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March 2014 Calendar

Pussy Riot Being Followed by the Moscow Police Change Links March 2014 Calendar Volunteer: Change-Links 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 and all other positions are unpaid due…

The Perils of Progressive Media

by John Johnson Last month we got an email from the Getty Foundation. They demanded $350 from Change- Links, claiming that we used one of their photos on a page from our Website from about three months ago. On it, we’d ran an article about a homeless families. To illustrate it I chose a photo…

The Left Pushes Back

by Thom Hartman We’re witnessing a 3-act play in America, and it’s called “The Great Rejection of the Reagan Revolution.” For more than 30 years, we’ve witnessed failed policy after failed policy, executed by both Democrats and Republicans, which have done nothing to help working class Americans, and everything to increase the power of corporate…

When You’re in a Fourth Estate Situation

By Jay Rosen As things stand today, the Fourth Estate is a state of mind. Some in the press have it, some don’t. Some who have it are part of the institutional press. Some, like Ladar Levison and Edward Snowden, are not. “I think if the American public knew what our government was doing, they…

Inspiring and Courageous

Inspiring and Courageous: Popular Resistance Percolates Throughout the Land  By http://www.truth-out.org/author/itemlist/user/48090” Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers Every week we are inspired by the many people throughout the country who are doing excellent work to challenge the power structure and put forward a new path for the country. The popular resistance to plutocracy, concentrated wealth and corporatism…

California Elections, Propositions Recommendations

California Elections, Propositions Recommendations     From: Freedom Socialist Party, 2122 W. Jefferson Blvd., Los Angeles, Proposition 31:  State Budget Restrictions—Vote NO This complex constitutional amendment would require “performance review” of all state programs, budget cuts to balance all new expenditures and give the governor power to make unilateral cuts in times of a “fiscal…

More Than 46 Million Americans Still in Poverty

More Than 46 Million Americans Still in Poverty Salvatore Babones 15 percent of the US population lives in poverty. The poverty rate for children remains more than 20 percent for the third year in a row. As state anti-poverty programs around the country confront severe budget cuts, today’s report indicates income inequality has reached an…

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