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Zenger's Newsmagazine Election Endorsements (tags)
Full endorsements for San Diego voters in the June 5 primary election. As in 2010, in virtually every race Zenger's is recommending every Democrat over every Republican, not because the Democrats (with a few exceptions) are that progressive but because the Republicans are so reactionary they want to abolish the social safety net, virtually eliminate civil rights, workers', consumers' and environmental protections, and transform the U.S.as radically as the Nazis transformed Germany in 1933.
What's Left for the Left? Building a Blue-Green Coalition (tags)
To build a strong electoral base for the Left, Green Party activists can build coalitions to pass ranked choice voting in cities throughout LA County, elect Greens to every non-partisan office - from neighborhood council to union leadership - and strategically support anti-war progressive Democrats running for state and federal office. From the ground up, we must build a diverse Green Party to protect our planet beyond the age of empire.
The Empire Has No Clothes (tags)
The UN reviews (or does it?) the human rights record of the United States.
The Perfect Moment for Party Progressives: Dave Lindorff (tags)
DAVE LINDORFF is a Philadelphia-area journalist. His latest book is "The Case for Impeachment" (St. Martin's Press, 2006). His work is available at www.thiscantbehappening.net.
"Progressive Democrats" Fail Again (tags)
"Dim bulb" Oklahoma Senator Jim calls the $700 billion Wall Street bailout the “most outrageous vote in American history” and opposes the second $350 Billion. Progressive Democrats stand by and do nothing while Wall Street gets another $350 Billion.
Bus Riders Union - what a radical idea ! (tags)
My first visit to the Bus Riders Union meeting on 7/20/08 and boy, am I am impressed ! Enthusiastic courteous bilingual activists
What Will It Take to Defeat the War? (tags)
On June 28-29, an “Open National Antiwar Conference” was held in Cleveland, called by a newly minted National Assembly to End the Iraq War and Occupation. Over objections from the conference organizers, centrally Socialist Action, the assembly voted to change the name to include reference to the war on Afghanistan, and to emphasize the connection with U.S. backing for the Zionist occupation of Palestine. (The sponsors of the confab were so right-wing that they feared losing “unity” with Democratic Party supporters of Israel and the Afghanistan war!) What did not change at all was the popular-front character of the new outfit, tying it to the bourgeois parties despite the fig leaf of electoral “independence.” Making this utterly clear, it was decided not to call a national antiwar mobilization prior to the November elections explicitly in order to court those forces who wish to aid the Democrats (and therefore want to avoid making problems for the presumptive Democratic nominee, Barack Obama). Here is the leaflet issued by the Internationalist Group at the conference.
(another, smaller) Stolen Election (tags)
After a struggle for democratic elections that nearly destroyed a progressive radio network, local elections at KPFK are besmirched by unchecked money, influence, and confusion.
Video: Rep. Maxine Waters Inaugurates L.A. National Impeachment Center (tags)
Collaboration between passionate Greens and engaged Progressive Democrats -- Rep. Maxine Waters announced to all major media covering a press conference that, "Westside Greens, Progressive Democrats, Los Angeles Greens and the Santa Monica Democratic Club are to be lauded for this historic effort" in launching the Los Angeles National Impeachment Center (LANIC).
Los Angeles Moves to Forefront of National Impeachment Movement (tags)
Leaders of the Westside Greens, the Progressive Democrats of Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Greens, and the Santa Monica Democratic Club have established the Impeachment Center to provide a facility for phonebanking, letterwriting, and the distribution of lawn signs, bumper stickers and a full range of impeachment action items and related literature.
Video: Santa Monica Impeachment Rally, June 19 (tags)
A growing coalition of Los Angeles Peace Groups including the Green Party of Caifornia and Progressive Democrats came together on June 19, 2007 to call on the Santa Monica City Council to pass an impeachment resolution. Over 90 people participated in the pro-Impeachment rally.
BTL:Grassroots Impeachment Campaign Launches Drive to... (tags)
...Remove Bush & Cheney from Office~Interview with Tim Carpenter, director of Progressive Democrats of America, conducted by Between the Lines'Scott Harris
Congressional Candidate Byron De Lear Takes On Bush War Machine in Valley's 28th District (tags)
If Democrats want to end this war -- and they do -- they will need to replace every Berman in Washington with a De Lear.
The Dublin Port Tunnel Scam (tags)
The €1 billion euro Dublin Port Project, directed by Halliburton subsidiary KBR, has been plagued with construction problems, and from this viewpoint alone looks like becoming another financial black hole to the benefit of a military contractor. But there is more to the story: back in 1990, when there was a chance to move Dublin Port, thus providing room for much-needed expansion and removing Port traffic from the city streets, the State chose instead to leave the Port where is was and instead build the Port Tunnel. Earlier this year, the Progressive Democrats, partner in the Irish government, revived the plan to move the Port, when the tunnel was almost complete. This article examines why.
Stephen Rhode Pasadena Impeachment Teach-In (tags)
Stephen Rhode Speaking at the Pasadena Impeachment Teach-In. 13:28, 9:41
Marcy Winograd Campaign Gaining Momentum, Cindy Sheehan Gives Support (tags)
LOS ANGELES, April 26, 2006 – Peace Activist Cindy Sheehan came to a rally to support Marcy Winograd this Tuesday.
Winograd Runs Against Harman (tags)
An announcement of a signature gathering party for 36th District Congressional Candidate Marcy Winograd, a peace activist challenging pro-war Congresswoman Jane Harman in the Democratic Party primary on June 6th, 2006. Marcy's candidate statement follows the invitation announcement. After the party tonight, the candidate statement could still be posted. Please! James did an audio interview with me last night.
December 17 Anti-War Protest Vigil (tags)
Join us for a Protest Vigil to "Stop the War & Bring the Troops Home in Time for the Holidays!"
George Galloway/Christopher Hitchens Debate Streaming Live on Wed. (tags)
Two years after the invasion of Iraq, British MP George Galloway and journalist Christopher Hitchens will debate the causes and consequences of the Iraq war at Baruch College in New York City. Moderated by Amy Goodman.
Stand Up and Be Counted: No War and Occupation: The George Galloway US Tour (tags)
September 13-24: Boston, New York, Toronto, Madison, Chicago, Seattle, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C.
PDLA Election Protection Action Alert! (tags)
Progressive Democrats & Democracy for America activists in CA are both urging everyone to flood Sacramento with calls RIGHT NOW. Please help!
Road Ahead: Nonpartisan Alliance vs the Right (tags)
[A summary of the independent intervention by the left in Chicago, the lessons learned, and future prospects]
Bush's Hidden Majority (tags)
Bush's Hidden Majority
The Washington Post Exposes Electronic Jim Crow to Late. (tags)
The Washington Post has just published an online video showing that the "back door" on the Deibold touchscreen electronic computer voting system is wide open.
Oct 18 - An All-Star Benefit Performance (tags)
DON’T MISS THIS POWERFUL WORK-IN-PROGRESS by America’s great playwright, Tony Kushner "Only We Who Guard The Mystery Shall Be Unhappy" MONDAY OCTOBER 18, 2004 8:00 pm Ricardo Montalban Theatre * 1615 Vine Street * Los Angeles, CA