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Plantations Were Prisons: Mobilizing for the Aug. 19 Prisoners Human Rights March (tags)
Law Professor Angela A. Allen-Bell confronts the history and legacy of slavery head-on, asserting: "When it comes to African Americans, we have been incarcerated from the time we arrived in this country. Plantations were prisons. The change from incarceration on a plantation, to incarceration in custodial institutions, to incarceration where there are no physical limitations, but where one exists in a state of civic and political oppression, in my view, is nothing more than semantics. Mass incarceration started when slavery started."
KIDS REPLANT WILSHIRE FRUIT TREES UPROOTED BY VANDALS (tags)
Dozens of fruit trees planted in the Westlake District by children have been uprooted. Kids worked to replant them Wednesday.
Message 4 Actress Rooney Mara (tags)
Thanks for the inspiration...we needed it at Occupy D.C.!
“Hail to the Cheat,” a political novel, by Ted Venetoulis - A Review (tags)
Americans need a good laugh. After eight years of Dubya, and one year of President Barack Obama, who prefers to be loved and not feared, a political spoof has arrived to save the day. It’s Ted Venetoulis’ fun-filled novel, “Hail to the Cheat.” President Lance Billingsley gets caught by the First Lady, Jessica Berringer, “doing” her dear friend, Sondra Heatherstone, on the carpet and in the buff in the Oval Office! Fireworks quickly erupt!
Witness Against Torture continues the campaign to shut down Guantanamo and end torture.
October 10th – Call for a Pro-LGBT Picket of the White House (tags)
-- Please circulate widely --
6 PM, Saturday, Oct. 10th
Lafayette Park (on H Street just north of the White House)
Many of us watched in disgust this past January as the homophobic Reverend Rick Warren was given an honored place at the inaugural festivities. It was as if a leader of the White Citizens Council had been invited to the White House.
1/9: Palestine Watch: Israeli War on Gaza Continues Despite UN Truce Call (tags)
Latest Updates from Israel Invade Gaza: Israeli War and Massacre on Gaza Continues Despite UN Truce Call, Senate Pass Pro-Israel Legislation!
1/3: Latest Updates from Israel Invade Gaza, Worldwide Protest Against Invasion (tags)
Latest Updates from Israel Invade Gaza: Worldwide Protest Against Israeli Invasion and Killing at Gaza
Kurds in the US organize nation-wide demonstrations (tags)
This week, several Kurdish communities across the United States are expected to demonstrate in several cities in opposition to the Turkish government's approval for the invasion of Iraqi Kurdistan. The youth of the Kurdish-American communities in each city have coordinated with one another to launch demonstrations on the same dates in order to express a unified opposition to the recent developments in Turkey and the Turkish government's decision to invade Iraqi Kurdistan. Event in LA area is following: Los Angeles, California Date: Friday November 2nd, 2007 Time: 12:00pm-3:00pm Where: Turkish Consulate 6300 Wilshire BLVD Los Angeles CA Contact: Raving Barwari 619 318 0544 Kurdincali@hotmail.com
September 15th Rally Is Unnerving Bush-Cheney Gang (tags)
The Bush-Cheney Gang is shaken by the coming massive antiwar rally set for September 15th, in Washington, D.C. On Sept. 6, 2007, it disrupted the ANSWER Coalition’s promotion of that demonstration. A cop-on-horseback interrupted ANSWER’s press conference that day. Three activists were also arrested. Plus, the antiwar activist, the Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr., was assaulted by six Capitol Hill cops on Sept. 10th.
911 General Strike Gaining Momentum (tags)
“No Work, No School, No Shopping – Hit the Streets” The 911 General Strike called by a coalition of antiwar, 911 Truth, and pro impeachment groups is gaining strength with gatherings scheduled across the country and rapidly expanding activity on the Internet, where the idea originated.
Babylon, Pride of Man ***** (tags)
In Washington, D.C., Babylon on the Potomac was found "the blood of the saints and of all who have been slain on the earth." (Rev. 18) "O God! Pride of Man, fallen in the dust again!" Quicksilver Messenger Service. Samaria's Silent Murder Epidemic addressed.
Dieback! Bel Bows Down! and PGW post *** (tags)
I declared them to you from of old, before they came to pass I announced them to you, lest you say, "My idols did them." (Is. 48:5) Re: Cornell; i.e. Big Red; i.e. ".. the Lady in Red! Take my advice, you'd be better off dead!" J. Garcia "Casey Jones"
Dieback! Bel Bows Down! and PGW post ** (tags)
I declared them to you from of old, before they came to pass I announced them to you, lest you say, "My idols did them." (Is. 48:5) (Psst!) "He's so Gad-damn stupid, he'd make a GREAT cop!"
Trial of One of Largest Mass Arrests Protesting Iraq War Begins Friday (tags)
Washington, D.C., June 20, 2007 – The trial of fourteen of the 222 citizens arrested during the March 17 Christian Peace Witness for Iraq civil disobedience in front of the White House will begin Friday, June 22 in Superior Court. The civil disobedience was one of the largest single civil disobedience actions at the White House, and the Christian Peace Witness was the largest Christian peace demonstration since the beginning of the Iraq war four years ago.
Meadeboy Messenger Music * (tags)
Selected favorites and collected works of Bro Bubba Bob, Israel, Deaf Messenger.
Mothers For Peace Arrested on Capitol Hill (tags)
The “SWARM on Congress” campaign got off to a rousing start on May 14, 2007, in the nation’s capital. Cindy Sheehan spoke to the crowd at Lafayette Park; along with Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-CA) and activists Kevin Zeese, David Swanson, Debra Sweet, Ann Wright, the Rev. Lennox Yearwood, and others. After parading to Capitol Hill, 33 of the estimated 250 antiwar activists were arrested there for refusing a police order to disperse.
Media of Police Gearing up at MacArthur Park (tags)
Media of the "cops" gearing up to assault at MacArthur Park
The Lord's Press Release (tags)
The February 24th edition features secret words hidden until the time of the end. Heed my words and I will tell you great and hidden things you do not know. Bush Daddy says that the English made the Potato Famine happen. Lets catch the culprit soon. Then Bush Daddy said that the English Jews did it. So I reminded him that his Walker forefather was an English Jew. I've given them 72 hours to solve this. Do you think they are balking? I think their time is up 2/15/07. As for Ireland, I want to know what kind of people live there today. Was the Potato Famine a plot to uproot and supplant a population?
The Lord's Press Release (tags)
Heed my words and I will tell you great and hidden things you do not know. Bush Daddy says that the English made the Potato Famine happen. Lets catch the culprit soon. Then Bush Daddy said that the English Jews did it. So I reminded him that his Walker forefather was an English Jew. I've given them 72 hours to solve this. Do you think they are balking? I think their time is up 2/15/07. As for Ireland, I want to know what kind of people live there today. Was the Potato Famine a plot to uproot and supplant a population?
Servant of Rulers (tags)
Extra! Saddam was the one who banished Bush Daddy and W. Gog of the land of Magog became an issue yesterday. Do you know Gog?
The Word Recoils (tags)
"In the shuffling madness of the locomotive breath runs the all-time loser headlong to his death."
"V" Meets The Secret Service (tags)
On Monday, November 6, 2006, "V" visited security check points at the White House, the main Treasury, IRS and Justice Department Buildings and the Capitol. "V"s' purpose was to deliver the People's Petitions for Redress of Grievances relating to the Government's violations of the war powers, tax, privacy and money clauses of the Constitution, and to inform key Government officials that at least 100 more "Vs" would be at their doorstep on November 14th expecting a response to the Petitions.
Former Bush Economist Slams Administration On 9/11 (tags)
Former Bush Economist Attacks Bush Administration on 9/11
Rogue Israeli State Protested at White House Rally (tags)
What are people of conscience suppose to do in response to the unspeakable acts of barbarism being perpetrated daily by Israel? In America, they can still go out on the streets and protest. This is what happened on Sat., Aug. 12, 2006, in Washington, D.C. A rally at Lafayette Park, near the White House, organized by Arab-Americans, protested the relentless terror bombing of innocent civilians in Gaza and Lebanon by the Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF).
NATIONAL EMERGENCY MARCH SATURDAY AUGUST 12TH (tags)
Be counted amongst the tens of thousands who will be in Lafayette Park, across from the White House on Saturday, August 12 at 12 Noon. In addition to the Washington DC-based event, MAS Freedom Foundation local chapters across the nation are also organizing simultaneous protests in Denver, San Diego, Los Angeles, and Seattle.
World Can't Wait White House Encampment and Countdown to Nov. 2nd (tags)
The World Can’t Wait, Drive Out the Bush Regime! says,“Your government, on the basis of outrageous lies, is waging a murderous and utterly illegitimate war in Iraq, with other countries in their sights.” oin us! We are here from 10 am- 7 pm EVERY DAY. And at NOON each day, we cross the street, on the sidewalk in front of the White House, and directly serve notice about the number of the days til the beginning of the end of the Bush Regime.
Cindy Sheehan: My First Time Arrested (tags)
"Any lawyers out there want to help me challenge an unconstitutional law??"
The Mother of All Anti-War Rallies (tags)
The Anti-Iraqi War rally in Washington, DC., today, 09/24/05, put on by the “United for Peace and Justice” organization, was a highly-spirited event. The Ellipse was overflowing with protesters and the march around the White House seemed to go on forever. MP, George Galloway, blasted George W. Bush and Tony Blair as “war criminals.” He said that we owe it to the world to make it clear that these “war criminals are not acting in our name!”
2.000.000 prisoners - the USA is the world´s leading jailer! (tags)
- - - The U.S. is the world's leading jailer, imprisoning around 22 percent of the world's prison population in spite of representing only around 4.6 percent of the world's population - - -
Rep. Conyers’ Spotlights Bush’s Pack of Lies (tags)
The Downing St. Memo was center stage on Capitol Hill, in Washington, DC, on June 16, 2005. Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) called a hearing to focus on that leaked document, which shows that President George W. Bush, Jr., and his cohorts, were looking to “cook the intelligence” on the Iraqi War. Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) said Bush is “a liar” and it’s time to bring the troops home!
Gold Star and Military Families Call for Truth Regarding Downing St. Memo (tags)
by MFSO (No verified email address) 14 Jun 2005 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2005 Contact: Cindy Sheehan 707-365-7750 Celeste Zappala 215-570-5484 Gold Star and Military Families Call for Truth Regarding Downing St. Minutes (memo), Members to Visit Congress
1,400 at D.C. meet say 'Take Back America' (tags)
WASHINGTON — Hundreds of protesters, chanting "Hands off my Social Security" and "Not wise to privatize," marched to the White House in the rain June 3.
Autonomous Picnin in Los Angeles (tags)
Alternative Gathering Collective presents- "Autonomous Picnic" Sunday, October 3rd, 2004 at Lafayette Park 625 S. La Fayette Park Pl. Los Angeles starts at 1pm -veggie potluck -swap meet / trade circle -skill share -literatures -games -acoustic guitar / drum circle / spoken word poetry
Bush, Rumsfeld confronted in U.S., Europe, Asia (tags)
The first week of June was not a good time to be George W. Bush or Donald Rumsfeld.
Join the Emergency Protest on June 5 in LA (tags)
All out to protest war and occupation on June 5 in downtown LA! This demonstration is part of nationally coordinated demonstrations against the occupations of Iraq, Palestine, Haiti, and everywhere!
KARL ROVE: THE KING OF DIRT (tags)
After many years as a privacy advocate and author of privacy books, I now reluctantly believe that there's one citizen of the United States who is not entitled to any privacy or solitude, but should be subjected to a relentless campaign of intimidation, harassment, and knavery. In other words, patriotic Americans who believe in fair play should -- within the bounds of the law -- make this person's life a living hell.
From Fairbanks to Miami, 29 Cities to Protest or Celebrate Court Decision (tags)
THE U.S.A. WAITS WHILE CANADA CELEBRATES: From Fairbanks to Miami, 29 U.S. Cities to Protest or Celebrate Supreme Court Decision on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Rights
MARCH 8: Thousands of Women Stream into DC for Anti-War March & Rally Int'l Women's Day (tags)
Women from Kansas, Vermont, Oregon, Texas and dozens of other states have begun arriving in Washington, DC--dressed in pink--to participate in the women-led rally and march that will be held on Saturday, March 8, International Women's Day.
Keep working for peace (tags)
As Scott prepares to serve time for his activism at Vandenberg, he shares a message of hope and encouragement for those working for peace.
Article -- S29 Anti-War Protesters March on D.C. (tags)
Led by the newly-formed A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition, demonstrators marched on the capitol to protest President Bush's "New War" on terrorism.
MOMENTUM BUILDS FOR SEPT 29 MOBILIZATION (tags)
The largest mass mobilization in Southern California since the Democratic National Convention protests ihas momentum building behind it as activists announce a July 20 planning meeting at CARECEN. NO TO THE FTAA, NO TO PLAN COLOMBIA are issues included in the recently released "Call."
JUNE 10 RALLY TO STOP THE NEW ARMS RACE (tags)
Project Abolition to rally against Star Wars “national missile defense” and nuclear weapons
JUNE 10 RALLY TO END THE NEW ARMS RACE!!! (tags)
Project Abolition to rally against Star Wars "national missile defense" and nuclear weapons