” of being street vendors on the streets of Los Angeles.

Free Reception and Closing Exhibit of Allensworth: 100 Years of the California Dream (tags)

National Black Farm leaders travel to Los Angeles to celebrate Gumption at the Junction: Allensworth and connect the historical legacy of Black Farmers in California to the new released report "A Seat at the Table: Diversity and the 2008 Farm Bill. New opportunity to grow fresh fruits and vegetables in our communities expanding job creation, technical education and economic development in partnership with USDA, CDFA and regional organizations.

GREAT SOCIETIES THAT DO NOT PROTECT THE INNOCENT,BECOME THE GUILTY ! (tags)

THIS WILL ROGERS QUOTE FITS OUR US CONGRESSIONAL MENTALITY PERFECTLY CONCERNING FEDERAL APPEALS IN AMERICA ONLY BEING AVAILABLE TO BE PROPERLY UTILIZED BY AFFLUENT AMERICANS,EXCLUDING OUR US MIDDLE CLASS AND WORKING POOR FROM EVER HAVING ANY OPPORTUNITY OF EXONERATING THEMSELVES. *********** " EVERYTHING IS FUNNY AS LONG AS IT IS HAPPENING TO SOMEBODY ELSE ! '

Grand Opening: School of the Americas Watch West (part 1) (tags)

“Word began to spread as we researched the school and discovered what we had here was indeed a school of assassins, a school for dictators. These soldiers came here to learn counter insurgency. Who were the insurgency? They were the poor, the religious leaders, labor leaders, and many others. And then when the torture manuals were discovered in the curriculum, that got a lot of front-page coverage. Word began to spread, and our numbers in the movement grew.” -- Father Roy Bourgeois, founder, School of the Americas Watch

Film Night at Flor y Canto: March 2003-September 2005 (Part 2 of 2) (tags)

To mark the five-year anniversary of the Eagle Rock Peace Vigil, here is a list of films shown at Flor y Canto over a two-and-a-half year period. These almost-weekly screenings were an outgrowth of the Eagle Rock Vigil. (Links to the rest of this list can be found below in "comments.")

Plug In America Wants You! (tags)

Help us show strength in numbers at the LA Auto Show on Nov. 15. Bring your signs. If you can't make the 15th at high noon, we'll rally on the 14th in front of the Convention Center.

Elvira Arellano Deportó... una conclusión triste y vergonzosa (tags)

Elvira Arellano Deportó... una conclusión triste y vergonzosa. Amargo dulce pero gravemente lo que le hace hace. Aquí tenemos a una sola joven madre fina con un niño pequeño que viene en América ilegalmente

Our Voices Will Not Be Silenced! (tags)

Organizations including CARECEN, the MIWON network, LA Archdiocese Social Justice Committee, LA Federation of Labor, SEIU 1877, and the We Are America Coalition have announced a Procession and Vigil from Immanuel Presbyterian Church to MacArthur Park, on Thursday, May 17th at 5pm. Read on for Flyer and full info in Spanish and English.

police can riot all they please (tags)

police riot (again) at macarthur park in los angeles

The Zell[ing] Out of the Baltimore Sun (tags)

Sam Zell, a multibillionaire and “committed Zionist,” will soon gain control of the LA Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Baltimore Sun, and 23 TV stations. Zell, an AIPAC supporter, has promised he won’t interfere with the news sections of any of the media outlets. I think he’s another Mortimer B. Zuckerman of the NY Daily News, who pushed for the Iraqi War. America--prepare for a “Dark Age!”

Join the Cuban Five contingents the 17th... (tags)

Join Cuban 5 contingents in the March 17 & 18 anti-war marches...

The Peace Plane flies to the Oscars (tags)

Democracy for America Miami (DFAM) and Miami Veterans for Peace have come up with a novel approach to broadcasting a message to end the occupation of Iraq: an aerial banner that reads. “Bring Our Troops Home Now”. These two groups decided to first try their idea at this year’s Super Bowl in Miami and again at the Grammy Music Awards, but inclement weather forced the event to be postponed. Now the organizers have turned their attention to this Sunday’s Oscars in Hollywood, California.

PFP, Stewart Alexander Represents America's Left (tags)

For years America perceived the Democratic Party as the party for working class people and protecting American jobs; today this party is no friend to working class people. The party has joined the Republican Party to suppress wages; the party has supported foreign trade affecting the income of millions of Americans and the ranks of the unemployed are fueling crime, poverty and misery.

Writers of America's Top Model Are Still on Strike (tags)

This was taken from their myspace page.

A warm unwelcome (tags)

The signs read, “No Terrorist Racism in Ventura County,” “Shame on You Borders” and “No Human Being is Illegal.” The shouts from the crowd of approximately 30 protestors outside of Borders Book Store in Thousand Oaks ranged from the boilerplate “Hey, Hey, Ho, Ho, the Minutemen have got to go” to an angry “Racists go home” to an even more creative “Down with the geriatric fascist.”

Stephen Rhode Pasadena Impeachment Teach-In (tags)

Stephen Rhode Speaking at the Pasadena Impeachment Teach-In. 13:28, 9:41

Immigrants Are Lost In American Politics (tags)

Over the past 25 years Americans have enjoyed the benefits of immigrants for cheap labor; now the Washington leadership, that has relaxed enforcement and has permitted over twelve million immigrants to establish residency in the United States, is now reversing direction because cheaper labor is now in abundance in Asia. Washington is acting to protect the interest of corporate America, however there are many ramifications, families that are now part of the American fabric, working with us, living with us and are now part of our society.

Don White speaks on Latin America's struggle for social justice - MONDAY MAY 8 at CSULA (tags)

Veteran activist Don White will give a presentation on the upsurge in Latin American movements for democracy and socialism, and what it may mean for us.

Journalism 101: LA Times parrots for ExxonMobil/CIA in regards to Bolivia (tags)

The LA Times maintains it's edge as corporate cheerleader.

The implications of the immigrant demonstrations for the class struggle in America (tags)

The demonstrations, strikes and boycotts by immigrant workers in cities across the United States are an indication of a sharpening of the class struggle, both in the US and internationally. Literally millions took to the streets May 1 in cities from Los Angeles to New York, Miami to Seattle and scores of towns in between. This mass protest movement, which has been building since March, is without precedent in both its size and its national scope.

Burbank: Standoff in the Street (tags)

On Saturday morning, during an immigration confrontation at Burbank Home Depot, Save Our State and other minutemen spouted their frustration and unsuccessfully tried to provoke violence after a month of pro-migrant victories.

Minutemen Coming to L.A. (tags)

The minuteklan will be in town tomorrow April 13th, 2006

Stewart Alexander Speaks On Immigration (tags)

The immigration debates have been politically timed, not to establish policy that will benefit America in dealing with a complex matter, but only to influence the votes for the 2006 elections.

Immigration Harms Black America (tags)

Dr. Anderson will be appearing at: Eso Won Books 3655 S La Brea Ave Los Angeles, CA 90016 Friday, March 31, 2006, 6:30 p.m.

Jim Gilchrist speaks on LA march (tags)

Words from Jim Gilchrist on the march in L.A.

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

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

Nov. 2 "Drive Out the Bush Regime" Gets Major Endorsements (tags)

Howard Zinn, Code Pink, Mumia Abu-Jamal are among those endorsing day of walk outs and mobilizations Nov 2, anniversary of Bush's "re"-election, to drive his regime out of office. Local actions are along Wilshire Bl - noon to 8 pm.

Cindy Sheehan leads anti-war movement (tags)

Sheehan and supporters continue to protest the war in Iraq and support Hurrican Katrina Survivors.

The Truth about a Mexican hero (tags)

Cesar Chavez was no hero to revolutionary change

THURS 7PM: CodePink Vigil for Peace at British Consulate in WLA (tags)

CODEPINK Women’s Peace Group Holds Vigil This Evening at British Consulate in Los Angeles WHEN: 7 PM on Thursday, July 7 WHERE: British Consulate-General, 1766 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1200 (between Bundy and Barrington) West Los Angeles

WAKE AMERICA UP! Independence Day Vigil (July 3) (tags)

Observe Independence Day by exercising free speech (while it's still possible)

"We scream and cry until we get our way. " --MMP Website (tags)

Selected excerpts from the Minuteman Project's plans for California, from their website.

President of El Salvador Confronted over CAFTA (tags)

May Day 2005 (tags)

May Day in Los Angeles, April 30, 2005, was sponsored by MIWON (Multi-Ethnic Workers Organazing Network)

Reparations..NOW (tags)

This show will outline why reparations should and must be paid to the descendants of America's African slaves.

L.A.'s Social Security Now- Update (tags)

Stop The Privatization Of Social Security!

School of Assassins Protest Video (tags)

I'm still kickin'... missing the weather...

Gangs of America: Talk by Ted Nace (tags)

On today's Radio IMC-LA show, a talk by Ted Nace, author of "Gangs of America: The Rise of Corporate Power and the Disabling of American Democracy."

L.A. Indymedia Plays A Major Role In Underground Film (tags)

No Hollywood Crap. See a really independent film that was made to speak out for peace and justice. Support independent media.

LA Republicans behind the effort to censor Fahrenheit 9/11 (tags)

So desperate are Bush Republicans to kill Michael Moore's latest film, Fahrenheit 9/11, they have hired a public relations firm to set up a web site attacking Moore.

"Juntos Si Podemos" Organizer Training June 19 (tags)

Latinos for America "Juntos Si Podemos" Organizer Training in Los Angeles – June 19, 2004.

"A Shadow on the Land" (tags)

LOS ANGELES, May 24, 2004 (www.columnleft.com) -- They've brought America to its knees. They're a ruthless band of fundamentalist religious fanatics that respect no international laws and seem destined to cause only death, misery, and destruction.

RAN drops in on Ford outside LA Carshow (tags)

Thursday at Noon - Activists affiliated with the Rainforest Action Network dropped banner reading "Ford: Holding America Hostage to Oil" and staged a press conference in downtown Los Angeles.

Ford: Holding America Hostage to Oil (tags)

Environmental and Human Rights Activists Scale Downtown Skyscraper and Release Giant Banner to Protest US Oil Addiction

Draft Proposal for a Continental Anti-Authoritarian Anti-Capitalist Network (tags)

On this tenth anniversary of the emergence of the Zapatistas from the Lacandon jungle, we call for the formation of a continental anti-authoritarian anti-capitalist network for North America. Our movements for liberation and freedom have met many challenges and our resistance continues to grow. It is now time to organize ourselves better through a de-centralized continental network of anti-capitalists

America's Future: Endless Enemies, Endless Debt (tags)

America is going to hell! After WWII, it began to be slowly taken over by wily intriguers, wearing pin stripe suits. These grasping men (some were women, too) have been using primarily our federal government, the U.S. Congress, the CIA, NSA, the IMF, the mass media, corporations, banking facilities and our foreign policy, to make us more foes around the globe, while serving their own greedy ends. In the process, these schemers have grown extremely powerful at the expense of the Republic. They rarely choose to hold any office and prefer to operate from behind the scenes. I call them, “The Wire Pullers” (See Jonathan Kwitny’s “Endless Enemies” for some examples of how this exploitation works.)

America owes talk host Rush Limbaugh a debt of gratitude, Libertarians say (tags)

"One thing we don't hear from American politicians very often is silence," said Joe Seehusen, Libertarian Party executive director. "By refusing to criticize Rush Limbaugh, every drug warrior has just been exposed as a shameless, despicable hypocrite.

California recall (tags)

California and Arnold as a new Governor. Is this a case of America on the new path for a revolution? Just my own personal thoughts.

The Corporate Media Engineers an Election By the Numbers (tags)

Never has there ever been a more profound example of the corporate media engineering an election and yes I mean a more profound example than even election 2000.

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