Stand Against Fascism in Brazil

As C-L was going to press, a run-off was scheduled in Brazil between the far-right militarist Jair Bolsonaro and the candidate of the Workers' Party (PT), Fernando Haddad. This piece explains what's at stake.--Ed. NOT HIM: Stand against Fascism in Brazil and the Recolonization of Latin America From our International Solidarity we call on all the democratic and progressive forces, the honest men and women of Brazil and Latin America to support in a unitary and forceful way the candidacy of Fernando Haddad-Manuela D’Avila in the [...]

By |2018-10-26T23:16:25-05:00October 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Poetry Corner: Listen to the Madmen

Listen To The Madmen By Robert Wayne Listen To the Madmen when the roulette wheel of barbarian chance spins to point their way Listen To the Madmen when the terror stalks them and they begin to pray from prisms of haze that we cannot see Nobody knows where their dreams will fly if they ever do and nobody knows where their demons will arise wherever and whenever they do But Listen To the Madmen trapped in some other world and touched by a vision of a different [...]

By |2018-10-26T23:08:04-05:00October 30th, 2018|Poetry Corner, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Empowering Internet Safety Guide for Women

Empowering Internet Safety Guide for Women httpss:// Have you ever been harassed in the street? Received a crass message on a dating app? Had a coworker make a comment about your appearance that just didn’t sit right? You’re not alone. With the #MeToo movement, it’s easy to log onto Twitter or Facebook and see just how many women are victims of sexual harassment. Whether in person or online, women everywhere have experienced it in one way or another. And with all the new ways the internet has [...]

By |2018-10-03T03:40:37-05:00October 3rd, 2018|Girls, Internet, Internet, Uncategorized, Women|0 Comments

A “Mad Dog” Against Venezuela

A Mad Dog Against Venezuela By Geraldina Colotti, on August 16, 2018 A “mad dog” roams Latin America, James Mattis, US Secretary of Defense. “Mad Dog” is the nickname former General Mattis earned in Afghanistan and Iraq. They would like once again to imposed US domination on Latin America, relying on the support of governments that are as subordinate as they are discredited, ready to conveniently modernize the “backyard”. That’s why Mattis traveled to Brazil, Argentina, Chile and ended in Colombia. In the center, the military management [...]

By |2018-09-02T00:15:28-05:00September 2nd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

July 2018 Community Calendar

Be sure to check for newly added calendar items! Weekly peace vigils Other event calendars httpss://   On-Going or Continuing Events   Sundays, RAC-LA Food Program (La Programa Comida) Revolutionary Autonomous Communities, 1-5p, SE corner of Wilshire Bl & Parkview St, LA 90057, fruit and vegetable distribution. httpss://   Sundays, Serve the People LA, 4-6p, Mariachi Plaza, 1817 E 1st St, LA (Boyle Heights) 90033. STPLA has weekly free food & clothing distributions (along with books, shoes, etc) every Sunday. We [...]

By |2018-07-05T16:09:51-05:00July 4th, 2018|Calendar, Events, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Curious Resignation at the LA Unified School District

A Curious Resignation at the LA Unified School District by Cheryl Dorsey   Full story here:  httpss:// March 9, 2018, LA Unified School District, Office of Inspector General, Deputy Inspector General, Investigations Frank Cabibi was forced to resign in lieu of termination. The reason for Cabibi’s sudden, teary-eyed departure is a closely guarded LAUSD secret. In the era of hashtag #MeToo and based on my personal working relationship with Cabibi; I understand why his firing must not be known. This is what it looks like when the LAUSD "circles [...]

By |2018-05-28T01:45:40-05:00May 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

April 2018 Community Calendar

On-Going or continuing Events   Thru April 22, and beyond: Earth Day 2018: End Plastic Pollution httpss:// Countdown to April 22: From poisoning and injuring marine life to disrupting human hormones, from littering our beaches and landscapes to clogging our waste streams and landfills, the exponential growth of plastics is now threatening the survival of our planet. In response, Earth Day 2018 is dedicated to providing the information and  inspiration needed to fundamentally change human attitude and behavior about plastics.   FSPLA Movement Mondays thru April 16, [...]

Democracy Threatened at Pacifica Radio

by Bella De Soto As the Pacifica Foundation, license holder for KPFK and four other stations, continues a dangerous financial path, its governance on the Pacifica National Board (PNB) is controlled by a majority group, whose tentacles extend to factions on each Local Station Board of the 5 stations within the network, with a very strong presence at KPFK 90.7 FM.  The overall intent of this group is to undermine the Foundation's guiding principles, the Pacifica Mission Statement and Bylaws. As of January 1st, 2018, 12 Bylaws Amendments were introduced [...]

By |2018-03-28T21:13:39-05:00March 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Letters to Change Links

Dear editor: On March 12, 2015, Isaac B. Pearson was arrested and charged with promoting prostitution (F3) due to allegations of a prostitute. Detective Jason Krasley during a prostitution investigation detained a 20-year-old lady who supposedly stated that Pearson received $905.00 from her acts the night prior to the day's events. Three years later, after an appeal from an evidentiary hearing, Honorable Mary Hannah Leavitt reversed the ruling to confiscate the currency from Pearson because the confiscation was neither initiated under nor authorized by statute. No. 203 [...]

Everybody Talks About the Weather

Everybody Talks About the Weather Time to Do Something About It!   How to Prepare for a Winter Storm httpss:// Disaster Preparedness for Livestock Earthquake Proof Your Home: How to Prepare Your Home and Property for an Earthquake httpss:// The Ultimate Guide to Wildfire Safety httpss:// Hurricane Safety Checklists Storm Spotting for Children: At-Home Meteorology httpss:// This isn’t exactly about safety, but it’s got fantastic info for families who want to learn more about weather and the powerful forces of nature.   Patricia Sarmiento,  with [...]

By |2018-03-12T10:08:31-05:00February 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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