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Women’s Resistance Leads the Way

International Women’s Strike March 8 – Los Angeles 3-6:00 PM Downtown LA Federal Building, 300 N. Los Angeles St., LA 90012 Speakout, Music,  Poetry, Knit-In and More! Wear Red! We Strike for Reproductive Justice for All; Labor Rights and a Living wage for all, including mothers and other care-givers; Full Social Service; Environmental Justice; an…

James Baldwin and the Meaning of Whiteness

James Baldwin and the Meaning of Whiteness By Chris Hedges Excerpts from http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/james_baldwin_and_the_meaning_of_whiteness_20170219/ Raoul Peck’s “I Am Not Your Negro” is one of the finest documentaries I’ve ever seen. The film powerfully illustrates, through James Baldwin’s prophetic work, that the insanity now gripping the US is an inevitable consequence of whites’ steadfast failure to confront…

Foetal Conceptions: A Short History of this Corner of Western “Civilization”

Foetal Conceptions: A Short History of this Corner of Western “Civilization” by Michael Novick http://ara-la.tumblr.com/post/157496566830/foetal-conceptions-2017   Michael Novick is a member of the editorial staff of Change Links, editor-publisher of Turning The Tide: A Journal of Inter-communal Solidarity from Anti-Racist Action,  a former member of the KPFK Local Station Board and Pacifica National Board, a…

Fascism, American-Style (FAST)

by Jeffrey Hirsch FAST is the 1% controlling the 99%; is a military budget almost equal to all the rest of the world’s combined; is government surveillance; is the government persecuting whistleblowers; is the school-to-prison pipeline for people of color and the poor; is having more than 25% of the world’s prisoners with less than…

China Solidarity Delegations in March & July

2017 March & July 10-Day Activist to China Solidarity Delegation Website: http://www.chinadelegation.org Understand Chinese Society, History, Culture, Economic and Politics (10 Days) Friday March 24- Sunday April 2, 2017 and Friday June 30- Sunday July 9, 2017 delegations e-mail: ActivistWeb@gmail.com Phone: (213)403-0131   Organized by major U.S.-based activist organizations, an ongoing China-US political and social…

Parks, Open Space, and Measure S

Ed. note: Measure S on the LA city ballot this month is supported by the AIDS Healthcare Foundation, The Crenshaw Subway Coalition, and Elena Popp of the Eviction Defense Noetwork, and opposed by the Mayor, many unions, ACLU SC, SAJE and others. C-L takes no position, but here’s a different take on “S”. by Jill…

Water protectors vow to defend Indigenous sovereignty

Water protectors vow to defend Indigenous sovereignty Police surrounded the Oceti Sakowin Camp at Standing Rock as C-L went to press, arresting the first of the remaining water protectors. The latter called for solidarity and vowed to continue resistance against the $3 billion Dakota Access Pipeline re-approved by Trump. The Army Corps of Engineers refused…

Peacemakers Honor Roll – part 5

Peacemakers Honor Roll submitted by Ray Jones (5th installment)   For eminent distinction in character, valor, integrity, fortitude and altruism, these exemplary people are worthy of recognition for their convictions, determination, higher principles and intelligence with perseverance in conscience and dignity.–RJ   Mohandas Gandhi (1869–1948) Organizer, protester, advocate of non-violent Indian independence mvmt. Leymah Gbowee…

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  IN MEMORY OF Co-founder & Editor John Johnson,  July 4, 1944 – d. April 13, 2014   Editorial Staff: Terrie Brady, Donna Buell, Freddy Cortes, Bella De Soto, Uncle Don B. Fanning, Greg Foisie, Sheila Goldner, Cindy Gordon, Jeff Hirsch, Ray Jones, Michael Novick,  Dean Ruby, Ron Spriestersbach, David Troy & others. Deadline for…

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