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Beyond the Green New Deal: Eco-Socialism & De-Colonization

Beyond the Green New Deal — Eco-Socialism & Decolonization by Michael Novick, Anti-Racist Action-Los Angeles/People Against Racist Terror (ARA-LA/PART) Environmental catastrophes in southern Africa and in the US mid-west underscore the fact that life-threatening damage from capitalist-induced climate change is happening already. Hundreds died as a result of the cyclone in Mozambique and elsewhere, where…

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April 2019 Community Calendar

April 2019   Peace vigils: http://change-links.org/ongoing-peace-vigils-and-community-programs/   Other Calendars: http://ocprogressiveevents.info/, http://la.indymedia.org/calendar/, https://www.facebook.com/pg/ieprogressivealliance/events/, http://www.activistsandiego.org/event, https://vcpjn.org/calendar/ https://echoparkfilmcenter.org   On – Going & Continuing Events   Weekends, Crenshaw Farmers Market offers farm fresh produce and artisan goods, featuring locally grown favorites. Ties into the mall’s health initiative promoting wellness in the Crenshaw community. The B Fit program includes…

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Skid Row 2040 – and Today

Skid Row Today and 2040 [excerpts] by L.A. Community Action Network LA is one of the most  expensive cities in the  US, right  behind NY and  SF. Rents  are rising, forcing 1000s more  into the streets every  year. Housing is a basic  human right, the key  to solving this crisis,  and criminally scarce in  a…

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Family Dairy Farming is Dying

Family dairy farming is dying By Jim Goodman   [Excerpts] https://www.washingtonpost.com/outlook/dairy-farming-is-dying-after-40-years-im-out/2018/12/21/79cd63e4-0314-11e9-b6a9-0aa5c2fcc9e4_story.html Ed note: As of 2011 — as is true with much of the country’s wealth — the top 10% of farms in size account for more than 70% of cropland in the United States; the top 2.2% take up more than a third. After 40…

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Health & Environmental Threat of 5G Cell Phones

Health & Environmental Threat of 5G Cell Phones by John P. Thomas, Health Impact News, for Waking Times Public attention about 5G has been focused on the plans of telecom companies to install millions of small cell towers on electric utility poles, on public buildings and schools, on bus stop shelters, in public parks, and…

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Medical Neglect of People with Disabilities Kills

Justice for People with Disabilities Victimized by Medical Neglect by Autistic Self Advocacy Network https://autisticadvocacy.org/2019/03/disability-rights-statement-on-the-deaths-at-wanaque-center-for-nursing-and-rehabilitation/ As people with disabilities and loved ones of people with disabilities, as disability rights advocates, and as human beings, we are horrified by the deliberate neglect which led to the deaths of eleven children last fall at the Wanaque Center…

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Poetry Corner: The People Cage

THE PEOPLE CAGE by Dee Allen.   C.A.R.E. For the homeless On some street In Saint Pete Looks like   A cage For people   An open-air Holding cell South of Heaven, East side of Hell, A jailhouse with a dusky Ceiling full of stars, Black wrought Iron bars Surrounds the transients’ reality. Across the…

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Massacre at Christchurch – by Mumia Abu-Jamal

MASSACRE AT CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand Written 3/16/19 © 2019 Mumia Abu-Jamal Live-streamed, a young Aussie killer invades a set of Muslim mosques, and commits a massacre of men, women and even children. The man publishes a maniacal manuscript decrying Muslim “invaders” of Europe, while slaughtering Muslims at prayer and in meditation. Online, millions viewed this…

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Julian Assange will never obey Big Brother

Julian Assange will never obey Big Brother Speech by John Pilger, March 3, 2019 https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2019/03/04/pilg-m04.html Whenever I visit Julian Assange, we meet in a room he knows too well. There is a bare table and pictures of Ecuador on the walls. There is a bookcase where the books never change. The curtains are always drawn…

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Republicans on Health Care: Do Vast Harm

Republicans on Health Care: Do Vast Harm By Leo W. Gerard Author Bio: Leo W. Gerard is the international president of the United Steelworkers Union (USW). This article was produced by the Independent Media Institute. This week, U.S. Attorney General William Barr, a Republican, announced that his predecessor, Jeff Sessions, just hadn’t gone far enough…

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March 2019 Community Calendar

March 2019 Calendar   Peace vigils: http://change-links.org/ongoing-peace-vigils-and-community-programs/   Other Calendars: http://ocprogressiveevents.info/, http://la.indymedia.org/calendar/, https://www.facebook.com/pg/ieprogressivealliance/events/, http://www.activistsandiego.org/event, https://vcpjn.org/calendar/,  https://echoparkfilmcenter.org,  https://www.blackculturalevents.com/   On – Going & Continuing Events   Thru Mar 5 – Voting deadline for KPFK Local Station Board listener delegates. Please vote ASAP. This may be extended at additional expense to KPFK, as the voting is still…

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