Mike Wisniewski

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Oct 16 2017

A FAITHFUL RESPONSE TO THE IMMIGRATION CRISIS: REFUGEES AND MINORS

An invitation to sacred resistance of inhumane policies towards refugees on Saturday, November 4, 2017, from 9am-12:30pm, at Knox Presbyterian Church, 225 South Hill Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91106. What is happening to refugees and unaccompanied minors under new Executive Orders, quotas, and enforcement priorities? What are the push factors for refugee and asylum seekers in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/10/16/a-faithful-response-to-the-immigration-crisis-refugees-and-minors

Oct 12 2017

October 2017 Agitator

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/10/12/october-2017-agitator

Oct 12 2017

Skid Row Story – The Containment Plan (Episode 279)

This LINK is to the Skid Row story. Although somewhat dated, it is very relevant to understanding the many issues affecting the area near downtown called Skid Row. Jeff and Catherine (among other Skid Row activists) are interviewed for this 27 minute audio documentary (by 99% Invisible) on the history of Skid Row and the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/10/12/skid-row-story-the-containment-plan-episode-279

Oct 09 2017

AFGHANISTAN: INSIDE THE CIA’S BLACK SITE TORTURE ROOM

This LINK is to a very disturbing and upsetting article on recently declassified documents pertaining to a particular CIA black site in Afghanistan and the torture that was part of daily routine against the victims held there. The families of a murdered victim and two surviving victims filed a lawsuit against John “Bruce” Jessen and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/10/09/afghanistan-inside-the-cias-black-site-torture-room

Oct 08 2017

Hepatitis “A” Outbreak In Los Angeles And What You Can Do To Help

While the Hepatitis A outbreak announced by Los Angeles Health officials in September may come as no surprise to readers of C3’s study in July, which found that toilets on skid row are less accessible than in Syrian refugee camps, L.A. City Council members are still just talking about a plan for portable toilets, but …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/10/08/hepatitis-a-outbreak-in-los-angeles-and-what-you-can-do-to-help

Oct 06 2017

Kate Hennessy, Dorothy Day’s Granddaughter, Visits the LACW

On Friday, September 29, Kate Hennessy, granddaughter of Catholic Worker Co-founder Dorothy Day, visited the LACW to do a reading from her new book, Dorothy Day: The World Will Be Saved By Beauty and talk about her life with her mother (Tamar) and grandmother and answer questions. As the writer in the family, Kate’s new …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/10/06/kate-hennessy-dorothy-days-granddaughter-visits-the-lacw

Oct 04 2017

THE END OF EMPIRE

The sobering article behind this LINK has us content with the rapidly collapsing U.S. Empire. Unless “we the people” promptly act to nonviolently overturn this entire system, the outcome scenario is extremely grim. An excerpt: “The American empire is coming to an end. The U.S. economy is being drained by wars in the Middle East …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/10/04/the-end-of-empire

Oct 01 2017

First Annual LACW Art Show

On Sunday, September 24, the LACW hosted its First Annual Art Show with art work by LACW community members, guests, and friends. There were displays throughout the house and outside around the property. There was a self-guided tour to see the various pieces of art donated over the years hanging on the walls throughout the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/10/01/first-annual-lacw-art-show

Sep 30 2017

THE CIA: 70 YEARS OF ORGANIZED CRIME

The lengthy article (interview) behind this LINK reveals the revolting, criminal, and horrific practices of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) since its inception in 1947. An excerpt: “Everything the CIA does is illegal, which is why the government provides it with an impenetrable cloak of secrecy. While mythographers in the information industry portray America as …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/09/30/the-cia-70-years-of-organized-crime

Sep 25 2017

THE OBFUSCATING AND KILLING OF HISTORY

This LINK and this LINK are excellent articles that expose the producers attempt to whitewash and rewrite history regarding the Vietnam war. Here are excerpts: 1) “In a society often bereft of historical memory and in thrall to the propaganda of its “exceptionalism”, Burns’ ‘entirely new’ Vietnam war is presented as ‘epic, historic work.’ Its …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/09/25/the-obfuscating-and-killing-of-history

Sep 24 2017

A Catholic Anarchist Attempted To Solve Homelessness In Salt Lake City. Here’s What Happened.

Ammon Hennacy, the namesake of the LACW Hospitality House, is featured in an article in The Salt Lake City Tribune. See article HERE. An excerpt: “The neighbors couldn’t leave their houses without getting hit up by panhandlers and homeless men, who had been using both the front and back yards at 1131 S. West Temple …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/09/24/a-catholic-worker-attempted-to-solve-homelessness-in-salt-lake-city-heres-what-happened

Sep 22 2017

THE GREAT NUTRITION COLLAPSE

The article behind this LINK reveals a frightening reality about how our food chain is being affected by climate change. The atmosphere is literally changing the food we eat, for the worse. And almost nobody is paying attention. This is very upsetting to say the least. An excerpt: “‘Every leaf and every grass blade on …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/09/22/the-great-nutrition-collapse