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KPFK Local Station Board Election Process Has Begun

Serious Concerns Raised About Belated, Truncated KPFK Local Station Board Election Process Editor’s Note: Protests are mounting locally and nationally, due to the lack of consideration given to the listeners of the five Pacifica radio stations, KPFK, KPFA, KPFT, WPFW and WBAI, in order to be able to participate in the elections in less than…

Measure B: A Public Bank for Los Angeles?

A Public Bank for Los Angeles? https://www.laprogressive.com/public-bank-for-los-angeles/ [Excerpts] Voters in the city of Los Angeles will be the first in the country to weigh in on a public banking mandate, through Measure B on the November ballot that would allow the city to form its own bank. The City Charter currently prohibits the creation of…

Other Propositions on the Nov. Ballot

California Ballot Measures 2018 Elections aren’t just about hiring lawmakers to write the laws that govern our state. Sometimes, you the voter, are asked to set some rules yourself. Some ballot measures will invite you to weigh in on the most consequential and controversial issues of the day. The death penalty, marriage equality, marijuana legalization,…

Empowering Internet Safety Guide for Women

Empowering Internet Safety Guide for Women https://www.vpnmentor.com/blog/the-empowering-internet-safetyguide-for-women Have you ever been harassed in the street? Received a crass message on a dating app? Had a coworker make a comment about your appearance that just didn’t sit right? You’re not alone. With the #MeToo movement, it’s easy to log onto Twitter or Facebook and see just…

Mumia Abu-Jamal: Immigration Nation

Immigration Nation [column written  8/24/18 © 2018 Mumia Abu-Jamal] Say one thing about the Trump presidency, from day one, issue #1 has been immigration. More specifically, the issue has been American anxiety about the rising tide of immigrants – especially Mexican or other ‘nonwhite’ immigrants. Several days ago, I’d been reading No One Is Illegal…

Is the US a Warfare State?

Is the US a Warfare State? By John M. Bachar, Jr. Perpetual War     In the 243 year existence of the US (1776 – 2018), it has been involved in 79 wars. If we define a “war year” as one during which the US was involved in war part or all of the year, and…

Poetry Corner: Mariposa Street, L.A.

MARIPOSA ST., L.A. By Adolf Alzuphar   This time She’s dead   Body found Use of hands lost Use of arms lost Use of legs lost Use of mind lost Use of ears Use of lungs Use of heart Use of feet lost So, what’s to happen to The flowerful dress worn for two centuries…

Seeking Nominations for Activists to Emulate

Dear Readers, Change Links would like to announce a new column in our newspaper. Starting January 2019, Change Links will spotlight each month a local activist who is making a positive contribution to our movements. We need your help. Please nominate a meritorious local activist, by sending us an email at changelinks2@gmail.com. In 200 words…

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