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Paraphysique du subversisme (tags)

Les rapports inhumains...

Paraphysique du subversisme (tags)

Anationalisme contre nationalisme...

Pope Francis Will Not Fall For Lies Jerry Brown (tags)

California residents are being taken for a bunch of fools by Governor Jerry Brown & wife's political cabal. CAP & Trade's hundreds of billion$ being given to political cronies was the real plan from the very formation of this state legislation.

Rail Disaster in Canada (tags)

The aftermath of the worst rail disaster in Canada for decades leaves at least 47 dead with many of the victims still unaccounted for.

Mesa, Arizona Police beat up jaywalker (tags)

Mesa, Arizona Police beat up jaywalker at light rail station

Head shots of the TSA thugs on Valley Metro Trains (tags)

Head shots of those TSA and Homeland Security thugs on a Valley Metro Light Rail train

TSA is an American word that means Gestapo in German. (tags)

The TSA and Homeland Security Police thugs are patrolling the Valley Metro Light rail trains during the All Star Games in Phoenix. When I got on the train this morning I felt like I was in Nazi Germany

Chuck Schumer (D) Calls for Train Station Gestapo Zones (tags)

New York (D) Senator Charles Schumer is calling for a no ride list for Amtrak passenger trains. Anti-war activists may be targeted (as they were on no fly lists) for this no ride list, thus preventing them from traveling via planes AND rail. Guess the anti-war activists will need to either hitchike or take Greyhound if they want to go somewhere without a car?

EARTH DAY IS EVERYDAY FOR MUSICIAN/ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVIST, JON HARTMANN (tags)

Fossil fuels have no place in our future. If we continue to burn them at the current rate, two things will happen as sure as night follows day.....our economy will be disrupted beyond repair, and our planet, likewise, may be damaged sufficiently to induce global catastrophe. The question arises, what right does the musician have to lambaste the innocent listener with radical environmental warnings?

U.S. Fearing Drug Cartels Gangs and Terrorist Using Our Rail & Bus Systems (tags)

While commercial aviation remains a possible target, federal, state and local law enforcement believe that international drug dealers, gangs and terrorists have turned their attention to other modes of transportation. U.S. Rail and other mass transit are being used as part of the global network of drug traffickers, these routes are being used by Mexican drug cartels, smuggling contraband into American cities. And this same lack of security is providing terrorist the opportunities to do great harm to Americans by taking advantage of the vulnerable U.S. surface transportation.

Railroad workers unite ! (tags)

Organized labor in the U.S. is fast approaching a crossroads. The enormous successes of the past are under attack, putting the unions in a defensive position. Battling not only the companies but their own bureaucracy, the rank and file of various powerful unions find themselves facing extraordinary sell-out contracts approved by their “leadership,” but benefiting only the company. The struggle to defeat these sell-out contracts may well be the opening clashes of a revival of the U.S. labor movement, which has lain dormant for decades, but which by its very nature may lead to larger conflict. It is in this context that Amtrak workers have dealt a temporary blow to the trend of concession and showcased their growing political consciousness when, after bargaining for 8 years, a coalition of 10 Amtrak unions either rejected revolting tentative agreements that their union “leaders” had brokered with Amtrak, or refused to continue the seemingly now-pointless process of bargaining. This has put Amtrak workers on a collision course with management, i.e., the federal government. The creation of an “illegal” coalition of Amtrak unions to bargain – “illegal” because it violates the Railway Labor Act – was the first progressive step in increasing the power of the workers. Now nine unions are poised to strike Amtrak, and if it weren’t for a “Presidential Emergency Board” (PEB) that intervened, they’d be picketing already. The PEB – consisting of all Bush appointees – must now decide if every avenue of arbitration has been tried, when everyone already knows that it already has. The PEB was officially established on Dec. 1st, and in 60 days, if no agreement is reached, the parties will be free to act themselves. For the workers this will mean striking. For the bosses, this will mean imposing their terms of employment and destroying the gains of the past.

Help the Bus Riders Keep Fares Low (tags)

The BRU is protesting the proposed MTA fare hikes. We're in the middle of a war for oil, and they want to cut back, discourage, and raise fares. The working class economy sucks, and they want to suck the money from our purses. How about they do the right thing, and get rid of the SUV subsidy? Protest!

The Proposed L.A. to Palmdale High-Speed Train (tags)

“In Tokyo they had the bullet train back in 1964--this is 2007. We’re way behind, and we have to catch up.“ – L.A. City Councilmember Tom LaBonge

Homeland Security Goons now want to screw up the railroads (tags)

Great after screwing up the airlines, now the homeland security goons are going to screw up the railroads!!!!

Risking injury, brutality for a ride toward the U.S. (tags)

In the underground world of illegal immigration, Tultitlán a gritty suburb of Mexico City is Grand Central Station, a junction where Central American stowaways change from one freight train to another on a harrowing, often deadly, ride to the U.S. border.

Public Transit Could Transform The Quality Of Life For Workers And The Environment (tags)

Having destroyed it once, public transit, like health care and education, is a service that US capitalism is incapable of providing its citizens.

Lt. Governor Candidate Proposes Rail System (tags)

The Peace and Freedom Party candidate for California lieutenant governor, Stewart Alexander, is proposing an elevated twin rail system to move commuters between Riverside and Orange County. This is a plan to reduce traffic congestion and pollution in Southern California. The candidate is opposing the present plan, to build a 10 mile tunnel, drilling holes in the Santa Ana Mountains and the Cleveland National Forest.

SOS Plans Return to Baldwin Park (tags)

SOS to return to Baldwin Park July 31st, 2005

OPPOSE RACIST SCAPEGOATING OF INDIGENISTA MONUMENT / MEXICAN IMMIGRANT (tags)

non violent counter-demonstration this Saturday in Baldwin Park of Pro-Minutemen protesting DAY LABOR CENTER.

Protest Nativists Coming to Baldwin Park (tags)

saveourstate.org, a group affiliated with the Minutemen border project, is opposing an artwork in Baldwin Park. Opposition in the area is calling for a counter protest.

Peter Comejo, Ahmed Shawki and Naomi Klein on Third Party or Third Rail (tags)

Third Party or Third Rail

Truckers Join IWW, Win 2-Day Strike (tags)

More than 200 Stockton owner-operator truckers working out of the rail yards in California's Central Valley have joined the IWW since July and won several victories.

Nationwide Port Driver Shutdown (tags)

Port truck drivers will be shutting down nationally

Fools Gold: New Light Rail System Not Worth the Price (tags)

In comparison to the MTA’s notoriously overcrowded buses that creep along through the Los Angeles metro area, stopping every 2 or 3 blocks for passengers and red lights, there’s no doubt the Gold Line represents a new era for car-free residents in the adjacent neighborhoods. Yet there is an even better alternative for people wanting to make long distance commutes.

Pasadena-Los Angeles light-rail line to open Saturday - against Bus Riders Union's wishes (tags)

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Happy New Year: MTA VOTES FARE INCREASES FOR 2004. (tags)

Los Angeles County's transit board voted 9-4 on May 22 to raise the cost of monthly bus and rail transit passes and fares. The hikes,will take effect Jan. 1, are expected to provide about $40 million in additional revenues .

Day 24 on the MTA Picket Line (tags)

Interviews with MTA drivers on the 24th day of the strike.

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