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No Country for Old Men (tags)

The particular problems of the old in the US version of unregulated capitalism

Vets REJECTED from Long Beach Vet's Parade Participation. DO SOMETHING! (tags)

This is in response to the article written in the Long Beach Press Telegram regarding the three groups of veterans and their families who were REJECTED from participating in the Veterans Day Parade, even though they and their families served and are continuing to serve their country with honor. My son just returned from his second tour in Iraq. We both believe in the Constitution ,which includes the right to speak out against this war. It is something that he is proud to fight for and will continue to follow orders if he is sent back to Iraq. While watching the entire parade from the sidelines, I was saddened to see that there were no participants from the war in Iraq and Afghanistan at all! That means that the only participants of this war that wanted to march in the parade were excluded. The city, as well as Val Lerch, who continued to try to make this a political issue, bear responsibility for this lack of support for our soldiers currently serving in this war. How could Council member Lerch, a proud member of this committee, overlook this glaring omission if he supports the troops? By the way, Iraq Veterans Against the War, Military Families Speak Out, and Veterans for Peace carried no signs whatsoever. It was very important to us that we honor all the troops, and we enthusiastically applauded all participants. Also, please note, we had plenty of enthusiastic responses from the crowd and a few public displays of apology. This is an important point, because the city and committee knew we marched in last year’s parade without incident and that we are valid members of the military, unlike other groups like the medical insurance van, etc. This is why several cities, including La Palma, Palm Springs, Santa Monica, and other cities nationwide were inviting our groups to march in their parade; they understand that you can support the troops but not the administration’s policies that continue to blindly send our loved ones to die in a war that should never have happened in the first place. Apparently, the Veterans Day Committee and the city of Long Beach do not understand the difference. --Pat Alviso, Military Families Speak Out, Long Beach, CA, USA, Pat Alviso & Jeff Merrick, Military Families Speak Out Orange County & South Bay Chapter, www.mfsooc.org www.myspace.com/ocmfso 562-833-8035 Support Our Troops. Bring Them Home Now! Take Care of Them After They Get Home!

Marathon to Free Magdalena García Durán and Atenco Prisoners (tags)

Things are moving faster in the struggle to free the Mazahua indigenous rights leader Magdalena García Duran, recognized by Amnesty International as a prisoner of conscience, and all the political prisoners arrested in San Salvador Atenco in central Mexico on May 3 and 4, 2006.

MAY 2007 CHIAPAS / ZAPATISTA NEWS SUMMARY (tags)

1. Remembering Atenco - The month of May began with ceremonies in remembrance of the bloody police rampage on May 3 and 4 2006 in San Salvador Atenco.

L.A. gang members go union (tags)

'They take that street toughness that puts them into Corcoran or Pelican Bay [state prisons] and put it into this.... What we require is no fear. They're perfect for us.' Robbie Hunter, president of the Ironworkers Union

How the Mexican Election was Stolen (tags)

When Lopez Obrador addressed the press at 8:30, he condemned "the spectacle of the dance of numbers" and announced that the PRD and its political allies would impugn the election -- he had proof of anomalies in 40,000 polling places (a third of the total)

Report Back from Mexico City and Toluca, Mexico 06-28-06, 06-29-06 (tags)

I stayed in Mexico until the 29th of June, and wanted to stay until the 3rd but was unable to change my flight (due to the lack of funds). This is the last report back. Now that Im back home in Los Angeles I will work on translating these into Spanish so that other communities and the people in Mexico that I met will have a chance to read them as well. A friend also talked about helping me turn the reports into a pamphlet. I like to think of the reports as a look into the struggles of Mexico right before the elections.

Comisión Civil Internacional de Observación por los Derechos Humanos (CCIODH) en México. (tags)

Boletín de prensa n. 7 de la Comisión Civil Internacional de Observación por los Derechos Humanos (CCIODH) en México.

Hoy Atenco, Manana SouthCentral FArm (tags)

!Se ha visto, se ha escuchado: La Otra del Otro Lado ha despegado!!!!!

El poder del crimen organizado (tags)

¿Quién gobierna en México?

ACTIVISTAS DE DERECHOS HUMANOS EN MEXICO RECIBEN AMENAZAS DE MUERTE (tags)

MIENTRAS EL GOBIERNO FEDERAL APOYA LA RESOLUCIÓN DE LA ONU QUE CONDENA LA SITUACIÓN DE LAS GARANTÍAS INDIVIDUALES EN CUBA. ORGANIZACIONES CIVILES ALERTAN SOBRE LA AMBIGÜEDAD Y PELIGRO DEL DISCURSO OFICIAL.

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