No Human Being is Illegal

Aqui Estamos y No Nos Vamos! As Trump announced his new “priorities” for deportation (millions of undocumented people) and intentions to use local law enforcement to conduct immigration arrests, migrant rights organizers held a press conference to announce a massive march and a national General Strike call for May 1. Endorsers included Union del Barrio,…

Fascism, American-Style (FAST)

by Jeffrey Hirsch FAST is the 1% controlling the 99%; is a military budget almost equal to all the rest of the world’s combined; is government surveillance; is the government persecuting whistleblowers; is the school-to-prison pipeline for people of color and the poor; is having more than 25% of the world’s prisoners with less than…

China Solidarity Delegations in March & July

2017 March & July 10-Day Activist to China Solidarity Delegation Website: http://www.chinadelegation.org Understand Chinese Society, History, Culture, Economic and Politics (10 Days) Friday March 24- Sunday April 2, 2017 and Friday June 30- Sunday July 9, 2017 delegations e-mail: ActivistWeb@gmail.com Phone: (213)403-0131   Organized by major U.S.-based activist organizations, an ongoing China-US political and social…

Parks, Open Space, and Measure S

Ed. note: Measure S on the LA city ballot this month is supported by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, The Crenshaw Subway Coalition, and Elena Popp of the Eviction Defense Noetwork, and opposed by the Mayor, many unions, ACLU SC, SAJE and others. C-L takes no position, but here’s a different take on “S”. by Jill…

Water protectors vow to defend Indigenous sovereignty

Water protectors vow to defend Indigenous sovereignty Police surrounded the Oceti Sakowin Camp at Standing Rock as C-L went to press, arresting the first of the remaining water protectors. The latter called for solidarity and vowed to continue resistance against the $3 billion Dakota Access Pipeline re-approved by Trump. The Army Corps of Engineers refused…

Greens endorse Kenneth Mejia for Congress

by Michael Feinstein The Green Party of Los Angeles County (GPLAC) endorses Kenneth Mejia for US House of Representatives, District 34 (LA) in the April 4, 2017 special primary election. (District 34 includes neighborhoods in Central, East and North East Los Angeles.) You must register by March 20, if you are not already registered, to vote…

Peacemakers Honor Roll – part 5

Peacemakers Honor Roll submitted by Ray Jones (5th installment)   For eminent distinction in character, valor, integrity, fortitude and altruism, these exemplary people are worthy of recognition for their convictions, determination, higher principles and intelligence with perseverance in conscience and dignity.–RJ   Mohandas Gandhi (1869–1948) Organizer, protester, advocate of non-violent Indian independence mvmt. Leymah Gbowee…

About Change Links

  IN MEMORY OF Co-founder & Editor John Johnson,  July 4, 1944 – d. April 13, 2014   Editorial Staff: Terrie Brady, Donna Buell, Freddy Cortes, Bella De Soto, Uncle Don B. Fanning, Greg Foisie, Sheila Goldner, Cindy Gordon, Jeff Hirsch, Ray Jones, Michael Novick,  Dean Ruby, Ron Spriestersbach, David Troy & others. Deadline for…

Peace Vigils & Community Calendars and Resources

If you or someone you know has been the victim of an immigration raid or hate crime, report it: 844-878-7801 Ongoing Weekly Peace Vigils in Los Angeles County: Sun: Arlington West Memorial with Veterans for Peace at Huntington Beach Pier on the first Sunday ea. month. http://www.lbapn.org/what-we-do Huntington Beach Peace Vigil. Suns 7-8p.  Foot of…

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