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“Got Drought?” public art project about the California Drought unveiled on billboards thr (tags)
Los Angeles based artists Karen Fiorito and Alex Arinsberg take their artwork to the streets to educate the public about climate change.
Bank Transfer Day, November 5th – Prepare Now to Move Your Money (tags)
When you keep your money in a local financial institution, that money in turn is reinvested in local businesses, which is important for building a stable economy and encouraging local growth. Put your money in the big Wall Street banks however, and they will use your deposits to make risky investments, gambling at the expense of the economy as a whole.
ICS phonebanking for Luis Sanchez? Conflict of interest much? (tags)
Just when you think the trail of scandals and unscrupulous behavior by LAUSD hopeful Luis Sanchez were at their apex, he reaches all new heights of disrepute by having his 501C3 phonebank for his political campaign.
Villaraigosa and Huizar Renege on Promises to Protect the Southwest Museum (tags)
"Obviously, the Mayor and Council Member Huizar are together with the Autry. My personal opinion is that politics; money; and lobbying, that Autry pays very highly for, have trumped the will of the people of Highland Park and Northeast L.A." -- Nicole Possert, co-chair, Friends of the Southwest Museum Coalition
U.N. Still Looking for Iraq's Weapons of Mass Destruction (tags)
More than four years after the fall of Baghdad, the United Nations is spending millions of dollars in Iraqi oil money to continue the hunt for Saddam Hussein's weapons of mass destruction.
The New Haitian Revolution: Resisting U.S. and U.N. Occupation (tags)
Reaching out for accurate news of Haiti, several hundred people, a majority representing the Black community and other communities of color in Los Angeles, took part in a public meeting June 16th at Holman United Methodist Church on the crisis in Haiti.
A record 68,000 march in San Antonio for MLK (tags)
...a record throng of marchers paid tribute Monday to slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. in what has become one of the largest such marches in the country An estimated 68,000 people wound their way through East Side streets... "We are here because we cannot allow this holiday to become trivialized."
Women Call Anti-Occupation Halloween Protest Against Bechtel (tags)
In a Halloween themed protest, women and men occupied the street outside the offices of the “truly scary” Bechtel Corporation at 707 Wilshire Blvd in downtown Los Angeles beginning at 5 pm on Tuesday, October 28. Protesters used music, costumes, spoken word and more to highlight Bechtel’s rap sheet of profiteering from weapons, war and water privatization.
Bush tax cut leaves 16 million kids behind (tags)
CHICAGO – With eyes as big as headlights, Tatiana Graves is the center of the world to her doting family. It’s hard to imagine anyone leaving this chubby-cheeked cherub behind.
Raising Victor Vargas (tags)
Finally, an independent film with realism
Art Rodriguez Puts His "East Side Dreams" to Paper (tags)
Award-winning Latin-American author Art Rodriguez couldn't even read until his 30's. Today he's the author of Latino Literary Award-winning book "East Side Dreams" and "The Monkey Box," a haunting evocation of his family's origins in Chiapas, Mexico and eventual emigration to the United States.
Protest the Fortune 500 Forum (tags)
Protest the Fortune 500 Forum in Austin, Texas on October 13, 2000