Mike W

Author's details

Name: Mike Wisniewski
Date registered: July 4, 2012
URL: http://lacatholicworker.org

Latest posts

  1. PAY ATTENTION: THE POLICE STATE IS HERE — June 21, 2017
  2. WHAT WILL IT TAKE TO BAN THE BOMB? — June 19, 2017
  3. THE BATTLE AGAINST FASCISM — June 16, 2017
  4. BEN SALMON – CATHOLIC CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR UNSUNG HERO OF THE GREAT WAR — June 14, 2017
  5. New Skid Row Mural Dedication — June 11, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. Skid Row Art — 4 comments
  2. February 2016 Agitator — 3 comments
  3. Arnal Kennedy Back at the Sink — 3 comments
  4. Jeff’s Recent Op-Ed Piece In The L.A. Times — 3 comments
  5. Bride and Bridesmaids — 3 comments

Author's posts listings

Jun 21 2017

PAY ATTENTION: THE POLICE STATE IS HERE

The article behind this LINK gives us a clear indication of how quickly authoritarian regimes are ascending to power worldwide bringing the decline of democracy, more wars, climate catastrophe, and social collapse. The author aims to prepare us for the struggle of a lifetime. Much needs to be done if we desire a livable future …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/06/21/pay-attention-the-police-state-is-here

Jun 19 2017

WHAT WILL IT TAKE TO BAN THE BOMB?

Frida Berrigan, daughter of Elizabeth MacAlister and the late Phil Berrigan, has written an excellent piece on the necessity of participating in the renewed anti-nuclear organizing efforts around the nation, and world. You can read it at this LINK. An excerpt: “Nevertheless, the Doomsday Clock is still with us. In fact, it has been inching …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/06/19/what-will-it-take-to-ban-the-bomb

Jun 16 2017

THE BATTLE AGAINST FASCISM

There is an interesting and informative transcript behind this LINK that will help clarify how and why the neo-fascist forces currently in control of our nation came to power and the necessary steps we must take to battle these forces. An excerpt: “Antonio Gramsci wrote his ‘Prison Notebooks’ at a time not dissimilar to our …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/06/16/the-battle-against-fascism

Jun 14 2017

BEN SALMON – CATHOLIC CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTOR UNSUNG HERO OF THE GREAT WAR

On June 20, 2017, Pope Francis will make an unusually brief visit to two Italian cities in order to pray at the tombs of a pair of 20th century priests who were ostracized by church leaders partly due to their support for pacifism and conscientious objection (see story HERE). Pope Francis’ prayers to be offered …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/06/14/ben-salmon-catholic-conscientious-objector-unsung-hero-of-the-great-war

Jun 11 2017

New Skid Row Mural Dedication

On Thursday, June 8, 2017, after serving at our soup kitchen, we gathered at Catch 21 Restaurant, one block from the kitchen, to dedicate and bless the new mural by our traveling muralist friend, Dimitri Kadiev, who had assistance from a few friends and other Skid Row artists. The theme of the mural is Sacred …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/06/11/new-skid-row-mural-dedication

Jun 06 2017

June 2017 Agitator

Here is the JUNE Catholic Agitator. In This Issue: Bring Back The Draft by Jeff Dietrich Wages Of Rebellion – Book Review by Mike Wisniewski From Sanctuary To Liberation by Matt Harper Defending The Sacred by Dimitri Kadiev Anarchism by Alexandria Addesso Stop Abuse by Megan Ramsey

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/06/06/june-2017-agitator

Jun 06 2017

TRUMP INAUGURATION PROTESTERS FACE UP TO 80 YEARS IN PRISON

To comprehend more clearly how our rights are being stripped away under this fascist regime, see this LINK and this LINK. An excerpt: “When Olivia Alsip travelled to the capital to protest against the inauguration of right-wing U.S. President Donald Trump, she didn’t imagine she would end the day behind bars and later face up …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/06/06/trump-inauguration-protesters-face-up-to-80-years-in-prison

Jun 05 2017

Our Guest-Worker, George Shkara, Has Released A New Music Video

Our guest-worker, George Shkara, who not only cooks at our soup kitchen, but is also developing a singing career, recently played a local club where he released his new single. Many LACW community members were there in support and witness his amazing talent. This LINK is to the official video of the single, Love Me …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/06/05/our-guest-worker-george-shkara-has-released-a-new-music-video

Jun 04 2017

Vacationing Family From Midwest

On Saturday, June 3, we had a unique group of volunteers at our soup kitchen to serve the Skid Row poor and homeless. The McInerney family, from Lincoln, Nebraska, were on a family vacation road trip and while on the road, wanted to find a way to serve those in need. They had some prior …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/06/04/traveling-family-from-midwest

May 31 2017

L.A. Homeless Population Continues To Increase

New figures released show the homeless population in Los Angeles County took another big leap. More than 57,000 fellow human beings now live on the streets, in shelters, or in vehicles parked on the streets. Yet many still consider this a “great” nation. How can anyone take pride in this disgraceful tragedy when it exists …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/05/31/l-a-homeless-population-continues-to-increase

May 24 2017

NORMALIZING AUTHORITARIANISM IN THE U.S.A.

If you do not believe that the U.S.A. has slipped further into an authoritarian state, this ARTICLE will open your eyes to the similarities between Nazi Germany and the status of the U.S. in 2017. An excerpt: “Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany personify evil. Responsible for the most horrific genocide of human beings in modern …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/05/24/normalizing-authoritarianism-in-the-u-s-a

May 22 2017

David Omondi Sentenced To Six Months In Federal Prison

Former L.A. Catholic Worker community member David Omondi was sentenced to six months imprisonment on Thursday, May 18, by Federal Magistrate Judge Louise LaMonthe, in Santa Barbara Federal Court. However, David notified the court of his intention to appeal the guilty verdict he received on February 16, 2017 for his arrest at Vandenberg AFB last …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/05/22/david-omondi-sentenced-to-six-months-in-federal-prison

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