Editorial

Letters to Change Links

Dear editor: On March 12, 2015, Isaac B. Pearson was arrested and charged with promoting prostitution (F3) due to allegations of a prostitute. Detective Jason Krasley during a prostitution investigation detained a 20-year-old lady who supposedly stated that Pearson received $905.00 from her acts the night prior to the day’s events. Three years later, after…

Mumia: Power Of Law & Sex

Power Of Law & Sex [col. writ. 12/10/17] © 2017 Mumia Abu-Jamal   A powerful political figure asks several of his female staffers a favor: “Can either of you gals have my baby?  Don’t worry — I’m willing to pay y’all…” In an era in which sexual harassments, assaults and attacks on women seem commonplace,…

We Oppose “CVE”: Anti-Muslim Scapegoating

LA City Council and Mayor Garcetti: We Oppose CVE by Kathleen Hernandez If you haven’t already done so, please sign and send out this petition: http://act.mpowerchange.org/sign/no-cve-in-la-sign/  to your networks, to urge the City Council and Mayor Eric Garcetti to reject CVE funds.  “CVE” stands for Countering Violent Extremism, but is designed to stigmatize Muslims. There…

Dear Change Links: Resources for Dealing with Cancer

Dear Change-Links: I came across your site (I was especially drawn to this page: http://change-links.org/?p=6883) and appreciate all of the heartfelt information you’ve shared for those who have been affected by cancer. I wanted to support your mission by offering you some additional articles surrounding cancer, which I think would be a great addition to…

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…

Resisting the Reproduction of the Rat Race

Child Rat Down By Chari de Dennis Our common everyday lives, speech and behaviors are culturally reproducing the very Rat Race ideology that the Resistance Movement opposes. Trump may be the top rat. But, look around us on all sides. There are more rats than voting machines being rigged. Capitalism has always counted upon competition…

A Country of Immigrants

Excerpted from Justin Time: Autobiographical Stories from an American Spiritual Master By J. Jaye Gold (Published 2016 by Peradam Press) My ancestors come from Tiburda, a village in the Caucasus Mountains of southern Russia. Small and isolated, Tiburda had existed for hundreds of years on the slopes of Mount Elbrus, the highest mountain in Eastern…

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