Voting For Your Pain

[col. writ. 3/9/16] ©16 Mumia Abu-Jamal An election is occurring tonight. It’s a primary, one of dozens to come. It matters not where — or, for the most part, even who. Elections are public expressions of emotion, as in who do you like? Who do you feel like voting for? Millions of dollars are spent…

“For The Boy” (excerpt)

by Marissa Mireles Please, Do not listen to the Trumps or the Camerons Do not listen to the raging of FOX or The Sun Do not listen and do not feel a need to violently retaliate. Do more than just relate. Educate yourself and Know. If something bad is happening, impudent liars need a scapegoat….

“Republicans VS. Democrats” FACT OR FICTION?

By Rob Macon I’m writing this article, not as a Liberal or Conservative. Nor as a Socialist or of the Green Party. But perhaps to make a little clearer difference and comparison between Republicans and Democrats during this 2016 presidential election. First, how did this Democrat/Republican thing get started anyway? The Democratic Party can be…

April 2016: Dear Editor

Dear Editor: Governor Brown has proposed a bill far overdue, and I question his motives. I mean, is he just now realizing the prison problems for the first time? No. He has helped to perpetuate this mess, now he’s trying to clean up his legacy to distinguish his administration from the failures of the past,…

Peace Memorial In Honor of Israel Feuer

Tuesday, April 5 – 6-9:00 PM UnUrban Coffee House 3301 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica For more information call Jerry Rubin: JerryPeaceActivistRubin@earthlink.net Rest in Peace Israel Feuer In Memory of Israel Feuer, who worked on Change-Links and KPFK and passed away recently, we are printing his statement when he ran for the Local Station Board at…

Voting With Our Feet

“The two parties colluded to turn American politics into anti-politics. The culture wars replaced political debate.” —By Chris Hedges Read Article http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/voting_with_our_feet_20160320 Photo: https://www.flickr.com/photos/theresasthompson/ License: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

Black Lives Matter Co-Founder: Obama Overlooked Black Women

by Alicia Garza http://blacklivesmatter.com/black-lives-matter-co-founder-obama-overlooked-black-women/ Tuesday night, I sat as the guest of Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) at President Obama’s final State of the Union. I waited for him to discuss or even announce a plan to address the needs of black people in America especially black cisgender and transgender women and black immigrant women, who…

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