Los Angeles

NOlympics LA Coalition Forming

We don’t support the LA 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games bid because an Olympics in LA—regardless of how “successfully” it’s executed—will be disastrous for Angelenos across the city. Despite any good intentions, the International Olympics Committee (IOC) is one of the least transparent and most corrupt institutions in the world. Their goal is to turn…

Sham “Police Reform” on May Ballot as Measure C

Sham Reform at Police Commission and on May Ballot by Michael Novick, Anti-Racist Action LA In the face of continuing and growing community outrage, led by Black Lives Matter, the Stop LAPD Spying Coalition, the LA Community Action Network and others, the LAPD has persisted in being most murderous police dept. in the country, backed…

Racist flyers at UCLA part of a national neo-nazi offensive

https://www.propublica.org/article/a-2-for-1-for-racists-post-hateful-fliers-and-revel-in-the-news-coverage In a recent podcast, a figure in the “alt-right” [white supremacist] movement, Greg Johnson, publisher of the website Counter-Currents, spoke bluntly about the benefits of gaining media coverage. “We have very little in the way of force, but our enemies have all kinds of power,” Johnson claimed. “If we can get their neurosis working…

Greens endorse Kenneth Mejia for Congress

by Michael Feinstein The Green Party of Los Angeles County (GPLAC) endorses Kenneth Mejia for US House of Representatives, District 34 (LA) in the April 4, 2017 special primary election. (District 34 includes neighborhoods in Central, East and North East Los Angeles.) You must register by March 20, if you are not already registered, to vote…

Stop LAPD Spying Coalition Events this month

Stop LAPD Spying Coalition Be a thought, strategic, and action partner! Increasingly counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency tactics and programs are getting incorporated into domestic policing.  The Los Angeles Police Department is one the most militarized police department’s in the country with a massive Architecture of Surveillance that targets Black and Brown communities through programs like Suspicious…

LA POLICE COMMISSION FAILS

LA POLICE COMMISSION FAILS On Nov. 15, the LA Police Commission trotted out a dog and pony show from the LAPD about its effort to eliminate so-called biased policing and racial profiling. Moving from LAPD HQ to City Hall across the street, the hearing was still surrounded by armed, uniformed cops as the IG and…

Propositions on the California and LA Ballots

“All politics is local” was never truer than this year when the head of the ticket offers two candidates with higher disapproval ratings than perhaps ever before in the history of the republic, if we can still call it that, and so many local races and propositions of significance. Here then are recommendations from some…

Walk a Mile in My Shoes Civil Rights Memorial

Communities in Los Angeles are celebrating the civil rights revolution with public art and green space: A new parks project, called “Walk a Mile in My Shoes,” commemorates the movement by honoring local and national heroes. The civil rights park transforms two traffic islands one mile apart from each other. The space evokes the March…

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