Supreme Court Wields Law as a Weapon in Class War on the Poor

by Michael Novick, Anti-Racist Action-L.A. https://antiracist.org The latest decisions by the dominant far-right majority on the Supreme Court underscore the reality that "lawfare" is a form of class warfare, in which bourgeois illusions that the courts offer any protection for the rights of poor and working people or of nature only serve to disarm people's movements. The courts, particularly the US Supreme Court, are a manifestation of the undemocratic nature of the [...]

July 2024 Change Links Community Calendar

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Mexico’s Historic First Woman President

Mexico: Claudia Sheinbaum, the First Woman President By Victor Iván Gutiérrez on July 5, 2024 Claudia Sheinbaum’s resounding electoral victory on June 2 signified the majority support of the people of Mexico for the political project of the Fourth Transformation, which has been involved since 2018 in a dispute, in the face of various factors of power, to make the Mexican State the instrument of economic development, the defense of national sovereignty [...]

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And They Call It Democracy..

by Michael Novick, Anti-Racist Action-Los Angeles/People Against Racist Terror (ARA-LA/PART) The quadrennial spectacle called the US presidential election is well-underway, with the candidates of the two major capitalist parties blatantly fore-ordained, and vying for who has the worse disapproval ratings. To say the election is rigged is a bad, discredited joke, thanks to the fascist con-man who lost the popular vote twice and nevertheless became the 45th pResident of the US, and [...]

Climate Strike Los Angeles – April 19

YOUTH CLIMATE STRIKE LOS ANGELES & EXTINCTION REBELLION LOS ANGELES Again Call Upon The City Of Los Angeles To Fund, Develop, And Adopt  A Climate Action And Adaptation Plan! The City of Los Angeles consistently holds itself out as a beacon of progress in addressing our overlapping climate and biodiversity crises, proclaiming that we 'lead the way' with solutions. But too many of us – initially hopeful about our newly constituted post-Covid [...]

CLIMATE STRIKE L.A. – THE DEMANDS

We call upon the City Of Los Angeles to adopt a climate action and adaptation plan to include all of the urgent items listed below, or implement them now.  Please note, these items are not ‘food  for thought’ – –  these are our demands.   CLIMATE EMERGENCY #1 – We demand that the City of Los Angeles adopt a climate emergency bill package, creating a CEQA binding climate action and adaptation plan [...]

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April 2024 Change Links Community Calendar

Change Links can’t publish without your support. Send items, articles or poems to changelinks2@gmail.com or via change-links.org/submit/ Please subscribe as well. Subscriptions to the print edition are $12/25/50 a year, low income, regular or sustainer (sliding scale), payable to “AFGJ,” our fiscal sponsor, with “Change Links” in the memo. All events announced are encouraged to donate $5 (per event), payable to AFGJ, mail to: Change Links, PO Box 34236, LA 90034. It [...]

Environmentalists Sue Biden Administration over Rejection of Fossil Fuel Phase-Out on Public Lands

The Center for Biological Diversity sued the U.S. Department of the Interior Nov. 28 to challenge its failure to release public records about why it rejected a rulemaking petition to phase out oil and gas extraction on public lands by 2035. “This lawsuit will shed light on the Biden administration’s dumbfounding refusal to align our country’s federal fossil fuel programs with its own climate goals,” said Taylor McKinnon with the Center for [...]

Ecuador National Referendum Ends Oil Exploitation in the Amazon

Ecuador: National Referendum Ending Oil Exploitation in the Amazon is Victorious By Santiago Rosero on August 21, 2023 While most of the focus was on the general elections in Ecuador, a national referendum was held on oil exploitation in the Amazon. In addition, in a regional referendum the inhabitants of Quito voted on mining. In both cases, the vote to stop exploitation triumphed. The long struggle to save Yasuní Biosphere Reserve reached [...]

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