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The General and the War to Save LA’s Soul (Part III)

July 26, 2014
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Part three 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 fight against all odds.
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Distrust of police may ground LAPD drones

July 23, 2014
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Distrust in law enforcement drives new campaign to ban LAPD drones in Los Angeles. Organizers are confident they can win fight.
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The General and the War to Save LA’s Soul (Part II)

July 19, 2014
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Part two 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 fight against all odds.
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The General and the War to Save LA’s Soul (Part I)

July 12, 2014
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Part one 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 fight against all odds.
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Third time a charm? No, say anti-war activists

June 22, 2014
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Anti-war demonstrators rallied and marched through downtown yesterday. The protest was in response for renewed calls of intervention in Iraq since the outbreak of sectarian violence that threatens the U.S.’s diplomatic and economic influence in the country. On June 19, President Obama announced he would be sending up to 300 military advisers to Iraq,...
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ANSWER Coalition gets bum wrap on permits

June 20, 2014
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A group calling itself the Los Angeles People’s Media on Facebook has derisively accused the ANSWER Coalition of pulling a permit for their anti-war demonstration tomorrow in Pershing Square. “At 1 PM there is a permitted Parade by the Answer Coalition,” stated the group on its “No More War” event page. “As soon as...
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Photographers beware! Big Brother is watching you

November 27, 2013
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The next time you want to take a photograph in public, take pause, for that snapshot may land your personal information in federal counter-terrorism databases for the next 30 years. Photographers, both amateur and professional, as well as tourists, artists, college students, contractors, engineers, journalists, activists and others, have been secretly reported to the...
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Community meeting focuses on combating domestic surveillance

November 18, 2013
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Few talking points have proven defter at placating the current political gridlock than the recent revelations surrounding the National Security Agency’s mass surveillance tactics. This point was again in evidence at the “LA vs. NSA – How to Push Back Against Warrantless Spying,” community meeting at the Huntington Center at St. Sophia Cathedral last...
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Homeless advocates fear City Hall is gunning for food charities again

November 3, 2013
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Homeless advocates gathered to support a food line and mobile health clinic in Hollywood Wednesday, Oct. 30, fearing the charity may be under threat of being shut down by city officials. The Greater West Hollywood Food Coalition and the UCLA Mobile Clinic are experiencing increasing pressure from the city to move from the location...
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Prison officials connecting inmate literature to terrorism

October 30, 2013
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California prison authorities are reporting on inmates to the FBI for possessing political, religious and other literature they deem radical, according to a document obtained by the ACLU of Northern California. As a result of such reporting, the inmates’ personal information are often placed in national counter-terrorism databases. The reports, which are coming from...
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