Alan Grayson Visiting Los Angeles

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Want to spend your afternoon at an event hosted by Richard Trumka, Tim Robbins, Ed Asner, Ry Cooder, Tim Robbins, Michelle Phillips, John Heard, Elliot Gould, Ed Begley Jr, Mike Farrell, Joan and Kurtwood Smith,Valerie Harper, Jon Bauman, Eric Roberts, Earl Katz, Mimi Kennedy, Frances Fisher, Peter Coyote, Sara Nichols, Norman Lear, Jeff Wald and Jordan Sommers, Steven Nemeth, Naren and Cheri Shanker, Joel Diamond, Michael Butler, Jan Goodman and Jerry Manpearl, Sylvia Aroth, Lili Haydn, Vivek Maddela, Lila Garrett, Nina Merson, Jodie Evans, Teray Stephens, and Paul Cummins?

Power to the People Film Series

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What: Power to the People Screening Series – All LA Occupy-ers and activists welcome (FREE) When: November 11, 15, 16, & 22 Where: The Last Bookstore (453 So. Spring St, Downtown L.A.) Why: To show support for the 99% protesting in Los Angeles (and across the world) against the inequities in our economic system caused […]

Arroyo Arts Collective Discovery Tour

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It’s the 19th Annual Tour of Artists’ Studios & Homes. Opening Sat. Nov. 12, 2011 • 7 to 10 pm

Maria Armoudian, Kill The Messenger, in Anaheim

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Meet Author and KPFK Pacifica Radio host Maria Armoudian as she gives a talk on her new book “Kill the Messenger: The Media’s Role in the Fate of the World” on Friday, November 11 at 6:45 pm in Anaheim.

Occupy LA Teach In and More

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Occupy LA Teach-In – Nov.5 & Nov.6 a weekend of actions, speakers, panel discussions and more created to educate, mobilize, unify and inspire the Occupiers

Veterans’ Vox 365: Honoring Veterans — Tuesday, 1 November

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Veterans’ Vox: Honoring Veterans — Tuesday, 1 November, 7 p.m., LA City Hall Mayor Bradley Room, 200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles. Free to public.

Support Alan Grayson’s Return to Congress: Saturday, 12 November

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Alan Grayson, the former congressional representative whose speech on the House Floor went viral on YouTube, because he spoke truth, needs your help. After telling the raw truth about healthcare reform, Grayson lost his seat. But Saturday, 12 November, 2 p.m. we can help change that.Grayson famously said that Wall Street controls our economic policy, Big Oil controls our energy policy, and the military-industrial complex controls our foreign policy.

Learn the Facts on Secure Communities: Tuesday, 8 November

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A Law Enforcement Threat to Immigrant Communities. WHAT: ACLU Pasadena-Foothills Chapter Public Forum WHEN: Tuesday, November 8th, 7 p.m. WHERE: Neighborhood Church, 301 No. Orange Grove Blvd., Pasadena.

Celebrating the Art of Resistance: Sunday, 6 November

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Honoring Angela Y Davis, the Rev. James and Dorothy Lawson, and Doug Minkler. Sonali Kolhatkar, emcee

Occupy Fox!

What do survivors of 9/11, David Beckham, and Paul McCartney have in common? They all claim their phones were hacked by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. in a scheme to obtain personal information, which allegedly involved bribing police.

Create the New Economy Now!

Marcy Winograd: Create the New Economy Now! Launch a global movement for pension money investment in local communities. October 20th, LA City Hall.

California Penions Power Call Wednesday

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Marcy Winograd & California Pension Power Invite You To Meet the CALSTRS Candidates This Wednesday Before You Vote (Election: Oct-Nov.)

ACLU-SC Pasadena/Foothills Annual Garden Party

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Tim Rutten: “Why the Coming Concentration of News Media Is a Bigger Threat to Your Civil Liberties Than Anything the Government Has in Mind”

Valley Dems United Welcomes LA Progressive Founders

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Valley Dems United welcomes LA Progressive founders Sharon Kyle & Dick Price, Tuesday, September 20, to talk about trends in new media and the future of the LA Progressive.

From McCarthyism to the Patriot Act to Islamophobia

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If you’re concerned about the growing governmental scrutiny of our private lives and communications in the name of the vaunted “War on Terror,” please participate in the discussion “From McCarthyism to the Patriot Act to Islamophobia,” on Tuesday, September 13, 7 p.m. at Neighborhood Church in Pasadena.

Soul of a Nation, Audacity of Nope

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The Progressive Caucus and Veterans Caucus present a joint presentation at the California Democratic Party’s E-Board meeting on July 30th.

The Assault on Labor: Protecting Worker Rights

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Workers and voters concerned with the increasing attacks on labor should participate in the panel discussion “Assault on Labor” on Tuesday, July 12th, 7 p.m. at Neighborhood Church in Pasadena.

Social Security and The Koch Lies

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The Koch brothers have poured millions of dollars into conservative think tanks that crank out studies claiming Social Security is going broke. Their solutions – raise the retirement age and turn your contributions over to the casino of Wall Street. The short and gripping video from Brave New Films, “Social Security Echo Chamber,” traces the origins of these Koch-funded lies.

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.

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