fix articles 785, violence
USA under Trump: Back to Pinochet? (tags)
Only "political theater" is being staged to give Trump a "law and order" image in the election campaign. The president wants to make political capital out of the escalation, warned Governor Brown according to the news magazine Newsweek.
Conscientisation anesthésiée (tags)
Tout est violence là où règne le fric...
Trump's strategy of tension (tags)
"No one will be safe in Biden's America!" This was Donald Trump's message. The theme, for three days: Danger. Danger through crime, through China, through the supposedly radical agenda of the Democrats - and through "riots, looting, arson and violence" in the country's cities.
Escalation of State Power (tags)
Uprising in America. The time has come to tear down the system and create a "different America." "The moderate white man for whom order is more important than justice is the greatest obstacle to freedom," said Martin Luther King.
America Boils Over (tags)
A lot will depend on how hot this summer gets. If people think sensibly in November, it is hard to imagine that they will cast enough votes to keep this hair-raising government in power for another four years. But fear is the worst enemy of reason.
La société du plagiat compilateur (tags)
Encore plus de fous et de folles...
Paraphysique de la violence restreinte et généralisée (tags)
Violences visibles et invisibles...
Intergénérationnalité débilitante (tags)
Forcément de la guerre, c'est fatal...
Boycott Reem's (tags)
Reem's Oakland bakery features a mural of the confessed Jew-killer Rasmea Odeh in her restaurant. Join Oakland residents who are feed up with violence to say "No to violence. No to hate"
Stand Against Reem's. Stand Against hate. Stand Against Violence (tags)
Join together to show Reem's thugs that we will not allow our community to fall prey to hate. We must never allow violence to become normalized.
Violence abiotique de l'économie (tags)
Notre monde est une colossale boucherie...
Stand Against Reem's. Stand Against hate. Stand Against Violence (tags)
Reem’s Bakery in the heart of Oakland’s Fruitvale neighborhood is a restaurant that glorifies terror
Studies Show More Feminist an Area, Less Violence (tags)
Studies show that the more feminist areas in a community- the lles violence.
Sans liberté, sans égalité, sans fraternité (tags)
We Thank National Anti Police Violence Formations (tags)
WE want to thank all of the hard work that national anti police violence groups have done much of it in semi silence. Whether you are helped by Cop Watch, Carl and ramona or naacp folk this is something that can protect large groups and warn un loose firearms
Conscientisation anesthésiée (tags)
La non-violence comme anormalité, la violence comme normalité...
Stanford Student Threatens Violence (tags)
Hamzeh Daoud, a student at Stanford University threatened his fellow students with physical violence. The University has done nothing
The Shortwave Report 04/06/18 Listen Globally! (tags)
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. Spanish National Radio, Sputnik Radio, Radio Havana Cuba, and NHK Japan.
La société du plagiat compilateur (tags)
D'une façon l'autre, tout est plagiat...
Is Economic Speculation a Form of Structural Violence? (tags)
According to neoclassical economic theory, the financial markets return to equilibrium. Problems only occur because of state intervention. The roaring twenties led to an enormous stock euphoria. In 2018, companies inflate their stocks in a $70 billion stock buy back program.
Chris Ballew beat up by Pasadena police (tags)
Police brutality, racial profiling and a potential police shooting - right on Fair Oaks just north of the border of Pasadena and Altadena... 21 year old African American pulled over for having overly-tinted windows, then gets beat up by Pasadena PD, still hobbling to this day in a cast with a broken leg. Could have been worse - he could have lost his life.
Winter 2017 National Immigrant Solidarity Network Monthly News Alert! (tags)
Immigrant Shooter = Entire Community Guilty Muslim Shooter = Entire Religion Guilty Black Shooter = Entire Race Guilty White Shooter = Mentally Troubled Lone Wolf
Memories of Cambodian Genocide in 70's compare with Rohyinga Displacement into Bangladesh (tags)
The Rohyinga people a minority in SW Burma are being forced into Bangladesh by violence. Observers of southern asia might recall what happened to Cambodia when the world had concentrated on the Vietnam war
Paraphysique de violence restreinte et généralisée (tags)
La violence est partout chez elle...
Trump's Neo-Nazis and the Rise of Illiberal Democracy (tags)
Trump has dispensed with the fiction of democracy because he believes that in the interest of power both people and the planet are disposable, excess to be plundered and discarded.
Impostures d'impostures (tags)
La domination est de tous les courants...
PHILIPPINES: Martial Law is Not the Answer! (tags)
Statements on the imposition of martial law in Mindanao
Violence abiotique de l'économie (tags)
Violence institutionnalisée de l'économie...
See the relationship between violence in cops/fbi and my theory of today's living dead phenomenon.
Jewish “Defense” League: Nazis in Skull-caps (tags)
The recent arrests of JDL members for assault and hate crimes for a brutal attack on Arab, Jewish and other protesters of AIPAC (the right-wing, pro-Zionist lobbying organization) sent me to the archives to dig up some reportage and investigation I had done for People Against Racist Terror in the 1990s about the JDL. I had been physically attacked at least twice previously by JDLers, once in Brooklyn in 1968 at a sit-in for open admissions for Black and Puerto Rican high school grads to Brooklyn College (then 99% white, mostly Jewish with a small minority of Irish Catholics). I was attacked again by the JDL at an anti-Klan rally in Los Angeles in 1983, by Irv Rubin and Earl Krugel (who pulled a shiv and shouted racist threats at Black marchers). The JDL is and always has been a stone racist, reactionary, pro-imperialist, organization, breeding ground for Meier Kahane’s genocidal Kach party in israel. I use quotes around “Defense” in the title of the article because just like the so-called Israeli “Defense” Forces, they are an aggressive, abusive bunch, and have always attacked Arabs, leftists, people of color and especially Jews who don’t buy their lies.
JEWISH GROUPS ACROSS THE SPECTRUM UNITE IN CONDEMNATION OF TRUMP’S REFUGEE BAN (tags)
By Yair Rosenberg January 30, 2017 • 9:11 AM Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google Plus Pinterest On Friday, President Donald Trump issued an executive order barring all immigrants and visa holders from entering the U.S. from seven Muslim-majority countries for 90 days. The order included green card holders and also banned all refugees for 120 days. Given the Jewish historical experience with being both refugees and subjected to religious loyalty tests, this directive unsurprisingly evoked a strong reaction from much of the American Jewish community. As so—contrary to some earlier claims—Jewish groups across the spectrum mobilized in opposition to the executive order, in a rare display of unity. The American Jewish Committee was one of the first out of the gate, offering a detailed rebuttal to the policy: “For more than 110 years, AJC has been a consistent voice for a fair, non-discriminatory, and generous U.S. refugee and immigration policy,” AJC CEO David Harris said. “We are all related to those fortunate enough to have been admitted to this country – in my case, my mother, father, wife, and daughters-in-law, and we believe that other deserving individuals merit the same opportunities to be considered for permanent entry.” Assuring security in the implementation of immigration laws and procedures is essential, but lost in the current discussion over the suspension of refugee admissions and the issuance of all visas to citizens of seven Muslim-majority countries this week – as in the rhetoric of the presidential campaign – are several facts: • Refugees from Syria, Iraq and other states in violent upheaval are already laboriously and intrusively vetted by U.S. immigration authorities, assisted by U.S. intelligence agencies, in cooperation with other nations’ intelligence services. For those approved, it generally takes 18 to 24 months to gain U.S. admission; • Refugees from Central America are, almost exclusively, women and children who are at risk of violence, sexual assault, and even death if they are returned to their home countries. They deserve compassion and a fair hearing. • The terrorist threat attributed to refugees is a cruel and distracting fiction, especially when viewed against the actual incidence of mass violence committed with chilling frequency – in schools, churches, shopping malls and other venues – against Americans by Americans. In the 14 years ending in October 2015, a period in which 784,000 refugees were resettled in the United States, there were exactly three arrests for planning terrorist activities (none of which occurred); • Since the 1951 UN Refugee Convention, the United States and the international community as a whole have recognized an obligation to assist refugees. For America to close its eyes – and its borders – to even painstakingly vetted refugees contravenes that international treaty. President Trump, of course, is authorized to assert the sovereign right of the U.S. to assure the integrity of America’s borders and the effective enforcement of the country’s immigration and asylum laws… However, blanket suspensions of visas and refugee admission would suggest guilt by association – targeted primarily at Muslims fleeing violence and oppression. AJC regards such actions, contrary to international perceptions of a compassionate America and reinforcing anti-Muslim stereotypes, as both unjust and unwarranted. As the full scope of the executive order became clearer in airports across the country, the AJC later told reporters, “We are outraged by the new US refugee policy, its draconian face. This is not the American way.” The Anti-Defamation League was similarly scathing. “History will look back on this order as a sad moment in American History – the time when the president turned his back on people fleeing for their lives,” said ADL executive director Jonathan Greenblatt. “This will effectively shut America’s doors to the most vulnerable people in the world who seek refuge from unspeakable pain and suffering.” “For the Sunni family whose son languishes in prison in Iran because of his faith, for the former Army translator in Iraq who has been threatened because of his service,
9 Ways American Billionaire Leasers Of Our Air Waves Kill People (tags)
American television kills people in a variety of ways, from war propaganda and hiding coverage of state executions to the forcefeeding of fast food ads to people, the promotion of football with its deaths and brain damage
Jesuit Priest And War Resister On Ethical Imperative of Vegetarianism (tags)
Ethical, Health, Spiritual and other reasons a Catholic antiwar priest decided to become vegetarian
Violence Against Poor In Venice (tags)
This request for help indicates that violence against people living in RVs is increasing.
Sans liberté, sans égalité, sans fraternité (tags)
Monde de concentration, monde d'extermination...
Mindanao, Philippines: Stop ‘Lumad’ killings, harassment - UN (tags)
Killings and harassment of the Lumad, or the indigenous people (IP), should stop and those accountable should be brought to justice, according to Ola Almgren, the UN country representative and humanitarian coordinator.
West Hollywood Commemorates The Trans Day of Remembrance 2015 Part 2 of 2 Photosets (tags)
Transfolk across the globe remember those who's lives have been taken
West Hollywood Commemorates The Trans Day of Remembrance 2015 Part 1 of 2 Photosets (tags)
Transfolk across the globe remember those who's lives have been taken
Paris Attacks - Bourgeois Terrorism (tags)
statement on Paris attacks from Internationalist Communist Perspective
NYT Ignores Root Cause of Violence in Palestine (tags)
Things We Need to Stop Hearing About the ‘Stabbing Intifada’ (tags)
Lévy is considered a founder of the New Philosophy movement and is a leading thinker on religious issues, genocide, and international affairs. His 2013 book, Les Aventures de la vérité—Peinture et philosophie: un récit, explores the historical interplay of philosophy and art. His new play, “Hotel Europe,” which premiered in Sarajevo on June 27, 2014, and in Paris on September 9, is a cry of alarm about the crisis facing the European project and the dream behind it.
Kerry and Abbas Conspire Against Palestinians (tags)
Philippines: Alarming incidents of political violence related to 2016 polls (tags)
Akbayan Party-List condemns in the strongest terms possible the recent spate of political violence In what seems to be a prelude to the coming May 2016 elections, involving elected officials and others running for public office.
Violence Achieves One Thing Only - More of It (tags)
Occupation and Persecution: The Sole Cause of Violence in Palestine (tags)
Educate the people against violence (tags)
Understand through this report that violence is the 'raison d'etre' of the police state.
AIPAC's War on Palestine (tags)
Israel' Friday Bloodbath (tags)
Scandalous NYT Anti-Palestinian Propaganda (tags)
Anti-Palestinian Viciousness Rages (tags)
Opposing Views on Premeditated (tags)
Daily Israeli War Crimes in Palestine (tags)
Netanyahu's War on Palestine (tags)
PA Officials Support Israeli Brutality (tags)
Obama Approved Israeli West Bank Violence (tags)
Israel: A Rogue Regime Fostering Violence, Racist Hate and Brutality (tags)
Steps To Less US Gun Violence (tags)
Countless numbers are discussing how Americans can reduce gun and other forms of violence.
Israeli Fascist Brutality (tags)
Israel on a Rampage (tags)
Palestinians: We Are the New Nazis (tags)
Bassam Tawil is a scholar based in the Middle East.
US Zionist Organizations Blast Muted UN Criticism of Israeli Violence (tags)
Palestinian Mother Dies from Israeli Settler Inflicted Immolation (tags)
Notice to all who read my material (tags)
This notice is prompted by the violence directed at me by the fbi in their efforts to intimidate, threaten, or silence me.
US Dark Forces Stoke Violence and Instability in Latin America (tags)
Facade of Diplomacy Masks Same Old US Latin American Policy (tags)
Pedagooogy 3000 World Tour for a New Education and Peace Alliance - Press Release (tags)
Conference to Help Teachers, Parents Learn New Tools to Educate Today’s Children, Relieve Stress, Increase Participation, Lower School Violence
NYT Features Fanatical Zionist's Op-Ed (tags)
Irresponsible NYT and CNN Venezuela Bashing (tags)
Israeli Settlers Burn Palestinian Infant to Death (tags)
Cleveland Police Attack Black Activists (tags)
Putting Charleston Killings in Context (tags)
Saudi Host UN Human Rights Conference (tags)
CBS Shills For War, Violence, Toxic Drugs, Animal Flesh, Lower Broadcast Standards (tags)
Billionaire Sumner Redstone and his nephew Les Moonves are ultimately responsible for the hawkish, fearmongering, violent programming shown on the CBS network.
Racist Israeli Policies Target Arabs and Ethiopian Jews (tags)
US-Created Violence and Chaos in Yemen (tags)
Abrégé du situationnisme (tags)
La vérité est dérangeante, elle n'est pas là pour plaire...
Los Angeles Stands Up for Women's Rights (tags)
In Los Angeles, thousands marched on March 8 against domestic violence
Nulan Lied to Congress about Phantom Russian Hoards in Ukraine (tags)
a refutation of cop logic (tags)
We've heard it all before and we're not listening.
Venezuela Foils Obama's Coup Plot (tags)
Blood Sport Of Football Correlated To War, Domestic Violence, Player Deaths, Paralysis (tags)
Football: a blood sport in which the players are collateral damage for the owners, the advertisers, the networks, the alcohol industry, the ticket buyers and the tv audience.
Pominent Rabbi Wants Jews Given Special Permission to Carry Guns (tags)
Defiant Charlie Hebdo (tags)
Statement on Repression of Anarchist and Socialist Activity in Long Beach, CA (tags)
This article was collaboratively written.
Uncover by Yoko Ono (tags)
In his State of the Union Speech, President Obama said we should do “big things.” Well, we are already doing the biggest thing anybody in the human history could ever hope for. Together, we are creating a world of Peace, Love and Freedom, all while the negative forces try to stop us. That’s big. The way we are doing it is by being conscious of the “Power of Togetherness.” The negative forces do not have that. They are an elitist minority, dipping their heads in arrogant madness. They always play the same game – using violence, changing laws for their convenience, and seducing us with words to get what they want.
Israeli Persecution of Haneen Zoabi (tags)
Revised: Michael Brown Story Killed All Focus To Semitic Hate Crimes in Gaza (January 4, 2 (tags)
In the first week of August heat was really coming to boil over massive and blatant war crimes perpetrated by Israelis against Palestinian civilians in Gaza this summer of 2014. Even Benjamin Netanyahu was busy contacting supposedly our U. S. Congress-people then in early August to shield his-self, and his likes, from war crime allegations and potential tribunals. Suddenly along came to the media radar Michael Brown’s death just when the world was in a real uproar about repeated violence and blatant attacks on civilians and children —knowing intuitively such attacks were deliberate crimes.
Herstory of Blacklivesmatter (tags)
An excerpt from an interview of Alicia Garza of BlackLivesMatter
Lawless US Sanctions on Venezuela (tags)
Philippine Women’s Coalitions Launch 18 Days of Activism against Violence (tags)
On the eve of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (VAW), which marks the start of the 18 Days of Activism Against VAW, women’s groups held a press conference and rally in front of the US Embassy. The coalitions announced today that they unite in focusing on the call for justice for Jennifer Laude during this 18-day campaign period which starts on November 25, and will sustain the campaign until justice is served.
Aryan Nuremberg Laws in Israel (tags)
Israel: Human Rights Abuser Writ Large (tags)
Ignored Root Cause of Occupied Palestine Violence (tags)
Institutionalized Israeli State Terror (tags)
Blaming Victims: Official Israeli Policy (tags)
Philippines: Lawmakers studying the filing of bill against hate crimes (tags)
A pair of reform-oriented lawmakers has expressed plans to file a critical measure that could curb hate-motivated crimes and violence directed at the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.
Israel's Rogue Agenda (tags)
NATO Expands, not Russia (tags)
For me the root of the present conflict lies in this decision of NATO that was dangerous and wrong...The simple technique is followed: demonizing the adversary, fomenting chaos and covering up one's own violence.
Libya in Free Fall (tags)
Flashback to 2001: President Assad to Prime Minister Blair:'Stop bombing Afghan civilians' (tags)
Reading the transcript of a joint press conference by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and British Prime Minister Tony Blair, which was held on the 25th day of the Anglo-American-led invasion of Afghanistan, makes it abundantly clear why another Anglo-American-led genocidal war had been launched against Syria nearly ten years later.
National Football League Violence (tags)
From the gladiators of ancient Rome to today's football players, the performers are victims as well as causes of violence.
Terrorism, COINTELPRO, and the Black Panthers -An interview with Angela A. Allen-Bell (tags)
In her new law journal article, “Activism Unshackled & Justice Unchained,” law professor Angela A. Allen-Bell concludes that the US government’s multi-faceted response to the BPP, primarily within the framework of the FBI’s infamous COINTELPRO, was indeed the very definition of terrorism. Bell writes that “the magnitude of the unwarranted harm done to the BPP has not yet been explored in an appropriate fashion. Much like a fugitive, it has eluded justice.” As a result, “the FBI's full-scale assault on the social movements of the 1960s and 1970s remains an open wound for the nation itself. This is more than a national tragedy; this is a human wrong.
in-human rights in the U.S. (tags)
The reality does not match the president's descriptions of the Great American matrix.
Washington Wants Maduro Dead (tags)
Venice Beach: Over 500 students and local community leaders march against violence (tags)
Students and local nonprofits marched the streets of Venice Beach to rally against violence and war. The march marks the anniversary of the first International Peace Youth Walk which took place in South Korea.
Obama's War on Ukrainian Freedom (tags)
West Buries Truth on Ukraine (tags)
US State-Sponsored Terrorism (tags)
Abrégé du situationnisme (tags)
Le virus de la récupération est la récupération du virus...
Washington's Dirty War on Venezuela (tags)
Obama's Dirty Hands Manipulating Venezuelan Violence (tags)
New York Times: Supporting US Imperial Lawlessness (tags)
Wall Street Journal Reinvented History (tags)
An Open Letter to Barack Obama (tags)
Impostures d'impostures (tags)
L'idéologie de l'anarchie doit être l'anarchie de l'idéologie...
Fascism's Ugly Face in Ukraine (tags)
Ukraine: Shaky Truce with Consequences (tags)
Scoundrel Media War on Ukraine (tags)
Destabilizing Venezuela Continues (tags)
US-Stoked Violence Rocks Ukraine (tags)
Obama's Multiple Regime Change Fronts (tags)
Preordained Failure in Geneva (tags)
Syrian Opposition Regime Change Plans (tags)
Street Violence in Venezuela (tags)
Kerry and Lavrov in Munich (tags)
Media Scoundrels Target Ukraine (tags)
Western Manipulated Violence in Ukraine (tags)
Sham Syrian Peace Talks (tags)
The Ghost of Ariel Sharon (tags)
The Third Battle of Fallujah (tags)
The Semantics Of Violence (tags)
When propagandizing for war or other violence, obscuring the reality is often the first rule
Israeli Police State Lawlessness (tags)
Shocking incitement to Violence at SF SU (tags)
Shocking Incitement to violence at San francisco State University today, at GUPS event
Iraq Today: America's Genocidal Legacy (tags)
Rohani in New York (tags)
War Is America's National Pastime (tags)
Testimonies Prove Israel Tortures Palestinian Children (tags)
The War on Syria and Noam Chomsky (tags)
A careful reading of the “Left” liberals’ response to the Western-backed terror in Syria, reveals that the “Left” liberals have display a staggering level of complacency, complicity and outright hostility to the Syrian people. Representatives of the milieu of the “Left” liberals led by the like of Noam Chomsky have lost credibility. Their arguments are part of the standard propaganda talking points that serve Israel-U.S. Zionist ideology.
America's War on Yemen (tags)
Egypt's Bloody Friday (tags)
Torture by Design: Saying No to the Architecture of Solitary Confinement (tags)
Friday, August 16 marked the 40th consecutive day of a multi-ethnic statewide prisoner hunger strike initiated from inside the Security Housing Unit (SHU) of California's Pelican Bay State Prison. As the horror of solitary confinement comes under increasing scrutiny in the US and around the world, human rights activists are confronting this public health and safety epidemic from a variety of angles. One group, called Architects/Designers/Planners for Social Responsibility has challenged solitary confinement in US prisons by recently launching a Change.org petition asking the American Institute of Architects to amend its Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct to prohibit the design of spaces for killing, torture, and cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment.
Police State Egypt (tags)
Hierarchy, Censorship and Militarism in Occupy Wall Street Chat Room Portals (tags)
Occupy World News Network violates the principles of egalitarianism, free speech and non-violence.
Egypt's Bloody Wednesday (tags)
Egypt: Blood in the Streets (tags)
Engineering Potential Disaster in Syria (tags)
A Path Forward for Egypt (tags)
The battle for the future of Egypt is underway, and it’s chaos. There has been violence on both sides of the divide, with the military inflicting the heaviest doses on supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood. The violence combined with any lack of long-term solution could bode poorly for Egypt’s future, but the situation is in extreme flux, and by no means anywhere settled. There is still abundant hope for most Egyptians to achieve a better world, though time is of the essence.
Longstanding Bahraini State Terror (tags)
ZOA's LA Chairman Endorses Terrorism (tags)
On Friday, July 19, John Kerry announced the resumption of direct Israeli-Palestinian talks.The next day, the LA director of the Zionist Organization of America, Steven Goldberg, posted an announcement of a talk on "Why Israel and the Jewish People Need Another Kahane Now".
Orange Violence, Hangover from British Misrule (tags)
To many people around the world, the violence in Northern Ireland this weekend may seem incomprehensible. After all, it is nearly 15 years since the political conflict in the British province of Ireland was officially declared over, with the signing of the Good Friday Agreement.
One-Sided Anti-Syrian Human Rights Council Resolution (tags)
USA/Philippines: Feminism’s March from Nation to Home (tags)
Johanna Brenner interviews Filipina feminist activist and writer Ninotchka Rosca about organizing in a transnational world.
Washington v. Venezuela (tags)
New York Times Anti-Palestinian Bias (tags)
Humanism and Violence (tags)
The ideology of the invisible hand of the market transforms all barbarism that is committed into human service.. The modern age is a doubled humanism..State terrorism presents itself as humanist realism, as the only true way of protecting life.
Israeli Violence on International Women's Day (tags)
Defending Howard Zinn (tags)
An attack on Howard Zinn in American Educator reveals only the fear of exposure of the violence and inequality built into the structures of the United States.
Israeli Lawlessness in Issawiya (tags)
The Homeless: Violence, Love, and Illness in the Streets (tags)
WE GO INTO THE HOMELESS COMMUNITY OF LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA AND ASK THOSE BEARING THE COLD RAINY WET WEATHER HOW THEY FARE THROUGH HARD TIMES.
Targeting Younas Abdullah Muhammad (tags)
Community Protests Police Violence (tags)
January 12, 2013
POMONA - Between 30 and 50 police accountability activists, many of them friends and family of individuals murdered by various area police agencies, gathered on the busy corner of Holt and Garey to call for justice in the shooting death of Andres Avila, who was killed by Pomona police in October of 2011.
Letter to All Americans About Gun Control from a Dissident Independent (tags)
Guns are an effective form of human violence, which is why they are so often employed in both war and crime. They are dangerous and deadly. Reasons for their existence are not always, or even often, noble. They kill. This is to say we human animals kill—and nowhere more so than for political reasons—such as a nation venturing abroad for purported reasons to exact war against terrorists, etc. (while not ironically understanding that war is terrorism). And yet there is something “more” dangerous than weapons and that is politics itself (that history reminds us over and over again). Guns do “not” exist in a vacuum—they are artifacts built for and by a corrupt species of creature. No government ever—no matter how much naïve trust by blind patriotism exist—should be trusted to the point citizens just hand over their right to defend themselves from those in power. ALL forms of government are corruptible, and so are ALL forms of institution. This government (and especially both major political parties and their lobby cronies), if not thoroughly corrupt, is still too corrupt—including its capacity to violate human rights. Banning of guns (or other Constitutional rights) here in the United States must be understood within these recent radical changes that have happened especially since 9/11. It could be the equivalent of giving Mafia thugs your last weapons.
PLP protects and defends rapists (tags)
Publicizing an admitted rapist in the activist community and the organization that is defending him
Premeditated Israeli Violence (tags)
Gun Violence in America (tags)
PHILIPPINES: The Emotional Calculus of Armed Conflict (tags)
HOW DO I TREAT THEE? Let me count the ways. Statistics from the AFP-PNP over a 33-year period (1978-2010) report an aggregate of 29,553 fatalities in the ongoing conflict between GPH and the CPP-NPA categorized thus: 13,412 Communists (45%), 8,264 military and police (28%) and 7,877 civilians (21%). This further translates into 80 deaths daily for the period: 36 Communists, 23 soldiers and police, and 21 civilians.
Israel's Genocidal War on Palestine (tags)
We're All Gazans Now (tags)
Bahrain Cracks Down on Freedom (tags)
The death of Shaima Alawadi (tags)
The death of a Muslim woman is exposed as domestic violence, and the world is silent
Call it as it is (tags)
Now is the time to see that most of our problems are the result of the insatiable greed of the very few. And to say so, clearly and repeatedly. It’s the only way to start changing towards reality
Overreach: America's Imperial Waterloo? (tags)
Israel Encourages Settler Violence (tags)
Inciting Unrest in Venezuela (tags)
OFK, a Bold New Proposal to Save Lives (tags)
When all else fails a new proposal appears. Fellow men beware The radical OFK proposal is getting a lot of praise from women.
US Media War on Islam (tags)
Anti-Muslim Hate Film Incites Violence (tags)
Settler Attacks on Palestinians (tags)
Assad Resignation first Step to Peace and Democracy in Syria (tags)
Akbayan Party strongly condemns the continued violence and terror perpetrated by Bashar Al-Assad and the Syrian government forces against Syrian citizens who have long demanded democracy and freedom from Assad’s authoritarian leadership. The Assad regime’s aggressive crackdown on pro-democracy forces has emboldened elements within the opposition to respond in a similarly destructive manner and has left Syria in a virtual state of civil war.
Syria Roulette (tags)
Nothing Civil About Washington's War on Syria (tags)
Failure in Geneva (tags)
Reports of Troop Movements Near Syria's Borders (tags)
Social Justice Protests in Israel (tags)
Washington's Imperial Brinksmanship (tags)
Violence-Wracked Honduras (tags)
16,800 Women Die Each Year From This. Will Dr. Phil Help? (tags)
Domestic violence is the number one killer of women 14 to 44, but the worst cases send women to their graves without anyone caring.
Chicago Under Siege (tags)
Brookings: A Reliable Imperial Tool (tags)
What's Next for Libya? (tags)
Preventing Peace to Wage War (tags)
Media Scoundrels Promote War on Syria (tags)
Grand Prix Disgrace (tags)
Security Council Authorizes 300 Syrian Monitors (tags)
Worrisome Security Council Syrian Resolution (tags)
Support The Davis Dozen! Drop All Charges! (tags)
The “Banker's Dozen” were served with arrest notices one month after the U.S. Bank on UC Davis campus closed its doors for good, following weeks of protests against the university's privatization, its collusion with corporate profiteers, and the banks' role in increasing student costs and student debt. Twelve people are now threatened with 11 years each in jail and one million dollars in fines for a conspiracy to sit down. Privatization and austerity continue, more unpopular than ever. The university's policy of criminalizing dissent to protect and impose its policies continues, as it must in the face of increasing resistance.
Syrian Insurgents Violate Ceasefire (tags)
Calm Before Greater Storm in Syria (tags)
The Winds of War (tags)
Friends of Syria Subvert Peaceful Resolution (tags)
US Belligerency Risks Global War (tags)
Friends of Syria Declare War on Assad (tags)
The View from Istanbul (tags)
Obama Plans Regime Change in Syria (tags)
What's Next in Syria? (tags)
Washington Admits Aiding Syrian Opposition (tags)
Stand Your Ground Laws Legalize Murder (tags)
No Letup in Western-Backed Syrian Violence (tags)
Keeping the Syrian Pot Boiling (tags)
Worrisome Security Council Presidential Statement on Syria (tags)
Rape and Murder in Afghanistan (tags)
Israel's Rogue Killing Machine (tags)
Washington Plans War on Syria (tags)
Filipino Women March against US Military Expansion in the Philippines and the Pacific (tags)
On the occasion of the International Women’s Day 2012, we, Filipino women declare in strongest terms possible, our opposition not only to increased presence but to U.S. military presence per se on Philippine soil.
Planned Regime Change in Syria (tags)
MEXICO: Drug cartel targets woman journalist through online social media (tags)
(WNN) MEXICO CITY: In less than two months, two women journalists who covered drug-related violence have been killed in Mexico. Yolanda Ordaz a reporter for the Vera Cruz coastal newspaper “Notiver” and more recently, thirty-nine-year-old María Elisabeth Macías Castro, a reporter for the regional newspaper “Primera Hora”, based in the town of Nuevo Laredo located in northern Mexico close to the U.S./Texas border.
ANCA Condemns Anti-Armenian Protests in Turkey (tags)
Calls on U.S. Ambassador Ricciardone to Denounce Government-Sanctioned Rallies Aimed at Inciting Violence
Soiling for War on Syria (tags)
Escalating Syrian Tensions (tags)
Wrongheaded UN Vote on Syria (tags)
Out of Control Violence in Libya (tags)
Domestic Violence Is NOT a Gender Issue! (tags)
In 1971 Erin Pizzey open the world's first shelter for battered women. Soon after opening the women's shelter, Erin Pizzey noticed that some men in the community were also suffering from abuse from women. This led to her attempts to open shelters for abused men, though for recognizing this need for logical balance Erin Pizzey was soon under attack from extremist feminist groups who felt that it was impossible for women to abuse men.
New Syria Resolution: Better but Still Flawed (tags)
Narcissist Females Use False Allegations for Power (tags)
Females with narcissistic personality disorder often make false allegations of rape against men that do not submit to their control. False allegations of rape are counterproductive and injurious to women who experienced rape in reality. Not to mention the effect on innocent men who could face real rape in prison.
On The Many Ways We Deal With Rapists (tags)
â€Ž"When I first started out as a rape crisis advocate I did not think there was any hope for justice beyond reporting to the police, and even though I could criticize them as an institution for evils like violence and corruption, I figured they would still help a victim in need. I was proven horribly wrong enough times that I had to change my position. My rage and disappointment and disgust required me to change my position."
Anti-Syrian Pack Journalism (tags)
Marwan Barghouti: Prisoner of Conscience (tags)
Libyan Violence and Instability (tags)
Systematic West Bank Settler Violence (tags)
Tyisha Miller remembered in light of recent spate of police shootings (tags)
RIVERSIDE (California) - Today marks the thirteen-year anniversary of the police murder of Tyisha Miller, a nineteen-year-old African-American woman shot by the Riverside police department. The murder caused an outcry, particularly among the city's black community, and led to some of the most militant and long-reaching organizaing the region had seen in years, including a shutdown of the 91 freeway and the establishment of numerous bureaucratic apparatuses put in place to prevent such tragedies.
Photos courtesy of Occupy Riverside
Smear Attacks Have No Effect, Ron Paul Still On Course To Win Iowa (tags)
Despite a barrage of smear attacks from every single corner of the mainstream media over the last two weeks, Ron Paul’s chances of winning the Iowa Republican Primary have if anything increased, with a new poll showing Paul increasing his lead over Mitt Romney while the New York Times’ primary projection shows Paul’s chances of winning at 60% compared with Romney at 31%.
Medical Self Defense & the Black Panther Party --An interview w/ Alondra Nelson (tags)
Alondra Nelson, the author of 'Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight Against Medical Discrimination' writes that “the Party’s focus on health care was both practical and ideological.” On a practical level, the BPP provided free community health care services. Simultaneously, the BPP railed against the medical-industrial complex, declaring that health care was “a right and not a privilege.”
Ugly Israeli Realities Emerge (tags)
Kristallnacht in Palestine (tags)
Lawless Israeli Oppression in Palestine (tags)
Prayers of the People (11-20-11) (tags)
A response to the police action at UC Davis. Published so late because I just discovered this site.
Philippine police asked to respect human rights (tags)
Akbayan Party to PNP: Respect People's Right to Protest, Observe Maximum Tolerance
Target Syria (tags)
Occupy UCR General Assembly 11-21-2011 (tags)
There was a buzz amidst the students at University of California Riverside (UCR) when 2pm hit at the bell tower. "We are in solidarity with UC Davis and UC Berkeley so come join our discussion!" cried Jasmine, one of the facilitators, for this very first General Assembly (GA) meeting of the UCR occupation. The turnout was one of one hundred and fifty students, staff and faculty, including UCR Chancellor White and the surprise guest Chief of UCR police Mike Lane.
Palestinian Settlers Attack Palestinians with Impunity (tags)
Criminalizing OWS Protesters (tags)
Human Rights and Racial Justice (tags)
Human Rights are attained and maintained through struggle, organized movement building
America's Media War on Syria (tags)
Agents Provocateurs at Protests (tags)
Agents Provocateurs - what and who they are.
Report From Occupy Riverside Police Raid (tags)
RIVERSIDE (CA) - Sunday, November 6, 2011 - Approximately 25 police in riot gear raided the peaceful encampment of Occupy Riverside yesterday afternoon. They dismantled and confiscated tents to the jeers of the demonstrators.
VIDEO: Occupy Riverside Raid November 6, 2011 (tags)
Video footage of the raid on Occupy Riverside and the subsequent police brutality and arrests.
Oakland General Strike a Success, but Cops Seriously Injure another Vet (tags)
With over 50,000 people protesting in the street in three major protests through the course of the day, massive labor participation, and a shut down of the Port of Oakland, there is no question that the general strike was a success. Yet the corporate media is now blowing up the importance of a few acts of vandalism by protesters and agent provocateurs.
BTL:Occupy Wall Street Movement Employs New Tactics to Confront Increased Police Violence (tags)
Interview with Arun Gupta, a founding editor of New York City's Indypendent newspaper, conducted by Scott Harris
Obama's Legacy of Shame (tags)
O22, 2011 National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality March (tags)
LOS ANGELES, October 22, 2011 – The 16th National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality held a protest this Saturday with a march from downtown to a rally at MacArthur Park, the site of LAPD’s 2007 May Day attack on a peaceful demonstration for immigrant’s rights.
Making Sense of Syria (tags)
15 Years of Giving Voice to Women and Transgender Prisoners in California (tags)
An interview with Diana Block, Pam Faden, and Dierdre Wilson --three members of the California Coalition for Women Prisoners, which is celebrating its 15th year with an event in SF on Friday Oct. 14.
Prison Hell in America (tags)
Systematic Israeli State Terror (tags)
Riots in England/Uprising of the unheard (tags)
In contrary with the mainstream media and the British politicians, the 2011 riots in England are no ''mindless violence'', but a clear protest against the years of social unjustice and racist police violence
Israel's Operation Summer Seeds (tags)
THE FAILURE OF COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID (tags)
Children of domestic violence are second class citizens when they try to get college funding. Score 100 for batterers and 0 for their victims.
In Absentia (tags)
In Orange domestic violence victims have found they are safer being beaten than fighting for freedom in the corrupt Lamoreaux Justice System
Eretz Yisrael: Lawless, Corrupt and Dysfunctional (tags)
Alejandra Hernandez thrown under the bus by Tony Rackauckas and Lamoreaux (tags)
Alejandra Hernandez, another domestic violence victim, dead as a result of Lamorequx's injustice
Israeli Persecution of Palestinian Children (tags)
KAMALA HARRIS TO DOMESTIC VIOLENCE VICTIMS: DROP DEAD (tags)
Kamala Harris has gone back on her pledge to help domestic violence victims. Her backtracking is putting lives in danger.
Israel Terrorizing Palestinians Lawlessly (tags)
A Memorandum to the President of the Philippines (tags)
MEMORANDUM FOR President Noynoy Aquino (PNoy) FROM : Your boss, the Filipino people SUBJECT : Your job evaluation and our recommendation
The recent surge in racial violence hits Clovis (tags)
A few weeks ago in Clovis, a young Native American woman was attacked by white supremacists. The police department seems to be doing nothing even though they reportedly have the license place number of the a car used by the attackers, and there has been no media coverage. According to a Department of Justice report (2005), "American Indians are more likely than people of other races to experience violence at the hands of someone of a different race."
WOMEN HAVE THE RIGHT TO DIE (tags)
At Lamoreaux, domestic violence victim are effectively sentenced to death
Federal indictment says Latino gang Azusa 13 targeted African-Americans (tags)
A federal indictment unsealed Tuesday accuses a Latino street gang in Azusa of trying to push black people out of the city. Authorities say it marks only the second time they?ve used federal civil rights laws against a criminal street gang.
The Job of CA's New AG Doesn't Include Enforcing the Law? (tags)
Kamala Harris campaigned on a promise of protecting domestic violence victims. Now she is letting 44 domestic violence victims die every day while claiming it's not her job to enforce the law.
The Obama Doctrine: Lawless Imperial Aggression (Part II) (tags)
SlutWalk Los Angeles Storms West Hollywood California (tags)
March and Rally puts Sexual Assault on Notice.
SlutWalk Los Angeles Storms West Hollywood California (tags)
March and Rally puts Sexual Assault on Notice.
SlutWalk Los Angeles Storms West Hollywood California (tags)
March and Rally puts Sexual Assault on Notice.
Continuing Bahraini State Terror (tags)
Bahraini State Terror Continues (tags)
"Dead Woman Walking" Series Makes a Powerful Statement (tags)
Women in California have found that the courts and government make it easy for batterers to end their victims? lives. Victims are demanding change
San Diegans March in Support of Chrissy Lee Polis, Transgender Rights (tags)
The San Diego Alliance for Marriage Equality (S.A.M.E.) and All Out at City, the Queer student group at San Diego City College, drew about 70 people to a march and rally they staged outside the McDonald’s in Hillcrest April 30 in support of Transgender rights. The rally was in support of Chrissy Lee Polis,the 24-year-old Transgender woman who was beaten up by two teenage girls in a women’s restroom at a McDonald’s in Baltimore April 18, while McDonald’s staff and customers looked on and only one person actually tried to stop the attack. One McDonald’s employee filmed the incident on a video-equipped cell phone and posted the clip to the Internet, where it “went viral” and shocked the conscience of many people who saw it. S.A.M.E., All Out at City and various individuals, many of them Transgender, seized the teachable moment to hold an event that held Transgender rights central to the overall struggle for Queer equality.
Jesus' Nonviolence (tags)
Jesus' way is a third way, not the warrior cult or indifference but nonviolent resistance. Jesus himself is the auto-basileia and auto-aletheia of God, the fulfillment of the land promise to Israel. Jesus did not stop at words but drove out the moneychangers and traders.
SCREAM IN THE SHOW SOCIETY (tags)
Reflections on the film Scream 4 with base in Guy Debord.
.S.: Decline Monies from Japan's "Sympathy Budget" and End Military Dependence Now (tags)
The International Women's Network Against Militarism (IWNAM) demands that the U.S. and Japanese governments stop spending U.S. and Japanese taxpayer monies for the upkeep of U.S. military facilities in Japan and other territories. During these times of natural disasters, funds should directly help the needs of victims of the earthquake, tsunami, and radiation poisoning from damaged nuclear power plants in Japan, and also create alternatives for employment world wide that do not rely on militarism, or further interpersonal and ecological violence. (updated version).
S.A.M.E. Rallies Against Hate Crimes, Bullying (tags)
Drawn by several recent hate assaults on Queer people in the Hillcrest and North Park areas, members and supporters of the San Diego Alliance for Marriage Equality (S.A.M.E.) rallied at the North Park Community Park Saturday afternoon, March 26. The rally featured speeches by openly Queer elected officials like Assemblymember Toni Atkins and School Board member Kevin Beiser, as well as ministers and others in support of Queer equality, but the most moving statements came from people who’d been on the receiving end of anti-Queer violence or bullying themselves: S.A.M.E. member René Torres, high school student Maya Conti and North Park resident Jacob Harshbarger, who wasn’t at the rally but sent a statement describing not only the attack against him but the lax response of local police and prosecutors. “I felt that the system that was supposed to be there to protect me was treating me as though it was my fault,” Harshbarger said.
BTL:As Violence Erupts in Israel and Gaza, Palestinian Youth Call for Hamas-Fatah Reconcil (tags)
Interview with Mazin Qumsiyeh, professor at Bethlehem and Birzeit Universities in West Bank, conducted by Melinda Tuhus
Barbaro/Hanna Humiliate Domestic Violence Victims at Orange County Democratic Meeting (tags)
Crime Victims Humiliated at Democratic Party of Orange County
Venezuela's New Social Responsibility Law (tags)
Split in Orange County Peace Coalition (tags)
Orange County Peace Coalition divides up over acceptability of wife beating.
Abusing Asylum Seekers in the Sinai (tags)
World March of Women in the Philippines (tags)
Today, women in the Philippines and all over the world gather in different places and spaces to show our collective strength and make our collective voice heard as we speak out our sufferings, challenges, triumphs and aspirations. Our voices are joined together as we resist the abuses and marginalization wrought upon us by economic policies that discriminate against giving women productive employment, just wages and benefits at the workplace, and opportunities for livelihood and income; by societies that allow, or even promote, violence to be committed against women with impunity; by governments and public institutions that turn a blind eye to the human rights of women.
Out-of-Control Human Rights Abuses in Iraq (tags)
Continued Middle East Protests and Violence (tags)
Middle East Protests, Violence and Strikes Continue (tags)
Heroic resistance in Cairo to state-orchestrated repression (tags)
"A significant piece of direct evidence of collusion is the texts sent out by the government via various mobile phone networks to rally its forces. One published on Flickr gallery states, “The Armed Forces asks Egypt's honest and loyal men to confront the traitors and criminals and protect our people and honor and our precious Egypt.” The fact is that the army and the police are headed by the same people who control the government, with Mubarak's newly appointed vice-president, Omar Suleiman, acting as the prime culprit."
Obama in Tucson: Shame, Hypocrisy and Deceit (tags)
core issues ignored
BTL:In Wake of Tucson Shooting Rampage, Nation's Leaders Must Confront Political Hate and (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES - A four-time winner of the Connecticut Associated Press Broadcast Award for Best Feature in the non-commercial category, this syndicated, half-hour program provides a platform for individuals and spokespersons from progressive organizations generally ignored or marginalized by the mainstream media. Between the Lines covers a wide range of political, economic and social topics.
Roots of Arizona's Violence (tags)
America's culture of violence
Guns. Violence. Tucson. Mexico. China: The tentacles of capitalism (tags)
The capitalist class desperately try to separate the actions of individuals from society. There is no "system". Capitalism is never to blame, only the crazed and murderous actions of flawed individuals.
The Tucson Shooting is a Warning to All Progressives (tags)
The shooting rampage on Saturday in Tucson, Arizona was clearly an act of right-wing terrorism. The gunman shot a total of 20 people, critically wounding Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords and killing Federal Judge John M. Roll and five others. In his first statement to the press, Pima County Sheriff Clarence W. Dupnik got it right when he placed the shootings in their political context. He denounced the "political vitriol" that animates the politics of the right and characterized Arizona as the national center of bigotry.
Following Tucson Shooting, Dissent Demonized (tags)
Following the tragic shooting in Tucson by a mentally disturbed individual, any and all anti-government speech is now being attacked by the corporate media. This sounds like an MK ULTRA CIA operation that pushes unstable individuals over the edge and causes the reactionary left to call for censorship of anti-government sentiment and ideas.
Palestine Today: A Reality of Justice Denied (tags)
The Changing Spring (tags)
In the parables, the itinerant preacher Jesus meets us as an ingenious storyteller. He brings God near people. This is an entirely undogmatic way of speaking of God. Where speaking is impossible, one must tell stories. Parables focus on the earthly and point to the divine.
International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (tags)
a day to observe and honor
Threats of violence from a "Buddhist Monk" (tags)
I just spent two months in Brazil volunteering for the New Kadampa Tradion International Temples Project... And was threatened with violence on three occasions by the monk in charge of the project. Others were also singled out for verbal abuse by this nut case. Be carefull before you volunteer for the NKT!!
OUR WORD IS OUR WEAPON: A Creative and Critical Response to Bullying & Suicide (tags)
One Imagination's OUR WORD IS OUR WEAPON is a multidisciplinary production centering the struggles of David, a gay high school student and writer, taking place Sunday, December 5th, 2010 at Highways Performance Space in Santa Monica.
Domestic Violence: A Never Ending Horror Story in Orange County (tags)
Survival is a daily struggle for Orange County domestic violence victims
Orange County District Attorney Helps Batterers Punish Victims (tags)
In Orange county, batterers get a free ride while victims are made to suffere
Peace Groups Enabling Killing of American Women (tags)
While claiming to support an end to violence in foreign lands, peace groups are helping to enable domestic abusers to kill their victims
Help Us Replant Palestine! (tags)
Join the Palestine Solidarity Project as we prepare to replant the Saffa valley, destroyed by settlers in 2009 and currently under threat of annexation by the Israeli military. Saffa is a Palestinian agricultural community at the edge of the illegal Bat Ayn settlement, and Saffa farmers are frequently subject to settler violence and harassment. A series of settler attacks in the summer of 2009 left several Palestinian farmers wounded and much of the land destroyed.
The Stigma (tags)
Nobody wants to say outright that victims of domestic violence are socially shameful and completely unacceptable, but the conviction is still there. Having your personal growth and perception of the world twisted like a rag at the hands of a sociopath is a popular taboo. It’s a stigma by which victims live with every single day of their lives. But this is the sort of thing we just don’t talk about at the dinner table.
East Jerusalem Palestinians Denied Basic Rights (tags)
israeli repression continues
Register Attends Press Conference and Misses Story (tags)
O.C. Register blows Public Guardian Story
"Ttopia can become Reality on the Internet!" (tags)
"We wanted to create an optimistic vision of the Internet without veiling the dangers and weaknesses of the system. Everything possible that happens today appeared utopian a few years ago. Our virtual country survived a dark period of its history and changed.."
Iraq Pullout: Mission Accomplished or Strategic Retreat? (tags)
daily violence rages
Domestic Violence Victims are Walking Targets in the OC (tags)
For domestic violence victims, safety lies in leaving Orange County.
Gender-Based Violence in Haiti (tags)
One of many problems plaguing Haitians
Prison Abolition In Practice --Part two of an interview with Criminal Injustice Kos (tags)
Let’s get rid of prison rape. Let’s reinstitute rehabilitation. Let’s repeal certain draconian sentencing laws. All good and essential ideas. But very little – in some cases, nothing - will fundamentally change unless those ideas, and more, are advanced within a strategic framework of abolition.
The Charade Begins: Netanyahu's Flotilla Massacre Probe Testimony (tags)
whitewash and cover-up assured
Abolishing the Prison Industrial Complex --An interview with Criminal Injustice Kos (tags)
Focusing on the prison abolitionist movement, we interview two co-editors of an exciting new series at Daily Kos, called Criminal InJustice Kos, a weekly series "devoted to exploring the myths of 'crime', 'criminals', and criminal justice and the intersection of race/ethnicity/class/gender/sexuality/age/disability in policing and punishment. Criminal Injustice Kos is committed to furthering action towards reducing inequity in the US criminal justice system." Look for Criminal InJustice Kos every Wednesday at 6 pm CST.
Deteriorating Conditions for Israeli Arab Citizens (tags)
20% of the population affected
Horrific Conditions in Los Angeles County Jail (tags)
the same ongoing across America
LAKERS WIN, LA FOLKS RIOTS (tags)
As the EPCC NEWS expected, the Los Angeles Lakers victory in the NBA championships ended with the Los Angeles Police Department officers clashes with rowdy fans. The EPCC said, "this is only a symptoms of the economic crisis and the people's anger on the stringent budget cuts, public services cut and higher rates that the government ( from the federal to the city) is imposing on the people of LA. Don't ever believe the official line that the Lakers victory is the sole cause of these disturbances." The EPCC NEWS noticed that the LAPD brought large numbers of officers into the Staples Center area hoping to avoid a repeat of last year's looting and violence. This was the magnet for violence. The mere presence of the police incites people to attack the LAPD.
Western News Agencies Distort Live Satellite Feed from Gaza Aid Flotilla (tags)
While watching the live satellite feed video from Al Jazeera television in the early morning of the violent attacks on the Gaza aid flotilla the chronology of events is clear.
Israel's Military, the IDF, states Massacre was Planned & Approved at the Top (tags)
The Israeli military, the IDF, planned the Gaza Massacre, and it was approved by the Prime Minister. The 5 million Zionist lunatics sitting in the US military base called Israel are now united in their hysteria to promote war and fascism around the world, all paid for with US tax dollars, and all at the behest of US oil imperialism. A small minority protests the final stages of a bankrupt social order in Israel.
California Sentences its Domestic Violence Victims to Death (tags)
In California, domestic violence victims have nowhere to go. Funding has been cut and they are prevented from obtaining food, gas, medicine, legal help and other meaningful assistance. 46 women die every day from domestic violence.
Complete Interview Transcript with Richard Falk from May 31st 2010 (tags)
DB "The Israelis say that these commandos who they say were armed with hand guns and paint guns were only defending themselves from armed and dangerous attacks by people on the boat. Your response to that? RF: There are two lines of response, and this is an area where the facts are contested and difficult to disentangle at this stage. The witnesses on the boats themselves, particularly the Turkish boats where most of the violence took place, claim that the commandos landed shooting, and that it was only after the initiation of that violence that there was some attempt at defense on the basis of very contrived and primitive weapons, as opposed to the kind of weaponry that the Israeli commandos were carrying. Beyond that, it’s fairly clear if unlawful attack of a vessel on the high seas is occurring, the passengers on that ship have some sort of right to self defense. So that’s one aspect of it. The second aspect is that even if there was some kind of defensive violence on the ship, that’s no excuse for an unprovoked attack carried out in this manner. If Israel didn’t want the ships to go to Gaza, they could have diverted them, and if they did what the other boats did in the Freedom Flotilla, except for the larger Turkish one, it seems pretty clear that this was a deliberate attack designed, I suppose, to punish the effort to carry out this humanitarian mission, which would obviously have disclosed the brutality of the blockade of the Gaza Strip, which has gone on now for almost three years. The Israeli arguments are not really seriously plausible. Given the overall circumstances it’s very difficult to give them any kind of serious credibility, and this seems to me to be as clear a violation of international humanitarian law, international law of the seas, and international criminal law, as we’re likely to see in the early part of the twenty-first century." RF
Entorage of War Refugees Travel Country With Two U.S. Veterans (tags)
U.S. veterans combine forces with refugees to fight for peace
Will Anyone Help Her? (tags)
Police ignore audible abuse in Northeast Santa Ana
Orange County Continues to be Domestic Violence Capital of America (tags)
In Orange County battered women have no place to turn. Often their abusers get all the support.
Soldier Committed Violence and Abuse Against Palestinian Detainees (tags)
IDF crimes against Palestinians
For a Proletarian and Communist May 1st! (tags)
Workers! The general conditions of life and work have been deteriorating for years, becoming ever more intolerable.
Iraq Today: Afflicted by Violence, Devastation, Corruption, anDevastation, and Desperation (tags)
Think Iraq and imagine an image of hell
Harmful Effects of Prolonged Isolated Confinement (tags)
It crushes the human spirit
Imelda Marcos bids for seat as Philippine race begins (tags)
Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos has launched her campaign for a seat in parliament, as the country's congressional race formally began.
Darryl Gates' real legacy (tags)
A great post at LA Observed by David Cay Johnston about Darryl Gates, megalomaniac police chief who ran a global spy operation on the Left and important people.
Alarming Racism in Israel (tags)
growing Israeli racism
Haiti Post-Quake: Devastation, Depravation, Exploitation and Oppression (tags)
Haitians keep suffering under America's boot
Anarcofeminist contingent at March 20 Antiwar March (tags)
Anarcha-La is calling on our anti-authoritarian sisters and brothers to join us on Saturday, March 20th for the anti-war march starting at noon at Hollywood and Vine.
Rhetorical Militancy for a Rhetorical Mass Movement? If Only We Could Make Them Like Us… (tags)
The main purpose of this article is to address the questions of strategy and tactics in the anarchist movement with specific reference to the roles the Black Block tactic, and militant direct action play in our movement.
An open letter to the organizers of International Women's Day (tags)
The struggle of the Arab lesbian community
OC College Student Tortures Mom for Dad (tags)
Domestic violence is rampant in Orange County and the victims have no options but to stay.
The Military: A Training Ground for Domestic Abuse and Gang Violence (tags)
When the military utilizes torture tactics, the atrocities rarely only affect the people the military desires to torture. Those torture tactics are used on families and communities and are passed down from military personnel to their children and possibly their grandchildren and beyond.
No Safe Escape for Orange County’s Domestic Violence Victims (tags)
In Santa Ana, Mission Viejo and other Orange County Cities, abuse is excusable. Being a Woman is Not.
Raging for 16 Days and Renewing Our Commitment to 365 Days of Activism (tags)
AF3IRM/GABNet/Mariposa Alliance Statement on Human Rights Day:
Fight Violence against Women and Defenseless Civilians Dismantle Warlord Dynasties (tags)
-KAISA KA is enraged by the gruesome massacre in the boundary of Ampatuan and Shariff Aguak in Magindanao the other day that included more than 20 women among its victims. This is the first ever slaughter after Bud Bagsak and Bud Dajo massacres that killed this big number of women in just one day. The killing of defenseless civilians in their numbers, some of them did not even belong to the party that filed an opposition certificate of candidacy, their speed in burying the dead using government backhoe with the name of the governor printed on it and the inability of the military to prevent this from happening show the barbarity of the perpetrators and immense power they have at their disposal.
Philippines: Abduction and killings of journalists and politicians must be investigated (tags)
A group of about 45 people (latest news figure is now 57) were ambushed and abducted by about 100 armed men, according to reports. The military recovered the bodies of 13 women and eight men—some of them mutilated.
AF3IRM/GABNET STATEMENT ON THE MAGUINDANAO MASSACRE: (tags)
AF3IRM/GabNet condemns the murder of some 50 persons in Maguindanao, Philippines, including some 14 women, who appear to have been raped as well, and scores of media people. It is ironic that at the start of 16 Days of Activism against Violence against Women, the Philippines should once again make news around the world for an act so vile it boggles the mind.
AF3IRM/GABNet/Mariposa Alliance Statement: 16 DAYS OF RAGE; 365 OF ACTIVISM (tags)
Nov 25-Dec 10: AF3IRM/GABNet to participate in the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence to affirm that women's' rights are human rights!
CALIFORNIA STUDENTS FIGHT BACK (tags)
“ TO REBEL IS JUSTIFIED” The Alliance-Philippines or AJLPP based in the United States militantly condemns the unwanted police violence against UC students in different UC campuses. We –in the AJLPP ,again reiterate wholeheartedly supports the California-wide walk-out of students and is militantly in solidarity with the stud entry and campus academic and working people in rising up against unjust budget-cuts and tuition fee hikes recently imposed by the UC Board of regents. The Alliance also congratulates the militant action of the UCLA students who defied police brutality and violence. They acted and occupied the Chancellors Office after they decided to increase the student’s fees by 32% or more than $ 2,000 next fall.
Powerful Weekend Resisting Violence & Oppression (tags)
This weekend was a truly inspirational and powerful gathering made possible only by the collective work of thousands of activists like you. Four Line-Crossers Arrested; Hundreds of Demonstrators Penetrate Police Barricades
Transgender Memorial Dedication - Nov. 20 (tags)
On Friday, Nov. 20, commencing at 6 p.m., the West Hollywood City Council and honored guests – including Chaz Bono – will unveil the first Transgender Memorial Plaque, commemorating those who have been murdered due to anti-transgender violence and hatred.
BTL:Former Religious Right Activist Warns Against Incitement to Violence (tags)
BETWEEN THE LINES Syndicated Radio Newsmagazine
Dialog is the True Alternative to War (tags)
Our world has lost orientation in a crisis of the market that believed itself omnipotent. A world without spirit is never human. Spirit and dialog give a soul to this global world. Violence and terror always mean defeat for humanity.
PRISON RIOT:VIOLENCE BETWEEN RAZA AND AFRICAN PRISONERS AT CALIFORNIA STATE PRISON (tags)
Statement From The Chicano Mexicano Prison Project
No more news in English at Indymedia Athens (Greece). (tags)
Attention, attention! No more news in English at Indymedia Athens (Greece). The latest reports speak of fear and violence, http://athens.indymedia.org/
Honduran Democracy Can Only Be Asserted from Below (tags)
"Democracy, however, can always be asserted from below, when an organized people stand up. That is the next chapter in Honduras, its best - and probably its only - hope. Update: Arias' efforts to convene, today, eleventh hour last chance "talks," are officially not happening
Mexican forces being taken from Juarez to Michoacán (tags)
The troops will be used to confront the Mexican drug cartel La Familia in Michoacán where the Mexican president is from and has become the latest focus point of the Mexican Governments war on drugs.
OC Education Not Incarceration Community Forum (tags)
End Criminilization of Youth, of People of Color! Of our communities! En El Condado de la Naranja, and abroad!!! ICE/Migra versus Workers, OC Police abuse, harassment, and Beating and Killing of Mothers, Fathers, youth, Unarmed Residents and Citizens, Cutting Jobs, Education, and Healthcare while Funding More Wars, More Overthrows of Democracies in Mexico and Latin America; More bottomless bailouts for banks, insurances, and war and violence companies, while more people lose healthcare access as their taxes build more Prisons and Prison Healthcare. End Genocide in the hood!!!
EPCC letter of Solidarity with Alex Sanchez and Homies Unidos (tags)
The Echo Park Community Coalition expresses its militant indignation upon learning of the arrest of Alex Sanchez, executive director of Homies Unidos in Los Angeles, by the FBI on June 24. The EPCC based in central Los Angeles among the Latino, Filipino and API community, have known and worked with Alex , a longtime fighter for justice in the immigrant community and has worked tirelessly to support the rights of youth in the US and El Salvador for the past nine years.
CISPES letter of solidarity with Alex Sanchez and Homies Unidos (tags)
In response to the FBI arrest of Los Angeles activist Alex Sanchez, the Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador has issued this statement:
"Minutemen" Domestic Terrorism Arrests (tags)
When the Minutemen 'go tactical' for dollars: Forde intended gang to rip off dealers, and may have struck in CA already
Mexican Drug Cartels dominate drug trafficking in more than 230 U.S. cities (tags)
Drug trafficking and terror has become a way of life in Mexico. U.S. Mexican border cities from Brownsville Texas to San Diego California continue to be most affected by cartel-related violence; other U.S. cities are also being targeted with drug trafficking violence and related terror including kidnappings of Americans.
Dr. Tiller's Murder: Fascist Terrorism and Its Pampered Apologists (tags)
The rampant terrorism and violence against women and health care professionals who dare to provide women's health services took its latest victim when Dr. George Tiller was brutally gunned down in his church on Sunday in Wichita, Kansas. The government and the corporate media coddle these anti-women terrorists. In the last 30 years, right-wing bigots have carried out 5,800 reported acts of violence against women's health care providers, including targeted assassination, bombings, arsons, death threats, kidnappings and assaults, according to NARAL. Hundreds of thousands, and perhaps millions, of women have been assaulted and harassed by the right wing as they tried to see a doctor.
Workers fear SEIU’s violent “shock and awe” tactics on Day One of union election (tags)
Workers fear SEIU’s violent “shock and awe” tactics on Day One of union election SEIU has been condemned by the AFL-CIO for using violence against other unions—SEIU Trustee with record of violence tells staff, "We gotta put them in the ground and bury them" Fresno, Calif.—Today is the first day of a highly contested union election for 10,000 homecare workers in Fresno County who are trying to leave the Washington, D.C.-based SEIU, a union that has been condemned by the AFL-CIO for using violence in inter-union conflicts. The stakes have never been higher for SEIU officials, who are desperately trying to stop a movement of nearly 100,000 healthcare workers in California who are organizing to quit SEIU and join the National Union of Healthcare Workers (NUHW).
Dr. George Tiller, Abortion Doctor Assassinated 5/31/09, 6/1/09 is Nat'l Day of Mourning (tags)
Dr. George Tiller, a 67 year old provider of late term abortions, was assassinated on Sunday, May 31, 2009, by a fascist thug whom police claim to have in custody. Where were they when he was killed in his church? Where were his bodyguards? Will all the flags nationwide be at half-mast as after all women are the majority, 51% of the population, and it is our lives he saved?
Can the erotic service providers please speak? (tags)
sex workers protest craigslist
Terminate the Defense Department (tags)
Defense budget and american imperialism in the time of economic crisis; free, universal education and the question of market capitalism in the University; students as indentured servants to corporations;
NorCal News; Dr. Norman Finkelstein visits CSU Chico (tags)
(4/13) Chico - Dr. Norman Finkelstein visited Chico State University and discussed recent events in Gaza, occupied Palestinian territories. He gave the packed auditorium details (omitted by our corporate media) about events leading up to the recent violence and disproportionate deaths of Palestinian civilians from IDF incursions into Gaza..
Alarming Sensitive U.S. Government (tags)
Mexican Drug cartels are ordering decapitations blind foldings and hooding victims before they shoot them. The Cartels are sending a chilling message to the Mexican President Felipe Calderon Administration by adopting methods of intimidation made notorious by Middle Eastern terrorist groups.
Carpinteria to Retain Plains Indian Mascot (tags)
Last year, Elias Cordero, a Native American student of Carpinteria High School, began a campaign to have the school mascot changed. The image depicts a plains Indian with facial features that offend many Native Americans. On March 17, 2009, the school board voted to keep the mascot, but two items will be removed from the campus.
GABNET LETTER TO OBAMA (tags)
On November 1, 2005, Nicole, a 22-year-old Filipina, was observed being dumped out of a van in a semi-unclothed and semi-conscious state. The van contained three U.S. troops who were in the Philippines for the annual joint military exercises with the Philippine Armed Forces. Lance Cpl. Daniel Smith was subsequentlly charged with rape before the Philippine courts. He was found guilty and sentenced to 40 years. After spending 30 days in a Philippine jail, he was spirited out at midnight to the U.S. embassy where he is said to remain while his case goes through the Court of Appeals. This month, Nicole signed an affidavit saying she might have given the wrong signals to Cpl. Smith. She was given an immigration visa for the U.S. The Filipino people are demanding that the Visiting Forces Agreement signed by President Bush and President Estrada, who was overthrown in 2001, be abrogated for its onerous provisions against the sovereignty of the Philippines.
Mexico claims U.S. Government also corrupted (tags)
Calderon also told the media that the main cause of Mexico's drug gang problems was "having the world's biggest consumer (of drugs) next to us."
Phoenix and Tucson police report over 400 kidnappings of Americans by Mexicans (tags)
Washington, DC is too obsessed with al Qaeda and other terrorists to care about what is happening in their own backyard right now, as waves of abductions hit Phoenix and other American cities. Washington is not paying enough attention. Many wonder why not?
The Mexican Revolution is starting (tags)
Civil war and vigilantism gripping Mexico (tags)
To date some 7,000 Mexicans have died in this war – all attributable to the government versus the rich and powerful Mexican Drug Cartels war.
U.S. is not dealing with Mexican violence against Americans (tags)
From Brownsville Texas to San Diego California Mexican cities bordering American cities are where most Americans are being killed by assassinations and executions. But other Americans are being killed by the long arm of the Mexican drug cartels which reach deep into America. There are accounts of Mexican drug cartel surrogate terrorist’s invading the U.S. by crossing the porous international border and killing Americans in Dallas Texas, Atlanta Geo, New York City, Phoenix Ariz, Las Vegas Nevada, and is believed to have reached Shelby County Alabama where five people were found murdered gangland style by Mexican nationals.
End the Massacre in Gaza – No Solution Through Violence (tags)
Today, Gaza City is a squalid ghetto under attack by overwhelming military force intent on the inflicting collective punishment on the Palestinian people “to the bitter end.”
Understanding the origin of public insecurity (tags)
* Article originally published in spanish language in El Libertario, Venezuela, # 54, September-October 2008, that analyzes and goes over the problem of criminal violence through its social impact on contemporary Venezuela.
International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers (tags)
A private vigil at a SWOP-LA members house to remember and honor the violence that sex workers face every day and to remember the victims who have already fallen.
Gabnet/Mariposa Alliance proudly affirm our participation 16 days of activism (tags)
November 25, 2008
LOS ANGELES - Gabnet/Mariposa Alliance proudly affirm our participation in the international feminist movement's 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence campaign. Along with over 2,000 organizations in 154 countries who have participated in this campaign since 1991, Gabnet/Ma-Al launches our own 16 days of activism, beginning on November 25th, the International Day Against Violence Against Women, with a nationwide Speak Out Against Violence, and ending on December 10th, International Human Rights Day.
Ni una muerta más - International Day Against Violence Against Women in Guatemala (tags)
November 25, 2008 GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala - Guatemalan women's organizations commemorated International Day Against Violence Against Women with a five-kilometer march from the Palacio de Justicia to the city's central plaza. Up to 2,000 women, men, and children from over twenty women's and human rights organizations participated, including a solidary group from Los Angeles.
Right to Marry Protests Rock West LA (tags)
LOS ANGELES, November 6, 2008 – The Outrage over the Prop 8 election results that spilled into the streets of Los Angeles on Wednesday night continued all day Thursday and well into the night. The main focus of Thursday’s protests was the Mormon Church in Westwood. The church is believed to have funded up to 40% of the Yes on 8 campaign.
October 22 Demonstration Attracts Young to Anti-Police Terror Movement (tags)
October 22, 2008 LOS ANGELES - The October 22nd Coalition to Stop Police Brutality, Repression and the Criminalization of a Generation has been organizing nationwide demonstrations since 1996. The Los Angeles actions have gained a reputation for being among the city's most lively and most youth-oriented marches whose participants tend to be from the very communities targeted by police. With some thirty police murders logged since the beginning of year, protestors had plenty to be angry about.
U.S. issues new travel alert to Mexico but no recommendation to avoid Mexico (tags)
The new travel alert up-date says “that while millions of U.S. Citizens safely visit Mexico each year, including thousands who cross the land border every day for study, tourism or business, increased levels of violence make it imperative that travelers understand the risks of travel to Mexico
RNC 8 Charged with "Conspiracy to Riot in Furtherance of Terrorism (tags)
In what appears to be the first use of criminal charges under the 2002 Minnesota version of the Federal Patriot Act, Ramsey County Prosecutors have formally charged 8 alleged leaders of the RNC Welcoming Committee with Conspiracy to Riot in Furtherance of Terrorism. Monica Bicking, Eryn Trimmer, Luce Guillen Givins, Erik Oseland, Nathanael Secor, Robert Czernik, Garrett Fitzgerald, and Max Spector, face up to 7 1/2 years in prison under the terrorism enhancement charge which allows for a 50% increase in the maximum penalty.
what is war? and more (tags)
question from a person checking media-speak: “what is the difference between a war protester and an ANTI war protester ? "
MP3 audio: DNC in DNV - Eye Witness to Police Violence (tags)
Uploaded in two parts is a phone interview with Ted Forsyth, an independent journalist with Rochester Indymedia, who was there at the scene and saw it all. In part one Ted tells of the police attack and the events that lead up to the attack. In part two he tells of the conditions at the detention center where those arrested were held. And the support that fellow activists were able to provide to their friends and comrades who were victimized by the police.
Israel's Front-Line Thugs (tags)
Your tax dollars pay for this.
War effects are not known by USAmerican young. Nor do they want to know for real. (tags)
WAR is a danger when USAmerican youth are playing games and have no real knowledge of the dangers of war damages.
Mexico’s Civil War Killing More Americans (tags)
Just since the beginning of this year more than 4,000 people have been murdered in Mexico in what authorities blame on the Mexican cartels and their criminal gangs and Para-military forces. Google or click on:
Peace in the NorthEast Community March and Resource Fair (tags)
Lead by the Churches of NorthEast LA, the NorthEast LA community will march against violence in the streets. The march ends at a Resource Fair. Snacks and bottled water will be served at both the staging area and the Resource Fair. Along with the Resource Fair there will be live and DJ music and a Mini Car Show.
Settler-Extremists Fire Mortars into W. Bank Villages (tags)
Israel's own Extremists are desperate to provoke another round of attacks on the Palestinians. Did you see this on the news ... ?
BBC should not lie about Zimbabwe (tags)
CAN the BBC tell the truth about Zimbabwe when its senior managers are appointed by the United Kingdom government and will they be fired if they step out of line and become realistic about Zimbabwe? Along with others like the New York Times, Sky News and CNN, the broadcaster is notably egregious, given its reputation that's now decidedly undeserved.
The Nature of the Christian Faith and the New Atheism (tags)
New atheism fights against fundamentalism, human religion, sees all violence as the product of faith, doesn't recognize the positive good in the church and theology and conflates all faith with fundamentalist literalism and reductionism. That Jesus is the way means no mone is alone.
Life is Gift, not Possession (tags)
In "Kaspar Hauser," Jacob Wassermann describes a town suffering under a long drought. With the wells dry, the town becomes enmeshed in violence and recrimination until a little boy plays so beautifully on his flute that water rises again in the wells.
Mexican Cartel Zetas Attack and kill an American in Phoenix (tags)
Phoenix papers report that 6 Mexicans killed a Phoenix man who was found dead by police in a local neighborhood home riddled with more than 100 bullets.
Workshop: It Takes a Village to Rape a Woman (tags)
The Women's Studies Student Association (W.S.S.A.) from Cal State Long Beach will discuss "rape culture," reframe violence against women as a men's issue, and discuss common myths about rape while keeping in mind power, privilege, and oppressions of gender, race, sexuality, class and ability.
Compare Language in “Hitler’s Laws” with Pending U.S. Senate Bill S.1959 (tags)
You may wish to ask Senators McCain and Obama if they support S.1959
Feminist Self-defense: No God! No Master! No Sexist Aggressions! (tags)
* El Libertario published in its 51st edition (Venezuela, Novermber - Dicember 2007) a text compilation that expresses important aspects of what anarchism proposes may be done to face the growing problem of gender violence.
Stop Rape: Breaking the Silence and The UCLA Clothesline Project (tags)
The UCLA Clothesline Project is a student organization that aims to stop sexual violence. The project strives to take that first most difficult step: to break the silence surrounding sexual violence and raise awareness about a crime where it’s the victims that are made to feel guilty and ashamed.
On Independence Day, Israeli Arabs Reminded of Their Place (tags)
The media might have caught this violent act of repression on camera - if they hadn't been supressing the other side of the story.
More Americans shot in Mexico (tags)
Many Americans are wondering when the Bush administration is going to raise the travel alert to its highest level "travel warning," for American travelers to Mexico? How many American citizens are going to have to be shot, killed or kidnapped before the American government move to prevent needless deaths and issue the proper "travel warning," for Americans?
Alarming Sensitive U.S. Government on Mexican violence (tags)
Dozens of people have been decapitated in Mexico so far this year, with heads stuck on fence posts, found in trash bags and heads being tossed onto a nightclub dance floor for all to see
Mexican Drug cartels using terrorist beheading tactics (tags)
At least 40 people have been decapitated in Mexico so far this year, with heads stuck on fence posts, found in trash bags and heads being tossed onto a nightclub dance floor for all to see
Terrorist Bomb Intended for 12-story police headquarters In Mexico City (tags)
The massive explosion blew out windows in apartment buildings, damaged several cars and caused panic in the American La Rosa area of Mexico City.
Peter Hallward's "Damming the Flood" - Part II (tags)
Part II of Hallward's superb book on Haiti.
Vegas anarchists flyer against taxes, torture and war on April 15th (tags)
April 15th is Tax Day, and in honor of the occasion, a newly-formed activist group, the Southern Nevada Alliance of the Libertarian Left, took their first public action today and issued their first communique with flyers posted on the streets of Las Vegas aiming to raise consciousness about the violence of the tax-and-torture warfare State.
U.S. State Department only up-graded Travel alert to Mexico (tags)
Dozens of U.S. citizens have been kidnapped, held hostage and killed by their captors in Mexico and many cases remain unsolved. Moreover, new cases of disappearances and kidnap-for-ransom continue to be reported. From Brownsville Texas to San Diego California the State Department has alerted Americans of the dangers of crossing the border.
GABNet Chair Annalisa Enrile receives award from V-Day Movement (tags)
GABRIELA Network (GABNet) National Chair, Dr. Annalisa Enrile was honored by the Fiipino Women's Network and Eve Ensler's VDAY foundation as a "Vagina Warrior" for her work in stopping violence against women.
Obama’s Blood and The Forbidden Truths (tags)
"The latest media furor was over videotaped remarks from Obama’s former minister, the Reverend Jeremiah Wright Jr. The bloodhounds were soon barking and snipping at Obama’s heels demanding a renunciation of the pastor’s words."
Women Say Fund Caregiving Not War & Occupation (tags)
In Los Angeles, for the 9th Global Women’s Strike on International Women’s Day, March 8, women along with men supporters gathered at a town hall meeting entitled ‘Fund Caregiving Not War and Occupation!’ at the Southern California Library in South LA. On and around every March 8 since 2000, women in 60 countries have taken part in the Global Women’s Strike under the theme Invest in Caring not Killing. Women who are working to reclaim the money and other resources for crucial survival needs for themselves and their communities, told their stories and shared their struggles and victories.
New Killing Fields Discovered In Ciudad Juarez Mexico (tags)
Now again Mexican federal police report discovering a new mass grave containing numerous unidentified human bodies the exact number police are refusing to say. But usually reliable anonymous sources tell the Journal that up-wards of a dozen bodies have already been dig up plus two severed heads and three torsos
UNIFEM Panel Discussion on Violence Against Women in Latin America (tags)
02.16.08 Panel Discussion on Violence Against Women in Latin America
The S. CA chapter of UNIFEM/USA and SOKA University presented a morning discussion on violence against women in the Latin Americas. Lucia Munoz, founder of Mujeres Iniciando en Las Americas (Women Initiating in the Americas), gave a talk entitled "Women in Guatemala: Hidden in Plain Sight." The event also highlighted UNIFEM's Safe Cities in the Latin Americas, a program which aims to free cities from violence against women in public as well as private places
Mardi Gras: Sexual Terrorism at State College (tags)
The history of Mardi Gras in the U.S. and around the world is marred with violence and sexual assault. This week in New Orleans at least nine people were wounded by gunshots at and near the festivities. In San Jose, CA in 2006 there were multiple stabbing incidents. In the 2001 Seattle Mardi Gras riots women were sexually assaulted, intimidated, coerced and raped, much of which was caught on tape. This week at Cal State Long Beach, we just couldn't ignore it's influence.
Kenya: The Hidden Hand of Destabilisation (tags)
Circumstantial evidence is presented to advance the theory that Kenya is a victim of Western destabilisation to stop its growing economic relations with China
FBI Combating Growing Violence Along The South Texas Border With Mexico (tags)
Significant levels of violence and drug-related criminal activity also plague Laredo. As you know, this bloody drama revolves around the Gulf Cartel drug-trafficking organization, which dominates the region and commands smuggling operations along this stretch of the American Southwest.
They're known as "Los Zetas (tags)
The men are known as the Zetas, former members of the Mexican army who defected to Mexico's so-called Gulf drug cartel in the late 1990s
How S.1959 Could Prohibit Gun-Ownership for Americans (tags)
“The Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act."
S.1959 Could Prohibit Gun-Ownership for many Americans (tags)
“The Violent Radicalization and Homegrown Terrorism Prevention Act." The Thought Crime Bill
Despite ‘good news,’ Iraq is not OK (tags)
"There are more sources that are closer to credibility than any of the ones above. Independent reports such as the survey of Iraqi households in the Lancet, estimating that by July 2006, 655,000 Iraqis died as a consequence of war. UK-based polling agency Opinion Research Business reached even a higher number, in September 2007, suggested that 1.2 million people might have died as a result of the war. But no number can do justice to the hurt felt by Iraqi people, so many of whom perished by the firepower of their “liberators.” On Dec. 28, 14 Iraqis were reportedly killed, and 64 others were wounded in a Baghdad square crowded with shoppers following the Friday prayer. I wonder if the many families that collectively share the latest tragedy in Baghdad will find some peace and comfort in the figures and statistics issued by the US military and disseminated cheerfully be the media. I wonder how the people of the bloody Tayaran Square would respond to the question: “Is Iraq getting better?” Would any reporter even bother to ask them their thoughts?"
ACAB - Belarus police violence (tags)
ACAB - Belarus police violence
Humanism and Violence (tags)
"Not torturing is changed into an act of barbarism.. Torture, the atom bomb and the globalization strategy all save life. State terrorism presents itself as humanist realism, the only way of securing life. As a Chilean general said, national security is like love; there is never enough."
Hannity investigates SSRI antidepressants and violent behaviour (tags)
Good 6 minute discussion of the presence of SSRIS in most if not all recent putbreaks of school shooting violence
Petition Opposing H.R. 1955/S. 1959 (tags)
Petition asking the U.S. Senate to refuse H.R. 1955/S. 1959
History, Sublime, Terror: Notes on the Politics of Fear (tags)
"The new powers of violence that are out of the box after 1945 belong to the state. They are properties and prerogatives of the modern nation-state."
Riot violence is escalating in France, police groups say (tags)
Revolts are the inevitable product of the current social system. When a revolt breaks out you can’t ask yourself ‘how could it happen?’ but rather ‘how is it possible that it doesn’t happen everywhere, all the time?’. - Nights of Rage
Analysis: EU force may reach Chad in Jan. (tags)
Gen. Henri Bentegeat, chairman of the EU Military Committee, said Thursday the forces will be fully operational by the end of the year..."If we aren't welcome, we'll make ourselves welcome. If necessary by force," Bentegeat said, reiterating the EU forces will have a mandate allowing them to use violence if they see it fit.
Living Peace Symbol in Santa Monica to Celebrate Day of Nonviolence 10/2/07 (tags)
Join us to celebrate the first annual UN designated International Day of Nonviolence. This event will take place this Tuesday, October 2, at 6:30 PM, just North of the Santa Monica Pier, and will involve lighting up the beach with a living peace symbol!
A Culture of Violence (tags)
America's tradition of war and violence
Free the Jena Six, Stop the War on African People (tags)
This last week, thousands of people converged on the small town of Jena, Louisiana to show support for the six African teenagers who face felony charges following a series of attacks by a hostile white school and criminal justice system.
More SOS Violence Against Workers (tags)
Save Our State, and now No More Invasion, always cry that they are the victims, but the facts tell us otherwise.(Photo is of SOS member Sam Ziselman)
Get your boots on (tags)
Miss Barak is going to war
Happy B-Day to Haiti's Exiled Former President Arisitide! (tags)
Today Jean Bertrand Arisitide celebrates his birthday in exile years after the 2004 US supported coup that led to his kidnapping by US military forces after coup the against this former populist President of Haiti..
Transformers: Recruiters in Disguise (tags)
U.S. Military Feels the Transformers Movie is "going to have a positive impact on recruitment," says producer Ian Bryce.
Mammoth electoral fraud in Philippines elections: Padding and shaving (tags)
Nearly three weeks after election day, there are still no definitive results for the Philippine elections to the Senate and House of Representatives. Counting is still continuing and in a number of provinces it has not even begun. This has nothing to do with inefficiency and everything to do with ballot-rigging. The Philippines is one of the most corrupt ‘democracies’ in the world. During the 2004 presidential election, the victory of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo was widely attributed to large-scale fraud. A tape was massively circulated of a conversation between the President and Virgilio Garcillano, head of Comelec, the national election commission. Arroyo was heard addressing him familiarly, ‘Hello Garci’, and the election chief proudly assured her that he would guarantee her a million-vote majority.
The Philippine Midterm Elections, an indictment vs. Mrs. Arroyo (tags)
Manila-- The circus that is the recent Philippine midterm elections was an indictment of how Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo "won" her presidency in the last 2004 elections and punctuated her government's acute isolation from the Filipino masses. The 12-0 illusion of Arroyo's Team Unity administration coalition delivered for the people more violence and systematic fraud. The regime's fraud machinery in Mindanao (the hocus-pocus site of the 2004 presidential elections in favor of Arroyo) was apparently exposed in how the recent elections were conducted most especially in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, where bribe money, patronage politics were the rules of the game, ably presided by fraud operators and protectors sitting in the highest echelons in Comelec at the national and local levels.
The Philippine Midterm Elections, an indictment vs. Mrs. Arroyo (tags)
The circus that is the recent Philippine midterm elections was an indictment of how Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo "won" her presidency in the last 2004 elections and punctuated her government's acute isolation from the Filipino masses. The 12-0 illusion of Arroyo's Team Unity administration coalition delivered for the people more violence and systematic fraud. The regime's fraud machinery in Mindanao (the hocus-pocus site of the 2004 presidential elections in favor of Arroyo) was apparently exposed in how the recent elections were conducted most especially in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao, where bribe money, patronage politics were the rules of the game, ably presided by fraud operators and protectors sitting in the highest echelons in Comelec at the national and local levels
Denounce the Preset Rotten Elections in the Philippines (tags)
The entire revolutionary movement under its leadership denounce the oppression, exploitation and abuses continually committed by the ruling elite against the Bangsamoro as well as the entire Filipino people. These have been brought to scandalous heights and have become the focus of national attention during the recent elections as systematized coercion, unbridled violence, widespread vote-buying, deprivation of the people’s right to vote, unmitigated cheating and manipulation of the vote count took the place of real elections in Moro areas.
Election Fraud and Violence in the Philippines Exposed at the Annual RP Independence Day (tags)
Sining Pandayan or "forging art" in Filipino is the multi-generational, multi-sectoral cultural group comprised of workers, women, immigrant and second-generation youth, students, young professionals, and LGBTQ, mainly from DAMAYAN Migrant Workers Association and Ugnayan ng mga Anak ng Bayan. Sining Pandayan uses various cultural and expressive means such as poetry, music and street theater to project issues of the Filipino people, both in the homefront and locally.
Federalize gang crimes, L.A. mayor urges (tags)
whateva happened 2 da war on poverty? now dey got a war on drugz so da police can botha me. tupac amaru shakur
Terrorism Defined (tags)
The real meaning of terrorism.
group therapy for victims and witnesses of macarthur park police violence (tags)
the lawyers guild has set up services for tues evening 6:30 pm may 29th at 634 spring st. second session saturday june 2 at noon.bilingual services. anyone who witnessed police brutality at macarthur park, or was present and feels the need to discuss fear, nightmares, trauma, physical injuries, etc. please come! i know there were a lot of children there who were very scared and had difficulty reconciling the perpetration of acts of violence and agression with an authority figure they are supposed to respect. please any and all come!
Normalized Madness - Violence in Everyday Life (tags)
Violence is a primal phenomenon of humanity. Admitting we live in a culture of violence is hard. Violence is part of the horrific everyday life of many people. Nonviolent education strengthens civil courage. Jesus calls peacemakers blessed.
Elections in RP successful – US (tags)
A US State Department official said yesterday the May 14 elections were generally successful despite reports of violence and fraud. “I know there have been some problems with violence. But I would say overall the elections have been very successful and a real sign that the Philippines has a very well-developed democracy. It has never been an easy process,” Christopher Hill, US State Department assistant secretary for East Asia and the Pacific, said over Radyo ng Bayan. Hill’s observation followed an earlier statement of concern from the US Embassy in Manila on reports of violence in many parts of the country during the elections.
PHILIPPINES: ON ELECTION DAY , GMA CHEATING MACHINE OPERATES (tags)
The US-Arroyo regime cheating and repressive machinery for the May 14 national elections is all systems go. To counter the evil machinations of the US-Arroyo regime, the Alliance for a Just and Lasting Peace in the Philippines (AJLPP) reiterates it call for the Filipino people to be vigilant and fight with all their might against legalized vote buying, wholesale cheating and brazen violence in this May 14 elections. At the rate it is acting, the US-Arroyo regime is sure to surpass the much hated Marcos regime its brazenness and fascist terrorist acts. AJLPP also expresses its deepest concern over the escalating violence and the propaganda in “rationalizing” its cheating activities “ in the elections. More than 100 armed incidents have been reported since the election season started late February 2007 in the Philippines. The AJLPP compiled the latest updates from the Philippines:
PHILIPPINES: ON ELECTION DAY , GMA CHEATING MACHINE REVS UP (tags)
The US-Arroyo regime cheating and repressive machinery for the May 14 national elections is revved up and is now on full operations.. The AJLPP reiterates it call for the Filipino people to be vigilant and fight with all their might against legalized vote buying, wholesale cheating and brazen violence in this coming May 14 elections. At the rate It Is acting, the US-Arroyo regime Is sure to surpass the much hated Marcos regime its brazenness and fascist terrorist acts. AJLPP also expresses its deepest concern over the escalating violence and the propaganda in “rationalizing” its cheating activities “ in the coming elections. More than 100 armed incidents have been reported since the election season started late February 2007 in the Philippines.
More SOS Violence (tags)
Video of Save Our State members attacking day laborers in Harbor City.
PHILIPPINES: AS ELECTION DAY COMES , GMA CHEATING MACHINE REVS UP (tags)
As the US-Arroyo regime revved up Its cheating and repressive machinery for the May 14 national elections, the AJLPP reiterates it call for the Filipino people to be vigilant and fight with all their might against legalized vote buying, wholesale cheating and brazen violence in this coming May 14 elections.
AS ELECTION DAY COMES NEAR, VIOLENCE ESCALATES (tags)
Nobody can beat the brazen violence and blatant machinations of the US-Arroyo regime. It is even surpassing the US-Marcos regime in its brazenness and fascist terrorist acts. Again, the AJLPP reiterates it call for the Filipino people to stand guard against legalized vote buying, cheating and violence in this coming elections. AJLPP also expresses its deepest concern over the escalating violence and the propaganda in “rationalizing” its cheating activities “ in the coming elections. More than 100 armed incidents have been reported since the election season started late February 2007 in the Philippines.
Is the Anarchist Movement Dead? (tags)
Today's LA Times included an article that asserts the anarchist movement in LA is dead. The article also tries to blaim anarchists for the LAPD's violence on May Day.
How to punish police assaults on peaceful marches (tags)
When police assault a peaceful protest like the immigrant march today, stern punishment of their masters is called for. This is simple: small groups get awayor never went, and carry out punitive raids on economic targets.
Femicide in the Aftermath of Guatemalan Civil War (tags)
Actress Samantha Mathis discusses violence against women in Guatemala, including the recent increase of murders. This article is adapted from her testimony before the Congressional Human Rights Caucus on September 13, 2006.
Prisons in Venezuela: Extreme Violence, Extreme Indifference (tags)
° Abolitionist text about the facts of three Venezuelan prisons: Uribana, Guanare and Sabaneta. Traslated from El Libertario (# 49, 2007), the voice of the Comision de Relaciones Anarquistas www.nodo50.org/ellibertario.
Violence Against Day Laborers in L.A. (tags)
Sam is kneeing and wearing a Nike shirt. Dennis is standing on the right rear, wearing an Uncle Sam "I Want You" shirt.
An Appeal to Philippine President Arroyo (tags)
Stop agrarian violence and killing of farmers! Implement agrarian reform in contentious landholdings!
Talking With Kids About Violence (tags)
Raising a child is one of the most gratifying jobs you'll ever have and one of the toughest.
Civil War in Iraq (tags)
The National Intelligence Estimate (NIE) con-tradicts assertions of the White House that iran and Syria are playing an important role in Iraq. "Actors from the outside do not decisive-ly influence the violence and the prospects for stability."
Peace Initiatives for the Middle East (tags)
For decades, the Israeli and Palestinian people have lived as neighbors. Cooperation and joint development are possible. Instead their life is poisoned by war and violence. The Israeli occupation is the essential evil.
The New Bush Plan - Same Old Shit! (tags)
The Plan. Did speech rhetoric square with facts? Same Old Shit? Congress divided over Bush war plan. Text of Bush's address
Bush gets his orders (tags)
from the killers in grey suits
"Worse than a Civil War": Kofi Annan (tags)
The US govt sees the increasing violence in Iraq merely as a new phase. Annan is con-vinced the Iraqi question can only be solved with the cooperation of neighboring countries and the international community. The Iraqis must agree on distribution of oil revenues.
Aracruz Celulose vs. Tupinik\im and Guarani indigenous peoples (tags)
Brazil: Aracruz Celulose responsible for acts of Violence against the Tupinikim and Guarani indigenous peoples
Mexican journalists give recognition to Indymedia Mexico and to Brad Will (tags)
* The Journalists Club of Mexico (El Club de Periodistas de Mexico) and the Antonio Sáenz de Miera Foundation recognize the "cooperation without orders" of Indymedia Mexico. * Bradley Ronald Will, murdered in Oaxaca, receives a posthumous recognition for his important informative work.
JOHN BROWN CAUCUS of SDS/MDS on the NYPD Murder-Shooting (tags)
The John Brown Caucus of SDS/MDS says FIGHT STATE RACISM! STOP THE MURDERS!
OaxacaLibre.Org Reports of Violence, Bloodshed (tags)
According to OaxacaLibre.Org website, Radio Universidad is reporting that multiples of protesters have been detained and some wounded and killed by gunfire.
The Evolution of Violence (tags)
The field of evolutionary psychology offers no end of insights into the origins of social problems, and also into why they’re so hard to solve. The War on Terror and the invasion of Oaxaca are just two more repetitions of the same pattern of aggression and violence that has repeated itself throughout history all over the world.
BTL:Violence Against Strikers in Oaxaca, Mexico Triggers Solidarity Actions (tags)
Report produced by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
when CELEBRATIONS go BAD (tags)
Reign of Terror and the Heart of Israel (tags)
This article arises from attempts to retrieve an article, Dwelling of Violence from UK Indymedia.
Bush drops 'stay course' Iraq slogan (tags)
Looks like Bush has finally figured out that the American public know he is losing the war in Iraq!
Israel's Cluster Bomb War "What We Did Was Insane and Monstrous" (tags)
Dropped so late in the war, it's hard to imagine what specific military objective these bombs could possibly have been meant to accomplish. Instead, they seem to have been dropped as a final, gratuitous act of violence in a war waged against an entire population. The vast majority of the 1,200 Lebanese killed by Israeli bombardments were civilians; one in three was a child.
Time to plan for the protest when the body count hits 3,000 (tags)
I guess we won't have to wait that long to get to the 3,000 body mark for the big anti-war protest. If this keeps up we could hit the 3,000 mark in a little over a month.
Behind the love/hate relationship of China and the U.S. (tags)
A zealous distrust of China is something most American’s learn at an early age. The lessons include stunning visuals of atrocities, complete with attacks on helpless Tibetan monks and nuns, fearless democracy-seeking students staring down advancing tanks, and innumerable horrors of life within the totalitarian ‘communist’ society (yes they are still calling themselves that, and yes our government still clings to the word— as an abusive epithet— in a McCarthy-like attempt to browbeat). China cannot be defended if one is on the side of democracy, equality, and freedom, but neither can many of the US’ allies, past and present, who’ve had similar records (the US itself is looking more and more like China every day). Because China is outside the domain of US dominance, it is viewed as a competitor, and a threat; therefore, Chinese human-rights violations are a god-send for the White House PR staff, who look for any reason to conjure fear and create misgivings towards a country who, for purely economic reasons, is the prime candidate to face the US in World War III.
Big Jump in Hate Crimes Against Muslims Documented (tags)
WASHINGTON (IPS/GIN) - Complaints of discrimination, harassment and violence against Muslims jumped over 30 percent in 2005 from the previous year, according to a report released Sept. 18 by the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim organization.
Are the folks at the BATF a bunch of gun grabbers? (tags)
Levi Martin, assistant Wyoming attorney general, told Johnson that ATF's goal is "to remove firearms from the hands of as many people as it could."
Full Statement of Columbia Students Who Occupied the Stage (tags)
October 6, 2006
Protest at Columbia University against Gilchrist (tags)
Full statement of those who occupied the stage at Columbia University at a event with Jim Gilchrist on Oct. 4th.
Imperial Oil (tags)
addicted to oil
In the Spirit of Jaures and Luxemburg (tags)
Only a new type of conflict management can put a stop to the violence in the Middle East.. In 1914 there existed an inherited hostility between Germany and France.. The only question is how the never ending spiral of violence can be broken.
The Compulsion of Violence: Retaliation (tags)
Retaliation is giving back in kind. We are struck, we strike back. Both President Bush and Osama Bin Laden believe in retaliation; both argue that their strikes are answering attacks, that they are protecting and avenging their people. Both anathematize the other as ruthless and evil. And both are far from the forgiveness and peace their religions preach. In the Koran Allah says "My mercy embraces all things." In the Christian Gospel Christ says "Do not resist evil with evil. If someone strikes you on your right cheek, turn the other one to him as well." Israel also is very righteously into retaliation, answering the abduction of two soldiers with war. Are Bin Laden, Bush and Olmert, reigning leaders who affirm the great monotheisms, more than warriors? The fusion of political and religious leadership in these figures is volatile-they license crusades without check.
Justice and Peace: Globalization from Below (tags)
Free trade is one of the most important idols that rule over us in Babylon..Deregulation as the owners of the world call this lawlessness leads to new forms of impoverishment..The greatest terrorist is neoliberal economicorder
Invisible Violence in Haiti (tags)
Ignoring murder in post-coup Haiti
A Message to Impeachment Supporters from Ramsey Clark (tags)
Bush Making More Enemies in the Middle East
Medea Benjamin Disrupts Iraqi PM Speech (tags)
Medea broke into a chant saying: "Iraqis want the troops to leave, bring them home now! Listen to the Iraqis!"
Down the Memory Hole-More Mainstream media por-israel Bias (tags)
In the wake of the most serious outbreak of Israeli/Arab violence in years, three leading U.S. papers—the Washington Post, New York Times and Los Angeles Times—have each strongly editorialized that Hamas in Gaza and Hezbollah in Lebanon were solely responsible for sparking violence, and that the Israeli military response was predictable and unavoidable. These editorials ignored recent events that indicate a much more complicated situation.
German Peace Movement Demands Israeli Withdrawal (tags)
Both the occupation of the Gaza strip and the arrest of members of the Palestinian government are clear breaches of international law.
Woman Abandoned: U.S. Feminists Fail the Test (tags)
A year ago U.S. feminist groups abandoned Maria Cuevas; this month it was an undocumented woman in Pomona.
Rice's Fallacy (tags)
What if Israel can't win militarily?
Targeted Arson (tags)
The dominant policy only knows the language of violence. Whoever tries solving problems with violence only produces more violence.. A war against terror is not waged. This is a war against a whole people.
Rice leaves bloody footprints in Lebanon (tags)
At some point in the future, when the ill-fated American drive for hegemony in the first decade of the twenty-first century is subjected to critical study, historians will discover ugly parallels between the tenure of Condoleezza Rice as American secretary of state under President Bush and that of Joachim Ribbentrop as German foreign minister under Chancellor Hitler. All the characteristics of the foreign policy of the Third Reich as it set the stage for World War—its depraved deceitfulness, cynicism, hypocrisy, recklessness, fascination with violence and utter contempt for human life—are to be observed 70 years later in the operations of the Bush administration, for whom Rice serves as chief foreign policy spokesman.
Peace Vigil: LA Jews for Peace! (tags)
Let us stand in solidarity with thousands of Israelis, Lebanese & Palestinians protesting the violence.
Ceasefire Now! LA Jews for Peace Wed 26th (tags)
Ceasefire Now! Join LA Jews for Peace Denomstration Wednesday, July 26th
Russian President Putin teaches George Bush a few things about democracy (tags)
Russian President Vladimir Putin: "We certainly would not want to have the same kind of democracy as they have in Iraq, I will tell you quite honestly."
WHO OWNS THE FARM? (tags)
Garrett describes developer Ralph Horowitz as venting his wrath against the South Central Farmers in an hour - long migrant-bashing tirade.
Paid Thug Attacks SCF Supporter (tags)
Horowitz' rent a cop attacks supporter of South Central Farmers.
"WE ARE FARMERS, NOT GARDENERS" (tags)
To say that we are gente de maiz – people of maize -- is to say that we are one: the people, the land and the maize (chile, frijol & nopal, too) are all one.
POLICE VIOLENCE AT FARM: Interview with Sam Sanchez, defender of the farm (tags)
This last Tuesday during the sheriff’s raid on the farm Sam was one of the people who engaged in non-violence resistance in defense of the farm. In this interview Sam describes his ordeal and brutalization by officers of Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department.
At the Turning Point: The War is Lost (tags)
In private reports to the Pentagon, military commanders in the field admit the war is lost and the American military cannot contain the growing violence in the country.
A Brief Explanation of the CPE, the November riots, and French politics in general (tags)
The riots in French suburbs have always been detonated by police violence. The first of these riots happened in Lyon's suburbs, in Vaulx-en-Velin, a working class hub with Renault factories. Monstrous urbanisation, tens of thousands of workers who became jobless after corporate downsizing in the 1970s, inexistent public infrastructures, stigmatisation against people of foreign origin, schools that only proposed dead ends, heroin for the young and alcohol for their parents; voila the situation of this peripheral city forgotten by all until police violence led to the death of a young man. Police violence triggered this riot in 1990, and those that followed, all the way up to those of November 2005...
Philippines: Agrarian violence claims more lives under Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Regime (tags)
Agrarian violence claimed two more lives this month. A leader of Task Force Mapalad (TFM), Rico Adeva, 39, was gunned down by three men as he and his wife Nenita were walking to their home in Barangay Dos Hermanas, Silay City, Negros Occidental on Black Saturday. He suffered seven bullet wounds – in the head, stomach, chest, and hand. Meanwhile, in Davao, the Secretary General of the National Coordination of Autonomous Local Rural People’s Organizations (UNORKA), Eric Cabanit, was assassinated by two masked men while he was in a public market in Panabo last April 24, 2006. His daughter, who was with him when the shooting happened, was also wounded and is still in critical condition.
Racist extremists advocate "killing" Mexicans (tags)
Neo-Nazis and anti-immigration extremists responded to a highly publicized wave of immigration reform demonstrations in major U.S. cities with open calls for terrorist violence, including truck bombs, machine gun attacks, and assassinations of U.S. senators and members of Congress.
Paparian to Schiff: "Support Dept. of Peace Bill" (tags)
Former Pasadena Mayor and Green candidate for Congress Bill Paparian supports HR 3760 to create a Federal Dept. of Peace; incumbent Rep. Adam Schiff has not signed on to the legislation. Will he rise to the challenge and follow Paparian's lead?
Poem For Rachel: There Are No Sides To Peace (tags)
Poem For Rachel:
BTL:Iraq Holy Shrine Bombing Triggers Sectarian Violence;Nation Nears Civil War (tags)
Interview with Chris Toensing, editor of Middle East Report, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
Help Needed in Hebron (tags)
What kind of place is this where a mother has to make sure her daughter isn’t in danger so she can go see her eleven year old son, who was just attacked by seven adults, in the hospital???
On the Expanded Security Concept (tags)
As the term social security contributed to undergirding public security against private life risks as a legal claim of individuals visavis society, the new international securiity discourse upgrades civil conflict resolution.
Violence against indigenous women a lesson to us all (tags)
Men have now used the desert itself as a verbal threat to women of what may happen to them if they do not obey.
Postal Shooting: S.B County Could Have Stopped Extreme Violence (tags)
An experimental treatment direct to the unconscious mind that can end tendencies for extreme violence or other destructive behaviors was proposed as experimental in 1999. S.B. County Mental Health Approved and provided a letter to show they were taking the request to administer experimental treatments to the State Mental Heath Department and that the State response would be provided in writing.
A Brutal Police Riot in Israel (tags)
It looks at the recent Police Riot in Israel.
Indigenous women and military injustice (tags)
Unable to obtain justice in Mexico, and failed by other institutions – the civilian public prosecution services and civilian courts - this case, and that of Valentina Rosendo Cantú, another indigenous woman from Guerrero who was reportedly raped by soldiers a few days earlier on 16 February 2002, have been submitted to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR, Comisión Interamericana de Derechos Humanos).
Justice fails in Ciudad Juarez and the city of Chihuahua (tags)
The reality is that since 1993 more than 370 young women and girls have been murdered in the cities of Ciudad Juarez and Chihuahua - at least a third suffering sexual violence - without the authorities taking proper measures to investigate and address the problem.
Bush Pot Calls Hamas Kettle Black (tags)
What’s wrong with this picture? Here’s our president, who began an unprovoked war of aggression that has killed as many as 250,000 civilians, telling Hamas to renounce violence.
When is a War Justified? (tags)
What is the future of the United Nations when its most powerful member treats it with contempt? The law is still the law even when it is broken.. The conflict over anticipatory self-defense is the real reason for the crisis of the UN, not the skirmish over reform.
In Mexican villages, rape can be called a courting ritual (tags)
Rape is prosecuted at the state level, and state laws vary. A review of criminal laws in all 31 states showed that many required that if, for example, a 12-year-old girl accused an adult of statutory rape, she had first to prove she was "chaste and pure." Nineteen of the states required that statutory rape charges be dropped if the rapist agreed to marry his victim
Women’s Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean (tags)
In every country in Latin America and the Caribbean, women suffer acute discrimination. Often, the discrimination women face is related to social prejudices regarding appropriate patterns of conduct for men and women.
Traditionally, Mexican culture is hierarchical in nature and there is a definite leaning toward a "macho" approach in the way men interact with women. Male superiority is a given, and the majority of women are oppressed and brutalized by their menfolk in everyday life. According to the Human Rights Commission, in Mexico City, 80% of female victims of domestic violence are victims on multiple occasions.
10 Reasons Why the U.S. Must Leave Iraq (tags)
AFSC asks that you publish this as widely as possible. http://afsc.org/iraq/activism/10-reasons.htm
Attitudes among authorities and the public (tags)
Mexican society generally considers domestic violence to be a private matter
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL Report 2005
Day Lborers 2 Counter Minutemen Nationally (tags)
Day workers across the country will peacefully respond to coordinated vigilante actions organized by Connecticut Citizens for Immigration Control and local cells of the so-called “Minutemen.”
Victims and Executioners (tags)
Isn't there some other role aside from these two?
Governor's Claims of Remorse Not Genuine (tags)
The Governor has contributed more to gang violence through his cuts to education and social services than Tookie Williams ever did by co-founding the Crips. It is a travesty that such a flawed person was allowed to sit in judgement of this valued member of our community.
World AIDS Day press conference (1 of 2) (tags)
AIDS Research Alliance and the Global Campaign for Microbicides hosted a press conference 12/01/05 at 11am at Los Angeles City Hall.
Video: "Not Even Once More: Stop Violence Against Women" (tags)
As Latinas/os who reside in California, we want to join in the celebration of these days of international activism against violence toward women.
BTL:France's Street Violence Ascribed to Decades of State Inattention to... (tags)
...High Unemployment and Poverty Among Immigrants ~ Interview with Paul Silverstein, associate professor of anthropology at Reed College, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
Save "Tookie" Williams (tags)
Stanley "Tookie" Williams should not be executed.
CRFI Declaration on the youth uprisings in France (tags)
November 7 Declaration of the Coordinating Committee for the Refoundation of the Fourth International
'Mort pour Rien' (tags)
Had French society allowed for nonviolent social movements to form and flourish, violence would have seemed politically inefficient. Because immigrants and the working-class are so effectively shut out of French society, they have no other way to effect change than to violently demand it.
Curfew Imposed in Parisian Ghettos (tags)
Curfew Imposed in Parisian Ghettos
Paris is Burning (tags)
Chirac Appeals for Calm as Paris Suburbs Endure Sixth Night of Violence
We Can Win; Now When We Take a Stand for Human Rights It Means More. . . (tags)
With legislation on the verge of passing to close the "School of the Assassins", the time has come this November to stand up against violence, torture, and war! This Nov. 18-20 we ask that all those who stand for justice and democracy join us at the gates of The U.S. Army School of the Americas (SOA/WHINSEC), in Fort Benning, Georgia. In November of 1989, 14-yr old Cecilia Ramos, her mother, and 6 Jesuit Priests were murdered by a Salvadoran Death Squad attempting to instill fear in anyone who raised their voice against El Salvador's military. This November - as the 15th anniversary of the SOA Watch movement and support for legislation HR 1217 on the verge of closing the school - we need YOU, your family and friends, to join us at the gates in Fort Benning to end the violence and demand justice and freedom.
Ending the Spiral of Violence (tags)
The US violates human rights in the name of human rights..The Occident conquered, colonized and carried out a never-seen genocide. .With the mechanism of globalized casino capitalism, we kill as many people every year as the victims of the whole WW2.
Irrationalism and Ideology in Risk Capitalism (tags)
Reductionist worldviews promise "order" in the mixed-up social consciousness.. Psycho-analysis has coined the term "regression" for this process of escapism..Psychic regres-sion involves withdrawal to a state of original immediacy, an earlier less complex stage.
Can the Empire Do Everything? (tags)
"The problem is that the US supported the 1970 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. A paragraph imposes the obligation of negotiations on ending the nuclear arms race.. An empire doesn't seem worried about justice and law.."
The War Culture (tags)
smart analysis of america as the war culture
The UN as Stopgap by Eric Chauvistre (tags)
"First of all, the question must be raised whether Iraq is actually a military problem that could be solved with more troops. This is assumed by Bush and others.."
Hey, Joe: An Open Letter to Joe Turner and SOS (tags)
Joe Turner of "Save our State" has a "new" strategy." One that will lead to the same old tragedy, based as it is on the premises of ethnic cleansing and a resort to Storm Trooper style violence. More below.
Whoever Doesn't Really Try, Consents. (tags)
Mass symbolic, sanctioned marches that do nothing to actually change the status quo serve as painless absolution rituals, that allow the participants to “bear witness”, to “speak truth to power” and to “wash their hands of the blood of empire.” Marches, with their biting satire and snazzy costumes, do not provide a real means for stopping the carnage they deplore. A “functioning” democracy needs some form of sanctioned, orderly protest to stimulate discussion, and if the current regime were really “that bad” they wouldn’t allow big demonstrations, right? Ineffective activism, like regulated marches, actually provides a façade of healthy interchange and is welcomed by the status quo. The majority of demonstrators are aware well in advance that their actions will likely have no tangible effect on the negative of the empire, but they go to a huge rally and can sleep better at night having chanted out their guilt. Just as it can be said qui tacet consentive videtu (whoever is silent consents) it can also be said “whoever doesn’t really try, consents.”
Protest the Annual World Bank and IMF meetings::Call for Direct Action::Sept. 23-25, 2005 (tags)
Join us and the millions around the world dedicated to a world where development, security, and democracy are no longer tools of rhetoric employed by the World Bank, the IMF, and the U.S. government but are realities in the lives of all. Come to Washington DC September 23-25th for a weekend of spirited action to shake the pillars of empire!
Protest the Annual World Bank and IMF Meetings Sept. 23-25, 2005 Washington DC (tags)
Block the Bank! Fight the Fund! Reclaim Our Communities! Confront Economic Violence and Corporate Capitalism during the World Bank and IMF Annual Meetings September 23-25, 2005 :: Washington DC :: Call for DIRECT ACTION
A.N.S.W.E.R. CONDEMNS THE LAPD KILLING OF SUZIE MARIE PEÑA (tags)
A.N.S.W.E.R. CONDEMNS THE LAPD KILLING OF SUZIE MARIE PEÑA Stop Racist Police Violence! Take Action Today!
Israeli Disengagement Plans Include The Use Of Deady Force Against Protestors (tags)
In the event of violence on the part of anti-disengagement protestors during the planned Gaza pullout of Israeli settlers, an Israeli team of high-ranking military officers and academics has recommended the use of deadly force against them.
THURS 7PM: CodePink Vigil for Peace at British Consulate in WLA (tags)
CODEPINK Women’s Peace Group Holds Vigil This Evening at British Consulate in Los Angeles WHEN: 7 PM on Thursday, July 7 WHERE: British Consulate-General, 1766 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 1200 (between Bundy and Barrington) West Los Angeles
TUES. 6/28: Rape, Sexual Assault and Gender Violence Forum at the Onion (tags)
TUESDAY NIGHT FORUM AT THE ONION (http://webcom.com/onion) Rape, Sexual Assault and Gender Violence Sexual assault can happen to anyone. No one should suffer alone. WHEN: Tuesday, June 28, 2005 at 7:30 PM WHERE: The Onion, Sepulveda Unitarian Universalist Society 9550 Haskell Ave., North Hills, 91343-2013 San Fernando Valley
James Chase and Joe Turner (tags)
James Chase to participate in round two of Baldwin Park protest.
Coalition of Black Trade Unionists: Building labor-community unity for progress (tags)
The People's Weekly World interviewed William (Bill) Lucy, president of the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists, at its 34th annual convention in Phoenix, May 29. Martin Frazier, contributing editor, conducted the interview.
Silent Violence (tags)
If you like peace the notion of silent violence may be uncomfortable - disturbing even. But the elements that make violence what it is; fear, pain, danger, and death are all contained within deprivation. The only difference perhaps is that one is a result of aggression and the other a result of ignorance.
PACHANGA meeting (tags)
thursday evening, 7/7:30, central location
Muslim violence (tags)
The violence by muslims over the Newsweek thing wasn't caused by purely religious zeal or even western hate.
Sister, Uncle Sam Wants You Too (tags)
As military recruiters step up their efforts to make up for slipping numbers, young women of color are high on their list. Meanwhile, counter-recruitment activists are speaking out.
Human Argument Against War (tags)
It has been months since I publicly refused to assist in destroying Iraq. I did so by refusing to Board the USS Bon Homme Richard and refusing to become complicit in this illegal and morally anemic plight in Iraq. There have been moments when it seemed to me that the military would work within the rule of its own laws and grant me Conscientious Objector Status, but those moments are far behind me.
Sister, Uncle Sam Wants You Too (tags)
As military recruiters step up their efforts to make up for slipping numbers, young women of color are high on their list. Meanwhile, counter-recruitment activists are speaking out.
Prostitution and its Social Consequences (tags)
Sisyphe website delivers cutting edge analysis of women's condition and of other important issues, notably prostitution.
Prometheus and the Burnt Child (tags)
One's own violence is repressed from consciousness as legitimate counter-force against unjust power since aggression is only seen in the ppowerful enemy.
Theses on Violence (tags)
Violence is the problem that pretends to be its solution. Violence is infectitious like cholera. Violence feels justified as counter-force. Violence prohibited as an offense is justified as a sanction.
Cops needlessly kill tiger (tags)
Cop violence spreads from shooting down people to shooting down animals who pose no threat.
The Evolution of Revolution: Part I of III: The Human Animal (tags)
must read analysis of the human condition
Reports of violence still coming out of Sudan's Darfur region – UN (tags)
31 January 2005 – Reports of violence continue to come out of Sudan's western Darfur region and several routes in South Darfur state are currently closed for United Nations movement because of ongoing insecurity, the UN Advance Mission in Sudan (UNAMIS) said today.
Two Vicious Iraqi Collaborators Fallujahed As They Leave US Base (tags)
Cleansing Iraq of the Foreign Filth--One Righteous Deed at a Time!
The Cry of the Subject: Book Review (tags)
The institution of modern universal competition is elevated into a law by the ideology of practical necessities..Every insti-tution dies when its preservation is made an end-in-itself..The totalitarianism of the market threatens the destruction of humanity.
Rachel Corrie vs Kobe Mandell (tags)
The latest crime bill has something in it for everyone.
Beyond Violence and Domination (tags)
Responsibility is completely ignored by fundamentalism of all origins. Fundamentalism thwarts the change to mature towards human autonomy.
What Is Law, Why Does Law Exist? (tags)
A rational anarchist introduction to the concept of law.
CARE TO KNOW HOW AND WHY NAT'L ELECTIONS ARE HIJACKED? (tags)
The following is a post on the Urbana-Champaign IMC (which see): Eric Rainbowlt, web publisher of http://www.linktoit.com & 911Exposed.com.
TOMORROW! Cal State L.A. workshop: "Avoiding Dangerous Relationships" (tags)
Can you recognize the danger signs? Do you know how to get out?
CSULA Workshop: "Avoiding Dangerous Relationships" (Nov. 1) (tags)
Can you recognize the danger signs? Do you know how to get out?
New Book on Earth Liberation Front (tags)
FORMER ELF SPOKESPERSON CRAIG ROSEBRAUGH RELEASES NEW BOOK
hate crimes misclassified (tags)
Many transgender people disappear and are categorized as drug related by law enforcement officials who choose to avoid the media publicity of an official hate crime.
The Daily Poetry Movement (tags)
The fine was levied. But such a fine can not undo the actions taken, can not end the misery, can not prevent the US having paid over $1.5 million dollars a day for the massacres. I worked hard, I barely paid my bills, everywhere I went they took extra, a percentage for their corporations to kill, and my water turned off. upRising!
The Anatomy of ''Terror Experts'' (tags)
The Terror Experts existed before the Iraqi resistance and they will exist after it. Wherever the oppressed rise and effectively resist imperial rule there will be academic chairs, foundations grants and Centers for International Studies for the ambitious upwardly mobile Terror Expert. The Imperial state will demand their services, the prestigious Councils of Foreign Relations will offer membership and universities will reward them with distinguished professorships. They will be celebrities the mass media talk shows will feature them. They will be far from the killing fields but their spirit will be there, on the front lines and in the torture chambers, guiding the hands that place the hoods over the unredeemable, nihilists, Muslims, Marxists or national patriots.
9/11: HEALING JOURNEYS. . . forlocal and global justice (tags)
Interfaith Activists to Offer “Healing Journeys” on Saturday, September 11th. Tw o peace marches culminating in in MacArthur Park for an interfaith, intergenerational memorial service/rally/celebration/call to action
Silvia Cattori : Violence against Palestinian children:A weapon of war (tags)
The Palestinians, although they do have courage and unlimited perseverance, are humans with limitations. Oppressed by Israel and subjected to permanent violence and stress, betrayed by the international community, the Palestinians draw their main strength from our support.
Globalization Strikes Back (tags)
"The war against terror must be a war against poverty.. Washington reserved to itself the right to attack other states.. Distribu-tive justice is a demand of security policy, not only of morality and humanity.."
Another world is possible: Countering the (il)logic of political violence (tags)
With the publication of his book The Logic of Political Violence, former ELF spokesperson Craig Rosebraugh is following in the footsteps of Ward Churchill, whose Pacifism as Pathology provided a gloss of intellectual credibility to the advocates of "Diversity of Tactics" during the peak of the global justice movement. An excerpt from Rosebraugh's book has begun to circulate on the internet. Will his advocacy of revolutionary violence appeal to a re-vitalised anti-war movement, or is fighting for peace about as smart as fucking for virginity?
Why the surprise? (tags)
I just want to get some disscussion going...
Can the Militarist See Outside the Box? (tags)
Liberation theology and the theology of hope can give us strength against fundamentalism intolerance and jingoism generated by hyper-materialism. False consciousness can be replaced by exchanging roles and egalitarian passion.
North American Anarchist Convergence (tags)
Join us in the beautiful foothills of Appalachia to network, brainstorm, and discuss social change through building a positive movement toward a free and responsible society. We will focus on practical alternatives to problems associated with power-based governments, institutions, and internalized systems of oppression.
Amnesty Says Sudan Militias Use Rape as Weapon (tags)
An international human rights group has accused pro-government militias in the Darfur region of Sudan of using rape and other forms of sexual violence "as a weapon of war" to humiliate Black African women and girls as well as the rebels fighting the government in Khartoum.
When is Political Violence Justified? (tags)
Today I am writing about a very sensitive subject. Indeed, at this point in time it is a very dangerous subject to write about. The subject is political violence: when is it justified and when is it not justified. There are many positions on this topic and like most topics there are extreme positions. One extreme position is that political violence is never justified. This is the belief held by pacifists and followers of Gandhi. At the other extreme we find believers in political violence ranging from Stalinists, some Anarchists, Fascists, to Imperialists, among others. These political ideologies generally support the use of violence to achieve their ends.
JEANMARRY PEACE: WHY SUCH AN AMOUNT OF HATRED IN THE GREATEST NATION OF THE WORLD!! (tags)
LAURA GEORGE BUCH "RESPECT" TERESA JOHN KERRY "RESPECT
Pluto rising (tags)
doesn't look good
L.A. Indymedia Plays A Major Role In Underground Film (tags)
No Hollywood Crap. See a really independent film that was made to speak out for peace and justice. Support independent media.
A Response to Violence (tags)
A short peice in response to the recent beheading of Nick Berg.
PROTEST AGAINST TORTURE OF IRAQI PRISONERS (tags)
Because of the escalation of violence by American solders against Iraqi prisoners of war, the group for the promotion of LGBT rights Queeria calls upon all NGOs in Serbia and the region to reject donations from the American administration and government foundations.
Insurgent Ideas (tags)
Federal, state, and private security forces converged to police not actions but ideas at the Student Animal Rights Organization (SARO) conference on animal liberation, which included the first ever academic symposium on the Animal Liberation Front (ALF).
Fight Sexual Violence!!! (UCLA Clothesline Project May 11-13) (tags)
UCLA Clothesline Project presents the display May 11-13 and Take Back the Night rally May 13 on the UCLA campus. Display and rally to fight sexual violence.
Nader asks if the peace movement is going to support "two pro-war candidates?" (tags)
"The way to save U.S. and Iraqi lives and reverse the escalating spiral of violence is for the United States to go back home," Nader said. He added: "The peace movement in this country’s going to have a very interesting choice: whether they’re going to basically support two pro-war candidates or whether they’re going to support a muscular peace candidate."
Paroled Mexican Woman Fights Deportation (tags)
Copied from AP, about Maria Suarez. Follow the link to support the victim of this brutality.
BTL:Iraq Explodes in Violence as Sunnis and Shiites Rise up to... (tags)
...Oppose U.S. Occupation* Interview with Mel Goodman, former CIA analyst conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
OFFER TO BUY HALLIBURTON (tags)
The next dead troop was sponsored by Halliburton and confirmed by Paul Bremer according to Fox news channel. Bremer is some GOP thug in charge of stealing oil and killing Persians in Iraq.
Why do people who call themselves liberals get sad when a racist is killed.
On the Murder of Sheikh Yassin (tags)
there will never be a safer israel than a freer palestine
Dear Mr. Bush (tags)
An open letter to the Bush Administration, Skull and Bones, and all imperialists. I'm pretty sure it will elicit angry responses for its friendly tone, but actually the letter puts these criminals on notice.
Passion review in Haaretz (tags)
"....the message here is that the Jews can bend even a representative of a world empire to their will. And perhaps there is a heavy allusion here to our own times, and to what has been said about the Jews' control of the American administration and its moves."
Notes From Spain (media vrs. people) (tags)
Despite collusion with much of the spanish media (according to this message) and a blanket over the street marches and questioning of the government, people vote out Aznar
When communism takes over (tags)
Facts on property owning in Finland.
The Passion of the Christ (tags)
A Muslim view on The Passion of the Christ.
Arab on Arab Violence (tags)
Half of all wives beaten last year
Welcome to IsraHell (by Latuff) (tags)
Copyright-free artwork by Brazilian cartoonist Latuff, on behalf of brave Palestinian people and their struggle against U.S. backed IsraHell's state terrorism.
8 March 2004 - 5th GLOBAL WOMEN’S STRIKE (tags)
8 March 2004 -- Calling all women 5th GLOBAL WOMEN’S STRIKE Calling all men to join with women to STOP THE WORLD AND CHANGE IT! INVEST IN CARING NOT KILLING!
Silvia Cattori : BBC The child victims of repeated lies (tags)
This is the commentary that accompanied the BBC's televised pictures of Palestinian children from Balata camp (1) throwing rocks at a tank : "The violence in Palestine continues ».
Solidarity With Los Indigenos en Morelos (tags)
Zapatisitas in Tlalnepantla, Morelos declared their town an autonomous zone and are being responded to with violence by the Mexican government. Anytime a group declares independence from a repressive government corporation, they undermine the capitalist elite's profit base. Money is behind the Mexican government's land grab..
Police Violence AT WTO Protests Costs Seattle Taxpayers $250,000 (tags)
In a time when Seattle is in deep need of money for its schools, etc., we are paying $250,000, and rightly so, to protesters who were grotesquely violated at the WTO protests in 1999. And Seattle did not learn from that riot, as it produced two more...
Are Cops Like Bulls? (tags)
This article explores a comment made to one of my articles, by "Officer Friendly," that said about police violence at protests, "If you mess with the bull, you get the horns, you know what I mean?" I began to compare the bull and the police...
Rosebraugh Releases Political Violence Book (tags)
POLITICAL ACTIVIST CRAIG ROSEBRAUGH RELEASES CONTROVERSIAL BOOK PROMOTING REVOLUTION AND POLITICAL VIOLENCE
Maravilla Death and 9/11 (tags)
Like so many before him and those that never know who is next, I want to blame someone, something, for their murder.
Gun Laws do Not Reduce Criminal Violence According to New Study (tags)
Fire Arms in the possession of Free Citizens are a threat to Tyrants and Criminals only. Gun Control is nothing more than a Stalking Horse for disarming the American Public to make them easier to subdue.
PHR-Israel: New Clip - Violence Against Women (tags)
International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women
Its official COINTELPRO has returned (tags)
WASHINGTON, Nov. 22 The Federal Bureau of Investigation has collected extensive information on the tactics, training and organization of antiwar demonstrators and has advised local law enforcement officials to report any suspicious activity at protests to its counterterrorism squads, according to interviews and a confidential bureau memorandum.
Amnesty forced to Withdraw Chavez documentary from screening amid threats of violence (tags)
Amnesty International Vancouver was forced to withdraw a documentary on Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, amid threats of violence.
Playing the Rush Drug Addict Game (tags)
Rush must realize the implications for what he espouses, so every time you hear the phrase "drug addict" use "Rush Limbaugh" instead: "When drugs come into our neighborhoods, violence follows and thugs and criminals like Rush Limbaugh dominate our streets"
Thugs with Bats Assault Locked-out Grocery Workers (tags)
A gang of thugs with bats showed up to beat the living daylights out of locked out Albertsons workers in Laguna Niguel. Where's the outrage?
The War Plan (tags)
Needless to say, the Democrats have no actual plan of their own, unless "surrender" counts as a plan.
More Radical, Less Extreme: From Weatherman to the ELF (tags)
Violence is not the issue. I don’t think it ever was. Not back in the day when the Weather Underground blew up toilets in the Capitol Building and not today as the Earth Liberation Front (ELF) flips out over SUVs and condominiums. Revolution isn’t a leather-jacket tactic radicals adopt – it is a transformation of the whole society made by millions. It can be violent, but it’s not about violence. And it’s definitely not, as the old saying goes, a dinner party.
Israel's Chief of Staff Denounces Policies Against Palestinians (tags)
"In the northern West Bank, Israeli troops shot and killed a 12-year-old Palestinian boy on Wednesday night during a confrontation in Nablus, Palestinian residents said."
Amazingly Ignorant Article from the LA Weekly (tags)
With phrases like "male latino", "latino woman, "barrio to bourgeois", Pelisek's latest "LA Weekly" article will make anyone with an introductory level of spanish wince.
"Report From Baghdad" Part Four--Women in Iraq (tags)
This is a part four of the six-part series "Report form Baghdad" by Pacifica Radio KPFK Los Angeles Reporter Lee Siu Hin's July 2003 trip to U.S. occupied Iraq, to commemorate 6-months commemoration of U.S. invasion of Iraq (Sep 20), and to understand the future of Iraq. To view the entire series, please visit: http://www.actionla.org/Iraq/IraqReport/index.html
STOP VIOLENCE (tags)
stop state violence
Self-Responsibility Most Precious Possession (tags)
get the State out of your life, the church too.
Ramsey Clark Responds To Bush's TV Address (tags)
Brought to you by the Bush Regime: Death, destruction, and misery. In a word EVIL.
MOVE OVER ISLAM--CHRISTIAN EXTREMISM IN THE U.S. (tags)
Move over you Islamic extremists dreaming of 40 virgins in heaven, we got Christian extremism right here in the good ole' U.S.A.
peacecoup.us to defeat war of all against all (tags)
Ron Kovac (tags)
Speaking at Occupy the Occupiers - Event sponsored by the Not in Our Name project
Journalists Find "Calm" When Only Palestinians Die (tags)
Media reports are one sided in the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.
Basque petition for justice and peace (tags)
Petition is to highlight the Basque conflict to the media and the public. It is to show that Basques want peace and justice. Please read, sign, and pass on this petition!
Everything is simple to the simpleminded (tags)
Iraqi sociologist Faleh A Jabar examines which groups might be responsible for the continuing violence against coalition troops in Iraq.
A Webmaster's 25th hour - News.com Interview with Sherman Austin (tags)
The Logic of Political Violence - A Spoken Word CD by Craig Rosebraugh (tags)
“THE LOGIC OF POLITICAL VIOLENCE: Lessons in Reform and Revolution” was released today by Arissa Media Group in Portland. This 65 minute spoken word cd contains a live lecture given by Craig Rosebraugh at a bookstore in Portland in 2003.
WTO protest in Montreal (tags)
News & videos from WTO protest in Montreal
The Time for Nonviolence Has Come (tags)
As Robert Muller has said, there is not one superpower in the world today, but two: the militarized United States on the one hand, and the millions of ordinary people, including many Americans, who yearn to devote their energies to a humane future. Which will win?
Violence at Peace Vigil (tags)
Violence has flared at a meeting in Australia's Northern Territory, to demand land rights for Aboriginies.
Israeli's sense they've won (tags)
Israeli officials are expressing growing confidence that after 33 months they have defeated the Palestinian uprising, or intifada.
Is Answer the Answer? (tags)
Peacenik activism, unwilling to confront police violence when and where it happens, will never change anything in the United States.
Violence in Southeast Mexico (tags)
As a dialogue between U.S. and Mexican state officials continues in Nashville, TN, police violence in Mexico intensifies.
A dangerous Israeli pattern (tags)
The helicopter attack against a Hamas political leader (which missed him but killed a woman and a child) has been nearly a regular occurrence in the Palestinian areas during the past two years. Israelis killed more than ten Palestinians including children and women before and after the suicide attack in Jerusalem.
BTL:War-Weary World Seeking Alternatives to Cycles of Conflict and Violence (tags)
Interview with Jonathan Schell, Nation columnist and author of "The Unconquerable World," conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
Human Rights Group Criticizes Hugo Chavez and Venezuelan Media (tags)
The Human Rights Watch is concerend that the Venezuelan government is not doing all it should to protect journalists.
Overcoming Violence (tags)
"I compare this new movement with the early battles for the abolition of slavery in the 18th century..At that time a hundred years were needed to abolish slavery, end child labor and introduce minimum wages..We need a different economic globalization from below..
F.B.I REPORT:JDL ZIONISTS AMONG TOP USA TERROR GROUPS (tags)
Four out of five people we asked have no idea who the JDL are, much less know that they are one of the TOP TEN FBI ACTIVE TERRORIST GANGS IN THE USA.
Unions Say No to Police Violence (tags)
Unions Say No to Police Violence in Oakland
What We Want (tags)
As progressive radical revolutionaries, we should make our demands clear: We want poverty, oppression, state sponsored violence against the poor, murder and absolutely no human development.
Inland Empire Peace Activists Targetted by Violence (tags)
A peace protester is assaulted in a drive-by attack in Riverside -- hit in the face by a two-inch bolt, causing a gash requiring stitches. This is part of the same pattern of violent intimidation aimed at the peace movement -- but we won't let it scare us.
Demonstrations in Baghdad Against U.S. Troops (tags)
While Kurdish factions in the northern cities accuse each other of inciting violence and looting, demonstrations against US lack of intervention continue in Baghdad.
American Empire? (tags)
By focusing on empire, we can reach a broad audience without giving up radical views. Includes link to establishment thinking of the American Empire and links to anti-empire pdf posters.
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.
No, The Police Were Not Provoked. (tags)
My response to someone that said that the police were justified in their actions, and that non-peaceful protest was in opposition to the point. The incidents that happened to me specifically are in reference to the Hollywood Oscars protests.
we need to take direct action NOW! (tags)
LISTEN TO MALCOM X WHEN HE SAYS "by all means neccissary"
Who's Teaching the Children? (tags)
Violent tendencies of some of today's youth can be blamed on a variety of causes, but the most obvious source of lessons of violence is ignored by the media. Though the government is the first to place blame on others, it has yet to look at its own actions and their affects on children.
Women (and Men) of the World, Unite! (tags)
the latest in a series about male domination
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.
The Evils of Low Intensity Warfare (tags)
The imperialist rationale for low intensity warfare
Revolutionary Cycles (tags)
The history of humanity teaches that people have always resisted when the social inequality was outrageous and blatant. The increase of criminality in the South as in the North is caused by the despair of the poorest in view of worldwide injustice.
Media Imbalance Amid Escalated Violence in Colombian Civil War (tags)
Millions of people rely on mainstream news sources to educate them on world events and foreign policy. Therefore, if the only explanation of the Colombian crisis provided by these sources falls within consistently selective standards that omit more than half of all violence, and show guerrilla attacks and the arrival of U.S. troops with no contextual analysis, escalation of the conflict will continue unchallenged.
BTL:Is a World Without Violence Against Women Possible? (tags)
Playwright, feminist and anti-violence activist Eve Ensler reads her essay, "V-World," recorded and produced by Between the Lines' Melinda Tuhus
12 Ways the Media Misreport Violence (tags)
Norwegian peace studies professor Johann Galtung identifies 12 points of concern where journalism often goes wrong when dealing with violence. Each implciitly suggests more explciit remedies. From Indymedia NL, April 14, 2002
Police provocateurs Copenhagen 2002 (tags)
Police provocateurs Copenhagen 2002 For months the police and intelligence agencies have claimed that Copenhagen would be a battlefield of raging violence during the EU-summit. If there is violence, they will tell: We predicted it. If there is none, they'll say: We prevented it. The following photos tell another story.
Beauty Pagents Can Be Murder (tags)
Send Lawyers, Guns and Money
The Declaration of a Renewed American Independence (tags)
The motives behind the killing of a Police Officer in Red Bluff, California. A declaration of American rights against law enforcement.
Go see Bowling for Columbine (tags)
Michael Moore’s latest movie, Bowling for Columbine, is a must-see. Moore does an excellent job of connecting the military-industrial complex, in particular, Lockheed Martin, to the violence in this society, to the same complex’s propaganda machine called “TV News” and to the repeal of welfare, also known as the most vicious, racist, bipartisan (Democrat & Republican) attack on the workingclass of the 1990s, that continues to this date.
Poetic justice for undercover piggys (tags)
instant karma-just add violence
HINDUS USE RAPE AS A POLITICAL WEAPON IN INDIA (tags)
Among all the horrifying testimonies of sexual violence to emerge from Gujarat, one story has come to symbolize the collective suffering of the Muslim community. It is told and retold on news stories, in NGO reports, in eyewitness accounts: "I was running [and] I saw a pregnant woman's belly being cut open," states a young boy on Indian television. "The fetus was pulled out and thrown up in the air. As it came down it was collected on the tip of the sword."
Papanastasiou: Who will do the dying? (tags)
Picture this: a searing, copper-coated hollow bullet slices the air with supersonic speed, striking and expanding in a human skull. The entry thud muffles an explosion of smashed bone and brain matter on the other side.
Gandhi and the (establishment-supported) Myth of Effective Nonviolence (tags)
Gandhi's life was history's longest experiment in nonviolent political action. The result of the experiment is fairly clear: An exploitative class structure cannot be broken without violence somewhere along the way. Property rights, defended by state violence, have never yielded to the peaceful pressure of the exploited class. Put in other terms, no exploiting class has ever left the stage of history without being pushed.
Deja vu (tags)
Orwell's words are still fresh. . .
THE LIGHT OF ANARCHY (tags)
9.11.02 176 Peace Events in Seven Countries (tags)
Here's a short summary of a few of the events closer to home.
CALL FOR AN INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT FOR THE LONG BEACH/SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ANARCHIST MOVEMEN (tags)
Silent Sacred Walk - Reposted correctly (tags)
Silent Sacred walks offers a new perpective for todays times.
Silent Sacred Walk (tags)
Peace walks in LA provide a new pespective to todays times.
#4-LA Jews For a Just Peace Construct "checkpoint" (tags)
event 7/25/02 at 6380 Wilshire------- 18 +/- months into the second Intifada pain and hardship are the only accomplishments. For both sides REAL objectives need to be realized. For Israel; the end of illegal settlements, West Bank occupation and violence towards the Palestinian people. For Palestine; the cessation of violence towards the people of Israel. Hard choices for a few, but sorely needed by the many. Remember the children. For Info. LA Jews For A Just Peace 323-769-5282
Today's Voice: ISRAEL/PALESTINE: STOP THE VIOLENCE! (tags)
The Media tells us what is wrong with the world; Voice4change will tell you what to do about it! Our member organizations are busy organizing, so we want to bring their message to you. Our affiliates are doing great work every day. They need your support…We will be their link to you. Sign on to www.voice4change.org
Sam Bahour's Palestine update and some important reading material (tags)
Every Palestinian is getting edgy and uptight. Our cities, economy, projects, and lives are being destroyed as we helplessly watch from our front windows.
US SPECIAL FORCES TRAINER: WHY I SUPPORT THE GUERRILLAS (tags)
In a new interview a retired US Special Forces sergeant who trained the Colombian military, explains why he now supports the armed struggle of the FARC-EP guerrillas in Colombia.
Panther Rises In Red, But Flourishes In Green (tags)
Socialism or Green Direct Democracy?
Nepal faces state and Maoist violence (tags)
Bush's war on terrorism is affecting Nepal. The Communist Party of Nepal (United Marxist Leninist) talks candidly about the way out of the cycle of violence. This article was originally published in the May 4 issue of the People's Weekly World.
Peaceful demonstrator from Los Angeles violently beat down in Tel Aviv by police (tags)
pulling them up by their arms and beating them. they kicked another women Sara chaluche,an American from Los Angeles California in the jaw. and this is only what I saw - I have ran away soon afterwards. there were three video cameras with us - that were specifically targeted and attacked by the police. two of the cameras (indymedia) were smashed to
BTL: Escalating Violence Between Israelis and Palestinians Interferes with... (tags)
Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with Hussein Ibish, communications director with the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, who discusses the relationship between a possible future U.S. attack on Iraq and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
For NPR, Violence Is Calm if It's Violence Against Palestinians (tags)
FAIR-L Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting Media analysis, critiques and news reports
"FreeRepublic" Becomes "CensoredRepublic" (tags)
Jim Robinson, owner of the popular forum "FreeRepublic", is censoring articles and views he doesn't agree with.
The UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT is the World's Greatest TERRORIST ORGANIZATION (tags)
The government and military of the United States of America have committed massive acts of international terrorism and brutal genocide — throughout the 20th century.
ANTI WAR DEMO IN LONG BEACH CA this SATURDAY DEC 22 (tags)
come on out to long beach
Fascists get their asses kicked (tags)
Our movement never stops in the war against fascism
International Solidarity Movement in Palestine - D15-J1 2001/2 (tags)
The International Solidarity Movement is converging again in Palestine from D15 to J1 2001/2 to bring the world's attention to the Israeli occupation and demostrate solidarity with the Palestinian people.
nepal's rev deepens (tags)
update on nepals ongoing upsurge
Chaos and Violence (tags)
Building Bridges Internet Radio - Angela Davis Violence Here and Abroad (tags)
Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report in Exile presents a 45 min. internet radio program with Angela Davis on the connections between domestic violence, violence in the larger socity and the War abroad. Building Bridges is broadcast over WBAI In Exile- www.wbix.org on Tuesdays from 9-10PM EST
New Chomsky book on 9-11: repost (tags)
Hmm...let's try that again!
New book by Chomsky on 9-11 (tags)
"9-11" contains interviews conducted with Chomsky by a variety of interviewers during the first month following the attacks of 9-11. The interviews were conducted largely via email, many with foreign journalists who speak and write English as a second language.
US charged with terrorism (maybe in the near future) (tags)
The US government's actions in Afghanistan meets a dictionary definition of the word "terrorism". Someone in the UN should make an official charge. I am sure that the US government will claim self defense and no resolution condemning the US will pass, but hopefully after that incident the US government will act more sanely.
US: A CULTURE IN DENIAL (tags)
What is to be done with a whole nation-state that seems to be ina state of denial?
Islamic Fundamentalist, Mirroring Falwell/Robertson, Blames Terrorism on Darwin (tags)
Conveniently ignoring thousands of years of religious conflict, murder and war, and Islamic fundamentalist tries to blame Darwinism for all the violence that religious true believers have perpetrated in the name of God.
Westwood sunday protest 5 pm oct 7 (tags)
violence leads to violence leads to violence
Hundreds Protest At Westwood Federal Building Despite Gov't Order (tags)
"The President says this is not a war against the people of Afghanistan, but it is unimaginable that the attacks we've launched won't result in possibly thousands of innocent deaths among the Afghan people. Our protest today is a fervent plea and demand that not a single innocent life be lost in this widening violence that will probably result in a war of escalating violence around the world." -- Don White, of CISPES.
Justice Not War - the Hague Appeal for Peace Statement on S11 (tags)
The Hague Agenda for Peace and Justice for the 21st Century has emerged from an intensive democratic process of consultation among the members of the Hague Appeal for Peace Organizing and Coordinating Committees, and the hundreds of organizations and individuals that have actively participated in the Hague Appeal process. The Agenda represents what these civil society organizations and citizens consider to be some of the most important challenges facing humankind as it embarks upon a new millenium. Below is the official stamement of the Hague Appeal for Peace following the S11 tragedy.
Happy Birthday Mahatma Gandhi! (tags)
Quotes from Mahatma Gandhi plus an essay by Nelson Mandela on Gandhi. Visit the official Mahatma Gandhi Website in India!
Moveon.org Action Campaign: Justice, not Terror (tags)
Take Action For A Justice Response To Terror
Students Call for Nonviolent Justice (tags)
Harvard University senior Molly McOwen of Northfield, Mass., holds a sign during a peace rally on the school's campus in Cambridge, Mass. Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001. Students called for non-violent justice, not revenge, for last week's terrorist attacks. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Howard Zinn: Violence Doesn't Work (tags)
September 14, 2001: Howard Zinn, Columnist for The Progressive magazine. Violence Doesn't Work
May Peace Prevail on Earth (tags)
A time for thinking about ending the cycle of violence.
May Peace Prevail on Earth (tags)
A time for thinking about ending the cycle of violence.
Statement from the Afghan Women's Mission (tags)
The Afghan Women's Mission statement includes important background information about the terrible conditions in Afghanistan.
Global Exchange's Statement on the violence of September 11 (tags)
Global Exchange's statement on the the violent events of September 11. Followed by an announcement of a vigil that was held in San Francisco on the evening of September 11.
MASS MOBILIZATION RECEIVES SOLIDARITY STATEMENT FROM COLOMBIA (tags)
Largest Los Angeles mass mobilization since the Democratic Convention, set for September 29, gains momentum; receives solidarity statement from Colombia
Here's some questions for the nazis (tags)
I've been reading the various posts by the nazis, and now have several questions that I was hoping some of them could try to answer.
ANTI-NAZI DEMONSTRATION AT "THE SHACK" (tags)
ARA (anti-racist action) organized another protest outside "The Shack" for hosting a neo-nazi benifit concert.
Amy Goodman and Edwin Johnston on Building Bridges over wbix.org (tags)
On Wednesday, August 29th from 8-9 pm est Building Bridges: Your Community and Labor Report (In Exile) will broadcast a special one hour program on the crisis at WBAI and Pacifica
The Dragon Strikes Back! (tags)
Corporate-Public radio anyone?
How to report "violence". (tags)
Reporting violent acts Undercurrents has attended meetings over the last few years on how to report conflicts. Danny from mediachannel.org sums it up well here- http://www.mediachannel.org/views/dissector/coveringviolence.shtml
Berlusconi defends tactics of riot police (tags)
Italian Carabinieri used strong-arm tactics but were badly led, ill-disciplined and indiscriminate
Genoa solidarity demonstration in San Diego (tags)
If they can get away with it in Genoa, how long before it happens here? We need to act now!
Police Raid Protesters' Headquarters (tags)
Police take into custody some members of the anti-globalization Genoa Social Forum, after raiding their center in Genoa, Italy, early Sunday, July 22, 2001. Police entered the school, where most of the activists were camping in search of incriminating material after Friday and Saturday's violence in the streets of Genoa. Dozens were arrested while ambulances carried away several other injured people after the raid. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Global protest is a force for good (tags)
The G8 leaders must listen, then act
Seeking Change in Genoa (tags)
G-8 nations have pledged to address poverty, disease and debt reform at this weekend’s meetings, but activists and campaigners don’t believe the G-8 has what it takes to make real change.
Salzburg Protesters Sent Back to Vienna by Train (tags)
"Police charged and made a big push and the response from the demonstrators was to use flagpoles to start beating on police shields,"
GOTHENBURG WRAP-UP: Commentary (tags)
Read critiques of the causes, effects, and big-picture consequences of the tactics used and the media spin of the Gothenburg protests.
TACTICS & VIOLENCE (tags)
What is the proper use of violence in our struggle for emancipation?
Understanding Strengths in Org's We May Criticize (tags)
Allowing that many people have abilities and that our lives or up-bringing may bring out the worst in us at times, clouding the good work other people do.
Activist News, Humor and Strategy Available on 1-800-708-1392 (tags)
Keep informed about the SouthEastern US and everthing from political prisoners in various prisons to struggles of immigrants for safety, livelihood and progress, to protests against police violence, city government corruptions and anti-domestic violence work. From FARM -AID, FLOC, Black Radical Congress, Food Not Bombs, Charleston 5 and Chattanooga 3 call us and we will help in the debate.
Joint Houston statement on WBAI/Pacifica violence (tags)
Press statement issued jointly by Houston Committee for People's Radio and Houston chapter of the Pacifica Listeners Union on recent violence at WBAI radio.
L.A.P.D. to hold parade Saturday (tags)
Los Angeles police will host the second annual Peace March through the streets of Hollywood on Saturday.
PEACEFUL UCSD STUDENTS MET WITH VIOLENCE AT CHANCELLOR'S ASSOCIATES MEETING (tags)
AFTER BEING IGNORED BY THE CHANCELLOR FOR OVER THREE WEEKS, STUDENTS ATTEMPTED TO MAKE A PEACEFUL PRESENTATION ON THE SITUATION OF UCSD NON-UNION JANITORS
Bigots in California celebrate deaths of Mexican immigrants. (tags)
More than a dozen Mexicans perished in the desert this week due to the get-tough border policies implemented by Clinton and continued by Bush. In response, Anti-Mexican bigots in California blamed the victims, celebrated their deaths, and took the occasion to threaten future militia violence. See and respond to their comments on this board:
HIP-HOP FOR CONSCIOUSNESS: The Imam Jamil Al-Amin Benefit Concert (tags)
Mos Def, Jurassic 5, Dialated Peoples, Planet Asia, and others to be announced are scheduled to perform at The Jamil Al-Amin (formerly known as H. Rap Brown) Benefit Concert on May 12, 2001 in Los Angeles @The Center in Watts. Proceeds from the concert will go towards Imam Jamil's Justice Fund and support for his family in this time of need. COME OUT AND SUPPORT THIS CAUSE IN THE NAME OF JUSTICE! www.worldlinedesign.com/jamilbenefit.html www.peacethrujustice.org
HIP-HOP FOR CONSCIOUSNESS: The Imam Jamil Al-Amin Benefit Concert (tags)
Mos Def, Jurassic 5, Dialated Peoples, Planet Asia, and others to be announced are scheduled to perform at The Jamil Al-Amin (formerly known as H. Rap Brown) Benefit Concert on May 12, 2001 in Los Angeles @The Center in Watts. Proceeds from the concert will go towards Imam Jamil's Justice Fund and support for his family in this time of need. COME OUT AND SUPPORT THIS CAUSE IN THE NAME OF JUSTICE!
COUPWATCH: Ashcroft and Anti-Abortion Extremism (tags)
In recent years, the U.S. Justice Department and its Task Force on Violence Against Reproductive Health Care Providers have been credited with preventing violence. Although John Ashcroft testified he would protect abortion providers, many doubters, citing his record, are speaking out.
LAPD attacks protesters at anti-police brutality march. (tags)
A short first hand news account of the LAPD's violence at today's anti-police brutality protest.
Swift Action by the LAPD Prevented Spread of Violence at DNC (tags)
Read in Chief Parks own words how the LAPD narrowly averted violence from 3500 shirtless anarchists at the Staples Center rally on the night of August 14. If you don't believe this is real, check out the LAPD website.
Police Violence Mars Wednesday's Youth March Against Police Brutality (tags)
Early in the standoff outside the Staples Center, the Police opened fiore into the crowd. Just after those shots, this officer threatens protesters with more violence.
The Horror of Mass Violence April 29,1992 Los Angeles Citizens and Residents (tags)
The Los Angeles Riots of 1992 left a death toll of nearly 51 and material damages of at least $463.7 million dollars and up to $1 Billion US Dollars. Estimates were made from Shinyodo Marketing and Helen Zia a Chinese-American woman with experience in auto assembly and with Ms. magazine.
Read Chief Parks' Account of Monday's Police Riot (tags)
LAPD Chief Bernard Parks's own words about the violence his men incited on Monday night.
contrasting reactions to Monday's violence (tags)
The aftermath of Monday's violence. The official police press conference and the D2K mobilization team's contrasting press conference. RIOT clips interspersed.
Police Actions Called "Provacative" By Protestors, Some Abuses Seen (tags)
Largely unreported info from angelfire.com/zine/ua...Unlawful Assembly
Police Presence at D2KLA March (tags)
The massive police presence on Monday night increased the chances of violent action by boht the police and the protesters. After anticipating riots at this convention for many nonths, the police officers are primed to overreact.If the police admittedly plant infiltrators into protest groups, we have to consider the fact that they could be inciting violence within these groups.
Police Violence in LA, Aug. 14 (tags)
Police violence after Rage Against the Machine Concert on Aug. 14, 2000.
Violence at the Rage concert (tags)
violence at Rage concert last night.
you read me heart (tags)
The LA Times Article (tags)
yes, non violent (tags)
A few views from Philadelphia (tags)
Response on Rafael's Comments (tags)
Political satire or inciting violence? (tags)
If you trash, they will come (tags)
Pre-Convention Coverage Whitewashes Police Violence, Distorts Activists' (tags)
Mainstream media are stoking fears about the potential for violence in Philadelphia and Los Angeles by rewriting the actual history of police brutality at last year's anti-WTO demonstrations in Seattle.
Domestic Violence Coverup in LAPD Made Public (tags)
The details of as many as 277 possible domestic violence related crimes involving Los Angeles police officers were posted on the internet on Friday. Bob Mullally, a lawyer from South Dakota, performed a review of personnel files of officers accused of domestic abuse and produced a report detailing 61 assaults, 28 assaults with a deadly weapon, six rapes and one sodomy.