Daily Archives: June 3, 2016

Defend Black Lives Matter Protesters Against Police Abuse

BLM Pasadena organizer Jasmine Richards Abdullah says: “I moved from Pasadena my home due to police threats. I have also been charged with felony lynching from a peace walk BLM Pasadena organized in northwest Pasadena on August 28, 2015.” As C-L goes to press, she was convicted of attempted felony lynching in Pasadena by the Pasadena office of the L.A. County district attorney, and faces a possible 4-year sentence on Tuesday June 7 at the Pasadena courthouse — people are mobilizing for court support and urge leniency.

Obama vs. Black Lives Matter

By the way, Black Lives Matter has done far more than “yell” at politicians. Their efforts led to the electoral defeat of at least two prosecutors who spit on the community in the aftermath of the police killings of Laquan McDonald in Obama’s hometown, Chicago; and in Ferguson, Missouri. They have raised the flag of Black resistance to injustice.

Chasing the Scream: Book Review

The War on Drugs has been a dismal failure. Hundreds of billions have been wasted on this war, millions of lives ruined, and the number of addicts and arrests continue to increase. The only real beneficiaries are companies who build prisons, prison guards, corrupt politicians and the judges, lawyers, cops and probation officers whose livelihoods depend on administration of‘drug criminals.’

Project for the New American Century still rolling

Following the course outlined by the Project, the United States and the Defense Department are carrying on perpetual wars. Ashton Carter, the Secretary of Defense, has announced an enemies list of Russia, China, Iran, North Korea, and ISIS/Daesh, in that order. So, why don’t they call it the War Department?

Delegates in 2016 – Who Needs ‘Em?

People are concerned about the people designated to represent party members at the national political conventions, who vote to nominate candidates, approve party rules and the public party platform, etc. Hundreds of such delegates are at stake in California’s partisan presidential preference primary.

There is Love in Peace

It’s been a beautiful ride thus far to see the social development occurring among races around the Agreement to End Hostilities. We, here at Calipatria State Prison, have come to see the value in the Agreement of End Hostilities, where our Families, friends and associates are enjoying their incarcerated love ones! Proving there is Love in Peace!

Denial of Parole to Prisoner Hunger Strikers

Dear Prisoners and Supporters, The PHSS (Prisoner Hunger Strike Solidarity Coalition) Parole Subcommittee is focusing on parole issues specific to prisoners who have been released from SHU, both before and after the Ashker settlement. We are particularly interested in seeing language from transcripts of parole hearings and psych. evaluations that contain references to unsuitability for…

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