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The Global Justice Project and Human Survival: We're Badly Off Track (tags)

Something has gone seriously, seriously wrong.

The Global Justice Project and Human Survival: We're Badly Off Track (tags)

Something has gone seriously, seriously wrong.

The Global Justice Project and Human Survival: We're Badly Off Track (tags)

Something has gone seriously, seriously wrong.

The Rise of the New Left Political Vocabulary (tags)

The older vocabulary looked at capitalism, racism, and sexism (for example) as social systems or institutions that could and probably would be defeated, once and for all, in the foreseeable future.

Philippines: Charter change and foreign ownership of land not solution to development (tags)

As plenary debates on House Joint Congressional Resolution No. 1, amending the economic provisions of the 1986 Constitution, began today, Akbayan Rep. Walden Bello challenged proponents of the resolution to admit that foreign ownership of land is among the main objectives of the proposal.

BTL: Critics Separate Rhetoric from Reality in Obama's "Hope and Change" Foreign Policy (tags)

Interview with John Feffer, co-director of Foreign Policy in Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies, conducted by Scott Harris

Please Oh LA Times Get A San Diego Section—Please! (tags)

The U-T has never been, over the time I have lived in southern California, a terribly great paper—despite all the awards the news industry gives onto itself. Yet it is really the opinion pages at the U-T that suck (even with less news and staff). OK, given that the front page is now celebrity central as Hollywood Variety Magazine—that is a tabloid sensation for a cult of personality is questionable too.

A Open Letter to UGSOA Locals From Michael Hough on Why He Resigned From UGSOA (tags)

Former UGSOA Vice President Speaks Out Against UGSOA" I feel that the organization (UGSOA) has Lost Focus on its Purpose".

4/10-12, 2009 Chicago,IL: NISN National Grassroots Immigrant Strategy Conference (tags)

National Immigrant Solidarity Network 4th National Grassroots Immigrant Strategy Conference April 10-12, 2009 UIC College of Medicine, Chicago, IL

The Credit Crisis may reflect concern with likely growing trade union power. (tags)

The credit crisis may reflect a likely increase in the power of the trade union movement as a consequence of decisions made at the UN.

Sunday 10AM: Blasé Bonpane KPFK On-Air Tribute to Don White (tags)

Blasé Bonpane KPFK On-Air Tribute to Don White 6/29/2008 at 10:00 - 11:00 AM KPFK 90.7FM Airways on World Focus Theresa and Blase Bonpane worked closely with Don White longer than almost anyone else in Los Angeles.

VIDEO: Focus the Nation on Climate Change - Mike Feinstein @ Santa Monica College (tags)

National Teach-in on Climate Change

LA Greens recommendations for Feb. 5 Election (tags)

Recommendations for the Feb. 5, 2008 Primary Ballot by the Los Angeles Greens, include a detailed analysis by the Alameda County Greens and the GPCA Green Focus publication PDF.

"Democrats lie, GIs die! Democrats lie, Iraqis die!" (tags)

An attempt to pressure the Democrats to commit to a complete withdrawal from Iraq--soon.

"Beyond Global Climate Change" -- talk at CSULA, Nov. 28 (tags)

A plant biologist looks at ways we can all help with the global warming situation. This event is part of the nationwide Focus The Nation effort.

North Coast Earth First! needs your help (tags)

North Coast Earth First! outreach and plea for support!

6th UNPF Session to Focus on IP Land Rights (tags)

The Sixth Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) slated to start on May 14 in New York will focus on indigenous peoples’ rights to lands, territories and natural resources. The UNPFII sessions will also include presentations on other key issues such as urban indigenous peoples and migration, data collection and disaggregation. Three Cordillerans will be among the over 1,000 representatives of indigenous organizations and communities around the world and advocate groups who are expected to participate in the two-week long UNPFII sessions. Joan Carling, from the Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA)’s Advisory Council will present issues on political killings and worsening militarization of indigenous communities in the Philippines. She will also give a presentation on the continuing violation of the ancestral land rights of indigenous peoples and the manipulation of the Free Informed and Prior Consent (FPIC) process by mining and agribusiness companies, among others with the connivance of some government officials.

Dignity for Women Prisoners May 12 in LA (tags)

May 12 in LA the Dignity for Women Prisoners Campaign will hold a community forum to kick off our campaign to have male guards relieved of assignment in women's housing units in CA prisons.

Challenge to Investigative Journalists. (tags)

The American public needs to see a lot more actual analysis of the Iraqi Constitution that the U.S. has attempted to dictate to the Iraqi people. Why has such an analysis been hid from us? Would it expose too much of U.S. government’s real intentions? This should be the focus of Washington’s legislative debate about supporting Iraq?

Lifting the Fog on 9/11: Experts Present Scientific Evidence at UC Berkeley (tags)

An all day symposium, titled "Lifting the Fog", took place Saturday at the Valley Life Science Building at UC Berkeley. To an auditorium full of attentive listeners, a number of experts (most notably Dr. Steven Jones, a renowned physicist) gathered to present their findings about the destruction of the World Trade Center on 9/11/2001.

BTL:Lebanese & Israeli Civilians Clear Losers as... (tags)

..Cease-Fire Ends Israel's Offensive ~ Interview with Stephen Zunes, Middle East editor with Foreign Policy in Focus, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris

Life is More than Capital (tags)

Ulrich Duchrow and Franz Hinkelammert focus on the mis-developments in the third world where privatization of the water supply led to higher prices. international conglomer-ates made profits and paid no local taxes.

END TO END EVIL: The Real Abramoff Story (tags)

Filling in the blanks left by the mainstream media.

News Media in Anguish Over Shiavo Death (tags)

With Terri gone, they don’t know what to do. What can they report about on the news that will keep viewers glued to the tube until Prime Time?

911 and the Society of the Spectacle (tags)

Loughrey argues the progressive community is unknowingly trapped in a matrix.

Broadcast Your News (tags)

We will broadcast your documentary. Alternate Focus announces a call for Middle East-related documentaries.

BTL:U.S. Emergency and Development Aid Comes with Many Strings Attached (tags)

Interview with Tom Barry, policy director of Foreign Policy in Focus, conducted by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus

N6 Don't Just Vote Contingent Call to Action and Why... (tags)

Like they say-- if voting could change anything, it would be illegal! ...and that goes for not voting, too.

Kerry is more than just a County! (tags)

Defend yourself from self-defeat, Don't let Bush lull you into other four years!

War in Iran and the Draft (tags)

Is the media desensitizing the american public toward the possibility of a draft or a war in Iran?

Bored With Third Party Politics (tags)

Where Our Focus Should Lie

Message from Tre Arrow (tags)

Tre's next hearing in Tueday, May 11th, to establish if he is admissible to Canada, an innital step in his application for refugee status. He needs our pressence, our prayers, and funding for his attorneys.

Michael Jackson Versus Corporate Rape (tags)

Even if Michael Jackson is guilty does this mean that he ought be publicly persecuted by Corporate News Media? Does this mean that every rumor mongering media hound and paparazzi person ought indulge their predilection for dirt as they stalk around to find it? Is this not a major reason that many fans are cheering him on against the unfair exploitation of press? We now know the weasel motives of the press corps’ prostration to the Iraq war will no stories or photography.

Michael Jackson Versus Corporate Rape (tags)

Even if Michael Jackson is guilty does this mean that he ought be publicly persecuted by Corporate News Media? Does this mean that every rumor mongering media hound and paparazzi person ought indulge their predilection for dirt as they stalk around to find it? Is this not a major reason that many fans are cheering him on against the unfair exploitation of press? We now know the weasel motives of the press corps’ prostration to the Iraq war will no stories or photography.

Corporate Media Sexplotation verses Janet and Michael Jackson (tags)

Janet Jackson’s dirty dancing? Americans need to focus on broadcaster’s istic tendency to exploit stories no matter how trivial, embarrassing, or consequential. With what motivations does Corporate News focus their perpetual supply of dirty laundry? They never address how they psychologically rape people by humiliating them in print. How shame based do we have to be?

RECALL!! A New Kind of Governor’s Race (tags)

This recall election is a lot like three-dimensional chess. On the upper board...... Gov. Davis Q&A's from 9-3-03 --- audio duraration 0:24:56 ---

July 4-5: Los Angeles Peace And Social Justice Convergence! (tags)

Final Events for the PJ Fest!!

Radical Exchange / Solidarity with Argentina (tags)

We hope that through workshops and translations about social movements in Argentina we can begin to discuss new ways to organize in our own communities; to talk about autonomy, popular education and direct democracy by way of the example of social movements in Argentina.

Peace Vigil For George Bush (tags)

Tuesday Peace Vigil for George Bush

Target SUVs in Traffic Blockades (tags)

If we block traffic, we should focus on the SUVs that demand more oil!

Weapons of Mass Deception (tags)

In the year and a half since September 11 the Bush administration has been waging an aggressive military campaign against real and perceived enemies, coupled with a public relations campaign to win the "hearts and minds" of the world. In Afghanistan, at least, the military campaign has shown some success. The public relations campaign, however, has been an embarrassing failure.

Focus on the Global South website hacked (tags)

website hacked - a random event?

Open Letter To the Peace Movement (tags)

We Must Close Ranks Now!

Live in LA! Amy Goodman, Danny Glover, Aztlan Undergound! (tags)

We're looking forward to a great night this Saturday - Please spread the word.

CNN Says Focus on Civilian Casualties Would Be "Perverse" (FAIR) (tags)

According to the Washington Post (10/31/01), CNN Chair Walter Isaacson "has ordered his staff to balance images of civilian devastation in Afghan cities with reminders that the Taliban harbors murderous terrorists, saying it 'seems perverse to focus too much on the casualties or hardship in Afghanistan.'"

Mediattack! - A Balance Between Activism and Music (tags)

Mediattack! is an activist music label for teenage and adult audiences into hardcore and alternative music. The focus of the label is to release music that promotes change for improving animal rights, poverty, and nuclear policies, etc. Site location: http://mediattack.digitalbomb.com

9/27 Pasadena Peace Forum (tags)

Thursday, September 27, 10am-3pm Pasadena City College Student Lounge Teach-in:"Roots of Terrorism and War" What the Media Doesn't Tell Us

DEMOCRATIC CONVENTIONS PROTESTS REDEFINE MOVEMENT, END ON A HIGH NOTE (tags)

Building on the mass movement that exploded into the public consciousness last November in Seattle, this week’s contribution from Los Angeles was significant and of lasting value. While the focus on corporate, or neoliberal, globalism is still at the heart of the movement, its impact and poor and working people - particularly those of color - was the major focus of many activities

Response to Response (tags)

Wearing the words across your chest (tags)

Police fear the puppets and the costumes enough to pre-emptively arrest those who create them. But what if we all wore a message?

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