Black Lives Matter LA Boycotts Amazon

by Michael Novick, Anti-Racist Action-L.A. On Saturday, December 19, Black Lives Matter L.A. held its final protest of the year 2020. Their recent victories include driving D.A. Jackie Lacey from office for her adamant refusal to prosecute killer cops, and blocking LA Mayor Eric Garcetti from a position in Joe Biden's cabinet because of his horrible record on dealing with LA's houseless population, which is disproportionately Black, his terrible record on [...]


F*CK CSW by Hannah Howard The “All Black Lives Matter LA” march has been a shit show from the beginning. Originally announced as a “Solidarity Protest” by LA Pride, the march was later handed over, after much protest, to a “Black Advisory Board” appointed by LA Pride/Christopher Street West which called themselves All Black Lives Matter LA. At no point was Black Lives Matter Los Angeles directly involved. You can learn [...]

LA City Health Services Tips on Staying Safe During COVID-19

Compiled by Bella De Soto Watch for weekly texts & short videos: Questions about face covers? Watch this COVID-19 video from LA Health Services Watch for weekly texts & short videos: For other services like meal delivery for the elderly (over 55), contact your local/nearby Senior Center, and register, if you are in need of this and other services. You can reach out by calling the City of LA [...]

Zapatista Meeting of Women Who Fight Starts in Chiapas

Mexico: Zapatista Meeting of Women Who Fight Starts in Chiapas Around 3,200 women from all over the world are gathered in the mountains of Chiapas, Mexico, to participate in the “Second International Meeting of Women who Fight,” which has been convened by the Indigenous political group Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN). Women from countries such as Argentina, Germany, Peru, Spain, and the United States are gathered at “The Footprints of Commander [...]

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Death Rate Soars for Unhoused People in L.A.

Alarming Death Rate Among Unhoused People in LA County Homeless Mortality Prevention Initiative Launched The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health released a mortality study that provides new and alarming data on deaths among people experiencing homelessness in LA County. Not only have the number of homeless deaths doubled, from 536 in 2013 to 1,047 in 2018, but the death rate, which accounts for increases in the total number of homeless [...]

Cuba – Que Linda Es Cuba!

Cuba, Que Linda Es Cuba by Michael Novick, Anti-Racist Action LA I went to Cuba for the first time, as part of the 50th Venceremos Brigade, for two weeks in July and August, along with over 150 others, the largest solidarity delegation in many years. The visit was eye-opening about the on-going revolutionary process and humanitarian values of their socialist society. It inspired us to oppose the US embargo/blockade against Cuba, and [...]

50th Anniversary Venceremos Brigade Visits Cuba

160 from US to Take Protest Trip to Cuba New York, N.Y.— As the Trump Administration uses fear tactics to turn back the clock on Cuba policy, 160+ people from the USA are planning a massive political and educational trip to protest lingering U.S. imperialism—above all the financial control that the U.S. still forcibly exerts over Cuba—which threatens to undermine the sovereignty of the Cuban people. The trip, organized by the Venceremos [...]

Paid Ad: The Fate of KPFK Is In Your Hands

Vote For Grassroots Community Radio Coalition Candidates for KPFK LSB   The fate of KPFK and Pacifica Radio is in your hands. You can choose mission-driven, unfettered free speech and community oriented programming that amplifies the voices of grassroots resistance and struggles for peace, justice and international solidarity, by voting for the Grassroots Community Radio Coalition candidates for the Local Station Board (LSB): Michael Novick, Reza Pour, Tyan Schesser, and Jeff Silberman. [...]

The Obsession With and Lies About Nicaragua

The Obsession With and Lies About Nicaragua <httpss://> by S. Brian Willson The intense focus on the "ills" of Nicaragua completely misses the deep issues of continued US intervention - imperial neocolonialism - into the sovereign lives of other countries, as here with Nicaragua. Whether you love or hate Daniel Ortega and Rosario Murillo, their personalities and personal lives are not the issue, whatsoever. For US Americans to be so closely scrutinizing [...]

David Swanson Awarded 2018 Peace Prize

David Swanson Awarded 2018 Peace Prize We are pleased to announce that the US Peace Memorial Foundation has awarded its 2018 Peace Prize to The Honorable David Swanson for his “inspiring antiwar leadership, writings, strategies, and organizations that help to create a culture of peace.” Michael Knox, Chair of the Foundation, presented the award on August 26 at the Veterans for Peace National Convention in St. Paul, MN.  In his remarks, Knox said, “Thank you, David, [...]

Outrage Mounts Over US Role in Bombing of Yemeni School Bus

40 Yemeni Children Dead by U.S.-Made Bomb? Aired via TV/Radio on the program “Democracy Now” - August 14th, 2018 AP Investigation: Behind the Scenes in Yemen, U.S.-Backed Saudi Coalition Is Working with al-Qaeda   Excerpt: AMY GOODMAN: Thousands of mourners gathered in the northern city of Sa'dah for funerals of 51 people, including 40 children killed in a U.S.-backed Saudi-led coalition airstrike on a school bus last week. Images posted [...]

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