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Shut Down Your CBD to Shut Youth Prisons and End Deaths in Custody (tags)
#Breaking Shut Down Your CBD to #ShutYouthPrisons and End Deaths in Custody #BlackLivesMatter Media Release: http://wp.me/p7X2Wd-9I #NTRC
PHILIPPINES: Call for a National Conference Against Dictatorship (tags)
Since he assumed office, President Rodrigo Duterte has still failed to fulfill his promise to “provide for those who have little”: Workers still continue to receive low wages and experience job insecurity because he has failed to fulfill his vow to end contractualization.
Columbus Day Protest, Downtown L.A. (tags)
Columbus Day has been suffering setbacks of late. Minneapolis; Berkeley, California; and most recently Seattle now observe Indigenous People's Day instead. San Francisco has Italian Heritage Day; Hawaii, Discoverers Day (i.e., the discovery of the islands by Polynesians); and South Dakota, Native American Day. Venezuela dropped Columbus Day in 2002 in favor of Day of Indigenous Resistance. Mexico, El Salvador, Argentina, and other countries celebrate Dia de la Raza*. While Columbus Day's still recognized here in Southern California, a new annual protest occurs in downtown L.A.
Interview with Naomi Klein (tags)
This is a crisis with spectacularly bad timing because it fell in our laps at the very moment that history was being declared over and liberals around the world were exporting this market fundamentalism. They’re telling us we can’t regulate just when we need to regulate and that we can’t invest in the public sphere just when we need to
Total opposition - interview with anarchist writer Paul Cudenec (tags)
In an interview with The Vast Minority, writer Paul Cudenec calls for anarchists to unite in "total opposition" to the global capitalist system.
End Corporate Domination - HJM 6-3 passed Oregon House Rules Committee unanimously (tags)
Grandmothers, pensioners, workers and the unemployed shouldn't be paying for the greed of Wall Street speculators. (cf.Sahra Wagenknecht) El Salvador shouldn't be paying $300 million to the Pacific Rim mining Global Rim for "lost profits." (www.rabble.ca)
Pomona Youth Rally for Immigrant Rights (tags)
Friday, January 28, 2011
POMONA, California - A youthful group of about fifty gathered in downtown Pomona to march, rally, and otherwise lift their voices about the need for immigration reform, social justice, and popular participation in decisionmaking processes. The march was organized and executed exclusively by the youth, who, while accepting the solidarity of more established movement activists, were also taking very seriously their responsibility to lead the movement.
Nation Wide Protests for Jobs Now! (tags)
It is time to hit the streets
Knock! Knock! UCLA -- It's time to let us in (tags)
The debate is over. We don't want to talk about "humane research." We demand to see it!
We did this. (tags)
And will continue to do it.
Fletcher Rallies Progressive Crowd to Fight the Right (tags)
The leaflet advertising author and former labor educator Bill Fletcher's talk September 13 in Balboa Park promised a considerably more optimistic speech than the one he actually gave. Stunned by the mass demonstration in Washington, D.C. by radical-Right opponents of President Obama's supposedly "socialist" agenda, Fletcher gave a strongly worded warning to his Leftist audience that unless the American Left organizes now, not only to fight the Right but to appeal to the hearts and minds of ordinary Americans, the movement he called "Right-wing populism" — talk radio, Fox news, the "teabag" protests and the thug-like disruption of Congressmembers' town-hall meetings on health reform — will sweep the country and consign all progressive movements and any part of distributive justice and a social-welfare state to oblivion.
U.S. Gas Tax Revenue (tags)
Gas Tax Revenue just another legislative 'slush fund'
Stephen Whitburn: Progressive San Diego City Council Candidate (tags)
Zenger’s-endorsed District 3 City Council candidate STEPHEN WHITBURN is the real deal: an experienced journalist and progressive who’s seen more of the world than San Diego and knows from government in other cities what works and what doesn’t. Don’t be fooled by an opponent who offers nothing but charm, geography and experience at taking orders.
MARCH AND RALLY FOR IMMIGRANT RIGHTS! (tags)
MARCH AND RALLY FOR IMMIGRANT RIGHTS! This Thursday is the May 1st International Workers' March! March with the Pilipino Contingent! Wear your Pilipino clothes and/or wear RED! TIME: Meet us at 12:00pm -1:00 PM sharp this Thursday, May 1
Protest to Free the Jena 6 (tags)
“What we’re dealing with is not just a group of red necks who are going around hanging nooses from trees, we’re dealing with a system. We need a revolution, no voting, no waiting around. . . . We need to resist! Resist! Resist! We need to resist every day. We need to start acting like we’re in Nazi Germany. . . ." -- Toni
"Repairing Democracy" talk @ LA Greens, J19 (tags)
Dr. Forrest Hill, Green Party Candidate for Secretary of State, will present his vision for the type of election system we need to enact here in California to ensure full representation of all citizens.
Enabling Fascism: John Conyers is "Not Out To Impeach President" (tags)
While Conyers backs away from impeachment indicating that the allegations of misconduct are not proven, he is also trying to pass a law to stop Bush from illegal wiretapping...a law to force Bush to obey the law. Why is he making it seem as if the case for impeachment over illegal wiretapping has not been made when he knows that Bush has broken the law?
FILIPINOS IN THE U.S.A. AND AROUND THE WORLD: WHENCE AND WHITHER? (tags)
About ten million Filipinos are now scattered in the U.S. and around the world, chiefly as exploited migrant labor. Meanwhile, 85 million Filipinos--with the exception of a tiny privileged minority--are sufffering and resisting the current repressive regime in a rapidly deteriorating neocolonized social order. The Philippines has one of the most durable and vibrant revolutionary traditions in the whole world--the first Asian people to revolt against Western colonialism. 4.1 million Filipinos died opposing U.S. domination in the Filipino-American War at the turn of the last century. Today Filipinos are engaged in a popular democratic revolutionary process against U.S. imperialism and its local agents. Can overseas Filipinos contribute to the radical transformation of a world afflicted by the atrocities and terrors of global capitalism?
Cindy Sheehan: “Bush’s Presidency Is Illegitimate!” (tags)
Cindy Sheehan is back in Washington, D.C. She appeared at a Forum, on Jan. 30, 2006, proposing the impeachment of both President George W. Bush and his vice-president-in-mayhem, Dick Cheney. Sheehan believes Bush’s election in 2000, by the Supreme Court was illegitimate and that his abrogating to himself Congress’s war making powers to invade Iraq was unconstitutional. Congress won’t do anything, Sheehan said, “unless we make them” do it.
Why I am protesting J20 organizing (tags)
Why do Homo sapiens Drive Cars? (tags)
Homo sapiens can be trained to do many tricks and learn many different skills. However, because we developed a complex "Word" language (attaching named sounds and actions to named concepts), we can also become tricked by those Alphas (male and female) who use our "Word" language as a weapon.
Exxon/Mobil, the RNC & Widespread Nonviolent Militancy (tags)
Decentralized Direct Action Worldwide
On the M20 Arrests (tags)
Update regarding two arrests made on 20 March.
Stay could be lifted at any moment in the next 38 hours (tags)
We need to let the governor and the courts know that thousands will be marching on San Quentin if they don't stop this legal lynching!
Olympic and Broadway (tags)
homelessness and activism
L.A. Whatever happened to DIRECT ACTION? (tags)
A call to organizers and community members to remember that marching is good, but civil direct action is better
The Hitler. Oops, I mean the Bush Doctrine (tags)
Recently the comparison was made that the tactics of the Bush regime were the same as Hitler's in the thirties. With the release of the so called Bush doctrine this week which should really be titled The American Global Primacy Plan, it should now be quite clear to our liberal friends in congress that the Fourth Reich has finally risen.