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Improved “Medicare for All” in California

Update on “Improved Medicare 4 All” CA Senate Bill 562 By Terrie Brady (Links, resources, and photos from Maureen Cruise) What is SB 562, The Healthy California Act (Lara and Atkins)?  It’s a bill to provide single payer healthcare coverage for all for Californians. Many of us became familiar with the concept through the film…

December 2017 Calendar

December 2017 Calendar   Continuing events:   Sundays thru Dec 31:  “HAMILTON” Health Care Justice Revolutionary Brigade: Healthy California & Health Care-LA Chapter SB562 Flyering for Single Payer at Pantages Theater in Hollywood.  6233 Hollywood Blvd, LA 90028. Meet 3:30p. Flyer the matinee 3:30-4:30.  Refreshment break. Flyer 6-7p for next show. ATTIRE: Colonial / Health Care theme….

The Cold War Truth Commission

The Cold War Truth Commission by Rachel Bruhnke, Witness for Peace Southwest board member The first “Cold War Truth Commission” will take place on Saturday, December 9 at the Pico Union Project, 1153 Valencia St. 90015 (off Pico near DTLA) where organizers will put the Cold War on trial. We say “First” because we hope…

No Bombs! No Ban!

Change Links editorial cartoon by David Monkawa of Progressive Asian Network for Action (PANA) This will appear in the next print issue, but it’s too good to delay publication until then.  

Dennis Banks: Warrior for Indian Rights, Presente!

DENNIS BANKS: Warrior for Indian Rights, Presénte [col. writ. 11/3/17] ©2017 Mumia Abu-Jamal In the late 1960s and early ‘70s, two names emerged from the Native American and Indigenous community that stood for resistance to white repression and assaults on Native life: Russell Means and Dennis Banks. They were men who lived, at times, in…

Musings on Misogyny and Militarism

As Above, So Below: Musings on Misogyny and Militarism by Michael Novick, Anti-Racist Action-Los Angeles/People Against Racist Terror (ARA-LA/PART) The link between phallo-centric masculinism and weaponry is hardly a new one. From laments about “boys and their toys” to satiric art about missile envy, it is widely acknowledged and commented on. But the level to…

Poetry Corner: 7 x 7 x 7

7 x 7 x 7   Prosser crooned a blues chorus wailed for a New Richmond. Hanged! betrayed by house Judases. Vesey beat the ju ju drums for mass uprising to come; betrayed! hanged like fresh deer meat. Cinque rebelled through noble blood of forebears. the Amistad freed! a bold new star at sea. Walker’s…

Puerto Rico Turns to Collectives to Rebuild

Puerto Rico, abandoned by Trump and facing disaster capitalism looting by big business, turns to socialist and anarchist collectives to rebuild https://boingboing.net/2017/11/20/the-breaking-point.html Disaster capitalism depends on the idea that “There is No Alternative” and that the populace can only sit by passively while their infrastructure, government, homes and schools are hijacked and sold off to…

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