Category: On The Line

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

Heather King Article

Below is a link to a great article by longtime LACW friend and author, Heather King, entitled The Really Dangerous Idea is in the Gospels, which was read during our liturgy at our recent retreat. It is published in Portland, The University of Portland Magazine. Autumn 2012 edition on page 34. Here is a PDF …

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Help Save Gangjeong Jeju Island (Island of peace).

The U.S. is directly behind the building of a large naval base on Gangjeong, Jeju Island (Island of peace), 50 miles off the coast of South Korea. The island is a paradise of sorts with the world’s largest and most spectacular soft coral forest and other coastal treasures, plus part of the island contains fertile …

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This David Horsey Cartoon (Courtesy of the L.A. Times) Places Matters Into Proper Perspective.

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2012/08/25/this-david-horsey-cartoon-courtesy-of-the-l-a-times-places-matters-into-proper-perspective

Jeff’s Hour Long Radio Interview and L.A. Times Op-Ed Piece

Jeff recently was interviewed on the Blog Talk Radio program “Talkupy with Annie Lindstrom,” where he gave a live description of a day at the kitchen as well as a history of the Catholic Worker movement, the LACW, and his and Catherine’s personal story. Listen or download HERE. Also, in the Monday, August 20 edition …

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CONFERENCE OCTOBER 18 – 21, 2012, SANTA BARBARA, CA

Statewide Education, Organizing, Strategy and Resistance Conference. Hope For The 21st Century Challenging Robotic Weapons & Social Control Technologies Awareness, Sanctuary and Effective Civil Resistance at the Edge of the Robotic/Biotech/Nanotech Age and the Brink of the Iran World War October 22: Backcountry Nonviolent Resistance Action to Occupy/Disrupt the Pentagon’s Global Drone & Missile Targeting Nerve-Center — Vandenberg …

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LACW in Solidarity With Occupy and LA CAN – Five Arrested

On Thursday, May 31, Occupy L.A., Occupy Skid Row, Occupy the Hood, and L.A. Community Action Network (LA CAN), began an ongoing protest and an occupation in front of the Central City Association (CCA) offices to voice opposition to CCA and LAPD policy of constantly harassing the Skid Row poor and homeless. On day four …

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Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2012/06/08/lacw-in-solidarity-with-occupy-and-lacan-five-arrested

Catherine Morris Interviewed on KPFK (Pacifica) Radio 90.7 FM

Catherine was interviewed this morning (Friday, April 20, 2012) on Sonali Kolhatkar’s program “Uprising” regarding the furor over the Vatican’s statement against the Leadership Conference of Women Religious. Click HERE to view the story and listen to the 13 minute interview.

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***GENERAL STRIKE***

The LACW fully supports the upcoming May 1 General Strike (M1GS), and encourages EVERYONE to participate. The late prophetic Philip Berrigan, (see this article) and (Jonah House), often stressed the need for a general strike in this nation to begin the process of ending capitalism and become a more just and peace-loving society. The Occupy …

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Jeff Has An Op-Ed Piece In The Online Version Of The L.A. Times

Link to it here: Homeless Enablers—And Proud Of It!

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Raid On Occupy Los Angeles

Although the raid on Occupy L.A.occurred on November 30 – December 1, 2011, which makes this post very late (it is now April 21, 2012), nevertheless here are the PHOTOS of this historic event where LACW community members joined in solidarity with the occupiers on the night of the raid and were arrested with them.

Permanent link to this article: http://lacatholicworker.org/2011/12/28/raid-on-occupy-los-angeles

Jeff in the Media

Op-ed in the LA Times Occupy LA article in the Easy Reader Occupy LA article in the National Catholic Reporter Review of Broken and Shared in the National Catholic Reporter  

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Occupy LA!

Here are some PHOTOS of the happenings at City Hall. We have been taking food to share with the occupiers after our regular serving days. It certainly is a busy place!  

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