Marcy Winograd: Somehow I had never heard of these white anti-racist groups until Sunday night when this teacher got an education long after the bell rang. White People for Racial Justice
Marcy Winograd: If we want to protect elephants in their natural habitat, we shouldn’t build prisons for them in urban centers but instead donate to elephant sanctuaries.
Marcy Winograd: The Reporters Committee defended the rights of citizens, journalists, and this pony ride activist to publicly disagree with the opinions of government employees and challenged the lower court’s interpretation of defamation law.
Marcy Winograd: If the University of California can censor debate on Israel by threatening critics with expulsion, what is to stop the university from restricting all political debate?
Marcy Winograd: How fortunate for AIPAC leaders that at the midnight hour, when time and patience is running out on Israeli expansionism, they find not a firebrand, but a low-key Democrat to carry their water.
Marcy Winograd: On Thursday, local constituents will hold a candlelight vigil in support of peace and diplomacy right before the congressional vote scheduled this week on the nuclear agreement with Iran.
In sweltering 90 degree heat, pro-Iran deal supporters rally and deliver petitions at Congressman Ted Lieu’s Los Angeles office this week to urge the “undecided” lawmaker to support the agreement.
Marcy Winograd: Mobilizing to prevent Schumer’s Senate ascendancy may be the most practical way grassroots Democrats can channel their anger at a perceived rush to war on Iran.
Marcy Winograd: New York Senator Chuck Schumer’s statement opposing the Iran deal reads like a wishy-washy-wish-I-didn’t-have-to-write this Dear John letter to President Obama.
Marcy Winograd: The City of Santa Monica is seeking new activity vendors — those offering cooking demos, arts and crafts, painting and more.
Marcy Winograd: Sheen, Kennedy, and Wexler join the list of 1,955 signatories to the petition objecting to the tethered pony ride and cramped petting zoo occupying the prime real estate of the market entrance and exit.
Marcy Winograd: Please consider vocally supporting the Congressional Black Caucus and President Obama by publicly committing to not attending Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s anticipated March 3, 2015, speech to Capitol Hill lawmakers.
Marcy Winograd: It’s also time to end the exploitation of “as needed” workers who may not be working 40 hours a week, but nevertheless work on a permanent basis.