Confronting Progressive Politics — An alliance of progressive voters across racial lines would be a political force to be reckoned with but a vacuum exists between social movements and electoral politics.
This month’s ACLU panel will discuss legal and financial issues affecting racial minorities and the poor, and how their non-profits are fighting against these blatant injustices.
Dick & Sharon: “Using the tactic of disruption and challenging respectability politics, we’ve been able to bring more attention to the crisis that exists and have existed for a long time in our communities.”
Dick & Sharon: It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to conclude that the most likely scenario come June 14th will be that neither Hillary or Bernie will have the requisite 2382 pledged delegates.
Bill Meyer: The prime mover of the vaccine/autism debate and director of this new film that raises the possible connection, is Dr. Andrew Wakefield, a British gastroenterologist who has been vilified in the media and now considered to be one of the most despised doctors in the world.
Thought-provoking economist Richard Wolff returns to Los Angeles to discuss the mounting global turmoil as capitalism relocates from old centers in Western Europe, North America, and Japan to new ones in China, Brazil, India and elsewhere in what used to be called the Third World. Richard Wolff Occidental
Toward Saner Approaches That Treat Communities More Humanely While Saving Taxpayers Money
Dick Price & Sharon Kyle: Last night, a crowd of more than 300 community members packed the cavernous sanctuary of Holman United Methodist Church, a major black church in the heart of black South Los Angeles, to hear—or to confront—LA’s Mayor Eric Garcetti.
The ACLU of Southern California Pasadena/Foothills Chapter and the Pasadena Area League of Women Voters present “Closing Prop 13 Commercial Property Tax Loopholes”
LA Progressive Live! hosts Dick and Sharon will join Mario Solis-Marich, radio host, political commentator, and political campaign consultant.
At this month’s forum, we have three experts who can help us better understand the dynamics involved in police interactions with black and brown communities, from law enforcement, legal, activist, and victim family perspectives.
With your help, we plan to bring aboard paid interns to better cover breaking news as they learn to run an online publications empire. (Okay, LA Progressive is more of a municipality than an empire, but you get the point.)
LA Progressive Live! hosts Dick and Sharon will join Miguel Paredes, Membership Coordinator at Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA), who’s deeply organizing the big “One May Day, No Justice Delayed” march