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Point/Counter-Point on Bernie Sanders

Why I support Bernie Sanders by Richard Macias, Chicanos for Bernie I want to tell you why I support Sen. Bernie Sanders and why this election will be the most important election in our lives. Every four years we’re given the opportunity to select a President for the ruling class! To choose one of a…

SoCal Gas Creates 10,000+ Environmental Refugees in L.A.

by Michael Novick, Anti-Racist Action-L.A. The Aliso Canyon/Porter Ranch methane leak is so large it will measurably set back not just the city’s but the entire state’s greenhouse gas emission targets, effectively erasing nearly a decade’s worth of statewide emission reductions. It accounts for more than 25% of all emissions statewide, and gives the lie…

State of The Black Union

The Shadow of Crisis has NOT Passed Excerpted from: http://blacklivesmatter.com/who-we-are/ The current state of Black America is anything but just. For Black people in the U.S., the shadow of crisis has not passed. The median wealth for single White women is $42,600. For Black women, itís $5.001. The infant mortality rate for Black mothers is…

KPFK LOCAL STATION BOARD ELECTIONS COMPLETED, REACH QUORUM

Local station board elections for KPFK listener-sponsor and staff delegates were completed on January 4, and results were announced and certified about two weeks later by the National Elections Supervisor, who was doubling up to complete the local elections. Despite glitches with getting people their ballots, a quorum was reached in both the listener and…

Sunday February 28 2016 TURN OFF THE OSCARS!

by Rob Macon Not again! First 2015 and now 2016. The 88th Academy Awards, known as the Oscars, for yet another year has decided that whites only will celebrate being the best actors, rather than any other people of color. We Built This City,î as the song goes, which seems to be the mindset not…

Japanese Community Mobilizes to Save Keiro

The Ad Hoc Committee to Save Keiro held a march and rally from Little Tokyo to the Reagan State Building to serve Attorney General Kamala Harris with petition signatures to prevent the privatization of the Japanese/Japanese-American community’s elder care institution.  They held a speak-out urging the AG to stop the sale of Keiro until a…

The Mirage of Justice

By Chris Hedges “If you are poor, you will almost never go to trial—instead you will be forced to accept a plea deal offered by government prosecutors.” — Chris Hedges Read Complete Article at TruthDig

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