May Day Immigration Rally

May Day Immigration Rally

A few years back a crowd estimated at 100,000 rallied on May Day in Los Angeles, calling for national immigration reform. Although the 2013 crowd was estimated at a third the size, it seemed more relevant since immigration reform is topping President Obama’s legislative initiatives as he takes on his second and final term. Below…

N17: Occupy LA on National Day of Protest

N17, billed as the National Day of Protest marking the two month anniversary of the anti Wall Street movement, was a reminder that the movement is alive and well. Los Angeles occupiers, whose ranks swelled with support of by labor unions and others, joined cities across the nation in protest by briefly occupying intersections and…

Fear and Loathing

Fear and Loathing

I have had a couple of assignments in the past week that revolve around hate. Combined with the attempted car bombing in NY and the unabashedly strict new immigration law in Arizona, it makes me wonder how so much animosity can be so pervasive. Where does it all come from? Is it human nature to…