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Houses Passes Disaster Aid Package for Puerto Rico, US States and Territories (tags)
On Friday, the House of Representatives passed disaster relief legislation to benefit US States, Territories and municipalities recovering from wildfires, floods and hurricanes.
LA Times Homicide Report (tags)
The Homicide Report is an interactive map, database and blog that chronicles homicides in Los Angeles County. Any death deemed a homicide by the coroner’s office -- the death of a human being by the hand of another -- is included in the database. Coroner's officials currently are providing a bi-weekly list of homicides to The Times. At a minimum, the Homicide Report provides basic details of each killing. In addition, the report includes in-depth reporting of cases and communities, as well as updates when arrests are made and suspects are tried in court.
Peace in the Park 2017 – Summer of Love Edition! (tags)
One speaker described this event as the antithesis of the recent hate demonstrations.
Staggering Turnout for Women's March L.A. (tags)
At one point, organizers reported a police count of 500,000. Later estimates were significantly higher. Messages on signs included, “See Jane overthrow patriarchy”; “Our descendants are looking back on us” (sign shaped like a pair of eyes); “Life is easier because of my white male privilege. That's not right”; “Stop Tweeting, start listening”; and “Abort Trump.” A number of signs had images of Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia; captions included references to rebellions being founded on hope. Some, including small children, even dressed as Princess Leia. (Additional signs are pictured following this article.)
Donald Trump Makes Ukraine's Enemies List (tags)
Israeli Independence Produced Nakba Suffering (tags)
Mideast Peace Negotiators Meet (tags)
Remembering Jack Kennedy (tags)
No Deal in Geneva (tags)
Israeli Pillar of Cloud War Crimes (tags)
Holy Land Foundation Charity Case Goes to Supreme Court (tags)
Glorifying Israel Shames Harvard (tags)
Los Angeles participates in national day of action against war in Iran (tags)
Update from Occupy Riverside Day 12 (tags)
October 25, 2011 RIVERSIDE (California) - Much has happened in the week since the last report filed on Occupy Riverside, including several actions and an incident of police brutality.
Successful socialism conference held in the Philippines (tags)
A successful ‘socialism conference’ was held in Manila from November 27 to 28. The conference was organized by the socialist Partido Lakas ng Masa or Party of the Laboring Masses (PLM) and the socialist-feminist regional network Transform Asia. The conference was attended by 100 delegates, leaders of the PLM from Metro Manila, and other leading socialists of the Philippine left, as well as 13 international guests.
P3.1B ( $ 67 M) more for Filipino war vets (tags)
The EPCC NEWS based in Los Angeles learned through media sources in Manila that the United States has allocated $67 million (about P3.1 billion) for all eligible Filipino veterans of World War II whose claims for compensation were turned down and successfully appealed, it was learned Monday. House Resolution 4899, or the Supplemental Appropriations Act, included a provision for the Filipino Veterans Equity Compensation Program. On July 29, 2010, US President Barack Obama signed HR 4899 into law. Most veterans' claims have been decided and continue to be paid with the $198 million in original funding.
The Case for War: The Iron Mountain Report (tags)
evidence of America's permanent war strategy
Mothers March & Speak Out (tags)
On Saturday, March 13, about 150 mothers, grandmothers, women who are not mothers, children, and men, came out for the Mothers March and Speak Out in Los Angeles. This was an International Women’s Day event called by the Global Women’s Strike and Women of Color/GWS.
Senate Candidate Fran Pavley Upsets Supporters with Code Words in Health Care Mailer (tags)
Fran Pavley's Health Care Mailer included a photo of her with progressive State Senator Sheila Kuehl and identified Kuehl as author of the vetoed single payer Universal Health Act, SB 840. However, not only did Pavley not endorse Kuehl's bill in the mailer, she included code words accepting the role of private insurance and opposing single payer and the economies of it.
Demonstration Against Clear-Cutting at Office Max in Pasadena (tags)
Many people stopped and played the game ("Pin the Chain Saw on the Tree"). There was also a letter to Office Max, which people could sign. Numerous leaflets were distributed as well. A large, colorful banner caught the attention of many motorists and pedestrians.
Winter AntiMall (photos/report) (tags)
Near the entrance of the AntiMall was a list of the "Artivists" (“artists who are also activists”) and what they do for their communities. For example, a qualified vendor may “mentor a child, volunteer at a community garden, [or] donate art pieces to social justice organizations,” Palomares said.
LA and Nationwide: People Hit the Streets to Stop the War (tags)
The October 27 demonstrations represented another important step forward for the anti-war movement in the United States. Over 100,000 people took to the streets in coordinated regional and local protests to demand an immediate end to the war in Iraq, including well over 10,000 in Los Angeles.
Civil Disobedience, Demonstration at Recruiting Center Near Pasadena City College (tags)
“Not long after our arrival, a young man, interested in joining the military, tried to enter the building but was blocked by protesters."
DHS to test comms strategy in TopOff 4 (tags)
As part of an exercise involving a simulated terrorism attack, the Homeland Security Department wants to gauge the extent to which the public would trust information DHS releases electronically. Like its predecessors, the fourth Top Officials (TopOff) exercise is intended to test the nation's readiness to deal with a large-scale terrorist attacks. This time, the exercise will test the department's public communications strategy.
PEACE ACTIVISTS TARGET CONG. HOWARD BERMAN (tags)
About 40 peace activists from multiple groups in the San Fernando Valley gathered in front of Congressman Howard Berman's home in Valley Village on Sat, May 26,2007. Berman did NOT VOTE on the supplemental Iraq appropriations bill HR2206 that funds the war without timelines for withdrawal. Groups represented included Neighborhood Peace and Justice, Progressive Democrats of America, Progressive Caucus CDP, So. Cal. Grassroots, Valley Democrats United. Photos: (c)2007 Linda Sutton
72 against Bush (tags)
The Karbala battle was over 1,000 years ago. Why waste our boys on another?
Political activist is arrested wearing terrorist costume (tags)
A lawyer was arrested on a highway overpass wearing an Osama bin Laden Halloween costume and holding a toy gun. The costume included plastic dynamite, grenades, and a replica of an AK-47 assault rifle. Police Chief Ed Googins said. "It just crossed the line."
Camejo pushing for three way debate, not multi-party democracy (tags)
Green Party Gov. candidate Peter Camejo is appealing for funds to air TV ads to raise his profile and get himself into the 'debates' with Gropenator and Angelides. But there seems to be no effort to link the call for his inclusion with the right of the candidates of the other three ballot qualified parties to also be included.
Hundred of Thousand at LA noon time March (tags)
HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS MARCH FOR MIGRANTS RIGHTS Downtown Los Angeles was completely closed down as marchers demand for legalization
Hussein accused of genocide (tags)
Saddam Hussein has been charged for the first time with genocide, an Iraqi judge announced today. Hussein will stand trial on charges relating to the Anfal campaign against Iraqi Kurds in the 1980s. The campaign included the gassing of 5,000 civilians in the village of Halabja, but judge Ra'id Juhi said that incident was not included in the charges and would be prosecuted separately.
CINDY SHEEHAN IS HURTING HER CAUSE (tags)
CINDY SHEEHAN IS HURTING HER CAUSE
Facts? We don't need any stinkin' facts! (tags)
From Social Security to terror attacks, from pollution caps to casualties, Bush has used "fuzzy math" to cover up his financial interests. Never forget he is an oilman.
Al Gore speaks on Global Climate Crisis in Beverly Hills, CA (tags)
Beverly Hills, CA - Al Gore spoke in Beverly Hills California February 15, 2005. he was the VIP guest speaker,. the title of the event was "Global CLimate Crisis: What you don't know , but should" He spoke for 45 minutes followed by a 20 minute Q and A. His used multimedia display graphics, audio and video to illustrate the "serious" nature of f his talk. This included a special anamated cartoon by the makers of "The Simpsons" . It also included new evidence documenting the the increasing speed of global warming around the gloge and it devestating consiquences. You can listen to the entire speach and Q and a at: http://www.radio4all.net/proginfo.php?id=11323
Project "A" Cafe (tags)
This weekend the first A-Cafe took place in Orange County. It was a fun filled gathering which included free coffee, snow cones, cookies, literature, a graffiti art wall, and acoustic music.
Demo in Sofia Demands Immediate Bulgarian Withdrawal (tags)
A demonstration of many hundreds gathered in Sofia 29 July 2004 to protest the presence of 470 “allied” Bulgarian troops at Karbala in Occupied Iraq and demand their immediate withdrawal. The protest, called by Revolutionary Youth Movement Che Guevara (http://www.che-sofia.hit.bg/ ) and other groups, included a number of activists from the Bulgarian Anti-Authoritarian Group “Anarhosuprotiva” (AnarchoResistamce). This followed a similar smaller demonstration on July 16.
LGBT Marriage Rights Demonstration (tags)
As Congress begins debating an amendment to deny equal marriage rights to same-sex couples, lesbian and gay activists and supporters held a rally and march this Monday, 7/12/04, to say no to discrimination and yes to equality for all.
U.S. is 3rd on World's "Economic Freedom" Index (tags)
Hong Kong, Singapore, and the United States rank first, second and third, respectively, in the latest edition of the 'Economic Freedom of the World' annual report by the Cato Institute and more than 50 other libertarian think tanks around the world.
Feb. 15,....The Spirit of Los Angeles (tags)
The Heart and Soul of Los Angeles was evident in today’s Peace March and Rally where between 75 and 100 thousand passionate Angelenos took to the streets of Hollwyod to protest what is being dubbed as Bush’s insane and solitary march to war.
Like, I care (tags)
What any European nation thinks about the US!!
DHKP-C included in the "terror list" of the EU (tags)
THE EUROPEAN UNION HAS GIVEN IN TO PRESSURE FROM THE USA AND THE STATE IN TURKEY. THE DHKP-C HAS BEEN INCLUDED IN THE LIST OF TERRORIST ORGANISATIONS
Drunken Ozzy Bites Head Off Genetically Engineered Salmon at White House Dinner (tags)
The White House’s 88th annual Correspondents Association dinner ended unexpectedly this past weekend when widely publicized guest Ozzy Osbourne engaged in a wild geeking competition with Commander in Chief, George www. Bush. The dinner has come to serve as a traditional means for the White House to wine and dine those in the media who’ve been particularly instrumental in making the government look good, or at least better, in the public’s eye. However.... For the rest of this article, feel free to visit http://www.saviorass.com/archives/bush_ozzy/bush_ozzy.html or just click on the link included.
LA Activists Hear Pacifica Voices in Protest while KPFK Signal is Down (tags)
On Saturday, November 3rd, Pacifica Radio Network came to life at KPFK outside of the building at 3729 Cahuenga Blvd West in North Hollywood.
GOTHENBURG WRAP-UP: Narratives (tags)
Read personal accounts of the events of Gothenburg; first-hand testimonies from witnesses.
NAVY'S MISTREATMENT OF PROTESTORS ON VIEQUES (tags)
GUTIERREZ TESTIFIES BEFORE CONGRESSIONAL PANEL ON NAVY'S MISTREATMENT OF PEACEFUL PROTESTORS ON VIEQUES Congressional Hispanic Caucus conducts hearings on abuse of demonstrators Navy representative admits that video tapes show Congressman cooperating with police, not resisting arrest
COUP WATCH: The Real Vote Count Summarized (tags)
Gore's true margin of victory could be 17,000 or more. Here's a summary of the votes not counted in the official total (and a few questionable ones that were counted) from various different Florida counties.