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Where civilian-killers walk free

December 9, 2014
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The sour mood in the bar began when my friend Bebop and I spoke openly about making Molotov cocktails.
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Farewell, for now

September 29, 2014
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  It’s time for me to take a break from LA Activist, folks. As Ernie Pyle once said, “I’m fed up, and bogged down.” After writing about WWII for nearly three years, Pyle returned...
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Many questions remain after public meeting held on fatal shooting of Ezell Ford

August 20, 2014
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Police and city officials face tough questions and anger at a community forum over the police killing of Ezell Ford.
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Dirt Dog serves up street-style dogs with a dash of community

August 6, 2014
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A new Los Angeles eatery is aiming to infuse a local street-side favorite, the bacon-wrapped hot dog, and community investment.
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The General and the War to Save LA’s Soul (Part IV)

August 2, 2014
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Part four of four: A story about gentrification in downtown Los Angeles, about the treatment of its homeless residents and the tale of one community organizer who continues to...
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Visiting activists from Detroit talk about water crisis

July 29, 2014
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Two Detroit-based activists spoke in Los Angeles this week about fighting their city’s decision to shut off water and sewer services to poor residents past due on their bills.
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