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November 2013 Calendar

November 2013 Calendar   Change-Links needs a VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR to assist John in bringing together people to determine the necessary resources for continuing CL with the permanent, reliable status it enjoyed for over 20 years. The VC will also gather volunteers to provide for monthly newspaper production, delivery & subscriptions, computer assistance for John, and…

Election Over: 5 Hard Realities

Election Over: 5 Hard Realities Progressive Have to Face About Obama By Jeff Faux Democrats must start mobilizing their own agenda now. And the first step is to face the truth about Obama’s record. November 18, 2012  | Terrorized by the prospect of a complete takeover of the U.S. government by right-wing reactionaries—progressive Democrats swallowed…

It’s Election Time Again, Yea

It’s Election Time Again, Yea   More ranting from John Johnson I participated in the 1964 election, having been involved in supportive actions for the civil rights movement that was taking place in the South. Some of us were already working in groups, including the Young Democrats. Our main target was the reactionary Birch Society’s…

Occupy

Occupy: Five Things The Movement Did Well Occupy Wall Street (Creative Commons). From its origin on Wall Street to its re-creation in Los Angeles, the Occupy movement has spanned from coast to coast, cropping up in various cities and media coverage across the nation. The movement has been criticized for not having defined demands or…

Giving Voice to the Voiceless

Giving Voice to the Voiceless What the Occupy Movement Demands of Each of Us by JOSEPH G. RAMSEY By J. Ramsey That we work to defeat and to overthrow the rule of the 1% (and the 0.1%) over our lives, our society, and our world; That we devote our lives to ending the oppression, domination,…

May 1st Events in Los Angeles

MAY 1 GENERAL STRIKE and other events: 6:00 AM SEIU-USWW strike action at LAX 7:00  Occ Pas rally at Lake Avenue overpass to the 210, followed by a march to the Lake and Colorado bank cluster. 8:00 AM Occupy SFV/OLA “North Wind” march from 7915 Van Nuys Bl., Van Nuys/Panorama City: Hermandad Mexicana Transnacional to…

Why Occupy Needs Days of Action

Why Occupy Needs Days of Action     by Chris Longenecker As I sit in the New York City Police Department’s central booking, which has become my second home over the course of the last 48 hours, I’m reminded again why we keep mounting days of action and protest. Since last Saturday’s attempt to re-occupy…

Occupiers Ready

Occupiers: We’re Already Changing Politics by Caitlin MacLaren and Zoltán Glück The whole world seems to be waiting eagerly for the “next phase” of Occupy Wall Street, or else for the entire thing to dissipate overnight. While the raids on occupations from Oakland to New York certainly change the equation, they do little to subtract…

Result of the Occupy Movement ?

Danny Glover at the Los Angeles Occupy What Will Be the Result of the Occupy Movement ? By Greg Foisie   It’s the end of Saturday, October 15, 2011.  After spending the past two days and nights at Occupy L.A., which now boasts hundreds of tents completely surrounding downtown Los Angeles City Hall with a…

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