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Obama Moves to Overturn Ban on Cluster Bombs (tags)
We are now near the end of Bush's Third Term, or Obama's Third Year, depending on how you care to phrase it. The list of horrors perpetrated by Obama fills many pages. The latest is one of the more outrageous: He wants to overturn the ban on cluster bombs!
BTL:Environmental Coalition Beats Back Oil Company Referendum to Overturn California Globa (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES - A four-time winner of the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcast Award for Best Feature in the non-commercial category, this syndicated, half-hour program provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or marginalized by the mainstream media. Between the Lines covers a wide range of political, economic and social topics.
The Green(MJ) Alliance needs help-NOW (All of LA) (tags)
Seeking to overturn the city's medical marijuana ordinance even before it takes effect, a loose-knit coalition of Los Angeles collectives is quietly gathering signatures to force a referendum on the law. The scrappy, largely volunteer effort faces a Monday deadline to turn in 27,425 valid signatures. "We're getting down to the wire here," said Dan Halbert, who runs Rainforest Collective in Mar Vista and has coordinated the campaign. "It's going to be close."
Massive Movement Erupts in Opposition to Proposition 8 (tags)
Ex-slave and Abolitionist Fredrick Douglas famously observed that power cedes nothing without struggle. The history of civil rights movements in this country also demonstrate that even the most fundamental democratic gains are temporary at best without vigilant struggle that can potentially challenge the power of the rulers against the ruled. Nothing has ever been gained and secured by simply relying on the institutions of the state and its politicians. Any implementation of progressive measures on their part has only been the product of independent mass mobilizations that have kept their forces in the streets until the sought after gains were won. We have again been reminded of this by the recent passage of Proposition 8 in California, a bigoted mean-spirited ballot measure aimed at denying gays and lesbians the fundamental democratic right to marry whom they wish. Last June, after decades of constant organizing, educating, and protesting on the part of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) people and their supporters, the California Supreme Court was compelled to legalize same sex marriages. The purpose of Proposition 8 was to overturn this gain, leaving 18,000 same sex marriages performed in California since June in question. However, social movements aren't like films that can be run backwards and then replayed in the exact same way. The narrow victory of Proposition 8 (52% against, 48% opposed) has resulted in the opposite of its intended effect. It has re-energized the struggle for LGBT rights to a major degree, so that many are calling this movement “Stonewall II” after that inaugural rebellious act of the modern U.S. gay rights movement fighting for their rights in 1969.
Massive Movement Erupts to Overturn Proposition 8 (tags)
March on Sacramento! Demand that Marriage Licenses Continue to Be Issued in All Counties in California! Demand the Immediate Overturn of Prop. 8!
No On Prop 8 Rally in Silverlake - Photos Attached (tags)
I attended the rally on Saturday Nov, 8th to protest and try and overturn the ban against same sex marriage.
LA call your Sen. and ask her to support S.1046!! (tags)
S. 1046 could help create an independent and less monopolized media. But why isn't Sen. Feinstein signed on to it??
Declare Independence From Corporate Media (tags)
Celebrate July 4th By Declaring Independence From Corporate Media
Join the Mumia Contingent at the Martin Luther King Day Parade! (tags)
Refuse & Resist! invites you to join the October 22nd Coalition to Stop Police Brutality Contingent at the upcoming MLK Day Parade, Monday, January 21st. The focus of this contingent will be stepping up the battle to stop the execution and overturn the conviction of death row political prisoner MUMIA ABU-JAMAL.
Freedom Fest for Mumia (tags)
Freedom Fest for Mumia - Saturday, September 15, 2001, noon - 6p.m., Lemeirt Park