This week, Shamus Cooke’s article, “Why U.S. Politicians Are Quiet About Europe’s Meltdown,” led the way, suggesting that working people in the U.S. need to learn to speak Greek, and adopt an increasingly popular slogan that rejects austerity measures: Tax the Rich!
What Has Changed, What Needs to Change — with Rodney King, Connie Rice, Rev. Chip Murray and others. Friday, 25 May, 7:30 a.m., California African American Museum.
This week, Reggie Brown comments on Sheria Reid’s article, “Same-Sex Marriage Ban: Bigotry Isn’t Only a Southern Brew” which addresses the banning of same-sex marriage in 31 states.
LGBT Heritage Month Opening Ceremonies, Friday, 1 June, LA City Hall, 200 No. Spring Street, 10 a.m. to Noon
LA’s Finest — Police versus Fire Department — take the court Saturday, 9 June, 10:30 a.m., USC Galen Center, 3400 So. Figueroa. Entertainment, games, prizes
This week’s 10 most read articles leads off with David Love’s conjectures on the effect Condi Rice would have on the presidential race and Mitt’s changes in November were he to “balance” his ticket with Condolezza Rice.
Guest Speakers: Jeanne Woodford (former San Quentin warden) and Obie Anthony (exonerated after being wrongfully convicted of murder) Monday, 21 May
His “broken windows theory” of combating crime—by maintaining order and focusing on minor infractions—helped re-shape LAPD policy. His work on bureaucracy influenced late 20th-century efforts to re-organize California governments.
Paparazzi may feed our addiction, but we are the addicts. And in an age where every film, TV, and even reality personality seems to have a team of stylists and press people choreographing their every move, what role are the stars themselves playing in this industry?
China plans to spend a quarter of a trillion dollars on expanding its aerospace industry, and the city of Xi’an alone has 250,000 workers in the field. Scores of new airports are under construction. And China hopes to create the next Boeing or Airbus.
This week, Hwood007 comments on Sharon Kyle’s article, “Sharia Law: We Know What It’s About – Really?” which addresses efforts to smear Muslim-Americans in the Black Christian community.
Hear how activist groups in the San Gabriel Valley and across Los Angeles are fighting back, battling attempts to throw people out of their homes and collaborating to find housing for former homeowners and others who can no longer find a decent—and afforable—place to rent.
A free public conference – Health Care: Where Are We Now? — will address the health-care debate: Saturday, May 12, from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Pasadena City College, Harbeson Hall. 1570 E. Colorado Blvd., Pasadena