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UN Forum Wrestles with Funding Development (tags)

After months of negotiations and four days of formal meetings, the United Nations voted on development policies at the fourth UN Financing for Development Forum. The UN meetings convene world leaders, ministers, governments, the IMF, World Bank and development groups. The annual process attempts to implement the 2015 Addis Ababa Action Agenda, an international agreement that includes policies on debt, tax, trade, transparency and aid.

UN Forum Wrestles with Economic Policies 10 Years After Financial Crisis Islands Call for (tags)

Officials from governments, the IMF, World Bank, the private sector and NGOs meet this week at the United Nations for the Financing for Development (FFD) Forum.

UN Forum Focuses on Financing for Development Goals (tags)

United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed and the IMF's Christine Lagarde join world leaders for the Financing for Development (FfD) Forum at UN Headquarters.

Roar of approval as campaigners working to end circus suffering receive a “Barker” (tags)

Animal Defenders International founders Jan Creamer and Tim Phillips for ‘Extraordinary Achievement for Animal Rights’

Kiev's Yalta European Strategy Forum (tags)

Ukraine

The U.S. Social Forum Puts San José on the Map of Social Change (tags)

Another World is Possible! The United States Social Forum 2015 was held in San José at the end of June. A thousand activists from hundreds of organizations worked on strategies for necessary alternatives and system change.

KPFK & PAPCIFICA forum in LA (tags)

June 12 - 15 2015 - Fri-Sat-Sun, here in LA are 3 full days of meetings by Pacifica PNB & KPFK's LSB...with brief public-comment times barely included. See website for agenda.

World Social Forum 2015 in Tunis Joins the Cry "Nous Sommes Bardo!" (tags)

The World Social Forum in Tunis (24-28 March 2015) closes with resounding unity against global warming, neoliberalism, militarism, terrorism, and for the increasingly important role of women in making another world possible.

Christians in Israel: Don’t Call Us Arabs (tags)

Long identified as part of the country’s minority Arab population, Israel’s Christian community has recently begun asserting its own unique identity—one that is deeply tied to the Jewish State of Israel. Meet the Arameans.

Video: Left Forum on Thomas Paine 1 hr, 23 min (tags)

BookTV going back more than ten years is an incredible resource turning life into an open door. The future could be open and dynamic, sharing work and exchanging roles, as cloud workers and dream catchers!

Jubilee USA Urges Business and Political Leaders at World Economic Forum to End Corporate (tags)

Washington, DC - Heads of state, financial ministers, celebrities and representatives from many of the worlds most powerful corporations are meeting in Davos, Switzerland for the 2014 World Economic Forum.

ABCs of Alternatives (tags)

The "ABCs of Alternatives" published in May 2013 includes chapters on democratization, globalization criticism, global social rights, good work, Keynesianism, knowledge commons, liberation pedagogy, no person is illegal, peace, rebellion, redistribution and the WSF,

Climate Space: Rethinking Strategies to Fight For Our Future (tags)

Open call to join the Climate Space at the World Social Forum in Tunisia, March 26-30, 2013

I’ll miss Hugo Chavez (tags)

I’ll miss Hugo. When I first was introduced to him in Porto Alegre in 2003, he greeted me, “Mi padre,” and said he learned a lot from me. I was dubious about this and thought he was simply buttering me up, like any two-bit politician. Then he started telling me what he learned from Development Debacle, Deglobalization, and Dark Victory. I was stupefied; the guy actually read my stuff!

World Social Forum Free Palestine (tags)

Palestine

Is the Philippines child-friendly? (tags)

Manila, Philippines – The ultimate test of determining the child-friendliness of the country is to ask the children themselves, this according to Anna Lindenfors, Country Director of Save the Children in the Philippines.

CNRWA Held Great Basin Water Forum 2012 in Carson City, NV (tags)

The Central Nevada Regional Water Authority held the Great Basin Water Forum on 11/13 in Carson City, NV to discuss ways to protect groundwater from being exported by the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) via a 200 mile long pipeline against the wishes of locals and despite warnings of aquifer ecosystem collapse by many scientists.

"Día del Latino" en Occupy Riverside / Occupy Riverside's Latino Forum Celebrates (tags)

Sábado, 17 diciembre 2011
RIVERSIDE (California) - El Foro Latino de Occupy Riverside hoy celebró tres meses de la existencia del movimiento "Occupy" con comida tradicional, música de resistencia, y piñatas en el Parque Fairmount de esta ciudad del interior del sur de California.

Saturday, December 17, 2011
RIVERSIDE (California) - Occupy Riverside's Latino Forum celebrated three months of the movement's existence with traditional foods, music of resistance, and piñatas at Fairmount Park.

Dangerous Unexploded Ordnance Left Behind at Former US Military Bases in the Philippines (tags)

Unexploded ordnance (UXO) recently found in Clark and Subic, Philippines, the sites of former US military installations in the Philippines. A local villager found a live mortar in his backyard. UXO and toxic wastes continue to peril children and families in the Philippines.

Forum on Venezuela in LA May 8, A Resounding Success (tags)

- Last Sunday, Mother?s Day, the Los Angeles forum about Venezuela?s Bolivarian Revolution, featuring attorney and author Eva Golinger and a panel of Venezuela experts was a success. The forum that was held at the Emmanuel Presbyterian Church in Wislhire featured speaker was and Eva Golinger is a foreign policy advisor to the Venezuelan government, led by President Hugo Chavez.

The World Social Forum (Feb 6-11, 2011) (tags)

"Another world is possible," Susan George declared at Porto Alegre. 80,000 activists came to Dakar. The world has changed, not only through the financial crisis that showed the market often causes more problems than it solves. The WSF has become a source of hope for a just world.

Resources for the Unemployed (tags)

Some sad news about the Unemployed Friends forum, and some good news about more organizing online to fight for extensions. Additional links to survival resources.

Community Forum (tags)

Community Forum on ICE/Police Repression

Video: FDR's New Deal: Social Security Act and National Labor Relations Act (tags)

In honor of the 75th anniversary of the enactment of the Social Security Act and the National Labor Relations Act, the FDR presidential library hosts a public forum to explore in depth the year that Roosevelt transformed the mission of the New Deal.

ERRATA Summary of Value-Added Forum at 89.3 KPCC (tags)

I made one factual error about the Times database, which does not change the injustice of how they treated Rigo.

Summary of KPCC Forum on "Value-Added" Evaluation of Teachers (tags)

This summary of a Public Radio forum takes on special relevance because of the recent tragic death of Rigoberto Ruelas, an excellent teacher who was rated "less effective" by the Los Angeles Times

"Our America is Coming" : Social Movements Assembly Declaration - August 2010 (tags)

Social movements present at the IV Americas Social Forum, in Asuncion, Paraguay, we reaffirm our solidarity and commitment to Paraguayan people to the urgent need for progress in their process to sovereignty recovery over its territory, goods common, energy resources, land reform and democratization.

War criminal Karl Rove will speak in Phoenix on Nov 9 (tags)

War criminal Karl Rove will speak in Phoenix on Tuesday, Nov 9 at the Sheraton Hotel in Phoenix. The event is sponsered by APS, SRP, Arizona Republic and a number of other businesses.

"Manufacturing Dissent": the Anti-globalization Movement is Funded by the Corporate Elites (tags)

"How is the process of manufacturing dissent achieved? Essentially by "funding dissent", namely by channelling financial resources from those who are the object of the protest movement to those who are involved in organizing the protest movement. Co-optation is not limited to buying the favors of politicians. The economic elites --which control major foundations-- also oversee the funding of numerous NGOs and civil society organizations, which historically have been involved in the protest movement against the established economic and social order. The programs of many NGOs and people's movements rely heavily on both public as well as private funding agencies including the Ford, Rockefeller, McCarthy foundations, among others. The anti-globalization movement is opposed to Wall Street and the Texas oil giants controlled by Rockefeller, et al. Yet the foundations and charities of Rockefeller et al will generously fund progressive anti-capitalist networks as well as environmentalists (opposed to Big Oil) with a view to ultimately overseeing and shaping their various activities."

PCORE /JFAV Community Forum on July 26, 2010 at the Silver Lake Medical Center (SLMC) (tags)

The Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) and the Association of Widows, Advocates and Relatives for Equality (AWARE) marks the 69th year of the United States Armed Forces in the Far East (USAFFE) Day, July 26, 1941 with a community forum. The commemorative event will be held on Monday , July 26, 2010 at the Silver Lake Medical Center ground floor at the Cafeteria at 1711 W. Temple St. Los Angeles, CA 90026 around 5;00 PM. The community forum will also discuss People’s CORE Smoke Free Apartment Project and issues about the veterans equity.

Competing Ideologies: G20 v. US Social Forum (tags)

state terror on Toronto streets

MDS WORKSHOP-MEETING at the US SOCIAL FORUM (tags)

Movement for a Democratic Society (MDS) hosts workshop-meeting at US Social Forum in Detroit, June 24th.

PANAWAGAN SA LAHAT NG MAMAMAYAN-TAYO NA SA SAN DIEGO! (tags)

Building on its recent success in Los Angeles - The Bantay Pilipinas Forum is going south to San Diego County. Invited by a group of concerned Pilipinos the second "Debate sa P'Town" will be held at the heart of National City a heavily Pilipino populated community. The Bantay forum will be held on May 2, Sunday in Zarlitos Family Restaurant at 505 E. 8th St. National City, CA from 4:00 PM to 6;00 PM

RP Elections Update, May 2010 (tags)

With eleven days to the election day in the Philippines, the campaign heats up to the finish in the United States. - In Los Angeles, the BANTAY PILIPINAS, an election watch dog for the Philippines, held a forum debate last April 21 in Kapistahan Grill in Historic Filipinotown attended by spokespersons of the candidates. The debate was very civil but was heated. More than a hundred people attended the forum. The Villar camp was represented by Bobby Reyes, Teodoro by muralist Eliseo Art Silva, Eddie Villanueva by union leader Jay Valencia and Linda Cross, Aquino by Atty. Terry Herrera and Binay by Errol Santos. The moderators for the event was Austin Baul and Cheryl Zarate ably assisted by Cory Esguerra, Cilla Esguerra, Emily Chan and Wendy Natividad.

ELECTION FORUM and DEBATE IN PTOWN, A SUCCESS (tags)

Once more the Filipinotown community proved that they are united in spirit and action. The DEBATE SA PTOWN, an election forum and debate between representatives of presidential and vice-presidential candidates for the Philippine presidential elections on May 10, 2010 was held in the KAPISTAHAN Grill last April 21 in Historic Filipinotown, in the heart of Los Angeles. For two hours, people gathered from different political parties and witnessed the slugfest between the supporters of the candidateswhich was filled with laughters, standing ovations and clarifications in a very lively discussions. Jay Valencia and Linda Cross of the Villanueva camp, Terry Herrera of the Aquino campaign , Bobby Reyes of the Villar-Legarda at Eliseo Art Silva of the Teodoro and Errol Santos of the Binay for vice president groups traded barbs and political views for two hours cheered on and egged by their supporters in lively debate..

Protect Detroit and protect the nation. (tags)

"Protect Detroit and protect the nation. The following articles show what we’re up against. Also see reports on DemocracyNow.org (04/02/10)." "While the Mayor’s urban renewal plan has high-level backing, many have condemned it as a form of land-grabbing. I’m joined now by a vocal critic of the proposed downsizing of Detroit. Sharon “Shea” Howell is an activist and a professor of communication and journalism at Oakland University. She writes a weekly column for the Michigan Citizen."

AMERICANS AND ENGLISH ARE ISOLATED IN LATIN AMERICA (tags)

Brazil isolates USA, Canada and England.

Animal Liberation Forum 2010 (tags)

CAT presents their 2nd annual Animal Liberation Forum from Thursday April 15 - Sunday April 18, 2010. Cease Animal Torture welcomes an array of speakers and participants who will share their perspectives, tactics, strategies and experiences through panels, workshops, films and discussion. The Animal Liberation Forum is a space where activists will be able to network, organize with others and ultimately, become more efficacious for the animals.

Animal Liberation Forum 2010 in Long Beach, CA (tags)

CAT will be holding a 2nd annual Animal Liberation Forum in Spring 2010 (April 15-18, 2010). We are currently looking for speakers and organizations to participate and are asking those who are interested to send us an application (see below)

GLOBAL TURN AROUND! (tags)

A call to unite and confront the converging global crises of our times, replace the trade and investment pacts and related juggernauts of the corporate-driven global economy, and start building a sustainable economic future together.

GLOBAL TURN AROUND! (tags)

A call to unite and confront the converging global crises of our times, replace the trade and investment pacts and related juggernauts of the corporate-driven global economy, and start building a sustainable economic future together.

Forum & Book Signing PALESTINE, ISRAEL & THE U.S. EMPIRE Featuring Author Richard Becker (tags)

Join the ANSWER Coalition and the Party for Socialism and Liberation for a public forum and signing of the new book Palestine, Israel and the U.S. Empire, by Richard Becker, West Coast Coordinator of the ANSWER Coalition. 2 hrs.

Alliance Philippines Marked 37th Martial Law Declaration with a Forum (tags)

The 37th year of the declaration of martial law in the Philippines by the US-Marcos dictatorship was marked with a forum in Los Angeles and discussion meetings in San Francisco and New York. In Los Angeles, the AJLPP made a presentation at the Party for Socialism and Liberation (PSL) Forum on the Philippines on Friday, September 18. At their LA office at 137 Virgil St. Los Angeles, CA 9004. KMB leader and high school teacher Mark Ramos spoke on class struggle and liberation in the Philippines at a crowd of at least 70 persons. . Also in attendance were a group of Filipinos under the Ecumenical Fellowship For Justice and Peace (EFJP) based in California.

Police Gone Wild (tags)

See the evidence of police gone mad on line: http://forums.officer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=127618

JUNE 11 INDEPENDENCE DAY COMMUNITY FORUM HELD IN LA (tags)

Two poles apart. As thousands of well heeled, best dressed Filipinos gathered in a plush hotel for a gala Independence Day night on June 13 for the Philippine consulate, scores of angry Filipino American and their allies voiced out their protests against fake independence in the Philippines. “ Fight for real independence and sovereignty!” —this was the call of the Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP), GABNET-LA and ANSWER-LA as they held their community forum last June 11 at ANSWER office at 137 Virgil St. Los Angeles, CA. 90004.

Bisexual Forum of San Diego Hosts “Bisexuality Across Cultures” (tags)

The Bisexual Forum of San Diego County hosted an event on “Bisexuality Across Cultures” May 27. Though somewhat overshadowed by the anti-Proposition 8 protests that week, it was a compelling meeting which discussed the greater rigidity with which Americans define sexual orientations and roles than Europeans or Latin Americans. One speaker was a Bisexual living with blindness, who described a “hierarchy of discrimination” with people of color relatively more privileged than Queers, while people with disabilities are at the very bottom and often the subject of out-and-out devaluation of their lives (“I’d rather be dead than be … ”).

Stiglitz Calls for Global Solutions to Crisis (tags)

Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz argues that the only way to fix the world's economic crisis is to act globally. Speaking at the Development Policy Forum in Berlin on Monday he said the reform of the world's financial institutions wasn't going fast enough.

Putin and China: US Responsible in the Economic Crisis (tags)

Investment banks, the pride of Wall Street, have practically ceased to exist, Putin added. In only twelve months, their losses exceeded the profits of the past 25 years. Wen said the blind pursuit of profit led to the worst crisis since the Great Depression of 1929.

DDR REJECTED IN A PEACE FORUM (tags)

AJLPP learned though media souces that in a peace dialogue dubbed “Conversation on Peace”, DDR (demilitarization, demobilization and Reintegration) was one of the hotly examined issues. It was severely critized and rejected in the forum. The dialogue was facilitated by the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC) at the Asian Institute of Management, Makati City on February 5-8, 2009,

Competing Ideologies: Davos v. Belem (tags)

alternate ideological views

Highway 39 To 2 past Crystal Lake to Rebuild, Reopen (tags)

Proposal for rebuilding Highway 39 so that it connects to Highway 2 (Angeles Crest) will be discussed this month.

Oscar Grant Becomes a Poster Boy for Jihad (tags)

Those outside the Bay Area may not know the backstory: Early on January 1, a young adult African-American named Oscar Grant was fatally shot at a BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) stop by a BART police officer. The incident was captured on a few cellphones as it happened. The officer has been arrested for murder and there have been several riots in downtown Oakland.

GABNET LOS ANGELES AND PESANTE USA COMMEMORATE MENDIOLA MASSACRE; (tags)

Gabnet of the Mariposa Alliance and PESANTE-USA held a commemorative and educational forum on the 22nd anniversary of the Mendiola Massacre. Activists and community members gathered at Historic Filipinotown to hear about the 1987 event and discuss the ongoing struggle for peasant and human rights in the Philippines. The event was opened by Al Garcia of PESANTE-USA who described the January 22,1987 Mendiola Massacre, where 15,000 peasants peacefully rallying for genuine land reform were ruthlessly fired upon by the police and the Philippine Mari

REMEMBERING MENDIOLA, Jan 22, 2009 at FACLA (tags)

Los Angeles-- REMEMBER MENDIOLA! FIGHT FOR HUMAN RIGHTS! GABNET of the Mariposa Alliance,PESANTE and the Alliance for Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines (AJLPP) in Los Angeles,marked the 22nd Year of the January 22,1987 Mendiola Massacre, where thirteen (13)protesters were killed and over 150 others were wounded in an educational forum in FACLA, community hall on Jan 22, 2009 in Historic Filipinotown Los Angeles. Speaking before scores of FilAm activists, Arturo Garcia of Pesante and AJLPP explained that the AFP was after the NDF negotiating panel who were in Manila in 1987 during the 60 day ceasefire. Unable to liquidate their targets they pounced on the defend less peasants in Mendiola that day.

Killtown: conspiracy flake or Internet menace? (tags)

It is one thing to believe strange conspiracy theories about the September 11th attacks on America, and quite a another to leverage that belief as an excuse to harass anyone who dares to question his personality cult.

The struggle for communication. (tags)

The IMC of the world are the most appropriate space for discussions and proposals around the right to communication. The hemisphere, the continent and the world were, are and will be affected by what happens to almost the 200,000,000 (two hundred million) Brazilian citizens. We are all together on this ship in danger that is the planet earth. No one is alone or alone can solve the most serious problems.

Minutemen, off-duty cops disrupt community forum on checkpoints (tags)

Community members met to express themselves on the topic of police "DUI" checkpoints, which really target immigrants. Minutemen and police hecklers disrupted the meeting.

OUT OF THE SHADOWS- UNDERGROUND UNDERGRADS SPEAKS OUT (tags)

Out of the shadows, they dare speak out and fight for their rights openly. Four daring so called “ undocumented students” called the “ Underground Undergrads” namely Angelo Mathay, Stephanie Solis, Zeenat Bhamani and Tam Tran speaks out in a Community Forum last August 10th, 2008. at Remy’s on Temple, Historic Filipinotown, Los Angeles.

OC Civil Forum Induces Protests (tags)

Protesters gather in Orange County to make the presidential cadidates hear their voices August 16, 2008.

LA Social Forum (tags)

The Women's Studies Student Association of CSULB educated many about the concept of a rape culture at the 2008 LA Social Forum and gained press.

"Outreach" or Alliance Building? (tags)

At the end of June, I participated in the "Los Angeles Social Forum," an attempt to hold a unifying gathering of people from many different movements and organizations in Los Angeles (and other parts of southern California) on the model of the World Social Forum and the first US Social Forum held last year in Atlanta.

Money for those Arrested at the World Economic Forum 2003 (tags)

In late January and early February 2003, the World Economic Forum meetings were held in New York City. In a class action lawsuit later brought by demonstrators arrested at the meetings, it was alleged that the NYPD attempted to show the world it was in control by illegally arresting and detaining 215 persons.

LA SOCIAL FORUM - REPORT BACK (tags)

Thanks to everyone who made the first LA Social Forum a success. We had over three hundred and fifty registrations the first two days and handed out 425 programs.

KPFK 90.7 FM LA On-Air Tributes to Don White (tags)

KPFK 90.7 FM Los Angeles On-Air Tributes to Don White Tuesday on Margaret Prescod, on Sojourner Truth, Tuesday June 24, 7-8 am (PST) and Wednesday June 25th from 8-9 am (PST) on Uprising with Sonali Kohatkar

LA Indymedia Workshop June 28th at the LA Social Forum (tags)

What is alternative media and how is it important in the current political and social condition? How can the Indymedia network find new outlets and reach a larger audience?

San Diego Bisexuals Host Sexuality Conference (tags)

The Bisexual Forum of San Diego hosted a conference on sexuality May 27 centered around whether, as society has grown more accepting of alternative sexualities, young Queer people today are less obsessed with coming out and being "visible" as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender than their predecessors. The conference opened with a brief videotape filmed especially for it by author/activist Gore Vidal.

Minute Men plan to protest CSUN Chicana/o Studies Graduation (tags)

WHAT: Celebration of the graduates of CSUN College of Humanities in counteraction to Save our State protest! WHEN: Tuesday, May 20 TIME: 5:30pm (according to Save our State online forum)

Killtown: discredited 9/11 researcher under attack (tags)

During his six year stint as a 911 researcher, "Killtown" has found fame, some say infamy, over his Shanksville research, the most controversial portion being his assertion Valencia McClatchey's photo, "the End of Serenity", is a fake.

Fire and Rain! (tags)

A Forum Topix post also known as A Sh*thead War. (Jer. 6:14; 8:11) 5/10 "A Nation of Sh*theads" 5/11 Anthrax Canadian-style. 5/14 Fire? Rain? The Choice Remains!

TODAY: Internet Forum by Cuban Students about the Cuban Five (tags)

The main purpose of the forum will be to discuss what Cuban university students and those in the rest of the world could do to help the release of the Five Cuban men, who were arrested for having infiltrated Miami- based anti-Cuba groups and trying to prevent criminal actions against the island.

MY EXPERIENCE OF IMPRISONMENT AND TORTURE (tags)

I have been informed that the International Action Committee Stuttgart, an organization in which Turkish, Palestinian and German people work together, is holding this forum to commemorate Political Prisoners Day. Thus, I have been invited to speak on my experience of imprisonment and torture in the Philippines, together with two other former political prisoners who shall speak about their own experiences in Turkey-Kurdistan and Palestine. I thank the organizers for inviting me. And I wish to express my warmest greetings of solidarity to all those who are present and to all the people in organizations that are represented here. I have strongly wished to be with you tonight. But unfortunately, the Dutch authorities do not issue travel papers to me for attending this forum. We have to resort therefore to the audio-visual techniques that are available to us. As instructed by the organizers, particularly by Ms. Elsbeth Sureau, I intend to present to you the following: 1. a summary of my imprisonment and torture, 2. the reasons for imprisonment and the political situation then obtaining in my country, 3. the protest and resistance within and outside prison, and 4. the perspectives. I shall use 15 minutes to speak and let the German translation run for another 15 minutes. I shall answer your questions in the open forum.

Three Reports on Immigration Dialogues (tags)

While I didn't meet any Minutemen in North San Diego County, I did meet many local residents who are eager to question the status quo.

FORUM FOR IMMIGRANT RIGHTS HELD IN SAN FRANCISCO (tags)

The 2008 Immigration Forum called “Preparing the Fields to Plant the Seeds” was held last Saturday, January 26, 2008 from 12: 00 to 5:00 PM at the Mission Presbyterian Church at 3261 23rd St. in downtown San Francisco, CA. The immigration forum discussed the Dream Act, the Sanctuary Movement, the Kennedy-McCain Proposals and anti-immigrant bashing in the United States. They also discussed the roots and causes of imm9gration. The forum was sponsored by the Faith in the Movement Coalition (FMC) composed by Manos Unidas Community Center of the Mission, Alliance For A Just and Lasting Peace (AJLPP), Black Alliance for Just Immigration (BAJI) Damayan New York-New Jersey, Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights, JAC of the Presbyterian Church of the USA, KM Pro People Youth, Grace Urban Ministries and the Mission Presbyterian Church.

JUSTICE FOR FILIPINO AMERICAN VETERANS HOST ACTION FORUM LAST JANUARY 24-25 in LA and CA (tags)

Despite the stormy weather, the Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV), in conjunction with the American Coalition for Filipino Veterans (ACFV), Peoples CORE and Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA), held a community action forum last Thursday, January 24, 2008, at 6:00 PM, The Forum was held at SIPA’s community room. It was attended by a fairly good size crowd of veterans, students and community advocates.Veterans groups like Society of Guerillas and Sc outs (SGSI), United Filipino American Veterans (UFAV) and the Veterans Federation of the Philippines(VFP) , lobbyists, organizers, and other supporters was present They were updated by ACFV Executive Director Eric Lachica, JFAV Coordinator Al P. Garcia and Franco Arcebal on the current progress of campaign efforts and relevant legislative bills in the continued pursuit of recognition of the Veterans sacrifices in World War II.

JUSTICE FOR FILIPINO AMERICAN VETERANS HOST ACTION FORUM ON JANUARY 24 (tags)

Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV), in conjunction with the American Coalition for Filipino Veterans (ACFV), Peoples CORE and Search to Involve Pilipino Americans (SIPA), will be hosting a community action forum on Thursday, January 24, 2008, at 6:00 PM, The Forum will be held at SIPA’s community room. JFAV is also hosting another forum in Carson on January 25 at 3:00 PM at the C and C Adult Day Care Center at 451 E. Carson Plaza Drive

(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.

Nativist Militia Forms in Long Beach (tags)

Former Save Our State ( SOS ) member Gerry Nance aka. BorderRaven forms Militia in Long Beach. [Photo of BorderRaven]

Global Justice Forum (tags)

Invitation to watch a documentary on the effects of Free Trade in the world and to discuss issues related to it. Sept. 15, 2007 at El Centro 6:30 pm.

Why your revolution is no liberation! (tags)

During the recent weeks and months a spirited debate developed in different German left wing newspapers and groups about the sense or non-sense, the perspectives and the means and goals of the mobilisation against the G8 summit. Different German and Austrian anti-fascist groups started a campaign to criticise a wrong analysis of capitalism widely spread in the anti-globalisation movement. In the context of this campaign several public discussions and lectures were held, a special webpage was set up but above all reader was published that contains a set of basic texts referring to this problem. This reader is available in German and English and will soon also be published in French in order to spread the debate also across other countries. Check it out: www.no-liberation-reader.tk

white supremacists ratchet for leimert park rally (tags)

Sieg-heiling Skinheads and other white supremacists joined a Save Our State anti-immigration rally outside a day laborer center in Laguna Beach, Calif. (www.sandiego.indymedia.org)

17 Candidates in CA's 37th Congressional District Race!!! (tags)

Progressive Democrats of America sponsored the first candidates forum for Democrats running in the 37th Congressional District's special election scheduled for June 26, 2007. California State Coordinator, Dr. Bill Honigsman, places an Out of Iraq sticker on first speaker, Peter Mathews, at the Library Coffee Shop in Long Beach Friday,May 18

Statement of the Ecumenical Bishops Forum (tags)

The Ecumenical Bishops Forum (EBF), the fellowship of bishops from the United Church of Christ (UCCP), United Methodist (UMC), Episcopal Church in the Philippines (ECP), Iglesia Filipina Independiente (IFI) and the Roman Catholic Churches in the Philippines lament the deployment of elements of the Armed Forces of the Philippines in urban areas in the country. It is another nail hammered on the flailing limbs of freedom in this country. There is no justification for their presence in these areas at this time. The AFP is called to defend this country from aggression and armed rebellion. The police force should suffice for preserving the peace in our communities. No country claiming to be democratic alows its soldiers to roam around communities in full battle gear. No country claiming to be free allows its soldiers to engage in partisan politics. Even civic functions which military officials claim soldiers perform in these communities are best left in the hands of other government agencies and other non-government organizations.

“Equity Bill To Be Passed by June 30, 2007”—Filner (tags)

“I wished we could to pass the Equity Bill by April 9, (on Bataan Day,) but we did not make it, I think, we can pass the Equity Bill by June 30.” This was the direct answer of Representative Bob Filner (CA- 51) of San Diego and the Chairman of the Committee on veterans Affairs to the question of JFAV Coordinator Arturo P. Garcia when will Congress pass the equity bill during the Q and A portion of the Forum on Veterans Affair Issue. The forum was held last Monday, April 2 at the American Legion Post 206 in Highland Park, Los Angeles. Congressman Filner also reported “that the appropriations are assured for the equity bill if it passes Congress before the year ends ” because the lower house have passed or earmarked more than $ 13.6 B appropriations for the veterans funding this fiscal year.

AKBAYAN denounces US intervention in Philippine elections (tags)

AKBAYAN Party-list condemned today the reported participation of US soldiers Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) initiated campaigns against leftist party-list organizations. The group said that it received reports from the local media in Zamboanga City that US soldiers are also campaigning against party-list groups that the AFP considers as “communist fronts.”

Being a Leftist in the 21st Century (tags)

Each spring the Forum convenes the largest gathering in North America of the international Left. With close to one hundred panels and three major cultural events, the Left Forum brings together organizers and intellectuals from across the globe to share ideas.

Democratic Presidential candidate John Edwards wants another war! (tags)

In another important news item conveniently ignored by the pro-war Zionist media… Democratic Presidential candidate John Edwards among others is in “Israel” pushing for an attack on Iran. Republicans and Democrats, two wings of the same old bird.

Kenya Indymedia coverage of the 2007 World Social Forum (tags)

Kenya Indymedia coverage of the 2007 World Social Forum

A Brief Field Guide to Moles N Trolls @ IMC LA (tags)

From Frothing loonies to Reasonable Persuaders. ( and why they turn into Frothing Loonies ) in a short order.

Beyond the Border, Sharing Responsibility for Immigration (tags)

A public forum designed to empower and inspire people to take responsibility for creating a fair, sustainable, environmentally friendly development plan with Mexico. Doing so addresses a solution to the root cause of illegal immigration.

Alliance Philippines (AJLPP-USA) September 22 (tags)

The Alliance for Just and Lasting Peace In the Philippines (AJLPP)-USA Community Forum: PHILIPPINE UPDATE AND THE EVILS OF MARTIAL LAW last Friday, September 22 at 7;00 PM on September 22, 2006 in Los Angeles was a success. Scores of participants in the forum mostly survivors, victims and those who witnessed and experienced martial law in the Philippines and who now are living in the U.S shared their experiences and the lessons they learned during martial law.

Civil society groups denounce Singapore government, IMF-WB for barring activists (tags)

Jubilee South and the Freedom from Debt Coalition of the Philippines, two of the proponents and lead organizers of the International Peoples Forum vs the IMF and World Bank, denounce the latest move of the Singapore government to prevent the exercise of freedom of speech and peaceful assembly.

Los Angeles Social Forum Planning Retreat (tags)

Please join us Saturday, July 29 from 10-4 pm downtown LA for a LA Social Forum planning retreat. Local activists are planning a Social Forum in Los Angeles in the spring of 2007. This will be a city and regional affiliate of the World Social Forums.

S.O.S. Website Down - Again (tags)

The Save Our State website has had its hosting account suspended, or so states the default page when you try to access their website.

A.N.S.W.E.R. Public Forum on Palestine: Behind the Crisis in Gaza (tags)

This Friday night, join the A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition to discuss the crisis in Palestine caused by the recent Israeli invasion of Gaza.

Calif. Green running for US House speaks at World Peace Forum (tags)

International, Political and Academic Leaders Rally in Support of De Lear Campaign Prior to World Peace Forum Presentation; and endorse Green Party candidate Byron De Lear for US House, San Fernando Valley

Re: iAC Forum US and Sudan (tags)

Isma'il Kamal has been traveling widely, giving various versions of this talk. Its not what you'd expect, however

Our resident spammer/troll (tags)

Our resident spammer/troll is probably a macro.

MinuteKlan Protest Blacks and Latinos (tags)

Minuteman Rally against the National Conference on Latino and African American Race Relations Forum.

Middle East Policy Forum in Manhattan Beach (tags)

Marcy Winograd, Congressional Candidate in the 36th District, is joined by authors Gore Vidal and Robert Dreyfuss at a community forum on US Middle East policy

Greece, Athens 4-7 May: An anarchist forum, a demo and a riot (Photos) (tags)

Greece, Athens 4-7 May: An anarchist forum, a demo & a riot (photos) & the co-operation of the European Social Forum with the police in arresting dozens of innocent passers-by and bystanders and charging seventeen of them.

"The US is a Terrorist State": Leonardo Boff (tags)

Everyone feels we are on a wrong track because we do not have a social contract any more..The US is a terrorist state. The US acts with violence, crushes human rights and tortures Americans and foreigners.. As humanity, we stand at a crossroads.

Riots erupt during the European Social Forum march in Athens (tags)

Anarchist rioters used dozens of Molotov cocktails as well as crowbars and flag poles to attack banks, stores, police cars, and police and government buildings.

King Would be Proud of Rep. Barbara Lee! (tags)

On April 27, 2006, a Forum was held on Capitol Hill by the House of Representatives’ “Out of Iraq Caucus,” whose purpose is to end the Iraqi War and bring all the troops home. A leading Caucus members, Rep. Barbara Lee (D-CA), also testified. She said there were no WMD in Iraq and that Osama bin Laden had no connections to 9/11, Iraq or Saddam Hussein. Lee said the Bush-Cheney Gang must answer to the people: “Why did [they] do it?”

LA Greens Earth Day Speakers -Run Your Car on Biofuels, A19 (tags)

On Wednesday, April 19th, Los Angeles is invited to come learn how to run cars on alternative fuels and peek at cars with “Wessonality”… vegetable-oil-powered automobiles. Hosted by the Los Angeles Greens.

The Libertarian Anarchist Antiauthoritarian Forum in Athens, Greece, May 4-7, 2006 (tags)

Libertarian, Anarchist and Antiauthoritarian Forum, in Athens

Minutemen Take Civics Lesson From ACLU in Costa Mesa (tags)

A tiny portion of Minuteman founder Jim Gilchrist's claimed 240 million followers made a surprise showing this Saturday at a Costa Mesa community forum on constitutional rights and immigration law. They were welcomed by Coyotl Tezcalipoca of the Colectivo Tonantzin, which sponsored the event primarily with Costa Mesa's local immigrant population (which has been the target of hate and harassment from the city's Minuteman Junta) in mind, but was happy to discover what it hopes is a new-found interest by the border vigilantes in civilized behavior and basic human rights.

BTL:New Haitian Pres.Preval Faces Economic & Political Pressure from Washington (tags)

Interview with Bill Fletcher, president of the group TransAfrica Forum, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Appeal to Release Gopal Siwakoti “Chintan” and Other Political Detainees in Nepal (tags)

Mr. Gopal Siwakoti “Chintan,” a prominent human rights activist in Nepal, along with a number of other activists, has been detained in very adverse conditions without charges by the increasingly dictatorial monarchy. This is a letter demanding his release – please endorse as well as send a copy to the Embassy of Nepal.

BTL:International WTO Opponents Strategize on... (tags)

...Blocking Hong Kong Accord's Implementation. ~ Excerpt of World Social Forum speech by Lori Wallach, director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch, produced by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

The Alternative Social Forum in Caracas: voices from the left (tags)

* In Caracas, Venezuela between the 23rd and 29th of January 2006, 10 local socio-political organizations offered an alternative forum and critique of national politics in response to the World Social Forum. The result was a smaller-scale event but self-directed and reflective of current self-organizing capacity. The alternative forum was independent, self-managed and borne out of years of experience of organizing in the Venezuelan context.

Cindy Sheehan: “Bush’s Presidency Is Illegitimate!” (tags)

Cindy Sheehan is back in Washington, D.C. She appeared at a Forum, on Jan. 30, 2006, proposing the impeachment of both President George W. Bush and his vice-president-in-mayhem, Dick Cheney. Sheehan believes Bush’s election in 2000, by the Supreme Court was illegitimate and that his abrogating to himself Congress’s war making powers to invade Iraq was unconstitutional. Congress won’t do anything, Sheehan said, “unless we make them” do it.

About the FSA-Caracas 2006 and the venezuelan situation (tags)

º In this interview with the mexican alternative news group La Rosa Negra (LRN-ci), the CRA from Venezuela explains the importance of the Alternative Social Forum, which will take place in a few days, and comments about their activity as an anarchist group.

1/24: Tuesday Night Forum on Immigration (tags)

a planning meeting to develop a strategy to help defeat the anti-immigrant bill (H.R. 4437- the Border Protection, Antiterrorism, and Illegal Immigration Control Act of 2005) that was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on Dec.16, 2005.

Reliable sources of research (tags)

My goal is the search for truth...let us come together in hopes for finding some reliable sources.....

Artist's Forum on Art & Politics (tags)

As part of the continuing "Don't Talk About Religion or Politics" exhibition with Mark Vallen, Sergio Hernandez, Gwyneth Leech, John Paul Thornton, and Poli Marichal, the Avenue 50 Studio will present an artist's forum on Art & Politics. The exhibit runs until Feb (Photo: Opening night at the exhibition.)

SOSMM Racists on FOX Network (tags)

The SOSMM et al. were being advertised by a FOX network affiliate

Should the Irish be Trusting the Brits? (tags)

The Irish people want peace, with justice, in the Brit-occupied Six Counties of N. Ireland. This is why, in 1998, they voted for the “Good Friday Agreement” (GFA), a formula for power sharing. At an Irish peace forum on 11/18/05, at Georgetown U., panelists debated the GFA. They all seem to agree the now-suspended Six County “Assembly,” had to be restored in order to make any additional progress. However, many other issues, like building trust, remain.

Anarchists and the Caracas ASF/January 2006 (tags)

* The Venezuelan anarchist movement invites you to participate in the Alternative Social Forum at Caracas in January 2006, a gathering of anti-establishment social movements, in response to the bureaucratic World Social Forum promoted by the Venezuelan government.

Stephen Bezruchka: Population Health Forum (tags)

The Population Health Forum's mission is to raise awareness and initiate dialogue about the ways in which political, economic, and social inequalities interact to affect the overall health status of our society. Our goals are to promote knowledge and advocate for action in service of a healthier society.

A.N.S.W.E.R. Public Forum: The Struggle Against War & Racism - Hurricanes Katrina & Rita (tags)

Come to an important public forum in LA on the struggle against war and racism in the wake of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Be there on October 29 for eyewitness reports from New Orleans, live hip-hop, food and political discussion!

SADDLEBACK COLLEGE SPECIAL ELECTION STUDENT FORUM WED OCT 19! (tags)

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Alternative Social Forum - Caracas, January 2006 (tags)

* From Venezuela we extend an invitation to an international event of and for social movements in the struggle, as a more valid option to the bureaucratic spectacle the World Social Forum has become.

Saddleback College Student Forum Against Arnolds bogus Special Election WED OCT 19! (tags)

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"Minuteman Project" founder faces possible slander suit over "attempted mur (tags)

"Gilchrist's allegation that I was involved in a organizing a counterdemonstration where protesters tried to murder an 80 year old woman who came to hear him speak about the 'Minuteman Project' is bald-faced lie. No such incident ever occured on May 25th. No one -- not even the Garden Grove Police -- will back up such garbage."

“Iraq is a No-Win, No-End War!” - Max Cleland (tags)

On Sept. 15, 2005, a Congressional “Forum” was held on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. It was chaired by anti-Iraqi War advocate, Rep. Lynn Woolsey (D-CA). She accused the Bush-Cheney Gang of creating a “bloody and ruinous debacle,” in Iraq, and that it was long past the time to discuss exit strategies. Max Cleland, a witness at the Forum and a Vietnam War veteran, and ex-U.S. Senator, said, “Iraq is a No-Win, No-End War!”

McKinney's 9/11 hearing Wed-Cspan (tags)

C-SPAN has now set some times and dates for airing the event. August 31 They will air on C-SPAN from 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm on Wednesday, August 31 And on Friday, September 2 from 8:00 pm to 1:00 am. It is broken into two parts as described below:

Political Forum - Eyewitness Report from Venezuela (tags)

Political Forum - Eyewitness Report from Venezuela and the World Festival of Youth and Students

Conference and open forum for multi-racial intensive organizing. South Central l.a 8/21 (tags)

ALL POWER TO THE PEOPLE! CONFERENCE AND OPEN FORUM FOR MULTI-RACIAL INTENSIVE ORGANIZING in South Central LA SUNDAY AUG 21, 3:30PM @ the Southern California Library 6120 South Vermont Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90044

Two Editorial Structures (tags)

Another view on editing and their operational qualities in these darkening times.

KPFK 90.7FM TOWN HALL (tags)

OPEN FORUM FOR LISTENERS TO VOICE IDEAS AND QUESTIONS

The Fix is In - American Media Ignore Downing Street Memo (tags)

Over the last month, the American media has studiously avoided a story that has dominated the rest of the world. A leak transcript of a meeting with the British Prime Minister well before the invasion of Iraq showed that the US had decided to go to war even though it had no proof of weapons of mass destruction. Mainstream media argue that there is no news, that the American people already knew that the Bush admistration was mistaken. Conservative talk show hosts continue to deny that there are any problems. In a small, cramped room in the Capitol, Cong. Conyers held hearings on the Downing Street Memo. Ralph Nader, the Green Party and Rep. Maurice Hinchey call for impeachment.

TUES. 6/28: Rape, Sexual Assault and Gender Violence Forum at the Onion (tags)

TUESDAY NIGHT FORUM AT THE ONION (http://webcom.com/onion) Rape, Sexual Assault and Gender Violence Sexual assault can happen to anyone. No one should suffer alone. WHEN: Tuesday, June 28, 2005 at 7:30 PM WHERE: The Onion, Sepulveda Unitarian Universalist Society 9550 Haskell Ave., North Hills, 91343-2013 San Fernando Valley

BTL:Neoliberal Conditions Attached to G8 Debt Relief Plan for... (tags)

...Poor Nations Exacerbate Poverty ~ Interview with Bill Fletcher, president of Trans Africa Forum, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

COMMUNITY FORUM ON THE MINUTEMEN AT THE BORDER (tags)

Community forum regarding the Minutemen Project will take place at the border in San Ysidro

Co-Op Grows despite trials: New faces join the movement. (tags)

Even the US Marines know that the best laid plans go wrong in the first 20 seconds and you better be prepared for anything to happen!

 

The Organizers of Unslaver.com certainly understand that concept intimately, having survived the first six weeks of operation.

 

A Co-op of Causes, Unslaver News followed Invisible Slavery and since then has added a new face each week to the movement.

BTL:World Bank/IMF Fail to Agree on Plan to Cancel Debt or Increase Aid to... (tags)

...Poorest Nations ~ Interview with Virginia Setshedi, of the South African Anti-Privatization Forum, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Cyber action today (tags)

From the 10th to 16th of April, 2005, the Biovision/Biosquare forum will take place in the city of Lyon, France. This summit can be compared with the Davos WEF, but is solely concerned with biotech issues.

Zapatista Festival & Community Building Event (tags)

Join us in a community that is said to have had one of the strongest Brown Beret units in all of Aztlan, is infamous for its resistance to the police and struggles to be recognized in the city of Riverside

Celebrate the Culture & History that our Colonizers Want us to Forget! 4.23.05 Riverside (tags)

Join a forum including hip hop, breakdancing, community forum / workshop, free good, and more!!

Celebrate the Culture & History that our Colonizers Want us to Forget! 4.23.05 Riverside (tags)

Join a forum including hip hop, breakdancing, community forum / workshop, free good, and more!!

Grand Council of Guardians (tags)

Manhattan Borough Presidents Candidate Forum

WITHERED Arts Journalism in LA? (tags)

"All historic epochs have cynics who pontificate that everything under the sun has been accomplished, and that there are "no more movements" on the horizon. Such proclamations are the clearest sign that all hell is about to break loose. Artists have always reacted to the world around them - with their collective actions forming schools or movements. To declare that we are in a "post-movement" period while the world is burning is nothing short of delusional."

Palestinian Refugees and the Right of Return (tags)

A forum to build the Al-Awda conference in L.A. and increase awareness of the plight of Palestinian refugees.

The Fifth World Social Forum (tags)

In the debates hardly any doubt existed in Porto Alegre that this alternative solidarian economy cannot be an island in the furious ocean of the capitalist world market. Thisalternative economy needs state assistance.

The Mayor of London - Honestly At Last Regarding Jewish Racists (tags)

Commentary on London Mayor Ken Livingstone' recent remarks about Israel and the Jewish Community

A World Civil Society is Arising: Leonardo Boff (tags)

In porto Alegre spiritual, human and ethical values were central..Everyone senses that we are on a wrong way since we don't have a social contract any more. This wrong way only leads to ears as in Iraq.. Relying on force for world order is very dangerous.

Spark Film and Forum (tags)

"Eugene Debs and the American Movement"

BTL:5th Annual World Social Forum Tackles Global Justice Issues (tags)

Interview with Njoki Njehu, director of the 50 Years is Enough Network, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

World Conscience as a Superpower (tags)

A revolution in thinking against mechanical models of action and knowledge has occurred in the past 30 years..The new thinking about knowledge and society understands non-linear, non-instrumental and non-rational dimensions.

A Spark Forum on the U.S. Health Care Crisis (tags)

Spark Forum and Discussion

World forum seeks solutions to war, poverty (tags)

Forum registration lines reflected a rainbow of colors and ages. Young people were a very strong presence.

Where Do We Go From Here -- A Forum in Topanga (tags)

WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? A Community Forum to Unite Los Angeles Area Progressives SATURDAY, JANUARY 29TH 2005 AT 2:00 PM THE TOPANGA COMMUNITY HOUSE (1440 North Topanga Canyon Blvd)

Lets Get Moving Against the WOD (tags)

The Drug War has become the WORLD's biggest threat, as other nations copy the USA. Here are some people defending our rights. Please join them.

BTL: U.N. Considers Proposals to Reform U.S.-Dominated Security Council (tags)

Interview with James Paul, executive director of the Global Policy Forum, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

David Cobb tells Conyers Forum of (tags)

In early testimony, chairman of the forum, Rep. John Conyers heard from Green party presidential candidate, David Cobb that employees of punch card vendor, Triad Governmental Systems, Inc. (Triad GSI) are attempting to orchestrate a fraudulent recount of the 3 percent of precincts likely to be included in the first phase of the recount process.

"An European Social Forum in London" PHOTOS REPORTAGE from LondonESF2004 (tags)

320 photos, the days of the ESF, the demonstration against war and the intelligent police of Blair. Things of the other world...

October Surprise Voter Forum (tags)

Would you like a place to share info and discuss who/what to vote for with your Northeast Los Angeles neighbors?

UCRiverside Forum on Police Brutality (tags)

Stop Police Brutality Forum in Riverside with Peace and Freedom Party VP Candidate Janice Jordan

California Election Web Forum (tags)

A sleepy forum to advocate or defend your favorite (or most hated) propositions.

Tripartisan Election Forum in Los Angeles Oct. 6 (tags)

3 Parties: The Greens, Democrats, and Republicans will be represented at this National Council of Jewish Women's Los Angeles Election Forum.

Riverside Police Brutality Forum (tags)

Prison and Police Brutality Teachin in Riverside, CA

California Election Web Forum (tags)

The California Election Web Forum is a message board where people can discuss the various propositions.

Boston Social Forum: Significance, Achievements and Some Lessons Learned (tags)

analysis of the recent Boston Social Forum by two of its organizers

Video of John Kerry's Democratic National Convention (tags)

I "lost" 4 hours of footage...

ANSWER LA Political Forum - Iraq, Palestine & 2004 Elections (tags)

ANSWER Political Forum on IRAQ, PALESTINE & THE 2004 ELECTIONS Featuring Richard Becker & Muna Coobtee

Continued resistance to illegal arrests of Guadalajara protestors; help needed! (tags)

Monday, June 28th, social justice organizations in te mexican state of Jalisco organized another march to protest the continued imprisonment of Guadalajara activists. This report discusses the outcome of Monday´s march and the current situation for the imprisoned. While some results have been gained, the organizations have put out a call to all solidarity groups for economic aid. That have recieved no response so far.

JOIN CALIFORNIA SAFE SCHOOLS IN CARSON! (tags)

ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE FORUM

Liberation Weekend - Bringing the revolution home May 15th... (tags)

A forum on Earth and Animal liberation, with a serious discussion about building a revolutionary movement in the U.S. The weekend will explore past failures and future struggles, as we search for the direction our movement needs to take to end the system's assault on life.

April 22: Labor Notes Grocery Strike Forum (tags)

On April 22, Labor Notes -- an independent 25 ear-old magazine with news from a rank and file social movement perspective -- is hosting a forum on the Southern California grocery strike. Speakers include several workers active in the strike, and participants will include workers and labor activists from all over Southern California.

World Social Forum challenges inequality (tags)

MUMBAI, India – On the sidewalk of a busy Mumbai street, two tiny children and their baby brother, clad only in a shirt, sit in a patch of dirt, directly in front of a cell phone store.

The SHORTWAVE REPORT 1/23/04 ¡LISTEN GLOBALLY! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion recorded from a shortwave radio. 2 files- broadcast quality (13.2MB) and quick download (3.3MB). With times and freqs for listening at home. Free to rebroadcast. Netherlands, Russia, Spain, China, and Cuba.

Upcoming grocery strike actions from UFCW local 770 (tags)

Upcoming grocery strike actions. These actions are organized or sanctioned by UFCW Local 770. Distribute widely.

World Economic Forum in Warsaw April 28-30 (tags)

Alternative Economic Summit imc pl 23.12.2003 09:39 The implication of the World Bank and the World Economic Forum (WEF) in making political decisions in Poland is poorly known. At the upcoming WEF summit in Warsaw (28-30 April 2004) it's likely that there will be organised debates at an Alternative Economic Summit.

"No Thanks" Presentation/Educational Forum 11/23/03 (tags)

Please see below.

SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL (tags)

I don't know what I was thinking sending Jeff back into the polluted waters of the so-called mainstream political scene, McNary, having already gone native but I guess I'm just a cruel bastard.

KOBE has a Murder PLOT on Web-Page. (tags)

KOBE Maggot Plots to KILL Children Next Door. See Web-Page

LA Independent First Amendment Forum (tags)

A new forum has been founded where skewed editorial policies by so called americans will be replaced by truth. If you can handle the truth then you will be welcome.

Recent events at LA-IMC predicted (tags)

The recent removal of the "Latest Comments" function at LA-IMC was predicted, and is the right way to go.

CHEMTRAILS: Global Aerial Spraying of Chemicals Becoming Severe (tags)

Worldwide, aerial spraying of chemicals by planes is becoming severe and health problems and fatalities are rapidly increasing. ACTION is needed by all people to stop this abuse.

Hannity Forum Moderators Exhort Hate Speech (tags)

Recently, when debating fanatical conservatives on the Sean Hannity Discussion Forum, I was informed by the moderators that gay-bashing is certainly acceptable behaviour on their website.

JOIN US (tags)

Please join our nearly 700 members. AidsMythExposed.com is the forum that EVERY member and supporter of the 'AIDS' dissident cause should consider membership of as an imperative. AidsMythExposed.com is already the largest MSNBC 'HIV/AIDS' forum but is now on its way to being the largest 'AIDS' forum in the World (Dissident or Conventional). • A growth greater than TheBody, About AIDS/HIV forum, AidsMeds.Com and ALL 267 MSNBC HIV/AIDS Worldwide COMBINED. • The six hundred plus members include: - 9 Doctors, 11 Phd's (like a Professor of Bioinformatics/Molecular at Institut fur Biochemie, Charite, Berlin) and three famous science writers. • Members from the USA, Canada, South Africa, China, Chile, France, Spain, Romanis, Korea, Thailand, Germany, Italy, and many other countries.

Resistance Under Attack (tags)

Refuse & Resist! Monthly Forum - The cases of Sherman Austin & Josh Connole

No On Prop 54 Event (tags)

An upbeat and well-attended public forum to spur grassroots fundraising and organizing against Proposition 54 was held a few hours ago at a church in the Wilshire district. This posting provides access to audio and pictures from the event.

KOBE and www.motleykrew.net (tags)

Suggestion of additional line of investigation on KOBE.

Free Market shorts on Nanotech--Government to the Rescue (tags)

The U.S. government is easily the nation's largest investor in nanotechnology, with The House of Representatives passing a bill to invest $2.4 billion in the next three years. "Private equity sources can't bridge the gap from the lab to products"

SPECIAL L.A. FORUM ON THE CUBAN FIVE & OTHER VICTIMS OF FBI REPRESSION (tags)

Come to a special forum to commemorate the 5th anniversary of the unjust imprisonment of five Cuban political prisoners held in U.S. jails. Learn about the Cuban Five and other significant politically-charged cases.

Proposition 54 forum at Unitarian Church in Anaheim on 8/30/03 (tags)

Vote "NO" on Proposition 54

Proposition 54 forum at Unitarian Church in Anaheim on 8/30/03 (tags)

Come to this forum to learn more about the reasons why thousands of doctors, educators, lawyers, and community activists agree that Proposition 54 is bad for California!

Emotions Flare During Forum On Police-Involved Shootings (tags)

"The police officer must be brought up on second-degree murder charges,"...SAN JOSE, CA July 24, 2003 - Police Chief Bill Lansdowne is officially moving to San Diego where he will take over the reins as the city's new police chief.

BTL:Bush Africa Tour a 'Photo-Op,' Not a Serious Policy Initiative (tags)

Interview with Bill Fletcher, president of TransAfrica Forum, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Beware of websites with malicious scripts. (tags)

Online activists beware, many website contain Active X controls, Visual basic and java "scripts designed to attack you computer and steal any personal information.

Topanga Benefit Concert and Forum – Ron Kovic (tags)

Topanga Benefit Concert and Forum – Ron Kovic Dateline May 31st. Topanga California Today’s event organized by The Topanga Peace Alliance had several fine speakers including Tom Hayden, Ron Kovic and Blase Bonpane. The intimate canyon setting provided the backdrop for a message of peace and justice.

Topanga Forum and Concert Today (tags)

Topanga Forum and Concert Today

Proof of kobe crimes (tags)

Let there be no question about the tru nature of the kobe organization or the individual members.

Old Article By KOBE: KOBE Headquarters Fights anti-American Dissident/Terrorist groups on (tags)

Read fascist tripe from the words of the leader of KOBE. It's a hoot. Follow the link to the right wing self-publishing site and add comments... Could be fun.

Another World is Possible, Final, Expanded Agenda (tags)

Activist conference in San Diego this weekend! Get the word out!

The Weekly Spin (tags)

THE WEEKLY SPIN, Wednesday, March 5, 2003 --------------------------------------------------------------------- sponsored by PR WATCH (www.prwatch.org) ---------------------------------------------------------------------

Venezuelan Crisis: Rich protesters against Socialist Chavez (tags)

As the international media ignores the perturbations in Venezuela, Chavez delivers speech at World Social Forum in Porto Allegre recounting the crisis situation in Venezuela caused by the wealthy, upper-class syndicates and their oppostion to nationalized petroleum and other proposed leftist-Chavezian laws projects

FCC at USC forum invitation (tags)

Below is the FCC forum and invitation.

FCC forum in LA threatened with cancellation (tags)

My favorite line is that FCC Chair Powell doesn't think public forums are needed because citizens can file statements with the FCC. That's right - those personal visits to the FCC from corporate lobbyists are no more influential than letters from you and me.

FCC Forum Feb 18 at USC! (tags)

It's open to the public, but it's not clear whether public testimony will be taken. Perhaps there are other ways of making our voices heard before the FCC commissioners at USC....

BTL:Third Meeting of World Social Forum in Brazil Addresses Issues of... (tags)

...War, Peace and Economic Inequality. Interview with the Soren Ambrose, of the 50 Years is Enough Network, conducted by Between the Lines'Scott Harris

Forum on Media Ownership at Columbia University (tags)

The Kernochan Center for Law, Media and the Arts at Columbia Law School will host a forum for a discussion of the Media Ownership Rules currently under review by the FCC,

The WSF and a “Movement of Movements” (tags)

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BTL:Opposition to Washington's Neoliberal Free Trade Policies Bolstered by... (tags)

...Key Electoral Victories Across Latin America. Interview with Antonia Juhasz, program directdor with the International Forum on Globalization, conducted by Between The Lines' Scott Harris

New Online Progressive / Activist Forum Launched (tags)

This is to introduce and announce a new website called Progressive Forum. The Progressive Forum aims to provide an online political community for progressive political activists.

Nefarious Cabal of Fascist Geeks Rampage on the Net (tags)

Source of online harassment against Muslims and leftists identified.

Proposal of netstrike de Isole nella Rete against the last detentions (tags)

The arrests of the political activists in South of Italy are really grave. It's urgent to give an strong and united response. Isole nella Rete is proposing a netstrike. Over the skin of the activists from the South is the future of all the political activism.

BTL:UN Security Council Approves Resolution Renewing Iraq Weapons Inspections (tags)

U.S. interpets wording of document as authority to wage war against Baghdad for any future violations. Interview with James Paul, executive director of the Global Policy Forum conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris.

WHAT ABOUT THE REST OF US? Activists to Rally Outside Gubernatorial Candidate’s Forum 10/7 (tags)

Women on welfare and their children, low wage workers, and supporters of the Los Angeles Chapter of the National Campaign for Jobs and Income Support will rally outside the gubernatorial candidate's forum hosted by the LA Times at 11:30 AM on Monday, October 7, 2002. They will arrive with picket signs, banners, and costumes for guerrilla theater demanding that Governor Gray Davis and Republican candidate Bill Simon answer the following question: What About the Rest of Us?

Forum on Civil Liberties One Year After 9/11 (tags)

Refuse & Resist! and the National Lawyers Guild present a forum on Civil Liberties One Year After 9/11

Thousands of Activists Rally in Jo'burg to Challenge World Leaders at Environmental Summit (tags)

Under the theme "A Sustainable World is Possible, " the Global People's Forum has officially opened up at an Expo Center 14 miles from the official site. Activists and NGO's will gather there for a variety of activities, rallies, and workshops on various sustainability issues ranging from environmental justice, water scarcity, and strengthing local economies.

Forum on Civil Liberties Post 9/11 (tags)

Refuse & Resist! of LA and the National Lawyers Guild present a forum on how the government is using the post 9/11 environment to attack civil liberties. The public is invited to participate.

KPFK 90.7 FM LISTENERS FORUM (tags)

KPFK 90.7 FM LISTENERS FORUM with Pacifica Executive Director, Dan Coughlin and Interim National Board Chair, Leslie Cagan, Wednesday, July 17, 7 PM - 9 PM at the Loyola Law School Student Lounge, 919 South Albany in Los Angeles.

7/17 Pacifica Forum with Cagan & Coughlin (tags)

Wednesday, July 17th @ 7 PM, Pacifica's Executive Director Dan Coughlin and Pacifica National Board Chair Leslie Cagan to meet KPFK listeners at Public Forum

BTL: Intl Global Justice Movement Discusses Alternative Development Models... (tags)

Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with John Cavanagh, director of the Institute for Policy Studies, who attended the World Social Forum and discusses the deliberations and action plans that came out of the Porto Alegre gathering.

Video: Protesting the W.E.F. in New York City, 2002 (tags)

Between February 2nd and 3rd, more than 200 were arrested outside the annual meetings of the World Economic Forum, which met in a veritable police state in New York City's elite Waldorf-Astoria hotel.

Third World Debt Deemed Illegal (tags)

People's Tribunal on the Debt in Porto Alegre finds $1.8 trillion in debt illegal; World Bank, IMF & other lenders guilty of genocide

COMMUNITY FORUM ON THE WAR ON TERRORISM (tags)

Sonali Kolhatkar and Michael Parenti take questions from the audience at the COMMUNITY FORUM ON THE WAR ON TERRORISM Fairfax High School - Feb. 2, 2002

COMMUNITY FORUM ON THE WAR ON TERRORISM (tags)

James Lawson addresses the COMMUNITY FORUM ON THE WAR ON TERRORISM Fairfax High School - Feb. 2, 2002

Chomsky Blasts WEF From Brazil (tags)

PORTO ALEGRE, Brazil - Noam Chomsky arrived here for the World Social Forum (WSF) and immediately blasted the World Economic Forum (WEF) in New York as power-hogging, anti-global, and linked to "crude and vulgar" exploitation of the September 11 attacks.

COMMUNITY FORUM ON THE WAR SATURDAY (tags)

LOS ANGELES FORUM ON THE WAR features Michael Parenti, Erwin Chemerinsky, Ann Fagan Ginger, Sonali Kolhatkar and many others. As protesters gather for the New York & Brazil meetings, here in Los Angeles panels will analyze the current economic and military crises being faced here at home and around the world.

WEF's weak point! (tags)

The World Economic Forum has a weak point!

Short Scenario from web research (tags)

The following is a list of participants and events going down at the world economic forum in NYC. The list does not pretend to contain the entirety of the event, or the be %100 accurate- as it was a result of late night research. For a more accurate view, go to scenerio planning websites such as www.accny.org/events.index.html or www.anotherworldispossible.com/textonlyA.html then click on convergence online.

World Social Forum Agenda (tags)

The list below, from the World Social Forum Website is a break-down of the four topics of conversation to be addressed at the WSF

Changing the World--What will it Take? (tags)

A call for activists to attend a public forum at UCLA on Feb 9th to openly discuss questions regarding radical social change and what it's going to take to get there.

MAJOR LOS ANGELES FORUM FEATURES MICHAEL PARENTI; SET FOR FEB. 2 (tags)

"A Community Forum on the War on Terrorism," --*The Hidden Agenda--*The Real Causes-- *The Underreported Consequences" Brings Internationally Known Speakers, Including Michael Parenti, To Los Angeles; Event Is Set For Fairfax High School February 2 and also features Erwin Chemerinsky, Ann Fagan Ginger, Rev. James Lawson and many others. Registration at 9:30 a.m. -- Program at 10:00 a.m.

SAT F2: PERMITTED DEMO vs. WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM (tags)

In response to permit applications placed by organizers at International A.N.S.W.E.R. (Act Now to Stop War & End Racism), the New York Police Department have told us they *WILL NOT* be creating a Quebec-type exclusion zone surrounding the Waldorf Astoria Hotel, the site of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF)...

World Economic Forum or Simply, Brutal Conquerors? (tags)

It is important not to be pulled into the language that the corporate conquerors are using to hoodwink the masses

"FreeRepublic" Becomes "CensoredRepublic" (tags)

Jim Robinson, owner of the popular forum "FreeRepublic", is censoring articles and views he doesn't agree with.

Open Thought Forum (tags)

Something you'd like to discuss? A forum for discussing almost anything ; conspiracies, weird thoughts, announcements, things that just come to mind, anything at all, a place to publish ideas or truths that won't be accepted elsewhere.

Dec 1st -Forum on Civil liberties (tags)

RESIST THE "NEW NORMALCY"! Refuse & Resist! and the National Lawyers Guild Present a Forum on the New Police State Measures

RESIST THE "NEW NORMALCY"! FORUM , DEC . 1st at Loyola Law University (tags)

RESIST THE "NEW NORMALCY"! Refuse & Resist! and the National Lawyers Guild Present a Forum on the New Police State Measures

the War on Capitalist Globalisation-Pacific Rim Front (tags)

Capitalist Globalisation continues. While activists are being distracted by the "war on terrorism", the global capitalists have resumed their war on us-WTO still meeting in Qatar,IMF/World Bank meeting moved to Ottawa, Canada- and now the World Economic Forum's East Asia Economic Summit.

KPFK Listeners' Internet Forum (tags)

Five weeks ago the KPFK Listeners' Forum appeared on the internet at: http://disc.server.com/Indices/165346.html The KPFK forum is one of five forums provided for listeners to all of the Pacifica stations: KPFK in Los Angeles; KPFA in Berkeley; WBAI in New York; WPFW in Washington and KPFT in Houston.

undercover cops in genoa (tags)

Carabinieri: A handout photo released by the Genoa Social Forum Sunday, July 22, 2001, allegedly shows people dressed as rioters brandishing batons close to a uniformed Carabinieri officer in front of Carabinieri police barracks in downtown Genoa, Saturday, July 21, 2001. Leaders of the Genoa Social Forum accused the police of sending plainclothes officers to blend with the cloud of rioters against the G8 summit. (AP Photo)

Raid "Weapons." Genoa Social Forum, NONVIOLENT main umbrella of G8 countersummit (tags)

Outrageousness of July 22, 2001 brutal police raid of Genoa Social Forum, NONVIOLENT main umbrella of G8 countersummit. Dozens injured, hospitalized, and still detained. World outrage. The outrageousness of the July 22, 2001 combined raid of Genoa Social Forum, Italy Indymedia, and Radio Gap is sinking in. Dozens of brutal injuries. Unprovoked beatings of people to unconsciousness. Pools of blood everywhere. Witnesses galore. Mainstream politicians and press as witnesses.

More reports of Italy Indymedia and Genoa Social Forum raid, brutality. LINKS. (tags)

The latest reports really flesh out the brutality of the raid July 22, 2001 of the Genoa Independent Media Center and the Genoa Social Forum. Photos, detailed reports, videos, etc.. Even some of the mainstream press is getting it right. The outrageousness of the raid is sinking in. Dozens of brutal injuries. Unprovoked beatings of people to unconsciousness. Pools of blood everywhere. Witnesses galore. Mainstream politicians and press as witnesses.

Community Forum: On The Question Of Police Brutality (tags)

Stop The Militarization Of Our Community Community Forum: On The Question Of Police Brutality

Seeking Change in Genoa (tags)

G-8 nations have pledged to address poverty, disease and debt reform at this weekend’s meetings, but activists and campaigners don’t believe the G-8 has what it takes to make real change.

Congressman Filner at San Diego FTAA forum (tags)

Comment by one attendee on remarks and personal interaction with Congressman Bob Filner at San Diego FTAA forum/teachin

Anti-environmental forum (tags)

This is supposedly an anvironmental forum but the only people who are posting here are pro-logging, pro-buisness, and pro-capitalists.

NGO Events in Honolulu 4-11 May (tags)

Honolulu is hosting the 2001 annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Listed are events planned from 4-11 May. For more about the ADB, what we're doing, and housing info, take advantage of the contact information at the bottom of the list.

Atrocities in Cancun at the World Economic Forum (tags)

While the world follows Britain's cattle disaster, and the American press remains virtually silent on the meetings between the Zapatistas and Fox's government, Fox's riot police savagely brutalize peaceful demonstrators in Cancun at the World Economic Forum, in an all-out attack on departing protestors. This is the face of the world elite's "Globalization." From Chiapas Indymedia. http://chiapas.indymedia.org/

Pictures of demos against World Economic Forum - Davos - Switzerland (tags)

Pictures of demos against World Economic Forum - Davos - Switzerland

IMC NEWS BLAST | WORLD SOCIAL FORUM -- WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM (tags)

A compilation of photos, video, and audio and text reports from the Independent Media Center's coverage of the World Social Forum in Porto Alegre, Brasil, and the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Released Thursday, February 1, 2001. Check the www.indymedia.org newswire for upcoming translations of this News Blast.

J10-12 Monterey, California (WTO) CONGRESSIONAL FORUM ON TRADE POLICY (tags)

The Third Annual MONTEREY CONGRESSIONAL FORUM ON TRADE POLICY January 10 – 12, 2001 at the Monterey Institute of International Studies Monterey, California

STRATEGY CENTER FORUM: The Presidential Elections and the Anti-Imperialist Left (tags)

Come to an AhoraNow Forum with talks by Eric Mann and Lian Hurst Mann followed by Q&A on Nader, Gore, and the broader questions of how to build anti-imperialist/anti-racist Left social movements. Friday, Oct. 27.

Protest the Fortune 500 Forum (tags)

Protest the Fortune 500 Forum in Austin, Texas on October 13, 2000

U.S. Presidency Up for Auction on eBay (tags)

Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2000 DATELINE LOS ANGELES: This morning, The Roman Forum put the U.S. presidency up for auction on eBay (http://www.ebay.com) for a minimum bid of $1.

you've been given erroneous information (tags)

AFL-CIO Immigrant Workers meeting June 10, 2000 (tags)

Following the historic AFL-CIO policy shift on immigration, more than 10,000 immigrant workers, religious, community, and union leaders attended the union movement's regional forum on Saturday, June 10 at the Sports Arena in downtown Los Angeles.

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