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Marching with S.A.M.E. at the San Diego Pride Parade (tags)
A lot of progressive Queers and Queer-friendly allies have written off the annual Pride events as overly commercial, corporate and mainstream. But that's not what it felt like to me when I marched with the San Diego Alliance for Marriage Equality (S.A.M.E.) in San Diego's Pride Parade July 16. In a mixed contingent that also included members of the Bradley Manning Support Group and the International Socialist Organization, I felt like part of a movement, participating in an island of militant political awareness that asserted the values on which Pride was founded that have largely got lost in the overall celebration. With nine S.A.M.E. members facing criminal charges for seeking marriage licenses following the federal district court ruling declaring Proposition 8 unconstitutional, some of the signs the contingent carried linked their members -- and Bradley Manning -- to notorious American political prisoners of the past.
ACLU-SC May Day Queer Contingent (tags)
I got this in my email from ACLU. They make an important point that LGBT issues don't figure in immigration reform. For one, same sex domestic partners aren't granted family reunification rights, leaving them in perpetual limbo. Also, LGBT people face severe oppression in some countries, but can't gain refugee status - despite the fact that their governments threaten them with death.
STOP THE WAR, BRING OUR TROOPS HOME, NOW! (tags)
The Alliance-Philippines (AJLPP) forces in Los Angeles, Washington DC and San Francisco joined the mass protests led by International ANSWER in these major cities on the anniversary of the 7th year of the US led war of aggression against Iraq and Afghanistan last Saturday, March 20, 2010.
Filipino farmers’ nation-wide march for Land Reform to kick off Jan. 10 (tags)
A nationwide protest march to highlight President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s alleged string of heinous crimes against farmers will kick off in Mindanao on January 10 and end in Manila on January 22, in time for the 23rd anniversary of the Mendiola Massacre, a partylist lawmaker said on Saturday. PESANTE NEWS learned today that Anakpawis partylist Representative Rafael Mariano said the nationwide farmers’ caravan was only an “opening salvo of sustained mass actions for this year leading to the end of the anti-peasant, corrupt, and fascist Arroyo administration.” Nationwide March for Land Reform “The nationwide march and caravan of farmers from Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao will highlight Ms Arroyo’s string of heinous crimes against farmers, from wide-scale land-grabbing, brazen human rights violations, and unabashed plunder of agricultural funds, among others,” Mariano said in a statement.
60,000 march/rally in LA for May 1 (tags)
More than 60,000 workers and immigrants turned out and marched all over Los Angeles as hundreds of thousands marched and rallied US-wide for May 1 in a militant and defiant show of unity for a call for immigation reforms to the Obama administration. In the biggest rally for the day, more than 30,000 marchers led by the May 1 Full Rights For immigrant coalition turned out and marched from Broadway and Olympic. around 1;00 PM. They held a rally at Temple and Broadway where AJLPP West Coast Coordinator Arturo Garcia, HERMANIDAD Mexicana Raul Murillo and Angelica Corona, ANSWER-LA Preston Wood,Jim Lafferty of the NLG and Latino Movement USA's Juan Jose Gutierrez gave their speeches at their end program.
30,000 IMMIGRANTS/ WORKERS MARCH-RALLY ON MAY 1st IN LA (tags)
For the third year in a row. more or less 30,000 marchers from three major groups- the MIWON, March 25 Coalition and the April 7th Coalition for Full Immigrants Rights in Los Angeles and demand full rights and legalization for immigrants. A stop on ICE raids and deportations and to commemorate International Workers Day. The media called it “a combination of a holiday parade and party celebrations” Different media outlets and the LAPD have different estimates like a conservative estimate from as low as 7,000 from KCRW and as high as 30,000 from NPR radio. In Los Angeles, California, shouting: MAKIBAKA, HUWAG MATAKOT, LEGALISAYON, NGAYON and ANG TAO, ANG BAYAN NGAYON AY LUMALABAN. the newly formed Filipino American For Immigration Reform (FAIR) with the Pilipino Workers Center marched from Historic Filipinotown to Macarthur Park and joined 15,00 strong MIWON contingent that marched from Macarthur Park to downtown Broadway.
Workers/Immigrants March Rally in LA on May 1 (tags)
—For the third year in a row. more or less than 30,000 marchers from three major groups- the MIWON, March 25 Coalition and the April 7th Coalition for Full Immigrants Rights in Los Angeles and demand full rights and legalization for immigrants and to commemorate International Workers Day. The media called it “a combination of a holiday parade and party celebrations” Different media outlets have different estimates like a conservative estimate from as low as 7,000 from KCRW and as high as 30,000 from NPR radio. In Los Angeles, California the newly formed Filipino American For Immigration Reform (FAIR) with the Pilipino Workers Center marched from Historic Filipinotown to Macarthur Park and joined 15,000 strong MIWON contingent that marched from Macarthur Park to downtown Broadway.
Talking Impeachment to Los Angeles City Council (tags)
LANIC (Los Angeles National Impeachment Center) & PDLA (Progressive Dems of LA) strike again @ High Noon in Los Angeles. On Aug 17th a contingent of approximately 45 concerned citizens of LA went to the Los Angeles City Hall.
ANSWER Anti-War Contingent at MLK Day Parade (tags)
Photos from the anti-war contingent at the MLK Day parade
DEFCON 2 ALERT: CHINESE & RUSSIAN FSB IN SEATTLE -- MOSSAD ACTIVE IN MIAMI (tags)
...This is connected to the Mossad-British MI-6-Russian KGB-9-11 team. Reference Udday Letter to Putin. Click to Read What is significant and dangerous is that it can now be reported that a major contingent of Russian FSB forces have left Canadian military bases in the last three days and flown into Seattle Washington....
Hundreds of Filipino Americans Join the Two Los Angeles Marches (tags)
Hundreds of Filipinos flying the Philippine flag marched in downtown Los Angeles in the morning and again, in the late afternoon from MacArthur Park to Miracle Mile, Wilshire, west Los Angeles in rallies that drew hundreds of thousands of people up to an estimated number of more than a million people. The Filipino contingent stopped at the Philippine consulate at Wilshire-Kingsley Street for more than three minutes and held a short program. They shouted: OUST GMA, Resign GMA, NO TO CHA-CHA! and STOP THE FASCIST KILLINGS! FREE THE BATASAN 6! They were cheered by the thousands of marchers and the Filipinos who were lining up in front of the St. Basil’s Catholic Church and at the consulate grounds.
May Day March in San Jose Taken-Over by the State (tags)
As a representative of San Jose’s radical community, I was deeply frustrated and hurt by the mass consumerism that controlled the May 1st March in San Jose.
March 18, Call for an Anarchist Contingent in Hollywood (tags)
This March 18th demonstration, we wish to take an otherwise passive protest, and make it into a participatory event, with varying actions people can engage in.
LA Volunteer Rescue Contingent (tags)
Is there a contingent of rescue workers going from the area?
Last Minute May Day Student Contingent (tags)
Radical students from different schools will be forming a contingent for the May Day Action
May Day Anti-Authoritarian Contingent (tags)
Mayday Anti-Capitalist and Anti-Authoritarian Contingent April 30th, Gather at 12 noon at Olympic and Broadway
ANTIWAR MARCH! March 19th, High Noon - Hollywood & Vine (tags)
Be there... or be a bush supporter
Call for Revolutionary Anarchist Contingent M19 (tags)
March 19, the 2 year anniversary of the US’s latest imperial affair, we call for a revolutionary anarchist contingent, which will march in the ANSWER demonstration at 12 noon, M19 at Hollywood and Vine.
Young women say: We will stand for choice April 25 (tags)
WASHINGTON – In a time where many claim that youth in the United States are not as pro-choice as their mothers, a sizeable delegation of pro-choice young people from across the country aim to stand up and be counted at the March for Women’s Lives here April 25.
March 20 Anti-Capitalist Contingent (tags)
12 noon, Hollywood & Vine: Look for Black Flags and Banners 2:30: Anarcho-Communist meeting after march at park at Franklin and La Brea.
S.F. BRING THE TROOPS HOME (tags)
BRING THE TROOPS HOME IN SAN FRANCICO
Join the March 20th Anti-Capitalist Contingent (tags)
To Abolish War, We must Abolish Capitalism!
Call for a March 20th Anti-Capitalist Contingent (tags)
On March 20th, retake activism in LA! Prove that our rage over this unjust war and occupation will not be confined to permitted marches facilitated by bureaucracies that stifle real efforts towards building another world.
Padded Bloc FAQ for Miami (tags)
Basic information on the planned Padded Bloc in Miami, including frequently asked questions.
Updated: Call for a padded bloc at the Nov. 20-21 FTAA meetings in Miami (tags)
updated information on organizing for a padded contingent for the Nov. 20-21st FTAA meetings in Miami (with endorsers, logistics, and more) This contingent will take action with a determination to disrupt the meetings.
POG Call to action for a padded bloc this Nov in Miami, stop the FTAA (tags)
Call to action for the FTAA meetings this November in miami! As a part of what is sure to be a multitude of tactics, POG is sending out this call specifically for a padded contingent. We envision a total shutdown of the meetings through the combination of diverse tactics.
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!
Anarchists and Anti-Capitalists: Get Your Class War On! (tags)
The number of cities holding anti-capitalist and anarchist protests this coming weekend is growing daily. Check out our webpage for information on what folks in your city or town are planning.
Callout for Anarchist Contingent at Labor Day March! (tags)
MLK March --Mumia Contingent Close-Up (tags)
MLK March --Mumia Contingent Close-Up
MLK Day Parade -- Mumia Contingent (tags)
MLK Day Parade -- Mumia Contingent
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.
LA Labor Day--IWW Contingent Close-Up (tags)
IWW contingent prior to start of parade. Close-Up.
LA Labor Day--IWW Contingent (tags)
IWW contingent prior to start of parade