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Killer of Alan Blueford, "Timebomb" Cop Miguel Masso Strikes Again (tags)
Killer of Alan Blueford, "Timebomb" Cop Miguel Masso Strikes Again
The American Jobs Act (tags)
What is the purpose of the American Jobs Act?
22 Statistics (tags)
We urgently need alternatives to a future of stagnation and deficits. The community centers in Vancouver B.C. have a multiplier effect as surrogate counseling and class possibilities. Social justice, solidarity and sharing open doors.
HUD's Public Housing Privatization Scheme "PETRA" Is Rejected (tags)
People across the nation are speaking out against the scheme to privatize 1.2 million public housing units, under a HUD proposal called Transforming Rental Assistance (TRA) initiative. The struggle against the privatization of public housing in Berkeley and Oakland has blossomed into a nation wide struggle against the profiteers that are trying to terminate public housing programs across the nation! On May 25, 2010, at a congressional hearing, Congresswoman Maxine Waters and many housing advocacy organizations from across the country spoke-out against HUD's proposals, and submitted written statements for the hearing record opposing TRA, including the Los Angeles Coalition to End Hunger and Homelessness and other Los Angeles housing and human rights organizations.
Healthcare Town Meeting -- Congresswoman Diane Watson (tags)
Health Care - Tell Your Story - Kill the Rumors on Thursday, August 27th at 6:30pm. Congresswoman Diane E. Watson and Speaker of the House Karen Bass will highlight how the Healthcare Reform will impact us.
NUHW FORMED (tags)
The NUHW or the National Union of Health Workers formed last week by leaders of the United healthcare Workers-West on Monday, asked state officials to conduct elections at 64 healthcare facilities represented by Oakland-based UHW who wanted to join the new group. More than 10,000 workers from UHW placed under the control of the SEIU International after the UHW leadership refused to sign over 65,000 of their members to be moved to a new local that will be formed to represent the health care workers in California.
STERN'S GANG SEIZES YHW UNION HALL IN OAKLAND (tags)
This mob, thirty, maybe forty strong, mostly very nicely dressed white men for this side of struggling Oakland, was led by a young female lawyer – there were a couple of nasty ex-cops in tow, just in case. They used bolt-cutters to get through the parking-lot gates in back; they smashed their way through a second floor window, then pushed their way to the front, where they opened the doors, let in the rest of the mob in and then ended the occupation – evicting the (former) members of United Healthcare Workers-West (UHW) from their union hall, their house. “Who’s House, Our House!” No more.
Of sowing and harvests: Subcomandante Marcos' speech on Gaza (tags)
Two days ago, the same day we discussed violence, the ineffable Condoleezza Rice, a US official, declared that what was happening in Gaza was the Palestinians' fault, due to their violent nature. The underground rivers that crisscross the world can change their geography, but they sing the same song. And the one we hear now is one of war and pain.
Democrats push for quick adoption of Bush plan to bail out Wall Street (tags)
Where is the common ground between the libertarian and socialist perspective in opposing the GW Bush 700 billion for billionaires bailout? Why did Democrats bite into GW's fishhook by accepting this theft of taxpayer dollars to support irresponsible and criminal banking corporations??
True to form, the Goodmans provide a fig leaf for the Democrats (tags)
Article from wsws questions Amy Goodman for providing pro-war Democrats an excuse and letting them off easy for tagging along with GW Bush and their continued funding for the Iraq war..
Why does Obama hate Iran, support Israel?? (tags)
Both Democrats/Republicans appear eager for a U.S. military conflict with Iran, citing Iran's imaginary nuclear program as prime reason, while land in North America (Newe Sogobia, NV, NTS) remains a nuclear weapons testing site & nuclear waste dump under U.S. military occupation. Hypocrisy anyone??
Ron Paul - "Libertarian" (tags)
Ron Paul is hot in antiwar circles on account of his performance in the Republican presidential candidates debates as the only antiwar candidate in a field of Bushie super-hawks. Every moderate, liberal, progressive, or left activist and every Democrat, Green, or independent voter should Read This before jumping onto the bandwagon.
On Current Issues TV Tonight: Capt Ward Boston who investigated USS Liberty attack (tags)
On Current Issues TV Tonight: Capt Ward Boston who investigated USS Liberty attack
Los Angeles - Good Politial Art! (tags)
ALEX LILLY & KIM HUBBARD-ALPHANDARY *JANCAR GALLERY* http://www.jancargallery.com/ EXHIBITION RUNS: JAN. 20 THRU FEB. 24, 2007
Outing Bono in Australia (tags)
3.5Mb 96kps Stereo 5 Minutes "Bono's Creed of Greed" - one of several songs being developed for distribution and presentation at his concert tour of Australia. Bono is supporting the production of a videogame that simulates an invasion of Venezuela, and the Venezuelan solidarity network is not impressed.
Big Jump in Hate Crimes Against Muslims Documented (tags)
WASHINGTON (IPS/GIN) - Complaints of discrimination, harassment and violence against Muslims jumped over 30 percent in 2005 from the previous year, according to a report released Sept. 18 by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim organization.
European powers refuse to send more troops to Afghanistan (tags)
Bitterness and general rancour characterise the relations within NATO one week after its senior military commander called for 2,500 reinforcements to be urgently dispatched to assist the 8,000 British, Canadian and Dutch troops caught up in savage combat in Afghanistan’s southern provinces. In the face of dire warnings that the NATO-led occupation risks losing ground before a resurgence of support for the former Taliban regime, the major European members of the alliance have refused to send a single soldier.
SUV hit & run driver prompts pharma treatment (tags)
The recent tragedy when a "mentally-ill" SUV hit-&run driver plowed into pedestrians in SF is being used by pharma corporations (& neo-liberals) to advertise their "mental hygiene" products..
La Reconquista (tags)
Reposting of an excellent article about the "Reconquista." Click on the link for the full article. thnx
BikeWinter L.A. Rolls into Town: Forecast: Mostly Sunny, 77º (tags)
Started in Chicago in 2000, Los Angeles joins the fun with its first Bike Winter 2006.
World Can't Wait, Drive Out The Bush Regime - Nov 2nd (tags)
We believe that as people living in the United States it is our responsibility to resist the injustices done by our government in our names. Let’s unite to drive out the Bush Regime! We are ogranizing actions in Los Angeles as part of the resistance called for by The World Can't Wait & Not in Our Name.
gannon and rove just tip of iceberg (tags)
Homosexuality, Gay Prostitution, Child Sex-rings, Pedophilia, George H. W. Bush, The White House, 911, Gosch/Guckert/Gannon, Hunter S. Thompson, Gary Webb, Mind Control, MK-Ultra, OSS, CIA, NSA, NASA, Secret Societies, the Illuminati, Blackmail & "Sex Magik". When will we tie all these things together?
If Voting Changed Anything... (tags)
...it would be illegal
a sampling of this week's U.S. military rape headlines.... (tags)
around the world with the Stars and Stripes.... a few of the latest confirmed rapes, alleged rapes, attempted rapes, indecent assault, sodomy, "torture" photos, etc.. in Australia, Iraq, Afghanistan, Okinawa etc.... oh google news searches make it so easy to compile this stuff....
The Ignore Author and Read More... Features (tags)
This is a short description of the "ignore author" and "read more..." features.
ACTIVISTS SEEKING LEGAL ASSISTANCE: PLEASE HELP! (tags)
Activists seeking legal assistance. Do you know anyone that can help?
Saving Private Lynch (tags)
We'll tell you what to think.
Death by choice (tags)
We'll tell you what to think.
Are You Scared Stupid? Do Tell (tags)
Shuck your shoes and socks at the airport as your luggage is blithely loaded onto the plane without a scan. Wait in line for the cursory backpack and bag search before entering a public building. We endure the inconveniences forced upon us in the name of national security by chanting the mantra "It's okay if it keeps us safe."
JZ lays down the Three Represents (tags)
Breaking it down with JZ
Sklyarov and Elcomsoft Indicted on Five Counts of Copyright Infringement (tags)
A U.S. grand jury yesterday indicted Sklyarov and Elcomsoft on five counts of trafficking and conspiracy to traffic in a copyright circumvention device.