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US Presidential Aspirants Resemble an FBI Most Wanted List (tags)

elections

KPFK is in double trouble, credit cards misused, and... (tags)

Instead of copying the entire text of http://pacificainexile.org/archives/1093 that includes important revelations about KPFK and its financial dysfunctioning [s], it is best to just see the site directly.

Divestment Fails at UC Santa barbara (tags)

The anti-Israel Lobby pushes BDS at the University of California

Wisconsin’s recall election proves no substitute for a social movement (tags)

Democratic Party and union leaders were afraid of the power of people on display in Madison, afraid of a movement that had blossomed out of their control and afraid that they would not look “respectable” in the eyes of establishment power brokers and the corporate mass media.

Wisconsinites v. Governor Scott Walker (tags)

class war

The Long and Winding Road of Marriage Equality Litigation (tags)

Seeking social change through litigation is not for the faint-hearted ? or the impatient. At the July 28 meeting of the predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club, attorney Jason Molnar of the Southern Poverty Law Center talked about the history of marriage equality litigation and brought two flow charts showing the twisted route it's already taken through the courts ? and it's likely to get even more twisted before the U.S. Supreme Court rules one way or the other.

Winner Take All Politics (tags)

Since Ronald Reagan's term in office, the assets of the US have been systematically and massively redistributed from bottom to top. Political scientists Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson call this a "thirty-year war" in their powerful myth-destroying book "Winner Take All Politics."

BTL:After Court Reinstates Wisconsin Anti-Union Law, Activists Organize for Summer State S (tags)

Interview with Matthew Rothschild, editor of The Progressive magazine, conducted by Scott Harris

Wisconsin Supreme Court Reinstates Anti-Union Law (tags)

union busting

Wisconsin Judge Strikes Down Anti-Union Law (tags)

labor

BTL:Although National Media Spotlight is Gone, Progressive Mobilization Against Wis. Gov. (tags)

Interview with Ben Manski, coordinator of Wisconsin Wave , conducted by Scott Harris

Koch Brothers' Pernicious Political Influence (tags)

extremism

Public Workers’ Struggle Is Our Struggle (tags)

Though it ended in a setback when the Republican majority in the Wisconsin state legislature used legally dubious tactics to ram the bill through anyway, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s plan to strip his state’s public workers of the right to form unions and bargain collectively has engendered nationwide resistance from America’s increasingly embattled working class. Tens of thousands of people from Wisconsin and elsewhere flooded Madison, the state capital, and occupied the capitol building to protest Walker’s policies, and the Democrats in the Wisconsin State Senate left the state for three weeks to deny Walker and the Republicans the votes they needed to eviscerate the state’s union movement. America’s working and middle classes need to stand strong and fight back in the face of these efforts by the corporate and radical Right to deny the non-rich any voice whatsoever in America’s politics.

Promises, Promises: Obama Rebuffs Invites to Stand with [Wisconsin] Workers (tags)

Send Obama and the Democrats a message and change your voter registration status to "Green Party" or "Peace & Freedom"! (Last years' Prop. 14 eliminated partisan primary elections, so there's really isn't any reason left to be a registered Democrat). Postage-paid voter registration cards are available at most libraries and post offices -- fill out one today!

Devil Worshiping Gov. Walker and Cops Preemptively Attack Working Americans (tags)

The Devil Worshiping Gov. Walker and his Crooked Bushite Cops (Criminals On Patrol) have begun their Preemptive War on Working Americans on behalf of The Fanatical Satan Worshipers on Wall St.

Corporate Coup D'Etat in Wisconsin (tags)

worker struggles

BTL:Union Solidarity Mobilization in Madison May Signal Political Realignment in Wisconsin (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES - A four-time winner of the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcast Award for Best Feature in the non-commercial category, this syndicated, half-hour program provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or marginalized by the mainstream media. Between the Lines covers a wide range of political, economic and social topics.

Wisconsin State Senate voted Today to end End Collective Bargaining! (tags)

Late Wednesday, Wisconsin Republicans rammed a measure through the Senate stripping collective bargaining rights from most public workers in the state.... Republicans were able to push through the measure... by separating the collective bargaining provision from the other elements of Governor Scott Walker's "budget repair bill.".... Scott Walker spent three weeks claiming that collective bargaining was a fiscal issue, and then the legislature just passed the bill as “non-fiscal.”..... Within hours of the vote, the Capitol was flooded with thousands of furious protesters......

Wisconsin Democrats Plan Capitulation (tags)

worker struggles

#OpWisconsin - Anonymous Targets Koch (tags)

The hacker group Anonymous has taken up a side in the fight for human rights.

Spreading Activism for Change (tags)

worker struggles

Over 1,000 Turn Out in San Diego to Support Wisconsin Workers (tags)

Over 1,000 people turned out for a rally outside the San Diego County Administrative Center February 26 at noon to support Wisconsin's unionized public workers against the threat by Governor Scott Walker and the Republican majority in the state legislature to pass a bill essentially eliminating the right of the state's public employees to unionize and bargain collectively. A wide range of speakers, including union activists, community leaders and elected officials, said that if Walker's bill and similar ones in other states pass, it will essentially mark the end of the American middle class. The rally was part of a nationwide mobilization, and many of those who braved the cold and the rain to attend mentioned that the protesters in Wisconsin itself are sleeping out in the cold and snow in weather far worse than that in San Diego.

Hidden Provisions in Wisconsin Bill (tags)

worker struggles

WI Guv Walker PUNKED by Blogger (tags)

The Buffalo Beast, a great blog, punked Scott Walker. The beast posed as David Koch, and managed to get a long convo in with Walker about the situation in Madison

Wisconsin: Ground Zero to Save Public Worker Rights (tags)

worker struggles

Wisconsin governor raises stakes in union fight with threat of job losses (tags)

Republican Scott Walker warns Wisconsin he will fire state workers if his union-busting bill does not pass

Live Reporting from the Wisconsin Protests (tags)

Madison, Wisconsin IMC is offline right now- however there are other NONCORPORATE places to go for breaking news from Wisconsin-

Tea Party Stooges Join Wisconsin Protests (tags)

worker struggles

Wisconsin Labor Leads 2d American Revolution (tags)

One year ago, on March 4, California students and teachers had a one-day strike for education, but nothing has improved because we did not have a general strike. Today, Wisconsin workers are striking and protesting the planned Democrat-Republican attack on the workingclass so as to maximize the profits of the capitalist class. The whole country should join this 2d American Revolution with all deliberate speed.

US Workers: Resurgent or Waging a Rearguard Action? (tags)

worker rights

Egypt's Spirit Lands in Wisconsin (tags)

protest

Zenger’s Newsmagazine Editorial on Proposition 8 Decision (tags)

Written before the most recent development in the federal case challenging Proposition 8 — the good-news, bad-news decision of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to delay same-sex marriages in California until at least December, but also to consider the all-important issue of whether the supporters of Proposition 8 even have legal standing to appeal — this editorial from the summer 2010 print edition of Zenger's Newsmagazine shows what a roller-coaster this issue has been and how the Queer community needs to be militant and ready for a long-term battle for full equality before the law, including marriage rights.

Marriage Victory Celebration Draws 3,000 to Hillcrest Streets (tags)

Account of the marriage equality celebration that occurred on the streets of Hillcrest, the San Diego neighborhood famous for its large Queer population, on August 4, 2010 — the day Judge Vaughn R. Walker announced his decision in the federal lawsuit challenging Proposition 8. Though Queer activists and allies have since been frustrated by the court-ordered delays in enforcing Walker's decision, they can be proud that a judge ruled that there is absolutely no rational basis for a ban on marriage between two partners of the same gender.

Privatization of Courthouse Security Awarded to G4S Wackenhut Draws Criticism (tags)

Guy James, President of the Federal Contract Guards of America FCGOA said " the privatization of courthouse security awarded to G4S Wackenhut shows how the county can save money, however the need for tougher background checks of all private contract guards needs to be addressed at both the federal, state and county levels to ensure the safety of all who may enter these buildings are protected".

Where Is LA’s ‘Secret Room’? (tags)

In 2005 the Electronic Frontier Foundation exposed the existence of a secret NSA spy room monitoring Internet activities in an AT&T facility in San Francsico. The EFF also found there was a Secret Room in LA. But where is it?

The Probate Murders Part Three (tags)

The War on the Disabled Through Our Courts

Circles in the Square (tags)

Atlantic Richfield Co. responsible for clean-up of copper mine toxins. (tags)

Residents of Yerington, NV and nearby Walker Lake remain in limbo when waiting for any EPA action to clean up the toxin leaching superfund site left by Anaconda Copper mine..

David Walker, comptroller general, warns of impending crisis (tags)

Learn from the fall of Rome, the US is warned. There were striking similarities between America's current situation and the factors that brought down Rome including declining moral values, an over-confident and over-extended military and fiscal irresponsibility by the central government.

Art: The MIA built it, and they came (tags)

Giuen Studio

Homeland Security Officials "Detain" Medical Supplies Destined for Cuba (tags)

Please pass this on to your email lists and phone trees! Homeland Security Officials "Detain" Medical Supplies Destined for Cuba at Maine/Québec Border Despite Earlier Successful Crossings Today With Five Tons of Medical Aid Collected by Canadians for Cuba.

Report on Pastors for Peace Chiapas Caravan (tags)

Report from Rev. Walker, on the caravan's progress through Mexico

McKinney's Arguments for Impeachment (tags)

Former rep McKinney's statements to impeach W.

Defending Your Right To Travel, and practicing Our Faith (tags)

Say it LOUD; I am Back and I am Proud! and happy to have represented for San Gabriel Neighbors for Peace and Justice, The Peace and Freedom Party, L.A. Movement and Cuba Solidarity L.A. and anyone who ever had a heart. Another successful Caravan Breaks the Blockade = Blockaid !

What's new about CUBA? (tags)

What's new about CUBA...

Christopher Leon, A Local Marine, Killed in Iraq (tags)

A 20-year-old Marine from Lancaster has been killed in Iraq, becoming the third young Antelope Valley man to die there since the 2003 invasion. Cpl. Christopher Leon, a 2004 Lancaster High School graduate, died Tuesday from wounds suffered in combat, Marine officials said.

Bush Administration Compelled to "Unseize" Pastors for Peace Aid for Cuba (tags)

Ten months after seizing 45 boxes of computers and supplies destined for disabled Cuban children, US Customs officials in Hidalgo TX are returning the aid to IFCO/Pastors for Peace, after the faith based group threatened a Federal lawsuit.

Why I Cannot Support The Troops In Iraq (tags)

...it is absolutely necessary that I ask who, in fact, should be held responsible for the ongoing destruction of a such a substantial portion of the infrastructure of Iraq, the death of half a million children during an earlier embargo, the killing of as many as 100,000 innocent Iraqis, the deaths of 2,500 American soldiers, and the horrible injury of at least 25,000....

US Comptroller General predicts economic disaster for the U.S. (with video) (tags)

The Coming U.S. Dollar Collapse

Pastors for Peace Members Threatened with Heavy Fines (tags)

Local activists receive letters from OFAC for taking crutches and walkers to Cuba! Computers for school children remain "arrested" by Commerce Dept and homelandia InSecurity!

!6th Annual Pastors for Peace Caravan Get's on The Road (tags)

The 16th Friendshipment to Cuba is underway, expected to arrive in Los Angeles July 12th!

A Family Of Spies (tags)

An opinion piece on current elections using past events as a Point Of Reference.

Are Cops Like Bulls? (tags)

This article explores a comment made to one of my articles, by "Officer Friendly," that said about police violence at protests, "If you mess with the bull, you get the horns, you know what I mean?" I began to compare the bull and the police...

Bush-Linked Company Handled Security For WTC and Dulles Airport (tags)

Oh. And here's one about Marvin Bush ( Yup, there's a Marvin Bush), and his ties to WTC and Dulles airport security. Again, credit the author. Hey Hollywood! Why haven't you been exposing them? ( By the way, the mobster mentioned in Hopsickers blueprint of Jeb Bush and Florida terror training, drug smuggling flight school associated with Jeb and "company", Alvin Molvik, is also providing Michael Jackson with his attorneys for his present case... By the way? Have you read anything about the CIA's and Saudis involvement in child-kidnapping, slavery, pedophile ring? Plenty of info available, including data from Center For Missing And Exploited Children. Anyway, again, credit the discoverers and investigators.

Alice Walker, Amy Goodman & Other Notable Women Arrested in Anti-War Protest (tags)

Twenty three women, including nationally recognized award-winning authors Alice Walker and Maxine Hong Kingston, Pacifica Radio's Amy Goodman, were arrested in front of the White House on International Women’s Day, protesting against the Bush Administration’s proposed war on Iraq. They had marched from Malcolm X Park in Washington, DC, leading more than 5,000 peace activists associated with Code Pink, Women for Peace, to the White House.

Up Against the Cops in Cabrini Green (tags)

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Medea Benjamin Tonight at Youth Summit for Peace and Justice - (tags)

Come to the youth Summit for Peace and Justice at Calremont .... Harvey Mudd

CIA Caught on Film with Possible Pre-Knowledge of Prison Slaughter. (tags)

The first thing that caught my amazement was the fact that CIA agents would allow themselves to be filmed while interrogating a prisoner.

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