Category Archive: On The Line

Articles and photos not directly related to the LACW community, yet are highly noteworthy and recommended.

Mar 20 2017

A LAST CHANCE FOR RESISTANCE

The article under this LINK clarifies that “we the people” are rapidly running out of time to carry out mass protests and acts of nonviolent civil disobedience against this neo-fascist regime and its barbaric and immoral policies. An excerpt: “The crawl toward despotism within a failed democracy is always incremental. No regime planning to utterly …

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Mar 16 2017

HOMELESSNESS AGENCY TO BE GUTTED BY TRUMP BUDGET CUTS

Trump’s proposed budget cuts will shutter the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (Usich) and cut funds for low-income housing that could drastically increase the number of homeless. This LINK explains the hard-hearted and draconian budget cuts that will severely affect the poorest in our midst, and this LINK explains how this neo-fascist regime believes cutting …

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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 An excerpt: “The continued concern of nuclear annihilation is neither outdated nor unfounded.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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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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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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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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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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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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Feb 04 2017

THE PROBLEM IS MUCH LARGER THAN BANNON/TRUMP/PENSE

This LINK is to an excellent informative piece that places the current chaotic, fascist disaster into proper perspective. An excerpt: “The awakening of mass protests against Donald Trump’s executive orders and appointments could become a real movement, but it must realize a critically important point: Trump is not the problem, the system is. Trump is …

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Jan 30 2017

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA PSYCHOSIS

The excellent piece behind this LINK correctly identifies and explains the chaos that has gripped our nation and the tyrannical, irrational, immoral, illegal, and inhumane policies of the Trump/Bannon regime responsible. An excerpt: “Reality is under assault. Verbal confusion reigns. Truth and illusion have merged. Mental chaos makes it hard to fathom what is happening. …

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Jan 27 2017

THE CRIMINALIZATION OF U.S. DISSENT

This LINK is to an article on the new definition of a “terrorist” in our nation and the criminalization of dissent in the 21st century. An excerpt: “General safety and openness, for much of the American public, feels permanent. For most Americans, there is an illusion that our safety, comfort, and freedoms rest on a …

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Jan 25 2017

RESISTANCE

This LINK is to an interesting piece by Rob Urie who, within modern history, traces resistance movements in this nation and how psychological manipulation by capitalist entities affected them. An excerpt: “In 1929 Edward Bernays, nephew of Sigmund Freud and creator of the term ‘propaganda,’ paid a group of young and fashionable women to smoke …

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