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Psychonaut Michael Pollan And Psychedelic Therapy (tags)

On magic mushrooms, cancer patients lose their fear of death. Others like Pollan experience a blissful ego dissolution. Pollan describes his odyssey in the world of magic mushrooms, peyote and psilocybin

International Day of Solidarity with Leonard Peltier (tags)

Saturday, February 6, 2016

INGLEWOOD - In a day-long event, members of the Southern California chapter of the American Indian Movement, along with other members of the Native community and social justice activists, called for clemency for AIM activist Leonard Peltier, imprisoned since 1977 on trumped-up charges. The day featured speeches from well-known figures from the movement in defense of indigenous rights, musical and poetic performances, drums, and prayer.

New Orleans Today with Sakura Kone’ (tags)

On Saturday, August 15, activist Sakura Kone' spoke about the current state of affairs in New Orleans, on KPFA and KPOO radio in San Francisco,, 10 years after Hurricane Katrina devastated NOLA in the largest unnatural disaster in US history.

KPFK hosted PACIFICA's board in LA. Missed it? here's some for ya (tags)

More on PACIFICA FORUM in LA june 2015 - as observed and noted. Many KPFK public members - and staff - and programmers came for their brief 2-min comment to the 'parent' company- Pacifica PNB members present, The PNB spoke for hours disputing, conflicting, discussing and also shouting to each other - while the larger-size audience sat way in back behind their circle.

LA Fields Two Marches Against Police Executions Photoset 2 of 2 (tags)

Two wildcat marches in the August sun to condemn the deaths and abuse of Ford, Abrego, Jackson, Montgomery and Parker in response to Ferguson Missouri

LA Fields Two Marches Against Police Executions Photoset 1of 2 (tags)

LA has two wildcat marches in the August sun to condemn the deaths and abuse of Ford, Abrego, Jackson, Montgomery and Parker in response to Ferguson Missouri

Crushing defeat for BDS at San Diego State University (tags)

Bigoted #BDS resolution defeated at SDSU 16 no, 3 yes, 3 abstentions

The Shortwave Report 08/09/13 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Radio Deutsche-Welle, the Voice of Russia, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, and NHK World Radio Japan

Testing, Testing Can You Hear Us ? (tags)

Los Angeles Marches With The World Against Monsanto and Agri-Tech Practices Photo Set 3 of 3

Testing, Testing Can You Hear Us ? (tags)

Los Angeles Marches With The World Against Monsanto and Agri-Tech Practices

Mothers, Caregivers, Occupiers demand answers from candidates (tags)

A multiracial group of mothers, children, other caregivers, occupiers, women and men, older people and youth, held a Speakout and Protest outside the Republican Party Headquarters in Burbank, California on Monday, October 15th, the eve of the second presidential debate. .

Occupy the Military Industrial Complex (report back) (tags)

A series of demonstrations drew attention to one of the biggest (and least-discussed) welfare programs: the Military Industrial Complex. Although Boeing was the main target, demonstrations also occurred in front of Northrop Grumman and Raytheon. By late afternoon, there were about 50 participants. That number increased to approximately 75 by early evening. Most response from vehicular traffic seemed positive.

Jan Perry's Attempt to Remove Green Space Requirement Gains Steam (tags)

After 90+ minutes of open discussion, City Council’s Budget and Finance Committee unanimously approved Councilwoman Jan Perry's proposal and made the announcement quickly and quietly. Perry was not present herself but filled the room with residents of the low-income housing project Pueblo Del Rio (who were bused in and treated to a free lunch) and employees of PIMA, the company which hopes to develop the entire property. The measure will now be reintroduced to the full City Council, probably in mid-November. The South Central Farm is calling on Angelinos to contact their City Council members (contact info. at the bottom of this article).

Community Dialogues in four US Cities: Mothers and Other Caregivers Speak Out (tags)

Mothers & other caregivers speak out against child welfare injustices, budget cuts, criminalization and war. Together they planned joint actions to demand that child “protection”, welfare and other government policies end the trashing of mothers and recognize the value of their caregiving work.

Community Dialogues in four US Cities: Mothers & Other Caregivers Speak Out (tags)

Mothers & other caregivers speak out against child welfare injustices, budget cuts, criminalization and war. Together they planned joint actions to demand that child “protection”, welfare and other government policies end the trashing of mothers and recognize the value of their caregiving work.

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.

March 4 in Riverside (with embedded video) (tags)

March 4, 2010
RIVERSIDE - In a demonstration infused with dance, students and workers of the University of California, Riverside demanded an end to fee hikes, staffing furloughs, and cuts in class offerings. They chanted as they marched to downtown Riverside, where they were met by a contingent of student and worker activists from Riverside Community College for another rally. After the speeches, a carefully-orchestrated symbolic "death of public education" and die-in blocked traffic on University Avenue for about five minutes before protesters voluntarily cleared the street and avoided any threat of arrest.
Photo set 1: http://la.indymedia.org/news/2010/03/235667.php
Photo set 2: http://la.indymedia.org/news/2010/03/235687.php
Article: http://la.indymedia.org/news/2010/03/235709.php

Freedom of Speech at Universities (tags)

Events this week in both the USA and the UK have once again shown the double standard for free speech at universities

LA Health Reform Rally Sticks it to Fox (tags)

Protesters Bite Back at Fox Tales: Healthcare Reform Advocates at Rally in Front of FOX Bear Huge Banner Stating "FOX News is Bad for Our Health!" Tuesday evening, Sept 22, a lively group of approximately 70 activists brought a Pro-Healthcare Reform rally to the sidewalk in front of FOX TV Center at 1999 Bundy in West Los Angeles. To be repeated next Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 5pm-7pm.

39th Anniversary of the Chicano Moratorium: "Still Here, Still A Force" (tags)

Saturday, August 29, 2009

EAST LOS ANGELES--Thirty-nine years ago, a statewide series of demonstrations by Chicanos and Chicanas against the wars in Southeast Asia culminated in a police riot and the assassination of Los Angeles Times and KMEX journalist Rubén Salazar. Today, members of the Chicanx community and activists of all stripes commemorated the day's fateful events with music, poetry, teatro, and speakers.

HUNDREDS ATTENDS IMMIGRATION REFORM HEARINGS IN LOS ANGELES, MARCH 13 (tags)

Familias Unidas, Jamas Cerra Vencidos! (Familes United Can never be defeated) Hundreds of immigrants and advocates packed the old La Placita Olvera Church to hear testimonies from people who are affected by the broken immigration laws of the US and attend a congressional hearing on immigration reform law. Present at the hearings were Assistant Speaker Congressman Xavier Becerra, Congresswomen Grace Napolitan0, Lucille Royal-Allard and Diane Watson. They were members of the Latino and Black Caucus. They also presented people from their district who spoke on their concerns on immigration reform.

HUNDREDS ATTNED IMMIGRATION REFORM HEARINGS IN LOS ANGELES, MARCH 13 (tags)

Familias Unidas, Jamas Cerra Vencidos! (Familes United Can never be defeated) Hundreds of immigrants and advocates packed the old La Placita Olvera Church to hear testimonies from people who are affected by the broken immigration laws of the US and attend a congressional hearing on immigration reform law. Present at the hearings were Assistant Speaker Congressman Xavier Becerra, Congresswomen Grace Napolitan0, Lucille Royal-Allard and Diane Watson. They were members of the Latino and Black Caucus. They also presented people from their district who spoke on their concerns on immigration reform.

March on Riverside Border Patrol Office: No more quotas, no more raids, no more deportatio (tags)

Saturday, February 7, 2009 RIVERSIDE, California--In urgent response to the rash of Border Patrol raids across the Inland Empire, community members convened at Riverside City Hall to express frustration with the agency's family-devastating policies.

First Annual Los Angeles Anarchist Bookfair: A Beginning Marker of Resistence (tags)

Saturday, December 13, 2008 LOS ANGELES - The organizers of the first annual Los Angeles Anarchist Bookfair sent out a call for "dreamers, fighters, organizers, and rebels to come, meet, strategize, learn from each other, get books, attend workshops, participate, and join the movement." And despite the state's efforts to squelch our efforts, come they did--more than 700 people, mostly from the greater Los Angeles area, although some came from as far as San Diego, the Bay Area, Oregon, New York, and even Canada, to participate in this herstory-making event.

DNC Rally, Stop the War (tags)

Denver, Colorado, August 25--Yesterday one thousand people showed up on the steps of the Capitol in Downtown Denver for the rally and the march calling for the end of the occupation in Iraq. Cindy Sheehan spoke first for 10 minutes asking the people to help her to displace Mrs. Pelosi from the head of congress.

MP3 Audio: Interviews with Indymac Customers (tags)

SANTA MONICA, July 16, 2008 – The run on Indymac Bank, continued into its third day today. The branch on Wilshire Blvd in Santa Monica has started issuing numbers to customers wanting to withdraw money from their accounts. Today, the doors to the bank were guarded by two security agents. Customers were only allowed entry when their number was called. On arrival this reporter saw ticket #516 issued to a woman from Marina Del Rey who wanted to close her account and move her savings to another bank. When leaving the scene the bank mangers were calling ticket number 209

Part 2, "How Many More? Resist, Resist the War!" OCPC. ORG (tags)

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Orange County Peace Coalition: "How Many More? Resist, Resist the War!" (tags)

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The Populist Surge (tags)

In the state that will kick off the presidential election this week, it's not a good time to be part of the moneyed elite--even in the Republican Party.

CHICAGO CONFIDENTIAL! First National Convergence of the Movement for a Democratic Society (tags)

It was a hectic week for activists in Chicago. There was the Select Media Festival, a Teaching for Social Justice Conference, a SNCC commemoration, the Humanities festival, a National Convention to End the Death Penalty, and Bob Brown’s law-suit against the corporations. Not least, the Movement for a Democratic Society (MDS) held its first national convergence at Loyola University, from November 8 through 11 with the participation of the newly inspired SDS, Students for a Democratic Society.

Immigrants Neglected and Abused During San Diego Wildfires (tags)

It is important that people know that the government’s response to this has not been as benevolent as the news media has made it out to be. For immigrant families, this is in no way an ‘anti-Katrina.’ Immigrants in San Diego county are being neglected by emergency evacuators, put in danger by their employers, treated rudely by authorities and volunteers, refused aid at evacuation sites, and racially profiled by police and deported by the Border Patrol.

"No Wars For Israel" Conference a Success (tags)

Although the Zionists tried their best to close down the conference, their supreme efforts were foiled.

PHOTOS: Obama Rally (tags)

Senator Barack Obama spoke at a rally in the Crenshaw District on Tuesday.

VIDEO: Barack Obama Rally 2-20-07 (tags)

LOS ANGELES, February 21, 2007 - Senator Barack Obama spoke at a rally in the Crenshaw District on Tuesday. (He is running for president of the US.)

Dutch F-16's ready to shoot down passenger plane because dark skinned men pass cell phone (tags)

I wonder if the general public thinks the war on terror has gotten out of hand when F-16s scramble to guard and possibly shoot down a passenger plane because dark skinned men on the plane are passing around a cell phone!

Border Vigilante Goes on Trial Today (tags)

Cochise County, Arizona-Business owner and former Sheriff's deputy Roger Barnett goes on trial today for detaining a group of migrants at gunpoint on his neighbor's property. The civil suit, filed by Donald MacKenzie with the support of Border Action Network a local human rights group, claims Barnett impersonated a law enforcement officer and trespassed on private property in order to detain the group.

Ralph Nader: “Americans Need Moral Courage!” (tags)

Ralph Nader spoke at a campaign rally, in Baltimore, MD, on behalf of Kevin Zeese, who’s running as an Independent for a U.S. Senate seat. Nader called his former press secretary, “a great candidate.” An activist’s activist, Nader said a vast majority of Americans need a dose of “moral courage.” They have allowed “a few,” to rule over the many. “Democracy,” Nader said, “isn’t a slogan. People need to get motivated, show up and get organized.”

HIV/AIDS - 25 Years and Counting (tags)

Telling Our Stories: HIV/AIDS - 25 Years & Counting

NIFC Report Of NY Hunger Strike Commemoration (tags)

The 25th anniversary commemoration of the 1981 Irish Hungerstrike in New York

Racism? (tags)

Thoughts of the day! Viva La Everyone!

BTL:Immigrants in the U.S.Take to the Streets to Demand Equality (tags)

Between the Lines' Scott Harris spoke with Labor journalist David Bacon

Popular Female Leader From Afghanistan to Speak in L.A. March 6 (tags)

“Today she is [27] years old. Because of her brave stand in Afghanistan, she has received the support and the love and affection of the majority of Afghan people. Meanwhile, the warlords, this small group of extremist men, have decided that she's a threat to them. So she gets daily death threats.” -- Sonali Kolhatkar, KPFK and Afghan Women’s Mission

Report, photos of Costa Mesa city council protest (tags)

As people of various views and backgrounds protest the mayor of Costa Mesa, people from SOS(Save Our State), Gilchrist, and Minuteman people show support.

Mexican Activist is Beaten & Brutalized by Costa Mesa PD (tags)

TV Cameras catpure and broadcast footage of Costa Mesa PD beating, dragging, and brutalizing Mexica Activst while speaking out against anti-immigrant policies

MP3: Snoop Dogg - Poem for Tookie (tags)

Snoop Dogg spoke at the memorial services for Stan Tookie Williams. The services were held in Los Angeles at the Bethel AME Church. Snoop spoke softly and read a very moving poem he had written for Tookie Williams.

Report on Gilchrist/Minuteman day labor protest in Lake Forest dec. 17, '05 (tags)

Gilchrist and his supporters at a Lake Forest day labor protest.

Why the South Cent (tags)

The time is NOW--the urgency is BOILING over, to make a stand for LAND and DIGNITY.

the newer centurions (tags)

Blackwater Mercenaries Deploy in New Orleans

WHO WERE THE LATEST TEL AVIV BOMBING VICTIMS? -- Ha'aretz (tags)

"Israel Orbach delivered a fiery eulogy, [*PROUDLY*] explaining that he had served in the same unit as Prime Minister Ariel Sharon[!!!] and Mossad chief Meir Dagan[!!!]."

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

Rally Supporting King Drew Trauma Center (tags)

About THREE THOUSAND people turned out today at noon for a mid-day rally led by Rep. Maxine Waters at King/Drew supporting the King/Drew Trauma Center. Also in attendance were local politicians and dozens of community leaders and activists.

Hoover, Nixon had FBI follow Kerry--nothing found (tags)

Wherever Kerry went he was followed; Washington, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Urbana, Illinois. Details of his movements were sent to the then-FBI director J. Edgar Hoover and President Nixon.

Walk Out at Santa Monica College (tags)

Hundereds of students walkout November 3 against the adminstration and the president because of the distribution of money, elimination of programs, layoffs of hundereds of faculty workers, and semi-corruption taking place with the school funds.

outFarpress presents- ACLU Speaker On Patriot Act And Gay Rights July 28 (tags)

On July 28th, Bob Kearney, Associate Director of the Northern California American Civil Liberties Union, spoke on the Patriot Acts, Privacy Rights, and the Rights of Gays. 2 files, broadcast quality (26MB) and slow modem (6.7MB) LINK- http://www.radio4all.net/proginfo.php?id=7488 This is the 4th in a series of speeches given by ACLU speakers produced by Dan Roberts and outFarpress.

Kucinich Stands Tall In Portland (tags)

Dennis Kucinich Spoke Passionately to an Overflowing Crowd

Photo (1) Congresswoman Maxine Waters Spoke Against the War at Leimert Park, Sat M29 1p.m. (tags)

Congresswoman Maxine Waters spoke vehemently againt the war on Iraq to a crowd of a few thousands.

Photo (2) Congresswoman Maxine Waters Spoke Against the War at Leimert Park, Sat M29 1p.m. (tags)

Congresswoman Maxine Waters is interviewed by several radio, TV stations. She spoke vehemently against the war on Iraq to a crowd of a few thousands at Leimert Park.

Latest Iraq Diary (tags)

Baghdad, as you must know, is now under heavy bombardment. We last spoke with our team in Baghdad two hours ago. The team is split up between three hotels in downtown Baghdad.

Saddleback College Anti-war Rally UPDATE! (tags)

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LA in Palestine (tags)

Part of an ongoing series of first person accounts from Los Angelenos working in Palestine.

Report from Gaza, Palestine (tags)

update from member of ISM in Palestine

BTL: Jim Hightower's Rolling Thunder Down-home Democracy Tour Organizes... (tags)

Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with Jim Hightower about the historical roots of the Democracy Tour.

Michael Moore Packs the House in San Diego! (tags)

On Friday, March 8, 2002, Michael Moore drew a huge crowd to an elementary school auditorium. There were about 800 people inside and another 1000+ outside. This is a copy of the audio to the performance.

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.

ESCALATING POLICE INTERFERENCE WITH FIRST AMENDMENT (tags)

Allegations of police scanning cars parked in the UCLA parking lot have surfaced Monday on the web.

Progressive Religious Leaders Issue Call for a Faith-based Response to Terrorism (tags)

Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with the Rev. Jim Wallis, editor of Sojourners Magazine, who summarizes the statement he helped draft and his concerns as America and the world enter a new and dangerous era.

Protest Actions Planned for Vieques as Navy Prepares for... (tags)

Robert Rabin is with the Committee for the Rescue and Development of Vieques. He spoke with Between The Lines' Denise Manzari about his group's determination and strategy to end the 60-year U.S. military presence on Vieques(A RealAudio Version of this interview may be found At http://www.btlonline.org).

Bill Lockyer to Riverside: sign agreement or go to court (tags)

California's state attorney general bill Lockyer issued an ultimatum to Riverside's City Council: sign an agreement to reform the police department or he'll see them in court. Mayor Ron Loveridge urged the council to sign but council member Ed Adkison says he'll have to think about it.

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