#DecolonizeLACityHall Sit-in to Fire LAPD Chief Charlie Beck

Fire Police Chief Charlie Beck for Leading the Most Murderous Police Force in the US by Melina Abdullah, Black Lives Matter LA httpss://www.facebook.com/groups/blacklivesmatterla/ We need you to do three things to help remove LAPD Chief Charlie Beck as head of the most murderous law enforcement unit in the nation. Call Mayor Garcetti and tell him to #FireBeck 213-978-0600 Sign the petition. httpss://campaigns.organizefor.org/petitions/fire-police-chief-charlie-beck-for-leading-the-most-murderous-police-force-in-the-united-states Get at least 3 people to do the same today. Why is this important? Hundreds of Black Lives Matter activists and allies have been sitting-in [...]

Venice Community Opposes $2.3 Million Public Subsidy to Business District

Venice BID to get $2.3 million from city of Los Angeles by  Mike Chamness, Occupy Venice, (602) 339-6607 City is Set to Provide $2.3 Million over 5 Years to Fund Venice Beach Business Improvement District Residents and Stakeholders Gathered to Ask Why the Public Beachfront is Being Privatized, and Why the City is Giving Millions to a Process Intended for Businesses to Vote to Tax Themselves Residents, property owners, visitors and others are concerned that the proposed Venice Beach BID will escalate gentrification, privatize one of our [...]

Second Barrel of the Shotgun Aimed at labor, Consumer & Environmental Protections Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: “Free Trade” Agreement between the US and the EU

By Vicente Navarro Lopez Source Kaosenlared.net / The Dawn / December 3, 2015 The aim of this treaty is not to facilitate the trade between the US and the EU, but to eliminate what the treaty defines as barriers to trade and investment, which refers to standards of protection of workers, environments and consumers that countries have developed in response to popular demands. In several previous articles I have warned about the danger this misnamed new treaty between the US and the European Union (EU) poses for [...]

By |2016-02-05T01:57:28-05:00February 5th, 2016|Beyond Capitalism, Capitalism, Vicente Navarro Lopez|0 Comments

Planet Earth to The Donald

From: Planet Earth To: Donald Trump; the Kochs; the Waltons; Ted Cruz; Ben Carson; execs of Wall St., Monsanto and the oil companies; et cetera; on the occasion of the COP21 Paris Agreement Dear The Donald et al., I'm pretty forgiving about most things, because I know someone only really learns something when they realize it and choose to change for their own sake, so I've let you continue with some rather large delusions for some time, in the hopes that the natural consequences piling up from [...]

By |2016-02-05T01:57:13-05:00February 4th, 2016|Charles Fredricks, Politics|0 Comments
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