What’s in a Name?

By Harley W. Lond In this age of Trumpistic double-speak and alternate facts, we need to take a closer look at our history and begin to understand how evil has come to be memorialized in our culture. The vestiges of racism, slavery and corruption need to be eradicated; one step in that direction has already […]

L.A. City Hall Destroyed by the Mayor and the Council Members

‘How to Read Donald Duck’ Returns to US Shores

It’s back. “How to Read Donald Duck: Imperialist Ideology in the Disney Comic” by Ariel Dorfman (who was the cultural adviser to President Salvador Allende from 1970 to 1973 during the short, glorious years of socialism in Chile) with the Belgian sociologist Armand Mattelart, was an instant best-seller in Chile in 1971. The comic-book-sized publication […]

Politics as Usual: Nothing Has Changed in 47 Years

I wrote the following columns for The College Times at Cal State LA during the summer of 1971. Zoom to to read [pdf-embedder url=”http://www.dreamsville.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Press-Relations-1.pdf” title=”Press Relations – 1″]   [pdf-embedder url=”http://www.dreamsville.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Press-Relations-2.pdf” title=”Press Relations – 2″]   [pdf-embedder url=”http://www.dreamsville.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Press-Relations-3.pdf” title=”Press Relations – 3″]

Century City Anti-War March — 50 Years Ago

June 23, 1967 Artist Unknown Offset, 1967 California 16963   On June 23, 1967, 15,000 anti-Viet Nam War demonstrators marched to the Century Plaza Hotel where President Lyndon B. Johnson was speaking. It was the largest anti-war gathering in L.A. history up to that time. The peaceful march, made up primarily of students and middle […]

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