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Martin Luther King Jr Essay Contest

Martin Luther King Jr Essay Contest “What King’s Dream Means to Youth Today”   for elementary, middle, high school and college students, 600-800 words. All submissions electronically in .doc format to changelinks2@gmail.com. Submit by March 15. Winners in each category will appear in the April 2018 issue, 50th anniversary of MLK’s death.

Holidays Behind Bars in Administrative Segregation

Happy Holidays Everyone! I pray that this message finds all of you doing well. Without a doubt, the holiday season is a rough time for those incarcerated in Amerikan prisons and jails. Suicides are an un-wanted but common occurrence especially for prisoners who are forced to endure the torture of solitary confinement. The State of…

Frack-Free LA County

The mission of Frack-Free LA County is to ban fracking, acidizing and other extreme hydrocarbon extraction methods that cause adverse health and environmental effects in Los Angeles County, and to set the precedent for other cities or counties to follow in suit. What is “fracking”? Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” is the process of injecting millions…

Let’s Defend Dreamers and All Immigrants

by Christine Browning [from Freedom Socialist, Vol. 38, No. 6, December 2017-January 2018 http://www.socialism.com Monica is an enthusiastic young math major at Los Angeles City College (LACC). She is an undocumented immigrant brought here from Mexico at the age of five. She shoulders the primary care of her two younger brothers while her single mom…

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.  

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…

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