LOS ANGELES: Pro-Vendor Propaganda Reappears at Exposition Park

By Matt Handocerdos Pro-vendor graffiti and big character posters have appeared around Exposition Park in Los Angeles, in support of las Unidades de Defensa Populares Revolucionarias (UDPR).   This is the second time that militants have propagandized revolutionary messages of support for the immigrant street vendor masses at Exposition Park, who have faced retaliation in the form of arrest and attacks as recently as last … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Pro-Vendor Propaganda Reappears at Exposition Park

LOS ANGELES: Street Vendors Struggle Against Police, Despite Arrests

By Matt Handocerdos A Los Angeles street vendor named Ana was targeted and arrested by bicycle-mounted California Highway Patrol (CHP) in front of the Rose Garden at Exposition Park Monday afternoon. Later in the evening, she was released and falsely charged with battery on a peace officer. Her court date is scheduled for next month. Ana is a supporter of the People‚Äôs Revolutionary Defense Units … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Street Vendors Struggle Against Police, Despite Arrests

LOS ANGELES: Street Vendors at Exposition Park Clash with County Workers

By Cajeme Iniciador After approximately two months of relative tranquility, street vendors clashed again this past Sunday with Los Angeles County Department of Public Health employees at Exposition Park. Public Health employees have been harassing Mexican and Central American immigrant street vendors for years throughout Los Angeles, under the pretext of protecting public health. Public Health employees swooped on street vendors at the entrance of … Continue reading LOS ANGELES: Street Vendors at Exposition Park Clash with County Workers