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A Social Change is Overdue (tags)
Social rental housing construction which has been increasingly restricted since the 1980s must be resumed on a grand scale and rapidly promoted to offer low-income earners, single parents and large families a place to stay.
Capitalocène ou gigantisme totalitaire (tags)
Quand tout est de la compétition...
Debunking Some Anti-Prop 10 Propaganda (tags)
The opposition is out there spreading half truths. I have nothing to do with the Yes on Prop 10 campaign, but feel compelled to address these simple fabrications that the opposition has made.
Affordable Rents? A State of Emergency Intensifies (tags)
Rents explode in cities after massive sales of public housing to brutal investors. In 1987, there were 5.5 million social apartments in Germany. Today, there are 1.5 million. Land speculation was prevented in Vienna. The Vienna Housing Fund buys up possible development land.
Against the Rent Madness and For a Nonprofit Orientation! (tags)
The Alternative Housing Summit on Sept 21 in Berlin discussed alternatives to the market-based housing policy. Exploding rents and lack of affordable housing are the most burning social questions. More market is not the solution! Housing for People, not for Profits!
Housing as Infrastructure (tags)
Housing as a human right is sometimes superseded by the right of speculation. Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (a Federal program), non-profit or cooperative housing and SROs (single room occupancy) are solutions to the housing crisis.
Join The Protest Rally in Glendale on April 10, 2018! (tags)
Join The Protest at Glendale City Hall on April 10, 2018! Glendale is planning a $500 million expansion of the Grayson Power Station that will increase emissions by 415,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide annually, increase ozone and particulate pollution, and generate electricity to sell to other cities.
Join The Protest Rally in Glendale on April 10, 2018! (tags)
JOIN US on Tuesday, April 10 at 5:30pm at Glendale City Hall for a rally to stop the Grayson Expansion! Spread the message! Tell your friends!
Judge Orrick on Sanctuary Cities, 28 pp (tags)
Majority rule must be balanced with minority protection for the state to be legitimate.
The Right to the City and the Greed of the Rich (tags)
Thanks to everyone who resisted the GOP tax giveaway! Unlike the security state, the constitutional state should mean compromises, negotiations, concessions, and countermeasures to reverse exploding inequality and precarious work.
Reclaiming Public Services (tags)
How cities and citizens are turning back privatization. More than 1600 cities around the world acted to bring public services under public control.
California won its first major battle over `sanctuary cities' (tags)
The judiciary can stop the wrecking-ball of Donald Trump!
Capitalocène ou gigantisme totalitaire (tags)
Le cerveau humain produit ce qui l'a produit...
How Cities Can Protect People Threatened By Trumpism (tags)
Copied from Common Dreams
Sur negro / No Borders: new antiauthoritarian Web Series goes live (tags)
The Anarchist Radio Berlin presents the "No Borders" project of the video collective "Sur Negro"! 'No Borders, Social Struggles across the world' (Sin Fronteras, La lucha social a través del mundo) is the name of a web series presenting experiences of social organizations and anti-capitalist resistance in different regions of the world. Its special focus lies on anti-authoritarian practices within social movements.
Renters Pay the Bill for Market Failure and State Failure (tags)
The extensive privatizations of the last 15 years have contributed to a market radicalization. Privatization was the door opener for the growing influence of financial market logic in housing. Developing a cooperative or nonprofit sector is a necessary and feasible alternative.
San Antonio workforce bludgeneod by Levis's Cuts Over Years Women Respond (tags)
Texas has always been in a good position to deliver consumer goods to US markets. Levis jeans made for over 150 years and started by an immigrant who took tent material and redid it is worn by 10's of millions domestically and abroad in 2nd world locations.
Neglect of Public Housing (tags)
Crisis and chance are represented by the same Chinese letter. Big US and German cities have sold off public housing to gain revenue. The Federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit program has financed 2-3 million units. The state is obligated to protect from the brutal market.
Pedagooogy 3000 World Tour for a New Education and Peace Alliance - Press Release (tags)
Conference to Help Teachers, Parents Learn New Tools to Educate Today’s Children, Relieve Stress, Increase Participation, Lower School Violence
Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Gratuitous Mass Murder (tags)
San Francisco Supervisors ban wild animal performances (tags)
Animal Performance ban in San Francisco
Honduras Coup update January 2015 (tags)
Honduras Coup update January 2015 Starting yet another year with killing, shootings, a disappearance, threats and judicial processes against those who protest, with ever deepening militarisation using military police, and ever graver privatisation, using model cities amongst other laws.
Hydroponie et tribologie (tags)
Quand la solution devient un problème...
Liberal Majority Passes Sheriff's Civilian Review Board (tags)
(These are my impressions and opinions.)
September 2014 Honduras coup update (tags)
This September in Honduras...we now within two months of this infamous model cities (privatisation of entire cities) actually starting unless miraculous resistance springs up. But uprisings do actually happen, in Miskitia, a long boat ride or helicopter ride from much of Honduras, when pissed cops and soldiers arrested 40 at a party after people refused to give them alcohol or money for alcohol, and these agents of the system fired gunshots,wounding 4 who were locked up, the community didn't take it,the officers ran away, the community set on fire the copshop.
In LA, San Diego, Sacramento and 147 Other Cities, McD And Other Fast Food Workers Picket (tags)
Dozens were arrested around the country as workers in 150 cities picketed fast food chains
Walking the New Broadway (tags)
Carbusters.org, the journal of the carfree movement, generously allows downloading 40 past issues. http://carbusters.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2010/07/Carbusters-40.pdf
Terminator Empire (tags)
Reality and fiction mixed here and now.
Destruction of heritage sites in Syria raises questions about cost of democracy (tags)
Syria, similar to Iraq and Afghanistan, has suffered the loss of thousands of lives during civil wars. But it also has suffered culturally from the ravages of revolutionary conflicts by the destruction of ancient heritage sites that have stood for centuries and, like a human life, can never be replaced.
Twin Cities Anarchist Bookfair Last Call for Workshops & Tablers (tags)
Last call for tablers, workshops, skillshares for the 2012 Twin Cities Anarchist Bookfair on September 15 & 16.
The Next Stage in the Destruction of Syria (tags)
The U.S. media has made its intentions clear: the 'rebels' attacking Syria's government must have more support to advance Syria's "revolution.” This was the result of the much-hyped advance of Syria's rebels into the country’s two largest cities, which the western media portrayed as a defining moment in global democracy. But "journalists" like these have blood on their hands, with much more in the works.
US Cities Going Bankrupt (tags)
Beyond Corporate Capitalism: Not So Wild a Dream (tags)
"The first step toward public ownership is recognizing that it is not the radical departure most imagine it to be. Two of the most cost-effective health providers in the United States—one a far-reaching insurance system, Medicare; the other a direct hands-on healthcare delivery system, the Veterans Administration—are run by the government.."
From Protest Camp to General Strike (tags)
Something crucial happened in the US in 2011. The strengthening of the Occupy movement, first on Wall Street and then in hundreds of American cities, is celebrated as the revival of the revolutionary middle class. The movement in the US seems two steps ahead.
ALLIANCE PHILIPPINES MARKS 113th Year Start of Filipino- American War (tags)
The Alliance Philippines marks 113 years ago, on February 4, 1899, the Philippine-American War (1899-1914) broke –out. Today we gather in protest and militant solidarity in almost 60 cities and several cities all over the world to condemn the US threat of war against Iran. The Filipino-American War begun by a United States sentry who shoots and kills a Filipino soldier making an attempt to cross the bridge in Sta. Mesa, Manila on February 4, 1899. This war deliberately provoked and started to legitimize America's colonial design to acquire Spanish colonies, the Philippines, Cuba and Puerto Rico in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans at the turn of the century. This is the same way that the US is going to provoke a war in Iran. The same way it use the sinking of the Maine in 1898, the Luisitania in 1916, the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, the Tonkin Gulf Crisis in the 60's and the 9/11 incident to attack Afghanistan and Iraq.
Time, Place, and Manner Restrictions on Peaceable Assembly (tags)
Time, Place and Manner Restrictions on First Amendment Right to Peaceable Assembly (protest)
Finally a 10th Amendment lawsuit on medical marijuana!!!! (tags)
Medical marijuana advocates sue prosecutors over crackdown
“Paradise Plundered” Takes Aim at San Diego’s Political Culture (tags)
Once upon a time, San Diego had a reputation for being an efficiently governed city whose taxes were low -- and so was its level of services, especially to working-class and lower-income people. Today the level of services is even lower and the city is so wretchedly governed the New York Times called it "Enron by the Sea." What happened is explained in the new book "Paradise Plundered," whose co-author, Vladimir Kogan, came to the Hillcrest Town Council October 11 and talked about the city's infamous pension crisis.
BTL:Occupy Wall Street Movement Expands to Dozens of Cities, Towns (tags)
Interview with Medea Benjamin, Code Pink and Global Exchange co-founder, conducted by Scott Harris
Are the Scottsdale Police shaking down people for money? (tags)
Requests for 25 pages or less of public records are supposed to be free
USA WALK SLOWLY TO THE HOLE (tags)
Welcome to Americandammerung.
Seventh Annual Israel Anti-Apartheid Week (tags)
Closing communiqué: World Week for the Abolition of Meat - Jan 2011 Campaign (tags)
The past World Week for the Abolition of Meat from 22 to 29 January 2011 - the very first WWAM of the year - was a success. Varied events (such as street actions, silent demonstrations, "human" meat tray actions, protest marches...) were organized in over 70 towns and cities, mainly in Europe, but also in South Africa, in both Americas, in India as well as in Japan (here's the list). These events were largely covered in the media.
Jerry Brown Slows the Gentrification Juggernaut (tags)
Did you read the budget proposal?
Southern CA organizations to announce unity and denounce the FBI attacks against Human Rig (tags)
Southern CA organizations to announce unity and denounce the FBI attacks against Human Rights activists
POOR TURN OUT IN OAV VOTES BLAMED TO DFA (tags)
PESANTE NEWS learned that the last elections showed the extent where the Filipinos have gone through-out the world. From Italy City to Tonga, and from Tanzania to Cook island, it seems there is no part of the world that the Filipino voter has not set foot on. The report of the joint congressional committee's canvassing of overseas absentee votes has underscored the extent of the Filipino diaspora, with certificates of canvass coming from cosmopolitan cities and little known territories all over the globe. The Philippine Congress used to manual elections, counted first the votes from these far-off lands were the first ones canvassed to determine the winning President and Vice President in the Philippines' first automated general elections.Most of the overseas Filipinos voted manually, either by mail or by filling out ballots at designated areas. They had one month to cast their votes.
FAILURE OF ELECTIONS IN THE OFFING? (tags)
The Armed Forces of the Philippines has started fielding more than 7,300 soldiers in Metro Manila even as it declared 10 cities in the capital region as election “hotspots.” These with news filtering to PESANTE NEWS that politicians are arming their forces and deliberately ignoring the gun ban. PESANTE NEWS also learned that the airport are packed with supporters of candidates from LA who are trying to get out of Manila due to the situation. The situation turned to the worst when 78,000 PCOS machines cocked out and and there was a call for manual elections to the COMELEC. PGMA's lawyers have formally called for a postponement of elections for the next two weeks.
US-WIDE MAY DAY MARCH/RALLIES TO DEFEND IMMIGRANT RIGHTS, A RESOUNDING SUCCESS (tags)
May Day in the United States was day for workers and immigrants! More than 500,000 people protested and filled the streets of LA and other 75 other US Cities in their hundreds of thousands. One of the rally organizers, ANSWER-LA, TV Channel 54 and 62 estimates the crowd as high as 250,000 while the LAPD has a low estimate of 60,000.
FULL RIGHTS FOR ALL IMMIGRANTS! ALL OUT FOR MAY 1 (tags)
WORKERS RIGHTS ARE IMMIGRANT RIGHTS! Diverse immigrant rights groups all over the United States will come out in a united full force for an all-out drive to push genuine immigration reform in 2010. In almost all major cities of the United States, immigrant rights groups led the labor unions, immigrant rights advocates and anti-war and racism forces like the International ANSWER Coalition will hold march and rallies for full immigrant rights and to commemorate International Workers Day.
SOLUTIONS TO OUR PROBLEMS: BE REAL, DON’T LIVE IN A DREAM AND ACT (tags)
The US & the rest of the western countries know what the solution is to the worsening environmental problem the world is facing today: drastic reduction in consumption, period! Walk, take the bus, sell your car for scraps, boycott fast food, wear cotton or better yet reduce your wardrobe to few pieces, use old newspaper to wrap food products, drink out of glass jars, don't watch tv. Read instead or entertain your family by singing or playing a guitar or banjo, go to the library instead of movies, have a 6 hr. workday and 4 day workweek....etc!!!
THE RACIST GENTRIFICATION OF OUR CITIES (tags)
“Why don’t we just get nooses for everyone of those lowlifes and hang them from a tree? They’re used to that kind of treatment anyway!” read the message on an email sent to upscale co-op residents of a redevelopment project smack right in the middle of a Harlem neighborhood last October. The anonymous post which originated from one of the units within the co-op added: “I hope you all agree that the best thing that has happened to Harlem is gentrification. Let’s get rid of these ‘people’ and improve the neighborhood once and for all.”
Chicago Civil Disobedience for Medicare For ALL (tags)
Clips from all over about this action. There's supposed to be one in LA on the 15th, but I haven't heard a peep about it. What's going on?
Landlordism in the Philippines :Hacienda Luisita as large as Makati and Pasig Cities combi (tags)
Pesante NEws reported today through a special report to the Inquirer Daily in the Philippines on a research that Hacienda Luisita is a 6,000-hectare property in Tarlac straddling Tarlac City and the towns of Concepcion and La Paz. It is as large as the cities of Makati (2,986 hectares) and Pasig (3,100 hectares) combined. Hacienda Luisita was originally part of the landholdings of the Compañia General de Tabacos de Filipinas, or Tabacalera. The estate was named after Luisa, wife of Don Antonio Lopez, who headed Tabacalera when it acquired the estate in 1882. It is now owned by the Aquino Family. Senator Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino is running for president this coming elections.
An Open Letter to Live Nation, Inc. Regarding Anti-gay "Murder Music" (tags)
Live Nation is sponsoring a nationwide tour -- including LA -- of Buju Banton, who calls for killing Lesbians and Gays in the lyrics of his songs. Several years ago he was accused and acquitted of murdering a gay man in Jamaica.
BTL:U.S. Withdrawal from Iraq Cities Greeted with Celebration and Hope (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
Mexican Drug Cartels dominate drug trafficking in more than 230 U.S. cities (tags)
Drug trafficking and terror has become a way of life in Mexico. U.S. Mexican border cities from Brownsville Texas to San Diego California continue to be most affected by cartel-related violence; other U.S. cities are also being targeted with drug trafficking violence and related terror including kidnappings of Americans.
Two men and a woman are wanted in connection with the kidnapping of Briant Rodriguez (tags)
Mexican police and American law enforcement are searching border cities in Mexico and seem confident they will found them.
May Day 2009 Report:Hundred Cities Across US with Hundreds of Thousands Peeople! (tags)
Over Hundred Cities Across The U.S. with Hundreds of Thousands of People March for Justice!
occupation 101. Please watch. (tags)
Occupation 101 Please circulate this link to friends and Blog Posts even to other cities and countries. http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=-2451908450811690589&hl=en
Mexico's President Calderón labeled Mexican drug cartels as cowards (tags)
Hundreds of Mexicans, some woman carrying small children, blocked roads and bridges in Mexican cities bordering the United States from the Gulf of Mexico (Matamoros) to the Pacific Ocean (Tijuana) and protested by marching in the northern city of Monterrey in a series of demonstrations that police say are organized and funded by Mexican drug cartels.
The Mexican people protesting and want the Army out! (tags)
It was the largest display of discontent against the army's role in an anti-drug crackdown since President Felipe Calderon began deploying soldiers across the country two years ago to fight Mexican drug cartels. About 45,000 soldiers are now spread out across Mexico.
Phoenix and Tucson police report over 400 kidnappings of Americans by Mexicans (tags)
Washington, DC is too obsessed with al Qaeda and other terrorists to care about what is happening in their own backyard right now, as waves of abductions hit Phoenix and other American cities. Washington is not paying enough attention. Many wonder why not?
Understanding the origin of public insecurity (tags)
* Article originally published in spanish language in El Libertario, Venezuela, # 54, September-October 2008, that analyzes and goes over the problem of criminal violence through its social impact on contemporary Venezuela.
Third day and forth night of the revolt in Greece (tags)
Thousands on the streets, classes with the police, funeral of Alexis, police opens fire again, right-wing thugs and neo-nazis helping the cops.
[Athens,GR]16year old murdered by cops, heavy riots (tags)
A 16 year old boy was shot dead by the cops in downtown Athens on Saturday December 06th 2008
Delivery of 50,000 Letters Demanding St. Paul Drop Charges Against Journalists (tags)
On Friday morning, local advocates and independent journalists will deliver more that 50,000 petitions to St. Paul City Hall calling on Mayor Chris Coleman and local law enforcement officials to drop all charges against journalists arrested while covering protests outside the Republican National Convention.
Running Down the Walls - Aug 23th (tags)
LA ABCF will be hosting a 5k run to raise money for political prisoners and local community groups on August 23rd. The event is also designed to honor and remember the anarchist martyrs, Sacco and Vanzetti.
Baldwin Park and its Agents of Gentrification, Mayor Lozano and Lover Sergio Corona (tags)
Baldinwin Park and its Agents of Gentrification. Mayor Lozano and his "Lover" Sergio Corona on the edge gentrifying and taking 125 Acres of Land for their sponsor, Bisno Developer.
AJLPP Applauds National Transport strike: A Success (tags)
AJLPP congratulates the striking Filipino jeepney drivers from the militant PISTON group in the Philippines Monday that crippled public transportation in some cities in Southern Luzon, the Visayas and Mindanao The Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (PISTON, United Organization of Drivers and Operators Nationwide) called the strike to demand the scrapping of the expanded value-added tax (E-VAT) on oil products and of the oil deregulation law.
National Transport strike in the Philippines : A Success (tags)
Pesante-USA based in Los Angeles, California congratulates the striking Filipino jeepney drivers from the militant PISTON group in the Philippines Monday that crippled public transportation in some cities in Southern Luzon, the Visayas and Mindanao The Pinagkaisang Samahan ng mga Tsuper at Operator Nationwide (PISTON, United Organization of Drivers and Operators Nationwide) called the strike to demand the scrapping of the expanded value-added tax (E-VAT) on oil products and of the oil deregulation law.
Workers/Immigrants US-Wide Rallies on May 1 (tags)
The Coalition in Defense of Immigrants Rights (CDIR) –USA and the Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) announced today that mass actions for May 1 that were held in major U.S. cities was a resounding success. In scores of major cities like Los Angeles, Seattle, San Francisco, New York.Phoenix and Chicago, Filipino Americans immigrants and advocates joined up with their Latino immigrant allies to demand full rights and legalization for immigrants, a stop to ICE raids and deportations and workers rights during May 1 International Workers Day. Arturo P. Garcia, CDIR and AJLPP deputy national coordinator said: “while the bourgeois media tends to praise the police for “good behavior” and chide the rallyist for supposed the low-turn-out, immigrant groups were satisfied with the unity shown at the marches and rallies all over the United States. For the third year in a row, after the repeal of the infamous HR 4437, the need for a comprehensive immigration reform and a pathways to citizenship was again thrust into the limelight and the national stage. It clearly shows the immigrant rights movement is alive and kicking, more united and consolidated.” Garcia added.
Toxic e-waste pouring into Third World (tags)
Toxic e-waste pouring into Third World
April 19 Chinese Global Day of Protest Against Western Media Bias and "Tibet Independ (tags)
Largely ignored by corporate media and self-censored by progressive media around the World, there's been Chinese organized global day of protest at dozen cities across the World and China to protests Western media bias and Against political and media bias against China on Tibet--France, CNN and BBC.
announcing the pReNC 5.3 (tags)
The pReNC 5.3 is the second national gathering for planning radical resistance to the 2008 Republican National Convention. It will take place on May 3rd in the Twin Cities.
Demonstrations nation-wide Against Turkish Invasion of Iraq on Friday, Feb 29th (tags)
This week, several Kurdish-American communities and supporters across the United States are expected to demonstrate again in several cities in response to the recent invasion of Iraqi Kurdistan by the Turkish military. Kurdish-American communities in each city have coordinated with one another to launch demonstrations during the same week in order to express a unified opposition to months of bombings by the Turkish military and the recent invasion of Iraqi Kurdistan.
False Flag Prospects, 2008-- Top Three US Target Cities -- (tags)
Captain Eric H. May, the Internet intelligence writer, examines the prospects of a 2008 follow-up to the 9/11 attacks. After providing a damning case for official direction of 9/11, he names the top three American cities in danger of "the next 9/11."
Ransmayr Attacks Bush's Permission for Barbarism (tags)
Ransmayr spoke of a strategically fomented panic that seizes all democratic societies in our day, making the abolition of civil rights, offensive war and mass murder seem inevitable as self-defense measures.
Impeachment: Will Congress Grant the Desires of “We the People?” (tags)
It has been a month since our Democratically run Congress heard Rep. Kucinich’s Articles of Impeachment. When will they do their job and do the people’s bidding?
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."
New “Surge” For Immigrant Rights in the Senate in the Offing? (tags)
The Echo Park Community Coalition (EPCC) and the Coalition in Defense of Immigrant Rights (CDIR) warmly welcomes the statement of Senator Alan Specter, ranking Republican supporter of immigration reform that he and six other lawmakers are ready to reopen and start the debate on immigration reform when the Senate opens September. In an interview with CNN today, August 7 at 2:00AM with anti-immigrant anchor Lou Dobbs, Specter laments that the comprehensive immigration reform act was not passed in the Senate this year. He said he was hopeful that the debates will rekindle the interest and will make the lawmakers informed about the need to pass this law.
AJLPP Mass Actions Against PGMA SONA Held in U.S Major Cities (tags)
Progressive forces in the United States demonstrated their militant solidarity with the Filipino people by conducting coordinated mass actions against Philippine President Macapagal-Arroyo’s state of the nation address in three major cities of the United States from July 22- 30, 2007. - July 23 from 6;30 to 8;00 PM, scores of Filipino Americans and their allies led by the Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP)-USA held a vigil rally in front of the Philippine Consulate located in 3600 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles. The rally ended with a solemn candle lighting ceremony as a tribute to more than 890 victims of fascism.. During the in one and half hour mass action against US –GMA, AJLPP activists and allies shouted slogans, OUST GMA, RESUME PEACE TALKS, the group displayed banners and signs and lined-up the streets in front of the consulate. AJLPP groups like KmB (Pro People Youth) and Pesante-USA with allies like the ANSWER-LA PWC, YOUTH UNITE and AFW participated AJLPP Mass Actions Against PGMA SONA Held in U.S Major Cities
Crucial Week for Sicko 200 More Cities July 3 and 100 More July 6 (tags)
We, the millions of people who saw Sicko on its first weekend, were successful beyond all expectations! We packed so many movie theaters across the nation that it will now be shown in 200 more cities starting July 3 and 100 more cities starting July 6. This is a Make it or Break It Week for Sicko! Go there with everyone you can find over age 10 and then you and everyone you bring should sign up for your state's single payer health care plan campaign now! Ticket information, Single Payer bill SB840 websites and Mike's letter are below.
Brazil/Curitiba: Eighty a thousand families without dignified home. (tags)
Cities that do not have public policy of popular habitation do push devoid populations for non buiding areas as fertile valleys of the rivers. The result is periodic flooding, with all the ominous and known consequences for local inhabitants, other populations and for the environment.
Gestapo Kidnappings by I.C.E. Destroying American Lives, Families (tags)
I.C.E. and Homeland Security are partaking in gestapo-like kidnappings/arrests in Orange County. We believe it is a direct attack on the Pro-Immigration Movement and all of our communities. Help is needed! Please Support!
FiLIPINO VETERANS/ JFAV CALLS VA NICHOLSON, RESIGN, NOW! (tags)
VA Secretary Jim Nicholson, Resign Now! Hundreds of Filipino World War II veterans, youth and students and their community supporters led by the Justice for Filipino American Veterans (JFAV) and the ACFV in several U.S. cities rallied at the VA offices in Seattle, San Francisco ( May 7), Los Angeles ( May 8) and San Diego ( May 9) and called on Veterans Affair Secretary Jim Nicholson to resign. The Veterans decision to ask for Nicholson resignation was made last May 6, during a nationwide teleconference held in Arlington Virginia on the 65 year anniversary of the fall of Corregidor Day. Key ACFV and JFAV leaders decided on a unanimous vote to call for Nicholson resignation.
Farmers Branch TX, OK’s Racist Anti-Migrant Law (tags)
The racist electorate of Farmers Branch, Texas has approved by a 68% – 32% (preliminary results) vote, an ordinance that would fine landlords and property managers $500.00 for renting to the undocumented.
Femicide in the Aftermath of Guatemalan Civil War (tags)
Actress Samantha Mathis discusses violence against women in Guatemala, including the recent increase of murders. This article is adapted from her testimony before the Congressional Human Rights Caucus on September 13, 2006.
Women's Day marchers beaten up in Manila (tags)
The Alliance of Progressive Labor (APL) denounces the attempt of the police to brutally disperse the rally of APL-women commemorating International Women's Day.
AJLPP-USA Nationwide Mobilization for March 17 -18 Protests in Four Major US Cities (tags)
The Alliance for Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines (AJLPP), an alliance of Filipino American and allied solidarity organizations working for peace and justice, anti-war and racism in the United States and a member of the ANSWER Coalition will mobilize for the nationwide mass protests against the 4th year of the U.S Invasion and Occupation of Iraq and the 40th anniversary of the people’s march in Pentagon. March 1967 at the height of the US War in Vietnam. Los Angeles and Washington DC will be the focus of the anti-war mobilizations on March 17 while Seattle and San Francisco will mobilize tens of thousands of the anti-war protestors on March 18. AJLPP will be present on the four major cities mobilization against the war and racism both in the east and the west coast.
James Howard Kunstler: “America, Think Downscale!” (tags)
America is headed for “a long emergence,” according to author, James H. Kunstler. He’s convinced that the days of the economy running on a cheap supply of fast-fading oil will soon be history. He spoke at Loyola College in Baltimore, MD, on Feb. 20, 2007. Kunstler said it’s time for the country to think: “Downscale!” He sees hard times ahead. Kunstler also doesn’t think much of how the U.S. looks either. He said much of it is a “piece of crap.”
RNC 2008 Call to Action (tags)
a call to action against the 2008 RNC in Minnesota
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!!!!
Fighter jets in air minutes after crash (tags)
It is sure scary this police state mentality we now live with. Minutes after this plane crash in NYC the government sent up fighter planes up looking for terrorist airplanes to shoot down over NYC and other cities across the country.
Congress Calls for Direct Action (tags)
by: anonymous - from the NYC IMC [comments]
Ryan White Care Act Stumbles Again (tags)
Los Angeles AIDS Coordinator asserts that Congressional inaction on the Ryan White Care Act could leave thousands of those living with HIV/AIDS short millions of dollars in care and treatment.
Life Can Be So Car Free (tags)
This year Los Angelinos will have the opportunity to celebrate World Car-Free Day by coming to our fabooolous event. Bands, film, bike rides, walk-about, and bring a picnic and see an awesome sunset over the LA skyline
Documentary "Dare Not Walk Alone" will be Appearing in October at... (tags)
...The CT Film Festival ~ "Dare Not Walk Alone" Documentary. Director: Jeremy Dean. We all know about Selma and Birmingham, but it is a little-discussed fact that St. Augustine, Florida was the center of great civil unrest and was instrumental in the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1967. The effects of this conflict are still very apparent in today's St. Augustine, where although it is not official, segregation and prejudice still hover over the lives of many African-Americans.
AJLPP-USA MOBILIZES FOR MARTIAL LAW COMMEMORATION (tags)
The Alliance for Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines (AJLPP)-USA in solidarity with the people of the Philippines in their militant protest against political killings, call to resume peace negotiations and in commemoration of the 34th year of the declaration of martial rule in the Philippines launches different types of activities from September 21-23 in four major cities in the United States. The following cities will ho
Valley Park, PA enacts Joe Turner's/SOS law (tags)
Valley Park, Pensylvannia follows lead on illegal alien law; same law close to passage in several California cities
CTFF:Connecticut Film Festival Debuts In October; Independent Films To Be... (tags)
Connecticut Film Festival(CTFF) Debuts In October; Independent Films To Be Shown In Cities Across The State -Six Day Festival Is October 3-8, 2006
DAY OF OUT(R)AGE AGAINST TELCOS—MAY 24TH (tags)
SUPPORT PUBLIC ACCESS TV—SUPPORT INTERNET ‘NET NEUTRALITY’—AND STOP THE PHONE COMPANIES’ “TECHNOLOGY REDLING” OF LOW INCOME COMMUNITIES! Wednesday May 24th—Protests planned at phone company offices in NYC, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco and other cities to expose efforts by the phone companies to push legislation that could end the Internet as we know it, increase the digital-divide through redlining—and destroy Public Access TV! For more information, or to organize action in your town, go to www.saveaccess.org —or email Info@saveaccess.org
BattleCry™ 50-state Right-Wing attack due on Friday May 12, 2006 (tags)
Right Wing Fundamentalists Declare War on Diversity across the nation. PLEASE FORWARD! This Spring, Ron Luce and his Teen Mania BattleCry™ will have appeared in San Francisco, Detroit and Philadelphia with a message of One God, One State and Intolerance for Diversity. For more up to date info on Ron Luce and his political agenda go here: http://www.acquiretheevidence.com/articles/national-response.html
Hundred of Thousands March-Rallied in 70 cities and 33 States for Full Immigrant Rights (tags)
Today, April 10, over 125,000 people took to the streets in Los Angeles for yet another outpouring of support for the cause of immigrant rights. The Los Angeles demonstration was part of a nationwide wave of protests just in the last two days that has continued to rock at least 61 cities across the nation. Yesterday Sunday, a record 500,000 rallied to clamor for justice for immigrants in Dallas, Texas. Today, 300,000 also mobilized in Phoenix, Arizona; 200,000 demonstrated in the nation’s capital, Washington, DC; 100,000 marched and rallied in New York City; another 100,000 protested in Houston, Texas; and 25,000 in Seattle, Washington.
Huge Month of Demonstrations (tags)
Not to mention the immigration bill protests, March saw massive demonstrations all over the world. Two international action days - International Woman's Day, and the Iraq War anniversary - brought hundreds of thousands out protesting the war and the Bush Administration.
Water as a Commodity (tags)
The rage of the residents of Soweto is directed against the installed meters.. The first mammoth prepaid water project started in 1992 under Margaret hatcher.. The water suppliers cynically described this as "self-disconnect."
February Protests - Calls for Impeachment Rising (tags)
State Senator Alan Bates of Oregon and the San Francisco Rules Committee are recommending impeachment of the Bush Administration.
February Protests - Calls for Impeachment Increase (tags)
State Senator Alan Bates of Oregon and the San Francisco Rules Committee are recommending impeachment of the Bush Administration.
Bush Protests-No MSM Airtime...Cartoon Protests-Tons of MSM Air (tags)
January saw a rash of demonstrations against the Bush Administration in the cold and rain but still there is no Main Stream Media coverage of any of those events.....not one word. News reports of protests over the cartoon of Mohamed, however, are everywhere, every day. The corporate media continues to close it's eyes to the growing dissent and calls for impeachment even by members of Congress. Many thousands of protesters in over 65 cities banged pots and pans and drums and chanted to drown out the State of the Union speech on Jan. 31.
Catastrophe as Blueprint (tags)
"The majority of the electorate is now living outside the cities. The people there don't want to spend one cent for the cities. This rejection of all public spirit arose through America's suburbanization."
SIXTH ANNUAL BICYCLE FILM FESTIVAL Call for Entries (tags)
The Bicycle Film Festival is seeking submissions for its sixth annual Festival. The event will feature dozens of different films on a variety of bicycle styles - from BMX to urban bike culture, cycling to commuting.
The Makhno anarchists, Kronstadt and the position of the Russian peasants (tags)
In September of 1920, Ivanov V. (representative of the Southern Front Revolutionary Soviet) visited Makhno. He later wrote this description of Makhno’s camp: “The regime is brutal, the discipline is hard as steel, rebels are beaten on the face for any small breach, no elections to the general command staff, all commanders up to company commander are appointed by Makhno and the Anarchist Revolutionary War Council, Revolutionary Military Soviet (Revvoensovet) became an irreplaceable, uncontrollable and non-elected institution. Under the revolutionary military council there is a ‘special section’ that deals with disobediences secretly and without mercy.”
November Again Month of Many Demonstrations (tags)
Last month had a very diverse mixture of demonstrations from the ever growing military recruiting stations, to the annual protest for the closing of the School of the Americas where an estimated 20,000 held an all day rally.
Baghdad on the Big Muddy (tags)
There seems to be an MO for how this White House handles urban crises: let the place descend into chaos and anarchy and only then go in. Could there be method to this madness?
Hiroshima and Nagasaki--Symbolic Bombs, Authentic Deaths (tags)
by greenleft It was not necessary to drop atomic bombs. That is a 60 year old lie--we did it to prevent millions of American casualties--LIES for more than half a century.
Protests Slowed But Important During June (tags)
LA, DC, Santa Cruz and Sacramento held demonstrations in front of the KTLA TV station, the Washington Post, the Santa Cruz Sentinal and the Sacramento Bee, respectively, to protest the "NO COVERAGE" of the Downing Street Minutes.
Reclaiming City Streets for People: Chaos or Quality of Life? (tags)
This book is available for free online in PDF format.
Second ciclonudista (world naked bike demonstration) (tags)
Saturday june 11th , 2005 ¡Naked before the traffic! ¡Justice on the streets!
BikeSummer Punk Show Thursday (tags)
BikeSummer is in LA this year. We've got a lot to prove to those 'bike' cities.
Protests, Vigils to Mark One-Year Anniversary of Coup d'etat in Haiti (tags)
Protests in Several Cities to Call for Investigation into U.S. Role in Last Year's Coup, Ending Discrimination Against Haitian Refugees Speaking Tours, Vigils, Film-Screenings, and Faith Reflection Will Also Commemorate Haiti Solidarity Week 2005
Perry Homes Signs Are Changing Into Kerry '04 Signs (tags)
Bob Perry, resident of Houston and owner of Perry Homes, has donated more than one million dollars to the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth. The Swift Boat Veterans for Truth have bought expensive mass media airtime and distributed misleading information about Senator John Kerry's military record in order to aid the George W. Bush campaign.
BTL:Much of the World Views Bush Administration Policies with Disdain and Fear (tags)
Interview with David Cadman, deputy mayor of the City of Vancouver, British Columbia, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
Occupiers Lose Control (tags)
According to media reports, the US occupation forces are increasingly losing control over iraqi cities. For the time being, all oil exports of the country are halted.
Hotel workers to vote on strike in SF (tags)
Union employees at 14 major downtown San Francisco hotels, currently engaged in difficult contract talks, said Thursday they will vote Sept. 14 on whether to authorize a strike.
AUG. 29, 2004 GLOBAL DAY OF ACTION (tags)
International call for solidarity
CNN: LA to get special federal agents from now til election time (tags)
Just want to let you folks know, the DOJ has announced LA is one of 15 cities that will get special eams of federal agents and independent prosecutors that will be in the city from now until just after the elections. These are supposedly for the summer crime rise that usually happens, but if that were true they would have been here months ago, and would leave far before the elections.
Anarchist anti-olympic demo in Athens (tags)
more fotos: http://athens.indymedia.org/front.php3?lang=el&article_id=233722
Day of Action at the Olympic Games (tags)
Day of Action at the Olympic Games
"TAX us? Then MARRY us!" 33 Cities Join Tax Day Protests for Equal Marriage Righ (tags)
33 cities will be demonstrating for equal marriage rights at post offices around the country on Tax Day, Thursday, April 15th. The protests will highlight the fact that marriage is a civil contract issued by the government which should be available to all consenting adults.
Life and Death in Our Cities (tags)
the globalization of misery
HUD To Force Injected Spychips On Homeless (tags)
WASHINGTON (UPI) -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Thursday that it was about to begin testing a new technology designed to help more closely monitor and assist the nation's homeless population.Under the pilot program, which grew out of a series of policy academies held in the last two years, homeless people in participating cities will be implanted with mandatory Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tags that social workers and police can use track their movements.
March 20: Millions Demonstrate Against Occupation of Iraq (tags)
Millions of people in cities around the world hit the streets today, March 20, to protest the U.S.-led occupation of Iraq. Massive demonstrations took place in London, Brussels, Seoul, Tokyo, and thousands of other cities and towns in 45 countries. Demonstrations took place in more that 250 cities across the Untied States. Many of these demonstrations also demanded an end to the U.S./Israeli occupation of Palestine and an end to the occupation of Afghanistan.
LA County supports suit over lost state tax (tags)
Today's demonstration in San Bernardino is being organized by the league of cities' Inland Empire Division. Participating cities have been asked to estimate how many layoffs they would need and send the corresponding number of shirts. "It's a way of visualizing what Sacramento is stealing from our communities now,"
STOP THE BUSH 9-11 COVER UP!! 9-11 VISIBILITY ACTION IN CITIES WORLDWIDE!! (tags)
Kansas City & Seattle urge ALL cities worldwide to organize 9-11 Visibility Projects to STOP THE BUSH 9-11 COVER UP!! EMAIL FINDTRUTH40@HOTMAIL.COM TO GET ACTIVE IN THIS MOVEMENT, or just start organizing your own in your city.
Poor Americans continue to multiply under Bush as Republicans continue to ignore trend (tags)
A new federal report due out Sept. 26 will show poverty increasing even more. And still Republicans like Bush and Kelsey "Frazier" Grammer continue to ignore the problem.
Extension of Life (tags)
Alex Jones (www.infowars.net) says they plan to extend life forever.
Beach Cities IMC will be moving webhosts immediately. PLEASE READ (tags)
Beach Cities IMC was deceived into taking a web host which is either shared by or run by the same group which has been abusing our newswire. We seek information.
Beach Cities undergoing IMC Process. Bugs fixed! (tags)
Beach Cities IMC is undergoing the IMC Process, and we are currently writing our Mission Statement. We are interested in active editors who live in and around the beach cities in Southern California.
Please welcome Beach Cities Independent Media Center to the Los Angeles area (tags)
We have opened a new Independent Media Center covering Los Angeles, the Beach cities, and Southern California. Please stop by and pay us a visit!
Liberty: Solutions--Solving the tenacious problem of homelessness (tags)
Libertarians have SOLVED homelessness! Just eliminate all zoning laws, land-use regulations, growth-control measures, and building codes that increse housing costs -- but don't be surprised when your matchstick house collapses in an earthquake or becomes poisoned by the chemical factory next-door -- "Live and let live"
Nobody Wants Saddam Back (tags)
Nobody wants Saddam back (except perhaps Matt, Diogenes, X, Meyer, and Sheepdog). The author is an Iranian journalist and author of 10 books on the Middle East and Islam.
Clear Channel Bush INC. (tags)
Why the land of the brave is becoming the land of the slave.
Solving the tenacious problem of homelessness (tags)
The Libertarian Party thinks it has the answer the homeless are in dire need of: elimination of all zoning laws, land-use regulations, growth-control measures, building codes, and rent control laws.
July 3, National Public Hearings to Repeal the Patriot Act (tags)
On July 3, cities around the country will hold National Public Hearings to Repeal the Patriot Act.
1,000-2,000 TONS DU Spread Over Iraq's Cities (tags)
I am rubbing my hands in glee, Leukemia, Birth Deformities, and Wasting diseases. The harvest will be great. All Heil Bush!
RW: From Unjust War to Unjust Occupation (tags)
Total war: resistance, humanitarian aid and the media (tags)
2003 is a year to live dangerously: of crimes against humanity and of heroic resistance; it is a time to reject the war and to extend our solidarity with the Iraqi people in this their moment of truth.
Analysis: The War Is Over (tags)
An analysis of the current campaign in Iraq and the real objectives of the war, with parallels to Hitler's invasion of Poland, the sieges of Stalingrad and Leningrad, and lessons from Gulf War I. Though the war has not ended, the main objective for the U.S. has been fulfilled.
Italy, demos in 85 cities and towns, 100.000 in Roma in the night (tags)
yesterday, first day of war, demos in 85 Italian cities and towns, most workers on strike. In the night 100.000 in Roma by torchlight.
Wayne Green says there are 11 terrorist cells in many U.S. cities (tags)
Wayne Green said 5 years ago that there are 11 terrorist cells in many U.S. cities.
“FIRST” strike on IRAQ- DAY OF ACTION!! (tags)
SHUT EM DOWN!!
Millions march against war: At home (tags)
NEW YORK – Braving frigid cold, hundreds of thousands of demonstrators rallied near the United Nations, Feb. 15, to protest George W. Bush’s threatened war on Iraq and to support UN efforts to stop the war. The rally here was part of a coordinated one-day protest in 600 cities across the nation and around the world. According to Indymedia estimates, 11 million people marched and rallied against the Bush war plans, making it the largest peace outpouring in world history. Over 1 million rallied in U.S. cities and towns. About 300,000 marched in San Francisco, Feb. 16, the largest anti-war mobilization ever in the Bay Area.
The World Says No to War in Iraq (tags)
http://rwor.org - Revolutionary Worker Online http://rwor.org/resistance -RW resource page on resisting the juggernaut of war and repression http://2changetheworld.info - Discuss revolutionary strategy and the RCP's Draft Programme
STATE OF HAWAII PASSES ANTI-WAR RESOLUTION ! (tags)
93 resolutions have been passed opposing the war, including cities, counties, and state legislative bodies. http://www.citiesforpeace.org
LA to Join 500 Cities Worldwide for February 15th Day of Protest (tags)
The No War On Iraq! Coalition today announced plans for the massive anti-war march and rally on Saturday, February 15th. Protesters will be asked to gather at the intersection of Hollywood and Vine at 1 pm. The March will proceed down Hollywood Blvd to the Armed Forces Recruiting Station at the intersection of Sunset and La Brea where there will be a rally at 3 pm
Long Beach says NO to war on February 15th (tags)
Long Beach says NO TO WAR! On Saturday, February 15th, the International City, Long Beach California, joins New York, Los Angeles, London, Tokyo, Paris, Berlin and other cities around the country and around the world in marching against war.
Blowing Smoke Again (tags)
United they stand, divided they fall: The wrong way to implement a smoking ban.
36 cities tell Bush: Give peace a chance (tags)
Warning that war with Iraq will cost thousands of Iraqi and U.S. lives and waste billions of tax dollars needed for education and health care, the city council of Gary, Ind., unanimously approved a resolution Jan.7 opposing war on the oil-rich nation.
CHICAGO IS THE 42ND AMERICAN CITY TO PASS ANTI IRAQ WAR RESOLUTION (SO FAR) (tags)
Chicago's city council passed an Anti Iraq War Resolution today (Thurs Jan. 16). For more information re the other cities go to: http://www.citiesforpeace.org
22 American Cities Have Passed Anti-War Resolutions (tags)
To date, 22 American cities have passed anti-war resolutions.
D.C. Council Opposes Military Action in Iraq (tags)
City councils in Takoma Park, Berkeley, Calif., Santa Fe, N.M., and several other cities also have passed resolutions opposing unilateral military action in Iraq. Similar resolutions are under discussion in Madison, Wis., and Baltimore.
The history of the guerilla movement in Colombia (tags)
The guerilla in Colombia has not been invented by the left. It dates further back and is the answer of the lower classes to the violence of the rich and mighty.
Last minute info. Sun. protest in Westwood (tags)
Just added, Ron Kovik, author "Born on the Fourth of July". New: parking map!
Protest War and Resident Bush with Sidewalk Chalk (tags)
Call for Anti-war, anti-terror, Chalking Action!
PROTEST THE CURFEW! (tags)
protest the curfew in the carson, wilmington, san pedro, torrance, long beach area!! take back your rights! were looking for anyone interested in helping in any way possible (=
2nd Call for Info Chalking Action (tags)
Sidewalk Chalk and a message!
Do You Want To Stop Yucca Mountain? (tags)
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.
planning meeting for LadyFest Los Angeles (tags)
informational/planning meeting this sunday the 17th at the downbeat cafe (right next to labor fruit, at sunset and alvarado) at 8 pm.
International day of protest against the war, December 22! (tags)
There's less than a month until the international day of protest against the war on ALL FRONTS, and the campaign has been successful! The following cities are holding protests on December 22:
Afghanistan one of the most mine-affected countries (tags)
PESHAWAR: Latest reports suggest that nearly two decades after Afghanistan plunged into civil war, it is still one of the severely mine-affected countries in the world.
Marchers Across Europe Protest Against Possible Strikes (tags)
A girl holding a leaflet joins some 4,000 peace supporters in an anti-war vigil across the street from British Prime Minister Tony Blair's London residence on September 22, 2001. The U.S. is asembling a massive military force in the Gulf and Indian Ocean for a possible on Afghanistan. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
CITIES IN PROTEST (actualized) (tags)
more than 140 Cities all over the world march against the brutal breaking of laws and human rights by the italian police after the g8 meeting in genova
The imaginary effects of a Trans-American free trade zone: (tags)
In Quebec City, Canada, on April 20, the heads of 34 governments of North, South, Central America, and the Caribbean met in secret with hundreds of corporations to negotiate the terms for the creation of a Free Trade Agreement of the Americas(FTAA). Performance artist Guillermo Gomez-Pena,speculates about its possible repercussions
Colombians protest IMF policies (tags)
Workers and students have joined forces in Colombia to protest strucuture adjustment programs being imposed by the International Monetary Fund.
May 5. 130 cities worldwide protest for cannabis and against drug war. MMM LINKS (tags)
May 5th has been designated a universal protest day for those who have had enough of this DRUG WAR and the insidious assault on the international cannabis culture. It is time to end the racism and the hypocrisy. It is time for sanity and reason. It is time to come together. Listed below are the 130 cities and their respective contacts.
Updated Links to Article on Racism at Twin Cities IndyMedia (tags)
Updated Links to article about racism at Twin Cities IndyMedia.
Racism at the Twin Cities IndyMedia (tags)
Racism at the Twin Cities IndyMedia--as experienced by a former member of the collective.
APC SUMMIT 2001 IN SEATTLE MAY 6-12TH - PROTESTS VS PRIVATIZATION AND BIOTECH (tags)
APC SUMMIT Protests Planned For May 8th
Chattanooga 3 ReceiveShort Sentences While30 SupportersProtest.89.3 Airs NewsATL (tags)
3 Members of Black Autonomy COPWATCH, received 30, 60 days, community service and court costs instead of 6 months to 18 months in jail. This is an outrage and listeners of WRFG 89.3 FM heard details from the reasearch of Paul Hays and the Messenger: A publication finacialy aided by The AFL-CIO, UNITE and Atlanta Labor Solidarity Network especially. The interview on Radio Free Georgia was on Nightwatchandwas10minutes ThankIfini
Twin Cities IMC's "Free Press" newspaper hits streets (tags)
The Twin Cites IMC's "Free Press" newspaper hit the streets on J20. Available to out-of-towners in pdf or by mail.
Y2K+1 (New Years) Anti-Corruption Protest (tags)
The upcoming Y2k+1 Anti-Corruption Protest (from Dec. 30, 2000 to Jan. 2, 2001) will be taking place worldwide with people organizing locally and networking internationally. There is still time to get more people involved to make this a succesfull event!