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Book TV: Panel on Finance (tags)

Participants at the Los Angeles Times Panel on Finance: Anat Admati; Helaine Olen; Nomi Prins

Food Sovereignty Tour + Agroecology Short Course in Venezuela ? July 10-22 (tags)

You are invited to participate in a study tour to study food sovereignty, social movements and social change in Venezuela, July 10 to 22

June 11th International Day of Solidarity with Marie Mason and Eric McDavid (tags)

International Day of Solidarity with Marie and Eric

Airports Consider Using Private Security Screeners Vs. TSA Transportation Security Officer (tags)

'Don't touch my junk' passenger sparks revolt against airport searches

Gay Buddhist Workshops in Eagle Rock and Hollywood (tags)

The Shambhala Center of LA presents three workshops on “Queer Dharma and the Way of the Warrior” at its Eagle Rock facility (963 Colorado Blvd., L.A., CA 90041) and the Village at the Gay and Lesbian Community Center 1625 Schrader Boulevard, Hollywood, California 90028(323) 993-7400

Federalization of Contract Guards : FPS Improvement and Accountability Act of 2010 (tags)

Finally, and here is the crux of the DEM bill, if the GAO comes back with a “satisfactory” performance grade for the federal guards in the pilot FPS then FPS is commanded to federalize all contract guards at all Level III and Level IV facilities

FCGOA Defeats UGSOA Once Again 70 to 23 in a Humiliating Defeat at the DOJ (tags)

A Strong Labor Union requires that it's members understand that the Union is theirs and that the Union leadership be attuned to the desires of the members. Obviously UGSOA President Desiree Sullivan doesn't understand this...BUT FCGOA Does. That's Why the 340 Officers Working at both The Department of Justice DOJ and ICE Headquarters Voted for FCGOA.

FCGOA Defeats UGSOA at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement Headquarters in Wash DC (tags)

"Today's VICTORY by FCGOA against UGSOA and it's UGSOA Local 44 sends a clear message to UGSOA President Desiree Sullivan that all is NOT Well at UGSOA" Stated FCGOA President Guy James.

Border Security Plan Adds 1,000 Federal Law Enforcement Border Patrol Agents (tags)

Obama said the 600 million additional funding for border security "answers my call to bolster the essential work of federal law enforcement officials," adding that the measures "will make an important difference as my administration continues to work with Congress toward bipartisan comprehensive immigration reform to secure our borders, and restore responsibility and accountability to our broken immigration system."

BTL:Groups Launch Court Challenge To Stop Obama Assassination of U.S. Citizen (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

BTL:Israeli Activists Organize Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Campaign from Inside Isra (tags)

BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine

Federal Protective Service Building Security Agency's Workforce Plan Questioned (tags)

The Federal Protective Service agency has an annual budget of roughly $1 billion, and employs 1,225 full-time workers and 15,000 contract security guards at more than 2,300 federal facilities nationwide

Salazar Declares Shallow Water Drilling “Safe,” Lifts Drilling Injunction (tags)

Important new legal posture

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".

Feds Ask Questions about GEO Group, Formally Known as Wackenhut Prison Deal (tags)

According to our source the feds may be searching to see if Sansom received any kickbacks from the company. GEO Group, formally known as Wackenhut, gave Sansom’s campaign 500 hundred dollars for his 2007 campaign.

Army to hire 3,000 Security Guards Eliminating Private Security Contractors (tags)

Guy James, President of the Federal Contract Guards of America FCGOA, stated the decision to go from private contract security to DOD because of congressional mandates will affect many of these security police officers. Many of these officers presently work for Wackenhut Services Inc. WSI and the majority of them are unionized covered under a collective bargaining agreement. Furthermore there in no guarantee these officers will even be hired because they now have to reapply for their security jobs. Presently these Wackenhut Security police professionals enjoy job security, wage and benefit protection collective bargaining rights and RESPECT. James noted we refer security guards as security police professionals whereas the army refers them as "SECURITY GUARDS".

Children Sing and Dance to Help Orphans in Haiti (tags)

Orphans in Haiti will soon have a place to call home.

Community Initiates Weekly Vigils in Solidarity with Watada (tags)

Nikkei for Civil Rights & Redress has initiated a regular vigil in support of Lt. Ehren Watada, who the US Army is threatening with a second court martial. The group will gather each Monday from 5:30-7:00 at the corner of Alameda and First Streets in Little Tokyo.

USC Student Activists Step up Pressure, Administration Responds In-Kind (tags)

Harsh response to anti-sweatshop sit-in threatens to obscure campaign details at a critical time: Breaking with a norm of accommodation of student protesters, the University of Southern California last week dramatized their willingness to evade responsibility for the repercussions of their business practices.

2006 Student/Farmworker Alliance Encuentro; Immokalee, Fl; Sep 21-24 (tags)

Student/Famworker Alliance is a national network of youth and students organizing in solidarity with farmworkers to eliminate sweatshop conditions and modern-day slavery in the fields. We work in partnership with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, a membership-led organization of mostly Latino, Haitian, and Mayan Indian low-wage immigrant workers in Southwest Florida. Together we won the Taco Bell Boycott in 2005. For more information, visit http://www.sfalliance.org

"At Work" Exhibit: Free Screening of "Salt of the Earth" (tags)

In conjunction with the exhibit, "At Work: The Art of California Labor," El Pueblo Historical Monument will screen a FREE screening of the classic film, "Salt of the Earth", on Friday, July 28 at 8 PM.

T. Hayes, KKK, and other Facist (tags)

Ongoing and Upcoming Facists actions in Califas. Note Saturday June 17th and 18th. Media slut Ted Hayes & Co. will gather in downtown. The 21st Century Ku Klux Klan ride will be in town that weekend also.

Zogby Poll: Over 70 Million American Adults Support New 9/11 Investigation (tags)

The poll is the first scientific survey of Americans' belief in a 9/11 cover up or the need to investigate possible US government complicity, and was commissioned to inform deliberations at the June 2~4 "9/11: Revealing the Truth, Reclaiming Our Future" conference in Chicago. Poll results indicate 42% believe there has indeed been a cover up (with 10% unsure) and 45% think "Congress or an International Tribunal should re-investigate the attacks, including whether any US government officials consciously allowed or helped facilitate their success" (with 8% unsure).

Name Your Baby Lou Dobbs Challenge (tags)

The first undocumented immigrant to name their U.S. born child "Lou Dobbs," before September 16th, 2006, will win $500.00 worth of baby nursery items from participating East Los Angeles merchants supporting the Name Your Baby Lou Dobbs Challenge.

Canadian Baby Harp Seals Demonstration at the Canadian Embassy in Los Angeles (tags)

Volunteers needed for demonstration at the Canadian Consulate in Los Angeles, CA, to help bring awareness about the cruel annual massacres of the Canadian baby Harp seals.

Veterans for Peace, 2000+ Crosses at Arlington West in Santa Monica (tags)

SANTA MONICA, Sunday, October 30, 2005 – Every Sunday for the past two and half years members of Veterans for Peace have set up crosses for each US military death in Iraq on the beach in Santa Monica.

Host a WMD House Party! (tags)

Invite friends and neighbors for a viewing of “WMD: Weapons of Mass Deception”. This award-winning documentary takes a critical look at the war in Iraq that the mainstream media didn’t want you to see – the PR war to sway the hearts and minds of the American people.

Pending Actions & 9th Circuit Page on Beardslee Possible Execution 1/19/05 (tags)

On Jan 19, 2005 at 12:01 a.m., the State of California will murder a human being, Donald Beardslee, with our tax dollars, unless we do everything we can to stop this barbarism, the death penalty, which has been abolished in Europe, and is rarely used except in the most backward countries, like the USA.

OCTOBER 13: THE REAL DEBATE WILL BE IN THE STREETS (tags)

The Monsoon Anarchist Collective (MAC), a member collective of the Phoenix Anarchist Coalition (PAC) invites radicals, anarchists, and anti-authoritarians to Tempe, Arizona to confront the third, and final, presidential debate on October 13, 2004.

Ralph Nader’s vice-presidential running mate, Peter Miguel Camejo in CA (tags)

LOS ANGELES / ORANGE COUNTY – Ralph Nader’s vice-presidential running mate Peter Miguel Camejo will be participating in a statewide campus tour with special guests to announce plans for a major write-in campaign in California.

BTL:Palestinians Suffering in Lebanese Refugee Camps Hold Onto Hope for... (tags)

...'Right of Return'~Interview with Raida Hatoum, Lebanese activist and organizer, conducted by Between the Lines' Stefan Christoff

Wanted information : Rabinder Singh living in USA (tags)

Wanted information : Rabinder Singh living in USA REWARD --- %500,000

Rat & Bullies to Make Its California Debut at DancesWithFilms (tags)

A powerful and evocative epic documentary film chronicles the causes and consequences of bullycide.

Democracy Now's 70-City Exception to the Rulers Book Tour Kicks Off April 13th (tags)

Amy Goodman, host of the national, daily radio/TV program Democracy Now!, is on a national tour to mark the launch of her first book "The Exception to the Rulers: Exposing Oily Politicians, War Profiteers, and the Media That Love Them" (co-written with her brother, journalist David Goodman.)

VOTERS FOR PEACE (tags)

Greetings, We now have 30 cities and towns listed on the CPA website for M20. Please chech that all the details are there and let me know about any changes. Peace Sid Lacombe CPA

BE THE MEDIA (tags)

Organizing is under way to create a new Indymedia Center in the Central Valley. Here are the details about the meetings that have been set up to organize this project.

Protest Repeal of SB60-Dec. 12 (tags)

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Protest Repeal of SB60-Dec. 12 in OC (tags)

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UGSOA International Union (tags)

Ugsoa Members Find out How You to Can Join America's Union for Security Professionals SPFPA.

West Coast FTAA Consulta in SF Bay Area, Oct 18 (tags)

Activists around the west coast are converging on Oakland, California the weekend of Oct 18th for the West Coast FTAA Consulta. Full details below.

A Debate: The War over Music (tags)

Stanford Law Professor Larry Lessig vs. Former RIAA CEO Hilary Rosen

Letters in Support of Political Prisoner Rob Middaugh (tags)

To get a copy of the letter, e-mail cabin_fevered@yahoo.com

Kucinich for President Chapter Meets Thursday Night! (tags)

Kucinich for President Meeting on Thursday, August 14th 7 PM - Near 101 and Topanga. Contact Julie4Kucinich@aol.com to get address, directions, details.

Kucinich for President Chapter Meets Near Topanga / Woodland Hills (tags)

Kucinich for President Meeting on Thursday, August 14th 7 PM - Near 101 and Topanga. Contact Julie4Kucinich@aol.com to get address, directions, details.

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

Final Events for the PJ Fest!!

7/2: PJ Fest Conference: Fight Against Patriotic Acts, Know Your Legal Rights!! (tags)

ActionLA, Peace And Social Justice Convergence WEDNESDAY JULY 2, 2003 6 PM TO 11PM "A Celebration in Support of the Constitution"

From Fairbanks to Miami, 29 Cities to Protest or Celebrate Court Decision (tags)

THE U.S.A. WAITS WHILE CANADA CELEBRATES: From Fairbanks to Miami, 29 U.S. Cities to Protest or Celebrate Supreme Court Decision on Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Rights

Its not anti-American to want the truth... (tags)

Bush across the board is making moves for his elite superwealthy businessmen. He ignores human rights. He ignores worker's rights. He ignores environmental and human survival and sustainability issues...

MARCH 15 MASS RALLY AND MARCH - DOWNTOWN LA INFO (tags)

As events in Washington, the UN, and abroad come to a head, and the war spectre looms large over the people of Iraq, it's even more important and imperative for us, ordinary American citizens, to come out and voice our concerns over the Bush Administration's increasingly perilous drive towards war. You have a voice, and you are not alone. Stand up, speak out, and take the streets!

Major Anti-War March in LA March 15! (tags)

The next day of national protests against war on Iraq will be Sat. March 15, including in Washington D.C., San Francisco and LOS ANGELES! Assemble Olympic and Broadway at noon.

War Without End? Not In Our Name O6 (tags)

Info for the Upcoming Days of Resistance Oct. 6 &7th

NOT IN OUR NAME-Days of Resistance Info (tags)

War With No End? Not In Our End

Radical Film Festival is Seeking Entries (tags)

Visualized: Messages in Motion Video and Film Festival is now accepting submissions for the 2002 festival in Denver Colorado. The festival will be over three days, November 8-10. Please visit our website or see below for more information and details on how to submit your film!

Cross border anti-war event! (tags)

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NETSTRIKE for Palestine (tags)

CALL FOR ACTION WORLDWIDE *please forward* *post* *translate* *distribute*

Sep 29-30 Nationwide listing of antiwar protests/meetings/vigils (tags)

No War For "Revenge"! - website for antiwar movements, legal information & news across the country. **URL: www.ActionLA.org/S11 Since some events may change or cancel without advance notice, PLEASE PLEASE call and check with the event organizer before you go. To announce your protest, links, or good information, please send to: ActionLA@ActionLA.org or siuhin@aol.com

Building Bridges presents Harry Belafonte (tags)

Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report in Exile presents a one hour conversation with Harry Belafonte on Wednesday, Aug.22 from 5-6pm PT over WBAI Radio In Exile www.wbix.org

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