Ed Asner Supports Marcy Winograd for Congress

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Join Ed Asner and PDA at a Fundraiser to get Marcy Winograd Elected to Congress

Operation Full Disclosure

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U.S. Tour of Duty, ICUJP and Antiwar.com present Operation Full Disclosure, a counteroffensive in response to the war on whistleblowers Mediterranean lunch and discussion with DAVID SWANSON

Help End Chronic Homelessness in Glendale

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Common Ground’s 100,000 Homes Campaign is planning a weeklong effort to identify and help persons who are homeless obtain and sustain permanent housing.

A Night with the Stars

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Ron Thompson as well as Frobeck will be performing at A Night with the Stars Gala Fundraiser to support two charities and the upcoming film Don’t Shoot! I’m the Guitar Man.

U.S. Tour of Duty: Operation Full Disclosure — 2nd event added

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U.S. Tour of Duty: Operation Full Disclosure – RAY McGOVERN and SUSAN ROSENBERG – Tuesday, April 12 7-9 PM, Venice Center for Peace with Justice and the Arts

The Cost of War, The Price of Peace

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The Unitarian Universalist Community Church of Santa Monica (UUCCSM), Unity-and-Diversity World Council (UDC) and Interfaith Communities United for Justice & Peace (ICUJP) Present   Peace Sunday The Cost of War, The Price of Peace  ______________________________________________

Homeless Veterans: How We Can Help

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4-Star Democratic Club & United States Veterans’ Artists Alliance present Homeless Veterans: How We Can Help. Tuesday, January 25, 7 – 9 PM, Historic AMVETS Post II, 10858 Culver Blvd, Culver City CA 90230, (310) 559-2116

Merry Christmas

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Find out why we celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25, when the holiday became popular in America, and from where the traditions of Santa Claus and the Christmas tree are derived. Christmas was not widely celebrated in early America. Most European settlers were Puritans, who did not believe the birth of Christ should be celebrated because [...]

The Current Political Balance and Strategies for Progressive Political Action

The KPFK Community Advisory Board will be sponsoring a post-election public forum to assess “The Current Political Balance and Strategies for Progressive Political Action”. Join us for discussion, and some debate, about what progressive forces need to focus on in this period. Tuesday, Dec. 14th 7:00 pm

Politics or Pedagogy? with John Cromshow — This Thursday

Dick and Sharon will be on John Cromshow’s radio program “Politics or Pedagogy” tonight, Nov 18th at 8:00 pm KPFK FM 90.7 — The topic: “What is missing in the education-reform media-stream?” Please listen and let us know what you think by posting your comments here.

This Week in Hollywood Progressive

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Reviews of films “Amigo,” “For Colored Girls,” “Problema,” and “Fair Game”and the play “The Game Is Afoot.” Also, a look at the origins of the Hayes Code and the latest from Keith Richards.

Surviving Poverty, Torture, and Civil War

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An event you shouldn’t miss. The book, “The Blessing Next to the Wound”, was selected by the Amnesty International group in Pasadena as their November reading selection. No wonder. It is the story of Hector Aristizábal surviving poverty, torture by the US-trained military, cocaine cartels, and civil war in Colombia, as well as facing the challenges of exile. Co-written by Diane Lefer. Hector and Diane will be at Vroman’s Books in Pasadena TONIGHT, Friday Nov 12th at 7:00pm

Russ Baker: Elections, Obama, The Bushes, The Future

Please join award-winning investigative journalist and author Russ Baker for a talk, reading and signing of his book Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty, America’s Invisible Government, and the Hidden History of the Past Fifty Years.

In Conversation: Matt Taibbi and Nomi Prins

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In Conversation: Matt Taibbi and Nomi Prins. Plus music by Michael Penn. Friday, November 12 • 8 PM

“50 for History” GOTV for Kamala Harris!

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We are one week away from making history in California by electing San Francisco District Attorney Kamala D. Harris as California’s Attorney General.

No on Prop 23 Rally in South Pasadena

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California Prop 23 seeks to overturn AB 32, the landmark Clean Energy legislation. Valero Energy Company is one of the main out-of-state sponsors of this anti-establishment ballot proposition on the November ballot.

Markos Moulitsas Speaking in LA September 22nd

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Markos Moulitsas, a driving force in new media and founder of The Daily Kos, will speak and sign his ground-breaking book at a FREE reading SEPTEMBER 22 to support the LA Media Reform Group’s annual media summit.

Free Concert and Rally for Marcy Winograd

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On May 30, we’re throwing a party as part of our Get Out The Vote efforts—and you’re the guests of honor!Come to our free concert and hear Vonda Shepard,Chris Shiflett (of the Foo Fighters), Matt Keating, Lili Haydn, Wendy Starland,Tom Freund—and of course our own Marcy Winograd, plus other very special guests. Tickets are free. All we ask is that you:

Meet Marcy Winograd in San Pedro

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Meet Marcy Winograd, Future Congressional Representative and the Champion for Education. Saturday May 29, 2010
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Club House
300 Miraleste Drive
San Pedro, CA

Marcy Winograd, True Progressive

Meet Progressive Candidate Marcy Winograd who has set the CA36 Democratic Primary Race on its ear! Marcy will present her Green New Deal. Hosted by Dean & Ruth Goodman, Todd Darling & Nina Merson. Joining the discussion: –>Todd Darling, Director, “A Snowmobile for George” –>Stephen Fiske, Founder and Producer of Venice Eco Fest –>The Reverend [...]

Marcy Winograd: Jobs Not Wars

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Marcy Winograd: Ultimately, we have to ask what the Democratic Party stands for? Who will it endorse? Someone who rushes us to war, covers up illegal wiretapping, and votes with Wall Street to make it easier for banks to foreclose? Or someone committed to global diplomacy, the Bill of Rights, and an end to run-away greed ?

Concert For Haiti: Sunday, January 31

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An Extraordinary Gathering of 24 Top Acoustic Recording Artists!

Amazing Animal Rescue in LA River

Linda Milazzo: In an amazing act of valor, the Los Angeles Fire Department air rescue unit rescued a dog from the raging waters of the Los Angeles river after days of torrential downpours that have caused the evacuations of several local communities.

Left Turn Only: Progressive Chautauqua

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Join us for a Progressive Chautauqua: Multi-media, Music, Video, Food, Refreshments and a Democracy In The Round group conversation

10th Annual Eagle Rock Musical Festival Rocks!

Saturday night, October 4, was a big night in Northeast Los Angeles (NELA). Holding forth on Colorado Boulevard — between Eagle Rock Blvd. and Argus — was the 10th Annual Eagle Rock Music Festival (ERMF), which featured over 40 bands, dancers, and performers. Again this year, the Festival attracted more than 20,000 people, making this [...]

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