Category: On The Line

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

Dec 15 2010

Disarm Now! Plowshares Activists Found Guilty

Monday, December 13, 2010: The federal criminal trial of five veteran peace activists that began December 7 ended today after the jury found them guilty on all counts. The five defendants, called the Disarm Now! Plowshares, challenged the legality and morality of the U.S. storage and use of thermonuclear missiles by Trident nuclear submarines at …

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Nov 24 2010

David Omondi In Jail!

LA Catholic Worker David Omondi was arrested for scaling the fence at the School of the Americas Protest and sentenced to six months in jail. David was determined to stand in solidarity with the victims of SOA graduates and with oppressed people everywhere. When his attorney tried to get him a lighter sentence by claiming …

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Nov 07 2010

Jim Douglass and Oliver Stone on JFK and the Unspeakable

American Voices : A Series of Distinguished Authors and Ideas, presents Catholic Worker author Jim Douglass along with filmmaker Oliver Stone, historian Lisa Pease and publisher Robert Ellsberg in a discussion of Jim’s latest book, JFK and the Unspeakable: Why He Died and Why it Matters. Saban Theatre 8440 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90211 …

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Oct 15 2010

Jesus Was A Street Server!

On September 30th we joined the Los Angeles Community Action Network and other groups dedicated to serving the poor of Skid Row, in a protest/street meal calling for an end to police harassment of street servers. Delicious food was served and a good time was had by all! Check out our photos.  

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Oct 11 2010

Disarm Now! Plowshares Activists Arraigned

The five plowshares activists who entered the U.S. Navy’s nuclear weapons storage depot in Washington State on November 2, 2009 were arraigned on October 8 in U.S. District Court, Tacoma, Washington before Magistrate Judge Karen L. Strombom. Anne Montgomery, RSCJ, Steve Kelly, SJ, Lynne Greenwald, Bill “Bix” Bichsel, SJ, and Susan Crane were all present …

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Sep 08 2010

Disarm Now Plowshares indicted for November 2009 witness

A federal grand jury finally handed down a litany of indictments against five nuclear resisters who entered the U.S. Navy’s West Coast nuclear weapons storage depot in a plowshares action on November 2, 2009. On September 3, 2010 the United States Attorney announced the indictments handed down by a grand jury in Tacoma, Washington, against …

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Sep 28 2008

Keep Space For Peace Week

Fight against the militarization of space! For More information visit vandenbergwitness.org.  

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Aug 15 2008

Dorthy Day Saint or Troublemaker?

The Center For Spiritual Development is holding a celebration of the life of CW founder Dorthy Day. The day will include a performance of the play “Conversations with Dorothy Day” by Sharon Halsey-Hoover and a showing of Claudia Larson’s Documentary “Don’t Call Me A Saint”. Check out their website www.thecsd.com for more info.  

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Jan 22 2008

SOA Watch Protest

Here are some photos of the recent School of the Americas protest in Los Angeles  

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Oct 18 2007

Safer Cities?

The LAPD and the Mayor have recently been celebrating the supposed success of the “Safer Cities Initiative” on Skid Row. Gary Blasi, a professor at the UCLA School of Law and a 30 year veteran of Skid Row Issues has published a report called Policing Our Way Out of Homelessness? which refutes nearly all of …

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Sep 06 2007

Best of LA

The LACW has been named the best place to volunteer in Los Angeles by Los Angeles Magazine. So come on down everyone!

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May 01 2006

Thousands March in Los Angeles

  Several members of the Los Angeles Catholic Worker joined the thousands who marched down Broadway to city hall in support of immigrant rights, and oposition to any proposed anti-immigrant legislation. I was able to climb on top of a newspaper vending maching and was able to take a few photos of the massive crowd. …

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