fix articles 13343, opportunity
The chances of the Corona crisis (tags)
Public debt only became a problem after the bank bailouts...Crises cause fear and reinforce deep-seated anxieties.. The market under capitalism is not an efficient distribution mechanism, but a means to enrich private corporations at the expense of society and its environment.
Court overrules Canada's approval of Northern Gateway pipeline (tags)
“First Nations and Canada have a lot of work to do regarding measures needed to finally put us all on the path of reconciliation and partnership.” The court’s ruling offers the Trudeau government with a unique opportunity to re-think Canada’s discredited pipeline approval process...
New Canadian government brings opportunity to address housing crisis (tags)
Two key ingredients have been essential for achieving positive results. Firstly, it is necessary to have a partner in government willing to listen and invest in housing. But equally important, activism at a local level is needed to mobilize knowledge and initiative to propose and develop projects...
VIDEO: Opportunity Village Eugene, 5 min (tags)
Opportunity Village turns 1 year old—and looks forward to the next! Opportunity Village turned one year old at the end of August! The micro-housing community has provided a home to more than 60 people for various lengths of time since opening.
Philippines: Dismantling the Marcoses' "Empire of Memory" (tags)
Statement of Akbayan Chairperson Risa Hontiveros on the 42nd year commemoration of the declaration of Martial Law
Vote fro Shell oil as Worst Company of 2012 (tags)
Letter to Governor Jerry Brown from immigrant youth led groups across California (tags)
Governor Brown: Sign the TRUST Act! Don't sign a symbolic driver’s license bill.
Claremont Authorities Promote Fascism at Hate Rally (tags)
Saturday, March 19, 2011
CLAREMONT, California - Despite the best efforts of the City of Claremont and the Claremont Consortium of Colleges to obstruct, befuddle, and otherwise thwart a popular demonstration against fascism, the Southern California community succeeded in doing precisely that at two parallel demonstrations in response to a heavily-armed presence of a band of racist paramilitaries and their state-funded protectors.
The Eighth Annual AntiMall (tags)
Many of us would like to give up holiday shopping altogether. However, the annual AntiMall is an opportunity for holiday shoppers to at least have their money go to artivists (artists + community activists) and causes such as Afghan Women's Mission—rather than big box stores and other corporate behemoths.
Volunteer to End Cannabis Prohibition (tags)
On November 2, 2010, California will adopt the world’s first set of comprehensive cannabis regulations. This is the beginning of that process. Those of us who are involved with this campaign are charged with the responsibility of creating the foundation for this regulatory structure.
Workers can take advantage of a serious crisis too. (tags)
Capitalists aren't the only ones that should be taking advantage of a good crisis. Workers shouldn't let a crisis go to waste either.
APIA Summer Activist Training Applications Accepted (tags)
Forwarded from an activist. Contact Sally Zhu at UCLA for an application form.
Participation Matters (tags)
Each speech President Obama has delivered since his inauguration seems to paint a picture of change that is being created on the fly. I believe that – by nature of our humanity – we are all artists, and that we can all add a spontaneous stroke here or there to this potential masterpiece. But our current circumstances, as you will read in the below Op-Ed piece, present a serendipitous opportunity for public audiences to participate in community-based theater, and through that, to collaboratively address our social problems. If President Obama continues to publicly hold us accountable for re-creating a better America, this is one proven avenue for us to respond.
Israel Apartheid Week Berkeley (tags)
Inequality and Equal Opportunity: A German Perspective (tags)
A fifth of Germans no longer believe the national economy is just. With false signals, false promises and false goals, politics kindles the feeling of injustice. The idea of equal opportunity turns out to be the grand delusion of Germany.
Philippine party-list group Babae Ka to push for equal employment opportunity law (tags)
Babae para sa Kaunlaran or Babae Ka (You are a Woman) will be enacted by the 14th Congress of the Philippines. Women party-list group Babae Ka has announced that the group would prioritize the passage of the “equal employment opportunity law” which will ban discrimination by age, gender and religion in the process of employment.
Pete Seeger for Nobel Peace Prize (tags)
Pete Seeger has worked for Peace and Social Justice over the course of his 87 year lifetime. We can be influential in getting him nominated for the honor he deserves. http://www.petitionthem.com/default.asp?sect=detail&pet...=3774
Life Can Be So Car Free (tags)
This year Los Angelinos will have the opportunity to celebrate World Car-Free Day by coming to our fabooolous event. Bands, film, bike rides, walk-about, and bring a picnic and see an awesome sunset over the LA skyline
DEADLINE LOOMS ON OPPORTUNITY TO SAVE THE SOUTH CENTRAL FARM! (tags)
The South Central Farm, located at 41st and Alameda Streets in South Los Angeles, is thought to be the largest community garden in the United States. After a contentious three-year land-use battle that made news around the world, the Trust for Public Land intervened and secured an opportunity to save the South Central Farm. Within the confines of a tentative purchase agreement, an opportunity to purchase the farm now exists from stakeholders and the Los Angeles community.
The Price of the Ticket (tags)
The Price of the Ticket Immigrants on the march today threaten to go the way of the Irish, the Italian and the Jewish: they may pay the price of the ticket for American citizenship by yielding to a racial hierarchy that leaves Blacks at the bottom.
18 Days Left to Save The South Central Farm (tags)
There are only 18 days left to fundraise for the Purchase of the South Central Farm. If the money is not raised Horrowitz has already gotten the court order to begin eviction as soon as this purchase option fails. He has more interest in having fail because he stands to make up to 25 million dollars if he sells the land to other developers.
The Valentine Peace Project (tags)
This is a creative peace visibility project. Please join us in re-imagining Valentine's and create a new expression this February 14 celebrating peace and community.
The Jacumba Gap (tags)
A great opportunity was missed by coalition members from both LA and San Diego for a mass protest of Gilchrist at the Jacumba gap and with a second opportunity lost to disrupt Chases minutemen the next day at their sign up at the VFW. This last weekends excursion revealed that the battle is still out there at the border. With no one to confront them the minute men simply have free reign over the desert.
ANSWER PROTESTS or STREET CORNER GATHERINGS? (tags)
I WOULD LIKE TO OPEN A DISCUSSION ON COMMUNITY PROTESTS vs. ANSWER DEMO'S. WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT THIS!
A Response to Violence (tags)
A short peice in response to the recent beheading of Nick Berg.
MAY DAY CARAVAN 2004 (tags)
What the "Powers That Be" Have Feared Since Colonial Times Is coming to be. They should be shaking in their boots.
MAY DAY CARAVAN FOR JUSTICE! (tags)
What the "Powers That Be" Have Feared Since Colonial Times
Developing countries summit in Venezuela: "To recover the South-South identity" (tags)
The developing countries encounter will take place next February 26th to 28th in Caracas, Venezuela. It will count with the presence of the presidents of Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Peru, Chile, among others.
Cuba will be host of encounter on Gender and New Technologies (tags)
From the 18 to the 20 of May of 2004 it will be made in Havana, Cuba, VI Latin American Encounter "Woman and Communication". In this opportunity the central subject will be Sort and new technologies of the information and the communications.
It's hard to say which was worse for Howard Dean: the capture of Saddam Hussein or Al Gore's endorsement.
False Patriotism (tags)
Pseudo-American "Patriotic" Global Subliminal Terrorism!
Informers for a Day (tags)
15.04.2003 - In war-torn Saravena, a town of 30,000 in Arauca department in eastern Colombia, soldiers dressed as clowns befriend local children by offering them candy, rides on armored personnel carriers, and the use of the army's swimming pool in return for the opportunity to pummel them with pro-army and anti-rebel propaganda. Read the article by Garry M. Leech at Colombia Report.
Tax Protester Provided a Prime Opportunity to Finally End the Federal Income Tax (tags)
The Justice Department has provided a New Hampshire tax protester with a prime opportunity to finally end the federal income tax by indicting him on 18 felony counts of violating the internal revenue laws.
Action for Nuclear Abolition (tags)
NonViolent Direct Action Camp - October 5 - 15th, 2002. People from around the world will join in solidarity with the Western Shoshone people to demand that Nuclear Testing and Storage of Deadly Nuclear Waste no longer be practiced on Western Shoshone land.
Resist Fascism Now! (tags)
Consider this opportunity to demand that action be taken to hold the criminal U.S. regime accountable.
Tonights Newsreal Event (9/13) (tags)
We might want to be prepared for an informal 'debriefing' session as this might be the first opportunity many IMC have to meet in person since Tuesdays event.
A7 we need your help (tags)
A big protest is being held April 7th to stop the adventure pass, we need your support. sign a petition at www.freeourforests.org
Stop the Adventure pass, join in on activism (tags)
Sign a petition to stop the adventure pass at www.freeourforests.org
You are needed to protest the fee demostration program(the adventure pass) (tags)
Come and be a part of the solution!!!
Call to action (tags)
its time to get rad. the time is right. I lifted this from the main Indymedia site to bring to LA. Perhaps waiting until January is too late.