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Kings Bay Plowshares 7 Update

Appeal to be Argued Friday, Aug. 13. Clare Grady Now Released to Home Confinement On Friday, August 13 at 9:30 am EDT, three KBP7 attorneys will be given fifteen minutes combined for oral arguments before the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta, GA. KBP7 attorney, Bill Quigley, stated, “The appeal challenges the way the …

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John August Swanson In Hospice Care

John August Swanson, 83, longtime social justice and peace activist, friend and supporter of the LACW, whose beautiful art adorns our house and soup kitchen, and appears on the cover of the August 2021 Catholic Agitator (see below), is in hospice care and needs our prayers. Please keep him in your thoughts and prayers during …

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Attorney Who Sued Chevron Over Amazon Oil Spills, Marks 2 Years Under House Arrest

This attorney took on Chevron and won the largest human rights and environmental court judgment in history. Then he lost his freedom. by Joshua Flint – The Goodly Lawful Society In 2012, Attorney Steven Donziger, and a team of Ecuadorian lawyers, on behalf of Indigenous and farmer plaintiffs, won the largest human rights and environmental …

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Commemorating the 76th Anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki Bombings

On Friday, August 6, the LACW, and others, gathered at the front gate of the newly-named Vandenberg Space Force Base (formerly Vandenberg Air Force Base) to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the criminal and immoral U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.  We vigiled for nearly two hours, then closed with a prayer service led …

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Resisting Nuclear Weapons in a Climate Crisis

by Brian Terrell On July 21, I was walking in the forests surrounding the German Air Force Base at Büchel in the Eifel Mountains with three Catholic Worker friends, Susan van der Hijden of Amsterdam, Netherlands, Susan Crane of Redwood City, California, and Christiane Danowski of Dortmund, Germany. We were there at the end of …

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Drone Whistleblower Daniel Hale Sentenced

Former U.S. Air Force intelligence analyst, Daniel Hale, was sentenced to 45 months in prison on July 27 after pleading guilty to leaking several classified government documents with a journalist about the U.S. military’s drone and targeted assassination program. Appearing in an Alexandria, Virginia, courtroom, the 33-year-old Hale told U.S. District Judge Liam O’Grady that …

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Hippie Kitchen Closed Saturday, August 7

Hospitality Kitchen (aka The Hippie Kitchen) will be closed on Saturday, August 7. The L.A. Catholic Worker will travel north to Vandenberg Air Force Base, on the central coast near Santa Maria, to commemorate the 76th anniversary of the senseless and catastrophic U.S. nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. We will protest against U.S. nuclear …

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Former Des Moines Catholic Worker Sentenced

Jessica Reznicek one of two former Des Moines Catholic Workers responsible for millions of dollars in damage to the Dakota Access pipeline was sentenced in Iowa federal court on June 30 to eight years in prison. Climate activists Jessica Reznicek, 39, and Ruby Montoya, 31, were indicted on nine federal charges each in September 2019, including charges for damaging …

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August 2021 Catholic Agitator

The August 2021 edition of the Catholic Agitator is now online. In this issue: The Only Solution is Love by LACW Sister House Network Parables As Subversive Speech (Book Review) by Mike Wisniewski War Tax Resistance by David & Janet Hartsough Theological Priorities by Matt Harper Pursuing Nonviolence by John Dear Christians And Nonviolence by …

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.lacatholicworker.org/wp/2021/07/26/august-2021-catholic-agitator/

HIPPIE KITCHEN CLOSED SATURDAY, JULY 17

The LACW soup kitchen will be closed on Saturday, July 17, due to pest control services rendered on Friday.  However, volunteers are needed on Saturday for kitchen cleaning and restocking. If you are available, please consider joining us at 9:00 AM and commit to at least 1:00 PM. Call 323.267.8789 for further info.  Thank you.

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June 2021 Catholic Agitator

The June 2021 issue of the Catholic Agitator is now online. In this issue: Dismantle the System by Matt Harper American Nightmare by Mike Wisniewski The Beguines by Megan Ramsey The Age of Social Murder by Chris Hedges Bursting Bubbles by Maggie Miller Why the Silence? by Mike Wisniewski

Permanent link to this article: https://www.lacatholicworker.org/wp/2021/05/31/june-2021-catholic-agitator/

April 2021 Catholic Agitator

The April 2021 issue of the Catholic Agitator is now online. In this issue: No To Canonization by Brian Terrell Bill Hoard R.I.P by Jeff Dietrich Sr. Dianna Ortiz R.I.P by Mike Wisniewski About The Cover Art by Uzoamaka Maduka Principalities in Particular Book Review by Mike Wisniewski My Experience with the LACW by Andrés Giesemann Foxes & Dens, …

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