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Happy Accidents Offers The Secrets To Success From A Fresh New Perspective (tags)
Lessons from two decades of success from one of America’s most prominent improv/comedy troupes, Four Day Weekend
Picasso Heir Requests Immediate Close-Down of Katterbach Airbase (tags)
A Madrid-based lawyer ordered by the heir of the 20th century master painter Picasso has requested the immediate close-down of the American airbase from which the war crimes his grandfather once documented in his most widely known painting had originated. The artwork named “Guernica” after a Spanish city carpet-bombed in the Civil War of the 1930s documents the results of the air raid in the artist’s unique style of greyish black-and-white abstraction avoiding any direct view of blood, but still giving most viewers a striking impression of the suffering imposed by the appearance of the tactic in war theatres around the globe. Katterbach airbase had been set up by the Nazis, and nearly a century after their defeat still is an American aggression hub.
Weaving the Past: Journey of Discovery (tags)
Weaving the Past is a documentary by Walter Dominguez and Shelley Morrison that is premiering in Pasadena, CA on August 15
It IS about race (tags)
Statement on the Trayvon Martin case and voter suppression
How Bitcoin Works (tags)
An explanation with a slightly different angle.
Unbelievable, Obvious Evil (tags)
The edge is near and there's a reason it paralyses the mind with its dark depth.
Tony, It's Just Chalk (tags)
Unless the Mayor stops it, Occupy Los Angeles is going to get beat down by Chief Charlie's demons on Thursday for writing with chalk on the sidewalks, all at taxpayer expense, all because Occupy Los Angeles spurned the Democrats who run the city.
BTL:Quebec's Student Tuition Strike Grows into Massive Anti-Austerity Movement (tags)
Interview with Andrew Gavin Marshall, an independent researcher and writer based in Montreal, conducted by Scott Harris
Imagining the Post-Occupy Social Movement (tags)
If one were to honestly assess Occupy's current strengths and weaknesses as a movement, confusion must be the inevitable result.
a documentary about the egyptian revolution (tags)
"Egypt, Insights Into a Revolution" A documentary about the Egyptian revolution http://vimeo.com/31425854
Withdrawing but not Capitulating (tags)
NATO has lost the war... Since the Afghan executive is hated and becomes the problem instead of the solution, NATO supports an illegitimate government and falls into a situation that is hardly tenable... The presuppositions for a negotiated peace exist.
“This Dream Called Death,” a novelzine, by Stephen Janis (A Review) (tags)
Stephen Janis builds his tale, “This Dream Called Death,” in one bone-chilling scene after another, with a writing style that suits the genre. His descriptions of the city of Balaise are first rate. As the tension escalates, the character of the narrator evolves, too, into a much more sympathetic figure. Janis takes you for a ride into a history, a nightmare, which I fear, may be only one more 9/11 incident away from becoming our reality!
Tempe Police compile secret dossiers on people that make complaints! (tags)
Hmmm ... the police and government compile secret dossiers on people that make complaints! Yes this is America in 2009 but its is still run like Nazi Germany or Stalins Soviet Union, and we just think we have rights
If You Eat, You Need to See “Food, Inc.” (tags)
If you eat, you need to see “Food, Inc.,” Robert Kenner's incisive documentary about the corporate food industry and its wanton disregard for workers’, farmers’ and consumers’ rights, the environment, freedom of speech and press and even the health of its customers. Kenner’s film shows how the industrial model of food production was pioneered by McDonald’s and other pioneering fast-food companies, and the awesome power of the corporate foodocracy in suppressing any debate about the health of its products and any regulation to stop corporate food from killing people.
Who is ruining our families, property and business? (tags)
When State is run as a corporation then we must ask 'who are the competitors', 'who are the clients' and most of all 'what services I need to pay for'. Close inspection however reveals this being a communist model aiming to ruin private ownership and western culture. Have a look inside to see some real grounds and examples for this conclusion.
AJLPP Condemns Capitalist Bailout (tags)
he US House of Representatives approved a $700 billion bailout package for US banks, under pressure from all sides as the effort to head off a spreading financial crisis hung in the balance. President Bush happily signed the bill into a law at the White House today. October 3, 2008.
Excesses of Supply Theory (tags)
In Germany, the competitiveness of businesses is still set above strengthening domestic demand. Therefore Germany could skid into a recession. In the US, trickle-down economics, tax cuts benefiting the top 1% and military Keynesianism make the economic future ominous.
Q around the block to see this film (tags)
A Black British indie filmmaker makes waves in Hollywood, with a low budget feature. trailers 2.30 seonds and 1.22 seconds
White Rabbits from the White House (tags)
"When politics threatens to destroy you, tell stories, stories of good and evil. Make every election into a morality play," Rove said. When politics becomes a spectacle and making more money out of money is stylized as the most noble pursuit, may our storytelling be life-giving!
Sandy Hill Energy Sufficiency: April Fossil Fool's Day in Ottawa (tags)
Neighbors organizing around the tragic energy situation in Ontario, Canada.
America has turned into a "Tower of Babel!" (tags)
In the biblical story of Babel the system of a rational society devolved into a broken,tangled catastrophe.
Thousands Marched and Rallied to Take Back Macarthur Park (tags)
More than 25,000 immigrants and their advocates marched Thursday to take back Macarthur Park after more than two weeks of meetings, hearings, plannings and filing of class action suits against the LAPD. But the supposed to be an indignation rally against the ALPD was turned into a call for legalization for the nation's 12 million illegal immigrants. This came at the heels at the US Senate coming into a compromise for a supposed to be a “comprehensive immigration reform bill that will provide for a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants in the United States.
LAPD attack thousands of peaceful protestors at Immigrant Rights Rally! (tags)
Immigrant Rights rally at McCarthur Park near downtown LA turns ugly as an LAPD SWAT team attack peaceful protestors gathered for an immigrant rights rally.
Illegal Surveillance of Americans (tags)
Description of technologies used to illegally surveill and manipulate
Recipes For Disaster, an anarchist cookbook (tags)
For ten long years, our operatives have honed their skills, testing their wits and mettle against the global capitalist empire, the most formidable adversary in the history of life on earth. We have learned how to redecorate the walls of cities occupied by armies of riot police, to transform random groups of damaged, isolated individuals into loving communities capable of supporting one another through the most severe bouts of repression and depression, to shut down corporate summits and franchises armed with little more than plastic piping or eyedroppers of glue. Now, the notorious CrimethInc. ex-Workers’ Collective has compiled many of the techniques that made these feats possible into a 624-page manual entitled Recipes for Disaster.
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.
Hizbullah's hour: (tags)
A sovereign Lebanon and national unity among Hizbullah's priorities.
The Cruel, Collective Punishment of Lebanon (tags)
Lebanon, which has never fought Israel and has 40 daily newspapers, 42 colleges and universities and hundreds of different banks, is being destroyed by our planes and cannon and nobody is taking into account the amount of hatred we are sowing. In international public opinion, Israel has been turned into a monster, and that still hasn't been calculated into the debit column of this war. Israel is badly stained, a moral stain that can't be easily and quickly removed. And only we don't want to see it.
Former Homeless Woman Publishes Her Story (tags)
Memoirs of one woman's experience in a homeless shelter.
Iraq War Breaks Down into Civil War (tags)
A short article about the collapse of the Iraqi War into full scale civil war.
ballyhoo in sanberdoo (tags)
why would the police gas thousands ofinoccent people
U.S. helicopter fires rockets into crowded Baghdad (tags)
Photos show an Iraqi resident inside his destroyed home in Baghdad's Sadr city February 2, 2006, after U.S. occupation forces used a helicopter to fire rockets into a crowded Shiite neighborhood. The young girl was one of those wounded in the attack. U.S. occupation forces rocketed Baghdad's Sadr city early Thursday, killing one woman and wounding at least three others, residents said.
The US Elephant (tags)
"The US elephant has grown into a monster of grotesque and obscene proportions. The special relations between the US and the United Kingdom have led to the deaths of thousands upon thousands..under the sign of a moral crusade to bring peace & stability"
Bird Flu: Evolution or Unintelligent Design? (tags)
While a Dover, PA court battles over whether Darwin and God, our Creationist president is strangely worried these days about the evolution of a virus.
Flaming photos in Basra show Iraq is W's Stalingrad (tags)
The graphic photos of flaming 'limeys' jumping out of burning tanks recall similar scenes of Stalingrad, when a madman also launched an ill-advised invasion on an ex-ally in order to grab some Eastern oil fields.
THERE ARE TWO KINDS OF LEADERS (tags)
There are two kinds of leaders. One you would follow into a fire, and the other you would push into a fire. Unfortunately, we have two 'leaders' of our country that would certainly be pushed into the fire.
Good coverage of anti-race hate Minutemen Opposition (tags)
Thanks foir the excellent coverage. Need to consolidate it all into a web site.
blackout in Alabama and Canned Cheers for Bush's Social Security Scheme (tags)
A slick suburban magazine in Montgomery, Alabama, touts the President’s Social Security wrecking scheme, but it seems to be only talking to white folks.
"Starship Troopers" benefit screening (tags)
Benefit screening of Paul Verhoeven's eerily prophetic 1997 film "Starship Troopers", followed by Q&A with cast and crew, including star Casper van Dien and writer Ed Neumeier. Proceeds go to United for Peace and Justice and local Green Party peace work. 7:PM, 02/23.05 - Laemmle Monica 4.
A "Few Bad Apples" or "The Bad Seed" of Circumstance? (tags)
Countless studies have shown that external factors are highly predictive of so-called "moral" behavior -- people are generally conformists, blind followers of authority and highly influenced by circumstance rather than character and values.
BTL:'Banana Republicans' Examines How GOP Gained Virtual Control over... (tags)
...U.S. Political Power~Interview with John Stauber, co-author of 'Banana Republicans: How the Right-Wing is Turning America into a One-Party State,' conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
Fallujah Delenda Est. (tags)
Stern's Loose Lips Give Bush the Slip (tags)
If the Republicans ever worried what it might be like to have a left-leaning version of Limbaugh hacking them to bits, now they are finding out daily now that Howard Stern is waging war against the administration.
The KGB's Man (tags)
The Israeli government has vowed to expel Yasser Arafat, calling him an "obstacle" to peace. But the 72-year-old Palestinian leader is much more than that; he is a career terrorist, trained, armed and bankrolled by the Soviet Union and its satellites for decades.
Here We Come (tags)
leaderless from below
NYT Editorial: A Role Best Denied (tags)
Oct 4 opinion from the New York Times about the recall election.
Turn the Struggle Into a Complete Victory (tags)
--The fundamental problem (as I see it) is that there are thousands of people out there yearning for change, but who lack the resources and information to make it happen--Jeanette Wallis, The Walk for Democracy
Extreme Makeover (tags)
"Fascism: a system wherein, after work, 25% of the population goes to picnics, 25% goes to war, another 45% goes to concentration camps, and the other 5% makes sure that everyone knows where they will be going tomorrow after work." - unknown
Big Brother isn't Coming; He's here. (tags)
And so it was with every recorded fact, great or small. Everything faded away into a shadow-world in which, finally, even the date of the year had become uncertain." --Excerpted from the book, 1984, by George Orwell
Leimert Park Sudden Rise in Rents Threatens Area's Identity (tags)
Sudden Rise in Rents Threatens Area's Identity Some merchants decide to move after new landlord raises rates, but others will fight to maintain the enclave as a center of black culture.
Amy Goodman as Rock Star in Hollywood (tags)
Amy Goodman seen riding in Limo to Pacifica Campaign Fundraiser
LAPD closes down Benefit for the LB M1 arestees (tags)
20 Minutes into a Benefit show for M1 arestees, the LAPD shuts it down.
Gore Campain Staffer Jumps Ship, Joins Protest (tags)
A worker with the Gore-Liberman campain quits and joins the street protesters
* critical mass ride ends with arrests (tags)
critical mass bicycle ride ends with police forcing riders to ride against traffic and against the metro train.
The Hand that Clenches into a Fist (tags)
a rewriting of Marge Piercy’s movement poem "The Low Road"