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Jane Fonda Divests From Wells Fargo (tags)
The actress-activist celebrated her birthday by joining #BankExit. “Don't forget how successful the divestment movement was in bringing down Apartheid,” she said. Later, a round dance took place in the busy intersection of Sunset and Vine, paralyzing traffic in all directions for several minutes (pictures following article).
Nominate NoDAPL for the Nobel Peace Prize (tags)
NoDAPL may well be the model for resistance in the era of Drumpf/Trump.
Standing Rock Solidarity Action (tags)
Community groups picket Safariland- a manufacturer of police weapons in Ontario, CA.
Large Turnout for Dakota Pipeline Protest (tags)
At the time of this writing there was no official estimate, but turnout appeared to be in the hundreds. The only mainstream media said to be present was Channel 11, which interviewed Gloria Arellanes, et al live. ….... Multiple speakers advised people to take money out of banks invested in the Dakota Access Pipeline. Jay Ponti identified HSBC, Wells Fargo, Chase, Bank of America, and Citi Bank as such investors. Besides closing accounts, he suggested reporting it on social media. #BankExit. Actress-activist Susan Sarandon, one of the delegates to go into the building, reiterated this and cited the role of boycotts in affecting South Africa.
Help Needed at Standing Rock (tags)
Lawyers and legal observers needed at StandingRock
Protesters Block Construction on Dakota Access Pipeline (tags)
The Standing Rock Sioux and their supporters temporarily blocked construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline. The protest in Canon Ball, ND is ongoing and activists are being arrested as they become more effective in slowing the construction.
Israeli Settlers Burn Palestinian Infant to Death (tags)
Obama calls Oklahoma tornado's toll 'hard to comprehend' (tags)
Standing by a pile of debris that once was an elementary school, President Barack Obama on Sunday called the destruction last week's tornado wrought in Moore, Oklahoma, "hard to comprehend" and vowed to provide long-term federal help in rebuilding.
a full time, paid, standing army of FEMA (tags)
a full time, paid, standing army of FEMA
Rosendahl’s Legacy: Gentrification and Sweeping the Homeless Out of Venice? (tags)
Allegedly Progressive and openly Gay Los Angeles City Councilman Bill Rosendahl may go down in history as the most divisive leader Venice has ever had by continuously organizing with and siding with people who hate the poor and homeless people of Venice.
Tierra y Libertad: Occupy Los Angeles, Day 57 (tags)
November 26th marked the 57th day of Occupy Los Angeles, which is the largest standing Occupy encampment in the nation. The occupation is located at Solidarity Park (formerly known as City Hall Park) in downtown Los Angeles.
The Long and Winding Road of Marriage Equality Litigation (tags)
Seeking social change through litigation is not for the faint-hearted ? or the impatient. At the July 28 meeting of the predominantly Queer San Diego Democratic Club, attorney Jason Molnar of the Southern Poverty Law Center talked about the history of marriage equality litigation and brought two flow charts showing the twisted route it's already taken through the courts ? and it's likely to get even more twisted before the U.S. Supreme Court rules one way or the other.
Spontaneous Grassroots Reaction: Impeach Obama Now! (tags)
Obama threats to Israel and allegations of Patraeus briefings opposing Israel Prove Obama Cannot be Trusted
Jewish Voice for Peace Says: Standing Up for Darfur is "Hateful" (tags)
LAPD ATTACK PEACEFULL MAY DAY CROWD WITH RUBBER BULLETS AND TEARGAS (tags)
It looked like the cops were just running unnecessary drills; scare tactics to freak people out and intimidate them, but it wasn’t really working.
Leaders Don't Kill People... (tags)
If I have my facts straight, George W. Bush has never killed a single person in his life. All the torture and death that people attribute to him has been carried out by people who were "only following orders."
Tom Morello's Revolution Will Not Be Amplified (tags)
THE NIGHTWATCHMAN'S SONGS OF ACTIVIST SOLIDARITY
BBC Reported WTC-7 Had Collapsed 20 Minutes Before It Fell (tags)
An astounding video uncovered from the archives today shows the BBC reporting on the collapse of WTC Building 7 over twenty minutes before it fell at 5:20pm on the afternoon of 9/11. The incredible footage shows BBC reporter Jane Standley talking about the collapse of the Salomon Brothers Building while it remains standing in the live shot behind her head.
BBC Bombshell - Video Evidence of Foreknowledge of Building & Collapse (tags)
While more than a score of New York City Fire Department members have recounted receiving warnings of the collapse of Building 7 starting about an hour and a half before the 5:20 PM collapse, this video is the first piece of video EVIDENCE for foreknowledge of the event. By accident, the BBC reported that the collapse of WTC 7 occurred about 23 minutes before it actually happened, with the building shown still standing behind the woman reporting it had collapsed. Naturally, she was cut off before the real collapse occurred, approximately 5 minutes later.
VIDEO: BBC WAS HALF AN HOUR TOO EARLY REPORTING ON WTC7 COLLAPSE (tags)
Did BBC make a collosal blunder? Because reporter talks of Salomon Brothers bldg (WTC7) having collapsed when its still standing, and can be seen behind her head!
Students suspended from LACC in retaliation to standing up to Sheriffs (tags)
On November 1st Los Angeles Community College students from SER (Students for Education Reform?) occupied the campus sheriff's office after a rape investigator investigating a rape stated that 80% of rape claims were "illegitimate" made by " women who got drunk the night before and regretted having sex. The students have demanded the termination of detective Spelatz. He is a threat to women and potential victims everywhere. The LACC administration has refused to terminate the rape investigator for his views and have instead attacked SER members involved.
Impromptu Protest Against Fascist Regime (tags)
I joined a demonstration under way which hopefully will take place once a week from now on.
Stanley Hilton case (2004) (tags)
Check it out.
The Day My Son Died (tags)
AZnti-Bush War / Fascism in Rancho Cucamonga! (tags)
The Butcher of Baghdad was scheduled to show his bvloody face in Rancho Cucamonga, California today. Another HUGE crowd of anti-Bush / anti-War / anti-fascism American Patriots turned out to oppose the butcher. And the pro-chjild killing crowd?
Well, see for yourself.
Chavez in Madrid-The working class must be the vanguard of the revolution (tags)
Anarchists, especially within American society, are often confronted with the argument that human society has always been hierarchical and, therefore, hierarchy in human society exists by nature. Put more succinctly, there is a natural law governing the organization of humankind such that any and all manifested societies will be hierarchical. This paper will address that argument.
BUSH IN L.A. (tags)
Baby Bush made an appearance in the City of The Angels the day after Super Tuesday; rolling out his campaign tour at the historic Shrine Auditorium. His visit did not go unnoticed by the activist community, and the best and the brightest were there to make sure his visit would not go unheralded
A Transman Meets Dennis Kucinich (tags)
Here is an article I wrote about what happened when I met Congressman Dennis Kucinich. Please vote for Dennis for President tomorrow, Super Tuesday!
Oakland Safeway Rally (tags)
The Safeway rally in Oakland was a study in contrasts - the fighting spirit of workers vs. the timidity of the official union leadership
OnGoing Anti-Bush and Peace Vigil in Woodland Hills, CA - WE NEED YOUR HELP! (tags)
We have continued this Weekly Vigil Every Sunday in Woodland Hills, CA Against Bush and For Peace... WE NEED YOUR HELP!!! EVERY SUNDAY 6:30 PM - 8 PM NORTH EAST CORNER OF TOPANGA CANYON AND VICTORY ** MEET UNDER THE WESTFIELD TOPANGA MALL SIGN ! SEE YOU THERE!
Riverside demonstrators determined to protest the war in Iraq (tags)
Over 50 people turnout to protest the war in Iraq while a much smaller group counter-demonstrated across the street.
Before the Storm (tags)
With the WAR comes the lies...
People in Black Vigil in Ojai (tags)
Attached is a photo of our People in Black vigil in Ojai, CA. We are from a small town, and typically about 10-15 people stand with us weekly.
English translation of Pocket Guide for IDF soldiers (tags)
English translation of Pocket Guide for Israeli Occupation Forces serving in the occupied territories, distributed by The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, B'Tselem (Visit their website link in Israel, below)
Muslim Public Affairs Council Conference Report (tags)
A very incomplete report about an interesting conference that took place today.
On the Duty of Civil Disobedience (tags)
Offered in the spirit of Mahatma Ghandi, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Ce`sar Cha`vez, & the Haymarket Martyrs of Chicago.
12.21 COLLABORATION CALL TO ACTION (tags)
Call to action for countrywide shopping mall protests on Winter Solstice, December 21, the last Saturday before Christmas
Last Man Standing -- The Story of Geronimo Pratt (tags)
Jack Olsen’s *Last Man Standing: The Triumph and Tragedy of Geronimo Pratt* is much more than an isolated but compelling story of justice tragically perverted and eventually triumphant. Here I focus on lessons directly relevant to struggles ongoing in LA today, looking forward to October 22.