Imagining Alternatives: Progressive Economics and Social Movements, Saturday, February 6, Occidental College.
Cassandra Dixon: Between the settlement and the outpost, what remains of the road is closed to Palestinians. With one exception—children walk behind an Israeli military jeep to reach their school. Their parents are not allowed to walk with them.
Mark Maier and Al Bevans: The mayor and Council must decide about the timing of the increases, future cost of living increases, monitoring its impact, and enforcing its provisions.
As of Friday, January 8th the county did NOT fulfill its promise of 440 beds as the first El Niño storms swept through the OC, leaving people who live outdoors exposed to the elements and at risk of hypothermia and other weather-related hazards.
Anonymous Girl in LA: Like many others, only my closest friends know of my situation—the ones whose spare bedroom I occupied or whose couches and floors I’ve slept on the past couple of years while trying to get back on my feet.
David Krieger: The US and the other eight nuclear-armed countries are quick to point fingers at North Korea, but slow to recognize their own role in fanning the flames of nuclear catastrophe.
Eved Romero: Where I was from, people who were “soft” simply didn’t make it, so I adapted to my situation. I put on a mask to guard my true self—the mask I would wear for many years, a mask of toughness, heartlessness, and ruthlessness.
The landlord saves itself lots of money by not paying for the water, does not encourage tenants to save water, and forces even eco-conscientious tenants to waste water. This is truly the worst of possible worlds.
King Reilly: KPFK’s Board of Directors Election is ongoing until Jan. 4th, 2016. If enough voters don’t vote, KPFK will not have an elected Board of Directors and will continue its death spiral.
Juan Moreno Haines: Can you believe that some people on their websites have even declared that maybe Legionnaires’ Disease at San Quentin is actually doing the public some good by killing off criminals who are worthless anyway?
King Reilly: KPFK is on the brink of bankruptcy. Its Board of Directors Election is ongoing until Jan. 4th, 2016. If enough voters don’t vote, KPFK will not have an elected Board of Directors and MAY go into bankruptcy.
Mark E. Vigil: I was not seeking to break my “keepers,” many of whom could care less about our concerns, but I wanted to achieve a personal victory—a stand I could take on principle.
Ronald Patterson: I am here, sitting in prison when I should be out, following the inspirational teachings and high expectations of so many of my teachers who recognized my potential and believed I would accomplish many good things.