Mike W

Author's details

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

Latest posts

  1. 2017 Good Friday Anti-War Stations of the Cross — April 21, 2017
  2. No More War! — April 17, 2017
  3. CHINA SOUNDS THE ALARM: TRUMP PREPARES FOR WAR AGAINST NORTH KOREA — April 14, 2017
  4. Flowers For Skid Row — April 13, 2017
  5. April 2017 Agitator — April 10, 2017

Most commented posts

  1. Skid Row Art — 4 comments
  2. Catherine’s Birthday — 4 comments
  3. February 2016 Agitator — 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

Mar 12 2017

LACW Attends NoDAPL Demonstration

On February 5th, Super Bowl Sunday, a group of Los Angeles Catholic Workers and friends joined thousands of Angelenos to stand against the Dakota Access (DAPL) and Keystone XL (KXL) pipelines. The march, which went from Pershing Square to the Federal Building, came just 12 days after Donald Trump signed executive orders to begin approval …

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Mar 05 2017

NUCLEAR MIDNIGHT IS CLOSER THAN EVER–SO WHERE IS THE RESISTANCE?

This LINK is to a good article by former LACW community member Allison McGillivray, which tells an interesting story and prompts serious reflection for all. An excerpt: “The continued concern of nuclear annihilation is neither outdated nor unfounded. The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists announced in January we are closer to doomsday than ever before, basing …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/03/05/nuclear-midnight-is-closer-than-ever-so-where-is-the-resistance

Mar 04 2017

WHO SAID IT CANNOT HAPPEN HERE?

This LINK is to an interesting article that should cause us to pause and reflect upon the dangerous path this nation is now traveling. An excerpt: “Donald Trump’s candidacy and now, presidency, have resurrected a public discourse not heard in this country since the Great Depression — an anxious discourse about the possible triumph in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/03/04/who-said-it-cannot-happen-here

Feb 21 2017

LACW Bids Farewell To Dr. Gayle Wood, DDS

On Saturday, February 18, the LACW closed our soup kitchen to attend the memorial service for one of our volunteer dentists, Dr. Gayle Wood, who passed away suddenly on January 15, at age 57. Dr. Gayle is missed by all who knew her. Dr. Gayle, a single mom, left behind two twin 15-year old sons, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/02/21/lacw-bids-farewell-to-dr-gayle-wood-dds

Feb 19 2017

LACW Stands With Standing Rock

Recently the LACW was represented at an anti-DAPL/Keystone XL pipeline demonstration held at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers office in downtown Los Angeles, where approximately 1000 people gathered. At about 6pm the group processed into the street shutting down traffic on Wilshire Blvd–there were no arrests. LACW volunteer Pat Bonner is in top right …

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Feb 19 2017

POPE AND BISHOP CHALLENGE ORGANIZERS TO DISRUPT, REBUILD U.S. POLITICAL ORDER

This LINK and this LINK are to two inspiring articles regarding the U.S. regional meeting of the World Meeting of Popular Movements this weekend in Modesto, California. An excerpt: 1) “It took all of six minutes for San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy to rouse a crowd of nearly 700 community organizers and social justice “protagonistas” …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/02/19/pope-and-bishop-challenge-organizers-to-disrupt-rebuild-u-s-political-order

Feb 15 2017

LACW Supports Measure S On The Los Angeles March 7 Ballot

Measure S is an initiative to change the city’s laws governing changes to the general plan and development projects. It is the premier anti-gentrification measure. The Los Angeles Catholic Worker supports this measure because we believe it will help save housing for the homeless, poor, and working people. Measure S is also supported by our …

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Feb 13 2017

Legal Team Available For Immigration Issues

Dolores Mission Church, the LACW adopted parish, hosts the (free) Loyola Law School Immigrant Justice Clinic each Wednesday from 2:30 – 5pm in the parish hall located at 171 South Gless Street, Los Angeles, 90033. If you, or someone you know, needs legal assistance with an immigration issue, please arrive early to get a number. …

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Feb 12 2017

THE ELITES WILL NOT SAVE US

This LINK is to yet another sobering look at reality. It cannot be overstated that time is running out. In the very near future, perhaps within months, soon after all of Bannon/Trump/Pence fascist appointments take control of their respective offices and departments, the walls will come crashing down, which will reveal a different manifestation of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/02/12/the-elites-will-not-save-us

Feb 10 2017

2017 Summer Intern Program Applications Now Available

Applications for the LACW 2017 Summer Intern Program are now being accepted. This year’s summer program will begin on Monday, June 26, and end on Saturday, August 12. To learn more about our Summer Program see our INTERN OPPORTUNITIES page. You can download an application HERE or e-mail info@lacatholicworker.org to request one along with any …

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Feb 09 2017

MAKE THIS NATION UNGOVERNABLE!

This LINK, this LINK, and this LINK are to three sobering and eye-opening articles on what to expect in the coming months of this neofascist regime and the totalitarian corporatist state it represents. An excerpt: 1) “Donald Trump’s regime is rapidly reconfiguring the United States into an authoritarian state. All forms of dissent will soon …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2017/02/09/make-this-nation-ungovernable

Feb 09 2017

THE UNITED STATES HAS NEVER KILLED ANYONE

This LINK is to an article that illustrates the deceitful, belligerent, and violent foreign policy of the United States. An excerpt: “It is not a secret in much of the world that the United States is (as that Putin stooge Martin Luther King Jr. put it) the greatest purveyor of violence on earth. The United …

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