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Rock, Rap & Speakout vs Poverty, Prisons & War (tags)

For the 15th year marking International Women’s Day in Southern California, on March 8th a warm and sunny Saturday, a mixed race and enthusiastic crowd of approximately 450 women, men, quite a lot of young people, and lots of children gathered for a free concert and speakout at the MacArthur Park Band Shell in Los Angeles.

Call to Action Against ALEC in Phoenix this November (tags)

ALEC should know there are a million better things to do with their time than plotting mass incarceration. But there?s nowhere we?d rather be than confronting their meeting.

The Real Cost of Prisons --An interview with Lois Ahrens (tags)

The racist sub-text of the neo-liberal political agenda succeeded in creating acceptance of mass incarceration while simultaneously creating the laws and industries to police, prosecute, cage and control millions of people?almost all poor people and people of color. Neo-liberal policies have been in place for more than thirty years. As a result many people are not aware that our current political and economic situation is not the result of a natural course of events, but rather, of a systemically created ideology that has pervaded every aspect of our daily lives.

U.S. Election 2012: Stewart Alexander Reach out to Prisoner’s Families (tags)

Alexander also notes “Three Strikes” Laws are a violation against the human rights of hundreds of thousands of 3 Strikers and their families. “Across America, thousands of 3 Strikers are serving life sentences after committing minor offences. The punishment should fit the crime to allow these inmates to resume their live with their families.”

Comunidad Inmigrante de Colton Se Reunió con Jefe de Policía para Reclamar Abusos (tags)

Sábado, 11 de diciembre 2010

COLTON, California - En un encuentro público en el comedor de la escuela primaria Alice Birney Elementary School, más de 100 residentes se reunieron con su jefe de policía para hacerle saber las injusticias cometidas por sus oficiales y para reclamarle cambios de protocolo.

SOME OF US ARE BRAVE NEEDS YOUR SUPPORT! (tags)

KPFK INTERIM MANAGER ALAN MINSKY CUT AIR TIME FOR BLACK PROGRAMMERS AND INCREASED AIR TIME FOR WHITE PROGRAMMERS. REMOVED LATINO SHOWS FROM SATURDAYS.

California Governor Candidate Wants Death Penalty on Spending Chopping Block (tags)

Stewart Alexander says “The Democrat front-runner Jerry Brown and Republicans Meg Whitman and Steve Poizner support the death penalty and the Three Strikes law. The truth is, these three candidates for governor are aware that capital punishment is robbing the public of billions of dollars to subsidize a broken down criminal justice system.”

Labor Leader Jack Gerson Endorses Stewart Alexander for California Governor (tags)

Today, public education is being challenged by corporations that have an interest in taking control over public education. Stewart Alexander says he would agree that the educational system is flawed; however, “We cannot abandon education to the private sector, for-profit corporations. Corporations are concerned with the bottom line, increasing profits; this will result in having non-union teachers and workers and increase cost for the public sector.”

California Governor Candidate Stewart Alexander Receives SPUSA Endorsement (tags)

After running as the 2008 Vice Presidential Nominee for Socialist Party USA, Stewart Alexander has now received the endorsement of SPUSA to run as a candidate for California Governor on the ticket of the Peace and Freedom Party.

Schwarzenegger Pledges Education Not Incarceration: So, where’s the Action? (tags)

While the Governor proposes measures to protect higher education funding, administration plans massive prison expansion.

"Outreach" or Alliance Building? (tags)

At the end of June, I participated in the "Los Angeles Social Forum," an attempt to hold a unifying gathering of people from many different movements and organizations in Los Angeles (and other parts of southern California) on the model of the World Social Forum and the first US Social Forum held last year in Atlanta.

Bratton's history in Boston, NY and LA (tags)

The attacks on May Day at MacArthur Park are consistent both with ICE/vigilante attacks on immigrants and Bratton's long history of attacks on poor and oppressed people in the interests of global capital, colonialism and gentrification.

From The Back Of The Bus To Prison (tags)

When Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a city bus 51 years ago it was the spark that brought about the American Civil Rights Movement; changing the lives for millions of Blacks. For a short while in the mid 60’s and 70’s Blacks made some social and racial gains, however today many Blacks are wasting away their lives in American prisons due to the unjust practice of the Three Strikes Laws.

ALEXANDER: PFP SETTING TONE FOR 2008 (tags)

The 2006 Elections are over and the Peace and Freedom Party has plans to push forward with an agenda that will meet the needs of working class people across the nation. The Mid-Term Elections provided an indication of the great unrest and dissatisfaction that people nationwide have with America’s present leadership. Americans appear to be riding the fence between the Republican and Democratic Parties, and voters are uncertain about landing on either side of the fence.

CDC's Pelican Bay abuse of prisoners, rural community (tags)

Calling for shutting down of CDC's Pelican Bay State Prison for human rights abuses of prisoners, economic exploitation of disadvantaged rural community during construction and CDC's exploitation of low income prisoners detained into coerced slave labor for corporations..

Raza Prisoners & Colonialism (tags)

Saturday June 24th, The Chicano Mexicano Prison Project will have it's 9th annual conference in Los Angeles at 425 W. Hope Street: Justice & Freedom for all! Justicia y Libertad para todos!

Salsa Nights: A play about the "Three strikes" law, UCOC, Anaheim, Oct. 15-31st (tags)

SALSA NIGHTS" deals with a young woman with a four year old child who is divorced from her husband serving 25 years to life in a California prison for stealing a greeting card for their first anniversary. It is through this relationship that the play explores politics, prison reform, the post 9/11 wars, and interethnic hostility. Spiced with tragedy and humor, this play has a happy ending!

SALSA NIGHTS, A play on the "Three Strikes" law, UCOC, Anaheim, Oct. 15-31st (tags)

Salsa Nights!

Riverside Police Brutality Forum (tags)

Prison and Police Brutality Teachin in Riverside, CA

Letter from Donna Warren, Green Party, to Black Caucus Democrats (tags)

A letter to the Black Caucus from a Black woman living in South Central by Donna J. Warren — July 16, 2004

Amending California's "Three Strikes" Law, Unitarian Church, Anaheim, Friday, Ju (tags)

Amending California's notorious "Three Strikes" Law

The draft platform of the REVOLUTIONARY PARTY, comments encouraged (tags)

The draft platform of the REVOLUTIONARY PARTY, comments encouraged

M24, Rally at Gov. LA office- clemency for Pamela Martinez (tags)

Los Angeles Greens join Assemblymember Goldberg and others asking Gov. Schwarzenegger to pardon Pamela Martinez. Attorney General Bill Lockyer has spent 2 million of taxpayers dollars to order her back to prison to serve an additional 65 days for that same, non-violent petty theft.  If she is forced to fulfill his order, she will lose her hard-won job and home.

3 Strikes Latest Casualty - Pam Martinez (tags)

CA ATTORNEY GENERAL SPENDS 2 MILLION DOLLARS TO GET 65 MORE DAYS IN PRISON FOR WOMAN WHO ALREADY SERVED SEVEN YEARS FOR THEFT OF $30 TOOL BOX

Families to Amend California’s Three Strikes Meet Kucinich (tags)

Quaker House South Los Angeles – 12/21/03 Families to Amend California’s Three Strikes or “FACTS” received the support of Dennis Kucinich. The presidential candidate’s progressive stand against Three Strikes and the prison industry system offered hope to the over 4000 non-violent offenders currently serving life sentences in California under Three-strikes. FACTS, a grassroots movement is made up of families whose loved ones are serving mandatory sentences ranging from 25 years to life for non-violent crimes.

Kucinich Backs FACTS (tags)

Quaker House South Los Angeles – 12/21/03 Families to Amend California’s Three Strikes or “FACTS” received the support of Dennis Kucinich. The presidential candidate’s progressive stand against Three Strikes and the prison industry system offered hope to the over 4000 non-violent offenders currently serving life sentences in California under Three-strikes.

Civil Liberties Defense Coalition - NEEDS YOUR HELP! (tags)

WE NEED YOUR HELP! For the Los Angeles City Council Resolution against the USA PATRIOT Act, and other related measures.

Peter Camejo on the Recall (tags)

Subject: Peter Camejo on the Recall

Green Candidate - Peter Camejo Analyzes The Recall (tags)

10/14/03 - Camejo analyzes the recall; Debate Strategy, Vote Declines, Democrat Lies About the Polls, What Our Vote Reveals About Our Base, Democratic Party Front Organizations, Arianna Huffington, Understanding the Demos/Rupubs & more.

The Call for a National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality, Repression, and (tags)

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July 19th PROTEST in Hollywood to repeal "Patriot Act." (tags)

Come to a Candlelight Vigil to Defend Civil Liberties! DEFEND OUR RIGHTS! STOP THE REPRESSION! An Injury to One is an Injury to All!

The Movement to Undo Three Strikes (tags)

Some info I got from the latest FACTS newsletter. Unfortunately, there's some bad news, but the push to fight the unjust law continues. Volunteer ops!

Families to Amend California's Three Strikes Law (FACTS) (tags)

Part 1 of 4 - "Life is not a baseball game. Three strikes is a crying shame!" (14 mins)

"Life is not a Baseball Game" -- The Fight Against Three Strikes (tags)

More than 300 people attended a march in Westwood today to show their opposition to California's Three Strikes law. The march was led by the Aztec Dancers. It was organized by Families to Amend California's Three Strikes, which can be reached at (213) 746-4844.

FACTS Protest Against CA Three Strikes @ Westwood, CA (tags)

On March 9th, Families to Amend California's Three Strikes (F.A.C.T.S.) held a protest in Westwood, CA. Protesters marched through Westwood Village to the Federal Building on Wilshire Blvd where speakers and performers took the stage.

FACTS Protest Against CA Three Strikes @ Westwood, CA (tags)

On March 9th, Families to Amend California's Three Strikes (F.A.C.T.S.) held a protest in Westwood, CA. Protesters marched through Westwood Village to the Federal Building on Wilshire Blvd where speakers and performers took the stage.

FACTS Protest Against CA Three Strikes @ Westwood, CA (tags)

On March 9th, Families to Amend California's Three Strikes (F.A.C.T.S.) held a protest in Westwood, CA. Protesters marched through Westwood Village to the Federal Building on Wilshire Blvd where speakers and performers took the stage.

FACTS Protest Against CA Three Strikes @ Westwood, CA (tags)

On March 9th, Families to Amend California's Three Strikes (F.A.C.T.S.) held a protest in Westwood, CA. Protesters marched through Westwood Village to the Federal Building on Wilshire Blvd where speakers and performers took the stage.

FACTS Protest Against CA Three Strikes @ Westwood, CA (tags)

On March 9th, Families to Amend California's Three Strikes (F.A.C.T.S.) held a protest in Westwood, CA. Protesters marched through Westwood Village to the Federal Building on Wilshire Blvd where speakers and performers took the stage.

Protest the Three Strikes law tomorrow, Sat. March 9 (tags)

Rally and march through Westwood. Sat Mar 9, 11 AM. Protest the Three Strikes law. Excellent lineup of rally speakers and music.

Please support Rob "Ruckus"Middaugh sentenced yesterday to 3 yrs (tags)

please write him letters, or find any book publishers intrested in sending him books, he loves to read

Green Candidate For Upcoming Congressional Race (tags)

Congressman Julian Dixon Dies-Green Party Activist Donna Warren announces she is running for the 32 Congressional District Seat! Go Donna!!!

MICHAEL MOORE SEZ: Three Strikes and You're Out, Mr. Bush! (tags)

Michael Moore puts the Bush DUI story in persepctive -- including the pathetic failure of the corporate press. "Dirty tricks" used to refer to false stories. Nowadays it refers to true stories we weren't supposed to hear about. "Where have the big networks' investigative reporters been? -- I'll tell you where: ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL!"

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