Randy Shaw: I don’t hear any immigrant rights groups, labor unions, or progressive activist groups calling on the President to unilaterally disarm in the face of massive right-wing spending, and critics of OFA have virtually no base among those fighting each day for greater social justice.
Latin Jazz and Tea at the Venice High School Learning Garden. The Urban Survival Kitchen is finding solutions to the ever-growing problem of dwindling food resources. Join them on Sunday.
As we gear up for the long march to November’s election, many of us are struggling with this choice about the Obama campaign, prompting us to launch our LA Progressive survey last Saturday.
How best can the progressive community move the Democratic Party leftward?
Tom Hayden: Launch a campaign progressive to the core, with no compromises on ending tax cuts for the rich and trillion-dollar wars.
Sharon Kyle: This morning the LA Progressive was attacked. We were down for several hours. BeyondChron and Truthout were also attacked this week. As a result, both of these sites experienced considerable down time as well. Read more to find out who is doing this and what we can do.
Randy Shaw: But if progressives had a crystal ball that foresaw how Obama would perform as President by the end of 2010, I think most would have backed Hilary Clinton. Here’s why.
Press Release This month, friends, supporters, political allies and family members gathered at 6457 E. Whittier Blvd., in East Los Angeles to celebrate and inaugurate the grand opening of a new progressive community law office in East Los Angeles. This new community legal center is the joint effort of Mercedes V. Castillo and Guillermo Suárez […]
The LA Progressive is proud to endorse Margie Murray, a long time peace and justice activist, who is running for the KPFK Local Station Board. Says Margie, “I support the mission of KPFK and want to help expand its reach to an even greater and more diverse listener audience”.
Dick Price: LA’s progressive political community is rallying behind David Segal, a rising young star looking to capture the Congressional seat Patrick Kennedy is leaving in Rhode Island.
Sharon Kyle: In response to Anthony Samad’s article, “Ramadan: The Best Time To Discuss America’s Growing Anti-Muslim Sentiment”, we posted a quick simple poll to gauge the sentiments of the LA Progressive community on the construction of an Islamic Community Center near Ground Zero.
Berry Craig: Turn on the TV. Open a newspaper or a news magazine. Browse the blogosphere. The Republicans or their Tea Bagger pals are tearing us a brand new one. Liberals typically respond by turning the other cheek and crooning another chorus of “Kumbaya.”