Join us this Sunday for a Forum to review the eleven propositions that will be voted on in November. Sunday, 14 October, 12:45 p.m.
Attend a discussion of the 11 initiatives on California’s November ballot: Tuesday, September 25th, at 2 p.m.
Vivian Rothstein: That was a fight we won, right? Not exactly. In 2011, more than 30 states introduced legislation to once again restrict the access of regular people to the voting process.
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
This one-day educational and skills-building conference will teach you all about the US healthcare system, its problems, and how to fix them.
James Clark: The state’s death penalty is an ineffective waste of tax dollars that we simply can’t afford, yet while the Governor and Assembly slash everything from preschool to geriatric care, the state remains poised to spend $1 billion on the death penalty over the next five years.
Anjuli Kronheim: All politics is local and we believe that if, not when, Los Angeles succeeds in passing Measure H, we will send an important message that we are taking back our democracy.
The Mad As Hell Doctors (MAHD), a group of activist physicians, nurses and other health care providers who are fighting for a Single Payer National Health Insurance Program for all Americans, will tour California with 26 educational, entertaining events beginning September 23 in Arcata and ending in Sacramento on October 12.
On Thursday, May 20, leading Los Angeles activists groups are hosting a benefit screening of Casino Jack and the United States of Money in West Los Angeles to benefit the “Yes on Prop 15” campaign.
Paul Loeb: Nothing makes us feel more powerless than the corruption of our democracy by money. It undermines progress on every issue we face. If America is ever to deal with our critical problems, we’re going to need to sever the links between wealth and politics, a task made more challenging by the recent Supreme Court decision that overturned a hundred years of precedent to increase still further the influence of companies like Exxon, United Health and Goldman Sachs.
At the April meeting of Progressive Democrats of Los Angeles, we considered the initiatives on the upcoming May 19 ballot. We urge you to READ them as well as the analysis pieces. These were put onto the ballot at the end of the budget session in February when Republican Abel Maldonado, Santa Maria, cut a […]