Daily Archives: November 1, 2015

If This is a War, Then Black Lives Matter is Losing

by Mumia Abu-Jamal http://www.counterpunch.org/2015/10/16/if-this-is-a-war-then-black-lives-matter-is-losing/ Plus Ca change, say the French; or The more things change, of course, the more they stay the same. That thought, with all its despair and wisdom, resonates with particular power when we look at the Black Freedom Struggle, which, despite its ebbs and flows, has a sameness that seems to…

CSUN Hosts 2015’s Liberation Based Healing Conference

by Greg Foisie The 10th annual Liberation Based Healing Conference (LBHC) will be held at California State University Northridge (CSUN) November 14th and 15th, 2015.  The conference is hosted by CSUN’s Department of Social Work, with many CSUN Departments contributing to its establishment. The event’s website describes the first day of the conference as one…

Mixed Blood

by Susan Deer Cloud I am tired of you who condemn me and others for being mixed blood as if you were a surreal breed of Aryans when you are merely Indians with BIA cards and reservations that started as nothing more than concentration camps, those camps Hitler based his on. I am sick of…

Euro-skeptic Left Bloc of Socialists and Communists win majority in Portugal, denied right to form government

by Michael Novick, Anti-Racist Action The hollowing out of “democracy” is now complete. A united left won the clear majority in Portugal’s parliamentary elections, and the president of the country is refusing to allow them to form a government, directing that the minority, pro-Euro-zone conservatives, continue to govern. On top of the austerity forced on…

Some Reactions to the Oct. 13 Democratic Party Debate

by Julieanna Thomson Many of us watched Hillary Clinton face off against Bernie Sanders in the first Democratic candidate debate. Polls show that average Americans who watched the debate thought that Bernie won hands down.  His message resonated while Hillary’s didn’t. A highlight of the event was when Bernie told Hillary,  ìThe American people are…

MARY JOSEPHINE FULLER SEIDITA

(1923-2015) by Sheila Goldner, Mario Seidita, Nancy Price and Trent Lange Jo Seidita was born on November 20, 1923 in Texas.  She attended the University of Texas, where she met her husband, Nick, whose birthday was the same day as hers.  She lived at Shangri La, a housing co op, after working in an Army…

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