fix articles 27605, urban
Professor's Study Highlights Health Risks of Urban Oil Drilling (tags)
A study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health this week reveals heightened rates of asthma in densely populated Los Angeles neighborhoods located near active oil-development sites.
LA County Greens Oppose S (tags)
Excerpt from their page.
Architect Chris Mercier Unveils Mural in Rogers Park, Inglewood (tags)
Christopher Mercier of (fer) Studio Unveils "Wiggle Walls" Mural in Rogers Park
EBALDC’s partnership with Urban Core has resulted in protests (tags)
Considering that EBALDC had a fund balance of $22,884,524 during 2014, it appears that EBALDC, a so-called nonprofit housing developer, may be sucking it’s buildings dry financially with it’s general and administration fees, property management fees, repairs and maintenance fees, developer fees, and other charges it uses to collect huge sums of money from its many buildings and properties.
The Tiger and His Trainers (tags)
How preposterous to think we can avert the next crisis without regulating or shriveling the financial sector, addressing income inequality and radically rethinking the meaning and assumptions of economics? Hans-Jurgen Urban likens the financial crisis to a tiger breaking from his cage and sees the welfare state and unions as trainers
Facing Urban Shield: A Jump the Shark moment for Bay Area anti-Israel groups? (tags)
Why are anti-Israel groups protesting an emergency training seminar?
Philippine Leftists launch election campaign to take on traditional politicians (tags)
At a one-day assembly of more than 500 delegates on November 28, the militant socialist Party of the Laboring Masses (PLM - Partido Lakas ng Masa) introduced its candidates for national elections scheduled for May 13 next year.
The Lawton Group Aligns with Second Chance for “Doing Well By Doing Good” Campaign (tags)
Staffing Agency to Make $100 Donation to Second Chance Youth Initiative with Every Hire through End of 2012
AJLPP CONDEMN THE FASCIST BRUTALITIES VS URBAN SETTLERS IN METRO MANILA (tags)
The Alliance Philippines vehemently condemn in the strongest terms the violent dispersal of informal settlers and urban poor communities in Paranaque by the Philippine National Police (PNP) last April 23. The violent dispersal of April 23 is characterized by violent fascist police tactics and deadly shooting is a carry-over of the fascist policies of dictator Marcos and GMA that cause the death of one person and the wounding of more than 30 others. Scores of people who resisted the brutal suppression were arrested by the PNP.
Darnelle Williams: San Diego Urban Pride Reaches Beyond African-American Queers (tags)
A Zenger’s Newsmagazine interview with Darnelle Williams, activities chair for San Diego Urban Pride. Originally called Ebony Pride and aimed particularly at African-American Queer men and women, the group recently relaunched with a new name and a broader mission including social events and raising money for health and other community issues.
SMMOA Bike Tour 8/22!! (tags)
Pedal on over to SMMoA for the second annual Cause for Creativity: Tour da Arts and Urban Expeditions event!! Festivities include: bike checks, spoke card workshop, live performances, and a closing party.
100 Filipino Organizations ask Aquino: Adopt pro-poor agenda (tags)
MANILA, Philippines—Some 100 non-government organizations from all over the country under the umbrella network of Kampanya para sa Makataong Pamumuhay (KAMP or Dignified Life for All Campaign) are asking incoming President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III to adopt their pro-poor agenda.
"Guerilla Gardening and Learn to Grow Your Own Urban Food" @ L.A. Greens for Earth Day (tags)
Celebrate Earth Day with L.A. Greens: Vegetarian potluck and 3 guest speakers: "Guerilla Gardening and Learn to Grow Your Own Urban Food." Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 7pm, Peace Center, 8124 W. Third St., Los Angeles
Brazil-Paraná-Curitiba: The creation of a new transport company in the big city. (tags)
A very specific historical-political phenomenon has happened here : the bus companies have become so important and powerful, in such a close symbiosis with politicians of the city, that simply was not possible to walk the steps that everyone has walked, in the direction of urban trains, the subways and other solutions universally enshrined.
Child Slavery in Haiti (tags)
abusing Haitian children
GENTRIFICATION: IS IT URBAN RENEWAL OR URBAN REMOVAL (tags)
et city leaders, banks, and big developers know that we will not be forced out of our neighborhoods! With massive tax breaks and generous loans granted by big banks and the city administration, big developers are pushing forward in their attempt to remove poor and working families from the vibrant and colorful neighborhoods around Los Angeles. Signs of gentrification are everywhere. Rents are increased to drive families out of their homes, to be replaced with luxury apartments. Big national mega-stores are replacing local mom and papa businesses. As residents are forced out, stable communities are torn apart. Immigrant working families, who have lived and worked here for generations, are being pushed out by a profit-driven campaign of racist gentrification
The Resistance is Not Quiet: 2009 Anarchist Activist Conference (tags)
About 100 activists, college students, and community members gathered yesterday for the anarchist activist conference at Pitzer College in Claremont, California. The conference was titled "The Resistance is Not Silent," and topics of discussion included the environment, the internet, immigrant rights, urban planning, poetry, bicycling, the anti-war anti-hunger network of collectives Food not Bombs, and non-violence. The event also included vegan food, music, and tables where vendors accepted donations for literature and t-shirts.
Philippines: Urban poor strongly represented in new socialist party (tags)
Bulacan, Philippines, February 1, 2009 – “We are the bat people, the people who live under bridges in Manila”, explained urban poor organiser Ka Lisa as she took a small group of international observers around a section of an urban poor relocation settlement in Bulacan, about 60 kilometres north of Manila.
hHe's Back: Israeli Terrorist Mass Murderer And Businessman Dominik Suter Applies (tags)
Dominik Suter, the mysterious figure behind the 9-11 dancing Israelis...is back
Nov. 29th Anarchist Cafe! (tags)
A call out to all radicals, drop outs, would-be revolutionaries, anarchists, and restless dreamers young and old. A social experiment in urban anarchy. A message in a bottle.
MP3 AUDIO: Interview with Clara Irazábal, Venezuelan Architect and Urban Planner (tags)
Clara is a professor at USC and is currently working on several articles that relate to urban planning and design theory, Latino communities and places in Los Angeles, and the Venezuelan transition to a socialist participatory democracy.
Brazil: urban movement without ceiling (MUST), São José dos Campos, São Paulo. (tags)
they had participated of the act: Party Socialism and Liberty Party Socialist Unificade Workers
In Search of Green Resolutions: The Ride (tags)
Join C.I.C.L.E. and friends as we explore the Silver Lake and Los Feliz neighborhoods by bicycle in search of green and sustainable living ideas on our Urban Expeditions “Green Resolutions Ride”.
Film Night at Flor y Canto: March 2003-September 2005 (Part 2 of 2) (tags)
To mark the five-year anniversary of the Eagle Rock Peace Vigil, here is a list of films shown at Flor y Canto over a two-and-a-half year period. These almost-weekly screenings were an outgrowth of the Eagle Rock Vigil. (Links to the rest of this list can be found below in "comments.")
DISPATCHES FROM AMERICA: Masters of war plan for next 100 years (tags)
"We think urban is the future," says James Lasswell, a retired colonel who now heads the Office of Science and Technology at the Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory. "Everything worth fighting for is in the urban environment."
The exclusivity of snitchin’ (tags)
Recent attention to urban attitudes has painted a picture of a wild urban frontier. The idea of snitching isn’t limited by geography, income level, or time period. For some people, the ‘Stop snitchin’ idea is another fantasy of how the other half lives.
Bike Week Pasadena (tags)
Bike Week Pasadena is a grass roots initiative organized in cooperation with the city of Pasadena that brings together “everything bike” for a weeklong salute to the bicycle and its many uses, from commuting, to exercising, to just plain having fun. More than 15 free events are planned starting Monday, May 14 through Sunday, May 20.
SUPER BAGYO NI GLORIA PATULOY ANG HATAW SA MARALITA (tags)
---"Kaiba sa mga bagyong dulot ng kalikasan ang superbagyong Gloria na walang puknat sa pag-atake sa kabuhayan at karapatan sa paninirahan ng maralita," pahayag ni Carmen "Nanay Mameng Deunida", Tagapangulo ng Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay) sa pagdiriwang ng Urban Poor Week sa unang linggo ngayong Disyembre.
Good health, secured jobs and shelter not on urban poor's vocabulary-- KADAMAY (tags)
Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay) Chairperson Carmen Nanay Mameng Deunida, a staunch critic of Mrs. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, sarcastically agreed to the statement made by Press Secretary Ignacio Bunye that the president is "healthier" than most of her critics. Hindi kaduda-duda na mas malusog siya dahil kaming mga mahihirap na lalong naghihirap sa ilalim ng kanyang administrasyon ay hindi lamang nilulugmok ng pagkakasakit, kawalan ng serbisyong pangkalusugan kundi dulot na rin ng malawakang kawalan ng trabaho at patuloy na demolisyon sa aming mga tahanan," Deunida furiously said as another 300 families in Brgy. 169 in Malibay, Pasay today faces violent demolition. Deunida said that good health, secured jobs and homes are not on the urban poor's vocabulary.
National Latino Congreso Delegates put Councilperson Jan Perry on Notice (tags)
Delegates unanimously endorsed a resolution specifically calling for the City of Los Angeles, City Attorney, Councilperson Perry, Mr. Horowitz to 1) drop all charges against the non-violent civil resisters; 2) for Councilperson Perry to cease her political black mail of Mr. Horowitz, and 3) that all parties should come to the table and negotiate “in good faith” to restore the South Central Farm to the South Central Farmers and the community.
Protest caravan from Southern Tagalog (tags)
Protests from the urban poor in Southern Tagalog geared towards Monday's State of the Nation Address (SONA) began as early as Wednesday and are now on the third day of a six-day caravan dubbed "Lakbay-Riles ng Maralita laban sa kagutuman, dislokasyon at karahasan ." The caravan took-off from Gumaca, Quezon around 8AM today and is set to reach San Pablo City at around 3PM, but protesters fear that they may be blocked again amid NCRPO chief Vidal Querol's statement that a special operations group of the New People's Army from Mindoro would try to sneak into the capital.
"WE ARE FARMERS, NOT GARDENERS" (tags)
To say that we are gente de maiz – people of maize -- is to say that we are one: the people, the land and the maize (chile, frijol & nopal, too) are all one.
Navajo says evictions of farmers from urban farm sends a message (tags)
" Klee Benally, Navajo from Arizona, was at South Central Farm and said the creation of this oasis - an urban garden - and the arrests and evictions should send a signal to Indian country and the nation. "
MILITARIZATION IN THE PHILIPPINES:Troops sent to C. Luzon urban areas (tags)
Pesante-USA reprinted the news from the Inquirer on intesifying militarization now in the ruban areas of Central Luzon. As the news indicted : Army Maj. Gen. Jovito Palparan Jr. has repositioned his troops in key cities and towns in Pampanga and Bulacan, a counterinsurgency move never before done in Central Luzon in post-martial law years. Palparan, commander of the 7th Infantry Division, on Tuesday confirmed to the Inquirer the shifting of about 500 of his forces in the City of San Fernando, Angeles City and Mabalacat town in Pampanga and in Malolos City, Bulacan, Obando, Hagonoy, Pandi and Sta. Maria towns in Bulacan since last week.
S o u t h C e n t r a l F a r m: It takes a community to fight development (tags)
Saturday June 10th, 2006 - 7pm - candlelight vigil - DAY 19 of the encampment to defend the farm: 200 supporters sang, ate, marched, prayed, and stood in unity to resist forced eviction and keep watch against police raids. Located at 41st and Alameda, the 19 block/14-acre of the threatened South Central urban garden farm is under threat by developer Ralph Horowitz. The ransom is 16.5 million to 20 million.
The Developer vs. the Nation's Largest Urban Farm (tags)
The Battle for South Central Farm By RALPH NADER
Aging Hollywood getting face lift (tags)
LA government rulers are using eminent domain to steal peoples land and giving it to rich developers. isn't government great! (well at least for the developers that get the stolen land)
Iraq, car bombs and US covert forces: a little known story from 2003 (tags)
With all the reports on car bombings in Iraq, the SAS covert ops uncovert in Basra, and reports of iraqi cars being wired with explosives, unbeknownst to the driversm we can add this 2003 story
Dancing Upon Injustice (tags)
Photos of evening concert vigil at the largest urban farm in the United States. Supporters patrol area into the night, calling all to participate in a 24 hours a day vigil to protect the South Central Farmers from the sheriff's eviction.
Local & State Green Party in solidarity with South Central Farmers (tags)
Green Party stands in solidarity with South Central community farmers against urban farm eviction and ‘environmental racism'
Screening on Infoshop Culture (tags)
Out of Boulder Colorado, this is a pretty detailed and thoughtfull documentary looking into different infoshops around the country. Screening at Betalevel on Monday Feb. 27th at 7:30
URGENT ACTION: This Friday Protest to Save the South Central Farm at developers office (tags)
What: Hundreds of community supporters demand that the developer keep from destroying one of the most unique landmarks of Los Angeles: The South Central Farm, the largest urban farm in the U.S.!
Soon Coming to an Impovrished Iraqi Neighborhood, The XM25 (tags)
XM25 Ideal for Urban Combat Environments The XM25 fires a High Explosive (HE), air bursting 25mm round capable of defeating an enemy behind a wall, inside a building or in a foxhole. http://iraqwar.mirror-world.ru/article/77133
The South Central Community Garden (tags)
The South Central Community Garden in Los Angeles, CA, a 360-plot, 14-acre urban oasis, is scheduled to be demolished and replaced by a warehouse.
Actor Bokeem Woodbine Live @ The Roxy Hollywood 10/29 (tags)
LOS ANGELES, COME OUT TO SEE ACCLAIMED ACTOR BOKEEM WOODBINE W/ HIS BAND "PULL NO PUNCHES" LIVE at The ROXY THEATER on SUNSET in HOLLYWOOD - OCTOBER 29TH!!
The Real Problem with a Pandemic in the US (tags)
The collapse of public health care through decades of deliberate neglect in the U.S. makes the country as vulnerable to a flu pandemic as any bottom tier third world country, and it may be too late to do anything about that.
FEMA DECLARES URBAN WARFARE ON DYING AMERICANS (tags)
FEMA targets Americans who refuse to die.
SOS Rejected by L.A. Urban Policy Roundtable (tags)
The L.A. Urban Policy Roundtable moderated by Earl Hutchinson and scheduled for August 20, has been cancelled. The Roundtable was to be used by Save Our State as a vehicle to build relations with the black community in Los Angeles.
Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable, Save Our State, and National Vanguard to Partner (tags)
The people at Save Our State have been busy. Now that they have joined forces with the National Vanguard, they are meeting with members of the Los Angeles Urban Policy Roundtable to join with them as well.
CELESTIAL FLESH (tags)
Free Performance. Sunday, April 10th, Libros Revolucion Bookstore Downtown Los Angeles
Black Panthers & the Attica Prison Rebellion (tags)
Spark: Movie Showing and Discussion at UCLA
PowerNomics: Plan for Economic Power for Blacks (tags)
Dr. Claud Anderson will be in Los Angeles, California on Tuesday, December 14, 2004, at the Power of Love Hall, which is located at 1430 West Manchester, Los Angeles, CA, at 7:00 p.m. Please attend. This is a VERY important conference concerning the creation of economic wealth for Black America...PowerNomics.
PowerNomics, The Economic Plan for Empowerment for Black America (tags)
Dr. Claud Anderson, Ed.D, PowerNomics, The Economic Plan to Empower Black America
Thanks But No Thanks! 3 events (tags)
Three events that counter the notion of pilgrim plundering.
Genocide of African Americans (tags)
Approximately 50,000 African Americans are dying each month in America, according to the National Vital Statistics Report.
Remember Operation Urban Warrior (tags)
Just looking out for you revolutionaries
Learn to Crochet & Be Part of a Community Project (tags)
Crochet workshop and community based project at M&A on June 5 from 3-6 pm.
Building Bridges Radio -Modest Job Gains Insufficient, America Must Do More (tags)
BUILDING BRIDGES RADIO presents this 27 minutes radio program. TO LISTEN CLICK ON LA INDYMEDIA AUDIO LINK
The End of Suburbia comes to Los Angles (tags)
The beauty of the Pasadena urban farm gave little forewarning of the serious nature of the documentary the guests were about to see. The title of the documentary, "The End of Suburbia: Oil Depletion and the Collapse of the American Dream" gives you a good idea of the alarming nature of the subject.
Urban guerilla gardening and soil remediation (tags)
Guerilla gardening makes use of urban wasteland for growing non-GE/GMO/spray vegetables. Soil remediation is often needed if there are toxins present in the soil.
Market Forces Fed SoCal Flames (tags)
Mike Davis on the wildfires in Southern California "A market-driven recipe for disaster"
TREND: Urban Jews becoming moderate Republicans (tags)
The "Coleman Republicans," most of whom are running in heavily Jewish districts -- and several of whom are Orthodox or observant -- are not shy about leveraging issues of Jewish concern to further their candidacies, like Israel.
Feast for the senses at Boricua Films' Urban Graffiti 4 Live Slam Festival - Sat. 10-11-03 (tags)
Independent artists and cultures unite -uncensored expression, poetry, artwork, photography acting & music packed in a 12 hour one-day event. It's Urban Graffiti 4!
carbon monoxide poisoning from fossil fuel combustion (tags)
Exposure to low levels of carbon monoxide from fossil fuel combustion can cause symptoms of depression/fatigue often misdiagnosed as mental illness. People (especially children) in urban areas are at great risk from CO poisoning due to large volume of traffic and continued petroleum dependence
Boricua Films Announces Urban Graffiti 4 Live Slam Festival To Be Slated For 10/11/03 (tags)
Actor vs. Actor * Poet vs. Poet - Latinos, African-Americans, Caucasian, Asian, Native American and all races unite on one stage to have a VOICE AND BE CREATIVE ARTISTS!
Building Bridges Radio-Unemployment Crisis:Portrait of Inequality (tags)
Building Bridges Radio presents this 28 min radio program:A Portrait of Inequality –Today’s Unemployment Crisis - TO LISTEN CLICK ON INDYMEDIA LINK
Pentagon Watching You: Latest Developments On Surveillance Front (tags)
All technologies developed can and most likely will be used on US citizens; DARPA's open bidding announcements are simply one way they have to periodically deal with the fact that the media eventually learns about what they are doing.
ArroyoFest 6-15 (tags)
Come out for ArroyoFest
civic park proposals (tags)
An exhibition of proposals for a civic park in downtown L.A.
US-Troops ready for massacre in Baghdad (tags)
A U.S. Marine commander said on Saturday American troops would use overwhelming force to crush any resistance if ordered to storm Baghdad and that the battle would cost many civilian lives
American eco-terrorists declare war (tags)
Homegrown environmental radicals cast their own fatwah on America this week. Eco-thug Craig Rosebraugh called on his antiwar troops to take "direct actions" against American military establishments, urban centers, corporations, government buildings and media outlets.
Thousands Of U.S. fatalities expected in Iraq (tags)
Military experts are quietly warning that the impending war against Iraq will likely yield a high U.S. death toll.
Amy Goodman, Sen. Hart, CIA guys to speak to FEMA homeland Sec. group (tags)
Amy Goodman, Sen. Hart, CIA guys to speak to FEMA homeland Sec. group
Final drumbeat begins for war on Iraq (tags)
Never in my lifetime - not even through Vietnam and Watergate - have I witnessed such blatently transparent propaganda tactics as those used to promote the war on Iraq.
War By Deception (tags)
Mossad and the FBI list of 9-11 Suspects
CITY HEAT -URBAN FOOTLOOSE- (tags)
Helsinki, the capital city of Finland has made a strategic decision on city environment improvement; some city centre streets are being heated underground on winter frost, freeze and snow.
DEBS PARK AUDUBON CENTER BEGINS CONSTRUCTING NEW FACILITY (tags)
Tree Planting Ceremony Marks the Creation of New Nature Center; Green Building to Serve Urban Los Angeles Communities
People’s needs vs. guns and corporate greed (tags)
MADISON, Wisc. – Groups with diverging politics converged June 14 -18 around the annual meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
Looking for Filmaker/Films on Urban LA + sample (tags)
A-clip is an intervention into the mass-consumption realm of pop-cinema. We make short videos (30 seconds to 2 minutes) about urban environments, blow them up to 32 mm and then get them screened, through charm and luck, in movie pallaces. We are in LA looking for co-conspirators
A-CLIP Collaborative Movie Project (tags)
A-clip III: "On Urban Geography: Utopia and Control" A-clip Berlin invites you to create a part of a film network between Los Angeles, New York City and Berlin. We are here in the US to collect and to produce new urban-political shorts and bring them to main-stream cinema houses in Europe and vice versa. The dead-line for new clips is June 6. There will be several meetings in April and May and a screening in LA of all new clips at June 15.
Chicage Action against Media Program (tags)
Interesting targeted protest against a media vehicle, "the Real World".... or surreal, yuppie-dom world, more realistically.....
The 7 Sins of the Urban Guerrilla (tags)
No sense in getting all riled up in the little things. Norton, Ashcroft, Chenney, etc; its all just part of the system working well against us. Focus your attention on the master plan: