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Jerry Brown Widens the Chasm Between Labor and the Democratic Party (tags)
With the November elections rapidly approaching, most Americans are unimpressed and uninvolved, having concluded that elections have changed little in their struggling lives, despite all the promises of politicians.
A Surge in Demands on Government for Jobs (tags)
Thanks to the government bailout, bankers and brokers are now self-righteously pocketing their record bonuses, reassured by Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein that they are doing “God’s work” (The New York Times, November 17, 2009). There is no humility in these quarters. Yet working people continue to be battered by relentlessly rising unemployment, caused by an economic crisis they had no part in creating. Officially the rate stands at 10.2 percent with the unofficial rate hovering around 17.5 percent, since it also includes part-time workers wanting full-time work and those who are discouraged and no longer looking for work. Both statistics are on the verge of rising.
MARCH 18 MASS ANTI-WAR PROTEST IN LOS ANGELES (tags)
Join thousands in LA on March 18 to protest the war on Iraq on the 3rd anniversary of the U.S. invasion
SAT 9/24: National Day of Anti-War Protests in LA (tags)
Thousands to Join the National Day of Anti-War Protests in Los Angeles on Saturday Calling to ‘End the War on Iraq, Bring the Troops Home Now, andmJustice for the Hurricane Survivors’
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.