Organizing Notes

Bruce Gagnon is coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space. He offers his own reflections on organizing and the state of America's declining empire....

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Thursday, August 08, 2013


Set against the backdrop of modern life in the city of Los Angeles, the poem "LA is Full of Pigs" weaves together a narrative that touches upon growing fears and anxieties of working people around such pressing issues as housing, healthcare and police brutality. It is a poem born of the anger these times demand.

Matt Sedillo is the author of For What I Might Do Tomorrow (Caza De Poesia 2010), a member of the Inland Empire Lionlike Mindstate national slam team of 2009, member and Grand Slam Champion of the Damn Slam Los Angeles national slam team of 2011 (of which a story appeared in the Los Angeles Times), participated in the 2012 San Francisco International Poetry Festival, has appeared in a number of anthologies and has performed at countless universities across the nation.


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