“I Will No Longer Be Complicit in Genocide” – On The Martyrdom of Aaron Bushnell

“I Will No Longer Be Complicit in Genocide” - On The Martyrdom of Aaron Bushnell by Jesse Nevel, Chair of the Uhuru Solidarity Movement and one of the Uhuru 3 federal indictees “Many of us like to ask ourselves, ‘What would I do if I was alive during slavery? Or the Jim Crow South? Or apartheid? What would I do if my country was committing genocide?’ The answer is, you’re doing it. [...]

In Memoriam: Reza Pour

Reza Jalali Pour “PRESENTE” March 6, 1938 - September 27, 2023, born in Tehran, Iran. He was a deeply caring father to his two adult children, Hamoon and Schyna Pour, and loving partner to Alise Sochaczewski, who all survived him. Reza was a child of the south end of Tehran’s neighborhood of Shahabad/Lalezar.  A good student, critical thinker, and Footballer. He began playing team football practicing at the well known Bashka (Gym) [...]

Palestine’s Resistance Has Already Won In Gaza

The Notion Of Israel’s Invincibility Was Always A Sham. By Susan Abulhawa, The Electronic Intifada [Excerpts] No matter the outcome of Israel’s genocidal invasion of Gaza, the Palestinian resistance fighters have already won. They were victorious from that first day when they executed a successful military raid of Israeli targets. It was a devastating blow to Israel’s very presence in the world, which depends heavily on military prestige and ability to strike [...]

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In Memoriam: Bruce Barthol

Bruce Barthol was the resident songwriter for the Tony Award winning San Francisco Mime Troupe for over three decades. His songs have been recorded by Country Joe and the Fish, the SF Mime Troupe, the Human Condition, Ozay Fecht, the Edlos, the Funky Nixons and the Original Country Joe Band. Bruce wrote for the San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, Borderlands Theatre (Tucson), the Working Theater (NYC), the Curious Theatre (Denver), San Francisco State [...]

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Harry Belafonte, Anti-imperialist Human Rights Activist

Mainstream media obituaries of Harry Belafonte emphasize his breakthrough successes as a singer, actor, and producer of records, films, and television, but tend to limit their praise to his iconic public figure stature as an advocate of civil rights. In fact, Belafonte was an unreconstructed radical and socialist throughout his long life and career. Born in Harlem of West Indian immigrant parents in 1927, he lived in Jamaica with his grandmother from [...]

In Memoriam: KPFK’s Roy of Hollywood

Roy of Hollywood Tuckman, KPFK late night host, passes away Roy Tuckman, AKA Roy of Hollywood, hosted KPFK's overnight "Something's Happening" program from midnight to 6 AM for 50 of the station's 64 years on the air, with a mix of spirituality, alternative health care, old time radio and political analysis and commentary. In his 80s, Roy passed away late in April in the company of his wife "Lady Di" Diane Schmidt [...]

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Remembering Dave Wagner

The newspaperman and widely read scholar of the Hollywood Left BY PAUL BUHLE https://progressive.org/latest/remembering-dave-wagner-buhle-20230224/ Dave Wagner, a leader of the 1977 Madison, Wisconsin, newspaper strike at The Capital Times/ Wisconsin State Journal, and a leader in the cooperatively-produced daily progressive newspaper Madison Press Connection (1977-1980) created by the striking workers, died on February 21 at the age of seventy-eight.      Wagner was born on July 3, 1944, spent his early years with [...]

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Lawrence Phillip Reyes, Presente!

In Memoriam July 7, 1958 - December 31, 2022   Lawrence Reyes, Boricua independentista, revolutionary internationalist, father, labor organizer, mental health social worker, practitioner of the "Red Road" of Indigenous traditional spiritual practice, KPFK Local Station Board listener delegate and Pacifica National Board director, passed away December 31 due to complications of diabetes. His death is an incalculable loss to all who knew his warmth, heart, dedication and passion personally and to [...]

In Memoriam Iris Edinger

IRIS EDINGER October 12, 1929 - August 23, 2022   Iris Edinger died on August 23, 2022.  All Change Links readers are invited to a Memorial Program, to be held the weekend of December 17-18 at Emerson Unitarian Church in Canoga Park.  Address:  7304 Jordan Avenue,  Canoga Park,  CA  91303. We are planning for an EDUCATIONAL EVENT where you might learn some fun and interesting things about your country, the U.S.A. Saturday [...]

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