Daily Archives: August 30, 2017

WHICH SIDE ARE YOU ON? Why Chris Hedges is Wrong to Equate Antifa with Fascists

What’s Wrong with Hedges View that ‘Antifa’ Mirrors the ‘Alt-Right’ by Michael Novick, Anti-Racist Action-LA (excerpts) https://ara-la.tumblr.com/post/164724019135/whats-wrong-with-chris-hedges-view-that-antifa Chris Hedges recently wrote that, “Behind the rhetoric of the “alt-right” about white nativism and Christian values is the lust for violence. Behind the rhetoric of antifa and the so-called “alt-left” about capitalism, racism, repression and corporate power…

September 2017 Calendar of Events

Ongoing events ADDED EVENT NOT LISTED IN PRINT CALENDAR September 9, 2017 – January 14, 2018 Schindler House 835 N Kings Road West Hollywood, CA 90069 (map) How to Read El Pato Pascual: Disney’s Latin America and Latin America’s Disney is a Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA exhibition of over 150 works by 48 Latin American artists who investigate and challenge nearly one…

Do the Homeless Deserve Dignity?

By Nia Asante There are 10 million residents in Los Angeles County. At least 45,000 people are homeless. I was one such person. Can you remember your first encounter with a homeless person?  I can. It was 1974,  I was 4 years old.  Our family vacation that summer was spent in Philadelphia and while strolling downtown…

URGENT CALL to RESIST NAZI HARRASSMENT IN SANTA MONICA

by Santa Monica Committee for Racial Justice (CRJ) The Santa Monica Committee for Racial Justice is inviting all those interested in supporting its mission of building racial unity and fighting white supremacy to its next regular meeting. If you have been reading Linux Beach recently, or some of the local publications such as the Santa…

Dick Gregory

[col. writ. 8/20/17] © 2017 by Mumia Abu-Jamal His name was Richard Claxton Gregory, born Oct. 12, 1932 in St. Louis, Missouri. But the world knew him as Dick Gregory, comedian, human rights activist, social critic and presidential candidate. As a young man, he won an athletic scholarship as a runner, which took him to…

In Memoriam: KevinMichael Key

by John Malpede, Los Angeles Poverty Department Our dear friend and collaborator and Key LAPD staff member KevinMichael Key has passed on.  He died on Wednesday, July 19, 2017, surrounded by his loving children, brother, grandchildren and friends. Kevin is a big and loving presence in the Skid Row community, working as an advocate with…

Poetry Corner: Nearly

Nearly by Robert Sucher   Youth with its snap shots Of fugitive intimacy Its pornography of longing And misapprehension   Didn’t we sleep under bridges   Didn’t we betray one another Like starving mercenaries   The bowl was often empty Or nearly so   We each practiced posing As the most deserving of The remaining…

Solidarity with Charlottesville: Indivisible Facilitates a Sherman Oaks Galleria Flash Gathering

The Indivisible Movement Facilitates A Sherman Oaks Galleria Flash Gathering to Stand in Solidarity with Charlottesville http://act.indivisibleguide.com/event/stand-in-solidarity-with-charlottesville/create/ Have you wondered how Indivisible groups are organizing?  They are mentioned on MSNBC and the national founders, including Angel Padilla, have been interviewed on several media outlets.  But, what is it like on the ground with everyday volunteers…

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