LA HABRA HEIGHTS, CA – Despite last week’s La Habra Heights County Water District’s rate hearing, where a meeting room full of ratepayers voiced strong opposition to a series of rate hikes and 580 submitted written protests, the board voted unanimously this week to pass a budget that would implement the first set of rate…
LA HABRA HEIGHTS, CA – Despite receiving no objections from Los Angeles County election officials to have a table at the County’s polling place earlier this week, Stephen Blagden, a local journalist spearheading the protest of an upcoming La Habra Heights County Water District water rate increase, was questioned by a city official and targeted…
Margot Paez, founder of InsightOut News was on RT America this week! Check out her analysis of the co-opting of and the future for the movement.
Margot Paez, founder and reporter for InsightOut News, spoke today about the future of the occupy movement, examining the issues of co-optation by outsiders, and new ways of making real change for Americans.
La Habra Heights, despite being a small city of just over 5,300, has a history of city officials embroiling themselves in big time controversy. This time, two elected officials have blamed two local journalists for obstructing and delaying a controversial water wheeling agreement. An agreement that the officials say would have offset the upcoming water…
NATO Summit Report for May 20, 2012
Several Thousand Demonstrate Against NATO Summit, Chicago Police Clash With Protesters
Protesters, possibly in the tens of thousands, marched from Grant Park to the site of the NATO Summit in Chicago on Sunday May 20 to protest NATO and its wars abroad. Many officers clashed with protesters, sending unknown numbers to the hospital, and arresting 45. Protesters marched peacefully despite minor altercations with Black Bloc mid-way through the march. Later in the evening, hundreds of occupiers marched through the streets of Chicago leading police on a wild goose chase.
Special interview with Jack of Occupy Wall Street, the protester who was run over by a CPD van the day before.
NATO Summit Report for May 19, 2012
Thousands Protest in Chicago on Eve of NATO Summit 2012
On the eve of the NATO Summit, thousands marched through Chicago to Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s home to protest the closing of city community health clinics. Activists gathered in front of the Mayor’s home for a short time before leaving to join a larger protest in Downtown Chicago. While the protest was peaceful with no arrests, reports allege that in the evening protest, activists were beaten and arrested, with one run over by a police van. More to come tomorrow.
InsightOut New’s investigative reporter, Margot Paez, will be giving live updates from the Chicago NATO Summit 2012 protests. Catch her every hour, on the hour.
Our reporting begins at 11am EDT / 8am PDT LIVE FROM CHICAGO NATO SUMMIT 2012! Check out our report from last night: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sx5zW-xOg1w
InsightOut New’s investigative reporter, Margot Paez, will be giving live updates from the Los Angeles May 1st General Strike day of action. Catch her at these times live only on InsightOut News: 10am, 1pm, 2pm, 3-4pm on KPFK 90.7 FM only, 6pm, and 7pm.
May Day broadcast begins at 10am! Go here to see our broadcasting schedule for all of May 1!